An 80-year-old man who is visually impaired and received a $13,000 bill from Virgin Mobile is no longer on the hook for the large sum.
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Several Canadian universities are preparing to test wastewater from long-term care homes in Ottawa, Toronto and Edmonton to get early warnings of COVID-19 outbreaks.
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The tricks to keeping potential COVID-19 vaccines as cold as ice could be as close as the ice cream aisle at your local supermarket — that is, if your ice cream aisle was at -70 C.
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A new study finds hydrocarbons, typically associated with oilsands operations, are contributing to decreased penis bone strength among river otters — a phenomenon that could have dire implications for animal health in northern Alberta.
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Several recent studies look at how climate change is redrawing the map
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The owl found in a Christmas tree set up at the Rockefeller Center in New York is back in the wild.
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Bob McDonald’s blog: Robot mission will return first moon rocks since 1976
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The Black Friday, Cyber Monday, pre-Christmas pandemic online shopping frenzy calls for huge fleets of trucks and vans to deliver those gadgets and gifts. But those road-clogging, polluting vehicles are starting to give way to a greener, more efficient option in some Canadian cities: e-cargo bikes and trikes.
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The Nature Trust of New Brunswick is warning that an amphibian preserve in Fredericton has high levels of heavy metal contaminants in the sediment, which could be affecting the frogs.
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