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Canada funds medical supplies for Ukraine

As the Sochi games come to a close, a controversy that continues to engulf the region has escalated. Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, has elected to tie his nation’s economy with…

Revised U.S. tax law may leave some expats strapped for cash

A new American tax law that will take effect internationally in July 2014 could potentially have disastrous financial consequences for U.S. citizens living abroad—including in Canada. The Foreign Account Tax…

Google states barges will be a place to learn about new technology

Internet tech giant Google released a press statement Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation as to the purpose of several massive barges being constructed on both the east and west coast…

90% of large fish in Earth’s oceans fished out, says WWF

Oceans cover 72 per cent of the Earth’s surface. Inside those cold, salty depths swim over 20 000 species of fish—a shocking number to someone who doesn’t know much about fish.…

UVic’s Ocean Networks Canada heads to China for international partnerships

Ocean Networks Canada (previously called the ONC Centre for Enterprise and Engagement) is a world-leading national research facility, based at the University of Victoria, that specializes in deep-sea observation programs…

Vikes’ Leahy bolsters Team Canada in Germany

Women’s junior field hockey tournament ran July 27 to Aug. 4

Division within Syrian opposition propagates violence despite new coalition

Forces opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s repressive regime continue to face challenges despite forming a coalition organization officially recognized by the European Union, six Persian Gulf countries and the…

Journey to the murder capital of the world

The Martlet’s web editor, Liz McArthur, recently went on — and is still wrapping up — a trip to Honduras. She arrived halfway through a 10-day human rights observation mission.…