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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Scientists asking New Brunswickers to be on lookout for crop-destroying stink bugs

Research scientists are asking New Brunswickers to be on the lookout for Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, which could damage crops if they make their way into the province.

Dandelions dominate lawns as Edmontonians demand more help from city

In 1999, Edmonton sprayed 51.4 per cent of green spaces. Now, just 2.3 per cent of grass is treated with herbicide.

Penticton business takes financial hit during flood watch

As Okanagan Lake reaches a 27-year high and flood mitigation efforts are clearly visible around the City of Penticton some tourists may have re-considered their May Long weekend travel plans. “I...

City of Coquitlam issues double the number of fines for leaving garbage out compared...

The City of Coquitlam has issued double the number of fines for illegally leaving garbage out compared to last year.

Beaconsfield residents not happy about bike lane construction

Residents say trying to navigate the road has become very confusing.

Ottawa to announce new program targeting Canada’s abandoned boats

There are about 600 boats ranging from small pleasure crafts to larger ships that have been ditched on Canada's coasts.

Gone but not forgotten. RIP Riverdale lilac bush

Many residents in Riverdale are outraged by the abrupt removal of a decades-old lilac bush.

Fake bug study makes discovery about species around the world

University of Alberta researchers participated in a unique international study using fake caterpillars.

‘Zero waste’ initiative takes off in Vaudreuil-Dorion

A new movement in Vaudreuil-Dorion is encouraging residents to bring their own reusable containers while shopping.

Trans Mountain $1.75-billion IPO comes at awkward time for Kinder Morgan

In addition to ongoing protests and federal court challenges, a vote recount in B.C. could tilt the balance of power, giving the Greens or NDP a chance to bog down the...


Hagic Smartwatch Provides 15 Days From A Single Charge (video)

Hagic has created a new smartwatch which its developers say has a battery that can provide up to 15 days of continual use on...