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Down the drain

Cartoons   |   January 18, 2018

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Donald Trump has taken political rhetoric to new lows with his vulgar characterisation of certain countries that are sources of immigrants.

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While not without his hiccups, Trump surely had a successful 2017

Lesson Plans   |   January 17, 2018

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John Ibbitson argues that President Trump (at least from his own point of view) had a very successful first year in office. In an editorial a day later entitled If you think Trump is bad... read more

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Monumental developments

Cartoons   |   January 15, 2018

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Amid speculation that Oprah Winfrey will seek to replace Donald Trump in the White House, people are wondering which celebrity will be next.

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Canada’s navy has ‘capability’ to help enforce North Korea sanctions: Vance

In the News   |   January 15, 2018

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Canada’s top general says the Royal Canadian Navy has the “capability” to help enforce United Nations sanctions against North Korea if asked to do so at Tuesday’s foreign ministers summit in Vancouver. U.S. Secretary of... read more

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bookmark Anger brews in Cobourg over Tim Hortons' response to Ontario minimum wage
Anger brews in Cobourg over Tim Hortons' response to Ontario minimum wage

In the News   |   January 11, 2018

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Tim Hortons in the town of Cobourg has become ground zero for public anger in Ontario since New Year’s, when local owners cut workers’ benefits after a hike in the provincial minimum wage. On Wednesday,... read more

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Salvadorans facing possible deportation from U.S. not looking to Canada: Hussen

In the News   |   January 10, 2018

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Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the nearly 200,000 Salvadorans facing possible deportation from the United States under a recent Trump administration order do not want to come to Canada, playing down concerns of another possible... read more

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North Korea in breakthrough agreement to attend Winter Olympics

In the News   |   January 9, 2018

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There will almost certainly be more North Korean cheerleaders than athletes, but the 2018 Winter Olympics will include a delegation from the country that has provoked global anger through its nuclear development program. Only two... read more

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Hot button issue

Cartoons   |   January 8, 2018

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After North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that he had a nuclear button on his desk President Trump tweeted that he had a much bigger and more powerful button.

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Globe editorial: If you think Trump is bad now, just wait

In the News   |   December 29, 2017

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Over the course of his career in politics, Donald Trump has attacked and diminished the essential institutions of his country’s democracy. These include fair elections, the justice system and the media. As a candidate, he... read more

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While not without his hiccups, Trump surely had a successful 2017

In the News   |   December 28, 2017

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We might as well admit it: Donald Trump has had a very successful year. His many critics, including this writer, would like to believe that this rogue President has been largely frustrated in realizing his... read more

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Trudeau violated conflict-of-interest law with Aga Khan trips, ethics watchdog says

In the News   |   December 21, 2017

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The Ethics Commissioner has ruled that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke Canada’s ethics law over two all-expenses-paid family trips to the Bahamas, rejecting the assertion his host was a close friend and dismissing his rationale... read more

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Democrat Doug Jones scores upset win over Roy Moore in Alabama

In the News   |   December 13, 2017

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The Democrats have snatched a formerly safe Republican Senate seat after the GOP splintered over its own nominee, an anti-gay, anti-Muslim former judge accused of molesting underage girls. After trailing much of the night, Democrat... read more

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Roy Moore's bid for U.S. Senate seat puts Trump populism to the test

In the News   |   December 11, 2017

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It was supposed to be a cakewalk for the Republicans: A special election to fill a vacant Senate seat in one of the nation’s deepest-red states. But Tuesday’s vote in Alabama has turned into a... read more

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Globe in Jerusalem: Palestinian leaders decry Trump’s decision

In the News   |   December 7, 2017

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On a cool, rainy Wednesday night in central Jerusalem, the streets were oddly quiet. Even the area in front of the U.S. consulate was largely devoid of protesters. But that was before President Donald Trump... read more

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Canada will not move embassy to Jerusalem, federal government says

In the News   |   December 6, 2017

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The Trudeau government says it will not move the Canadian embassy in Israel to Jerusalem amid reports U.S. President Donald Trump will relocate the American embassy to the holy city and recognize it as the... read more

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