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Hitchhiking robot travels across Canada

This undated handout image provided by the journal Science shows a self-folding crawling robot in three stages. In what may be the birth of cheap, easy-to-make robots, researchers have created complex machines that transform themselves from little more than a sheet of paper and plastic into walking automatons. AP File Photo

Going my way? A talking robot that’s been hitchhiking rides from strangers to travel from Canada’s east to west coast is nearing the end of its journey.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Magnitude 6.7 quake off British Columbia coast


The United States Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

British Columbia avalanche hits 3 skiers, kills 1


Police say an avalanche that swept down the backside of the Revelstoke Mountain Resort in southeastern British Columbia caught three skiers, killing one of them.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Report challenges beliefs on sexual attacks in war


A new report by Canadian researchers challenges the widespread belief that rape is increasingly being used as a “weapon of war.”

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories | Read More »