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July 16, 2018 9:39 PM Hundreds of Canadian glaciers shrinking, study finds

The Canadian Arctic is experiencing some of the fastest climate warming anywhere on Earth. The annual average temperature on Ellesmere Island has increased by 3.6 degrees. Data from other points in the Arctic suggest rising temperatures mean the elevation needed for snow to last through the summer has risen by 300 metres. White found most of Ellesmere’s 7

July 13, 2018 11:14 PM Corey Kluber to miss all-star game with knee injury

Cleveland’s ace received an injection in his right knee that will force him to miss the all-star game. But, more importantly, the Indians are hoping it will allow the right-hander to continue leading their rotation after the break — and beyond. Kluber got the shot in his knee on Friday, a day after the two-time Cy Young Award winner gave up two runs in the eighth 10

July 13, 2018 9:49 PM A cop stopped a woman for speeding — then flipped a coin to decide whether to arrest her

Brown says she didn’t record the actual speed at which Webb had been driving. She then can be heard saying, “Hold on,” as she opens a coin-flip app on her phone. Officer Kristee Wilson suggests that heads should mean arrest and tails should mean release. Brown agrees and flips the coin in the app. But then Wilson suggests a police code for arrest, and the two can be heard 10

July 11, 2018 11:31 AM Bank of Canada expected to raise interest rate thanks to strong economic numbers

The central bank’s rate decision arrives as Canada faces significant trade-related uncertainties, including stalled NAFTA talks, U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs and the threat of more duties on the automotive sector. Poloz recently said the impacts of the U.S.-Canada trade dispute would figure prominently in the bank’s decision-making process for today’s 8

July 10, 2018 7:51 PM Two people charged in shooting and collision in the Annex

A white sedan was also seen fleeing the area, police said in a news release Tuesday. The 23-year-old man was arrested around 10:30 p.m., and the woman was taken into custody shortly after 1 a.m. The shooting victim, taken to the hospital with serious injuries, is expected to recover, police said. Jermaine Hall, 23, and Drucella Oduro, 21, are each charged 7

July 10, 2018 12:38 AM A missing pet python was seen Canada Day weekend, but its whereabouts remain a hiss-tery

DELTA, B.C.—A missing pet python named Gypsy was spotted on the Canada Day long weekend in Delta, B.C., shortly after it disappeared into a farmer’s field June 30. Delta Police say someone spotted the dark caramel-coloured snake near the Westham Island Bridge and snapped a photo, but didn’t tell an animal shelter about what they had seen until July 3. The police 8

July 5, 2018 9:00 AM Home prices finally inch up in June

There are signs the needle has finally moved in a positive direction on the region’s sagging real estate market. The Toronto Real Estate Board reported that sales and average re-sale home prices showed slight year over year gains in June, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) reported. The average price of re-sale homes in the region — including detached 91

June 28, 2018 1:07 AM B.C. First Nation plans emergency meeting as moose population dwindles

Tsilhqot'in chiefs set to meet on July 10 say moose populations have declined dramatically in the Cariboo region over the last two decades, threatening the First Nation's food supply and its Aboriginal rights to social, sustenance and ceremonial food sources. The chiefs say in a news release that last year's wildfires, including the Plateau complex of fires 12

June 26, 2018 9:08 PM Former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka gets wild-card entry for Rogers Cup

“We are very pleased to be able to announce the participation of Victoria Azarenka in our tournament by awarding her a wild card,” Rogers Cup tournament director Eugene Lapierre said Tuesday in a release. “She has been a major figure on the WTA tour in the last 10 years and tennis fans are very happy to see her back in action playing in various tournaments 9

June 25, 2018 2:09 PM U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear case of Making a Murderer’s Brendan Dassey

The Supreme Court’s decision comes as there are plans for a second season of Making a Murderer, which premiered on Netflix in 2015. Viewers of the first season were introduced to Dassey’s uncle, Steven Avery, who spent 18 years in prison for a rape before DNA testing exonerated him. After his release, he filed a multimillion dollar civil suit over his conviction 10