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Cartoons   |   January 20, 2020

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has made some moves that many say are destined to keep him in office for life. Rasputin
was a mystic who deviously gained considerable influence in late imperial Russia.

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Ontario school strikes: A look at the key issues, from teacher wages to class sizes

In the News   |   January 20, 2020

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For the first time in more than 20 years, Ontario’s main education unions are all involved in job action at the same time, from work-to-rule to one-day walkouts, as contract negotiations stall with the provincial... read more

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Save more and ease your feelings of financial stress

Articles of Interest   |   January 20, 2020

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Financial stress is all about not saving enough. Income levels play a role, too, but not as big as you might think. Generational differences between, say, millennials and older people mean little. These are the... read more

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Hydrogen has a major role to play in the clean-energy future – which presents Canada with an opportunity

Guest Column   |   January 17, 2020

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The sun is setting on the fossil-fuel industry as we know it, not just in Canada, but globally. It may never go completely dark, but its direction and much-diminished role is certain in an increasingly... read more

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Pay down the mortgage, or set money aside for those inevitable homeowner emergencies?

In the News   |   January 17, 2020

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The must-have accessory for all homeowners will never be featured in a TV series or in magazines about decorating. Having at least a few thousand dollars safely parked in a savings account makes both financial... read more

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Cartoons   |   January 16, 2020

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Ontario is investigating after an emergency alert about an imaginary incident at Pickering nuclear facility was mistakenly sent to millions of residents.

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Putin accused of seeking to become Russia’s leader-for-life through constitutional changes

In the News   |   January 16, 2020

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed changes to the constitution that critics say clear the way for him to remain in power beyond the end of his term, as he shook up the country’s long-static... read more

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Aeroplan, it’s time to stop grabbing back the miles of your inactive customers

In the News   |   January 15, 2020

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Karen Thomson thought a technology glitch was at fault when she tried to use her 75,000 Aeroplan miles to book a flight and found out she had only 6,138. Then Ms. Thomson looked at her... read more

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Trudeau says Canada wasn’t warned of Soleimani strike, says crash victims would be alive if not for U.S.-Iran tensions

In the News   |   January 14, 2020

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he received no advance warning from U.S. officials of the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general and days later led to Iran shooting down a Ukrainian passenger jet... read more

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In the climate change wars, Greta Thunberg thrashes Roger Federer 6-0, 6-0

In the News   |   January 13, 2020

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Over the weekend, Roger Federer was forced to try something new – defend his integrity. He didn’t do a very good job of it. Federer may be the world’s most successfully branded person. Among his... read more

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Cartoons   |   January 13, 2020

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In the wake of an assassination and retaliatory missile barrages, the Middle East is on a knife-edge.

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Iran rejects missile theory, calls on West to show evidence

In the News   |   January 10, 2020

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The head of the Iranian team investigating the crash of a Ukraine International Airlines plane near Tehran has rejected Western assertions that the aircraft was shot down by a missile. On Thursday, Prime Minister Justin... read more

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A devastating loss rips through Canada’s academic community in wake of Flight 752 tragedy

Articles of Interest   |   January 10, 2020

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Research groups across Canada are reeling in the wake of a disaster that has claimed the lives of scores of fellow students and colleagues, leaving a gaping hole in the fabric of the country’s academic... read more

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138 passengers aboard plane that crashed in Iran were connecting to Canada

In the News   |   January 9, 2020

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A passenger jet crash in Iran on Wednesday killed 176 people, including dozens of Canadians, leaving communities across the country grieving and Ottawa facing enormous obstacles in probing one of the largest air disasters involving... read more

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Iran fires missiles at two bases in Iraq housing U.S. troops in retaliatory attacks for Soleimani killing

In the News   |   January 8, 2020

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After a night of mostly ineffective Iranian missile attacks on U.S. targets in Iraq, there is now a possibility that the crisis could pass without a full-scale war, analysts say. Political leaders on all sides... read more

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