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Prime Minister to hold Cabinet retreat in British Columbia

Ottawa, Ontario – August 14, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced he will hold a Cabinet retreat in Nanaimo, British Columbia, from August 21 to 23. The retreat will be the first meeting of the new Cabinet before Parliament resumes in September. During the retreat, the Prime Minister and ministers will discuss ways to […]

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Manitoba Hydro releases 2017–18 Annual Report

August 14, 2018 Manitoba Hydro released its annual report today showing a total consolidated net income of $37 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, down from $71 million in 2016–17. The $37 million in net income was comprised of $18 million in the electric segment, $7 million in the natural gas segment, with $10 […]

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The Daily Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Electric Power Selling Price Index, June 2018 The Electric Power Selling Price Index (2014=100) is now available for the period June 2018. Continue reading  NT4

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Hydro One announces new Board of Directors

Hydro One announces new Board of Directors TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2018  – Hydro One Limited (“Hydro One”), Ontario’s largest electricity transmission and distribution company, today announced a new Board of Directors, featuring an experienced, diverse and highly-regarded group of leaders who will be responsible for overseeing the company’s continued transformation as a customer-focused, efficient and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 14, 201819 Views

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Alberta RCMP K Division hold graduation ceremony for eighteen Indigenous youth | APTN News

Credits: APTN News The RCMP K Division in Alberta held a graduation ceremony for eighteen Indigenous youth from across the province. The RCMP are hoping that these young people will sign up to become officers when they’re old enough.

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BC Gov News – Province requests wildfire assistance from the federal government

With weeks of fire season remaining, and forecasts for continued hot, dry conditions that carry the risk of further lightning strikes, the provincial government has requested assistance from the federal government for its firefighting efforts. “This is an urgent situation, and the safety of British Columbians is our highest priority,” said Mike Farnworth, Minister of […]

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Ontario Announces Cannabis Retail Model

August 13, 2018 Combination of online and regulated private retail will prioritize child safety and work to eliminate the illegal market TORONTO — Following the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17, Ontario will immediately introduce an online retail channel for cannabis, to be followed by a private retail model by April 1, 2019.Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201817 Views

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Artists wrap Helen Betty Osborne building in Star-Blanket mural

A group of community artists led by Kenneth Lavallee and Annie Beach is transforming the Helen Betty Osborne building on The University of Winnipeg’s campus by wrapping the exterior in a Star-Blanket-inspired mural. The building houses the Wii Chii Waakanak Learning Centre and the University’s ACCESS education program, and is home to some of UWinnipeg’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201829 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada recognizes the National Historic Significance of Hay River Missions

From: Parks Canada August 13, 2018            Hay River Reserve, Northwest Territories                  Parks Canada Representatives from Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada will take part in a plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate the Hay River Missions National Historic […]

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Century Gold Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency August 13, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Century Gold Project, located in Timmins, Ontario. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups […]

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Saskatchewan Research Council-Gabriel Dumont Institute Partnership

Aug 10, 2018 The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) and Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) Training and Employment have partnered since 2015 to create more opportunities for Métis students in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs with SRC mentors in the same or similar disciplines to help them in their educational and personal growth. Under […]

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A Case Summary on McCargar v Métis Nation of Alberta

August 10th, 2018 This detailed case summary, below, for the recent Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Decision on the MNA Special Resolutions is also availbe as a PDF here: PST LLP Case Summary – McCargar v Metis Nation of Alberta Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Upholds Métis Nation of Alberta Bylaw Changes Dealing with Authorizations […]

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Tsilhqot’in Nation sends Condolences to Telegraph Creek Wildfire Situation

Williams Lake, BC: The Tgilhqot’in Nation sends condolences and support to the Tahltan Nation in the wake of the wildfire that has destroyed homes and structures in their community. The pain and trauma that this tragedy has brought to these communities cannot be overlooked. The situation faced by the Northern BC communities is again an […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201811 Views

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Metis Nation-Saskatchewan Citizen Registry

Office of the Metis Nation-Saskatchewan Citizenship Registry Tammy Fleury – 306-343-5095 Lloydminister Metis Housing Group Inc. 3201 – 45 Avenue Tuesday August 14, 2018 9:00am – 4:30pm When applying for your Metis Nation-Saskatchewan card, please bring the following: -Photo ID -Health Card -Birth Certificate (Long or Short version) -Baptismal Certificate -Family Tree / Information to […]

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Building stronger communities across Newfoundland and Labrador with federal Gas Tax Fund

From: Infrastructure Canada First of two annual funding transfers now available for more than 275 municipalities and Inuit Community Governments across the province August 10, 2018 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Investing in modern, efficient public infrastructure is key to promoting economic growth, strengthening the middle class and developing healthy sustainable communities. The Government of […]

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Silver Range Concludes Sale of Cabin Lake to Rover Metals

August 13, 2018 – Silver Range Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:SNG) (“Silver Range”) has finalized a letter of intent (the “LOI”) under which it has sold its Cabin Lake property in the Northwest Territories to Rover Metals Corp. (TSX-V:ROVR) (“Rover”). The Cabin Lake property is located 110 kilometres northwest of Yellowknife and 38 kilometres north of Behchoko […]

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BDC talks business with women entrepreneurs and launches a series of boot camps throughout Canada

Boot camps will focus on enhancing business skills and financial literacy for women entrepreneurs that have desire to grow. Montreal, August 13, 2018 – As part of Canada’s first Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, BDC announced today that it will be offering a dozen one-day “WE Talk Business” boot camps from coast-to-coast during the fall/winter 2018-19. Registration is now open, […]

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Inner Spirit Holdings Provides Update on Progress to Position Itself as a Leader in the Legalized Canadian Recreational Cannabis Market

August 13, 2018 Inner Spirit Holdings Provides Update on Progress to Position Itself as a Leader in the Legalized Canadian Recreational Cannabis Market – Spirit Leaf Inc franchise partners receive first 10 conditional development permits – CALGARY, Alberta (August 13, 2018) – Inner Spirit Holdings Ltd. (“Inner Spirit” or “the Company”) (CSE:ISH) today provided an […]

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The Minister of Health announces an investment of $378M in more than 400 research projects across Canada

August 13, 2018 – Montreal, QC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Health researchers and laboratories are at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs that lead to new treatments and knowledge that form the cornerstone of health improvements for Canadians. The Government of Canada is proud to support this important scientific research. Today the Honourable Ginette […]

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The North West Company to Host Volunteer Day at Siloam Mission

Renowned Canadian Singer and Songwriter Tom Jackson to Perform Concert for Patrons Winnipeg MB, August 13, 2018– As part of The North West Company’s ongoing community engagement initiative, North West will be dedicating a day on August 14, 2018 to “Give Back” to the community. Since 1987, Siloam Mission has provided meals, clothing, and hope […]

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QIA and Baffinland launching Work Ready program in Clyde River to help prepare Inuit for work at Mary River Mine

August 10, 2018 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association, in partnership with Baffinland and the Government of Canada, is launching a five-day Work Ready Program beginning August 27, 2018. This program is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Skills and Partnership Fund. The free program will help prepare Inuit for work in a career in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 201833 Views

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Treasury’s Exploration and Infill Program Continuing to Intercept Significant Gold Mineralization; Provides Federal Permitting Update

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2018 – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (“Treasury” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce assay results from three active exploration drilling zones, including results in the East Resource Target area, down dip within the developing C Zone shoot, and additional deep Main Zone infill drilling at the Company’s flagship Goliath Gold Project located in […]

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Mason Graphite Announces Appointment of Key Executives With Strong Construction Experience and Provides Brief Update

MONTREAL, Aug. 13, 2018– Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: LLG; OTCQX: MGPHF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yves Perron as Vice-President, Engineering and Construction and Mr. Michel Clément as Project Controller. The appointments are pursuant to a secondment agreement recently concluded with Stornoway Diamond Corporation wherein Mr. Perron […]

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Building stronger communities across Alberta with federal Gas Tax Fund

Building stronger communities across Alberta with federal Gas Tax Fund First of two annual funding transfers now available for more than 350 communities across the province August 10, 2018    Edmonton, Alberta         Infrastructure Canada Investing in modern efficient public infrastructure is key to promoting economic growth, strengthening the middle class and developing healthy sustainable […]

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Building stronger communities across the Northwest Territories with federal Gas Tax Fund

First of two annual funding transfers now available for 33 communities across the territory August 10, 2018    Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Investing in local infrastructure supports the unique needs of Northern communities. The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories are investing in modern public infrastructure that will help create jobs, while improving Northern Canadians’ quality […]

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Teck Announces the Early Results of Cash Tender Offers

August 13, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. — Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today announced the early results of its previously announced cash tender offers (the “Tender Offers”) to purchase up to U.S.$1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount (the “Aggregate Maximum Tender Amount”) of the following series of notes issued by Teck: 4.750% Notes […]

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New federal funding will help improve women’s economic security in Québec

Project will help more women gain access to the trucking industry August 10, 2018 – Montréal, Québec – Status of Women Canada The Government is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian life can play in promoting women’s empowerment. By investing […]

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Williams Completes Acquisition of Williams Partners

August 10, 2018 TULSA, Okla.–The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE: WMB) (“Williams”) and Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) (“Williams Partners”) today announced that Williams has closed the merger of Williams Partners with a subsidiary of Williams. Pursuant to the merger, Williams acquired all of the outstanding common units of Williams Partners it did not previously own. […]

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Government of the Northwest Territories partners with Canada to provide health information about the former Pine Point Railbed

August 7, 2018, Yellowknife, NT – The Government of the Northwest Territories and Government of Canada are advising residents of a low health risk associated with some activities on the former Pine Point Railbed. Cadmium and lead found in the surface soils and on vegetation along the former railbed pose a low health risk when ingested. […]

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Canada welcomes appointment of Michelle Bachelet as next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

August 10, 2018 – Ottawa, Canada – Global Affairs Canada Global Affairs Canada today issued the following statement: “Canada welcomes the decision to appoint Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile, as the next UN high commissioner for human rights. Ms. Bachelet brings with her a wealth of experience, including as a champion for gender equality […]

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Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project — Participant Funding Allocated

August 10, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $253,700 in federal funds to 15 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 350 kilometres east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador in the Atlantic Ocean. The funding […]

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Update on work underway to broaden access to Arctic Surf Clam fishery

Ottawa, Ontario — The decision to introduce Indigenous participation in the Arctic Surf Clam fishery is consistent with the Government of Canada’s commitment to developing a renewed relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples. Enhancing access to the Arctic Surf Clam fishery broadens the distribution of benefits from this public resource, and is a powerful step toward […]

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Province Announces Indigenous Youth Graduate from Health-care Internship

August 10, 2018 Program Succeeding In Encouraging Students To Pursue Careers in Health Care: Friesen, Clarke More than 40 youth are graduating today from a high school program that encourages Indigenous students to seek employment in the health-care system, Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke and Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen […]

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Premier McLeod Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference Welcoming Remarks August 9, 2018

Thank you to the Yellowknives Dene First Nations Drummers for that prayer song and to Chief Sangris and Michelle Kolla for their remarks.  It is a pleasure to be here today with Yukon Deputy Premier Ranj Pillar and Yellowknife Mayor, Mark Heyck. As Premier of the Northwest Territories, it is my pleasure to welcome you […]

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The Daily Monday, August 13, 2018

Crude oil and natural gas: Supply and disposition, May 2018 Canada produced 21.8 million cubic metres (137.3 million barrels) of crude oil and equivalent products in May, up 13.5% from the same month a year earlier. Continue reading  Aircraft movement statistics: Small airports, April 2018 Take-offs and landings at 128 Canadian airports without air traffic […]

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Indigenous Communities: Surviving Canada

Credits: The Agenda with Steve Paikin Published on Nov 16, 2017 Some months ago, a University of Toronto professor specializing in Indigenous health was a guest on The Agenda. In the midst of one of her answers, she said something off topic but quite provocative: that the government of Canada was essentially keeping Indigenous people […]

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Minister of Finance to Meet Business Leaders in Windsor

August 10, 2018 Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will be in Windsor on Monday, August 13, to talk competitiveness with local business leaders. This event, hosted by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, is one in a series of meetings that Minister Morneau is holding with business leaders across the country. Following the meeting, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201834 Views

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

August 10, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Guylaine Roy, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, becomes Deputy Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, effective August 13, 2018. Janet King, currently President of the Canadian Northern Economic […]

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Government of Yukon to make donation to support residents affected by wildfires in Telegraph Creek

August 10, 2018 The Government of Yukon is making a $25,000 donation to support BC residents affected by wildfires in the Telegraph Creek area. The fires have forced residents of Telegraph Creek to evacuate their homes, and many structures have been destroyed. Yukoners can make donations directly to the Tahltan Central Government, which has requested […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201834 Views

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Manitoba Hydro asks court to review PUB directives

August 10, 2018 Manitoba Hydro is asking the Manitoba Court of Appeal to review and overturn certain aspects of a recent Public Utilities Board (PUB) order. In a leave to appeal filed earlier today, the Crown corporation is requesting the court consider jurisdictional issues with two aspects of PUB Order 90/18, namely directing the corporation […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201838 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Coady to Attend Energy and Mines Ministers Conference 2018 in Iqaluit

August 10, 2018 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, will be attending the Energy and Mines Ministers Conference in Iqaluit from August 12 to 14 as highlighted in the following video: https://youtu.be/oCVEuIMKRHk The Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference is an annual gathering of federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for energy and mining […]

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YouthUnited(at)Winnipeg completes successful second year

WINNIPEG, MB – Twenty students from diverse backgrounds and neighbourhoods have successfully concluded their 15-week YouthUnited@Winnipeg (YU@W) experiential learning program. The innovative course was based on the principles in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Calls to Action. It was created in partnership with the City of Winnipeg, initiated by Winnipeg Councillor Brian […]

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Building stronger communities across Yukon with federal Gas Tax Fund

Investing in local infrastructure supports the unique needs of northern communities. The governments of Canada and Yukon are investing in modern public infrastructure that will help create jobs, while improving Northern Canadians’ quality of life and contributing to stronger communities. The Government of Canada delivered the first of two $8.25-million annual installments of the federal […]

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Training program equips Indigenous community to monitor and adapt to climate change

August 9, 2018 Royal Roads University, Ulkatcho First Nation and Keefer Ecological Services have formed a new partnership that will support the community’s capacity to study the ecological impact of climate change on key ethnobotanical species. The Ulkatcho Climate Change Effects on Traditional Species Project will support Ulkatcho First Nation to effectively monitor and respond […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201858 Views

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SNC-Lavalin comments on Canada – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia commercial relations

SNC-Lavalin comments on Canada – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia commercial relations August 8, 2018 SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been closely following developments in regards to the media coverage and commentary of the dispute between Canada and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, resulting in the suspension of new trade with Canada. We have had questions from […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201838 Views

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The Québec government announces the establishment of a financial assistance program to enhance residual materials management in the northern territory

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 10, 2018 – The Québec government is announcing the roll out of the Programme de gestion des matières résiduelles en territoire nordique (PGMRTN). The program has a $1-million budget allowance and is intended for local and regional governments in the northern territory isolated by the lack of road access. It will fund […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201850 Views

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Affiliation of TimberWest and Island Timberlands to Allow for Shared Use of Facilities, Enhanced Forest Stewardship and Alignment of Best Practices

Aug 9, 2018 The existing owners of TimberWest Forest Corporation (“TimberWest”) and Island Timberlands Limited Partnership (“Island Timberlands”) have entered into an agreement to provide for shared use of facilities, align best practices and enhance forest stewardship. British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (“BCI”) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSP Investments”) acquired TimberWest in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201841 Views

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NunatuKavut Community Council: Happy International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples!

09 August 2018 The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) celebrates and recognizes International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. It is a day to honour the rich culture, history and rights of Indigenous Peoples the world over. It also gives us, as Indigenous peoples, a time to reflect and tell our truth – our own story. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201826 Views

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UBCIC: Kinder Morgan’s new estimate = $9.3 billion and counting

August 9, 2018 Kinder Morgan’s new estimate = $9.3 billion and counting (Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – August 9, 2018) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is frustrated and outraged with the $1.9 billion increase in estimated construction costs for the planned Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project released by Kinder Morgan yesterday. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201834 Views

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Yukon to assist B.C. fire evacuees

The Government of Yukon received a formal request today from the Province of British Columbia to provide emergency social services support to B.C. residents who have been impacted by wildfires in the Telegraph Creek area. The Yukon government is establishing a reception centre in Whitehorse to provide this support to those who need it. Reception […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201824 Views

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