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Mi’kmaq stay ashore as commercial lobster season opens in largest N.S. fishing area

As the commercial inshore lobster fishing season begins in one of the largest and most lucrative fishing areas in Canada, Mi’kmaw fishers who’d typically be out on the water will remain ashore, looking for ways to make ends meet. The fishing area LFA 34 on the southwest shore of Nova Scotia has been a national focal point since Sept. 17, when Sipekne’katik […]

Hamilton school board’s bullying panel makes recommendations ahead of final report – Hamilton

Hamilton’s public school system has released draft recommendations from a bullying prevention panel ahead of a final report expected in 2021. The draft report, derived from several community consultations, recommends elevating student voices, engaging community partners, and a request for funding from the ministry of education, among other things. The Safe Schools: Bullying Prevention and […]

Lametti urges MPs to pass assisted death bill as disability groups demand a halt

As disability advocates call on parliamentarians to take more time to consider the law’s possible consequences, time is running out on the Trudeau government’s push to pass new legislation expanding access to medical assistance in dying (MAID) to meet a court-imposed Dec. 18 deadline. Justice Minister David Lametti is calling on the Conservatives to stop filibustering the bill and is urging all MPs to […]

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