VANCOUVER – There was once a galaxy of sunflower sea stars in the Salish Sea off the British Columbia and Washington state coasts, but a new study says their near disappearance from the ocean floor should be of special concern.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, say a wasting disease that impacted many star fish from Alaska to Mexico was devastating for the sunflower sea star.
Manitoba RCMP is investigating after two dogs from Clanwilliam went missing before one of them was discovered dead days later.
The dogs went missing from the community, roughly 230 km northwest of Winnipeg, on October 19. Dog kennels on the property were damaged when police arrived. Two dogs, a Norwegian Elkhound Husky Cross named Duke, and a Norwegian Elkhound Border Collie Cross named Duchess, were gone.
WINNIPEG — From the driver’s seat to the studio, Trevor Dineen is about to jump into a new role behind the mic for a national radio audience.
The CBC Radio One traffic reporter is one-half of “Now or Never,” premiering on Sunday, October 30 with co-host Ify Chiwetelu. The weekly Winnipeg-produced show will venture out to meet Canadians who are deeply motivated to make a real change.
MONTREAL – The rise of online shopping is forcing Canadian malls to diversify and become destinations that offer a range of services including entertainment and sporting venues in addition to traditional clothing stores, a Montreal real estate conference heard Tuesday.
“The mall has to become more interesting,” said Eric Foster, a real estate consultant who helped develop the large, mixed-use DIX30 shopping complex on Montreal’s south shore. Its amenities include 65 restaurants, food shopping, an indoor soccer venue and a training centre for the Montreal Canadiens.