Canada's PM Harper condemns 'unilateral' actions of 'Putin regime'
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced more economic sanctions against Russia on Monday (March 17) during a meeting with Ukraine's Ambassador to Canada Vadym Prystaiko in Ottawa, and condemned the "illegal, dangerous, unilateral actions of the Putin regime in the Crimea".
On Sunday, the Prime Minister had called the referendum in Crimea "illegitimate".
Canadian researcher studies catastrophic "supervolcanos"
While mankind has experienced some massive deadly volcanos in our recorded history, Vesuvius, Krakatoa, Mt St Helen’s, and Pinatubo just to name a few, we’ve never experienced the devastation of a supervolcano.
Martyn Unsworth has spent years studying supervolcanos. He is a geophysicist, and a professor of both physics and atmospheric sciences at the University of Alberta.
Many Canadians take steps to prevent fraud and identity theft, but such scams are nonetheless widespread, according to a new survey. March is Fraud Prevention Month and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) commissioned a survey to get the facts on fraud.
Vancouver a gateway for Chinese tourists to North America
Canada's Pacific coast port city of Vancouver is becoming a gateway for growing number of Chinese tourists coming to Canada and the United States.
In an article in the Vancouver Sun Sunday (March 16) columnist Chuck Chiang points out that tourism to Canada from different countries has seen little change or declined, but not in the case of China. ...
As the provincial election continues in the mostly French-speaking province of Quebec, another candidate for the Parti Quebecois has come under fire. The PQ advocates for the separation of Quebec from Canada to become an independent state and has recently promoted its "charter of secularism" which would ban wearing of religious symbols, such as the Jewish ...
About 40 porpoises, including mothers with their calves, have become injured and trapped in ice pushing up on the Atlantic coast of eastern Canada. Bert Osmond of Cape Ray in southwestern Newfoundland watched the porpoises struggle over the weekend and said he doubted the mammals were able to survive difficult conditions overnight.
A student who attends classes in the western city of Burnaby has measles, causing school officials to ask some students to stay home to try to stop the spread of the virus. Measles spreads by touch or through the air and is highly contagious. Burnaby is the third largest city in the province of British Columbia and is ...