Almost 7 years ago, while going through some personal issues, I made a terrible mistake and ended up being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in the State of California. It was a dark period in my life, but I have moved on and learned my lesson. This spring, however, my intoxicated driving conviction […]
Devour! The Food Film Fest in Wolfville, Nova Scotia (November 2‒6, 2016), is featuring four new National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentaries exploring our relationship with food and game, all screening at the Al Whittle Theatre.
The Government of Canada is committed to doing its part to address the public health crisis related to opioid overdoses and deaths across the country. Our approach must be comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate and evidence-based.
The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for Kenora, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced a FedNor investment of $20,500 to help …
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, will make an announcement regarding the launch of a new visitor experience on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site in Ottawa.
We have come a long way since nuclear tests were common, threatening the environment and reminding all of us what those mushroom clouds meant for humanity. But the threat remains.
On November 10 in Toronto, the Cardboard Crash virtual reality experience, created by Vincent McCurley and the NFB’s Digital Studio in Vancouver, picked up a Digi Award for Mobile Entertainment. This is the 11th Digi Award won by an NFB production. Cardboard Crash was first previewed in the DocLab program of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) in 2015 and then appeared in the New Frontier section of Sundance in 2016. It also received a Webby Award in April 2016 in the Online Film & Video – VR: Gaming, Interactive, or Real-time (Branded) category. The project is produced and executive produced by Loc Dao for the NFB.
The protection of wildlife species is a joint responsibility and all Canadians have a role to play.
The Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement to mark the one-year anniversary of the arrival of Syrian refugees to Canada
The Gillette corporation recently released one of those warm and fuzzy prosocial lifestyle ads. It was an innocuous little string of inspirational skits, a bit of virtue-signalling whose message, basically, is “Don’t Be A Dick”. It’s a #MeToo update of…
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to share two significant seizures that took place at the Prince Rupert port of entry in British Columbia (B.C.) during the month of June.
Gaelic for “Beautiful Mountain Pass”, the Bealach Brèagha Trail, located in Inverness County, was officially opened to the public this weekend. The newly completed section of trail is part of The Great Trail, a national legacy project connecting all provinces and territories and linking the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic coasts. This 49.9km section of trail forms part of the land-based Trans Canada Trail extending from Port Hastings to Whycocomagh, where it will connect with the majestic Bras d’Or Lake water route, extending to North Sydney.
Taking the pressure off new species of deep-water reef fish
Event date: July 28, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, and the Honourable Deb Matthews, Ontario Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, will be joined by Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Han Dong at the University of Toronto on July 28 to announce infrastructure funding for the University of Toronto and to highlight the benefits of the new Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.
Families in Quebec City will have improved access to modern recreational facilities as a result of funding for a new Ice Centre and three community centres in Quebec City. The Ice Centre project will help attract international sports events in the prov…
Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs and David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Metis Federation signed a historic Framework Agreement that marks an important step to advancing reconciliation and charti…
The governments of Canada and Alberta have approved a new list of transit projects under the new Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF), which is designed to address key infrastructure priorities with a focus on repairing and upgrading existing faci…
How blasting your brain with light could control anxiety
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most serious public health threats to the treatment of infectious diseases worldwide. If action is not taken now, annual worldwide human deaths due to antimicrobial resistance could reach an estimated 10 mil…
Three scientists from The Royal Society of Canada discuss Canada’s contribution in forestry, eugenics and DNA science.
The CITT congratulates its former Chairperson, Stephen Leach, who received a CATIE Award (Canadian Award for Trade in Import and Export) from the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters in June 2016.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of June highlights from its border crossings in Saskatchewan:
On December 14, 2016, in Masset Provincial Court, lawyers on behalf of Queen Charlotte Lodge Ltd. fishing resort pleaded guilty to six violations of the Fisheries Act. The Honourable Judge Dwight Stewart ordered the defendant to pay a total fine of $35…
The Government of Canada understands that the right decisions must be made today to deliver a brighter and more prosperous future for the middle class, and those working to join it.
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Vancouver has completed emergency relief operations in New Zealand following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the South Island on November 14.
Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Chief Vincent Yellow Old Woman for a tour of the new Chief Crowfoot School to celebrate its grand opening.
The Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site Management Plan WasTabled in Parliament
Canada’s forest sector is an important economic driver and employer: more than 200,000 Canadians work in this sector, including 9,500 Indigenous people. Investments that support innovation will help make Canada’s forest industries greener, more competi…
The Government of Canada is committed to creating a better, fairer immigration detention system for the humane and dignified treatment of individuals while upholding public safety.
Clues to what Otzi the Iceman was wearing are explored.
Minister of Finance in Montréal to Consult with Canadians on Budget 2017
Elections Canada received more than 40,000 messages and complaints about calls initiated using automatic dialing-announcing devices (ADAD), otherwise known as robocalls during the 2011 federal election.
The Government of Canada is investing $737,900 to support infrastructure, technology and innovation, as well as Francophone arts and culture in Sudbury and surrounding areas. This FedNor investment will support three strategic initiatives that will be …
The following investments, provided by FedNor through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150), will help create jobs, boost economic activity, strengthen communities, and celebrate Canada’s rich heritage and history.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will host a teleconference on Wednesday, July 13 to provide an update on Canada’s contribution to the Global Coalition to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Modern and up-to-date community infrastructure helps ensure that Canadians live the quality of life that they want and expect. Community infrastructure helps connect people to jobs and provides access to better community services, attracts new business…
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Originally posted on Climate Investigations Center.
The collection of Global Climate Coalition (GCC) documents we compiled and released this April reveal that the organization had a singular focus, slowing down or derailing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations process and “tracking” the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), undermining the scientists’ message of urgency. In the GCC meeting minutes and press releases we see numerous interventions at the UN meetings along with strategies, budgets and debriefs.
So we decided it would be interesting to compile every fossil fuel company and trade group delegate who ever attended UNFCCC meetings. This research debuted in an Agence-France Press AFP piece and on Yahoo News this week during a UNFCCC meeting in Bonn, Germany.