Vancouver program places free pianos in outdoor public spaces to inspire participation in music and creativity. [You could be the next Glen Gould!]
Great French composer: gone to a whole distant world, [Tout un Monde Lointain]
Washington farmer feeds his pigs excess marijuana stems and roots, giving new meaning to “pot-bellied pigs”.
Lilliputian 1-kilogram communication robot ready for space travels
As rising floodwaters submerge the Calgary zoo, staff have to act quickly to prevent Hippos from escaping.[In related news, organizers vow that the Calgary Stampede will go ahead as scheduled, in spite of massive flood damage.]
Naked Zipline event in Peachland, B.C. raises money for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and seeks to set Guinness World Record.
As floods ravage Alberta, Calgary Police attempt to keep in touch with worried citizens via “Twitter”, but are shut down as they exceed their “tweet limit”.
Canadian MP John Baird holidayed for free with 6 friends at High Commissioner’s House in London
Ladies day at Ascot: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is delighted as her Filly “Estimate” wins the Gold Cup: the first win in history for a reigning monarch.
Donald Trump announces new Trump Tower in Vancouver featuring luxury condos. Meanwhile studies show Vancouver’s high housing costs are driving out families and students.
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