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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth smiles as she walks during her visit to Newcastle

Queen Elizabeth II, 1926–2022

She wasn’t born to be Queen, but the accidental monarch transformed the job and inspired great loyalty across her realm
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How Queen Elizabeth II was taught to rule

The daughter of a second son, she got the best start of all—a happy childhood. Then, from her father, struggling with great zeal and small strength, and from her mother, affectionate and serene, she learned the often tiresome tasks of queenship
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The many times the Queen graced the cover of Maclean’s

Since the 1950s, Queen Elizabeth has been a regular fixture on the cover of Maclean’s. Here are 18 covers that reflect the Queen’s reign.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall as they arrive in St. John's to begin a three-day Canadian tour, May 17, 2022. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

Canada offers the royals a reset after Caribbean tour fiasco

The royals know from recent experience that a bad start can ruin the whole trip
Trudeau arrives on Parliament Hill, April 25, 2022 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

RCMP considered charging Justin Trudeau over Aga Khan visit

Politics Insider for April 26: Trudeau calls for an inquiry; Ottawa braces for another convoy; panel warns about Neo-Nazism
Vegetables and fruit are on display at a grocery store in Kingston, Ontario, January 24, 2022. (Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press)

Inflation rate surpasses a three decade high

Politics Insider for April 21: Prices jump more than expected in March; Freeland and allies stage a G20 walkout; Poilievre’s brewing battle
Trudeau speaks to the media during a news conference, April 13, 2022 in Laval, Que. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)

Justin Trudeau promises heavy weapons to Ukraine

Politics Insider for April 20: More weapons to Ukraine; no dropping of travel mask guidelines; and a mysterious ’growth fund’
Brown leaves the Ontario PC Party Head Offices in Toronto, February 20, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press)

Patrick Brown’s below-the-radar strategy

Politics Insider for April 19: The CPC race gets interesting; the Afghan evacuation hits a wall of red tape; and some angry realtors
Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem listens to a question from a reporter during a news conference following a rate announcement, April 13, 2022 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Bank of Canada makes its biggest key interest rate hike in 20 years

Politics Insider for April 14: The BoC’s big rate hike; Pierre Poilievre’s big rallies; and some tough housing questions
Kim's bagels are a hot commodity in the Gangnam district of Seoul (Photograph by Jun Michael Park)

This Alberta man brought the Montreal bagel craze to Korea

Wayne Kim fell in love with Montreal’s signature food from three time zones away. He brought it halfway across the world.