The National Hurricane Centre began using the cone of uncertainty back in 2003, the year of Hurricane Juan. (Ryan Snoddon/CBC) The cone of uncertainty.  You’ve seen it before and you’ll be seeing it again this week, as Hurricane Dorian tracks into the Atlantic Canada region.  The cone actually hasn’t beenRead More →

A batch of Compliments brand chicken strips is being recalled from the marketplace because of possible salmonella contamination. The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating an outbreak of human illness related to the product, says a release from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. “The outbreak investigation is ongoing and may identify other sources. ConsumersRead More →

A new U.S. government assessment of the plight of the North Atlantic right whale is questioning whether local fishing closures are enough to save the endangered species, pointing to the threat posed by vertical sea floor-to-surface fishing lines throughout their range. The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) evaluation ofRead More →