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Texas elementary school shooting: Gunman entered unobstructed, police say, as questions rise over response

In the News   |   May 27, 2022

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On the day of the Robb Elementary School massacre in Uvalde, Tex., George Rodriguez waited six and a half hours for word on whether his grandson, a student at the school, was alive or dead. The family... read more

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Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language law despite bitter opposition

Articles of Interest   |   May 25, 2022

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The Quebec government has secured the largest expansion of its language laws in more than 40 years, imposing new rules to reinforce the use of French in the public service, education and business despite bitter... read more

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China accuses Canada of ‘political manipulation’ over 5G ban of Huawei, ZTE

In the News   |   May 20, 2022

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Beijing has accused Ottawa of “political manipulation” after it moved to ban Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE from Canada’s 5G networks. Speaking at a regular press conference on Friday, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin... read more

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to step down after winning slim majority in UCP leadership review

In the News   |   May 19, 2022

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he will resign as the leader of the United Conservative Party after he failed to secure substantial support from members in an internal review. The result, which comes just five... read more

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Ukraine ends bitter battle at Azovstal as troops surrender

In the News   |   May 18, 2022

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They have spent many weeks below ground in fortified tunnels as they defended a Ukrainian steel mill against Russian attacks, clinging to life on dwindling supplies, with little water or food. Their loved ones have met... read more

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How Ukraine’s tech talent joined the resistance against the Russian invasion

In the News   |   May 5, 2022

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More than 200 technology companies in Lviv have banded together to help Ukraine’s war effort by launching a series of innovative projects, which include bolstering the military’s ability to shoot down Russian missiles and drones.... read more

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Archbishop of Canterbury apologizes to residential school survivors for Anglican Church’s role in ‘building hell’

In the News   |   May 2, 2022

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The Archbishop of Canterbury, the spiritual leader of one of world’s largest Christian denominations, told survivors of Prairie residential schools their stories of abuse at the institutions had “opened a window into hell,” as he... read more

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Ryerson will be called Toronto Metropolitan University after board approves name change

In the News   |   April 26, 2022

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Ryerson University will now be called Toronto Metropolitan University after a proposal to change its name was approved Tuesday by its board of governors. Ryerson president Mohamed Lachemi recommended the Toronto Metropolitan name from a... read more

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French President Emmanuel Macron defeats far-right rival Marine Le Pen in runoff vote

In the News   |   April 25, 2022

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France has re-elected its centrist President Emmanuel Macron with a comfortable margin after a closely fought campaign, handing a major defeat to the far-right populist Marine Le Pen and reaffirming the country’s place in NATO... read more

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Sound investment?

Cartoons   |   April 21, 2022

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While the theme of Earth Day is 'invest in the planet' the fear that Russia will use nuclear weapons in Ukraine persists.

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EU leaders set to take on Hungary’s Viktor Orban, the ‘Trojan horse of the Putin regime’

Articles of Interest   |   April 19, 2022

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has set in motion a new collision path between the conservative who secured his fourth consecutive win as Hungary’s prime minister earlier this month and the European Union. Gunter Verheugen can... read more

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Quebec by-election a sign of existential danger for the storied Parti Québécois

In the News   |   April 13, 2022

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When the government of François Legault stormed a Parti Québécois stronghold in an upset by-election victory Monday night, it was a devastating blow for the storied sovereigntist party. The PQ’s defeat in Marie-Victorin, a suburban... read more

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Becoming extinct?

Cartoons   |   April 13, 2022

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Canadian political discourse, in line with what's happening in other countries, is becoming more polarized and extreme, particularly with the candidacy of Pierre Poilievre for the Conservative leadership.

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Federal budget earmarks $56-billion in new spending, higher taxes as critics fear it will fuel inflation

In the News   |   April 8, 2022

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The federal government’s 2022 budget plan lays out more than $56-billion in new spending over six years, as part of a package Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says will boost innovation and green technology. The budget, which the... read more

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Federal Budget: Help for first-time homebuyers among personal finance measures unveiled

Videos   |   April 8, 2022

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Personal Finance columnist Rob Carrick highlights how the 2022 federal budget aims to counter inflation. A break for families comes in the form of dental care for those making less than $90,000 a year. And... read more

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