Canada

Dr. James Orbinski, a professor at the University of Toronto

Canada 'missed the boat' on economic policies to mitigate climate change: doctor

Canada "has missed the boat" when it comes to developing renewable energy resources that would mitigate the impact of global warming and its impact on human health, a leading medical expert says. Dr...

B.C. families of missing, murdered women urge national inquiry to get it right

There’s no room for mistakes in the newly announced national inquiry into murdered and missing women, says a coalition of British Columbia families and support groups. Mary Teegee, with the...

Police forces across Canada warn of risks involved with playing Pokemon Go

In Vancouver, police have observed the game’s colourful digital characters inside their own headquarters.

State of play: A look at the status of pipeline projects in Canada

The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned Ottawa's approval of the Northern Gateway project, concluding that Canada fell short in its duty to consult with aboriginals. Here's an update on the...

Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales down month-over-month

Canadian home sales started off the year at a torrid pace, fuelled by Vancouver and Toronto, but the Canadian Real Estate Association says sales in the country’s hottest markets are...

Canada needs to recognize the citizenship of its fallen soldiers

General Rick Hillier recently wrote an op-ed saying that Canadians shouldn't forget the veterans of today.  He praised Canadians for "honouring our fallen soldiers with great respect and fervour...

Canadian flights scheduled to resume after Hurricane Patricia weakens

Canadians in Mexico pitched in to help prepare - but Category-5 monster dissipated soon after making landfall.

Joe Oliver's travel expenses: What could you do with that money?

Last week, the National Observer published a story that revealed that the Finance Minister has "the most expensive costs in flights among all the members of Stephen Harper's cabinet."...

The Belonging Project explores what it takes to belong in Vancouver

The Belonging Project explores what it takes to belong in Vancouver by introducing viewers to their neighbours.
Real estate comparison: $18.8M West Van waterfront vs $599,000 New West bungalow

How the rich got richer and you got the shaft

The Great Recession and the Great Depression have many similarities.
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