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With Tokyo Olympics under way, China is on guard for potential insults

The national flag of People's Republic of China is brought onto the south pitch of Oi Hockey Stadium before a women's field hockey match against Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo on July 26. John Minchillo/The Associated Press Chinese athletes had a golden first weekend at the Tokyo Olympics, winning in diving, weightlifting…

Northern B.C.’s famed abandoned town preserved in time awaits it turn

By Binny Paul, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterTerrace StandardMon., July 26, 2021timer4 min. readKitsault — a remote, abandoned northwestern B.C. town along the coast of the Observatory Inlet has captured the imagination of most who hear about its fascinating past and equally bizarre present. Visitors must pass through the Nass Valley’s alien landscape filled with breathtakingly…

More air quality alerts issued as smoke, over 140 forest fires plague northwestern Ontario

As over 140 forest fires burn in northwestern Ontario on Monday, Environment Canada has issued air quality statements to more communities affected by smoke and poor visibility.More than 140 forest fires were reported in northwestern Ontario on Monday morning. (Jeff Walters/CBC)Air quality statements to more northwestern Ontario communities have been issued by Environment Canada as…

Two women struggled with fertility issues but had very different experiences with health care. Now they’ve launched a company to help others avoid the same challenges

Bird&Be founders Samantha Diamond, left, and Breanna Hughes at a pharmacy in Vaughan, Ont., on July 10, 2021. Galit Rodan /The Globe and Mail Breanna Hughes’s fertility problems started five years ago. After the Toronto technology product specialist went off birth control at age 32, her period didn’t return for months. For years, she struggled…

Daily COVID Deaths in Sweden Hit Zero, as Other Nations Brace for More Lockdowns

All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** More than 100,000 people flooded streets in France over the weekend and multiple COVID vaccination centers were vandalized as opposition…

Don’t Cry for Lifta: Palestinians Will Endure

All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** The last thing Palestinians need is to come to terms in sorrow with our dispossession at the hands of the…

Inter Pipeline walks away from friendly Pembina merger, will pay $350-million break fee

Inter Pipeline’s Heartland Petrochemical Complex, in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., on Jan. 10, 2019. JASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press Inter Pipeline Ltd. is abandoning its friendly merger with Pembina Pipeline Corp. , opening the door to a deal with rival bidder Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP . To walk away, Inter Pipeline will pay Pembina a $350-million termination…

Trying to control your waistline? Add whole grains to your diet

Repeated studies have linked higher whole grain intakes to protection against heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and obesity. nehopelon/iStockPhoto / Getty Images Sign up for the weekly Health & Wellness newsletter for the latest news and advice. If you don’t eat whole grain foods on a daily basis, consider rethinking your menu. According to…

Mary Simon officially becomes Canada’s first Inuk Governor General

As she was sworn in officially today as Canada’s 30th Governor General — the first Indigenous person ever to hold the position — Mary Simon praised Canadians’ “selflessness” and vowed to “bring people together.”Official Languages Commissioner Raymond Théberge joins Power & Politics to discuss his investigation of the process that chose Mary Simon as the next governor general. 3:49As she was…

Residential schools: How the U.S. and Canada share a troubling history

When it comes to residential schools, the U.S. and Canada share a disturbing history. In fact, their assimilation systems were developed in tandem. Now some Americans, disturbed by news from Canada of unmarked burial sites, have launched a probe into the legacy of schools in their country.Navajo boy Tom Torlino, left, is shown when he…

NSW Police tell citizens to snitch on Freedom Day protestors

By Avi Yemini FREE legal defence Ordinary Australians are being fined extortionate amounts for doing regular things like exercising outside for too long. Are you one of them? Send The Freedom Day protest in Sydney on July 24 attracted tens of thousands of citizens who carried signs demanding freedom from health mandates which have crippled…

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