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How Canopy Growth, the star of Canada’s cannabis dreams, fell from grace

In the News   |   August 3, 2022

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On its quest to dominate the global cannabis market, Canada’s Canopy Growth Corp. deployed a very deliberate strategy: Entice investors with a grand vision – something co-founder Bruce Linton had in spades – then endure any... read more

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Companies use student intern programs as a pipeline to help improve representation of Black employees

In the News   |   August 2, 2022

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Canadian companies aiming to improve work force diversity are increasingly using their student hiring programs as a key pipeline to bring in new Black talent and ensure those workers stick around. A Globe and Mail... read more

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Chief Littlechild’s headdress gift to Pope Francis carries heavy significance

In the News   |   July 27, 2022

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Made of mostly eagle feathers, the type of headdress commonly known as a war bonnet is a sacred, traditional item that has been worn by Prairie First Nations leaders for hundreds of years. The bestowing... read more

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Pope Francis acknowledges ‘catastrophic’ effects of residential schools in historic apology to First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples

In the News   |   July 26, 2022

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It was a scene that, until it happened, was almost impossible to imagine. The Holy Father delivering an apology in a First Nation community, surrounded by the same Indigenous language, regalia, culture and ceremony the Catholic Church... read more

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How the Vatican encouraged the colonization of Indigenous lands – and enabled the Crown to keep them

In the News   |   July 25, 2022

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An abridged trip through 500 years of papal and legal history to understand why Pope Francis faces calls to renounce the Doctrine of Discovery, which underpins Europe’s heist of the Americas and a mass dispossession... read more

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Trump dismissed pleas to halt U.S. Capitol riot, Jan. 6 committee hears

In the News   |   July 22, 2022

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For more than three hours on Jan. 6, 2021, Donald Trump dismissed pleas from his top aides, lawyers and family members to halt a riot by his supporters at the U.S. Capitol, instead calling up... read more

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The housing market trend no one’s talking about is improving affordability for young buyers

In the News   |   July 19, 2022

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The monthly mortgage cost on an average home has fallen $28 a month since February. This small savings is a symbolic win for all the young adults priced out of a housing market where average... read more

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Jan. 6 investigation hears Trump held ‘unhinged’ White House meeting before tweet calling supporters to Capitol

In the News   |   July 12, 2022

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Donald Trump hosted a chaotic six-hour White House meeting at which he discussed ordering the military to seize voting machines in a bid to overturn his re-election loss, before issuing his infamous tweet summoning supporters... read more

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Canada’s summer job market for students is booming as positions top prepandemic levels

Articles of Interest   |   July 4, 2022

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After two years of downturns because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the summer job market for university and college students in Canada is starting strong as employers are hiring more applicants and reporting a high number... read more

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Tim Hortons suspending World Juniors sponsorship over Hockey Canada’s response to sexual assault allegations

In the News   |   June 30, 2022

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Tim Hortons is suspending its support of the IIHF World Junior Championship and plans to re-evaluate its sponsorship of Hockey Canada, over the organization’s response to allegations that eight Canadian Hockey League players sexually assaulted... read more

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Murderers push for chance at early parole after Supreme Court strikes down life-without-parole law

In the News   |   June 27, 2022

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Several men convicted of multiple murders are pressing claims for early chances at parole, after the Supreme Court struck down Canada’s life-without-parole law, retroactive to the legislation’s 2011 enactment. This is only the second time... read more

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Super savers are fighting rising grocery costs – and inflation – one deal at a time

In the News   |   June 22, 2022

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You do not want to get stuck behind Leanne Mathewson in the checkout line at the grocery store. She’s the one with the file folder stuffed with coupons, holding her phone up to ask for... read more

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‘COVID hasn’t gone away’: Five things health experts say we must do to end the pandemic

Articles of Interest   |   June 16, 2022

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Restaurants are open. Festivals are back. Masks, for the most part, are optional. And starting Monday, June 20, proof of vaccination will no longer be required of Canadian air and train passengers. It may be tempting... read more

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As high inflation lingers, retailers brace for a tapped-out consumer

In the News   |   June 10, 2022

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If flirty dresses and bright colours were signs of a strong economy, you might think consumers are on to the next spending spree. After months of a lockdown-related boom in loungewear, more formal attire is... read more

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Problem solved!

Cartoons   |   June 8, 2022

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After every mass shooting, U.S. politicians offer pious platitudes but nothing changes.

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