Canadian Space Agency

Top 16 Quotes to Boost Your Success to The Roof

1 Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. – Swami Sivananda<p>2 Success is no accident. It is hard …

Self-improvement

B.C.’s 20 most powerful women leaders in 2017

The B.C. achievers on WXN's 2017 Top 100 list of Canada's Most Powerful Women<p>The Women's Executive Network (WXN) has named 20 B.C. women to its 2017 …

Quebec passes motion against Transport Canada’s directive allowing small knives on planes

Quebec's legislature has passed a motion against Transport Canada's directive allowing airline passengers to carry small blades, including kirpans.<p>The motion tabled today by the Coalition for Quebec's Future will be sent to federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Prime Minister Justin …

Canada

James Webb Space Telescope completes final cryogenic testing

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has completed its final round of cryogenic testing at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. On 10 July …

James Webb Space Telescope

Astronaut Chris Hadfield beams in to talk to Helston College about life in space - Cornwall Live

Pupils from Helston Community College had a special visitor beamed-in to a class recently to talk to them about space.<p>Canadian astronaut Colonel …

Chris Hadfield

Field Hockey's Christopher Lee named Provost Award winner, 94 student-athletes named to Vikes Honour Roll

VICTORIA - The University of Victoria held the 13th annual Vikes Honour Roll Luncheon on Nov. 22 at the University Club recognizing those …

Canadian University Sports

Loot.co.za is more than ready for #BlackFriday

Online retailer loot.co.za, is anticipating sales growth of up to 100% this year in the upcoming Black Friday weekend.

Black Friday

Expect new wave of Haitian asylum seekers into Canada from US: experts

MONTREAL (NEWS 1130) – Canada should expect a massive influx of Haitians attempting to enter the country from the United States in light of the …

Immigration

The first-ever interstellar asteroid is the start of a new era in astronomy

A New Type of Asteroid<p>As much as we know about our own Solar System and our wider universe, there’s still an astronomically high number of things we …

Space Exploration

The vinyl frontier: why do we keep sending music to outer space?

Sónar festival is beaming cutting-edge dance music to an exoplanet 12 light years from Earth. But can such experiments ever be more than hubris?<p>What item would you choose to sum up humanity if you were, like Captain James T Kirk of the Starship Enterprise, seeking out new life and new …

Chris Hadfield

Endangered whales: Transport Canada fines ships for flouting speed restrictions

Transport Canada says it has fined three ships for allegedly not complying with speed restrictions aimed at protecting whales.Penalties of $6,000 …

Canadian News

Niagara police officer humbled as he receives the Medal of Bravery

Four Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) constables will be presented with the Medal of Bravery on Thursday by Governor General Julie …

Canadian News

New audits on Syrian refugee resettlement, Phoenix drop as Ottawa reveals federal pot regulation plan

AG releases findings on Phoenix phiasco, Syrian refugee resettlement — Grey Cup arrives on the Hill — New details on federal pot regulation plans<p>Good …

Canada

Kanata School named after Julie Payette

A French public school in Kanata will be named after Canada’s new Governor General today.<p>École élémentaire publique Kanata on Halton Terrace will be …

Canada

The Influentials 2017

Canada’s 150th year was, in a word, full. There was a giant duck, four tiny penguins, a royal redhead and a new orange crush. Margaret Atwood went …

Lifestyle (Canada)

In the news today, Nov. 21

Seven stories in the news for Monday, Nov. 20———FEDS ON ALERT AFTER U.S. DECISION ON HAITIANSA decision to end a temporary residency permits for …

Canada

Politics This Morning: Grey Cup comes to Centre Block; Notley speaks at Economic Club; Petitpas Taylor participates in Facebook Live 'coffee break'

Good Tuesday morning,<p>A storied special guest is making its way to Centre Block to mark the return of a Canadian staple to the nation’s capital for …

Canadian News

Pierre Trudeau said opposition MPs were nobodies but now his son's cabinet ministers are mostly unknown

An Angus Reid poll has indicated that most Canadians do not know the names of two-thirds of federal cabinet ministers.<p>The most recognizable member of …

Canada

Bill Morneau gets a failing grade from Canadians, poll says

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is the most recognizable minister on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet, but not necessarily for the right …

Canada

NDP's Malcolmson seeks secret ballot vote of MPs to save bill on abandoned boats

NDP have found a 14-year-old rule introduced to give backbenchers more power<p>In a show of backbencher strength, NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson could become …

Canada

Canadians think their government ministers are doing a good job — if they even know who they are

OTTAWA — Most Canadians wouldn’t recognize some of their country’s most senior government ministers if they were next in line at the grocery …

Canada

Kosovar president meeting with Freeland — but not Trudeau

Kosovar President Hashim Thaci is making an appearance Wednesday in an unusual forum for a head of state visiting Canada for the first time — a …

Chrystia Freeland

National Children’s Commissioner Could Make Canadian Kids More Resilient

Each year on Nov. 20, Canada recognizes National Child Day, a day to celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which Canada ratified in …

Canadian News

Canadian Folk Music Awards celebrate music, artists old and new

Canadian Folk Music Awards were doled out in Ottawa over the weekend, recognizing the achievements of veteran performers like Fred Penner and Danny …

Canadian News

Concord-Carlisle boys outlast Oliver Ames for D2 soccer title

FITCHBURG — Running down a pass on the left side on the defensive third, Cameron Emde-Gerdine took a moment to survey his surroundings at Fitchburg …

Boston

When James Webb Finally Reaches Space, Here's What it'll be Hunting

Ever since the project was first conceived, scientists have been eagerly awaiting the day that the <i>James Webb Space Telescope</i> (JWST) will take to …

Telescopes

How drones do (and don’t) threaten passenger aircraft - Salon.com

One warm evening this fall a pair of U.S. Army UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters cruised low over New York City’s Staten Island, providing security for the United Nations General Assembly’s annual meeting in nearby Manhattan. Just after sunset a shoe box–size airborne object collided with one of the …

Drones

Giving thanks to a former astronaut

She was an astronaut who danced the skies, and he was a struggling boy trying to slip the surly bonds of a life-threatening disease.<p>The year was 2008 …

Breakfast Across Canada

If you saw the words “Canadian breakfast” on a diner menu, what would they mean to you—a lumberjack plate of eggs and bacon and a stack of …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Eight Quebecers among Order of Canada recipients

Ottawa – Eight Quebecers are among the recipients of the Order of Canada who received their honours on Friday.<p>In all, 10 officers and 34 new members …

Canadian News