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Doug Ford's first premiers' meeting more cordial than confrontational Opinions varied on what role Doug Ford might play when he gathered with other premiers at the Council of the Federation. In the end, he lit no fireworks, appearing eager to meet new friends instead.
CBC.ca | 1 hour, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Solar probe set to launch into the sun's scorching 'red zone' On Aug. 6, the Parker Solar Probe will launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for one extremely intense mission: to fly closer to the sun than any spacecraft before.
CBC.ca | 1 hour, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Aeroplan wants to be your rewards program and travel agent. Will it work? Aeroplan has announced ambitious plans to transform itself into a rewards program that doubles as a travel agency. But industry experts and members have questions about what direction it will take.
CBC.ca | 1 hour, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Vets minister sued for defamation in fight over pensions A high-profile veterans advocate is suing the veterans affairs minister for defamation. Sean Bruyea claims Seamus O'Regan defamed him in a column about the Liberal government's plan to give injured soldiers the option of a lump sum compensation payment or
CBC.ca | 1 hour, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
See how Trump's stand on Russia has shifted since Helsinki His summit in Helsinki may have ended on Monday, but U.S. President Donald Trump has since been dogged by questions about whether he believes Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election mainly due to his own shifting answers.
CBC.ca | 1 hour, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Songbirds channel their inner George Clooney to attract a mate, but is it working? Conservation biologists studying the effects of noise pollution from oil and gas pumps in southern Alberta are finding that a species of sparrow is changing its tune so it can be heard above the din.
CBC.ca | 1 hour, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
South Sudan's internally displaced create own system of justice While peace and justice stalls, South Sudan's internally displaced are finding their own solutions.
Al Jazeera | 12 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Virtual reality may help cure fear of heights, study says A study out of the U.K. suggests that a virtual reality program may work at least as well as one-on-one therapy to help people overcome a fear of heights.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
You're living in a new geologic age, the Meghalayan Its official youre living in a new age. Its called the Meghalayan, and geologists say it's marked by a 'mega-drought' and the collapse of civilizations 4,200 years ago.
CBC.ca | 14 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
WhatsApp tweaks its service to head off fake-news killings A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend