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  Ten Amazing Canadian Business Facts You Might Not Know In honour of Canada Day, we bring you the top 10 things you might not know about Canada’s businesses. North …

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New atlas of Indigenous Peoples reveals country ‘before the lines were drawn’ The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada will soon be available from the Royal Canadian Geographic Society.  There will …

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John Ivison: Canada’s senior bureaucrat and top auditor are having an unprecedented feud over the public service The Auditor General and the Clerk of the Privy Council (Canada’s top public …

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Summer school for budding Indigenous health researchers ‘a big deal’ The first-ever Ontario Indigenous Mentorship Network (IMN) summer school is underway in Sudbury, Ont. Twenty-five grad students involved in Indigenous …

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  Ottawa’s promised Indigenous rights bill not as advertised, says report from new think-tank The federal Liberal government’s promised Indigenous rights bill would likely do away with the Indian Act …

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Net Neutrality is just a gateway to the real issue: Internet freedom The US Senate narrowly voted to revive a rule ensuring equal treatment for online traffic or “net neutrality”.  …

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See the news that we’ve got our eyes on this week …. Iqaluit Licensing Airbnb Rentals This story outlines how it can be difficult to get a hotel room in …

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Emergency system fails first test in Quebec, hit and miss in Ontario The company operating Canada’s new national public alert system for mobile devices said it would investigate after a …

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Drones deliver blood and medical supplies in Rwanda Doctors in rural Rwanda can text orders for medical supplies or blood and have them delivered by drone.  Zipline, the company delivering …

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Take a look at this weeks head turning news …. Britain Bans Plastic Straws – and Asks Canada to Join. Britain plans to ban the sale of plastic straws and …