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Canada at COP26: A time for leadership The upcoming UN conference provides a unique opportunity for Canada to become a world leader in climate policy, writes Thomas Gunton, the director of the Resource and Environmental Planning program at Simon Fraser University.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
100 days to Beijing, Canadian Olympians are kicking it into high gear Hundreds of Canadian Olympic hopefuls have begun competing on rinks, mountains and icy tracks looking to earn the right to wear the Maple Leaf in Beijing. The next three months will decide the fates of athletes who have spent their lives preparing for thi
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Women take charge of key portfolios in Justin Trudeau's new cabinet For the first time in Canada's history, women will lead each of the departments of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Defence.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The National: Trudeau unveils new cabinet, B.C. booster shots, At Issue The National for Oct. 26 From the armed forces to climate change, a new cabinet takes aim at urgent Canadian problems. Plus, B.C.s plan for COVID-19 booster shots.
CBC.ca | 14 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mort Sahl, satirist who revolutionized stand-up comedy, dead at 94 Satirist Mort Sahl, whose running commentary on politicians and current events during the Cold War made him a favourite of a new, restive generation of Americans, died Tuesday. He was 94.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Team Canada shows off new Lululemon kits ahead of Beijing Games With the Beijing Olympics approaching, CBC spoke to Team Canada athletes about the new outfits that will be worn at the opening and closing ceremonies, and on the podium.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
This Black woman refused to move to the back of a bus in 1955. Now she wants her record cleared Claudette Colvin, an 82-year-old Black woman who became a civil rights pioneer when she was arrested as a teen for refusing to move to the back of an Alabama bus in 1955, wants to have her records expunged.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trudeau says he plans to lead Liberals into next federal election After anelection that ended in disappointment and another minority government for his party,Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that he intends to stay on as Liberal Party leader into the next federal election.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
GM to install 4,000 electric car charging stations across Canada General Motors plans to install 4,000 charging stations in Canada as part of a push by the car maker to invest more heavily into electric vehicles.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Brazil's Senate recommends Bolsonaro face criminal charges over COVID-19 response A Brazilian Senate committee recommended on Tuesday that President Jair Bolsonaro face a series of criminal indictments for actions and omissions related to the world's second-highest COVID-19 death toll.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend