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World leaders unveil climate promises: "OK. But how?"

World leaders unveil climate promises: "OK. But how?"

Amid a worsening climate crisis and reports detailing the need for urgency, world leaders took to the stage at COP26 this week to ... promise to do more.
Health care workers are being attacked on the job. It's getting worse.

Health care workers are being attacked on the job. It's getting worse.

It's a problem that predates the pandemic—but eighteen months of a public health crisis has only made it worse. Every day nurses and emergency room staff in Canada face threats and assault from the public they care for.
How did Toronto's mayor end up in the middle of the Rogers family feud?

How did Toronto's mayor end up in the middle of the Rogers family feud?

John Tory has a longstanding relationship with Rogers Communications Inc., as a previous executive and as a friend of the late founder, Ted Rogers.
How the "New Meth" took over North America's streets

How the "New Meth" took over North America's streets

Meth has always been a dangerous drug — but never this dangerous, users and social workers across the continent tell Sam Quinones in his new book.
How do you heat up a cold case?

How do you heat up a cold case?

Most cold cases ... stay cold. For every one that closes, and makes headlines, dozens or hundreds more are left languishing in files and databases.
How an Ontario town became one of North America's anti-vax capitals

How an Ontario town became one of North America's anti-vax capitals

There are many communities and public health units across Canada where, for one reason or another, vaccination rates lag way behind other population centres. In many places, this happens quietly. In Aylmer, Ontario, it happens very loudly.
How a small Newfoundland town is handling a huge population boom

How a small Newfoundland town is handling a huge population boom

You probably know Bonavista best from the Canadian lyrics to "This land is your land". It's a town of a few thousand people on the far east coast of the country. And it's growing—especially during the pandemic. But it's not alone.
What we think we know about human trafficking in Canada

What we think we know about human trafficking in Canada

It's one of those crimes with an image — and that image is mostly fictional. The vast majority of victims who end up trafficked in Canada are not abducted by strangers and chained to beds as Hollywood depicts.
Enbridge has paid American police millions to protect their pipeline

Enbridge has paid American police millions to protect their pipeline

Through a so-called "public safety escrow account", Canada's biggest energy company, Enbridge, has payed somewhere in the neighbourhood of $2.
The myth of the Mountie, and how it prevents RCMP reform

The myth of the Mountie, and how it prevents RCMP reform

To the rest of the world, the Mountie in red dress uniform is a symbol of Canada. The world has bought into the myth of the good-hearted, white man who protects the little guys and always gets his man.
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