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Burning Risk: The Energy-from-Waste Controversy in Metro Vancouver
The majority of Canadian waste is landfilled: incineration, or in many cases Energy-from-Waste (EfW), accounts for less than 5% of total Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management. This is relatively low compared to the ...
Policy factors influencing domestic food security for marginalized communities: Kingston, Ontario focus.
This paper investigates the influence of policies on domestic food security in Canada and their influence on the foods provided by food accessibility programs. Through a literature and documentary review, relevant policies ...
Assessment of the current biofuel industry in India and Canada
The biofuel industry is developing rapidly on a global scale, and both the Canadian and Indian government are currently increasing production of the renewable energy option. The industry has the potential to improve the ...
The impact of climate change on mycotoxin contamination in cereal grains and the implications for children’s health in Canada
Climate change is currently the most pressing environmental concern, especially for northern climatic regions like Canada. Climate change impacts a wide variety of environmental factors that in turn alter vegetative ...
Conflicting and Silent Voices: How Sustainable Agricultural Narratives Replace and Shape Policies in Ontario, Canada
Ontario’s agriculture and agri-food sector currently accounts for over one-quarter of all farms in Canada. However, the province does not have any official definition for sustainable agriculture, making it difficult if not ...
Central Solar Heating Plants with Seasonal Storage for Residential Applications in Canada: A Case Study of the Drake Landing Solar Community
In Canada, 20% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions result from burning fossil fuels to heat homes, buildings, and water. Solar thermal technologies convert the sun’s energy into emission-free heat. The Drake Landing Solar ...