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Hydro Quebec will supply energy to New England States

Hydro Quebec announced today, that it is partnering with Eversource, an Amercian energy company, to bring hydroelectricity to the Northeastern United States. The premiers of Canada’s Atlantic provinces, and the governors of the north-eastern states met in St. John’s, Newfoundland, along» 

Education, Health, International, Science and Technology

Psych experiments: failure to reproduce same results

In science, results of experiments are peer-reviewed before acceptance and publication for a wider scientific audience where they may act as source of information for other scientists and/or basis for further research by others in that field. However, when another» 

Health, Immigration & Refuge, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society

Canadian doctors call for vaccination proof before entering school

Canada’s doctors have decided not to call for mandatory vaccinations of schoolchildren. The Canadian Medical Association  held their annual general meeting this week in Halifax Nova Scotia. However a resolution was passed that amounts to almost the same thing. The doctors resolution» 

Animals, Economy, Environment, International, Science and Technology

The Last Ice Area in the Arctic

Where once the Arctic was an almost eternally frozen region, global warming has created vast changes. Scientists now estimate that in just a couple of decades, the area permanently covered by ice all year, will be dramatically reduced to a» 

Animals, Education, Environment, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society, Work & Labour

Greener Village helps monarch butterflies in New Brunswick

Greener Village Community Food Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick is doing its part to help the declining monarch butterfly population. Led by Executive Director, Elizabeth Crawford Thurber, the centre created a ‘raise and release’ program this year. It’s part of» 

Arts and Entertainment, Immigration & Refuge, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society

Halal Hip Hop from Ottawa going viral

The Deen Squad is doing it their way. Halal Hip Hop from Canada’s capital city, is going viral and winning fans, Muslim and non-Muslim, around the world. Jae Deen (aka Joshua Asare) and Karter Zaher are the duo behind the» 

Economy, Immigration & Refuge, International, Lifestyle, Politics, Science and Technology, Society, Work & Labour

Taxi drivers protest UberX in Quebec

Taxi drivers convened by the hundreds in a local industrial park this morning, and then lined up 50 cabs and made their way to the Premier of Quebec‘s Montreal office. Similar events took place in other cities in the province» 

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

The Pacific National Exhibition is on in Vancouver

The Pacific National Exhibition is on now in Vancouver, in its 105th edition. “I would say that the PNE truly does represent the collective memory of our province.  It’s the place you came with your grandparents and now you bring» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Lifestyle, Politics, Science and Technology, Sports

Water expert shocked at location of proposed new Calgary sports complex

With a variety of experts saying cities and builders need to take a changing climate into consideration, a huge new stadium complex is proposed on the bank of the Bow River in Calgary, Alberta. The Calgary Flames hockey organization announced» 

Education, History, Immigration & Refuge, International, Lifestyle, Politics, Science and Technology, Society, Work & Labour

Palmyra: death and destruction continues

Palmyra, the site of the majestic ruins of an old Roman city, is now the scene of barbaric destruction.  Last week Islamic State extremists beheaded the revered Palmyra scholar, Khaled al-Asaad, hanging his bloodied body from a pole in the town’s main square.»