The World's Sarah Birnbaum asks if Britain should have a second even-more-democratic-than-the-first referendum. Then we hear from reporter Emma Jacobs in Quebec, where two referendums on sovereignty both failed but had long term social and economic effects.
It’s very nearly spring, but coyote pelts used to trim winter coat hoods are still selling briskly at auction. “Everyone wants to be a coyote trapper,” said James Aubrey, a trapper and pelt preparer in upstate New York. “I don't know how often I see somebody post something on Facebook or whatever, you know, 'I’m new to trapping but I want to catch coyotes.'”
In 1872, a visitor to one part of the sprawling Palais de l’Industrie, on Paris’s Champs-Élysées, could climb a grand staircase decorated with tapestries and porcelain vases from the finest French ateliers, before coming face to face with the majesty of Raphael’s Disputation of the Sacrament.
Well, not the real thing—that fresco was and is irrevocably fixed on a wall of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace—but a rather well-executed copy by one Monsieur Tiersonnie. The painting, depicting the Holy ...
In 2017, the average cost to rent an apartment in Toronto was $1,300 CAD a month. In Vancouver, it was $1,297. But in greater Montreal that number was $766.
Canadians have been assembling automobiles in Oshawa, Ontario, for more than a century. So when General Motors announced last week that it would lay off 15,000 employees in North America, closing plants in Maryland, Michigan, and Ohio, as well as in Oshawa, it came as a blow to the city's identity as a GM company town.
Since February 2017, more than 37,000 people have walked across Canada’s southern border with the U.S., the vast majority from New York State to Quebec between official points of entry.
There are no official statistics, but Toronto has received thousands of the new arrivals, creating additional pressures on an already stretched city shelter system.
This Philadelphia museum is hiring Iraqi and Syrian refugees as tour guides for its Middle East gallery
At the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Moumena Saradar directs a group of visitors to a glass case containing an enormous gold headdress and beaded shirt — the burial garments of Queen Puabi, who died around 2550 BCE....
In the opening pages of Fred Dewilde’s latest graphic memoir, "La Morsure," or “The Bite,” he arrives in the French countryside with his wife and children.
“It was really a wish to be quiet for three weeks,” Dewilde recalled, “with no Paris, no radio, no computers.”
A meeting of World Trade Organization ministers in Ottawa, Canada, this week has one goal: reform.
Holiday online sales rival in-store, but more and more, it's from phone sales that are growing retailers' bottom lines. That's partly driven by social media. And, bigger screen sizes are also helping drive sales from phones.
Canada’s Aluminum Valley is a two-hour drive north of Quebec City, in the region of Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean. Five aluminum smelters along a 50-mile stretch of the Saguenay River account for almost half of Canada’s aluminum production.
Dairy was one of the sticking points between the United States and Canada during the negotiations to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.
American producers of milk and cheese complained Canada's tightly controlled dairy industry limited their access to markets north of the border. The new agreement opens the door to more U.S. milk exports to Canada.
For decades, a singularly strange thing has been washing up on a particular stretch of the Brittany coast in France. Bright orange pieces of plastic—telephones in the shape of Garfield the cat.