Radiation from 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan detected on B.C. coast

Radiation from 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan detected on B.C. coast

The Globe and Mail By WENDY STUECK April 6,2014 VANCOUVER — Ocean-borne radiation from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear-reactor meltdown in Japan has been detected at the British Columbia shoreline, marking the first time Fukushima contamination has made landfall in North America. The amounts of radiation detected are low and do not pose a health threat […]

Thousands still without power after ice storm

Source: MSN News TORONTO – A nasty ice storm that left hundreds of thousands without power in Ontario and Quebec tracked through the Maritimes on Monday as authorities worked frantically to clear tree-strewn roadways, restore downed hydro lines and get stranded travellers to their destinations. The weekend ice storm in southern Ontario may also have […]

Winter farmers’ markets in Toronto

Source : BlogTO Posted by Libby Roach Winter Farmers’ Markets in Toronto are about more than just homemade preserves and small batch pickled things. Vendors are your best source for not just ingredients, but recipes, methods and inspiration. Most winter markets are held entirely indoors (thankfully) with walls and a roof to keep things a […]

Pressure builds on officials to take heat for IRS scandal

Pressure builds on officials to take heat for IRS scandal

By Kim Dixon and Patrick Temple-West May 20,2013 (Reuters) – Pressure was building on Monday for the Obama administration to fire more people linked to the Internal Revenue Service’s extra scrutiny of conservative groups, possibly including another top IRS official. More than a week after a mid-level IRS employee apologized publicly for IRS agents’ use […]