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Will simply uniting Alberta's right add up to victory over the NDP? Not necessarily | Feb 9 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | If Brian Jean is the groom, his Wildrose Party strategists must know the more time that passes, the worse he'll look to the potential PC bride.
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Poll puts NDP in third place among Albertans -- a plausible result despite a pollster's debatable analysis | Feb 8 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | A poll has identified a significant flow back to the PCs, presumably among centre-right voters, plenty of whom supported Rachel Notley's NDP last May.
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Film review: Swedish-built Somalian bandy team shows how sport can challenge and shift prejudice | Feb 8 2016 | Cathryn Atkinson | New documentary captures the story of the Somalian national bandy team, built in Sweden.
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Don't just give equal funds to child welfare for First Nations children. Decolonize it. | Feb 8 2016 | Laura Landertinger | Equal funding within a fundamentally unjust system, cannot lead to justice. If the problem is colonialism, then the answer is decolonization.
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Feb 4 2016
Step into the family history of Canadian music trio Kate, Anna and Jane McGarrigle and explore quirky family characters and the ever-present influence of music.
trade deals
Jan 28 2016
Canada's FIPA trade deal is lopsided in favour of China and foreign investors. Author Gus Van Harten debunks proponents of the deal and suggests ways the new government can limit FIPA's damage.
Indigenous
Jan 21 2016
Tracey Lindberg's debut novel Birdie draws inspiration from the Cree author's personal life and addresses the complexities of mental illness, abuse and non-linear narratives. Read this author Q&A!

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Do you think Trudeau is backing away from his election promise to First Nations?

Justin Trudeau was very vocal during his 2015 federal election campaign that his government was committed to a renewed relationship with Canada's First Nations.

Trudeau also promised that First Nations would have "veto power" over natural resource projects on their lands.

At a recent press conference in Alberta, when asked if a "First Nation's 'no'" on the proposed Energy East and Trans Mountain pipelines meant a no from Canada, Trudeau ambigously responded he respected  inherent and treaty rights, as reported by APTN.

Do you think Trudeau is backing away from his election promise to First Nations?

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