By: Natalie Dixon and Allyyssa Sousa-Kirpaul Reports have surfaced that say climate change may have passed the tipping point. According to an article in the Guardian, we are now living in a world with more carbon in the atmosphere than ever before in recorded history. They reported that the levels are unlikely to drop below the
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By Chelsea Howard Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Borders released a report entitled “Pushed to the Limit and Beyond,” that looked into the year of the largest Ebola outbreak. The Toronto Star reported that the agency has deployed more than 1,300 international staff, who have witnessed more than 2,500 patients die from
By Jared Clinton A Humber College student is helping create a safe haven for Muslims seeking to distance themselves from religion. The student established a Toronto chapter of Ex-Muslims of North America which has since spread to Washington, D.C., Austin, Texas, and Richmond, Va. The group made it clear that they “do not wish to promote
By Kristin Andrews The new leader of the Roman Catholic Church has been decided so what do those who are the future of the church think of Pope Francis? “I’m particularly fond of evangelization itself, which the church always has an interesting policy on, ” said Alex Casamassis, 29, a former youth leader at Immaculate
By Amber Daugherty Canadian media mogul David Thomson made the top 25 in Forbes’ rich list for 2013. His net worth of $20.3 billion is just below Google’s Sergey Brin ($22.8B), Wal-Mart’s Alice Walton ($26.3B) and H&M’s Stefan Persson ($28B). The full list was released Monday. The top 25 are listed below. 1. Carlos Slim
Compiled by Shumu Haque One of the Islamic militants responsible for the hostage taking in Algeria’s In Amenas plant may be a Canadian citizen, CBC News has reported. “We are aware of reports that a Canadian may have been involved in the hostage-taking in Algeria,” Department of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Chrystiane Roy told CBC news.
By Andrew Schopp Saturday marks the 25th World AIDS Day, an annual international effort to raise awareness of the disease, which according to Public Health Agency of Canada, has claimed the lives of over 13,000 Canadians from 1980-2009. World AIDS Day was established in 1988 by the UN General Assembly. “It was decided that this