Canada voted for a UN resolution this afternoon in support of Palestinians’ right to self-determination. The vote marks a major departure for Canada, which has declined to support substantially the same resolution through 14 consecutive votes since Stephen Harper came to power in 2006. Tuesday’s resolution was opposed by Israel, theRead More →

Ninety years after the deadliest earthquake in Canadian history struck the North Atlantic, researchers have found evidence that the region is more vulnerable than they first thought.  The lower part of the Scotian Slope, located south of Nova Scotia, experiences massive underwater landslides at a rate 10 times higher than initially believed, according toRead More →

Two members of the United Conservative Party have announced their opposition to a conscience rights bill critics say would restrict access to health care. Airdrie-Cochrane MLA Peter Guthrie said Bill 207, a private member’s bill purported to reinforce Charter rights to conscience beliefs, is complicated and ambiguous. “We have freedomRead More →