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Elections Canada creates ‘mega-polling station’ for Manitoba storm evacuees

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Manitoba Elections Canada is setting up what calls a “mega-polling station” to allow storm evacuees in Manitoba to vote in Monday’s federal election. Residents of 13 First Nations will be able to cast ballots at U of W location CBC News · Posted: Oct 17, 2019 1:15 PM CT | Last …

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Attawapiskat singer releases protest song with Justin Trudeau in mind

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Attawapiskat singer Adrian Sutherland says he was thinking of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau when he wrote a protest song ahead of the federal election about broken political promises. With election day less than a week away, Attawapiskat singer Adrian Sutherland has released a protest song about broken political promises. (Adrian …

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Lennox Island voters not hopeful election will lead to better health care

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PEI Lennox Island voters not hopeful election will lead to better health care Lennox Island First Nation voters know what they need: better health care and more support for the large proportion of the population that lives with diabetes. Social Sharing For Lennox Island voters, there's a need for better health care, but not much …

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A year later, Mi’kmaw cannabis vendors still in ‘legal limbo’ in Nova Scotia

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Indigenous A year later, Mi'kmaw cannabis vendors still in 'legal limbo' in Nova Scotia It's been a full year since cannabis was legalized, but Mi'kmaw dispensary owners in Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia still have no clarity on the legality of their businesses, some of which are directly across the …

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Jacques Cartier, Stephen Harper & Idle No More

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Cartier’s cross, 1534 So there’s this story about Jacques Cartier. He was a French explorer, of course, one of the very first Europeans to ever come to Canada. At the end of his first trip here, he erected a cross on the Gaspé Peninsula, as a way of claiming the …

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…student-centred topics and my take on…

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DAY 2: Affordable Education: With Premier Doug Ford’s cuts to the Ontario education budget earlier this year, funding for post-secondary education has been an ongoing issue for many students. According to Abacus Data, an Ottawa-based research firm, millennials now make up the largest voting bloc in the 2019 federal election. …

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CANADA: Construction completed on the largest…

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Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and Nigig Power Corporation officially announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15.  The landmark project is the largest single-phase wind facility and the largest on-reserve wind installation in Canada.  It is located on Henvey Inlet First Nation Reserve …

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Proposed Pellet Plant by Gitxsan Development Corporation

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Editor, We have concerns regarding the proposed torrefied pellet plant for South Hazelton by Gitxsan Development Corp. We encourage local development and jobs, but question many unknowns. With only two community engagement sessions, not many people understand the scope of this project, its new and unproven technology, unprecedented scale, and …

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First Nations’ Leadership Outraged by Lack of Empathy and Racist…

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by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20198 Views Treaty One Territory, Manitoba_ First Nations leadership are expressing their outrage at the reports of First Nations evacuees experiencing racist behavior during this difficult and stressful time. Reports have been shared about evacuees from various locations across Manitoba, including online, about how they …

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…definitive guide to the issues and party…

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Photo illustration (images: The Canadian Press, The Associated Press, The Globe and Mail) Carbon pricing Liberals: When Justin Trudeau’s government signed on to the 2015 Paris accord, it joined a global consensus that human-caused climate change threatens millions of lives unless emissions are cut aggressively, and now. A federal carbon-pricing …

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