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Protestors hold up signs at a rally against a proposed Kinder Morgan oil pipeline expansion on Burnaby Mountain in 2014 in British Columbia. In late May, the Canadian government announced it would fund an expansion project for the Kinder Morgan Trans Moun

With pipeline decision, Canada’s Trudeau draws ire of environmental supporters

When Justin Trudeau was elected as the prime minister of Canada in 2015 he did so on a platform that pledged to reform the country’s environmental laws. Recent news of the Canadian government agreeing to fund a sands oil pipeline extension has many who voted for him questioning his motives.

Torn up Quran in Canada

Canadian groups are lashing out about Muslim prayer in schools

Death of Evidence rally

What lessons can Canada offer the US on the suppression of scientific research?

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The former Canadian PM and Obama

Trump versus the press: Canadian déjà vu

Canada's Liberal Party leader, Justin Trudeau

He’s ‘ridiculously photogenic.’ Will he be Canada’s next leader?

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Police officers inspect the area around the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa, where a Canadian soldier was shot and killed, on October 23, 2014.

Details emerge about the suspect in the Ottawa shooting, but not about potential terrorist ties


After the shooting and the lockdown in Ottawa, Canadian police have shared details about the suspected gunman: Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian citizen with a criminal record and a confiscated passport. But further information about his conversion to Islam and radicalization is still scarce.

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Canada takes another run at finding a pipeline for its tar sands oil

There’s a new front opening in the effort to pump oil out of Canada’s tar sands. Plans to build pipelines to the south to the Gulf of Mexico and to the west to the Pacific Ocean are in question. Now TransCanada wants to head east from Alberta to refineries on the Atlantic.

Canada’s budget cuts imperil important environmental research area


As Canada grapples with its budget and tries to make cuts, scientists are protesting the decision, they say, to halt funding for the Experimental Lakes Area and end the important research conducted there.

Canada emerging as a nearby energy giant


Canada is emerging as the largest supplier of energy to the United States. It’s electricity, natural gas and oil are all being shipped to America, but environmentalists there and here say it’s coming with a hefty price tag.

VIDEO: With Keystone pipeline project halted, China looks to Canada


As Canada looks to develop markets for its oil after the defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline in the United States, Primer Minister Stephen Harper says the country needs to develop tighter ties with China — one of the world’s fastest growing economies.