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Jun 20, 2018
Minister Chrystia Freeland outlines Canada's foreign policy objectives during a speech in the House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Canada's diplomat of the year fails the torture test

Matthew Behrens
It is unlikely that Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will be up for the challenge of obeying the prohibition on torture and the international rules-based order that she hails when accepting awards.
Blog
Jun 17, 2018
Front page of the 1996 Inquest Update. Heading says "Presiding coroner angrily demands: Don't use the H**** word any more!"

Faulkner Inquest proceedings avoid the 'H' word

Cathy Crowe
Recent inquest into the death of Grant Faulkner, who died in January 2015, excluded evidence on affordable housing, shelter availability, or the effectiveness of the cold weather alert system.
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Jun 8, 2018
Photo: Doug Ford/Twitter

Ford drives Ontario conservatives to power

Karl Nerenberg
In Ontario, first-past-the-post again did its work and rewarded all of the power to a leader with 40 per cent of the vote. In the case of Doug Ford, close to 60 per cent of voters cannot abide him.
News
Jun 8, 2018
Photo: Doug Ford/Twitter

Ford Nation takes over Ontario

Karl Nerenberg
In Ontario, first-past-the-post again did its work and rewarded all of the power to a leader with 41 per cent of the vote. In the case of Doug Ford, close to 60 per cent of voters cannot abide him.

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