by Diana Filer
1. Stephane Guilbeault is Canada’a new Minister of Enviroonment and Climate Change.
2. In February of this year, the Magpie River in Quebec became the first river in Canada to be granted legal personhood.
3. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is the oldest continuously operating ballet company in North America, founded in 1939 as the Winnipeg Ballet Club.
4. To inform, enlighten and entertain is still the role of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canada’s national public broadcaster.
5. Lignite, anthracite and BITUMINOUS are 3 kinds of coal. Bitumen, or asphalt is mostly extracted from in the province of Alberta’s Athabaska Tar Sands, and its extraction and production is a large contributor to Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions