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  • “Illumination” by Xiaoping Shen is one of the works on display in the upcoming Zhen, Shan, Ren art exhibition at Ottawa City Hall. A woman studies the teachings of Falun Gong, denoting spiritual illumination, while the sleeping child signifies the harmonious balance that can be found between a rigorous spiritual life and regular family life. (The Art of Zhen Shan Ren International Exhibition)

    Ottawa to Host Unique Art Exhibition

    OTTAWA—The thought-provoking collection of works that comprise the Art of Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truth, Compassion, Tolerance) International Exhibition will be on display at Ottawa City... Read more

  • Bank of Canada Survey Sees Bright Business Outlook for Hiring

    OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada’s latest sampling of business sentiment shows company confidence in the economy is turning decidedly positive, and that may be good news... Read more

  • Sheldon LIbfeld, Jay Libfeld, Theodore Libfeld, Mark Libfeld  and Corey Libfeld. (Conservatory Group)

    From Holocaust Survivor to Canadian Real Estate Mogul

    As a child, life as Theodore Libfeld knew it disappeared into the darkness of Nazi-run death camps in German-occupied Poland. By the end of World... Read more

  • While home prices have been stable and there is a balance between supply and demand, the impact of a housing market crash is difficult to assess since key data is proprietary to the big banks. (Epoch Times)

    Canada’s Housing Market Hard to Assess Without Key Data

    The debate rages on: Is the Canadian housing market headed for a soft landing, or is it a bubble waiting to burst with disastrous consequences... Read more

  • FILE - In this Sunday, March 9, 2014 file photo, Parti Quebecois leader Pauline Marois looks on as Pierre Karl Peladeau raises his fist during a news conference in Saint Jerome, Quebec, Canada to announce his candidacy for the riding of Saint Jerome for the Parti Quebecois in the Quebec provincial election campaign. For the snap National Assembly elections scheduled for Monday, April 7, 2014, Marois had tried to mute talk of another referendum on independence. But the strategy backfired early on the campaign when multi-millionaire media baron Peladeau, burst onto the scene with a fist-pumping declaration of his commitment to "make Quebec a country." (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

    Separatist Party Faces Tough Elections in Quebec

    MONTREAL—Quebec voters will elect a new government Monday following a tumultuous campaign that revived the debate on whether the French-speaking province should break away from... Read more

  • 7 Lev Tahor Members Arrested for Immigration Issues

    CHATHAM, Ont.—Seven members of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect were arrested Wednesday by the Canada Border Services Agency over suspected immigration issues, the local children’s aid... Read more

  • Class-Action Lawsuit Over Moose Collisions in NL Begins

    ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—A class-action lawsuit involving victims of moose-vehicle crashes in Newfoundland and Labrador boils down to whether the province has negligently failed to manage... Read more

  • Conservative MP Eve Adams responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons Nov. 28, 2013. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has asked the Conservative party to investigate a series of allegations against Adams. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Harper Asks Party to Investigate Behaviour of Eve Adams

    OTTAWA —Prime Minister Stephen Harper has asked the Conservative party to investigate a series of allegations made by grassroots members against Ontario MP Eve Adams,... Read more

  • Lawyer John Conroy speaks to reporters on Parliament Hill on April 1, 2014. Conroy won a Federal Court injunction last month that allows users to continue growing their own pot, but a wider court battle is unfolding. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Medical Marijuana Users Say They Fear Arrest Under New Regulations

    OTTAWA—The Conservative government is forcing users of medical marijuana to choose between treating their symptoms or holding on to their freedoms under the Charter of... Read more

  • Researchers investigate grasslands at the Koffler Scientific Reserve in Ontario. A greater level of fertilization is reducing grassland diversity globally, a new study has found. (Courtesy of Robin Marushia)

    Rapid Grassland Growth Reducing Diversity Globally

    A greater level of fertilization is reducing grassland diversity globally and demonstrates the need for more herbivores to maintain a balance, according to new international... Read more

  • 3twenty Modular's 180-person shipping container complex at an airforce base in Cold Lake, Alberta, contracted by the Department of National Defense. The complex was built in 59 days. (Courtesy 3twenty Modular)

    Are Shipping Containers the Answer to Housing Woes?

    Shipping container housing or “cargotecture” has been touted as a solution to a wide variety of housing shortages, from affordable, sustainable, or on-reserve housing, to... Read more

  • 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


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