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Universities in US and Canada beat UK in sustainability league | Sustainability

UK universities are below their US and Canadian counterparts in a sustainability global league table that ranks them on their environmental footprint and contribution to society, as student climate campaigners warn that nearly half are falling behind their emissions targets. The rankings place the University of California, Berkeley, at No 1, followed by two Canadian...

Canada watchdog to study grocery retail competition
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Canada watchdog to study grocery retail competition

Image credit: Spiroview Inc / Shutterstock.com Canada’s competition watchdog is to look into the country’s grocery retail sector. The Competition Bureau Canada said the move comes as inflation eats into consumers’ purchasing power. “Grocery prices are increasing quickly, so we are going to study how governments can take action to improve competition in the sector,”...

Facebook warns it could block news in Canada over proposed legislation
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Facebook warns it could block news in Canada over proposed legislation

Facebook might ban news sharing in Canada if the country passes legislation forcing the company to pay news outlets for their content (via The Wall Street Journal). In a post shared on Friday, Facebook parent company Meta says Canada’s proposed Online News Act falsely presumes that it “unfairly benefits from its relationship with publishers.” First...

Toronto island airport: Suspicious device found has been disarmed, authorities say. 2 people are in custody
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Toronto island airport: Suspicious device found has been disarmed, authorities say. 2 people are in custody

CNN  —  Two people were taken into custody after authorities located and later disarmed a possible explosive device at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, police said. At around 4 p.m. Saturday, a device was found on a bicycle parked near the airport’s island-side ferry terminal, according to the airport’s social media account. Located on an...