Tag: Canada

The Arctic Plunge: From Feeling Like 92 to Freezing in a Day

In the United States in 2019, it often seems there is little that can be agreed upon. But from the borderlands of Texas, up through the Plains and Midwest and over the Appalachians to the East Coast, there was one thought shared by millions of Americans on Tuesday: Gosh, it’s cold out. And, they were […]

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Don Cherry, a Hockey Institution in Canada, Is Fired After Divisive Comments

Don Cherry, the colorfully dressed fixture of “Hockey Night in Canada” broadcasts, was fired on Monday after on-air comments that were widely viewed as a racist attack on the patriotism of immigrants. “Following further discussions with Don Cherry after Saturday night’s broadcast, it has been decided it is the right time for him to immediately […]

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11-year-old’s favorite hockey team made his dreams come true after no one came to his party

After no invited friends showed up to his 11-year-old son’s birthday party, Jason Foster took to Twitter to crowdsource some birthday love for his little boy. Eleven-year-old Kade and his family were flown to Toronto by the Toronto Maple Leafs for an incredible birthday celebration. Foster posted a picture of his son Kade at the […]

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Canada is denying travel visas to AI researchers headed to NeurIPS — again

Canadian immigration officials are denying travel visas to a large number of AI researchers and research students scheduled to attend NeurIPS and the Black in AI workshop, event organizers said. Those denied entry include Tẹjúmádé Àfọ̀njá, co-organizer of the NeurIPS Machine Learning for the Developing World workshop. Neural Information Processing Systems or NeurIPs is the […]

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Attack on Canadian Mining Company in Burkina Faso Kills 37

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — An ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso killed 37 people on Wednesday, the deadliest attack in nearly five years of jihadist violence in the West African country. The impoverished and politically fragile country has been struggling to quell a rising jihadist revolt that […]

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Humans Shipped an Awful Cargo Across the Seas: Cancer

Humans have spread a contagious form of cancer around the world. Researchers reported on Tuesday that the cancer, which invades mussels, has spread across the Equator. Originating in one species in the Northern Hemisphere, the cancer has established itself in another species in the Southern Hemisphere. “There’s no natural explanation for how that happened without […]

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Flood of Oil Is Coming, Complicating Efforts to Fight Global Warming

HOUSTON — A surge of oil production is coming, whether the world needs it or not. The flood of crude will arrive even as concerns about climate change are growing and worldwide oil demand is slowing. And it is not coming from the usual producers, but from Brazil, Canada, Norway and Guyana — countries that […]

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Caring About Climate Change Is the Christian Thing to Do

I’m a climate scientist. I’m also an evangelical Christian. And I’m Canadian, which is why it took me so long to realize the first two things were supposed to be entirely incompatible. I grew up in a Christian family with a science-teacher dad who taught us that science is the study of God’s creation. If […]

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Mercedes-Benz GLK Driver Treats Stop Sign As Green Light, Gets T-Boned

It goes without saying that intersections not controlled by traffic lights are way more dangerous than those regulated by stop or yield signs. The following accident caught by a dashcam in Vancouver, Canada, proves that only too well, unfortunately. The footage starts with the cammer driving in a residential neighborhood, stopping at a stop sign […]

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Junkyard Find: 2004 Acura EL

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Trudeau Survived. Now Stop Pretending Canada Is a Diverse Paradise.

TORONTO — Justin Trudeau better take this minority seriously. The prime minister of Canada, re-elected on Monday with a less powerful government, can’t ignore his country’s racism problem anymore. Not long after explosive old photos showing three instances of Mr. Trudeau wearing brownface and blackface were published, a Liberal member of Parliament insisted that her […]

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Justin Trudeau, Humbled, Gets a Second Chance

Justin Trudeau’s victory in Canada’s national elections on Monday followed what he called one of the “nastiest” campaigns in Canadian history. That may be true, to the degree that much of the campaign was about him and some bad decisions he made, and it featured a lot of name-calling. At one point supporters of his […]

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Justin Trudeau’s Anemic Victory

CALGARY, Alberta — This should not have been a competitive election. When Justin Trudeau won a healthy majority government in 2015, it seemed as if destiny itself had cleared the way for the scrappy scion of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau to dominate Canadian politics for years to come. Neither the Conservative Party nor the […]

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Canada Isn’t So Different. It Could Go Populist Too.

TORONTO — It has become taboo in Canada’s established political circles to question what the world trading order has done to the country’s vaunted middle class. Vocally criticizing free trade deals, such as the recently negotiated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and denouncing them as harmful to middle-income workers, risks being ridiculed as “nativist” or “retrograde.” Problem […]

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