Canadian airlines will pivot to sustainable fuels under new plan, federal minister says

Canada’s aviation industry is betting big on sustainable aviation fuel, and plans to go from powering a few planes a year to sourcing 10 per cent of all jet fuel from sustainable sources by 2030. The plan announced Tuesday by federal Transportation Minister Omar Alghabra, will require a massive scaling-up of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) … Read more

Hydro One sends crews to Nova Scotia to help after Fiona

Hydro One sends crews to Nova Scotia to help after Fiona | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,” mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Fiona emergency resource tweets “,”internalScroll”:false, “displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Santiago Arias Orozco is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter: @SantiagoAriasO6“,”author”:{“author”:”Santiago Arias Orozco”,”location”:”Toronto”,”tag”:”orozco_santiago_arias”,”credit”:”Staff Reporter”,”twitterId”:”SantiagoAriasO6″, “email”:””,”photo”:{}},”authorPageUrl”:””,”type”:”endnote”,”isLast”:true },{“type”:”relatedStories”,”relatedStories”:[{“url”:””,”assetId”:”ebbf95c3-0d75-4e05-a410-dafc317e3ec1″,”headline”:”Hurricane Fiona: Military to be deployed to Nova Scotia … Read more

Three dead and thousands remain without power in Atlantic Canada after Hurricane Fiona

At least three Canadians are dead and thousands of people remain without power as Ottawa and Atlantic Canadian governments continue their disaster relief and recovery efforts in the regions pummeled by post-tropical storm Fiona over the weekend. The federal government is deploying a total of 400 Canadian Armed Forces personnel to New Brunswick, Newfoundland and … Read more

Fiona: A glimpse inside Atlantic Canada after the storm

Fiona: A glimpse inside Atlantic Canada after the storm | The Star n”,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”twitter updates”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Residents were traumatized by the experience, said John Osmond, president of a local Lions Club. He noted that aside from the loss of physical property, people were struck by the sight of their homes, which they’d spent their lives building, disappear in … Read more

After the storm: residents of Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec survey damage

After the storm: residents of Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec survey damage | The Star n”,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Twitter updates”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“type”:”articleRelatedInlinePrimary”},{“text”:”Murphy said she was determined to proceed with her wedding on Sunday after the COVID-19 pandemic forced her to cancel her previous plans.”,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“text”:”On the north shore of Prince Edward Island, another area ravaged by Fiona, lobster buyer Leigh Misener … Read more

Hurricane Fiona: The latest from Atlantic Canada

Hurricane Fiona: The latest from Atlantic Canada | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Twitter timeline”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Defence Minister Anita Anand says the military began preparing before receiving the request for assistance and started mobilizing in case called upon to help. “,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“text”:”She says reconnaissance is underway to ensure troops are deployed where and when they are needed most, adding they will … Read more

Canada’s animal-welfare push is gathering steam. Here’s what’s on the agenda

Jane Goodall requires no introduction. And you need not be a heart-on-your-sleeve animal-rights activist to feel tremendous respect for the pioneering animal-behavior expert and conservationist who gave us a firsthand look into the world of chimpanzees more than 60 years ago. But for those working in animal welfare, the hope is her name will soon … Read more

Census shows Vancouver’s housing problem persisting

VANCOUVER—The number of people in who need better housing in Metro Vancouver has increased by more than 20,000 over the past decade, according to the latest census figures. While the percentage of those in what’s called “core housing need” actually dropped, Andy Yan, the director of Simon Fraser University’s City Program, said the numbers still … Read more

Fiona makes landfall in Nova Scotia, state of emergency declared in Cape Breton

Fiona makes landfall in Nova Scotia, state of emergency declared in Cape Breton | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Twitter timeline”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”The centre says widespread gusts between 90 and 120 kilometres per hour have been reported over Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Iles-de-la-Madeleine and southwestern Newfoundland, with a peak gust reaching 161 km/h over Beaver Island, N.S.”,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“text”:”In Sydney, N.S., … Read more

Generation Greta is growing up — and they’re angry

It’s hard to believe it was only four years ago when a Swedish teenager skipped school for the environment and inspired millions around the world to do the same. But for many of the kids who followed in Greta Thunberg’s footsteps, the past four years have not flown by. Instead, they’ve been punctuated by disappointment … Read more