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Judge finds no documentation to support Global News reporting on Han Dong allegations

Judge finds no documentation to support Global News reporting on Han Dong allegations

An Ontario Supe­ri­or Court judge has found no doc­u­ment­ed evi­dence to sup­port alle­ga­tions made against for­mer Lib­er­al MP Han Dong in series of Glob­al News sto­ries last year. The judge made the com­ments as he reject­ed an appli­ca­tion…

Canada Prepares Potential Tariffs on Chinese EVs After US and EU Moves

Canada Prepares Potential Tariffs on Chinese EVs After US and EU Moves

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau’s gov­ern­ment is prepar­ing poten­tial new tar­iffs on…

With Trudeau on the ropes, Liberals contemplate the next election with hope and anxiety

With Trudeau on the ropes, Liberals contemplate the next election with hope and anxiety

In Justin Trudeau’s inner cir­cle, there is no doubt about it — the prime min­is­ter will…

After nine election victories, a Toronto MP known for his straight talk and wit says he won’t run again

After nine election victories, a Toronto MP known for his straight talk and wit says he won’t run again

Inside the Lib­er­al cau­cus meet­ing on Wednes­day, John McK­ay was hav­ing a bit…

Truck with anti-Muslim messaging registered to Rebel News Network

    Truck with anti-Muslim messaging registered to Rebel News Network

    An adver­tis­ing truck that is being inves­ti­gat­ed by Toron­to police, after it was…

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    Belief in a lower standard of living for the future generation reaches an all time high among Canadians

    Belief in a lower standard of living for the future generation reaches an all time high among Canadians

    Sev­en in ten Cana­di­ans say they believe the next gen­er­a­tion will have a low­er…

    Capital Gains Tax: One-in-five say increasing inclusion rate will cost them more over next five years

    Capital Gains Tax: One-in-five say increasing inclusion rate will cost them more over next five years

    When it comes to the Lib­er­al gov­ern­ment, tax poli­cies aimed at woo­ing younger…



    Opinion

    What’s there to fear about Pierre Poilievre?

    What’s there to fear about Pierre Poilievre?

    Cana­da has nev­er had a fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tive or Lib­er­al leader who fit the…

    20-point comeback election wins are as rare as hen’s teeth, history shows

    20-point comeback election wins are as rare as hen’s teeth, history shows

    The dif­fer­ence in this case is the gov­ern­ment has been in pow­er for almost…

    News

    Royal Canadian Navy led conga lines in Havana as part of ‘deterrence’ visit to Cuba, photos show

    Royal Canadian Navy led conga lines in Havana as part of ‘deterrence’ visit to Cuba, photos show

    Pho­tos post­ed on social media by Canada’s embassy in Cuba show a Roy­al Cana­di­an…

    William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

    William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

    Cana­di­an actor William Shat­ner is wad­ing into the debate over open-pen salmon…

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    Pierre Poilievre’s silence on industrial carbon pricing undermines investment, Canada’s competitiveness and our environment.

    Pierre Poilievre’s silence on industrial carbon pricing undermines investment, Canada’s competitiveness and our environment.

    Ear­li­er this spring, the Cana­di­an Cli­mate Insti­tute pro­duced a report…

    Chrystia Freeland: A fairer tax system to benefit all Canadians

    Chrystia Freeland: A fairer tax system to benefit all Canadians

    Cap­i­tal gains changes will affect a small num­ber of well-off Cana­di­ans, but…



    Opinion (Continued)

    With the polls stacked against him, here’s why Justin Trudeau still thinks he can win the next election

    With the polls stacked against him, here’s why Justin Trudeau still thinks he can win the next election

    Justin Trudeau is no doubt acute­ly aware of just how much Lib­er­als need a morale…

    A user's guide to Trudeau's illicit affair with China’s Communists

    A user's guide to Trudeau's illicit affair with China’s Communists

    In the ordi­nary course of heat­ed polit­i­cal con­tro­ver­sies, Cana­di­ans can sort out…

    Unnamed traitors in Parliament, but thank goodness everyone’s reputation is intact

    Unnamed traitors in Parliament, but thank goodness everyone’s reputation is intact

    Two weeks in, we must con­clude that Oper­a­tion Save Our Rep­u­ta­tions has been…

    The capital gains debate has turned dramatic and mysterious

    The capital gains debate has turned dramatic and mysterious

    Announc­ing the Lib­er­al gov­ern­men­t’s pro­posed changes to cap­i­tal gains tax­es…

    Federal Liberals urgently need to shift terrain with bold ideas

    Federal Liberals urgently need to shift terrain with bold ideas

    As Lib­er­al MPs pre­pare to return to their home rid­ings for the sum­mer recess, they…

    Think you’ve lost your freedom? Not in Canada, you haven’t

    Think you’ve lost your freedom? Not in Canada, you haven’t

    So many Cana­di­ans have com­plained about their lack of free­dom. I start­ed to…

    Quebec’s language laws are coming to a long neglected place — bathrooms

    Quebec’s language laws are coming to a long neglected place — bathrooms

    Grow­ing up in a French-speak­ing house­hold, my fam­i­ly often vaca­tioned in…

    Europe is in the middle of a ‘greenlash.’ If Canada doesn’t put workers first in its green transition, we could be next

    Europe is in the middle of a ‘greenlash.’ If Canada doesn’t put workers first in its green transition, we could be next

    Sev­en in 10 Cana­di­ans say they’re wor­ried about cli­mate change, so you might think…

    In the case of foreign interference, why not name names?

    In the case of foreign interference, why not name names?

    Justin Trudeau is a wit­less for the pros­e­cu­tion. The prime min­is­ter could, if…

    High immigration could see Quebec emigrate from Canada

    High immigration could see Quebec emigrate from Canada

    If times are good, immi­gra­tion does not dri­ve pol­i­tics. If times are bad,…



    Taiwan at the Centre of the Coming Age of AI: An Opportunity for Canada
    The foreign interference revelations show that Trudeau’s security committee is fulfilling its mandate

    The foreign interference revelations show that Trudeau’s security committee is fulfilling its mandate

    One of the bit­ter ironies in the dis­mal, long-run­ning for­eign inter­fer­ence saga is…

    Inequality has only widened amid Freeland’s obsessive war on wealth

    Inequality has only widened amid Freeland’s obsessive war on wealth

    The con­clu­sion is that the Lib­er­als have mis­di­ag­nosed Canada’s major eco­nom­ic…

    Pierre Poilievre can prove he’s a grown-up and read the NSICOP report. But what would be the point?

    Pierre Poilievre can prove he’s a grown-up and read the NSICOP report. But what would be the point?

    Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre has every par­ti­san polit­i­cal rea­son to…

    Colonel Mustard with the knife in the Constituency? Maybe not

    Colonel Mustard with the knife in the Constituency? Maybe not

    It has been like a long-play­ing Net­flix series — alter­nate­ly alarm­ing,…

    A few thoughts on political journalism

    A few thoughts on political journalism

    In Jan­u­ary 2023, as part of a larg­er edi­to­r­i­al and cor­po­rate exer­cise, the…

    The Geopolitical Economy: Nationalism, Populism and a New ‘Yes, We Can’

    The Geopolitical Economy: Nationalism, Populism and a New ‘Yes, We Can’

    The real­i­ty today is an uncom­fort­able mix of geopo­lit­i­cal tur­moil, ris­ing…

    For Poilievre, ignorance of the foreign interference report is not bliss

    For Poilievre, ignorance of the foreign interference report is not bliss

    The Nation­al Post’s Tristin Hop­per did a fine job this week explain­ing the…

    Olivia Chow’s greatest vulnerability? Her friends

    Olivia Chow’s greatest vulnerability? Her friends

    Imag­ine the con­fu­sion. Toronto’s most labour friend­ly may­or in recent mem­o­ry and…

    “It’s bull——:” How Ottawa insiders really feel about Justin Trudeau’s handling of the foreign interference probe

    “It’s bull——:” How Ottawa insiders really feel about Justin Trudeau’s handling of the foreign interference probe

    Eighty years ago, cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko walked out of the Sovi­et embassy in Ottawa…



    New research shows engaged women know that embracing Canadian energy can tackle affordability and make life easier. Will our government follow suit?

    New research shows engaged women know that embracing Canadian energy can tackle affordability and make life easier. Will our government follow suit?

    Whether it’s turn­ing on the lights, fill­ing up your tank, or adjust­ing the…

    Political Pulse Panel: Federal leaders differ on intelligence report implications

    Political Pulse Panel: Federal leaders differ on intelligence report implications

    Par­ty insid­ers dis­cuss a week of rev­e­la­tions, con­fu­sion and con­tra­dic­tion…

    Ottawa’s Response to the Trucker Protest Was Doomed from the Start

    Ottawa’s Response to the Trucker Protest Was Doomed from the Start

    THE STORY OF how Ottawa failed to deal effec­tive­ly with the three-week ​“Free­dom…

    Poilievre wriggles out of the Liberal trap, with a commitment to much broader tax reform

    Poilievre wriggles out of the Liberal trap, with a commitment to much broader tax reform

    We would appear, as Woody Allen once said, to stand at a cross­roads: ​“One path…

    Canada should give doctors every incentive to stay. By hiking capital gains, it’s doing the opposite

    Canada should give doctors every incentive to stay. By hiking capital gains, it’s doing the opposite

    There is one very good rea­son why the Lib­er­als could not enter­tain the request from…

    Recalling a Prime Minister’s visit to Stirling on the Rt. Hon. Arthur Meighen’s 150th birthday

    Recalling a Prime Minister’s visit to Stirling on the Rt. Hon. Arthur Meighen’s 150th birthday

    All eyes were on tiny Stir­ling on August 11, 1920. Cana­da had a new prime…

    Will someone please tell us already how exactly our democracy is being undermined?

    Will someone please tell us already how exactly our democracy is being undermined?

    If you ever stud­ied phi­los­o­phy you’ll be famil­iar with Plato’s alle­go­ry of the…

    Ottawa’s cruising for another trade bruising from Donald Trump

    Ottawa’s cruising for another trade bruising from Donald Trump

    The sense that Trump would guar­an­tee Cana­da access to U.S. mar­kets under the…

    Alberta's war room waves the white flag

    Alberta's war room waves the white flag

    When for­mer Alber­ta pre­mier Jason Ken­ney first intro­duced the idea of an oil and gas…

    Canadian politicians are modelling the LGBTQ+ scapegoating of Eastern Europe

    Canadian politicians are modelling the LGBTQ+ scapegoating of Eastern Europe

    Anew report by Over Zero, a research and train­ing group found­ed in response to the…

    Poilievre takes the dare When springing a trap, try not to give six weeks' notice

    Poilievre takes the dare When springing a trap, try not to give six weeks' notice

    Some­body should write a book about Justin Trudeau and box­ing metaphors. One…

    Our toxic politics claims its latest victim

    Our toxic politics claims its latest victim

    At some point, even for the tough­est of cook­ies, enough is enough. After years of…

    Pierre Poilievre’s vision for Canada: Heaven for the very rich and squat for everyone else

    Pierre Poilievre’s vision for Canada: Heaven for the very rich and squat for everyone else

    Pierre Poilievre often calls Cana­da ​“bro­ken,” but he rarely reveals that his dream…

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    Justice minister says RCMP has tools needed to deal with threats against politicians

    Justice minister says RCMP has tools needed to deal with threats against politicians

    Fed­er­al Jus­tice Min­is­ter Arif Virani says he isn’t going any­where with­out…

    Rebel News admits it owns truck displaying anti-Muslim ads

    Rebel News admits it owns truck displaying anti-Muslim ads

    Rebel News has come for­ward to claim own­er­ship of the con­tro­ver­sial truck that’s…

    Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland dies at 88, son Kiefer says

    Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland dies at 88, son Kiefer says

    Don­ald Suther­land, the New Brunswick-born act­ing leg­end with the dis­tinct bari­tone…

    'I expect more': NATO head on Canada's need to increase defence spending

    'I expect more': NATO head on Canada's need to increase defence spending

    NATO Sec­re­tary-Gen­er­al Jens Stoltenberg says he expects more from Cana­da when it…



    Canada, Germany and Norway discussing a security pact to cover the North Atlantic and Arctic

    Canada, Germany and Norway discussing a security pact to cover the North Atlantic and Arctic

    Cana­da, Ger­many and Nor­way are dis­cussing the pos­si­bil­i­ty of a tri­lat­er­al…

    The Race Next Door: “A heartbeat away”.

    The Race Next Door: “A heartbeat away”.

    In 1892, Thomas Reed (who went on to be Speak­er of the US House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives)…

    Senators approve bill to fight foreign interference after voting down amendment

    Senators approve bill to fight foreign interference after voting down amendment

    The Sen­ate has passed a gov­ern­ment bill intend­ed to help deter, inves­ti­gate…

    Public servants uneasy as government 'spy' robot prowls federal offices

    Public servants uneasy as government 'spy' robot prowls federal offices

    A device fed­er­al pub­lic ser­vants call ​“the lit­tle robot” began appear­ing in…

    Rachel Notley leaving behind an Alberta NDP that's still ready to run

    Rachel Notley leaving behind an Alberta NDP that's still ready to run

    Cheryl Oates learned that she need­ed to lace up a good pair of run­ning shoes to…

    Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

    Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

    With entrenched views on all sides of the salmon-farm­ing debate in British Colum­bia,…

    Toronto voters say federal byelection is a referendum on Justin Trudeau's future

    Toronto voters say federal byelection is a referendum on Justin Trudeau's future

    The upcom­ing Toron­to-St. Paul’s fed­er­al byelec­tion will be a crit­i­cal test…

    Parliament Hill washrooms to be gender-neutral after renovation

      Parliament Hill washrooms to be gender-neutral after renovation

      The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment has decid­ed to scrap all gen­dered wash­rooms as part of its…

      Can Justin Trudeau counter Pierre Poilievre’s claim that his time is up? Obama’s former adviser has some advice

      Can Justin Trudeau counter Pierre Poilievre’s claim that his time is up? Obama’s former adviser has some advice

      David Axel­rod, a top Amer­i­can Demo­c­ra­t­ic polit­i­cal strate­gist, wasn’t…



      Info watchdog, Defence Minister Blair keep clashing in court cases over access law compliance

      Info watchdog, Defence Minister Blair keep clashing in court cases over access law compliance

      Defence Min­is­ter Bill Blair is ask­ing the courts to quash two infor­ma­tion…

      Blair promises Canada will meet NATO target as secretary-general visits Ottawa

      Blair promises Canada will meet NATO target as secretary-general visits Ottawa

      Cana­da con­tin­ues to miss its NATO defence spend­ing tar­get, but Defence Min­is­ter…

      'Swimming into the tide': Liberal MPs talk summer strategy as they prepare to hit the doors down in the polls

      'Swimming into the tide': Liberal MPs talk summer strategy as they prepare to hit the doors down in the polls

      Prepar­ing to head back to their rid­ings for the sum­mer, Lib­er­al MPs say that while…

      Canada listing Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as terrorist group after years of pressure

      Canada listing Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as terrorist group after years of pressure

      The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is list­ing Iran’s Islam­ic Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Guard Corps…

      Bloc leader says he's in no hurry to read intelligence report linking parliamentarians to foreign interference

      Bloc leader says he's in no hurry to read intelligence report linking parliamentarians to foreign interference

      Bloc Québé­cois Leader Yves-François Blanchet says that while he plans to read the…

      Health minister says he aims to launch national pharmacare program by next April

      Health minister says he aims to launch national pharmacare program by next April

      Health Min­is­ter Mark Hol­land says he hopes to launch a nation­al phar­ma­care…

      Support for Trudeau nears ‘rock bottom’ as 68% want him to step down: Ipsos

      Support for Trudeau nears ‘rock bottom’ as 68% want him to step down: Ipsos

      As the House of Com­mons pre­pares to break for the sum­mer, a major­i­ty of…

      NDP MP says interference report has cast suspicion on all MPs, calls on House to release names
      Conservatives lead Liberals by 20 points in vote intention; governing party tied with NDP

      Conservatives lead Liberals by 20 points in vote intention; governing party tied with NDP

      When it comes to the Lib­er­al gov­ern­ment, tax poli­cies aimed at woo­ing younger…

      Weekly Writ for June 19: Are Canadians not in 'decision mode' yet?

      Weekly Writ for June 19: Are Canadians not in 'decision mode' yet?

      On Mon­day, Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau appeared on CBC’s Pow­er and Pol­i­tics,…

      Anand defends hesitation to further invest in defence as NATO secretary general arrives in Canada

      Anand defends hesitation to further invest in defence as NATO secretary general arrives in Canada

      The cab­i­net min­is­ter in charge of the fed­er­al trea­sury says it does­n’t make sense…

      Conservatives and NDP at odds over how much committee work to do over the summer

      Conservatives and NDP at odds over how much committee work to do over the summer

      Con­ser­v­a­tives insist that some com­mit­tees should keep sit­ting to con­tin­ue…

      New Democrats to represent Winnipeg constituency for first time following byelection

      New Democrats to represent Winnipeg constituency for first time following byelection

      The Tuxe­do con­stituen­cy in Win­nipeg will be rep­re­sent­ed by the New Democ­rats for…

      Poilievre Top Choice for Best PM in Canada

      Poilievre Top Choice for Best PM in Canada

      Pierre Poilievre as the pre­ferred choice for Prime Min­is­ter, with sig­nif­i­cant…

      NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to meet with prime minister in Ottawa

      NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to meet with prime minister in Ottawa

      The head of the NATO alliance is set to meet with the prime min­is­ter in Ottawa today.…

      Federal government decision expected on controversial B.C. fish farms

      Federal government decision expected on controversial B.C. fish farms

      The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is expect­ed to announce the way for­ward for fish farms along…

      Ten parliamentary committees forgo scrutiny of $25-billion in spending estimates

      Ten parliamentary committees forgo scrutiny of $25-billion in spending estimates

      Nine House com­mit­tees, plus a joint House and Sen­ate com­mit­tee, eschewed…

      Nomination races are a 'gateway' for foreign interference — is anyone doing anything about it?

      Nomination races are a 'gateway' for foreign interference — is anyone doing anything about it?

      Two land­mark reports have flagged fed­er­al nom­i­na­tion races as ​“par­tic­u­lar­ly…

      Canada growing exports of plant-based protein

      Ottawa-Increased pro­duc­tion of plant-based pro­tein can boost agri­cul­ture as well as…

      Airplane food cost more than $220K on Trudeau's Indo-Pacific trip

        Airplane food cost more than $220K on Trudeau's Indo-Pacific trip

        New records show that Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau’s six-day Indo-Pacif­ic trip in…

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        The Race Next Door: “A heartbeat away”.

        The Race Next Door: “A heartbeat away”.

        In 1892, Thomas Reed (who went on to be Speak­er of the US House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives)…

        Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fails to qualify for CNN's debate. It'll be a showdown between Biden and Trump

        Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fails to qualify for CNN's debate. It'll be a showdown between Biden and Trump

        COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Inde­pen­dent pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has…

        Bob Good hopes final vote count will put him ahead of Trump-endorsed challenger

        Bob Good hopes final vote count will put him ahead of Trump-endorsed challenger

        RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Con­ser­v­a­tive U.S. Rep. Bob Good, R‑Va., is ask­ing for…

        Cliffhanger congressional contest between Bob Good and John McGuire tests power of Trump endorsement

        FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — One of Amer­i­ca’s most con­ser­v­a­tive con­gress­men was…

        The Context

        The Context: Natural Health Products in Canada

          The Context: Natural Health Products in Canada

          The Con­text host Annette Goern­er sits down with Aaron Skel­ton, Pres­i­dent and CEO of…

          The Context: The state of critical work in Canada

            The Context: The state of critical work in Canada

            The Con­text host Annette Goern­er sits down with Der­rick Hynes, Pres­i­dent of…

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            Putin says Russia and North Korea have vowed to aid each other if attacked in new partnership deal

            Putin says Russia and North Korea have vowed to aid each other if attacked in new partnership deal

            Russ­ian Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin and North Kore­an leader Kim Jong Un signed…

            New York's top court declines to hear Trump's appeal of the gag order in his hush money case

            New York's top court declines to hear Trump's appeal of the gag order in his hush money case

            NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s top court on Tues­day declined to hear Don­ald Trump’s gag…

            Ethics probe into Matt Gaetz now reviewing allegations of sexual misconduct and illicit drug use

            Ethics probe into Matt Gaetz now reviewing allegations of sexual misconduct and illicit drug use

            WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Com­mit­tee on Tues­day gave an unusu­al pub­lic…

            Half a million immigrants could eventually get US citizenship under a new plan from Biden

            Half a million immigrants could eventually get US citizenship under a new plan from Biden

            WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres­i­dent Joe Biden is tak­ing an expan­sive elec­tion year step to…

            An ounce of prevention: Now is the time to take action on H5N1 avian flu, because the stakes are enormous

            An ounce of prevention: Now is the time to take action on H5N1 avian flu, because the stakes are enormous

            Bird flu pos­es a mas­sive threat, and the poten­tial for a cat­a­stroph­ic new…

            Think Tank

            Critical resilience – Russia, hybrid threats, and subsea fibre-optic cables in Canada’s Arctic

            Critical resilience – Russia, hybrid threats, and subsea fibre-optic cables in Canada’s Arctic

            Nei­ther gov­ern­ments nor the media have had very much to say to date about hybrid…

            Conquering the Next Frontier in Bridging the Digital Divide

            Conquering the Next Frontier in Bridging the Digital Divide

            Hav­ing reli­able access to the inter­net is a fun­da­men­tal part of every­day…

            Canada’s Security Classification Framework: The Biggest Impediment to Realizing Our Digital Ambition

            Canada’s Security Classification Framework: The Biggest Impediment to Realizing Our Digital Ambition

            In 2022, the Gov­ern­ment of Cana­da, under the lead­er­ship of the Chief Infor­ma­tion…


            Substacks

            A collection of SubStack publishing within Canadian public affairs.

            The State of the Writ, Year 3

            The State of the Writ, Year 3

            Time flies when you’re hav­ing fun — and so it’s remark­able that it is already the…

            Shackleton's last ship was a dud for polar exploration

            Shackleton's last ship was a dud for polar exploration

            Sir Ernest Shackleton’s last expe­di­tion ship, which was locat­ed on the seafloor off…

            Traffic jam on RCMP car lots

            Traffic jam on RCMP car lots

            A three-year freeze on the sale of used RCMP vehi­cles has cre­at­ed such huge stor­age…

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            Climate change, migration and Menaka’s epic birding day

              Climate change, migration and Menaka’s epic birding day

              Point Pelee Nation­al Park juts out into Lake Erie like a fin­ger, as every spring…

              War grinds on in Ukraine. Is peace possible?

                War grinds on in Ukraine. Is peace possible?

                On the week­end, more than 90 coun­tries held a con­fer­ence in Switzer­land billed…

                Understood only by those who feel threatened by it

                  Understood only by those who feel threatened by it

                  Curse of Pol­i­tics was cre­at­ed by Air Quotes Media with sup­port from our pre­sent­ing…

                  Nature is SO Gay

                    Nature is SO Gay

                    25 years ago, one Cana­di­an sci­en­tist wrote a book that detailed the…