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Maple Syrup!

It's spring and it's time to talk about my favourite sugary snacks. I love Maple Syrup! Nothing makes breakfast more special than when my husband cooks pancakes or French bread. Where does maple syrup comes from? I'm Canadian and Canada produces 71% of the world’s supply, 91% of which is produced in Quebec. Did I... Continue Reading →

Will you watch the lunar eclipse?

The lunar eclipse will be happening today starting at 10:34 pm, Montreal time, and the complete eclipse, starting at 11:41 pm, will last 62 minutes. It will be visible in North and South America, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, and from the coasts of France and Spain. The moon is supposed... Continue Reading →

The consequence of salt spreading

An unsuspected consequence of salt spreading on our roads in winter is the contamination of our streams and rivers. In Ontario, some streams now reach a level of salt comparable to that of the oceans. An anomaly that has consequences for the environment.

Disasters in Canada on the rise

Did you know the average number of disasters in Canada has doubled in the past three decades? Theses disasters impact people. 63% of Canadians surveyed reported having experienced some form of disaster or emergency. We need leaders who believe in science and are dedicated to protecting both human health and our environment. Disaster can happen... Continue Reading →

Bumblebees are dying

Bumblebees are dying. Habitat losses of many bumblebee species from climate change are about to accelerate. If we leave climate change out of control, the appearance of this planet's vegetation will be totally different from what it is today. Bumblebees can pollinate flowering plants for much of the year. They frequent forests, mountainous regions, peat... Continue Reading →

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