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Notorious RBG: The story of a remarkable life

Notorious RBG: The story of a remarkable life

When Ginsburg passed in September 2020, the world responded with an outpouring of grief and homages celebrating her inspiring legacy and invaluable influence on jurisprudence and the progress of gender equality.
What's the best way to talk about climate change? This study has some answers

What's the best way to talk about climate change? This study has some answers

A recent Yale University study found the terms 'carbon pollution' and 'carbon emissions' are more strongly associated than the term 'greenhouse gas emissions' with harm to human health, the environment, and poor air quality.
Eric Akis: Celebrate Lunar New Year with sweet-and-sour side ribs

Eric Akis: Celebrate Lunar New Year with sweet-and-sour side ribs

Slabs of tender pork side ribs are topped with a sweet and sour sauce and baked until richly flavoured.
'Once in a lifetime': B.C. couple rescues moose stuck in fence

'Once in a lifetime': B.C. couple rescues moose stuck in fence

"I wasn't scared. I just figured I need to help this animal."
Most Canadians support COVID-19 testing policy for Chinese travellers, survey finds

Most Canadians support COVID-19 testing policy for Chinese travellers, survey finds

Some survey respondents don't believe the policy will be effective.
COVID-19 misinformation contributed to 2,800 Canadian deaths, report suggests

COVID-19 misinformation contributed to 2,800 Canadian deaths, report suggests

A new report says misinformation about COVID-19 contributed to more than 2,800 Canadian deaths and at least $300 million in hospital and ICU visits.
Busy road to Upper Lake Louise undergoing $9.8M redesign

Busy road to Upper Lake Louise undergoing $9.8M redesign

“Two key ways to access the site that are becoming more and more important – public transit and active transportation – so we want to make sure as we do that redesign work that it’s going to be easy and efficient for the shuttles and also have a good way for people to get up there on bicycles."
The slow lane gives grocery shoppers more than time at the checkout

The slow lane gives grocery shoppers more than time at the checkout

Belmont Sobeys new slow lane is designed for shoppers who like to take their time; maybe chat a while. But some see a deeper good for employee and customer alike.
Commentary: Magic Mushrooms are moving mainstream

Commentary: Magic Mushrooms are moving mainstream

The mushroom is taking centre stage, what some call the most 'poorly understood and underappreciated kingdom of life on earth.'
Visually impaired mountaineer’s tall task more than overcoming world’s highest peaks

Visually impaired mountaineer’s tall task more than overcoming world’s highest peaks

“Those 26 months in hospitals and so much darkness, that was not a choice, but now I’m choosing to put myself in these situations where I’m being challenged physically and mentally. I’ve been through worse, not by choice.”