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Winnipeg research suggests virus not very infectious eight days after onset

Canadian researchers have published a study that suggests that COVID-19 appears to be infectious only for the first eight days after patients experience symptoms. The study, published Friday in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, is the largest of its »

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Yet another huge annual tradition falls victim to COVID-19

Even though it’s held in the fall, another of Canada’s annual traditions has just been cancelled for this year. The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo was scheduled for October 14-17th at the Lindsay, Exhibition Grounds in the scenic Kawartha »

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Canadian NATO soldiers in Latvia targeted by disinformation campaign

The NATO battle group in Latvia currently led by Canadians, has apparently been the victim of a disinformation campaign over COVID-19. Last month some media outlets in the Baltic and Eastern Europe suggested that the military encampment located outside Riga »

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The memory of Jenn Casey is honoured from coast to coast

The people of Halifax turned out Sunday to honour one of their own–Canadian Forces Snowbirds team member Jenn Casey who died last weekend when the jet she was in went down seconds after takeoff in Kamloops, British Columbia. Captain Casey, »

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2 Canadian companies join forces to produce medical masks

What do you get if you combine the talents of two Quebec companies – one specializing in pharmaceutical research into cannabinoide-derived drugs and the other in producing acoustic panels for interior decoration? The answer might surprise you: Quebec’s first producer »

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Orchestre Métropolitain marks end of 2020 season with virtual concert

Defiant in the face of the pandemic that has shut down concert halls and silenced live performances around the world, Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain marked the end of its 2020 season with a special parting gift for music lovers in Canada »

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More security concerns from cyberspace and foreign actors

Cyber threats to research, acquisition through business investment It was only a week ago that the Canadian Security Establishment (CSE) and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) issued an unusual joint statement, “that it is near certain that state sponsored »

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U.S. Navy to help recover crashed Canadian Forces helicopter in Ionian Sea

More information is now being released about the crash of a Canadian Forces Cyclone helicopter. The aircraft  based on the HMCS Fredericton went down on Apr. 29 while on exercises off the coast of Greece with NATO allies. Initially it »

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Report calls for moratorium on deep-sea mining

A new report by the environmental group Mining Watch Canada comes out strongly against the idea of deep sea mining of the ocean floor for minerals. The report is called,  ‘Predicting the impacts of Mining Deep Sea Polymetallic Nodules in »

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Celebrating  a centennial of radio May 20, 1920: Canada Post stamp

It was a marvelous and thrilling event in its time. Distinguished members of Canada’s Royal Society gathered at the equally prestigious Chateau Laurier Hotel in the national capital Ottawa for a unique event, possibly the world’s first such event. None »