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Censored Contagion: How information on the coronavirus is managed on Chinese social media

March 3, 2020

Toronto, March 3, 2020 — A new report by researchers at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy reveals that keywords related to the coronavirus have been censored on two popular...

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Police serve an injunction to protesters at a rail blockade in St-Lambert

Drew Fagan in Financial Post: How the blockade movement has sent tremors across Canada’s economy and beyond

February 21, 2020

Choke point: How the blockade movement has sent tremors across Canada’s economy and beyond

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David Wolfe in the Globe and Mail: Canadian businesses remain slow to adopt in new technology [paywall]

February 19, 2020

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/featured-reports/article-how-technology-helped-mccarthy-uniforms-repair-and-expand-its-business/?page=all

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A group of people walk in public with surgical masks on

Lynette Ong in Bloomberg Quint: China ramps up virus propaganda, and stirs even more outrage

February 18, 2020

https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/china-ramps-up-propaganda-tactics-and-stirs-even-more-outrage

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President of China Xi Jinping

Lynette Ong on The Current: President Xi Jinping’s handling of coronavirus

February 11, 2020

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-63-the-current/clip/15760215-president-xi-jinpings-handling-of-coronavirus

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Book covers for Lionel Gelber Prize shortlist

2020 Lionel Gelber Prize Shorlist Announced

February 11, 2020

Sara Charney, Chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board, announces the shortlist for the 2020 Lionel Gelber Prize as follows:

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Woman wearing a face mask

Lynette Ong in The Globe and Mail: “A floodgate has been opened” with the Coronavirus

February 7, 2020

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-death-of-wuhan-doctor-sparks-rare-condemnations-of-chinese-virus/

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Phil Triadafilopoulos in The Globe & Mail: new proposal symptom of a much bigger problem

February 3, 2020

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-refugee-advocates-criticize-greece-over-proposal-to-install-floating/?page=all

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MPP Student Frank Ye in Aljazeera: rising xenophobia tied to coronavirus

February 3, 2020

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/02/chinese-canadians-denounce-rising-xenophobia-tied-coronavirus-200202191216923.html

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MPP Student Frank Ye in Globe & Mail: When misinformation goes viral [PAYWALL]

February 3, 2020

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-when-misinformation-goes-viral-a-brief-history-of-plague-panic-from/?page=all

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