Nobel Peace Prize

Why Canada should crack down on corrupt Iranian officials and their dirty money

Ending the Khomeinist regime will take sustained civil resistance by Iranians, says Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, but there are ways for other countries to help

Davis Guggenheim: Malala, her father, and a revealing new film

The director of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ on his latest film, about an ordinary girl who has made extraordinary choices


This year’s Nobel peace prize is absurd

I suppose it could have been worse. The Norwegian Nobel Committee might have awarded this year’s peace prize to U.S. President Barack Obama again. But aside from that, it’s hard to imagine a more ridiculous recipient than the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Europe: Now Nobel-certified as the most peaceful of our major continents!

Paul Wells on a recognition that is long overdue

Day 25 – Home on the Trans-Canada for the Holiday

Cobourg, Ontario – Trans-Canada distance: 2,869 km


Activists Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman win 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

Award seen as impetus to the cause for women’s rights internationally

Bad News

Good news, bad news: May 5-12, 2011

The RCMP officers involved in Robert Dziekanski’s death face perjury charges, while scientists prove Einstein was right


Independence Day

After two decades under house arrest, peace activist Aung San Suu Kyi is free, and her quiet fight for democracy begins again



Emma Watson’s really big moment, the Dog Whisperer’s disappointing day, Pamela Anderson’s good deed’s too dirty


Rewarding Europe’s favourite American

Obama’s Nobel Prize is hasty, incongruous and an embarrassment to all involved


‘That choice is now his’

Glen Pearson considers Barack Obama’s Nobel Prize, Stephen Harper and Michael Ignatieff.


Was Obama’s Nobel for “awesomeness” and positive thinking?

The President’s win is like ‘The Secret’ being unleashed on the worldwide political stage