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  • Cancel Culture Comes to Canada’s Commons

    Commentary Shortly after the late summer conclusion of the Conservative Party leadership contest, a particularly egregious illustration of post-modern cancel culture crept into the halls of Canada’s Parliament. On Aug. 25, a member of Parliament posted a statement, on House of Commons letterhead, urging newly…
  • John Horgan Calls an Election in British Columbia for Oct. 24

    LANGFORD, B.C.—B.C. Premier John Horgan has called a provincial election for Oct. 24 during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying unprecedented times call for unprecedented actions. Horgan says he grappled with the idea of calling an election but there are significant health and economic challenges facing the…
  • Canadian Police Conduct Operation Connected to Ricin Sent to White House

    Canadian police on Monday are conducting an operation near Montreal airport in connection to the ricin-contaminated letter sent to the White House, the Quebec section of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a statement on Twitter. “Our Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives team…
  • COVID-19 Gains Steam in Ontario and Quebec as Cases Reported Surge

    MONTREAL—The COVID-19 pandemic appears to be gaining steam across Eastern Canada as Ontario and Quebec report a surge in infections. Health authorities in Quebec reported 568 new COVID-19 cases today, a jump of more than 100 compared with Sunday, while Ontario’s numbers increased to 425…
  • Hurricane Teddy Expected to Hit Atlantic Canada on Wednesday

    HALIFAX—Hurricane Teddy is expected to hit areas of Atlantic Canada as a post-tropical storm on Wednesday, although its effects aren’t expected to be as severe as post-tropical storm Dorian, which blew through the region a year ago. Bob Robichaud of the Canadian Hurricane Centre said…
  • Some Provinces, Educators Rethinking ‘Discovery Learning’

    When math professor Robert Craigen was asked to sit on a panel reviewing Manitoba’s ‘new math’ curriculum 15 years ago, it didn’t take long for him to foresee a problem: students would no longer be taught long division. In fact, much of the basic foundational…
  • The Immigrants Who Created New Possibilities

    Of the many questions at stake in this fall’s election, one of the less obvious is this: Will the United States remain a country where someone like Barack Obama or Kamala Harris—a person of color with immigrant parents—is likely to be born? The answer depends,…
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