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This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …


How to save for a house under tighter mortgage rules

When revised mortgage rules took effect in July, 2012, a collective groan rippled across the Canadian housing market.<p>Many who would have qualified for a mortgage insured by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) just a month earlier would be hard-pressed to meet the new conditions or had to save …

Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Alberta and its energy watchdog are on the verge of rewriting regulations that are designed to clean up oil sands tailings ponds because industry players are unable to meet the existing rules.<p>The current standard, known as directive 74, has served as a cornerstone of the province's environmental …

Oil Sands