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Alberta oilsands wastewater seepage cleanup to be complete by end of May

April 20, 2023 Amanda Stephenson - THE CANADIAN PRESS

CALGARY – Imperial Oil Ltd. said its cleanup efforts following recent high-profile wastewater releases from its Kearl oilsands site will be complete next month. Executives with the Calgary-based company said at an annual investor day event Wednesday that cleanup from

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City uncovers another decades-old leak dumping sewage into Lake Ontario  

January 10, 2023 The Canadian Press

HAMILTON – The City of Hamilton says it has uncovered another sewage leak that has been dumping waste into Lake Ontario for more than two decades.   The revelation comes after the city reported in November that a leak discovered to

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Hamilton, Ont. mayor calls for investigation after sewer leak went undetected for 26 years

November 23, 2022 The Canadian Press

Hamilton Mayor Andrea Horwath is calling for an investigation after city staff discovered a pipe has been dumping sewage into the local harbour undetected for 26 years. Horwath says she has asked the city auditor to be brought in after

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Freight trains collide near Prescott, Ont., one person with minor injuries

September 3, 2021 The Canadian Press

PRESCOTT, Ont. – Two freight trains collided in eastern Ontario on Thursday, leaving one person with minor injuries. Authorities said the collision between two CN Rail trains took place near Prescott, Ont., and also resulted in a minor fuel leak

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Oilsands tailings ponds leaking; federal enforcement unclear: report  

September 4, 2020 Bob Weber - THE CANADIAN PRESS

An international environmental watchdog says there’s convincing evidence that oilsands tailings ponds are leaking.   “There is strong scientifically valid evidence of … seepage into near-field groundwater around tailings ponds,” says a report from the Commission on Environmental Co-operation, a body

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Gore Mutual launches cyber and data breach product for Canadian small businesses

June 9, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Gore Mutual Insurance Company has announced a cyber and data response product for Canadian small businesses as well as a partnership with a global home automation company to provide flood sensors to select commercial and personal customers. Gore Mutual announced