720-foot tug and barge aground in Round Island Passage in the Straits of Mackinac

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Coast Guard received a report that the vessel Defiance, a 720-foot integrated tug and barge, ran aground in...

UPDATE: Status Wind Escort enacted. Mackinac Bridge partially closed due to high winds.

Friday, Sep 21 - 10:27 PM  Status: Wind Escort The following update was posted to the Mackinac Bridge Authority's website at 10:27 pm. "Currently we are...

Canada signs global pact to help rid world’s oceans of abandoned fishing gear

OTTAWA — Canada is committing to help rid the world's oceans of millions of tonnes of old fishing nets. Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says Canada...

Ontario government moves to scrap Green Energy Act

TORONTO — The Ontario government has introduced legislation to scrap the Green Energy Act, which aimed to bolster the province's renewable energy industry. Premier Doug...

Indigenous community engagement and a safe sealift highlight CCGS Samuel Risley’s maiden Arctic voyage

CCGS Samuel Risley’s first-ever Arctic mission placed a strong emphasis on Indigenous community engagement and marine safety in remote communities. Captain John Cork was in...

Canada’s capital region bears witness to surprising inrush of… black bears

OTTAWA — High population density is a feature of most Group of Seven capitals — but Ottawa stands out among its international peers these days with an unusual demographic situation: a sudden influx of...

The future HMCS Harry DeWolf transitioned to barge for launch tomorrow

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This morning, the shipbuilders at Halifax Shipyard successfully transitioned Canada’s first Arctic and Offshore Patrol...
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Rare coastal wetlands protected on the north shore of Lake Superior

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and its partners today announced the creation of a new 3,170-hectare (7,835-acre) protected area in northwestern Ontario. Black Bay...

Algoma Power will be working in a rather large area next week.

Algoma Power requires 2 electrical service interruptions, which are required for line upgrades. This service interruption is for customers in the following areas, and...

Ontario promises public consultations on cap and trade after facing legal action

TORONTO — An environmental group that is taking the Ontario government to court over its decision to cancel the cap-and-trade system says the province...