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'Mansplaining' the return of political correctness
Political correctness, that scourge of the '90s, seems to be getting a new foothold on American college campuses especially, Neil Macdonald writes. "Free speech zones" aren't necessarily what the name implies.
Vancouver unveils Pat Quinn Way to honour icon and former coach
Vancouver celebrated St. Patrick's day this year with a special tribute to former Canucks coach and Canadian hockey icon Pat Quinn. Throngs of green and blue-clad fans cheered outside Rogers Arena in downtown Vancouver for the unveiling of Pat Quinn Way o
Warmer Pacific may be starving sea lions, seabirds
Starving sea lion pups and seabirds up and down the U.S. West Coast this year may be part of a large-scale shift of the Pacific Ocean to warmer and less productive conditions, according to a new federal fisheries report.
Northern lights to dazzle in skies across Canada
Skywatchers across Canada could be treated to a dazzling light show tonight and tomorrow night, owing to a pair of solar belches that cast a cloud of magnetized gas into space, triggering a strong geomagnetic storm.
Nexen reorganizes, lays off 300 in Calgary
Three hundred Calgary employees of Nexen Inc. received pink slips this morning as part of the Chinese-owned energy company's efforts to restructure in the face of falling energy prices.
How market forces are winning the climate change battle
A new report shows greenhouse gas production has stalled while economic growth continues. Despite the stereotype of climate change instransigence by business, it is the power of capitalism that's coming to the rescue, Don Pittis writes.
Prince Harry to leave army in June
Royal officials said Tuesday that Prince Harry will leave the armed forces in June after 10 years of service that included two tours of duty in Afghanistan.
49ers' Chris Borland, 24, quits NFL over concussion worries
The San Francisco 49ers announced late Monday that linebacker Chris Borland is retiring after one season. Borland told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" earlier Monday that he is calling it quits following his standout rookie season because of concerns about hea
Billionaire who fled Tunisia uprising can't remain
As his opulent homes in Tunisia were ransacked during the 2011 uprising against his brother-in-law's corrupt regime, Belhassen Trabelsi and his family fled by boat and eventually sought refuge in Canada.
But the Immigration and Refugee Board has ruled
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