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Trudeau nominates Ontario judge Mahmud Jamal to serve on Supreme Court

In the News   |   June 18, 2021

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has chosen Mahmud Jamal, a member of Ontario’s highest court and a frequently cited author on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, as the newest justice on the Supreme Court of... read more

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Netanyahu ousted as Israeli prime minister but vows to bring down replacement

In the News   |   June 14, 2021

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, one of the Western world’s longest-serving leaders, has been ousted after failing to find a way to overcome the fragile government coalition united only by its desire to end his reign. Mr.... read more

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Travel rules to ease for fully vaccinated Canadians in July, while Ottawa works out COVIID-19 vaccine passport standards

In the News   |   June 10, 2021

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The federal government unveiled plans Wednesday to ease border restrictions in early July for fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents, but acknowledged a national vaccine passport system in the works to verify that people have... read more

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Five Muslim pedestrians deliberately hit by driver, four dead, in alleged hate attack in London, Ont.

In the News   |   June 8, 2021

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Police say a 20-year-old London, Ont., man deliberately struck down five members of a Muslim family with his truck in a hate-motivated act of mass murder, an attack that prompted an outpouring of grief and... read more

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The Kamloops residential school’s mass gravesite: What we know about the 215 children’s remains, and Canada’s reaction so far

In the News   |   June 1, 2021

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In B.C.’s Interior, the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation has found the remains of children as young as 3 on the site of what used to be Canada’s largest residential school. Here’s what we know,... read more

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‘It’s our truths’: Indigenous leaders call for ‘thorough’ probe to identify remains of children found at Kamloops residential school site

In the News   |   May 31, 2021

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Indigenous leaders are calling for an examination of every former residential school site after the discovery of 215 children’s remains at one location in British Columbia. Confirming the identities of those who lie in unmarked graves and returning... read more

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Israel, Hamas agree to ceasefire in Gaza conflict

In the News   |   May 21, 2021

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Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire on Thursday, bringing at least a temporary halt to an 11-day conflict that killed nearly 250 people and left much of the Gaza Strip devastated. After days of... read more

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Federal initiative to help Hong Kongers immigrate to Canada sees significant jump in applications

Articles of Interest   |   May 21, 2021

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A Canadian government program to help Hong Kongers immigrate to this country in the wake of Beijing’s crackdown on the former British colony has received more than 5,700 applications in its first three months, roughly triple the number that... read more

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Sweet revenge

Cartoons   |   May 17, 2021

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Imagined: Canada's response to a threat by the governor of Michigan to shut down Line 5, an Enbridge pipeline that is a major petroleum conduit for central Canada.

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Ontario extends COVID-19 stay-at-home order, keeps schools closed

In the News   |   May 14, 2021

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford is extending his province’s stay-at-home order until at least June 2 as new COVID-19 infection numbers decline, while keeping schools shut and dismissing calls from medical experts to reopen outdoor activities such as golf that many... read more

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Nine-year-old activist uses social media clout to save lives in India

In the News   |   May 13, 2021

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In the midst of another grim day in India, one that would see the country set yet another record for COVID-19 deaths and new cases, a nine-year-old girl in New Delhi was delivering small but potentially life-saving... read more

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Revenge

Cartoons   |   May 11, 2021

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The Republican Party, symbolized by the elephant, has reacted to Donald Trump's lie that the 2020 election was stolen from him by limiting voters' rights in many states.

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Winded

Cartoons   |   May 10, 2021

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's threat to shut down the Line 5 oil pipeline poses a supply problem for Canada, especially areas that have failed to embrace alternative energy sources.

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Putin tightens grip on Russia’s vanishing free press with latest attack on journalists

In the News   |   May 3, 2021

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At first, Roman Anin had no idea why agents from Russia’s FSB security service were outside his apartment – though he was far from surprised by their arrival. As one of Russia’s most prominent investigative... read more

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Scrooged

Cartoons   |   April 26, 2021

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Some jurisdictions, notably Ontario, have resisted the idea of paid sick leave for people affected by the pandemic. Dickens' character Ebenezer Scrooge had similar sentiments.

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