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The Canada-US Frito-Lay chips bag saga
November 21, 2010 – 10:01 am | 2 Comments
The Canada-US Frito-Lay chips bag saga

Are Canadians more con­cerned about the envi­ron­ment than their neigh­bors south of the border?

Here’s the story:

Snack food giant Frito-Lay intro­duced a new com­postable chip bag in both Canada and the U.S. made from plant-based mate­ri­als …

Where is the world’s top eco-city?
May 27, 2010 – 11:16 am | Comments Off on Where is the world’s top eco-city?
Where is the world’s top eco-city?

Looking for the most eco-friend­ly city in the world?

Hint #1: It’s in Canada.

Hint #2: It’s not where you might expect.

According to Mercer’s 2010 Quality of Living sur­vey, which ranked cities world­wide on their …

St. Patrick’s Day is time for Green Drinks
March 17, 2010 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on St. Patrick’s Day is time for Green Drinks
St. Patrick’s Day is time for Green Drinks

Green Drinks is not usu­al­ly a group that gath­ers to drink green beer. But on St. Patrick’s Day in some Canadian cities, your drink can be as green as your politics.

Founded in the UK near­ly …

What the world is saying about Canada
February 24, 2010 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on What the world is saying about Canada
What the world is saying about Canada

With the world’s atten­tion focused on the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, com­men­ta­tors every­where are talk­ing about Canada — Canadian life and cul­ture, how Canada com­pares to the U.S., and more.

Here’s a sampling:

Forbes​.com asks: Is …

World’s best city to live: Vancouver (again)
February 17, 2010 – 7:35 am | Comments Off on World’s best city to live: Vancouver (again)
World’s best city to live: Vancouver (again)

With the 2010 Winter Olympics in full swing, peo­ple around the plan­et are get­ting a good look at the host city, Vancouver.

And if you think it looks like a pret­ty good place to live, you’re …