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Comedian Scott Vrooman argues the media does not treat climate change like the five-alarm crisis it is, yet they have no
Due to effects of the Syrian war and the rise of the Islamic State, there has been a dramatic influx of millions of people seeking refugee status in countries of first asylum. This refugee crisis is the result of failure in dealing with Syria and Bashar Asad's dictatorship, not to mention ISIL. Now, the humanitarian effort is failing, too.
A group has so far helped 20 ISIS foreign defectors to escape, including one young Canadian man.
Years ago, when I was young and reckless, I backpacked solo through Syria. One morning, at the bus station in Homs, I had to make a spur of the moment decision; I could go west, towards the sea and Lebanon, or I could go east, to the ancient city of Palmyra. I turned west. I never saw Palmyra. The 2000 year old city is now in the hands of ISIS.
Bombing only marginally degrades a group like the Un-Islamic State, who take their strategies from the Hezbollah and Hamas playbook: make equipment highly mobile, and positioning them deep underground or among residential areas. To put it bluntly, fighting ISIL is less effective than tackling the humanitarian crisis from which much extremism originates.
“This is not Canada’s tradition. Canada's tradition is to uphold international law," said NDP defence critic Jack Harris.
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper will present a motion to the House of Commons on Tuesday seeking a one-year extension
Her name is Isis King and she's been taking undeserved flak because of the similarities her first name has to the Islamic
The man, who serves on an Alberta military base, says his son in Winnipeg goes by the alias Harun Abdurahman and runs a Twitter
Canada has so far pledged $100 million to Iraq.