Most scientists agree that dinosaurs became extinct after a huge asteroid (space rock) struck the Earth. Now, an international team of researchers thinks they can show exactly why the asteroid caused dinosaurs died out.
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House prices have gone way up in the last few years—especially in some big cities like Toronto and New York.
That’s partly because the land that houses are built on has become much more expensive.
Should they stay or should they go?
That’s the question on the minds of the people in Scotland.
They’re voting on Thursday, Sept. 18. They will either vote to stay within the UK (United Kingdom) or to become independent.
An elementary school in Jonquière, Quebec, has made some of its students very happy by banning homework for the year.
Politics doesn’t get much more interesting–or confusing–than the Mayoral election that is happening in Toronto.
A combination of bad weather and disease has damaged much of this year’s hazelnut crop.
Now people are worried that they will have to pay more for Nutella, the popular chocolate-hazelnut spread, and other products that contain hazelnuts.
Every year, movie stars, directors and producers flock to Toronto. This week marks the 39th year of the Toronto International Film Festival.
Next July, Toronto will be inundated with the world’s best athletes as it hosts the 2015 Pan American (or “Pan Am”) Games and the 2015 Parapan American Games.
When researchers in the United States compared school lunches to home-packed lunches, parents got a failing grade.
Researchers from Tufts University, in Massachusetts, inspected lunches belonging to about 600 grade three and four students at 12 different schools in the state. They found that lunches packed at home were generally less nutritious than meals provided by schools.
Now that the summer is over, nearly half a million children in British Columbia (B.C.) should be in school–but they aren’t. That’s because teachers there are on strike.