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She took me birdwatching, and this date took flight
Ainsleigh was wary of meeting Scott, but he’s very glad she did, even if their future is now uncertain.
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For Newfoundlanders, gathering is our superpower; COVID-19 was our kryptonite
Musician and author Alan Doyle writes: “Like so many in the gig and gathering industry, I am home in my basement, occupying myself as best I can”
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Saints be praised: the Pope takes a welcome step forward on same-sex unions
This week Pope Francis took a welcome step toward making things better for gay Catholics and their families.
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In ‘Outrageous Misfits’ big wigs and bigger hopes mark Craig Russell’s early encounters with Mae West
New biography by Brian Bradley reveals a story that defied gender conventions even as gay liberation was just opening up
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After an unseasonably cooperative summer, the chill of realpolitik is setting in
Since March, the story of Canada’s pandemic response has been one of unprecedented teamwork between different parties and levels of government. There have been tensions in Ottawa but for the most part, the Liberals have been able to rely on NDP and Green support to pass their COVID-19 agenda. However, this week marked a definite turn toward a more confrontational style of governing by the prime minister and his cabinet.
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How to steal an election
The American electoral system is highly fragmented, with literally hundreds of separate local agencies. Those county-level offices have a wide spectrum of competence, resources and processes for ballot collection, counting and archiving. Only some maintain a printed record of every vote cast. Some do not have sophisticated tools for counting and record keeping. Adding to this, state and congressional districts are still heavily gerrymandered in a manner that no Canadian politician would ever defend.
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Beaverton is so small it doesn’t even have its own doctor. Unhappy residents want to know why it’s been picked as the site of a new 50-unit housing project for the homeless
Locals say their town of 2,800 lacks the social and medical services needed for the proposed 50-unit supportive housing project.
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Jagmeet Singh prevented an unnecessary snap election. So why is everyone picking on him?
While hemmed in by political constraints, Singh managed to act with dignity during the latest fracas. He showed his disdain for the Conservative’s overreach. He was consistent and adamant that the time for political games and snap elections was not in the middle of a pandemic.
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What superspreader events like the one at Hamilton’s SpinCo can tell us about the way forward in the pandemic
Recognizing these clusters and containing these events are seen as crucial parts of managing the spread. But these pieces of the puzzle have not been central to public health messaging, and our personal risk evaluations.
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Royson James: Mosque attacks, nooses, yearbook slurs — have we learned nothing from Black Lives Matter protests?
After a summer lull, both pandemics have come raging back — with a vengeance.
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B.C. election results: Greens retain three seats, but their 'time in the sun' is over
The party under a brand new leader managed to retain two seats and pick up a new one, but power-sharing is a thing of the past.
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B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan celebrates victory, thanks rivals for ‘spirited’ campaign
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B.C. election 2020: Greg Kyllo projected to win in Shuswap
The riding has long been a friendly seat for centre-right parties.
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B.C. election 2020: NDP candidate Dan Coulter projected to win in Chilliwack
Chilliwack had long been considered a safe riding for the Liberals, but there was already a potential for change with well-known city councillor Diane Janzen on the ballot for the Conservative Party of B.C.
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B.C. election 2020: Liberal incumbent loses seat after sexist jokes about NDP MLA
It's the first time the BC NDP has ever won the riding, which had been held by Jane Thornthwaite since 2009 and by the BC Liberals since 1991.
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B.C. election 2020: Ben Stewart projected to win in Kelowna West
The riding was formerly known as Westside-Kelowna.
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NDP’s Jinny Sims elected in Surrey-Panorama, Global News projects
BC NDP incumbent Jinny Sims will be re-elected in Surrey-Panorama, Global News projects.
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B.C. election 2020: Norm Letnick projected to win again in Kelowna-Lake Country
The riding is one of several safe Liberal seats in the Okanagan.
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B.C. election 2020: Aman Singh projected to win Richmond-Queensborough
This new riding in 2017 was won by BC Liberal Jas Johal over BC NDP hopeful Aman Singh by just 136 votes.
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B.C. election 2020: Dan Ashton projected to win in Penticton
Heading into Saturday’s election, the BC Liberals had held the seat since 1996.
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Vaughn Palmer: Liberals handed Horgan victory with a badly run, slow-of-the-mark campaign
Horgan gets to govern unfettered, but Furstenau back to be a thorn in his side
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NDP’s Andrew Mercier elected in Langley, Global News projects
Langley has long been safe territory for the BC Liberals, and the Social Credit Party before them, but changing demographics and urbanization had the party bracing for a tougher challenge.
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B.C. election results: NDP makes gains in Surrey
The NDP have made solid gains in Surrey after spending a lot of time and effort in the community during the past month
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B.C. election results: Coquitlam-Burke Mountain and Port Moody-Coquitlam
Win in key battleground riding has helped Horgan’s NDP to projected majority government.
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B.C. election results: Several Fraser Valley races too close to call
The traditionally conservative stronghold of Chilliwack-Kent was in a dead heat late Saturday night, as incumbent Laurie Throness and NDP candidate Kelli Paddon each had 32 per cent of the vote with 57 of 90 polls reporting. Throness had been booted from the Liberal ticket less than two weeks before the election after making controversial […]
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B.C. election 2020: NDP candidate Ronna Rae Leonard projected to win in Courtenay-Comox
The Vancouver Island riding was too close to call on election night in 2017, and the question of which party would form government ultimately came down to its result.
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