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GONE NOT FORGOTTEN: Prominent Manitobans passed away in 2019

During this past year, Winnipeg and Manitoba have lost a number of prominent individuals. They ranged from business and community leaders to sports men and women. They included Canada’s oldest woman and a young terminally-ill cancer patient who made a public plea for her fellow citizens to get out to …

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Evening Update: Canada, U.S. to reduce dependency on Chinese rare-earth metals;…

Good evening, let’s start with today’s top stories: Canada, U.S. agree on strategy to reduce need for rare-earth metals mined by China Officials in both countries have been working to develop an action plan for specialty mineral projects and strategic investments in North American processing facilities, as well as greater …

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Memorable past decade in the Southwest

Southwest Saskatchewan had a remarkable second decade of the millennium. The headlines in the Southwest Booster from January 2010 to December 2019 captured many of these significant milestones and achievements in communities across the Southwest. The world came calling to Swift Current’s doorstep three times, with the city hosting the …

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Editor’s pick: 9 big stories in 2019

Peel plan gets signed After 15 years of work and court cases that went all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada, the land-use plan for the Peel watershed was signed by officials with the Yukon government and affected First Nations in August. Under the plan 83 per cent …

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iTunes Book Trend in Canada: iTunes Store: Top 25 Books in Nonfiction 2019-12-27

In this instant New York Times bestselling account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost. In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only …

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Kelly Fraser, Juno-nominated Inuk singer-songwriter, dead at 26

Kelly Fraser, a Juno Award-nominated Inuk singer-songwriter originally from Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, who had been living in Winnipeg, has died at age 26. Inuk singer-songwriter Kelly Fraser, who rose to fame through YouTube for her Inuktitut cover of Rihanna’s Diamonds and later earned a Juno Award nomination, has died at 26. …

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November 25, 2019. – The CyberWire

Cyber Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities As Venezuela’s economy struggles, some of its citizens turn to a lucrative gig: Cybercrime (NBC News) Hacking efforts are particularly lucrative for Venezuelans as they are sold for cryptocurrency, a welcome alternative to the country’s own currency, which has endured rapid inflation. Extensive hacking operation …

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Year in Review: Part 1 – Kitimat Northern Sentinel

“It seems to be almost a law of physics, that the winds of change awaken fear and fundamentalism.” – Elizabeth Lesser, the author of Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow. It seems to be on the lips of almost everyone in the District, the realization that 2019, …

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Year in Review: Part 2 – Kitimat Northern Sentinel

The Kitimat Housing & Community Profile produced by the Community Development Institute at the University of Northern BC (UNBC) in 2016, highlights the fact that the number of seniors in Kitimat “is on a consistent growth trajectory.” “While the total (Kitimat) population shrunk by 7.3 per cent between 2006 and …

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