A century ago in Pas-de-Calais, France, the First World War waged its terror. The two main combatants in this period from April 9-12 were the powerful Germans and the ambitious Canadians. Germany at this point had buried itself within the borders of France and waged a vicious assault on the allies. The purpose of the battle was for the Canadians to regain control of an escarpment ridge from the Germans. Continue reading
Canadians are racking up a ton of debt. As a whole the country’s debt to personal income ratio has been increasing yearly since the 1980s. Currently Canadians owe more than $1.50 for every dollar of income. With this ratio of +150%, it is evident many Canadians are struggling to stay on top of their spending. There are many reasons for increases in personal debt, such as the rising cost of living. This article will not explore the external factors contributing to this trend but will recommend something we all can do; keeping better track of our funds. Continue reading
A recent speech by Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to take place at UC Berkeley. Angry protesters surrounded the facility and demanded the event to be called off. A fire was set and the protesters became violent, ultimately resulting in the cancellation of the speech. Continue reading
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
Hamilton is a giant city. It’s geographic range is expansive; filling in this area are endless suburbs and new community developments. The rise of housing in Hamilton has been notable and positive. Many people are choosing to live in Hamilton for a multitude of reasons and rediscovering the rich beauty, culture, and opportunity the city has to offer. Especially with the rising costs in the GTA, Hamilton is proving to be an affordable and enjoyable city to settle down in. The problem is how Hamilton’s demographics are spread. Continue reading
Canada in 2017 is spending big and revamping significant infrastructure essentials. Federal and Provincial funding across the country is contributing to massive projects geared towards building a more efficient and productive country. Many projects are underway, here 5 of the most significant and expensive currently in development. 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.