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Arts & Entertainment, International

Canada’s diversity and mix of cultures reflected in top music prize – Part 2

Last week, we had a first peek at the shortlist of Canadian artists that were selected by the jurors of the Polaris Music Prize, which was announced last Wednesday on CBC. Among the 10 albums that were considered the best »

International, Politics

Aid groups urge Trudeau to boost international development spending

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to jet off to Africa on Thursday to “promote trade and investment” and rally support for Canada’s bid for a rotating UN Security Council seat, development groups are urging the Liberal government to walk »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Boeing air crash: Why, and what happens now

Former safety inspector analysis With the second Boeing 737 Max 8 crash in months, questions are being raised about the plane’s safety.  Many countries have now grounded the model, but not Canada, at least not for the moment.  Eighteen Canadians »

International

Canada provides $30M emergency assistance to drought-stricken Ethiopia

Canada is contributing $30 million to several United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations working to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to millions of people in drought-stricken in Ethiopia, federal minister of international development and La Francophonie announced Thursday. Marie-Claude Bibeau made the »