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Fernie Free Press
Election 2015: Candidates discuss TRC recommendationsThe issue of reconciliation with First Nations people is on the radar of most o
Election 2015: Candidates discuss TRC recommendations
Fernie Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
The issue of reconciliation with First Nations people is on the radar of most of the political parties as the fall federal election continues. In recent interviews with The Free Press, the four main candidates for Kootenay-Columbia discussed his... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
NDP leader rallies regionSupporters of the NDP spilled out on to Vernon’s main street Tuesday to catch a
NDP leader rallies region
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
Supporters of the NDP spilled out on to Vernon’s main street Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Tom Mulcair. More than 300 people crammed into candidate Jacqui Gingras’ campaign office and took over the 30th Avenue sidewalk outside as the national party... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
New Arctic Maps to Include Alaska For the first time there will be consistent coverage of the entire globally s
New Arctic Maps to Include Alaska
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 7 hours ago
For the first time there will be consistent coverage of the entire globally significant region. Washington DC - infoZine - The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cultural Genocide - the Journey of Indigenous HealingNational Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada and North American
Cultural Genocide - the Journey of Indigenous Healing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
National Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican Church of Canada and North American President of World Council of Churches. Just last week, one of our elders rose to speak at a gathering of Indigenous Christians in Turtle Island - otherwise known as... Read more
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Toronto Star
Inuit artists carve out a place at York UniversityArtist Ruben Komangapik takes a circular saw to the granite that will form part
Inuit artists carve out a place at York University
Toronto Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Artist Ruben Komangapik takes a circular saw to the granite that will form part of the "Ahqahizu" sculpture at York University. Komangapik and fellow Inuit artist Kuzy Curley are working with York students and members of the Jane Finch community to... Read more
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PhysOrg
NSF, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency support development of new Arctic mapsDigital Elevation Models like this depiction of Point Hope, Alaska, will help r
NSF, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency support development of new Arctic maps
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Digital Elevation Models like this depiction of Point Hope, Alaska, will help researchers evaluate how warming in the region is affecting the Arctic. Credit: Polar Geospatial Center, Ohio State University, Cornell University, DigitalGlobe Inc. The... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
* Ousting Guatemalan President * Icebreaker Gap? * Denali and Native NamesWASHINGTON - ALLAN NAIRN, [in Guatemala City] allan.nairn at yahoo.com CNN is
* Ousting Guatemalan President * Icebreaker Gap? * Denali and Native Names
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON - ALLAN NAIRN, [in Guatemala City] allan.nairn at yahoo.com CNN is reporting: “Guatemala’s Congress voted Tuesday to strip President Otto Pérez Molina of his immunity. It’s a key step that paves the way for Pérez Molina’s possible... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Mulcair hits the hustings in VernonSupporters of the NDP spilled out on to Vernon’s main street Tuesday to catch a
Mulcair hits the hustings in Vernon
Vernon Morning Star / Posted yesterday
Supporters of the NDP spilled out on to Vernon’s main street Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Tom Mulcair. More than 300 people crammed into candidate Jacqui Gingras’ campaign office and took over the 30th Avenue sidewalk outside as the national party... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Five Alaskan wilderness experts Obama should consult instead of Bear GryllsDuring President Obama’s trip to Alaska this week, he will be testing out his s
Five Alaskan wilderness experts Obama should consult instead of Bear Grylls
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
During President Obama’s trip to Alaska this week, he will be testing out his survival skills on the NBC reality show Running Wild with Bear Grylls, a show on which the adventurer takes 48 hour journeys with celebrities into remote locations around... Read more
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Mashable
See how climate change is drastically affecting AlaskaImage: Kathy Matheson/Associated Press In Alaska, the effects of climate chang
See how climate change is drastically affecting Alaska
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
Image: Kathy Matheson/Associated Press In Alaska, the effects of climate change are already becoming readily apparent. At the moment, Anchorage is already experiencing coastal erosion that threatens the city's international airport, according to... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
The Netherlands organises two climate conferencesThe Netherlands is currently organising two climate conferences, foreign minist
The Netherlands organises two climate conferences
DutchNews.nl / Posted 2 days ago
The Netherlands is currently organising two climate conferences, foreign minister Bert Koenders announced on the opening day of the ‘Glacier’ environmental meeting in Alaska on Tuesday. The first will take place in The Hague in November and the... Read more
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Mashable
Alaska: Obama's poster child for global warmingWhat's This?Smoke rises from the Bogus Creek Fire on June 7, 2015, one of the m
Alaska: Obama's poster child for global warming
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
What's This?Smoke rises from the Bogus Creek Fire on June 7, 2015, one of the many wildfires that burned at least 5.2 million acres in Alaska this year. Image: Matt Snyder/Alaska Division of Forestry via AP,/Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska —... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Obama to put climate change at forefront of Arctic Alaska visitU.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Alaska on Monday to call for urgent
Obama to put climate change at forefront of Arctic Alaska visit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Alaska on Monday to call for urgent and aggressive action to tackle climate change, capitalizing on a poignant tableau of melting glaciers, crumbling permafrost and rising sea levels to illustrate the... Read more
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Dundas Star News
‘Institutionalized child neglect’The school sits well back from Mohawk Road, at the end of a driveway that passe
‘Institutionalized child neglect’
Dundas Star News / Posted 5 days ago
The school sits well back from Mohawk Road, at the end of a driveway that passes through a rolling lawn and the remains of a 150-year-old apple orchard. It was once a substantial Edwardian edifice — a big brick pile fronted by a circular drive, with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
60 Degrees North, review: Crossing Kamchatka and other tales from the northWhat he witnessed, he says, was a familiaity between people and place that was
60 Degrees North, review: Crossing Kamchatka and other tales from the north
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
What he witnessed, he says, was a familiaity between people and place that was beyond what words could express. “There in Kamchatka, those people were not really separable from place… though I knew that such concordance is no longer truly possible in... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
International Inuit leaders gather in BethelInternational leaders connected with a group promoting the perspective and need
International Inuit leaders gather in Bethel
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 5 days ago
International leaders connected with a group promoting the perspective and needs of the indigenous people of the Arctic met last week in Bethel, discussing the needs of Inuit on an international level. The Inuit Circumpolar Council represents more... Read more
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Independent
Edinburgh Fringe 2015: The 50 best jokes1 Two flies are playing football in a saucer. One says to the other, “Make an e
Edinburgh Fringe 2015: The 50 best jokes
Independent / Posted 6 days ago
1 Two flies are playing football in a saucer. One says to the other, “Make an effort, we’re playing in the cup tomorrow.” Tommy Tiernan 2 Dominatrixes certainly are some rude people. You’d think for that price they could afford a little kindness.... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Derrick chosen as federal NDP candidateTrent Derrick, small business owner of the Spa of the North at the Coast Inn at
Derrick chosen as federal NDP candidate
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Trent Derrick, small business owner of the Spa of the North at the Coast Inn at the North, was chosen by NDP members as their candidate in the riding of Cariboo-Prince George for the upcoming federal election. “I am thrilled to have Trent Derrick on... Read more
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Gawker
Your Fitness Community Sickens MeYou look at yourself and see a strong, vibrant member of a community of like-mi
Your Fitness Community Sickens Me
Gawker / Posted 7 days ago
You look at yourself and see a strong, vibrant member of a community of like-minded individuals. I look at you and I see a sweaty, desperate fascist in training. Three supportive cheers from the Fitness Team for your personal record... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Mending the circleDakota riders depart from the former residential school site west of Elkhorn af
Mending the circle
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Dakota riders depart from the former residential school site west of Elkhorn after a ceremony to honour victims of the residential school system on Wednesday. The riders trekked from Elkhorn to Sioux Valley Wednesday. They will ride to the former... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Mending the circleELKHORN — On a grass plot dotted with white crosses, just west of the village,
Mending the circle
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
ELKHORN — On a grass plot dotted with white crosses, just west of the village, a group gathers in a circle. They’re there to share stories of the cruelty of residential schools and their lasting effects, but also to share their hopes of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
More crucial than ever to hear stories from survivors, organizer saysThis undated photograph shows the Elkhorn Industrial School which opened in 189
More crucial than ever to hear stories from survivors, organizer says
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
This undated photograph shows the Elkhorn Industrial School which opened in 1899 and closed in 1949. It was demolished in 1951. Imagine being taken from your family as a child, or imagine having a young loved one taken from your family. That’s the... Read more
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The Tyee
Rallying the Vote, On and Off ReserveRally the First Nation Vote's Tyrone Souliere: October vote 'is one of the most
Rallying the Vote, On and Off Reserve
The Tyee / Posted 8 days ago
Rally the First Nation Vote's Tyrone Souliere: October vote 'is one of the most crucial elections that First Nations will ever face.' Photo by Donna Hopper, Soo Today. Indigenous people in Canada are far from apolitical or apathetic. A legacy of... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Ignite our Vote encourages First Nations youth to cast ballot on October 19 – Manitoulin ExpositorWIKWEMIKONG—As the arena hall began to fill last Tuesday night for Wikwemikong’
Ignite our Vote encourages First Nations youth to cast ballot on October 19 – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 8 days ago
WIKWEMIKONG—As the arena hall began to fill last Tuesday night for Wikwemikong’s first Ignite our Vote event, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing NDP incumbent Carol Hughes and Liberal candidate Heather Wilson chatted amicably about upcoming all... Read more
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Calgary Sun
National housing goals neededDuring the Maclean’s leaders’ debate at the start of this election, I promised
National housing goals needed
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
During the Maclean’s leaders’ debate at the start of this election, I promised Green MPs would work to kick start our economy to pull us up out of recession. To do this, we would recruit an army of skilled tradespeople to upgrade all our buildings... Read more
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Londonist
London Museums Are Buddying Up For Picture Swaps On InstagramNever let it be said that Londonist doesn't inspire people. When we rounded up
London Museums Are Buddying Up For Picture Swaps On Instagram
Londonist / Posted 9 days ago
Never let it be said that Londonist doesn't inspire people. When we rounded up the best London museums to follow on Instagram, we even inspired the museums themselves to get creative. As a result, the ten museums that made our list have partnered up... Read more
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The New Statesman
The Dying Grass shows the dark side of the American dreamThe Dying Grass: a Novel of the Nez Perce War William T Vollmann Viking, 1,376
The Dying Grass shows the dark side of the American dream
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
The Dying Grass: a Novel of the Nez Perce War William T Vollmann Viking, 1,376pp, $55 In 1835, President Andrew Jackson wrote to the Seminole tribes of Florida, or his “children”, as he called them: “The white people are settling around you. The... Read more
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Daily Record
How does this year's 'best Fringe joke' stack up to best jokes of all timeHe told his audience: "I just deleted all the German names off my phone. It's H
How does this year's 'best Fringe joke' stack up to best jokes of all time
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
He told his audience: "I just deleted all the German names off my phone. It's Hans free." Another of the funnyman's best gags was "My cat is recovering from a massive stroke", leaving his audience in stitches. There's somewhat of a science to joke... Read more
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Alaska Public
As national media hone in on Alaska, ICC plots its course Okalik Eegeesiak of Nunavut is chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council. Photo
As national media hone in on Alaska, ICC plots its course
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
Okalik Eegeesiak of Nunavut is chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK. Alaska and the future of Arctic policy are seeing increased international attention as... Read more
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Scotsman
Highland Clearances revisited by links in latitude Helmsdale in Sutherland is at 58� latitude. Picture: Dave Conner VILLAGES whi
Highland Clearances revisited by links in latitude
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
Helmsdale in Sutherland is at 58� latitude. Picture: Dave Conner VILLAGES which share the same 58° ­latitude as a community created during the Highland Clearances are to be the focus of an online... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Edinburgh Fringe: We bring you the greatest gags from this year’s comediansWhat do Al Murray, Lee Evans, Steve Coogan, Frank Skinner and Emma Thompson hav
Edinburgh Fringe: We bring you the greatest gags from this year’s comedians
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
What do Al Murray, Lee Evans, Steve Coogan, Frank Skinner and Emma Thompson have in common? They have all won the top prize at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Yet again hundreds of comedy acts are fighting it out for the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Edinburgh Fringe: We bring you the greatest gags from this year’s comediansWhat do Al Murray, Lee Evans, Steve Coogan, Frank Skinner and Emma Thompson hav
Edinburgh Fringe: We bring you the greatest gags from this year’s comedians
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
What do Al Murray, Lee Evans, Steve Coogan, Frank Skinner and Emma Thompson have in common? They have all won the top prize at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Yet again hundreds of comedy acts are fighting it out for the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
For the sake of the Inupiat, Shell should give up drilling in the ArcticInupiaq people, who have inhabited the uppermost one-third of the state of Alas
For the sake of the Inupiat, Shell should give up drilling in the Arctic
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
Inupiaq people, who have inhabited the uppermost one-third of the state of Alaska, known as the Arctic, for millennia, are part of a larger circumpolar indigenous Inuit nation. The current population of the Inupiat in Alaska is about 13,500 (source:... Read more
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Quartz
42 easily confused English terms that make global travelers look ridiculous - Quartz voyager's verbiage Geography is hard. Even for those of us who grew
42 easily confused English terms that make global travelers look ridiculous
Quartz / Posted 13 days ago
- Quartz voyager's verbiage Geography is hard. Even for those of us who grew up eating every meal... Read more
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DNA Info
Williamsburg Classical Music Venue National Sawdust to Debut This FallGrammy-nominated vocalist Theo Bleckmann will be performing at National Sawdust
Williamsburg Classical Music Venue National Sawdust to Debut This Fall
DNA Info / Posted 14 days ago
Grammy-nominated vocalist Theo Bleckmann will be performing at National Sawdust's opening ceremony. View Full Caption WILLIAMSBURG — A new 13,000-square-foot classical music venue will debut this fall with a jam-packed lineup of jazz singers,... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
'The way we perceive the world'Lucky for citizens of central Pennsylvania, there are opportunities to see inte
'The way we perceive the world'
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Lucky for citizens of central Pennsylvania, there are opportunities to see internationally-acclaimed acts at a university close to home. Bucknell University's Weis Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Dent Drive, will kick off its 2015-16 season at the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
First Nations health care: ‘The system failed my son’Brody Meekis died of strep throat, a common bacterial infection that is easily
First Nations health care: ‘The system failed my son’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Brody Meekis died of strep throat, a common bacterial infection that is easily cured with a round of antibiotics when diagnosed almost anywhere in the developed world. But five-year-old Brody was aboriginal and had to rely on the health care... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
American, Canadian dolls duel over little girls' heartsThe Maplelea Girls are the Canadian alternative to the wildly popular American
American, Canadian dolls duel over little girls' hearts
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
The Maplelea Girls are the Canadian alternative to the wildly popular American Girl dolls, which have been staging a brash invasion of the Canadian market. Created by Avonlea Traditions Inc., the Maplelea Girls, a line of six 18-inch-tall,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
American Girl dolls out to usurp Canadian counterpartsEach week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overc
American Girl dolls out to usurp Canadian counterparts
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue. The Maplelea Girls are the Canadian alternative to the wildly popular American Girl dolls. And like the syrup, they are perhaps a little sweeter and more... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Vice-chief calls on aboriginal people to get involved in the federal election – Manitoulin ExpositorOTTAWA— Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) Vice-Chief Ron Swain is urging abo
Vice-chief calls on aboriginal people to get involved in the federal election – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 15 days ago
OTTAWA— Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) Vice-Chief Ron Swain is urging aboriginal people to participate in the federal election in any way they can. “Those who have time can volunteer on a campaign, those with a little money can donate and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Photographer shares pictures of Burning Man's art in new bookSixteen years up in flames: Photographer shares his striking pictures of Burnin
Photographer shares pictures of Burning Man's art in new book
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Sixteen years up in flames: Photographer shares his striking pictures of Burning Man's ephemeral art in new book Every August, tens of thousands descent on Nevada's Black Rock desert to marvel at a sea of wooden sculptures, only to burn them all... Read more
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/Film
This Week In Trailers: Counting, Beyond the Horizon, O Negative, Closet Monster, Ville-MarieTrailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen
This Week In Trailers: Counting, Beyond the Horizon, O Negative, Closet Monster, Ville-Marie
/Film / Posted 18 days ago
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Building inukshuks part of the fun for rockhoundsRockhounds left no stone unturned on Saturday at a Family Day hosted by Robert
Building inukshuks part of the fun for rockhounds
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
Rockhounds left no stone unturned on Saturday at a Family Day hosted by Robert Hall Originals in St. George. Sisters Alyssa and Kayla Biersteker and friend Katherine Barlett rifled through piles of quartz, granite, amethyst and iron ore to find just... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
The loneliest camp on EarthOne of the quietest places in Alaska was temporarily home to a few hardy people
The loneliest camp on Earth
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 18 days ago
One of the quietest places in Alaska was temporarily home to a few hardy people when the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock. An archaeologist has fleshed out what life might have been like during a winter on St. Matthew Island in the 1600s. In some... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Facts and figures about the Nunavut ridingIQALUIT, Nunavut — Things to know about the Nunavut riding: Worth watching: Le
Facts and figures about the Nunavut riding
Dundas Star News / Posted 20 days ago
IQALUIT, Nunavut — Things to know about the Nunavut riding: Worth watching: Leona Aglukkaq, a well-regarded minister in the territorial cabinet, won the seat for the Conservatives in 2008. Aglukkaq can claim some wins for her far-flung constituency... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
New Brunswick Premier picks a fight with Mulcair over Energy EastA helpful Liberal Premier Another Liberal premier is inserting himself into th
New Brunswick Premier picks a fight with Mulcair over Energy East
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
A helpful Liberal Premier Another Liberal premier is inserting himself into the federal election campaign, and helping out Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as a result. This time it’s New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant, who is following in the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Build an inukshukFamilies and individuals are invited to use their imaginations to build an inno
Build an inukshuk
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 22 days ago
Families and individuals are invited to use their imaginations to build an innovative inukshuk on Saturday in St. George. Rockhound Family Day is being hosted by Robert Hall Originals, 138 Sugar Maple Rd. Hall will be providing wheelbarrows full of... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Build an inukshukFamilies and individuals are invited to use their imaginations to build an inno
Build an inukshuk
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 22 days ago
Families and individuals are invited to use their imaginations to build an innovative inukshuk on Saturday in St. George. Rockhound Family Day is being hosted by Robert Hall Originals, 138 Sugar Maple Rd. Hall will be providing wheelbarrows full of... Read more
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Balita
Indigenous people worldwide face myriad health challenges -- UNIndigenous people worldwide face myriad health challenges — UN August 12, 2015
Indigenous people worldwide face myriad health challenges -- UN
Balita / Posted 22 days ago
Indigenous people worldwide face myriad health challenges — UN August 12, 2015 5:26 am UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 11 — Indigenous people around the world suffer high levels of diabetes, drug and alcohol abuse, youth suicide and infant mortality, said UN... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The challenge of bringing health care services to remote First Nations communitiesThe Challenge When Laurie Ducharme took over as director of operations at the F
The challenge of bringing health care services to remote First Nations communities
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
The Challenge When Laurie Ducharme took over as director of operations at the Four Arrows Regional Health Authority in 2005, she had a vision to change health care in the First Nations Island Lake communities of Garden Hill, Wasagamack, Red Sucker... Read more
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