'It's sentimental': Titanic slowly disintegrates into ocean floor

'It's sentimental': Titanic slowly disintegrates into ocean floor

A retired Dalhousie University civil engineering professor predicts the RMS Titanic will only be around for another 25 years before it disintegrates into the ocean floor. Henrietta Mann made the comment after seeing some of the first-ever 4K images of the ill-fated liner that were released this week. The images were taken from a video by Atlantic Productions […]

'It's easy to mess up their development': Monarch butterflies raised in captivity may not migrate to Mexico

'It's easy to mess up their development': Monarch butterflies raised in captivity may not migrate to Mexico

If you’re raising monarch caterpillars in the hope that when they become butterflies, they’ll fly to Mexico and help replenish endangered populations, a new study offers some warnings and some advice. Monarch butterflies raised indoors as caterpillars don’t head south towards Mexico when they emerge from their chrysalises, researchers at the University of Chicago have found. “It’s easy […]

Robbie Robertson gets CMW's Lifetime Achievement Award, and he thinks 'it's quite wonderful'

Robbie Robertson gets CMW's Lifetime Achievement Award, and he thinks 'it's quite wonderful'

Robbie Robertson is no stranger to honours and awards. The Grammys’ Lifetime Achievement Award and lifetime awards from the National Academy of Songwriters and the Native American Music Awards are among his many accomplishments. Robertson is now set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame from Canadian Music Week […]

'It's absolutely heartbreaking': A Torontonian in Paris mourns as Notre-Dame Cathedral goes up in flames

'It's absolutely heartbreaking': A Torontonian in Paris mourns as Notre-Dame Cathedral goes up in flames

Just hours before flames engulfed the spire one of the world’s most recognizable cathedrals, Ashley Creed had been inside the centuries-old Notre-Dame Cathedral, marvelling at a piece of history she’d only seen in history books. For Creed, who studied medieval history at the University of Toronto, seeing the structure with its famous Gothic architecture and intricate beauty in person was […]