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While not without his hiccups, Trump surely had a successful 2017

Lesson Plans   |   January 17, 2018

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John Ibbitson argues that President Trump (at least from his own point of view) had a very successful first year in office. In an editorial a day later entitled If you think Trump is bad... read more

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Liberal government to announce new ‘responsible enterprise’ watchdog

In the News   |   January 17, 2018

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The Liberal government is increasing pressure on Canadian companies to respect human rights abroad with the launch of a new ombudsperson focused on corporate social responsibility. The office will also be given investigative powers and... read more

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A curriculum of their own

In the News   |   January 12, 2018

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As number of Indigenous grads grows, so do calls for funding and programs that reflect the history of their communities. It’s a cold, late November afternoon at Trent University – the kind of cold that... read more

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Salvadorans facing possible deportation from U.S. not looking to Canada: Hussen

In the News   |   January 10, 2018

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Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the nearly 200,000 Salvadorans facing possible deportation from the United States under a recent Trump administration order do not want to come to Canada, playing down concerns of another possible... read more

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Majority of Canadians oppose parliamentarians accepting free trips: poll

In the News   |   January 8, 2018

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An overwhelming majority of Canadians are opposed to MPs and senators accepting free travel paid by foreign governments, businesses or lobby groups, a new poll shows. The survey by Nanos Research for The Globe and... read more

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The world needs Canada back in the democracy export business

In the News   |   December 29, 2017

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Doug Saunders offers a New Year’s resolution for Canada: Keep the undemocratic forces of the world in check, but do it more directly, independently and honestly than ever before. When Robert Mugabe was finally pushed... read more

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Globe editorial: If you think Trump is bad now, just wait

In the News   |   December 29, 2017

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Over the course of his career in politics, Donald Trump has attacked and diminished the essential institutions of his country’s democracy. These include fair elections, the justice system and the media. As a candidate, he... read more

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While not without his hiccups, Trump surely had a successful 2017

In the News   |   December 28, 2017

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We might as well admit it: Donald Trump has had a very successful year. His many critics, including this writer, would like to believe that this rogue President has been largely frustrated in realizing his... read more

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Trudeau violated conflict-of-interest law with Aga Khan trips, ethics watchdog says

In the News   |   December 21, 2017

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The Ethics Commissioner has ruled that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke Canada’s ethics law over two all-expenses-paid family trips to the Bahamas, rejecting the assertion his host was a close friend and dismissing his rationale... read more

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Organ donations are surging in Canada, data show

In the News   |   December 14, 2017

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The number of organ donations from deceased Canadians has surged in recent years, boosted by improvements in the organ donation system, such as having specialized hospital staff to identify and refer potential donors, according to... read more

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Democrat Doug Jones scores upset win over Roy Moore in Alabama

In the News   |   December 13, 2017

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The Democrats have snatched a formerly safe Republican Senate seat after the GOP splintered over its own nominee, an anti-gay, anti-Muslim former judge accused of molesting underage girls. After trailing much of the night, Democrat... read more

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Up to 100,000 Canadians could wrongly be on no-fly list, research suggests

In the News   |   December 12, 2017

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The federal government won’t disclose how many people are on the country’s no-fly list, but research by two University of Western Ontario students suggests as many as 100,000 Canadians are being falsely flagged as suspected... read more

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Roy Moore's bid for U.S. Senate seat puts Trump populism to the test

In the News   |   December 11, 2017

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It was supposed to be a cakewalk for the Republicans: A special election to fill a vacant Senate seat in one of the nation’s deepest-red states. But Tuesday’s vote in Alabama has turned into a... read more

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Globe in Jerusalem: Palestinian leaders decry Trump’s decision

In the News   |   December 7, 2017

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On a cool, rainy Wednesday night in central Jerusalem, the streets were oddly quiet. Even the area in front of the U.S. consulate was largely devoid of protesters. But that was before President Donald Trump... read more

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Canada will not move embassy to Jerusalem, federal government says

In the News   |   December 6, 2017

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The Trudeau government says it will not move the Canadian embassy in Israel to Jerusalem amid reports U.S. President Donald Trump will relocate the American embassy to the holy city and recognize it as the... read more

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