Woodland Caribou

Superior Caribou a case study in more ways than one: Carol Hughes, MP

Anyone familiar with the plight of woodland caribou on Michipicoten Island will know that the animals have been threatened to the point that their...

Opportunities for Winter Adventure Along the Rail Corridor

(Photo credit from CAPT). Many people talk about all the amazing summer activities that we have the option to do in Northern Ontario, especially on...
Bohemian Waxwing, taken by Barry Lyons

The Desbarats Christmas Bird Count is back for a second year!

On December 30, 2017, you can help count birds within a 12km radius of Desbarats. Last year, 34 participants recorded 35 species and over 1500...

North American birders flock to N.B. tree after rare bird from Europe spotted

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — New Brunswick has a rare visitor from Europe and it's attracting bird lovers from across Canada and the United States. A European...

Peregrine falcon no longer a threatened species after four decades

EDMONTON — For the first time in four decades, a bird known for its speed could be removed from the list of threatened species in most...
International Lake Superior Board Of Control

Update on Lake Superior Outflows and Expected Conditions

Several months of generally wet weather has caused Lake Superior water levels to approach historical highs. The monthly mean level of Lake Superior in October...

A northern Ontario experience for an international exchange student

École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) welcomed this year an international exchange student from France. Grégoire Mazal made his way to Wawa with the intention of...

Rail Travel and Tourism Opportunities in the North

From Sault Ste. Marie-Bawating, a historical landmark for Anishnabe (Ojibwa) and Missanabie (Cree) First Nations, French voyageurs, and English settlers alike, to Hearst, with...
Joannie and Jim

Algoma District School Board students play key role in protecting local wetlands

Earlier this year, students from White Pines’ House Building Program were key players in the construction and installation of a boardwalk which lays across...
dead right whale

Coast guard ship fined for speeding in gulf

OTTAWA - A Canadian Coast Guard vessel has been fined $6,000 for speeding in violation of measures aimed at protecting North Atlantic right whales...