Global Petroleum Survey 2016

This report presents the results of the Fraser Institute’s 10th annual survey of petroleum industry executives and managers regarding barriers to investment in oil and gas exploration and production facilities in various jurisdictions around the globe. The

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The E-Cigarette Ban: A Win for Liars and Big Tobacco

This article is part of the Green Watch series. Summary: Bureaucrats and politicians often cite “science” as justification for their efforts to exercise control over Americans’ lives. It’s a fake, politicized “science,” of course. When science suggests tha

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Clinton: Debates proved I have 'stamina' to be president

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton reflected on the debates while rallying in Pittsburgh, saying that they proved she has the stamina to be president.

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Declaration of Faculty and Librarians in Support of the GSU Campaign for Divestment from the Israeli Occupation

We, the undersigned faculty and librarians at the University of Toronto, declare our support for the Graduate Student Union’s petition for the University of Toronto to divest its holdings in companies directly profiting from the ongoing military occupation

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Public servant gets top award for overhaul of pay, pension systems

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave the highest award in the public service to the senior bureaucrat who led two major modernization projects - revamping the government’s archaic pay and pension systems - “on budget and on time.” Harper gave this y

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Justin Trudeau admits that he 'won the lottery' with $1.2 million inheritance and successful speaking business

Federal Liberal leadership front-runner Justin Trudeau has provided a rare disclosure of his personal finances to quell speculation about his family's wealth and head off concerns over potential conflicts of interest. At the request of The Ottawa Citizen,

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A Jewish woman on our bank notes?

Backstory is a CJN column recalling some of the most bizarre, unique, and important moments in Jewish history. Click here for last week’s instalment.  Recently, the Bank of Canada announced its list of 12 distinguished Canadian women, one of whom will be i

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First Hill Streetcar Opens With Lessons For Future Lines

The First Hill streetcar loads passengers on Jackson Street at Fifth Avenue. (Photo by the author) Seattle’s new streetcar route, the First Hill line, finally opened on Saturday. Despite the cold and rain, months of tantalizingly empty test runs and the pr

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Defying Gravity - Wicked The Musical

All Rights Reserved to Universal Studios and Decca Recording Studios For Entertainment Purposes Only Wicked is a Tony Award-winning Broadway and West End musical, with songs and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. The story is based on t

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Iran confirms arrest of member of negotiation team

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's judiciary on Sunday confirmed the brief detention of a member of Iran's negotiation team with world powers on suspicion of "infiltration," the official IRNA news agency reported. On Wednesday, hard-line news outlets said authorit

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Muslims Fail to Prove Islam is a Religion of Peace in Debate

Zeba Khan and Maajid Nawaz debate against Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Douglas Murray to try and prove that Islam is a religion of peace. Spoiler alert: they fail miserably, and that''s not just my bias, that's how the audience actually felt. The only thing Zeba an

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Why Trudeau's TPP Comments Undermine Freeland's Credibility on Canada's Biggest Trade Deal - Michael Geist

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has faced a challenging week given the possible collapse of the trade agreement between Canada and the European Union. Freeland and the Liberal government have worked hard to get CETA to the finish line with s

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New system of corporate courts in Canada-EU trade deal condemned as ‘putting lipstick on a pig’

NGOs and civil society groups have today criticized new plans by the European Commission and the Canadian government to include a variation of ‘corporate courts’ as part of the controversial trade deal between Canada and the EU. Trade campaigners are argui

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Uber settles lawsuit with SF, LA over driver background checks

Uber agreed Thursday to pay up to $25 million to settle a 2014 lawsuit filed by city officials in San Francisco and Los Angeles who argued that the ride service gave customers a “false sense of security” by touting its background checks as the toughest in

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China Warns Soros Against Starting A Currency War: "You Cannot Possibly Succeed, Ha, Ha"

“Soros’s war on the renminbi and the Hong Kong dollar cannot possibly succeed — about this there can be no doubt. Reckless speculations and vicious shorting will face higher trading costs and possibly severe legal consequences. And just as proved in the yu

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Islands trying to use 100% green energy failed, went back to diesel - Principia Scientific Intl

The islands of Tasmania and El Hierro tried to power their economies with 100 percent green energy, but both islands eventually went back to diesel generators after suffering reliability problems and soaring energy costs. These islands may be on opposite s

Diplomat Glyn Berry’s death still mystery

OTTAWA — Ten years after a suicide bomber took the life of diplomat Glyn Berry, newly released documents depict a frustrating — and fruitless — search for justice in what proved to be the first shot in Canada’s long, bloody combat mission in Kandahar.

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Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie asked for more help, and Canada was not amused

Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, mused that she was overwhelmed by all the requests for her to participate in public events since becoming Canada's "first lady." Coming just months after it was revealed that taxp

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Lessons in Resilience from 2015

The scale and complexity of emergencies across the globe continues to evolve and 2015 proved to be no exception to this trend. Canada saw its fair share of disasters, big and small, during 2015 which

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Why the Kirby Reports on Mental Health Still Matter: Senator Jane Cordy

A little more than 10 years ago and fresh from releasing a well-received report on healthcare in Canada, members of the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology asked themselves what they should focus on next. The decision proved obvious

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