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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 16, 2018 12:29 PM An aisle-by-aisle look at how to buy Canadian at the grocery store

TORONTO—Some consumers have vowed to take their patriotism to the supermarket and buy only made-in-Canada products after the federal government slapped retaliatory tariffs on dozens of U.S. goods as part of an escalating trade war with the country’s biggest trading partner. However, avoiding products from south of the border that are on the tariff list is easier 9

July 13, 2018 7:37 PM McDonald’s salads linked to intestinal parasite outbreak that left more than 100 ill in the U.S

More than 100 people in the Midwest have been infected by an intestinal parasite in recent weeks that has been tied to the consumption of salads at McDonald’s, health experts announced this week. Public health officials in Illinois and Iowa have reported a spike in cases of cyclosporiasis, with at least 15 infections in Iowa and 90 others in Illinois 9

July 11, 2018 10:53 AM Thai soccer team survived gruelling ordeal by drinking water dripping into cave

MAE SAI, THAILAND—The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday. The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took care of themselves well in the cave,” Thongchai 6

July 9, 2018 2:41 AM Sei Young Kim sets record low by going 31 under

The 25-year-old Kim won by five shots over Lydia Ko when she shot 27 under in the Founders Cup two years ago. Sorenstam won by two shots over Se Ri Pak when she shot her 27 under at Moon Valley at a tournament that no longer exists. Kim began the final round with an eight shot lead and was close to flawless. Amy Yang, who played with Kim in the final 10

June 19, 2018 3:26 PM Body of missing York University student Zabia Afzal found after month-long search

A month-long search for a missing 30-year-old York University graduate student has ended after her body was found in the Niagara region. Zabia Afzal was last seen on the morning of May 10, in the area of Highway 400 and Major Mackenzie Dr. Investigators later received information that she was spotted later that morning at Ashbridge’s Bay in Toronto 10

June 17, 2018 9:00 AM Former Cree leader testifies at public inquiry about racist treatment at Val-d'Or hospital

William Mianscum says there's a pressing need to educate health care workers about Indigenous realities A former Cree leader says he experienced racism at a northern Quebec hospital and that health care workers should be educated about the Indigenous patients they serve. William Mianscum, a former chair of the Cree School Board and past chief of the James 19

June 16, 2018 2:31 AM Cornish's huge play gives Stampeders boost in beating Eskimos

If you just read the box score and saw ‘Mitchell 78-yard pass to Cornish,’ you might have expected it to be a long bomb behind coverage. The major was anything but that, but even more beautiful than a deep connection. It will be long remembered as one of the defining plays in the Calgary Stampeders’ 43-18 West final over the Edmonton Eskimos 11

June 15, 2018 2:49 PM Doctors not worried about aluminum foil

Experts weight on after online story suggests aluminum is 'neurotoxic' and can lead to mental decline Doctors are not warning about the deadly consequences of using aluminum foil, contrary to a story being shared on social media. Such online claims are not new. In one that surfaced this week on a diet and recipe site, the story suggests that aluminum 7

June 13, 2018 6:18 PM Alberta oilsands project wins regulator approval despite Indigenous objections

CALGARY—The Alberta Energy Regulator has approved a northern Alberta oilsands project over the objections of local Indigenous people who say it will encroach on sacred lands and poses a risk to their drinking water. In an announcement on its website, the AER says the 10,000-barrel-per-day steam-driven Rigel oilsands project proposed by Prosper Petroleum 14