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Context - February 13, 2020 - Canada's guns and gangs
Canada’s gun problem is on the rise. The latest statistics show a 42% increase in violent crimes involving guns since 2013.
The hardest hit city in our country is Toronto – but it doesn’t end there.
This week on Context – police, frontline workers, victims, and researchers on the root causes of gun violence and what can be done about the growing number of shootings in our city.
Up Next in 2020
Context - February 7, 2020 - Containi...
Wuhan, China is under the largest quarantine in history after the coronavirus goes global.
The virus has spread to 25 countries with more than 20,000 confirmed cases and nearly 500 deaths.
Canada is working to evacuate citizens from Wuhan to an airforce base in Trenton.
This week on Context, we ...
Context - January 29, 2020 - Movies t...
It’s Hollywood’s big night to celebrate itself – and as it does – the world sees visions and themes of our lives reflected back to us. Everything from mental illness and war to marriage and evil incarnate. Plus, another year of snubs – especially for women and people of colour.
And, a film far fr...
Context - January 22, 2020 - Rx: Love...
Medical Assistance in Dying – or M.A.I.D. – some call it “merciful and individual choice”, otherwise call it suicide and killing.
M.A.I.D. became legal in Canada in 2016. But last year, the Quebec Superior Court ruled the requirement that a person’s “natural death” must be foreseeable is “too re...