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Palmyra a tragic loss to the world: ROM Archaeologist

Professor Clemens Reichel is an Assistant Professor in the department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto, and Associate Curator at the ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) in Toronto. Like many in the global archaeological community, he» 

Health, Science and Technology

Other injuries can cause concussion-like symptoms

Many people with very minor head injuries or injuries to other parts of their bodies can experience severe symptoms like those caused by a concussion, and a new study sheds light on why. The symptoms can be debilitating and include» 

Science and Technology

Searching the Stars: McMaster University astrophysicist Rene Heller searching the stars

Looking for life in all the wrong places. Rene Heller PhD, astrophysicist at the Origins Institute, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario © supplied For decades, if not centuries, man has been looking at the heavens wondering about» 

The LINK Online, Sat.,May 25, 2015

Your hosts today are Lynn, Carmel, and Marc The use of antipsychotic drugs in seniors’ residences has been a matter of intense debate across Canada, not only because of their side-effects. © iStock A new study raising more questions about the» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, International, Lifestyle, Sports, Work & Labour

Montreal opens tourist areas 24/7

Montreal’s most popular tourist areas will have the option of remaining open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, beginning this Monday. The provincial government partnered with the City of Montreal to create a tourist designation for particular neighbourhoods» 

Arts and Entertainment, Environment, History, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society, Work & Labour

Great Gardening weekend at Montreal’s Botanical Garden

The Great Gardening Weekend at Montreal’s Botanical Garden is really a festival of gardening and gardeners! Sylvie Perron, the Chief Horticulturist at the Botanical Garden says this is the largest event of its kind in the province of Quebec.  It’s» 

Phoenix Sun saga comes to an end

The Phoenix Sun, will sail again.  The rusted 186-metre freighter has been docked at Sorel-Tracy, just east of Montreal since November 2012. Now, after several dramatic chapters, including the people of Sorel coming to the aid of the hungry, stranded» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous, Work & Labour

Feature Interview: Arctic hamlet drives cultural centre campaign

 Kinngait Studios is legendary in Canadian art circles. It’s housed in the small, ramshackle couple of buildings that stand across from each other in the Arctic Canadian community of Cape Dorset. A place where renowned artists and printmakers like Kenojuak Ashevak and Pudlo» 

Animals, Environment, International, Science and Technology

Seafood identified through online system

Consumers can find out where their seafood came from and who caught it through a seafood traceability system developed in Canada called This Fish. In 2009, a group of fishermen from Vancouver Island off Canada’s western shore decided they needed» 

Animals, History, Indigenous, International

Arctic Huskies DNA related to ancient Siberian wolf

If you think that Arctic Huskies have a bit of wolf in them, you’re right. It’s thought that the very first travelers into the new world crossing the Beringia land bridge brought husky-like dogs with them from Siberia to the»