Jamie Aitken

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Hawaii expects thousands of fish to die after molasses spill

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Thousands of fish are expected to die in Honolulu waters after a leaky pipe caused 1,400 tons of molasses to ooze into the harbour …

Where oil meets water: The final stop for the Energy East pipeline

On a point of land jutting into the open waters of the fabled Bay of Fundy, Canada's long-sought ambition to become a global oil exporter is coming into focus.<p>Here at Mispec Point, Irving Oil Ltd. and TransCanada Corp. plan to build a $300-million, deep-water marine terminal that would give Western …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

How Much Longer Should the Sedin Era Last for the Vancouver Canucks?

Link to Media<p>The Vancouver Canucks' championship window is closing, and whether the team is going to make one last push toward the Stanley Cup or begin an inevitable rebuild will likely depend on the terms of the next contracts given to Daniel and Henrik Sedin.<p>The Sedin twins have been responsible …

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Quebec's latest turban controversy

Paul Wells explains what’s really behind the PQ’s Values Charter<p>Practice makes perfect. These days we’re getting to the shouting-match phase of our …

European Hunter-Gatherers Had Domesticated Pigs Earlier Than Thought

Presence of porkers reveals new information about culture in northern Germany.<p><b>Domesticated pigs were present in northern Germany around 4600 B.C., some 500 years earlier than previously thought, new fossil and DNA evidence reveals.</b><p>The finding, detailed in this week's issue of the journal <i>Nature</i> …

Five Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Studies link the summer treat to many health benefits.<p><b>Big, sloppy slices of watermelon served at a picnic table are the quintessential summer snack—sweet enough to be dessert but, as several recent studies remind us, good for our health as well. (And only 84 calories per wedge!)</b><p><b>1. It soothes sore</b> …