Taxation of sugar-sweetened drinks is not only inequitable, but also has the potential to create or perpetuate weight stigma, which has negative effects on mental and physical health.
Evacuations can save lives, as in the case of post-tropical cyclone Fiona. As more frequent extreme weather events are set to occur, it is important to have evacuation plans in place.
Hurricane Fiona is the most devastating storm to hit Atlantic Canada. International collaboration between ocean measurement institutions is necessary to help efficiently plan responses to hurricanes.
Hurricanes don’t usually maintain high wind speeds as they make their way toward Atlantic Canada. But ocean warming may be linked to the increasing intensity of storms like Fiona.
A new energy deal between Canada and Germany could revitalize the Port of Churchill in Manitoba by increasing ammonia export traffic.
Support for Inuit and other Indigenous-led strategies for conservation and community well-being must be prioritized.
The common eider nests in colonies on islands of the St. Lawrence estuary. The down that the female duck takes to fill her nest has exceptional insulating properties.
‘Living with COVID-19’ has much higher risks for Nunatsiavut Inuit communities than many other areas. Recognizing those risks is crucial as mining operations resume in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and gas industry is the province’s largest contributor to the economy and will be critically important to its future.
COVID-19 is a huge challenge for the whole world, and Canadian oil producers, already suffering from long-term market trends, will be particularly badly hit.
The novel is timely in light of the fact that, increasingly, readers are invited to consider what responsibilities they need to assume in the face of women’s disclosures about their life stories.
Shovelling snow is excellent exercise that works the upper and lower body. However, it’s important to remember that digging out from a storm pushes many people to their maximal fitness capacity.
Extending the provincial vote to expatriates from Newfoundland and Labrador could make make for a more vibrant democracy.
A recent study reveals that immigrant-serving organizations in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador do not demonstrate an awareness of racially diverse LGBTQ immigrants.
Provincial governments in Atlantic Canada have been trying to encourage immigrants to become entrepreneurs for more than a decade. Some are boldly answering the call.
Atlantic Canada has thousands of available jobs with no one to fill them. Here’s what various companies, big and small, are doing to attract and retain immigrant workers.
Immigrants in Atlantic Canada have higher employment levels, higher wages and face less discrimination than other Canadian immigrants, yet the region has the lowest retention rates in the country.
Newfoundland and Labrador’s economic development plan includes attracting more immigrants. But the province needs to acknowledge the difficulties of systemic racism if it wants the plan to succeed.
The massive Hebron oil platform off the coast of Newfoundland is an engineering marvel. Here’s how it was constructed.