RICHMOND, B.C. – The federal government gave conditional approval Tuesday to the massive Pacific NorthWest LNG project planned for British Columbia’s northwest coast.
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc travelled to Richmond, B.C., to announce their government’s acceptance of what is expected to be one of the largest infrastructure investments in Canadian history.
MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND, N.B. – Only 12 per cent of puffin chicks born on Machias Seal Island this year survived — leaving scientists to question whether climate change may be to blame.
University of New Brunswick researcher Tony Diamond says the survival rate for the chicks on the tiny island, off the coasts of New Brunswick and Maine, has averaged 59 per cent over the last 22 years, but this year was the lowest on record.