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Canada's only independent, ad-free, long-form journalism site
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What ‘Trumponics’ will mean for NAFTA and the economies of the 3 amigos
Analysis by Susy Abbondi
Writing from Montreal
https://www.beststory.ca/?page=fromeditor#may-17-2017
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Donald Trump’s “fact-free zone” is a complex, combustible, and toxic brew of psychology, neuroscience, behavioral economics and technology.
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Female cop in Montreal with big heart and good punch #rescuesraccoon
By WARREN PERLEY
Writing from Montreal
Incident prompts research into training differences between U.S. police forces, compared with those in Canada and other countries.
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BestStory.ca has been redesigned,
optimizing our site for mobile devices

We’re celebrating our 4th anniversary of independent, ad-free journalism, whereby freelance writers decide which feature stories should be covered. We provide professional editing and graphics (gratis) for them, presenting their stories to readers for the nominal price of 40 cents each.

Please check out our new site and send us your comments: http://www.beststory.ca
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Finding balance on assisted suicide
is high-wire politics for PM Trudeau
Analysis by WARREN PERLEY
Writing from Montreal
Canadians are in a heated debate over new proposed legislation to legalize doctor-assisted suicide, and Justin Trudeau’s government is coming under criticism from both the right and left for being either too permissive or too restrictive.
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Mayor proves age is a state of mind
By DARRELL LAURANT
Writing from Lake George, N.Y

Quite a surprise for the rookie journalist who left town when Richard Nixon was president only to find upon his return more than four decades later that Mayor Robert Blais is still going strong and dreaming up new projects  for Lake George resort.
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Cancer warrior emphasized living, not dying
By WARREN PERLEY
Writing from Montreal

Doctors didn’t want to operate a seventh time on Jonathan Truchon in April 2015 for cancer in the delicate spine area. But Jonathan, a bodybuilder and boxer, insisted that if he only had six months to live then he wanted to be able to stand on his own two feet.

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Doctor revises her early training
drawing closer to her dying patient
By Dr. PATRICIA LYNN DOBKIN
Writing from Montreal

This is the story of one psychologist’s emotional, bonding journey alongside her chronic-pain patient, leading her to conclude that “I am my sister’s keeper.”
http://www.beststory.ca/?page=viewrec&articleid=1000034
 
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PWAC newsletter discusses
BestStory.ca and freedom of the press
 
Veteran journalist Daphne Lavers puts her finger on some of the most important challenges facing freelance  journalists today:  the independence to choose their subject matter while having access to a professional editorial team working with them to make their stories the best that they can be within a business model which establishes the principle of financial remuneration from readers, not advertisers. See Daphne’s story on Page 5 (link below):
 
https://www.yumpu.com/en/account/magazines/edit/54535425
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Stacey J. Sturner, seen with her two sons (one of whom has been diagnosed with Crohn’s), reports from Chicago that a recent symposium about the role of MAP bacterium in Crohn’s disease heard encouraging news about the progress of research, including the fact that a new vaccine will begin human trials in June 2016 in the U.K.
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