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Environment, International, Society

World Wildlife photo competition: Winners

The winners in the annual World Wildlife photo competition were announced this week by the Natural History Museum in London, England The grand prize winner was Brent Stirton of South Africa.  His image of a dehorned Black Rhino, killed by» 

Immigration & Refugees, International

World opinion on migrants: Unease mounts

Almost half (48%) of the thousands interviewed say there are too many immigrants in their country. An Ipsos survey of opinion in 25 countries around the world shows a high level of unease with migration, whether immigration, migrants or refugees.» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

China’s president presses free trade

China’s president made headlines the world over as he pressed the case for free trade in his opening address to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Xi Jinping warned “no one will emerge as a winner in a trade» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Trump denial will impede climate change efforts

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has called climate change “a hoax” and will likely reject the international Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gases and mitigate the effects of global warming. This will likely affect Canada’s efforts and possibly those of other» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Canada is THE place to visit in 2017

One of the best known travel guide publishers in the world has named Canada as the top country to visit in 2017. Lonely Planet has released its 2017 list of destination choices, and it’s made a lot of Canadian travel» 

Economy, International, Society

Toronto Canada, 3rd best city in the world.

Name world cities, and certainly names like London, Paris, New York come to mind, but perhaps not so much Toronto. And yet for several years in international rankings, Toronto has been declared one of the world’s best cities in which» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

It’s official, 2015 was hottest year on record

Today, Wednesday, scientists confirmed what the World Meteorological Organization and  many other scientific groups suspected months ago, that 2015 was going to be the hottest year in 136 years of record keeping. They also said that the five year period from» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

The growing world strategic influence of China

China has just acquired Krauss-Maffei a major German machinery maker. Krauss-Maffei is one of many multi-national industrial firms now owned by China which has been quietly acquiring a variety of assets around the world. Some experts are concerned. Michel Juneau-Katsuya»