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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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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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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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Why you can thank multiculturalism for Canada's strong population growth

Lesson Plans   |   May 15, 2017

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John Ibbitson reports on historical demographic shifts revealed by data from the 2016 census and the economic challenges these present. For the first time in history, Canadians over the age of 65 outnumber children, while... 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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Nuclear neighbours: China and North Korea at the edge of patience

Lesson Plans   |   May 11, 2017

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In his comprehensive article, Nathan Vanderklippe reviews the historical relationship between North Korea and China, detailing the reasons why China appears to be distancing itself from its former close ally.... read more

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B.C. election: Why the Liberals suffered such a devastating blow

Articles of Interest   |   May 10, 2017

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British Columbians woke up to a new political reality on Wednesday after one of the tightest provincial elections in recent history. And in a scenario that was uttered during the campaign, but few took seriously,... read more

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Cartoons   |   May 8, 2017

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Canada got a snapshot of itself with the release of 2016 census data.

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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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Why you can thank multiculturalism for Canada's strong population growth

In the News   |   May 4, 2017

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As the latest statistics confirm, Canada is the most blessed place on earth, with a dynamic, diverse and relatively young population that will continue to grow until, by mid-century, we will rival some of the... read more

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Trudeau government vows to shut down debate in effort to pass legislative agenda

In the News   |   May 2, 2017

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The stage is set for a nasty two months of bell-ringing and procedural warfare as the Liberal government says it will use its powers to shut down debate to get its agenda through Parliament. Liberal... read more

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U.S. telecom adviser criticizes Canada’s approach to Internet regulations

In the News   |   May 1, 2017

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The widening divergence between Internet regulations in Canada and the United States may threaten investment in Canadian innovation, warns one of U.S. President Donald Trump’s telecommunications advisers. “My biggest concern for Canada is that you... read more

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Nuclear neighbours: China and North Korea at the edge of patience

In the News   |   April 28, 2017

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With Kim Jong-un hell-bent on extending his nuclear reach, an angry and anxious China is getting fed up with its long-time ally – and preparing, it appears, to flex its strength. Nathan VanderKlippe reports from... read more

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Justice ministers across Canada meet to tackle court delays

In the News   |   April 28, 2017

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Long-standing rules of criminal justice will be on the table when federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould sits down with her provincial counterparts in Gatineau, Que., on Friday to discuss solutions to backlogged courts and serious... read more

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Supreme Court wary of prosecutors’ requests for trial-delay tolerance

In the News   |   April 26, 2017

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Federal and provincial prosecutors urged the Supreme Court of Canada to be more tolerant of unexpected delays in criminal proceedings, and to crack down on defence lawyers who unnecessarily prolong trials, at a hearing on... read more

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