Alberta Politics: News Satire: U.S. will not tolerate foreigners acting like Americans, officials say

ILLUSTRATIONS: A map showing some of the countries in which the United States has interfered in the political process (grabbed from Geology.com). Below: U.S. CIA Director John O. Brennan, Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump. The United States will not tolerate the countries of the world acting like the United States, ...

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Award-winning McGill Prof to bring climate-change lessons out of the lab

Researcher to share environmental insights through video series By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  McGill University Biology Professor Catherine Potvin, a renowned expert on climate change and tropical-forest ecology, will begin sharing insights from her laboratory’s research, according to a press release issued Tuesday. The information will be shared  through a novel series […] The post Award-winning McGill ...

Thumbs Up Canada: Casco Viejo of Panama

Just want to share some pictures that I took from my phone when I stayed briefly at the Casco Viejo in Panama. I couldn’t find someone to host me from couch surfing so I stayed at this really cool hostel called Luna’s Castle in Casco Viejo – an area in Panama characterized by old and ...

Thumbs Up Canada: Casco Viejo of Panama

Just want to share some pictures that I took from my phone when I stayed briefly at the Casco Viejo in Panama. I couldn’t find someone to host me from couch surfing so I stayed at this really cool hostel called Luna’s Castle in Casco Viejo – an area in Panama characterized by old and ...

Thumbs Up Canada: What? Tourist have free medical insurance in Panama?

I am in Panama City right now. I am staying here overnight and then tomorrow, I am taking the plane to Buenos Aires, Argentina where I am spending a couple of days before going to Salta to hike some mountains. When I arrived at the airport, the immigration officer gave me this information about free ...

Thumbs Up Canada: What? Tourist have free medical insurance in Panama?

I am in Panama City right now. I am staying here overnight and then tomorrow, I am taking the plane to Buenos Aires, Argentina where I am spending a couple of days before going to Salta to hike some mountains. When I arrived at the airport, the immigration officer gave me this information about free ...

Accidental Deliberations: Parliament in Review – March 29, 2012

There’s been much ado about the NDP’s position on trade agreements based on the Cons’ recent publicly-funded cheerleading for free trade at any price. But for anybody looking for the NDP’s actual view on trade, the House of Commons debates from March 29 offer a rather thorough indication. The Big Issue That’s thanks to a ...

Accidental Deliberations: Parliament in Review: December 12, 2011

Monday, December 12 saw two main topics of debate. But perhaps most striking was the introduction of the Cons’ newest tactic to dictate the terms of discussion in the House of Commons. The Big IssueMuch of the day’s discussion focused on the Cons’ copyright bill. And Paul Calandra started proceedings by moving that question be ...