If you’re looking for an escape from the global coronavirus pandemic, some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors. Invisible Publishing said all its e-books are set to “pay-what-you-can” during the COVID-19 pandemic. “There’s no minimum [price]. There’s also no maximum,”
Encased in a metal exoskeleton, a construction worker looking like a robot wields a motorized chipper to remove tiles from a wall. Despite the weight of the tool and its intense vibrations, the worker never tires or loses their grip. They are a new breed of construction worker in Canada, using wearable machinery
A doctor from the United States says the process to work in Nova Scotia is “enormously frustrating and stressful” and needs to be overhauled if it wants to recruit more international physicians. “Clinically, I would say that Nova Scotia is delusional,” said Dr. Thomas Dietz. “How are they going to recruit
Ninety years after the deadliest earthquake in Canadian history struck the North Atlantic, researchers have found evidence that the region is more vulnerable than they first thought. The lower part of the Scotian Slope, located south of Nova Scotia, experiences massive underwater landslides at a rate 10 times higher than initially believed, according to
A correction has been made to an infant formula recall the Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced last week. Initially, the agency said Loblaws recalled President’s Choice lower iron milk-based infant formula in the 900 gram size, UPC code 0 60383 69839 3, with an expiry date of Aug. 29, 2021. The
Bird watchers in Nova Scotia say they are shocked but not entirely surprised by the findings in a recent report that estimates there are nearly three billion fewer birds in Canada and the United States than there were half a century ago. The report published Thursday in the journal Science counted a loss
A retired Dalhousie University civil engineering professor predicts the RMS Titanic will only be around for another 25 years before it disintegrates into the ocean floor. Henrietta Mann made the comment after seeing some of the first-ever 4K images of the ill-fated liner that were released this week. The images were taken from
A seven-year-old boy in Antigonish, N.S., has received the largest personal injury settlement in Nova Scotia legal history. Dr. Allison Ball, an obstetrician, and the former Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority have agreed to pay a total of $6 million to Cullan Chisholm due to severe brain injuries he suffered during his delivery.