How does Canada’s newly released “Food Guide” differ from recommendations offered up by the U.S. government?
Canada came out with its own new set of more detailed food guidelines which public health advocates are praising as an improvement.
Ceramic Technology Inc. made more than $300,000 in sales to new customers in Canada as a result of its participation in the GGCET program.
Canadian apartment hunters have plenty of options to choose from, especially given the sheer size of the country and the diversity of its provinces and territories.
AMTI Microwave Circuits made new export sales to Canada through participation in a trade mission to Vancouver.
Canada is Virginia’s number one source of international tourism, as visitation and spending continues to grow each year.
Governor Terry McAuliffe will lead a four-day marketing mission to Boston and Canada, May 17-20.
Being convicted of a crime means that you have a criminal record. Even if you were charged but not convicted, you will still have a criminal record.
The Pardon Applications process is complex and detailed, but does an applicant need the services of a lawyer?
Canada recently announced plans to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees as soon as possible. However, not all refugees will be considered.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday new exports of Virginia seafood to Canada as a result of his recent trade and tourism mission to the country.
In remarks on the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine reiterated his opposition to legislation that would mandate approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants for 2014.
Poets and publishers from around the world will converge upon Bridgewater College Jan. 15-18 for a conference to celebrate poetry, creativity and the global exchange of ideas.
The climate controversy is one of the world’s most important discussions. At stake are billions of dollars, countless jobs, and, if U.N. representatives who met in Peru are right, the fate of the global environment itself.
U.S. agricultural exports, including those from Virginia, are at an all-time high. The USDA recently announced that agricultural exports for 2014 totaled $152.5 billion, topping last year’s record $141 billion.
Sen. Tim Kaine remarks on the Senate floor before the vote on a resolution related to the proposed Keystone pipeline.
You’ve probably heard the old phrase, “good things come to those who wait.” Well, the American people have been waiting over six years for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Virginia peanut growers are hoping this year’s crop will be 26 percent larger than last year’s, a great recovery from recent years of low production.
NTELOS Holdings Corp., a leading regional provider of nationwide wireless voice and data communications announced today operating and financial results for its third quarter.
Country-of-origin-labeling was approved in 2009 as part of the 2008 Farm Bill, but Canada and Mexico immediately filed suit in the World Trade Organization.
The Center for American Progress released a healthcare reform plan in Septebmer it claimed should draw bipartisan support because it includes Republican ideas. The first four words of an Associated Press article reporting on the plan were “Borrowing a Republican idea.”
Canada has looked its nose down on its neighbors to the South pretty much forever. We like to shoot each other; we’re the ones prone to starting wars over the slightest provocation and dragging them into our battles.
AccuWeather reports an area of disturbed weather over the Atlantic Ocean, north of the Leeward Islands, is being monitored for tropical development through the weekend.
Ben Risney of Masters of the Chainsaw, a popular State Fair of Virginia attraction, will effortlessly turn logs into unique replicas of bears, penguins, flowers, lighthouses or whatever fires up his imagination.
UVA senior men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) got off to an amazing start during his final round at the World Amateur Team Championships to help the U.S. team win the event and defend its Eisenhower Trophy.
Each year tens of million of migratory birds “overwinter” in the Canadian Boreal forest, a vast tract of mostly uninhabited coniferous woodlands and wetlands stretching from Newfoundland to the Yukon.
Six UVA alums are set to compete at the 2014 FISA World Rowing Championships, to be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Aug. 24-31.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced the detection of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in additional counties in the Commonwealth; the newly infested counties include Alleghany, Bath, Fauquier and Page.
Jessie Arnold, a member of the SMAC swim team at the Waynesboro Family YMCA, will make her second appearance in the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championship.
UVA men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) lost his semifinal match Saturday at the 114th U.S. Amateur Championships at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Corey Conners of Canada defeated McCarthy 1-up during their 18-hole match.
The Steel Wheels bring their Slipstream Tour to Weyers Cave on Friday, September 12 , when they perform a free outdoor concert at Blue Ridge Community College as part of the college’s Appalachian Heritage Arts Series.
Village Building Convergence (VBC) activists and their supporters from Cittaslow Sebastopol, Transition, the Grange, Permaculture Skills Center, and other groups recently packed the City Council meeting of small town Sebastopol in semi-rural Sonoma County, Northern California.
The Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant located in Barracks Road Shopping Center (1935 Arlington Boulevard) will be the new host location for UVA’s popular coaches radio shows.
Three members of the UVA women’s soccer team were among the 35 players named to the 2014 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Women’s Watch List, released Wednesday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
Four members of the Virginia women’s soccer team were among the 33 players named to Preseason Best XI squads by TopDrawerSoccer.com Tuesday.
The sheep at Whistlin’ Hollow Farm are now certified as Animal Welfare Approved. This certification and food label lets consumers know these animals are raised in accordance with the highest animal welfare standards in the U.S. and Canada, using sustainable agriculture methods on an independent family farm.
With the summer months upon us, pet travel is at it’s height and it’s time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car.
UVA women’s soccer junior forward Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) has been named the United States’ squad for next month’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Bob Marshall, being Bob Marshall, wants Gov. Terry McAuliffe to use state resources to assist in the resolution to the border crisis.
This year, four Virginia schools have been included in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.
A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines how a Texas-like closed drug formulary might affect the prevalence and costs of drugs in 23 other state workers’ compensation systems that do not currently have a drug formulary.
A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute examines how the payments for common workers’ compensation surgeries conducted at ASCs compare with the payments for similar surgeries performed at hospital outpatient settings.
A new 23-state study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) shows that prices paid to ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) in some states were triple that in other states – due to state price regulation or the absence thereof.
Virginia women’s soccer assistant Jaime Frias has been named an assistant coach with the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team. He will serve on head coach Michelle French’s staff through the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in August.
Developed in the 1950s to strengthen plastics and epoxy resins, BPA is today used in a wide range of products, including many plastic food and drink containers, the lining of most cans, some paper products, and dental sealants.
Season tickets for 2014-15 UVa. men’s basketball home games will be on sale beginning Wednesday, June 4 at 9 a.m. for customers renewing their tickets and new buyers.
The Waynesboro Fire Department and Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) have been selected to participate in a training conference on fire and fall prevention sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Global Force Wrestling will hit the road for its first official talent search and seminar, which will take place on June 1 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
The Black Keys will embark on an extensive North American tour this fall. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the tour begins Sept. 5 in Columbus and runs through December, with a date at the Richmond Coliseum on Dec. 6.