A new special parliamentary committee created to examine Canada’s fraught relationship with China will hold its first meeting today in Ottawa. The committee’s creation was the result of a Conservative motion passed in December, thanks to support from other opposition parties in the minority Parliament. The motion authorizes the committeeRead More →

Thérèse Tanguay Dion, affectionately known to Quebecers as “Maman Dion,” has died at the age of 92. According to Radio-Canada, Tanguay Dion died Thursday night, surrounded by her family.  A television host and philanthropist, Tanguay Dion was the mother of 14 children, two of whom had careers in music: Claudette and Céline Dion. Tanguay DionRead More →

One of the reasons people are worried climate change will be almost impossible to stop is that pumping carbon into the atmosphere is simply way too profitable. Even as new reports yesterday from NASA and the British weather service showed climate change had created the hottest decade in history, according toRead More →