New funding saves Arctic lab

The federal government has renewed funding for the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL) in Canada’s high Arctic, one year after the research station in Eureka, Nunavut was shut down. The government awarded $5-million to PEARL over five years through its granting agency, the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). “It was a big …

Earth Day, Election Politics and You

With Facebook and Twitter alight with news and people’s voices on the impending election, and the media reporting every last controversy it can uncover, Canadians across the country still complain that the real issues are not being tackled. But at least one issue in this campaign has its own day. Ten days before the election, …