November 23, 2015

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NOW FOR THE HARD PART

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The man who invented rock’n’roll

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NOW FOR THE HARD PART

Meet the eight ministers with the toughest jobs in government— delivering on an electorate’s sky-high hopes
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The man who invented rock’n’roll

Plus a reluctant travel writer’s haunting essays, the religion of Peanuts, Ian Rankin’s best mystery yet, and a rollicking history of comedy in America
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LETTERS

In reading “This is Alan’s dad” (International, Nov. 9), the phrase “man’s inhumanity to man” came to me again. As a person who was “a desperate father trying to get his family to safety,” Abdullah Kurdi is grieving three times over, at the same time so many others are attempting to use him for their own purposes.
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THE INTERVIEW

Historian Robert Bothwell on the deep similarities between Canada and the U.S., flashpoints in the relationship, and Keystone
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Down with likeability!

How did hearts and smiley faces trump character and intelligence and become our highest cultural currency?
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FROM ONE WAR TO ANOTHER

Why so many think that Barack Obama’s new war against drugs is doomed to fail
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Empire of deception

Russia may well be the most flagrant cheater with coaches, athletes and officials colluding to hide doping, but it’s hardly alone. Jonathon Gatehouse reports.
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OF GUILLOTINES, LONG KNIVES AND POLITICS

Evan Solomon on post-election changes for the NDP and Conservatives
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Accept no substitutes

Doctors warn parents against ‘vaccine alternatives’ for their children
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THE WAY AHEAD AFTER KEYSTONE

Here are the winning conditions that may ensure the next pipeline to the U.S. gets built
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