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Somebody stole Jagmeet Singhs bike OTTAWA—On the off chance you need more evidence the universe doesn’t care, here it is: Jagmeet Singh’s bike was stolen. Now, say what you will about Canada’s New Democrats. They certainly aren’t adept at getting elected. But
TheStar.com | 3 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Election law gives name and address of every Canadian voter to white nationalist party OTTAWA–Canada gave an accused white supremacist the name and address of every voter in the country and the ability to issue tax rebates for donations to his cause.Now, anti-hate activists are calling on the government to change elections laws to mak
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MPs urge crackdown on Beijings intimidation of Hong Kong democracy supporters in Canada VANCOUVER—The federal government should expand family immigration for Hong Kong residents and begin cracking down on Beijing’s interference with the rights of people in Canada, says a report from a committee on Canada-China relations released
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This is why the United States cant have nice things WASHINGTON—When my family moved here to an upscale suburb of Washington, D.C. so that I could report on the U.S. for the Star, we quickly learned of one of the eccentricities of our new neighbourhood. There’s a gorgeous outdoor pool just a few
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Top law firm apologizes after Black History Month statements draw fire One of Canada’s largest law firms is apologizing after statements by firm members that perpetuated racist tropes surfaced on social media. Gowling WLG (Canada) tweeted on Monday that it asked firm members what Black culture and history meant to them
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Erin OTooles path to power narrows as Jagmeet Singh rules out supporting the Conservatives OTTAWA—There is no way the New Democratic Party will support a Conservative minority government led by Erin O’Toole, says NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. Singh ruled out working with O’Toole’s party on Thursday, marking the continuation
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The rise of eating disorders in pandemic isolation We are all living in an endless loop of selfies, social media filters and recently, the life-imitates-filter phenomenon of “Instagram Face” where we see more and more people trying to become the living embodiment of an illusive beauty esthetic
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Ontario law would restrict election spending by lobbyists, double donation limits for individuals The Progressive Conservative government is proposing major campaign finance changes, doubling the annual donation cap to $3,300, extending per-vote subsidies for political parties, and limiting the spending of third-party lobby groups.Under legislation in
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Workers at Canadas cyber defence agency vote to go on strike OTTAWA–Workers at Canada’s cyber defence agency have voted to strike at a time when the intelligence community is warning cyber security threats are on the rise.Approximately 2,400 of the Communications Security Establishment’s 2,900 emp
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What I learned from focus groups talking about race in Canada American political scientist Samuel Huntington said that in America revolutions are sparked by people’s desire to share fully in the aspiration of the country, not by people who reject the aspirations of the country.That thought kept running through
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