Canada Pressed To Make Clean Environment a Constitutional Right

Pulp Mill pollution, Vancouver Island, Canadian flag, Gold River, British Columbia, Canada

MONTREAL: A pioneering conservationist called on Canada this week to make clean environments a constitutional right — an idea forged decades ago and widely adopted but with mixed success around the world. Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmentalist David Suzuki said these protections must be enshrined in Canada’s bill of rights More...

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Incredibly touching moment Wild polar bear found petting sled dog
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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Incredibly touching moment: Wild polar bear found petting sled dog

It was an adorable moment when a wild polar bear pets a chained-up sled dog in the Canadian wilds. Polar bears weigh 330-990lbs and can easily kill a dog, especially one on a chain. But this footage, shot by David More...

Legendary poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at 82
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Legendary poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at 82

MONTREAL: Leonard Cohen, the storied musician and poet hailed as one of the most visionary artists of his generation, has died at age 82, it was announced on Thursday. “It is with profound sorrow we report that More...

Canada immigration website appears to crash as Trump lead grows (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Canada immigration website appears to crash as Trump lead grows

OTTAWA: Maybe some Americans were serious when they threatened they would move to Canada if Republican presidential candidate became successful in his often polarizing campaign for the White House. Canada’s main More...

Female student killed in Canada school stabbing (4)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Female student killed in Canada school stabbing

Shock and disbelief rippled through the Abbotsford school community after a double-stabbing that left one female student dead and another female student in hospital in stable condition. A young man has been arrested. “We More...

EU-Canada trade deal Belgians break Ceta deadlock
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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EU-Canada trade deal: Belgians break Ceta deadlock

Belgian political leaders have reached a consensus in support of the Ceta trade deal between the EU and Canada, Prime Minister Charles Michel has said. He said they had agreed on an addendum to the deal which addressed More...

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By Sidra Muntaha On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Zaid Ali sets for a clean Pakistani film

The internet sensation Zaid Ali, who is famous for his favorite desi humor, has made his appearance at Hum Style Awards. The very young boy only 21-year old has a 5 million-strong fan following on Facebook. He More...

A Blackberry sign is seen in front of their offices on the day of their annual general meeting for shareholders in Waterloo, Canada June 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Mark Blinch
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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BlackBerry launches its third Android-based phone

TORONTO: BlackBerry Ltd launched its third Android-based phone on Tuesday, opting to price the device cheaper than competing products like Apple Inc’s iPhone 7 and Android-maker Alphabet Inc’s Pixel. The Canadian More...

Ceta talks EU hopes to unblock Canada trade deal
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
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Ceta talks: EU hopes to unblock Canada trade deal

The European Parliament president says he is optimistic that a free-trade deal between the EU and Canada can be signed soon despite last-minute obstacles. Objections by a Belgian region, which opposes the deal, More...

Thousands march in Europe against EU-Canada trade deal (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Thousands march in Europe against EU-Canada trade deal

PARIS: Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in France, Spain and Poland against a EU-Canada free trade deal and a far more ambitious agreement with the United States. Activists charge that the Canada deal More...