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Being Denied Help At Passport Canada Offices For Being Disabled

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 04.29.2017 | Travel
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

I had to go get my passport renewed the other day. I am not a fan of any government processes like this, because they are often complicated, time-cons...

This Presidential Election Will Be Decided On A Coin Toss

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.11.2017 | Politics

A village in southern Illinois will elect its next president on the flip of a coin. The winner of the race for village president in Colp will be decid...

Canada Debates Whether The U.S. Is Still A Safe Place For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 02.16.2017 | World

Dozens of asylum-seekers have walked miles in freezing temperatures to illegally cross from the United States into Canada, arriving in small towns alo...

Kate Sheppard

Progressive Group Wants Hillary Clinton To Give Back Foundation Funding Over Keystone | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

A progressive group is targeting Hillary Clinton over what it calls a "conflict of interest" when it comes to the Keystone XL pipeline. Clinton, a ...

Canadian Law Makes It Cheaper to Prevent Oil Sands Leaks Than Clean Them Up

James Stafford | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
James Stafford

As the Canadian government pushes a new law rendering pipeline companies liable for all damages from leaks and spills, the only friend to both sides in this polarized world of dirty oil sands is leak prevention technology.

Do it Like Canadians: Does Their Governing Structure Offer a Solution to Our Dysfunction?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

In our government, the president's top deputies are partisan appointments, part of a thick layer of political appointees that run every important council and agency in the government.

Stern Words from Prime Minister Harper (A Cartoon)

Mike Spicer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Mike Spicer


Despite Newfound Profits, GM Faces Trouble With Shareholders

AOL Autos | David Kiley | Posted 08.07.2011 | Business

The new General Motors today is holding its first shareholders meeting since emerging from bankruptcy in 2009 and issuing shares to the public last No...

Weekly Reader: The Salvation Army, Bigoted Comments, & the Canadian Government

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bil Browning

Today is the anniversary of Harvey Milk. As I ponder this, I sit and wonder if he could have imagined a day when the director of the US Office of Personnel Management would make a video to tell queer kids that it gets better.

Canadian Government Asks: What Do Citizens Think About Publishing Industry?

CBC News | CBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The federal government is asking Canadians to share their thoughts on the domestic publishing industry and whether changes need to be made to Canada's...