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Canada Declares Climate Emergency, Then Approves Massive Oil Pipeline Expansion

Canada can't meet its Paris climate targets without reducing emissions from the oil and gas sector, experts say.
Hilary Beaumont
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More Drug Users Are Intentionally Using Fentanyl Amid Overdose Crisis, Study Finds

The way we think about harm reduction and fentanyl should change, Canadian researchers suggest.
Luke Ottenhof
Canadian Far Right Extremism

This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism But Not Nudity

According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
Mack Lamoureux

A Major Canadian City Is Losing Its Most Affordable Housing

Up to a third of Parkdale, Toronto's rooming houses are at “imminent risk” of being closed, a recent report shows.
Lindsey Vodarek
climate change

Canada's Environment Watchdog Calls Inaction on Climate Change 'Disturbing'

A new report paints both the Liberals or the Conservatives as weak on climate change.
Mack Lamoureux

What We Learned at the Opening of Toronto’s First Legal Weed Store

There was a Christian protester, a poorly thought out shirt slogan, and the owner doesn't smoke weed.
Manisha Krishnan

Canadian Family Drove for Two Days with Dad’s Corpse to Avoid American Healthcare

Police discovered the body early on Sunday morning at a Quebec border crossing, and the family reportedly said they kept their dad in the vehicle to avoid the American healthcare system.
Mack Lamoureux

This Couple Found a ‘Game of Thrones’ Iron Throne Hidden in BC

You don’t need to tell Canada winter is coming.
Manisha Krishnan

Toronto Councillor Wants to Sue Big Oil for Climate Change Costs

Mike Layton wants Toronto to put an exact price tag on how much climate change will cost everyone in the city.
Anne Gaviola

Jordan Peterson’s ‘12 Rules’ Book Pulled From New Zealand Shelves Following the Christchurch Mosque Shootings

An email sent out by a national bookstore in New Zealand said the decision to pull the book came “in light of some extremely disturbing material."
Mack Lamoureux

Amid His Biggest Scandal Yet, Justin Trudeau Goes on Climate Change Offensive

Trudeau, who is facing calls for his resignation, is attacking Conservative leader Andrew Scheer for his lack of a climate change plan.
Mack Lamoureux
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Saskatchewan Can’t Stop This Proud Assman from Turning His Truck Into Giant Vanity Plate

When the government told David Assman he couldn’t have a vanity license plate with his last name, he responded in the best way.
Mack Lamoureux