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End coming soon for Calgary’s notorious bus traps

The last of Calgary’s original model of bus traps could be gone in the next year or so. The traps — essentially a pit dug into a road that prevents anything but a transit bus from passing through — have been a fixture in Calgary since the 1970s. The City of Calgary …

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Climate change turned my nest boxes to help birds into deadly heat traps

This First Person article is by Melissa Hafting who is an avid birder from Richmond, B.C. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ. Swallows are an iconic bird of summer across Canada. They swoop and dash gracefully over water showing off magnificent colours akin to …

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