Hopes crushed by return of Taliban, Kabul women see no future in Afghanistan – National | Globalnews.ca

Khalida looked out the window of her Kabul apartment tower at a city that no longer seemed to have a place for her since the Taliban returned with their gun-mounted pickups. The 30-year-old once represented the promise of Afghanistan, an educated, professional breadwinner with degrees in computer science and law, and a job at a national … Read more

Canada’s climate plan gets good grade as Trudeau heads to summits in Europe

OTTAWA — A new analysis suggests the Liberal climate plan could meet Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions targets for the first time before the end of this decade. The study by Clean Prosperity published today could give some heft to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s credentials as he heads to planned climate discussions at the upcoming G20 … Read more

Canadian government urged to rescue Afghan interpreters long before American withdrawal, leaked emails reveal | CBC News

The Canadian government’s stance has long been that no one could have possibly known how quickly the security situation would deteriorate in Afghanistan, but an investigation by CBC’s The Fifth Estate reveals it had plenty of warning. With the U.S. military’s evacuation from Afghanistan this summer — bringing America’s longest war to an end — … Read more

New federal environment minister says his climate plan is not a ‘secret agenda’ | Globalnews.ca

OTTAWA — Newly minted Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said Wednesday there is nothing “really new“ in the political rhetoric between Alberta and Ottawa around climate change this week, and shrugged off any suggestion his appointment will make that relationship more difficult than it already is. Guilbeault is a former environmental activist from Quebec who has … Read more

Whitecaps 2, Minnesota United FC 1: Decision over Loons puts Caps in a playoff berth — again

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Whitecaps Sports Soccer MLS Vancouver leaps into fifth place with two games remaining in the regular season, handling the external pressure to post a crucial home victory Author of the article: J.J. Adams Minnesota United FC midfielder Osvaldo Alonso (6) goes up for a header against Vancouver Whitecaps forward Brian White … Read more

Myanmar military uses systematic torture across country: prisoners

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — WARNING: This story contains disturbing details The soldiers in rural Myanmar twisted the young man’s skin with pliers and kicked him in the chest until he couldn’t breathe. Then they taunted him about his family until his heart ached, too: “Your mom,” they jeered, “cannot save you anymore.” The young man and … Read more

Food banks, already in crisis mode due to pandemic, are bracing for more visits as cost of living rises | CBC News

Food banks in Canada have seen a major surge in visits throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report says, with the high cost of living and ongoing economic disruption threatening to create countless new clients in the months ahead.  The findings are contained in the newly-released HungerCount 2021 report from Food Banks Canada, which surveyed almost all … Read more

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