Archive for May, 2012

As the weather warms up to usher in what could be a long, hot summer here in North America, people begin to flock to the beaches for a respite from the punishing heat and humidity. In this time of year, drownings are not uncommon. Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for […]

DEPLETED COD STOCKS IS WHAT’S LEFT OF A ONCE MIGHTY INDUSTRY In July 1992, the Canadian government issued a moratorium on fishing in Newfoundland and Labrador, practically shutting down an industry that, for centuries, has yielded an annual catch of up to 200,000 tonnes of northern cod, supporting Atlantic Canada’s livelihood and way of life. […]