University of Toronto researchers claimed to have discovered a new species of bone-headed dog-sized dinosaurs, which are believed to be the oldest of them ever found in North America or in the world.
The dinosaur's remains were discovered in Canadian city of Alberta and hence named as Acrotholus audeti.
Acrotholus means "high dome," as scientists believed that the new dinosaur was a pachycephalosaur, which used to have thick and bony skulls.
The Nature Communications journal revealed about the new species, which the researchers said was a plant eater and must have been using he dome-shaped skull for head-butting other dinosaurs.
The latest discovery opened hopes among researchers of more such discoveries of new small dinosaur species like Acrotholus. The latest find showed that Acrotholus must have dating back to 85 million years ago.
The authorities in Canada claimed to have arrested two suspects and charged them with planning to derail a passenger train in the Toronto area with al-Qaeda support.
Speaking at a press conference, the authorities identified the suspects as Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, both in early 30s. The pair will be presented in the court on Tuesday.
According to Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the suspects were apparently getting al-Qaeda support from elements located in Iran. However, there had been no clear indication that Iran sponsored the attacks.
The men were not holding Canadian citizenship, however, their nationality has not been disclosed.
Their plan was to derail a Via Rail passenger train and kill and hurt innocent people. In a statement, Chief Spt Jennifer Strachan said the pair randomly selected the train on "a specific route".
VIA operates passenger rail services across Canada.
"Each and every terrorist arrest the RCMP makes sends a message and illustrates our strong resolve to root out terrorist threats and keep Canadians and our allies safe," Assistant Commissioner James Malizia said.
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Carly Rae Jepsen captured two major awards at Canada's Juno Awards, bagging 'Best Album' and 'Best Song of the Year' at Brandt Centre.
Jepsen's continued to gain success from his catchy pop song Call Me Maybe, which was named 'Best Song of the Year' by Canada's most prestigious Music Awards.
The former Canadian Idol finalist also won the Album of the Year after her release 'Kiss' beat out Justin Bieber's 'Believe' for the award.
Bieber, who served as Jepsen's mentor, sent a congratulatory message to the 'Call Me Maybe' singer via his Twitter account.
"Hey if I'm gonna miss one at least it's my own artist. Lol. Now bring out the @NICKIMINAJ song!," posted by Bieber, who's currently on tour in Europe.
Bieber didn't go empty-handed after all, winning Juno's Fan Choice Award.
Meanwhile, Leonard Cohen bested Jepsen and Bieber for Songwriter of the Year award. The 78-year-old artist was earlier named the Artist of the Year on Saturday night during pre-telecast show.
Right now, we're all waiting for President Obama to decide on whether the Keystone pipeline can go forward. Opponents of the pipeline want America to lead by example, and the pipeline is a step in the wrong direction
President Obama's immigration plan calling for a huge increase in visas for foreign science and engineering graduates will pose a huge challenge for China, India and Latin America
Canada's chances of winning the 2013 world junior hockey championships depend largely on the NHL lockout. If the labor impasse drags on, Canada will send one of the deepest and strongest team in the country's history
With the NHL and the union 'far apart' in negotiations, the league has shelved the regular season games through Dec. 14 and the Jan. 27 All-Star Game
Never has there been more blatant self-interest cloaked in the phony pretext of outreach or do-goodery. Nowadays, a country is expected to appear both broke and overtly generous
The visiting Canadian leader and the American president remained noncommittal on a controversial oil pipeline linking the two countries but signed a border deal
Decisions by Europe and America in the past month have pushed away Canada and its oil overtures under the guise of environmentalism -- which is turning out to be the new protectionism. And for what? So America and Europe can explore more 'green-friendly' petroleum deals with unstable Middle Eastern and African regimes?
Fauja Singh set a record by becoming the oldest runner to finish a marathon at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Singh is 100 years old, which puts his last place finish in perspective
Welcome, world, to 'Cold War Reloaded: The Arctic Frontier.' Time to pull the pin out of the top of that dusty globe you have on your desk and have a look at the battle line of the future -- rife with oil and high-value raw minerals
Quebec Premier Jean Charest reshuffled his cabinet, a day after Deputy Premier Nathalie Normandeau unexpectedly resigned
The city of Vancouver wants the NHL to take a more hands-on approach to help prevent riots after Stanley Cup games. A pair of reports on the most recent riot in Vancouver recommend the league become a partner with host cities, teams and business groups to create an exciting but safe environment for fans
Canadians are in search of a better and expanded public health system that would cure ailments faster and cover more medical services
The Bank of Canada will issue, in November, new $50 and $100 bills made of polymers. The bank notes would be smooth as plastic and have a see-through window to prevent counterfeiting. The bills will be phased in over several years and is expected to last 2.5 to 4 times longer than the current cotton banknotes in circulation
Despite the ugly ending to latest negotiations between the NHL and the union, several players expressed optimism that the two sides will reach a new labor deal that will eventually end the lockout
The NHL Lockout's effects are being felt far beyond the ice. Beer sales in Canada are down!!!! Say it ain't so, eh?!
Canada's inclusion into the Trans-Pacific Partnership will boost Ottawa's bargaining power on trade and security issues
Improved technology is changing the spy game, merging once-disparate roles in the intelligence field and favoring an increased download of traditional spy roles to the private sector
After waiting for almost 20 years, Quebec received $2.2 billion from the Canadian federal government for implementing the harmonized sales tax in 1992
Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page, alarmed by the growing debt of federal and provincial governments, is urging Ottawa and the provinces to cooperate in addressing the fiscal problem
Former New Brunswick Auditor General Michael Ferguson will be named the new federal auditor general
The Ottawa Senators are rebuilding after a monumental collapse from fifth to 13th in the Eastern Conference during the 2010-11 season that forced them to trade away their veterans and start over
If the Winnipeg Jets are going to have a strong season they are going to need good goaltending. Chris Mason believes they have the netminders in place to get it. Last season Ondrej Pavelec and Mason showed flashes but overall their performances are the reason questions abound
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced on Monday the creation of a chief executive forum as part of the two countries' plan to strengthen their trade ties
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla to reopen a free trade agreement between the two nations
A recent survey reveals that 61% of the adult Canadians have not attended an NHL hockey game since 2007 because of the high costs
The NHL lockout isn't all bad. According to sex store owners in Canada, hockey fans are finding other ways to keep busy without the game
Hockey legend Scott Niedermayer led eight other sports greats who were inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
The United States is leading the way to another corporate-friendly free-trade agreement, and it's bringing its NAFTA partners along for the ride
Quebec City announced that it would no longer bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games
The Calgary Flames waited a little too long to start playing to their potential last season. It's a fact they are well aware of and determined not to repeat as they prepare for the 2011-12 campaign. Looking for a return to the playoffs, Calgary knows the key will be playing good hockey early in the season
In just four years as a full-fledged defenseman, Toronto Maple Leafs top prospect Jake Gardiner has blossomed into a versatile skater and appears ready to take his game to the next level
Owen Nolan is looking for one last shot at playing in the NHL and the Vancouver Canucks are going to see what they can get out of the veteran forward. The 39-year-old Nolan has played in 1,200 games over 19 seasons, tallying 422 goals to go along with 463 assists
British Columbia residents would have to tighten their belts for the next three years following their decision to scrap the harmonized sales tax in the province. BC Finance Minister Kevin Falcon said that the Canadian province's return to the provincial sales tax would cost the government $2.3 billion by fiscal year 2013-14
The sudden departure of New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton from his earthly life and Canadian politics may leave the party in shambles, just months after it became the official opposition party
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will visit China for the second time in November. The trip is expected to boost further Ottawa's trade and politic ties with Beijing
Almost two decades after the 1994 free-trade agreement among the United States, Mexico and Canada, the idea of North American integration is losing steam. China has overtaken Mexico as the second-largest U.S. trading partner, and trade between the three North American countries is diminishing as a percentage of their total trade