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Canada-U.S. Summit Brings New Hope for Strengthened Partnership on Conservation

Steven Kallick | Posted 04.14.2016 | Green
Steven Kallick

Last year, under Prime Minister Trudeau's predecessor, Stephen Harper, Canada finalized the creation of the 2.6 million-acre Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve in Newfoundland and Labrador. Final boundaries were also set in 2015 for a national park and an adjoining territorial park in the Thaidene Nene region of the Northwest Territories, which will protect an additional 6.4 million acres.

Friday Talking Points -- The Dog That Didn't Bark at the GOP Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.11.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We had two Democratic debates and one Republican debate last week. The GOP one was shocking -- because nobody said anything shocking! Yes, that's truly how far the Republicans have sunk -- to the Sherlockian level of the dog not snarling in the night being the big news.

Quebec's Separatist Movement Turns Violent

ADST | Posted 08.11.2015 | World
ADST

For Quebec, the month of October 1970 was its darkest hour, as the Front de Liberation du Québec (FLQ), a separatist paramilitary group formed in 1963 advocating the creation of an independent Marxist state of Quebec, targeted the government, English speakers and business, and the Catholic Church, which were viewed to be suppressing French-Canadian interests.

Multiculturalism or Ethnophobia?

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 05.19.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Having immigrated to Francophone Montreal some 24 years ago and having lived and worked alongside its large Anglophone and multi-ethnic components, I have witnessed multiculturalism at its best.

Oscar-Winning Argo: Americans Make the Best Out of Rewriting Facts

Brian C. Stiller | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment
Brian C. Stiller

Along comes Hollywood and casts its film-making aurora, shadowing the facts, insuring the CIA gets the credit. So instead of Ken Taylor and his staff being in the script as those who protected the hostages, the CIA ends up as hero.

Canadian Man Sets World Record For Balancing Surfboard On Chin

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.22.2012 | Weird News

In life, it's important to have balance. Perhaps no one has taken that phrase to heart or more literally than Canadian Doug McManaman. He has se...

Canada Faced Terrorism Before U.S. -- 40 Years Ago This Week

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Mann

This week, 40 years ago, was probably the most atypical period in Canadian history, a worrisome time fraught with fear in a usually peaceful country and province.