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Riding the Boundless

Donald Smith drove in the ceremonial last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) on November 7, 1885, at Craigellachie, British Columbia.

The Boundless  by Kenneth Oppel begins at this event, memorialized forever in the picture above, and turns history on its head. 256 more words

Adventure

Grazing in the estuary

When I was in the Khutzeymateen (K’tzim-a-deen) in June, the sedge was waist-high in the estuary which sits at the end of park’s fjord.  The Grizzly bears come out of hibernation in late May or early June and the grass is growing fast and waiting for them.   155 more words

Wildlife

Suspect in construction executive's murder arrested at Pearson airport

ORILLIA, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police say they have arrested a man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in connection with the fatal shooting of a businessman in southwestern Ontario. 84 more words

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Canadians twice as likely as Americans to avoid spoilers: Study

TORONTO – Sorry about that spoiler, eh?

According to a study conducted by Netflix, Canadians are characteristically polite about trying to avoid spoiling a TV show for their friends and family. 493 more words

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Man on Canada wide warrant arrested in Frigo murder investigation

TORONTO – A man wanted on a Canada wide warrant for the murder of an Ontario businessman has been arrested, according to provincial police.

Ontario Provincial Police say 70-yer-old Boris Panovski was apprehended without incident on Sept. 176 more words

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New Brunswick voters head to the polls Monday

WATCH: The vote has become a de facto referendum on the controversial issue of hydraulic fracturing. As Ross Lord reports residents are faced with a difficult decision, supporting a government in favour of fracking or the parties that oppose it. 785 more words

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