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Trudeau won’t say whether Canada will apologize for history of slavery or pay reparations

In the News   |   June 3, 2020

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More than two years after the United Nations called on Canada to apologize for its history of enslaving black people and consider paying reparations for the abusive practice, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau still won’t say... read more

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Thousands arrested as protests against racism, police brutality spread across America

In the News   |   June 1, 2020

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The United States is bracing for its sixth day of mass protests against racism and police brutality, a rising wave of anger that has swept dozens of cities across the country. Authorities called in the... read more

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Trump threatens to remove ‘shield’ protecting social-media giants from liability for online content

In the News   |   May 29, 2020

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President Donald Trump escalated his feud with Silicon Valley Thursday, accusing tech giants of censorship and issuing an executive order threatening to end the legal protections that shield social-media companies from being liable for content... read more

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Deadly games?

Cartoons   |   May 28, 2020

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There has been a torrent of criticism of people who ignored distancing rules when Toronto's parks reopened.

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China racing to impose new law criminalizing Hong Kong protests as demonstrations erupt

In the News   |   May 25, 2020

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Police in Hong Kong cracked down on protesters Sunday, arresting at least 180, in the wake of Beijing’s pledge to move quickly on a new law that will extend China’s concept of justice to those... read more

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China moves to impose security laws on Hong Kong, raising fears of eroding freedom

In the News   |   May 22, 2020

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The Chinese government is preparing to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong, raising fears of new curbs on the city’s freedoms as Beijing’s state media pledged the complete eradication of what it called... read more

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What will school be like in future?

Lesson Plans   |   May 20, 2020

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Caroline Alphonso reports on the re-opening of some Quebec schools on May 5th, noting the contentious arguments for and against, and listing the conditions under which students would be returning.... read more

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China is alienating foreign countries, damaging its global ‘soft power,' Canadian ambassador to Beijing says

In the News   |   May 13, 2020

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Canada’s ambassador to Beijing says China is alienating foreign countries and injuring its goodwill abroad at a time when its diplomats have adopted a heavy-handed approach around the world. Dominic Barton is also backing a... read more

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Summer camps hold out hope amid uncertainty caused by COVID-19 pandemic

In the News   |   May 7, 2020

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For Lyndze Harvey, it’s hard to imagine summer without Camp Thunderbird. It’s where she spent summers as a child on South Vancouver Island, and where she met her partner for the first time. It’s where... read more

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Free at last?

Cartoons   |   May 6, 2020

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Some of the restrictions which have confined people to their homes are gradually being lifted in many jurisdictions.

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Quebec school boards provide a glimpse of the new normal in classrooms

In the News   |   May 5, 2020

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Students will remain in their classroom and in their assigned personal space for the school day, other than going out for a physically distanced recess. Some classes will be held in school libraries or science... read more

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Canada set to ban assault-style weapons, including AR-15 and the gun used in Polytechnique massacre

In the News   |   April 30, 2020

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Ottawa is set to ban a number of assault-style firearms and weapons involved in mass shootings in Canada and abroad, including the Ruger Mini-14 that was used during the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, federal officials... read more

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I'll do anything

Cartoons   |   April 29, 2020

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People are becoming bored as self-isolating at home stretches on and on.

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