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The Many Battles of Refugee Olympian Nigara Shaheen

She fled Afghanistan as a baby. Now she’s headed to the Olympics. How she fought her way to to the top.
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Luna Elle Is an Old Soul

How this musician honed her mature, Sade-esque sound and nabbed a Juno nom—all before turning 20
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A Tour of Canada’s Coolest Collections

These obsessive hunters amass hundreds of Coke cans, Nintendo games, VHS tapes and more
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Naheed Nenshi Loves the Drama

Calgary’s centrist ex-mayor will have to win over skeptical NDP voters—and take on Danielle Smith—to reclaim Alberta. He’s looking forward to it.
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A Small But Mighty Miniature Show

An Edmonton exhibit showcases everyday objects shrunk to dollhouse proportions
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Rick Mercer Isn’t Done Talking to You

And he’s on the road again
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A Voyage to the North

A new exhibit chronicles daily Indigenous life in northern Ontario in the ’50s and ’60s
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TikTok’s Reigning Math Queen

One and a half million math converts have flocked to Santos’s @onlinekyne account for camp explanations of quadratic equations and square roots
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Montreal’s Gabriel Diallo is a tennis giant in the making

At 22 (and six-foot-eight), Diallo is a towering presence at the net, drawing comparisons to another Canadian upstart: Milos Raonic