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Canada could have its own satellite launch capability: Space Agency Report

Ottawa Citizen - ‎5 hours ago‎
I've written in the past about the view inside some parts of the Canadian Forces and the aerospace industry that Canada should, and could, have its own capability to launch small or micro-satellites. That way the country would not be beholding to the ...
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X-ray telescope Astro-H lost in space, Japanese agency confirms

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A cutting-edge X-ray telescope that was lofted into space earlier this year by the Japanese space agency, JAXA, has been officially pronounced dead.

You fresh thing, you! Our Instant Expert explains expiration dates - ‎7 hours ago‎
If I told you that we had the world's most famous gangster and Mafia boss to thank for best before dates, would you believe me?
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Can Bombardier get its bailout while keeping it in the family? (subscription) - ‎12 hours ago‎
So does Transport Minister Marc Garneau, who as a former astronaut and head of the Canadian Space Agency knows all about the economic benefits of R&D in the industry.
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New space telescope's giant gold mirror unveiled: Bob McDonald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The James Webb Space Telescope is a $10-billion international project involving NASA, the European Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency. Canada is providing a fine guidance system and two instruments. Although it will operate in space like ...
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Check out this national inventory of federal buildings containing asbestos - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Veterans Affairs Canada, Heritage Canada and the Canadian Space Agency all reported to CBC that they do not own properties that contain asbestos.

Raise a Reader book sale a huge success

Windsor Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
This was the first year that the book sale was held at Devonshire Mall. We were given a very large space and thanks to the entire mall team who were so helpful and obliging in meeting our needs.
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Mental health help funding sought

Sault Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
... taken to the emergency department. Others were referred to other agencies, such as Algoma Public Health and Canadian Mental Health Association, for assistance. ... CMHA has offered office space if the unit wants to be based downtown. City police ...

We can't let airlines bully plus-sized passengers

Sarnia Observer - ‎22 hours ago‎
In 2014 the Canadian Transportation Agency dismissed a complaint against Delta Air Lines lodged by Lukacs, citing practices such as bumping larger passengers to later flights and asking them to buy a second seat.

'It's OK to have dreams'; Robert Thirsk

High River Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It was then that he joined the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). His first opportunity to venture into outer space came in June and July 1996 when Thirsk was a payload specialist for mission STS-78 aboard the Columbia space shuttle.

This Is The Future Of Robot-Assisted Spacewalks, According To A Veteran Astronaut

Forbes - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) also has an “entry” into the world of robotic spacewalk helpers. Originally called the Special-Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM), he was nicknamed Dextre when management tired of people pronouncing the acronym ...

Property taxes et al. Monday at council

Medicine Hat News - ‎19 hours ago‎
April showers bring May flowers, and in Medicine Hat the steady trickle of news during the month is all about to blossom on Monday evening's council agenda.
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U of C set to celebrate 50th anniversary

Calgary Sun - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Thirsk describes the invaluable experience as a “launch pad” to what became a well-known, impressive career as an engineer, medical doctor and astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency. “In those early days, I learned so much from my professors.
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Connor Carrick is the answer for the Marlies

Toronto Star (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
With all due respect, I think to say that Mark Shapiro 'talks down' to the Canadian baseball fan says more about yours (and likely others) insecurity due to being a passionate fan of an American game.

U of T Engineering research lets mobile robots drive themselves

U of T Engineering News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Clearpath Grizzly, an autonomous robot from Professor Tim Barfoot's lab at the University of Toronto's Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), automatically repeats a route at the Canadian Space Agency offices in Longueuil, Que. using only stereo ...
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Senators owner Melnyk gets early nod on plan to develop Ottawa's LeBreton Flats

CityNews - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
by Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press. Posted Apr 28, 2016 3:46 pm EDT. Last Updated Apr 28, ... If those talks fail, the NCC will start talks with Devcore, the Crown agency said. Both proposals included a new arena, library and ... RendezVous LeBreton ...
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How A Miracle Suit, Inspired By NASA, Is Saving Mothers At Childbirth

NDTV - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
LifeWrap is applied to a woman suffering from postpartum hemorrhage. More recently, Miller and her colleagues conducted training for Doctors Without Borders and the Canadian Red Cross so they could use the garment in Ebola-stricken countries in Africa ...

Brian Hutchinson: Finding used drug needles in public spaces has become the new normal for Vancouver

National Post - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
... in public places. Kids' spaces. In this permissive city, where open drug use is sadly common, people have finally reached a boiling point.

Moody's Affirms Twelve Classes of GSMS 2014-GC22 (press release) (subscription) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The principal methodology used in this rating was "Approach to Rating US and Canadian Conduit/Fusion CMBS" published in December 2014.
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Why Canada's Oil Industry May Never Be the Same - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Never is a long time. The dictionary definition is, “at no time in the past or future; on no occasion; not ever.” In the volatile oil and gas industry, those who try to look that far into the future and predict anything with certainty are invariably ...