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Cartoons   |   April 16, 2018

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The Trump White House is roaring from crisis to crisis under erratic leadership.

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Across the U.S., students deliver message on guns: enough

Lesson Plans   |   April 16, 2018

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Joanna Slater summarizes the recent student walkouts and demonstrations responding to the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida. She notes the rise of activism among youth, as they become politically engaged with issues that affect... read more

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Mideast braces for ‘approaching storm’ as U.S.-led coalition weighs Syria military strike

In the News   |   April 13, 2018

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The Middle East remained on tenterhooks Thursday, trying to parse the confusing and often contradictory Twitter feed of U.S. President Donald Trump for clues as to what might happen next in Syria and across the... read more

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In crosshairs of U.S. Congress, Facebook’s Zuckerberg concedes regulation of internet economy ‘inevitable’

In the News   |   April 12, 2018

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Mark Zuckerberg appeared resigned to more government oversight of social-media companies after two days of testimony before the U.S. Congress, saying he saw regulation of the internet economy as “inevitable,” even as he refused to... read more

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U.S. lawmakers grill Facebook’s Zuckerberg over data misuse

In the News   |   April 11, 2018

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In a marathon hearing of Congress, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg came under fire from dozens of U.S lawmakers over his company’s data-collection practices and its role in political interference even as he faced a... read more

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Tensions flare between U.S. and Russia over Syria gas attack

In the News   |   April 10, 2018

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Russia and the United States veered dangerously toward a military conflict on Monday, trading threats and warnings after an alleged chemical weapons attack carried out by the Russian-allied regime in Syria. Moscow and Washington –... read more

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Bus stop

Cartoons   |   April 9, 2018

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Ontario Conservative leader Doug Ford has decided not to have the traditional media bus follow him as he campaigns in the province's forthcoming election.

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A team, a town and a country united in grief: Thousands gather to mourn Humboldt crash victims

In the News   |   April 9, 2018

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Thousands gathered in a small-town hockey rink Sunday night in a national act of mourning for the victims of the bus crash that killed 15 members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey family in a collision... read more

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Facebook broadens estimate of data misuse to 87 million people, including more than 600,000 Canadians

In the News   |   April 5, 2018

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More than 622,000 Canadian Facebook users − and 87 million people across the globe − may have had their personal information improperly shared with a U.K.-based political consulting firm, the social-media giant said on Wednesday.... read more

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‘At heart, she’s a creator’: Meet new CBC chief Catherine Tait

In the News   |   April 4, 2018

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She’s not a lawyer or a bureaucrat, and for several years Catherine Tait has been living in New York. But that – and the fact that she’s a woman – is what makes the Canadian... read more

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Poll position

Cartoons   |   April 3, 2018

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For the first time in two years, public opinion polls show that the Liberals are by no means guaranteed to win the next federal election.

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Mother of a nation, violent radical: South Africa grapples with divisive legacy of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

In the News   |   April 3, 2018

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One of the most complex and courageous icons of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died at the age of 81, triggering an outpouring of emotion from millions of people who lauded her as... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – March 2018

Quizzes   |   March 29, 2018

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in March. Why is the Bank of Canada staggering the release of new banknotes? They are planning... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – March 2018

Quizzes   |   March 29, 2018

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Here are the answers to our March quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information 1. Why is the Bank of Canada staggering the release of new banknotes? Answer: c Additional notes: Issuing... read more

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Cartoons   |   March 28, 2018

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Many countries have expelled Russian diplomats (who are often spies) following the country's attempt to poison a former agent in Britain.

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