Tag: Canada

She Moved Back to Tell Her Homeland’s Story, Then Fell Prey to the Unsparing Narrative of Terrorism

She grew up in Canada, but like many children of immigrants, dreamed of reclaiming her heritage. So Hodan Nalayeh, a journalist, founded an online show, Integration TV, to chronicle life in her country of birth, Somalia and in the Somalian diaspora. Then in December, she moved back there, newly married. Ms. Nalayeh’s reporting steered clear […]

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China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions

BEIJING — China has detained another Canadian citizen, the authorities in Canada have said, adding to the high tensions between the two countries’ governments. The person, who was not identified by the Canadians, was arrested this past week in the eastern Chinese city of Yantai, according to Global Affairs Canada, the country’s foreign ministry. The […]

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Canadian Man Arrested for Corvette Squatting

<img data-attachment-id="1680020" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3","credit":"","camera":"FinePix S5100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1122628223","copyright":"","focal_length":"13.6","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0071428571428571","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="corvette t top" data-image-description=" Roger Dale Pleis/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680020″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_455520.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A Canadian man was arrested in Vancouver’s West End over the weekend after trying […]

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Do Hand Dryers Hurt Kids’ Hearing? This 13-Year-Old Published a Study About It

Do hand dryers pose a threat to children’s hearing? The answer may be yes, according to a new study published in the official journal of the Canadian Paediatric Society, which found that some of the devices can be as loud as a sporting event or an approaching subway train. To investigate that question, Nora Keegan, […]

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Grandmother and Grandfather Among 4 Endangered Whales That Died This Month

Four North Atlantic right whales were found dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada in the last three weeks, representing about one percent of the remaining population that is closely watched. One, named Punctuation, was a breeding female who had mothered eight calves and then gone on to have several grandchildren, making her […]

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Canada Signals a Willingness to Challenge Trump on His Clean-Car Rollback

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Canada has signaled a willingness to buck one of President Trump’s most significant environmental rollbacks — a major weakening of auto pollution standards — by signing a clean-car deal with California, the state leading the fight against the […]

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Gas War Watch: Canada Sides With California

<img data-attachment-id="1679332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="canada canadian flag" data-image-description=" Jim Barber/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679332″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Canada’s federal government announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with California to further reduce […]

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Trash-Picking Robots? Park Bench Monitors? Toronto Debates Tech Giant’s Waterfront Plans

Citizens’ groups have challenged it and privacy advocates have wrung their hands, asking whether Toronto was taking its embrace of technology too far by allowing a sibling company of Google to help remake a rundown part of its waterfront. But specifics have been incomplete about the project in the year and half since the company […]

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How an Arctic Hyena Was Found in Canada, Then Lost, Then Found Again

This past February, Jack Tseng sat down in a warehouse room at the Canadian Museum of Nature’s research facilities in Gatineau, Quebec, to examine a pair of million-year-old teeth. Peering through a microscope, he studied their cusps and ridges. “Within 5 minutes, I could tell,” he said. These were the teeth of ancient hyenas — […]

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American Players Rise to the Top in the N.H.L. Draft

The first round of the N.H.L. draft on Friday yielded one of the strongest showings ever by American-born players — and not just because Jack Hughes was selected at No. 1 by the Devils. Right behind Hughes were six other American prospects among the first 15 picks. Two more became the final selections of the […]

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Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment

(Reuters) — Huawei filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing. The lawsuit is the latest salvo in a battle between the U.S. government and […]

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Trudeau’s Government Approves Expansion of Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government on Tuesday approved a pipeline project that has set Canadian provinces against each other, opened rifts among its Indigenous communities and prompted major protests. The project, a 9.3 billion Canadian dollar plan to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline, will link Alberta’s oil sands to a port near Vancouver, […]

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The Best Things We Saw at the Toronto Raptors Parade

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. The Raptors did it. They freakin’ did it, and Toronto got to celebrate. On Monday, the Toronto Raptors slowly made their way through millions of fans as Canada’s largest and best city cut loose. Minus one very bad incident, it was a remarkable day for the center of […]

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4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3

Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors walks down the street with the NBA Championship trophy during the Toronto Raptors victory parade on June 17, 2019, in Toronto. Some 1 million people turned out for the celebration, which was marred when gunshots rang out leaving four people hurt. Police arrested three.Photo: Vaughn Ridley (Getty) At least […]

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This Town Comes Alive Once a Year, as Thousands of Snakes Mate

NARCISSE, Manitoba — Tokyo has its cherry blossoms, the Netherlands has its tulip fields, and Paris offers itself. But the Canadian province of Manitoba has a remarkably distinct springtime attraction too: tens of thousands of amorous snakes writhing around in pits. While Manitoba’s tourist agency doesn’t promote the Narcisse Snake Dens with the same zeal […]

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The Raptors Win, and Canada Learns to Swagger

TORONTO — On Thursday night, when the Toronto Raptors won the N.B.A. championship in Oakland, Calif., the streets of Canada erupted in a patriotic euphoria that I’d never seen before. It was the first time that a Canadian team had made it to the N.B.A. finals, and Yonge Street, in the heart of Toronto, was […]

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This Man Is Suing a Cryonics Organization for His Father’s Frozen Head and $1 Million

A Montana man is counter-suing a cryonics organization for $1 million and to get the frozen head of his scientist father back. Kurt Pilgeram alleges that the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, one of the largest cryonics organizations in the world, improperly removed his father’s head, cremated his body, and sent the ashes to his family […]

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Old Truck, Hot Package

<img data-attachment-id="1630304" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic-.jpg" data-orig-size="800,450" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Ram 1500 Classic" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1630304 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic-.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> You’ve probably just read about the Performance Appearance Package foisted on the doomed Chrysler 300. Now that […]

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Make It Worth My While: EV Stats Point to an Ongoing Thirst for Subsidies

<img data-attachment-id="1666904" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.5","credit":"Frenak\/Chevrolet","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"2019 Chevrlet Bolt EV","created_timestamp":"1537156800","copyright":"","focal_length":"30","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.016666666666667","title":"2019 Chevrlet Bolt EV","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV" data-image-description=" Image: Chevrolet ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1666904″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV – Image: Chevrolet” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-Chevrolet-Bolt.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> […]

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