Sunday, August 11, 2013

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Sunday August 11 2013 edition

COLUMNS

Huge sea ice loss changing entire arctic ecosystem

The massive loss of sea ice in the arctic is happening so fast that species there cannot possibly evolve fast enough to adapt, says Ian Stirling, an adjunct professor at the University of Alberta and one of the co-authors of a study recently published in the journal Science. As a result, there will be winners ...

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Ripley's Aquarium opening soon in Toronto

Ripley's Entertainment is putting the finishing touches, such as adding the salt to the water,as they get ready for the opening of their new Aquarium in Toronto in September.  There is no fixed date as General Manager, Peter Doyle says, the company does not go ahead until everything is perfect, and all the marine life is comfortable ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Perseid Showers

The Perseid meteor shower will be most visible in the sky this weekend as well as Monday and Tuesday, August 12th and 13th.  According to NASA, the Perseids produce more fireballs than any other meteor shower.

NASA says the skies will be busiest on the 12th and 13th with the meteor rate highest before sunrise when the constellation Perseus, ...

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Big snake reportedly kills two children

A 4.3 metre long African rock python appears to have escaped from its enclosure in eastern Canada and killed two little boys sleeping in their sleep. The owner of the exotic pet store, Jean-Claude Savoie, told a TV station he can’t believe the snake got out of the enclosure, travelled through the ventilation and suffocated the boys. Police ...

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Lawyers fight proposed ‘anti-gay’ law school

A ban on “sexual intimacy” among homosexuals is part of covenant students and staff must adhere to at a Christian university in western Canada that wants to create its own law school. Lawyers, including civil rights advocate Clayton Ruby, oppose accreditation of the law school at Trinity Western University saying it would create ...

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Government and diplomats, discussions on binding arbitration fall apart

Withdrawal Monday of services at 15 of Canada's largest visa processing centres abroad.

Late Friday afternoon (July 26) the talks between Canada's government and its diplomats on binding arbitration fell apart.

A press release statement from the minister responsible, Treasury Board President Tony Clement, said: "We are disappointed that PAFSO was so quick to reject our willingness to ...

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