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New $240 million water tunnel to withstand quake now operational

New $240 million water tunnel to withstand quake now operational

Metro Vancouver has opened a new $240-million tunnel built under the Fraser River to ensure drinking water keeps flowing to Surrey and South-of-Fraser residents in the event of an earthquake. The Port Mann connection is one of the key links between Metro Vancouver’s watersheds and the communities south of the Fraser. Replacing this crossing was the first in a series ... Read More »

Margot Robbie: New Nissan Electric Vehicle ambassador (Video)

Margot Robbie: New Nissan Electric Vehicle ambassador (Video)

Nissan has appointed actor Margot Robbie as the new face of Nissan Electric Cars, and have sent her racing round Monaco in the BladeGlider EV to celebrate. The prototype 190km/h Nissan BladeGlider, which hits 100km/h in less than five seconds, challenges the conventional thinking of what an all-electric sports car could look like in the future. Showcasing all the fun ... Read More »

2017 Hyundai Ioniq raises the bar for a green car (Video)

2017 Hyundai Ioniq raises the bar for a green car (Video)

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is a small hatchback that comes as a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid, or an all-electric model; it’s an important new player in the world of high-efficiency cars. 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid – All 2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrids are powered by a 1.6L GDI Atkinson Cycle 4-cylinder engine. It makes 104 horsepower and 109 lb-ft of torque. ... Read More »

Six Alleged UFOs Flew Past the ISS in Mysterious NASA Video (Watch)

Six Alleged UFOs Flew Past the ISS in Mysterious NASA Video (Watch)

New and strange footage from NASA’s live feed of the International Space Station appears to show six large objects scurrying by. This is not the first time this sight has been seen, but this instance contains unique characteristics. The 31 second video appears to focus on the outside of the American station and within seconds, ‘six large’ glowing orbs crept ... Read More »

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack named Canadian Car of the Year (Photo)

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack named Canadian Car of the Year (Photo)

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has named the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack as this year’s Canadian Car of the Year at the 2017 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. The winning vehicles were crowned following an intensive week of back-to-back testing by automotive journalists gathered from across Canada. Despite having driven a few dozens of new and significantly ... Read More »

Britax Recalls Strollers Due to Fall Hazard; Report

Britax Recalls Strollers Due to Fall Hazard, Report

Britax has recalled more than 600,000 strollers after discovering an issue that could cause child seats to disengage from the device. The recall affects Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Britax has received 33 reports of car seats unexpectedly disconnecting from the strollers and falling to the ground, resulting in 26 reports of ... Read More »

OPP: Innisfil man dies in head-on snowmobile collision

OPP: Innisfil man dies in head-on snowmobile collision

Barrie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a two snow machine collision, that occurred at 1:46 pm Saturday, Feb. 18 just off Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club Trail B near Line 15 north in Oro-Medonte Township. A Red Yamaha snowmobile traveling southbound near OFSC Trail B collided head on with an Arctic Cat travelling north bound off the trail. The ... Read More »

Researchers revive weird microbes after freeing them from ancient ‘cave crystals’

Researchers revive weird microbes after freeing them from ancient cave crystals

Microbes found stowed inside giant crystals in caves in Chihuahua, Mexico, may have survived there for tens of thousands of years. The extraordinary micro-organisms were found trapped in crystal in a volcanically heated Mexican cave system where temperatures reach 60C (140F). Some of them are believed to have been there for 60,000 years and were shut off from light or ... Read More »

Winston Churchill’s essay on aliens discovered, Report

Winston Churchill's essay on aliens discovered

A newly unearthed essay by Winston Churchill reveals he was open to the possibility of life on other planets. The worldwide media was exercised over the surfacing of what was alleged to be an unpublished Churchill article, held by the National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Missouri, in which our author contemplates the possibility of extraterrestrial life. The Museum, which received ... Read More »