Waterloo institute to take on the World with Fresh cosmology-focused research hub

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Canada's premier centre for exploring the nature of reality has only taken on its biggest challenge, at least in terms of subject matter.On Monday, Neil Turok, director of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ont., declared the institute is establishing a new "Centre for the Universe," a cosmology-focused research hub which will try to decode the nature and source of ... everything.The 10-year effort, underwritten by a $25-million anonymous contribution, will exploit the Read more [...]

Calgary eyes multicity bid for Olympics Which could include Edmonton and Whistler

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Calgary officials wish to examine whether sporting places beyond the city could be used to sponsor component of their 2026 Olympic Winter Games in a bid to reduce costs related to the worldwide event, an idea that opens the door for areas like Edmonton and Whistler to participate in the worldwide spectacle.This is a sharp break from Calgary's previous plan, when a study team focused on local facilities and claimed expenses like security, travel and lodging would skyrocket if events propagate beyond Read more [...]

Ontario legislature in session this weekend to try to Finish college teachers’ strike

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A back-to-work bill that would end a strike by college faculty in Ontario seems on track to be pushed through the legislature on Sunday.The bill cleared another hurdle on Saturday while the Liberals and New Democrats pointed fingers at each other over the way the legislation was handled.The New Democrats have blocked swift passing of this bill because Thursday and Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews said the NDP was unnecessarily delaying students' return to the classroom. Read more [...]

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister and Spouse explain how he got lost and broke arm on New Mexico Increase

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Manitoba's premier is providing some additional information about a wilderness hike in New Mexico where he broke his arm and became lost.Brian Pallister has refused to do media interviews regarding the ordeal, which occurred on Monday but was just disclosed to the general public on Friday.Rather, he and his wife, Esther, answered questions posed by a member of his team in a video posted on Facebook that is just more than four minutes long. Pallister says Read more [...]

Day Update newsletter: Mugabe, Lebanon, NAFTA

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Good evening and happy Friday,WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWThe full story of what brought Mugabe down, and he did not see it coming There was a time in Zimbabwe when Robert Mugabe was popular. As the leader of the main guerrilla movement that fought white-minority rule, he swept to power in a 1980 landslide victory. But economic mismanagement resulted in widespread unemployment and poverty. In addition, he attempted to hand control over to his wife. By early Read more [...]

Carding Judgment to come in critical point for Ontario policing regulations

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On a windy April morning this past year, Hamilton City Councillor Matthew Green was assessing e-mails as he waited for a bus in the city's downtown when a police officer wrapped up in a cruiser and started asking questions."What do you do there?" He states the officer asked hi as he sought refuge in the cold breeze beneath an overpass, kitty corner from the bus stop. "Where are you going?""Are you from this town?" When the officer recognized that Mr. Green Read more [...]

In her new book, Marie de Hennezel makes a case for great sex after 60

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In a saucy new publication called A Frenchwoman's Guide to Sex after Sixty, we meet with an adventurous woman who finds, at age 68, that she's a female ejaculator. Another woman, single at 63, suits herself by fantasizing about the female and male bodies of oldnbsp;flames. Men get creative too. When a beloved spouse loses interest in sex, an aging artist, decided to stay loyal, finds a new outlet through sensual experiences with an imaginary lover in hisnbsp;fantasies.These, Read more [...]

Anna Paquin, Viola Desmond among those honoured at Canada Walk of Fame gala

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Sprinter Donovan Bailey says that he understands that his induction into Canada's Walk of Fame will impact the way he is seen by future generations."This is undoubtedly a enormous heritage piece for me," Bailey said from the red carpet together with his 11-year-old son, Mateus, who presented his award."This is the collecting of the embodiment of success in Canada ... I am quite humbled." Bailey, of Oakville, Ont., was among six people inducted into Canada's Read more [...]

How survivors of sexual assault find pleasure in sex

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"Before the attack, I had an extraordinary sex drive," says Ellie, a 30-year-old girl who resides in Toronto. (She asked that her full name not be used.) "I was adventuresome, found joy in intimacy and seen sex as a excellent way to get to know a spouse.""Everything changed," she says, after she had been raped four decades back. Her sexual life became a source of indomitable anxiety. "I began having panic attacks any time I tried to be romantic," she says. "The things that I used to enjoy Read more [...]

Jehovah’s Witnesses had right to refuse blood transfusions: Quebec coroner

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Anyone has the right to refuse a blood transfusion, even if it means certain death, says a Quebec coroner who analyzed the situation surrounding the deaths of two Jehovah's Witnesses who had recently given birth.Jehovah's Witnesses believe eating blood goes against their faith and they shouldn't accept transfusions or donate their own blood."Every individual in Quebec has this freedom of choice," coroner Luc Malouin stated in his report, which was made public Tuesday. Read more [...]