Amanda Shendruk

Amanda Shendruk is a data visualization expert who turns numbers and spreadsheets into compelling and enlightening information graphics.
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Dissecting House debate: Millions of words, six key files.

What MPs have talked about since the election. Our analysis —and why words matter

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Why everyone is excited about an exoplanet named Proxima b

Proxima b is the nearest exoplanet to Earth, and it lies within its star’s habitable zone. That means it could—maybe—host life.


Canada’s most dangerous cities 2016: How safe is your city?

When it comes to several categories of crime, see how Canada’s 100 biggest cities stack up against each other

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Let’s talk about American exceptionalism

The Republican convention has been a festival of Trump-fuelled American exceptionalism. Problem is, he doesn’t believe in it—nor should he.


S–t Donald Trump says: Rhetoric and reaction

The Republican presidential nominee continues to raise eyebrows and ire. Here’s what he’s said so far—and what happened afterward


How Americans and Canadians differ on right and wrong

Canadians are more likely to find doctor-assisted death, abortion and gay relationships ‘morally acceptable’

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Is gun violence actually a public health issue?

Gun violence is killing 30,000 Americans a year. Why not treat it like smoking? Or heart disease?


Automation nation: How safe is your job from robots?

A new report says 42 per cent of Canada’s job market is at risk. Our interactive tool charts it all out.


Mapped: The Canadian locales in the Hip’s iconic songs

The Tragically Hip has become a beloved band in Canada for its local references. Here are 25 of them, mapped on our country.

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Every world leader who has addressed Canada’s Parliament

The list includes seven U.S. presidents, four British PMs and the Queen

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Five powerful pieces of reporting in the week after Orlando

How five media outlets harnessed digital tools, data—and even video games—to make sense of the horrific Orlando shooting