Post Tagged with: "Canada"

Global Press Freedoms Decline, Activists Say

Press freedoms have declined in the United States and around the world as authoritarian governments and strongmen erode journalist protections, according to Reporters Without Borders’ 2017 World Press Freedom Index that was announced yesterday. Compiled in partnership with The Washington Post and presented at the paper’s office, the report concludes[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

SCATTERGOOD: Week 2 Recap of The Olympics and Closing Preview

With such an eventful second (and final) week of Olympic action, where does one even begin? I suppose a nice place to start would be noting what appears to be a very secure first-place lead on the part of the United States as far as medals are concerned — with[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Olympic Soccer Tournament Preview

CRAIGE: Olympic Soccer Tournament Preview

In just three days, one of the world’s greatest sporting events is set to get underway. The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has already been shrouded in controversy, from the inadequacies of the Olympic village to the hazardous waste floating in Guanabara Bay to the Zika virus that has caused[Read More…]

by August 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
STIRRETT: Canadian Border Marks Ideological Divide

STIRRETT: Canadian Border Marks Ideological Divide

Some people call me a political schizophrenic. Back home in Halifax, I am a supporter of the Conservative Party of Canada, but in the United States, I identify with Democrats. The reason for this paradox is that the political spectra in these two countries are so different that being conservative[Read More…]

by September 18, 2012 0 comments Opinion