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Worried about the oil spill threatening north Saskatchewan's drinking water? It's just one of 18,000 | Jul 27 2016 | Emily Eaton | Since 1990, there have been over 18,000 oil spills in Saskatchewan and over 8,000 in just the last 10 years.
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Latest numbers on Nova Scotia's ferry deal lead to sinking conclusions | Jul 27 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Transportation Minister Geoff MacLellan doesn't want you to jump to conclusions. Unfortunately for him, Portland, Maine requires the Yarmouth-Portland ferry operator to submit a monthly accounting.
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NDP moves to end secret Klein-era scheme to offload corporate losses on the public | Jul 26 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Now that the market for electricity has turned down, corporations are trying to use the secret golden parachute Ralph Klein gave them to bail out of unprofitable deals.
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After the Saskatchewan oil spill, should we restrict water or oil? | Jul 26 2016 | Jesse McLaren | We can support pipelines, which spill oil and job losses while restricting water and treaty rights, or we can support communities protecting the water on which we depend.
Indigenous
Jul 21 2016
'Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place' examines how patriarchy, gender and colonialism have shaped the experiences and knowledge of Indigenous women. Read an excerpt here.
climate change
Jul 14 2016
Inuit Elders from across the Canadian Arctic share their observations on vegetation changes, thawing permafrost, changing wildlife patterns, and other transformations.
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Jul 7 2016
The news media landscape is changing. Rapidly. As digital media brings much good to the citizens how are the political elites using it to control the message?

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Current rabble poll

Is a carbon tax the best way to reduce emissions and fight climate change?

Carbon tax. It is an "essential element" to fight climate change, Justin Trudeau said yesterday.

Stéphane Dion jokes aside, the question remains: Is a carbon tax the best way to reduce emissions and fight climate change?

The Council of the Federation meeting this week has carbon pricing on the agenda and there have been disagreements about the best way to move forward and if a national carbon tax will be fair and effective.

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