Aurora chasers in Canada discover a new type of northern lights dubbed ‘Steve’

CALGARY — Amateur scientists in Canada have helped researchers discover a new type of northern lights. The glowing ribbon of purple — and sometimes green...

Scientist Bill Nye prods Trudeau to explain rationale behind Kinder Morgan

OTTAWA — A popular TV science personality put Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the spot today to explain Canada’s approval of the Kinder Morgan...

Bugs in the grocery aisle; Loblaw adds cricket powder to its PC line

TORONTO — One of the country's biggest retailers is betting bugs are the next big thing in Canadian cuisine. Loblaw Companies Ltd. is adding cricket powder to...

Extreme weather, forest loss behind sharp drop in monarch butterfly spottings

OTTAWA — Right about now, the kings of the butterfly world are emerging from hibernation in Mexico looking for love and ready to make more...

NATO researcher warns of Russian interference in 2019 Canadian election

OTTAWA — A leading NATO researcher says Canada should assume Russia will attempt to interfere in the 2019 federal election because that would serve the Kremlin's...

Canadian space program scientists hoping for lift off in federal budget

OTTAWA — Canada's space research community is optimistic they will receive a boost in the federal budget set to land Tuesday. Liberal Finance Minister Bill...

Eco-warming called pervasive threat to key cold water fish in northern Ontario

TORONTO — Gradual warming due to climate change posts the most pervasive threat to a vital economic and cultural resource in one of the...

B.C. author collecting stories for book on historic wildfire season

VANCOUVER — Countless stories of heroism and compassion emerged from British Columbia's historic wildfire season, and one author now plans to document those experiences...

Different kind of tweet: Study says oilpatch causes sparrows to sing a new song

Noisy oilpatch equipment is causing songbirds to change their tune, concludes research from the University of Manitoba. "It's something that is really picking up, the idea...

Trent from Echo Bay planted a forest and scored a new career!

Trent Massey recognized as a Green Leader after planting new forest! Trent Massey was a farmer raising cows, chickens, pigs and goats in Echo Bay,...