Elizabeth May returns as leader of the Green Party, with Jonathan Pedneault on a joint ticket

Elizabeth May returns as leader of the Green Party, with Jonathan Pedneault on a joint ticket

Green Party leadership candidate Elizabeth May speaks at a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sept. 29, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press After a disappointing federal election result, internal conflicts coming to the fore and a downward fundraising trend, the federal Green Party named a familiar face as its leader on Saturday night, though … Read more

Dismissed health chief calls out Prime Minister Alberta

Dismissed health chief calls out Prime Minister Alberta

A health system leader sacked by Prime Minister Danielle Smith has fired back in an open letter, saying her abusive, divisive attacks, mixed with “twisted” anti-science beliefs, make her a poor excuse for a leader and someone who literally endangers Albertans. “(Albertans) have a right to government that is based on principle, respects decency and … Read more

Kevin Conroy, iconic voice of Batman, dies at 66 | Top 10 – ABC10

Kevin Conroy, iconic voice of Batman, dies at 66 |  Top 10 – ABC10

Kevin Conroy, iconic voice of Batman, dies at 66 | Top 10ABC10 Kevin Conroy’s Favorite Batman Performance Was Also His BestCBR – Comic Book Resources Kevin Conroy’s Best Batman PerformancesCollider A tribute to the late Kevin ConroyBoing Boing Batgirl voice actor Tara Strong praises friend and colleague Kevin ConroyCBR – Comic Book Resources See full … Read more

Activists throw maple syrup at Emily Carr painting at Vancouver Art Gallery protest

Activists throw maple syrup at Emily Carr painting at Vancouver Art Gallery protest

Climate activists calling for a halt to a gas pipeline project in northern British Columbia poured maple syrup on an Emily Carr painting and taped themselves to the wall of the Vancouver Art Gallery. A spokesperson for the environmental group Stop Fracking Around says two activists splashed maple syrup on Carr’s painting “Stumps and Sky,” … Read more

BC diver gets up close with giant Pacific octopus in ‘stunning’ encounter

BC diver gets up close with giant Pacific octopus in ‘stunning’ encounter

A giant Pacific octopus approaches Vancouver diver Andrea Humphreys in the waters of Campbell River, BCAndrea Humphreys/The Canadian Press British Columbia diver Andrea Humphreys’ new acquaintance greeted her more like a long-lost friend, with arms outstretched, than a full hug and finally a kiss, from lip to tentacle. Ms Humphreys’ “stunning” encounter was with a … Read more

Michelle Obama, Mike Pence Books Square Off As Publishers Hope For A Jolt Vacation

Michelle Obama, Mike Pence Books Square Off As Publishers Hope For A Jolt Vacation

New books from former First Lady Michelle Obama and former Vice President Mike Pence, each slated for release on November 15, are among the high-profile titles publishers hope will boost sales this holiday season after a slow year. Mrs. Obama and Mr. Pence will meet in bookstores a week after the midterm elections, with books … Read more

Canada raises immigration targets, targets 500K new immigrants per year by 2025 – Global News

Canada raises immigration targets, targets 500K new immigrants per year by 2025 – Global News

Canada Raises Immigration Targets, Targets 500K New Immigrants Per Year by 2025Worldwide news Ottawa aims to welcome 500,000 immigrants a year by 2025The globe and mail Ottawa unveils plan to welcome 500,000 immigrants a year by 2025CBC News BREAKING: Canada will welcome 500,000 new immigrants by 2025Immigration News Canada View full coverage on Google News

Inside the Chess Cheating Scandal: ‘It Was a Ticking Time Bomb’

Inside the Chess Cheating Scandal: ‘It Was a Ticking Time Bomb’

A month before Magnus Carlsen and 19-year-old American grandmaster Hans Moke Niemann found themselves battling each other at the center of a high-profile chess cheating scandal, they were two guys pushing pawns on the beach in Miami. Hanging around for a tournament promotion, they played on a board in the sand, watched by only a … Read more

The book is better | WORLD

The book is better |  WORLD

MYRNA BROWN, HOST: Today is Friday, September 30. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Myrna Brown. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Amazon Studios has a new movie based on a classic Newbery Honor book, so families may be tempted to line him up when … Read more

12 books to read: September’s best reviews

12 books to read: September’s best reviews

A selection of the month’s most notable books, as reviewed by The Wall Street Journal’s reviewers. In their brief emergence, cars have dominated every aspect of public and private life and changed our understanding of space, time and nature. Review by Mark Yost. Read the review The Cup They Couldn’t Lose: America, the Ryder Cup … Read more