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3 Things I Learned From President Obama's Speech In Athens

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Politics
G(irls)20

The whole speech was an hymn for democracy, aiming to remind us that after all this time, since democracy was first born here in Greece, its flame still fuels the progress of our society. He reminded us that democracy is neither perfect, nor complete.

What Donald J. Trump Means For Canadian Foreign Policy

Shuvaloy Majumdar | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Politics
Shuvaloy Majumdar

The pressures on Canadian interests abroad will be significant, so long as the United States remains the guarantor of Canadian national security and the major partner in economic prosperity. So what does the U.S. election mean for Canada in the world?

The Global Stage: A 14-Year-Old's Perspective

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Business
G(irls)20

This past summer, I covered the 7th G(irls)20 Summit. As the Official Global Correspondent I learnt about the G20 and how it operates. I worked with high potential young women from around the world to develop and formulate a detailed communiqué, which was presented to G20 Leaders before they met in China.

Growing Up Asian Meant Cool Eyelids And Gourmet Lunches

Michelle Suarly | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Living
Michelle Suarly

When I was ten years old, my babysitter offered to give my friend Jimmy a ride home. As I sat in the back beside my friend, he turned to me and said, "Michelle, can you close your eyes for a second? They're different! You don't have a crease in your eye. I've never noticed this before. They are so cool!" This was my first introduction to the concept of having double eyelids.

We Are Challenging China And Fighting For Our Fathers' Freedom

Ti-Anna Wang | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Politics
Ti-Anna Wang

My father, Wang Bingzhang, is a Chinese political prisoner currently serving the 14th year of a life sentence for his work in pro-democracy activism. In 2002, while in Vietnam, my father was abducted into China and arrested by Chinese police. Six months later, he had a sham trial, found guilty, and sentenced to life in prison.

Foreign Buyers And Insane Home Prices: Get Used To It, Toronto

YPNextHome | Posted 10.21.2016 | Canada Business
YPNextHome

Prospective homebuyers in Toronto -- get used to one thing: ever-increasing prices. Either that or move further out in the GTA. Or rent. These are the limited options -- and unfortunate unintended consequences -- caused by government policy and market forces in the Toronto area.

Tories Ask If Canada Will Back Human Rights Abusers At UN

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, and Cuba seek re-election on UN Human Rights Council.

Put Human Rights At Heart Of Canada-China Relationship

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Politics
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

We, the undersigned organizations and supporters, call on the Canadian government to put human rights, especially free expression and press freedom, at the heart of the "renewed" Canada-China relationship.

It's 'Concerning' Trudeau Won't Criticize China: Tory MP

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Politics

PM’s office won’t weigh on on country’s justice system.

How Chinese Canadians Relate To China's Politics

Karen Lin | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Politics
Karen Lin

As China flexes its muscles and embarks on its territorial ambitions, it has quietly tried its hand at influencing the Chinese diaspora abroad. From the much disgraced Confucius Institute to pressuring a Vancouver based Chinese newspaper to dismiss their writer because he consistently produces what the Chinese government considers "Anti-China" content, I am starting to feel the anxiety of Beijing looming over my shoulder. And I don't like it.

Althia Raj

PMO's Silence On China's Human Rights Record Troubling: Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Politics

“I’m personally very distressed by this attitude,” one professor said.

Top 10 Destinations For Your First Solo Trip

travelcuts | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Whether you're joining an organized trip or setting out with nothing but a backpack and a guidebook, your first solo trip can be daunting. Yet, you'll soon find it's one of the most rewarding ways to travel. If you're teetering on the edge of going solo, or already planning where to visit, we have ten suggestions to kick-start your wanderlust.

Reaching The Next Level Of Female Empowerment In Saudi Arabia

G(irls)20 | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Business
G(irls)20

Saudi Arabia stands out as a country where entrepreneurship is well-perceived and is seen as a worthy career choice for women. This type of advancements will not only be an important factor in the social advancement of women, but will more broadly result in potential economic development for the country.

Catherine Lévesque

I'm Not A Guy You Can Censor: PM Trudeau's Brother

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Lévesque | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Politics

"I'm a principled man and I follow my principles no matter what."

G20 Summit Offered Little Of Substance For The World's Poorest

Development Unplugged | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada Politics
Development Unplugged

China intended this summit be a break from the past, a substance discussion on global issues, with a focus on oft-neglected international development. This would indeed have been very timely, energizing support for Agenda 2030 and a big plus for China's leadership. However, it never seemed to happen.

Canada Will Open 7 New Visa Offices In China

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Politics

Trudeau's in China to strengthen Canada's business and cultural ties.

China And Canada's Canola Conundrum Continues

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Business

The canola issue was expected to dominate Trudeau's trade talks in China.

6 Things To Watch During Trudeau's China Trip

CBC | Susan Lunn, CBC News | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Politics

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau departs for his first official visit to China, Canada's second-largest trading partner, here are six things to watch....

McCallum Aims To Spread Chinese Immigrants Across Country

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Politics

Points to lessons from Syrian refugee plan.

You Say You Want a Revolution...

Beverley Golden | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada
Beverley Golden

As astrology predicted, what happened during the conjunction of Uranus and Pluto in the '60s, would manifest globally when these two planets reached their first square. If you haven't heard, we just came out of a three-year period (2012 to 2015) where we experienced seven exact squares of Uranus and Pluto!

Chinese Media Warns Canada's Housing Crash Will Put U.S. To Shame

Stephen Punwasi | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada Business
Stephen Punwasi

Shots fired! While our media has been pointing out how Chinese buyers are driving up real estate prices, the Chinese media has been dissecting our economy and government, and warning Chinese buyers of the dangers of owning Canadian real estate.

A Flexible Workplace Helps Foster Genuine Gender Parity

G(irls)20 | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Business
G(irls)20

While conditions can vary, we define flexible workplaces as organizations that allow employees a measure of control over when, where and how they work, including working part-time, working from home, setting their own hours and taking leaves of absence. Employees are increasingly seeking flexibility. For women, workplace flexibility is especially important.

Diversity In Architecture Benefits Us All

Lisa Bate | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Business
Lisa Bate

Architecture plays a key role in social cohesion, and the solution of rebuilding war-torn areas like Syria using the principles of inclusiveness exemplifies the unique problem-solving our industry can offer when more voices, female and otherwise, are added to the conversation.

B.C. Liberals' Long-Shot LNG Deal Was Fantasy After All

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. may still see an LNG plant, but as for that $1 trillion in economic activity and $100 billion prosperity fund the only step left is to call time of death. There's an upside for the government. The public never bought the hype in the first place.

Building Globally Competitive Canadian Cities

Michael Darch | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Business
Michael Darch

Through concerted collaboration executed in a spirit of co-opetition, over the last three years 11 Canadian cities have executed seven joint Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) missions with the Federal government to 12 countries.