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Environment & Animal Life, Society

Canada flooding situation worsens

More scattered rain showers to come The rains this spring in Canada have been far greater than normal and it has caused emergency situations in regions across the country.. It has now turned deadly with two men missing and presumed »

Arts & Entertainment, Health, Highlights, International, Society

One of the best international teams in sport ever: Canadian, female, and virtually unknown.

It’s a Canadian team that holds an undisputed record, 502 wins against 20 losses. For decades, the team beat almost all comers in matches across Canada, the US, and Europe. Headlines of a defeat of the so-called *world champion* US »

Arts & Entertainment, Highlights, International, Society

Possible record price for Canadian art tonight

A painting by a member of the legendary Canadian artists collective, the Group of Seven, could set a record for a Canadian artwork tonight. The painting is a 1926 work by Lawren Harris called “Mountain forms”. It will be sold »

Environment & Animal Life, Highlights, International, Internet, Science & Technology

World temperature- 2016 hottest year ever

The World Meteorological Organization says it now appears that this year will be the hottest ever. The WMO in a provisional statement today (Monday) said that preliminary data shows average temperatures globally for 2016 will beat the record hot year »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Earth records 16th month of record heat

The average world temperature for August smashed records making it the 16th record-breaking month in a row, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the United States. The average temperature for August was 16.52 C and it was »

Arts & Entertainment, Highlights, Society

Canadian art fetches record prices

At the semi-annual live art auction yesterday in Vancouver, a number of Canadian artworks were sold at record prices and high above original estimates. The Heffel Fine Art Auction saw high pre-sale attendance and brisk bidding for the Canadian works »