The so-called Islamic State has issued threats to Canadians and specifically urged followers to attack on Canada Day. Should we be worried? The answer is no and there are two reasons for this.
To most, celebrities and models are the first to mind when thinking of Canadian sex icons. Few women however, have had as big of an influence on sex in Canada as Sue Johanson. A public figure with talents in both entertainment and education, Johanson brought sex into the households of many spreading wisdom and shattering taboos. Continue reading
Cyber security is a problem that will not leave our headlines anytime soon. An unfortunate reality about the digital age is that with new technologies comes new threats. Our interconnected global society is at risk, seemingly daily, from an onslaught of major hacks. Continue reading
SpaceX has in a short period exceeded expectations and propelled itself to the forefront of space innovation. The group is owned by visionary Elon Musk who has set ambitious goals for the agency. Groups such as SpaceX have in many ways begun to replace national space programs such as NASA; offering different perspectives and operational procedures, at often lower costs. Yesterday SpaceX landed itself into the history books. Continue reading
Canada’s history contains numerous episodes of domestic extremism. In Quebec the FLQ once terrorised the province by kidnapping politicians and bombing political targets and during the Oka Crisis tensions between the Indigenous and the settlers boiled over in dramatic waves of violence. Canada is no stranger to violent extremes on our soil and the most prominent form of violent ideological expression gripping our country today is Islamic Terrorism.
E-International Relations is an online academic source for free high quality texts on a variety of topics. I was very impressed when I stumbled onto their collection. The subject matter covers a wide scope of international relations including ongoing situations in the Middle East, the conflict in Ukraine, and on Climate Change. Continue reading
Canada is inching closer and closer to ending violence and homicides. For 50 years Canada’s homicide rate has been on a downward trend. The country as a whole is getting safer and the likelihood of dying by murder is increasingly low.