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Environment, International, Politics

Former prime ministers Chretien and Clark to represent Canada at UN meeting

As world leaders gather in New York this week for the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland who are in the midst of a tight federal election race» 

International, Politics, Society

Forces ombudsman says investigation led him to resign

CBC News is reporting that a closed-door review of the military ombudsman’s office last year resulted in then-Canadian Forces ombudsman Gary Walbourne taking early retirement. In an interview with CBC News’ Murray Brewster published Monday, Welbourne says the investigation into» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

E-transfer fraud, banks say it’s not their fault

Banks promote e-transfers as an easy and safe way to transfer money. For some customers, the “easy” part is correct, but not the “safe” part. In most cases the banks say it’s the customer’s fault for having weak security questions» 

International

Thomas Cook, the iconic travel company, is no more

The staples remain: Big Ben, Westminster Abby, The Tower of London. But for many today, it may seem that London Bridge finally fell down. Or, Bow Bells stopped ringing. Or, those changing guards at Buckingham Palace decided to take powder.» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Huawei executive back in Canadian court today

It’s a case which has put Canada in the middle between the world’s superpowers, and two of biggest trading partners. The case goes back into court in Vancouver Canada, today. A dispute between the U.S, and China’s tech giant Huawei» 

International

What are Canada’s chances in the Rugby World Cup?

The Rugby World Cup kicks off today in Japan with the host team’s victory over Russia, 30-10. Canada, for their part, will start on September 26 against Italy, but expectations for this World Cup are rather low as the team» 

Environment, International

Canadian architects commit to fighting climate change with new declaration

As students take to the streets around the world to demand action on climate change, Canadian architects are also engaged in the fight against this global issue. Today, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s (RAIC) Committee on Regenerative Environments is» 

Environment, International

Asian carp, ash borer beetles, and now giant hornets

Various Canadian agencies concerned with the environment have been battling invasive species for years, and now a destructive new threat has arrived. A giant hornet from Asia has now joined threats from the invasive fish species known as Asian carp» 

International

Canada’s Linda Morais captures world wrestling championship gold

Canadian athlete Linda Morais won gold in the under 59 kg category at the World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The 26-year-old Ontario athlete, from Tecumseh, defeated Russian Liubov Ovcharova in the final. But it wasn’t easy for her. After» 

Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Vaping: First case of serious lung illness in Canada

After reports of now seven vaping related deaths in the U.S and hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesses, the first such case has been reported in Canada. Doctors on Wednesday said an Ontario teenager who reportedly was vaping daily,»