Author: Horace Hines

A Canadian woman has pleaded guilty to biological weapons charges after sending former President Donald Trump a letter laced with deadly ricin poison. The envelope was intercepted in September 2020 before ever being delivered to the White House. The FBI found the fingerprints of Pascale Ferrier, 55, on the letter, which urged Mr Trump to drop out of the presidential race. Ferrier is expected to be sentenced in April to just under 22 years in prison. “There is no place for political violence in our country and no excuse for threatening public officials or endangering our public servants,” said US…

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Canada considers its neighbour to the south more than just a cohabitant of this vast continent, but a close ally, friend, and trading partner. But a popular host on one of the United States’ most-watched networks just openly advocated for an armed invasion of Canada, which only begins to make sense when you realize we’re talking about Fox News’ Tucker Carlson. The infamous bow-tied right-wing pundit raised eyebrows during Fox Nation’s “Tucker Carlson Today” on Thursday, openly calling for a U.S. military invasion to overthrow Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government, an administration Carlson accuses of being “authoritarian.” “So I have to…

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Japan is upping the ante on its cash incentives to get people to move out of its overcrowded capital, Tokyo, which is home to about 37 million people. For scale, Canada’s population in 2021 was just over 38 million. Starting in April, families in the greater Tokyo area will be eligible to receive 1 million yen, or just under $10,200, per child if they move to the countryside, in an effort to revitalize less-populated areas, according to reports from CNN and the Guardian. Previous incentives saw the Japanese government offering 300,000 yen, about $3,000, per child if families relocated. This…

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Plunging temperatures wreaking havoc across the US and Canada can lead to frostbite on bare skin in only five to 10 minutes, experts are warning. A powerful Arctic winter storm has placed more than 135 million people under weekend weather alerts ahead of the busiest travel days of the year. The alerts stretch from coast to coast and reach as far south as the US-Mexico border and Florida, the Sunshine State. Major airports have cancelled thousands of flights as the storm intensifies. The cold snap could bring the iciest Christmas in decades, say forecasters. The National Weather Service (NWS) said…

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