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Apr 10, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Join us at 1 p.m. on April 11 to hear Toronto Star security reporter Michelle Shepard talk about reporting from home and abroad on terrorism at the 2013 Atkinson Lecture at Ryerson University.

Jun 25, 2009 - Posted by Regan Ray
An online project for journalists that tracks and links to government and NGO reports in Canada, which launched in April, now has more than 170 entries...
Jul 03, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Created by Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. This site provides access to reporter contacts, links, and resources searchable by beat.
Apr 13, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland

The Iraq War has been one of the largest geo-political events of the last decade. The 2002 decision by the United States to invade in will have repercussions that will be felt by peoples all around the word for many more decades. Debate about the decision to wage war was heated. Debate about the way was then fought has been just as passionate. Because of these schisms in opinion, a guide is needed. People need all the information they can get to properly make up their minds about the many different dimensions of the Iraq war. Was there any good reason to suspect Iraq was a threat to the rest of the planet post invasion? How much of a role did the United States play in the bloody aftermath of the invasion? These questions and many more the war brings up are difficult. Some of the sources here will attempt to answer such questions through commentary and analysis, but all of the sources provide information that will help the reader to make up their own mind about the issues surrounding the Iraq War.

Created by Cameron Strandberg
Mar 21, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
Social Science Libraries and Information Services at Yale University has developed this site, which guides you through the enormous amount of information available from the UN. The site helps you figure out what you are looking for and where you can find it by making you choose between various research tools and research approaches. If you for example choose Basic Internet Resources the site will provide a list of these, such as news, major reports and publications. The links will direct you to sites on the UN's own website as well as outside sources that present UN information.
Feb 08, 2007 - Posted by Julie Ryland
Ethnologue.com offers a wide range of resources for research about the languages of the world. Their bibliography contains references to more than 13,000 books, scholarly journals, books, dissertations and academic material, most of which a sample can be viewed online, or purchased. The site also has an extensive map of all countries which shows where the different languages are spoken, and information about each of them.
Feb 07, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada's website for "culture, education and youth" offers information about studies in Canada for foreign students, as well as information for Canadians who want to study abroad. The website presents the available programs and opportunities in education that offer Canadians a chance to learn more about the the world, and how foreigners can learn more about Canada. The links lead to several helpful resources; such as international scholarship programs, international youth programs and international academic relations.
Feb 01, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Profiles for each country's economical, political and financial structure as well as other general topics and factsheets. The Economist provides links to some relevant websites from each country, and recent articles on the web. There is also a list of recent articles related to each country that have been published in the Economist, but the access to most of these require a subscription.
Jan 31, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Babel Fish translates words, sentences, blocks of text, and websites. The tool translates from Chinese, English, Dutch, French, German, Greek and Italian into various languages.
Jan 16, 2007 - Posted by Heather McCall
This pathfinder provides information on issues concerning immigration in Canada. It can be helpful for students and journalists who want to know about the history as well as current immigration policies: How do people apply for immigration, the organizations that work with new immigrants, the policies with respect to immigration, organizations that work with new immigrants and think tanks that generate research on various aspects of immigration.
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