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Freeland brings optimism, resolve to table as NAFTA talks resume in Washington – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018  WASHINGTON _ Chrystia Freeland and her U.S. trade counterpart are back at the NAFTA negotiating table today as time marches on towards a congressional deadline for a three-way deal before the end of the month. But the foreign affairs minister insists she’s not watching the clock. Rather, she says Canada’s […]

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Andrew Scheer tells Trudeau to invite Energy East ‘back to the table’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 19, 2018  By Janice Dickson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if the Liberal government is serious about developing the energy sector and getting oil resources to market, it will re-engage in discussions with TransCanada about the abandoned Energy East pipeline project. In a heated exchange between Scheer […]

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Why so many students in the north aren’t going to college or university – TVO

A recent study found that young people in northern Ontario are much less likely to pursue post-secondary education than their southern peers. Here’s why Sep 14, 2018 SUDBURY — Paige Genier recently wrapped up a summer job as a lifeguard, and she’s now taking the next plunge in life. In late August, the 18-year-old moved […]

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RCMP Arrest Drug Traffickers Alleged to be Supplying Northern Communities – NetNewsLedger

KINGSTON – Between September 17th and 18th, 2018 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s (RCMP) Serious and Organized Crime (SOC) team arrested three drug traffickers who had been supplying prescription opiates to northern Ontario communities. “The RCMP combats criminal elements that exploit and take advantage of the remote geography of some Indigenous communities. This investigation shows […]

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Ajax proclaims Sept. 30 Orange Shirt Day – Durhamregion.com

AJAX — Orange Shirt Day has once again be proclaimed in the town. It’s on Sunday, Sept. 30 and it’s a chance to observe and acknowledge the “strength and resilience of residential school survivors.” Jessica Schafer, Youth Hub Collaborative director with the town’s recreation, culture and community development department, said, “The town recognizes the need […]

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Residential School and Reconciliation: Canada Confront its History – Ottawa Life Magazine

September 19, 2018 Since the 1980s, successive Canadian institutions, including the federal government and Christian churches, have attempted to grapple with the malignant legacy of residential schooling, including official apologies, the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). In Residential Schools and Reconciliation, award-winning […]

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Fort William First Nation plans aftercare centre, safe house as part of drug strategy – CBC

Community seeking funding for action plan against drugs Sep 19, 2018 Fort William First Nation (FWFN) officials are hoping to see the ideas in the community action plan against drugs start to become reality in the coming months. “We see our loved ones succumbing to the addictions, ultimately dying because of the addictions,” FWFN CEO […]

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Toronto election proceeding with 25 wards after court sides with province – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 19, 2018  By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Ontario’s top court has sided with the provincial government in a legal battle over the size of Toronto’s council, firmly establishing a reduced 25-ward electoral map for the city’s looming municipal vote. In suspending what it called a “dubious” lower court ruling […]

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Trudeau says Canada wants to see ‘movement’ before signing revised NAFTA deal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 19, 2018  By James McCarten THE CANADIAN PRESS WASHINGTON _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signalled today that Canada wants more from its negotiating partners before signing on to a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement. “We’ve been very clear that we’re interested in what could be a good deal for Canada, but […]

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Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay use digital storytelling to tackle local issues – Global News

September 19, 2018 Global News is a media partner with Journalists for Human Rights and, as part of that partnership, is proud to provide a platform for updates on JHR programs. Tyarra Goodman is a student from Sandy Lake First Nation studying at Confederation College in Thunder Bay. She was one of 16 Thunder Bay […]

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