Canada

Ebola debacle the latest in a series of crises ignored by developed countries

Talk of Ebola is now ubiquitous. Preparations – or lack thereof – for the coming storm are being discussed in every major news media outlet in North America and around the world. Morally marginal...
Alberta student

Oil giants Suncor, Syncrude and Cenovus helping Alberta design school curriculum

The Alberta Government is developing a partner strategy with major oilsands producers to develop curriculum for elementary and secondary students.

Rob Ford and Jimmy Kimmel: Appalling and odd

Oh no, not again—Rob Ford continues to crave ever more publicity, and this time it was on Jimmy Kimmel Live. And last night Ford shared this less-than-prestigious distinction with none other than...

Environment Canada defensive about 'muzzling' scientists, letter shows

A formal letter to Environment Canada staff reveals high-level concerns regarding internal perception of the 'muzzling' of scientists.

More revelations about Canada’s top-secret spy agency are coming

Canada’s investment in CSEC puts it in the top ranks of an international espionage alliance, but at what cost?

Typhoon Haiyan brings flood of emotion as Filipinos confront class issues and climate change

A flood of emotions inundated Filipino Canadians as they watched relatives’ houses being ravaged by the super typhoon Haiyan last week, which has affected an estimated 11 million...
Carbon Bubble from The Carbon Tracker Initiative's report Unburnable Carbon

Canada’s fossil fuels a risky investment: Global Carbon Budget

What does the global 'carbon budget' mean for Canada? Senior economist with the CCPA Marc Lee explains a significant portion of Canada's carbon reserves will have to remain in the ground.
Power Shift participants hold up water drops as part of a youth eco-conference.

Power Shift BC puts youth in the driver's seat

How does a dynamic, youth-driven movement achieve successes that have eluded Big Green for decades?

Société Internationale d'Urologie hosts 33rd conference in Vancouver

Vancouver recently hosted the 33rd SIU Conference, designed to enable urologists in all nations an opportunity to collaborate in education and research.

Your CIRA vote will help shape the future of Canada’s Internet

Did you know that Canada’s Internet is democratically governed? The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), is a non-profit organization that manages the dot-ca registry and addresses many...