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Marc A. Thiessen: Trump's Taiwan call wasn't a blunder. It was brilliant — and a deliberate signal to Beijing

Marc A. Thiessen: Trump's Taiwan call wasn't a blunder. It was brilliant — and a deliberate signal to Beijing | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
The very idea that Trump could not speak to Taiwan’s president because it would anger Beijing is precisely the kind of weak-kneed subservience that Trump promised to eliminate as president
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Donald Trump and the new world order - Macleans.ca

Donald Trump and the new world order - Macleans.ca | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Donald Trump has no foreign policy experience. What will that mean on the world stage?
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The giant flaw in Canadian maps you never noticed: Mapmakers keep pretending we own the North Pole

The giant flaw in Canadian maps you never noticed: Mapmakers keep pretending we own the North Pole | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Canada may well be the world's most inaccurate publisher of its own national maps, surpassing even China's questionable territorial claims
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No hard hat, no deal: Quebec court becomes latest to slap down turban exemptions for Sikhs

No hard hat, no deal: Quebec court becomes latest to slap down turban exemptions for Sikhs | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Sikhs can wear a turban in the army, the Mounties and on a motorcycle in B.C., but all bets are off
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Michael Den Tandt: Trump's brand of nativism could succeed in Canada, just not right now

Michael Den Tandt: Trump's brand of nativism could succeed in Canada, just not right now | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Canada is nearly unique in that unlike in the United States and much of Europe, there is no groundwell of support for nationalism
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How to find the centre of Canada

How to find the centre of Canada | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
When we discovered our nation’s geographic middle was not where everyone thought it was, we had to go there. The spirit of Canada guided every step.
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South China Sea: Philippines wins court ruling against China

South China Sea: Philippines wins court ruling against China | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
An international tribunal in The Hague rules in favor of the Philippines in a maritime dispute, concluding China has no legal basis to claim historic rights to the bulk of the South China Sea.
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Canada's racism problem? It's even worse than America's.

Canada's racism problem? It's even worse than America's. | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
For a country so self-satisfied with its image of progressive tolerance, how is this not a national crisis?
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Why China Won't Listen to the U.S. on the South China Sea

Why China Won't Listen to the U.S. on the South China Sea | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
The U.S. is one of the most vocal countries urging China to hew to international arbitration in the vital waterway. Beijing isn't impressed
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Trudeau pledges troops, frigate and jets as NATO faces off against Russia - Macleans.ca

Trudeau pledges troops, frigate and jets as NATO faces off against Russia - Macleans.ca | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Canadians are expected to form the majority of a 1,000-strong multinational battalion, with no timeline for withdrawal
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New political party pushing for province of Vancouver Island

New political party pushing for province of Vancouver Island | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
A newly formed political party would like to see Vancouver Island become Canada's 11th province.
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Senate outlines top 10 'weirdest barriers to trade'

Senate outlines top 10 'weirdest barriers to trade' | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
A new report released by the Senate highlights 10 seemingly contradictory or nonsensical rules that are hampering trade between Canada's provinces, including restrictions on food and alcohol, and limitations on when transport trucks can use the highway.
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New pipelines to export Alberta oil not needed, report says

New pipelines to export Alberta oil not needed, report says | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
"New pipelines are not needed if the Alberta government’s announced cap on emissions is observed."
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The dawn of the strongman era is here - Macleans.ca

The dawn of the strongman era is here - Macleans.ca | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
The world is tipping into one where realpolitik could run amok. What can Canada do in the face of the rise of strongmen on the international stage?
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Inside Roméo Dallaire's brutally revealing new memoir - Macleans.ca

Inside Roméo Dallaire's brutally revealing new memoir - Macleans.ca | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire’s raw and emotionally devastating new book lays bare his own inner torment
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Is NAFTA a goner? Don't bet on it. We've heard this before.

Is NAFTA a goner? Don't bet on it. We've heard this before. | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Evan Solomon on whether we should trust the anti-trade promises being made by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on the cynical U.S. campaign trail
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Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

In which John Green teaches you about conflict in Israel and Palestine. This conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, an
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How Americans and Canadians differ on right and wrong

How Americans and Canadians differ on right and wrong | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Canadians are more likely to find doctor-assisted death, abortion and gay relationships 'morally acceptable'
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As the Arctic Ocean melts, the fishing talks begin - Macleans.ca

As the Arctic Ocean melts, the fishing talks begin - Macleans.ca | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Fisheries expert Trevor Taylor explains why ten nations are meeting to discuss fishing rights in the north—and why it's important an agreement is reached soon
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The post-Brexit reality: making sense of the U.K. political shuffle

The post-Brexit reality: making sense of the U.K. political shuffle | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
The Globe and Mail offers the most authoritative news in Canada, featuring national and international news
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Why using the word genocide matters - Macleans.ca

Why using the word genocide matters - Macleans.ca | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Terry Glavin on Ottawa's sad dance around ISIS's genocidal acts, and the House's disappointing debate
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English school boards to use controversial history course next year

English school boards to use controversial history course next year | Social 20-1 | Scoop.it
Some of Quebec's English-language school boards will use the province's new high school history curriculum next year, despite criticism it fails to adequately represent minorities and Aboriginal peoples.
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