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Canadian banks, police following money trail to target human trafficking

In the News   |   February 21, 2017

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Canada’s financial watchdog has sent more than 100 disclosures to police in the past year on human trafficking in a quiet new initiative that targets traffickers by following their money. Project Protect is a partnership between... read more

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Liberals, Tories spar over Islamophobia motion in full-day debate

In the News   |   February 17, 2017

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Members of Parliament spent most of Thursday debating racism and discrimination in Canada as the Liberals and Conservatives battled over a private member’s motion that condemns Islamophobia. The Tories introduced their own anti-racism motion in... read more

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CBC radio personality and Vinyl Cafe host Stuart McLean dead at 68

In the News   |   February 16, 2017

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Stuart McLean, the avuncular CBC personality whose folksy tales of small-town Canada lit up radios from coast to coast every weekend on his long-running show Vinyl Cafe, died Wednesday morning, according to a statement issued by... read more

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Lawyers want to toss hundreds of criminal cases for unreasonable delays

In the News   |   February 15, 2017

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Lawyers across Canada have sought to suspend more than 800 criminal cases for unreasonable delay – including more than a dozen murder, attempted murder and manslaughter cases – since the Supreme Court set strict limits... read more

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Trump vows to only tweak Canadian NAFTA provisions after Trudeau meeting

In the News   |   February 14, 2017

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won personal assurances from President Donald Trump during an Oval Office meeting on Monday that the United States only wants to tweak the North American free-trade provisions that govern commerce with... read more

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In their first meeting, Trudeau needs to sell Trump on NAFTA

In the News   |   February 13, 2017

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Donald Trump has already gone from wanting to rip up NAFTA to perhaps just refurbishing the trade pact. A key goal for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he meets Mr. Trump for the first time... read more

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Trudeau urged to find common ground with Trump during Washington visit

In the News   |   February 10, 2017

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Washington on Monday to hold talks at the White House with Donald Trump, hoping to develop a personal bond of trust with an unpredictable U.S. President who is... read more

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Big Canadian cities see faster suburban growth despite bid to boost density

In the News   |   February 9, 2017

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Canada’s largest cities are expanding fastest on the fringes in spite of government efforts to contain growth and encourage density. The first wave of results from Statistics Canada’s 2016 census shows the country’s urbanization trend... read more

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Canadians want Trudeau to stand up to Trump, even if it leads to trade war: poll

In the News   |   February 8, 2017

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As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares for his first encounter with Donald Trump at the White House, a new poll conducted for The Globe and Mail shows Canadians expect him to stand up to the... read more

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Canadian universities aim to help students, faculty stranded by Trump order

In the News   |   February 7, 2017

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The American immigration ban that is the subject of a battle between Donald Trump and the country’s courts has mobilized universities around the world because it strikes right at the heart of the principles of... read more

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How the Canadarm changed spaceflight

In the News   |   February 6, 2017

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This story is part of a series about people, products and discoveries that changed the world. During a recent meeting at Canadian Space Agency headquarters in Longueuil, Que., Ken Podwalski put up a picture that... read more

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Trump’s call to speed up NAFTA talks puts Canada on guard

In the News   |   February 3, 2017

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U.S. President Donald Trump announced he wants to “speed up” renegotiation of NAFTA, an accelerated approach that could ramp up the bargaining pressure on Canada as the country tries to find a way to emerge... read more

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Canadian values test could equally apply to white supremacists: Leitch

In the News   |   February 2, 2017

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Federal Conservative Party leadership candidate Kellie Leitch says it is “ridiculous” to link her plan to screen immigrants for Canadian values with a deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque, arguing her proposal could equally... read more

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Trudeau abandons electoral reform, breaking key campaign promise

In the News   |   February 2, 2017

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has broken a signature campaign promise by abandoning electoral reform, sparking condemnation from his political opponents. During the past campaign, Mr. Trudeau made the pledge to “make every vote count” and... read more

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The MultiCapital Scorecard: A practical guide to sustainability

In the News   |   February 1, 2017

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The MultiCapital Scorecard By Martin Thomas and Mark McElroy Chelsea Green Publishing, 237 pages, $67.50 Sustainability has invaded the business arena. Once viewed as an objective of political radicals that business had to resist, increasingly... read more

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