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Cartoons   |   March 25, 2019

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Massacre, plane crash, cyclone -- world news presents a profoundly depressing picture.

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Reverse-engineering Venezuela’s epic fall from rich to poor

Lesson Plans   |   March 25, 2019

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Barrie McKenna offers a snapshot review of Venezuela’s decline from the 1950s to today, emphasizing the economic failures of late president Hugo Chavez and his successor, Nicolas Maduro. He cites an economy declined by half,... read more

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Mueller report says Trump campaign didn’t collude with Russia, but silent on obstruction of justice

In the News   |   March 25, 2019

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has determined that President Donald Trump’s campaign did not collude with the Russian government’s efforts to tip the 2016 election. Mr. Mueller, however, reached no determination on whether the President obstructed... read more

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Tell Canadians the ‘whole story’ of SNC-Lavalin affair, former Liberal minister Philpott urges PM

In the News   |   March 22, 2019

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to reset the political spotlight on the federal budget Thursday, but it was overshadowed by opposition manoeuvres in Parliament and a public appeal from former cabinet minister Jane Philpott to... read more

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Braccident?

Cartoons   |   March 20, 2019

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Virtually nothing is settled about how Prime Minister Theresa May will lead Britain out of the European Union, a process known as Brexit.

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Top bureaucrat Michael Wernick resigns over SNC-Lavalin affair

In the News   |   March 19, 2019

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Canada’s top bureaucrat tendered his resignation as Clerk of the Privy Council on Monday after conceding he had lost the “trust and respect” of the opposition parties over his role in the SNC-Lavalin affair. The... read more

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Audacious Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu sending shock waves through world of women’s tennis

In the News   |   March 18, 2019

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Heading into the quarter-finals at Indian Wells, Calif., last week, there was a sense that Bianca Andreescu had already left her mark at the tournament. The Canadian teenager, a wild-card entry into the BNP Paribas... read more

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Eighteen Canadians among the 157 killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

In the News   |   March 11, 2019

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Eighteen Canadians were among 157 people killed Sunday when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near Addis Ababa just minutes after takeoff, authorities say. There was no indication of the cause of the crash. The plane... read more

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Toronto trauma surgeon target of complaints by gun-rights advocacy group

In the News   |   March 8, 2019

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A Toronto surgeon who treated victims of last summer’s Danforth shooting is being challenged by a firearm lobby group, which has filed dozens of professional complaints against her as part of a wider campaign in... read more

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‘Situations were experienced differently – and I regret that.’ Trudeau offers no apology as he acknowledges role in SNC-Lavalin affair

In the News   |   March 7, 2019

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Prime Minster Justin Trudeau says he didn’t realize there was an “erosion of trust” between his office and former attorney-general Jody Wilson-Raybould over the fall of 2018 and acknowledged he should have realized this was... read more

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Overpowering

Cartoons   |   March 6, 2019

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More and more concerns about big tech firms accessing and sharing personal data are coming to light.

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It's a maze

Cartoons   |   March 5, 2019

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Like the Pac-Man video game, the controversy over the government's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair is going off in unexpected directions.

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Google to ban political ads ahead of federal election, citing new transparency rules

In the News   |   March 5, 2019

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Google is banning political advertising on its platforms ahead of the Canadian federal election because of new ad transparency rules it says would be too challenging to comply with. The decision comes in response to... read more

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Collapse of Trump, Kim summit clouds future of U.S.-North Korea nuclear diplomacy

In the News   |   March 1, 2019

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For more than a year, U.S. President Donald Trump was confident he could personally achieve a Herculean feat of diplomacy: Convincing a country to give up its nuclear weapons. He would do it, he believed,... read more

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Wilson-Raybould alleges ‘consistent and sustained’ effort by Trudeau, officials to ‘politically interfere’ in SNC-Lavalin case

In the News   |   February 28, 2019

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Jody Wilson-Raybould says she faced “consistent and sustained” political pressure from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and top officials, including “veiled threats,” on the need to shelve the criminal prosecution of Montreal’s SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. In... read more

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