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Donald Trump's Final Chapter

Amid turbulence and turmoil in Washington, we asked Canadian fiction authors: what would the last days of Donald Trump's presidency look like? The post Donald Trump's Final Chapter appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump's Final Chapter: 'The Butterfly Effect,' by Kathryn Walsh Kuitenbrouwer

The author of 'All The Broken Things' writes a short story on the fictional final chapter of the Donald Trump presidency The post Trump's Final Chapter: 'The Butterfly Effect,' by Kathryn Walsh Kuitenbrouwer appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump's Final Chapter: 'The Art of the Memoir,' by William Deverell

The creator of the Arthur Beauchamp series writes a short story imagining the end of the Trump presidency The post Trump's Final Chapter: 'The Art of the Memoir,' by William Deverell appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump's Final Chapter: 'The Final Days,' by Terry Fallis

The author of 'One Brother Shy' imagines the end of the Donald Trump presidency The post Trump's Final Chapter: 'The Final Days,' by Terry Fallis appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump's Final Chapter: 'The Sun was Eclipsed; It Was Total,' by Eliza Robertson

The author of 'Demi-Gods' writes a short story imagining the end of the Donald Trump presidency The post Trump's Final Chapter: 'The Sun was Eclipsed; It Was Total,' by Eliza Robertson appeared first on Macleans.ca.

NAFTA: What each country wants out of a new deal

From key players to major sticking points—here's what you need to know about NAFTA renegotiations The post NAFTA: What each country wants out of a new deal appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The world must finish its job—and protect its legacy—in Afghanistan

Opinion: Former diplomat Chris Alexander on what's at stake and what must happen in Afghanistan, as America announces more troops The post The world must finish its job—and protect its legacy—in Afghanistan appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump's Final Chapter

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Divisions emerge in House of Commons defence committee over North Korea

The rare summer meeting came amid mounting concerns about a potential conflict between the U.S. and North Korea The post Divisions emerge in House of Commons defence committee over North Korea appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Charlottesville votes to cover Confederate statues to signal mourning

Three people were arrested at the chaotic meeting where the vote took place The post Charlottesville votes to cover Confederate statues to signal mourning appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Did a Canadian company sell the wrong camouflage to Afghanistan?

The U.S. military spent millions on a proprietary pattern that seems conspicuously green for Afghanistan The post Did a Canadian company sell the wrong camouflage to Afghanistan? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The 2017 solar eclipse entranced Canadians across the country

On Aug. 21, Canadians took a break from work, channelled their inner astronomy nerd and watched a partial solar eclipse. Here's how people in Toronto reacted. The post The 2017 solar eclipse entranced Canadians across the country appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump's Afghanistan plan involves 3,900 more troops, officials say

Trump offered few specifics of how his strategy would be implemented when it was announced Monday The post Trump's Afghanistan plan involves 3,900 more troops, officials say appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Jared Kushner leading U.S. delegation to Middle East

The delegation is tasked with discussing the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process The post Jared Kushner leading U.S. delegation to Middle East appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What 'Teleprompter Trump' really meant to say was…

Scott Feschuk reads between the lines of Trump's Afghanistan address, and finds the robot from 'Lost in Space' is a more natural orator The post What 'Teleprompter Trump' really meant to say was… appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Sears Canada: The timeline of its slow motion collapse

The retail giant has been led by five different people in four years, as it faces declining sales, store closures and layoffs The post Sears Canada: The timeline of its slow motion collapse appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump vows victory in Afghanistan, but plan is murky

Trump faces same challenges that bedevilled previous presidents and left some U.S. officials uncertain whether victory is possible The post Trump vows victory in Afghanistan, but plan is murky appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Overall opioid prescriptions down in Ontario

However, many longtime users continue to be given daily doses that exceed national practice guidelines The post Overall opioid prescriptions down in Ontario appeared first on Macleans.ca.

How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids

The rise of the smartphone coincides with a shift in youth psychological well-being The post How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Awe and humility in the face of the eclipse

The alignment of celestial bodies drew cries from a crowd in a Vancouver park. One woman projected it through her colander. The post Awe and humility in the face of the eclipse appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Watching as the sun briefly abandons America

Allen Abel travels to Sumter, S.C., a place of history and infamy, for the eclipse. 'Praise Jesus,' some bellowed at totality, and a father cried. The post Watching as the sun briefly abandons America appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Can a new wave of intellectuals save Afghanistan?

Young, educated Afghans are working to reclaim the country—and they need help now, more than ever, even as the U.S. debates its Afghanistan strategy The post Can a new wave of intellectuals save Afghanistan? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

NAFTA chapter on Indigenous rights crucial, AFN national chief says

Perry Bellegarde says Canada can be viewed as a strong leader through its full inclusion of Indigenous peoples in trade talks The post NAFTA chapter on Indigenous rights crucial, AFN national chief says appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Cornwall, Ont. officials seek guidance on Haitian asylum seekers

Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced last week that a temporary shelter would be set up in Cornwall The post Cornwall, Ont. officials seek guidance on Haitian asylum seekers appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump on the future of the Afghanistan war: Live video

Watch the president's first major primetime address on national security live at 9 p.m. The post Donald Trump on the future of the Afghanistan war: Live video appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Brian Jean 'disappointed' in Calgary Pride decision to bar UCP from parade

Last weekend Pride organizers rejected the United Conservative Party's request to join the Calgary parade The post Brian Jean 'disappointed' in Calgary Pride decision to bar UCP from parade appeared first on Macleans.ca.

NAFTA: A brief history

As NAFTA negotiations get underway, Maclean's explains the rocky road to the original agreement—and what negotiators are up against as they hammer out a new deal The post NAFTA: A brief history appeared first on Macleans.ca.

MP going to Miami to address misinformation among asylum seekers

Haitian-Canadian MP Emmanuel Dubourg is part of the government's effort to more forcefully address a spike in border crossings The post MP going to Miami to address misinformation among asylum seekers appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump on what really caused the solar eclipse

North Korea? A James Bond villain? Scott Feschuk channels the U.S. President in theorizing about Monday's mysterious sun-blocker. The post Donald Trump on what really caused the solar eclipse appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Toronto opens interim supervised injection site

The city's three permanent sites are set to open in the fall The post Toronto opens interim supervised injection site appeared first on Macleans.ca.

CIBC, PC Financial split sheds light on bruised loyalty card industry

The industry is going through upheaval, experts say, because of the high costs of operating a rewards program The post CIBC, PC Financial split sheds light on bruised loyalty card industry appeared first on Macleans.ca.

More than monuments: A look at America's Confederate symbols

From bridges and roads to parks and military bases, symbols of the Confederacy permeate many parts of American life The post More than monuments: A look at America's Confederate symbols appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why a more independent Senate is working better for Canadians

Opinion: Independent Sen. Elaine McCoy on two ways the Senate has been improved by independence The post Why a more independent Senate is working better for Canadians appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Solar eclipse 2017: Live video from NASA

An illustration of the 2017 solar eclipse. If you couldn't make it to the path of totality for Monday's eclipse—or if you forgot your protective glasses at home—NASA's got… The post Solar eclipse 2017: Live video from NASA appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Spanish police kill man wanted in Barcelona van attack

Younes Abouyaaqoub was shot to death when he opened his shirt to reveal what looked to be explosives, authorities said The post Spanish police kill man wanted in Barcelona van attack appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Legal weed: An accidental solution to the opioid crisis?

Legalized marijuana offers chance to investigate substitution effects for people who use opioids The post Legal weed: An accidental solution to the opioid crisis? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Solar eclipse offers Canadians chance to study – and party

Across the country, Canadians are preparing to make the most of Monday's solar eclipse The post Solar eclipse offers Canadians chance to study – and party appeared first on Macleans.ca.

'Great deal' of work still to go as first round of NAFTA talks end

Veterans of trade negotiations say NAFTA renegotiation talks most ambitious schedule they've ever seen The post 'Great deal' of work still to go as first round of NAFTA talks end appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Inside Ontario's turtle hospital

Ontario's turtles are in a state of emergency. Here's how the busiest turtle trauma centre and its volunteers are handling the large influx of these injured reptiles to ensure their safe release back into the wild. The post Inside Ontario's turtle hospital appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

The lifelong entertainer who had been comedic partners with Dean Martin died of natural causes in Las Vegas, his publicist said Sunday. The post Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91 appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trudeau condemns 'racist' rallies, urges trust in immigration system

"The small minority, angry, frustrated group of racists don't get to define who we are as a country, don't get to tell others who we are," Trudeau said. The post Trudeau condemns 'racist' rallies, urges trust in immigration system appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The ethics of restricting speech on social media

There are good reasons for tech companies to prohibit hate speech on their platforms. But their status as private organizations is not one of them. The post The ethics of restricting speech on social media appeared first on Macleans.ca.

How Donald Trump is poisoning conservative politics

Evan Solomon: An extreme off-shoot needs to be excised from the conservative movement. If the U.S. president won't draw the line, who will? The post How Donald Trump is poisoning conservative politics appeared first on Macleans.ca.

This was a better week than you think for the United States

Boston's 40,000-strong response to a planned alt-right rally marks a new nation-wide repudiation of both the Confederacy and racism. The post This was a better week than you think for the United States appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Penn Jillette calls Newfoundlanders 'stupid,' apologizes

The famous magician and skeptic faced criticism after telling Bill Maher being from Newfoundland "is just a euphemism for stupid." The post Penn Jillette calls Newfoundlanders 'stupid,' apologizes appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Thousands march through Boston week after Virginia bloodshed

A rally staged by self-identified free speech activists but including people who "spew hate" was met by nearly 15,000 counter-protesters Saturday. The post Thousands march through Boston week after Virginia bloodshed appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why Canada needs the CFL's 'Diversity is Strength' campaign

The campaign campaign focuses on the parallel between the diversity that makes up the league and that which makes up the country. The post Why Canada needs the CFL's 'Diversity is Strength' campaign appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Charlottesville and the politics of fear

Opinion: While foreign groups can kill, they have no power to divide society. That deeper threat belongs to Americans alone. The post Charlottesville and the politics of fear appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The unknown story of how 300,000 Jews were saved in WWII

In secret talks, would-be saviours duped Himmler into thinking he should stop the extermination of Jews The post The unknown story of how 300,000 Jews were saved in WWII appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The Barcelona attack and what it says about ISIS today

The cell behind the Las Ramblas attack was not sophisticated. But its tactics underscore how difficult it will be to end this kind of terror. The post The Barcelona attack and what it says about ISIS today appeared first on Macleans.ca.