Mia Rabson, Global News

Mia Rabson

Global News

Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Recent:
  • Global News
  • The Montreal Gazette
  • TorontoStar
  • Winnipeg Free Press
  • Ottawa Citizen
Past:
  • National Observer
  • WR Record
  • NEWS 1130
  • CityNews Toronto
  • The Brandon Sun
  • GuelphMercuryTribune

Recent articles by Mia:

As Canada boosts climate adaptation efforts, experts urge action on rising threats

Forecasters said Friday Canadians from B.C. to western Quebec can expect higher than average fire risks in June and July this year again. → Read More

Resilient infrastructure, faster disaster recovery needed in Canada to adapt to climate change

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault was in the Pierrefonds neighbourhood of Montreal where he kicked off public consultations on a national strategy. → Read More

Resilient infrastructure, faster disaster recovery needed to adapt to climate change

OTTAWA - Dozens of experts advising the government on adapting to climate change say Canada needs to do more to prepare infrastructure for the threats... → Read More

Parks Canada capital budget falls as agency works on new plan for crumbling assets

OTTAWA - The capital budget for Canada’s national parks and historic sites is being slashed by more than two-thirds this year even as more than 30 per... → Read More

Debate format, moderators need fixing: commission

OTTAWA - The next federal election debates should have a simpler format and better moderation to focus more on what leaders say than what they are asked, says the commission that oversees the events. → Read More

Canada pushed to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents

OTTAWA - Canada needs to turn its COVID-19 aid attention to expanding vaccine production everywhere or the virus will continue to run wild, mutate and bring new waves of disease, says a prominent expert. → Read More

Waive patents for COVID-19 vaccines, treatment to end pandemic, committee told

OTTAWA — Canada needs to turn its COVID-19 aid attention to expanding vaccine production everywhere or the virus will continue to run wild, mutate and bring… → Read More

Waive patents for COVID-19 vaccines, treatment to end pandemic, expert tells MPs

OTTAWA - Canada needs to turn its COVID-19 aid attention to expanding vaccine production everywhere or the virus will continue to run wild, mutate and... → Read More

Record profits for oil companies should be invested in climate action: Guilbeault

Imperial Oil reported its best first quarter in 30 years and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. reported profits of $3.1 billion Thursday, twice the company’s… → Read More

Fall economic statement to go to vote Wednesday

OTTAWA - The government's five-month-old fall economic statement should finally pass the House of Commons Wednesday following some procedural manoeuvring by the Liberals and the NDP. → Read More

Liberals, NDP co-operate to get fall economic statement to final vote Wednesday

OTTAWA - The government’s five-month-old fall economic statement should finally pass the House of Commons Wednesday following some procedural manoeuvr... → Read More

Feds, Ontario invest $1B in Stellantis EVs

OTTAWA - It has been an electric spring for Canada's automakers with more than $13 billion promised in just eight weeks to build the needed battery supply chains and shift production from combustion-engine to plug-in vehicles. → Read More

Feds, Ontario invest $1B to retool Stellantis plants to make electric vehicles

OTTAWA - Canada and Ontario are jointly investing more than $1 billion to help Stellantis retool its Canadian auto plants to make electric vehicles. → Read More

MPs debate Keira’s Law to require judicial training on domestic violence

OTTAWA - Judges will have to undergo regular training on domestic violence and coercive control if a bill known as Keira’s Law passes through Parliame... → Read More

COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 6 now under review

OTTAWA - The first COVID-19 vaccine for infants and very young children is now under review by Health Canada. Moderna Canada President Patricia Gauthier said Friday the company sent an application to the Canadian vaccine regulator late Thursday for a vaccine to protect children between six months and five years old. → Read More

Carbon pricing too hard on Indigenous groups, small biz, too weak on industry: audit

OTTAWA - Canada’s environment commissioner says the country’s carbon pricing system is disproportionately hard on Indigenous communities and small bus... → Read More

More cars, SUVs to qualify for electric vehicle rebates as feds expand program

OTTAWA — The federal government is expanding the number of electric vehicles that qualify for the purchase rebate as it makes good on its promise to include… → Read More

Canada still not on track to meet electric vehicle sales target despite popularity

Electric vehicle sales grew almost 60 per cent last year but they need to pick up the pace even more to hit the new federal sales mandates expected by the end of this year. → Read More

Extreme heat should be labelled a natural disaster, new report urges

OTTAWA - Governments should consider extreme heat a natural disaster as climate change raises the risk of soaring summer temperatures in much of Canad... → Read More

Liberals dismiss accusations they intend to slap a green tax on pickup trucks

OTTAWA - Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said the Conservatives are lying about a secret government plan to add a green tax to pickup trucks. → Read More