Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's revelation that he smoked marijuana three years ago – as a sitting MP – has generated debate across the country, including intensive commentary from Globe readers.
There are few illnesses as terrifying in the public consciousness as cancer. With up to a third of us getting cancer at some stage in our lives, it is almost impossible to remain untouched by the disease.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is shuffling the ranks of his own office, turning to familiar faces as he tries to move past the Senate spending scandal and begin preparations for the 2015 federal election.
Despite being prime minister for nearly a decade, Stephen Harper remains a mystery to many Canadians. Proroguing Parliament affords us a tremendous opportunity to similarly pause and refresh our thoughts
Maybe, if society turns against this bilious, brain-battering behavior, we'll ever-so-slowly advance to a less hate-filled, poop-throwing cultural community. Despite that distant, negative holler -- "Nah,
Stephen Harper's tactical use of prorogation during the last minority Parliament triggered nationwide protests, as critics accused the Prime Minister of abusing his powers to get out of political jams.
Glenn Greenwald's partner was detained by authorities at London's Heathrow airport for nearly nine hours, the Guardian reported on Sunday. David Miranda, who lives with Greenwald in Brazil, was held under
Three college students are building an electricity-free light bulb for the masses. We've all basked in the glow of different light bulbs: incandescent, fluorescent, halogen, neon, LED, and more. But a
Environmental activists have launched a suit in the Federal Court of Canada to overturn federal legislation that limits their ability to oppose proposed pipeline projects at regulatory hearings. In a filed
The surprising resilience of the country's housing market is renewing concerns that it could be overshooting. Housing starts, sales and prices are once again defying expectations, one year after Finance
Are you suffering from pipeline fatigue? Sorry to break the news, but you won't be feeling better any time soon. You could still face months of roller-coaster reports about U.S. President Barack Obama's
Emma Allen-Vercoe's fecal-transplant treatment could battle lethal gastrointestinal infections. Done with your lunch? Good, here we go: You may know that implanting feces from healthy people into sick
Conservative media makes people distrust scientists, and in turn, doubt the existence of climate change. Science has done a good job of documenting the great divide between liberals and conservatives the
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's ringing enthusiasm for the Energy East pipeline is raising concerns about the integrity of the review process that his government must conduct to ensure the project does
A fast moving, silent, circular, brightly lit object was videotaped moving across the night sky of Haskovo, Bulgaria, on August 4. The video, posted by one "nedialko kostadinov," shows the unusual object
There’s a post making the rounds courtesy of something called “Whiteout Press” with the headline “Courts confirm vaccines cause autism.” It’s spreading across sites, through chains of elementary school
About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD
The proposed Energy East Pipeline isn't solely to transport Alberta's crude to world markets, but also to finally provide the East Coast with a large, secure supply of domestic oil, Prime Minister Stephen
Various commentators have responded to the birth of Prince George not just with the hearty congratulations that any parents deserve, but also with extended opinions about the monarchy's role in Canada's