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      Report: More airline deaths in 2015 due to deliberate acts than accidental causes
      Jan05

      Report: More airline deaths in 2015 due to deliberate acts than accidental causes

      The Russian airline Kogalymavia’s Airbus A321 with a tail number of EI-ETJ on an airstrip of Moscow’s Domodedovo international airport. (Tatiana Belyakova, AP Photo) WASHINGTON — There were more airline deaths worldwide due to deliberate acts in 2015 than to accidental air crashes for the second year in a row, according to an industry...

      The 2015 Maclean’s Missed It List
      Dec27

      The 2015 Maclean’s Missed It List

      More than 320 major motion pictures. More than 400 original scripted TV shows. Hundreds more new albums. You could be forgiven for feeling deluged by arts and culture in 2015, and that doesn’t even include the hundreds of thousands of new books published, the exhibits and galleries that opened, and more. So every year, the writers at...

      Newsmakers: The very worst of 2015
      Dec14

      Newsmakers: The very worst of 2015

      ENTERTAINMENT TV and movies are supposed to bring joy. Jaime Weinman highlights some entertainment that proved to be let-downs and troubled. (Everett Collection) ‘Sesame Street’ It was launched as a populist kids’ show, set in the inner city and aimed at children who didn’t have a lot of money. Now it’s moving to HBO, the...

      Trudeau takes part in Quebec tribute at Bataclan to Paris victims
      Nov29

      Trudeau takes part in Quebec tribute at Bataclan to Paris victims

      Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lays a flower at a memorial outside the Bataclan Cafe, in Paris, France, on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (Adrian Wyld/CP) PARIS – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute this morning to victims of this month’s terrorist attacks in Paris with a visit to the Bataclan concert hall, the scene of the worst...

      The economic stakes of the standoff between Russia and Turkey
      Nov26

      The economic stakes of the standoff between Russia and Turkey

      A still image from video shown by the HaberTurk TV shows a burning trail as a plane comes down. (HABERTURK TV CHANNEL/EPA/CP) MOSCOW — Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major investment projects. Since the plane was shot down Tuesday on the...

      Allies with benefits: The cost of a coalition with Russia
      Nov23

      Allies with benefits: The cost of a coalition with Russia

      A handout frame grab from video footage published on the official website of the Russian Defence Ministry 18 November 2015 shows Russian TU-22M3 long-range strategic bomber dropping OFAB-250-270 bombs at targets in Syria. (Russian Defence Ministry Press/EPA) Terrorism can forge strange alliances. Among the many repercussions stemming from the...

      Sinai plane crash: ‘Everything checked out’ during pre-flight inspection
      Nov01

      Sinai plane crash: ‘Everything checked out’ during pre-flight inspection

      ALTERNATIVE CROP – In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, The Russian airline Kogalymavia’s Airbus A321 with a tail number of EI-ETJ on an airstrip of Moscow’s Domodedovo international airport, outside Moscow, Russia. Russia’s civil air agency is expected to have a news conference shortly to talk about the Russian...

      Sinai plane crash: What happened 23 minutes after takeoff?
      Nov01

      Sinai plane crash: What happened 23 minutes after takeoff?

      Children toys, flowers and candles brought by Ukrainians to pay tribute to victims of a Russian plane crash are seen at the Russian Embassy, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct.31, 2015. A Russian passenger plane has crashed in the Sinai peninsula Saturday with 217 passengers, mostly Russians, and seven Russian crew members killed. (AP Photo/Efrem...

      Week in Pictures
      Oct30

      Week in Pictures

      Presenting the most compelling images from the last seven days, as selected by the Maclean’s photo department: 1 of 15 …read more Source:...

      Inside the fight of Stephen Harper’s life
      Oct14

      Inside the fight of Stephen Harper’s life

      Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife, Laureen, on Aug. 2, 2015 — back when it all began. (Justin Tang, The Canadian Press) As the last week of what must surely be his final election campaign began, Stephen Harper was in Etobicoke, at the west end of Toronto, trying to hold down a seat the Conservatives risk losing. Etobicoke–Lakeshore has...