The polar bear population globally is on the decline. Their survival is listed as vulnerable due to the loss of sea ice caused by climate change. 27 more words
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The death on Tuesday of Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, the 64-year-old Sixth Duke of Westminster, elevates his 25-year-old son, Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, as the new Duke and the richest person under 30 in the United Kingdom, with a fortune pegged by Forbes at more than 9.3 billion pounds ($15.5 billion Cdn). 846 more words
A new book by Canadian scholars explores the lives and coverage of more than 150 female suicide bombers.
“Female suicide bombings entered the stage of modern political violence nearly three decades ago,” write Tanya Narozhna of the University of Winnipeg and Andy Knight of The University of Alberta, in… 293 more words
Canada should be commended for its leadership in recommending that the United Nations Security Council investigate ISIS’s crimes.
Having shown such leadership, Canada should also lead on the question of genocide by ISIS, rather than following a UN commission’s misguided exclusion of Christians from such a designation. 581 more words