‘Citizen scientists’ wanted for Canada bug project

If you're a bug nerd, the federal government needs your help. Natural Resources Canada is looking for so-called citizen scientists to help in its battle...
algonquin wolf

OPINION: Ontario’s 2017 Hunting Regulations and the scary direction it’s all heading.

by Mark Downey, North Bay Chief Executive Officer, Fur Harvesters Auction Inc. I have been deeply concerned about the direction this ministry has been travelling for...
International Lake Superior Board Of Control

Upcoming Gate Changes for the St. Mary’s River Outflow

The International Lake Superior Board of Control, under authority granted to it by the International Joint Commission (IJC), advises that the gate setting at...
Black Bear

Problem Bears

In 2016 the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received to 346 bear complaints, starting as early as mid-April. As warmer weather approaches...

Researchers raise wasps to kill emerald ash borer

A group of Canadian researchers say they have, for the first time, successfully raised wasps that will be used this summer as a weapon...
lyme disease rash

Time for Canada to take Lyme disease seriously / Il est temps que le...

The government rolled out its draft framework for an Action Plan on Lyme disease in early February and already activists are calling it inadequate. ...
Forest Path

Public Consultation Session for Update of the SSMRCA Managed Forest Plan

Sault Ste. Marie - Algoma-Manitoulin Forestry Services will be holding a Public Consultation Session for an updated Managed Forest Plan on behalf of the Sault...
International Lake Superior Board Of Control

Update on Lake Superior Outflows and Expected Conditions

Commission (IJC), has set the Lake Superior outflow to 2400 cubic metres per second (m3/s) for the month of March, effective February 28th. The...
Evening News Break

The Friday briefing: Top National news at-a-glance

Highlights from the National News File for Friday, Feb. 24th: CONSERVATIVE CONFERENCE HEARS FROM POPULISTS: Conservatives gathered in Ottawa for the annual Manning conference heard...
polar bears

Two polar bear populations found stable

Polar bears in two High Arctic populations seem to be doing better than scientists had thought. The first major study of the Baffin Bay and...