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August 19, 2013 10:01 AM Senator Ted Cruz (R, CN)

It turns out that hard-right Republican Senator and Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is a Canadian citizen as well as an American one. TPM: The birth certificate [released by Cruz] confirmed that the Texas Republican was born Dec. 22, 1970 in...

By James Wimberley

April 10, 2013 1:13 PM Alberta Is Becoming a Petro-Parasite on Canada

April 4th saw a spectacular pipeline rupture in Mayflower, Arkansas, spilling heavy Albertan tar sands oil over a suburban street. Unsurprisingly, this has intensified the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing questions over the environmental safety of pipelines to...

By Rhiannon M. Kirkland

April 10, 2012 11:50 AM Worthwhile Canadian Initiative: Report Cards

The Conference Board of Canada has recently updated its Health Outcomes by Country report cards using the latest data from the OECD. They score themselves a B. Guess which country is at the bottom of the list? The details are...

By Austin Frakt