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Salut! Chin chin! Na zdorovie! Raising a glass of Bordeaux in France, Aperol spritz in Italy or chilled vodka in Russia is certainly one way to familiarize and assimilate yourself in your surroundings while visiting a new country.
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Cities are more important than ever in efforts to address climate change. By 2050 global city populations are expected to almost double in size, but urban areas already account for nearly 75 per cent of total carbon emissions. Cities all around the planet have the opportunity to transition "from grey to green."
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People across Nova Scotia took to social media Tuesday after seeing a ball of fire in the night sky. Astronomer David Lane, director of the observatory at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, sa...
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Before Australian police stormed a Sydney cafe, at least five people managed to get out of the building. In all, three woman and two men were seen running, terrified, from the building and into the ar...
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OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other Canadian government officials were closely watching what was being described as an apparent hostage taking in Australia's largest city."Canada's though...
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SYDNEY, Australia -- Five people have fled from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages at the height of Monday morning rush hour. Two people inside the cafe were earlier seen...
It is widely acknowledged that Japan needs more females in business to make up for a shrinking workforce and to boost economic growth and opportunity. With this admirable goal in mind, we must work to make Japan a nation where every individual, male and female, has equal opportunities to realize their full social, economic and political potential. As a Japanese youth, I am not afraid to break from traditional practices and defy what is expected of me. I am ready to pursue my own dream to become a fearsome business leader and 2014 G(irls)20 Delegate representing Japan.
Luckily, unlike Canada where it's nearly impossible to fly anywhere without spending a small fortune, Australia has cheap options for backpackers. Obviously, you need to be savvy and know the ins and outs of the websites, so here are a few tips I've gathered from living and trip planning down under.
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The City of Vancouver has plans to take down the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts and transform the area into more green space and housing, as well as improve traffic. It is hard not to compare similar plans in Sydney, Australia where I lived for 15 years before moving here.
SYDNEY - Australian media report that a murder charge has been laid after a Canadian woman died in a fall from a highrise balcony. The reports say 30-year-old Lisa Harnum plunged from a 15th-floor bal...