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Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International

Natural gas pipeline and blockades divide Canadians

The construction of a natural gas pipeline across northern British Columbia has  divided Canadian opinion. A small group of hereditary Wet’suwet’en chiefs and supporters has opposed the project, while the elected chiefs, and apparently most of the Wet’suwet’en, have approved» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

BHM: A socioeconomic portrait of Blacks in Canada

Canada’s official statistics gathering agency, Statistics Canada has just Released two studies on blacks in Canada as part of Black History Month. One deals with diversity of the black population in Canada, while the other looks at education, labour, and» 

Society

Location of first French Ontario University revealed

The Université de l’Ontario français revealed on Feb. 26, that it will be located in downtown Toronto on 9 Lower Jarvis. “This is a historic milestone for Université de l’Ontario français. We express our complete gratitude and sincere thanks to» 

Economy, Society

Airlines face mounting complaints over delays and cancellations.

It really wasn’t meant to turn out this way when the federal government unveiled new airline travel regulations last year–twice, mind you: in July and December. The stated aim was to get Canadian-based airlines to clean up their acts, especially» 

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Portraits of Black Canadian – Episode 18: Charlie Biddle

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You love whales? Read RCI’s reports on them

You love whales and plan to go whale watching this summer? Read our articles on these fascinating creatures, the dangers they’re facing and the numerous projects and studies that have been launched to protect them. Read More…

Health

Survey: Canadians say distracted driving number one cause of vehicular deaths

According to survey results released from Rates.ca, 40 per cent of Canadians believe that distracted driving is the number one cause of vehicular deaths, passing impaired driving.  Rates.ca surveyed 1173 Canadians and asked them about their experiences and concerns with» 

Internet, Science and Technology

Quebec company partners with Dell to expand reach of immersive learning spaces

Quebec based company Lü Interactive Playground announced yesterday that it is partnering with Dell Technologies to begin implementing interactive and immersive learning to schools around the world. Using giant projectors, sounds systems and 3D cameras, Lü Interactive Playground is able» 

Economy, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Indigenous protests and blockades don’t appear to be going away

As Mohawks near Montreal reinforced their concrete barriers and members of another band in central Ontario set tires on fire to disrupt rail service, a new public opinion poll suggests that support for the First Nations protesters is slipping. The» 

Environment, Internet, Science and Technology

Earth Day Canada reveals electric vehicle service to fleet managers

Earth Day Canada and Quebec’s Minister of Transport and Minister responsible for the Metropolis and Montreal region, Chantal Rouleau revealed a program yesterday morning make it easier for companies to transition into using electric vehicles. Earth Day Canada said that»