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Neil Young loses second home in California fire

Neil Young, the Canadian rock n’ roll legend, lost his home in the fires raging in California along with several other celebrities such as Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, actor Gerard Butler, and Robin Thicke. “Firefighters have never seen anything» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Health, International, Politics, Society

Olympic bid a pass in Calgary

Olympic memories were perhaps more negative than positive yesterday as the people of Calgary voted on whether to host the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. The question was simply, “Are you for or against Calgary hosting the 2026 Olympic Winter Games?”» 

Economy, International, Politics

How the press and politics have evolved in Canada (and likely elsewhere) (part 2 of 2) 

Book: Power, Prime Ministers and the Press: The Battle for Truth on Parliament Hill In the beginning was politics, shortly after came the press. In the early days in Canada, and undoubtedly elsewhere, newspapers –print journalism- was very biased. Papers» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Landry to Legault: changing government in Quebec

Bernard Landry was buried from Notre Dame Basilica in a state funeral today in Montreal. He was the Parti Quebecois premier of the French-speaking province of Quebec from March 2001, when the charismatic Lucien Bouchard resigned, until the party lost» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Health, International, Politics, Society

Olympic bid depends on today’s vote in Calgary

Olympic fever is underway in Calgary, Alberta today but it’s just the first step, in a vote to decide whether to go ahead with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games. Many people in Calgary have a» 

Politics

How the press and politics have evolved in Canada (and likely elsewhere) (part 1 of 2)

Book: Power, Prime Ministers and the Press: The Battle for Truth on Parliament Hill In the beginning was politics, shortly after came the press. In the early days in Canada, and undoubtedly elsewhere, newspapers –print journalism- was very biased. Papers» 

Economy, Environment, Health, Politics, Society

Ontario environment report: Raw sewage, forest and wetland loss

A new report says untreated sewage is still flowing into the waterways of Canada’s second largest and most populated province. The Ontario Environmental Commissioner’s latests report indicated that raw sewage overflowed into the provinces waterways on over 1,300 occasions. 766» 

Economy, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Mohawk included at Canada Border crossing

The Mohawk language is now visible, along with Canada’s two official languages, English and French, at the border crossing in Cornwall, Ontario, that is the point of entry from the U.S. state of New York. Abram Benedict is the Grand Chief» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Trudeau won’t attend USMCA signing while steel and aluminum tariffs in place

USMCA, the renewed and renamed pending trade agreement, between the United States, Mexico and Canada took 13 months of wrangling to negotiate. The official signing of the agreement was to take place to accommodate outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto,» 

International, Politics, Society

Remembering the fallen through place names

All across Canada, important battles and names of fallen Canadians have been remembered by naming certain geographical features. These could be lakes, towns, islands, parks, mountains. etc Now in time for the 100th anniversary of the end of the First»