Canada

What we can learn from Canada’s universal child care model

Having kids — it’s not cheap. Especially when you consider the cost of child care. Many women in the US say the cost makes it difficult to get ahead. But what if there were a model for universal day care? It turns out, there is such a thing — in Québec. The program is 20 years old and is an inspiration for many.

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Conflict & Justice

Missing asylum seekers

Immigration authorities in Canada seem to have lost track of thousands of asylum seekers whose applications were turned down; the government wants to deport them -- but it has to find the asylum applicants first, as Derek Stoffel has the story.

Environment

Potash boom

Last week, nations at a UN food summit in Rome vowed to increase world food production by 50 percent by the year 2030, and to meet this goal

Conflict & Justice

Canadian government apologizes

Canada's prime minister apologized today to Canadian Indians who survived a harsh assimilation policy; for more than a century, Canada's native children were sent to state-funded Christian schools where many were physically and sexually abused