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In path of totality, Atlantic Canada marvels at 'magic' of solar eclipse

In path of totality, Atlantic Canada marvels at 'magic' of solar eclipse

GANDER, N.L. — An emotional astrophysicist struggled for words on Monday afternoon in Gander, N.L., after a total solar eclipse plunged the central Newfoundland community into darkness for more than two minutes.
MPs clad in eclipse glasses stare at 'surreal' celestial event on Parliament Hill

MPs clad in eclipse glasses stare at 'surreal' celestial event on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — Not even the vital business of Parliament was enough to keep MPs from slipping outside to glimpse celestial history.
Russia declares flood-hit Orenburg region a federal emergency with other regions under threat

Russia declares flood-hit Orenburg region a federal emergency with other regions under threat

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s government declared the situation in flood-hit areas in the Orenburg region a federal emergency on Sunday, with preparations for possible flooding underway in three other regions, state media reported.
Metro Vancouver is expected to have a hotter summer. Will there be a mosquito boom?

Metro Vancouver is expected to have a hotter summer. Will there be a mosquito boom?

Should we be worried?
US East Coast earthquake rattles millions, but region escapes sweeping damage

US East Coast earthquake rattles millions, but region escapes sweeping damage

NEW YORK (AP) — An unusual East Coast earthquake shook millions of people from New York and Philadelphia skyscrapers to rural New England on Friday, causing no widespread damage but startling an area unaccustomed to temblors. The U.S.
Drone images show trapped B.C. orca calf is healthy female, Fisheries Department says

Drone images show trapped B.C. orca calf is healthy female, Fisheries Department says

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — The young killer whale stranded in the lagoon off Vancouver Island is a girl.
Canadian missing in aftermath of Taiwan earthquake found safe

Canadian missing in aftermath of Taiwan earthquake found safe

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Global Affairs Canada says a Canadian missing for days after a powerful earthquake in Taiwan has been found safe.
How to make a pinhole camera with everyday items for safe solar eclipse viewing

How to make a pinhole camera with everyday items for safe solar eclipse viewing

TORONTO — If you haven’t been able to secure solar eclipse glasses ahead of the biggest celestial event in years, do not fret. There are other ways to safely observe the eclipse on Monday, albeit in an indirect way.
Spring storm knocks out power to tens of thousands across Quebec, Ontario

Spring storm knocks out power to tens of thousands across Quebec, Ontario

MONTREAL — A spring storm that hit Quebec and Ontario Thursday knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers, closed schools and blanketed Montreal with heavy, wet snow. As of 11 p.m.
Sustainable farming does pay off, B.C. scientists find

Sustainable farming does pay off, B.C. scientists find

Replacing single-crop farming with a diversity of plants, animals and farming techniques will not lead to a decline in food production and farmers' income; but it will reduce negative impacts on the environment and climate, says a new study.