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Study suggests ancient clam farms worked well
Ancient clam farms created by Aboriginal people shelled out a superior amount of clams and the method could be used to nurture today’s food security, says a new study. The three-year study by SFU researchers revealed Thursday ancient rock-walled terraces
Bombardier Sees Sanctions Stalling Russia Plane Venture (1)
Bombardier Inc.’s plans to build
planes in Russia and the sale of $3.4 billion of aircraft will
be delayed as Canada joins the U.S. in imposing sanctions
against the country after it moved to annex Crimea, Chief
Executive Officer Pierre Beaudoin said.
Marc Nadon appointment rejected by Supreme Court
Marc Nadon cannot take his seat on the Supreme Court of Canada, the court's justices said Friday, in an unprecedented move that blocks Prime Minister Stephen Harper's latest appointment to the top court.
Why the rich get richer and the poor get poorer
There are both ethical and political reasons for wanting to address the growing gap between rich and poor, according to experts ranging from economists and political scientists to social workers and activists.
B.C. hunters given the okay to shoot feral pigs anywhere
It is now legal for licensed hunters to harvest feral pigs anywhere in B.C. In a news release issued this morning, the B.C. ministry of forests and lands says feral pigs are invasive animals that have escaped farms and established themselves in the wild.
Fred Phelps Sr., founder of Westboro Baptist Church, dies at 84
The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who drew international condemnation for outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America's tolerance
Vancouver building seized without any charges against owner
British Columbia’s Civil Forfeiture Office has seized and sold a Downtown Eastside single-room occupancy hotel for more than $800,000 – despite the fact the building’s owner was not charged with a crime. The Vancouver Police Department, which investigated
Canadian Forces dentists' productivity questioned
A CBC News investigation has revealed a number of highly-paid dentists in the Canadian Forces have been performing little or no dentistry, according to documents obtained through the Access to Information Act.
For Afghan interpreter, education came at a price
Freshta Caron risked her life to go to school and then to work as an interpreter in Afghanistan, even as the Taliban killed her friends. Now a Canadian student, she's got her sights set on her war-torn country's highest office.
F-35's French rival pitches 'Canadianized' fighter jet
Dassault Aviation of France is making an aggressive bid to sideline the F-35 and to sell its own jet fighter to Canada, offering to transfer technology, create jobs and share billions of dollars in business if Canada buys its Rafale fighter to replace its
Jenny McCarthy quiet about measles outbreaks
Just when you think that Internet commentary is nothing more than a wretched hive of scum and villainy, a light shines through so strongly it can help restore your optimism about people.
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