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Capital News Online is an award-winning publication run by students in the Journalism program at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.
The Liberals came to power with a long list of campaign promises to honour. Some vows will be kept, others will be forgotten. Capital News investigates how some of the government's most important pledges have held up.
The politics on your plate. Capital News investigates the ingredients in Canadian food policy.
From oil patch layoffs to student debt, age matters in Canada. Capital News investigates how different age demographics are faring in 2016.
As Canada approaches its 150th birthday, our understanding of what it means to be Canadian continues to evolve. From national parks to transgender rights, these stories highlight the issues facing our national identity.
Human rights and Canada
Critics say Canada’s human rights record at home and abroad has suffered under the Conservative’s nearly-decade long reign. Capital News investigates the ambitious promises of change under the newly-elected Trudeau government.
Canada’s new face
On Oct. 19 Canada voted for change. As the Liberals set out to make good on their campaign promises, the international community is watching to see how they perform on the world stage.
The politics of health
With a new Canadian government, questions are being raised about the future of health policy. Capital News looks for answers on everything from refugee healthcare to assisted dying and more.
The organic question
Once a small, niche market, Canada’s organic food industry has tripled in value since 2006. Now worth $3.7 billion, over half of Canadians are buying organic every week.
Women’s matters matter
From body image to casual sexism in popular culture to social injustice, women still face many challenges in Canada. This feature highlights the resilience and strength of women as they confront life in Canada today.