In a video streamed live from the Queen Maud Gulf off Nunavut, underwater archaeologist Ryan Harris moved from stern to bow, stopping at a handful of different points along the wreck to share clues from the long-sunk vessel.Read more
Ryan Harris of Parks Canada's Underwater Archaeology Team reveals secrets of the wreck of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus.
Vancouver gets its first major artificial reef as the former HMCS Annapolis is scuttled in Halkett Bay Provincial Marine Park on Gambier Island, British Columbia.
I first learned about this unusual lake, nestled in Marble Canyon Provincial Park of British Columbia (BC), Canada, when some friends living in Kamloops asked me to join them for a dive at a local, clear freshwater lake.
Two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, were part of Sir John Franklin's doomed expedition in 1845 to find the Northwest Passage from the Atlantic Ocean to Asia.Read more
Canadian PM Stephen Harper confirms the wrecked Franklin expedition ship found last month in the Arctic has been identified as HMS Erebus.
One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic more than 160 years ago has been found, Canada's prime minister says.Read more
One of two ships from British explorer Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated 1845 expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage has been discovered off King William Island in northern Canada. The ship appears to be in excellent condition.
The Vancouver Park Board has unanimously voted to allow the aquarium be allowed to keep cetaceans in captivity, but ordered an end to the breeding of most whales and dolphins.Read more
Demands stop short of phasing out cetacean program entirely. Two belugas, two Pacific white-sided dolphins and two rescued harbour porpoises currently reside at facility
Trekking Canada’s Sub-Arctic Region in Manitoba
It’s an unsettled kind of morning on Chedabucto Bay of Canada’s east coast. The sun is shining—it’s really quite pleasant—but there’s a brisk wind blowing from the southwest.
One of the dreams of any naturalist is to be the first to find and detail the life of a hidden or unknown animal first hand.
Just knowing that Vikings started a settlement here a thousand years ago and that the first fishermen from Europe began arriving in the 1500’s adds to a sense of history that cloaks the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The sea ice is about two metres thick above frigid Arctic waters over 300 metres deep—and we are camping on it!
My dive buddy and I enter the cool clear water and descend down a mooring line to the deck of the 110-meter (366-ft) wreck Saskatchewan. The water is 8°C (47°F).