Nora Loreto

Type: Article

May 29, 2013
The 2013 CALM Awards were distributed in Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, May 24 at the annual CALM Conference. This year, an increase in the quality and the quanity of the awards made our judges struggle to identify winners, naming several honourable mentions in many categories. This year's winners...
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Aug 17, 2017
In Charlottesville, Virginia, when a car ploughed into a crowd of anti-racist activists killing Heather Heyer and injuring 19 others, many people linked that tactic to recent terror attacks, especially in Europe. Indeed, driving a truck into a crowd of protesters has become a favoured tactic for...
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Jul 20, 2017
On December 2, 2010, the Ontario government promised that a new wind turbine plant in Tillsonburg would deliver 900 jobs to the southwestern Ontario region. The government release said that the plant was part of a $7-billion investment made by Samsung to invest in clean energy. Siemens would build...
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Jun 22, 2017
Is there a rule somewhere that says that journalists writing about bank profits or bank workers cannot mention the two together? Quarter after quarter, and year after year, the same paint-by-numbers articles are written about Canada’s largest banks. The story goes like this: the writer starts...
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Jun 7, 2017
On May 24, about 175,000 construction workers from across Quebec walked off their construction sites. The workers called an unlimited general strike, and construction across the province stopped. During the strike week, thousands of workers protested in Quebec City, plastering the streets...
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May 25, 2017
The spring floods in Quebec came as a surprise. Record-level rainfall plus warm temperatures caused a crisis and people are only now starting to identify what they've lost, and what they've saved. These floods represent an extreme weather trend that Canadians need to get used to. Despite our...
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Apr 26, 2017
Depuis cinq ans, presque tous les trimestres, les médias nationaux nous présentent une variation sur un même thème : les cinq grandes banques du Canada ont connu une autre période de bénéfices sans précédent. Presque chaque fois, les reportages contiennent les mêmes éléments : des initiés prédisant...
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Apr 18, 2017
Recently, to fulfill their promise of ensuring that every family in Quebec will have a family doctor, Quebec Liberal Minister of Health Dr. Gaétan Barrette unveiled an online appointment booking tool. It is supposed to ensure that whenever you need a doctor, you’ll see one. To pay for this, many...
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Mar 29, 2017
Just about every quarter over the past five years, a variation on a theme appears in the national news: Canada’s big five banks posted another period of record profit. And just about every time, the story follows the same frame: industry insiders warning that the good times won’t last very long, a...
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Mar 29, 2017
Kevin O’Leary, the Boston-based former CBC personality said that if he were ever elected, he would make unions illegal. He is one of 14 people running to lead the Conservative Party of Canada. This was presumably before he had a plan to enter politics. He has since told the Toronto Star that he...
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