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Toronto Police chief on van attack: “The officer did a fantastic job”

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:02:35 +0000

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders on the van attack that killed 10 people.

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Toronto van attack witnesses recall the horror: ‘Hit and go, hit and go. It didn’t stop’

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:57:37 +0000

Jalal Faghihi watched in horror as the driver struck six people—initially fearing one of the victims could be his wife. He's one of numerous eyewitnesses police want to hear from in the coming days.

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A basic universal income in Canada is more realistic than you think

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:52:40 +0000

Opinion: Prosperous societies have a duty to explore a universal basic income, says Hugh Segal—and we're already testing the idea here in Canada

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Can the Liberal national convention in Halifax boost morale?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:39:59 +0000

The slumping party is gathering in Halifax—far from pipeline troubles out West—with a focus more on rallying the troops than making policy

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Why are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle getting married at Windsor Castle?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:28:17 +0000

Prince William and Kate's wedding was a massive affair. But the intimate setting of St. George's Chapel, inside Windsor Castle, has a lot going for it

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Why a lot of B.C. skiers are kissing Whistler goodbye

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:53:14 +0000

A takeover by a U.S. giant Vail Resorts drove prices from high to stratospheric, say Vancouver snow mavens. Then there's the whole Fahrenheit thing.

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Letting kids roam: What’s allowed, where, and at what age

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:30:24 +0000

Leaving kids unsupervised is a legal grey area. But in some places—like airplane cabins and the parking lots of Quebec—the rules are hard and fast

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Alexandre Bissonnette’s loved ones missed the signs. We can’t make that mistake again.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:55:13 +0000

Opinion: A reformed white supremacist on how easy it is to disregard clues of radicalization—just as they were with the man who killed six in a Quebec City mosque

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As Queen Elizabeth II’s last corgi dies, a baffling era comes to an end

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:27:11 +0000

Now that Willow, the Queen's last corgi, has died, let's finally say it—the demure Queen's love for the feisty, violent dogs that she bred for 80 years was odd

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Those who call Jesus Christ a feminist are ‘grasping at straws’

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:10:19 +0000

April 20, 2018: Maclean’s readers weigh in on whether Jesus was a feminist, the air strikes in Syria, the author who fibbed that he was born in Flin Flon and more

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How well do the Liberals know cannabis slang?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:27:33 +0000

The Liberal government compiled a list of cannabis slang. Let's see how many terms Canadians have actually heard before.

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Here’s what we know about who uses cannabis in Canada, and how

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:18:48 +0000

New figures from Statistics Canada provide some of the clearest pictures of cannabis consumption in the country to date

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What the NDP’s ethics critic is not liking about Facebook’s role in Ottawa

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:08:02 +0000

At the House of Commons ethics committee and in an interview with Maclean's, Charlie Angus questioned Facebook's political ties in Ottawa and lack of lobbying registration

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A front row seat for James Comey’s street fight with Donald Trump

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:37:50 +0000

Allen Abel reports from the streets of NYC, as the fired FBI chief hawks his new book and trades insults with America's president

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Canada is not a country.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:16:50 +0000

Scott Gilmore: If our rag tag federation can’t build pipelines, move beer or find some common bonds, we may have a fatal problem

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Why the Supreme Court didn’t ‘free the beer’

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:48:20 +0000

The ruling disappointed cheap-beer lovers but it turns on some subtle technical points that could have broader ramifications, explains constitutional law expert Carissima Mathen

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To win, Kathleen Wynne first needs to realize she actually is Hillary Clinton

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:34:21 +0000

Opinion: As the Liberals work to brand Doug Ford as Donald Trump, Ontario's premier insists she's no Hillary Clinton—which shows she's missing the point

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In its ‘free-the-beer’ ruling, the Supreme Court reveals its contradictions

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:35:39 +0000

Opinion: The Supreme Court—neutered by politics—delivers a craven, logically inconsistent decision on Gerard Comeau’s cross-border alcohol fight

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After you’re dead and gone, will your tweets and Facebook updates even be remembered?

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:15:03 +0000

Scott Gilmore: Even the humblest among us is leaving behind massive piles of information. But when everyone is creating digital monuments, only a tiny fraction will ever stand out

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