Canada

Canada, environment, emissions, greenhouse gas

Canada's greenhouse gas emissions continue slow climb: Report

Canada committed to reduce its emissions by 17 per cent below 2005 levels by 2020 — and the trend is now firmly heading the wrong way.
Supreme Court rules prayers can't continue at Quebec council meeting

Supreme Court rules prayers can't continue at Quebec council meeting

In a decision that could reverberate in cities and towns across the country, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that prayers cannot be recited before municipal council meetings in the Quebec town...
Temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs must start leaving Canada today

Temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs must start leaving Canada today

Immigration Canada hasn't divulged the total number of workers who must leave today, but experts have estimated tens of thousands are affected.
Will tax measures benefiting all families benefit federal political leaders?

Will tax measures benefiting all families benefit federal political leaders?

Harper would qualify for the maximum $2,000 tax credit if he split his $327,000 income with his wife, Laureen.

From a mountain top to Centre Block: how Harper made the case for war

Twice in six months, Prime Minister Stephen Harper put a motion before the House of Commons to commit Canada to war with the militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Both were born last...

Our world in 2014

10 currents that contoured global society in 2014.

Stephen Harper position on global Arms Trade Treaty reads like a page out of NRA handbook

The global Arms Trade Treaty, brokered through the United Nations in a lengthy process, came into effect this Christmas Eve, 2014, 90 days after the 50th nation had ratified it. Canada has refused to...

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...