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Cartoons   |   December 11, 2018

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Chinese high-tech giant Huawei, embroiled in several controversies, has established relationships with universities in Canada to create a steady pipeline of intellectual property.

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To spur change, conservationist urges scientists to speak up for themselves

In the News   |   December 10, 2018

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When she saw the baby mountain goats, Aerin Jacob knew she was going to be unpopular. It was spring 2007, and she was a young environmental consultant monitoring the impact of helicopters at a mining... read more

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Canada will pay a price no matter what for its part in the worsening U.S.-China conflict

In the News   |   December 7, 2018

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Canada may have had little choice but to arrest Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as she was transferring from one flight to another at the Vancouver airport, this past Saturday. This country has an extradition... read more

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Ottawa poised to compensate Indigenous survivors of physical, sexual abuse at 700 day schools

In the News   |   December 6, 2018

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Canada is taking another step to acknowledge the centuries of harm done to Indigenous people by agreeing to compensate those who were abused as children while attending one of roughly 700 government-funded day schools. The... read more

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Canadian couple recounts ‘survival story’ of their detention in China

In the News   |   November 29, 2018

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The plain-clothed men who grabbed Julia and Kevin Garratt from a restaurant in northeastern China said they were police. But that was little consolation. “You are a spy!” they bellowed at Ms. Garratt, before dragging... read more

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You’re raw meat for a food industry that knows how to get you to spend more to feed your family

In the News   |   November 22, 2018

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The food industry is eating your lunch. By appealing to your need for convenience, food producers and retailers are getting you to spend extra on prepared foods and restaurant meals rather than cooking for yourself.... read more

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Medication dominates Canadian health-care spending, according to new CIHI reports

In the News   |   November 20, 2018

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Spending on prescription and over-the-counter drugs in Canada is rising faster than spending on hospitals or doctors, according to the latest official snapshot of how health-care dollars are allocated across the country. The total amount... read more

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After the U.S. midterms, key questions for 2020

Lesson Plans   |   November 19, 2018

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Adam Radwanski summarizes the outcomes and potential ramifications of the recent US midterm elections in terms of winners and losers, suggesting that, although the Democrats regained the House of Representatives, it was not the decisive... read more

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Toronto school board survey shows teenagers feeling increasingly lonely, nervous

In the News   |   November 14, 2018

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Teenagers are feeling increasingly nervous, lonely and worried about the future, according to survey data released on Tuesday by the country’s largest school board. Students’ emotional well-being has deteriorated since the last student and parent... read more

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Mutual funds, ETFs and advisers: Rob Carrick’s guide to socially responsible investing

In the News   |   November 13, 2018

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No matter how you want to invest, there’s a socially responsible way to do it. Exchange-traded funds (ETF) are your favourite investing tool? A new crop of ETFs offering different takes on socially responsible investing... read more

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Ontario’s throwback approach is no way to craft policy

Guest Column   |   November 9, 2018

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Jim Stanford is Harold Innis Industry Professor of Economics at McMaster University. No one should be surprised Ontario Premier Doug Ford cancelled the upcoming increase in the province’s minimum wage. It was scheduled to jump... read more

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Banks weigh legal action to block Statscan’s plan to obtain consumer records

In the News   |   November 9, 2018

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Canada’s banks are considering legal action to prevent Statistics Canada from obtaining their clients’ banking records without consent as the federal agency faced criticism from several fronts Thursday during a special Senate hearing. Statscan’s chief... read more

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After the U.S. midterms, key questions for 2020

In the News   |   November 7, 2018

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This was no wave election serving as an all-purpose indictment of Donald Trump’s administration. Nor was it an endorsement of his presidency. Instead, the most anticipated midterms in memory​ delivered a verdict so mixed that... read more

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Democrats take control of House as Republicans hold Senate

In the News   |   November 7, 2018

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Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives after midterm congressional elections Tuesday, but fell short of the electoral wave that they hoped would swamp Donald Trump’s presidency. The Democrats held the 218 House... read more

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Privacy commissioner launches investigation into Statscan’s efforts to obtain banking records

In the News   |   November 1, 2018

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Federal Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien is launching an investigation of Statistics Canada over its plan to force banks to hand over banking records that would allow detailed tracking of how and where Canadians spend their... read more

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