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Culture

Accused Abuser Jian Ghomeshi Doesn’t Deserve Anyone’s Pity

The disgraced CBC host wrote a 3,400-word essay telling his side of things.
Manisha Krishnan
9.14.18
CBC

Donald Trump praises Hispanic border agent for speaking "perfect English"

The president paid tribute to his immigration agencies by expressing his gratitude for “CBC,” which is not a real thing, and complimenting an immigration official on his “perfect English."
Emma Ockerman
8.20.18
SOPA, Canuck Style

Does Canada Even Have a Huge Piracy Problem?

A coalition of powerful organizations wants to block piracy websites in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
2.2.18
net neutrality

Canada’s Telecoms and National Media Want the Government to Block Piracy Websites

Digital rights groups worry that website blocking could cover more than illegal piracy.
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
immigration

Trump "dismissive" of Congressional Black Caucus during DACA showdown

The president reportedly said he "did not particularly care about that bloc’s demands."
David Gilbert
1.16.18
attribution is hard

Why It’s So Hard to Say Who Is Using an IMSI Catcher

Israel, China, Russia? Who was using a surveillance device on Parliament Hill in Ottawa?
Jordan Pearson
4.6.17
Hockey

How A Towel Became One of the Most Prized Objects in the NHL

Players who are interviewed during Hockey Night in Canada receive a free towel. For some players, it's their first "I've made it" moment in the NHL.
Tal Pinchevsky
2.8.17
Canada

Canada’s Police Allowed Journalists to ‘Embed’ to Argue For More Surveillance

Robert Cribb of the Toronto Star and Dave Seglins of the CBC explain how their five-part investigative series into digital policing came to be.
Kate Lunau
11.29.16
News

The RCMP Is Using the Media to ‘Create Moral Panic’ About Encryption

Experts say stage-managed information sharing with journalists is a PR play.
Jordan Pearson
11.15.16
food waste

Walmart Stores in Canada Found to Be Throwing Out Tons of Perfectly Good Food

Every year, Canada wastes $31 billion worth of food, much of which is retail fruits and vegetables that are just not pretty enough for picky consumers.
Nick Rose
11.1.16
thump features

The Untold Story of the Small Canadian Town That Was Haunted by Radio Transmissions

From hearing voices in sinks to flickering lights, a new film looks at the otherworldly phenomena caused by Sackville's shortwave towers.
Jesse Locke
10.7.16
olympics

Canadian Broadcaster Screws Up Michael Phelps Call, Amazingly Internet Forgives Him

CBC announcer Elliotte Friedman confused Michael Phelps with Ryan Lochte while calling the 200m individual medley race. The internet responded with uncharacteristic sympathy.
Leander Schaerlaeckens
8.12.16
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