Oct 09, 2013 — Our book reviewer, Betsy Kepes, traveled to Kingston, Ontario to take in a day of events at the Kingston Writersfest. While she was there she talked with Will Schwalbe, author of the best-selling memoir The End of Your Life Book Club.
Schwalbe and his mother created a two-person book club and discussed their book choices in hospital waiting rooms and doctor's offices. They had almost two years together to talk about books, and life, before Mary Ann Schwalbe died of pancreatic cancer. Go to full article
Oct 09, 2013 — Phytoplankton - the algae that are food for plankton which in turn feed fish - are behaving strangely. They're surrounded by a nutrient they need to grow. But for some reason, they're not using it.
The puzzle has big implications for how scientists think about the Great Lakes' future in a warming world. David Sommerstein reports from the St. Lawrence River. Go to full article
Oct 01, 2013 — It's been nearly three months since an American-operated tanker train derailed and exploded in the town of Lac Megantic in eastern Quebec. The Montreal-Maine and Atlantic... Go to full article
Sep 26, 2013 — Premier Kathleen Wynne says the province continues to look for science-based solutions to ensure a healthy bee population in Ontario. Wynne says the Ministry of Agriculture... Go to full article
Sep 25, 2013 — Lake country west of Perth, Ontario is dotted with a mix of woodland, rural homes and farms. Overlooking Rideau Lake you'll find Miller's Bay Farm Market Garden and Berry... Go to full article
Sep 24, 2013 — Bees and the problems they face have been newsworthy for some time now. Efforts to understand that issue have included a well-attended seminar in Perth, Ontario on ways to... Go to full article
Kingston, ON, Sep 23, 2013 — NCPR is media sponsor for the Fifth Annual Kingston Writers Fest. The event kicks off Wednesday evening with featured speaker Margaret Atwood. Dozens of nationally and... Go to full article
Sep 23, 2013 — Back in July, a massive tanker train filled with petroleum from North Dakota derailed in a tiny town in Quebec. Explosions and fire ripped through the village, killing... Go to full article