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Meghan Tansey Whitton

Blaming Donald Trump for growing anti-Muslim sentiment ignores historic homegrown discrimination against the Muslim community in Canada Read more

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Justin Trudeau travels to Labrador to deliver residential schools apology amid growing opposition to the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project that Inuit say will poison communities living downstream Read more


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Ellen Gabriel

Village at the centre of tense 78-day standoff between Mohawks and Canadian military in 1990 is once more the focus of simmering land dispute, this time over a massive housing development Read more


Armed Force's new diversity strategy is "lipstick on a pig," says lead plaintiff Nicola Peffers Read more

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Spy agency’s first public report in two years on the threat posed by terrorism in Canada has a slippery ­relationship with reality Read more

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"I'm prepared to take this as far as it needs to go," says the national security reporter – even though he's not optimistic about winning Read more


Author and human rights lawyer delivers the 11th Annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture at the ROM this week Read more



Mychalo Prystupa

Groups had high hopes for Liberal change after the Harper decade, but instead say there wasn't proper consultation on the Liquefied Natural Gas megaproject Read more

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Despite court victories and long-promised amendments to C-51, agencies that work in the shadows like CSIS and the RCMP still wield extraordinary powers over our privacy rights Read more

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Justin Trudeau's recent visit to Washington reminded one Torontonian about the time she challenged Richard Nixon Read more

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Solving the health care crisis in northern Ontario’s indigenous communities goes beyond funding increases  Read more

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The Trudeau government will end air strikes against ISIS February 22. But 25 years after the Gulf War, Canada's involvement in Iraq has contributed to a staggering loss of life. Read more



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While CF-18s continue to drop 250-kilogram bombs, Canada's military and diplomatic involvement in Iraq since Gulf War 1 has contributed to the staggering loss of more than 2 million Iraqi lives Read more


The prime minister could nix the Saudi arms deal, but Parliament won't pressure him to cancel and lose Canadian jobs Read more

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Film on blackballed screenwriter Dalton Trumbo resonates with locals whose parents were victims of McCarthy-era Red Scare Read more


"If we're concerned about the dangers posed by terrorism, then we should be protecting the world from the terror of nuclear weapons" Read more

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Mohawk Council of Kahnawake.

If new Indigenous affairs minister Carolyn Bennett needs a template on how not to begin a relationship with First Nations, she need look no further than the mishandling of the St. Lawrence Seaway sewage dump Read more




As a high-level intelligence officer in Afghanistan, how likely is it that Harjit Sajjan knew nothing about Canada’s complicity in torture? Read more

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Efforts to get people to vote, complete with ballot-box selfies, loomed large on social media, but when casting a ballot is treated as the noblest thing you can do in a democracy, it accommodates a status quo of incredibly narrow choices Read more

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Basil Borutski's rampage took place 11 months to the day Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed Parliament Hill, but unlike that shooting there have been no marquee events by federal leaders calling for a national action plan on violence against women Read more