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  • Frank Clegg, CEO of Canadians for Safe Technology and former president of Microsoft Canada, criticizes the Royal Society of Canada’s report on wireless airwaves during a press conference on Parliament Hill on April 1, 2014. The Royal Society has approved draft revisions to federal guidelines setting safe exposure levels of radiofrequency waves. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Health Canada, Critics Face Off Over Wireless Radiation Limits

    OTTAWA—The Royal Society of Canada has given Health Canada a thumbs up on radiation limits from wireless devices and transmitters but said more research is... Read more

  • A prairie dog is a type of ground squirrel that is a common visitor to urban backyards in Canada. (Julian Stratenschulte/AFP/Getty Images)

    Welcoming Nature While Protecting Our Homes From Wildlife

    OTTAWA—When they are climbing trees or sniffing flowers in our yards, raccoons can be very cute to watch. But when they start eating our garbage,... Read more

  • Vani Selvarajah (centre left) addresses the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on March 20, 2014. (Epoch Times/screenshot/webtv.un.org)

    Canadian NGO Raises China’s Forced Organ Harvesting from Falun Gong at UNHRC

    The Chinese regime’s macabre practice of killing Falun Gong practitioners for their organs was raised before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva recently... Read more

  • A Peel Region police officer stands outside a Brampton, Ontario courthouse Friday, March 28, 2014 following a shooting.  Ontario's Special Investigations Unit said a man entered the court house in Brampton, Ontario and fired shots, injuring a police officer before being shot dead by police. The wounded officer was taken to a Toronto hospital.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

    Mike Klarenbeek ID’d as Officer Shot at Brampton Courthouse; He’s in Stable Condition

    Constable Mike Klarenbeek has been identified as the officer shot at the Brampton Courthouse on Friday. The Peel Police say that Klarenbeek is in stable... Read more

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    Brampton, Ontario: Shooting Reported at Court House; 2 Shot

    At least two people were shot and wounded at a court house in Brampton, Ontario. Reports of the shooting came in at around 11:15 a.m... Read more

  • (L-R) Conservative MP Michael Chong, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, and Green Party leader Elizabeth May talk with students about democracy at an event at the University of Ottawa on March 25, 2014. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Fair Elections and Unfair Parties

    News Analysis PARLIAMENT HILL—If you don’t vote, you don’t matter, at least according to some. But what if you do vote, and the person you... Read more

  • Alberta Flood Victim Wins Show Home in Lottery

    CALGARY—A man who was forced out of his home by flooding in southern Alberta last year has won a show home worth almost $1 million... Read more

  • Four major environmental groups want Ottawa to force pesticide makers to provide scientific studies looking at whether their products are killing off bees. (Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

    Force Pesticide Makers to Release Bee Death Studies, Health Canada Told

    OTTAWA—Four major environmental groups are demanding that Ottawa force pesticide makers to provide scientific studies looking at whether their products are killing off bees. Health... Read more

  • BC Isn’t Adequately Prepared for Major Quake, Auditor General Warns

    VICTORIA—British Columbia’s auditor general has for the second time in 17 years criticized the provincial government for not being prepared for a catastrophic earthquake that... Read more

  • Air Canada aims to reduce costs by expanding its low-cost Rouge service to Vancouver and Calgary. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    Air Canada Expanding Lower-cost Rouge Service to Vancouver, Calgary

    MONTREAL—Air Canada is accelerating its efforts to cut costs by replacing its regular service on some U.S. routes from Vancouver and Calgary with its lower... Read more

  • Scotiabank says auto production will ramp up in North America in the second quarter, providing significant lift for the American and Mexican economies but minimal help for Canada’s economic growth. (The Canadian Press/Dave Chidley)

    Car Sector to Give Minimal Boost to Canadian Economy: Scotiabank

    TORONTO—Scotiabank says the global auto industry hit record-high output in the first quarter of 2014, despite a slow start in North America due to weather-related... Read more

  • Interac Debit Card Fraud Dropped 62% in 2013: Interac

    MONTREAL—Interac debit card fraud has hit a record low in Canada, down 62 percent in 2013 due to better technology, according to the group responsible... Read more

  • The Ocean, Via Rail's Halifax-to-Montreal passenger train, sits at the station in Halifax in June 2012. Transportation groups are urging Ottawa to play a greater role in public transportation. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)

    Ottawa Urged to Play Greater Role in Transportation

    Transportation groups are already beginning a dialogue over potential items to consider ahead of the upcoming review of the Canada Transportation Act set to begin... Read more

  • Proposed 180-unit Building Nixed by Council

    OTTAWA—In an unexpected move by council on Wednesday, a proposal to allow the building of a nine-storey, 180-unit building on Laurier at Friel, previously accepted... Read more

  • A supporter holds a sign outside the Edmonton courthouse during Omar Khadr's court appearance in Edmonton on Sept. 23, 2013. The former Guantanamo Bay inmate is recuperating after surgery for a wound he incurred in Afghanistan 12 years ago. (The Canadian Press/Jason Franson)

    Omar Khadr Has Surgery on Wound From 12 Years Ago

    TORONTO—Canadian detainee Omar Khadr is recuperating in a secure prison hospital in Saskatchewan following surgery on his shoulder, which was badly wounded in Afghanistan 12... Read more

  • Mining Companies Show Increased Confidence in British Columbia

    Commentary Bringing a mine from discovery to production is a long, expensive, and time-consuming process with thousands of mineral prospects explored for each new mine... Read more

  • The Canadian Coast guard's icebreaker Henry Larsen is seen in Allen Bay, Nunavut, Aug. 25, 2010. Transport Minister Lisa Raitt plays down expectations that the Arctic is on the cusp of becoming an international shipping hub because of climate change. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    Arctic Shipping Remains a Distant Dream For Now, Canada’s Transport Minister Says

    WASHINGTON—The centuries-old dream of shipping through the Northwest Passage will remain mostly illusory for the foreseeable future, Canada’s transport minister indicated Tuesday in a blunt... Read more

  • A rider flies into the air at the Monster Energy Supercross at Toronto's Rogers Centre on March 22, 2014. Toronto was the only Canadian stop of the professional racing series. (DQC Photo)

    Monster Energy Supercross Toronto (Photo Gallery)

    The Monster Energy Supercross stopped in Toronto for one day on March 22, bringing in the high speed dynamics of professional motor racing to the... Read more

  • Former bureaucrat and whistleblower Allan Cutler appears as a witness at a Commons probe of the sponsorship scandal on Parliament Hill on March 11, 2004. Instead of being stigmatized and harassed, Cutler says whistleblowers should be treated with respect for doing the right thing in exposing wrongdoing. (CP Photo/Jonathan Hayward)

    Whistleblowers: Vilified for Doing the Right Thing?

    Whistleblowers should be hailed as heroes but are all too often stigmatized, harassed, marginalized and blacklisted for life, says the former public servant who blew... Read more

  • Russia Bars 13 Canadians Officials From Entering

    MOSCOW—Russia has slapped an entry ban on 13 Canadian lawmakers and officials in retaliation for Canadian sanctions against Moscow over its action in Ukraine. Russia’s... Read more


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