By Michael Wolfson climate change, environment, Environment and Climate Change Canada, extreme weather, Weather Forecasting, Weather reporting
More regular reporting on extreme weather patterns would help Canadians understand the real threat of climate change The tornadoes that recently hit the Ottawa area cannot be blamed specifically on global climate change. But they are consistent with the long-predicted pattern of increasingly frequent and severe extreme weather events, highlighted in the most recent […]
By Danyaal Raza climate, climate change, climate volatility, extreme weather
This week, Canadian physicians are gathering for the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). Often called Canada’s ‘Parliament of Medicine,’ one of the meeting’s strategic sessions is zeroing in on the health consequences of climate change.
By Jino Distasio affordable housing, climate, climate change, climate volatility, extreme weather, homeless shelter, Homelessness in Canada, nature climate change, State of Homelessness in Canada Report Card, vulnerable population
Just off a bustling urban street, in the heart of a middle class Canadian community, I came upon an elderly man wilting in the low lying shrubs, mere feet from heavy traffic and visibility. He appeared unconscious, perhaps brought on by the searing summer temperatures that had pushed the mercury above 30 degrees Celsius.