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The ‘appropriation prize,’ Trump’s tweets: People still seem to think the Internet isn’t reality

In the News   |   July 21, 2017

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The year is 2017, and there are still people who act as though the Internet isn’t the real world. I’m sorry if it seems obvious to you that actions taken and words written online are... read more

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Majority of black people in Toronto feel targeted and disrespected: study

In the News   |   July 20, 2017

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The reminder is everywhere: on the street when a pair of cops approach you, in a mall when the clerk asks to see what’s in your bag, in your office when you’re mistaken for the... read more

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Inside the big revamp of Canada’s Food Guide

In the News   |   July 19, 2017

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Seventy-five years after the country’s official nutrition guide made its debut, Ottawa is hard at work on a new version, Ann Huiwrites. Health Canada faces a tremendous task in their first update since 2007: Addressing concerns... read more

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bookmark The zombie film is George A. Romero’s gift to, and curse on, Hollywood
The zombie film is George A. Romero’s gift to, and curse on, Hollywood

In the News   |   July 17, 2017

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By a rough estimation, 2016 featured at least a dozen films about zombies, the living dead, the walking dead and the generally undead. Few of them are likely very good – although the title Zoombies raises intriguing... read more

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bookmark Former astronaut Julie Payette to be named Canada's next governor-general
Former astronaut Julie Payette to be named Canada's next governor-general

In the News   |   July 13, 2017

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will appoint former astronaut Julie Payette as Canada’s next governor-general, picking the prominent Quebecker for the high-profile position rather than a number of aboriginal leaders who were also seen to be... read more

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Indigenous women’s group pulls support from missing and murdered inquiry as commissioner resigns

In the News   |   July 12, 2017

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The success of the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women is at risk with the sudden resignation of one of the five commissioners and the decision of a leading First Nations women’s group to... read more

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Trudeau government unveils reproductive health projects

In the News   |   July 11, 2017

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Less than three years after legalizing abortion, Mozambique is getting a new aid package from the Canadian government: More than $18-million to support abortion and family-planning services. The project, announced on Tuesday, is the first... read more

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B.C. NDP to form government, ending 16 years of Liberal rule

In the News   |   June 30, 2017

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Almost two months after a provincial election, British Columbians will have a new government, following a tense evening in which the province’s Lieutenant-Governor spent hours in deliberation with the leaders of the governing Liberals and... read more

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U.S. Supreme Court gives go-ahead to narrower immigration, refugee ban

In the News   |   June 27, 2017

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The U.S. Supreme Court has partly reimposed President Donald Trump’s ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries and on refugees. The move ensures the continuation of one of the most divisive battles of the Trump... read more

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Canada and China strike corporate hacking deal

In the News   |   June 26, 2017

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China has signed an agreement saying it will stop conducting state-sponsored cyberattacks aimed at stealing Canadian private-sector trade secrets and proprietary technology. This industrial espionage accord was worked out this past Friday during high-level talks... read more

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Panel provides guidelines for safe cannabis use

In the News   |   June 23, 2017

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How do you minimize the health impacts of marijuana in a country where it is legal to smoke – or otherwise consume – the drug? As Canada approaches full legalization on July 1, 2018, a... read more

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Senators leave Liberals’ budget bill in limbo as MPs leave for summer recess

In the News   |   June 22, 2017

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Furious senators refused to pass the Liberal budget Wednesday evening, leaving the government’s agenda in limbo as members of Parliament left Ottawa for the summer recess. A flurry of events Wednesday pitted the Senate against... read more

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Liberal government to impose 15-day limits on solitary confinement

In the News   |   June 20, 2017

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Nearly a decade after teenager Ashley Smith died by self-strangulation in a solitary confinement cell, the Liberal government has introduced a bill that would place new restrictions on indefinite solitary confinement in federal prisons but... read more

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Report details recommendations for sustainable funding of Canadian media

In the News   |   June 16, 2017

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For years now, there has been a digital disconnect between the organizations that invest heavily in creating content – including journalism – and tech giants, such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc., that are paid... read more

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Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin to retire after decades of pushing boundaries

In the News   |   June 13, 2017

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She pushed boundaries and took risks, and her vision of Canada became predominant on the court she led, and in the country. On or off the court, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin was not afraid to... read more

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