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'Willie Pickton' drink brings backlash on Wings restaurant
A woman who snapped a photo of a drink menu at a Wings restaurant in Surrey says she can't believe the restaurant would name a drink after the convicted killer. She says it's "insulting" and would cause "huge emotional distress" to families of victims.
Scientists estimate Greenland shark lived 400 years
Scientists now calculate that Greenland sharks are Earth's oldest living animals with backbones. They estimate that one of those grey sharks was born in icy Arctic waters roughly 400 years ago and lived until only a couple of years ago.
How to make an Olympic swimming pool go green
The Olympic diving pool in Rio caused a buzz when its water turned an eye-catching green colour earlier this week. Here's a scientific look at the explanations offered by Olympic officials.
Penny Oleksiak wins gold, captures historic 4th Olympic medal
Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak, an incredible surprise at these Olympic Games, added to her record medal haul on Thursday, tying American Simone Manuel for gold in the 100-metre freestyle. The 16-year-old sensation became the first Canadian summer athlet
Mother charged with sexually assaulting her own children
A Niagara, Ont.-region woman is facing 36 charges stemming from allegations that she sexually assaulted both of her children with a weapon, made them available to be sexually abused by others, and was involved in the production of child pornography.
Living on the edge in Churchill
Churchill is a unique place, not only in Manitoba but in Canada and around the world. But the northern town's port may be closed and rail service has been cut, and tourism is not enough to maintain the community in its current form.
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