Maritime

Off the Beaten Path: Explore Canada's French Landscapes

Trivago.ca | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

For an authentic French Canadian experience, take a step off the overly beaten path, and let trivago.ca guide you to five of the most beautiful towns and areas in La Belle Province where you can embrace our French and Acadian culture.

Managing the Arctic: Moving North Towards the Ice Edge

Mona Elisabeth Brother | Posted 06.04.2015 | Canada Politics
Mona Elisabeth Brother

Oil and gas exploration-driven advancement towards the High North and the ice brink is disputed in Norway, as elsewhere. When examining factors such as oil prices and the northern harsh conditions, rapid industrial development in the Norwegian Barents Sea is not a given.

Maritime Temperature Records Shattered

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2015 | 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.