One of the more common migrant shorebirds that pass through our area, both in the spring and the fall, is the Least Sandpiper. It is one of many peeps seen on our beaches and mudflats during migration.
Donald Trump recently made headlines about how NATO countries are not carrying their fair share of the defence burden. But even President Barack Obama publicly pointed out, in his address to Parliament no less, that Canada should contribute “its full share to common security.”
Whatever hopes Republicans may have had of their candidate salvaging a vestige of respectability from the charred rubble of his presidential campaign, those are now gone.
Two great sieges are getting underway in the Middle East, one in Mosul in Iraq and the other in Aleppo in Syria.
The idea that an election could be rigged or stolen has little credibility in Canada, but in the United States, it carries some plausibility.
The world has long been captivated by U.S. presidential elections.
As the pivotal battle of the war with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant begins, Canada is deeply implicated, with some 600 soldiers deployed in four countries, more than a quarter of those in ground combat.
No sooner do I question whether Justin Trudeau can play the heavy than he drops a carbon tax bombshell on unsuspecting provincial counterparts.
It's obvious that Donald Trump has finally gone round the bend.
It’s difficult to reflect on the legacy of former federal minister, Alberta premier and mensch Jim Prentice, whose death in a plane crash Thursday has shocked and saddened all who knew him.
We’ve seen this act before, so forgive me if some of us are not overly impressed by all the words from the Ontario Liberal government on reforming the Ontario Municipal Board.
Going to church does not make you a Christian anymore than going to a garage makes you a car - LAWRENCE J. PETER
It was an ugly moment when political commentator Glenn Beck refused to call the newly transitioned reality star Caitlyn Jenner by her chosen name. “Don’t tell me I have to start calling him a woman,” the controversial radio host whined at a political conference.
Get set for Hillary Clinton's blend of qualities -- call it anti-flash, quiet competence, a capacity for unsung hard work -- to take centre stage in candidate selection for the foreseeable future, not just in the United States but everywhere.
Social progress comes in odd ways. Take the case of Ottawa's Algonquin College and the Cleveland Indians.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is showing a taste for old-fashioned Canadian horse trading. She will not support a federal carbon price rising to $50 per tonne, she says, unless Alberta gets a pipeline to tidewater.
With moose season drawing to a close, whitetail hunters everywhere are gearing-up for the pursuit of North America’s most sought after big-game animal.
What on earth is a love marriage?
Elon Musk wants to take humanity to Mars in just six years.