Ottawa's new $20M fund boosts women entrepreneurs

Friday morning at the Tsawwassen Coast Inn hotel in Delta, the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion announced a new government fund of $20M for women in business. The fund, a part of the government's women's entrepreneurship strategy, can assist women looking to grow their businesses, expand into new markets, upgrade facilities, equipment or improve technologies.
Kennedy Stewart, NDP, Vancouver, Mayor, election

Kennedy Stewart wins nail-biter

Supporters chanted, "Kennedy, Kennedy," and broke out in dance as results came in early Sunday morning, heralding Stewart in as the first Independent mayor of Vancouver in more than 30 years.

Sheila Watt-Cloutier calls for humanizing climate issues

Climate change isn’t just about starving polar bears or melting ice, writes Sheila Watt-Cloutier. It is about human rights, human health, food security, poverty, loss of traditional knowledge, and global insecurity as traditional ways of life that are lost to glacier melt, coastal erosion, permafrost melt, rising seas, extreme drought, floods and violent weather.