September 3, 2023

Why it's so much cheaper to ship stuff from China than within Canada

Have you ever wondered why it can cost more to have something shipped from the U.S. compared to China, even though the United States is right next door? The answer dates all the way back to 1874 and the creation of the Universal Postal Union.
September 3, 2023

NWT officials say Yellowknife residents can start planning for lifting of wildfire evacuation orders

Officials said residents of Yellowknife and a nearby First Nation who have been evacuated for weeks due to wildfires can start planning their return home, beginning Wednesday
September 2, 2023

Raymond Moriyama, Canadian architect who designed Ontario Science Centre, dead at 93

Raymond Moriyama, who built his first structure in a B.C. internment camp during the Second World War and went on to design some of Canada's most iconic buildings, has died at the age of 93. 
September 2, 2023

Sask. teachers prepare to navigate new name, pronoun policy as school year begins

Before a typical school year, Regina elementary school teacher Steve Boutilier’s mind is filled with lesson plans and hopes for his new class. But this September, […]
September 2, 2023

Tataskweyak woman's 900-km diabetes awareness run reaches finish line in Winnipeg

After more than 900 kilometres in 21 days, a Tataskweyak Cree Nation woman reached the finish line of a run across Manitoba to raise awareness about diabetes in Indigenous communities.
September 2, 2023

Wildfire evacuation orders for B.C. properties in Kamloops, Shuswap Lake areas downgraded to alert

Evacuation orders for 26 properties have been lifted, but officials say residents should still be prepared to leave on short notice
September 2, 2023

Ecologists say life will return to B.C. wildfire zone, but trees may never grow back

The charred hills surrounding Lake Okanagan in the B.C. Interior will likely look very different in a year's time and beyond as life returns to the wildfire-ravaged landscape, ecologists predict.
September 2, 2023

Western Canada: Flow of international students worsening housing crisis

Some suggest a federal government cap on study permits may be needed to alleviate the pressure
September 2, 2023

Great Reads: Small screens and young brains, and the problem with international students

In this issue, Joe Friesen reports on the conundrum Ontario colleges are in, and Naomi Buck wonders why Canada is among the countries without cellphone restrictions in schools
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