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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: What to know about its significance

In the News   |   September 30, 2022

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While Canada gets ready to mark the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, here’s what you need to know about the day’s significance, Orange Shirt Day and the lasting impacts of the residential... read more

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Ukraine seeks support from Canada in setting up special tribunal to prosecute crime of aggression

In the News   |   September 28, 2022

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Ukraine wants Canada to take a leadership role in the creation of a special tribunal to prosecute Russian military and leaders for the crime of aggression. Andrii Smyrnov, the deputy head of the office of... read more

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How Hurricane Fiona turned the barely imaginable into the all-too possible — and what it means for future storms

In the News   |   September 26, 2022

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Adam Fenech has spent the past several years thinking about how climate change will affect people across the country, especially in Prince Edward Island where he lives. Yet, the director of the University of Prince... read more

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Putin mobilizes reservists, threatens nuclear retaliation over Ukraine

In the News   |   September 21, 2022

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has doubled down on his war against Ukraine, ordering a partial mobilization of reservists and warning that his country was willing to use its nuclear arsenal if Russian territory was attacked.... read more

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Afghans stranded and running out of money in Pakistan plead for Ottawa to speed up their approvals

In the News   |   September 19, 2022

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Families with expired visas and cramped, precarious living arrangements are waiting for Canada – whose forces they helped before the Taliban takeover – to answer their pleas. Wahid Ibrahimi was a security guard at the... read more

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What the Queen’s symbolic reign meant for female empowerment and representation

In the News   |   September 15, 2022

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For 70 years, Queen Elizabeth was a female presence in places of power. She was the head of state greeted deferentially by world leaders; 15 British prime ministers came to her office, not the other way around.... read more

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PM aims to give inflation relief to low-income Canadians with $4.6-billion package

In the News   |   September 14, 2022

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a $4.6-billion package of income-tested measures aimed at helping Canadians struggling with higher costs of living, at the same time insisting that the injection of new cash into the... read more

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From his hospital bed, Ukrainian commander details troops’ stealthy recapture of Kharkiv region

In the News   |   September 13, 2022

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For Captain Andriy Malakhov and his Wild Steppe special-forces unit, the mission was to distract Russian troops while their comrades retook Balakliya, a city the invaders had held since March. He explains how it worked.... read more

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Pierre Poilievre’s landslide victory charts new course for Conservatives

In the News   |   September 12, 2022

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After a landslide victory on Saturday night, new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre began the job of pitching himself and his party to Canadians with a speech that leaned as heavily on the personal as it... read more

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In visits to Canada, Queen Elizabeth left her mark as British history’s most travelled monarch

In the News   |   September 9, 2022

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Expo 67 and constitutional patriation in 1982 were just some of the highlights of the Queen’s Canadian travels over the decades. From coast to coast to coast, the Queen came to know Canada well during her 70... read more

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Saskatchewan suspect’s case draws new scrutiny to statutory release

In the News   |   September 8, 2022

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The case of Myles Sanderson, one of the men accused of killing 10 people in Saskatchewan over the weekend, has brought scrutiny to a commonly misunderstood tenet of the Canadian correctional system that’s nearly as... read more

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Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet leader who helped end the Cold War, dies at 91

In the News   |   August 31, 2022

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Mikhail Gorbachev, who presided over the peaceful collapse of the Soviet empire, only to see that legacy succumb to Vladimir Putin’s revanchist Russia, died Tuesday at the age of 91, after a prolonged illness. Few... read more

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Michelle O’Bonsawin on making history as first Indigenous Supreme Court nominee

In the News   |   August 25, 2022

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Even as a little girl, Michelle O’Bonsawin knew she wanted to be a lawyer. In high school, she was told that perhaps law wasn’t the right path for a francophone girl from Northern Ontario. “Okay,... read more

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Russia’s war damaged Ukraine – but dashed Moscow’s boldest geopolitical aspirations

In the News   |   August 24, 2022

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The six months since Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his war of aggression have been marked by deprivation and destruction, in Russia as well as Ukraine. While the damage done to Ukraine since Feb. 24 – the cities... read more

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One year after Taliban takeover, Afghans left behind feel betrayed by Canada, fear for lives

In the News   |   August 15, 2022

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Usman’s father, who used to guard Canada’s embassy in Kabul, made a rare trip outside their place to pick up some food a week ago and never returned. Usman fears the Taliban have taken his... read more

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