Scotty the T-rex is the world's oldest and biggest dinosaur. Its leg bones suggest it was more than 19,400 pounds when it walked Saskatchewan in prehistoric times.
Animals March 23, 2019
Researchers said that the melting glaciers in the Arctic are exposing landscapes that have never been seen in over 40,000 years. From Baffin Island, they collected samples of ancient plants preserved in ice in the region.
Ancient January 30, 2019
The rough 552-carat yellow diamond found at the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada in October is about the size of a chicken egg. It is now the largest diamond ever discovered in North America and seventh-largest ever found.
Feature | Science December 15, 2018
Can cannabis help people who are suffering from opioid use disorder? The University of British Columbia has assigned a pot professor to look into the use of cannabis to aid in the treatment of substance misuse.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 24, 2018
Researchers fear that Canadian green crabs spotted in the waters of the United States might pose a threat to the local ecosystem. The migrants from Nova Scotia are more aggressive than the green crabs of Maine.
Animals September 21, 2018
A miner discovered the perfectly mummified carcass of a wolf pup in the Yukon region. After radiocarbon dating, researchers found that the animal lived through the Ice Age over 50,000 years ago.
Animals September 17, 2018
People spent $38 on unfiltered 'Hot Dog Water' sold at a festival in Vancouver, Canada last weekend. The keto-friendly water was marketed as a product that supports weight loss, increases brain function, and makes one look younger.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 23, 2018
A new study revealed that Americans spent $12,345 per month for the same colorectal cancer chemotherapy as Canadians, who spent only $6,195 per month. The survival outcomes were identical.
Medicine June 4, 2018
Scientists have discovered the earliest set of human footprints in North America. The 13,000-year-old footprints were found on the short of Calvert Island in British Columbia, Canada.
Ancient March 28, 2018
Doctors in Quebec are protesting their own pay raises negotiated by their unions. They argue that other healthcare professionals are struggling and that the money should be used elsewhere it is needed.
Public Health March 8, 2018
A Canadian couple acquired hookworms after walking barefoot on a beach in the Dominican Republic. Health Canada denied them the necessary medication, so they had to get it in the United States.
Public Health January 30, 2018
Researchers found rocks in Georgetown, in the northern part of Queensland, that were unlike any others in Australia. The rocks, however, shared striking similarities with others found in North America, suggesting that the two continents were once connected.
Earth/Environment January 24, 2018
A new 'monster' species was discovered in the waters of the Canadian Arctic. Such creatures are hard to find, but this discovery was actually unintentional.
Animals October 21, 2017
The NOAA has announced their suspension of whale disentanglement efforts as a result of the accidental death of a veteran rescuer. The decision was made to review their current emergency response protocols.
Animals July 14, 2017
Six dead right whales appeared in the waters of Canada. No reason for the deaths or any apparent clue has been provided, and biologists deemed them a huge loss for the endangered species.
Animals June 29, 2017
A river piracy has been reported in Canada where an existing Slims River, feeding Kluane Lake, in Yukon Territory suddenly vanished and the water started flowing into another river. The reason is climate change thinning the Kaskawulsh Glacier.
Earth/Environment April 20, 2017
A malfunctioning freezer at Alberta University has destroyed a precious part of ice cores drilled from Alaskan Arctic aged many millenniums. However, 90 percent of the ice cores are safe and research on climate change may continue.
Earth/Environment April 18, 2017
The public water of Onoway in Alberta, Canada, has suddenly turned fluorescent pink. The culprit: potassium permanganate, which is commonly incorporated in treatment processes to remove iron and manganese.
Public Health March 8, 2017
People are actually peeing in swimming pools. Now Canadian researchers have ventured to know the concentration of urine in pools and hot tubs by measuring the amount of sweetener acesulfame potassium in the water.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 2, 2017
Huawei has decided to release both the Huawei P10 and the Huawei P10 Plus in the Canadian markets through carriers such as Rogers, Bell and others. However, the devices will not retail in U.S. stores.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017
Fox News has deleted a tweet that said the Quebec mosque shooter was of Moroccan origin. This comes after the network was admonished by a staff of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau over Twitter.
Viral February 1, 2017
Doctors in Canada recall how they were forced to remove a young mother’s lungs for six days while she waited for an organ transplant. The last-ditch procedure is considered a world first.
Medicine January 28, 2017
Amazon will pay C$1.1 million to settle a two-year investigation on the online retail company's misleading pricing practices. Canada's Competition Bureau found that Amazon compared the prices of its products to listings with higher prices to suggest that they were bargains.
Business Tech January 12, 2017
Up to 20,000 fish and other sea animals were found dead along the western coast of Nova Scotia in Canada. Officials are now testing the water for potential pesticide contamination or low levels of oxygen.
Earth/Environment December 30, 2016
Canada declared the internet as a basic need alongside utilities such as electricity and water. The country's government has also unveiled a plan to bring a high-speed internet connection of up to 50 Mbps to all its citizens by 2021.
Internet December 23, 2016
A man who went on a diving trip may have found the 'lost nuke' near Banks Island in British Columbia, Canada, reports say. The Royal Canadian Navy will investigate the area to confirm the suspicion.
November 8, 2016
A new study conducted in Canada among immigrants shows that religious women are more likely to go through cancer screening procedures than those with no religious affiliation. Despite lower income, Muslim women have an 85.2 percent screening rate.
Public Health October 11, 2016
Doctors in Canada can now prescribe pharmaceutical grade heroin to patients with severe heroin addiction, thanks to a change in regulation. Health officials believe addiction should be tackled as a health-based issue instead of being crime-based.
Medicine September 17, 2016
In 2013, millions of sea stars in North America's west coast contracted a deadly virus and were completely wiped out. Now, researchers say this massive die-off triggered a damaging domino effect.
Animals June 25, 2016
Motorola only offered a vague 'later this summer' timeline for the Moto G4 line's global rollout, but more details have now surfaced. The Moto G4 Plus is reportedly set to launch in Canada next week, so here's when, where and for how much.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 17, 2016
The use of recreational marijuana could already be legal in Canada as soon as next year, with its leaders pursuing legislation soon. Legalizing marijuana in Canada could open up a big market for U.S. traders, too.
Medicine June 12, 2016
An analysis of satellite images finds that Canada's tundra is greening. Scientists discover that climate change is causing an extensive greening activity in parts of Canada and Alaska, an event that might disrupt the carbon cycle.
Earth/Environment June 9, 2016
Sony has announced that its Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA will land in Canada first before heading to the United States. Alongside these two phones, the company will also release the Xperia X and Xperia XA Ultra.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 8, 2016
A Russian Rocket is expected to crash in Canada’s Arctic waters this weekend. The rocket, which is carrying highly toxic chemicals, will be diving into a biodiversity hotspot - endangering animals such as whales, polar bears and seabirds.
Earth/Environment June 3, 2016
Irradiated ground beef may soon be found on grocery shelves in Canada, as Health Canada has proposed amendments that would allow the food to go through irradiation to kill E.coli bacteria and other pathogens.
Public Health May 31, 2016
A new stamp series from Canada Post depicts five prehistoric beasts from the country's geological past. Each stamp tells a story through the eyes of either the creature's prey or predator.
Animals May 30, 2016
Antidepressants are being used under off-label purposes such as treating conditions that are not depression-related. Researchers in Canada have determined the extent of off-label prescribing.
Medicine May 25, 2016
A viral disease proven to be deadly in Norwegian fish farms has been detected by federal scientists in fish farms in British Columbia. Experts fear the infection could spread to wild salmons as well.
Animals May 23, 2016
A husband suffering from lung cancer held his wife's hand for the last time, hours before heaving his last breath. The whole scene was captured on photo by the couple's 21-year-old son.
Viral May 23, 2016
AT&T announced a new roaming upgrade, offering free voice and data roaming in Canada and Mexico. However, the deal is available only to select customers.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2016
The LG G5 is now $100 cheaper in Canada courtesy of a limited period promotion, making the flagship more affordable. The offer is valid only on select Canadian carriers.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 11, 2016
Canada has pledged an additional $785 million CA to support the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the country has a duty to lead by example.
Public Health May 10, 2016
This dating website will help you find a match in Canada so that you are ready to move there when and if Donald Trump becomes president.
Life & Style May 9, 2016
Canadian carriers Videotron and Telus are pushing out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for their variants of the Galaxy S6 smartphone.The latest update brings smart battery usage, improved permissions management and more.
Apps/Software April 19, 2016
In 2015, Canadians reported more than a thousand UFO sightings, a survey revealed. This meant that residents reported three or four sightings a day. Why did this happen?
Space April 15, 2016
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