A classical Chinese garden in Vancouver remains closed as the hunt continues to capture an elusive otter, which is decimating the location’s koi population. The story of the industrious animal and the valuable decorative fish has captured the attention of many. Onlookers now congregate outside the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden to seeRead More →

As California’s catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns that these types of extreme weather disasters are worsening in the United States. The White House report quietly issued Friday also frequently contradicts President Donald Trump. The National Climate Assessment was written longRead More →

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission heard concerns about coerced sterilization of Indigenous women during its years-long examination of Canada’s residential school legacy, Sen. Murray Sinclair said Thursday as he joined a chorus of calls for a national investigation on the issue. Sinclair, who chaired the commission, said cases brought toRead More →

Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest-ever offshore oil spill has raised a storm of questions about who has the power to turn oil production on and off in risky situations.  In the eye of that storm: the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, a federal-provincial regulatory body that critics say defers to the wishes ofRead More →

Venezuela’s former national treasurer admitted receiving over $1 billion US in bribes as part of illicit foreign currency operations that involved a local television mogul now indicted in U.S. courts, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday. Alejandro Andrade, who ran the treasury for four years under late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, received properties, platinum and goldRead More →