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The Olympics have always been political: A timeline

Despite the IOC insisting that the Olympics are 'politically neutral,' the Games have a long history of political events and protests, with the most recent being Canada, the U.S., U.K., Australia and Lithuania diplomatically boycotting the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1968, file photo, Australian silver medalist Peter Norman, left, stands on the podium as Americans Tommie Smith, centre, and John Carlos raise their gloved fists in a human rights protest. (AP Photo, File)

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Intolerant policies now haunting Legault

Quebec Premier Francois Legault’s populist policies have recently turned against him, as employers in all regions of the province complain bitterly about a labour shortage that is crippling many businesses, former NDP leader Tom Mulcair writes in his latest column for CTVNews.ca.

Quebec Premier Francois Legault responds to reporters' questions in Quebec City, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

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OPINION | Don Martin: Ready. Fire. Aim. How the feds are targeting Omicron

In Florida, to enter a hardware store wearing a mask means you will be immediately identified as a staffer and asked for directions to the plumbing department. To wear one indoors in a restaurant means you’re a Biden-loving Democrat or a Canadian, writes Don Martin in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Trudeau steps up on climate at COP26

There’s been a lot of debate as to whether the UN climate summit in Glasgow was a success or failure. In his latest column for CTVNews.ca, former NDP leader Tom Mulcair calls it a ‘turning point’ for Canada on the world stage, and that we’ve finally taken a leadership role in sustainable development.