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The New Class Of Canadian Olympians

Here are three young athletes surfing, breaking and skateboarding their way to the podium
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The War Over Safe Drug Supply in Vancouver

Two activists gave away untainted heroin, cocaine and meth . They say they saved lives. The federal government says they’re drug traffickers.
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The New Arrivals

Over the past two years, Canada has welcomed a record number of immigrants. Here are some of their stories.
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When Asylum Seekers Have Nowhere To Go

Thousands of refugees live in shelters, hotels and on the streets of Canada’s largest cities. How the country is struggling to cope with a massive surge in global asylum seekers.
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The Reluctant Refugee

I was one of the first Syrian refugees to land in Canada in 2014. The settlement process was confusing, prolonged and alienating. How Canada finally became home.
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How Charlottetown Became an Immigration Boom Town

For more than half a decade, Charlottetown has sustained the highest immigration rates in Canada. The influx has saved P.E.I. from demographic oblivion—and made it a case study in the perils of ultra-rapid growth.
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How We Got to 41 Million

For decades, Canada has been a model of inclusive immigration. But over the last few years, the Liberals have admitted too many people, too fast. Why did no one see it coming?
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The Encampment Wars

The battle over one tent village in a portside Vancouver park turned it into the city’s only fully legal tent community. What that means for the thousands of Canadians living in encampments nationwide.
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Sober Nation

Sexy mocktails, zero-alcohol beer and boozeless bars are everywhere. Why it’s never been cooler (or easier) to go alcohol-free.
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Private Health Care Is Here

A growing number of Canadians pay out of pocket for MRIs, hip replacements, even family doctor visits. How a two-tiered system crept into Canada.