Maritime

How the New Maritime Labor Convention Can Help Your Shipping Business

Brian Penny | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Business
Brian Penny

The 20th of August was the beginning of a new era for the international shipping community. That day saw the implementation of the International Labou...

The Proposed Seal Cull is Unscientific and Just Plain Wrong

Hal Whitehead | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Politics
Hal Whitehead

I am a scientist who has studied marine mammals off eastern Canada for the past 35 years. The concept of a seal cull to improve Maritime groundfish stocks is not scientifically defensible. It is simply not known whether seals have a positive or negative effect on groundfish populations. A large cull of grey seals in the Maritimes will not help our understanding. Removing native species is scientifically indefensible, and, from my perspective, morally wrong.

Dispatches From Down East: There's a Reason We're Called the "Late Gards"

Lori Gard | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada
Lori Gard

According to some research, Canadians are not as obsessed with time and punctuality as their American counterparts. I would hazard a guess that Atlantic Canadians are even less obsessed than their western complement spread across the country. I have given up making apologies for my tardiness.