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Why scientists intentionally spilled oil into a Canadian lake

Canada sits on the third-largest oil reserve in the world. Most of it is in the Alberta oilsands, where companies ...


A second COVID-19 wave? Here are 6 lessons from the first

As COVID-19 spread across the globe, governments looked to epidemiologists to slow its transmission.Without a vaccine, large-scale testing capacity and ...


Man walks from Calgary to Edmonton to raise funds, awareness of organ donors

Man walks from Calgary to Edmonton to raise funds, awareness of organ donors CTV Toronto ...


Game Recap- Calgary Flames versus Winnipeg Jets Game Four

Game Recap: Calgary Flames versus Winnipeg Jets Game Four Arctic Ice Hockey ...


Second-quarter home sales drop in Airdrie and Cochrane - Calgary Sun

The Calgary Real Estate Boards report for the second quarter of 2020 also looks at some of the towns and ...


New parkade could become home for condos - Calgary Sun

When does a parkade become a condo building? Whenever its needed. Thats the plan for a 500-plus parking stall parkade, ...


Live on the west side, one traffic light from the mountains - Calgary Sun

Activity has been brisk at Trumans Gateway condominium project in West District, with close to 20 sales in the last ...


The real feel of a new neighbourhood is inspired by Mother Nature - Calgary Sun

With every tree or shrub, the developers of Calgarys growing suburban neighbourhoods are doing more than just landscaping. Theyre planting ...


BILD Alberta Awards finalists announced - Calgary Sun

The Building Industry Land Development Alberta Association (BILD Alberta) has announced the finalists for the BILD Alberta Awards presented by ...


Financial planners can help set budgets for your new home - Calgary Sun

Taking the plunge into homeownership is intimidating at the best of times. When real estate prices are skyrocketing, buying your ...


Inventory levels fall in Chestermere and Okotoks - Calgary Sun

The Calgary Real Estate Boards report for the second quarter of 2020 also covered towns and cities orbiting Calgary. Heres ...


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Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

US Health and Human Services Secretary Visits Taiwan

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan Sunday, leading a U.S. delegation for a three-day visit ...

Drug used to treat alcoholism useful in fight against COVID-19: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], August 9 (ANI): With the use of molecular modelling, two medications that have been known for a ...

Belarusian Election Officials Declare Presidential Vote Valid

MINSK -- The Central Election Commission in Belarus has declared the country's August 9 presidential election as valid, announcing shortly ...

Internet Blockages Reported As Belarusians Go To The Polls

MINSK -- Voting has begun in Belarus in a presidential election where incumbent Alyaksandr Lukashenka is seeking a sixth term.The ...

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Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

U.S. dollar makes small recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

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Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...


Red Sox, Blue Jays look to shake early struggles

The Boston Red Sox and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays play the rubber match of a three-game series between two ...


MLB roundup: Tigers hit 4 HRs before an out, crush Pirates

The Detroit Tigers blasted five homers, including four in their first five at-bats, as they powered past the host Pittsburgh ...


Shock, Fusion, Mayhem cruise at OWL Countdown Cup

The San Francisco Shock, Philadelphia Fusion and Florida Mayhem each swept their way into the semifinals of the Overwatch League's ...


Blue Jays rally late, clip Red Sox

Left-hander Anthony Kay pitched 3 1/3 innings of scoreless relief, Rowdy Tellez drove in the go-ahead run with a groundout ...


Flyers handle Lightning to claim East's top seed

Nicolas Aube-Kubel recorded his first career two-goal game as the Philadelphia Flyers finished round-robin play perfect and snared the Eastern ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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