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Canada is Joining the Iraq Coalition–And that Matters. (Really!)

Canada “will not stand on the sidelines and watch” the fight against IS

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Elections in Quebec: What You Need To Know

The sovereignty question looms large in Quebec elections.

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Canada’s International Development Agency Is No Longer; Maybe That’s Not Such A Bad Thing

Canada’s federal government announced that the Canadian International Aid Agency was to be dismantled in its current form and integrated into the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. What this means for global development

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Canadian Lawmakers Defeat Bill To Provide Generic Drugs To Developing World

Canadian lawmakers defeated a bill that would have made it easier for generic drug makers to produce and sell to developing countries. What gives?

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Canadian Government To Match Donations For Sahel Relief

Nearly 19 million people are threatened by a food crisis in the Sahel region, but only about 50% of the consolidated fundraising appeal has been fulfilled. Canada steps up with a donation matching commitment and an initial $10 million boost to help support humanitarian efforts in the region.

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Understanding the Montreal Protests

Canadians are taking to the streets of Quebec to protest a harsh government clampdown on  free speech and free assembly, prompted by a student strike against university fee increases. What you need to know about the Montreal protests.

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