Year: 2019

‘This isn’t about me:’ Rookie Nunavut MP wants focus on problems of the North

CBC | Indigenous News Mumilaaq Qaqqaq is seen in this undated handout photo. Few newly elected members of Parliament get to enjoy a parade in their honour after an election victory. But to Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, the freshly minted 25-year-old NDP MP from Nunavut, the line of trucks snaking through the dark Tuesday night in her […]

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Answering the call: Winnipeg’s Feast Café to cook up meals for 500 storm evacuees

CBC | Indigenous News Christa Bruneau-Guenther, owner of Feast Café Bistro, is cooking and delivering food to 500 snowstorm evacuees for five days straight. (Kim Wheeler/CBC) A Winnipeg restaurant closed its doors to the public Wednesday, in order to ensure evacuees from First Nations communities forced from their homes by this month’s snowstorm can chow down on some home […]

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Republicans Grind Impeachment Inquiry to Halt as Evidence Mounts Against Trump

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — House Republicans ground the impeachment inquiry to a halt for hours on Wednesday, staging a protest at the Capitol that sowed chaos and delayed a crucial deposition as they sought to deflect the spotlight from the revelations the investigation has unearthed about President Trump. Chanting “Let us in! […]

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Trump’s War on the ‘Deep State’ Turns Against Him

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — Nameless, faceless and voiceless, the C.I.A. officer who first triggered the greatest threat to President Trump’s tenure in office seemed to be practically the embodiment of the “deep state” that the president has long accused of trying to take him down. But over the last three weeks, the […]

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In Steve Bannon’s Basement, a Rogue ‘War Room’ to Fight Impeachment

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — It’s been more than a year since any sort of war room has been run out of the basement of Stephen K. Bannon’s Capitol Hill townhouse. And it’s been even longer since Mr. Bannon, who was pushed out as White House chief strategist in August 2017, ran a […]

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Sudbury could acquire 200-bed field hospital

Sudbury Star It would be used the event of a major catastrophe Greater Sudbury could become home to a 200-bed field hospital, thanks to a donation of sorts from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The equipment would be similar to that depicted in the popular TV show, MASH. File photo Handout / PNG Cue […]

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Duclair’s pair helps Senators end 4-game losing streak with win over Red Wings

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Ottawa’s Anthony Duclair watches for a rebound as Detroit goaltender Jonathan Bernier makes a save during the second period of the Senators’ 5-2 win against the Red Wings on Wednesday. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press) The Ottawa Senators haven’t had much to celebrate so far this season, but coach […]

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16-bit ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Lion King’ cartridges are returning in 2020

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nighthawk Interactive/iam8bit Are the modern ports of Aladdin and The Lion King not sufficiently nostalgic for you? You’re about to get your retro fix, and then some. Nighthawk Interactive and iam8bit are planning physical releases of the classic Disney games, including limited “Legacy” cartridges for Aladdin on the Genesis/Mega Drive, […]

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Climate change fight good for the North

Sudbury Star The region’s mining, forestry sectors stand to benefit, Sudbury professor says Laurentian University associate professor David Robertson speaks with a member of the North Bay Canadian Club, Wednesday, on climate policy and its impact on Northern Ontario.PJ Wilson/The Nugget pj wilson / NB Northern Ontario might not have had a lot of attention […]

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Med school needs more students, dean tells Sudbury chamber

Sudbury Star Cap ‘makes me crazy,’ Dr. Sarita Verma says Dr. Sarita Verma, dean, president and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, addressed an audience at a Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Bryston’s on the Park in Copper Cliff, Ont. on Wednesday October 23, 2019. John Lappa/Sudbury Star It’s been 15 […]

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