The best holiday destinations to visit in July named | Travel News | Travel

The school summer holidays are in full swing but if you are yet to book a getaway there is still time to bag a bargain break. Consumer group Which? has drawn up a list of six sizzling destinations for sunseekers looking for a last-minute getaway. If you’re after a UK holiday – or staycation – Which? recommended … Read more

‘A great day’: Young North Atlantic right whale freed from fishing gear by crews in St. Lawrence

A team of whale rescuers were hollering, screaming and high-fiving Wednesday afternoon when they freed a young whale caught in fishing gear in the St. Lawrence Estuary. The whale, believed to be one of the calves of a 35-year-old female named War (ID number 1812) was first observed on June 22 off of New Brunswick, … Read more

6.4M quake that struck off B.C. is part of recent ‘swarm’: agency

A series of four earthquakes, including one with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4, struck off the coast of Vancouver Island on Thursday morning, part of an ongoing “swarm” of quakes being detected off the British Columbia coast. The first and largest quake occurred at 8:08 a.m. PT at a depth of 10 kilometres, 183 kilometres southwest of Port … Read more

B.C. waters now home to Canada’s largest marine protected area

First Nations along British Columbia’s coast and the federal government have announced the designation of the country’s largest marine protected area. A statement from Fisheries and Oceans Canada says the ecologically unique ocean area is located about 150 kilometres off the west coast of Vancouver Island. It says the area spanning more than 133,000 square kilometres covers “extraordinary seafloor features,” … Read more

Inflation in U.S. drops as consumer prices unexpectedly fell in June

U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell and the annual increase was the smallest in a year, reinforcing views that a trend of dropping inflation was back on track in the United States, and drawing the Federal Reserve another step closer to cutting interest rates. The consumer price index dipped 0.1 per cent last month after being unchanged in May, the U.S. Labour Department’s … Read more

Do a good deed for your country — stay home – POLITICO

If Russia wants to intimidate Finland by announcing it’ll avenge the country’s NATO accession with troops on the border, it needs to have plenty of troops at its disposal. And Russia simply doesn’t. Apr 8 5 mins read Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Pioneer Newz is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s … Read more

BMW recalling 44K vehicles in Canada over potentially deadly airbag issue

German carmaker BMW is recalling 394,000 vehicles in the United States and 44,131 vehicles in Canada due to faulty airbag inflators that could potentially cause serious or fatal injuries. The recall was reported by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday, and updated on Transport Canada’s website on Thursday. An airbag inflator can explode, sending potentially deadly sharp … Read more

Nerve-wracking moment Brit rower is swarmed by ‘a THOUSAND’ whales rocking boat as he says ‘I love it but I’m scared’

WATCH the nerve-wracking moment a Brit rower was surrounded by a huge pod of whales before one slammed into the side. Tom Waddington filmed the pod of whales blowing bubbles and rocking the boat as they played around him, some 100 nautical miles off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada on Sunday. 7 A pod of … Read more

DFO seeks feedback on draft of Atlantic salmon strategy

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is seeking feedback on a draft of its national strategy on Atlantic salmon. The goal of the strategy is to restore and maintain Atlantic salmon populations and habitats. The deadline to submit feedback on the draft is July 30, with the department aiming to publish it by the fall. “We hope that the strategy will bring back … Read more

Opinion | Why people love buffets and my secret dining strategy to avoid awkward conversations

People tend to either love or hate buffets. I belong firmly to the former camp, and always have. While I did draw the line at trays of lurid-orange sweet-and-sour pork glowing from London Chinatown buffets of the early noughties, my adoration for the humble buffet was cultivated from a young age. Growing up in Calgary, … Read more