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Before Liberals get too excited about Mark Carney, they should remember Michael Ignatieff

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Eleven years ago, a handsome man in his 50s, who had been a big deal in the U.K., addressed a Liberal policy convention. He was distinguished, impressive and possessed the political allure that comes with having been a great success at something other than politics.

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2021 Grand National – Horse Racing on CBC: DAY 3

2021 Grand National - Horse Racing on CBC: DAY 3

The third and final day of horse racing action from Liverpool, UK.

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Prince Philip’s relationship with Indigenous people in Canada memorable, complicated

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Prince Philip made more than 70 visits or stopovers in Canada between 1950 and 2013, many of which included meetings and events with First Nations leaders and people.

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Coronavirus variants are testing the limits of what we once thought was safe in Canada

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The rapid spread of more contagious coronavirus variants across Canada is driving a devastating third wave in much of the country and increasing the level of risk in situations previously thought to be relatively safe from COVID-19.

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Earlier curfew hits Montreal’s usual springtime joy. Will it even work?

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Starting Sunday, residents in Montreal and Laval will be forced to head indoors at 8 p.m., instead of 9:30 p.m., or face a hefty fine. Experts say the stricter curfew could help, but other changes are needed as well.

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Why some women are pushing back against alcohol and the wine-to-unwind culture

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Drinking among women has increased steadily in recent years, and some are urging that consumption guidelines be updated to reflect the health risks.

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We’re smug about violent racism in the U.S., but there’s blood on Canadian hands, too

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The never-ending list of names of Black and Indigenous people taken fatally by our police continues to grow, with most of the country unaware of these injustices, writes Alexa Joy.

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What’s behind Ontario’s abrupt shift toward vaccinating everyone in COVID-19 hotspots

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Premier Doug Ford’s government has frequently altered its COVID-19 strategies, but none of those changes¬†have seemed quite so abrupt as this week’s announcement that everyone in Ontario’s hardest-hit neighbourhoods aged 18 and up can get vaccinated.

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U.S. taxi services see business boost helping Canadians avoid hotel quarantine

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Several U.S. airport transport services say they’re seeing a boost in business by driving Canadian snowbirds across the U.S.-Canada land border so they can avoid hotel quarantine requirements.

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Before Liberals get too excited about Mark Carney, they should remember Michael Ignatieff

Marc Carney

Eleven years ago, a handsome man in his 50s, who had been a big deal in the U.K., addressed a Liberal policy convention. He was distinguished, impressive and possessed the political allure that comes with having been a great success at something other than politics.