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Lockdowns are for the birds: New research shows the benefit of reduced human activity

In the News   |   September 23, 2021

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University of Manitoba research shows about two-thirds of North American bird species changed their behaviour as humans stayed close to home during the pandemic’s early months. Birds are just not that into us. That’s the... read more

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Financial services powerhouses, led by former Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, commit to net-zero push

In the News   |   September 22, 2021

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Big-name stock exchanges, rating agencies, auditors and index providers have banded together in a group led by former central banker Mark Carney to focus their operations on achieving net-zero carbon emissions as countries prepare to meet... read more

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New taxes, daycare and help for home buyers: How Liberal election promises will affect your finances

Guest Column   |   September 22, 2021

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The same old Liberals will form the next government, but with a new agenda of measures that affects your personal finances if you’re a home buyer, a parent, a senior or a high earner, particularly... read more

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Canada federal election results: Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win third consecutive election, fall short of a majority

In the News   |   September 21, 2021

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Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won a third straight election on Monday, but fell short of the majority they sought in the snap vote and will return to government with what will effectively be a status quo Parliament. The... read more

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Cartoons   |   September 21, 2021

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The pandemic made just about every aspect of the federal election campaign more difficult.

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Canada’s inflation explained: How the surge affects you and what you can do about changing prices

In the News   |   September 16, 2021

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After a slump in consumer prices during the pandemic, they’ve come roaring back as demand increases and supplies of some goods get scarce. Here’s what you need to know. WHAT IS DRIVING INFLATION? Probably the... read more

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Enlightened?

Cartoons   |   September 15, 2021

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Protests against vaccination policies outside hospitals have turned loud and increasingly threatening towards medical workers.

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Three-year-old Afghan boy reunited with his father in Toronto after two weeks alone in Qatar

In the News   |   September 14, 2021

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Ali got through his 14-hour flight to Toronto using the same coping mechanisms as three-year-olds everywhere: scribbling in colouring books and watching favourite movies. On this trek, he watched Cars 3 over and over. But the reason... read more

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At Fairy Creek, a war in the woods as police seek more power to clear blockades

In the News   |   September 13, 2021

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Little sign of lengthy battle over old-growth logging letting up, and the RCMP says it is losing against a sophisticated, well-funded movement. Watch: Police arrest more than 70 people at the Fairy Creek blockade near... read more

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Riveting?

Cartoons   |   September 13, 2021

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Apparently not. Many commentators (and Canadians) found the leaders' debates uninspiring and not worth watching.

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The father-daughter relationship behind the success of Leylah Fernandez

In the News   |   September 9, 2021

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Rising Canadian tennis star Leylah Annie Fernandez talks to her father, Jorge, three or four times a day. They are close, even if the man who doubles as her head coach is home in Boynton... read more

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Universities are open for in-person classes, but much of the curriculum is still only online

In the News   |   September 7, 2021

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Postsecondary students are heading back to campuses this week after a year of studying remotely, but many of them are finding much of their course work is still only available online. Surging case counts driven by the... read more

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Imported?

Cartoons   |   September 7, 2021

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Loud and, in some cases, threatening protesters in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec have taken to streets and hospital entrances to voice their discontent with vaccine passports.

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The make-up test: When Canada’s schools open again, how will they catch students up after a year of lost learning?

In the News   |   September 3, 2021

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After multiple waves of COVID-19 outbreaks and school closings, some students are months behind in the curriculum – so educators are changing it. Here’s how. Pointers for parents on the COVID-19 learning gap When students... read more

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It is over: Afghan mission ends as U.S. sends last flight out of Kabul

Articles of Interest   |   September 3, 2021

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The U.S. has pulled its last troops out of Afghanistan, ending a two-decade war and sealing victory by the Taliban’s theocratic terrorists over a coalition of armed forces of the world’s wealthiest countries and their... read more

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