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It is stressful to be poor, and that stress can keep people in poverty

Researchers studying the cognitive mechanisms behind scarcity say their findings may explain why some people who are living in poverty can't seem to get themselves out of it.

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October 17, 2017

Inside the Canadian court that handles drug crime differently

One day a month, the special drug treatment court convenes to hear from Ontarians facing drug charges. Here, they get second, third, and fourth chances - with strict conditions.

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December 08, 2016

There Has Been a 'Sea Change' in Privacy Rights in Canada, Warns Watchdog

In his annual report, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada looked at Bills C-13, C-44, and C-51, and recommended fixes for each bill.

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December 15, 2015

Canada's New Cyberbullying Law Is Targeting Teen Sexting Gone Awry

Since 2009, dozens of Canadian teens — some as young as 13 — have faced child pornography charges for receiving and sending sexts containing naked photos of themselves or others to their friends.

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May 01, 2015