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Toronto arts student receives more than $2-million in scholarship offers

In the News   |   April 23, 2018

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When Rachel Burns, a graduating student at the Etobicoke School of the Arts in Toronto, totalled up the scholarship offers that have come in over e-mails and letters, she found that she has shattered records... read more

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Male CBC hosts earn almost 9.5 per cent more than their female colleagues, data show

In the News   |   April 20, 2018

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Male hosts who work for the CBC/Radio Canada make an average of almost 9.5 per cent more than their female counterparts, despite the public broadcaster using what it calls “gender-neutral criteria in order to recruit... read more

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Canada should implement national single-payer pharmacare, MPs say

In the News   |   April 19, 2018

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Canada should replace its patchwork of private and public drug plans with a national single-payer pharmacare system, according to a parliamentary committee that spent two years studying an issue that could be pivotal in the... read more

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More Canadian medical-school graduates than ever failed to secure residency

In the News   |   April 18, 2018

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More graduates of Canadian medical schools were shut out of residency placements this year than ever before, meaning the skills of dozens of doctors-in-training could be going to waste while many patients in Canada struggle... read more

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With Chagall headed for auction, National Gallery vies with two Quebec museums to buy David painting

In the News   |   April 17, 2018

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A cultural tug-of-war has erupted over a 1779 French painting as two Quebec museums scramble to come up with the matching funds to keep it in the province, over the National Gallery of Canada’s bid... read more

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‘We have to go to carbon-free electricity’: James Hansen on how world leaders can effectively take on climate change

In the News   |   April 16, 2018

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In the 1970s, James Hansen was a NASA scientist working on a mission to study Venus when he became curious about the changing composition of Earth’s atmosphere. By 1981, that curiosity led to some of... 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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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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World Bank study on South Africa exposes ANC’s failure to reduce poverty

In the News   |   April 6, 2018

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Nearly a quarter of a century after apartheid ended, South Africa remains the most unequal country in the world by any measure, and race is still one of the biggest determinants of income and wealth,... 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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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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