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Western researchers seek seniors to put heart and mind into study

Western University researchers are recruiting a new round of seniors willing to hop on a stationary bike for science.

Fresh off the first phase of their multi-year Heart and Mind study, researchers are looking for at least 20 people for a study examining the link between intense interval exercise, blood pressure and brain power. 635 more words

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Watch: Drivers 'too cosy' on the road says new AMA report

A new Alberta Motor Association survey shows tailgating is the province’s top driver error associated with casualty collisions.

The survey shows 63 per cent of drivers often or always witness other vehicles following too close while only two per cent of respondents admitted to doing the act themselves. 78 more words

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Mountain Lion Chases Cat into Sonora Home, Gets Locked in Bathroom

SONORA — A home invader in Tuolumne County wasn’t after jewels, money, or electronics — a Sonora family says it was after a snack.

The family says a mountain lion made its way into their home while they were watching television on Sunday night. 314 more words

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Posh pollution - the exclusive London neighborhoods with toxic air - Reuters

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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Residents of some of London’s most exclusive areas are living with toxic levels of air pollution, according to a new …

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Annual city ward meetings scheduled

The City of Windsor has released its ward meetings schedule for this year. One meeting in each ward will take place between Sept. 25 and Nov. 241 more words

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‘Back in play’: Draft city plan calls for another way to get across North Saskatchewan River

As Edmonton prepares for a population of two million, the city is looking at how to better connect everyone including a transit bridge from 87 Avenue across the North Saskatchewan River. 366 more words

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Facing capacity issues, critical CBE high school engagement sessions to begin

Families with kids heading to high school soon are being asked to participate in a massive public engagement process starting next Tuesday as the Calgary Board of Education grapples with exploding enrolment projections and more than 10 schools expected to overcapacity in the next five years. 747 more words

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