Seal hunting in Canada dates back over hundreds of years, but only more recently in the mid-20th century has it become extremely controversial. In the National Geographic article ‘Demand For Seal Products Has Fallen – So Why Do Canadians Keep Hunting?’ the author looks at the past and current status of the Canadian sealing industry and its uncertain future.
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Dams that were built on the Saskatchewan River during the 1960s and 1980s have had no environmental assessments and have caused difficulties for biodiversity in the river and consequently, the indigenous way of life around the river. This is being discussed in the media because their licences are being renewed which would increase and aggravate the already existing issues. The purpose of this article was to explain the political actors around the issue of relicensing the E.B. Campbell and Nipawin dams. There are quite a few actors involved in the situation:
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The purpose of the article I chose was to bring awareness to the negative contributions of pollution coming from the Canadian side of Lake St. Clair. Detroit, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario are two cities that border Lake St. Clair and St. Clair river. This article looks at the Canadian side of the lake and the factories such as Shell Canada’s fuel dock that contribute to the pollution of the water and air. Sarnia is within the Canadian Chemical Valley, which is an area that produces 40% of petrochemicals for Canada. There have been a large number of chemical spills in St.
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