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Weather in Canada

March 18, 2011 Comments off

Weather in Canada (PDF)
Source: Environment Canada

Weather conditions can have a major impact on our recreational and economic activities as well as pose a serious health and safety threat. Environment Canada recognizes the importance of ensuring that Canadians have access to vital weather forecasts and warnings, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As Canada’s official source for weather warnings, Environment Canada’s Meteorological Service has developed products and services that can be accessed free of charge to help you be better prepared before severe weather strikes. These products and services can guide you in making informed decisions to protect yourself, your family and your property from potential harm.

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CA — A New Approach to Pesticide Management: Finding Safer Alternatives in Response to Effects on Birds

February 25, 2011 Comments off

A New Approach to Pesticide Management: Finding Safer Alternatives in Response to Effects on Birds (PDF)
Source: Environment Canada

The Lower Fraser River Valley is the most productive agricultural area in British Columbia, and one of the most important wintering habitats in Canada for thousands of birds that forage in farm fields during migration. Farmers are under great pressure to stay competitive and productive in the intensive $700-million local agricultural industry, but they also need tools to maintain the ecological integrity of the land they rely on for their livelihood.

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