Hundreds of Arctic Glaciers Shrinking; Many Likely to Disappear: Study

Hundreds of Arctic Glaciers Shrinking; Many Likely to Disappear: Study

By The Canadian Press

Ice
Ice floats in Slidre Fjord outside the Eureka Weather Station on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Monday, July 24, 2006. New research finds that hundreds of glaciers in Canada’s High Arctic are shrinking and that many are likely fated to disappear. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

New research finds that hundreds of glaciers in Canada’s High Arctic are shrinking and that many are likely fated to disappear.

Adrienne White of the University of Ottawa looked at more than 1,700 glaciers on Ellesmere Island.

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Indian Village at Calgary Stampede Will Change Name to Elbow River Camp

Indian Village at Calgary Stampede Will Change Name to Elbow River Camp

By The Canadian Press

Calgary Stampede
A visitor slides down a zip line during the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Sunday, July 8, 2018. The Calgary Stampede says its annual display of Indigenous culture that goes back over 100 years will no longer be called Indian Village. On Sunday, the final day of the 2018 Calgary Stampede, officials announced the village of more than two dozen teepees will be called Elbow River Camp. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY – The Calgary Stampede says its annual display of Indigenous culture that goes back more than 100 years will no longer be called “Indian Village.”

On Sunday, the final day of this year’s Stampede, officials announced the village of more than two dozen teepees will be renamed Elbow River Camp.

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Some First Responders from Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Get Mental-Health Break

Some First Responders from Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Get Mental-Health Break

By The Canadian Press

Ambulance Humboldt Bus Crash
Emergency crews block the highway near the site of a bus crash near Nipawin, Sask., Friday, April 6, 2018. Paramedic Deanndra King was on a day off, getting ready for a weekend curling bonspiel, when she got the call from her boss about an accident involving a bus.”I didn’t register the magnitude of it,” the first responder from Nipawin, Sask., recalled this week. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith)

WASKESIU, Sask. – Paramedic Deanndra King was on a day off, getting ready for a weekend curling bonspiel, when she got the call from her boss about an accident involving a bus.

“I didn’t register the magnitude of it,” the first responder from Nipawin, Sask., recalled this week.

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Winnipegger Swimming, Cycling, Running to Mark 70th Birthday

Winnipegger Swimming, Cycling, Running to Mark 70th Birthday

John Sawchuk
John Sawchuk is aiming to raise $7,777 for the Lake Winnipeg Foundation through his Purejohn 70 Challenge. (FACEBOOK)

WINNIPEG — John Sawchuk doesn’t celebrate his 70th birthday like the average person his age.

The Winnipegger is swimming, cycling and running to draw attention to both the health and fitness of people, and the health and fitness of Lake Winnipeg.

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