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The Daily Wednesday, April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 Foreign direct investment, 2017 The stock of Canadian direct investment abroad rose 3.4% to $1,121.1 billion in 2017 as increased investment activity in Europe and North America was partially offset by the downward revaluation effect of a stronger Canadian dollar against the US dollar. Continue reading Greenhouse, sod and nursery industries, 2017 […]

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The Daily Tuesday, April 24, 2018

April 24, 2018 Annual review of the labour market, 2017 The article “Annual review of the labour market, 2017,” released today in the Labour Statistics: Research Papers series, analyses the Canadian labour market in 2017 using a combination of major indicators from the Labour Force Survey; the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours; the Job […]

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The Daily Monday, April 23, 2018

Wholesale trade, February 2018 Wholesale sales declined 0.8% to $62.8 billion in February, the largest downward movement and the second monthly drop since September 2017. Continue reading  Food services and drinking places, February 2018 Sales in the food services and drinking places subsector were up 0.7% to $5.8 billion in February. Sales increased at full-service […]

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The Daily Friday, April 20, 2018

Consumer Price Index, March 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.3% on a year-over-year basis in March, following a 2.2% increase in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.1% in March, after increasing 0.2% in February. Continue reading  Retail trade, February 2018 Retail sales increased 0.4% in February […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201830 Views

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Harpauer addresses reduction in spending on First Nations and Metis programs

Credits: Regina Leader-Post Published on Apr 12, 2018 Finance Minister Donna Harpauer was asked about the budget’s $3.1 million reduction in funding to First Nations and Metis programs, as well as what the government is doing to reduce the high unemployment rate in First Nations communities in northern Saskatchewan.

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201851 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 19, 2018

Employment Insurance, February 2018 The number of regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries decreased by 11,300 or 2.3% in February to 480,200, the lowest level since comparable data became available in 1997. Continue reading  Investment in non-residential building construction, first quarter 2018 Investment in non-residential building construction totalled $14.1 billion in the first quarter, up 3.1% from […]

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The Daily Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Trade of culture and sport products, 2016 Canada exported $16 billion of culture products in 2016. This represented 2.5% of total economy exports and almost 30% of culture gross domestic product ($53.8 billion). Imports of culture products were $20.8 billion or 3.1% of total economy imports. Continue reading  National Cannabis Survey, first quarter 2018 Nationally, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201825 Views

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Ontario and Nishnawbe Aski Nation Work Together to Build a Strong Future

Ontario and Nishnawbe Aski Nation Work Together to Build a Strong Future Ontario and NAN Sign New Treaty Relationship Agreement NEWS April 17, 2018 Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler today marked the signing of a new agreement to strengthen the relationship between the province and Nishnawbe Aski Nation. Premier Wynne and […]

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The Daily Tuesday, April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, February 2018 Manufacturing sales increased 1.9% to $55.8 billion in February, following two consecutive monthly decreases. The growth was due mainly to higher sales in the transportation equipment industry. Continue reading Canada’s international transactions in securities, February 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $4.0 billion in February, […]

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The Daily Monday, April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 Transportation Data and Information Hub Statistics Canada and Transport Canada have launched a new website to provide Canadians with online access to comprehensive statistics and measures on the country’s transportation sector. Continue reading New motor vehicle sales, February 2018 New motor vehicle sales data for Canada and the provinces are now available […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201823 Views

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Stereotypes: How they affect Indigenous people in Canada & at Mount Royal Collegiate

Credits: Saskatoon Public Schools Published on Mar 29, 2018 Stereotypes: How they affect Indigenous people in Canada & at Mount Royal Collegiate, was created by students in the Indigenous Studies 30 class at Mount Royal Collegiate. The film, which was the recipient of a City of Saskatoon Living in Harmony award, explores the stereotypes of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 16, 201864 Views

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Suddenly Sunday: Trudeau to talk Trans Mountain with B.C., Alberta premiers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 12, 2018 By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government needs more face time with the main players in the Trans Mountain pipeline impasse to push the controversial expansion project forward, says Finance Minister Bill Morneau _ a sentiment his boss obliged in dramatic fashion Thursday, moments before jetting […]

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The Daily Friday, April 13, 2018

New Lending Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2017 The New Lending Services Price Index increased by 0.7% in the fourth quarter, following a 5.9% decrease in the previous quarter. Continue reading  Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, January 2018 Some of the key indicators tied to Canadian refinery activity declined in January compared with […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201837 Views

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Understanding the letter to Indigenous Peoples from the Canadian Bishops – Perspectives Daily

Credits: Salt and Light Published on Mar 27, 2018 Good evening and welcome to Perspectives Daily We begin today with some news from Ottawa as the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a letter to the Indigenous Peoples of Canada regarding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Fr. Thomas Rosica joins us in the studio to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201866 Views

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Hon David Zimmer, MPP Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

NationTalk Scene speaks with Honourable David Zimmer at the 10th Anniversary Event of the Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation. The Minister discusses a new awareness of Indigenous issues and reconciliation that are now common knowledge in the mainstream.

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201885 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 12, 2018

Job vacancies, fourth quarter 2017 There were 470,000 job vacancies among Canadian employers in the fourth quarter, up 89,000 (+23.2%) from the fourth quarter of 2016, the largest year-over-year increase since the start of the series in 2015. Continue reading  New Housing Price Index, February 2018 Lower prices for new homes in Toronto were the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201825 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Electric Power Selling Price Index, February 2018 The Electric Power Selling Price Index (2014=100) is now available for the period February 2018. Continue reading  New products Data Tables, 2016 Census: “Selected Demographic, Cultural, Educational, Labour Force and Income Characteristics (984), First Official Language Spoken (6), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (10), Age (8B) and […]

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Rural policing cash, cuts to municipalities: Highlights of the Saskatchewan budget – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 10, 2018  REGINA _ The Saskatchewan government tabled its budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year on Tuesday. Here are some of the highlights: _ Sales of energy-efficient appliances, as well as used cars and light trucks above $5,000, will no longer be exempt from the provincial sales tax. _ The government is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201818 Views

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Ottawa has ‘turned a corner’ in First Nations child welfare: Philpott

Credits: Infonews Published on Apr 2, 2018 Ottawa has ‘turned a corner’ in First Nations child welfare: Philpott Canada’s Indigenous services minister says Ottawa has fully complied with the orders of a 2016 ruling from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal which said the federal government discriminates against In…

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 201885 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Building permits, February 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.2 billion in building permits in February (-2.6%), following a 5.2% gain in January. Single-family homes as well as the commercial and institutional components saw lower levels of construction intentions in February. Continue reading  Leading indicator of cross-border traveller volume, March 2018 Data indicating cross-border travel by automobile […]

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The Daily Monday, April 9, 2018

Study: Manufacturing: The year 2017 in review Canadian manufacturing sales increased by $36.4 billion or 5.9% from 2016 to $648.9 billion in 2017. This was the largest increase since 2011, and it follows a 1.2% rise in sales in 2016. The growth was led by the non-durable goods industries, particularly in the petroleum and coal […]

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The Daily Friday, April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018 Labour Force Survey, March 2018 Employment increased by 32,000 in March, driven by full-time gains. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8%. Continue reading Number and salaries of full-time teaching staff at Canadian universities, 2017/2018 The University and College Academic Staff System provides Canadians with a detailed portrait of full-time academic staff […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 201831 Views

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Wasagamack First Nation: Our Ancestral Land and Culture

Credits: Eco-Health Learning Circle Published on Mar 8, 2018 This documentary video presents the voices of community members from Wasagamack First Nation, Manitoba, Canada. Wasagamack First Nation is located in Northeastern Manitoba and is one of the four First Nation communities in Island Lake.

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 2018107 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 5, 2018

Canadian international merchandise trade, February 2018 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit totalled $2.7 billion in February, widening from a $1.9 billion deficit in January. Imports rose 1.9% and exports increased 0.4%. Continue reading  Export and import price indexes, February 2018 Current-weighted and fixed-weighted export and import price indexes (2007=100) on a customs or balance of payments […]

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The Daily Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Production and disposition of tobacco products, February 2018 Canadian manufacturers produced 1.5 billion cigarettes in February, down 2.5% from January. Cigarette production decreased 6.0% compared with February 2017. Continue reading  New products Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 2016 Preliminary Catalogue number Catalogue number57-003-X, (HTML | PDF) NT4

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 201832 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Passenger Air Services Price Index, 2016 The Passenger Air Services Price Index decreased 6.4% in 2016 compared with 2015. This was the largest drop since 2009 when the index fell 8.8%. Both domestic (-4.6%) and international (-7.7%) fares declined. Continue reading  Experimental quarterly estimates of business entry and exit, fourth quarter 2017 Experimental quarterly estimates […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201827 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 29, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, January 2018 Real gross domestic product edged down 0.1% in January, offsetting part of the 0.2% growth in December. The decline was mainly the result of lower output of non-conventional oil extraction and decreased activity in real estate. Continue reading Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, February 2018 The […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201844 Views

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Body found on Domtar site has been identified as missing wildfire evacuee – Pulp and Paper Canada

Mar. 27, 2018 – RCMP have identified a body found at the Domtar pulp mill in Kamloops, B.C. on March 7 as David Michael Jeff. Jeff, 67, was one of the thousands of Williams Lake residents evacuated during the during the 2017 wildfires. He had been reported missing since July 31, 2017. Jeff was one […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201829 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018 Payroll employment, earnings and hours, January 2018 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $996 in January, little changed from the previous month. Earnings were up 3.2% compared with January 2017, largely the result of gains in the second half of 2017. Continue reading National tourism indicators, fourth quarter 2017 Tourism […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201833 Views

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Reconciliation in your Community | Carolyn Roberts | TEDxLangleyED

Credits: TEDx Talks What did you learn as a child within the Canadian School system about Indigenous people and Indigenous education? What is it that we are talking about when we talk about Reconciliation with the First Nations People in Canada? Now is the time to start to learn and be curious about what you […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2018165 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Natural resource indicators, fourth quarter 2017 Real natural resource gross domestic product increased 0.4% in the fourth quarter, with growth in energy (+0.4%) offsetting a decline in mining (-0.2%). Natural resource prices were up 5.8%. Continue reading  Canadian transportation economic account, 2013 Output for total transportation activity, as defined by the Canadian Transportation Economic Account, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201835 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 26, 2018

Softwood Lumber Satellite Account, 2016 The value added of the forestry, lumber and pulp and paper industries, as defined by the Softwood Lumber Satellite Account, exceeds $20 billion and increased from 2013 to 2016. The softwood lumber industry remains an important industry, accounting for an average of 1.2% of total economic activity and over 5% […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 201835 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 23, 2018

Consumer Price Index, February 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.2% on a year-over-year basis in February, following a 1.7% increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.2% in February after increasing 0.5% in January. Continue reading  Retail trade, January 2018 Retail sales increased 0.3% in January […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201841 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 22, 2018

Employment Insurance, January 2018 The number of regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries fell by 5,800 or 1.2% in January to 494,200, continuing a downward trend that began in October 2016. Continue reading  Distributions of household economic accounts for income, consumption, saving and wealth of Canadian households, 2017 New estimates from Distributions of Household Economic Accounts indicate […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201837 Views

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Survey participants split over role in reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 21, 2018  OTTAWA _ A new survey is offering some insight into how non- Indigenous Canadians view their role in Canada’s efforts to foster reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and accept responsibility for the historic injustices they have endured. Asked whether “all Canadians” should share responsibility for past wrongs like the residential school […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201866 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Study: A day in the life: How do older Canadians spend their time? In 2015, 91% of senior women and 83% of senior men engaged in unpaid household work in a typical day. About three-quarters of senior men and women engaged in “active pursuits,” such as exercising or socializing, and almost all senior men and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201840 Views

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First Nations People, Métis and Inuit in Canada: Diverse and Growing Populations

Released: 2018-03-20 The First Nations, Métis and Inuit populations are growing at a faster rate than the rest of the population in Canada. Each of these groups has a rich history and cultural heritage. The fact sheet “First Nations People, Métis and Inuit in Canada: Diverse and Growing Populations,” which is now available, offers a snapshot […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201850 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018 Wholesale trade, January 2018 Wholesale sales edged up 0.1% to $63.3 billion in January. Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, accounting for 66% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading Pipeline transportation of oil and other liquid petroleum products, January 2018 Pipelines received 22.4 million cubic metres of crude oil and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201854 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 19, 2018

Software development and computer services, 2016 In 2016, operating revenue for the software development and computer services industries was $62.9 billion, up 7.4% from 2015. The three industries classified to the software development and computer services industry group are: computer systems design and related services, software publishers, and data processing, hosting and related services. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201841 Views

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Indigenous Voices Video Series – Trailer

Credits: Indigenous Canada The Indigenous Voices video series is created in partnership with Destination Canada. The series tells the stories of Indigenous people by Indigenous people, from nations across Canada. View the first three videos in the Indigenous Voices series: Indigenous Voices – Anong Beam (Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada): https://youtu.be/HQAPVs44Dz4 Indigenous Voices – Nadya Kwandibens […]

by pmnationtalk on March 18, 2018178 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 16, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, January 2018 Manufacturing sales decreased 1.0% to $54.9 billion in January. Declines in the motor vehicles, the aerospace product and parts, as well as the primary metal industries were responsible for the overall drop. Continue reading  Canada’s international transactions in securities, January 2018 Foreign investors resumed their investment in Canadian securities […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 201840 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 15, 2018

National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, fourth quarter 2017 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, rose 1.2% to $10,769.0 billion at the end of the fourth quarter, led by growth in the value of residential and commercial structures. Continue reading  Violent victimization of women with disabilities, 2014 Canadians with […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201842 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Canada’s international investment position, fourth quarter 2017 Canada’s net foreign asset position rose by $115.4 billion to a record $400.7 billion in the fourth quarter. Compared with the end of 2016, the net asset position nearly doubled in 2017 on the strength of foreign stock markets. Continue reading  Human Activity and the Environment: Forests in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201846 Views

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Kelly J. Lindsey on Indigenous Works

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 2018207 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Canadian Income Survey, 2016 Canadian families and unattached individuals had a median after-tax income of $57,000 in 2016. Continue reading  Trade by Importer Characteristics – Goods, 2016 In 2016, 148,886 Canadian enterprises imported $497.2 billion worth of goods. Small and medium enterprises accounted for 98.6% of all importing enterprises, but for less than half (46.7%) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201841 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 12, 2018

Leading indicator of cross-border traveller volume, February 2018 Data indicating cross-border travel by automobile through land ports equipped with the automated Integrated Primary Inspection Line (IPIL) system are now available upon request. Continue reading  Forage seed usage, 2017 Forage seed usage data are now available for 2017. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 2018171 Views

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Indigenous Voices – Nadya Kwandibens (Nova Scotia & New Brunswick, Canada)

Credits: Indigenous Canada Published on Mar 1, 2018 Nadya Kwandibens is an Anishinaabe / Ojibwe photographer who uses her work to tell vibrant and modern stories about Indigenous people from across Canada. Nadya visits Mi’kmaq Territory in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to photograph the people and their vibrant culture. “I think at the heart […]

by pmnationtalk on March 11, 2018177 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 9, 2018

Labour Force Survey, February 2018 Employment was little changed in February (+15,000). The unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage points to 5.8%. Continue reading  Industrial capacity utilization rates, fourth quarter 2017 Canadian industries operated at 86.0% of their production capacity in the fourth quarter, up from 85.1% the previous quarter. This was the sixth consecutive […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201850 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 8, 2018

Building permits, January 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.4 billion in building permits in January, up 5.6% following a 2.5% rise in December. The January increase mainly stemmed from higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings in Ontario. Continue reading  New Housing Price Index, January 2018 Nationally, new house prices were unchanged for a second consecutive month. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201860 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 7, 2018

March 7, 2018 Canadian international merchandise trade, January 2018 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit totalled $1.9 billion in January, narrowing from a $3.1 billion deficit in December. Imports decreased 4.3% and exports fell 2.1%. Continue reading Chain Fisher real export and import values, January 2018 The monthly chain Fisher real dollar values (reference year 2007) for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 201842 Views

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