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B.C. backcountry mobile maps cause concern
The BC Search and Rescue Association is raising concerns about a set of free, high-resolution topographical backcountry maps released by the provincial government on Tuesday.
What the Heck Is the Matter with the Mayors of Canada?
So a Canadian mayor was arrested Monday and, no, it was not the one you expect. Montreal's mayor was taken from his home early this morning, and it's making us ask a very serious question: what is going on with Canadian mayors lately?
Walter Natynczyk to head Canadian Space Agency
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed the country’s former top soldier to head the Canadian Space Agency in a surprise move that has raised questions about whether the civilian program is about to be militarized.
More people failing revamped citizenship tests
An increasing number of landed immigrants are struggling to complete the final stage in becoming a citizen: passing the citizenship exam, CBC News has learned. That has the federal department responsible for the tests promising quicker do-overs.
Star astronaut Hadfield to retire from Canadian Space Agency
In a career filled with milestones, add this one to the list of achievements by Chris Hadfield: sending in a resignation notice from outer space. It turns out that the famous astronaut informed his superiors of his intention to leave the Canadian Space Ag
Animals escape from Alberta zoo
RCMP are investigating after workers at a private zoo in Alberta say pen fences were deliberately damaged this weekend, allowing a number of exotic animals to escape.
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