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For God or party? China’s Christians face test of faith as President Xi cracks down on religion

NANYANG, China — The 62-year-old Chinese shopkeeper had waited nearly his entire adult life to see his dream of building a church come true — a brick …

China

Latest news on prostate cancer

What’s a man to do? Equally important, what’s a doctor to advise when the PSA test is reported elevated? Or should men even be screened for this …

Cancer

Will Trump's tariff war alter the balance of economic power? | Mohamed El-Erian

The Trump administration will need to avoid actually pushing other countries (especially China) too hard too soon<p>The latest round of tit-for-tat tariffs by the United States and China has intensified the global debate about whether the world is facing a mere trade skirmish or heading rapidly toward …

Geopolitics

Conrad Black: Thirty years of climate hysterics being proven wrong over and over again

It is 30 years this past week that Dr. James Hansen, then well into the first of more than three decades as head of the NASA (National Aeronautics …

‘No man’s land’ stage of prostate cancer

Men in this stage of prostate cancer are waiting to get worse before they can get better but medical research is on their side.<p>In his lifetime, a …

Kelly McParland: Trump likely doesn’t realize the dark path he’s taking his country down

Chrystia Freeland raised some eyebrows when she quoted Adolf Hitler in a conversation devoted to the current political realities in Washington.It’s …

Jehovah’s Witnesses can shun members as they see fit, just like any old bridge club: Supreme Court

A new Supreme Court ruling that Jehovah’s Witnesses are free to banish and shun any member they wish, regardless of how they decide to do it, offers …

Christie Blatchford: Alberta reverses its rejection of evangelical couple as adoptive parents

An Edmonton couple rejected as adoptive parents because of their religiously grounded beliefs about homosexuality and gender now have been …

The new gang of hyper-confident male atheists wants you to laugh at religion

<b>Thousands of academics are gathering in Regina for the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning Saturday. They will present</b> …

The controversy over the PSA test is failing men with aggressive prostate cancers

One typically thinks of men 50 and older getting a PSA blood test to help smoke out prostate cancer.But B.C. politician Rick Glumac took the test at …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Justin Trudeau’s appallingly dishonest speech to NYU

By J.J. McCullough<p>, Global Opinions contributing writer<p>As is common among sheltered men of extreme privilege, when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attempts to share relatable thoughts on modern life, his words tend to expose a speaker who has no actual familiarity with social trends but has …

Justin Trudeau

Conrad Black: Why Donald J. Trump is truly a president like no other

<b>In an excerpt from his latest book, available May 14, Conrad Black says now that U.S. President Donald Trump has reduced most peoples’ tax burden,</b> …

Muslims Recoil at a French Proposal to Change the Quran

Some of France’s most prominent figures, concerned about anti-Semitism, have signed a shocking manifesto aimed at curbing it.<p>A manifesto published in the French daily <i>Le Parisien</i> on April 21—signed by some 300 prominent intellectuals and politicians, including former President Nicolas Sarkozy and …

Religion

An inability to be a leader on pipelines will be the ruin of Justin Trudeau

The issue of pipelines is a key in Canada’s latest crossroads of national seriousness. The country didn’t arise from an anti-colonial revolution, …

Canada

How Microsoft helped imprison a man for ‘counterfeiting’ software it gives away for free

In a sickening concession to bad copyright law and Microsoft’s bottom line over basic technical truths and common sense, Eric Lundgren will spend 15 months in prison for selling discs that let people reinstall Windows on licensed machines. A federal appeals court this week upheld the sentence …

Software

Five Ways Getting Fired Can Be Good For Your Career

Dear Liz,<p>I found your column last year around the time my job started going downhill.<p>My boss quit, and the company hired a new manager (“Tom”) who made our lives miserable.<p>Tom’s goal was to prove to the owner how tough he was. His management style was dictatorial. The minute Tom took the job, he …

Pioneering prostate treatment for tens of thousands of men gets NHS green light

A pioneering prostate treatment which means tens of thousands of men could be spared major surgery has been given the green light.<p>NHS watchdogs have approved the new technique to treat one of the most common medical complaints facing older men.<p>Around half of men over the age of 50 suffer from an …

How Vancouver became a cautionary tale in the battle against money laundering, and drugs

Criminal syndicates that control chemical factories in China’s booming Guangdong province are shipping narcotics, including fentanyl, to Vancouver, …

Francis: Populist, protectionist policies in U.S. and U.K. could turn Canada into trade powerhouse

The populist U.S. president’s trade war threats against China, Mexico, Germany and others should not be worrisome to Canadians.<p>Nor should Britain’s …

B.C. Ferries announces $98 million worth of fare reductions and discounts

B.C. Ferries is lowering its fares on 22 routes beginning this week.<p>Ticket prices for the 21 inter-island and northern routes as well as the …

A daily dose of ibuprofen can help prevent onset of Alzheimer’s, study finds

A new Vancouver-based study says taking ibuprofen every day can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>If started early enough, Canadian …

Scientists Discover New Human Organ By Chance — NOVA Next | PBS

A routine endoscopy—a procedure that involves inserting a camera into a person’s intestinal tract—may have led to the discovery of a previously …

Conrad Black: Our legal system is failing us every bit as badly as our journalism

As a party to, in legal parlance, “the matter of Hollinger Inc.,” I received last week, along with dozens of other people, a notice that the “matter” …

10 best cheap smartphones 2018: affordable phones to suit any budget

By Robert Jones<p>If you're looking for the best cheap mobile phone, you've come to the right place. Welcome to T3's line-up of the very best cheap …

Phones

How greedy McDonald’s became the most effective poverty-fighter in the country

Until March 4th, you can buy any size of coffee at McDonald’s for only a dollar. But why is the coffee so cheap? It certainly doesn’t need to be, …

Guilt over Aboriginals can lead to teaching children untruths. It’s happening in Canada

What do Australia and Canada have in common? Both are modern multicultural societies borne of British roots. Both are heavily reliant on resources …

The Jordan Peterson Moment

My friend Tyler Cowen argues that Jordan Peterson is the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now, and he has a point. Peterson, a University of Toronto psychologist, has found his real home on YouTube, where his videos have attracted something like 40 million views.<p>In …

B.C. motor club hit by sexual-harassment allegations

For its members and occasional guests, the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit is a dreamlike playground.<p>Nestled among the trees in British Columbia's Cowichan Valley, the exclusive club ushers visitors in by helicopter before inviting them to speed some of the finest performance vehicles available …