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After Wet Summer, 'Savour the Joy' of Increased Numbers of Monarch Butterflies in Toronto
Offbeat  (tags: wet summer, Monarch Butterflies, canada, United States, animals, environment )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - cbc.ca
Monarch butterfly watchers in Canada and in the United States say it's been a good year for the iconic orange-and-black pollinators, who leave for winter habitats in Mexico from Canada and the U.S. in September,
Trump's First UN Speech Met With Criticism From Some Leaders
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Speech, Criticism, World Leaders, UN, Canada )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Donald Trump's first major speech at the United Nations has been denounced by some of the member nations he singled out for criticism.
Lobbying Complaint Filed Against Vancouver Aquarium and Marineland
Offbeat  (tags: lobbying complaint, Green Party, canada, MarineLand, Vancouver Aquarium, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 9 days ago - ipolitics.ca
The leader of the Green Party has filed a complaint with the federal lobbying watchdog related to efforts by Marineland Canada and the Vancouver Aquarium to thwart an anti-captivity bill that is before the Senate.
Canada: Workers Find Live British Cannonball in Quebec
Offbeat  (tags: Unearthed, Cannonball. British, Canada )

Ray
- 71 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Builders in the old part of the Canadian city of Quebec have unearthed a live cannonball fired by the British during a siege in 1759
Species at Risk Act Failing to Protect Critical Habitat, Study Says
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, species at risk, painted turtles, habitat designation, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 92 days ago - cbc.ca
Fifteen years after Canada's Species at Risk Act was implemented, a new study shows the majority of listed species are in the same situation as painted turtles; waiting for legally mandated critical habitat designation.
Adopt a Species
Offbeat  (tags: symbolic gift, NCC, canada, conservation work, animals )

Lone
- 102 days ago - giftsofnature.ca
Your symbolic gift will help the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) continue its critical conservation work. With a minimum $40 donation you can help protect some of Canada's most sensitive natural landscapes.
Hillcrest Mall Installs Beehives on Roof to Fight Declining Bee Population
Offbeat  (tags: hillcrest mall, canada, Shopping centre, beehives, bee population, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 106 days ago - thestar.com
The suburbâEUR(TM)s Hillcrest Mall has just become whatâEUR(TM)s believed to be the first Canadian shopping centre to install beehives on its roof, in an effort to protect pollinators and encourage more bee farming in the communities.
Black Bear Cub Rehab Facility Planned for RM of Rockwood
Offbeat  (tags: black bear cubs, rehab facility, canada, manitoba, rockwood, animals, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 119 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A Manitoba couple says their plan to build the province's first black bear cub rehabilitation facility in Rockwood is getting lots of support from the community.
Falcon Lake Incident Is Canada's Best-Documented UFO Case
Offbeat  (tags: Stan Michalak, Canada, UFO, UFO encounter, Falcon Lake, Manitoba )

Philippa
- 126 days ago - msn.com
Stan Michalak can still vividly remember when his dad came home sick and injured after something happened in the Falcon Lake woods in Manitoba on the May long weekend of 1967.
Let's Have the Gray Jay Returned to Its' Original Name the Canada Jay. PETITION
Offbeat  (tags: canada, trudeau, gray jay, canada jay, animals, society, world )

Lone
- 128 days ago - change.org
Let's give back the true name to this fantastic bird and return its' authentic name so that it can truly represent the spirit of the nation it will henceforth carry the burden of symbolizing.
Canada's Biggest Wildlife Hospital Could Be Coming to Scarborough
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife hospital, canada, scarborough, animals, humans, goodnews, wildlife )

Lone
- 134 days ago - cbc.ca
The new centre will cover 34,000 square feet and, according to a TWC hand-out. it will include "a full veterinary hospital including surgery, exam rooms, intensive care units, x-ray, diagnostic labs and more."
Dolly Partons Imagination Library
Offbeat  (tags: Dolly Parton, Imagination Library, United States, Canada, UK, books, free books )

Dandelion
- 144 days ago - imaginationlibrary.com
Since the initial program launch in the United States, Dolly Partons Imagination Library has gone from just a few dozen books to over 80,000,000 books mailed to children in the United States, into Canada and across the proverbial pond into the UK.
First Bison Calves Born in Banff National Park in 140 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, bison calves, national park, Canada )

Ray
- 145 days ago - bbc.co.uk
This calf's first steps in Banff's backcountry are part of a project to reintroduce wild bison, The first bison calves to be born in 140 years in Canada's oldest national park are taking their first steps.,
First Bison Calves Born in Banff National Park in 140 Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, news, wildlife, canada )

Lone
- 151 days ago - thestar.com
Parks Canada said the first calf was born on Saturday in the Panther Valley area and two more have since made their debut.
 

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