Some of the worst risks of earthquakes are in a zone running from the Great Lakes to the St. Lawrence River that includes major cities like Toronto, Ottawa and Québec City.
Genetic analysis of grizzly bear populations in British Columbia has revealed a connection in how bear and human cultures may have responded to the landscape.
Smoke has long cast shadows across the skies in the northern hemisphere. Our aversion to smoke has influenced the way we’re willing to deal with the rising risk of wildfires.
Is this decision a real ‘bombshell,’ as it has been depicted? Or does it represent an important step towards the implementation of UNDRIP within provincial and federal legal framework?
As wildfires continue to edge closer to towns and agricultural areas, grape producers and wine-makers in the Okanagan must once again deal with this increasingly frequent threat of smoke taint.
Efforts to predict wildfire risk and to prioritize mitigation efforts aren’t enough. We must prepare for fire disasters wherever possible and decide what we’ll do when they happen.
The minutiae of bureaucratic policy and procedure perpetuates colonialism and undermined a fully Tŝilhqot’in-led pandemic response.
Anti-SLAPP laws are useful, and we need more of them across the country. They allow certain lawsuits to be dismissed at an early stage if they relate to public interest speech.
Ground-penetrating radar located the remains of 215 First Nations children in a mass unmarked grave, revealing a macabre part of Canada’s hidden history.
Environmental groups have protested logging of British Columbia’s old-growth rainforest for three decades. But the Fairy Creek dispute could grow into another ‘War in the Woods.’
A study of viral variants finds Piscine orthoreovirus continuously spills over from farmed salmon to wild salmon.
Older adults in rural areas in Canada are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, including related ones like social connections and public health information outreach.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the scarcity of resources in long-term care. But it has also revealed how staff are undervalued.
Even though Canadians and Americans living in the Pacific Northwest share the same earthquake risk, far more Canadians than American homeowners buy earthquake insurance. Why?
As more provinces legislate no-fault auto insurance, drivers should be told that the system places tight restrictions on their right to be heard in court and reduces benefits.
Removing trees killed by fires can have long-term consequences for wildlife.
DUDES Club, with a little help from Movember, has shown how a grassroots health and mental health initiative could be mobilized to work by, for and with Indigenous men.
More oil and gas wells risk becoming orphaned given the long-term downward trend in the industry.
The discovery of mated queen giant hornets in Washington state and B.C. means that new colonies are probably established, but decades of research may help halt the introduction in its tracks.
At current rates, the rattlesnake population in British Columbia could be severely depleted by 2060.