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Canada’s hockey dad Walter Gretzky was always there for his son Wayne, but never in his way

Articles of Interest   |   March 5, 2021

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Back when children were still raised free-range, there was no such thing as the sports parent. Star athletes had parents, but not so you’d noticed. It was not widely assumed mom or dad were the... read more

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Breakdown?

Cartoons   |   March 4, 2021

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Canada's distribution of the COVID vaccine has been plagued by confusion and uncertainty.

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Thousands of Uyghur workers in China are being relocated in an effort to assimilate Muslims, documents show

In the News   |   March 3, 2021

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Xinjiang’s Muslim minorities have been moved to factories thousands of kilometres away to sever their ties to home and undermine their culture, internal documents and Chinese researchers reveal. Chinese authorities have loaded large numbers of... read more

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COVID-19 has changed everything about the Canadian high-school experience

In the News   |   March 2, 2021

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In normal times, the stairwells at Fleetwood Park Secondary School, in Surrey, B.C., would get to be so crowded that Tanvi Pandhi could barely find a few inches to herself during the hustle between classes.... read more

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Harmony at last

Cartoons   |   February 26, 2021

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After years of discord with the Trump administration, Canada and the U.S. are striking friendly notes again.

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Trudeau, Biden pledge to create continental alliance to tackle climate change

In the News   |   February 24, 2021

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Justin Trudeau and Joe Biden will unveil more aggressive targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions within the next two months as they forge a North American alliance to battle climate change. And Mr. Biden is... read more

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Parliament declares China is conducting genocide against its Muslim minorities

In the News   |   February 23, 2021

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The House of Commons overwhelmingly endorsed a motion to recognize that China is committing genocide against its Muslim minority, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet abstaining from the vote amid a nearly frozen... read more

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Into the swamp

Cartoons   |   February 16, 2021

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Nobody knows what the future of the Republican party (symbolized by the elephant) will be after most of it defended Donald Trump in his impeachment.

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Riot at U.S. Capitol came close to becoming a multiple-political assassination, Trump’s impeachment trial hears

In the News   |   February 11, 2021

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Rioters intent on killing then-vice-president Mike Pence and members of Congress repeatedly got within a few feet of the politicians they planned to harm during the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, Donald Trump’s... read more

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No, after YOU

Cartoons   |   February 1, 2021

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With Covid vaccines in short supply worldwide, a nasty struggle for access to them has broken out among nations

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Myanmar leader Suu Kyi urges resistance to coup as military cuts communications and declares state of emergency

In the News   |   February 1, 2021

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Crowds of people queued for rice, vegetables and cash across Myanmar after a military coup cut communications and seized the country’s civilian leadership, plunging the country into uncertainty five years after Aung San Suu Kyi... read more

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CSIS warns Canadian universities about Alibaba’s online platform

In the News   |   January 29, 2021

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Canada’s spy agency warned Canadian universities in August to be wary of using Chinese technology, including a service offered by e-commerce company Alibaba to help students based in China take online Zoom classes in this... read more

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Small horizons

Cartoons   |   January 29, 2021

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The pandemic has all but obliterated leisure travel.

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Report calls for powerful new federal body to regulate social media

In the News   |   January 27, 2021

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A federally funded panel is recommending the creation of a powerful new government regulator to oversee social media companies such as Facebook and Google and to require them to have strong content-moderation practices and to... read more

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A historic deal closes and new chapter begins for Indigenous people in Atlantic Canada’s fishery

In the News   |   January 26, 2021

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Seven Mi’kmaq First Nations are now co-owners of one of the largest seafood companies in North America in a historic sale that transforms the role of Indigenous people in Atlantic Canada’s fishery. The acquisition of... read more

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