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Some post-secondary students and their parents are about to make a $20,000 mistake

In the News   |   August 23, 2017

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There’s a flaw in the usual back-to-school financial advice for university and college students. Budgeting and controlling debt are covered, and rightly so. But there’s never any mention of a mistake costing as much as... read more

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Brain scans reveal impact of contact sports even on young, healthy athletes: study

In the News   |   August 22, 2017

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Young healthy athletes who play sports where body contact is an integral, or even a possible, part of the game have differences in their brains typically associated with concussion or mild brain injury, a new... read more

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Survey finds ‘dramatic shift’ in Canadian perception of U.S. approach to human rights

In the News   |   August 21, 2017

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For the first time in 13 years, Canadians think they have more in common with Britain and Germany’s approach to human rights than that of the United States, a new survey suggests. The finding is... read more

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Barcelona attacks: What we know so far

In the News   |   August 18, 2017

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Early Friday morning, five terror suspects were shot and killed in an alleged terror attack south of Barcelona. The separate attack followed a deadly incident on Thursday, which killed at least 13 people and injured... read more

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Toronto teen allowed on fatal school trip despite failing swim test

In the News   |   August 17, 2017

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A Toronto teenager who drowned on a school camping trip last month did not pass a required swimming test – nor did half the students on the excursion, an investigation has found. The Toronto District... read more

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Advertisers decry Canada’s proposed restrictions on marketing food to kids

In the News   |   August 16, 2017

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A group representing Canadian advertisers is criticizing proposed restrictions on marketing food and beverages to children, saying that suggested changes to policy go too far. Health Canada’s consultations on how it should approach restricting advertising “unhealthy food... read more

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Federal prison takes down kennel-like exercise pens for inmates in solitary confinement

In the News   |   August 15, 2017

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Five kennel-like exercise pens for inmates in solitary confinement at a maximum-security federal prison were dismantled after a photo of their cramped confines appeared in The Globe and Mail. Last week, federal correctional ombudsman Ivan... read more

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Eruption of anger, violence in Virginia divides the U.S.

In the News   |   August 14, 2017

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After a deadly weekend, the country must find a way forward – a task complicated by what some see as a vacuum of moral leadership at the top. Charlottesville is the picture of a liberal American... read more

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Teens are avid consumers of news online, research suggests

In the News   |   August 11, 2017

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When three terrorists attacked central London in the spring, within minutes my 15-year-old son knew more about it than I did. The alert on my phone from a Canadian news organization linked to a story... read more

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North Korea, Trump exchange threats, but likely not fire. Here's why

In the News   |   August 10, 2017

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Donald Trump’s threat to retaliate against North Korean provocations with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” spread tremors around the globe, elevating fears that the U.S. President is prepared to authorize military... read more

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North Korea will be met with 'fire and fury' if threats continue: Trump

In the News   |   August 9, 2017

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The United States and North Korea threatened to rain destruction on each other in an escalation of rhetoric that followed a new U.S. defence assessment that concluded the defiant regime has successfully miniaturized a nuclear... read more

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‘He should be as well known as Schindler’: Documents reveal Canadian citizen Julius Kuhl as Holocaust hero

In the News   |   August 8, 2017

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He lived for decades in relative anonymity in Toronto, where he ran a construction company. But documents shared with The Globe show that Julius Kuhl – who died in 1985 – should have been one... read more

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Quebec's resources wear thin as wave of asylum seekers swells

In the News   |   August 4, 2017

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The asylum seekers arrive about a dozen by the hour at the end of a quiet country road in upstate New York, hopping out of taxis, extended passenger vans and private vehicles. They appear to... read more

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Census 2016: More Canadians than ever are living alone, and other takeaways

In the News   |   August 3, 2017

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Statscan’s latest release of census data paints a clearer picture of a Canada where single-person households, same-sex marriage, language diversity and bilingualism are on the rise. Gloria Galloway explains the highlights. More Canadians are opting to live alone as... read more

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Stop doping or the sport will die, Usain Bolt cautions track and field athletes

In the News   |   August 2, 2017

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As he prepares to run his final race, Usain Bolt has issued a blunt warning to fellow track and field athletes: Stop doping or the sport will die. During a press conference in London on... read more

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