Barack Obama

US soul searching in 12 Strong, Hostiles and The Final Year

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On Earth Day, At Everglades, Obama to warn of growing damage from climate change

WASHINGTON — With swampy wetlands and alligators as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will use a visit to Florida's Everglades to warn of the damage that climate change is already inflicting on...
Obama envoy ends first year in Canada, pointing to areas of accord.CP

Beyond KXL: Obama envoy ends first year in Canada, pointing to areas of accord

"I'm having the meetings that are necessary for me to have. I feel very comfortable that we're driving outcomes in our bilateral relationship," says Heyman.
Leonardo DiCaprio at UN Climate summit

Leonardo DiCaprio tells leaders at UN to make history or be vilified by it: full text of speech

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, who marched with Canada's Indigenous leaders at the Peoples' Climate March in New York, gave a powerful speech at the UN Climate Summit.  Speaking as a "...

Hugo Chavez: the man and the myth

Were we upset at Chavez as he was portrayed in Western media, or who he was as a person?

Apocalypse 2012: how will the world end?

Mayan calendar, Antichrist, web-bot: conspiracy theorists predict the end of the world, again.

U.S. election celebrations, Vancouver-style [photos]

Obama's victory was sweet.

White House salaries put to shame by BC municipal paycheques

Pity Jack Lew, President Barack Obama's White House Chief of Staff, the highest ranking employee inside the Executive Office of the President of the United States. Earning a paltry $172,200 a year,...

Encyclopedia of Canadian pipelines: Keystone XL and Northern Gateway

Enbridge. Northern Gateway. TransCanada. Keystone XL. You've heard the names. You've seen the headlines. But what is the controversy all about? To understand the players, the issues and why they...

CODEPINK co-founder Jodie Evans on women in activism

North America's leading female activist says women are "first responders" when it comes to standing up for peace and justice.