A new study has shown that healthy boreal forests are important for a healthy and thriving fish population in lakes.
One of the study’s authors was Michael Arts (PhD), an expert on using lipid-based biochemical tracers (e.g., fatty acids) to assess how organisms respond to stress and also to reveal how food webs function.
Botanists to collect plants from far northern land
Four people have travelled by helicopter to a remote and underexplored area of Nunavut in Canada’s north to survey and collect hundreds of plants. They are part of an ambitious project by the Canadian Museum of Nature to create a flora, or scientific reference for about 800 species of plants in the Canadian Arctic and northern Alaska. They ...
Diana Krall and Elvis Costello thrill at the Montreal International Jazz Festival
Diana Krall filled the streets last night. One of the signature events of the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the free outdoor concert in Place des Festivals, was all hers. Over 100,000 people, Montrealers and visitors alike, moved and swayed to the rhythms she and her very tight five-piece band delivered.
Two Canadian women were recently shocked that doctors at the walk-in medical clinics they used would not prescribe birth control pills because of their ethical and religious values. This is an issue under consideration by one of the biggest bodies regulating doctors.
In Canada, physicians have professional associations in each different jurisdiction which ensure they follow standards and ethical ...