Canada

The joy of giving

Science is now providing the evidence for what we have long held to be true: that it is better to give than to receive.

A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada

A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?
Prime Minister Trudeau and Premiers at Vancouver Climate Talks

Arctic premiers pleased with Vancouver climate talks

VANCOUVER — An agreement on climate change has changed the political climate for Canada's three northern territories as well. "Canada's northern and coastal regions are particularly vulnerable and...

News Analysis: First ministers' climate deal easy to mock, harder to dismiss

VANCOUVER — If 80 per cent of life is just showing up, in politics the total is probably closer to 90. Canada's first ministers emerged from two days of talks this week with an agreement on a plan to...

Premiers agree carbon pricing to be part of overall climate plan

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's premiers have agreed that carbon pricing will be part of any national plan to address climate change. He says they will study pricing options...
Attendees of IMPACT conference by Spring Activator

Changing the world, one startup business at a time: Spring Activator’s mission expands globally

In the last 20 years, technology startups have become ubiquitous in major cities around the world. Now, even remote towns from Canada to Uganda are embracing startup culture and the power of...