Highlights / Germany

Environment

Could snow cannons in Antarctica help avert catastrophic sea level rise?

Eye on the Arctic features stories and newsmakers from across the North, but today, we bring you a look at climate change from the southern Pole A team of climate scientists has put forward a daring solution to the instability of» 

International, Politics, Society

Update: Canadian couple convicted in Germany for hate

The German law is called “Volksverhetzung” which loosely translates as “incitement to hatred”.  In a trial which ended last Friday, a Canadian woman was convicted for her 2016 youtube video which claimed the Holocaust never happened and that it was» 

International, Politics

Psst: wanna buy a used military drone? Almost new, and only missing a few vital things

Canada-German deal reported to be possible Germany is trying to sell off a huge military drone that it has barely used but which has cost it over 700 million Euros. Canada is said to be a possible buyer even though» 

International, Politics

Human rights group demands German, EU intervention in Canada-Saudi row

A prominent German human rights group is calling on Berlin and European Union officials in Brussels to act as mediators in the diplomatic dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia over Ottawa’s public criticism of Riyadh’s human rights policies. Saudi Arabia» 

International, Politics, Society

Canadian on trial in Germany for Holocaust denial

Canadian-born Monika Schaefer, 59, of Jasper, Alberta, is now on trial in Germany along with her 63-year-old German-Canadian brother, Alfred, who now lives near Munich. They are charged under German laws against “inciting hatred”. Both have been charged relating to» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Nazis, Jews, fine art, and “too Canadian”

Max Stern was a very successful art dealer and gallery owner in Dusseldorf, Germany, until the Nazis came to power. By a convoluted route he ended up in Canada where he became a very successful art dealer here, and a» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, Society

Beer Yoga: combining spirit with the spiritual

Beer drinking and yoga-a marriage of two popular activities Yoga is supposed to relax the mind and spirit, and I guess, enlighten, to some extent. There is now a fad for “goat yoga”, “cat yoga” and “hot yoga” amongst others.» 

International, Politics

Trudeau to play crucial bridging role at G20 summit: expert

As world leaders meet at the two-day G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to play a crucial role in bridging differences between U.S. President Donald Trump and his European allies, especially German Chancellor Angela Merkel,» 

Economy, Health, International

Are you happy at work? Americans tops, Canada fifth.

Everyone knows you spend a lot of your life at your workplace. It’s much better for everyone, yourself, colleagues, employer, if you’re happy at your work. A recent survey of professionals in several countries ranked “happiness” and stress levels. The» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics

Canada’s Green Party leader in Berlin: Don’t ratify CETA

The leader of Canada’s Green Party, Elizabeth May, was in Germany this weekend. She addressed a crowd  at the annual general meeting of the German Green party. She spoke against ratification of the Canada-EU free trade deal known as CETA»