C_A Boechler

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It's Time to End Canada's Pipeline Circus

Are you tired of the pipeline wars?<p>Canada is in the second decade of a very expensive, divisive and emotional debate that no one seems able to …

These Alberta Students Want Schools To Become Models Of Sustainability

You may remember the students from the Centre for Global Education program. We told you about the white paper on climate change policy in Alberta …

Out of the shadows

Kathy Tomlinson reveals how loopholes and lax oversight are making it easy for a network of local and foreign speculators to play the system, and, in the process, fuel the steep rise in Vancouver home prices<p>Demetre Lazos says he couldn't just stand by and watch real-estate speculation, as he puts …

Canadian Real Estate

Global Stock Markets Plummet On Interest Rate, Clinton Health Concerns

<b>This story was updated 9/12/2016 4:45 pm ET.</b><p>Panic roiled the global stock markets Monday morning on a signal from the U.S. Federal Reserve that …

Somalia bombings kill 17 at local government HQ, market

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a local government headquarters in Somalia while another bomber targeted a nearby marketplace, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 30 others, police said Sunday.<p>Abdisalam Yusuf with the …

CMHC bond sale finds buyers eager for triple-A rated Canadian debt

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. launched a bond sale Tuesday with a minimum goal of raising $3-billion for the Crown corporation, and ended up raising $5.25-billion on Wednesday from a financing that caught the attention of yield-hungry investors.<p>The CMHC tapped its triple-A rated Canada Mortgage …

Pope outlines vision for promoting life, family issues

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday outlined his vision for how the Vatican will promote family and life issues, naming an American moderate to head the new Vatican office for families and laity and directing related institutes to give merciful care to spiritually wounded Catholics.<p>Dallas …

The 'Enron Clause:' Why The Alberta Government Is Suing Itself

Alberta's NDP government announced recently it had launched legal action against the province's former PC government over arrangements signed by …

The Sprout: China moves to shut out Canadian canola

The Chinese government is set to effectively close the door on Canadian canola imports, which could complicate bilateral relations ahead of Justin …

Canada just seized 50 million doses of the elephant tranquilizer that’s killing people | VICE News

Canadian border agents have seized a massive amount of carfentanil — a synthetic drug typically used to sedate elephants and other large wild animals, not to be confused with the synthetic opioid fentanyl.<p>This latest seizure comes as police forces and health officials continue to battle the scourge …

BLOG: Seattle’s failed minimum wage experiment

In what seems to be a never-ending debate about the economic effects of the minimum wage, proponents continue to wrongly tout this policy’s ability …

How Alberta could champion a new energy source

<i>Thomas Homer-Dixon is a professor in the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the faculty of environment, University of Waterloo</i><p>Albertans may well wonder if a plague of locusts will come next. From the 2013 floods, to the oil price collapse and the resulting fiscal crisis, to the Fort …

Iran To Approve Terms Of New Oil Contract 'This Week'

Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh has said that Iran’s government will approve the terms for new investment in the country’s oil industry by Wednesday, according to a report by the official IRNA news agency.<p>The development is eagerly awaited by international oil companies (IOCs), who have …

U.S. factory activity dips; construction spending weak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing activity eased in July amid shrinking order backlogs and declining employment, while an unexpected drop in construction spending in June suggested second-quarter economic was probably even weaker than reported last week.<p>An SUV moves through the assembly …

What the Most Resilient People Have in Common

When the going gets tough, the tough stay connected, positive, and resilient.<p>The truth is that life can be tough, business can be hard-hitting and success comes with challenges. What separates those who can hold their own and keep going in times of adversity is a cluster of habits that center on …

‘I Was an ISIS Jihadist—Until They Arrested and Tortured Me’

Abu Omar says he didn’t give a damn about the apocalypse, or learning the ways of “true” Islam, or joining a world-historical movement. It was 2013 …

Middle East

Developer Pronounces Pod Apartments Dead

Council regulations have killed pod apartments, urban planner wants to kill I-123, and Murray faces Seattle Times hysteria for killing district …

PLACE

The Worldwide Effort to Shape Sustainable Urban Development

How mayors and local leaders plan to implement change and meet global goals at the city level.<p>Late September is always a busy time at the United Nations, but last year’s General Assembly session was especially historic. That’s when all 193 nations represented at the U.N. formally agreed to an …

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