Thar Desert in south-east Pakistan has been suffering from drought-like conditions. In last 3 months (since Jan 2016 till date) 95 children have died in Tharparkar. The conditions are very poor and death rate is increasing.
Earth’s oceans, lakes, rivers and streams are its circulatory system, providing life’s essentials for people, animals and ecosystems. Canada has one-fifth of the world’s freshwater, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and its longest coastline. With this abundance, it’s easy to take water for granted.
Inuit, Métis, and First Nations leaders, families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG), Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, federal, provincial and territorial Ministers today committed to ongoing urgent and coordinated action to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women and girls, and to continue this work during the National Inquiry on MMIWG.
With the December Paris climate agreement, leaders and experts from around the world showed they overwhelmingly accept that human-caused climate change is real and, because the world has continued to increase fossil fuel use, the need to curb and reduce emissions is urgent.
A vote for Canada is NOT a vote for Ted Cruz! Vote Canada!
While Ted Cruz may be doing everything to prove he is a “natural born” U.S. citizen despite being born in Calgary, his situation underlines how figuring out U.S. citizenship for tax purposes is not as simple as it seems. You can be born in another country, never set foot in the U.S. and still be considered a U.S. citizen.
I’m really annoyed at the Oscars this year. It’s bad enough that there were no people of colour nominated in the acting or directing categories last year, but two years in a row? That can’t just be an unfortunate coincidence.