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Arctic countries blast Trump decision to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Politicians from many of the world’s eight circumpolar nations wasted no time lambasting U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday after he announced his plans to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. “The richest nation in the world shows its negligence regarding the» 

Environment, International, Politics

Crystal Serenity marks Arctic watershed in 2016, Trump election is the wildcard for 2017: expert

Crystal Serenity’s 32-day voyage across the forbidding Canadian Arctic was the most significant single event in the Arctic in 2016, while Donald Trump’s election could take the U.S. Arctic policy into uncharted waters in 2017, says a prominent Arctic expert. The» 

Economy, Society

Higher food prices expected in 2017: report

The average Canadians family can expect to pay as much as $420 more for food in 2017, an increase of 3 to 5 per cent, according to a new report. The seventh edition of Canada’s Food Price Report, published by Dalhousie» 

Environment, Politics

Stop being scared of Trump presidency, keep on fighting for environment: Suzuki

The world should stop fretting about deciphering Donald Trump’s often contradictory statements on the environment and on a multitude of other policy issues, and get on with its own agenda, says one of Canada’s most prominent environmental activists. “We have» 

Environment, International, Politics

What does Trump presidency mean for the Arctic?

Immigration & Refugees

No asylum in Canada for Trump ‘refugees’

Ever since Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the U.S. presidential race on Tuesday night, Mitchell Goldberg and his colleagues have been fielding calls from worried Americans who want to move to Canada. “Just yesterday an American citizen family, who happen» 

International, Politics

Justin Trudeau invites Donald Trump to visit Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invited U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to visit Canada “at his earliest opportunity.” Trudeau called Trump on Wednesday night to congratulate him on his election victory, and the two “agreed to meet soon to keep building the Canada-U.S. relationship.” I’ve» 

Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Machiavellianism vs. psychopathy: a lesser of two evils choice for American voters

Voters in the United States are faced with the unenviable task today of choosing between a scheming power-hungry career politician and a narcissistic psychopath as their next president, according to a study by Canadian psychologists. The study, which was conducted» 

International, Politics

Trudeau stops short of condemning Trump over comments and alleged behaviour

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to wade into the political minefield of the U.S. presidential campaign by stopping short of condemning Republican nominee Donald Trump’s alleged misconduct, as well as his sexist and lewd remarks recorded ten years ago. Speaking»