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Former superstar Thierry Henry arrives in Montreal to coach MLS Impact

A superstar known around the world arrived in Canada last night to take a new job. The Montreal Impact announced earlier in the day that Thierry Henry had signed a two-year contract with an option for 2022 to coach the» 

Environment, International, Politics, Society

Meeting with Trudeau, May says she urged tougher climate change actions

Justin Trudeau completed his week of meetings with opposition leaders on Friday, holding talks with former Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. May told reporters afterwards that she made it clear that if the prime minister wants government support in the» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Richest rugby contract ever: Star player comes to Canada

While the sport of rugby enjoys massive international media attention elsewhere around the world, that’s not really the case in North America That may change somewhat in Canada as the Toronto Wolfpack team has just signed star player Sonny Bill» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

The study of what’s killing galaxy clusters

Imagine the millions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, and the millions more planets orbiting those stars, Now imagine a cluster of galaxies, perhaps thousands of them. Toby Brown (PhD) is a post-doctoral fellow at McMaster University, Hamilton,» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

Animal rights activists push ahead-relentlessly

Camille Labchuk took a vow of silence over the weekend. Bound for no ashram to meditate, the silence was simply another step in her relentless pursuit to protect animals, who–she is always quick to note–lack the power to advocate for» 

Economy, International

Chinese facial recognition coming to a few Canadian stores

An advance for consumers, or towards Orwellian future? A chain of supermarkets frequented by the Chinese communities in southern Ontario and southern British Columbia may soon install facial recognition technology. The owner of the Foody Mart chain, Wei Chengyi, is» 

Environment, International

East Coast climate change monitoring suffers a setback

For those who believe in omens, this is not a particularly good one as Canada tries to move forward to put a sharper focus on climate change, something for which–at least up to now–it is not receiving particularly good marks.» 

Arts and Entertainment, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

The sports-Remembrance Day poppy controversy continues: Don Cherry

Fired amid accusations of racism, a rally and online petition of support underway It began with a television rant that appeared to target immigrants to Canada. Longtime hockey coach and commentator Don Cherry has been a feature on the much» 

Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

‘Superbugs’ could kill hundreds of thousands, cost billions in just 30 years

A dire report from Canadian medical, veterinary and economic experts begins with the words, ”Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is now recognized as a global threat that if not addressed will have a devastating impact on the health and welfare of the» 

International

Canada stands ready to assist Australia in fighting raging wildfires

The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) is sending a liaison officer to Australia to work with authorities there on determining what assistance Canada can provide as Australian firefighters struggle to contain more than 150 fires raging on both the»