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Fredericton roundabout was safer than average in debut year, study finds

The roundabout on Smythe Street in Fredericton gave many drivers a headache its first year, but it was safer than expected, says a UNB professor who studied the intersection. 58 more words

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'It scares me': Permafrost thaw in Canadian Arctic sign of global trend

Canada is melting. Like a popsicle taken out of the freezer and left on the counter, the permanently frozen ground in the northern reaches of this country is thawing at an ever faster rate. 57 more words

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Cellphone spying uncovered at Montreal's Trudeau airport after Ottawa revelation

If you were recently at Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport, someone may have been spying on your cellphone. A Radio-Canada reporter detected the presence of an electronic surveillance device known as an IMSI on Feb. 43 more words

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To self-publish or to perish

One more dissection of the growing ‘a la mode’ factor of self-publishing, by the CBC:

‘It’s no longer about the vanity press’: self-publishing gains respect…

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Yay! On to Season 11 for Alberta-shot "Heartland"

The Alberta-shot CBC series has been renewed for an 11th season. The long-running family drama shoots in southern Alberta and Calgary. The series, which is about the life and loves of the Bartlett-Fleming family on a horse ranch in Alberta.

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'Slow slip' earthquake season raises risk of 'The Big One

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B.C. is headed back into another one of its riskier seismic seasons, raising the risk of “The Big One,” earthquake experts say.

Every 14 months, the Cascadian subduction zone — which runs from northern Vancouver Island down to northern California — experiences what seismologists call a “slow slip.” 15 more words

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Pre-clearance bill would give U.S. border agents power to search and detain Canadians on Canadian soil

U.S. border guards would get new powers to question, search and even detain Canadian citizens on Canadian soil under a bill proposed by the Liberal government. 74 more words

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