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Sea World to Send Polar Bear From Gold Coast to Canada for Breeding Program
Offbeat  (tags: Sea world, Henry, polar bear, Canada, Gold Coast, breeding )

- 3 days ago -
The Gold CoastâEUR(TM)s latest bachelor, Henry, will fly out on Tuesday to join CanadaâEUR(TM)s Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat initiative.
Offbeat  (tags: Blue Rodeo, Canada, CBC, conservatives, democracy, election, environment, First Nations, fossil fuels, Harper, music, pipelines, poverty, science, water )

- 5 days ago -
Canada's FABULOUS country rock band Blue Rodeo wrote Stealin' All My Dreams, a song and video that chronicle the failings of the Harper government. Link to free song download available on the website.
When You Can See Sunday Night's Supermoon Eclipse Across Canada
Offbeat  (tags: blood-red moon, supermoon eclipse, canada, interesting, world )

- 11 days ago -
A blood-red moon will dominate the sky Sunday night, delighting some sky watchers while leaving others in fear that the apocalypse is nigh. The lunar eclipse and supermoon will happen simultaneously
Air Canada Pilot Saves Life of Dog By Diverting Flight After Malfunction
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, airplane, pilot, dog )

- 22 days ago -
An Air Canada pilot has been credited with saving the life of his canine passenger by diverting an international flight to a closer airport after noting there had been a malfunction in the aircraft's cargo area where the dog was being held in its kennel.
Tudor Fisherman Cast Their Nets as Far Away as Canada: Research Shows 16th Century Ships Were Travelling 2,000 Miles for Catch
Offbeat  (tags: mary rose, tudor times, ships, fish, history, canada )

- 29 days ago -
Fish served on the dinner tables of Tudor England could have been caught more than 2,000 miles away off the coast of North America, research revealed yesterday.
Summer Snowfall Covers Ground in Areas West of Calgary Alberta Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Calgary, Alberta, Canada, snowfall summer, twitter, Alison Wong )

- 45 days ago -
One Twitter user Alison Wong wrote: Calgary, my beautiful hometown, where I've now officially seen snow in every single month of the year.
Watch the Moment a Tiny 20-Day-Old Alaskan Puppy Learns How to Howl - So He Can Keep the Polar Bears Away
Offbeat  (tags: alaskan puppy, howls, video, adorable, canada )

- 52 days ago -
This is the adorable moment a 20-day-old Alaskan puppy learned how to howl to ward off polar bears from its remote home in Canada.
The Vancouver Asahi in Canada / Pride of Japanese-Canadian Community
Offbeat  (tags: baseball, Canada, Japanese-Canadian, second generation, pride, war )

- 58 days ago -
Kaye Kaminishi, 93, the last surviving Vancouver Asahi player, reportedly said: "Every second-generation Japanese-Canadian respected the Vancouver Asahi. They were a symbol of the Japanese-Canadian community, and their pride."
Check Out This Amazing Time-Lapse Video: Edge of Stability | Gimundo: The Brighter Side
Offbeat  (tags: Time lapse video, 15 states, Canada )

- 73 days ago -
The result of photographer Jeff Boyce's journey across 15 states and Canada is nothing short of stunning.
New Harper Lee Book Inspires Hunt for Mockingbird
Offbeat  (tags: mockingbird, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, animals, environment, humor, interesting, off-beat, pictures, wildlife )

- 88 days ago -
With Harper LeeâEUR(TM)s To Kill a Mockingbird sequel about to land, it seemed a good time to search for mockingbirds in the GTA.
The Eastern Cougar Is Now Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: Eastern cougar, extinct, sad news, cats, North America, Canada )

- 114 days ago -
Eastern cougars that once roamed North America from parts of Canada to South Carolina are extinct and no longer warrant federal Endangered Species Act protections, US wildlife managers said on Tuesday.
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

- 127 days ago -
The Canadian province of Ontario will be moving ahead with Bill 80 - which will provide enhanced standards of care for marine mammals.
Divers at HMS Erebus Fight Ocean Currents to Journey Back in Time
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, Queen Maud Gulf, Nunavut, HMS Erebus, Franklin Expedition, John Franklin, North West Passage, archaeology, environment, ethics, interesting, Parks Canada )

- 168 days ago -
The thought never leaves the diversâEUR(TM) minds: They may be working at a gravesite. Inuit oral history tells of frightened visitors to Erebus, before she sank, seeing a heavy-set corpse with a big smile, perhaps the death grin of a man who died with scurvy.
Profits Before Whales! To Know Why TTIP Would Be a Nightmare, Look to Canada
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, species, Canada, TTIP, whales )

- 195 days ago -
A series of judgments against Canada in secret corporate tribunals costing taxpayers $100s of millions show that 'free trade' agreements really do restrict governments' right to protect health, environment and endangered species.
90,000 Canadians Sign Petition to Protest Sale of 1mn Liters of Water for Less Than $2
Offbeat  (tags: water, petition, Canada )

- 211 days ago -
A province in Canada is to start charging industries for using its water. The problem is the fee is a paltry US$1.79 per million liters. This has prompted over 90,000 to sign a petition, angry that Canada is giving away its natural resource.

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