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Primer on the Primaries

February 12, 2016

Canadians sometimes wonder why Americans take two years to pick a president. This question comes to mind especially in the midst of the drawn-out series of United States presidential primaries.

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Molly Thomas for Regina Leader-Post: Building trust in the broken community of La Loche

February 11, 2016

It's time to build trust and a better future in La Loche

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Munk students share their big ideas on tackling climate change with Environment Minister

February 10, 2016

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, minister of Environment and Climate Change, recently gave a talk on climate change and a sustainable future at the Munk School of Global Affairs. Read about the event in U of T News. 

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Ryan Hoskins for Boston Globe: When doctors strike, fewer patients die

February 9, 2016

https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2016/02/09/hoskins/QhjVuBHqnrjrT0wSeWRJII/story.html

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Janice Stein on CBC’s The National: Canada’s changing ISIS mission

February 9, 2016

http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/turning-point-canada-s-changing-isis-mission-1.3439666

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Peter Loewen for Ottawa Citizen: What are the Liberals to do about taxation?

February 8, 2016

Loewen: What are the Liberals to do about taxation?

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Jillian Kohler on CBC: Valeant/Turing under congressional investigation

February 5, 2016

http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2683086875

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2016 Lionel Gelber Prize Shortlist announced

February 2, 2016

Jury Chair John Stackhouse announced the shortlist for the 2016 Lionel Gelber Prize on February 2.

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Why Canada needs Citizen Lab

February 2, 2016

Alex Gillis When it comes to spy agencies, Canada needs independent courts, strict government oversight and “strong civil-society organizations like the Citizen Lab,” the lawyer for Edward Snowden says. Ben Wizner, the lawyer for the exiled American computer analyst and...

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Molly Thomas

Molly Thomas for Globe and Mail: How did La Loche become like this?

January 27, 2016

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/we-fail-to-ask-how-did-la-loche-become-like-this/article28394359/

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