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#TimesUp on Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples – Thestar.com

May 16, 2018 Justin Trudeau is famously fond of proclaiming himself a feminist. It is particularly galling, then, that his government persists in violating one of the most fundamental principles in feminist ethics — consent — in its dealings with Indigenous nations. Projects like the Muskrat Falls dam, the Site C dam, and the Kinder […]

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Ex Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown writing book on his ‘political assassination’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 17, 2018  By Michelle McQuigge THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The scandal-plagued former leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party is writing a tell-all book detailing what he describes as his “political assassination.” Patrick Brown says the new book, titled “Take Down,” will chronicle his nearly three years at the helm of the […]

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The 3 major party leaders take their campaigns across southern Ont. today – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 17, 2018  The three major party leaders will be stumping for votes across southern Ontario today. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne will make an announcement in Ottawa this morning, then visits St. Lawrence College in the afternoon before meeting with supporters in Whitby tonight. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is scheduled to hold campaign […]

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Baloney Meter: Is voter information card a doorway to electoral fraud? – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 17, 2018 By Jim Bronskill THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ “Mr. Speaker, the main challenge for our electoral democracy is not voter fraud but voter participation. Eliminating the voter ID card does not improve the integrity of the system.” _ Liberal MP Andy Fillmore, parliamentary secretary to the minister of democratic institutions, […]

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BR Trans Mountain – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 17, 2018 Ottawa will stand behind any and all financial backers of the divisive Trans Mountain pipeline expansion as the Liberal government tries to shore up investor confidence. The government is providing indemnity to help ease the political risks for any investors, be they Kinder Morgan, the project’s original […]

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Canada says it will cover losses in bid to get pipeline done – CP

Source: The Associated Press May 16, 2018 By Rob Gillies THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TORONTO _ Canada’s federal government will cover financial losses a pipeline builder might suffer if British Colombia’s provincial government continues to obstruct the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the country’s finance minister said Wednesday. Finance Minister Bill Morneau also said that other investors would step […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20187 Views

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My opportunity to give back’: Commissioner Lucki outlines her vision for the RCMP – RCMP Gazette

Commissioner Brenda Lucki’s career has taken her from drug investigations in Granby, Quebec, to a United Nations Protection Force mission in the former Yugoslavia. She has trained peacekeepers and instructed at Depot, the RCMP’s police academy, and held numerous operations roles in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta before being named the commanding officer of Depot. Commr. […]

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If Kinder Morgan bails, feds would back new Trans Mountain investors: Morneau – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018  OTTAWA _ If Kinder Morgan wants to abandon plans to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, there are plenty of other investors out there willing to take up the cause _ and they will have the backing of the federal Liberal government, Finance Minister Bill Morneau says. The government is […]

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Canada and a Texas energy company want a First Nation to pay for their legal fees over stalled pipeline project – National Observer

May 16th 2018 Canada and an American energy company want a First Nation in British Columbia to pay for their legal fees following ‘significant’ delay and prejudice to a stalled pipeline expansion project. A lawyer for Texas-based Kinder Morgan made this request in a newly-released court submission from May 14 that was sent to the […]

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Talks break down between Canadian Lacrosse Association and national teams – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018 By John Chidley-Hill THE CANADIAN PRESS The Canadian Lacrosse Association broke off communication with the National Lacrosse Team Players’ Association on Monday, deepening a standoff that threatens the country’s participation in the upcoming men’s field lacrosse world championship. Canada’s lacrosse players refuse to play in international tournaments until the CLA […]

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