Now that the election is over and researchers have combed through the data collected, their conclusion is clear: there was more talk about foreign trolls during the campaign than there was evidence of their activities. Although there were a few confirmed cases of attempts to deceive Canadians online, three large research teamsRead More →

Hundreds of thousands of Canadians were at marches well underway in Eastern Canada and now in the Prairies to urge the government and corporate leaders to address climate change. The grassroots groups behind the Canadian marches have specific demands, including refusing any new oil and gas projects and cutting emissions toRead More →

More than half a million prescriptions drugs are stolen from pharmacies each year, with the majority being highly addictive opioid painkillers that end up on the street, according to an analysis of Health Canada data by CBC News. The analysis found that overall, 1.8 million doses of controlled drugs were reported missingRead More →

The Trump administration’s crackdown on asylum seekers has renewed calls by critics to scrap or suspend the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA); arguing that the U.S. is no longer a hospitable destination for refugee claimants. But that raises the question about whether more asylum seekers would then come into Canada. Read More →