March 3, 2014 - Nunavut's fourth national park, Ukkusiksalik National Park, has expanded by 327 square kilometers thanks to an exchange of land between the Government of Canada and the Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA).
The 20,500 square kilometer park is located on the northwest shore of Hudson Bay in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut, near the community of Repulse Bay.
March 3, 2014 – Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, issued the following national statement marking the United Nation’s first ever World Wildlife Day.
“Canada is proud to join 170 other countries in welcoming March 3 as World Wildlife Day, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora."
New Delhi, India, Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - " It is a pleasure to join you here for this discussion on the next generation of researchers and innovators. This is not my first visit to India, although it is my first as governor general of Canada."
February 11, 2014 - What makes an elite athlete? Exceptional dedication and superior physical ability, certainly, but world-leading neuroscientist Jocelyn Faubert and his team have discovered that for some sports, mental agility might be the most important thing separating the podium owners from the average folks.
February 6, 2014 - The Science and Technology Internship Program (STIP) provides funding to organizations, businesses and institutions to support recent graduates in the natural sciences to gain relevant and meaningful work experience within their field of study.
February 3, 2014 - During Atlantic Canada’s long winter months, it can be a tough call to forecast wet weather – will it be snow, ice pellets or maybe rain?
Environment Canada’s Meteorological Service works hard to provide Canadians with accurate, up-to-date weather information and dependable forecasting. We know that reliable predictions for snow and rainfall are especially important during the winter months to safely plan for travel and outdoor activities.