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immigration

Liberals Announce Increase for Immigration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAry-BO-k8c Canada’s Liberal government has announced plans to increase immigration levels to 300,000 per year, a 40,000 increase to the target level. The number of immigrants accepted in 2016…

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StatsCan Chief Quits, Charges Government with Compromising the Agency

“All of you are aware of my view that this loss of independence and control is not only an apprehension, but an effective reality today,” wrote the Chief Statistician…

Almost Half of Japanese Single Adults Under 35 Are Virgins Now

Japan is dealing with a shrinking population — Japan’s fertility rate is 1.4, one of the lowest in the world. One of problems behind the shrinking numbers was recently…

4 Top Banks To Create New Digital Currency

UBS, Deutsche Bank, Santander, and BNY Mellon are working on a new blockchain-based digital currency. Currently, the new currency is being referred to by the banks simply as “utility…

global warming

New Law Prohibits States From Labeling GE Fish

States are no longer allowed to label genetically engineered fish, according to Steve Mashuda, a litigator who is managing attorney for the Oceans program at Earth Justice. Mashuda has been involved in a legal…

Iceland Euro 2016

Iceland Bringing More than Football to Euro 2016

It’s become journalistic shorthand to describe Iceland’s impact at Euro 2016 as ‘volcanic’, but the team’s success in France is down to the close bond that exists in…

Pianist

Music for Melting Icebergs : Pianist Ludovico Einaudi Performing on the Arctic Ocean

60 year-old Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi performed his composition “Elegy for the Arctic” last Friday in the Svalbard islands in Norway facing sub-zero temperatures. A grand…

The World Press Photo Exhibition Tour – ‘Inspiring. Engaging. Educating. Supporting.’

diabetes

Scientists Successful In Growing “Mini-Stomachs” That Produce Insulin When Transplanted

A team of researchers has succeeded in creating mini insulin-producing organs that can be implanted into a diabetic animal to maintain glucose levels, progress towards what they consider the future…

Octopuses Turn Black, Posture Aggressively To Intimidate Each Other

A recent study of octopuses off the coast of Australia has discovered that — despite usually being considered a solitary animal — octopuses have a social life, and…

Pirate Party Iceland

Iceland’s Pirate Party Increases Election Poll Lead

This article has moved to our new website: Iceland’s Pirate Party Increases Election Poll Lead   Thousands Protest for Spanish Unity As many as 950,000 people have descended upon…

zika

America Has The Right Type Of Mosquito For The Zika Virus – Yale Epidemiologist

The Zika virus, which has caused a surge in infant birth defects in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years, and which has now spread to the U.S.,…

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