Becca Moyaert

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The broken promise of Kathleen Wynne

She spoke in an unscripted, down-to-earth sort of way that allowed her to present herself as a different sort of politician.<p>She projected a distaste for the way her scandal-plagued party had conducted its affairs to that point. She was a champion for that party's relative outsiders, who wanted it …

Genetically modified monkeys created to help scientists study autism

Monkeys that develop autism-like symptoms could be used to identify brain circuits involved in common autistic behaviours and test new treatments<p>Genetically modified (GM) monkeys that develop symptoms of autism have been created to help scientists discover treatments for the condition.<p>The macaques …

Autism

Linesman punches player, trainer tackles linesman after Junior A fight gets out of hand

A fight in an Ontario Junior A league got out of hand after a linesman hit a player from the London Lakers. The linesman was then tackled by a …

Declassified: Here’s where the U.S. planned to nuke if a war with the Soviets broke out

[np_storybar title=”” link=””]<p>WASHINGTON — Target category No. 275 from the nuclear target list for 1959 may be the most chilling. It is called …

George Washington University

Sunny side up in Canada as Justin Trudeau's light touch revives Liberals

Friendly old Canada, left for dead after nine years of stern rule under the divisive government of the Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper, has returned with a vengeance after voters overwhelmingly turned to a charismatic Liberal named Trudeau in a bid to recapture the glory days that …

Canada

It’s time to quit the boom-bust roller coaster

<i>Gordon Laxer is the founding director of Parkland Institute at the University of Alberta and the author of</i> After the Sands<i>.</i><p>"Please Lord, give me another oil boom, and I promise not to p… it away!" said a popular Alberta bumper sticker in the 1980s.<p>Another boom and bust have since come and gone, and …