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Gone to pot

Cartoons   |   October 17, 2018

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The use of recreational cannabis became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018.

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First legal purchase of recreational cannabis made in St. John’s, marking end of Canadian prohibition

In the News   |   October 17, 2018

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Ian Power became one of the first people in Canada in nearly a century to own a gram of legal recreational cannabis. The 46-year-old from St. John’s arrived outside Canopy Growth Corp.’s Tweed store at... read more

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Chrystia Freeland says Canada ‘very troubled’ by disappearance of Saudi journalist

In the News   |   October 16, 2018

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Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister telephoned her counterpart in Saudi Arabia on Monday to raise concerns about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but Chrystia Freeland says the government has no plans to suspend a... read more

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Saudi Arabia warns against sanctions as pressure mounts over disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

In the News   |   October 14, 2018

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Saudi Arabia lashed out at its critics on Sunday and vowed it would respond to sanctions or other punitive steps “with even greater action” as pressure continued to mount on the kingdom over the disappearance... read more

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Canada abandons Michaëlle Jean’s Francophonie candidacy

In the News   |   October 10, 2018

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Ottawa has abandoned its campaign to back Michaëlle Jean’s bid for a second mandate as the secretary-general of the Francophonie. Liberal officials said the government decided to stop supporting Ms. Jean’s re-election rather than risk... read more

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Kremlin gremlin

Cartoons   |   October 9, 2018

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Russian intelligence has been meddling in the affairs of Western nations in a variety of ways.

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Woman wearing hijab was entitled to testify, Quebec top court rules

In the News   |   October 4, 2018

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Quebec’s top court has ruled that a judge was wrong to deny a hearing to a woman wearing a hijab, sending a message from the bench about religious freedoms as the province heads into renewed... read more

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Parti perdu

Cartoons   |   October 3, 2018

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After Quebec's election, the Parti Quebecois is three seats short of the total it needs to retain official party status.

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The New USMCA – What It Means and How We Got Here

Behind the Breaking News   |   October 3, 2018

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(Article by Gary Rabbior, President, Canadian Foundation for Economic Education) In the beginning … On January 1st, 1993, the North American Free Trade Agreement – otherwise known as NAFTA – came into effect. That agreement,... read more

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Canada’s Donna Strickland shares Nobel physics prize

Articles of Interest   |   October 2, 2018

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Donna Strickland, a University of Waterloo professor who helped to pioneer the development of lasers that produce brief but intense pulses of light for a range of applications, has been named a winner of this... read more

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Coalition Avenir Québec wins historic majority as voters soundly reject old-line Liberals, PQ

In the News   |   October 2, 2018

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Quebeckers have elected a right-leaning government for the first time since 1966, choosing the upstart Coalition Avenir Québec while soundly rejecting the two parties that governed the province and drove Canadian national unity debates for... read more

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LOL

Cartoons   |   October 1, 2018

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United Nations members burst out laughing when President Trump boasted that his administration had accomplished more than any other.

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Canada, U.S. reach tentative NAFTA deal; Trump approves pact

In the News   |   October 1, 2018

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Canada and the U.S. have reached a tentative deal to overhaul the North American free-trade agreement after intensive weekend talks, trading access to Canada’s protected dairy market for the preservation of a key dispute-resolution system... read more

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In unprecedented move, Commons passes motion to strip Suu Kyi’s honorary citizenship

In the News   |   September 28, 2018

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In an unprecedented move Thursday, the House of Commons unanimously agreed to strip Myanmar’s beleaguered de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, of her honorary Canadian citizenship after an international outcry over her failure to... read more

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Canadian Gothic

Cartoons   |   September 26, 2018

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Dairy supply management has been a sticking point in NAFTA talks. The cartoon is a parody of the iconic 1930 painting American Gothic, by Grant Wood.

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