November 2019


The Interceptor. (Photo courtesy The Ocean Cleanup.)
Nov 08 2019

Turning Off the Tap on Plastic

Boyan Slat has done it again. The young Dutch inventor found a way to clean plastic out of the oceans. Now he’s found a way to keep it from getting there. When plastic ends up in the ocean, the wind and currents carry it out to sea. It collects in one of five swirling...


Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on election night.
Nov 01 2019

A New Government

The federal election is over. And what an exciting election it was! It was the closest election in recent history. The Liberals and Conservatives were tied in the polls when the election was called. They stayed neck and neck for the 40-day campaign. A record number of...