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What if Trump loses and just won’t go?

Lesson Plans   |   October 22, 2020

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John Ibbitson suggests a range of outcomes and scenarios that Prime Minister Trudeau would need to consider should Donald Trump prematurely proclaim victory or contest the outcome of the U.S. Presidential election next month.... read more

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Death wish

Cartoons   |   October 20, 2020

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The Trump administration continues to denigrate mask-wearing and other protective measures against Covid-19.

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‘We’re being targeted now’: Mi’kmaq chief wants military called in to N.S. lobster clashes, attacks

In the News   |   October 19, 2020

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The RCMP descended on a group of small Acadian fishing villages in Nova Scotia over the weekend in an attempt to stop escalating violence there, setting up road checkpoints, bringing in tactical officers and establishing... read more

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Chinese envoy says Canada’s acceptance of Hong Kong refugees jeopardizes Canadians in former British colony

In the News   |   October 16, 2020

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China’s ambassador to Canada is urging Ottawa to stop granting asylum to democracy activists from Hong Kong, whom he described as violent criminals, and warned that accepting these people could jeopardize the “health and safety”... read more

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Wither America?

Cartoons   |   October 15, 2020

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Canadian opinions of America are at their lowest levels in 40 years, a poll shows.

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Joyce Echaquan’s death ‘grim reminder’ of racism in health care, says former head of MMIWG inquiry

In the News   |   October 14, 2020

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The chief commissioner of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls says the verbally abusive way in which Joyce Echaquan was treated at a Quebec hospital before her death is a... read more

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Ignorance can kill

Cartoons   |   October 7, 2020

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President Trump continues to downplay the severity of the coronavirus pandemic even after spending a spell in hospital with the disease.

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Canada begins accepting Hong Kong pro-democracy activists as refugees

In the News   |   October 7, 2020

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Canada has begun accepting Hong Kong pro-democracy activists as refugees, a sign that this country is opening its doors to those fleeing Beijing’s crackdown on civil rights in the former British colony. In a Sept.... read more

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Toronto anti-masker, wife face jail time for violating Quarantine Act

In the News   |   October 6, 2020

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Toronto police have charged a prominent anti-masker and his wife with violating provisions of the federal Quarantine Act, which carries sentences of up to six months in jail and a $750,000 fine. Chris Saccoccia, 37,... read more

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With Trump in hospital, both presidential campaigns scramble to adjust strategies

In the News   |   October 5, 2020

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Donald Trump’s admission to hospital for COVID-19 has upended the presidential election, sending both campaigns scrambling to readjust their strategies with less than a month to go before the vote. Mr. Trump’s diagnosis has thrust... read more

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University of Alberta virologist Michael Houghton jointly wins Nobel Prize for Medicine

Articles of Interest   |   October 5, 2020

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A University of Alberta researcher known for his crucial role in identifying the virus that causes Hepatitis C has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Michael Houghton, director of the university’s... read more

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A pattern?

Cartoons   |   October 2, 2020

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President Trump disrupted the first Presidential debate with Joe Biden with a series of interruptions and insults.

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Trudeau would be forced into delicate balancing act if Trump prematurely declares himself winner of contested U.S. election

In the News   |   October 1, 2020

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may have to navigate a nightmare: a contested U.S. election in which Donald Trump claims he has been re-elected president, even though former vice-president Joe Biden might have won. In that... read more

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2020 U.S. election debate: Key takeaways from a chaotic evening with little policy substance

In the News   |   September 30, 2020

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Donald Trump and Joe Biden squared off Tuesday in an evening that broke all norms of a U.S. presidential debate, producing little in the way of policy discussion while offering plenty of dark moments full... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – September 2020

Quizzes   |   September 30, 2020

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news. Who is Roberta Battaglia? Recipient of the Golden Buzzer on America’s Got Talent Author of Canada Reads... read more

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