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The Daily Monday, April 24, 2017

Wholesale trade, February 2017 Wholesale sales edged down 0.2% to $58.9 billion in February, following four consecutive monthly increases. Declines were recorded in four subsectors, led by lower sales in the personal and household goods and the food, beverage and tobacco subsectors. Continue reading Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, February 2017 Natural gas transmission […]

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George was a special Elder in Attawapiskat – Netnewsledger.com

20 April 2017 ATTAWAPISKAT – LIVING – It seems like every time I head out on a vacation for the past few years I get tragic news. Recently, as I was leaving the country, I heard my Uncle George had passed away. This made me very sad and my mind flooded with memories of my […]

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The Daily Friday, April 21, 2017

Consumer Price Index, March 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.6% on a year-over-year basis in March, following a 2.0% increase in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was down 0.2% in March, after decreasing 0.3% in February. Continue reading Principal field crop areas, March 2017 Canadian farmers expect to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201712 Views

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UNREPENTANT: Canada’s Residential Schools Documentary

Credits:Independent_Documentary Published on Dec 7, 2013 This award winning documentary reveals Canada’s darkest secret – the deliberate extermination of indigenous (Native American) peoples and the theft of their land under the guise of religion. This never before told history as seen through the eyes of this former minister (Kevin Annett) who blew the whistle on […]

by pnationtalk on April 20, 201751 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 20, 2017

Employment Insurance, February 2017 The number of regular Employment Insurance (EI) beneficiaries fell by 11,700 (-2.1%) to 554,200 in February, similar to the level of June 2016—just before the administrative changes that took effect last July. Continue reading Travel between Canada and other countries, February 2017 US residents made 2.0 million trips to Canada in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 20178 Views

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First Nations History Overview

Credits:Karen Meyer Published on Jul 18, 2016

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201747 Views

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Health Reports – Housing conditions and respiratory hospitalizations among First Nations people in Canada

April 19, 2017 This study examines whether First Nations Aboriginal identity is associated with a greater likelihood of hospitalization for selected respiratory conditions when adjusting not only for housing, but also for location (on or off reserves, urban or rural) and household income. The analyses are based on information from the 2006 Census linked to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201726 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Industrial research and development characteristics, 2016 (intentions) Based on the intentions of research and development-performing firms, in-house research and development spending is expected to edge down from $18.5 billion in 2014 to $17.9 billion in 2015 and to $17.7 billion 2016. Continue reading Research and development in Canadian industry: Intellectual property, 2014 In 2014, businesses […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201715 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 Canada’s international transactions in securities, February 2017 Foreign investment in Canadian securities reached a record high $38.8 billion in February, led by issuances of new Canadian shares to non-resident investors. At the same time, Canadian investors acquired $6.3 billion of foreign securities, mainly US instruments. Continue reading Estimates of multifactor productivity growth […]

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The Métis Nation Signs Historic Accord with Canada

For Immediate Release: The Métis Nation Signs Historic Accord With Canada (OTTAWA, April 14, 2017)  This morning, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Margaret Froh attended the inaugural meeting of the Crown – Métis Nation Summit — a permanent bilateral process between Métis Nation leaders, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet. During […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2017160 Views

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Liberal pot bill finally seeing light of day; provinces bracing for impact – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 13, 2017  By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ It’s nothing short of a sea change in public policy, one with profound implications for everything from Canadian culture and health to border security, road safety and even international relations: legalizing marijuana. And it all starts today. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Health […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 201713 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 13, 2017

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, February 2017 Manufacturing sales edged down 0.2% in February to $53.6 billion, following three consecutive monthly increases. Continue reading Job vacancies, fourth quarter 2016 Job vacancies rose 6.3% from the fourth quarter of 2015 to 375,000 in the fourth quarter, following little year-over-year change in the third quarter. Meanwhile, the job […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201713 Views

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Justice Min. compares Canada to apartheid-era S. Africa

Credits: Rebel Canada Published on Apr 3, 2017 Christopher Wilson of TheRebel.media reports on the Liberal government minister who compared Canada’s treatment of First Nations with South African apartheid. MORE: https://www.therebel.media/trudeau_s_… Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.  

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201797 Views

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Leaders Agree: Now Is the Time To Honour Indigenous Elders

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Leaders Agree: Now Is the Time To Honour Indigenous Elders Indigenous Groups in Alberta join forces to host historic national First Nations, Metis, Innu & Inuit elders and seniors gathering. For Immediate Release April 12, 1017 Edmonton, AB, Treaty No. 6 Territory: Today, Alberta Indigenous leaders and government partners are coming together […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 2017134 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Study: Which Families Invest in Registered Education Savings Plans and does it Matter for Postsecondary Enrolment?, 1999 and 2012 Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) are an important savings vehicle for many Canadian families. A new study and accompanying summary article document trends in the characteristics of RESP savers and examine the relationship between RESP savings […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201719 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Study: Labour market outcomes of graduates from universities in the Maritime provinces, 2006 to 2011 Bachelor’s degree holders who graduated after the 2008/2009 recession had lower earnings than their counterparts who graduated before the recession, according to a new study on graduates of Maritime universities. Continue reading Electric Power Selling Price Index, February 2017 The […]

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The Daily Monday, April 10, 2017

Study: Youth postsecondary attendance by parental income and province of residence, 2001 to 2014 The percentage of 19 year-olds enrolled in postsecondary education in Canada increased steadily from 2001 to 2014. While there were more youth enrolled in postsecondary education from across the parental income distribution, the increase was somewhat larger among those from the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 201716 Views

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Driving change for the future of Indigenous peoples | National Chief Perry Bellegarde | TEDxKanata

Credits: TEDx Talks Published on Apr 6, 2017 The path to reconciliation between Canada and its Indigenous Peoples begins with mutual respect, and conservation and celebration of culture. In 2014, Perry Bellegarde was elected National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations following a long a career championing the rights of First Nation people. Originally […]

by pmnationtalk on April 9, 2017194 Views

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Government Distributes charitable gaming Grants worth more than $1.2 million

April 7, 2017 The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) is supporting groups and organizations in the province by providing more than $1.2 million in charitable gaming grants. “Our government is pleased to acknowledge the fundraising efforts of volunteer groups and organizations by providing them with this additional financial support,” Minister responsible for SLGA Jeremy […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 201762 Views

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Improvements to affordable housing in Grande Prairie underway

GRANDE PRAIRIE, ALBERTA, April 5, 2017 — The Governments of Canada and Alberta are working to make life better for residents of Grande Prairie by investing $971,000 in joint funding to upgrade affordable, seniors and special needs housing units. The funding has been allocated for projects like furnace and hot water tank replacements and fire […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 201726 Views

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The Daily Friday, April 7, 2017

Labour Force Survey, March 2017 Employment was little changed in March (+19,000 or +0.1%), while the unemployment rate rose 0.1 percentage points to 6.7% as more people searched for work. Continue reading NT3

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Harte Gold Wins Developer of the Year Award, announces Airborne Survey

Toronto – April 6, 2017 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) Harte Gold is pleased to announce it received the “Developer of the Year” Award from the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors Association (“NWOPA”) at the Awards Dinner held April 4, 2017 in Thunder Bay, Ontario as part of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 7, 201719 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 6, 2017

Building permits, February 2017 Canadian municipalities issued $7.5 billion worth of building permits in February, down 2.5% from January. The national decrease was mainly the result of lower construction intentions for single-family dwellings and institutional structures. Continue reading Commercial Rents Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2016 The Commercial Rents Services Price Index increased 0.6% in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 6, 201718 Views

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Powering Ontario’s Remote First Nations

Credits: The Agenda with Steve Paikin Published on Mar 15, 2017 Ontarians may chafe at the price of electricity these days, but for most of them, at least it’s readily available and reliable. That’s not true for many of the First Nations in Ontario’s north, where expensive and often unreliable diesel-powered generators are all that […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 2017124 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Farm product prices, February 2017 Prices received by farmers in February for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, potatoes, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs and dairy products are now available at the provincial level in CANSIM. Continue reading Asphalt roofing, February 2017 Shipments of asphalt shingles totalled 3.8 million metric bundles in February, down 23.6% from the previous […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 201718 Views

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White People, Stop Killing First Nations People

Credits: Go Fem Yourself Published on Mar 30, 2017 Barbara Kentner was the victim of a drive by assault on January 28th 2017, by a Caucasian man who threw a large trailer hitch at her body. Now doctors say she is dying as a result of her injuries, her organs shutting down and having limited […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 2017168 Views

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SKTC: Tribute to Oliver Cameron

April 03, 2017 Oliver Cameron officially started with the Saskatoon Tribal Council in 1986, but he was a District Representative for what was known as Saskatoon District Chief’s before becoming the Saskatoon Tribal Council. He “officially” retired in December 2011, but was still a part of many of the STC events after his retirement; he was […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 201737 Views

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Brochures Will Help Mi’kmaw Communities Better Prepare for Emergencies

April 04, 2017 Residents of First Nations in Nova Scotia will be better able to plan for, and respond to, emergencies with two new tools from the Emergency Management Office. Two brochures on using 911 and preparing for emergencies have been translated into Mi’kmaw, and copies are being distributed to all 13 First Nations in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 201748 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Canadian international merchandise trade, February 2017 Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world posted a $972 million deficit in February. Exports were down 2.4% while imports edged up 0.6%. Continue reading Chain Fisher real export and import values, February 2017 The monthly chain Fisher real dollar values (reference year 2007) for Canadian international merchandise trade […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 201724 Views

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Pow Wow in the Club: A New Spin on First Nations Music

Credits: Great Big Story Published on Feb 27, 2017 What do you get when you combine club music with the traditional sounds, rhythm and soul of an indigenous pow wow? Enter: A Tribe Called Red. This First Nations band is an Ottawa-based trio that is bringing music that originated on the North American plains to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 2017131 Views

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APTN brings important Indigenous conversations to #CAJ17

APTN brings important Indigenous conversations to #CAJ17 OTTAWA, March 31, 2017  – The Canadian Association of Journalists is proud to amplify the voices of Indigenous journalists and stories, in partnership with the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, during its annual national conference in Ottawa on April 28-29. APTN journalists will take part in a host of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201753 Views

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Funeral for girl killed in crash near Caledonia last week – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 3, 2017 CALEDONIA, Ont. – A funeral for one of three people killed in a crash near Caledonia, Ont., will take place today. A service to honour 12-year-old Grace King will be held this morning. The chief of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation is requesting privacy […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201743 Views

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Prayers and Condolences to the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

MARCH 30, 2017 We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the tragic vehicle accident involving members of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation on March 29th, 2017 in Caledonia, ON. Having just hosted the Little NHL event within their homelands, we certainly value the friendships made and offer our deepest condolences […]

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The Daily Monday, April 3, 2017

Experimental quarterly estimates of business entry and exit, fourth quarter 2016 Experimental quarterly estimates for the fourth quarter on the number of firm entries and exits in the business sector, with associated employment, broken down by North American Industrial Classification System industry, are available upon request. Continue reading NT3

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Canada’s Three Founding Nations | Phil Fontaine | Walrus Talks

Credits:  The Walrus Published on Mar 15, 2017 From the Walrus Talks National Tour: We Desire a Better Country. Recorded March 13th, 2017 at the Remai Arts Centre in Saskatoon. The Walrus Talks National Tour is a Canada 150 Signature Initiative and would not be possible without our sponsors. De la tournée nationale The Walrus […]

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The Daily Friday, March 31, 2017

Gross domestic product by industry, January 2017 Gross domestic product grew 0.6% in January on the strength of widespread growth across both goods- and service-producing industries. With the exception of October, gross domestic product has risen every month since June 2016. Continue reading Payroll employment, earnings and hours, January 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201728 Views

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Irving (Bing) Leblanc P.Eng., Director, Housing, Infrastructure and Emergency Services, AFN

At the recent AFN First Nations Emergency Management Forum and Tradeshow event in Calgary, Irving (Bing) Leblanc P.Eng., Director, Housing, Infrastructure and Emergency Services, speaks about AFN’s 1st Annual First Nations Emergency Management Forum with the emphasis on preparedness and resiliency initiatives. About AFN: The Assembly of First Nations is an assembly, modelled on the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2017154 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 30, 2017

Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, February 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index edged up 0.1% in February, primarily due to higher prices for meat, fish and dairy products and primary non-ferrous metal products. The Raw Materials Price Index increased 1.2%, mainly as a result of higher prices for animals and animal products. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201718 Views

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Indigenous Women and the Story of Canada | Sarah Robinson | Walrus Talks

Credits: The Walrus Published on Mar 3, 2017 From the Walrus Talks National Tour: We Desire a Better Country. Recorded March 1st, 2017 at Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse. The Walrus Talks National Tour is a Canada 150 Signature Initiative and would not be possible without our sponsors. De la tournée nationale The Walrus […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2017140 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 Consolidated Canadian Government Finance Statistics, 2015 The total fiscal burden in Canada—tax revenues and social contributions imposed by governments on individuals, businesses and non-residents—was $16,510 per capita in 2015, up from $15,913 in 2014. Continue reading Federal net debt per capita since 1867 The evolution of the federal government debt illustrates some […]

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Enoch Cree Nation Collaborating to Bring the World Indigenous Games to Canada | APTN News

Credits: APTN News Published on Mar 13, 2017 In 2015, Brazil hosted the First World Indigenous games. This summer, the Enoch Cree Nation in Alberta is collaborating to bring the event to Canada. Thousands of athletes will be presenting traditional games that do not normally get the spotlight. Have a video, podcast or story you […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2017172 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Study: Aerobic fitness, body mass index and health-related risk factors Physical fitness plays an important role in improving health and well-being. A high level of aerobic fitness, defined as the ability of the lungs, heart and circulatory system to efficiently deliver oxygen to working muscles during physical activity, has been linked to a reduced risk […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 201721 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 27, 2017

Softwood Lumber Satellite Account, 2013 to 2015 Estimates of the Softwood Lumber Satellite Account (SLSA) are now available for the years 2013 to 2015. Continue reading Study: The Effects of Education on Canadians’ Retirement Savings Behaviour Higher levels of educational attainment are estimated to directly increase the savings and wealth accumulation of Canadians—even after taking […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201724 Views

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Award winning author Richard Wagamese honoured at Saturday memorial – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 25, 2017 By Dale Bass, Kamloops This Week THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ Although Edna Manitowabi did not know author and journalist Richard Wagamese well, she knew the power of his words. The Ojibway elder and professor emeritus at Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., spoke at a memorial service on Saturday […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 201729 Views

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Canada’s indigenous people determined to improve their lives

Credits: FRANCE 24 English Published on Mar 17, 2017 Although Canada regularly tops international rankings for its quality of life, the daily existence of the country’s indigenous people, also known as “First Nations”, has more in common with that of the world’s least developed countries. Even today, Canada’s indigenous peoples, also known as First Nations, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2017163 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 24, 2017

Consumer Price Index, February 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.0% on a year-over-year basis in February, following a 2.1% increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was down 0.2% in February, following a 0.7% gain in January. Continue reading Government Finance Statistics, fourth quarter 2016 Quarterly data for […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 201723 Views

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Media Advisory: Social Emergencies Summit Being Held in Thunder Bay

March 23, 2017 Ontario Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer and Indigenous leaders from Mushkegowuk Council, Grand Council Treaty # 3 and Nishnawbe Aski Nation will deliver closing remarks and be available to media at the conclusion of the Social Emergencies Summit. Date:                           Friday, March 24, 2017 Time:                           3 p.m. Location:                     Valhalla Inn […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201756 Views

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Lakritz: NDP have a big budget, but they’re fixing what’s wrong with Alberta – Calgary Herald

March 23, 2017 “Orange is the New Broke.” That was the meme circulating on social media after the NDP brought down its budget last week. Go ahead. Condemn the NDP for cleaning up the mess created by the 44-year Tory dynasty. Condemn the Notley government for believing it’s far better to have a fiscal deficit […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201739 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster OTTAWA, March 22, 2017  – Budget 2017 makes important and positive investments to help close the socio-economic gap for First Nations, but these investments must lead to real change, faster, says Assembly of First Nations (AFN) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201775 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 23, 2017

Employment Insurance, January 2017 In January, 567,900 people received Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, little changed from the previous month (-1,900 or -0.3%). Continue reading Canada’s population estimates, fourth quarter 2016 Demographic estimates for Canada, the provinces and the territories for the fourth quarter of 2016 are now available. Continue reading Construction Union Wage Rate Index, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201724 Views

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