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Politics, Society

Gerald Regan, a long-time politician, dies at 91

Gerald Regan, long a prominent figure in Nova Scotia and federal politics, has died at the age of 91. Regan served two terms as Nova Scotia’s premier in the 1970s and later served in the cabinets of Liberal Party Prime »

Economy, Politics, Society

Alberta Wexit leader announces future elections strategy

Just how much of the sound will grow into political fury remains to be seen, but those who advocate taking Alberta out of Canada–what is being called Wexit Alberta–appear to believe the time has arrived–again–to press their case, especially after »

International, Society

Canadian Mint to issue coins celebrating D-Day and gay rights

The Royal Canadian Mint will issue commemorate coins in 2019 to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944 and the 50th anniversary of Parliament’s decriminalizing homosexual acts in 1969. The D-Day landing marked the start »

International, Society

Lloyd Axworthy and the continuing battle to rid the world of landmines

Still very much with us, landmines remain a scourge–by-products of the worst of mankind. An Afghan soldier searches for landmines with a metal detector in a training exercise in 2014. There are still 50 to 100 million active landmines around »