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Faith and Climate Change in Canadian Politics

Bill Blaikie | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
Bill Blaikie

Pope Francis greets volunteers at World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland. Photo credits: CNS. Last week, about 2 million young people -- including nearly...

Why Is Canada Killing Its Fashion Industry?

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Jedannah Vieira

But in reality, the end of Toronto Fashion Week is one of many warning signals presenting a larger issue. The economic impacts for Toronto and Canada are much bigger than they appear. Toronto (like many other cities) tends to undervalue local 'fashion' commerce as a real source of creative, technological and manufacturing growth and innovation.

The Thickest Of Skins Won't Stop A Bullet

Janis Irwin | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Politics
Janis Irwin

The senseless killing of British MP Jo Cox is "a manifestation of a coarseness in our politics and hatred toward the other that we must not tolerate." That from American politician Gabby Giffords, herself the target of an assassination attempt. We must do better. We must hold each other to account. We must condemn threats against women in politics, because the death of Jo Cox shows what can happen when threats are actualized. We must not let threatening, misogynistic, or hateful discourse online or elsewhere go unopposed. We must not let hate win and we must not let people try to tell us that we cannot be better.

Rob Ford - Before They Were Dead

Outspeak | Posted 04.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

In the wake of Rob Ford's death on March 22nd, 2016 many are looking back on his life. Along with his troubled and eccentric moments, he was a man of the community and his legacy, in whichever light you see it, will be remembered for years to come.

Beyond COP 21 -- Nations and Cities Aligning for Climate Action

Dr. Patricia McCarney | Posted 12.08.2015 | World
Dr. Patricia McCarney

World leaders are in Paris for the COP 21 conference to demonstrate commitment to emissions reduction and a renewed, global commitment to sustainability. However, there is another group that will have a significant impact on emissions targets. That group is cities.

Liberals Win Canadian Election, Ousting Harper, According To Projections

Reuters | Braden Goyette | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

MONTREAL/CALGARY, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Canada's Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rode a late campaign surge to a stunning election victory on Monday, toppl...

If We're Grading Countries, Canada Gets An 'Eh'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While one American presidential candidate mocked Canadians on Wednesday for the misconception that there aren't that many people living ...

Why Canada Is Under Attack by Terrorists

John A. Tures | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
John A. Tures

Many Americans probably think of it as our sleepy socialist neighbor to the north. But Canada is a key ally in the war against terrorism in general, and ISIS in particular. And today's attack is a harbinger of things to come in America.

Canadian Politics Aren't Boring Anymore

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Daniel Etcovitch

With the rise of Rob Ford, new political drama and an election on the horizon, this is the time for the young adult demographic to get informed with political action.

Stern Words from Prime Minister Harper (A Cartoon)

Mike Spicer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Mike Spicer

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How to Stop Fraud and Corruption in Your Organization

Richard Leblanc | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Richard Leblanc

The fraud and corruption continues to grow. What should boards do? Six things.

Tuxedo Stan Is The Purr-fect Mayoral Candidate

Sarah Medina | Posted 09.18.2012 | Good News

Meet Tuxedo Stan, mayoral candidate for Halifax, Canada -- and yes, he's a cat. Stan, a 3-year-old feline, is running on the Tuxedo Party's platfo...

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier. Why?

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Kurt Ellenberger

Controlling the development of culture has been the dream of tyrants and humanitarians alike, but neither has been successful. Yet we seriously posit that some "Secretary of Culture" can manage, coerce, shape, tinker, tailor, or soldier it into submission?

Liberals Look To Delay Leadership Vote

CP | Posted 07.20.2011 | Home

OTTAWA - Federal Liberals will be asked to postpone electing a new leader for 18 to 22 months. Under the party's constitution, a vote should take p...

Why Americans Should be Following Canadian Politics Right Now

Michael Garrity | Posted 05.26.2011 | World
Michael Garrity

Canadian politics over the last several weeks has been hands-down the best drama on television. It is also in a state of crisis and in urgent need of the type of political renewal the U.S. is going through.

Power Grab Unleashes Canadian Political Passions

Megan Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Megan Harris

Jack Layton and Giles Duceppe can be credited for unleashing the political passion of Canadians but they should also pay the price at the polls for plunging Canada into a political crisis.

Quebec Says Non to Arts Funding Cuts, Stephen Harper

Kriston Capps | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kriston Capps

Canadian politician Stephen Harper, who hoped to realize his dream of a legislative majority by roughly doubling his party's standings in Quebec, won the election but lost the majority.