Highlights / paris

Arts and Entertainment

Director of Canadian Opera Company appointed head of Opéra de Paris

Alexander Neef, the current director of the Canadian Opera Company (COC) in Toronto, has taken over the management of one of the world’s most prestigious institutions, the Opéra de Paris. Neef, who is of German origin, will replace Stéphane Lissner» 

Economy, International, Society

 Notre Dame restoration, a Canadian stonemason comments

The damage to this great cathedral can be easily seen to be devastating and extensive. The ancient oak beams supporting the steeply vaulted lead-covered roof are gone and speculation is they will not, and very possibly could not be replaced.» 

International, Society

Canadians ‘heartbroken’ by Notre-Dame blaze

It is “absolutely heartbreaking” to see the Notre-Dame Cathedral in flames, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted Monday as Canadians across the country watched in horror and disbelief images of the iconic 12th-century Paris landmark being devoured by a raging blaze.» 

International, Politics

Canada condemns Paris attack

Ottawa added its voice to the growing chorus of international condemnation of the latest terrorist attack that killed a police officer and seriously wounded two others as well as a German tourist in the heart of the French capital Thursday» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

COP21: View from Canada’s Northwest Territories

On the occasion of the United Nations climate change conference in Paris (November 30- December 11), Eye on the Arctic has been speaking with different indigenous leaders from across Canada’s North. In this interview series we explore how climate change is affecting» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

Canada doubles international contribution for developing countries climate change fund

On the eve of the international climate conference in Paris, Canada has announced it is more than doubling its previous contribution to help fight climate change in developing countries. The announcement was made Friday at the Commonwealth leaders meeting in» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

COP21: View from Yukon, Canada

In the run up to the United Nations climate change conference in Paris (November 30- December 11), Eye on the Arctic spoke to different leaders from across Canada’s North. In this interview series we explore how climate change is affecting» 

International, Politics, Society

Canadian security expert on reaction to Paris terrorist attacks.

The horrific attacks in Paris on Friday November 13 have shocked the world. It was the second deadly terror attack in France this year following the murders at the Charlie Hebdo magzine,  and one of the most deadly attacks in» 

International

Paris attacks: France blames ISIS for ‘act of war’

French President Francois Hollande speaks at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, the day after a series of deadly attacks in the French capital, November 14, 2015. © POOL New / Reuters French President Francois Hollande has promised to “be merciless toward» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Politics

Feature Interview: The politics of climate

As the dust settles after Canada’s marathon 78-day federal election campaign, post mortems are being done on the issues that did, and didn’t, resonate with Canadians. Everything from the Syrian refugee crisis to terrorism dominated headlines during the campaign. But climate change issues were»