Nature news roundup July 12 2013

Monday’s storms broke Toronto’s record for 24-hour record rainfall, leaving cars stranded, basements flooded and thousands of people without power overnight. Downstream, Lake Ontario will be dealing with the fallout for a while to come. In the Torontoist, Tyler Irving … Continue reading

Elizabeth May addresses need for better communication

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is dismantling the institutions of Canadian democracy, Elizabeth May said at a freelance writers’ award luncheon on Friday. She spoke about the need for eloquent communication at this critical time to combat “language vandals” and sloganeering. … Continue reading