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December, 2019

  • 28 December

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

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    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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  • 27 December

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

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    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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  • 27 December

    November 25, 2019. – The CyberWire

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    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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  • 27 December

    Year in Review: Part 1 – Kitimat Northern Sentinel

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    “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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  • 27 December

    Year in Review: Part 2 – Kitimat Northern Sentinel

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    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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  • 27 December

    Decoding the Throne Speech: The Mandate of the 43rd Parliament

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    This fall, voters sent a clear message to Canada’s political parties: for the betterment of the country, they must work together. As no party was able to secure a majority government, collaboration is an inevitable tool needed to advance legislation in the House of Commons.  On December 5th, Governor General …

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  • 25 December

    Trio of college stars turning Pimicikamak into a hockey hotbed

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    Lifelong friends Saige McKay, Carrigan Umpherville and Kennesha Miswaggon grew up in an isolated northern Manitoba community, where exposure to the big leagues is limited. But all three have carved a path into elite, collegiate-level hockey. From left: Saige McKay, Carrigan Umpherville and Kennesha Miswaggon are all originally from Pimicikamak, …

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  • 24 December

    Dispensary owners band together in Garden River First Nation, call for end to cannabis moratorium…

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    A grassroots group led by cannabis dispensary owners in Garden River First Nation is calling on chief and council to lift its community-wide moratorium on cannabis.  The recently-formed Ketegaunseebee Medzin Society issued a letter to the First Nation’s cannabis working group last week, calling for the cannabis moratorium and police raids …

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  • 24 December

    What NZ and Australia can learn from British Columbia’s implementation of Indigenous rights

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    British Columbia’s law should see First Nations’ people included in public decisions and economic development, especially in relation to natural resources.  from www.shutterstock.com In October, the Canadian province of British Columbia passed legislation requiring parliament to align its laws with the UN Universal Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Back …

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  • 24 December

    NZ can learn from BC’s implementation of Indigenous rights

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    Monday, 23 December 2019, 10:39 amArticle: The Conversation British Columbia’s law should see First Nations’ people included in public decisions and economic development, especially in relation to natural resources.from www.shutterstock.com Dominic O’Sullivan, Charles Sturt University In October, the Canadian province of British Columbia passed legislation requiring parliament to align its …

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