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Cold War-era telephone lines snag N.W.T. moose, caribou
A federal government cleanup of the Canol pipeline, designed to move oil from Norman Wells, N.W.T. to Alaska, has yet to tackle hundreds of kilometres of abandoned telephone wire, and that’s causing problems for hikers and animals.
EMCVoice: Who Owns Farmers' Big Data'
Few people on the planet are tougher or more resilient than American farmers, many of whom are descendants of the original pioneers. So when you sell them tractors, spreaders and plows embedded with data-collecting software and sensors, you’d better be up
Omar Khadr wins appeal, ordered transferred to provincial jail
Omar Khadr, a Canadian who pleaded guilty in a U.S. military court to war-crimes charges, would have been sentenced as a youth had he been in Canada, and should be serving his time in a provincial facility, the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.
A California Oil Field Yields Another Prized Commodity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The 115-year-old Kern River oil field unfolds into the horizon, thousands of bobbing pumpjacks seemingly occupying every corner of a desert landscape here in California’s Central Valley. A contributor to the state’s original oil boom
5 Things About Marc Emery's Release From U.S. Prison
Marc Emery, the so-called Prince of Pot, is due to be released from a U.S. prison this week. Many of his supporters criticized the American prosecution of the high-profile, Vancouver-based activist that began in 2005.
When the Americans Turned the Tide
The Germans were pushing toward Paris in 1918 when untested American troops helped stop them at the Marne River in a pivotal World War I battle.
CHÂTEAU-THIERRY, France — Fifty miles to Paris. That was all that separated a hardened German Army from, pe
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