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 been
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. Consumers
The critically endangered North Atlantic right whale is experiencing a mini-baby boom in New England waters, researchers on Cape Cod have said. The right whale is one of the rarest species of whale on the planet, numbering only about 411. But the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Mass., said Friday
Worrying figures released this week on the rising seas in Atlantic Canada should prompt governments and citizens to move more swiftly to protect coastal buildings and vital transport links, say flooding experts. Blair Feltmate, head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo, said in an
Lauren Taylor says she has no idea how someone in Montreal spent $483.65 using her McDonald’s app. The Halifax woman said she received dozens of order confirmations in her email inbox with the last four digits of her Visa debit card between Jan. 25-29. “It’s amazing to see how quick someone
A Canadian Coast Guard ship is partially submerged in water at a shipyard in Sambro, N.S., after falling from its secured cradle. The Coast Guard tweeted late Saturday morning that the CCGS Corporal McLaren had released from the cradle at the shipyard and then slid down the slip into the water.
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 of