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How Thunder Bay police fail Indigenous people

CBC Reporter Jorge Barrera unpacks the recommendations from Ontario’s police watchdog report on systemic racism in the Thunder Bay Police Service.
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Will controversial "Border Security" show get a government reboot?

CBC reporter Catharine Tunney says the now-cancelled reality TV show starring Canada's Border Services Agency was controversial from the start. The show included footage of drug busts and interviews with undocumented immigrants. It was shut down in 2015, but is looking to come back.
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How the Huawei arrest is playing out in China

Nathan VanderKlippe, the Globe and Mail's Asia correspondent, reports on how the Canadian arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is being talked about in China.
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Race, policing and a 'disturbing' pattern

Activist and writer Desmond Cole on the new OHRC report on race and policing in Toronto.
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Taking the pulse of weed legalization

Winnipeg Free Press cannabis reporter Solomon Israel on what's happened since the legalization of weed in Canada nearly two months ago.
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Spying, industrial espionage and the arrest of Huawei's CFO

CBC reporter Peter Armstrong explains the broader story behind Canada's arrest of Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou.
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Podcast: Was banning 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' the right call?

Music journalist Alan Cross and writer Stacy Lee Kong weigh in on broadcasters' decision to pull "Baby, It's Cold Outside" off the airwaves in the wake of #MeToo.
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Stopping the flow of Chinese fentanyl into Canada

"If we were doing something killing thousands of Chinese...we would hear from them loud and clear," says former Canadian ambassador to China, David Mulroney. He argues that Canada needs to pressure China to do more to stop the flow of fentanyl.
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The political cost of carbon taxes

CBC reporter Nahlah Ayed lays out what's happening at COP24, and energy economist Mark Jaccard explains why implementing carbon pricing can be a costly political move.
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After millions in gambling debts, questions remain for MP

Toronto Star parliamentary reporter Alex Ballingall on what we know about allegations of ethical breaches surrounding MP Raj Grewal.
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Should we break up Facebook?

Professor at Columbia Law School Tim Wu talks about "The Curse of Bigness" and Facebook.
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After seven months trapped inside an airport, a refugee calls Canada home

Syrian refugee Hassan Al Kontar shares his unbelievable journey to Canada.
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Is Canada ready for Russian election meddling?

Reporter Justin Ling explains why the upcoming federal election in Canada might not be safe from meddling by social media accounts with ties to the Russian government.
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GM Oshawa closure casts new light on bailout

The National's Jonathon Gatehouse explains GM's government subsidies.
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What will it take to build Trans Mountain? What will it take to stop it?

UBC political science professor Kathryn Harrison explains what it might take to get the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion through, and what it could take to stop it.
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Will Canada act after Jamal Khashoggi's murder?

Canadian Press reporter Andy Blatchford examines the Canadian government's response to Saudi Arabia, in light of Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
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Explaining Drake and Pusha T's beef

Author and Drake biographer Dalton Higgins on the long-running feud between Drake and Pusha T, and how it might have inspired a brawl at a Pusha T concert in Toronto.
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Why did Canadian diplomats get 'phantom concussions' in Cuba?

Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders tries to unravel the mystery behind the 'Havana Syndrome' that's afflicting Canadian and American diplomats in Cuba.
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Viola Desmond's unfinished work

Advocate and former Halifax poet-laureate El Jones shares how the celebration that comes with the circulation of the $10 bill featuring civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond, is also a chance to reflect on the racism that remains today in Viola Desmond's home province of Nova Scotia.
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McGill 'hazing' survivor reflects on St. Michael's sexual assault allegations

D'Arcy McKeown is a former rookie at the centre of a 2005 football 'hazing' controversy at McGill University. As a police investigation continues into what happened at St. Michael's, he shares his story.
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Theresa May's Brexit deal triggers political chaos

CBC London correspondent Nahlah Ayed explains why Brexit is so complicated.
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Inside the hunt for alleged Mexican drug lord El Chapo

The man who led the team of DEA agents that captured El Chapo explains why the alleged Mexican drug lord was able to slip away so many times.
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Will the NHL concussion settlement change anything?

A tentative deal has been reached between the NHL and more than 300 players.
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Stan Lee's legacy is as complicated as the Marvel Universe

Stan Lee was best known for ushering in a new era of superheroes, but he leaves behind a controversial legacy.
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Google, Alphabet and the fight over a controversial smart city in Toronto

Sidewalk Toronto is being touted as the next-step in city development, but critics are concerned about issues related to privacy, intellectual property rights and data collection.