Italian Government Numbers Show 42% of Rapes are Carried Out by Migrants

Italian Government Numbers Show 42% of Rapes are Carried Out by Migrants

New figures released by Italy’s Interior Ministry have revealed that 42 per cent of rapes in the country are carried out by migrants. The numbers show that Italian women are more likely to be victims of sexual harassment or so-called “minor sexual assaults” than foreign women are, but that migrant women are slightly more likely […]

B.C. forests contribute 'hidden' carbon emissions that dwarf official numbers, report says

B.C. forests contribute 'hidden' carbon emissions that dwarf official numbers, report says

“Uncounted forest emissions” represent a major hole in B.C.’s climate plan and show the need for a provincial forest emissions-reduction strategy, according to a new report by an environmental group. Climate-warming carbon emissions released from B.C. forests in both 2017 and 2018 were more than three times higher than emissions from all other sources combined in 2016, […]

Nunavut polar bear numbers unsafe, according to draft plan

Nunavut polar bear numbers unsafe, according to draft plan

There are too many polar bears in parts of Nunavut and climate change hasn’t yet affected any of them, says a draft management plan from the territorial government that contradicts much of conventional scientific thinking. The proposed plan — which is to go to public hearings in Iqaluit on Tuesday — says that growing bear […]

Liberal budget offers lots of ‘vision’ but few new numbers: Aaron Wherry

At a dozen points in the budget document, the Liberals interrupt their announcements to explain “What Success Will Look Like.” Canada, we are told at one point, “will have one of the most skilled, talented, creative and diverse workforces in the world.” The country “will be on the leading edge of discovery and innovation.” Commute times will […]