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The New Bee Crisis Is Just Like The Old One: Phony
The well-publicized woes of honeybees turn out to be nonexistent, so environmentalists and government bureaucrats who want to ban pesticides have had to come up with a new crisis. This time it's wild bees.
Victoria Day: How its royal roots have changed
Despite its rich historical background and connection to the British monarchy, Victoria Day has become a time for Canadians to welcome the summer with a barbecue and some brewskis. Victoria herself doesn't get much thought these days.
Canada's research dilemma is that companies don't do it here
From tariff policy put in place by our first prime minister, Canadian governments have created a research and development deficit that will be hard to fix, according to a new analysis. And until that happens, it says, waiting for an industrial rebound is
Canada Post's 'super' mailboxes spur growing backlash
The backlash against Canada Post's delivery plan is growing, with four mayors in the greater Montreal area joining the legal battle against the Crown corporation's decision to phase out urban home mail delivery by 2018.
Nato to counter 'hybrid warfare' from Russia
Nato has pledged to counter "hybrid warfare" from Russia. The alliance said it must adapt to the mixture of conventional military tactics, subversive campaigns and cyber-warfare that Russia was using in Ukraine.
Warm-blooded fish discovered
Move over, mammals and birds, and make room for a fish called the opah in the warm-blooded club. Researchers said in the journal Science on Thursday that this deepwater denizen is the first fish known to be fully warm-blooded, circulating heated blood thr
What is a littoral combat ship
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday said one of its newest warships, the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth, had completed a weeklong patrol in the South China Sea.
Canada's New Democrats overtake Liberals in poll
Canada's left-leaning New Democratic Party (NDP), which stormed to victory in a provincial election in conservative Alberta this month, has vaulted ahead of Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party in national support, a public opinion poll showed on Thursday.
A Sharp Spike in Honeybee Deaths Deepens a Worrisome Trend
A prolonged and mysterious die-off of the nation’s honeybees, a trend worrisome both to beekeepers and to farmers who depend on the insects to pollinate their crops, apparently worsened last year.
In an annual survey released on Wednesday by the Bee In
Harper government tries to kill all traces of long-gun registry
The long-gun registry was killed in 2012, but pieces of it apparently survive in various databases. The Harper government has introduced retroactive legislation that would prevent citizens from requesting any remnants under the Access to Information Act a
Canada's Stanley Cup drought reaches 22 years
Montreal's loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night ensured that, for the 22nd year in a row, a Canadian-based team will not win the Stanley Cup. Since the Habs' victory in 1993, there have been some close calls, but no NHL titles.
Polar Code still leaves significant gaps, experts say
The fragile and increasingly ice-free waters of the Arctic are expected to benefit from tougher environmental rules likely to be passed this week, but environmental groups say the proposed measures for the Polar Code still leave significant gaps.
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