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Number of free parking spots at Century Park station drops

As of Monday morning, the number of free city parking spots available at the Century Park LRT Station dropped. As of Monday, about 199 parking stalls at the station were converted from paid monthly spots, to daily, spots, paid for hourly. Now, there are 221 free stalls, and 665 reserved ones. The City said it was trying to manage the change by not reallocating any spots that were given up in recent months. “We receive an average of about 30 to 50 passes back a month,” Tarra Kongsrude with theRead More

Streaks on Mars likely flowing sand, not water, new research suggests – Technology & Science

The Associated Press A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars are signs of flowing sand — not water. Monday’s news throws cold water on 2015 research that indicated these recurring slope lines were signs of water currently on Mars. Instead, Arizona scientists said these lines — called “recurrent slope lineae” (RSL) — appear more like dry, steep flows of sand, rather than water trickling downhill, at or near the surface. Using a camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), researchers concluded in their study, published Monday in Nature GeoScience, that theRead More

Back-to-work legislation passed, ending college strike

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 12:09PM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 19, 2017 1:58PM EST Ontario has passed back-to-work legislation, ending a five-week college strike and paving the way for students to return to class. The Liberal government first attempted to introduce the bill Thursday evening, after restarted talks between the colleges and the faculty’s union reached an impasse. But unanimous consent of all parties was needed, and the NDP refused, leading the government to introduce the legislation Friday. It was debated through special weekend sittings inRead More

Three-car pileup sends two to hospital in New Brunswick

A serious three-car collision shut down Coverdale Road in Riverview, N.B., and sent two people to hospital Saturday. The accident happened on a long, straight stretch of road just after 9 p.m. Witnesses told CTV News that one vehicle was stopped and waiting to turn into a driveway when it was struck from behind and pushed into oncoming traffic. The crash happened in front of Steve Coulomb’s house and he says the scene was chaotic. “I checked out the window and I see a truck and two cars in theRead More

Leafs beat Habs 6-0 with two goals from Matthews

Bill Beacon, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:23PM EST MONTREAL – Ron Hainsey and Nazem Kadri scored 37 seconds apart in the second period and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs stretched their winning run to six games with a 6-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Auston Matthews, with two, James van Riemsdyk and Connor Brown also scored for Toronto (14-7-0), which was coming off a 1-0 shutout of the New Jersey Devils in which Andersen made 42 saves. MontrealRead More

'Sudden death' sparks concern in Campbell River

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Senior struck and robbed in southeast parking lot, suspect photos released

The Calgary Police Service has released surveillance camera stills of a man who they believe played a role in an attack on a senior in a parking lot along International Avenue. According to police, a 67-year-old man was in the parking lot of a shopping centre in the 3300 block of 17 Avenue Southeast on the afternoon of Friday, November 10, when he was hit from behind and knocked to the ground by an unknown culprit. The senior’s wallet, which contained $200 cash, was stolen. EMS responded to the sceneRead More

Review board orders B.C. man who killed kids to remain in custody

VANCOUVER — A panel has decided against changing custodial conditions for a British Columbia man who killed his three children during a psychotic break. The B.C. Review Board released its decision on Friday, following an annual review of Allan Schoenborn’s case. It says the 49-year-old must stay at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam, but could be allowed escorted visits into the community. Schoenborn was found guilty of stabbing his daughter and smothering his sons in their home in Merritt in April 2008, but a judge later ruled he wasRead More

Climate-hit nations say UN talks offer little help for soaring losses – Technology & Science

Reuters From Fiji to St. Lucia, small island nations have taken every opportunity to flag the growing risks of climate change to their land and people at UN talks in Bonn — but their cry for help has fallen on deaf ears, officials and experts said on Friday. Over the past two weeks, leaders of those states have spoken consistently of the loss of life and property caused by powerful storms in the last two years, and the existential threat to their low-lying territories as seas rise on a warming planet.Read More

Bones of contention: Australia returns ancient Aboriginal remains for outback burial

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The 40,000-year-old remains of an Aboriginal man that prompted a drastic rewrite of Australian history were returned to his ancestral homeland on Friday after four decades of examination in the country’s capital. The discovery of “Mungo Man” in 1974, named after the dry outback lakebed where the fully intact skeleton was found, doubled the known length of humans’ presence on the continent from 20,000 to 40,000 years. But the bones’ removal to Canberra for study, roughly 600 km (370 miles) east of Lake Mungo, had angered theRead More