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Inuit in Canada and Greenland want to co-manage open seas

In the News   |   November 23, 2017

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Climate change, tourism and industrial development are changing the waters of the Pikialasorsuaq, which separates people linked by history and bloodlines. The Inuit of the western edge of Greenland call the tip of Baffin Bay... read more

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Mugabe quits, Zimbabweans celebrate: 'We are free now'

In the News   |   November 22, 2017

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After 37 years of dictatorship and misrule, Robert Mugabe has resigned as Zimbabwe’s president. His resignation letter was read to a joint sitting of both houses of Zimbabwe’s parliament on Tuesday afternoon, barely an hour... read more

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UBC releases draft of freedom-of-expression statement, asks for feedback

Lesson Plans   |   November 20, 2017

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Simona Chiose outlines the controversy over UBC’s recent freedom-of-expression statement, relating it to the polarizing politics of recent years.... read more

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Novel children's fitness program aims to become template for use across North America

In the News   |   November 17, 2017

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The roots of the KidsMove program and its methods start with Steve Nash, the retired Canadian basketball legend. Shouts and laughter fill a large gym in the Vancouver suburbs as some 50 kids in Grades... read more

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End of Mugabe's 37-year rule opens door to freedom

In the News   |   November 16, 2017

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Robert Mugabe’s decline and fall, when it finally came, was stunning in its swiftness. For 37 years he had been the undisputed ruler of Zimbabwe. And then, on Wednesday, he was abruptly confined to his... read more

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Mueller's Russia investigation extends beyond collusion

Lesson Plans   |   November 16, 2017

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Joanna Slater summarizes developments in the US Justice Department’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 American election.... read more

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Why are Canadians less happy balancing work and life in the digital age?

In the News   |   November 15, 2017

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New Statscan findings suggests that, while Canadians feel technology has made them more connected to each other, they’re less fulfilled at juggling their work and home lives, Eric Andrew-Gee reports. A smaller share of Canadians are satisfied... read more

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Trudeau speaks out on Quebec's veil law as he weighs legal options

In the News   |   November 13, 2017

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is openly talking about referring Quebec’s face-covering law to the Supreme Court or joining an ongoing court challenge of Bill 62, ratcheting up the rhetoric in what could become a heated... read more

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UBC releases draft of freedom-of-expression statement, asks for feedback

In the News   |   November 9, 2017

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A day after saying it would not release the draft version of a new freedom-of-expression statement, the University of British Columbia has made the document public and asked the wider university community to provide feedback.... read more

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Trump Year One: Six major moments in a tumultuous time

In the News   |   November 8, 2017

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Wednesday marks a year since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, and it’s just as strange now as it was then. Adrian Morrow looks at the highlights. Maybe it was the time he fired the... read more

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A mass shooting in Texas, minimal moves by lawmakers

In the News   |   November 7, 2017

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The gunman’s target was a small church in a tiny town on an ordinary Sunday. By the time the rampage was over, 26 people were dead, including children. Each mass shooting that shatters an American... read more

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Valérie Plante defeats Denis Coderre to become first woman elected mayor of Montreal

In the News   |   November 6, 2017

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Valérie Plante is the new mayor of Montreal, the first woman to be elected to the post in the city’s 375-year history. Not only did Ms. Plante win, she did so relatively comfortably, with 51... read more

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Top court deals blow to Indigenous peoples

In the News   |   November 3, 2017

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The Supreme Court of Canada has declined to grant special protection for religious freedom for aboriginal peoples, ruling that a private ski resort in British Columbia can be built on a site sacred to an... read more

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Canada aims for immigration boost to buttress economy as population ages

In the News   |   November 2, 2017

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The government says the plan will position Canada as a country that welcomes the world, particularly at a time when U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to toughen immigration rules in America. The plan is... read more

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‘We absolutely have a problem’: Canada’s tech sector gender gap

In the News   |   November 1, 2017

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Canadian technology companies may be breaking new ground as innovators, but a landmark study published on Wednesday finds the sector is behind the times when it comes to finding a place for women in senior... read more

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