Learning language, easier or harder in a bilingual environment?.
For children growing up in a bilingual or multilingual environment, it was long thought that the “confusion” caused by such exposure would delay learning either language well.
Krista Byers-Heinlein (PhD) is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Concordia University in Montreal and member of the Centre for Research in Human Development. She is co-author of a ...
House of Commons committee questions nominee for Canada's Privacy Commissioner
A House of Commons committee had less than an hour to question and evaluate the appropriateness of a candidate for Privacy Commissioner, before a government MP proposed the committee recommend Daniel Therrien to the position on Tuesday (June 3).
Therrien's appointment has been questioned by opposition MPs because of the kind of work he did during his career ...
Televised leaders' debate before election in province of Ontario, no clear winner
With only nine days to go to election day in Canada's most populous province of Ontario, the leaders of the province's main political parties faced off in a live televised debate Tuesday night (June 3).
Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne had called the election at the beginning of May after the social democratic NDP leader Andrea Horvath said she could ...
While China did its best to prevent any gestures to mark its bloody military crackdown on protesters in 1989, Canada’s ambassador and his wife cycled around it in what the Globe and Mail dubbed “a sly rebuke of the Chinese state and its forced amnesia…”
Businesses across Canada are scrambling to prepare for tough new anti-spam legislation that will take effect on July 1st. The law will prevent businesses from sending commercial electronic messages through email, text or even social media and fines for disobeying will range from $1 million for individuals and $10 million for companies.
Canada: today's anniversary of where baseball began
We know basketball was invented by a Canadian, and that American style football was developed on Canadian rules after Harvard played against Canada’s McGill University and preferred the Canadian game, and now today is the anniversary of the first recorded baseball game, which also originates in Canada.