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Tuesday, October 4, 2022


Parliament had a lively summer. It’s about to get louder

This is an excerpt from Minority Report, a weekly newsletter on federal politics. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here.Parliament was strangely relevant this summer. But the past few months were merely a prelude to what could be one of the most consequential periods in Canadian politics in recent memory.The weeks

Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans wins People’s Choice prize at TIFF

Steven Spielberg's semi-autobiographical The Fabelmans has won the People's Choice prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.The coming-of-age ode to cinema was announced the winner during a TIFF awards breakfast on Sunday morning, capping 10 days of in-person film-going and festivities. Canadian films also saw a strong showing at the ceremony, with Riceboy Sleeps winning the prestigious Platform

I came in last in every race. My dad’s death taught me what it means to win

This First Person article is by Sophia Ersil who lives in Ottawa. For more information about CBC's First Person stories, please see the FAQ.It was midnight and I was biking through the darkness of the Swedish countryside. Through the raindrops, I saw red tail lights of other cyclists gliding up the hill ahead. I was

The Woman King, Black Ice and Hollywood’s changing depiction of Black history

Viola Davis didn't approach The Woman King like just another film.The Oscar winner took on the role of Nanisca, a general of the true-to-life all-women Agojie warriors, while also producing the film alongside her husband. But as it followed a little-known story in an African kingdom — fronted by a cast of nearly all-Black actors

How wastewater could revolutionize surveillance for pathogens like COVID, monkeypox and polio

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly analysis of health and medical science news. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here.One night in March 2020, as wastewater researcher Robert Delatolla was making dinner at his Ottawa home, his wife wondered out loud: Was it possible to spot the novel coronavirus in the city's

20 Shocking Character Exits in TV History — and the Real Reasons the Actors Left

courtesty Over so many years of television, it's inevitable that we also see many great characters come and go, whether from an iconic, long-running show or a newer series we just recently got into. But no matter the particular reason behind the departure, it's never easy to say goodbye to a beloved character — in

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Drought over! Phillies clinch 1st postseason berth since ’11

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Liverpool dog attack: Man arrested after woman killed

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