Daniel Pichette

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Fascism’s return and Trump’s war on youth

Fascism is all too often relegated to the history books.<p>The word conjures up a period in which civilized societies treated democracy with contempt, …

Xi Jinping

Trump's Top Environmental Nominee Has an Application Full of Plagiarized Answers

Cut and paste.

Clean Technology

Fresh signs we’re about to make a big mistake legalizing marijuana

To the long list of improbable things only government could do, there is one more item to add: Lose money selling drugs.<p>You may remember the scene in …

First Nations assembly demands answers in fraud against communities

Indigenous leaders say they need to be reassured that a government appointee who stole $1.2 million from a children’s nutrition program in the …

Thousands of ISIS fighters left Syria in secret deal with U.S., defector says

A high-level defector from Kurdish-led forces that captured the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State has recanted his account of the city’s fall, …

Facebook COO warns women that male executives may stop hiring them because of sexual harassment scandals

The chief operating officer of Facebook, has warned of a potential backlash against women in the workplace following recent high-profile sexual …

Police interviewing man seen in video of racist tirade at Calgary Superstore

UPDATE: Video of racist tirade at Calgary Superstore results in charges<p>Calgary police say they are interviewing a man seen in a video showing a …

‘Keep our great country safe from all the weed,’ Conservative critic pleads in Parliament poem

OTTAWA — With the Liberal cannabis legalization bill now being debated in the Senate, the Conservative Party’s health critic used poetry Friday to …

The silence after the blast: How the Halifax Explosion was nearly forgotten

A boy presses his small face up to a cold window pane. It’s an early winter morning, and two ships in Halifax harbour are exchanging a cacophony of …

The Flat Earth Society Just Responded to Elon Musk's Tweet And We're Confused

They seem to have all the answers.<p>Flat-Earthers are having one heck of a week. Not only is one of these deniers of terrestrial sphericalness about to …

What Meghan Markle’s engagement ring can teach us about Southern Africa's ancient continental crust

More magma, more bling.<p>If you have a very limited media diet, you may not have heard that Prince Henry of Wales (usually referred to as Prince Harry) recently proposed to American actress, model, and humanitarian Meghan Markle. Along with his hand in marriage and a place in the British royal …

Prince Harry

Their friend sang Amazing Grace and was shot: Hostages detail their terrifying ordeal in Nigeria

Stuck in a kidnap gang’s hideout in Nigeria’s lawless Delta area, missionaries David and Shirley Donovan and their two companions were trying their …

Nuclear waste bunker a ‘tremendous burden’ and ‘tremendous opportunity’ for First Nations

TORONTO — Indigenous people in the shadow of one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors are adamant their values will underpin their decision on …

I’m begging you: Stop donating canned goods to food banks

COMMENT<i>It’s been two years since the Post published the above video, which has subsequently been seen millions of times around the world. Thousands</i> …

Texas church shooting: Air Force lapse allowed Devin Kelley to buy guns

The gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a Texas church was able to buy weapons because the Air Force failed to report his domestic violence …

Guns

These eerie space 'sounds' recorded by NASA are creepy enough to make your skin crawl

It's deathly quiet in the vacuum of space, save only for the faint whisper of gravitational waves.<p>However, space scientists sometimes take signals from beyond the mortal realm of human senses — including radio waves, plasma waves, and magnetic fields— and convert them into audio tracks.<p>This clever …

Magnetism

Bernie Sanders awed by Canadian health care

U.S. senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says Americans have much to learn from health systems outside their borders, including …

Canadian man injured in Las Vegas shooting slammed with death threats online

Matejka’s family told the Guardian people have also taken to making memes with his photos and pairing them with crude captions. The shooting survivor …

Forests

Indigenous women in prison must have voice in MMIW inquiry: advocates

A former sex worker who spent time in jail is urging the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls to interview other …

Indigenous Peoples

Thousands of wild horses could be slaughtered if Trump budget cuts pass

Thousands of of wild horses across the western U.S. could soon be slaughtered as the federal agency that oversees their protection ponders how to …

Altitude Boards ‘The Mystery Of DB Cooper’; UK’s Goldfinch Ent, GSP Studios Merge – AFM

Altitude has come aboard to handle international sales on <i>The Mystery Of DB Cooper</i>, helmed by John Dower (<i>My Scientology Movie, Live Forever, Thriller</i> …

Hollywood

Gold Star widow says Donald Trump’s phone call made her ‘cry even worse’

MIAMI — The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump’s account of his phone call about her husband’s …

Donald Trump

‘How could I burn fellow believers?’ Read a real-time account of the Auschwitz gas chambers, hidden for more than 70 years

Much of the text had been damaged by water, but as soon as researchers got their first look at the mysterious document, one chilling passage still …

Donald Trump promised $25,000 to soldier’s father, but didn’t follow through until a news report

U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly offered the father of an American soldier who was killed in action $25,000, but he didn’t follow through on …

NP View: Removing ‘chief’ from job titles makes reconciliation look ridiculous

It would be nice to think that the Toronto District School Board’s (TDSB) decision to stop using the word “chief” in job titles would mark a low …

Name of Vancouver’s iconic Siwash Rock ‘derogatory’ to First Nations, Stanley Park board says

VANCOUVER — The Siwash Rock in Vancouver’s Stanley Park could be renamed if First Nations agree its name is disrespectful to Aboriginal Peoples.<p>The …

Feminism