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Inuk woman biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide epidemic

Inuk woman biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide epidemic

Click here to view original web page at Inuk woman biking across Canada to raise awareness of suicide epidemic (Photo via Hannah’s Journey Across Canada GoFundMe page) Hannah Tooktoo started her journey on June 16 in Victoria, B.C. The 24-year-old is originally from Kuujjuaq, an Inuk community of 3,000 in …

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Parks Canada program recognizes heroism of decorated Indigenous veteran Tommy Prince, and injustice he faced

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His bravery earned him a dozen medals. Among them, Tommy Prince was decorated by King George VI at Buckingham Palace with both the Military Medal and, on behalf of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Silver Star. Family members and dignitaries celebrate the unveiling of a plaque in honour of decorated …

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‘Not in My Backyard’: How NIMBYism impacts access to vital support services

‘Not in My Backyard’: How NIMBYism impacts access to vital support services

Click here to view original web page at ‘Not in My Backyard’: How NIMBYism impacts access to vital support services The Thunder Women Healing Lodge Society won approval last month to build a healing lodge in Scarborough for Indigenous women on parole or probation. Two staff with expertise in addictions …

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Fjallraven Kanken 46890

Click here to view original web page at Fjallraven Kanken 46890 The rally and the civil disobedience remained peaceful through the day long event on the Hill. The main message of today’s action is to urge Prime Minister Harper to turn away from a destructive tar sands industry and start …

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Comparative Analysis of Australian Aboriginals, Torres Strait Islanders, and the First Nations of Canada :: Equality Health Human Development Essays

Click here to view original web page at Comparative Analysis of Australian Aboriginals, Torres Strait Islanders, and the First Nations of Canada :: Equality Health Human Development Essays Comparative Analysis of Australian Aboriginals, Torres Strait Islanders, and the First Nations of Canada INTRODUCTION Equality in health implies that ideally everyone …

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Drone Firm Envisions Disruptive and Profitable ‘Railway in the Sky’ Contributed Opinion

Drone Firm Envisions Disruptive and Profitable 'Railway in the Sky' Contributed Opinion

Click here to view original web page at Drone Firm Envisions Disruptive and Profitable ‘Railway in the Sky’ Contributed Opinion I started writing about Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (FLT:TSX.V; TAKOF:OTCQB) two years ago. For nearly six years, the company has been 100% focused on safety, transparency and working collaboratively with …

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Drone Firm Envisions Disruptive & Profitable Railway in Sky

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Peter Epstein of Epstein Research interviews Drone Delivery Canada’s new CEO Michael Zahra, who describes how he is commercializing the company’s technology platform. I started writing about Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (FLT:TSX.V; TAKOF:OTCQB) two years ago. For nearly six years, the company has been 100% focused on safety, transparency and …

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Welland Resident One Step Closer to Collecting Lottery Prize

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Prize Claim Subject to Insider Win Process TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2019 /CNW/ – Mary-Anne Trotter of Welland is one step closer to claiming the POKER LOTTO ALL IN jackpot of $18,836.10 from July 2, 2019. Mary-Anne also won $5,000 on the instant portion of her POKER LOTTO play bringing her …

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Community editorial board: My watershed moment

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The news on our world’s health is grim. Yet we still pack up our lunch in a plastic baggy, jump into our car behind the wheel with no fellow passenger in sight, humming along to the radio as we drive past the slash-and-burn occurring in our neighbour’s farm field. Where …

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The long history of ‘go back to where you came from’ in Canada

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By the time the 30th boat arrived on the shores of Grosse Isle, an island smaller than eight square kilometres, George Mellis Douglas knew the deaths were inevitable. Tragedy did not faze the doctor—you don’t spend a decade as the medical superintendent of a Victorian colony’s quarantine island without digging …

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