Experts Start on a Different North Atlantic right whale

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Marine-mammal experts began dividing the remains of another endangered North Atlantic right whale on Friday in an effort to ascertain what caused the death of the most recent whale to be found floating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Matthew Hardy of the Fisheries Department said about 30 people were helping in the necropsy — or animal autopsy — being conducted near a lighthouse on the northern point of Miscou Island, N.B.. The creature is the North Atlantic right whale to have died within the past six weeks in the Gulf. read more

George Drummond Birks Headed Montreal Household jewellery Company for 40 years

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Drummond Birks, who died at age 98 on June 23 at Montreal, belonged to run the family company, Sons and Henry Birks, if it was the biggest retail jeweller in the nation. He was with the firm for 50 years and in charge for 40.

The Birks family came from Yorkshire and several of them were members and silversmiths of the Goldsmiths Guild in London, dating back to the 17th century. John Birks was the first to immigrate to Canada. He was employed as a pharmacist in Montreal a town of 30,000 people. Two of his children died in the day, but one of his children began at the business of Savage and Lyman, reputed to be the jewellery shop in Canada at the moment as an apprentice. read more

The ‘appropriation prize,’ the tweets of Trump: People seem to think the World Wide Web isn’t reality

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The year is 2017, and there are still.

I am sorry if it appears clear to you words are printed utterances and that actions taken and can have the exact same impact like they were shouted by you in a trial in a judge.

But recent electronic hijinks suggest some folks are not hearing the message that things which happen online aren’t “virtual” or “cyber” or another term that indicates ephemerality or a less-grounded reality. They are not getting it, though courts, employers groups and schools, as well as minorities and majorities have delivered that message. read more

By touching Queen’s arm protocol breaks

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A breach of protocol which saw the signature the Queen’s arm has at least one British abuzz but some on media say it is nothing to get worked up about.

Governor-General David Johnston hosted the monarch in Canada House in London to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada and helped her down and up the stairs.

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Trump’s tweets, the ‘appropriation Decoration’ — people seem to think the World Wide Web isn’t reality

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The year is 2017, and there are still.

I am sorry if it appears clear to you words are printed utterances and that actions taken and can have the same effect like they were shouted by you in a trial in a judge.

But recent electronic hijinks suggest some people aren’t hearing the message that things that occur online aren’t “virtual” or “cyber” or another term that indicates ephemerality or a less-grounded reality. They are not getting it, though that message was delivered by courts, employers groups and schools, in addition to religious and racial minorities and majorities. read more

Couillard disappointed with result of referendum

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Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says the result of a referendum where voters rejected a proposed cemetery was unsatisfactory.

A change was shot down by voters by a margin Sunday that would have allowed to go southwest of Quebec City.

The plan for the Peninsula was designed following the Quebec City mosque shooting after people came forward to oppose the project but the issue was sent to a referendum. read more

Ontario lags behind for certifying food: report on regulations

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Ontario is lagging despite having the biggest market in Canada for certifying food as support and organic for the sector, a new report states.

“This report is the first time that we’ve managed to present a holistic outlook on the business,” said Tia Loftsgard, executive director of the Canada Organic Trade Association, who headed the research and writing on the report. “Ontario is the largest province, so I think that if it comes to having compliance throughout the country, we would like to be sure that all states have the same regulations and standards” read more