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April 20, 2018 8:28 PM Paris student protesters removed from occupied building

The occupation was ignited by a new system of admissions would allow universities to rank applicants based on their own criteria. French high school graduates are guaranteed free university access regardless of their grades. Paris 1 University President Georges Haddad said no students were injured during the eviction operation. He told reporters he felt “great 8

April 20, 2018 6:00 PM Alberta university criticized for plan to bestow honorary degree on David Suzuki

The University of Alberta is being criticized for its decision to give David Suzuki an honorary degree. Earlier this month, the university announced that the longtime environmentalist will be one of 13 people to receive the honour later this spring. Andrew Leach, the architect of Alberta's climate change plan and an economics professor at the university

April 17, 2018 12:07 PM Trudeau to wrap up French visit with National Assembly speech before flying to U.K

Trudeau’s National Assembly speech is expected to touch on the rise of nationalism, populism and xenophobia. On Monday, Canada and France pledged to renew the fight against climate change, hoping to keep momentum on the world stage going after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew his country from the Paris climate agreement. A new France-Canada partnership 10

April 17, 2018 11:21 AM Trudeau to end French visit with National Assembly speech, then heads to U.K

PM's remarks expected to address the rise of nationalism, populism and xenophobia Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will wrap up his visit to France today before flying to London to meet with British counterpart Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth. Trudeau is to address the French National Assembly this morning, making him the first Canadian prime minister to do so. The address 10

April 14, 2018 11:52 PM Pipeline isn't about 'punishing' B.C., it's about what's in the national interest, Trudeau says

'The federal government has a responsibility to bring Canadians together,' PM says in Lima Efforts to see the Trans Mountain pipeline through to completion are not about punishing people from B.C., but about ensuring a project in the national interest gets built, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday at the close of the Summit of the Americas in Lima. "This 14

April 12, 2018 2:57 PM Canada’s Xavier Dolan pulls his English-language debut from Cannes

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, starring Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, is being edited and will emerge in the fall instead, Cannes artistic director Thierry Frémaux says. Canada’s Xavier Dolan won’t compete for the Palme d’Or at next month’s Cannes Film Festival because he’s pursuing a “fall strategy” that may include an Oscar campaign, Cannes 9

March 13, 2018 3:43 PM OECD raises Canada’s economic outlook, warns trade protectionism could hurt global growth

OTTAWA—The OECD is raising its economic forecast for Canada amid a strengthening global economy, but also warns that tensions are appearing that could threaten global growth. The Paris-based economic think tank says trade protectionism remains a key risk that would negatively affect confidence, investment and jobs. The OECD comment follows moves by the U.S. to impose 24

March 5, 2018 8:04 PM Edmonton mayor tells UN conference cities can fight climate change alone

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson says even if federal or regional governments are indifferent or hostile, municipal policies can influence at least 70 per cent of world's greenhouse gas emissions. Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson says cities can do a lot to fight climate change on their own. Iveson was speaking at an international conference on the issue in his city. He says even if federal 16

March 1, 2018 2:27 PM Neymar could be out for up to 3 months with toe injury

PSG superstar suffered the injury in Ligue 1 match against Marseille ​Neymar will have surgery on a fractured toe in his right foot and could be out for up to three months, an estimate that would take the Brazil forward right up to the World Cup. Neymar was injured Sunday in Paris Saint-Germain's match against Marseille in the French league 17

February 26, 2018 7:01 PM Report suggests growing gap between greenhouse gas projections and promises

A recently released report by the federal government to the United Nations suggests the gap is growing between Canada's greenhouse gas promises and the likely result of its policies. In 2016, Ottawa said its current and planned climate change policies would be 44 megatonnes short of meeting its promises under the Paris agreement. But in its last report 23