The Canadian dollar continued its downward trajectory Thursday, falling below 79 cents at midday, after closing yesterday below 80 cents for the first time since 2009.
New anti–terror bill could put chill on freedom of speech
Woman who lost both legs after being attacked finally finds home
Several arrests made in Langley grow–op bust
Canada opens door for 60 millionaire immigrant investors
Canada will start accepting applications from millionaire immigrant investors and their families on Wednesday under a revamped version of a program critics once denounced as "cash for citizenship."
Extreme cold weather alert issued for Toronto
Gas prices expected to drop 1 cent Jan. 28, 91.9 c/L
PRESS RELEASE: Haida Nation Challenges Constitutionality of the Northern Gateway Project
Alberta Oil Sands Deposits Must Be Left in Ground to Avoid Catastrophic Warming: Study
Two rockets from Syria strike Israeli–occupied Golan – Israeli military
Link repaired: Today is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Seoul Mates: Are Jewish Stereotypes Among Koreans a Source of Hate, or Love?. By Dave Hazzan – A recent survey found high rates of anti–Semitism in South Korea. But Jews living there tell a very different story.
Erdogan in #Somalia amid tight security precautions. Turkish president visits country to launch several development projects funded by his government.
Simultaneous bomb blasts leave several dead in Baghdad. No group has claimed responsibility for blasts which killed at least 11 at restaurant and bus terminal in Iraqi capital.
US troops heading to Middle East to train #Syria rebels. Some 100 US troops to arrive in the region in next few days to set up training sites for moderate rebels, Pentagon says.
"Air pollution in China is now so bad that it resembles a nuclear winter, slowing photosynthesis in plants – and potentially wreaking havoc on the country’s food supply."
China says its gender imbalance ‘most serious’ in the world. Chinese health authorities on Wednesday described the gender imbalance among newborns as "the most serious and prolonged" in the world, a direct ramification of the country’s strict one–child policy. The statement will add to growing calls for the government to scrap all family planning…–Reuters
Mexico Mayor Accused in Journalist Death
Journalist covering prosecutor’s death flees Argentina
Reporter who broke death of federal prosecutor flies home to Israel saying he fears for his safety from security agents.
Students who survived Mexico’s night of bloody horror accuse army and police
Top Brazilian Surfer Shot Dead
Computer Recycling in Africa– This is what Ghana, Africa looks like after e Waste from western countries is dumped :$
Rhinos ‘could become extinct in just over 10 years time’ if poaching continues.
RHINOS could become extinct in just over 10 years time if poaching continues at current rates, according to a leading wildlife charity.
Reducing Our Obscene Level of Child Poverty. "Every year we keep 14.7 million children in poverty costs our nation $500 billion –– six times more than the $77 billion investment we propose to reduce child poverty by 60 percent.
Jones New York to close its 36 Canadian stores
CBC.ca - 26 minutes ago - Jones New York is the latest casualty of the women’s apparel industry, announcing it will close its 127 retail stores, including 36 in Canada.
Canadian dollar continues slide below 78 cents read
Microsoft Shares Plummet – After Sales Hit in China, Japan
Tim Hortons laying off unspecified number of HQ staff
Markets dive as strong U.S. dollar weighs on earnings
George Clooney Divorce: Baby Desires Causing Amal Alamuddin To Rethink Marriage?
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Why Justin Amash Voted Present on the House’s Keystone Bill –*#8211; And Was Right to Do It. I have to admit that I haven’t spent much time learning about the Keystone pipeline project, and I certainly haven’t read the bills that made their way through Congress on the issue in the last four years. From what I’ve heard, it seems like a worthy project and the administration’s political obstruction seems very much out of line.