Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday when they climbed into spacesuits and left the International Space Station (ISS) to perform a spacewalk. It was the first time a spacewalk has been conducted by two women. A […]
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By Monique Conrod Canada’s Inuit have officially adopted a new way of writing their language. A new writing system, called Inuktut Qaliujaaqpait, will make it easier for people from different groups and regions to communicate with each other. About 47,000 […]
“No one is above the law.” Those were the words of Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, as she announced on Sept. 24 that the United States’ House of Representatives would begin a formal impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, […]
Millions of young people around the world protested in a Climate March on Friday, inspired by teen activist Greta Thunberg.
Justin Trudeau did something in 2001, when he was a 29-year-old teacher and before he became Canada’s Prime Minister, that he says was racist. Many people are concerned about what he did and what it means for Canadians. Time magazine […]
It’s official. Canadians will go to the polls to vote in a federal election on October 21. Last week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to Governor General Julie Payette to ask her to “dissolve Parliament,” the protocol […]
On Saturday, nineteen-year-old Bianca Andreescu made history by winning the US Open tennis tournament. She became the first Canadian ever to win a Grand Slam singles title. (In this case, a “Grand Slam” event is one of the four most […]
Protests are continuing in Hong Kong. With many of the city’s young people starting a new school year, they are expected to continue on campuses as well.
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New Orleans-based chef Leah Chase was one of the most prominent experts on Creole cooking in the world. At her upscale restaurant, Dooky Chase’s Restaurant, she served Louisiana Creole dishes: barbecued ribs, stuffed crab, gumbo. Leah Chase passed away last […]