UK’s newest aircraft carrier arrives in Halifax

September 13 2019 11:54am The close relationship shared by the United Kingdom and Canada was on display as the Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier arrived in Halifax on Thursday. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof…

British adventurer flying around the world in a gyrocopter lands in Canada

He’s known around the world as a British adventurer, completing what’s been dubbed a “Global Triathlon,”and now James Ketchell is back at it, looking to complete another record. “There’s two missions,” explained Ketchell. “The first mission and the most important…

Alleged Nova Scotia shark encounter forces surfers to walk 3 km back to vehicles

Discussions about big waves and weather are pretty commonplace in surf shops. But a recent story from a customer caught even Adam Fraser, a well-experienced surfer and employee at Halifax’s Pro Skateboards, Snowboards & Surfboards, by surprise. “He [the customer]…

11-year-old aspiring marine biologist experiences shark tagging on Atlantic Ocean

From landlocked Alberta to the high seas of the Atlantic Ocean, one 11-year-old girl won the opportunity of a lifetime when she got to experience a day in the life of a career she desperately wants to pursue. “Shayla has…

Young Alberta shark enthusiast hits the water with renowned marine biologist

July 25 2019 4:37pm Known as ‘Sharky Shay’, the 11-year-old Shayla Lindsay from Alberta hit the high seas with renowned marine biologist Sara Iverson, the scientific director of the Ocean Tracking Network. Global’s Alexa MacLean followed along. ‘ }); }…

Scientists discover giant freshwater reservoir beneath the Atlantic ocean

A gigantic, freshwater reservoir has been discovered beneath the Atlantic Ocean, stretching from Massachusetts to New Jersey, according to a new study. Scientists at Columbia University made the discovery during a multi-year survey of the sub-seafloor off the U.S. Northeast…

Tours of the Titanic wreck to cost $168,000 a ticket, hope to bring new life to century-old story

Adventure tourists with money in the bank have a new bucket list travel item: a spot on a submarine diving 3,800 metres down to the rusting remains of one history’s most iconic shipwrecks. Week-long expeditions to the Titanic are set…