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Cartoons   |   September 15, 2021

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Protests against vaccination policies outside hospitals have turned loud and increasingly threatening towards medical workers.

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Three-year-old Afghan boy reunited with his father in Toronto after two weeks alone in Qatar

In the News   |   September 14, 2021

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Ali got through his 14-hour flight to Toronto using the same coping mechanisms as three-year-olds everywhere: scribbling in colouring books and watching favourite movies. On this trek, he watched Cars 3 over and over. But the reason... read more

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Riveting?

Cartoons   |   September 13, 2021

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Apparently not. Many commentators (and Canadians) found the leaders' debates uninspiring and not worth watching.

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The father-daughter relationship behind the success of Leylah Fernandez

In the News   |   September 9, 2021

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Rising Canadian tennis star Leylah Annie Fernandez talks to her father, Jorge, three or four times a day. They are close, even if the man who doubles as her head coach is home in Boynton... read more

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Imported?

Cartoons   |   September 7, 2021

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Loud and, in some cases, threatening protesters in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec have taken to streets and hospital entrances to voice their discontent with vaccine passports.

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It is over: Afghan mission ends as U.S. sends last flight out of Kabul

Articles of Interest   |   September 3, 2021

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The U.S. has pulled its last troops out of Afghanistan, ending a two-decade war and sealing victory by the Taliban’s theocratic terrorists over a coalition of armed forces of the world’s wealthiest countries and their... read more

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Poll shows three quarters of Canadians don’t see the election as necessary

Articles of Interest   |   September 3, 2021

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More than halfway through the federal campaign, a new poll suggests that three out of four Canadians do not think the coming election is necessary. The poll, which was conducted by Nanos Research and sponsored... read more

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The fourth wave is here – what does this mean for kids heading back to school?

In the News   |   August 19, 2021

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Children and teenagers account for about one in five COVID-19 cases across Canada since the start of the pandemic, and some experts anticipate that figure could rise during the fourth wave as millions of unvaccinated... read more

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Canada working ‘closely’ with allies on evacuation from Kabul amid ‘extremely fluid’ situation, Trudeau says

In the News   |   August 17, 2021

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Canada is working with the United States and other allies to evacuate Canadians and former Afghan employees from Kabul, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concedes the situation is perilous now that Taliban forces have taken... read more

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Trudeau triggers snap election, sending Canadians to the polls on Sept. 20

In the News   |   August 16, 2021

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Justin Trudeau has triggered a long-expected snap election, seeking to gain a majority on the strength of his Liberal government’s record in managing COVID-19 – but opposition parties are casting the campaign as unnecessary and... read more

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Kabul safe houses set up by Canadians for Afghan interpreters under threat of collapse

Articles of Interest   |   August 16, 2021

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A volunteer humanitarian effort to bring former interpreters to safe houses in Kabul while they wait for flights to Canada is collapsing as Taliban forces take over the Afghan capital. A group of Canadian veterans and volunteers have... read more

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Trudeau’s election gamble: have times changed?

In the News   |   August 13, 2021

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Times have changed. That’s the idea Justin Trudeau will put to the test as he is set to launch an election campaign Sunday. For starters, it will serve as the basic pretext for calling an... read more

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Chinese court rejects Robert Schellenberg’s appeal against death penalty, as Michael Spavor awaits verdict

In the News   |   August 10, 2021

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Robert Schellenberg, who is facing the death penalty in China for drug trafficking, lost his appeal Tuesday and a second important verdict will be handed down by the country’s courts later this week. The latter... read more

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20 years of Christine Sinclair made Tokyo Olympic women’s soccer gold possible

In the News   |   August 6, 2021

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As the penalty shootout between Canada and Sweden wound on, Christine Sinclair cycled through all the emotions like she was doing a mime routine. She’d been subbed off in the 86th minute. She’d put in her shift... read more

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Damian Warner wins gold in men’s decathlon at Tokyo, sets Olympic record

In the News   |   August 5, 2021

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By the time Damian Warner lined up for the 1500m run on Thursday, his window of opportunity was locked in. Short of falling over a gold medal was already guaranteed. Warner was racing for history.... read more

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