Rules for driving to Canada from the U.S. during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 11:00:11 +0000

After nearly a year and a half, Canada is reopening to fully-vaccinated U.S. tourists as of 12:01 Eastern Time on August 9. For now, the new rules only apply to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, specifically. All other nationals are expected to be let in on September 7, pending the state of the pandemic at […]

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G20 Environment Ministers: No Consensus on Phasing Out Coal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:36:54 +0000

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The U.S., UK and other countries want world governments to commit to a phaseout of the use and financing of coal-fired power generation, but officials who met at the G20 Environment Ministers Meeting summit in Naples, Italy, this past week ended their talks without an agreement on the future of the fuel. The topic will […]

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U.S. border remains closed to Canadian tourists

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:47:08 +0000

The U.S. has extended its travel restrictions on Canadians crossing the border by land and ferry. The U.S. government released a notice on its registrar extending existing measures starting at midnight on July 22, and remaining in effect until August 21 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. It comes just days after Canada announced it would […]

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DOE Providing $27 Million for Wave Energy Research Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:22:00 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it will provide as much as $27 million in federal funding for research and development projects designed to advance the efficient conversion of wave-based energy into electricity, with a goal to make the technology commercially viable. The DOE on July 7 said the money supports the Biden […]

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Where Do We Draw The Line On Human Rights In The EV Industry?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 15:23:52 +0000

While not the only reason for adopting EVs, a prominent reason is that we want to make life better for humans, especially humans of the future. Sea level rise inundating coastal cities is bad for humans. Wildfires that burn into suburban areas kill some humans directly, and sicken or kill others with the smoke. Climate […]

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North American Renewable Integration Study Highlights Opportunities for a Coordinated, Continental Low-Carbon Grid

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 14:37:06 +0000

The North American electric power system is undergoing significant change, with renewable resources now contributing more generation than ever before — a transformation that is poised to continue given decreasing technology costs and ambitious decarbonization goals at the federal, state, local, corporate, and consumer levels. With a series of reports released today by the National […]

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U.S. Must Take Lead Role in Hydrogen Use For Our Energy Future

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:14:04 +0000

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For a century our country has relied on fossil fuels to power our economy. But that is beginning to change with wind, solar, renewable fuels, hydrogen, advanced nuclear options, and more. The effort to decarbonize our economy and protect the planet from greenhouse gas emissions is now aggressively underway in the U.S. and other parts […]

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FAQ: Criminal Inadmissibility to Canada

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 11:00:10 +0000

Anyone planning to enter Canada to immigrate, study, work, or simply visit may be prohibited from doing so if they have been charged or convicted of a criminal offence. Even minor offences may render a person inadmissible to Canada. Here are some of the most common questions asked by individuals who may be considered inadmissible […]

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Canadians not in a rush to reopen border

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 09:00:54 +0000

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government started planning for the Canada-U.S. border to reopen, but Canadians are in no hurry. Over three quarters of Canadians also agree that whenever the border reopens, travellers to Canada should show proof of vaccination. This is according to a poll conducted by Angus Reid Institute. The poll also […]

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Many U.S. employers look to expand to Canada for more access to talent

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 22 May 2021 09:00:12 +0000

The majority of U.S. employers in a recent survey said they are either considering expanding to Canada or have already set up shop. There are a number of reasons U.S. employers express interest in opening locations north of the border. Envoy Global, a U.S. immigration services provider, surveyed 500 human resource professionals and hiring managers […]

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