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Ottawa Driver Stopped for Driving Half the Speed Limit
Offbeat  (tags: ottawa, driver, stopped, driving too slow, canada, highways, bizarre, humans, safety, society, world )

- 70 days ago -
The driver was going less than 25 miles per hour on one of Canada's busiest highways.
How Birds Stay Warm Through Canada's Cold Winters
Offbeat  (tags: birds, canada, cold winters, temperatures below zero, animals, environment, interesting, wildlife )

- 78 days ago -
Birds have three options when it comes to adapting to temperatures well below zero, naturalist Brian Keating told CBC's The Homestretch on Wednesday: "migrate, hibernate, or tolerate."
Quebec Ferry Fined for Breaking Gulf of St. Lawrence Speed Limit
Offbeat  (tags: Quebec, ferry, whales, gulf of st lawrence, speed limit, canada )

- 82 days ago -
More than 10 vessels have been fined by Transport Canada so far, including cruise ships, cargo ships, an oil tanker and even a Coast Guard vessel. It plans to keep the 10-knot maximum speed limit in place until the right whales have migrated
PETITION: Stop 169 The Donway West. 34 Stories Is TOO High and the Density Is TOO Much.
Offbeat  (tags: donway west, canada, son mills community, humans, society )

- 135 days ago -
We need your help. Please sign this petition and send a message to Cadillac Fairview, Lantera and OMB that these developments are just too big for the Don Mills community.
Lack of Accreditation Should Be a Red Flag
Offbeat  (tags: accrediation, red flag, Marineland, canada, Niagara Falls, accredited, zoological care facility, animals, environment, humans, interesting, wildlife )

- 141 days ago -
, Marineland Canada, near Niagara Falls, is not accredited as a zoological care facility at all. In fact, the park dropped its membership in CAZA in May, citing major construction in the park during the Summer, evidence of which has not appeared
Toronto Bank Branch Closed After Raccoon Family Moves in, Damages the Place
Offbeat  (tags: racoons, canada, bank, toronto, animals, business, humans, unusual, world )

- 168 days ago -
Canada's largest bank says a family of raccoons is responsible for shutting down a branch in Toronto's west end.
Garden Gloves....An Article About Becoming The Change 9/27/2017
Offbeat  (tags: Alanda Greene, British Columbia, Canada, Gardening, Garden Gloves, everywhere, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, society, unusual, world )

- 171 days ago -
ALANDA GREENE explores the idea of openness and protectiveness against stimuli by a comparison with wearing garden gloves while working in her beloved garden in British Columbia.
After Wet Summer, 'Savour the Joy' of Increased Numbers of Monarch Butterflies in Toronto
Offbeat  (tags: wet summer, Monarch Butterflies, canada, United States, animals, environment )

- 174 days ago -
Monarch butterfly watchers in Canada and in the United States say it's been a good year for the iconic orange-and-black pollinators, who leave for winter habitats in Mexico from Canada and the U.S. in September,
Trump's First UN Speech Met With Criticism From Some Leaders
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Speech, Criticism, World Leaders, UN, Canada )

- 177 days ago -
Donald Trump's first major speech at the United Nations has been denounced by some of the member nations he singled out for criticism.
Lobbying Complaint Filed Against Vancouver Aquarium and Marineland
Offbeat  (tags: lobbying complaint, Green Party, canada, MarineLand, Vancouver Aquarium, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 183 days ago -
The leader of the Green Party has filed a complaint with the federal lobbying watchdog related to efforts by Marineland Canada and the Vancouver Aquarium to thwart an anti-captivity bill that is before the Senate.
Canada: Workers Find Live British Cannonball in Quebec
Offbeat  (tags: Unearthed, Cannonball. British, Canada )

- 245 days ago -
Builders in the old part of the Canadian city of Quebec have unearthed a live cannonball fired by the British during a siege in 1759
Species at Risk Act Failing to Protect Critical Habitat, Study Says
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, species at risk, painted turtles, habitat designation, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 266 days ago -
Fifteen years after Canada's Species at Risk Act was implemented, a new study shows the majority of listed species are in the same situation as painted turtles; waiting for legally mandated critical habitat designation.
Adopt a Species
Offbeat  (tags: symbolic gift, NCC, canada, conservation work, animals )

- 276 days ago -
Your symbolic gift will help the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) continue its critical conservation work. With a minimum $40 donation you can help protect some of Canada's most sensitive natural landscapes.
Hillcrest Mall Installs Beehives on Roof to Fight Declining Bee Population
Offbeat  (tags: hillcrest mall, canada, Shopping centre, beehives, bee population, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 280 days ago -
The suburbâEUR(TM)s Hillcrest Mall has just become whatâEUR(TM)s believed to be the first Canadian shopping centre to install beehives on its roof, in an effort to protect pollinators and encourage more bee farming in the communities.

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