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1 hr ago | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

Jury roll issue still not resolved in northwest

A year after the creation of a committee, an impasse remains. Jury rolls in the northwest still lack First Nation members, and there are some important implications.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

GlobalNews

Ontario firefighters touch down in Edmonton to help battle Alberta wildfires

The firefighters touched down in Edmonton Saturday afternoon. Alberta Wildfire Management says most of the 106 firefighters will be heading to battle the Red Deer Creek fire at the Alberta-B.C. border, which is estimated to be 35,000 hectares in size and zero per cent contained.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Canada,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Riveting tale of discovery

Ojibwa playwright Waawaate Fobister is the writer and performer of Agokwe, part of the Queer Acts Theatre Festival in Halifax.

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The Western Producer

Everything's coming up oats: grow, eat, sell

His children are only two and five years old, but Donald Nikkel already knows how his kids will remember their childhood.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Canada, Life, Food, Local Food, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Toronto Star

Mental health issues a priority for OPP, new commissioner says

OPP Commissioner Vince Hawkes says his provincial force faces a number of daunting issues - from increased cyber crime to homegrown terrorism - but number one is how to best deal with people who have mental health issues.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Bridge on the River KamBy Gary Laine

By Gary Laine 'It's too old! It's obsolete! It needs to be replaced!" No, I'm not referring to the Fort William Gardens.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBC News

Supreme Court decision on Grassy Narrows could change rules for treaty lands

'If you have no forest, you don't have animals,' says Grassy Narrows trapper J.B. Fobister, one of the plaintiffs in a case before the Supreme Court.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Living in isolation

Young residents of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation gather on the main dock to their man-made island to fish Wednesday during a special event marking the 100th anniversary for the flooding of their land to provide water for the City of Winnipeg.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Thunder Bay's Source

Federal pressure

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce along with seven other chambers across the province, including Thunder Bay, have written a letter to Minister of Natural Resources and FedNor Greg Rickford, who also represents the Kenora riding as a Member of Parliament.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Wawatay News

The Keys that We're Throwing Away

That's what they told us in the 18th century, Your Honour. But of course, we've come a long way since then.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Prison,

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

The Book of George: Sawchuk exhibit opens Friday at CVAG

George Sawchuk was stocky and strong with large hands battered by years of physical labour.

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Related Topix: Canada, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food, North America, World News

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