There are very serious short-comings in Canada’s human rights record, both at home and abroad, says Alex Neve, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada. This year Canada was up for a review at the United Nations, but the rights group says the Canadian government “dismissed criticism made during the Universal Periodic Review and made no commitment to ...
Typical Canadian remark “eh” disappearing:linguist
A quintessential Canadian expression is no longer being used by young people and is about to be replaced, reports Postmedia News. “Eh” was often used at the end of a sentence, especially in rural Canada. It is pronounced like the letter “a.”
Hilarity ensued when “eh” was immortalized by two comedians in the late 1970s who played ...
Train rolls through Lac Megantic for first time since 47 killed in disaster
A train rolled through the town of the Canadian town of Lac-Mégantic in the province of Quebec for the first time since July, when an unmanned train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded, killing 47 people.
For some residents hearing the whistles again triggered a lot of emotions.
A military rescue technician was lowered from a helicopter to rescue a crane operator stranded above a raging fire in Kingston in the province of Ontario on Tuesday afternoon. The operator was lucky the incident occurred less than 100km from Canadian Forces Base Trenton, home to airborne rescue teams.