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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Small Nuclear

Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Hon. Navdeep Bains, announced a $20 million investment in Terrestrial Energy to accelerate development of the company’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) power plant. This is the first such investment from the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) announcing support for a Small Modular Reactor […]

Meet Nukumi, the great white shark ‘proper matriarch’ tagged off Nova Scotia, Canada

The U.S.-based shark research team Ocearch tagged their largest great white in the Northwest Atlantic so far and named her after a Mi’kmaw grandmother figure. Nukumi, pronounced noo-goo-mee, was tagged on Friday morning near West Ironbound Island, south of Lunenburg, N.S. She’s more than five metres long, weighs 1,606 kilograms and is […]

Canada declares climate emergency

Many Canadians were pleased with the House of Commons’ declaration of a climate emergency on Monday, a motion put forward by Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna that follows in the footsteps of several Canadian cities. As the CBC reported, this declaration requires that “Canada commit to meeting […]