Canada

A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada

A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?
Prime Minister Trudeau and Premiers at Vancouver Climate Talks

Arctic premiers pleased with Vancouver climate talks

VANCOUVER — An agreement on climate change has changed the political climate for Canada's three northern territories as well. "Canada's northern and coastal regions are particularly vulnerable and...

News Analysis: First ministers' climate deal easy to mock, harder to dismiss

VANCOUVER — If 80 per cent of life is just showing up, in politics the total is probably closer to 90. Canada's first ministers emerged from two days of talks this week with an agreement on a plan to...

Premiers agree carbon pricing to be part of overall climate plan

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's premiers have agreed that carbon pricing will be part of any national plan to address climate change. He says they will study pricing options...
Attendees of IMPACT conference by Spring Activator

Changing the world, one startup business at a time: Spring Activator’s mission expands globally

In the last 20 years, technology startups have become ubiquitous in major cities around the world. Now, even remote towns from Canada to Uganda are embracing startup culture and the power of...

BURNED! Media mocks Harper appearance at BC wildfire

Thompson Okanagan media takes Prime Minister Harper to the woodshed for disrupting firefighting efforts for photo-op.
Greenpeace, Arctic, protest, Shell

Greenpeace activists board Shell drill rig headed for Arctic waters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Six Greenpeace activists protesting Arctic offshore drilling on Monday boarded a drill rig as it was transported across the Pacific Ocean toward Seattle, where it will be staged...

Feds stifle media questions around oil sands' toxic effects, FOIs reveal

For the first time ever a federal scientist is studying toxins in animals near the Alberta oilsands but Environment Canada won't let him speak with the media about his research.

Pro-gas fracking government turfed in New Brunswick election

Rally at NB Legislature, May 13, 2014 to protect forests, photo by Stephanie Merrill, NB Media Co-Op
Skeed Borkowski, owner of the Northern Lights Lodge near the Mount Polley mine

"It's gone": Imperial Metals' Mount Polley tailings spill disrupts future of local fishing lodge

“I planned on dying here,” Skeed Borkowski, owner of the Northern Lights Lodge, said. “But not from drinking the water.”
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