The satellite that provides internet to Haida Gwaii has reached the end of its life, and while some residents can switch to another service provider, others are left with no options.
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Back in the spring, craft brews in Alberta went head-to-head at the 2020 Alberta Beer Awards — one company took samples for a deeper look into makes an award-winning brew.
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The Alberta government passed two temporary amendments to hunting regulations earlier this month in an effort to increase business for guides and outfitters, an industry that has struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The space rock, detected by scientists only after the flyby, measured between three and six metres in length.
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A German icebreaker carrying scientists on a year-long international expedition in the High Arctic has reached the North Pole, after making an unplanned detour because of lighter-than-usual sea ice conditions.
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First Nations groups in British Columbia are calling on the federal fisheries minister to issue an emergency order to close all sockeye fisheries on the Fraser River.
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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is looking for feedback on whether it should impose fines on Iristel and Telus Communications Inc., after years of dispute between the two companies.
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Researchers say it’s one of the more tangible effects of climate change: Like the Arctic is warmer faster than the Equator, the nights in Calgary are heating up more than the days.
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The International Centre for Waterspout Research says waterspouts aren’t unusual – but there are a few reasons why people are seeing more right now.
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