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    • Cycling Embraces a Digital Gear Shift

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Cycling Embraces a Digital Gear Shift" is from the July 11, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana Use Is Coming to Canada

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Proposing legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana was the easy part for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. With about eight months to go before Canada becomes the second nation after Uruguay to take this step, the federal government and the provinces are staring at a formidable to-do list.

    "Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana Use Is Coming to Canada" is from the November 04, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Doomed Arctic Explorer’s Ship Is Found

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Doomed Arctic Explorer’s Ship Is Found" is from the September 14, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • In Canada, Unraveling Centuries of Indigenous Land Claims

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Archie Montgomery
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Whenever Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or his Cabinet ministers speak in certain parts of Ontario or Quebec, they begin by acknowledging they are on “unceded Algonquin territory.” That recognition is just one of the ways Trudeau’s government has been trying to signal a top priority: righting the wrongs Canada has done to indigenous people, especially over land that aboriginals say was taken from them unjustly.

    "In Canada, Unraveling Centuries of Indigenous Land Claims" is from the November 12, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Archie Montgomery.

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    • 2 Fertilizer Powerhouses Plan an All-Stock Merger

    • By: Leslie Picker, Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "2 Fertilizer Powerhouses Plan an All-Stock Merger" is from the September 12, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Leslie Picker and Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • 100 Years On, Battle Is a Pivotal Moment for Canada

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Several hundred people gathered at Canada’s national war memorial at sunset on Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a fierce World War I fight in northern France that looms large in Canada’s national identity.

    "100 Years On, Battle Is a Pivotal Moment for Canada" is from the April 09, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Women in Canadian Military Report Widespread Sexual Assault

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Women in Canadian Military Report Widespread Sexual Assault" is from the November 28, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Wind Pushes Raging Alberta Blaze Back toward Fort McMurray

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Wind Pushes Raging Alberta Blaze Back toward Fort McMurray" is from the May 17, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Professor, Butcher, Computer Technician: The Quebec Mosque Victims

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    From the outside, the Islamic Cultural Center’s building in the Ste. Foy neighborhood of Quebec City looks more like a medical center than a place of worship. But it is very much the heart of the city’s Muslim community and, now, a site of tragedy.

    "Professor, Butcher, Computer Technician: The Quebec Mosque Victims" is from the January 31, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • 8 Nursing Home Killings Leave Ontario Asking: Why?

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "8 Nursing Home Killings Leave Ontario Asking: Why?" is from the October 26, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • In Wake of Powerful Canada Fire, a Panorama of Destruction

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "In Wake of Powerful Canada Fire, a Panorama of Destruction" is from the May 9, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • 2 Survivors of Canada’s First Quintuplet Clan Reluctantly Re-emerge

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The Dionne quintuplets — the first known to survive — were a flash of miraculous happy news in the depths of the Great Depression. Journalists descended on North Bay, Ontario, to make them the most famous babies on earth. They were front-page news around the world and filled newsreels.

    "2 Survivors of Canada’s First Quintuplet Clan Reluctantly Re-emerge" is from the April 02, 2017 World section of The New York Times.

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    • Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada.Many nations have either decriminalized marijuana, allowed it to be prescribed medically or effectively stopped enforcing laws against it. But when Trudeau’s bill passes as expected, Canada will become only the second nation, after Uruguay, to completely legalize marijuana as a consumer product.

    "Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada" is from the April 13, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Canada Attacks U.S. Tariffs by Taking Case to World Trade Organization

    • By: Ana Swanson, Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Canada has filed a sweeping trade case against the United States at the World Trade Organization, lobbing a diplomatic grenade at the Trump administration’s “America First” approach amid an increasingly embattled trade relationship between the long-standing North American allies.

    "Canada Attacks U.S. Tariffs by Taking Case to World Trade Organization" is from the January 10, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Ana Swanson and Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • As Canada Turns 150, a Return to Expo 67 and a Time of Reinvention

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 6 mins
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    For Expo 67, this usually modest and frugal country spent vast amounts of money to create islands within the St. Lawrence River and build an array of huge buildings, all to show off Canada to the world.

    "As Canada Turns 150, a Return to Expo 67 and a Time of Reinvention" is from the June 29, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Spring of Discontent for Canadian Hockey

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Spring of Discontent for Canadian Hockey" is from the April 02, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • If Trump Rips Up NAFTA as Promised, Canada May Shrug, Not Shudder

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    OTTAWA, Ontario — Nothing has reshaped Canada’s modern economy more than free trade with the United States.

    "If Trump Rips Up NAFTA as Promised, Canada May Shrug, Not Shudder" is from the February 24, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Evacuated from Canada's Wildfires but with Nowhere to Turn

    • By: Ian Austen, Dan Levin
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Evacuated from Canada's Wildfires but with Nowhere to Turn" is from the May 6, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and Dan Levin and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Canada Strikes a Deal to Cut Carbon Emissions by Putting a Price on Them

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Canada Strikes a Deal to Cut Carbon Emissions by Putting a Price on Them" is from the December 09, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • A Black Woman Who Defied Segregation in Canada Will Appear on Its Currency

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    OTTAWA, Ontario — Nine years before Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, Viola Desmond tried to sit in a whites-only section of a movie theater in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.

    "A Black Woman Who Defied Segregation in Canada Will Appear on Its Currency" is from the March 12, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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