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Environment, History, International, Science and Technology

Lost Franklin expedition: tourists can swim over HMS Erebus wreck

If you have lots of money, and a couple of weeks this summer, you could enjoy a very rare experience to view one of the Franklin ships up close. The doomed mission was attempting to find a passage from the» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics

Trump, trade, and the controversial investor dispute clauses.

It has become possibly the most controversial aspect of international trade deals. The Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) clause in such mega trade deals is designed to protect investors in projects in foreign countries which have signed on. US President» 

Environment, History, International, Military, Politics, Science and Technology

Canada History: Jan 24, 1978 Soviet radiation across the Arctic

On September 18, 1977, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (CCCP) launched a reconnaissance satellite dubbed Cosmos-954. In Russian it was a “Controlled Active Satellite” while the Americans knew it as a “RORSAT”- radar ocean reconnaissance satellite.  Its purpose was» 

Environment, History, International, Science and Technology

Could evidence of life on Mars be found in a crater?

It’s one of many questions scientists are asking as they study core samples taken last year from the giant Chicxulub crater in Mexico The researchers are looking for evidence of bacteria within the rock. As Professor Gordon Osinski says, we» 

Animals, Environment, Indigenous, Society

Video: Arctic Hunting Now

On a recent Eye on the Arctic reporting trip to Nunavut, we ran into a young hunter named Robin Aupilaq Avaala. Or maybe more accurately, he found us. We were shooting a story in the Arctic Canadian community of Baker Lake,» 

Animals, Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, International, Lifestyle, Society

Protest planned for African Trophy Hunting trade show event

This weekend will see a gathering of African outfitters, guides and various other related exhibitors at a hotel in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Screen grab of the Africa Hunting Show webpage © afrciahuntingevents.ca The Africa Hunting trade show is making its annual rounds» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Health, International, Politics, Society, Work & Labour

More tough talk on trade from US Secretary of Commerce

Donald Trump who is poised to become the US President today, has named the man who will advise and implement trade policy, billionaire Wilbur Ross. Both have said they want to re-examine trade deals which Trump has said are detrimental» 

Economy, Environment, International, Society

Ontario makes a move on water bottling

Recent events in the province of Ontario have brought the issue of water extraction into the headlines, especially concerning water bottling companies. As in other provinces, the fee in Ontario for commercial water extraction is extremely low. In Ontario the» 

Environment, Indigenous

Trans Canada Trail nearing completion

The Trans Canada Trail, or ‘The Great Trail’ as it is becoming known, is getting close to finished. And finishing it, means connecting it. A gift from Canadians to Canadians! Deborah Apps is president and CEO of the Trans Canada» 

Economy, Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Society, Work & Labour

Canada’s worst traffic jam spots

Any traffic jam becomes an unpleasant experience for drivers. It wastes time, and fuel. It’s bad enough when caused by an isolated incident like a broken traffic light, or accident.  However, when the road design or other situations create a»