China’s Yutu 2 rover spots ‘mystery hut’

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Beijing – China’s Yutu 2 rover has spotted a mystery object on the horizon while working its way across Von Karman crater on the far side of the moon, media reports said. Yutu 2 spotted a cube-shaped object on the horizon to the north and roughly 80 metres away in November during the mission’s 36th lunar day, according to a …

Omicron

Omicron may have picked up piece of common-cold virus

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NEW YORK (Reuters) The Omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 likely acquired at least one of its mutations by picking up a snippet of genetic material from another virus – possibly one that causes the common cold – present in the same infected cells, according to researchers. This genetic sequence does not appear in any earlier versions of …

Canada advocates for its workers and industry in Washington, DC

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Washington – Canada and the United States have one of the closest trade relationships in the world, built on shared values and deeply integrated supply chains that support hundreds of thousands of jobs and opportunities on both sides of the border. Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, concluded a visit to Washington, DC, …

Investing $14.7M in conservation projects in 5 mountain national parks

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Banff – Protecting the ecological integrity of national parks is vital to conserving natural and cultural marine heritage, fighting climate change and biodiversity loss, and providing Canadians with opportunities to learn more about iconic cultural and natural settings. Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Steven Guilbeault, announced federal investments of $14.7 million over the next …

Making Vaccine Day extra fun for Toronto’s youngest public health superheroes

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Toronto – Team Toronto has lined up exciting partnerships that will make Toronto Kids Vaccine Day at Scotiabank Arena even more exciting for the city’s five- to 11-year-old public health superheroes. Running from 10am to 6pm on Sunday, December 12, Toronto Kids Vaccine Day has been designed top to bottom with children in mind. The one-day-only special event is superhero …

Brampton opening select outdoor skating rinks 

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​Mount Chinguacousy scheduled to open December 27, Winter Program Registration begins December 13. BRAMPTON– The City of Brampton opened select outdoor skating rinks on Saturday, December 4 starting at 10am, weather permitting. Locations include Chinguacousy Park Skate Recreational Trail and Gage Park Outdoor Skating Recreational Trail. For all information, including hours of operation and rink status, visit www.brampton.ca/outdoorskating. Mount Pleasant …