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Too much information?

Cartoons   |   November 12, 2018

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Statistics Canada's plan to obtain personal banking records is facing much criticism and will not go ahead until the federal privacy commissioner completes an investigation.

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Democrats take control of House as Republicans hold Senate

In the News   |   November 7, 2018

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Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives after midterm congressional elections Tuesday, but fell short of the electoral wave that they hoped would swamp Donald Trump’s presidency. The Democrats held the 218 House... read more

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Give me liberty or give me death

Cartoons   |   November 6, 2018

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Or maybe, as America went to the polls, it was a bit of both.

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China Telecom diverted internet traffic in U.S. and Canada, report finds

In the News   |   October 31, 2018

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China Telecom, a state-owned telecommunications firm, has systematically diverted internet traffic in Canada and the United States by shunting it through its own network in an effort to commit espionage and steal intellectual property, two... read more

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Maelstrom

Cartoons   |   October 30, 2018

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America under President Trump is immersed in partisan, racial and religious strife.

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A farewell to arms?

Cartoons   |   October 26, 2018

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Canada appears uncertain about whether to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Want to Be Governor of the Bank of Canada?

Behind the Breaking News   |   October 26, 2018

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Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, recently announced another increase in the overnight interest rate – which is the Bank’s “policy interest rate – or PIR.” That has an impact on other interest... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – October 2018

Quizzes   |   October 26, 2018

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in October Gordie Howe is having a significant landmark named for him. What is it? Airport Bridge... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – October 2018

Quizzes   |   October 26, 2018

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Here are the answers to our October quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information 1. Gordie Howe is having a significant landmark named for him. What is it? Answer: b Additional notes:... read more

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Cannabis legalization: What is your province or territory doing? A guide

Lesson Plans   |   October 22, 2018

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Mayaz Alam reports on the differences and similarities by province and territory in the coming laws controlling the sale and use of cannabis following legalization on October 17, 2018.... read more

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

Lesson Plans   |   October 18, 2018

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Saudi Arabia has vowed to respond to any punitive steps as pressure mounts on the kingdom over the disappearance and alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr. Khashoggi, who was sharply critical of Saudi Arabia’s... read more

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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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