Abortions rights advocates urge Liberals to turn politics into policy

Abortions rights advocates urge Liberals to turn politics into policy

OTTAWA— Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned for re-election on a promise to support abortion rights, a stance that put his Conservative rival on the defensive, and now advocates are anxious to see the Liberals turn those words into action. “It’s good that we are getting the federal support at least in words, but words don’t […]

Meet a guy who converts gas-guzzling cars into electric vehicles 

Meet a guy who converts gas-guzzling cars into electric vehicles 

Hello, people! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) This week: Meet a guy who converts gas-guzzling cars into electric vehicles  Which countries have the most tree cover? How scientist and […]

Climate lessons from the classroom spill into the streets

Climate lessons from the classroom spill into the streets

Thirteen year-old Adlyn Gilbert has pushed her way the front of the stage at Queen’s Park. She’s got her backpack slung over both shoulders and she keeps checking her phone as the global climate strike gets underway in Toronto. Before long, she is listening intently to the speakers. This is her twelfth climate rally. She says it won’t […]

'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 […]

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