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Us, an artful horror movie, also three good ones back in town from the film festival
They would be Woman at War, from Iceland, Ash is Purest White, from China and the Hummingbird Project, made in Quebec
Mar 21st, 2019
Newtown woman, US civil society call for movement against gun violence
Can the US overcome a fatal block on legislation some say would prevent the recent rash of mass-shootings?
Dec 18th, 2012
The Chinese are coming, and other problematic Canadian sovereignty woes
Some analysts say a little bit of economic imperialism isn't all that bad.
Oct 19th, 2012
Sales pitch begins on border deal: we'll catch more EI cheats
As Canada inks US perimeter security deal, critics ask if it's worth the cost.
Dec 4th, 2011
The need for compassionate capitalism
Its time to bank on compassionate capitalism
Aug 31st, 2011
Gap between haves, have-nots skyrockets in Canada
Level of inequality grows faster than in peer countries, says new study.
The Canadian Press
Sep 13th, 2011
Flaherty concedes that global turmoil will impact economy, but will "monitor closely"
Opposition presses finance minister to use stimulus, aim for job creation and growth.
Aug 19th, 2011
Bad news piles up ahead Flaherty's appearance before finance committee
US recession and debt, market fears all add up to gloom north of the border.
Aug 18th, 2011
Canada and US head for joint policing, patrols, intelligence
Security the goal, but it won't compromise privacy, Tories insist.
Aug 15th, 2011
Stock market volatility has B.C. businesses on edge
The recent downturn in US and global stock markets has Canadian economists worried. This recent economic crisis, which originally ensued from the US losing its AAA credit rating from S&P, raises...
Aug 9th, 2011