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How the COVID-19 pandemic lowered life expectancy in Canada last year

COVID-19 deaths led to a  five-month decrease in life expectancy at birth last year, recent data released by Statistics Canada suggest, potentially putting the...

Your hemp shopping bag and reusable bottle are laudable, but here’s why they aren’t enough to save the planet

This column is an opinion by Todd Dufresne, a professor of philosophy at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. He is the author of numerous...

Solar eclipse steals the early morning spotlight

The 'ring of fire' solar eclipse drew...

‘Wake-up call for Canada’: Security experts say case of 2 fired scientists could point to espionage

China says its scientific co-operation with Canada should not be politicized, responding to questions about two scientists fired from Canada's only Level 4 lab — a case...

Hoover Dam reservoir hits record low water level amid extreme drought

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest...

B.C.’s Return-It program launches wine cork recycling program in West Kelowna

For people living in the Central Okanagan wine country, a bottle cork is no longer something to toss away as garbage. On...

Bad news for fishing: Climate change is sucking the oxygen out of lakes, study suggests

Fish could be left gasping for air as oxygen levels plunge in the world's freshwater lakes due to climate change, a new study...

‘Wake-up call for Canada’: Security experts say case of 2 fired scientists could point to espionage

China says its scientific co-operation with Canada should not be politicized, responding to questions about two scientists fired from Canada's only Level 4 lab — a case...

Overgrown grass in East Vancouver park meant to attract bees is attracting complaints too

An East Vancouver resident says she's concerned about garbage and needles in overgrown grass in Falaise Park — part of a new pilot program...

Compostable packaging exemption in Ontario Blue Box overhaul criticized as a ‘loophole’

Most compostable packaging and plastics in Ontario will continue to be sent to landfills as the province looks to learn more about a...

Canada’s oilsands producers form alliance to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

Canadian oilsands producers said on Wednesday they would form an alliance to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions from their operations by 2050, as...

Feds outline $647M plan to save declining Pacific salmon

The federal government is touting its new $647 million, five year plan to save collapsing Pacific salmon stocks as the "largest and most...
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