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  • Ontario’s basic income pilot to end March 2019

    Ontario’s basic income pilot to end March 20190

    TORONTO — Thousands of people participating in Ontario’s basic income pilot will receive their last payment on March 31, 2019, the province says, but an anti-poverty activist says the six-month wind down will still hurt many who were depending on the program. After pulling the plug on the pilot last month, the Progressive Conservative government

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  • Trans Mountain pipeline ruling shakes central pillar of Trudeau agenda

    Trans Mountain pipeline ruling shakes central pillar of Trudeau agenda0

    OTTAWA _ On Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau painstakingly explained to students in Kapuskasing, Ont., how the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is a central pillar of his government’s agenda. Less than 24 hours later, the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the government’s approval of the project, imperilling the pillar holding up Trudeau’s signature promise

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  • How schools are working to Indigenize programs, campus life

    How schools are working to Indigenize programs, campus life0

    This summer, as students prepared to go back to school, some post-secondary institutions did preparing of their own to make changes that they say address a legacy of colonialism and respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada report. The report, released in 2015, contained a list of calls to action, one of which

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  • How post secondary schools are working to indigenize programs, campus life

    How post secondary schools are working to indigenize programs, campus life0

    This summer, as students prepared to go back to school, some post-secondary institutions did preparing of their own to make changes that they say address a legacy of colonialism and respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada report. The report, released in 2015, contained a list of calls to action, one of which

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  • Judge rules Dakota Access developer can’t sue Earth First

    Judge rules Dakota Access developer can’t sue Earth First0

    By Blake Nicholson | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. _ A federal judge has dismissed a second defendant from a $1 billion racketeering lawsuit that the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline filed against environmental groups, leaving Greenpeace as the only remaining group facing the claim. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners failed to make a case

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  • Ottawa, Inuit agree on compensation for forced relocation in 1950s

    Ottawa, Inuit agree on compensation for forced relocation in 1950s0

    ARVIAT, Nunavut —  Inuit who were forcibly removed from their traditional lands in the 1950s and starved as a result have reached a compensation deal with the federal government. “We forgive but we will not forget,” said David Serkoak of the Ahiarmiut Relocation Society, representing the descendants of dozens of relocated Inuit. “The country needs

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