Canada

January 18, 2023

B.C. First Nation can veto proposed coal mine as part of unique deal with developer

A coal company and a British Columbia First Nation have struck a rare deal to give the community the power to veto a proposed mining project, which could set a precedent for how natural resources projects are developed in Canada.
January 18, 2023

How drones and AI could help stem the spread of a plant invading Quebec parks

A Montreal researcher is using drones and artificial intelligence to try to map the spread of a plant that is threatening local biodiversity: the common reed.
January 18, 2023

For every dollar donated to CNIB's 'urgent' guide dog campaign, it spends 52 cents on fundraising

A high-profile advertising campaign by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) says the demand for guide dogs in Canada is at "crisis levels." A review by a charity watchdog shows that for every dollar the non-profit raises, it spends more than half on fundraising costs.
January 18, 2023

'Rookie' from Ukraine lives his hockey dream with Ottawa 67's

Andriy Maslov was a bit shaky on his blades and more than twice the age of the other players practising at TD Place Arena on Tuesday morning, but the broad grin behind the cage of his hockey helmet said it all.
January 18, 2023

UBC leaders pledge to examine school’s approach to Indigenous citizenship in hiring

Early silence in Mary-Ellen Turpel Lafond controversy shows UBC has much to learn when it comes to grappling with contested claims to Indigenous identity
January 18, 2023

Habs place forwards Slafkovsky, Armia and Evans on injured reserve

Habs place Slafkovsky, two others on IR
January 18, 2023

Natural gas, not electricity, to power Canada's first LNG plant, increasing carbon footprint

LNG Canada says electricity constraints have forced it to delay the shift to renewable energy.
January 18, 2023

Vancouver to fund plans to renew Chinatown neighbourhood

Vancouver councillors approve revitalization of Chinatown neighbourhood
January 18, 2023

RCMP investigating after two bodies found inside Coldstream, B.C., home

RCMP investigating after two bodies found in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley
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