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Seven stories in the news for today, July 26 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 26, 2017  Seven stories in the news for Wednesday, July 26 ___ PACIFIC NORTHWEST LNG PROJECT SCRAPPED Malaysian energy giant Petronas and its partners have pulled the plug on the Pacific NorthWest LNG megaproject, which would have been one of Canada’s largest private infrastructure investments. A Petronas executive says the decision boiled […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201710 Views

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An Intervention Gala – July 31, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier – The Montrealer

July 25, 2017 The Just For Laughs Festival refuses to be upstaged on their 35th birthday, and so dishes the dirt on its hometown in honor of its 375th anniversary at the Montreal: An Intervention Gala. This sharp-tongued French kiss to our fair city features a hilarious lineup of celebrated comedians including Rachid Badouri, Caroline […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201712 Views

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The Monday news briefing: An at a glance survey of some top stories – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 24, 2017  Highlights from the news file for Monday, July 24 ___ ‘THIS IS A HUMAN LIFE’: RANGER MEDIC RECALLS TREATING OMAR KHADR: A former medic with the U.S. military says he struggled for years over whether he did the right thing 15 years ago when he treated Omar Khadr for gunshot […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201711 Views

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Canada trails G7 in protecting land, parks advocates say – CBC

‘Urgent action’ needed to keep land and water from development and support species at risk Jul 24, 2017 Canada lags behind most of the world in setting aside protected spaces, parks advocates say. According to a report to be released today from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), Canada stands last among G7 countries […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201714 Views

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Opinion: Cree governance accord with Canada is reconciliation in action – Montreal Gazette

July 20, 2017 On Tuesday, July 18, I signed the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett. I said at the time that this agreement remains faithful to the Cree vision embodied in our treaty, the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, signed with Canada and Quebec in 1975. […]

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Why police renewed their search for 2 missing Indigenous teens – CBC

Quebec provincial police interviewed 20 people in Kitigan Zibi for new leads Jul 20, 2017 The renewed police search for two missing Indigenous girls who disappeared nine years ago has come up empty. Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander disappeared in 2008. They were 16 and 17 at the time, respectively. The teens had planned to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201710 Views

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Canadian tribe opposes proposed powerline project in US – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jul 20, 2017  By Michael Casey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CONCORD, N.H. _ A Canadian tribe is opposing a powerline project in the U.S. saying it would accommodate a hydro-power company that has decimated a salmon fishery in Quebec that the tribe depends upon. Members of the Pessamit Innu testified Thursday at a New […]

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Investigators at Quebec reserve years after disappearance of Indigenous teens – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2017  By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A well-known family member who has been providing advice to the painful national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women could be on the verge of discovering more details about her daughter’s case. Investigators from Quebec’s provincial police force are combing grounds […]

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New funding will help support a vibrant gender equality movement across Canada

From Status of Women Canada Project will advance gender equality in Saskatchewan. Local women leaders will be engaged in a pan-Canadian network JULY 18, 2017 – REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN – Status of Women Canada As Canada marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation, it is important to reflect on our legacy for the future. Despite the important […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201717 Views

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Morning Update: The U.S. NAFTA demands; latest on B.C. wildfires; more suicides on Ontario reserve – The Globe and Mail

Breaking down the U.S. NAFTA demands The Trump administration has laid out more than 100 demands heading into North American free-trade agreement talks, which could start as soon as Aug. 16. Here are the highlights: Dispute panels: The U.S. wants to get rid of Chapter 19 of NAFTA, which allows for panels to hear trade […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201720 Views

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