Atlantic Canadian lobster fishermen are getting some support from competitors south of the border. The president of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Kristan Porter, opposes a move to ban some Canadian seafood because of the deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales in Canadian waters. “I think that doing that type of thingRead More →

There is a new online watchdog keeping track of the environmental promises of the federal Liberal minority government. EnviroVote Canada lists summaries of the key promises on the environment. It adds a check mark next to fulfilled promises and an X next to unaccomplished promises. “This isn’t a partisan website, our sources areRead More →

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 →