Day: May 11, 2022

Nunavut hunters urge Baffinland mine to stop icebreaking, citing narwhal decline

Nunavut hunters and environmental groups say shipping activity from Baffinland’s Mary River mine is having a real and potentially lasting effect on narwhal numbers in the area. They’re calling on the mining company to, again, alter its shipping plans this year as a precaution.    In a letter to Nunavut regulators last week, the Pond Inlet-based Mittimatalik Hunters & Trappers Organization […]

Many Canadians willing to hold nose at gas prices as they hit the road, take to the skies once again

Even as gas prices hit record highs, Canadians are fanning out across the country for fresh travel experiences after two years of bottled-up demand. Beth Potter, head of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, says some vacationers are still staying closer to home on camping, hiking and cycling excursions, with many opting for road trips […]

Venezuelan Embassy celebrates May Cross

News Grevic Alvarado 5 Minutes Ago Venezuelans celebrate May Cross in Trinidad and Tobago. – Grevic Alvarado On Wednesday the Venezuelan embassy celebrated the May Cross (Cruz de Mayo), a Venezuelan religious-cultural tradition with more than 150 years of history. Venezuelan ambassador Álvaro Sánchez Cordero led the celebrations at the embassy on Victoria Avenue, Port […]

Alberta man linked to multi-million dollar hay ‘scam’ in U.S. faces trial in province for similar allegations

An Alberta man who officials say is connected to multi-million dollar hay fraud “scams” in the United States has had a trial set in Canada for similar allegations.  Lawyers for the Crown and Scott James Piggott appeared in court Monday to set a trial date in Lethbridge on the man’s Alberta charges, which include fraud […]

Ontario ice cream maker tarred by ‘lies’ from anti-vaxxers, this time after doctor’s ‘nice’ tweet

One of Canada’s most iconic brands of ice cream has found itself in the eye of a social media firestorm after an Ontario doctor’s tweet became the target of anti-vaxxers. Chapman’s Ice Cream is one of Canada’s best-known brands in dessert products, manufactured at its family-owned Markdale, Ont., plant, about a two-hour drive northwest of […]

Hey! Trinidad and Tobago has gas

News Ryan Hamilton-Davis 6 Hrs Ago Energy Minister Stuart Young. – Responding to questions in a six-minute interview on CNN’s Quest Means Business news programme on Tuesday, Minister of Energy Stuart Young said Trinidad and Tobago is ready and willing to help the world wean itself off Russian oil and gas amid the Ukrainian invasion. […]

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