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Arts & Entertainment, Environment & Animal Life, International

Wildlife photography exhibit returns to Canadian museum

An international photo competition and exhibition begins at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto on November 21, 2020. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition out of London, England is now in its 56th year and features 100 new »

International, Society

More Canadians have a poor opinion of the U.S.

Fewer than half of Canadians (44 per cent) have a favourable or somewhat favourable opinion of the United States compared to 68 per cent in the fall of 2012, according to surveys. The Focus Canada program has been tracking attitudes »

International, Politics

Champagne discusses Nagorno-Karabakh, Belarus and Ukraine in meetings in Vienna

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne was in Vienna today for meetings with officials of various international organizations and Austrian leaders to talk about flashpoints in Europe and Azerbaijan. Champagne arrived in Austria from Greece as part of his week-long tour of European capitals to discuss with allies the »

Health, International, Society

Canada-U.S. attitudes on COVID vaccine, when and who should be first: survey

A national poll by Leger Opinion and the Association for Canadian Studies asked Canadians and Americans, when a COVID vaccine becomes available, who should be first in line to get it. The survey showed an obvious difference of opinion in »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

International scientists dire warning on whales, dolphins, porpoises

Over 350 marine scientists, biologists and researchers have signed an open letter urging global action in the face of severe extinction risk to many species of whales, dolphins and porpoises known as ceteceans. The group representing 40 countries including Canada, »

International, Politics

China slams Canada over Trudeau’s ‘coercive diplomacy’ remarks

Chinese officials said on Wednesday they have lodged “stern representations” with Canada following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s comments criticizing China over its arbitrary detention of two Canadians and Beijing’s policies in Hong Kong and Xinjiang. During a news conference on »

Arts & Entertainment, International

Palestinian art exhibit aims to ‘encourage dialogue’

A Montreal art gallery is offering a free online exhibition of the works of emerging contemporary artists who  live and work in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories. It includes a virtual tour of the gallery, artists’ biographies and information on the »

International, Politics

Canada ready to mediate between Turkey and Greece, says Champagne

Canada is ready to be “an honest broker” in the escalating dispute between Turkey and Greece over offshore exploration rights in the Eastern Mediterranean, says Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne. Champagne is in Greece for the first leg of his »

Environment & Animal Life, International

Nitrogen fertilizer, N2O, farming, and a ‘worst case’ climate scenario; study

While most have heard about the great concern from carbon dioxide and global warming/climate change resulting from burning of fossil fuels, methane gas has become another concern. Released from being from sources such as thawing permafrost and from livestock herds. »

International, Internet, Science & Technology

Instagram to hear girls on internet harassment

More than half (58 per cent) of girls surveyed by the non-profit Plan International say they have been harassed or abused on social media. And they want social media companies to take action as well as government, police and civil »