Seals will kill cod by 2050: Study Finds

Cod could disappear completely from certain areas of the Gulf of St. Lawrence by 2050. Already weakened by overfishing, populations are struggling to recover because of the proliferation of one…

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Oil sands development disrupts wildlife health: report:

In northeastern Alberta, near the oil industry, researchers report lower reproductive rates, modified sex organs and the presence of rat poison in many of the specimens tested. Pekan, marten, muskrat,…

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Right whales seen from space

Studying whales from space, but while being based in Rimouski: this is the challenge that will be taken up by a research team that has just been awarded a contract…

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The oldest terrestrial fossils discovered to date are said to be mushrooms

635 million-year-old mushrooms discovered in China are believed to be the oldest terrestrial fossils to date, an international team of paleontologists believes. These microfossils were found in a cavity within…

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Canada suspends all flights to Mexico and the Caribbean Until April 30

Starting Sunday, it will be nearly impossible for Canadians to leave the country for sunshine destinations. But the word almost is important here, since the Canadian border will not be closed…

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Winnipeg family turns washing machine into ice Zamboni

The Theriault family transformed a washer into an ice zamboni to make an ice rink in their backyard in Winnipeg. To make ice, the Theriault family pump water from the…

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More Canadians Getting Out For Winter Camping

The demand for winter camping is very strong this year at the Parc régional de la Rivière Gentilly where a dozen sites are cleared of snow and frequented every weekend…

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A snowmobiler dies in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

A snowmobiler died Saturday morning in the Saint-Alexis-des-Monts sector in Mauricie after going off the trail and hitting trees. According to information from the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the 62-year-old…

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ADVICE FROM AVALANCHE CANADA AND THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA

This winter, many people are expecting the backcountry’s wide-open spaces to be more popular than ever – but they’ll also be a little different due to COVID-19. To help you…

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MEC, sold to an American fund, will no longer be a coop

Late last year, the Vancouver-based retailer also announced that it had taken shelter from its creditors in order to “facilitate the transaction”. The new owner is Kingswood Capital Management, a…

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