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Military vet Seth Moulton joins 2020 Democratic presidential race

Rep. Seth Moulton, an Iraq War veteran from Massachusetts, is the latest Democrat to jump in the race for the White House.

Moose nose and prairie oysters: Sask. farmer, chef say nose-to-tail cooking is a sustainable option

The concept of using all parts of the animal, from nose-to-tail, has environmental and sustainable benefits, says a Sask. farmer. She says there's a recipe for everyone, and a recipe for every part of an animal, if you're willing to get creative.

'What your language tells you': How gender-neutral pronouns can shape our worldview

Adinne Schwartz and Reese Simpkins are raising their child, Emry, using they/them pronouns, rather than he or she. They're part of a movement of people and institutions in support of gender-neutral language that's growing around the world — though not without some pushback.
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How Elizabeth May is making her wedding low-carbon

Elizabeth May and her partner, John Kidder, are getting married today in Victoria. The couple is trying to make the wedding a low-carbon event.
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In the newsletter: Picking up the pieces after the Notre-Dame fire

Dive into Notre-Dame's cultural influence, plus a fresh Easter basket of eye candy and the best of CBC Arts.
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Four teenagers die in a weekend crash in Mirimichi

Four teens are dead following a car accident on Saturday, April 20th. The vehicle the teens were in left the road, and flipped, ending upside down in deep water. The high school students were mourned at a candlelight vigil over the weekend. Adam Lordon is the mayor of Miramichi. He spoke with Jonna Brewer.
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From toxic stew to thriving urban ecosystem

Marsh Creek in Saint John used to be a toxic eyesore. The creek flows from the city's east side into Courtenay Bay. On a warm day, the creek contributed to the famous smell that was a hallmark of life in Saint John for decades. But, those days are gone, thanks in a large part to the work of the Atlantic Coastal Action Program in Saint John. Graeme Stewart-Robertson is the current executive director of ACAP Saint John. He spoke with Jonna Brewer.
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Environmentally-friendly tips on protecting your property from erosion.

Take a walk along a beach or waterfront and you'll see a myriad of ways people are trying to keep the water from eating away at their property. Some people use large rocks or concrete barriers. Rosmarie Lohn-es is an Ecological Restorationist in Nova Scotia, specializing in mitigating shoreline erosion. She says there might be some natural solutions to the problem of erosion. Jonna Brewer met up with her during a recent visit to Shediac Cape, New Brunswick.
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Students leading the charge for a plastic bag ban in Moncton.

A group of grade six and seven students at Birchmount School in Moncton are hoping to more of us go plastic-free. They've launched something called The Plastic Bag Grab Challenge. They have a Facebook and Twitter account, they're doing a blitz of TV and radio interviews, and they're even buying a billboard. Jonna Brewer met with Olivia Richard, Phoebe Brander, Lily Broadfoot, Bailey Legere and Reilley Foran in their classroom.

Monday, April 22, 2019: Rupi Kaur, Adam Cohen and more

Today on q: poet and author Rupi Kaur, rock icon Rod Stewart, actor Tatiana Maslany, musician Adam Cohen.
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Hundreds evacuated in Quebec as flooding affects 2,300 homes

Flooding from the spring thaw and rain has affected more than 2,300 homes in Quebec and 1,200 residents have been evacuated, according to the latest numbers by Urgence Québec. Hundreds of Canadian soldiers were helping volunteers fill and stack sandbags.
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Nearly 50 homes evacuated in Gatineau

Nearly 100 people have registered with Gatineau's disaster assistance centre as city crews try to contain floodwaters.
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Podcast: Will P.E.I. be the first province to go Green?

Today on Front Burner, CBC’s Kerry Campbell walks us through how a Scottish-Canadian dentist leading the Green Party… could end up the next premier of Prince Edward Island and make Canadian history.
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Will P.E.I. be the first province to go Green?

Today on Front Burner, CBC’s Kerry Campbell walks us through how a Scottish-Canadian dentist leading the Green Party… could end up the next Premier of Prince Edward Island and make Canadian history.
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How modern work pressure distorts our identity | Battling Burnout

In the first part of The National’s series Battling Burnout, Canadian author and workplace expert Rahaf Harfoush tells Andrew Chang that pressures in the modern workplace are distorting our identities by often placing success at work at the expense of mental and physical well-being.

Activist urges WWII-level global effort to fight climate change

As part of The Current's special edition on climate change, we talk to two experts about the level of commitment needed to tackle the problem — and why that action isn't taking place.

Two Canadians discuss how to find common ground in fight against climate change

How do we build a consensus in order to move forward? We look at the deep divide in perspectives, and how to bridge them.

Some jobs in new energy industries come with a pay cut of $50K: coal miner

As industries change around plans to cut greenhouse emissions, will the "green jobs" that replace them match the pay and benefits of the fossil fuel sector?

What can environmentalists learn from the civil rights movement?

What can environmentalists learn from the civil rights movement? We talk to Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, a civil rights worker turned climate justice activist.

Elizabeth May to be married in low carbon event

Green Party leader Elizabeth May and her partner, John Kidder, are getting married today in Victoria. The couple is planning a low-carbon wedding with emission free shuttles between cathedral and reception. a potluck meal and discouraging family and friends from making the trip.
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U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo LIVE

Michael Pompeo delivers remarks from the press briefing room at the U.S. State Department
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Crews battle fire at abandoned home in downtown Edmonton

The cause of a Monday morning fire inside an abandoned home in downtown Edmonton remains under investigation.
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The first-ever Earth Day and its evolution into a global event

It's been nearly 50 years since voices protesting the need to care for the earth were first raised in the one-day effort known as Earth Day.