For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and his family and to investigate the country’sRead More →

Global Affairs said today that Turkey has not asked Canada to accept any foreign fighters who might have been detained during its operations in northern Syria. “We have reached out to Syrian Kurdish officials to seek information on Canadians in their custody and have sought assurances from Turkey that anyRead More →

A forthcoming book by an anonymous author identified only as “a senior official in the Trump administration” describes U.S. President Donald Trump as volatile, incompetent and unfit to be commander in chief, according to excerpts published Thursday by The Washington Post. The book describes racist and misogynist behind-the-scenes statements byRead More →

An artist’s reconstruction shows what Danuvius guggenmosi, the earliest ape able to walk upright, might have looked like. (Velizar Simeonovski) The remains of an ancient ape found in a Bavarian clay pit suggest that humans’ ancestors began standing upright millions of years earlier than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday. AnRead More →

It’s a little sweet, a little sour and, as it turns out, sometimes a bit too boozy.  It’s the latter that has the B.C. Centre for Disease Control researching kombucha products in the marketplace.  The popular fermented drink often contains traces of alcohol resulting from its production process, but various conditions canRead More →

A strong quarter from Under Armour was overshadowed by federal investigations into the company’s accounting practices. The probe, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, is seeking information that would reveal whether the sports gear maker shifted sales from one quarter to another to make its financial standing appear healthier.Read More →

A lawyer for the whistleblower who raised alarms about U.S. President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine said Sunday his client is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans. The surprise offer, made to Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, would allow Republicans toRead More →

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 →