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Despite risk of cyber attacks, political parties still handle Canadians’ data with no rules in place

The Liberal government is warning about cyber security threats to the 2019 election, but the Democratic Institutions Minister says it’s not time for privacy and security rules for political parties.
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Chantal Hébert: Lessons of Jagmeet Singh’s week from self-inflicted hell
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:07:49 +0100
A minimum amount of due diligence in the aftermath of the CBC interview with Singh would likely have unearthed the time bombs that exploded in the party’s face this week, Chantal Hébert writes.
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‘Classroom was like a stage’ for U of T associate professor Lee Ann Fujii
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 02:02:42 +0100
Sudden death of 56-year-old popular scholar last Friday rattles academic community.
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Vinay Menon: When Trump looks in the mirror, he sees Stormy Daniels
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:07:26 +0100
To glimpse Stormy Daniels on primetime television is to realize what Donald Trump is now up against: himself.
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Chantal Hébert: Liberals are all talk and no action when it comes to protecting the integrity of Canada’s next election
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:51:26 +0100
It is now 15 months since Canada last had a permanent chief electoral officer, and the Liberal government’s lackadaisical approach to filling the job stands in contrast with its professed concern for the upcoming election, Chantal Hébert writes.
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York University students stage occupation to force labour talks
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:48:21 +0100
The occupation comes after talks between York University and CUPE 3903, a union representing striking contract faculty, broke off.
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Tim Harper: In praise of the (occasional) parliamentary filibuster
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:13:58 +0100
Sometimes this is the only tactic an opposition party can use, but, as in all things, moderation counts, writes Tim Harper.
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Edward Keenan: Travel through time across Toronto with help from Google’s Sidewalk Labs
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 20:41:01 +0100
Photos from the Toronto Archive’s collection of 1.7 million are available for viewing on an interactive map. Looking through it is a history lesson, but it feels more like flipping through a shoebox of old family photos, Edward Keenan writes.
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Police arrest suspect in vicious assault of man with autism near Square One
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 20:16:57 +0100
Two others arrested in Windsor, charged with accessory after the fact.
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Toronto judge rules drug laws were constitutional at time of 2016 pot raids
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 20:16:00 +0100
The judge was asked to consider whether the marijuana laws were valid in May 2016 when Toronto police conducted raids on pot dispensaries as part of Project Claudia.
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Michael Cooke stepping down as Editor of the Toronto Star
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 20:05:00 +0100
Cooke, the longest-serving Editor in the Star’s recent history, was appointed to the position in March 2009. He will leave the Star June 1.
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He wanted young Black people to be brave. So he walked and kayaked across Africa for two years
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 19:10:55 +0100
Adventure explorer Mario Rigby trekked 12,000 kilometres for two years, from South Africa to Egypt. It didn’t always go smoothly.
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OPG boss Jeff Lyash tops Sunshine List of public sector earners
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:12:52 +0100
Ontario Power Generation boss Jeff Lyash topped the 2017 list of public workers who make more than $100,000 with a salary of $1.55 million. This year's list had 8,331 more people than 2016.
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Ontario's Sunshine List is out — and this man is at the top of the list
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:12:52 +0100
Ontario Power Generation boss Jeff Lyash topped the 2017 list of public workers who make more than $100,000 with a salary of $1.55 million. This year's list had 8,331 more people than 2016.
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Boeing will not appeal U.S. trade court ruling that lets Bombardier sell jets without heavy duties
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:04:56 +0100
Boeing launched a trade case with the ITC last April, arguing that governments in Canada and Britain subsidized development of Bombardier's C Series commercial jets and allowed the company to sell it at unfairly low prices.
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City planners urge mayor to support north Yonge St. bike lanes
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:55:52 +0100
Mayor John Tory and his executive committee recommend all vehicle lanes remain in redesign, citing fears of increased gridlock for commuters.
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