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Animal life: The first act

In the News   |   December 3, 2021

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Rare Canadian specimens of ancient, bizarre creatures have a new home at the Royal Ontario Museum. The Globe took a look. When Jean-Bernard Caron talks about the “before times,” he doesn’t mean 2019. As curator... read more

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Royal farewell

Cartoons   |   December 3, 2021

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Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to the Queen as it shed its colonial past and became a republic, electing its first-ever president.

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How worried should recent home buyers be about their mortgage renewal in five years?

In the News   |   November 30, 2021

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Low mortgage rates are housing’s great enabler. A recent home buyer named Tyler Johnston wonders how long this can last. He and his wife bought a home in Halifax recently and spent more than they... read more

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Pecking order

Cartoons   |   November 30, 2021

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The newly-discovered variant of COVID named Omicron has taken the focus off the Delta variant.

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Ontario detects Canada’s first Omicron cases; fresh travel bans strand junior women’s field hockey team

In the News   |   November 29, 2021

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The Omicron variant has arrived in Canada, with two cases identified in Ontario just days after Ottawa and other governments imposed travel bans prohibiting entry by foreign nationals from several countries in southern Africa, where... read more

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The millennial and Gen Z dream of home ownership is being exploited in ways that just make houses more expensive

In the News   |   November 25, 2021

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There is something comforting about the idea of upstart financial technology companies addressing the unaffordability of homes for young adults. Somebody’s got to do something, right? Politicians have been ineffectual on the issue of housing... read more

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Trudeau government’s Speech from the Throne contains warning that ‘Earth is in danger’

In the News   |   November 24, 2021

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The Speech from the Throne delivered a stark warning about the planet’s future as Governor-General Mary Simon opened the 44th Parliament, describing a world “in danger” from climate change and urging legislators to turn “talk... read more

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Here today...

Cartoons   |   November 24, 2021

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The government proposes to return to a hybrid in-person/virtual format in the House of Commons for Parliament's very short fall session.

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With friends like this...

Cartoons   |   November 22, 2021

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Canada and Mexico failed to convince U.S. President Joe Biden to scrap proposed electric-vehicle tax credits that would favor American-based manufacturers.

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First fire, now floods: Why B.C. is trapped in a world of climate extremes

In the News   |   November 17, 2021

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Extreme weather events are connected: With heat comes wildfires, and with wildfires come changes to the soil that can exacerbate the effects of heavy rainfall. During a record-smashing heat wave that devastated British Columbia this... read more

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Hedging

Cartoons   |   November 17, 2021

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Commitment to slowing the pace of global warming was not as radical as many had hoped at the COP26 environmental summit.

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B.C. flooding prompts rescue operations, emergency evacuations

In the News   |   November 16, 2021

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A powerful rain storm has swept across southern British Columbia, unleashing floods and mudslides from Vancouver Island to the Alberta border, trapping motorists, closing major highways and forcing the evacuation of thousands. Just months after... read more

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Mutiny

Cartoons   |   November 15, 2021

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Erin O'Toole is facing dissent from within -- Conservative Senator Denise Batters is calling for party members to review his leadership, saying he is perceived as untrustworthy.

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China’s Xi Jinping secures his place in history as most powerful leader since Mao

In the News   |   November 12, 2021

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Leaders of China’s Communist Party passed a resolution this week setting the stage for President Xi Jinping to rule for an unprecedented third term and cementing his place as the most important figure in the... read more

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Ontario to end streaming for all Grade 9 courses next school year

In the News   |   November 11, 2021

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The Ontario government plans to end streaming for all Grade 9 courses in the next school year – a practice that has forced high-school students to choose between two academic tracks and has disproportionately affected... read more

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