Refugee advocates are applauding a Federal Court ruling that cuts to health care for refugee claimants are unconstitutional. And they are calling on the government to reinstate free health care for those who come to Canada seeking refugee status. The government however says it is going to appeal the decision.
Trade deals and plant breeder's rights: "It’s a huge failure of our democracies..."
Those are the words of Terry Boehm speaking about international trade deals being negotiated behind closed doors. He is especially concerned about certain international trade deals affecting farmers access to seed, and ultimately how that will affect consumers. He is currently Chairman of the National Farmers Union, Seed and Trade Committee, and a past president of the organization.
There are great fears about the ecological damage the Asian carp could do if it gets a foothold in the Great Lakes. The big carp reproduce rapidly and eat vast amounts of plankton –the foundation of the food chain, thereby basically starving out native species.
A new research lab is being created in Burlington Ontario at the Canada Centre for ...
Canadian youngsters sometimes sell lemonade on the streets in summer to raise pocket money, but seven-year-old Quinn Callander did it to raise thousands of dollars for expensive surgery for his friend Brayden Grozdanich.
Brayden’s right arm and leg were affected by cerebral palsy and he needs surgery in the United States to enable him to walk again. He could ...
Tens of thousands of people were still without power across the Maritimes on Monday. They are recovering from post-tropical storm Arthur that swept across the provinces on the weekend, leaving as many a quarter-of-a-million people without electricity.
About 93,000 people in New Brunswick and 50,000 others in Nova Scotia remain without power on Monday.