The Portuguese man-of-war has recently been sited on the Crystal Crescent beaches in the Halifax area. Nova Scotia beach-goers are being warned of the creature, and should be aware of sightings on Canada’s Atlantic coast. The Portuguese man-of-war — commonly referred to as the ‘floating terror’ — is often considered to be a jellyfish, yet it’s
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By: Laura Dart and Katherine Aylesworth Parts of Eastern Canada were cleaning up Tuesday from the tail end of Hurricane Matthew after record breaking rain hit Atlantic Canada over the weekend. Schools in Nova Scotia were closed Tuesday and a state of emergency has been declared in parts of Newfoundland and Labrador. Thousands have been left without power.