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Rethinking international affairs: A call for a multidisciplinary approach

Troubled times call for creative thinking. And 2012 will be no exception.

Canada locked out of new trans-Pacific trading block

But we'd like to be let in. And it looks like Harper is trying to get that to happen.

Canada can't afford to hunker down during global economic turmoil

OTTAWA – Canada can't afford to hunker down in the midst of global economic turmoil, Gov. Gen. David Johnston said in an interview just before the start of a 15-day trip to southeast Asia. He said...

The Ides of March with George Clooney and Real Steel with Hugh Jackman

Ryan Gosling is part of the George Clooney campaign in the fictional but realistic new film, The Ides of March

Films worth seeing this weekend at VIFF

Patrick Huard learns about family, growing up and fatherhood in Starbuck, the hit film from Quebec, screening at VIFF.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn gropes to justify "moral failing" in oral sex with maid

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, looking impossibly smug on French television news program TF1, recounted that his sexual encounter with hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo in New York was a "moral failing" on...

Canadians no slouches when it comes to playing hooky from work

We like our sack time and our TV shows, and sometimes the work ethic comes second.

Chinese blogger Guo Meimei breaks her silence

Guo Mei Mei, the 20-year-old Chinese blogger and aspiring celebrity, caused an uproar in June when she raised suspicions of buying luxury sports cars, designer hand bags, and going on business-class...

U.S. expected to demand billions in penalties over B.C. softwood lumber

Americans claim BC subsidizing lumber, giving local mills a sales advantage.

Chinese paper says linking Beijing to cyberattacks on companies, governments 'irresponsible'

Government remains silent but newspaper says the US a more likely culprit.