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60th Anniversary Of Status Indians Being Allowed To Vote In Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes Post Views: 1,103 The first votes cast since rights were extended to Status Indians were those of the Rice Lake Band near Peterborough On. From left to right in the photo, Lawrence Salleby, Chief Ralph Loucks, Deputy Returning Officer; Lucy Muskrat, Poll Clerk; Eldon Muskrat, Poll Constable. Photo Credit Nick Nickels. March 31st is the 60th anniversary […]

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10 Reasons For Same-Sex Marriage “A Canadian Perspective”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 473 The Picture featured in the article is Jim Kane with the Honourable Anne Mclellan presenting a signed copy of the Charter of Rights to the Edmonton Pride Society. The Charter was signed by Anne and Prime Minister Paul Martin. This article is a response to the highly inflammatory story written by TFP […]

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Haisla First Nation Creating 10,000 High Paying Skilled Jobs with $40 Billion LNG Investment. #Greta

Reading Time: 4 minutes Post Views: 417 Ready right now: Canadian LNG can lower global emissions while creating prosperity here at home. Canada is known around the world as a country of inclusiveness, tolerance, and respect for human rights. Our energy industry also holds world-class standards; among the best anywhere when it comes to innovation, environmental protection and responsible […]

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Hydro Sites Are Toxic: I Opened Up My Bag To Eat Lunch And Found A Noose Inside Said A Black Employee

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 972 The aftermath of the whistleblower article sent shockwaves throughout Canada. Although shocking to Canadians, several of the Hydro employees that were interviewed perceived racism to be openly accepted within Manitoba Hydro and the majority of the Hydro Dams across the country. One Afro Canadian employee shared his story of the time he […]

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Courageous Worker Stands Up Against Sexual Harassment And Racism At Toxic Manitoba Hydro

Reading Time: 9 minutes Post Views: 1,728 From October 13, 2017, to May 28, 2019, I was a member of the scaffolding department with BBE at the Keeyask Generating Station construction project in Northern Manitoba. In the 20 months that I worked there, I met and worked alongside countless tradespeople, labourers, machine operators, safety officers, engineers, teamsters, and managers […]

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Poise, Leadership, Temperament; Mitzie Hunter: The Premier That Ontario Needs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 354 This past summer, like many Ontarians, I was shocked to hear that the Canada Day celebration at Queen’s Park had been cancelled by the Ford government. Ontarians have enjoyed participating in this event that celebrates our beautiful country, and all that it represents, for over 50 years. This cancellation is an example […]

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Following The Science And Not The Fear About HIV/AIDS

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 137 Jim Kane, recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Jim’s medal was granted for his exceptional contribution to HIV/AIDS work in Canada. He is pictured here with the Honourable Minister Jim Rondeau, Minister of Healthy Living, Seniors & Consumer Affairs. Jim Kane As a long-term survivor of HIV/AIDS since […]