Sunday, March 16, 2014

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Sunday March 16 2014 edition  


Diamond mine closure is planned years ahead with sustainability in mind

When diamond Diavik mine in the Northwest Territories closes, enormous circular craters will be left in the tundra.

But instead of leaving the land and surrounding areas permanently scarred by industrial mining, the company decided to plan for closure while still developing the mine.

“The design of the mine is actually geared towards closure”, says Colleen English, superintendent ...


Arts: The St Patrick's Day Parade-Montreal

Today, across Canada there will be a lot of people sporting something green. It’s to mark St Patrick’s day, and along with it there will be a great many parades especially in big cities across the country.

Certainly one of the biggest will be in Montreal.



Surprising discovery of bees using plastic for nests

When we think of bees, the image that readily comes to mind is one of honey bees in the large social well-structed societies. But most of the world’s bees are not social, but solitary, making their homes in plant stems or in tiny holes and crevices.

Scott MacIvor is University of Guelph graduate and a doctoral student in the ...


Energy drinks, teens, and health concerns

A new study of thousands of Canadian teenagers shows concerns about the use of so-called “energy drinks”.

Sunday Azagba (PhD), is an assistant professor at School of Public Health at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, and a researcher at the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact.

The study by researchers at the University of Waterloo ...


‘Wild Canada’ app free until Thursday

The ‘Wild Canada’ app includes an autumn scene where leaves change turning forests into a riot of colour. © CBC

A new app featuring Canadian scenery and wildlife is being offered by Canada’s public broadcaster, CBC, for free until Thursday, ...




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