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

Articles of Interest   |   June 29, 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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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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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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Quebec teacher removed from classroom over Bill 21 says taking off hijab to keep her job would send wrong message to students

In the News   |   June 6, 2022

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For days after the deadly attack, Fatemeh Anvari felt numb, unable even to cry. In early June last year, at an intersection in London, Ont., a pickup truck struck down a Muslim Canadian family, killing... read more

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Ontario election: Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives win second majority

In the News   |   June 3, 2022

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Premier Doug Ford has easily won a second majority government after a roller-coaster term dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with both NDP and Liberal leaders resigning in the face of failures by their parties to mount serious... read more

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Tim Hortons faces scrutiny over app’s tracking of customers

In the News   |   June 2, 2022

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Plaintiffs and privacy commissioners are confronting Tim Hortons QSR-T -0.23% decrease over allegations that the fast-food chain violated Canada’s privacy laws by tracking customers via its popular smartphone app. The tracking capabilities of the Tim Hortons app... read more

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How much should you get paid? New pay transparency rules may give you insights

In the News   |   June 1, 2022

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Kerry Taylor still remembers the sticky note that a male colleague and friend left on her desk before leaving for another employer during the dot-com boom of the early 2000s. The chit had his salary... read more

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Ottawa to halt handgun sales, imports, but stops short of total ban

In the News   |   May 31, 2022

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The federal Liberals have introduced new firearms-control legislation that would freeze the import, sale and transfer of handguns, but would not go as far as banning them outright. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the new... read more

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Fake meat was touted as the ‘future of food.’ Why did it fail to deliver?

In the News   |   May 30, 2022

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Plant-based proteins and other ‘meat analogues’ seemed an ideal solution to much of the world’s food sustainability problems, but producers like Beyond Meat are facing hurdles with consumers and investors. Late last year, Michael McCain... read more

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Texas elementary school shooting: Gunman entered unobstructed, police say, as questions rise over response

In the News   |   May 27, 2022

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On the day of the Robb Elementary School massacre in Uvalde, Tex., George Rodriguez waited six and a half hours for word on whether his grandson, a student at the school, was alive or dead. The family... read more

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Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language law despite bitter opposition

Articles of Interest   |   May 25, 2022

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The Quebec government has secured the largest expansion of its language laws in more than 40 years, imposing new rules to reinforce the use of French in the public service, education and business despite bitter... read more

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