Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Moon: Mysterious rocket crash baffles scientists

WION Channel on Youtube shows that a mystery rocket has crashed into moon creating two large craters. Scientists are baffled, they don't know where the rocket came from & why the impact was spread over two distinct areas. Palki Sharma reports.

A mysterious rocket certainly crashed into the moon on March 4, leaving behind a 'double crater,' NASA reported. 

The large size of the crater is certainly big.

The strange impact left behind a so-called widespread "double crater," meaning it wasn't a usual rocket. 

Since the crash, none of Earth's space-exploring nations have claimed responsibility for the mysterious projectile. New images shared on June 24 by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter show the so-called unusual impact site.

COVID-19: How vulnerable Canadians can travel safely as restrictions lift

Global News on Youtube shows that with the summer here and COVID-19 restrictions lifting, many people are excited to get away.

But as rules start to relax, and unvaccinated Canadians begin taking flights and trains, vulnerable Canadians are wondering what this could mean for their health.

But as Global’s Sharmeen Somani explains, experts say taking a few simple steps could help reduce their risks.

Canada: Quebec surge in COVID caused by new subvariant

CityNews on Youtube shows the health story.

"It might be a tough ride, but it's feasible," says Quebec public health director Dr. Luc Boileau, on overcoming the new Omicron subvariants that have caused cases to spike in the province. Brittany Henriques reports.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Bank of Canada warns homeowners of increasing mortgage rates

CBC News on Youtube shows that personal finance columnist Rubina Ahmed-Haq says the Bank of Canada is making sure people are prepared for higher mortgage payments in the years to come.

Surging gas prices in Canada taking a toll on summer tourism

Global News on Youtube shows that gas prices continue to skyrocket across the country and with other expenses surging from inflation, many Canadians are feeling the financial strain.

If you're looking to catch a break this summer, it's not looking so good.

With prices as high as they are at the pump, it's beginning to spoil vacation plans and put a damper on tourism within Canada as well. Julia Foy reports.

Why Canadian markets are strong — despite global inflation

"CBC News: The National" on Youtube shows the interesting story. CBC's Senior business correspondent Peter Armstrong explains why Canada's economy is the envy of the developed world amid rising interest rates and inflation and the threat of a recession.

Unvaccinated Canadians can now board planes, trains as feds drop vaccine mandate

Global News on Youtube shows that Unvaccinated Canadians can board a plane or passenger train in this country once again.

The Canadian federal government announced Tuesday it is suspending its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for air and rail travelers with infections rapidly declining across Canada.

The policy change will take effect on June 20.

The federal government will also no longer require employees in the federally regulated air, rail and marine transportation sectors to be fully vaccinated.

News of the policy change one day after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced he has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time in six months. He is fully vaccinated.

Canadian airports are also struggling to keep up with the surge in travelers taking to the skies once again following two and a half years largely homebound amid pandemic public health measures.

Canada to end vaccine mandates for domestic travel, outbound flights

CBC News on Youtube shows that the federal government is set to announce an end to vaccine mandates for domestic travel on planes and trains, as well as outbound international travel, CBC News has learned.

Bitcoin Price at Jun 16 2022: 20,973 USD

Crypto markets really fell this month. Some investors got "burned."

Certain souvenir cryptocurrency coins representing three major digital tokens, including stablecoin tether, got caught in the downdraft as another stablecoin, terra, ended trading after 'its catastrophic failure,' says one Canadian expert, which 'contributed to the larger crypto sell-off.'

Not all people realised what kind of a risk they were getting themselves into.

"Extreme market conditions" are happening.

Bitcoin Price: Jun 15 - 22,503 USD

Bitcoin Price: Jun 16 - 20,973 USD

Bitcoin's (BTC) price neared $20,000 during European hours Wednesday as it extended a 12-week slide.

Crypto lender Celsius paused all withdrawals earlier this week citing "extreme market conditions," leading to questions about the firm’s liquidity.

Prominent crypto fund Three Arrows faced at least $400 million in liquidations and scrambled to lower its collateral levels by selling key positions Wednesday morning, as reported.

Bitcoin fell to just above the $22,000 level in USA hours Tuesday. The decline gathered pace Wednesday morning, with the cryptocurrency sliding under $21,000, dropping for the eighth consecutive day and losing 30% over the past week.

They are too optimistic (those who think that Bitcoin will go to $1,000,000 by 2030).

The latest plunge in prices for Bitcoin is significant.

Bitcoin, the world's first and most-popular so-called cryptocurrency, reached a new all-time high over $68,000 USD on Nov. 10. Bitcoin's previous record high came in October, when it nearly hit $67,000 USD.

The most popular cryptocurrency has shed about 70% of its value since hitting an all-time high of roughly $69,000 in November. The entire crypto market is having similar losses. The overall market capitalization of crypto assets has dropped to less than $1 trillion from its November 2021 peak of $3 trillion.

Bitcoin really tumbles these days as crypto sell-off continues.

The world’s largest cryptocurrency has decreased about 70 percent since its record high of $69,000 USD in November.

Bitcoin fell on Wednesday to a new 18-month low, dragging smaller tokens down with it.

The so-called asset is nearing a price level not seen since 2020 as prominent crypto firms see possible insolvencies.

In other important news, The USA Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for May showed inflation in the world's biggest economy hit 8.6% on a year-on-year basis.