After 3rd major storm in 5 years, Magdalen Islanders say they’re on ‘front line’ of climate change

After 3rd major storm in 5 years, Magdalen Islanders say they’re on ‘front line’ of climate change

Isabelle Cormier spent the days after post-tropical storm Fiona picking through what could be salvaged of her family’s 40-year-old cottage. Among the soggy treasures strewn on the ground: a troll doll, so old its hair was gone, a large cooking pot, and a single oar — a fitting souvenir for a family that loves boating. …

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Canadian satellite captures first direct view of methane leak from Nord Stream pipelines

Canadian satellite captures first direct view of methane leak from Nord Stream pipelines

An image of the methane leak from Nordstream as seen by the GHGSat team in Montreal. They are able to calculate exactly how much methane is being released. This is the first direct measurement of the methane coming out of the damaged pipeline.GHGSat A Canadian satellite has captured the first direct view of methane leaking …

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Government Introduces Support Program for Small Employers as Minimum Wage Increases

A transitional support program is now in place for small employers as the provincial minimum wage increases. Minimum wage in Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 50 cents to $13.70 today. Another 80-cent increase is due On April 1, 2023, bringing the rate to $14.50 per hour. Minimum wage will reach $15.00 dollars an hour …

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‘It’s Never A Smooth Ride for An Athlete’ – Unmukt Chand’s Bruised Picture Breaks the Internet

Former India cricketer Unmukt Chand has posted a picture on social media which is going viral. The picture shows the former Under-19 India World Cup winner with a bruise across his left eye, however, he didn’t disclose how it happened to him. The 29-year-old had relocated to United States earlier last year to play cricket …

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Pfizer pays almost $120 million for app that detects COVID from a cough

Pharma giant Pfizer has shelled out nearly US$120 million to acquire a small Australian company claiming to have developed a smartphone app that can accurately diagnose COVID-19 by analyzing the sound of a cough. For around a decade small Australian digital healthcare company ResApp has been working on developing an algorithm that can diagnose respiratory …

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Walk Taking Place to Raise Awareness of Multiple Myeloma

A walk to raise awareness and funds for a little-known and incurable type of cancer is being held in St. John’s this morning. Multiple Myeloma is the second most common form of blood cancer, however, despite its growing prevalence, it remains largely unknown. That’s something that Brent Smith is hoping to change. He was diagnosed …

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NASA Releases Most Detailed Photos Of Jupiter Moon Europa In Decades

NASA keeps dropping more photos of incredible, jaw-dropping outer space in views we’ve never seen before. The newest images don’t come from the James Webb Space Telescope, though, which has been giving us wow-worthy images lately. These new photos come from NASA’s Juno probe — and they show the first photos of Jupiter’s Europa in …

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Tears shed at National Day for Truth and Reconciliation ceremony

New poignantly reworded plaque tells of Shingwauk Indian Residential School experience It was an emotional day for Jackie Fletcher and Shirley Horn. The sisters – Shingwauk Indian Residential School survivors – were in attendance at the official unveiling of a new plaque at Algoma University’s Arthur A. Wishart Library on Friday. The reworded plaque replaces …

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Citadel’s Ken Griffin says the exodus away from crypto and NFTs is good for the economy

Editor’s Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! (Kitco News) – Ken Griffin, the founder of Miami-based trading firm Citadel Securities, pulled no punches in a recent conversion with CNBC when …

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