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The Globe and Mail
CRTC commissioner terminated with causeAn outspoken regional commissioner at Canada’s telecom and broadcast regulator
CRTC commissioner terminated with cause
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
An outspoken regional commissioner at Canada’s telecom and broadcast regulator has been terminated with cause, the Privy Council Office confirmed on Friday. According to an electronic copy of an order-in-council dated Thursday, federal cabinet has... Read more
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The Sault Star
Don't write us offhas run silent auctions and tarot readings to raise money, but a large chunk of
Don't write us off
The Sault Star / Posted 4 days ago
has run silent auctions and tarot readings to raise money, but a large chunk of funding is the result of grants from the Ontario Arts Council. Gallop has been responsible for writing the grant applications that make it possible for the festival... Read more
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CBC.ca
Yasir Naqvi urges constituents to participate in OMB reviewappeals on planning issues, but if your community is has been the subject of in
Yasir Naqvi urges constituents to participate in OMB review
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
appeals on planning issues, but if your community is has been the subject of intensification, you've probably heard of the Ontario Municipal Board. And chances are, you're not too fond it. 'MPP Yasir Naqvi feels strongly that it is important that... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Your Feedback Needed: Government of Canada Launches Review of Federal Support for Fundamental Scienceapplied research. The signature policy in that vein was their transformation of
Your Feedback Needed: Government of Canada Launches Review of Federal Support for Fundamental Science
ScienceBlogs / Posted 6 days ago
applied research. The signature policy in that vein was their transformation of the National Research Council into a Concierge to Industry. And Science Minister Kirsty Duncan is launching a very significant review of federal... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Sinking feeling over water plan approvalenacted to protect the basin's water supply – Waukesha had to secure approval f
Sinking feeling over water plan approval
Sarnia Observer / Posted 6 days ago
enacted to protect the basin's water supply – Waukesha had to secure approval for its water diversion plan from the compact council because the Wisconsin city isn't normally eligible to draw water from the system due to its location outside of the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Labour leader welcomes CPP changeswe're starting to make progress in the right direction,” said Jason McMichael,
Labour leader welcomes CPP changes
Sarnia Observer / Posted 6 days ago
we're starting to make progress in the right direction,” said Jason McMichael, president of the Sarnia and District Labour Council. Ottawa and the provinces, except Quebec and Manitoba, reached a deal Monday to increase the maximum CPP benefit to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Celebrating Indigenous Peoples for National Aboriginal DayDallas Smith, president of the Nanwakolas Council, one of the two major First N
Celebrating Indigenous Peoples for National Aboriginal Day
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Dallas Smith, president of the Nanwakolas Council, one of the two major First Nations organizations representing most of the 26 aboriginal communities in Bella Bella, Dec. 08, 2015. (John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail) Aboriginal Tsmishian law student... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Great Lakes states vote to allow Milwaukee suburb to draw water from Lake Michigan— Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisc
Great Lakes states vote to allow Milwaukee suburb to draw water from Lake Michigan
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
— Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — plus the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. It required Waukesha to reduce the volume of water it would withdraw daily from 10.1 million gallons in... Read more
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PaperAge.com
PPC Brings Together Canadian Folding Carton ManufacturersJune 21, 2016 (Press Release) - With the latest meeting of the Paperboard Packa
PPC Brings Together Canadian Folding Carton Manufacturers
PaperAge.com / Posted 7 days ago
June 21, 2016 (Press Release) - With the latest meeting of the Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) Canadian Committee during PPC's recent Spring Conference in Miami, the association has deepened its efforts to address Canadian-specific manufacturing... Read more
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CBC.ca
'I want a place to call home': Elsipogtog housing shortage worsensis a worsening housing crisis, as many band members live in crowded and deterio
'I want a place to call home': Elsipogtog housing shortage worsens
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
is a worsening housing crisis, as many band members live in crowded and deteriorating homes while they wait for the band council to assign them a place to live. Crystal Levi is one of them. The 34-year-old is living out of a suitcase at her... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuckerberg quizzed on ‘reptilian conspiracy’epithets have bubbled up into the political sphere with increasing frequency, i
Zuckerberg quizzed on ‘reptilian conspiracy’
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
epithets have bubbled up into the political sphere with increasing frequency, if mostly for comedic effect. During the 2003 Ontario elections, the campaign for incumbent Ernie Eves issued a press release describing Liberal party opponent Dalton... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Laurentian balances budgetLaurentian University has balanced its budget for the sixth straight year, the
Laurentian balances budget
The Sudbury Star / Posted 10 days ago
Laurentian University has balanced its budget for the sixth straight year, the university announced in a press release. Laurentian's board of governors approved a 2016-17 operating budget of $150.5 million on Thursday. That's an increase of $2.7... Read more
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Timmins Times
Proposed aquatic centre designs to be unveiledproposed aquatic centre and their last chance to suggest changes to the facilit
Proposed aquatic centre designs to be unveiled
Timmins Times / Posted 11 days ago
proposed aquatic centre and their last chance to suggest changes to the facility before the final version is submitted to council for approval. Consultants from representing Sierra Planning Management and CSP Architects will host a meeting at the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Google explains why Harper search results were scrubbeda story about how search results for government web pages from the Harper era w
Google explains why Harper search results were scrubbed
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
a story about how search results for government web pages from the Harper era were deleted. As iPolitics and the Canadian Press reported, the day that Justin Trudeau was sworn in as prime minister all government websites (such as pm.gc.ca) were... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Chief pitches for Algoma Passenger Train Servicehe's in the nation's capital to see who will lend him an ear. "We are doing ou
Chief pitches for Algoma Passenger Train Service
The Sudbury Star / Posted 11 days ago
he's in the nation's capital to see who will lend him an ear. "We are doing our due diligence and we are in Ottawa to press for the train," Gauthier said. "I'm very, very optimistic and I have a feeling things will go well for us." Meanwhile,... Read more
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The Sault Star
Chief makes plea to Transport Canadahe's in the nation's capital to see who will lend him an ear. “We are doing ou
Chief makes plea to Transport Canada
The Sault Star / Posted 12 days ago
he's in the nation's capital to see who will lend him an ear. “We are doing our due diligence and we are in Ottawa to press for the train,” Gauthier said. “I'm very, very optimistic and I have a feeling things will go well for us.” Meanwhile,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Timmins looks at building acquatic centreproposed aquatic centre and their last chance to suggest changes to the facilit
Timmins looks at building acquatic centre
The Sudbury Star / Posted 12 days ago
proposed aquatic centre and their last chance to suggest changes to the facility before the final version is submitted to council for approval. Consultants from representing Sierra Planning Management and CSP Architects will host a meeting at the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Hearing to resume in OctoberThere will not be a temporary-use bylaw governing certain land at Burl’s Creek
Hearing to resume in October
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 13 days ago
There will not be a temporary-use bylaw governing certain land at Burl’s Creek during this year’s planned festivals. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing to determine whether the zoning will be approved for the more than 340 acres in the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Hearing to resume in OctoberThere will not be a temporary-use bylaw governing certain land at Burl’s Creek
Hearing to resume in October
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
There will not be a temporary-use bylaw governing certain land at Burl’s Creek during this year’s planned festivals. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing to determine whether the zoning will be approved for the more than 340 acres in the... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Geese begin road trip out of St. Catharinesa farm in Amherstburg during moulting season, when geese lose their feathers.
Geese begin road trip out of St. Catharines
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 13 days ago
a farm in Amherstburg during moulting season, when geese lose their feathers. The city’s request for a permit, approved by council in July, came after more than a decade of trying other techniques to get the booming population of birds to move... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Geese begin road trip out of St. Catharinesa farm in Amherstburg during moulting season, when geese lose their feathers.
Geese begin road trip out of St. Catharines
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 13 days ago
a farm in Amherstburg during moulting season, when geese lose their feathers. The city’s request for a permit, approved by council in July, came after more than a decade of trying other techniques to get the booming population of birds to move... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Geese begin road trip out of St. Catharinesa farm in Amherstburg during moulting season, when geese lose their feathers.
Geese begin road trip out of St. Catharines
Welland Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
a farm in Amherstburg during moulting season, when geese lose their feathers. The city’s request for a permit, approved by council in July, came after more than a decade of trying other techniques to get the booming population of birds to move... Read more
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Island Packet
'I am not a lizard': Mark Zuckerberg is latest celebrity asked about reptilian conspiracyepithets have bubbled up into the political sphere with increasing frequency, i
'I am not a lizard': Mark Zuckerberg is latest celebrity asked about reptilian conspiracy
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
epithets have bubbled up into the political sphere with increasing frequency, if mostly for comedic effect. During the 2003 Ontario elections, the campaign for incumbent Ernie Eves issued a press release describing Liberal party opponent Dalton... Read more
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Welland Tribune
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Welland Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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The Sault Star
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
The Sault Star / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Northumberland Today
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Northumberland Today / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Sarnia Observer / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Chatham Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayorquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
London deputy mayor resigns over affair with mayor
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 13 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The media's apologetic coverage of Islamic terrorof hate and jihad. The Orlando media circus started early Sunday morning withi
The media's apologetic coverage of Islamic terror
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
of hate and jihad. The Orlando media circus started early Sunday morning within hours of the massacre. At the first press briefing, police presented one individual as a spokesman of Orlando’s “faith communities”. He wasn’t a Christian, like... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
A civic affairquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
A civic affair
Sarnia Observer / Posted 14 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
A civic affairquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
A civic affair
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 14 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
A civic affairquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
A civic affair
Chatham Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
A civic affairquit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassid
A civic affair
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 14 days ago
quit as deputy mayor and made Mayor Matt Brown’s immediate future hazy. Cassidy tearfully resigned as deputy at Tuesday’s council meeting and minutes later held an impromptu press conference in which she dropped a bombshell: a “brief”... Read more
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BC Local News
Wood tower at the University of British Columbia a game-changer for constructionBritish Columbia, provincial codes have allowed wood towers to reach six storey
Wood tower at the University of British Columbia a game-changer for construction
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
British Columbia, provincial codes have allowed wood towers to reach six storeys since 2009. Codes in Quebec and Ontario have followed suit. Timber-related industries hope Brock Commons will help make a case for building codes to allow... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury MPP given energy 'puzzle'Glenn Thibeault promoted to provincial cabinet Glenn Thibeault, the former New
Sudbury MPP given energy 'puzzle'
The Sudbury Star / Posted 15 days ago
Glenn Thibeault promoted to provincial cabinet Glenn Thibeault, the former New Democrat MP, is now Ontario's energy minister. Thibeault was one of seven backbenchers promoted Monday by Premier Kathleen Wynne to an expanded 30-seat Ontario cabinet... Read more
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CBC.ca
Naqvi appointed AG in Queen's Park cabinet shuffleof Ottawa-Orléans assuming one of the posts vacated by Madeleine Meilleur. Naq
Naqvi appointed AG in Queen's Park cabinet shuffle
CBC.ca / Posted 15 days ago
of Ottawa-Orléans assuming one of the posts vacated by Madeleine Meilleur. Naqvi becomes attorney general, responsible for Ontario's justice system. "That's generally seen to be a promotion," said Jonathan Malloy, an associate professor in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Attawapiskat Chief to meet with Trudeau, press for support in crisisThe Chief of Attawapiskat First Nation will press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Attawapiskat Chief to meet with Trudeau, press for support in crisis
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
The Chief of Attawapiskat First Nation will press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Monday for an agreement setting out clear goals to deal with the crisis in his community, which has not abated as he says six more youths attempted suicide over the past... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury column: Kagawong celebrates its cultureis no longer a sleepy hamlet Happily catching up with my charming friend, Shar
Sudbury column: Kagawong celebrates its culture
The Sudbury Star / Posted 16 days ago
is no longer a sleepy hamlet Happily catching up with my charming friend, Sharon Alkenbrack from Kagawong, who is on town council and is deputy mayor. Sharon knows what's budding, brewing, building and blooming this summer in this charming town on... Read more
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Independent Publisher
ECW PressIndie Groundbreaking Publisher Curiously Compelling Books When York University
ECW Press
Independent Publisher / Posted 19 days ago
Indie Groundbreaking Publisher Curiously Compelling Books When York University grad student Jack David founded the critical journal, Essays on Canadian Writing, in 1974, he saw potential in the publication. After four years of publishing... Read more
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Timmins Times
Rock outline plans to pay fees in arrearsbusiness plan its board of directors is confident will lead to financial succes
Rock outline plans to pay fees in arrears
Timmins Times / Posted 19 days ago
business plan its board of directors is confident will lead to financial success. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Press, Rock president Scott Marshall outlined some of the changes the hockey club has made as it prepares to enter its second... Read more
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