Massive demonstrations in the Canadian city of Montreal have continued for more than 100 straight days. What began as a student protest against tuition hikes, now embraces many French Canadians, fighting to protect social programs.
Quebec's budget is swimming in red ink and the government has proposed hikes in college tuition to help fix that. But the students are upset and took to the streets. That led to a bungled government response that ultimately widened the protests to be a broader rebuke of government over-reach and budget cuts.
Small US airports just south of the Canadian border are doing very well right now. That's because Canadians are driving to the US to take advantage of the much lower costs flights out of American airports.
On Friday, in London, a Zionist organization in London organized an unofficial moment of silence to remember the Israelis killed in the 1972 Munich Olympic Games kidnappings. But the International Olympic Committee continues to reject calls for a formal memorial during the opening ceremonies.
Some tropical butterflies have been turning up as far north as Montreal, Quebec. Scientists at Montreal's Botanical Garden say it's a sign of climate change that the Giant Swallowtail's habitat is shifting north due to milder winters.
When a coup overthrew the government of Sudan in 1989, Ahmed Gallab's family fled to the United States. He was just five. In the 23 years since, Gallab has become a musician. And while his music is infused with the sounds of his heritage, it transcends far beyond that.
The city of Drummondville in Quebec, Canada, is the answer to our Geo Quiz. This weekend the city is holding a festival dedicated to poutine. That's french fries topped with brown gravy and cheese curd.