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Day 10: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of the American Psychological Association convention. Also: A note on intentions | Feb 10 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
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Uniting the right: Is Wildrose leader starting to wonder, 'With friends like these, who needs enemies?' | Feb 10 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Clearly, a key goal of Brian Jean's version of the unification project is to merge Alberta's two conservative parties on Wildrose terms.
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Wolastoq Nation joins Treaty 3, AMC and Kanehsatà:ke Mohawks in opposing Energy East | Feb 10 2016 | Brent Patterson | There is a growing wall of Indigenous opposition to the Energy East pipeline.
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There's nothing 'post' about traumatic stress in Gaza | Feb 10 2016 | John Soos | A remarkable first-hand account of a psychologist tasked with training Palestinian therapists to treat PSTD in a live war zone.
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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.
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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.
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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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