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'It is very troubling': microplastics, other pollutants to be focus of studies funded by Ottawa
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The federal government announced $2.7 million in funding on Monday towards studying how contaminants like pesticides, anti-sea lice drugs and microplastics impact aquatic life. That announcement is good news for Peter Ross, vice-president of research ...



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Sport court confirms Russian medallist under investigation for doping
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A Russian Olympic medallist has left the Pyeongchang Winter Games on suspicion of doping, a Russian sports official said on Monday, in a case that could jeopardise the nation's efforts to draw a line under a years-long drug-cheating scandal. Alexander ...

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Canada Investigates Racist Comment After Indigenous Shooting
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People. Royal Canadian Mounted Police CBC News Minister Ralph Goodale Colten Boushie Facebook Red Pheasant First Nation Gerald Stanley Staff Sgt. Tania Vaughan Bernice King Martin Luther King Jr. Civilian Review and Complaints Commission. Global News ...

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Kim Boutin, subjected to online abuse, breaks down in tears during medal ceremony
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The last 24 hours for Canadian short-track speed skater Kim Boutin have been full of emotional ups and downs, but ended with a touching ceremony at the Medals Plaza on Wednesday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 23-year-old's tumultuous saga began ...

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Canada's MikaŽl Kingsbury wins Olympic gold in men's moguls
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Canadian freestyle skier MikaŽl Kingsbury won gold in men's moguls on Monday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, securing the one honour that had eluded him in his illustrious career. The 25-year-old from Deux-Montagnes, Que., was among the group of ...

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Valentine's Day warning from scientists says stop sexting
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Good morning! This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Put ...



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Olympic Games officially underway as Yuna Kim lights Olympic cauldron
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The lavish ceremony officially opening the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is over, with Friday's display highlighted by South Korean Olympic champion figure skater Yuna Kim lighting the flame, but the competition is just beginning ...

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Olympic appeals rejected for 45 Russian athletes
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Russia's desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes ? including several medal favourites ? into the Winter Olympics failed just hours before Friday's opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The International Olympic Committee had banned Russia ...

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Olympic wake-up: What you might have missed from the Winter Games
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The opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics started at 6 a.m. ET on Friday, but the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea have already been underway for some time. You read that correctly. Events took place on Wednesday and Thursday ? including ...

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Olympic Games opening ceremony set for Friday morning
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Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium will be the focus of attention Friday morning for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. While some athletic events, including mixed doubles curling, figure skating, ski jumping and freestyle skiing ...

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