The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:00 p.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 10, 2021. There are 660,289 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 660,289 confirmed cases (84,567 active, 558,772 resolved, 16,950 deaths).The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers. There were 7,817 new cases Sunday from 74,131 […]

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. There are 448,841 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 448,841 confirmed cases (73,297 active, 362,293 resolved, 13,251 deaths).The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers. There were 6,772 new cases Friday from 81,481 […]

Researchers listen to birds for answers why their numbers are so low

Researchers listen to birds for answers why their numbers are so low

Alberta researchers are using hundreds of audio recording devices as they seek to understand why bird populations are declining. A University of Alberta professor says a study published last year that suggested North America had lost billions of birds ruffled a lot of feathers in the scientific community. “The basic premise that we have lost […]

Italian Government Numbers Show 42% of Rapes are Carried Out by Migrants

Italian Government Numbers Show 42% of Rapes are Carried Out by Migrants

New figures released by Italy’s Interior Ministry have revealed that 42 per cent of rapes in the country are carried out by migrants. The numbers show that Italian women are more likely to be victims of sexual harassment or so-called “minor sexual assaults” than foreign women are, but that migrant women are slightly more likely […]

B.C. forests contribute 'hidden' carbon emissions that dwarf official numbers, report says

B.C. forests contribute 'hidden' carbon emissions that dwarf official numbers, report says

“Uncounted forest emissions” represent a major hole in B.C.’s climate plan and show the need for a provincial forest emissions-reduction strategy, according to a new report by an environmental group. Climate-warming carbon emissions released from B.C. forests in both 2017 and 2018 were more than three times higher than emissions from all other sources combined in 2016, […]

Nunavut polar bear numbers unsafe, according to draft plan

Nunavut polar bear numbers unsafe, according to draft plan

There are too many polar bears in parts of Nunavut and climate change hasn’t yet affected any of them, says a draft management plan from the territorial government that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking. The proposed plan — which is to go to public hearings in Iqaluit on Tuesday — says that growing bear […]

Liberal budget offers lots of ‘vision’ but few new numbers: Aaron Wherry

At a dozen points in the budget document, the Liberals interrupt their announcements to explain “What Success Will Look Like.” Canada, we are told at one point, “will have one of the most skilled, talented, creative and diverse workforces in the world.” The country “will be on the leading edge of discovery and innovation.” Commute times will […]