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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Maham:

Women twice as likely to experience unwanted sexual behaviour in public: StatCan

Those public places can include coffee shops, the street, shopping malls, public transportation, bars and restaurants. → Read More

North Korea threatens to call Trump ‘dotard’ again, if he calls Kim Jong Un ‘rocket man’

Choe Son Hui, the first vice foreign minister, issued the warning via state media days after Trump spoke of possible military action toward the North. → Read More

Knife attack injures ‘several’ in The Hague: Dutch police

The attack took place on a shopping street called Grote Marktstraat. → Read More

Support for electoral reform in Canada jumps after federal election: poll

Nearly 70 per cent of Canadians said they support electoral reform. → Read More

Canada supports Bolivia’s interim president, calls for democratic election

The Canadian government says it is monitoring the situation "very closely" and encourages the country to hold democratic elections as soon as possible. → Read More

Elizabeth May steps down as leader of Green Party

Jo-Ann Roberts has been named the new leader of the federal party. → Read More

Bashar al-Assad calls Trump ‘best American president’ in state TV interview

The Syrian president said he gives Trump credit for being transparent about his interests, namely oil. → Read More

Trudeau promised legally binding climate targets — what exactly does that mean?

Canada wouldn't be the first country to enforce legally binding targets to become net-zero. → Read More

Canada doesn’t limit politicians with dual citizenship — here’s how it works

Canada doesn't have rules banning members of Parliament — or potential prime ministers — from holding dual citizenship. → Read More

Does Canada’s assisted dying law need change? Federal leaders weigh in

The Quebec Superior Court ruled last month that part of the country’s law is “unconstitutional.” → Read More

Canada positioned itself as a world leader on climate change — is it?

Pressure on Canada — and the rest of the world — to take a stronger stance on climate change mounted this week, during the United Nations Climate Action Summit. → Read More

What Canadian travellers should know about Thomas Cook’s collapse

On Sunday, 178-year-old U.K.-based company Thomas Cook ceased trading and announced that its four airlines will be grounded. → Read More

FBI arrests U.S. soldier who allegedly discussed bombing major news outlet

Court documents show Jarrett William Smith was arrested in Kansas on Sept. 21. → Read More

GM workers strike in the U.S. — how will that impact Canada?

The previous strike by UAW members against GM in 2007 lasted only 17 hours and therefore did not have a major impact on production. → Read More

Donald Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton

Trump added that he would appoint a new national security adviser in the coming week. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian: What Canadians should know about travelling to the Bahamas

A travel advisory remains for Canadians to avoid all travel to the Bahamas in the aftermath of Dorian. → Read More

Amazon fire blamed on deforestation — a look at the problem globally

Deforestation is a problem in many parts of the world, not just the Amazon rainforest. → Read More

World leaders pledge millions for Amazon wildfires, but experts say it’s not just about money

G7 leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pledged millions to help battle the Amazon wildfires. → Read More

It’s not just the Amazon — wildfires have been burning around the world

Wildfires are burning in several other parts of the world, including Spain, Greece, Siberia and Alaska. → Read More

A look at Trudeau’s evolving statements on SNC-Lavalin

Throughout his changing statements on the SNC-Lavalin controversy, Trudeau has refused to apologize. → Read More