Tag: Environment

South Australia Bans Single Use Plastics – GNSOTD Fri, Sept. 11th 2020

South Australia has passed a law that will ban single use plastics. Legislation banning the sale, supply and distribution of single use plastic products like straws, cutlery and beverage stirrers passed the State Parliament this week. The Government had flagged

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Solar Array Powerful Tool For Kitchener

A solar panel array installed by Kitchener in 2011, that at the time was the largest in Canada, has provided more than $100,000 for the cities bottom line in the first six months of this year. The cities Sustainability officer

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Survey Says Millenials & Gen Z Require Recycling

Anyone looking to court a Millenial, or a Gen-Zer must recycle according to a new survey by Cluttr. This survey of just over 1,300 young Americans, found that a whopping 47% of 18- to 29-year-olds wouldn’t want to be romantically

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Heat Warning In Effect Mon, Aug 10th 2020

Once again this summer Environment Canada has had to issue a heat warning for parts of Southern Ontario as temperatures are expected to reach around 30-32 Monday, with a Humidex up toward 41, with not much relief overnight with a

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Heat Warning In Effect Monday July 27th 2020

Environment Canada issued a Heat Warning over the weekend as temperatures were expected to reach the low 30’s with a Humidex into the low 40’s, this continues this morning. The warning states; Hot and humid conditions continue today. High temperatures

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Heat Warning Remains In Effect Fri, July 3rd 2020

Environment Canada issued a Heat Warning on Thursday, which remains in effect and is expected to through the weekend and early next week as a prolonged period of heat is upon us. The Warning reads: A prolonged period of hot

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Heat Warning In Effect Thurs, July 2nd 2020

Environment Canada issued a Heat Warning on Thursday morning to remain in effect through the weekend as a prolonged period of heat is expected. This heat could even last into the beginning of next week. The Warning reads: A prolonged

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Heat Warning In Effect Until Wednesday Evening, June 10th 2020 – Updated

Environment Canada has issued a Heat warning through until the evening of Wednesday, June 10th. That is because temperatures are expected to be in the dangerous range. The Warning reads: Heat event continues today. Temperatures today will reach 30 or

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Update: Severe Thunderstorm Watch ENDED June 3rd 2020

Environment Canada has ended a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Brantford and the County of Brant as well as many of the surrounding areas for the morning of Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020. Though it still remains in effect for areas to

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Special Weather Statement For Possible Heavy Rain Thursday, May 28th 2020

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement about the potential for heavy rain Today, as a weather system could bring up to 40 millimetres of rain to the area. Though as of this morning the forecast is calling for

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