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Why is the U.S. Big Pharma lobby sponsoring a conference on the future of health care in Canada? | Sep 30 2016 | Michael Butler | One of the sponsors listed is the largest pharmaceutical lobby group in the U.S.
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From Grassy Narrows and Standing Rock to all my relations: This is what we have to lose | Sep 30 2016 | Brett Forester | This is what every First Nation that fights resource extraction on their land is fighting to preserve: sustainable access to clean food and water.
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Meet Alberta PC leadership candidate Richard Starke: Thoughtful, centrist, kind to animals...and thus probably doomed | Sep 30 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | PC leadership candidate Richard Starke owns two cats and a Bernese Mountain Dog. It's not clear if this will win over cat people and dog people alike, or alienate them all.
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CRTC goes full-Internet with #EndDataCaps Reddit consultation | Sep 29 2016 | Katy Anderson | Make their #2016 effort pay off (so they do it again) -- weigh in on the online forum now, all while speaking out against differential pricing.
Indigenous
Sep 15 2016
New collection "In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation" describes what reconciliation can mean to the individual. But are words enough? Our reviewer says it's time for action.
memoir
Sep 8 2016
'Forbidden Fruit' is Gail Pellett's raw and highly personal memoir of the year, mid-1980 to mid-1981, when she lived in Beijing as China was just emerging from its decade-long Cultural Revolution.
politics
Aug 25 2016
All the Liberals had to do was construct legislation that complied with the Supreme Court ruling. But instead they bungled the file on assisted dying. Here's what happened.

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Which broken Liberal promise most reminds you of Stephen Harper?

If Gerry Caplan is right, the shine is starting to wear off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals. This week, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna approved the controversial Pacific Northwest LNG plant in British Columbia, enraging environmentalists and Indigenous leaders who trusted Trudeau when he promised a new deal for Canada's First Nations and real action on climate change.

We suspected from election day that Trudeau's promises were far from ironclad (timely then that our Parliamentary Correspondent Karl Nerenberg returns this month). The Liberal Party, and particularly Trudeau who currently stands unchallenged by the two leaderless parties facing him in the House, have enjoyed high approval ratings in the polls. But with this latest flip-flop, the broken promises are starting to stack up.

Maybe you're sad about some of them. Maybe (probably) some of them make you pretty angry. Maybe you're disappointed or maybe you're just pretty pleased you can finally say "I told you so." But which broken promise makes you forget that we ever had an election at all?

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