Since the start of the pandemic, housing costs in many areas have climbed at a pace well ahead of income growth, with the average price up more than 50% in two years. Canada’s local and federal governments are now pursuing measures to try and rein in prices.
Christianne Boudreau's son Damian died fighting with ISIS in Syria last year. Now she's reaching out to other parents, coping with jihadist radicalization.
Damian Clairmont converted to Islam and died fighting for ISIS in Syria one year ago this week. His mother is reaching out to other parents who fear the same future for their children.
The Old Trout Puppet Workshop does puppet theatre for adults. Their shows, with puppets in a variety of styles and designs, look at the different ways puppets die.
As the country decides whether or not to move forward with the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, America Abroad hosts a special binational Town Hall on the topic to hear perspectives from all sides of the issue.
A trillion dollars' worth of heavy crude oil has attracted the world's oil titans to western Canada — and they're making a mess. The World and GlobalPost's GroundTruth Project head to the skies for a look at the sweeping impact of oil extraction from the Alberta Tar Sands.
Calgary, the largest city in the Canadian province of Alberta, is carrying out massive clean up operations after major flooding. Jen Gerson, Alberta correspondent for Canada's National Post, says the flooding also puts Calgary's Stampede, at risk.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Former president George W. Bush will pay a visit to the city tomorrow to kick off what some are calling his first "post-presidential rehabilitation tour." Mr. Bush's speech in Calgary will apparently be transcribed slightly differently in Canadian English than in American English.