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Travel rules to ease for fully vaccinated Canadians in July, while Ottawa works out COVIID-19 vaccine passport standards

In the News   |   June 10, 2021

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The federal government unveiled plans Wednesday to ease border restrictions in early July for fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents, but acknowledged a national vaccine passport system in the works to verify that people have... read more

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Five Muslim pedestrians deliberately hit by driver, four dead, in alleged hate attack in London, Ont.

In the News   |   June 8, 2021

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Police say a 20-year-old London, Ont., man deliberately struck down five members of a Muslim family with his truck in a hate-motivated act of mass murder, an attack that prompted an outpouring of grief and... read more

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Ryerson statue toppled as calls amplify for name change at Toronto university

Articles of Interest   |   June 8, 2021

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Ryerson University is facing growing calls from its faculty to change the name of the university after a campus statue honouring its namesake, Egerton Ryerson, was toppled following a sit-in to honour the victims of... read more

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The virtues of sin taxes

In the News   |   June 7, 2021

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Do sin taxes work? Governments around the world, including in Canada, have for decades slapped taxes on products deemed to be socially problematic. Alcohol and tobacco are long-standing examples; sugar has lately joined that list.... read more

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Ontario students won’t return to in-person learning for the rest of school year, Doug Ford announces

In the News   |   June 3, 2021

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Ontario’s two million public school students will learn remotely for the last four weeks of the academic year as the government looks to keep its large-scale reopening plans for the summer on track, rather than... read more

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The Kamloops residential school’s mass gravesite: What we know about the 215 children’s remains, and Canada’s reaction so far

In the News   |   June 1, 2021

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In B.C.’s Interior, the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation has found the remains of children as young as 3 on the site of what used to be Canada’s largest residential school. Here’s what we know,... read more

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‘It’s our truths’: Indigenous leaders call for ‘thorough’ probe to identify remains of children found at Kamloops residential school site

In the News   |   May 31, 2021

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Indigenous leaders are calling for an examination of every former residential school site after the discovery of 215 children’s remains at one location in British Columbia. Confirming the identities of those who lie in unmarked graves and returning... read more

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Alberta calls for national security rules for academics to prevent intellectual property transfer to China

In the News   |   May 25, 2021

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Alberta is urging the federal government to set strong national standards to ensure that Canadian universities and researchers are not transferring scientific data and intellectual property to China that benefits its military and security apparatus.... read more

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Israel, Hamas agree to ceasefire in Gaza conflict

In the News   |   May 21, 2021

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Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire on Thursday, bringing at least a temporary halt to an 11-day conflict that killed nearly 250 people and left much of the Gaza Strip devastated. After days of... read more

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Federal initiative to help Hong Kongers immigrate to Canada sees significant jump in applications

Articles of Interest   |   May 21, 2021

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A Canadian government program to help Hong Kongers immigrate to this country in the wake of Beijing’s crackdown on the former British colony has received more than 5,700 applications in its first three months, roughly triple the number that... read more

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‘You were an outsider’: Indigenous NHL trailblazer Fred Sasakamoose tells his story of survival in new autobiography

In the News   |   May 18, 2021

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Fred Sasakamoose’s emotional autobiography, Call Me Indian, will be published posthumously Tuesday. The memoir was almost finished in November when he died of COVID-19. For most of his life, Fred Sasakamoose did not like to... read more

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Cartoons   |   May 17, 2021

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Imagined: Canada's response to a threat by the governor of Michigan to shut down Line 5, an Enbridge pipeline that is a major petroleum conduit for central Canada.

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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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Frustrated homebuyers, renting is not a ‘financial coffin’

In the News   |   May 12, 2021

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  A certain four-letter word comes up a lot when financial planners address young adult clients who fear they will never own a house. The word is rent. R-e-n-t. Say it with me and then... read more

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