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MLI features barriers to opportunity for Canada’s Aboriginals on #TodaysBerlinWalls – MLI

The Atlas Network, a nonprofit connecting free market think tanks from around the world, has profiled the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s research on Canada’s Aboriginals as part of its #TodaysBerlinWalls project. Atlas…

Riel Rebellion legal skirmish in Saskatchewan: band seeks withheld treaty pay – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 16, 2014 18:27 SASKATOON _ A legal skirmish is unfolding in Saskatchewan over sanctions imposed on a First Nation in the years immediately following the 1885 Riel Rebellion.…

The state of the skilled trades sector in Canada – Canadian Metalworking

Apprenticeships up but baby boomer retirements loom In early June, Skills Canada—a non-profit group that promotes careers in trades and technology—hosted the Skills Canada National Competition. This year’s event, at…

Taseko Mines heads to court in battle to get project approved – Times Colonist

VANCOUVER – A mining company that filed two applications for judicial review of the federal government’s rejection of a $1.5-billion gold and copper mine in B.C. will fight for the…

Iveson celebrates municipal-experience in cabinet picks – Edmonton Journal

EDMONTON – Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson celebrated the hands-on experience several cabinet ministers will be bringing to portfolios touching Alberta’s largest cities. “It’s spectacular Diana McQueen has been named to…

Comment: Gratton addresses Vancouver Board of Trade – Canadian Mining Journal

On global market conditions: First, the ugliest bits. Over the course of 2013, the world’s 40 largest mining companies booked record impairments of $57 billion. Aggregate net profits fell 72% to…

Researchers to track Nunavik household budgets to see who’s most badly hit – Nunatsiaq News

Survey will inform future cost-of-living subsidies to the region KUUJJUAQ — Researchers from Laval university in Quebec City will launch a first-of-its-kind study across the region in January 2015 to…

Whole Foods Market in U.S. set to sell British Columbia wines – greatnorthwestwine.com

ELLEVUE, Wash. — Erez Klein wants shoppers at Whole Foods Market stores in Washington state and Oregon to view British Columbia wines as products of the Pacific Northwest, not a foreign country.…

Parliament resumes: MPs return from summer break to campaign … – CBC

Stephen Harper rallies caucus, staff, as MPs return to Parliament MPs returned to Parliament Hill today with a lot of House cleaning to do, and a lot about trade and…

Former police officer to become next premier of Newfoundland and Labrador – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 13, 2014 21:49  By Sue Bailey THE CANADIAN PRESS ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Paul Davis became leader of Newfoundland and Labrador’s governing Tories on Saturday but not before a strange…

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