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Montreal's Lachine Canal now a popular fishing spot

Live music pulses through the air as Henry Leung casts a lure into the murky waters of the Lachine Canal at a site wedged between a noisy festival and the high-rises of Montreal's Griffintown neighbourhood.

Montreal sponge parks soak up the storm

After over 100 millimetres of rain pummelled Montreal Wednesday evening, some Montreal streets saw less flooding, and sponge parks played a big part in soaking up the precipitation.

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A stool sample could help diagnose autism

This, at least, is the hope of research carried out at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the results of which were recently published in the medical journal Nature Biology. The study's authors examined stool samples from 1,627 children aged between 1 and 13, including some with autism. They painted a complete picture of these samples by analyzing the bacteria they contained, but also viruses, fungi and single-celled microorganisms called archaea.

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Biden tests positive for COVID, will self-isolate in Delaware

U.S. President Joe Biden, under pressure from fellow Democrats to drop his re-election campaign, tested positive for COVID-19 while visiting Las Vegas on Wednesday and is self-isolating after experiencing mild symptoms, the White House said.

Video shows B.C. grizzly basking in clawfoot tub

A donated clawfoot bathtub has become the preferred lounging spot for a pair of B.C. grizzly bears, who have been taking turns relaxing and reclining in it – with minimal sibling squabbling – for the past year.

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