As the country says goodbye to Haitian-born Michaëlle Jean as their defacto head of state, academic David Lloyd Johnston will be installed as the Governor General of Canada, the official representative of the Queen.
Astronomers at the University of California have discovered a new planet which is considered to be in the middle of the Habitable Zone of its parent star, a discovery which has raised the possibility of finding life on another planet.
In a surprising turn of events last month, Sony's Playstation 3 (PS3) console was effectively hacked through an exploit in its booting process. With the weeks following, a slew of Internet tutorials ...
Despite living outside of Canada in some cases for decades, several well-known Canadian ex-pats have been admitted into the Order of Canada. The announcement was made on June 30th though the ceremony will likely take place later in 2010.
In yet another bump in the road for the Japanese automobile manufacturer, Toyota announced on Friday that it will recall around 17,000 Lexus vehicles in response to risks of the fuel tank in the cars leaking after a collision.
US president Barack Obama, in response to criticism over his handling of the ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil spill, has asked the oil company BP to create a special fund with "substantial" amounts of money to pay claimants over the disaster.
Israel will carry out an inquiry into last month's raid on a flotilla of Gaza-bound aid ships. The inquiry will include two non-voting foreign observers. Israel had earlier rejected a UN call for an international inquiry.
The British oil company BP has said it will pay the cleanup costs from a severe oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Barack Obama, the US president, said on Sunday that his administration would require BP to bear all costs.
Last month was one of the deadliest months in Afghanistan. It seems in the first two days of August the carnage continues. Along with six US troops and one French soldier, two Canadians have now paid the utlimate price.
A new strain of AIDS-causing HIV virus has been found in a 62-year-old woman from Cameroon. A study by French researchers in the academic journal Nature Medicine suggests that the new strain of HIV resembles that found in gorillas ...
The Alberta Tar Sands have been in the news for some time, and has been kept alive by environmental groups. Both former Vice President Al Gore and President Obama have referred to oil coming from the Tar Sands as dirty oil.
The history of fiat money, to put it kindly, has been one of failure. In fact, EVERY fiat currency since the Romans first began the practice in the first century has ended in devaluation and eventual collapse ...
In a New York press conference at 16:15 UTC, June 1st, Fritz Henderson, the Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, which filed for bankruptcy and Chapter 11 protection from its creditors earlier today, outlined a plan for what he called a "New GM".
Unsightly Success Tim Hortons organizes 125 clean-up events across Canada and posts do not litter signs in its stores and on its cup. As I have said before, the company can't do much about litterbugs ...
In a medical rarity, super baby Kamani Hubbard was born two weeks ago with 24 working digits. He is healthy and home with his parents in Daly City, California. Polydactyly, a congenital disorder is not uncommon in humans and animals, including cats, but to happen on both hands and feet is a rare hereditary condition.
The land of liberty and justice, ie. America, is passing through a strange phase of dilema.On one side it guarantees freedom from all the prejudices and on the other hand it treats the fellow human being from the other part of the world as threat and abuses them on the name of security.
As Enduring America reported yesterday, Pres. Obama will be visiting Ottawa on 19 February. The visit is significant for several reasons beyond that it will be Obamas first foreign trip since taking office.
Updated Jan 29th, 2009by Enduring America's Canuckistan
The United States Senate has, in a 942 vote yesterday, approved Hillary Clinton as the next United States Secretary of State. She is now the 67th person to hold that position and succeeds Condoleezza Rice.
Two explorers have set off from Knightsbridge, London Wednesday morning (0900 GMT) in a propeller-powered dune buggy heading for the Sahara. Chief pilot and expedition leader Neil Laughton, age 45, an ex-SAS officer, will fly and drive the amazing two-seater vehicle...
It will probably be the most widely watched address ever delivered, one that will draw millions of Americans and billions around the globe together - to savor the moment and the message of one man at one memorable turning point in American history.
Nortel Networks Corp, a renowned telecommunications equipment maker company, filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada and the US on this Wednesday, becoming the first major technology company to take that step in this recessional phase.
The present conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) highlights the role of multinational and Western mining interests in helping to fuel conflict and inflict human rights violations in other African countries ...