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5 things you need to know this morning: Sept. 21, 2023

Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.

Five things you need to know

1. New technology to be launched in BC to detect wildfires

Rogers has said it is partnering with SpaceX to deploy satellite sensors to detect wildfires in rural and remote areas of BC. Rogers says the new technology is expected to be introduced in the coming weeks.

2. India suspended visa processing services in Canada

Ottawa is adjusting its diplomatic staff presence in India and New Delhi is halting visa services in Canada. The “spat” is focused on the murder of Canadian citizen and prominent Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, which has caused tension between the two countries.

3. Three-year-old BMX prodigy taking home medals in south Ontario

West Willson is racking up the medals and social media attention after a “shocking” win against kids five times his age. The little guy got into racing by following the lead of his older siblings and dad. Earlier this month, the little one wanted to race but there were no other kids his age and that left him racing – and winning – against a group of pre-teens.

4. Amazon driver attacked by snake in Florida

An amazon delivery driver was left in “serious condition” after being bitten by a rattlesnake while delivering packages. The snake was coiled by the front door of a house the driver was delivering too when it struck the woman’s leg. Fortunately, she was able to call herself an ambulance and received treatment from the snake’s highly venomous bite.

5. Doritos sets new world record with nearly 50-foot cheese pull

Who doesn't love a good cheese pull off a tray of nachos? Well, Doritos took a Tik Tok trend to a whole new level. The company utilized a helicopter to dip a massive chip into a cheese sauce mixture. The company managed a record-breaking 49-foot long cheese pull.

Thumbnail photo credit: Pano AI

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