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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Enbridge’s Hidden Agenda to Export Dangerous Tar Sands Through Ontario Exposed « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Enbridge’s Hidden Agenda to Export Dangerous Tar Sands Through Ontario Exposed « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement: "Tar sands oil is more corrosive to pipes and more dangerous to ship through pipelines, putting water and farmland along Line 9’s route at greater risk of oil spills. When tar sands oil spills, it is much harder and more costly to clean up than conventional oil, and it causes more damage to human and environmental health. Line 9 crosses major rivers in Ontario like the Rouge, Humber, Grand and Rideau, all of which feed into Lake Ontario, putting the drinking water for millions of people at risk of pollution."

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Sunday, October 21, 2012

TTC sets new ridership record - Transit Toronto - Weblog

TTC sets new ridership record - Transit Toronto - Weblog: "From October 3, 2011 until October 2, 2012, the Toronto Transit Commission carried more than 510 million passengers — a new ridership record. By the end of this year, the TTC expects to have carried 514 million riders, and is planning for as many as 528 million riders in 2013"

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