Editorial cartoons: 2022 in review

A look back at the best editorial cartoons of 2022.

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A look back at the best editorial cartoons of 2022.

In January 2022, the COVID-19 was far from over.
Truck-driving protesters in Ottawa and other Canadian cities, ostensibly against border vaccination mandates, included far-right extremists.
An onstage altercation between Hollywood stars Chris Rock and Will Smith at the Oscars drew sharp criticism.
Would-be Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre seemed to be following the example of former U.S. president Donald Trump.
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, upending decades of precedent and protection for legal abortion in the U.S.
Travellers found little respite in the prospect of COVID-19 restrictions being eased.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned.
Nurses, under increasing pressure and stress during the pandemic, increasingly began to leave the profession.
Queen Elizabeth II died in August at age 96 after more than 70 years on the throne.
Despite a wide field of candidates to choose from in Winnipeg's civic election, voter turnout was low.
Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter heralded more difficulties for the increasingly dysfunctional social media platform.
Supply-chain issues continued to plague retailers and shoppers in the 2022 holiday season.
Cartoon of the year: Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine had dire consequences for that country, as well as his own.
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