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  • Satellite images show massive Sahara desert dust plume drifting toward United States
    As seen from space, a huge dust plume is making an 8,000-km trek to the southern United States.
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    Jun 23, 2020
  • N.B. woman to hike Sahara desert in support of affordable housing project
    A New Brunswick woman plans to hike 100 kilometres across the Sahara desert this fall in support of the 12 Neighbours tiny home project.
    Canada
    Jan 6
  • How a Quebec woman survived 450 days as a prisoner in the Sahara Desert
    Edith Blais was abducted by extremists in Burkina Faso back in 2019. Now, she's reflecting on the experience of being held captive for 450 days and has released a book.
    Canada
    Oct 23, 2021
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  • IN PHOTOS: Saharan dust storm blankets the skies over Europe
    Spain was the hardest hit by the dust storm that blew over into Europe from the Sahara — Spanish authorities are advising people to wear face masks and avoid outdoor exercise.
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    Mar 16, 2022
  • Peterborough realtor treks Sahara Desert in support of women’s abuse shelter
    Linz Hunt raised more than $17,000 for the YWCA Crossroads Shelter from her 100-kilometre trek in the Sahara Desert.
    Canada
    Mar 9, 2020
  • Algeria abandons thousands of migrants in Sahara desert without food or water
    Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 migrants in the Sahara desert in the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, forcing them to walk to the next country.
    World
    Jun 25, 2018
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  • Severe weather events in Canada caused $3.1B in insured damage in 2022: report
    Among all disasters that happened last year, the Ontario and Quebec derecho storm in May 2022 caused the most expensive damage of $1 billion.
    Economy
    Jan 18
  • What happened to… the 33 trapped Chilean miners
    On this episode of the Global News podcast Whatever Happened To…?, journalist Erica Vella revisits the story of 33 Chilean miners trapped after a 2010 mine collapse.
    Dec 3, 2020
  • Haiti 10 years later: What happened to the billions pledged to help the people of Haiti?
    In the month following the earthquake, Canadians donated $220 million to eligible organizations, which was matched by the federal government. From 2010 to 2018, Canada contributed $1.458 billion.
    News
    Jan 20, 2020
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  • Renters in Canada are facing the toughest market since 2001: CMHC report
    The vacancy rate for purpose-built rental apartments declined to 1.9 per cent last year — the lowest level since 2001, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
    Canada
    Jan 26
  • ‘Enormous’ iceberg over 2x the size of Toronto breaks off from Antarctica
    The approximately 1,550 square kilometre iceberg had been 'desperately clinging on' for several years, experts say.
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    Jan 25
  • Canada in 2050: a land of climate-change extremes at current emissions levels
    Canada is a land of extremes, from car-freezing cold to crop-searing heat and drenching rains to drought. But you ain't seen nothin' yet. By 2050, scientists say that if current emissions levels remain unchanged, climate change will be well established.
    Canada
    Feb 29, 2016
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  • B.C. wildfire map 2021: Location and size of the fires burning around the province
    Hundreds of active fires are burning around the province with many of them started by lighting, however some are suspected to be human-caused.
    Canada
    Jun 30, 2021
  • Canada, U.S. show no interest in leading Haiti security force at UN Security Council
    Ambassadors for the two countries most often mentioned as possible leaders of an international armed force to help Haiti combat gangs said a solution must be led by Haitian people.
    World
    Jan 24
  • Children died from drinking unpasteurized raw milk at Saddle Lake residential school: advocacy group
    The organization investigating the Blue Quills Indian Residential School says hundreds of students died from tuberculosis contracted by drinking unpasteurized raw cow's milk.
    Canada
    Jan 24
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  • Rare meteorite found in Antarctica wows scientists with its size
    The meteorite is an unassuming black rock about the size of a cantaloupe, but it weighs a whopping 8 kilograms (around 17 pounds) due to its high mineral density.
    Science
    Jan 24
  • Canada sharing Haiti sanctions evidence with other countries: UN ambassador
    "We continue to share whatever information we can - with respect to the decisions that we have made - with other countries,'' Bob Rae said in an interview.
    Canada
    Jan 26
  • COVID misinformation led to at least 2,800 deaths in Canada, $300M in costs: report
    Misinformation related to COVID-19 caused at least 2,800 deaths, led to 13,000 additional hospitalizations and cost hospitals $300 million in expenses, according to a new report.
    Health
    Jan 26
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  • 10 earthquake movies that left audiences shaken
    To prepare for 'San Andreas', here are 10 earthquake movies and miniseries that shook audiences.
    Entertainment
    May 26, 2015