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This Cop is Cracking Cold Cases With DNA

How genetic genealogy is solving murders from decades past
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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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How I’m Making My Olympic Bid More Eco-Friendly

Elite sports can be big polluters. Here’s how I’m making my Olympic podium run better for the planet.
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Why International Students Are Packing Their Bags

Mohammad Khosravani moved to Canada to kick-start a career in AI. Now, after six months of fruitless job hunting, he’s eyeing the U.S.
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Big Idea: Capture Carbon From the Air

Companies need to stop their emissions from polluting the skies. Direct air capture can help absorb what’s already up there.
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Inside an Exotic Fruit Forest—in Vancouver

I grow Chilean guava, goji berries and even a famed Shakespearean fruit in my backyard
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Life in the Age of Drought

Our hometown of Merritt, B.C., has been dealing with water restrictions since April. Drought, wildfire and flooding keep us constantly on edge.
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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.