World

International Women's Day 2012 profiles of exceptional impact and achievement

Women make up over half of the world's population. But millions of women around the globe continue to face formidable challenges in their daily lives. From violence and sexual abuse to workplace...

Scandals of Fukushima

A look back at how the Japanese government repeatedly misinformed its public about the dangers of radiation from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

ACES program at Kelowna middle school is making a difference locally and globally

International Development Week  (February 5-11) is an annual campaign that highlights the work of Canada's development community. This year’s theme is “We Make a Difference,” with a special...

A Message of Hope: Keabetswe’s Story

‘My experience with My Arms Wide Open’s program was an eye opener. All those that participated had a different approach to life after attending the program.’ Keabetswe M., Resident of Bergnek

Vancouver mining company opponent killed in Mexico pipeline clash

Human rights groups rallied at Canada's Mexican embassy yesterday after an opponent of Fortuna Silver was killed in Oaxaca state.

Egypt’s revolution, one year later

In Egypt, people who took part in the people's revolution at Tahrir Square feel a mix of freedom and trepidation for the future.

What happens when you put an Islamist, a Socialist, a Christian, and a Liberal in an Egyptian garden?

After the Arab Spring revolution, Egypt has struggled to find unity. A management consultant brings together religious and secular Egyptians to discuss their views.

Mexican whistleblower Karla Lottini fights corruption, death threats and deportation

"Tell her I came to say hi," a man told the journalist's sister – and showed her a gun. In this VO exclusive, Karla Lottini tells the tale of her fight to lead a safe life in Canada.

Saint Mary's craft co-operative helps Indian women overcome gender barriers and double earnings

Handmade crafts make great holiday presents, but how can Canadians ensure a genuine difference for a communities in developing countries? This story explores a Fair Trade co-operative in India.

Huntsman objects to attack ad featuring his adopted daughters from China, India

Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman says Rep. Ron Paul's supporters are out of line with a web ad that uses images of Huntsman's adopted daughters from China and India to argue that he doesn...