Toxoplasma gondii discovered in Arctic whale – Healio

HealioA research team from the University of British Columbia discovered for the first time an infectious form of Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic Beluga, which may have serious public health…

Parasite found in house cats showing up in Arctic whales – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA parasite often found in house cats has started showing up in beluga whales in the Arctic. The phenomenon was discovered by researchers from the University of British…

Miley launches tour in Vancouver with sass, showmanship – USA TODAY

USA TODAYVANCOUVER, British Columbia — Yes, there was twerking. But if Friday’s opening night of Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz North American tour proved anything, it’s that the time has come to…

Cat parasite found in Arctic Beluga – BBC News

BBC NewsThe cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause blindness in people, has been identified in Beluga in the western Arctic. The discovery by University of British Columbia scientists has…

Toronto mayor ticketed for jaywalking in Vancouver – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comVANCOUVER, British Columbia — It seems that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford can’t cross the street these days without getting into trouble. The mayor’s spokesman, Amin Massoudi, confirmed Saturday that Ford…

Sidney Crosby ties it late, then wins game in shootout for Penguins – USA TODAY

USA TODAYVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Sidney Crosby tied the score late in regulation and added the only goal in a shootout to rally the Pittsburgh Penguins past the slumping…