TORONTO — Canada is a “target of direct threats” from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, al-Qaida and those inspired by their violent rhetoric, the government said Thursday in its latest update on the terrorist threats facing the country.
This article appears in the March print edition alongside the cover story, “Can America Put Itself Back Together?”—a summation of James and Deb Fallows’s 54,000-mile journey around America in a single-engine plane. More dispatches from their ongoing reporting trip can be found here.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne arrives to make an announcement on climate change policy with Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure Brad Duguid, left, Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray, right, at Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto, Wedne
In a corner of Montreal’s Collège de Maisonneuve was a former emergency stairwell turned into a space for yoga and prayers. It was there that the anger, alienation and bitterness of a handful of young Muslims hardened and led 11 of them to try to join jihad last year.
After the most recent, dismal Statistics Canada jobs report released just days ago, there is now no way for governments to spin that these growth policies are working, writes Jack Mintz. Postmedia News
OTTAWA — The federal government will soon announce a plan to bolster United Nations peace efforts in Africa, including trans-border operations, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Monday, as he wrapped up a five-country, fact-finding mission to the continent.
We all seem to have medical cannabis on our minds these days. As a product, it is popping up in dispensaries on street corners across the country: The Globe and Mail’s recent series explored what is – and what isn’t – to be found in cannabis purchased at dispensaries.
Something unusual is happening in North America’s economy: The U.S. and Canadian job markets are moving in opposite directions. And probably not in a way Canadians would like to see. While Canada lost a painful 31,000 jobs in July, the U.S. added a stellar 255,000. The U.S.
The general public vastly overestimates the number of post-9/11 veterans with mental health conditions, a misconception veterans advocates say threatens the overall well-being and employment prospects of former troops.
A minor plank in the Liberals’ election platform aimed to ensure “that 2015 will be the last federal election” conducted with the “first-past-the-post” electoral system. It was enshrined in the December throne speech. The objective is “to make sure that every vote counts.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Recent attacks on civilians in the U.S. and Europe have exposed a gap in the intelligence community’s efforts to track suspected extremists and prevent mass killings, a half dozen American, British and French counterterrorism officials told Reuters.
A few key decisions made all the difference for Justin McCarty, a former soldier now living in San Francisco. He grabbed opportunities as they were presented, accelerating the successful transition to a rewarding post-military career. McCarty, 30, now works in operations for a fast-growing startup.