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Good Morning! Canadians are blessed with more microbreweries than ever — more than 1,000 at last count — but we don’t seem to be as enamoured by the amber brew any more, according to a new report by a food analyst. “Only 15 years ago, beer accounted for 50 per …

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Jericho Lands’ First Nations developers sign agreement to support UBC SkyTrain

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Five government, institutional, and First Nation entities announced today they have signed a joint agreement to “advocate” for an expedited completion of the SkyTrain extension reaching the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) campus. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) is between the City of Vancouver, UBC, and the Musqueam, Squamish, and …

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Suicide is preventable, but experts say we need better data and more support

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Every day, roughly 11 people in Canada die from suicide. Multiply that single day by 365 and the figure swells to more than 4,000 people dying by suicide every year. There is a lot existing research tells us: a close parent-child relationship lowers a person’s risk, cyberbullying raises it, and …

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Suicide is preventable, but experts say we need better data and more support

suicide-is-preventable,-but-experts-say-we-need-better-data-and-more-support

Every day, roughly 11 people in Canada die from suicide. Multiply that single day by 365 and the figure swells to more than 4,000 people dying by suicide every year. There is a lot existing research tells us: a close parent-child relationship lowers a person’s risk, cyberbullying raises it, and …

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99-year-old Yukon elder Pearl Keenan has died

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Pearl Keenan, a respected Teslin Tlingit elder in Yukon, has died. She was 99 years old. Yukon elder Pearl Keenan, in 2018. Keenan died on Jan. 29, 2020, at age 99. (Submitted by Marianne Keenan) Pearl Keenan, a respected Teslin Tlingit elder of the Dakl’awedi clan, has died. She was …

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Kookum’s House project aims to lower Manitoba’s child welfare rates by connecting families with resources

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Backed by the Manitoba government, the project will offer 24/7 culturally safe respite care for families in Point Douglas. It’s a move the province says could help lower its high rates of kids in government care. Representatives from the provincial government and the North End community at a news conference …

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Coastal GasLink opponents build new camp near pipeline route

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British Columbia Supporters of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs blocking a pipeline route near Houston, B.C., have built a third camp on disputed land covered by a court order. ‘Land defenders’ supporting Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs can now enter contested land without RCMP scrutiny Betsy Trumpener · CBC News · Posted: Jan 29, 2020 12:24 …

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Heritage architect feels regional support for Mindemoya’s Old School best option

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A small group of local citizens gathered at the Mindemoya Old School to meet architects from ERA  Architects Inc. to tour and assess the potential of the building. photos by Michael Erskine MINDEMOYA – The Mindemoya Old School committee mandate may have expired and the municipality is exploring the demolishing …

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businessNOW – January 28, 2020

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Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien (right) spoke at the Rotary Club of Peterborough meeting at the Holiday Inn on January 27, 2020, along with Peterborough County Warden J. Murray Jones (second from right). Also pictured are Rotarians Jay Amer (at the podium) and Kevin Duguay. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW.com) businessNOW™ …

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Energy Archives – NationTalk

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S Energy EnergyText Permit advances geothermal clean-energy project in Fort Nelson Jan. 28, 2020 FORT NELSON – The Province has awarded a permit to the Fort Nelson First Nation to advance a geothermal energy project with the potential to produce clean, renewable electricity for people in the Fort Nelson area. “Fort Nelson …

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