Government vetoes opposition tour of flood efforts
The minister of defence has vetoed a plan for the leader of the opposition to tour efforts to hold back devastating floods in the western province of Manitoba. Leader of the New Democratic Party Tom Mulcair was to visit a military command post for a briefing on sandbagging operations with the blessing of the premier of the province and the ...
Researchers have been placing tiny backpack on purple martin songbirds to find out why their numbers have fallen drastically since the 1960s. They hope tracking their migration between Brazil and the Canadian province of Ontario will give them some clues.
It could be that the martins are getting to their breeding grounds in Canada on a set schedule, when ...
Abandoned war-time material causing harm to wildlife
At one time the project in the Yukon, was considered the biggest engineering project since the Panama Canal
It was called the Canadian Oil project, known now as the Canol pipeline or Canol Road, It was a 1,600 kilometre pipeline, road and telephone line through mountains, forest, swamp, muskeg, ice, blackflies and mosquitoes.