In conjunction with The New York Times, The Guardian, and German weekly magazine Der Spiegel, the online organization Wikileaks has released over 91,000 classified American military incident reports from the war in Afghanistan that shed new light on the conflict.
Allow me to construct as honest (and jaded) an image of treeplanting as I can: 10 hours of marching through brush with a 50 pound, lopsided bag uphill, downhill, through carrion piles and wasp nests, shoulder deep in botany with no ostensible purpose apart from maiming, tripping and generally aggravating you to the point of mental breakdown.
Students of the University of Ottawa, I am deeply disappointed in you. Ann Coulter is the victim of a ferocious hate crime. And you are co-conspirators.
As part of the Government of Saskatchewan's newly unveiled 2010-11 budget, $2.4 million has been pulled from the television channel SCN, ending its 20 year reign as Saskatchewan's home-grown source for local media.
Cryptic legends and nostalgic traditions go hand in hand with the university experience. Greased poles and ham hocks aside, the present incarnation of the University of Saskatchewan has little to offer in this regard. Where have all the monocles gone? What ever happened to Latin, gargoyles and parchment?
There are a million and one reasons why we might decide to quit before God fires us: on the principle of self-awareness, to prove a point, to end our suffering. It is this final motive that tends to evoke the most compassion.
The Vancouver Olympics mark the emergence of snowboarding as a serious winter event, despite the ignominious start in 1998 when Canadian snowboarder Ross Rebagliati tested positive for using marijuana.
Saskatoon businesses and the Saskatoon Road Runners Association organized a Feb. 6 marathon to raise funds for Haiti earthquake relief.
The federal government recently awoke from its catnap and attempted to cut funding to Insite, Vancouver's controversial safe-injection facility. Insite receives federal and provincial funding and has been praised unanimously by the mayors of Vancouver and the premier of British Columbia, as well groups ranging from the British Medical Association to the International AIDS Society.
Alberta anti-gay activist (and former male prostitute) Bill Whatcott spreads his message in Saskatchewan.