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Are tiny houses illegal in Canada?

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Blue whale rescue

Blue whale rescue update: San Diego looks for 80-foot entangled whale According to a June 28 Dana Point Times report, the blue whale was first spotted about four miles off the Dana Point coast around 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning. Captain Tom Southern, a boat captain for Capt. Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari, reported [...]

Canada’s moral compass

CANADIANS’ MORAL COMPASS SET DIFFERENTLY FROM THAT OF OUR NEIGHBOURS TO THE SOUTH   Recently, the Gallup organization in the US updated a series of questions they have asked over the years about what behaviours or choices Americans consider to be moral or immoral. We decided to mirror the questions in our most recent survey [...]

Check out this Kelowna man’s giant pickle

KELOWNA–A Kelowna man who received a lot of attention last summer for growing a three-and-a-half foot cucumber has found a way to preserve his 15 minutes of fame. Daniel Tomlin was interviewed by news organizations worldwide about his big cuke, which he named Big Larry. “It was funny,” says Tomlin. “Even in Australia, people recognized [...]

Elephant is on top of things

When Her Caretaker Collapses Face Down On The Ground, She Rushes Forward. Her Reaction Is Stunning Elephants are incredibly smart creatures. They can solve puzzles using tools and even can understand human language! One amazing capability of the elephant is showing empathy. They mourn their dead and they provide distressed animals, and even humans, with [...]

Hoarding: A Compulsive Mental Disorder

Many of us hang on to treasures and memorabilia from the past, but our homes are not so overwhelmed with clutter that it becomes detrimental to our health and safety, let alone our sanity. Others are not so lucky. For some individuals, hoarding, or the obsessive compulsion to collect anything and everything – has become [...]

By |June 25th, 2016|Environment, Hoarding, Wold news|0 Comments

Canadian Climate Denial phony coal propaganda

A Canadian climate change denial group has popped up in a U.S. coal giant's bankruptcy proceedings that have lifted the curtain on the funding of a sophisticated continent-wide marketing campaign designed to fool the public about how human activity is contributing to global warming. A document, nearly 1,000 pages long, lists the Calgary-based Friends of [...]

By |June 24th, 2016|Environment, NEWS, recycling, World news|0 Comments