Highlights

Environment

Interactive Canadian ebook seeks to make Arctic climate science accessible

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North An interactive ebook focused on research in Canada’s Hudson Bay area, and its wider connection to the Arctic, has been released in an effort to make climate science» 

NATO’s Arctic dilemma: Two visions of the Arctic collide as NATO and Russia flex muscles

Rising tensions with Russia are forcing NATO to once again train its military forces to confront a large and well-armed opponent in northern Europe and possibly even in the Arctic.

Politics

Trudeau’s meeting with premiers wraps up without much progress

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s meeting with provincial and territorial premiers wrapped up in Montreal Friday without any signs of substantial breakthroughs on issues that plague the economy but also without much of the drama that was expected going into the» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Scarcity mindset: beware when you go shopping

“Scarcity mindset”, that’s the speciality of assistant professor Caroline Roux She teaches marketing at the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. Roux describes it as the feeling of “not having enough,” or FOMO as they say, the “fear» 

International

Huawei exec faces charges of fraud in U.S. over Iran dealings

U.S. officials are seeking the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou over fraud offences related to allegations the company breached US sanctions on Iran, the attorney representing the government of Canada told a bail hearing in Vancouver on Friday. Meng,» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Shawn Mendes joins Drake and Diana Krall: Grammys

Shawn Mendes joins some rarified company being nominated for a Grammy Award, along with fellow Canadians, Drake and Diana Krall. Mendes, the 20 year-old from Pickering, just outside Toronto, is nominated for the first time, for both song of the year» 

The LINK Online Dec. 7-8-9, 2018

Your hosts: Carmel, Marie-Claude, Levon, Marc  (video of show at bottom) China demands arrested Huawei exec be released One of the top executives of the Chinese technology and telecom giant Huawei was arrested in Canada on December 1 as she» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Yannick Nezet-Seguin’s debut at the Met

Yannick Nezet-Seguin shared the credit Tuesday night, bringing the entire orchestra up onstage to take a bow following the premier of the Met’s La Traviata. It was his first performance as music director, in the storied Metropolitan Opera’s 135-year-history. He» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

World renowned cellist in the subway

One of the world’s most celebrated musicians, YoYo Ma will give a surprise performance in the Montreal underground transit system, the Metro. A post on the renowned cellist’s Facebook page read, “Yo-Yo Ma will surprise passers-by at a mètro station» 

Economy

U.S. tobacco giant to invest $2.4B in Canadian cannabis producer

American tobacco giant Altria Group, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, announced Friday that it will make a $2.4 billion equity investment in the Canadian cannabis producer Cronos Group. Under the initial investment, Altria will acquire a 45 per cent ownership»