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How an Ontario town became one of North America's anti-vax capitals

How an Ontario town became one of North America's anti-vax capitals

There are many communities and public health units across Canada where, for one reason or another, vaccination rates lag way behind other population centres. In many places, this happens quietly. In Aylmer, Ontario, it happens very loudly.
How a small Newfoundland town is handling a huge population boom

How a small Newfoundland town is handling a huge population boom

You probably know Bonavista best from the Canadian lyrics to "This land is your land". It's a town of a few thousand people on the far east coast of the country. And it's growing—especially during the pandemic. But it's not alone.
What we think we know about human trafficking in Canada

What we think we know about human trafficking in Canada

It's one of those crimes with an image — and that image is mostly fictional. The vast majority of victims who end up trafficked in Canada are not abducted by strangers and chained to beds as Hollywood depicts.
Enbridge has paid American police millions to protect their pipeline

Enbridge has paid American police millions to protect their pipeline

Through a so-called "public safety escrow account", Canada's biggest energy company, Enbridge, has payed somewhere in the neighbourhood of $2.
The myth of the Mountie, and how it prevents RCMP reform

The myth of the Mountie, and how it prevents RCMP reform

To the rest of the world, the Mountie in red dress uniform is a symbol of Canada. The world has bought into the myth of the good-hearted, white man who protects the little guys and always gets his man.
How the global supply chain broke down and what it means for Canada

How the global supply chain broke down and what it means for Canada

You've probably heard warnings to start your holiday shopping early this year — this is why.
Why you can't drink the water in Iqaluit right now

Why you can't drink the water in Iqaluit right now

Early in October, some Iqaluit residents noticed something funny about their tap water — it smelled like gas. After they raised the alarm it took more than a week of varied testing to confirm the presence of fuel in the water.
Why has Covid's fourth wave been so different across Canada?

Why has Covid's fourth wave been so different across Canada?

Much of the Atlantic bubble is intact, but in New Brunswick, cases are spiking. Ontario has mostly escaped unscathed so far, while Saskatchewan and Alberta grapple with a wave worse than the first three.
How will climate migration reshape Canada?

How will climate migration reshape Canada?

A nation of 100 million people? New towns and cities springing up in previously rural areas? A revitalized and younger workforce? As the impact of the climate era makes parts of the world uninhabitable, billions of people will need to move to survive
How can we fix North American cities?

How can we fix North American cities?

Many North American cities are locked in a damaging cycle, whereby new suburban expansion is needed to subsidize the infrastructure costs of old development.
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