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The Age of Wildfires

Wildfires are hotter, bigger and deadlier than ever. And they’re getting worse.
Ukrainian troops examine the scene of a downed aircraft in Kyiv on Friday.(Oleksandr Ratushniak/AP)

Why sanctions over the Ukraine invasion won’t stop Putin

Terry Glavin: Xi Jinping has the Russian leader’s back as the two advance the authoritarian political model around the world
A pro-Ukrainian supporter waves the country's flag outside the Russian embassy on Feb. 24, 2022 in Ottawa (Adrian Wyld/CP)

My love for the giant that is Ukraine

Andrew Kushnir: As I think about my friends in danger and the stories of my grandfather, I am reminded that I am inextricably linked to this other country
Pro-Ukraine demonstrators carry signs and Ukraine flags near Russia's UN Mission on Feb. 24, 2022 (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The only acceptable response to Vladimir Putin

Scott Gilmore: There are a long list of actions Canada can take right now to pressure Putin and help Ukraine. And there are no excuses if it doesn’t act.
Trucks at the Canada-U.S. border crossing at Coutts, Alta. on Feb. 2. (Jeff McIntosh/CP)

The Coutts blockade and controlling the narrative

From Ottawa to the border blockades, everyone’s fighting storyline battles. In Alberta, truckers realized the weapons arrests battered their cause.
Trudeau in 2020, helping staff at a Gatineau, Que. food bank. (Adrian Wyld/CP)

A glaring omission from Trudeau’s letters to his ministers: hunger

The Liberals used to talk a good game about tackling food insecurity. Now, with food prices soaring, they hardly talk about it at all.
THE POWER LIST

The Power List

50 Canadians who are forging paths, leading the debate and shaping how we think and live
Fecioru prepares a cost-efficient meal. (Photograph by Lucy Lu)

Young, working Canadians face a dilemma: eat, or pay the bills?

Employment disruptions and dwindling pandemic supports have forced many to cut back on the one cost they can: food
O'Toole during Question Period last June. On Wednesday, the Conservative caucus voted to dump him as leader. (Justin Tang/CP)

The Conservative Party’s identity crisis, post-O’Toole

Jen Gerson: There’s room for a Tory opposition that makes a sensible critique of COVID restrictions—and no sign this party is ready to fill it
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

The case for an inquiry into Canada’s treatment of First Nations children

Cindy Blackstock: ‘Canada continues to treat First Nations people as if they are not worth the money by providing deficient public services on reserves and choosing to not implement solutions’