Canada Sharks

Yes, There Are Sharks In B.C. Waters

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Recent video footage and photographs show a rapid increase in the number of sixgill sharks sighted in B.C.'s Howe Sound. These sightings were unhea...

Chris Jancelewicz

WATCH: Believe It Or Not, There Are Sharks In Canada

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada TV

For nature lovers, Shark Week on Discovery is one of the most anticipated TV specials of the year. This year, Shark Week is especially pertinent to Ca...

Make Sharks Our Friends, Not Out Food

Russ Blinch | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada Impact
Russ Blinch

Don't cue the theme from Jaws for 20-year-old Madison Stewart, A.K.A. the "Shark Girl." Madison has been diving with the sharks since the age of 12 in the Great Barrier Reef and she loathes the hype propagated in movies from Jaws to Sharknado that these mysterious beasts are "mindless blood thirsty killers."

Shark Takes Fisherman On A Wild Ride

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada

Florida man snags hammerhead shark. Shark takes Florida man on the ride of his life. Like this article? Follow our Facebook page Or follow us on...

Shark Fin Back On The Menu

CBC | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Politics

Shark fins may be back on the menu in Toronto. Ontario Superior Court Judge James Spence has ruled that Toronto's ban on the sale of shark...

As I Kayak to Hawaii, I'll Be Sleeping With The Sharks

Wave Vidmar | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada Travel
Wave Vidmar

As I prepare for my kayaking trip from San Francisco to Hawaii, my pseudo-brother says "you know you'll be in the Red Triangle, don't you? It's where all the Great White Sharks are!" I count out how far I might paddle in it and realize I'll be sleeping with the sharks for two or three days. My mind races, I imagine what my kayak might look like from the sea below. Will I be tasty? Or even tempting?

Just Say No to Shark Fin Soup

Farzana Hassan | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Business
Farzana Hassan

First Toronto, and now Calgary, has done the moral thing. Both cities have passed a bylaw banning shark fins. Consumers of shark fin soup must consider the effects of declining shark populations on our delicately balanced ecosystem.

Why Am I Risking My Life for a Boat Ride?

Wave Vidmar | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Living
Wave Vidmar

In a few days, I will begin a long, arduous, dangerous journey. Solo, unsupported, no additional assistance, resupply or shadow boat, I will kayak solo from San Francisco to Hawaii. 3,100 miles, 45 to 65 days, battling giant waves, killer great white sharks, and all that Mother Nature will throw at me. Why am I doing this?

Swimming With the Fishes...in New Zealand

Sarah Deveau | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada Travel
Sarah Deveau

Viewing wild animals in a native habitat, especially in far-away New Zealand, is an adventure in itself. However, many travelers take the opportunity to elevate the experience by facing animal encounters in the wild or in special preserves. Here are five exciting animal encounter itineraries that visitors to New Zealand can experience...

Shark Fins Headed For Canada-Wide Ban?

CBC | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Politics

NDP MP Fin Donnelly is trying to stamp out the international trade of shark fins by proposing legislation that would ban their import to ...

Banned: City Of Toronto Votes To Ban Shark Fin Sales

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada Living

The City of Toronto has banned the sale of shark fin products. Passage of the legislation, initially proposed by Toronto city councillors Kristyn ...

Hunter Becomes The Hunted

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - It was the kind of feeding frenzy John Ford had never seen before.Ford, a research scientist with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, ...