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      Migrant workers and modern slavery in Niagara

      Early last fall a United Nations Special Rapporteur concluded that Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers Programme (TFWP) was a “breeding ground for contemporary forms of slavery” as a result of the policies that regulate...

          Anonymous group renews push for justice in Kanesatake

          About a year after a media campaign that turned the country’s attention to the government’s failures to act on G&R Recycling and a climate of lawlessness and fear in the community, a group of anonymous Kanehsata’kehró:non...

                Union alleges nursing grads misled two years in a row

                Health PEI has misled and confused two consecutive UPEI nursing grad classes about which positions are eligible for thousands in incentives, according to the PEI Nurses Union. As reported in last week’s Graphic, many of the 2024...

                  Wind farm planned for area near proposed gold mine

                  ST. MARY’S — EverWind Fuels hopes to build one of its three planned wind farms in Guysborough County on land not far from the proposed site of a controversial open-pit gold mine and a now-protected lake near Sherbrooke,...

                    School officials welcome new cell phone rules

                    GUYSBOROUGH — Local principals are applauding a new provincial government directive last week restricting students’ use of cell phones and other personal mobile devices while attending Nova Scotia public schools. “Any time we...

                      Parking meter change a ‘mental barrier’

                      A newly implemented $2 per hour parking rate from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., including Saturday, in Thunder Bay’s business districts is not sitting well with businesses.With the support of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, and...

                        Mining company’s green energy plan raises hopes, concerns

                        MOOSE RIVER — A proposal to turn a former Nova Scotia gold mine into a clean energy hub is prompting both support and scepticism from community advocates who say that, while the plan is hopeful, at least one of the player’s...

                            Cheers to planting trees

                            Staff at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company (LOWBrewCo) take their commitment to being responsible stewards of the environment seriously and for the seventh year, they continue their mission to offset community carbon emissions...

                              Exploring the Wilderness: Camping in Alberta

                              Exploring the Wilderness: Camping in Alberta As the days grow longer and the weather warms up, it’s the perfect time to explore the great outdoors. For those new to camping, Alberta offers a vast array of beautiful sites,...

                                Indigenous exhibit kicks off new season at Fort Whoop-Up

                                Fort Whoop-up has officially opened its doors for the summer. Along with the Niitsitapi gallery which opened last summer, there is the travelling exhibit, Lii Buflo, which explores the Metis relationship with the buffalo.The...

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