Maritime

Maritime Temperature Records Shattered

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2014 | Canada

HALIFAX - It felt more like spring than Christmas Day in the Atlantic provinces as temperature records were shattered and heavy rain pounded the regio...

How the New Maritime Labor Convention Can Help Your Shipping Business

Brian Penny | Posted 01.21.2015 | 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.