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The Canadian town of Tiny has the world's purest water. A gravel mining operation could ruin it
Some of cleanest water in the world fell to the ground about 70 years ago, passing through smoggy skies that stuffed the droplets full of ash, soot, vehicle exhaust, chemicals and heavy metals.
'Intensely urban' Toronto Centre has highest child poverty rate of all federal ridings in Ontario | CBC News
Toronto Centre has the highest rate of child poverty of all federal ridings in Ontario, a new report has found.
Tapping Indigenous Talent in Colombia to Create Modern Fashion
Cartagena is an enchanting place to shop for high-quality handmade accessories crafted by the country's many artisan communities.
A Canadian senator has died after being hospitalized for Covid.
Josée Forest-Niesing, a Canadian senator from Ontario, died shortly after she went home from a hospital where she had been treated for Covid-19, Canadian officials said Saturday. She was 56.
A Canadian senator has died after being hospitalized for Covid.
Josée Forest-Niesing, a Canadian senator from Ontario, died shortly after she went home from a hospital where she had been treated for Covid-19, Canadian officials said Saturday. She was 56.
Researchers Identify Dozens of Native Students Who Died at Nebraska School
Using digitized records and newspaper clippings, researchers pieced together the history of the Genoa U.S. Indian Industrial School, a government-run institution that closed in 1934.
The Native Cinema Showcase, Ben Folds at the Kennedy Center, and a Fall Wreath-making Class: Things to Do in DC, November 15-17
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This week, listen to Ben Folds' greatest hits at the Kennedy Center, hear model Emily Ratajkowski talk about her new book, and watch movies made by Indigenous filmmakers.
Ben Goldsmith's daughter 'died after losing control of vehicle on family farm'
The 15-year-old daughter of financier Ben Goldsmith died after losing control of her all-terrain vehicle on her family's farm, an inquest has heard.
Greta Thunberg and other activists petition the U.N. to declare a state of emergency on climate change.
Greta Thunberg and other young climate activists called on the United Nations on Wednesday to declare a state of emergency on climate change, using the U.N.'s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as a blueprint for action.
Aboriginal people in NSW and ACT affected by Covid at twice the rate of other Australians, data shows
New data shows Aboriginal people in NSW and the ACT have been heavily and disproportionately affected by Covid-19, amid concerns that even after two months of "surge" efforts in 30 Indigenous communities, vaccination rates will not be high enough to withstand further outbreaks.