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#JustCurious What is winter wheat?

Saskatchewan remains the breadbasket of Canada. According to Statistics Canada, the province accounted for more than 2/5 of Canada’s total field crop acerage with 36.7 million acres.

In this Friday, June 15, 2018 photo, a stalk of winter wheat stands ready to by harvested in a field farmed by Dalton and Carson North near McCracken, Kan. Kansas farmers are harvesting a smaller winter wheat crop amid an ongoing drought. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

#JustCurious What powers a train whistle?

They’re loud and they’re supposed to be. Trains in Canada, travelling below 70 kilometers per hour, are required to sound their horn for at least fifteen seconds at public grade crossings.

#JustCurious What is an atmospheric river?

During coverage of the devastating floods in B.C., an atmospheric river was referenced as the reason for all of the rainfall. Our viewer Shawna was #JustCurious what the term means.