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10 Movies About Elections That'll Get You Ready To Vote

You’ve probably heard by now that there’s a pretty big election coming up. On Nov. 3 (and the weeks leading up to it, if you’re voting early), people across the U.S. will vote in the presidential election, and in many state and local races as well. It’s been a hot topic of conversation for what…

Steveston-London students learn about, practice voting

Prior to Saturday’s provincial election, students at Steveston-London secondary took time this week to learn about the election process and cast their own ballots through the Student Vote BC program—which a number of other Richmond schools also participated in. Grade 8 and 9 students voted on-site with safety precautions in place, including hand sanitizer and…

The numbers behind Ontario’s stern warning about Halloween safety, plus more lockdowns: These 4 charts show where we are right now in the COVID-19 battle

The world marked the disturbing milestone of 40 million COVID-19 cases Monday, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg according to Colin Furness, an infection control epidemiologist at the University of Toronto. With estimates that five per cent of the world’s population — almost 400 million people — has been infected to date, “we’re…

National Get Smart About Credit Day

Depending on the time period in which you were raised, many young children and adolescents had differing opinions (and ideals) about what credit was and how it should or shouldn’t be utilized. While some were privileged enough to understand the complexities and importance of credit, others had to learn at the expense of their own…