Canadian Armed Forces investigated Toronto reservist for ties to nationalist party

The military launched an investigation last month into whether a reservist’s connections to right-wing political parties meant his personal beliefs were offside with the values of the Canadian Forces. Officer Cadet Darik Horn was identified during the election campaign by…

U.S. Congress wants review of Keystone pipeline in wake of North Dakota spill

Top U.S. House Democrats have called for a federal review of the Keystone pipeline and the agency that regulates it in the wake of 1.4-million-litre (383,000-gallon) spill in northeastern North Dakota, the latest of three spills along the line in…

Canadian universities urge exchange students to return as Hong Kong protests escalate

Some Canadian universities are urging their exchange students in Hong Kong to consider returning home as the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is beset by escalating violence between government officials and pro-democracy protesters. Dozens of Canadians remained in Hong Kong on Monday,…

University of Calgary promises support for exchange students after recommending they leave Hong Kong

University of Calgary students are modifying the Goddess of Democracy statue that stands in the foyer of the MacEwan Student Centre with a sign that says “Read the plaque, it’s happening again.” It’s a replica of a statue that became…

U of C promising support for students after recommending they leave Hong Kong

November 18 2019 7:43pm The University of Calgary has joined with other campuses across the country in encouraging its foreign-exchange students to leave Hong Kong. As Jill Croteau reports, they’ve offered assistance to get them out immediately. ‘ }); }…

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak 10 times bigger than thought

A crude oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has turned out to have affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported, a state regulator said Monday. North Dakota environmental scientist Bill Suess said…

Hong Kong police clash with protesters as violence surges near Polytechnic University

Hong Kong riot police faced off against anti-government protesters near Polytechnic University in the Tsim Sha Tsui District of Hong Kong on Monday as the besieged campus burned through the night. Anti-government demonstrators used petrol bombs, started fires and set…

Freeland’s impact on foreign policy remains even if she’s shuffled, analysts say

Whether or not Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffles her to a new cabinet post on Wednesday, Chrystia Freeland‘s imprint on Canada’s foreign policy will remain visible for some time to come, analysts suggest. That will be especially true in how…

Why amplifying women’s voices in the wake of gender-based violence matters

Shelley Page was a young reporter when she covered the Montreal Massacre. Decades later, she won a national newspaper award for a piece titled “How I sanitized the feminist outrage over the Montreal Massacre.” Ahead of the 30th anniversary, she…