News

Countdown in Canso

Construction of Canada’s first commercial spaceport is underway in Nova Scotia, but some residents living near the future rocket launching site fear for their safety and the local habitat. 

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Sports

Who Are You Cheering For?

Pull out your red shirts and Canada flags. The FIFA Men’s World Cup is about to begin, and for the first time in 36 years, Canada will be there.

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Culture

Try a Little Kindness

It seems like everywhere you turn, you see bad news. The headlines are filled with crimes and war. It makes you think that hate and anger are the norm.  

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Politics

President for Life?

Every five years, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) holds a Congress. Delegates from across China gather in Beijing to choose their leader and representatives and to discuss policy and direction.

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Science

Deflecting Danger with DART

On September 26, a NASA spacecraft crashed into an asteroid. This collision was no accident. It was an experiment. Scientists were trying to change the asteroid’s orbit.

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Culture

Canada’s Linguistic Diversity

Canada has two official languages – English and French. About 98 percent of Canadians can hold a conversation in one of these languages. Eighteen percent speak both official languages fluently.

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Environment

Fighting Fiona

One of the most powerful storms on record has lashed Atlantic Canada, leaving destruction in its wake. Post-tropical cyclone Fiona hit the Maritimes in the early hours of September 24.

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Environment

“Monsoon on Steroids”

“A monsoon on steroids” has caused deadly flooding in Pakistan. Thirty-three million people – almost the population of Canada – have been affected.

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