Exploring  fresh produce  at a local farmers market in Vancouver

I’m peering down at the receding water minutes after boarding the bobbing Otter floatplane run by Harbour Air Seaplanes. And then we’re up and away, l(...)

A portrait of William Desmond Taylor (1872-1922)  in 1917. Photograph: Albert Witzel/ Public Domain

Alfred Hitchcock once asserted that “When we tell a story in cinema, we should resort to dialogue only when it’s impossible to do otherwise”. Yet whil(...)

Indications are that the “€5 a week “ given in welfare increases and tax cuts in recent years will not happen.

The Government is doing its best to play down expectations for next Tuesday’s budget. But with the threat of a no-deal Brexit looming, a general elect(...)

Kam McLeoort Alberni, British Columbia. Photograd (19), and Bryer Schmegelsky (18) from Pph: Manitoba RCMP/ Reuters.

Canadian police have said they believe two teenage fugitives suspected of killing a woman and her boyfriend as well as another man took their own live(...)

Kam McLeod (19) and Bryer Schmegelsky (18), who are suspected in relation to three murders. Photograph: British Columbia RCMP/Handout via Reuters

Canadian police believe that two men charged with the murder of a Vancouver university professor – and suspected in the murder of a young Australian-A(...)

Dr Muiris Houston: ‘Direct traumatic experiences such as losing a home to a hurricane have mental-health consequences.’ Aasleagh Falls on the Mayo/Galway border.

While on holiday in Western Canada last month I had what you might call my first personal brush with climate change. A day after we left accommodatio(...)

Philippines customs officials inspect cargo containers containing tonnes of garbage which had been shipped from Canada to  Manila port, in November  2014. File photograph: Handout/Reuters

A ship carrying 69 containers of waste which had been mislabelled as “plastic recyclables” returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closi(...)

Andrew Day, chief executive of Keywords Studios. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Dublin-based Keywords Studios has acquired a broadcast services company for 3.2 million Canadian dollars (€2.12 million). Keywords, which provides a (...)

Cargo ship MV Bavaria preparing to sail for Canada after loading waste at Subic Bay north of Manila,  the Philippines, on Friday. Photograph: Jun Dumaguing/EPA

The Philippines has forced Canada to repatriate a large shipment of five-year-old rubbish at its own cost, handing a political victory to President Ro(...)

Richard Boyd Barrett: he said  they had to discuss how to respond to the Government’s  “baby steps”  on climate change

Support for increased carbon taxes by the all-party Committee on Climate Action was “ill-judged”, People Before Profit has said. The party is to step(...)

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