Keeping Watch

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November 13, 2013
We map out the regional responsibilities of each member of the Five Eyes intelligence network.

Think Local, Adopt Global

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August 22, 2013
With 153 million orphans worldwide, many Canadian families choose to adopt children from other countries. OpenCanada breaks down the international adoption process.

How Do You Aid?

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July 18, 2013
The U.S. spent almost $34 billion on foreign assistance last year. Over $9 billion of that was spent on security and military aid. We break down how much economic vs. security aid went to the 10 top recipients.

Pumping Carbon

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June 27, 2013
Obama says he wants a low-carbon, clean energy economy. That would be a change. Here we track the history of carbon emissions as new sources of energy have come online.

The 0.7% Promise

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June 17, 2013
In 1970, we committed to spending 0.7% of our GDP on aid. In the 44 years since, only a small handful of countries have reached that goal. Canada never has. Here we track the progress made by eight countries.

Economic Ties

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April 15, 2013
Canada's economic relationship with Japan, the third largest economy in the world, is an important one – and will become only more important should the two countries agree on a free-trade deal.

Are We Running Out Of Water?

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March 22, 2013
Canadians have a way of taking their plentiful water resources for granted. Yes, we have a lot of fresh water, but that doesn't mean we don't have to manage it sustainably.

The CIA's Torture Network

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February 12, 2013
When the CIA began to torture suspected terrorists after 9/11, they did so with the help of numerous foreign governments.

Drones in the Field

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December 10, 2012
From kamikaze killers to stealth stalkers, OpenCanada runs through the ways drones are being used in the field today.

Networked Cities

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November 23, 2012
Cities are increasingly becoming global players – hubs for information, goods, and people. And they're increasingly networked together.