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Inaugural graduation held for Housing Manager Certification Program

EDMONTON, Jan. 29, 2018  – The first full cohort of the inaugural Housing Manager Certification Program graduated in a ceremony in front of friends and family on Friday, January 26. Fourteen people from First Nation communities in Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Yukon graduated from the program, receiving a certificate of achievement. The Housing Manager Certification […]

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Encanto Potash Corp Initiates Funding Drawdown with Global Emerging Markets, Submits Project Details for Funding Opportunities with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

VANCOUVER, Jan. 30, 2018  – Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto”) the TSX-V listed Potash development; Mining and Operating company (TSX-V: EPO) is pleased to announce Encanto has filed the requested project information in advance of its application for supplemental funding across various government departments led by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (“INAC”), a federal government department […]

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Announcing Skills Link 2018 Re-Launching: Sept. 1st, 2018 – Adam Beach Film Institute

January 30, 2018 Adam Beach Film Institute is excited to announce that the Skills Link Project will be re-launched to begin September 1st, 2018 and will have four back-to-back intake classes for 2018-2019. Our Spring & Summer intakes originally scheduled has been consolidated into this new time frame! Current applications we have received will be […]

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What’s On at Trent University – Week of January 29, 2018

Upcoming events include ToursPlus & Stavro Cultural Studies Lecture Monday, January 29, 2018 Monday, January 29, 2018 Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this […]

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Ontario Seeking Public Input in Niagara and Hamilton to Develop the 2018 Budget

Provincewide Pre-Budget Consultations Support Government Plan for Fairness and Opportunity January 29, 2018 Ontario is seeking public input to help shape policies and programs that will be part of the province’s 2018 Budget. Yvan Baker, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance, was in Niagara and then Hamilton today to host pre-budget consultations. He was […]

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Mount Royal photography display to reveal the impact of residential schools

Reconciliation: A Photographic Exhibition is part of Alberta’s Exposure Festival Join us for the opening of Mount Royal’s own photography exhibit! Reconciliation: A Photographic Exhibition will be unveiled on Feb. 7 Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Location: Main Street near Starbucks Featuring the works of George Webber, Soloman Chiniquay, David Youn and Aaron Pelletier. Reconciliation […]

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VIU: Global Citizens Week Weaves Local and International Issues Together

January 29, 2018 Annual week of events celebrates change-makers and allies in struggles for social justice Every year, Vancouver Island University (VIU) hosts Global Citizens Week – a week filled with visiting speakers, films and campus events, including live music and classroom dialogues that explore issues of global development at home and abroad. This year […]

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Ontario Supporting Expansion of Community Hubs Across the Province

Making it Easier to Use Public Properties for Community Hubs January 30, 2018 Ontario has selected four projects across the province that will receive support under a new program to help establish community hubs, offering a number of public services for local residents under one roof. Through the Surplus Property Transition Initiative (SPTI), the province […]

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OTC: Mary Culbertson appointed Treaty Commissioner of Saskatchewan

The Office of the Treaty Commissioner welcomes the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and the Government of Canada announcement of the appointment of Mary Culbertson as the new Treaty Commissioner of Saskatchewan. “We are excited to welcome Mary Culbertson as the new Treaty Commissioner and look forward to working with her as we continue down […]

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NCNS Grassroots Tour – More Dates Added

January 29th, 2018 NCNS Grassroots Tour- More Dates Added The Grassroots Presentation is an opportunity to learn more about the programs and services the Native Council of Nova Scotia has to offer, and how they can benefit individuals. It is also a great opportunity to meet Lorraine Augustine, Chief and President of the Native Council […]

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Twenty-Three Exceptional Honourees to be Appointed to the Order of Ontario

January 29, 2018 The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, today announced 23 new appointments to the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour. The 23 new members of the Order of Ontario include: Internationally renowned pediatrician Dr. Upton Allen, whose approaches to treating hospital-borne diseases have […]

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FNTC: “First Nations Fiscal Relations in the 21st Century”

National Meeting of FMA and FNLMA First Nations planned for the spring of 2018. The FMA Fiscal Institutions have teamed up with the First Nations Lands Advisory Board to host a National Meeting of FMA and FNLMA First Nations. The goal of the gathering is to unify the collective voice of First Nations using the […]

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AIAI: Walking in Balance III & Mental Health Training

WALKING IN BALANCE III: HEALING OUR FAMILY AND COMMUNITY This forum will focus on Family Restoration, Family Violence and Healthy Relationships through Traditional Knowledge Keepers and personal accounts of lived experience. This forum will help young adults, community members and front line workers work toward supporting and strengthening their family within the community. Up to […]

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New appointments to HQC Board of Directors include leaders in Indigenous health research, public policy, and business

Jan 30 2018 The Province has appointed three new members to the Board of Directors of Saskatchewan’s Health Quality Council (HQC). Joining the HQC Board are a career public servant and a business leader from Saskatchewan, and an Indigenous community-based researcher from this province who is based in Ontario. Carrie Bourassa is Research Chair in […]

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AMC supports Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott’s six-point plan for child welfare reform

TREATY ONE TERRITORY _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is in support of Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott’s six point plan for child welfare reform. Her plan was unveiled at a two-day child welfare emergency meeting in Ottawa last week. “One of the points is to support communities to draw down jurisdiction and explore the […]

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NACCA and DISC: working towards a new fiscal relationship

NACCA and DISC: working towards a new fiscal relationship Ottawa, January 29, 2018 – The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) was eager to hear about the priorities of Canada’s new Department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC). For over a year now, NACCA has been advocating on behalf of its members to increase the availability […]

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Ontario Providing More Support for Indigenous Youth

Fort William First Nation to Host Ontario’s Indigenous Youth and Community Wellness Secretariat January 29, 2018 2:00 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario and First Nations leadership marked a significant milestone today, with the opening of a new office in Fort William First Nation to support Indigenous youth in their community–the first provincial office to […]

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H2O Innovation announces the release of its financial results for the second quarter of 2018

Quebec City, January 30, 2018 – (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) announces that it will release its financial results for the 2018 second quarter on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at approximately 8:00 a.m. (EST). The Corporation will also host a conference call, on that same day, at 10:00 a.m. […]

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Anglo American rough diamond sales value for De Beers’ first sales cycle of 2018

January 30, 2018 Anglo American plc announces the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for De Beers’ first sales cycle of 2018, amounting to $665 million. Bruce Cleaver, CEO of De Beers, said: “Following positive early signs for diamond jewellery sales over the holiday season in the US, the need […]

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SIGA named a 2018 SK Top Employer!

January 29, 2018 – Saskatoon, SK – The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) is proud to be named a Saskatchewan Top Employer by Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. Now in its 13th year, Saskatchewan’s Top Employers is a special designation that recognizes employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. SIGA commits […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2018154 Views

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GTA Mining and Resources Inc.: Final Assay Result From GTA’s Big Duck Lake Project Produces “Bonanza” Grade Of 823.1 Gold/Tonne Over 0.5 Metres

(Burlington, Ontario, Jan 29, 2018) GTA Mining and Resources Inc. (“GTA” or the “Company”) (“TSXV: GTA”) is pleased to report the results from a check assay completed on core from the recently completed drill program at Big Duck Lake. Initial analysis as reported in the GTA press release dated Jan 15, 2018 (www.gtaresources.com/news.html) included one […]

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Orbit Garant Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Conference Call and Webcast

Val-d’Or, Quebec, January 29, 2018 – Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) will release its fiscal 2018 second quarter financial results after market close on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Eric Alexandre, President and CEO, and Alain Laplante, Vice President and CFO, will host a conference call for analysts and investors on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at […]

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New Gold to Discuss 2017 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2018- New Gold Inc. (“New Gold”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE American:NGD) announces that it will release its year-end 2017 financial results after market close on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. A webcast and conference call to discuss these results will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participants may listen to the webcast by registering on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201889 Views

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NaiKun Wind Releases Year-End Financial Results

Vancouver, B.C. – January 26, 2018 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) today announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2017, a fiscal period during which the Company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring was undertaken in fiscal 2010 and […]

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Ontario Investing in Job Training for Thunder Bay Area First Nations

Province Supporting First Nations Communities to Train and Build a Skilled Workforce January 29, 2018 5:00 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario is investing in job training and economic development opportunities for Indigenous people in the Thunder Bay area. Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer visited Fort William First Nation to announce that […]

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KRG: Housing Issues Discussed with Québec-Government Representatives

January 29, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, Québec – Chairperson of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), Jennifer Munick, KRG Executive Committee member and Mayor of the Northern Village of Kuujjuaq, Tunu Napartuk, and President of the Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau (KMHB), Sammy Duncan, met in Kuujjuaq yesterday afternoon with the Minister responsible for Consumer Protection and for Housing, […]

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Government of Yukon celebrates partnerships and strong presence at industry forums

January 29, 2018 Premier Sandy Silver and Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Ranj Pillai have returned from the Vancouver Investment Conference and Mineral Exploration Roundup, both of which were held in Vancouver last week. The Invest Yukon Pavilion at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference – a showcase of Yukon-based projects, companies and investment partners […]

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Help build a rural development strategy for B.C.

January 29, 2018 HAZELTON – The Government of British Columbia is seeking input into a new rural development strategy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Doug Donaldson announced today. “Coming from a rural community, I know first-hand the challenges facing rural B.C.,” said Donaldson. “I look forward to people’s ideas and […]

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IRC Native Hockey Tournament Set To Celebrate 30 Years

January 29, 2018 When the IRC Native Hockey Tournament first drops the puck on February 15, 2018, it will do so celebrating its 30th anniversary. Download event poster First organized in 1989, the tournament has grown into a staple event for players and fans throughout the region, territory, and beyond. Everyone loves to cheer for their favourite […]

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Island Lake RCMP charge male with Second Degree Murder in weekend homicide

January 29, 2018 St. Theresa Point First Nation, Manitoba On January 28, 2018, at approximately 12:15 am, Island Lake RCMP received a report that a female was taken to the St. Theresa Point Nursing Station. When she arrived at the Nursing Station, she was pronounced deceased. Investigation revealed that the 35-year-old victim had been assaulted. Jonathan Wood, 34, was arrested and […]

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Minister Champagne highlights benefits of Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

January 29, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Diversifying Canada’s trade relationship with the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region is central to a progressive trade agenda and to the good, well-paying middle-class jobs that it will create. On January 23, 2018, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, announced that Canada and 10 members […]

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Government of Canada announces Newfoundland and Labrador communities to benefit from Connect to Innovate funding

Communities across the province to get access to new or faster Internet through joint investment January 29, 2018 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Over 70 rural and remote communities throughout the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will benefit directly or indirectly from faster Internet. They will be able to do business online, participate in distance […]

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The Daily Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Spending on research and development, 2015 (final), 2016 (preliminary) and 2017 (intentions) Canada’s gross domestic expenditures on research and development (GERD) intentions rose 0.5% to $32.8 billion in 2017, following declines in 2015 (-3.8%) and in 2016 (-0.8%). Continue reading  Annual Head Office Survey, 2016 The number of head office employees in Canada increased by […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201898 Views

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Natan Obed – President, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

NationTalk Scene @ at the recent Institute on Governance (IOG) Nation to Nation Summit in Ottawa speaks with Natan Obed who discusses renewal of Inuit to crown relationships, economic development, access to procurement, employment and training, resource revenues and exploration opportunities for the betterment of Inuit society and Inuit Institutions. Please visit www.itk.ca

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018659 Views

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Yellowknife and Hay River families will benefit from improved community spaces for a better quality of life

$450,000 from the Government of Canada supports two projects January 29, 2018 – Yellowknife, NT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Yellowknife and Hay River families will benefit from essential infrastructure upgrades as well as the improvement and construction of safer places for their children and themselves to play, socialize and exercise as a result of […]

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MNBC addressing the urgent issue of the high number of Indigenous children in government care.

MNBC addressing the urgent issue of the high number of Indigenous children in government care. January 27th, 2018 Métis Nation British Columbia and BC Provincial Government full participants at Emergency Meeting in Ottawa addressing the urgent issue of the high number of Indigenous children in government care. Métis Nation British Columbia and the Métis Nation […]

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OGGLP and Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation Set Plans into Motion for the New Great Blue Heron Casino

PORT PERRY, ON, Jan. 29, 2018 – Today, the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (“MSIFN”) held an event to officially announce the signing of a redevelopment agreement with Ontario Gaming GTA LP (“OGGLP”), which is a partnership comprised of Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (“GCGC”) and Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (“Brookfield”). This agreement signifies a […]

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RCMP – NB Woman wanted on warrant in custody

January 29, 2018 The West District RCMP has arrested a 32-year-old woman from Tobique First Nation who was wanted on a warrant. On December 19, 2017, 32-year-old Randi Marie Saulis of Tobique First Nation failed to attend a court appearance and a warrant for her arrest was issued. On the morning of January 29, 2018, […]

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Voices of Indigenous youth shared online in cross-Canada project

Winnipeg – January 26, 2018 – As the 70th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights begins, voices of Indigenous youth across Canada have been shared through a new website, where they reflect on human rights and reconciliation Video and artwork from the “Spirit Panel” project – which created visual and interactive exhibit […]

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Canadian Housing First Toolkit Transferred to Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness from Mental Health Commission of Canada

January 26, 2018 Today the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) transferred the Canadian Housing First Toolkit to the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH), who relaunched the site with an updated, friendly design. This valuable online resource helps organizations and communities across Canada plan, implement, evaluate and sustain Housing First programs.  The toolkit also includes videos and […]

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FCC contributes $225,000 to three university agriculture programs

FCC contributes $225,000 to three university agriculture programs Farm Credit Canada (FCC) recently committed a total of $225,000 to help support agriculture programs and research projects at three Canadian universities. “University agriculture programs serve as innovation hubs in Canadian agriculture,” said Marty Seymour, FCC’s director of industry and stakeholder relations. “We are proud to invest […]

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Mushkegowuk Council – Regional Emergency Summit Registration Form

January 26, 2018 To register for the Regional Emergency Summit that is being held on February 6, 7, 8, 2018 in Timmins, Ontario, please click the following: Registration Form The form is fillable electronically. Please download to your computer or device and fill out. For more information about the Summit, click here NT5

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Application 1905477 Notice of Application – Imperial Oil Resources Limited multiwell pad

Notice of Application Application No. OSE180001 Imperial Oil Resources Limited The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application OSE180001. Description of the Application Imperial Oil Resources Limited has applied to receive authorization for an oil sands exploration program in Section 15, Township 94, Range 7, West of the 4th Meridian. For a copy of the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018145 Views

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Share your thoughts on the Yukon Tourism Development Strategy

January 26, 2018 Yukoners are encouraged to share their thoughts, ideas and suggestions on how to sustainably grow tourism in the territory through a new public engagement process launched today by Minister of Tourism and Culture Jeanie Dendys. Minister Dendys was joined by Rich Thompson, co-chair of the Yukon Tourism Development Strategy Steering Committee, at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018123 Views

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StFX to launch seven new living learning communities in residence

January 26, 2018 Starting this fall, StFX students will be able to take advantage of a unique living and learning opportunity designed to deepen the academic experience. In September, StFX will launch seven new living learning communities (LLCs) in its residences, providing space for students who want to live and learn and immerse themselves in […]

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Free access to dietitians for First Nations Communities in Saskatchewan – Dietitians of Canada

SASKATCHEWAN — Starting this week, a locally operated dietitian call centre will provide access to trusted food and nutrition advice via telephone or email to First Nations communities in Saskatchewan. Dietitians of Canada and the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch in Saskatchewan are partnering for the three-month pilot project to increase access to information about […]

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NTI: Makigiaqta News Release

(January 29, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s Board of Directors met in Iqaluit last week to discuss and review projects from the open call for project concepts that was released in October 2017. This was the first open call since its inception in May 2015. Due to the overwhelming interest from the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018167 Views

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Destination Exploration receives CanCode funding through Actua to expand digital programming for youth – University of Lethbridge

January 26, 2018 Actua, the national organization that represents Destination Exploration at the University of Lethbridge, has been named the largest recipient of funding from the Government of Canada’s new CanCode program. CanCode is a $50-million fund, announced in the federal budget 2017, that supports the development of coding and digital skills for youth across […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018183 Views

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Meeting between KRG and Newly Elected Makivik President

First meeting with newly elected Makivik President On January 25, 2018, KRG Chairperson Jennifer Munick, Executive Committee member Tunu Napartuk, and Director General Michael Gordon welcomed newly elected Makivik President Charlie Watt at the KRG main office for an introductory meeting. The KRG representatives took this opportunity to discuss some common issues and to congratulate […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018133 Views

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VIU’s Kaitlyn Lafontaine Receives Prestigious Aboriginal Youth Sports Award

January 26, 2018 Mariners student-athlete recognized for her skill, dedication and commitment to basketball and community contributions Kaitlyn Lafontaine is a dedicated athlete, a mentor and a Vancouver Island University (VIU) student who dreams of using her education to make a positive impact on Indigenous people in Canada. Lafontaine, a member of the Métis Nation, […]

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