Canada

Nika Knight, staff writer
Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) announced late Thursday that it has found oil giant Kinder Morgan's planned expansion of a pipeline that transports tar sands oil to the British Columbia coast "in the public interest." "The fishing grounds of the Salish Sea are the lifeblood of our peoples. We cannot sit idly by while these waters are...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Update : In what civil liberties advocates called a victory for free speech,...
Nika Knight, staff writer
In a move widely seen as an attempt to quell resistance to the expansion of...

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A peaceable holiday season to you and yours, and a reminder: The Christian and largely untroubled world is celebrating the story of a Middle Eastern family seeking refuge, like so many from Syria and elsewhere today. Fellow-humans on a spinning globe, by mere blind fate more blessed, we owe compassion, comfort, aid and (please) even joy to the least among us. Enjoy. And peace.