Global push to monitor meteor showers led by Western University in London, Ont.

A map shows the location and direction of meteors as well as the location of meteor cameras (blue) in this data from the Global Meteor Network for Monday, July 26, 2021. A map shows the location and direction of meteors as well as the location of meteor cameras (blue) in this data from the Global Meteor Network for Monday, July 26, 2021.

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Election official, who runs chocolate shop, flies ballot box to 27 B.C. lighthouses

Despite their remote locations, Canada's reclusive lighthouse keepers have one of the highest voter turnouts in the country -- thanks to a part-time election official who flew in their ballots by helicopter. Vlasta Booth, who usually runs a chocolate shop in Victoria, delivered ballots to 27 lighthouses off the coast of B.C., by chopper last week.