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Ottawa crafting plan to boost use of zero-emission vehicles

In the News   |   May 26, 2017

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The federal government is developing a strategy to get more zero-emission vehicles on Canada’s roads, a process that has sparked a battle between the environmental lobby and the auto industry as each seeks to shape... read more

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4,000 troops to patrol Britain’s streets as police hunt bombing network

In the News   |   May 25, 2017

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Britain is under a sweeping security buildup with close to 4,000 soldiers expected to start patrolling city streets as fears of another terrorist attack increase. Nearly 1,000 armed soldiers began guarding landmarks across the country... read more

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Manchester suspect latest second-generation citizen to attack European city

In the News   |   May 24, 2017

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Salman Abedi, the man suspected of blowing himself up among a crowd exiting an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday, wasn’t a refugee. But his parents were, and that makes Mr. Abedi the latest... read more

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Rediscovered fossil suggests surprising origin for human ancestors

In the News   |   May 23, 2017

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In the summer of 1944, workers digging a bunker in Nazi-occupied Athens came across a fossilized lower jaw with badly damaged teeth. The jaw was shown to a geologist named Bruno von Freyberg who brought... read more

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For Republicans and Trump, a long, painful road ahead

In the News   |   May 19, 2017

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Dramatic testimony before Congress. Combative public hearings. Damaging leaks. Continuing investigations. As the controversy surrounding the White House continues, the road ahead is a series of pitfalls for Republicans that will be nearly impossible to... read more

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Former FBI director Robert Mueller named to investigate links between Trump, Russia

In the News   |   May 18, 2017

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The U.S. Justice Department appointed a special counsel to lead the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and to examine possible collusion between advisers to President Donald Trump and the Kremlin. The move,... read more

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Trump's actions pose questions about future of Canada-U.S. intelligence sharing: experts

In the News   |   May 17, 2017

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When Donald Trump spills secrets, people in intelligence agencies get nervous. Not just within his own country’s agencies, but also within allied ones – such as the Canadian Security Intelligence Service – where officials rely... read more

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Ottawa weighs permanent civilian management for RCMP

In the News   |   May 16, 2017

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Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale opened the door to permanent civilian management in the RCMP after two external reviews concluded the national police force failed to deal with long-standing workplace-harassment problems. In scenarios being considered,... read more

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Canadian universities see surge of international students

In the News   |   May 15, 2017

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Canadian universities will welcome unprecedented numbers of international students this fall, with some institutions seeing jumps of 25 per cent or more in admissions of students from abroad, evidence that Canada is increasingly seen as... read more

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Liberals reshape judicial bench with appointments of women

In the News   |   May 12, 2017

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The Liberal government is reshaping the bench, appointing a substantial majority of women, even though they make up a minority of applicants. The approach is winning praise from some in the legal community, while sparking... read more

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Canada Infrastructure Bank could fund high-speed rail in Alberta, Ontario

In the News   |   May 11, 2017

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High-speed rail lines in Alberta and Southern Ontario are the types of projects that could be funded through the Canada Infrastructure Bank, the federal Infrastructure Minister said during a day-long debate over the government’s $35-billion... read more

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Astronomers discover musical link to survival of newly discovered solar system

In the News   |   May 11, 2017

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Some 2,500 years ago, the ancient Greek thinker Pythagoras pondered the “music of the spheres” – the notion that the orbital periods of celestial objects like the moon and the planets represent a mathematical harmony... read more

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Trump vows to replace fired FBI Director James Comey with someone 'far better'

In the News   |   May 10, 2017

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In a stunning and abrupt move, U.S. President Donald Trump fired James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the man responsible for leading a criminal investigation into possible collusion between Mr.... read more

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Educate yourself on franchises before starting one of your own

In the News   |   May 8, 2017

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Be afraid. Be very afraid. That’s the message many of us have about franchising. But Dr. John Hayes – a journalism professor turned franchising guru, after deciding in 1979 to write a book on the... read more

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Pro-EU Macron sweeps to power in France

In the News   |   May 8, 2017

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French voters turned away from Brexit-style populism and elected a staunchly pro-Europe President with a mandate to change the country and the continent. Early returns showed political novice Emmanuel Macron winning 65 per cent in... read more

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