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Scientists’ annual physical of planet: “Earth’s fever rises”

August 3, 2016

Associated Press, August 02, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth’s fever got worse last year, breaking dozens of climate records, scientists said in a massive report nicknamed the annual physical for…

New electric auto racing coming to Montreal (Montreal Gazette)

July 5, 2016

By: Shaun Michaud Published on: July 4, 2016 | Last Updated: July 4, 2016 5:30 PM EDT Mayor Denis Coderre has announced the city’s induction to Formula E’s 2016-2017 calendar. He said the “family-oriented…

NASA Studies Details of a Greening Arctic

June 6, 2016

June 2, 2016 The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, according to a NASA study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and…

SenCA Plus+ Meet Senator Judith Seidman

April 29, 2016

SenCA Plus+ Meet Senator Judith Seidman   1. Who inspired you to get involved in public life?For as long as I can remember, I have believed that we are so…

Sea level changes, coastal erosion and storm surge flooding key concerns for many parts of Canada: federal government report

April 20, 2016

April 14, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter – Sea level changes will vary greatly across Canada this century and beyond, and these changes, together with coastal erosion and storm surge flooding,…

Hard truths and opportunities in meeting the government of Canada’s greenhouse gas targets

April 12, 2016

Ottawa, April 12, 2016 – The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources is undertaking a new study that will examine the effects of transitioning to a…

The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology to study the issue of dementia in our society

March 18, 2016

Order of Reference on Dementia (Journals, Issue 16 – February 23, 2016) That the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology be authorized to examine and report on the…

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources to study the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy

Order of Reference (Debates – Issue 21 – March 10, 2016) That the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources be authorized to examine and report on…

Obesity in Canada: A Whole-of-Society Approach for a Healthier Canada

March 1, 2016

There is an obesity crisis in this country. Canadians are paying for it with their wallets — and with their lives. But there is hope. An extensive study conducted by…

Communications website SenCAPlus is now live

Visit the website to get the latest news about Senators and the Senate – our work in Parliament and our activities in the community. It is a place for citizens to discover…