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Paul Brandt’s Very Personal War Against Sex Traffickers

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Calgary born country artist Paul Brandt has been lauded for decades for his service to the country music industry in Canada and is a recipient of 14 Junos, and numerous CCMA awards: SOCAN Song of the year, CCMA Song of the Year, Single, Video, Male Artist, Album, and several international …

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As Trudeau skips first debate, May and Singh take aim at Scheer

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With Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau absent from the first unofficial debate of the 2019 election campaign, the leaders of Canada’s progressive opposition parties took aim at Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer Thursday night. While Green party Leader Elizabeth May and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh are locked in close competition in the …

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Madawaska mural project honours community elders

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​Maliseet Auto, an automotive garage in Madawaska First Nation, got a new look over the summer, and it has nothing to do with cars. ​Maliseet Auto, an automotive garage in Madawaska First Nation, got a new look over the summer, and it has nothing to do with cars. Edmundston artist …

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Minister resigns from N.L. cabinet after ‘hurt’ caused by comments that shocked Innu Nation

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Newfoundland and Labrador’s municipal affairs and environment minister has resigned from cabinet over remarks that Perry Trimper had inadvertently left on a voice mail, and which were described as “very racist” by an Innu Nation staffer. “These are not comments that reflect this government,” Premier Dwight Ball told reporters Friday afternoon. Trimper …

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Indigenous student praised after altering ‘European discovery of Americas’ worksheet

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Saskatoon An Indigenous high school student in Saskatoon is being praised for her actions after receiving an assignment about the “European discovery of [the] Americas” in 1492. Saskatoon Public School Division says concerns about the assignment are valid Jason Warick · CBC News · Posted: Sep 13, 2019 5:00 AM CT …

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Grieving family says government ignoring Indigenous suicide crisis

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Manitoba·Point of View Grieving family says government ignoring Indigenous suicide crisis lara edits My cousin just lost her son-in-law by suicide. Another loss, another funeral, way too soon. This is not new to Indigenous people, living with grief and tragedy. Heartsick cousin; Indigenous suicide an election issue Social Sharing 'Are …

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Native News

Bears 1 Article on this Issue Bears Ears 1 Article on this Issue Blackfeet Nation 1 Article on this Issue Cherokee Nation article Cherokee Nation contributes to initiative (Oklahoma) — Cherokee Nation is working to help transform the way Native American history is presented in classrooms. The tribe is one …

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Cree community tackles bootlegging and drug dealing

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More than 200 people attended a community meeting in Chisasibi to discuss the illegal sale of drugs and alcohol and the resulting social issues, as the community deals with the suicides of three youth since January. Hundreds of Chisasibi residents meet to discuss social issues caused by the illegal sale …

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Fighting for hope: Teens from Alberta First Nation record hip-hop track with a message

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A group of teenagers from northern Alberta’s Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation have released their first single — a heavy hip-hop song with a powerful message.  A handful of young people from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation collaborated with N’we Jinan music producers to record and film an original song. (N’we …

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An Indigenous guide to the 2019 federal election

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Indigenous An Indigenous guide to the 2019 federal election With the 2019 federal election approaching on Oct. 21, here's a look at the parties' Indigenous candidates and platforms. Social Sharing Who are the Indigenous candidates and what are the parties offering Indigenous voters? CBC News · Posted: Sep 12, 2019 2:54 …

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