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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Canadian Held 2 Years on Spy Charges in China Returns Home

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 1 min
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    "Canadian Held 2 Years on Spy Charges in China Returns Home" is from the September 15, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • A New Payroll System Misfires, and Canadians Ask: Where's My Pay?

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "A New Payroll System Misfires, and Canadians Ask: Where's My Pay?" is from the November 17, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Canada’s Conservatives Choose New Leader

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Canada’s Conservative Party on Saturday chose a 38-year-old social conservative and opponent of carbon taxes to lead its campaign against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the next election.

    "Canada’s Conservatives Choose New Leader" is from the May 28, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide" is from the April 14, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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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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    • 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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    • Lyft to Begin Operations in Toronto, Its First Market Outside the U.S.

    • By: Amie Tsang, Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The ride-hailing company Lyft, a major rival to Uber in the United States, is moving to gain ground internationally. Lyft announced Monday that it planned to begin operating in Toronto, its first international location, in time for the holiday season.

    "Lyft to Begin Operations in Toronto, Its First Market Outside the U.S." is from the November 13, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Amie Tsang and Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Toronto’s Housing Boom Refills Empty Nests, Driving Prices Even Higher

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    It is a paradox of the red-hot real estate market around Toronto: Some owners are not selling because prices are too high.

    "Toronto’s Housing Boom Refills Empty Nests, Driving Prices Even Higher" is from the March 12, 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 Takes Steps to Address Discriminatory Policies against Gays

    • By: Ian Austen
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Canada Takes Steps to Address Discriminatory Policies against Gays" is from the November 15, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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