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Fred Sasakamoose, one of the NHL’s first Indigenous players and a residential school survivor, dies at 86

In the News   |   November 25, 2020

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Fred Sasakamoose was barely out his teens when he took face-offs against Maurice Richard and played against Gordie Howe as a centre for the Chicago Blackhawks in 1954. His path to becoming one of the... read more

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Enrolment up at Canadian universities, mostly because of part-timers

In the News   |   November 24, 2020

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Despite fears that students would balk at courses held primarily online, enrolment at Canadian universities rose slightly in the fall term driven mainly by an increase in part-time students. But the national data gloss over... read more

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Online G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia was as uninspiring as the format

In the News   |   November 23, 2020

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The online G20 held by Saudi Arabia over the weekend will go down as the strangest summit in the organization’s history, and perhaps also its most disappointing one. In a testament to the working-from-home planet... read more

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By international standards, the Liberals’ climate-change bill is underwhelming

In the News   |   November 20, 2020

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By Canada’s lacklustre standards to date, long-awaited federal legislation unveiled Thursday to legally mandate emissions-reduction goals represents a significant step forward in the fight against climate change. But by international standards, set more than a... read more

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Why the Canadian voting system is a winner, and Donald Trump is a loser

In the News   |   November 19, 2020

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It’s safe to assume that an approving retweet from Donald Trump – with an all-caps “THIS SAYS IT ALL!” – was not what the social-media manager at Elections Canada was after. But even though the... read more

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How renters, buyers and others can push back against people judging their personal financial situation

In the News   |   November 17, 2020

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To talk about your personal finances is to risk being judged. And so, we have a lot of people who hate talking about money. As part of Financial Literacy Month, Toronto-Dominion Bank recently issued a... read more

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Stepping Up: How a young B.C. man pushed the province to recognize its long and vibrant Black history

In the News   |   November 12, 2020

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This is part of Stepping Up, a series introducing Canadians to their country’s new sources of inspiration and leadership. One day last fall, Markiel Simpson’s little sister told him about an incident he recognized as... read more

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Nut job

Cartoons   |   November 12, 2020

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Reconstructing American democracy after Donald Trump will not be easy.

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University of Toronto researcher awarded Canada’s top science prize

In the News   |   November 11, 2020

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A University of Toronto researcher who served as Ontario’s first and only chief scientist until Premier Doug Ford scrapped the position has been awarded Canada’s top science prize. Molly Shoichet, an expert in polymer chemistry... read more

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Trudeau says he is confident Biden will press China to release detained Canadians

In the News   |   November 10, 2020

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is confident U.S. president-elect Joe Biden will vigorously press China’s authoritarian rulers to free two jailed Canadians and challenge Beijing to re-evaluate its aggressive and repressive foreign policy. Canadians Michael... read more

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U.S. election live updates: Biden seeks to move quickly to build his administration; Trump yet to concede

In the News   |   November 9, 2020

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The latest: President-elect Joe Biden signalled on Sunday he plans to move quickly to build out his government, focusing first on the raging pandemic that will likely dominate the early days of his administration. Donald... read more

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Breaking up is hard to do

Cartoons   |   November 9, 2020

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Defeated President Trump is thought likely to do a great deal of damage in his remaining few weeks in office,

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Pollsters face questions after many tallies misfire in U.S. election – again

In the News   |   November 6, 2020

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With the 2020 presidential election looming, David Burrell knew his polling data was wrong – he just couldn’t figure out why. His company, Wick, had emerged in 2008 as a tech-based challenger to old-school market-research... read more

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You can say that again

Cartoons   |   November 4, 2020

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The quote, said to be an Anglicized version of an ancient Chinese curse, is particularly applicable to the US election.

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How the U.S. election result will shape Canadian climate policy

In the News   |   November 4, 2020

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Once the votes have been counted, Americans will either have elected a new president with by far the most ambitious climate-change plan of anyone who has held the office, or re-elected a climate-change denier. Never... read more

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