Dene First Nations slam feds over land and resource negotiations
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Dene First Nations slam feds over land and resource negotiations

Leaders from five Dene First Nations in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan are slamming the federal government for suddenly backing away from a land and resource deal after concerns…

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RCMP seeks names of potential victims of coerced sterilization
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RCMP seeks names of potential victims of coerced sterilization

The RCMP is seeking the names of potential victims of coerced sterilization procedures and wants lawyers to help in the process, Commissioner Brenda Lucki said Tuesday. In testimony…

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Bill Morneau tells Calgary crowd he understands anxiety over shift to low-carbon future
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Bill Morneau tells Calgary crowd he understands anxiety over shift to low-carbon future

With a pro-oil protest humming outside, Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau told a Calgary business crowd on Wednesday that he understands how the shift to a low-carbon future can…

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Trans Mountain approval frustrating, says B.C. chief with unresolved concerns about pipeline project
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Trans Mountain approval frustrating, says B.C. chief with unresolved concerns about pipeline project

While Coldwater Chief Lee Spahan wasn’t surprised to hear that the federal government was moving ahead with plans to twin the Trans Mountain pipeline that runs beneath one of his…

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Why Trudeau’s Trans Mountain do-over might need Indigenous investment
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Why Trudeau’s Trans Mountain do-over might need Indigenous investment

That the federal cabinet would (again) approve the proposed expansion of the Trans-Mountain pipeline was never really in any doubt. After spending $4.5 billion to buy the line last…

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Ex-soldiers angered by ‘unconscionable’ treatment of Afghan war adviser
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Ex-soldiers angered by ‘unconscionable’ treatment of Afghan war adviser

Former top military commanders and wounded veterans say it’s “unconscionable” that an ex-cultural adviser who served alongside special forces in Afghanistan has been reduced to pleading with the…

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MP Michael Cooper disparaged ‘goat herder cultures’ in 2008 law class discussion, lawyers claim
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MP Michael Cooper disparaged ‘goat herder cultures’ in 2008 law class discussion, lawyers claim

Conservative MP Michael Cooper made comments deriding “goat herder cultures” during a discussion about Islam’s compatibility with Canadian democracy when he was a law student at the University…

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Trudeau cabinet approves Trans Mountain expansion project
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Trudeau cabinet approves Trans Mountain expansion project

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet have again approved the Trans Mountain expansion project, a crucial next step for the much-delayed pipeline project designed to carry nearly…

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Scheer climate plan would encompass more big polluters, require investments as penalty
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Scheer climate plan would encompass more big polluters, require investments as penalty

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s climate plan would change emissions thresholds to capture more large-scale polluters and get those companies to invest in clean energy technology if they exceed emissions standards. A…

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Like it or not, Trans Mountain is what a pipeline ‘compromise’ looks like
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Like it or not, Trans Mountain is what a pipeline ‘compromise’ looks like

Justin Trudeau has his pipeline, again — a pipeline he owns both politically and literally. Legal challenges will again be filed against the Trans Mountain expansion. The government of British…

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