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Environmental News Conservation and climate action go together
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Protecting the complex web of life should be the priority

News that Environment and Climate Change Canada is considering “priority threat management” to assess endangered species is troubling. The method is often used to inform a “triage” approach in which some species are abandoned to focus resources on others ranked higher priority. The federal government is legally required to oversee recovery of all species at risk, not just those it chooses to prioritize.

Community News Rob Stewart
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The Third Dive

On October 26 at 9:00pm, CBC television will present a documentary on Canadian conservationist Rob Stewart and his dive partner Peter Sotis.  This will air on the television program Docs.  Rob Stewart died after his third dive in Key Largo in the Florida Keys while filming sawfish sharks, and his death was attributed to hypoxia

Dive Center News Wreck Trek
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Wreck Trek 2018: Vancouver Diving Locker

Join us on a two day wreck diving adventure to Vancouver Island. We will take the ferry to Sidney, meet Erin the boat captain and are off to a great start diving the G.B. Church, HMCS MacKenzie, Boeing 737, Rivtow Lion, HMCS Saskatchewan, and HMCS Cape Breton over a couple of days! We will boat all the way through the Gulf Islands, stay overnight in Nanaimo. Sunday we will do the reverse, just dive the wrecks around Nanaimo.

Dive Center News Dan's Dive Shop
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Introducing Dan’s Dive Shop

Dan’s Dive Shop was established in 1974 by Dan Mandziuk. The store was originally located at 48 Lakeport Road in Pt. Dalhousie and was a landmark for over 20 years. We are currently located at 329 Welland Ave., in St. Catharines, ON, Canada.

Dive Center News Colona Divers Hurghada at The Scuba News
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Introducing Dan’s Dive Shop

Dan’s Dive Shop was established in 1974 by Dan Mandziuk. The store was originally located at 48 Lakeport Road in Pt. Dalhousie and was a landmark for over 20 years. We are currently located at 329 Welland Ave., in St. Catharines, ON, Canada.

Scuba Features Alisha
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Diving from the Shores of Halifax

When most people imagine scuba diving they think of hot weather and coral reefs. While this may bode well for some scuba divers that prefer this safe and easy underwater life, there are others that live in locations that don’t allow them that luxury.

Scuba Features Ice Diving Jill Heinerth
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Ice Diving Tips

Regulator free-flows are one of the greatest hazards when diving under ice or in very cold water (less than 4°C). The condition is caused by the sudden drop in pressure as air passes from the cylinder through the first stage. When high pressure air passes through the first stage, it hyper-cools the metal moving parts.

Scuba Features princess-sophia-1
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The Princess Sophia Shipwreck

At 10 PM, October 23, 1918, the Canadian Pacific passenger ship, the SS Princess Sophia left port at Scagway, Alaska with 298 passengers, men, women and children, largely from Dawson City, Yukon, and a crew of 65.

Equipment News shearwater-perdix-ai-1
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Introducing The Shearwater Perdix AI Scuba Diving Computer

Shearwater is proud to introduce the newest member of the Shearwater family: The Perdix AI. Offering all of the same great features of the Perdix, the Perdix AI uses its large, easy-to-read screen to clearly display the tank pressure as well as your gas time remaining (GTR). The Perdix AI is capable of connecting to either one or two transmitters giving the diver the option to monitor both tanks or dive sidemount.

Environmental News oceana-07-11-16
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The Honourable Minister LeBlanc announces a big step forward for more transparent fisheries management

On the 26th October 2016 at Oceana Canada’s symposium, Rebuilding Abundance: Restoring Canada’s Fisheries for Long-Term Prosperity, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that his department has released key information on the status of Canadian fish stocks, sharing the results of an annual Sustainability Survey for Fisheries, and investing additional funds to increase science capacity.

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