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The Réseau Express Métropolitain will plant 250 thousand trees in the Greater Montreal Area to compensate construction clearing.

The Montreal Gazette reports the R.E.M. will begin its construction of off-route light-rail stations and other infrastructure in the Montreal Area in mid-September.

The REM stated in addition to the planting of trees, they will also relocate certain at-risk species.


Toronto Mayor John Tory met with Trudeau this week to discuss Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s decision to cut Toronto’s city council in half.

The CBC reports Ford used notwithstanding clause to override a court decision blocking the cut.

Tory said he hasn’t asked Ottawa to step in, but that Trudeau supports “respecting cities.”


World hunger is on the rise.

The CBC reports that last year, the number of people facing chronic food deprivation has increased by nearly 20 million.

According to various U.N. Agencies, extreme floods and droughts caused by climate change have slowed crop development most drastically in Africa and South America.