Browsing: Sectors

Pollution Probe identifies a range of stories and news articles within our nine sectors of expertise, which are relevant to our community.

Climate
0 Pollution Probe Statement on Government of Canada’s proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations
Toronto – June 20, 2016 – Pollution Probe welcomes the proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations recently announced by the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport. The proposed rules aim to limit harmful air pollutant emissions, or criteria air contaminants, from Canadian rail carriers by imposing increasingly stringent emission standards and reducing locomotive idling. "The railway sector is
Energy
0 Real Reconciliation: Advancing Indigenous – Business Clean Energy Relationships
By Steven Pacifico & Chris Henderson THE Truth and Reconciliation Commission made a loud and clear call for a new era of people-centered and respect-based relationships between Indigenous Communities and Canada.  The Commission and its recommendations, was a watershed moment for our country. Can Canadian society “walk the talk” and embrace Real Reconciliation; especially in resource
Human Health
0 The Big and Small of Nanomaterials
Nanomaterials can be found in everything from doughnuts to medicine to sunscreen. They have particles or constituents that are so small that they can infiltrate parts of the body – for example, cross the blood-brain barrier – that most other particles cannot. And because they are so small, they interact with living organisms and the