As Canadian firefighters boarded flights on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, to battle blazes in Australia, they noted they will likely have to employ some different tactics than they do to fight local fires.
Residents of northeastern Nova Scotia anxiously awaiting word from politicians in Halifax and Ottawa on the contentious plan by Northern Pulp to pump 85 million litres of effluent a day into the Northumberland Strait.
Scientists attending a national gathering of Arctic researchers are outlining a widening range of climate change risks for so-called "sentinel" species, such as ringed seals and beluga whales, which have sustained Inuit for millennia.
Enthusiastic scientists aboard the research vessel MV Ocearch pumped their fists as a voice crackled over the radio announcing the expedition had hooked its 11th great white shark this fall off Nova Scotia.
As 17-year-old Julia Sampson stood amid a climate protest crowd swelling into the thousands, the Nova Scotia organizer said she and her peers are weary of an unresponsive older generation of political leaders in the region.