Vermont

Addiction Tearing Up This Tiny State

CP | Wilson Ring, The Associated Press | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Behind the facade of pristine ski slopes, craft beer, quaint village greens and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country,...

How This U.S. Town Is Luring French-Canadians

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.20.2013 | Canada Travel

Calling all French-Canadians, the town of Burlington, Vt. is now speaking your language. Well, it's not so much speaking, as it is posting signs in Fr...

New Brunswick Offers Unique Opportunities in Social Enterprise

Hassan Arif | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada
Hassan Arif

Entrepreneurship and innovation are important elements in promoting job creation and economic prosperity. Social responsibility -- environmental cons...

How Fracking Could Ruin New Brunswick

Hassan Arif | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada
Hassan Arif

The massive industrial operations associated with fracking would fundamentally change the character of New Brunswick's rural and natural landscapes. These landscapes are an attraction for tourism and (potentially) for new residents, as well as a being an important part of our province's identity as a smaller province of pristine natural and rural landscapes.

The Secret and Steamy Story of Canada's Pacific Railways

Alastair Sweeny | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada
Alastair Sweeny

At first glance, the Canadian Pacific Railway contract fiasco of the early 1870s is the granddaddy of all Canadian scandals. But only the tip of the iceberg has been recounted ad nauseam by historians. The real story is far more gripping, and is actually one of the more fascinating events in Canadian business and political history.

Vermont Wind Farm Site Meets Occupation of Its Own

John Laforet | Posted 12.22.2011 | Canada
John Laforet

While OWS entered it's second week of high-profile coverage, an occupation of a very different kind began taking place in Vermont. Concerned citizens have worked together to oppose Green Mountain Power's bid to clear-cut 134 acres of ridge top to install 21 industrial wind turbines in this environmentally-sensitive area.

Vermont Rolls Out The Welcome Mat For Quebec

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - Vermont, long known for its small-town charm and friendly people, is sending a message to its neighbours to the north: Canadians are ''bien...