The Joggins Cliffs, N.S. are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the fossil record preserved in the strata of rocks.
Remains found in the Joggins Cliffs at the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia reveal further clues about ancient ecosystems.
Material from the Earth’s core has been leaking into the mantle through activity that led to volcanic eruptions such as that helped form the Hawaiian islands.
EPA/Bruce Omori/Paradise Helicopters
New findings suggest the core has been leaking for the past 2.5 billion years, and that could help scientists understand how the core was formed.
United Kingdom officials suggest that messaging apps should build in law enforcement access to encrypted text, raising concerns about user privacy.
A recent proposal by the United Kingdom's Government Communications Headquarters agency suggests building in law enforcement access to encrypted communications. This has implications for users' digital rights and privacy.
A heavily fished lake could mean you go home empty handed.
The fish at your favourite lake may be outsmarting you.
As cannabis business takes off in Canada, many are frustrated by the new amnesty law which leaves thousands with the stigma of criminal records. Here people look at products inside Spiritleaf, the first cannabis store in Kingston, Ont., on April 1, 2019.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
The new cannabis amnesty law, C-93 is seen as a step in the right direction, yet many feel frustrated by this bare-minimum approach.
There are tens of thousands of pieces of space debris orbiting the Earth, and the amount is growing.
There needs to be an international approach regarding the management and disposal of space junk.
This combination of two photographs shows Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and the country’s main opposition Congress party President Rahul Gandhi as they address news conferences in their respective party headquarters in New Delhi last week.
(AP Photos/Manish Swarup, Altaf Qadri)
Narendra Modi looks poised to win the Indian election, even though India's long-standing economic and social problems haven’t been tackled to any great extent.
Enjoy an eclectic playlist of significant Canadian songs chosen by professors and students from Carleton University’s School for Studies in Art and Culture.
When you listen to music, be sure to turn your ear to its social messages. Canadian songs have a lot of important things to say.
A protest outside South Africa’s Parliament demanding amnesty for students arrested during “fees must fall” protests.
More than ever, South African universities need a new social contract that charts a way forward and begins to heal divisions.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s threat of a defamation suit against Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is just the latest example of a political fight that’s turned litigious.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Politicians threatening to sue each other is not unusual in Canada, but the lawsuits seldom make it to court.
Canada’s involvement - beyond the Canadarm 3 -in lunar exploration and development is crucial.
Compared to other governments' support of lunar business and technology, Canada needs to be more strategic and active in lunar exploration or we will be left behind.
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is seen in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in 2018.
International law has deep connections to structures of power and inequality. Thankfully, committed jurists like Fatou Bensouda are fighting oppression through their unapologetic acts of resistance.
Bank swallows, like this juvenile, may become endangered unless habitat loss and other threats are reduced.
A collection of millions of bird sightings has identified the best places to invest in conservation.
Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault on the campaign trail last September before the election that saw his party form a majority government.
The language of the neutral and secular state in Bill 21, like its precursors, presumes an invisible Christian default for the rules around public expressions of religiosity.
It turns out that sexuality research has little interest in … sex … or the pleasure associated with sex.
How do you express, feel, communicate, and embody your sexual desires and pleasures in the prevailing social climate?
Finance Minister Bill Morneau being interviewed after delivering a budget that promised financial aid for journalism.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The newspaper industry has been asking the federal government for financial assistance for years. Now that Ottawa has revealed its plan, what purpose will it serve to sustain news organizations?
Women and men sitting with baby carriages in 1916 in front of The Sanger Clinic in Brooklyn, considered the first Planned Parenthood clinic.
New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection/Library of Congress
The Trump administration's proposal to block federally funded organizations from providing comprehensive reproductive health care will deprive millions of people access to sexual health services.
Ah, yes. Once again, it’s tax season. If you decide to outsource filling out your returns to someone else, be sure to ask the right questions to get the best service.
You need to be confident and establish a firm, trusting relationship before entrusting someone to do your taxes. Start as soon as possible. Don't wait for the April 30 tax deadline.
Eh oui, c'est la saison des impôts! Si vous décidez de confier cette tâche à un comptable, sachez lui poser les bonnes questions.
Les comptables ne sont pas tous égaux. Sachez posez les bonnes questions au vôtre si vous décidez de lui confier vos finances.
About 100 homes in Angus, Ont. were damaged by a tornado in June 2014. Ten lost their roofs and had to be demolished.
Gregory Alan Kopp, Western University
Weather-related catastrophic events have cost Canadians more than $17 billion in the past decade. That only stands to grow, unless building codes change to make homes more resilient.