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BCAFN Statement on Trans Mountain Expansion Approval

(Musqueam Territory, Vancouver, BC – June 18, 2019) – Today the government of Canada announced the approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX). In 2018 Canada bought the TMX from Kinder Morgan Inc. for $4.5 billion, shortly thereafter the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the approval of the project. It has become one of the […]

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10 year old time capsule opened in Baker Lake, contents now on display

18 June 2019  Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School (JASS) opened their 10 year old time capsule on April 10, 2019. The time capsule was created and sealed at the graduation ceremony in 2009. The contents of the capsule were filled by students from kindergarten to grade 12 at the time. The JASS 2009 graduating class […]

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YT Government: Have your say on proposed forest resources management plan

A new forest resources management plan is being proposed for the Whitehorse and Southern Lakes area. The plan was developed through a joint planning committee that included representatives from the Government of Yukon, Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, as well as local Renewable Resources Councils. The recommended plan incorporates […]

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RDC welcomes Dr. Peter Nunoda as 11th President

At a special event this morning, Red Deer College’s Board of Governors introduced Dr. Peter Nunoda to the College community as the institution’s incoming President, succeeding Joel Ward after ten years. Dr. Nunoda, who holds a Ph.D. in History, brings an extensive list of skills and more than 30 years of post-secondary experience to the […]

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Hydro-Québec Joins Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Hydro-Québec strives be acknowledged among the best in its industry with respect to its relations with Indigenous peoples, and continually works to adopt best practices. By recently joining the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and signing up for Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) certification, it is demonstrating that willingness. “Our commitment confirms how important we […]

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National Access Cannabis Files Preliminary Base Shelf Prospectus

TORONTO, June 19, 2019  – National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC” or “the Company”) (TSXV: META), Canada’s largest cannabis retailer according to provincial licensing statistics, today announced that it has filed and received a receipt for a preliminary base shelf prospectus (the “Base Shelf”) with the securities commissions in each of the provinces of Canada, except […]

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Sabina Gold & Silver Reports Initial Results From Spring Drill Program

June 19, 2019 Drill hole 19GSE569 returns 14.97g/t Au over 21.75m including 28.94 g/t Au over 5.20m 180 meters up-plunge of the high-grade Vault Zone Vancouver, BC – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB:T – SGSVF:OTCQX), (“Sabina” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce initial results from this year’s Spring exploration diamond drilling program at […]

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Landore Resources Limited Final Results

19 June 2019 Landore Resources Limited Final Results The Board of Landore Resources Limited is pleased to announce its audited results for the year to 31 December 2018. For more information, please contact: Bill Humphries, Chief Executive Officer                     Tel: 07734 681262 Richard Prickett, Finance Director                      […]

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H2O Innovation Sees Increased Business Opportunities Following New U.S. Ethanol Law Reforms

Quebec City, June 19, 2019 – (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) says it is poised to take advantage of changes announced June 3rd in US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that now allow year-round sales of so-called “E15” fuel, which contains 15% ethanol and 85% gasoline. On June 3rd, […]

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KWG Resources Announces Closing of Another Tranche of Its Convertible Debenture Private Placement

Toronto, Canada, June 18, 2019 – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE: KWG; KWG.A) (FRANKFURT: KW6)(“KWG” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce closing on June 17, 2019 of another tranche of its private placement (the “Private Placement”) of convertible debentures.  This tranche was comprised of an aggregate of $100,000 of debentures. The debentures are convertible, at […]

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AgraFlora Organics Reviews Vertically Integrated Asset Portfolio

Vancouver, British Columbia / June 18th, 2019 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, is pleased to provide the following corporate updates pertaining to the Company’s vertically integrated cannabis (“THC”) and cannabidiol (“CBD”) asset portfolio. Over the past four […]

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Golden Share Announces the Expansion of Kagiami Project

TORONTO, CANADA (June 18, 2019) – Golden Share Resources Corporation (“Golden Share” or the “Company”) (TSXV: GSH) is pleased to announce recent expansion of its 100% owned Kagiami Project through map staking. The Kagiami Project (“Kagiami” or “the Project”) is located in the Wabassi and Albany River area of the James Bay Lowlands of Ontario, […]

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Boralex Announces Strategic Plan and Financial Objectives for 2023

Growth sustained by ongoing development in the wind sector and the addition of solar and energy storage projects Montréal, June 18, 2019 – Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) today announced its strategic plan and financial objectives for 2023, organized around four key strategic orientations: Growth, Diversification, Customers and Optimization. These orientations will […]

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Continues Growth by Announcing Licences to Open Three New Retail Cannabis Stores in Alberta

With three new licences to open retail stores at 110 – 3725 Rundlehorn Drive NE, Calgary; Unit 101 8721 – 156 Street NW, Edmonton; and Unit 7 – 8, 620 – 1st Avenue NW, Airdrie, the Company has assembled a portfolio of 18 stores in Alberta, and 28 stores in total. With 25 stores open […]

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KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples is back this summer in Quebec City!

QUEBEC CITY, June 19, 2019 – For the third year in a row, the KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples event will be taking place in the heart of Quebec City at the place de l’Assemblée-Nationale from August 30th to September 2nd. This free and unifying event offers a wide range of activities that invite you […]

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U of M celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19, 2019 The University of Manitoba is celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day with several events taking place June 20 on Bannatyne campus, and June 21 on the Fort Garry campus. It is an opportunity for students, staff, and the public to celebrate and learn more about the cultural diversity of the First Nations, Inuit […]

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New teaching standard strengthens Truth and Reconciliation in the classroom

Indigenous students in British Columbia will be better supported and be more connected in school with the addition of a new professional standard that requires teachers to commit to truth, reconciliation and healing. “Education is key to a true and lasting reconciliation, and educators are essential role models for change,” said Rob Fleming, Minister of […]

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Parks Canada announces new Framework for History and Commemoration

From: Parks Canada June 19, 2019                                    Ottawa, ON                                 Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada places reflect the diverse heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our rich and varied history, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and […]

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Trans Mountain pipeline approval undermines Canada’s environmental leadership

VANCOUVER, June 18, 2019 — The day after it declared a climate emergency, the federal government’s conditional approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion challenges Canada’s ability to tackle the climate crisis. Building new fossil fuel infrastructure jeopardizes Canada’s ability to meet international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and delays the needed transition to […]

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Government of Canada invests in pan-Canadian projects that support seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 19, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, […]

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Minister’s statement in response to auditor general’s report

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development, has issued the following statement in response to the June 19, 2019, report from the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia on the oversight of contracted residential services for children and youth in care: “I’d like to thank the Office of the Auditor General for […]

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Recipients of PollinateTO community grants announced to mark Pollinator Week in Toronto

June 19, 2019 The City of Toronto today announced the recipients of its new PollinateTO community grants providing up to $5,000 per project for community-led initiatives to create pollinator habitat in Toronto. Launched in March, the grants are a component of Toronto’s Pollinator Protection Strategy that City Council adopted unanimously last year. The strategy identifies […]

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Government not effectively overseeing contracted residential services (OAGBC

June 19, 2019 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new report: Oversight of Contracted Residential Services for Children and Youth in Care. Overall, the Ministry of Children and Family Development was not providing effective oversight of contracted residential services. “Children and youth in care may not be […]

by pnationtalk on June 19, 2019171 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Statement on River Run 2019 – Walk with Grassy Narrows for Mercury Justice

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Statement on River Run 2019 – Walk with Grassy Narrows for Mercury Justice June 19, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today provided the below statement in support of justice for Grassy Narrows Fist Nation. “The Assembly of First Nations supports Chief Rudy Turtle […]

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First Nations Will Ensure Their Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in TransMountain Expansion Project – AFN National Chief Bellegarde

First Nations Will Ensure Their Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in TransMountain Expansion Project – AFN National Chief Bellegarde June 19, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the federal government’s decision today on the TransMountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says First Nations will ensure their rights, title […]

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Minister Morneau in Calgary to Talk About the Trans Mountain Expansion Project and the Future of Canada’s Energy Sector

June 19, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – Department of Finance Canada The Government of Canada remains committed to growing the economy in a way that helps create more good, middle class jobs, ensures that Canadian businesses are able to compete and succeed, and transitions Canada to a low-carbon future. Today in Calgary, Finance Minister Bill […]

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Makivik Corp.: Nunavik Inuit and Canada Sign MOU on Self-Determination

June 19, 2019 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation, representing Inuit of Nunavik, is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Canada on Self-Determination. The MOU was signed by Makivik President Charlie Watt, and Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs (CIRNA). Also attending for […]

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Join the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis in National Partnership with Adapt Pharma Canada

CALGARY, June 19, 2019  – Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada (BGCC) has partnered with NARCAN® (naloxone hydrochloride 4mg) Nasal Spray manufacturers, Adapt Pharma Canada, in the continued fight against the devastating fallout of Canada’s opioid crisis. The national partnership has been heralded by Jason Luan, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions in Alberta as a step in the right direction to drive access […]

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UBCIC: Canada Approves TMX Despite Failing to Achieve Consent: Declaration of Climate Emergency Rings Hollow

June 18, 2019 (Traditional and unceded territories of the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)- June 18, 2019) – In spite of today’s federal cabinet approval of the controversial project, Indigenous leaders from across BC remain staunchly opposed to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX) and have vowed that it will never get built. […]

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Athabasca Minerals Inc. Signs Aggregates Management Agreement with Montana First Nation

June 19, 2019 EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“AMI” or the “Corporation”) (TSX Venture: ABM) announces the signing of a 10-year Aggregates Management Agreement (“Agreement”) with Montana First Nation (“MFN”) for the processing and sale of aggregates from MFN’s 185 acre Colchester Property (“Colchester Property”) located near Ponoka, Alberta. The scope of the Agreement includes […]

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The Canadian Business Hall of Fame Welcomes Four Noteworthy Companions

Claude Lamoureux, Chief Clarence Louie, Stephen Smith and Annette Verschuren recognized with the highest honour in Canadian Business TORONTO, June 19, 2019 – In recognition and celebration of their lifetime achievements, four exceptional business leaders will be inducted as Companions of the Order of the Business Hall of Fame by Chancellor David Denison during the […]

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FNS: Project approval illustrates need for passage of UN Declaration Implementation Act (Bill C-262)

June 18, 2019 Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit is disappointed with today’s decision by the federal government to green light approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) project. “Today’s decision by the federal government approving the TMX pipeline expansion does not alter or negate in any way, the […]

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The Government of Canada has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

June 18, 2019 As announced on June 18, 2019, the Governor in Council (GIC) approved the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (Project).  The NEB will issue the Certificate and Amended Certificates to Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) in the coming days. The issuance of Certificates does not automatically reinstate previous NEB decisions or orders required for Trans […]

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BC Government: More funding earmarked for invasive species projects

June 18, 2019 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is providing $575,000 to help address invasive aquatic plant impacts in a lake system near Mission, fund research on an invasive plant that affects grasslands and provide additional support for the Invasive Species Council of British Columbia. This funding is in addition to the $7.7 million in […]

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Membertou VOTES YES! On Membertou Land Code

Membertou, N.S – Another first for Membertou! Adding to its blueprints to prosperity, Membertou is the first community in Nova Scotia to have passed a Land Code and the 84th across Canada. On June 7th and June 8th, 31% of Eligible Voters cast their ballot in this historic vote and with a strong 94% approval, the […]

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Project Reconciliation applauds TMX decision and support of Indigenous stake

TORONTO, June 18, 2019  – The federal government has made the right decision on expansion plans for the Trans Mountain pipeline, and its support for Indigenous peoples having an ownership stake is the right course. That’s the message Project Reconciliation, an Indigenous-led group working to buy a majority interest in the pipeline and expansion project, […]

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Chamber of Shipping Applauds Trans Mountain Decision

Vancouver BC, June 18, 2019 – Following an extensive reconsideration process, we are pleased that the Government of Canada has reaffirmed its commitment to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The decision comes with a strategy to address a number of key issues identified by the National Energy Board, including capacity building, cumulative effects management, added response […]

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TMX decision: Statement from Premier Kenney

June 18, 2019 Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement regarding approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project: “We appreciate the federal government’s second approval of this existing project. This approval is an important milestone for Alberta, and for Canada. The decision was made on the merits of the project that is supported by […]

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CLAC Welcomes Federal Approval of the Trans Mountain Project

Langley, BC—CLAC welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the federal government cabinet approving construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline (TMX). Work on the project is expected to begin this year. “Meaningful Indigenous consultation and a thorough environmental review are critical steps in gaining approval for any major energy project in Canada,” says Kevin Kohut, CLAC BC director. […]

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The Daily Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Consumer Price Index, May 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.4% on a year-over-year basis in May, following a 2.0% increase in April. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.3% in May. Continue reading  Study: The role of social capital and ethnocultural characteristics in the employment income of immigrants over time […]

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Update 21: Northwest Alberta wildfires (June 18 at 5 p.m.)

June 18, 2019 Several communities evacuated due to active fires. More than 9,000 evacuees are out of their homes, including 700 from the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement who evacuated on May 26. The following communities issued mandatory evacuation orders within the last 24 hours: Beaver First Nation – Boyer River (No. 164) and Child Lake […]

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Bramham: We the North. So, why aren’t we listening to what Inuit are saying about climate change? – The Province

Opinion: The Inuit have survived harsh conditions that defeated countless explorers and adventurers, and they have much to teach us — if only we’re willing to listen. Cod fishing derbies are a big deal in Canada’s North. In Arviat, Nunavut, it’s held annually on the Victoria Day long weekend and Ruth Kaviok was there this […]

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Trans Mountain Expansion will fund Canada’s future clean economy

Ottawa, Ontario – June 18, 2019 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Government of Canada has approved the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) and that every dollar the federal government earns from this project will be invested in Canada’s clean energy transition. The environment and the economy go hand-in-hand. When we create prosperity today, […]

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First Nations, developer call for return and protection of sacred burial site

Credits: The Canadian Press Indigenous leaders from across B.C. and parts of the U.S. gatherered on Friday, June 14 at a sacred burial site in Abbotsford, B.C., to call for its return to the Sema:th First Nation. Cold Water Ranch Developments, which owns the land, says has been unable to reach a settlement with the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2019242 Views

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New homes for Indigenous peoples planned for Downtown Eastside

June 18, 2019 VANCOUVER – A significant social housing project planned through a partnership between the Aboriginal Land Trust and the Government of British Columbia has the potential to change hundreds of lives. The proposed project would provide approximately 50 new affordable rental homes for Indigenous peoples, as well as 50 new supportive homes for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2019208 Views

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MKO Working in Partnership with Vale to Ensure the Safety of Northern Manitoba Citizens

Jun 18, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is working with Vale to ensure the safety of citizens living in Thompson. Media reports are sharing that one of six active mines run by Vale in the Thompson has a “very high” hazard rating. A collapse of the dam would […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2019199 Views

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Statement from Minister McPhee on the Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s audit of education programs in Yukon

Minister of Education Tracy-Anne McPhee released the following statement: The Government of Yukon is committed to modernizing our education system and working with our education partners to ensure all students have the supports they need to succeed as learners. Today’s release of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s audit report on inclusive and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2019188 Views

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Media Advisory of Press Conference: Indigenous leadership will respond to Canada’s decision on TMX

MEDIA ADVISORY OF PRESS CONFERENCE: Indigenous leadership in BC will respond to Canada’s decision on TMX, joined by Mayor Kennedy Stewart WHAT:Canada will announce their decision today regarding the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project. Indigenous leadership in BC opposed to the pipeline expansion will hold a press conference to respond. WHEN:Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 TIME:3:00 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2019148 Views

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Ontario Announces Funding to Combat Sex Trafficking

Support to Voice Found will Raise Awareness and Strengthen Supports for Survivors June 18, 2019 OTTAWA – Ontario is protecting what matters most by investing up to $271,000 in funding for Voice Found, an Ottawa-based organization that supports survivors of sex trafficking. The province is also looking at new approaches to combat trafficking, support survivors […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2019101 Views

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Kindergarten Through Grade 12 Education in Yukon—Department of Education does not know if students’ needs are being met

Whitehorse, 18 June 2019—Today, the Office of the Auditor General of Canada provided the Yukon Legislative Assembly with the results of an audit that examined whether the Department of Education delivered education programs that were inclusive and reflected Yukon First Nations culture and languages, and whether it assessed and addressed gaps in student outcomes. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2019187 Views

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