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Mugabe quits, Zimbabweans celebrate: 'We are free now'

In the News   |   November 22, 2017

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After 37 years of dictatorship and misrule, Robert Mugabe has resigned as Zimbabwe’s president. His resignation letter was read to a joint sitting of both houses of Zimbabwe’s parliament on Tuesday afternoon, barely an hour... read more

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Sackgasse

Cartoons   |   November 21, 2017

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she'd prefer a new election to minority government after talks to form a coalition collapsed. (Sackgasse: a German translation of stalemate)

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Back-to-work bill passes, sending Ontario college faculty back to class Tuesday

In the News   |   November 20, 2017

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College students in Ontario will head back to class on Tuesday after the provincial government passed back-to-work legislation ending a five-week-long strike by professors. The law, which came into force on Sunday after rare weekend... read more

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UBC releases draft of freedom-of-expression statement, asks for feedback

Lesson Plans   |   November 20, 2017

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Simona Chiose outlines the controversy over UBC’s recent freedom-of-expression statement, relating it to the polarizing politics of recent years.... read more

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End of Mugabe's 37-year rule opens door to freedom

In the News   |   November 16, 2017

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Robert Mugabe’s decline and fall, when it finally came, was stunning in its swiftness. For 37 years he had been the undisputed ruler of Zimbabwe. And then, on Wednesday, he was abruptly confined to his... read more

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Mueller's Russia investigation extends beyond collusion

Lesson Plans   |   November 16, 2017

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Joanna Slater summarizes developments in the US Justice Department’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 American election.... read more

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Chaos theory

Cartoons   |   November 15, 2017

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Lebanon has been plunged into uncertainty by the sudden resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri during a visit to Saudi Arabia, where some believe he has been detained.

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Trudeau speaks out on Quebec's veil law as he weighs legal options

In the News   |   November 13, 2017

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is openly talking about referring Quebec’s face-covering law to the Supreme Court or joining an ongoing court challenge of Bill 62, ratcheting up the rhetoric in what could become a heated... read more

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UBC releases draft of freedom-of-expression statement, asks for feedback

In the News   |   November 9, 2017

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A day after saying it would not release the draft version of a new freedom-of-expression statement, the University of British Columbia has made the document public and asked the wider university community to provide feedback.... read more

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Trump Year One: Six major moments in a tumultuous time

In the News   |   November 8, 2017

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Wednesday marks a year since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, and it’s just as strange now as it was then. Adrian Morrow looks at the highlights. Maybe it was the time he fired the... read more

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Valérie Plante defeats Denis Coderre to become first woman elected mayor of Montreal

In the News   |   November 6, 2017

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Valérie Plante is the new mayor of Montreal, the first woman to be elected to the post in the city’s 375-year history. Not only did Ms. Plante win, she did so relatively comfortably, with 51... read more

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Top court deals blow to Indigenous peoples

In the News   |   November 3, 2017

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The Supreme Court of Canada has declined to grant special protection for religious freedom for aboriginal peoples, ruling that a private ski resort in British Columbia can be built on a site sacred to an... read more

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Just another day

Cartoons   |   November 1, 2017

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The dizzying sequence of events surrounding the Trump White House has the world on a roller-coaster of emotions.

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Mueller's Russia investigation extends beyond collusion

In the News   |   October 31, 2017

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With his opening moves, Robert Mueller sent the message that his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election is serious, wide-ranging and far from over. Now, as the special counsel continues his probe, his... read more

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Investigation into Russian collusion deals double blow to White House

In the News   |   October 31, 2017

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Robert Mueller has fired his first shots at the White House in the Russia investigation, with a former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign admitting he met with purported intermediaries of the Kremlin then... read more

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