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Thousands of blood-sucking ticks found on bodies of Canadian moose

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Scientists in New Brunswick and Quebec track moose to understand how climate change is altering the animals’ lives.   3:29 This story is part of a CBC News series entitled In Our Backyard, which looks at the effects climate change is having in Canada, from extreme weather events to how it’s reshaping our economy. Flying …

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Canada’s labour ministers meet to discuss important workplace issues

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From: Employment and Social Development Canada February 6, 2020 Fredericton, New Brunswick Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for labour met today in Fredericton, New Brunswick, to discuss important workplace issues. These included next steps for occupational health and safety standards harmonization, the findings of the Expert Panel on Modern …

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Yukon First Nations Wildfire recognized with Arctic Inspiration Prize

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From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency YFNW, a leading wildfire fighting service supported by the Government of Canada, is awarded for their program designed to provide land-based healing to Indigenous youth. February 6, 2020 — Ottawa, Ontario — Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) A steady increase of wildfires throughout …

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Department of Employment and Social[…] (via Public) / Canada’s labour ministers meet to discuss…

February 6, 2020 Fredericton, New Brunswick Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for labour met today in Fredericton, New Brunswick, to discuss important workplace issues. These included next steps for occupational health and safety standards harmonization, the findings of the Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards, and how to …

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Sex work is (NOT) work!

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I saw a trend on Twitter the other day that said sex work is work! I, of course, had to check into why this was trending and what was being said because I have to strongly disagree that sex work is work.  I don’t care how long being a sex …

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Regional SON Joins Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council News Centre

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Thursday, February 6, 2020 Regional | by Megan Johnson   The CNIC is a coalition of science, health care and nuclear sector organizations with a focus on life-saving isotopes Saugeen Ojibway Nation is the First Indigenous Community to join the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) to advance reconciliation in a way …

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