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2008-07-28 15:00:35

Divers searched Monday for a missing fisherman following a series of recent accidents in Canada that left 10 people presumed drowned. Police in Northumberland say a search continued Monday for an unidentified man in his 30s who jumped from a boat into the Trent River near Healey Falls just outside Campbellford, the Toronto Sun reported. Two more drownings occurred in the Muskoka River near Toronto, the Toronto Star reported Monday. Divers found the body of Josue Sabastian Perez, 16,...

2005-12-21 01:15:00

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Public hearings into North America's first major Arctic gas pipeline will start next month and travel to communities throughout Canada's far North and elsewhere for nearly a year, regulators said on Tuesday. Epic regulatory and environment-impact proceedings for the C$7 billion ($6 billion) Mackenzie Gas project are slated to begin in the northern town of Inuvik, Northwest Territories, on January 25, the National Energy Board said. The environmental joint review...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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