Aurora

It's Taking FOREVER To Upgrade These Spy Planes

CBC | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Politics

In what amounts to yet another tacit admission that the military's procurement system is in dire trouble, the Conservative government has quiet...

Batman Massacre is a Crime Unique to Democracies

Peter Worthington | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

There are several reasons why America hosts most of the recent mass slaughterings. While such incidents can happen anywhere, they are most prevalent in free, or democratic countries. In autocratic or repressive regimes, mass killings by explosives are for political reasons - Chechen terrorism in the Moscow theatre bombing or the Beslan school massacre. But not random, mindless slaughter. There is no logical way to prevent such massacres in a democracy.

Real Villains of Batman Shooting are Lax Gun Laws

Josh Bowman | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada
Josh Bowman

The gas-masked gunman who opened fire at a theatre full of people, killing twelve and injuring dozens more, reportedly had a shotgun, two pistols, an assault rifle, gas canisters, and potentially explosives in his home. What I don't understand is how it can possibly be alright for a civilian to have access to these kinds of weapons.

Second Polar Bear Cub Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - Officials at the Toronto Zoo say a second polar bear cub has died of injuries inflicted by its mother.A 10-year-old polar bear named Aurora ...