There are fewer wild Atlantic salmon in North American waters, and that’s grow to be a trigger for concern for marine specialists world wide. According to the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s (ASF) annual State of Populations report, the variety of North American wild Atlantic salmon dropped 15 per cent in 2017.
One in 4 anglophone Canadians have reduce the wire or are so-called “cord nevers” and don’t pay for a conventional TV service, whereas simply over half are Netflix customers, based on a report by the Media Technology Monitor. Based on phone surveys with 4,156 Canadians performed by Forum Research Inc.,
Numbers released by the B.C. Coroners Service highlight the devastating effects of the overdose crisis in the province. There were 1,422 overdose deaths in 2017, a 43 per cent increase compared to 2016, which saw 914 deaths. Last year was the deadliest for overdose deaths in the province’s history. READ MORE: B.C.
The number of birds calling Alberta cities “home” during the winter is continuing to rise, according to the results of this year’s Christmas Bird Count. According to Chris Fisher, author of the book Birds of Alberta, there was a stunning number of waterfowl – geese and ducks – recorded in the Calgary area
NDP MP Matthew Dubé looks at a map showing that hackers tracked his movements through his cellphone for days. One marker shows Dubé near Parliament Hill. Another marks the place he lives when he’s working in Ottawa. One more shows an early morning trip to the airport to pick up
Only a tiny percentage of Canadians who’ve received medical assistance to end their lives has chosen to self-administer a lethal drug cocktail. But that could change now that secobarbital — the drug most commonly used for assisted suicide in other countries — is available in Canada. Secobarbital is considered the
The number of beach closures in Halifax have seen a 301.78 per cent increase since 2012, and the reason for the increase hasn’t been determined. The data was provided by the municipality at a Regional Watersheds Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday night. “Not a significant — a major increase in
OTTAWA – Amid the growing death toll of Canada’s ongoing opioid epidemic, there’s evidence of a correlating increase in the number of healthy human organs available for transplant. The agency that manages organ donations and transplants in British Columbia recently began tracking the data after physicians there began to see
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that 12 per cent of the world’s adult population is obese and that number has been growing steadily over the last 35 years. Not a single country has ever successfully reduced its obesity rate, according to the researchers,
Canada‘s border government detained extra Mexicans within the first 67 days of 2017 than they did yearly in any of the 3 earlier years, in keeping with statistics received by way of Reuters. The spike comes straight away after Canada‘s federal govt lifted its visa requirement for Mexican electorate in