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Acadia seeks nominations for next Chancellor

January 15, 2018 Dr. Libby Burnham’s term as Chancellor of Acadia University expires in June 2018. Having served two terms, Dr. Burnham, Acadia’s 6th Chancellor and first woman to hold the post, has decided to not seek re-appointment. Therefore, Acadia’s Board of Governors has authorized, in accordance with Board Policy C.020 Chancellor, Appointment and Renewal, the establishment of […]

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From Far and Wide: New nine-stamp issue showcases Canada’s visual splendour

Jan. 15, 2018 OTTAWA – Canada Post has issued the first nine stamps in a multi-year series that captures stunning landscapes across the country through a traveller’s view of must-see destinations. With a title inspired by a line in our national anthem, these beautiful stamps are now available to whisk Canadians away on a vivid visual […]

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Man injured during home invasion, police searching for suspects – RCMP Northeast District

January 15, 2018 Esgenoôpetitj First Nation, New Brunswick The Northeast District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with a violent home invasion on Esgenoôpetitj First Nation. On January 15, 2018, around 2 a.m., the Neguac Detachment of the Northeast District RCMP were called to a home on Bayview Drive following the […]

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TRU: School of Nursing bearing witness over Senate

January 15, 2018 December’s Senate meeting welcomed two new members to the floor. Casually attired but rich in symbolism, Kenkeknem and Ckenmim’elt are a reminder of our collective commitments and responsibilities to enact and uphold the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action, and Jordan’s Principle which ensures unhindered access to all public services for Indigenous children in […]

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Assiniboine and Long Plain First Nation partner on Applied Counselling program

Assiniboine Community College and Long Plain First Nation are ringing in the New Year with the spirit of collaboration. The two are joining together to deliver an Applied Counselling certificate program in the community, which is located southwest of Portage la Prairie. The 20-month program begins later this month for 25 students. The curriculum focuses […]

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Child and Youth Advocate releases Summary Report: Five Years of Investigations – OCYA-AB

January 15, 2018 Edmonton…Del Graff, Provincial Child and Youth Advocate, released a summary report of investigation statistics and trends over a five-year period, coinciding with the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate’s (OCYA) independence from government. This Summary Report focused on 252 serious injuries or deaths of young people reported to the Advocate between […]

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Arts and culture in B.C. to benefit from new BC Arts Council appointments

January 15, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has appointed five new members to the BC Arts Council board to strengthen arts and cultural activity in communities throughout the province, with veteran arts administrator Susan Jackson appointed as chair. “I’d like to congratulate the newly appointed members and chair. Together we are building […]

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MNO Youth Council Grassroots Grants Program

January 15, 2018 At the 2017 Annual General Assembly, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Youth Council announced the creation of the Grassroots Grants Program. This exciting initiative is part of the MNO Youth Council’s ongoing commitment to supporting the immense creative potential of Métis Youth across the province and is designed to challenge Ontario’s […]

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BCAFN Youth Forum – January 19, 2018

January 12, 2018 BCAFN Youth Forum – January 19, 2018,  Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC Please find the attached notice+registration form, and draft event agenda. NT5

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Government of Canada releases further details on federal carbon-pollution pricing system

January 15, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians know that pollution isn’t free. They see the costs in droughts, floods, extreme weather events, and the impacts to their health. A price on carbon pollution is one of the most efficient tools we have to fight climate change and drive clean innovation. That’s why the federal government is […]

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Pendulum: An Indigenous Showcase at the Belfry Theatre – City of Victoria

January 11, 2017 VICTORIA, BC – City of Victoria Indigenous Artist in Residence Lindsay Delaronde is partnering with the Belfry Theatre to present Pendulum: An Indigenous Showcase, which will feature traditional and contemporary multidisciplinary performances by Indigenous artists and groups from across Canada in February. “This community-focused initiative honours Indigenous worldviews as they relate to […]

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Federal Minister Provides Insight on Critical Issues Facing Manitoba Business – MB Chamber

A rare lunch gathering hosted by the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC) featuring the minister of innovation, science and economic development did not disappoint. In front of a sold-out crowd at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, Minister Navdeep Bains joined MCC President and CEO Chuck Davidson for a 40-minute conversation on a host of issues critical […]

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Local and Regional Talent added to Stars and Thunder Lineup – City of Timmins

January 11, 2018 – It is no secret that the City of Timmins and surrounding area is booming with talent! Following the lineup announcement for the 2018 Stars and Thunder Festival – Presented by Goldcorp-Porcupine Gold Mines, the festival steering committee set sights on local and regional artists vying to take the stage and open […]

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Manitoba News Release: Province Proclaims Third Week in January Women’s Equality Week

January 15, 2017 The Manitoba government is promoting gender equality and highlighting women’s achievements in the province by proclaiming the third week in January Women’s Equality Week, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for status of women, announced today. “This is our second year celebrating Women’s Equality Week and together we have made great […]

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Media Advisory: Minister Carr Visits Prince George, B.C., to take part in BC Natural Resources Forum, announce support for forest industry

PRINCE GEORGE — Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will take part in the 15th Annual BC Natural Resources Forum on January 16 and 17. Minister Carr will deliver a keynote address on Tuesday, January 16, discussing how resource development, clean growth and renewing the relationship with Indigenous peoples can help grow our […]

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Program for 40th Winterlude 2018 Unveiled

OTTAWA, January 15, 2018 The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament (Ottawa Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today unveiled the official program for Winterlude 2018. She was joined by Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa, and Louise Boudrias, Deputy Mayor of Gatineau. […]

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Surrey Canada Day and Fusion Festival Win Regional Awards

January 10, 2018 Surrey, BC – The City of Surrey’s Canada Day was named British Columbia’s “Most Outstanding Public Event Over $200,000” and Surrey Fusion Festival named “Best Public Event/Fair/Festival” at the 1st Annual Canadian Regional Event Awards. The Canadian Event Industry Awards is the pinnacle mark of professional achievement in the Canadian event industry. While both […]

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RMWB: Council hears presentation on new Diversity & Inclusion Community Plan

(Fort McMurray, AB – Jan. 9, 2018) – Council heard a presentation on the new Diversity & Inclusion Community Plan 2017-2022 at its public meeting on Tuesday night. The Plan, presented by the Regional Advisory Committee on Inclusion, Diversity and Equality (RACIDE), is part of the Municipality’s commitment as a member of the Canadian Coalition […]

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CRD Board Refers Regional Growth Strategy for Municipal Acceptance

Jan 10, 2018 Victoria, BC-The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board approved a revised draft Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) at its January 10, 2018 meeting. Approval of the revised draft follows a successful mediation process, underway since February 2017, to resolve disputed provisions related to managing growth, water servicing, climate action, food systems and transportation. “I […]

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Media Advisory – Status of Women Canada

VICTORIA, BC, Jan. 14, 2018 – On behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary for the Status of Women, will make an important announcement that will help reduce violence against Indigenous women in British Columbia. Mr. Duguid as well as other event participants, will be available to […]

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Helping Indigenous people in northwestern Ontario get skills training and work experience

January 15, 2018   Thunder Bay, Ontario          Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous peoples continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. That’s why today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, […]

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NTI Announces 2017 Photo of the Year Contest Winners

(January 12, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Aluki Kotierk today congratulated the 2017 Photo of the Year Contest winners. Pudloo Pitsiulak of Kimmirut was awarded $1,000 in prize money for his photograph called Calming Morning. Pistiulak also received an enlarged copy of his photograph, and the honour of having his photograph appear […]

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Government of Canada Funds Smart Grid Expansion to Fight Climate Change, Create Clean Jobs and Ensure Safer Power Delivery for Canadians

January 15, 2018               Ottawa             Natural Resources Canada Smart grids — electric grids that make better use of existing generation, transmission and distribution assets to provide a higher quality of service to customers — result in more dynamic and flexible electricity systems and safer delivery of power, while creating good middle-class jobs for Canadians. Canada’s […]

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Province Establishes Steering Committee to Oversee Implementation of Look North Recommendations

January 15, 2018 A Northern-inspired Movement For Economic Growth: Wharton A northern steering committee has been established to help co-ordinate and oversee the next steps and implementation of the Look North Report and Action Plan for Manitoba’s Northern Economy, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced yesterday in Flin Flon at a meeting with community and local […]

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Ontario Improving Transit Connections Between and Within Communities

Province Providing More Travel Options for People in Southwestern Ontario January 15, 2018 9:30 A.M. Ministry of Transportation Ontario is making it easier and more convenient for people to get where they need to go by improving transportation services within and between communities across southwestern Ontario. Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, was joined by […]

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Government of Yukon and Teslin Tlingit Council sign intergovernmental agreement to work together on shared priorities

January 12, 2018 Today, Premier Sandy Silver and Teslin Tlingit Council Naa Sháade Háni Richard Sidney met in Teslin to sign an intergovernmental agreement. The agreement will help the governments successfully facilitate economic, social, cultural and development initiatives. It will also enhance government-to-government collaboration and reconciliation by outlining shared priorities and creating a plan to address these […]

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Premier McLeod on the Induction of Bob Gannicott into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

YELLOWKNIFE (January 12, 2018) — The following statement is from Premier Bob McLeod on the induction of Arctic mineral exploration pioneer Bob Gannicott into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame this past week: “The late Bob Gannicott’s induction into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame is indicative of the life-long commitment to the North that he […]

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Trevali Reports Record Preliminary Q4-2017 and 2017 Annual Production, and Provides 2018 Production and Cost Guidance

January 15, 2018 Preliminary Q4 zinc production of 104.8-million payable lbs; 13.5-million lbs payable lead and 396,899 oz payable silver Vancouver, British Columbia: Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX: TV; BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF; Frankfurt: 4TI) reports preliminary consolidated fourth quarter (“Q4”) 2017 production of 104.8-million payable pounds of zinc, 13.5-million payable pounds of lead and […]

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Shoppers embrace innovative Health Happy Program in Northern and NorthMart stores

Purchases of Health Happy foods increase nearly 20% since program launch Winnipeg MB, January 15, 2018 – The Health Happy program introduced to store shelves at local Northern and NorthMart stores this past September has led to a nearly 20% increase in the consumption of healthier food products. “We have seen a tremendous response to […]

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Brixton Metals Provides Update on its Hog Heaven Silver-Gold Project

January 15, 2018 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to provide an update on its Hog Heaven project data review and project development plans. Highlights from the 722 holes historically drilled: The Hog Heaven project represents a high-grade Ag-Au-Cu-Pb-Zn underground opportunity where gold and base metals add significant value […]

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Nouveau Monde Graphite qualified to trade on the OTCQX in the United States

Jan 12, 2018 Saint-Michel-des-Saints, QUEBEC —Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (“Nouveau Monde”) (TSX‑V : NOU) (OTCQX: NMGRF) a Quebec based Canadian junior mining company that focuses on the development of its natural graphite asset located in the town of St-Michel-des-Saints some 150 km north of Montreal, has been approved to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market in the United States under […]

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Oceanic Settles 2017 Advance Royalty Payment With SPG Royalties Inc.

January 12, 2018 Vancouver BC – Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. (“Oceanic”, or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with SPG Royalties Inc. (“SPG”) in respect of the settlement of its 2017 advance royalty payment of $100,000 (the “Agreement”). The Company and SPG have agreed to settle the 2017 advance royalty […]

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Resolute to Host Management Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and 2017 Annual Results

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 12, 2018 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its annual financial results on February 1, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at (877) 223-4471 at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled […]

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ATCO Ltd. Eligible Dividends

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 11, 2018 — ATCO Ltd. (TSX:ACO.X) (TSX:ACO.Y)  The Board of Directors of ATCO Ltd. (ATCO) today declared a first quarter dividend of 37.66 cents per Class I Non-Voting (TSX:ACO.X) and Class II Voting Share (TSX:ACO.Y), a 15 per cent increase over the 32.75 cents paid in each of the previous four quarters.  This common […]

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Mushkegowuk Council: First Nation Policing Funding Announcement by Ottawa

Moose Factory, January 12 2018, Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon of Mushkegowuk Council issued the following statement on the federal government’s announcement of $291 million for Indigenous policing over five years: “I congratulate the federal government for recognizing the need for more investments to keep Indigenous communities safe and secure. This funding is a good step in […]

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Foreign Affairs Minister’s itinerary at Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula

January 14, 2018 – The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will co-host the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula with the Honourable Rex Tillerson, United States Secretary of State, on January 15 and 16, 2018, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. All events below […]

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Parks Canada Announces Design for New Visitor Centre in Waterton Lakes National Park

New centre will offer enhanced visitor experiences and complement the beautiful setting of the community of Waterton January 12, 2018        Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta        Parks Canada Agency Today, Parks Canada unveiled the design concept for the new visitor centre at Waterton Lakes National Park. Parks Canada manages national heritage places for all Canadians, […]

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The Daily Monday, January 15, 2018

Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, third quarter 2017 Retail sales in Canada totalled $153.1 billion in the third quarter, up 7.2% from the third quarter of 2016. Higher sales were recorded in 14 of 16 commodity groupings. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Large Retailers, November 2017 Monthly data from the large retailers program are now available […]

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Province, Maa-nulth strengthen treaty relationship

For Immediate Release 2018IRR0001-000034 Jan. 12, 2018 Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Maa-nulth First Nations VICTORIA – British Columbia and the five Maa-nulth First Nations are strengthening and affirming their treaty partnership through a new government-to-government agreement. This unique agreement was signed today by the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation and leaders of the […]

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Rising-star Indigenous Artist Meryl McMaster explores identity through self-portraiture

It is with excitement and great anticipation that the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery welcomes Meryl McMaster’s Confluence to the main gallery, January 18 through March 15. A rising star in the Canadian art world, McMasters’s series of photographic self-portraiture explores identity, representation, storytelling and the environment in this touring exhibition from Carleton University Art […]

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Media Advisory – Bell Let’s Talk to announce new development for community mental health organizations across Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2018 – Bell Let’s Talk invites members of the media to attend a special announcement about mental health in communities around Canada. When: January 16, 2018 10:00 a.m. Where: Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health Grand Gathering Space 299 Montreal Road, Ottawa Who: Mary Deacon, Chair of Bell Let’s Talk Fred Phelps, Executive Director, Canadian […]

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Master carver tackles a new medium in exhibit opening at the Hilltop Bistro

January 11, 2018 WHITEHORSE—Kaska artist Dennis Shorty is sharing his family stories through a new display opening this month in the Hilltop Bistro at Yukon College. Shorty is known for his antler and wood carving, but this show will feature his most recent works in watercolour and ink. “I wanted to try something new and […]

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College Celebrates Official Grand Opening of the SUCCI Wellness Centre, Minowaadiziwiin

January 11, 2018 Community Invited to Access Free Trial of Centre until January 19 January 11, 2018, THUNDER BAY, ON – Confederation College celebrated the official Grand Opening of the SUCCI Wellness Centre, Minowaadiziiwin Thursday. The event recognized the contributions of project funders and partners and showcased the new facility. To mark the milestone, the Centre […]

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MUN: Researcher and honorary degree recipient named to Order of Canada

Jan 12th, 2018 Two members of the Memorial community are among 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours. The announcement was made by Governor General Julie Payette. The Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Close to 7,000 people […]

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Nunatsiavut Elections Office opens

January 12, 2018 The office of the Nunatsiavut Elections Officer (NEO) has officially opened to begin preparations for the May 1, 2018 general elections for Ordinary members to the Nunatsiavut Assembly. The office is currently reviewing the voters roll. Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement who have changed addresses in recent years are […]

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Pauktuutit announces 2018 Annual General Meeting

OTTAWA – Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada will be holding its Annual General Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, on January 19, 2018. The Board of Directors will be reporting on activities conducted during the 2016/17 fiscal year. The meeting is open to the public, and will be held at the Hotel Novotel Ottawa at 33 Nicholas […]

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Manitoba Metis Federation to Intervene at Supreme Court of Canada Next Week on Precedent-Setting Crown Consultation Case

Manitoba Métis Federation to Intervene at Supreme Court of Canada Next Week on Precedent-Setting Crown Consultation Case Manitoba Métis Will Argue ‘No Laws About Us Without Us’ Winnipeg, MB – On Monday, January 15, lawyers for the Manitoba Metis Federation are set to appear before the Supreme Court of Canada as an intervener in a […]

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MNO: Robert “Senator Bob” McKay passes

Earlier this week, Robert “Senator Bob” McKay, a much beloved figure across the Métis Nation passed away just a little short of his 80th birthday. He was born February 24, 1935. Métis Nation of Ontario President Margaret Froh stated: “I have passed on our deepest condolences to Senator Bob’s wife, Gloria, on behalf of the […]

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to announce essential skills training and employment opportunities for Indigenous people

From Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada will help Indigenous people find and keep good jobs. Don Rusnak, Parliamentary Secretary and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay – Rainy River, will join the Minister for […]

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BCAFN Regional Chief Supports Federal Funding For First Nations Policing

(Secwepemc Territory/Kamloops, BC – January 11, 2018) Regional Chief Terry Teegee welcomed the announcement yesterday from the federal government that they are committing to an additional $189.2 million dollars in funding for the First Nations Policing Program. This announcement comes after a 2017 budget commitment of $102 million was criticized as insufficient to address the […]

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