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The MEC debacle is a predictable and avoidable governance failure

When news broke about Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) being sold to an investor in the United States, the reaction among ...


Impact trade GK Bush to Whitecaps for 2021 draft pick

The Montreal Impact traded veteran goalkeeper Evan Bush to the Vancouver Whitecaps on Monday in exchange for a third-round pick ...


African cattle bred for toughness tested by climate change

Millennia of strategic breeding, including a hook-up with an Asian cousin centuries ago, have made African cattle resilient to drought, ...


Friends of Canada-India, others hold protest against China

Vancouver [Canada], September 28 (ANI): Friends of Canada-India along with seven other organisations held a protest against China in front ...


Mora's goal propels Timbers to win over Whitecaps

Felipe Mora scored the lone goal and goalkeeper Steve Clark made three saves as the Portland Timbers defeated the Vancouver ...


Even in 2020, a double standard is still applied to women in the spotlight

We are wrong to think the Trump era of attacks on women's leadership, credibility and character is new, or even ...


How #COVIDiots may be held responsible for their actions

Anushka Britto ponders whether individuals spreading COVID-19 by breaking the rules and violating quarantine requirements should be held legally accountable ...


How #COVIDidiots may be held responsible for their actions

Anushka Britto ponders whether individuals spreading COVID-19 by breaking the rules and violating quarantine requirements should be held legally accountable ...


Temperature screening for travelers expanded to 11 more Canadian airports

OTTAWA, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Canada is expanding mandatory temperature screening to all passengers in 11 additional airports across the ...


Eliminating the PST an election risk the B.C. Liberals needed to take

Andrew Wilkinson's hand-waving of the details underscored the broader reason why the B.C. Liberals decided to unveil a big populist ...


B.C. taxi driver helps catch wanted sex offender

A Vancouver Island cabbie is sharing his story after calling police when he realized his passenger was wanted high-risk sex ...


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Continued militarization of America feeding into racial tensions

The sculpture "Stand Tall, Stand Loud", conceived by the African American artist Aaron Bell, whose father once was a prominent ...

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is dead at age of 91

KUWAIT City, KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in ...

Trump nominees soon to dominate Supreme Court if he is re-elected

In the hours after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, shocked Americans speculated about whether or not Republican ...

United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

Trump wants Biden to be tested for drugs prior to debate

WASHINGTON, DC, September 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Indian prime minister laments India's role at United Nation

New York/New Delhi [US/India], September 26 (ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for the reforms "in the responses, ...

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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 30)

Beijing, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Jays ace Ryu will try to even series with Rays

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu finds himself right back at the same place and in another big moment as ...

MLB roundup: Giolito, White Sox down A's in opener

Lucas Giolito took a perfect game into the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox used three home runs for ...

Snell, Rays stymie Blue Jays in wild-card opener

Blake Snell took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and Manuel Margot homered as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the ...

Britain, Canada Sanction Belarus' Lukashenko, Top Officials

Britain and Canada have imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and other top officials for allegedly rigging ...

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U.S. stocks dip as all eyes on presidential debate

NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 29 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Wall Street's major averages finished lower on Tuesday as investors ...


International freight depressed due to lack of planes in air

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday released data for global air freight markets in August ...


Global stocks rebound runs out of steam on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The worldwide rally in stocks of the previous 24 hours came to a halt in Asia ...


Criticism mounts in China over 'bullying' of social media platform

The logo of TikTok is seen on a smartphone screen in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, Aug. 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu ...


Fifth most visited city in world prepares for long Winter

SINGAPORE - These days, the desolate streets and shuttered businesses in popular tourist areas in Singapore like Little India and ...


Asian stocks mixed Monday, British pound edges up

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan and Hong Kong rose strongly on Monday, while in China and Australia stock ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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