Youth-led climate change lawsuit dismissed by Federal Court

Greta Thunberg Climate Strike

A Federal Court judge ruled Tuesday that the Canadian government won’t be going on trial for contributions to climate change — striking down a lawsuit brought by 15 young Canadians who argued the government was violating their charter rights.


N.W.T. bush pilot makes plea to end ‘fruitless’ aerial wolf cull

Wolves stock photo

‘I have real concerns about the wisdom, the efficiency and what I predict will ultimately be the fruitless outcome of this program,’ says N.W.T. bush pilot Dave Olesen. 


Canada, U.S. researchers gathering virtually to report on endangered right whales

North Atlantic right whales

The North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium is expected to release part of a yearly report card on how the North Atlantic right whales are faring.


Western Quebec town strikes back against Facebook troll

Municipality of Cantley, Que.

A small municipality in western Quebec is claiming a big victory against anonymous online defamation after unmasking a social media user who made public accusations of “illicit actions” against two councillors.


85 live ‘murder hornets’ captured from tree near Canada-U.S. border

Asian giant hornet

After attaching tiny radio trackers to a few live specimens, researchers were able to track to the invasive Asian giant hornets to a backyard tree.


Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft

Space Asteroid Grab

A NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from last week’s grab that it’s jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space.


Biomedicine company aims to enhance women’s health training with 3D-printed vaginas

Granville Biomedicine 3D printed vaginas

“It’s a hands-on learning tool for women to understand their bodies a bit better, and the devices that could possibly help them,” Christine Goudie said.


Bombardier Recreational Products suspends delivery of aircraft engines used on military drones


Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) says it has suspended the delivery of aircraft engines to “countries with unclear usage” in the wake of reports that some of those engines are being used on Turkish combat drones deployed by Azerbaijan in fighting against Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh.


Halloween display highlights scary amount of trash on N.S. shorelines

Garbage display

Forget vampires, witches, werewolves and mummies — the amount of garbage washing up on Nova Scotia’s shores is far more terrifying.


First ‘murder hornet’ nest in U.S. located near B.C.’s southern border

Asian giant hornet

Asian giant hornets have been seen in British Columbia, but on Friday entomologists said they discovered what is believed to be the first “murder hornet” nest in the U.S.