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Federal language program comes up short in sexual assault policy

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Concerned the Explore program staff at the Université du Québec à Trois Rivières thought a skit that trivialized rape was an appropriate way to combat sexual assault, students call for a new policy.

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Canada's aid to Haiti: The ugly reality

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An important, if rarely mentioned, rule of Canadian foreign policy is that the more impoverished a nation, the greater the gap is likely to be between what Canadian officials say and do.

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Four big issues the Maclean's debate missed

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It seems political insiders have decided this election will be mostly about the economy, missing four crucial public policy issues that need the spotlight too.

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