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What’s different about modern conspiracy theories?

4/18/2019
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From Alex Jones to QAnon and Pizzagate to people who insist mass shootings are staged...there are some serious megaphones behind today's conspiracies. The post What’s different about modern conspiracy theories? appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:19:14

PEI’s election is next week. It could be historic.

4/17/2019
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There's an election on Prince Edward Island next week and little ol' PEI might be about to make Canadian political history. Again. The post PEI’s election is next week. It could be historic. appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:21:45

Stephen Brunt on Tiger Woods: What kind of heroes do we want?

4/16/2019
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When Tiger Woods won his 15th major championship at The Masters on Sunday at age 43-after a decade of public pain, the entire world was watching. The post Stephen Brunt on Tiger Woods: What kind of heroes do we want? appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:20:43

Should we presume consent on organ donation?

4/15/2019
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A new bill in Nova Scotia presumes consent to donation unless citizens in the province opt out. If it becomes law, it would be the first of its kind in North America. The post Should we presume consent on organ donation? appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:18:26

Why Game of Thrones is the first and last of its kind

4/12/2019
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There will never be another tv show like Game of Thrones, but there will be plenty of stories inspired by the series that begins its last season on Sunday. The post Why Game of Thrones is the first and last of its kind appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:22:29

Finding common ground on climate change. Even with deniers.

4/10/2019
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Today's discussion with climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe is an answer to the despair you might feel when reading the latest news stories The post Finding common ground on climate change. Even with deniers. appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:26:06

How Facebook is eating our seniors alive

4/9/2019
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We've focused on teaching children and adolescents how to sniff out scams and misinformation online, and largely ignored the elderly people among us. The post How Facebook is eating our seniors alive appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:19:25

A new royal baby gives Brits a chance to talk about race

4/8/2019
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When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's child is born, the British tabloids will have to grapple with the first hint of diversity in the royal bloodline. The post A new royal baby gives Brits a chance to talk about race appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:22:05

Humbolt: One year later

4/5/2019
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You might think you know the story of how Humboldt, Sask. rebuilt its shattered community after a devastating bus crash claimed 16 lives. You don't, really. The post Humbolt: One year later appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:24:49

Why are so many Canadians hungry?

4/4/2019
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How did one of the richest countries on Earth end up unable to make sure every citizen has healthy food to eat? The post Why are so many Canadians hungry? appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:20:17

Will gender bias follow us to Mars and beyond?

4/3/2019
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Instead of a legendary achievement towards equality, the world got a good look at the challenges facing women in traditionally male-dominated fields. The post Will gender bias follow us to Mars and beyond? appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:13:58

True Lies: Canada’s Carbon Tax and You

4/2/2019
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Did the federal carbon tax just drive up the price of gas in four provinces? It sure did, and lots of other things, too. The post True Lies: Canada’s Carbon Tax and You appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:23:05

Canada’s seniors are becoming the new face of homelessness

4/1/2019
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Welcome to the corner where the housing crisis meets the opioid crisis meets the mental health crisis meets a rapidly aging population. The post Canada’s seniors are becoming the new face of homelessness appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:19:57

Wilson-Raybould’s submission on SNC-Lavalin released

3/29/2019
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Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould secretly recorded a conversation with Michael Wernick in which she claims the country's top public servant issued veiled threats that she'd lose her job as justice minister if she didn't intervene to stop the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. The post Wilson-Raybould’s submission on SNC-Lavalin released appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:17:25

How the police could be tracking your phone

3/29/2019
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What can they do with that data? Depends on who you ask. Should you be worried? They say no, and privacy experts disagree. The post How the police could be tracking your phone appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:21:39

How the Expos can finally return to Montreal

3/28/2019
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Fifteen years after their final game, the Expos returning to Montreal increasingly feels inevitable. The post How the Expos can finally return to Montreal appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:22:20

Climate policy is about to become a hot topic. (Sorry.)

3/27/2019
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The warmer it gets this summer — both in terms of the temperature and Canada's upcoming election—the more likely we are to discuss climate change, and policy intended to combat it. The post Climate policy is about to become a hot topic. (Sorry.) appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:23:08

Will Trudeau Liberals finally provide SNC-Lavalin clarity?

3/26/2019
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Andrew Scheer's Conservatives have asked the ethics committee to open an investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair, basically, the same investigation the Liberal-controlled justice committee ended last week. The post Will Trudeau Liberals finally provide SNC-Lavalin clarity? appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:24:32

A Russian chasing the Canadian NHL dream to Tillsonburg

3/25/2019
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Millions of Canadian kids have NHL hopes, but very few have given up as much in their pursuit of it as this kid from Russia. The post A Russian chasing the Canadian NHL dream to Tillsonburg appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:20:52

How Canada flunked its first big fake news test

3/22/2019
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For the past few months, one publication has been posting stories about things in Canadian politics that...just aren't happening. The post How Canada flunked its first big fake news test appeared first on City NEWS 1130.

Duration:00:23:06