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Ontario extends COVID-19 stay-at-home order, keeps schools closed

In the News   |   May 14, 2021

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford is extending his province’s stay-at-home order until at least June 2 as new COVID-19 infection numbers decline, while keeping schools shut and dismissing calls from medical experts to reopen outdoor activities such as golf that many... read more

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Nine-year-old activist uses social media clout to save lives in India

In the News   |   May 13, 2021

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In the midst of another grim day in India, one that would see the country set yet another record for COVID-19 deaths and new cases, a nine-year-old girl in New Delhi was delivering small but potentially life-saving... read more

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Revenge

Cartoons   |   May 11, 2021

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The Republican Party, symbolized by the elephant, has reacted to Donald Trump's lie that the 2020 election was stolen from him by limiting voters' rights in many states.

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Wayne Gretzky may be ‘The Great One’ but he’s no Cup contender as an analyst

In the News   |   May 11, 2021

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There’s some great news about Wayne Gretzky’s reported flirtation with becoming a fulltime TV hockey analyst. He’s doing the flirting with TNT, which is broadcast exclusively in the United States. That means we won’t have... read more

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Putin tightens grip on Russia’s vanishing free press with latest attack on journalists

In the News   |   May 3, 2021

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At first, Roman Anin had no idea why agents from Russia’s FSB security service were outside his apartment – though he was far from surprised by their arrival. As one of Russia’s most prominent investigative... read more

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The housing boom is ripping apart the financial fabric of Canadian life

In the News   |   April 30, 2021

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The rapid acceleration in housing prices is causing tremendous stress to the personal finances of individual households and the nation as a whole. If it’s not vaccinations dominating conversations these days, it’s housing. The national... read more

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Scrooged

Cartoons   |   April 26, 2021

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Some jurisdictions, notably Ontario, have resisted the idea of paid sick leave for people affected by the pandemic. Dickens' character Ebenezer Scrooge had similar sentiments.

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Indigenous Bar Association calls for permanent spot on Supreme Court of Canada

In the News   |   April 22, 2021

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The Indigenous legal community wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reserve a permanent spot on the Supreme Court of Canada for an Indigenous jurist without regard for whether the person is bilingual in French and... read more

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Chrystia Freeland’s first budget is extremely big – and surprisingly modest

In the News   |   April 20, 2021

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Measured in number of pages and volume of words, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s budget is bigger than anything produced by any of her predecessors. There’s a lot in it, because a minority government eyeing an early election... read more

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Heard it before?

Cartoons   |   April 20, 2021

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The saying is originally attributed to Louis XV of France. Here it is attributed to Trudeau ll of Canada.

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Ottawa aims to grant residency to 90,000 temporary workers and students

In the News   |   April 15, 2021

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The federal government plans to grant permanent residency to more than 90,000 temporary foreign workers and graduated international students as part of its goal to admit 401,000 immigrants this year. The new measures announced on... read more

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Cause and effect

Cartoons   |   April 14, 2021

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Protests, and in some cases violence, have broken out around the world for a variety of different reasons.

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The weakest link?

Cartoons   |   April 9, 2021

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While the process of making and approving COVID-19 vaccines has been rapid, many countries have struggled to manage effective distribution.

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Just when you thought it was over

Cartoons   |   April 5, 2021

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Large numbers of new COVID cases, including many related to dangerous variants, have been forcing parts of Canada back into lockdowns.

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Hockey Night in Canada diversifies its broadcast languages

In the News   |   March 31, 2021

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As hockey struggles with its reputation as a sport that is inhospitable to diverse communities, one of its most stalwart supporters is courting some of those communities with an NHL broadcast next month in seven... read more

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