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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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  • Range of reactions to possible holiday to mark legacy of residential schools

    Range of reactions to possible holiday to mark legacy of residential schools0

    The federal government’s intention to enact a statutory holiday aimed at remembering the legacy of Canada’s residential school system has drawn mixed reactions from Indigenous Canadians, with responses to the plan ranging from cautious optimism to open disdain. Many have expressed concern that such an occasion _ dedicated to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples _ could

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