Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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Meteorite that crashed through B.C. ceiling diverted to that path about 470 million years ago: scientists

VANCOUVER - Scientists studying a meteorite that landed next to a British Columbia woman's head last year say it...

Metal detectorist finds one of England’s earliest gold coins

An amateur metal detectorist who discovered what is thought to be one of England's first gold coins could soon see...

Investigators puzzled by large numbers of sick, dead crows in Charlottetown | CBC News

A team at the Atlantic Veterinary College is working to identify why large numbers of crows in Charlottetown are being found sick or dead in the Victoria Park area. Scientists with the college estimate about 200 birds have been brought in...

Ash from volcano poses health concern after massive Tonga eruption | CBC News

 Australia and New Zealand sent surveillance flights on Monday to assess damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world after the eruption of a volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash. ...

Fabled water bomber once used to fight B.C. wildfires on sale for $5M | CBC News

One of the most famous planes in B.C.'s history, a Martin Mars water bomber used to carry and drop vast amounts of water on wildfires, is for sale for $5 million. "The opportunity to purchase and preserve a...

Iqaluit seeks alternate water source after fuel smell issue returns | CBC News

The City of Iqaluit says it is working to find an alternate source of drinking water following a recurrence of fuel odours in its municipal water distribution system. In an update posted to social media on Sunday,...

Onboard vehicle tech becoming a safety issue, advocates say

Toronto - A driver sitting behind the wheel of a new vehicle could be scrolling through their Spotify app...

Cougars moving into Manitoba slowly but surely, zoologist says | CBC News

As cougar sightings become more common in Manitoba, a Manitoba zoologist says it's important to learn to coexist with the animals. For about a hundred years, the cougar population in Manitoba plummeted, but is now believed to...

Plants can’t adapt to climate change when seed-dispersing animals are lost | CBC Radio

A new study suggests the global decline of bird and mammal species has reduced the ability of plants to adapt to climate change by 60 per cent. Half of the world's plants need animals to spread their seeds. But with...

Lawsuit: Google, Facebook CEOs colluded in online ad sales

Newly unredacted documents from a state-led antitrust lawsuit against Google accuse the search giant of colluding with rival Facebook to...

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Rand crashes through R16/$, gold takes knock | Fin24

The rand took a hard hit on Tuesday, falling through...
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