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Quebec-California cap-and-trade auction sells out

Quebec and California's latest joint cap-and-trade auction has sold out, weeks before Ontario is set to become part of that market.

Federal agency dismisses complaint against Seabridge gold project

TORONTO — Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX:SEA) says a federal agency has dismissed a complaint by Alaskan conservationists against the company's massive KSM mining project in northern British Columbia.
US first loosened limits on lion trophies, then elephants

US first loosened limits on lion trophies, then elephants

WASHINGTON — One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport.
McKenna says amendment signed to Montreal Protocol

McKenna says amendment signed to Montreal Protocol

MONTREAL — An amendment to the Montreal Protocol has been signed that will lower the levels of a type of greenhouse gas that warms the planet even more quickly than carbon dioxide, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Monday.
Nebraska approves alternative route for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska approves alternative route for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline

CALGARY — Nebraska regulators approved passage of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline Monday, clearing the last major regulatory hurdle for the controversial $10-billion project but creating a new wrinkle by choosing an alternative route.
'We are very pleased:' Notley says Nebraska's Keystone OK means energy security

'We are very pleased:' Notley says Nebraska's Keystone OK means energy security

TORONTO — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says Nebraska's decision to allow TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline to run through that state brings North America closer to greater energy security.
Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon

Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon

SEATTLE — Harbour seals, sea lions and some fish-eating killer whales have been rebounding along the Northeast Pacific Ocean in recent decades.
'These things are costing us:' Arctic climate change affecting the south

'These things are costing us:' Arctic climate change affecting the south

An international summary of five year's worth of research on Arctic climate change concludes the top of the world is getting warmer faster than anyone thought.
Green leader senses NDP support for Site C, minister says no decisions made yet

Green leader senses NDP support for Site C, minister says no decisions made yet

VICTORIA — The future of the Site C hydroelectric dam is the subject of pointed questions from labour unions, environmental groups, Indigenous Peoples and high-ranking civil servants with the British Columbia government who want answers about the pro
Loblaw pre-orders 25 Tesla all-electric trucks for undisclosed price

Loblaw pre-orders 25 Tesla all-electric trucks for undisclosed price

MONTREAL — Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it is among the first purchasers of Tesla's new electric truck. Canada's largest supermarket chain (TSX:L) says it has pre-ordered 25 of the vehicles called the Tesla Semi.