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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 2 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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AllAfrica.com
Healing Journeys of Indigenous PeopleUrgent Call for International TRC - Special Heritage Month focus At the Castle
Healing Journeys of Indigenous People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Urgent Call for International TRC - Special Heritage Month focus At the Castle of Good Hope people gathered to launch a language revival programme. Elsewhere in the Mother City groups explored the obstacles to healing the wounds of indigenous people... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
De Klerk tells Tutu 'I tired you enough in the past'After chatting for a few minutes laughter filled the ward when the former presi
De Klerk tells Tutu 'I tired you enough in the past'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
After chatting for a few minutes laughter filled the ward when the former president‚ alluding to a difficult phase of his relationship with Archbishop Tutu during the Truth and Reconciliation Commission‚ said he did not want to stay long and tire the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Tutu will 'soon be able to return home'Tammy Petersen, News24 (Picture: Benny Gool) Cape Town - Archbishop Emeritus
Tutu will 'soon be able to return home'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 (Picture: Benny Gool) Cape Town - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is on the mend and will soon be able to return home, the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation said on Thursday. The Arch, as he is affectionately known, has... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Jokes fly as De Klerk visits Tutu in hospitalPicture: Benny Gool/Oryx Media Former South African president FW de Klerk visi
Jokes fly as De Klerk visits Tutu in hospital
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
Picture: Benny Gool/Oryx Media Former South African president FW de Klerk visited fellow Nobel peace laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in hospital today. After chatting for a few minutes, laughter filled the ward when the former president,... Read more
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iol.co.za
The scars of conscriptionSADFSouth African soldiers during raids in the 14-year Angolan war, which began
The scars of conscription
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
SADFSouth African soldiers during raids in the 14-year Angolan war, which began in 1975. Theresa Edlmann examines the lingering, unspoken pain of white youth who fought for apartheid. The legacies of apartheid in South Africa can only be understood... 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 7 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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AllAfrica.com
Rosa - a Love Song, a Choir & a Cultural TraditionExpressing our common humanity & connecting with our roots Around the world ch
Rosa - a Love Song, a Choir & a Cultural Tradition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Expressing our common humanity & connecting with our roots Around the world choral singing is becoming more and more popular with people of all ages. In South Africa it has always been inextricably linked to our cultural traditions. In the Mother... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
SA cinema needs to set itself free by retelling the country's storiesSouth African cinema has a long history of production. Yet, similar to the coun
SA cinema needs to set itself free by retelling the country's stories
Mail & Guardian / Posted 12 hours ago
South African cinema has a long history of production. Yet, similar to the country’s segregated past, it too has a segregated history of representation. From stories that perpetuated apartheid to films seeking commercial success, it has been a... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Ballet Kelowna announces 2015/16 season filled with gemsSimone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna’s Artistic Director and CEO, announced the Compa
Ballet Kelowna announces 2015/16 season filled with gems
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
Simone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna’s Artistic Director and CEO, announced the Company’s 2015/16 Season, which promises to deliver an electrifying year of dance to the Okanagan. Highlights of the season include five world premieres by renowned Canadian... Read more
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CNN
Go ahead, admit you're a racist(CNN)A group of women were chatting and laughing together like old friends when
Go ahead, admit you're a racist
CNN / Posted yesterday
(CNN)A group of women were chatting and laughing together like old friends when the subject turned to race. One of them said she was amazed that Donald Trump, while running for president, could get away with describing Mexican immigrants as... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Go ahead, admit you're a racist(CNN) -- A group of women were chatting and laughing together like old friends
Go ahead, admit you're a racist
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
(CNN) -- A group of women were chatting and laughing together like old friends when the subject turned to race. One of them said she was amazed that Donald Trump, while running for president, could get away with describing Mexican immigrants as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fight for Legitimacy At UPC - Otunnu Vs AkenaKampala — Officially, Uganda Peoples Congress is a house divided, with two camp
Fight for Legitimacy At UPC - Otunnu Vs Akena
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Officially, Uganda Peoples Congress is a house divided, with two camps claiming legitimacy for the party's leadership. One group is led by Olara Otunnu while the other is led by Jimmy Akena, son of the founding father and two-time... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
The lingering, unspoken pain of white youth who fought for apartheidThe legacies of apartheid in South Africa can only be understood by making sens
The lingering, unspoken pain of white youth who fought for apartheid
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
The legacies of apartheid in South Africa can only be understood by making sense of the complexities of the past. This includes recognising what those who were young during the apartheid era - and who are now the elders and leaders of our society -... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
World premieres highlight Ballet Kelowna season— image credit: TDFoto Simone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna’s artistic director and
World premieres highlight Ballet Kelowna season
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 2 days ago
— image credit: TDFoto Simone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna’s artistic director and CEO, announced the company’s 2015/16 season this week. Highlights include five world premieres by renowned Canadian choreographers; a guest appearance by artists from The... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
World premieres highlight Ballet Kelowna season— image credit: TDFoto Simone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna’s artistic director and
World premieres highlight Ballet Kelowna season
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 2 days ago
— image credit: TDFoto Simone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna’s artistic director and CEO, announced the company’s 2015/16 season this week. Highlights include five world premieres by renowned Canadian choreographers; a guest appearance by artists from The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Draft Law On Economic Reconciliation Will Not Be Withdrawn From HPR (sinaouiTunis — The draft law on economic and financial reconciliation will not be with
Draft Law On Economic Reconciliation Will Not Be Withdrawn From HPR (sinaoui
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Tunis — The draft law on economic and financial reconciliation will not be withdrawn from the House of People's Representatives (HPR), Presidency spokesperson Moez Sinaoui said on Tuesday. Contacted by TAP, Sinaoui pointed to a total... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationTories' focus on national security off the mark If you listen to the Conservati
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Tories' focus on national security off the mark If you listen to the Conservatives’ “Justin’s just not ready” ad enough, you may gather that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau isn’t capable of handling the terrorist threats facing Canada today, including... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ukawa Launches Presidential Campaign With Huge TurnoutUNION presidential candidate on the ticket of the coalition of four opposition
Ukawa Launches Presidential Campaign With Huge Turnout
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
UNION presidential candidate on the ticket of the coalition of four opposition parties (Ukawa), Mr Edward Lowassa, has underlined serious engagement in productive activities as the best approach for society to attain positive changes. Addressing a... Read more
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Daily News
National govt will ensure national policies formation - MangalaThe new government under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena and P
National govt will ensure national policies formation - Mangala
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
The new government under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe aims to overcome one of the main ills that plagued the country since independence, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said. He said... Read more
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Daily News
US sings Indian tune on SL war crimes probeThe United States appears to have fallen in line with India's consistent positi
US sings Indian tune on SL war crimes probe
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
The United States appears to have fallen in line with India's consistent position that charges of war crimes and human rights violations relating to Sri Lanka are best investigated by an independent and credible domestic mechanism rather than an... Read more
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Daily News
A process in progressThis week, Verité Research concludes its 12-part series on the Lessons Learnt a
A process in progress
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
This week, Verité Research concludes its 12-part series on the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC). The series analysed the implementation status of 11 thematic categories of LLRC recommendations. This article assesses the overall... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Revealed: Pinochet’s torture ship now flies the flag for Chile around the worldAlmost 400ft long, the four-masted vessel, launched in 1953, is used as a train
Revealed: Pinochet’s torture ship now flies the flag for Chile around the world
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
Almost 400ft long, the four-masted vessel, launched in 1953, is used as a training vessel by the Chilean navy and, for between six and seven months a year, tours the world promoting Chilean interests. But La Dama Blanca, or The White Lady, as she is... 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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Mail & Guardian
Desmond Tutu, archbishop of the worldCOMMENT On March 16 1988, Archbishop Desmond Tutu met Die Groot Krokodil in hi
Desmond Tutu, archbishop of the world
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
COMMENT On March 16 1988, Archbishop Desmond Tutu met Die Groot Krokodil in his, PW Botha’s, dimly lit study at Tuynhuys, Cape Town. It was an urgent meeting, at the heart of which was a plea for presidential clemency. At stake were the lives of... Read more
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Daily News
A positive stepThe UN War Crimes inquiry hung over Sri Lanka like the proverbial Sword of Damo
A positive step
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The UN War Crimes inquiry hung over Sri Lanka like the proverbial Sword of Damocles ever since the war ended in May 2009. The previous Government led by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa repeatedly ignored calls by the International community to... Read more
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Daily News
“Reconciliation isn’t just about laws, constitutions and processes”[Continued from yesterday] The sixth principle is dialogue. The dialogue has t
“Reconciliation isn’t just about laws, constitutions and processes”
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
[Continued from yesterday] The sixth principle is dialogue. The dialogue has to be deep, it has to be inclusive and it has to be constant. All the time we have to recognise the importance, even after there is peace, even when you have the framework... Read more
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Brandon Sun
From pain to a place of healingSioux Valley Dakota Nation health director Marge Roscelli and Chief Vince Tacan
From pain to a place of healing
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation health director Marge Roscelli and Chief Vince Tacan drape a star blanket for the shoulders of Katherine Nichols, a University of Manitoba professor who has been working with Sioux Valley, during a gathering at the site of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
From pain to a place of healingCORNWALLIS — Brandon’s former residential school site is located on a picturesq
From pain to a place of healing
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
CORNWALLIS — Brandon’s former residential school site is located on a picturesque hillside at the end of a long gravel road. On Thursday, a large group gathered at the now-empty lot to talk about transforming the location, and its painful past, into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Happened to President's Restorative Justice Fund?Victims of various human rights violations and historical injustices in the cou
What Happened to President's Restorative Justice Fund?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Victims of various human rights violations and historical injustices in the country have questioned delays in enforcing President Uhuru Kenyatta's establishment of the Sh10 billion Restorative Justice Fund. The president announced the fund in March... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Oilers captain Andrew Ference keeps putting community, fitness firstThe flags atop Commonwealth Stadium ripple in the breeze on a cool summer morni
Oilers captain Andrew Ference keeps putting community, fitness first
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The flags atop Commonwealth Stadium ripple in the breeze on a cool summer morning. Below, several hundred people exchange greetings in the twilight before dawn. Some arrive by bicycle in skin-tight Lycra. Others are dressed in sloppy sweats and huff... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Commission Raps Child MarriagesThe Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has castigated child marriages as a
Human Rights Commission Raps Child Marriages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has castigated child marriages as a violation of young people's rights and called for the total stamp out of the practice. The commissioners paid a courtesy call on Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ajayi - Why We Supported Jonathan Against BuhariElder statesman and former Commissioner for Health and Education in the defunct
Ajayi - Why We Supported Jonathan Against Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Elder statesman and former Commissioner for Health and Education in the defunct Western Region, Sir Olaniwun Ajayi, speaks on why Afenifere supported the second term bid of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the last general elections, among other... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How UBC lost a president a year after they hired himAn unusual group had assembled at the Point Grey campus residence of Arvind Gup
How UBC lost a president a year after they hired him
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
An unusual group had assembled at the Point Grey campus residence of Arvind Gupta, the president of the University of British Columbia. The gathering was made up of professors and associate deans from the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, from science... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meqoqo - Call for a New Kairos MomentFor decades the apartheid regime enjoyed support from some mainstream churches.
Meqoqo - Call for a New Kairos Moment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
For decades the apartheid regime enjoyed support from some mainstream churches. But with the escalation of state repression as well as the States of Emergency in the mid- Eighties, prominent church leaders took a stand. They called on people to rise... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
South Africa could offer a lifeline to freed Guantanamo detaineesTariq Ba-Odah has been imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years, without charg
South Africa could offer a lifeline to freed Guantanamo detainees
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Tariq Ba-Odah has been imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years, without charge or trial, since the age of 23. He was cleared for release by a multiagency review board in 2009, but legal wrangling, politicking and general timidity on the part 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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The Sault Star
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
The Sault Star / Posted 9 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Set for Life-Saving KamukunjiNairobi — The National Assembly is Tuesday scheduled to convene an informal mee
MPs Set for Life-Saving Kamukunji
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Nairobi — The National Assembly is Tuesday scheduled to convene an informal meeting otherwise referred to as a 'Speaker's Kamukunji' to rally support for the proposed extension of the deadline to pass constitutional bills and at the same time also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taking Stock - Hits and Misses in the Implementation of Supreme LawThe spirit of the gallant Kenyans who lost their lives in the clamour for a new
Taking Stock - Hits and Misses in the Implementation of Supreme Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The spirit of the gallant Kenyans who lost their lives in the clamour for a new constitutional order must have smiled down on Kenya when President Mwai Kibaki raised aloft a copy of the Constitution at Uhuru Park on August 27, 2010 during the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's ElectionsCredit: Fred Chartrand/The Canadian PressA crowd gathers after a group of young
Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's Elections
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 days ago
Credit: Fred Chartrand/The Canadian PressA crowd gathers after a group of young indigenous people traveled from the James Bay Cree community of Whapmagoostui, Quebec, to Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, on March 25, 2013. Canada is facing a... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 9 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
Barrie Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 10 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Conservatives, NDP decry Liberal First Nations eduLiberal Party leader Justin Trudeau announced a plan to implement better educat
Conservatives, NDP decry Liberal First Nations edu
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau announced a plan to implement better educations and economic opportunities for First Nations people on August 13. The plan promises an initial, immediate investment of $515 million per year in core funding for... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
Chatham Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 10 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
Welland Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accordTORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chi
Ontario gov't, First Nations Chiefs sign accord
Northumberland Today / Posted 10 days ago
TORONTO -- The Ontario government signed a political accord Monday with the Chiefs of Ontario that Premier Kathleen Wynne said will guide relations between First Nations and the province. "As we've seen time and time again, when this relationship is... Read more
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