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| September 12, 2016

Canada's immigration policies are killing people

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Last week, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale unveiled a $138-million budget for developing "alternatives to [immigration] detention," including $10.5 million dedicated to bettering health services in detention facilities.

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| August 19, 2016
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| August 17, 2016

Hamilton's sanctuary city languishes as political will fades

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Two years ago, Hamilton's city council unanimously approved a motion that permitted undocumented migrants access to municipal services without providing immigration documents, turning Hamilton into Canada's second sanctuary city.

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Welcome to Wynnetario

Dear Kathleen Wynne, You're right, it's your job. It's your job to stop the cops, stop the violence, stop the discrimination.

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Cheri DiNovo: Centrist politics have earned NDP 'loss after loss after loss'

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Update: On August 2, Cheri DiNovo announced she would be withdrawing from the federal NDP leadership race due to health reasons

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| June 16, 2016

Avi Lewis speaks in support of Grassy Narrows

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Almost half a century ago, a pulp and paper company dumped tons of mercury into the English Wabigoon River system in Northwestern Ontario.

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Grassy Narrows First Nation demands Wynne clean up mercury in waterways

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This week, a new study commissioned by the Ontario provincial government and the Grassy Narrows First Nation determined that the mercury poisoning of the Wabigoon-English River system can be cleaned up.

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