Category Archives: Canada

BREAKING: Tractor-trailer driver in deadly crash with Humboldt team bus charged

The Canadian Press has the details. RCMP say Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, who is 29, was arrested this morning at his Calgary home and is in police custody. He faces 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death … Continue reading

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Hey, Calgary: Don’t do it

The Globe and Mail reports that the city of Calgary could host a prestigious international event in a few years. (And I’m here to tell the good people of that city — DON’T!) Alberta and Ottawa have agreed to financially … Continue reading

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Why Trump’s trade war could be awful for some journalists

The Washington Post has the story. The result has been a jump in the cost of newsprint, the second-biggest operating expense, after salaries, for most newspapers. Rogers and fellow news executives across the country are now bracing for price increases … Continue reading

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Wait. What? The U.S. is guilty of COLLUSION? It interfered in another country’s election?

Outraged that the Russians might (or might not) have colluded with the Trump campaign during the 2016 election? Fine. But never forget that the U.S. government has committed that sin on many occasions. One involved Canada. Yes, Canada. The Globe … Continue reading

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Want to live happily ever after in Canada?

The Globe and Mail examines the criteria for happy living in Canada. What matters more are factors such as affordable homes, short commuting times and – most important – a sense of community belonging. In general, rural residents are happier … Continue reading

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Fancy Bears targeting Olympic officials, Canadians

You might not know who (or what) Fancy Bears is, but the group is certainly causing headaches within International Olympic Committee circles. In its latest apparent hack of email accounts linked to Olympic officials, Fancy Bears sets its sights on … Continue reading

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“Uh, dad. It’s a bag of limes.”

I get home tonight to find a box waiting for me. I recognized the name of the sender, but I had no idea what might be in it. As I started to open it, I could smell what was inside. … Continue reading

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