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    • A Remote Job Comes with Free Land and a Sense of Community. 50,000 Apply

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "A Remote Job Comes with Free Land and a Sense of Community. 50,000 Apply" is from the October 20, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Craig S. Smith and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Fighting in Nova Scotia to Gain ‘Indian Status’

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Fighting in Nova Scotia to Gain ‘Indian Status’" is from the December 01, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Craig S. Smith and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Medicine Hat is on the leading edge of a countrywide effort to end homelessness through the “housing first” strategy, developed nearly 25 years ago by a Canadian in New York by which anyone identified as homeless is offered a home without preconditions for sobriety and other self-improvement that keep many people on the street elsewhere.

    "Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat" is from the February 28, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Craig S. Smith and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Canada Beckons International Students With a Path to Citizenship

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    In November, the federal government changed its electronic immigration-selection system, called Express Entry, to make it easier for international students to become citizens. And a bill pending in the Senate would restore a rule that counts half of students’ time spent studying in Canada toward the period of residency required for citizenship.

    "Canada Beckons International Students With a Path to Citizenship" is from the January 26, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Craig S. Smith and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In Canada, Where Muslims Are Few, Group Stirs Fear of Islamists

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Patrick Beaudry, bejeweled, tattooed and bearded, lives on a remote wooded hillside in rural Quebec, worrying about living under Shariah law.

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    • Many Apply, Few Qualify: Canada Rejects Indian Status for Thousands

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Canada moved this week to revoke the Indian status of thousands of people in Newfoundland who had been recognized as “founding members” of the Qalipu First Nation band. It is the latest step in a chaotic process to decide who among the sprawling island’s nearly 530,000 people should be recognized as Native Canadians.

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    • A Canadian City Thrives on Gas, Like a ‘Wealthy Little Country’

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    “We could separate from the world, and we’d be totally self-sufficient,” said Ted Clugston, the mayor, sipping coffee in Medicine Hat’s award-winning, architectural designed brick-and-glass City Hall. “We’d be a very, very wealthy little country, except we have no military.”

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    • Suspect Is Held in Quebec Mosque Shooting That Killed 6

    • By: Ian Austen, Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A man was in custody Monday after a mass shooting in a mosque in Quebec City that killed six men and wounded eight others, Canadian officials said. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the episode a “terrorist attack on Muslims.”

    "Suspect Is Held in Quebec Mosque Shooting That Killed 6" is from the January 30, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and Craig S. Smith and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Kurt Remple, a toothless, unemployed, struggling alcoholic in this prairie town with the curious name is a success story of sorts. Five years ago, he was living under a bridge and surviving on free meals from charities.

    "Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat" is from the February 26, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Craig S. Smith and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Mosque Killings Force Canadians to Confront a Strain of Intolerance

    • By: Ian Austen, Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The nation quickly rallied after the attack. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it an act of terrorism, and there was a collective outpouring of remorse and empathy. But the attack also forced Canadians to confront a growing intolerance and extremism that has taken root particularly among some people in this French-speaking corner of the country.

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    • A Hateful Fringe Stirs as Canada Embraces Migrants

    • By: Craig S. Smith, Dan Levin
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Canada is a remarkably open society, a legacy of liberal politicians who set the thinly populated country on the path of aggressive multiculturalism decades ago.

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    • How a Changing Climate Is Shaping a Leaf Peeper's Paradise

    • By: Craig S. Smith
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "How a Changing Climate Is Shaping a Leaf Peeper's Paradise" is from the November 02, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Craig S. Smith and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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