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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Crypto coins What the temporary ceasefire in northern Syria means for key players in...

The temporary ceasefire announced Thursday by the U.S. and Turkey promised to bring the fighting in northern Syria to a halt for now — but what happens after the pause in Turkey's military operation is an open question.  According to the agreement, Turkey will pause its incursion into Kurdish-held territory in Syria for 120 hours, allowing the U.S. to…

Crypto coins More donors, smaller donations: How political fundraising has changed in Canada |...

More Canadians are donating money to federal parties then they were in 2004, though the amount of money given by each donor is steadily declining. An analysis of 15 years of donation data from Elections Canada reveals how Canadians are changing the way they finance their favourite parties and how changes in campaign finance laws and…

Crypto coins Organizers expect thousands for Edmonton’s climate strike with Greta Thunberg | CBC...

Police and city officials are anticipating major delays and traffic congestion in Edmonton's downtown core Friday, as 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg joins a climate strike at the provincial legislature.  The Swedish activist is known for sparking climate protests across the globe.Organizers say they're excited Thunberg will appear, hoping she will use her influence to advocate for alternative energy…

Crypto coins The only growing business in the oilpatch is dead wells | CBC...

In the middle of a farmer's field, the rumble of machinery can be heard half a kilometre away. There aren't any tractors or combines in sight. Instead a collection of cement and water trucks and other equipment surround a large service rig.The crew would much rather be busy drilling new oil and gas wells, but with…

Crypto coins ‘None of them speak my language’: Frustration with politicians echoes across Canada:...

Too often in past elections, we have focused on what the parties feel the issues are or what the media conclude the issues are.  That's not a criticism as much as it is a reflection of the reality of covering these often crazy races from one policy announcement to another, from one manufactured crisis to…

Crypto coins In swing riding, ex-Liberal Jane Philpott hopes to defy odds and win...

Sitting inside her Stouffville , Ont., campaign office after a soggy morning of door-knocking, Jane Philpott makes one thing clear — she's not running against the Liberal party. "They're running against me," says the incumbent Independent MP. "I worked extraordinarily hard on behalf of the people of my riding and Canadians under the banner of a Liberal government for three…

Crypto coins Watch these NASA astronauts perform the 1st all-female spacewalk | CBC News

Two female astronauts are set to make history on Friday when they step outside the International Space Station for the first all-women spacewalk. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will make their way outside the hatch around 7:50 a.m. ET, NASA says.The space agency will stream the event live, starting at 6:30 a.m.  The team will…

Crypto coins As Ukraine ramps up fight against corruption, activists fear ongoing Trump probe...

The palatial Mezhyhirya estate on the outskirts of Kyiv may be a long way from the corridors of power in Washington. But those fighting the political corruption that has long plagued Ukraine say this place has a relevance Americans shouldn't ignore.  The mansion and the 340 acres surrounding it are colloquially referred to as Ukraine's…

Crypto coins Unions top funders of third party election ads, financial records show |...

A CBC News analysis has found that unions dominate the list of the biggest donors to what are called third parties — organizations or individuals which take part in elections but don't actually run for office or field candidates. Unions and corporations cannot donate to political parties or local candidates. But they can fund third parties registered with…

Crypto coins Scheer’s arguments about minority governments are missing a few key facts |...

In an email to supporters on Wednesday, the Conservative Party warned of a plot to subvert democracy in Canada. The Liberals, a Conservative official wrote, were "already planning a way to take power without winning the election."It's the sort of language typically reserved for describing military coups and authoritarian movements. In this case, the Conservatives were describing…

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