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New Supports for Northern Farmers

Farmers in northern Ontario are asking for mental-health support due to help them cope with uncertainties with their crops. Northwestern Ontario Hubs reporter Jon Thompson tells us more.
January 24, 2020 - 6:58

Steve Paikin

At an event this week, three of Canada’s most prominent former MPs peeled back the curtain on the realities of being a woman in politics.
ANALYSIS: Debates about debates are a great Canadian pastime. So let’s talk about who should be up on that stage and who shouldn’t.
ANALYSIS: Last week, members of the debate commission and an advisory committee met to discuss how the federal English-language debate went. The verdict? Not very well.  
ANALYSIS: The federal Conservatives are a unique coalition of disparate interest groups. Which candidate can bring them all together?
By delaying its leadership contest, the party could have had a bigger — and better — field of candidates

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