- Once America's most dangerous dog, pit bulls benefit from … The Canadian Press - 7 hours ago
- Kopitar scores, Jones stops 24 as Kings beat Flames 3-2 for eighth … The Canadian Press - 7 hours ago
CALGARY - Martin Jones made a habit of winning big games at the Scotiabank Saddledome during his Western Hockey League career. Four years after guiding the Calgary Hitmen to a WHL championship and a berth in the 2010 Memorial Cup, Jones made a triumphant return to the Saddledome with the Los Angeles Kings. "I was excited …
- Refurbished Jackson Pollock masterpiece 'Mural' goes … The Canadian Press - 10 hours ago
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Mural," the brilliant Jackson Pollock painting that took 20th century American art in a new direction, has re-emerged from seclusion with a stunning face-lift that's given it a brighter look and an even more towering presence than it had before. The oil-on-canvas masterpiece that measures more than …
- Horton really does hear a Who: Study finds elephants can discern … The Canadian Press - 16 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Dr. Seuss had it right: Horton really does hear a Who. Wild elephants can distinguish between human languages, and they can tell whether a voice comes from a man, woman or boy, a new study says. The result shows that while humans are studying elephants, the clever animals are also studying people and drawing …
- Winston's wishes: New kitten takes up residence at Churchill's … The Canadian Press - 18 hours ago
- Yukon man pleads guilty on bison hunt charges CBC - 22 hours ago
Micah Olesh of Dawson City, Yukon, has been fined and banned from hunting for at least five years because of events on a bison hunt two years ago.
- P.E.I. animal owners learn about disaster preparedness CBC - Sun, 9 Mar, 2014
- Kids read aloud to cats in Toronto program to boost pet care, … The Canadian Press - Fri, 7 Mar, 2014
TORONTO - Kids and kittens come together at a Toronto animal hospital that has students read aloud to abandoned cats in an effort to promote proper pet care and boost the children's literacy. The Kitty Litter-a-ture program held each Tuesday afternoon at the Dundas West Animal Hospital also has kids clean and feed their …
- Stem cell team in Japan takes aim at Parkinson's CBC - Fri, 7 Mar, 2014
Researchers at Japan's Kyoto University plan to start clinical research on a possible treatment for Parkinson's disease, using induced pluripotent stem cells.
- Dog owner loses fight over Winnipeg's pitbull ban CBC - Fri, 7 Mar, 2014
- Kangaroo bounds into Halifax museum CBC - Fri, 7 Mar, 2014
Jack the Red Kangaroo is starring in the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History’s Australia exhibit this month.
- Middle East drought a threat to global food prices Reuters - Fri, 7 Mar, 2014
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - The Middle East's driest winter in several decades could pose a threat to global food prices, with local crops depleted and farmers' livelihoods blighted, U.N. experts and climatologists say. Varying degrees of drought are hitting almost two thirds of the limited arable land across …
- Rae Spoon, Swing Jazz and a Chinese pop music documentary CBC - Fri, 7 Mar, 2014
Every Weekend, WAM host Angela Antle plugs you into some of the goings on in 'town.' Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have an event to publicize.
- U.S. Ryder Cup team will be like wounded animal: McGinley Reuters - Thu, 6 Mar, 2014
Tom Watson's United States team will go into the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland "like a wounded animal" after snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in Illinois two years ago, said Europe captain Paul McGinley. The Americans, under skipper Watson's predecessor Davis Love III, had one hand on the trophy when they took a …
- Opossum trapped near Rexton a first for New Brunswick CBC - Thu, 6 Mar, 2014
Trapper Albert Allain got the surprise of his life when he found this opossum in one of his snares near Rexton - a first for New Brunswick.
- Scientists find dinosaur that was scourge of Jurassic Europe Reuters - Wed, 5 Mar, 2014
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In Europe 150 million years ago, this dude was the biggest, baddest bully in town. Two scientists in Portugal announced on Wednesday that they have identified the largest carnivorous dinosaur ever found in Europe, a 33-foot-long (10-meter-long) brute called Torvosaurus gurneyi that …
- Injured Iditarod musher flown to Anchorage hospital after harrowing … The Canadian Press - Wed, 5 Mar, 2014
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher was flown to a hospital after a harrowing ordeal that included crashing his sled, hitting his head on a stump and later falling through ice and breaking his ankle. Scott Janssen, an Anchorage undertaker known as the Mushing Mortician, was back home early Wednesday …
- Lost dog plucked from frozen lake, 8 km from shore CBC - Wed, 5 Mar, 2014
A Michigan-based U.S. Coast Guard crew may have saved a lost dog’s life after plucking the animal off frozen Lake St. Clair, eight kilometres from shore.
- Break-in, theft at Marystown vet hospital CBC - Wed, 5 Mar, 2014
Burin Peninsula RCMP continue to investigate a break-in and theft from an animal hospital in Marystown.