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Forget sovereignty, a new political divide is ready to split Quebecers

The referendum fights that once defined Quebec are dissolving, only to be replaced by something just as divisive The post Forget sovereignty, a new political divide is ready to split Quebecers appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What the charisma-free race to replace Brad Wall means for Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan's outgoing premier gave his province a touch of swagger. Can it be the same without him? The post What the charisma-free race to replace Brad Wall means for Saskatchewan appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why John Horgan deserves credit for going ahead with Site C

Opinion: Analysis shows the answer to the Site C question is not so clear cut as polarized camps would have you believe The post Why John Horgan deserves credit for going ahead with Site C appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why approving Site C is the B.C. NDP's first serious political blunder

John Horgan's government faced a no-win situation yet, politically, it chose unwisely. Let us count the ways. The post Why approving Site C is the B.C. NDP's first serious political blunder appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What really happened at Wilfrid Laurier University

Inside Lindsay Shepherd's heroic, insulting, brave, destructive, possibly naïve fight for free speech The post What really happened at Wilfrid Laurier University appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Inside Lindsay Shepherd's controversial battle over free speech on campus

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Donald Trump and North Korea's nuclear war rhetoric is frighteningly similar

Trump and North Korean officials are lodged in a non-stop war of nuclear-tipped name-calling. See if you can name the source of these five tongue lashings. The post Donald Trump and North Korea's nuclear war rhetoric is frighteningly similar appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The pandas are going to the Calgary Zoo. How safe will they be?

High-profile animal deaths plague the Calgary Zoo. But staff insist its new visitors in 2018 will be perfectly safe. The post The pandas are going to the Calgary Zoo. How safe will they be? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump's divisiveness could drive Dixie Democrats

Democrats can smell victory in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections. But don't underestimate the Republicans. The post Donald Trump's divisiveness could drive Dixie Democrats appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Forget Roy Moore: The Democrats' glass is actually half full

Moore has stained the GOP brand, and if the Dems can almost win in Alabama, they can win almost anywhere The post Forget Roy Moore: The Democrats' glass is actually half full appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The post-Weinstein 'reckoning' has missed powerful targets

Anne Kingston: Led by a Trumpian example, accepting responsibility for bad or even illegal behaviour has become passé The post The post-Weinstein 'reckoning' has missed powerful targets appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump tells rally about trade-balance disagreement with Trudeau

Statistics from the office of the U.S. Trade Representative paint a portrait opposite to Trump's assertion that the U.S. has a deficit with Canada The post Trump tells rally about trade-balance disagreement with Trudeau appeared first on Macleans.ca.

No sexual assault 'reckoning' in U.S. politics, only 'coarsening'

Anne Kingston: Led by a Trumpian example, accepting responsibility for bad or even illegal behaviour has become passé The post No sexual assault 'reckoning' in U.S. politics, only 'coarsening' appeared first on Macleans.ca.

California wildfires: Stunning photos show devastation caused by the blazes

The post California wildfires: Stunning photos show devastation caused by the blazes appeared first on Macleans.ca.

After Brad Wall, can the Saskatchewan Party keep itself together?

Opinion: The Sask Party and its next leader will have soul-searching to do—and that will include the work of retaining its broad bloc of voters The post After Brad Wall, can the Saskatchewan Party keep itself together? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

If you missed these 10 books in 2017, go back and read them now

The post If you missed these 10 books in 2017, go back and read them now appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What we know—and have always known—about this moment in sexual harassment

These stories of harassment exist on a spectrum, but they're all about abuse of power as gratification, writes Tabatha Southey The post What we know—and have always known—about this moment in sexual harassment appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Bill Cosby's retrial will be very different in a post-Weinstein world

After years of accusations against the comedian, his retrial will happen amidst a cultural sea change The post Bill Cosby's retrial will be very different in a post-Weinstein world appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why B.C.'s latest electoral reform vote is probably doomed

B.C. will take yet another stab at electoral reform in 2018, but the odds look stacked against champions of change The post Why B.C.'s latest electoral reform vote is probably doomed appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Jagmeet Singh's rookie blunders

Stephen Maher on how the new NDP leader has misstepped and misfired, causing friction inside his party as it falls behind in Ottawa The post Jagmeet Singh's rookie blunders appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Long-term savings plans are in jeopardy for Canadians with disabilities

As a Conservative-era savings program is set to mature, Canadians with disabilities say the Liberals are barring them from tapping their funds The post Long-term savings plans are in jeopardy for Canadians with disabilities appeared first on Macleans.ca.

How engineers are engineering change on the gender gap

Opinion: Levelling the gender gap is important as a point of principle—as well as for the economy. And change is starting to happen in engineering. The post How engineers are engineering change on the gender gap appeared first on Macleans.ca.

To help foundations help Canada, our fundamental research system must improve

Opinion: Leaders of high-profile family foundations across Canada on the need for world-class research, for their work and for future businesses The post To help foundations help Canada, our fundamental research system must improve appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What does the future of Black filmmaking look like?

From Nollywood's success to new Amazon series and festival projects, this is a moment to consider how far Black cinema has come, and where it can go The post What does the future of Black filmmaking look like? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Bonjour! Hi! Let us discuss language politics

Paul Wells on the Quebec National Assembly's farcical motion about how merchants should greet their customers The post Bonjour! Hi! Let us discuss language politics appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Al Franken resigns from Senate after sexual harassment allegations

Franken quit just a day after new allegations brought the number of women alleging misconduct by him to at least eight The post Al Franken resigns from Senate after sexual harassment allegations appeared first on Macleans.ca.

With co-curricular records, universities say grades aren't everything

Volunteering, student government and sports teach useful skills. Now, students can prove it. The post With co-curricular records, universities say grades aren't everything appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Weird university scholarships where grades don't matter

Many scholarships don't require top marks for a student to be eligible: all you need is a bit of research, some creativity and a big roll of duct tape The post Weird university scholarships where grades don't matter appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why a lone Good Samaritan stepped up in a Vancouver attack on Muslim teen

'Hate crimes and racism exist in Canada': When Noor Fadel experienced an alleged Islamophobic attack, only Jake Taylor intervened—bonding the pair The post Why a lone Good Samaritan stepped up in a Vancouver attack on Muslim teen appeared first on Macleans.ca.

How to keep your job in the semi-automated workforce of the future

From the editors: A third of Canadian jobs could be done by robots right now. But thankfully some occupations will always require a human touch. Probably. The post How to keep your job in the semi-automated workforce of the future appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow. These 7 facts prove it.

Scott Gilmore: When you consider the large body of evidence that is growing by the day, how can you come to any other conclusion? The post Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow. These 7 facts prove it. appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital means for the Middle East

Opinion: Trump's decision seems oblivious to the fragility of coexistence in the city between its Israeli and Palestinian inhabitants The post What U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital means for the Middle East appeared first on Macleans.ca.

With Trump in office, Canada must stand up for science

Opinion: In the absence of American political leadership on science, it's time for Canada to take up the mantle The post With Trump in office, Canada must stand up for science appeared first on Macleans.ca.

For these three endangered species in Canada, 2018 could be a crucial year

The post For these three endangered species in Canada, 2018 could be a crucial year appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The 2018 World Cup will only shed more light on corruption in Russia

Scandals have dominated the lead-up to the big event, and there's little chance of the tournament itself going smoothly The post The 2018 World Cup will only shed more light on corruption in Russia appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Canada's health-care wait times hit new record high, again

Opinion: Long wait times have become the defining characteristic of Canadian health care The post Canada's health-care wait times hit new record high, again appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Consent matters: Sexual assault isn't a women's issue—it's everyone's issue

Only one in three Canadians understand what consent means. If we've learned anything in the wake of Weinstein and #MeToo, it's that that has to change, argues Angelyn Francis. The post Consent matters: Sexual assault isn't a women's issue—it's everyone's issue appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are why you can go on a borrowing binge

Interest rates will likely increase in 2018, but a cautious central bank won't act boldly—even if the Canadian economy booms The post Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are why you can go on a borrowing binge appeared first on Macleans.ca.

All I wanted was for the government to say, 'Yes, it's true'

Lucie Laperle tells her story of being spied on, abused and institutionalized for being gay in the Canadian army—and what Trudeau's apology meant to her The post All I wanted was for the government to say, 'Yes, it's true' appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Remember the women of the Montreal Massacre by more than just their names

Opinion: Misogyny will not be conquered by downplaying or ignoring how gender and violence intersect The post Remember the women of the Montreal Massacre by more than just their names appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump is here to stay

A scream once derailed a presidential campaign. Now, Trump is cruising past his senior aide's guilty plea. No help is coming, writes Andray Domise The post Donald Trump is here to stay appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Olympic hockey without NHL players will be a can-miss event

It won't be Canada's B or even C team playing men's Olympic hockey. It'll be closer to the P team. The post Olympic hockey without NHL players will be a can-miss event appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital in major policy break

Even America's closest allies in Europe questioned the wisdom of Trump's radical departure from the past U.S. position The post Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital in major policy break appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Horror stories from off-campus housing

Vermin, broken locks and unethical landlords are a few of the trials faced by students looking for affordable housing, but some schools are trying to make things better The post Horror stories from off-campus housing appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump will have to learn to cede the spotlight in 2018

Opinion: Trump needs the Republicans' grip of Congress. But to keep it in 2018's midterm elections, he'll have to relinquish his greatest political gift The post Donald Trump will have to learn to cede the spotlight in 2018 appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Students with awesome side hustles

Meet six students who excel at business and the arts, while also making it to class The post Students with awesome side hustles appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Conservatives say 'Free the beer' but not the milk

The federal party's interprovincial trade critic urges a 'nuanced approach' as the Supreme Court hears a key case on economic barriers within Canada The post Conservatives say 'Free the beer' but not the milk appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Want to save money on university? Move far away from home

To save on your education costs, go away for school—the further the better The post Want to save money on university? Move far away from home appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Roy Moore preaches to his choir

On the campaign trail in Alabama, Steve Bannon's anti-establishment Republican forces believed in God—and Moore, their God-fearing candidate The post Roy Moore preaches to his choir appeared first on Macleans.ca.

A continuum of violence: Remembering the massacre at École Polytechnique

Opinion: If gendered violence is to be eradicated, we need to start from ground up and traverse the pathways of its escalation, intervening at every step The post A continuum of violence: Remembering the massacre at École Polytechnique appeared first on Macleans.ca.