After weeks of railway blockades and other protests over the Coastal GasLink pipeline, Canada's government has come to an agreement with indigenous leaders. The blockades, which have blocked train traffic in Canada for weeks, have come down.
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News Roundup: Locusts, Bad Plates, & Fighting Climate Change
In today's news roundup, locusts continue to spread through East Africa, the world's richest man gives $10 billion to fight the climate crisis, and Ontario's new license plates are nearly impossible to read at night.
Protesters in Canada have been blocking rail lines for over a week in an attempt to stop the Coastal GasLink pipeline. The costs of the protests are growing, with no signs that the problem will be resolved soon.
Queen Approves Harry & Meghan’s Plans to “Step Back”
Queen Elizabeth II has approved a surprising plan by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to "step back" from their positions as "senior royals" so the couple can be more independent.
Canada's election resulted in a narrow win for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party. In Bolivia, a sudden change in election results has set off protests and accusations of cheating.
In today's news roundup, a group of US auto workers goes on strike, pictures come out of Canada's prime minister in blackface, and a plan to "storm" a US Air Force base looking for aliens ends without much action.
Last Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for a national election in Canada. The move kicked off a 40-day election period that will end with a vote on October 21.
Scientists tracking a young female arctic fox were shocked to watch as the fox travelled over 2,175 miles (3,500 kilometers). The fox left from Norway and wound up in Canada 76 days later.
On Thursday night, the Toronto Raptors held off the Golden State Warriors to become the first Canadian team to win the NBA championships. The Raptors won the sixth and final game 114-110.
A six-year struggle between the Philippines and Canada over trash which was shipped as "recycling" is finally ending. Canada has agreed to take back its trash.