Brian Keating, The Homestretch‘s naturalist, says the South Georgia Island archipelago near Antarctica is once again a haven for birds after a program to kill the rats that were accidentally brought there by whaling expeditions almost 250 years ago. “As of last year, they declared South Georgia rat-free. It tookRead More →

A lawyer and political activist is accusing UCP Leader Jason Kenney of claiming his primary residence was in Calgary while living in Ottawa, an allegation Kenney disputes. Lawyer Kyle Morrow provided CBC News with emailed copies of documents including expenditure reports and land title certificates, as well as parliamentary flight records while KenneyRead More →

Oilpatch pushback to a letter written by the mayor of Whistler, B.C., has led to the cancellation​ of the energy-related portion of a high-profile investment conference held in the mountain community. In a recent letter, Whistler Mayor Jack Crompton asked the head of oilsands giant Canadian Natural Resources to commit to pay for itsRead More →

The latest legal setback for Calgary-based TransCanada’s $10-billion Keystone XL pipeline through the United States is yet another reminder that Canada needs to export its oil and natural gas to new global markets, says an industry association. A U.S. District Court judge in Montana put the project on hold inRead More →