Municipalities and residents in British Columbia are set to argue that the proposed route of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would damage sensitive ecosystems, harm public parks and trails and adversely impact homeowners.
While Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un were trading death threats through the media, the summit was being billed as a multilateral alternative led by Canada, a middle power imbued with what British foreign secretary Boris Johnson praised as an “instinct for peace.”
In 2003, the two Koreas and their superpower allies -- the U.S., China, Russia, and Japan -- met in Beijing to negotiate a peaceful path to denuclearizing the Korean peninsula. Over six years, the Six-Party Talks made halting diplomatic progress before North Korea suddenly pulled out of negotiations in 2009.
In 2004, Kim Jong-Il wanted to convince the United States that it had a nuclear bomb. His staff invited some of the world’s top nuclear scientists into his facility and handed Siegfried Hecker, a professor at Stanford University, a small piece of plutonium metal inside a glass jar.
Members of the Concordia Association for Students in English released a statement Friday claiming "the courses taught by the professors named online are being reassigned pending investigation, the books written by those faculty members have been removed ... and a third party is conducting the investigation."
In a statement posted online on Monday, Concordia University president Alan Shepard said he "became aware" of allegations of sexual misconduct at the English department in the afternoon after reading an online article about the staff and atmosphere inside and outside of classrooms.