NASA Boss in Ottawa, Fuels Speculation About New Canadian Space-Station Role

NASA Boss in Ottawa, Fuels Speculation About New Canadian Space-Station Role

By The Canadian Press

Jim Bridenstine - NASA
Jim Bridenstine, administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), enters the hall before a news conference at the U.S. embassy in Moscow in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The head of the U.S. space agency says Canada’s artificial intelligence expertise leaves it well positioned to partner with it in the next generation of lunar exploration. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Pavel Golovkin)

OTTAWA – The head of the U.S. space agency lauded Canada’s expertise in artificial intelligence in Ottawa Tuesday, fuelling speculation that Canada will join its next bold venture to unlock the secrets of the moon.

Jim Bridenstine, the administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, said he wants Canada’s decades-long space partnership with the U.S. to continue as it embarks on the creation of its new “Lunar Gateway” — the next-generation outpost the United States is planning to send into orbit around the moon.

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Surface Cracks Close One Lane of South Perimeter Bridge

Surface Cracks Close One Lane of South Perimeter Bridge

South Perimeter Highway
One westbound lane over the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway is closed. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG — Surface cracks in the bridge deck concrete has forced the province to close one lane on the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway.

Manitoba Infrastructure says the westbound curb lane next to the sidewalk is closed for inspection.

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Homeless Man to Reunite with Family After Finding Bambi Art in Edmonton Garbage

Homeless Man to Reunite with Family After Finding Bambi Art in Edmonton Garbage

By The Canadian Press

Bambi Drawing
A framed animation drawing from the movie “Bambi” is seen in this undated handout photo. A homeless man who found an authentic animation cell from the classic Disney movie “Bambi” in a tattered, dirty frame will use his earnings to reunite with his family in Ontario. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Alexander Archbold, Curiosity Inc.)

EDMONTON – A homeless man who found an authentic animation cel from the classic Disney movie “Bambi” in a tattered, dirty frame will use his earnings to reunite with his family in Ontario.

Adam Gillian, who is 38, brought the item into Curiosity Inc., an antique shop in Edmonton, and the owner bought it for $20.

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Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive Accepting Donations for Christmas Cheer Board

Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive

‘Tis the season to donate to the Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive.

Beginning December 7, Jets fans can donate new unwrapped toys at the home game versus the St. Louis Blues at Bell MTS Place (outside section 101). The Jets Toy Drive game will be on Sunday, December 9 against Philadelphia, where fans will have another opportunity to provide new unwrapped gifts and cash donations.

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