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Pot stinks and residents starting to complain

The Liberal government last year legalised cannabis for recreational use in Canada. The new law left many scrambling including various industries, the military, transportation industries, the police and others as they worked to develop new policies regarding cannabis use. However, »

Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Light pollution increasing around the world

Scientists were surprised to learn that light pollution is increasing around the world in spite of the greater use of energy-efficient LED lights. Artificial lighting around the world increased by two per cent between 2012 and 2016. This has negative »

International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Canada’s first “Dark Sky community”

A small town in western Canada has become the country’s first official “dark sky community”.  Named last year, the town celebrated this month during its annual Equinox festival with a number of nighttime activities. These included special guest speaker, Canadian »