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Fortney: 'Christmas in January' lifts spirits for Calgarians facing poverty

He’s a graduate of the Culinary Institute of Canada, an award-winning chef and, for more than a decade, the man who oversees the restaurants and banquet operations of Calgary’s Hyatt Regency hotel. 694 more words

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Reevely: Ottawa police disband 'diminished' race-relations committee, promising better replacement

The Ottawa police committee on race relations needs to talk less and do more to fix a crisis in local policing, its civilian co-chair says. 1,155 more words

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Allison Hanes: Education strategy is welcome, but is it progress or patching holes?

Investing in its youngest citizens to give all children have an strong start in life is one of the smartest things a government can do, especially in a society as well off as Quebec. 811 more words

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CFL stars deserve level playing field

Kevin Glenn is known for his rapid-fire delivery but, at times, his employer also demonstrates a quick release.

On Jan. 4, just one day after the Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the acquisition of quarterback Zach Collaros, the CFL team cut Glenn. 536 more words

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Dan Delmar: 'Et maintenant' and Quebec progressives' consensus-building

From the battle to maintain heavily subsidized postsecondary education to winning the Montreal mayoralty, the effectiveness of Quebec progressives has been noteworthy in recent years. 646 more words


Sherazi: Hijabs and hate crimes – learning from the 'hijab-cutting' story

Just as the villagers feel cheated when the boy cries wolf over and over, so, too, might some people feel frustrated at the statement from Toronto Police that an alleged incident in which an 11-year-old girl had her hijab cut on her way to school turned out not to have taken place at all. 797 more words


Cohen: Donald Trump, like a vulgar parrot in a gilded cage

In the Age of Trump, American democracy is under siege. The president’s attack on the judiciary, the media and the electoral process are among the existential threats to the United States. 751 more words