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Las Vegas expected to benefit from reopening of borders with Canada and Mexico

Las Vegas, the highest revenue gaming market in North America, is expected to get a big boost in the coming weeks as the federal government has decided to reopen the borders for gambling & entertainment enthusiasts from Canada and Mexico. The northern and southern borders of the US to non-... read more

A new Canadian study has shown that home births for women having low-risk pregnancies don't raise the risk of complications. However, in the US, home births do not follow similar standards as Canada. Thus experts said that it can be believed that results could vary here.  According to a new Canadian study, home births don't boost the risk of complications in the case of women with low-risk pregnancies. However, not all home births follow the same standards as Canada in the US, making experts mentioned that

A new Canadian study has shown that home births for women having low-risk pregnancies don't raise the risk of complications. However, in the US, home births do not follow similar standards as Canada. Thus experts said that it can be believed that results could vary here.

The huge study... read more

War-related stress disorders could haunt veterans years after return from battlefront

In a development that would definitely pose a challenge to health professionals who were upbeat on having conquered the condition, a study involving soldiers has shown an increase in the number of post-traumatic stress disorder cases. And this has come five years after the cases had dropped down... read more

Extraordinary fossilized remains of 25-million-year-old flightless bird found on southern Vancouver Island

A family leisurely walking on southern Vancouver Island has stumbled upon bizarre fossilized leftovers of a 25-million-year-old flightless bird. The discovery has created a wave in the world of paleontology.

The condition of the fossil was good, so researchers were able to identify the... read more

Cost factor makes hepatitis C drugs only to be available for patients who have crossed Stage 2

Cost of medical treatment for hepatitis C is so expensive that it will be provided only to those under provincial pharmacare programs who have moderate liver disease. The hepatitis C medicines are developed by Gilead Sciences and the drugs include Sovaldi and Harvoni.

Drugs like Sovaldi... read more

Researchers to study storms on Jupiter and Saturn by using 3D simulations

How storms on Jupiter are formed and how they are different from earth’s storms have baffled scientists from a long time. Now, researchers from University of Alberta used 3D simulations to understand storms on Saturn and Jupiter.

According to the researchers, the main objective behind... read more

BlackBerry banking on ‘Priv’ Android handset to drive sales tide around

Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is set to launch its first Android-powered handset – BlackBerry Priv – this Friday. The handset will probably decide the future of BlackBerry’s smartphone business.

With BlackBerry’s hardware division struggling for quite some time now, it... read more

Quebec in Past Two Years Spent Over Half a Million for Funding IVF

A new research has shown that Quebec in past two years has spent more than half a million as a funding to IVF to help women conceive using in-vitro fertilization. This new study acts as a cautionary tale not only for Canada or Ontario, but for older women who are paying for the costly procedures... read more

A population of western painted turtles in Burnaby will soon have clean new home

A population of western painted turtles in Burnaby is soon going to have a clean new home. The new home will be free of the large pieces of metallurgical coal they have been living with since past year, when a train derailed in their backyard.

Deanna MacTavish and other members of the... read more

Documentary Shows Struggling Life of Moose Calves

Last year when videographer Hugo Kitching arrived in Jasper, instead of casting call for lead role of his film, he spent several weeks with his in search of perfect subjects to fill the starring roles in his film called Moose.

Kitching said the search for his subjects was very difficult... read more

Image of Warring Foxes wins 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition

Don Gutoski, a Canadian amateur photographer, has been named the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 for his beautiful, but haunting picture 'Tale of two foxes'. It was a portrait showcasing the struggle for life in the subarctic climes of Cape Churchill, Canada.

On Tuesday night, the... read more

This past week, grey whale was spotted in the waters off the English Bay. Now, federal fisheries officials have warned people in Vancouver that they should stay away from the whale. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans said that beachgoers and boaters have been getting too close to it while trying to see the whale playing in the water.  Beachgoers have been getting too close to whale in order to get a glimpse of the marine mammal playing in the waters off English Bay. Knowing this, federal officials have

This past week, grey whale was spotted in the waters off the English Bay. Now, federal fisheries officials have warned people in Vancouver that they should stay away from the whale. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans said that beachgoers and boaters have been getting too close to it while... read more

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