Tag: climate change

Pedalling to Parliament

On September 15, Pedal for the Planet riders hit Parliament Hill after riding across Atlantic Canada, Québec, Ontario, the Prairies and British Columbia. The riders relayed a message from Canadians across the country: we need to stop Canada’s backpeddling on climate change. Canada must do its fair share. At the rally on the Hill, we […]

Extreme weather frequency a key test in climate change

First published in the Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal on Aug. 23, 2009 A huge and complex weather system covered much of Ontario last Thursday. Low pressure, centred over Lake Superior near Sault Ste. Marie, directed warm and humid air into southern Ontario. Conditions triggered intense lightning, major downpours with local flooding and a number of tornadoes. An […]