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Snow series: Exploring the caves beneath Canada's Pemberton Ice Cap.

I'm nearly at the end of a week-long trip seeing the best of what British Columbia has to offer.I've taken one helicopter ride, one floatplane ride, had three massages, soaked in four different spa pools and eaten more degustation...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vancouver-based model mistakenly linked to Manchester bomber.

A Vancouver-based model is speaking out after being linked to the recent bombing in Manchester.

- Global News - CA

10 of Canada's most unique hotels in natural settings.

From a hotel carved out of ice and snow to tk, Canada is rife with nature hotel experiences that are second to none.

- Global News - CA

Winnipeg author Katherena Vermette wins $40K Amazon.ca First Novel Award.

Winnipeg writer Katherena Vermette has added to her growing list of accolades with top honours from the Amazon.ca First Novel Award.

- Global News - CA

Ready to run? 2017 Calgary Marathon kicks off Sunday.

New this year, runners are able to participate in a special 150-kilometre run in honour of Canada's 150th birthday.

- Global News - CA

University of Saskatchewan Bat Men shed light on bat super immunity.

Coronaviruses such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome cause serious and often fatal disease in people, but bats seem unharmed.Veterinary microbiology PhD candidate Arinjay Banerjee and his professor Vikram Misra have now found some clues.

- ENN - US

The girl who was dragged by a sea lion may have 'seal finger'.

The video of a Canadian girl being snatched by a sea lion and dragged underwater sent shockwaves across social media, after it went viral last week. But unfortunately for the little girl, there's more. The Vancouver Aquarium told NBC News that the girl is now being treated for a possible "seal finger" infection. "The ...

- Mashable! - US

John Ivison: SuperPACs are coming to Canada unless the Liberals shut the door on them.

In 2015, it was the left that most took advantage of loopholes that allow third parties to pool their efforts into American-style political action committees

- National Post - CA

Quebec seeks probe of Davie shipyard as part of contract review.

An investigation by the Auditor-General would put a spotlight on a company that a Globe and Mail investigation has discovered has a complex web of ownership

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Sea lion attack: Girl treated over 'seal finger' risk.

The girl dragged into water by a sea lion in Canada is treated with antibiotics to avert infection.

- BBC - UK

Morning Update: Senators eliminated; Trump scolds NATO; FBI probing Kushner.

Also: Quebec seeks probe of Davie shipyard as part of ferry contract review

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Ottawa crafting plan to boost use of zero-emission vehicles

Green organizations, auto makers to be part of advisory group with aim to recommend policies by 2018

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Canada: 5-year-old becomes PM for a day!

, May 26 : In an adorable gesture, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, spent a day with 5 year old Bella Thompson and built pillow forts!CBC Kids posted a delightful picture of the two, tweeting, "What happens when a 5 y.o. gets to be prime minister for the day? Pillow fort!"The Canadian Prime Minister could also be ...

- Sify - IN

Canada: 5-year-old becomes PM for a day!

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent a day with 5-year-old Bella Thompson and built pillow forts. 

- Zee News - IN

Trudeau to promote free trade, climate at G7 summit in Italy

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will champion the benefits of free trade and action on climate change at the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily, even as U.S. President Donald Trump tries to steer the world in another direction.

- Global News - CA

Trump arrives in Sicily for G7 summit, the final leg of his trip abroad

President Trump arrived in Sicily on Thursday night for a G7 summit on Friday in the coastal town of Taormina with the leaders of Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Britain, and Canada. He will start the day with a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the only leader who wasn't with Trump in Brussels for a NATO ...

- The Week - US

The G7 is meeting for the first time in a year and more than half the participants are new

REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstThe 2017 G7 summit is happening in Italy on Friday and it will be a largely different group than gathered last year. Four of the seven participating countries — the United States, United Kingdom, France, and Italy — are under new leadership. Perhaps the most dramatic new face is US President Donald ...

- Business Insider - US

To kill them or make tea out of them

Dandelions are more visible in Winnipeg in the last year thanks to a ban on certain pesticides. City parks, boulevards and backyards are thick with the yellow weeds. What do you do to combat them…or do you? Do you embrace the teeth of the lion or do you feel bitten by them> Geoff Currier tackles...

- Global News - CA

Crews clean up after powerful storm rips through Alberta's capital

City crews responded to reported of about 900 fallen trees across Edmonton Thursday in the wake of the massive storm the day before.

- Global News - CA

Federal government releases details of delayed methane reduction plan

Companies in the energy sector would be required to regularly check equipment for leaks, make repairs, monitor emission levels and report them to Ottawa under the federal government's proposal to reduce methane emissions.

- Global News - CA

Continued coyote sightings prompts city to close Calgary park

A park in Panorama Hills is being temporarily closed after residents continue to report encounters with coyotes.

- Global News - CA

In The 6 with Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson

Jason Priestley isn't shy about extolling the culinary virtues of shooting his latest Canadian TV series, Global's Private Eyes, in Toronto.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

No malice, no fault in 2016 death of Fluevog dog on SkyTrain tracks: reports

A well-known Vancouver couple are disappointed with two statements that found no malice and no fault in the October 2016 death of their beloved pooch Maggie.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Crime down in Metro Vancouver, though Abbotsford sees curious spike in thefts from autos

First, the good news: Crime is down in Abbotsford.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

40th anniversary Children's Festival lineup a triumph

After a winter we can't stop talking about, summer is beginning to blossom in Vancouver with patio days, blue skies and much of the population savouring the outdoors.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

New rules aim to cut methane emissions in Canada's oil, gas sector

Rule changes announced by Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Quebec resort town in Charlevoix region to host 2018 G7 meetings

Trudeau is expected to make the announcement at some point during this year's G7 meetings

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Ottawa seeks to preserve residential-school testimonies

Federal government, reconciliation centre say school survivors' testimonies should be kept in national archives rather than be destroyed after 15 years

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Quebec seeks probe of Davie shipyard as part of ferry contract review

An investigation by the Auditor-General would put a spotlight on a company that a Globe and Mail investigation has discovered has a complex web of ownership

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Canada considering 'major' donation for victims of UN peacekeeper sex abuse

Canada said to be considering 'very major contribution' to UN Trust Fund in Support of Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse The post Canada considering 'major' donation for victims of UN peacekeeper sex abuse appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Canada will continue to share intel with allies, says Trudeau

The White House has come under fire recently over revelations that President Trump shared Israeli intelligence in a meeting with Russian officials The post Canada will continue to share intel with allies, says Trudeau appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

In Winnipeg libraries, drag queens get loud

At 'Read by Queens,' kids take in storytime from drag queens in public libraries, part of a wider trend in exploring gender and individuality The post In Winnipeg libraries, drag queens get loud appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

G7 Focuses on Inequality‎ and Environment

Jubilee USA Network‎World leaders head to Taormina, Italy for the G7 Summit. ‎The May 26-27 gathering includes Heads of State from United States, Japan, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, France and Germany. "Building the Foundations of Renewed Trust" is this year's theme. G7 observers wonder if agreement can be found in ...

- Common Dreams - US

Donald Trump's demeaning NATO speech a 'near disaster' while Obama rocks Berlin

At a ceremony on Thursday, a piece of the North Tower of the World Trade Center was installed next to the new NATO headquarters. It was a vivid reminder that the only time the organization has been called on to come through on the Article 5 commitment to defend members was following 9/11. At the height of the conflict in ...

- Daily Kos - US

'Seal Finger' Worries Prompt Antibiotics After Sea Lion Attack

A young girl who was pulled underwater by sea lion in Canada is now receiving treatment for an infection known as "seal finger," just to be on the safe side, according to news sources.

- Livescience.com - US

Hungry Newfoundland moose destroys Maple Leaf tulip display

Tulip display of about 800 bulbs was planted to mark Canada 150 celebrations

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Kathleen Wynne poised to retaliate on Texas Buy American bill

Premier says her government is continuing to seek exemption for Ontario for proposed law, which could damage the province's economy

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Man wins new sex-assault trial due to lawyer's poor performance, Ontario court rules

The Court of Appeal ruled the man deserves a new hearing because he was blindsided at trial about a statement he gave police

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Dr. Mostafa Elhilali: Urologist was a laser surgery pioneer

He was known for his work – in Canada, Egypt and elsewhere – on patients with benign enlargement of the prostate

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Obstruction charge stayed against Ontario animal rights activist Anita Krajnc

Charges of obstructing police and breach of recognizance were laid after Krajnc crossed a police line last fall to get closer to an overturned truck full of pigs

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Ontario court blasts judge for failing to explain acquittal in sex-assault case

In setting aside the acquittal and ordering the man face a new trial, the Appeal Court expressed dismay at the conduct displayed by Superior Court Justice Susanne Goodman

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Canada's judges urged to speak out and change outdated perceptions

Newly retired Neil Wittmann of Alberta said that judges are increasingly subject to public criticism, and that the public needs to hear and see the leaders of the judiciary explaining what goes on in their courts

- The Globe and Mail - CA

New Report Details What Dirty Tricks Russian Cyber Hackers Use to Spread Lies and Mayhem

Citizen Lab, a Toronto-based human rights research group that focuses on cyber security and surveillance, issued a report Thursday offering a detailed look at what they call an "extensive Russia-linked phishing and disinformation campaign" that targeted journalists and others, many of whom could be seen as undermining ...

- Mother Jones - US

Citizen Lab report details how emails phished from journalist critical of Russia were falsified, then leaked for disinformation campaign; 200+ others targeted

AJ Vicens / Mother Jones: Citizen Lab report details how emails phished from journalist critical of Russia were falsified, then leaked for disinformation campaign; 200+ others targeted  —  Citizen Lab, a Toronto-based human rights research group that focuses on cyber security and surveillance, issued a report ...

- Mediagazer - US

Above-normal hurricane season forecast for Atlantic Canada

The Canadian Hurricane Centre says the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season is set to be an above-normal one.

- Global News - CA

Mayors across the country call for feds to lead on opioid 'national emergency'

Mayors across Canada are calling for federal leadership on the "national emergency" of overdoses by ensuring provinces provide timely access to addiction treatment and by launching public education campaigns.

- Global News - CA

Want to improve your overall health? Standing while working could help

Calgary's Imaginea Energy is one of many local firms giving employees the option of using a standing desk for improved wellness in the workplace.

- Global News - CA

Canada to host 2018 G7 meeting in small Quebec town

Canada will play host to next year's meeting of G7 leaders at a remote luxury resort in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, The Canadian Press has learned.

- Global News - CA

The TPP lives on – and Canada should be part of it

New studies have shown that even without U.S. participation, a transpacific agreement based on the new rules negotiated in the original TPP will still bring gains to all the partners

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Toronto area home sales sink after cooling measures

In the month after the province announced a 15-per-cent foreign-buyer's tax, the number of houses sold in the Greater Toronto Area fell 26 per cent compared with the same period last year

- The Globe and Mail - CA

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