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Joint Statement by Ministers Wilkinson and Duncan on the Report from the Independent Expert Panel on Aquaculture Science

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 13, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Fisheries and Oceans Canada The Government of Canada is taking a new approach to building confidence in the Canadian aquaculture industry. We are committed to moving forward in a way that protects the environment, the oceans and the fish stocks and that will create thousands […]

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Hardrock Gold Mine Project — Environmental Assessment Decision

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the environment and our natural heritage while growing our economy. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, announced that the Hardrock Gold Mine Project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects when mitigation measures are […]

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Media Advisory – The Library and Archives Canada travelling exhibition offers a unique opportunity to discover the Métis Nation

RED DEER, AB, Dec. 13, 2018– The exhibition Hiding in Plain Sight: Discovering the Métis Nation in the Archival Records of Library and Archives Canada presents selected artwork and photographs about the Métis Nation and aims to foster a better understanding of the history and culture of the Métis Nation. Date: December 15, 2018 to March […]

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Legislative amendments enhance First Nations access to socio-economic benefits through the First Nations Fiscal Management Act

From: Indigenous Services Canada December 13, 2018 — Ottawa, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Today, Indigenous Services Canada is pleased to announce that the amendments to the First Nations Fiscal Management Act have received Royal Assent through Bill C-86. These amendments enable better delivery of the Act, simplified and clearer provisions, and will extend access […]

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Kwispaa LNG Project – Public Comments Invited

December 13, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Kwispaa LNG Project, located at Sarita Bay on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should […]

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Government of Canada creates new position to promote Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge and participation in the United Nations climate negotiations and to support the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada December 13, 2018 – Katowice, Poland Canada recognizes and values the contributions of Indigenous Peoples to climate leadership at home and around the world. Their traditional knowledge and unique insights into the natural world are critical in tackling a challenge we must all face together: climate change. Today, the […]

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AER: Requirements Aimed at Reducing Methane Emissions Finalized

Dec 13, 2018 Today we released new editions of Directive 060: Upstream Petroleum Industry Flaring, Incinerating, and Venting, and Directive 017: Measurement Requirements for Oil and Gas Operation. The updates include new requirements to reduce methane emissions from the upstream oil and gas industry. The new edition of Directive 060 comes into effect on January, […]

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Thunder Bay Police: Sudden death now a homicide investigation

Incident Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 – 17:15 Incident Number: P18075118 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2018-12-13 The Thunder Bay Police Service is investigating the death of 17-year-old Braiden JACOB as a homicide. Officers were dispatched to the southern portion of Chapples Park shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9 after a passerby saw […]

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The Daily Friday, December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018 National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, third quarter 2018 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, rose 1.6% to $11,415.3 billion at the end of the third quarter, a deceleration from the 1.9% increase in the second quarter. Continue reading Pension Satellite Account, 2017 Pension wealth grew […]

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Changes to legislation ensure First Nations have greater access to lands and opportunities for economic development

From: Indigenous Services Canada December 13, 2018 — Ottawa, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The approval of Bill C-86 brings important changes to the First Nations Land Management Act, which follows the changes made to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, and the Additions to Reserve/Reserve Creation process. First Nation Land Management In […]

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Needs Improvement: Educators make progress on Indigenous curriculum, but more work to do – The Catholic Register

December 13, 2018 In the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s call to include more study on Indigenous issues in school curriculum, it appears educators across the country are taking the recommendations to heart. In its second report card on how Canadian provinces have responded specifically to TRC Call to Action #62 — “to […]

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Pipeline protesters blow whistles, interrupt Canada Finance Minister during LNG talks

Credits: Global News Indigenous Rights activists blew whistles, called out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and interrupted Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Thursday three separate times at a Canada 2020 event in Ottawa, protesting the $40-billion LNG Canada investment in building the export facility in Kitimat, B.C.

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Premier Brian Pallister Calls for Leadership to Repair the Economic Union

Following the meeting of Canada’s first ministers in Montreal last week, Premier Brian Pallister today re-emphasized the tremendous cost of internal trade barriers to the economy and to households across Canada, and called for decisive federal action in the national interest. “Premiers have recently made some modest progress on reducing trade barriers, but larger federal […]

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B.C. government invests in new homes for Indigenous peoples in Langford

Dec. 13, 2018 LANGFORD – With construction getting underway on 60 homes at M’akola Housing Society’s Station Avenue development, the B.C. government is adding to the project with 40 more new homes for Indigenous families in need. “The housing crisis has left too many families in Langford struggling to afford housing, and that search for a quality […]

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Appointment of a New Kativik Regional Government Representative at the Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Council of Commissioners

Montreal, Qc. (December 13, 2018) – Jennifer Hunter has joined the Council of Commissioners and Executive Committee of Kativik Ilisarniliriniq (KI) as the appointed Kativik Regional Government (KRG) representative. Jennifer took her oath of office during the Council of Commissioners meeting, taking place in Montreal from December 10-13, 2018. The Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Executive Committee members […]

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Ontario

From: Department of Justice Canada December 13, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process introduced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue […]

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AB Government: Collaboration to protect boreal forest

An innovative agreement between Indigenous communities, energy companies and federal and provincial governments is expected to conserve more than 166,000 hectares of boreal forest. The proposed Biodiversity Stewardship Area (BSA) would be designated a wildland provincial park. This would conserve natural landscapes and watersheds just south of Wood Buffalo National Park, protecting habitat for caribou, […]

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West Wind Aviation Remembers December 13, 2017; Focuses on Continuous Safety Improvements

SASKATOON, Dec. 13, 2018 – Marking a year since the loss of its flight 280 in Fond Du Lac Saskatchewan, West Wind Aviation recognizes those who gave freely of themselves, putting aside their personal wellbeing, to help the survivors of the downed flight. Thanks to the quick response and actions of everyday people, no one […]

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MB Government: Province Announces Funding for Circles for Reconciliation

December 13, 2018 The Manitoba government is strengthening its support for reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people by funding Circles for Reconciliation, Indigenous and Northern Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today. “Our government is pleased to provide $25,000 to Circles for Reconciliation, furthering the opportunity to learn about the shared history of Canadian Indigenous nations […]

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NWAC’s Executive Director Wins the Hope and Empowerment Award

Ottawa, On – The Embassy of Gabon in Canada honoured Lynne Groulx, the Executive Director of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), as one of the 20 inspiring women from around the world at the 2018 Women Who Work Gala last night. Groulx received one of the highest awards of the evening, “The Hope […]

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Province awards Arts Grants

Creating jobs for Islanders The River Clyde Pageant, a spectacular outdoor community theatre project occurring each summer in New Glasgow, was recently awarded a PEI Arts Grant for the 2019 edition of the event. “Support from the Arts Grant program helps us develop The River Clyde Pageant further every year,” Pageant producer and co-director Megan […]

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Calgary-Based, Canadian Fiber Optics, Leading Massive Upgrade to Haida Gwaii Islands, BC

CALGARY, Dec. 13, 2018  – Local Calgary firm, Canadian Fiber Optics, is pleased to announce it will lead a $4.9M project to install 40 km of world-class fibre network throughout the remote Haida Gwaii region (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands) in British Columbia, Canada. The fibre network will enable internet connectivity for over […]

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Viens Commission: The AFNQL intends to call on international organizations

Wendake, December 13, 2018 – The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, testified today for a fourth time before the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec (Viens Commission). During his intervention, Chief Picard presented the recommendations of the AFNQL, specifically those on […]

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U Arctic – New Publication: Current Developments in Arctic Law, vol 6

The UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law is pleased to announce release of the volume 6 of the Current Developments in Arctic Law. The volume contains 11 contributions from 15 authors. The contributions highlight contemporary Arctic related developments in areas of law, social sciences and politics. The Issue also describes ongoing projects, and report on […]

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Ministers Morneau and Carr Attend Canada 2020 Event

December 13, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Foreign direct investment is critical to Canada’s economy, with benefits that stimulate our economy, spur innovation, improve productivity and ease access to international markets. Canada offers global investors and entrepreneurs a diverse and open place to do business that inspires creativity and offers stability, […]

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Media advisory: TSB will issue recommendations as part of its ongoing investigation into the December 2017 aircraft accident in Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan

TSB will issue recommendations as part of its ongoing investigation into the December 2017 aircraft accident in Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan Winnipeg, Manitoba, 12 December 2018 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference to issue recommendations as part of its ongoing investigation (A17C0146) into the 13 December 2017 collision with terrain […]

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A statement from Premier Silver about the appointment of a new Yukon Senator

Premier Sandy Silver issued the following statement about the appointment of Pat Duncan as Yukon Senator: I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to Pat Duncan. I was pleased to learn of her appointment as Senator for Yukon. Ms. Duncan has an outstanding record serving Yukoners and I am confident she will continue to […]

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TRU: Faculty is listening to Indigenous students’ needs

December 12, 2018 In Indigenous cultures, community is incredibly important. In a world that has become increasingly individualized, Indigenous people continue to see the value in relationships and collaboration. When Indigenous students leave home for university, the new atmosphere is often a stark contrast to the community life that they are used to. They walk […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to support apprentices in Ontario

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will announce how the Government of Canada will help apprentices gain the skills and training they need to succeed. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. A photo opportunity and […]

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Arianne Phosphate Concludes on its Second Formal Offtake Agreement

Agreement allows for greater global reach of the Company’s phosphate concentrate SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (December 13 2018) – Arianne Phosphate (the “Company” or “Arianne”) (TSX VENTURE: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FRANKFURT: JE9N), a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, is pleased to announce that it has entered into […]

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Western Provides Casino Project Update

Dec 13, 2018 VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) is pleased to provide an update on Casino Project activities. The Company completed a number of important permitting activities in 2018 and plans to continue advancing the Casino Project in 2019. PERMITTING & ENGINEERING In 2018, […]

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Northland Power Announces TSX Approval of Normal Course Issuer Bid

Not for distribution to U.S. newswire services or for dissemination in the United States or its possessions. Any failure to comply with this restriction may constitute a violation of U.S. securities law. TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2018 — Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) (TSX: NPI) announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) has accepted its notice of […]

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Altagas announces its 2019 balanced funding plan, including financial outlook and capital plan

Incoming President and CEO outlines near-term priorities to drive performance, fund growth and de-lever company CALGARY, Dec. 13, 2018  – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX: ALA) today announced the details of its balanced funding plan and outlook for 2019. The plan outlines measures to regain financial strength and flexibility to fund future growth opportunities aligned with […]

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Wallbridge Provides 2018 Update on Fenelon Bulk Sample and Exploration Program

Toronto, Ontario — December 13, 2018 — Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB:WC7) (“Wallbridge” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce continued positive results from its underground as well as surface drill programs and to provide an update on the ongoing development as part of the 35,000-tonne bulk sample and underground exploration program at its […]

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Dunnedin Reports KH10-11 Results & Focuses Pipe Exploration; Retains Diamond Experts to Advance High Grade Kimberlite Dikes

Dunnedin to Host a Webinar on Monday December 17th @ 11:00am PST/2:00pm EST December 13, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Dunnedin Ventures Inc. (the “Company” or “Dunnedin”) (TSX-V: DVI) today announced diamond recovery results from kimberlite pipe KH10-11 and plans to advance its diamond assets at its 100% owned Kahuna Diamond Project in Nunavut, […]

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YT Government: Memorandum of understanding signed to support Indigenous Tourism

The Government of Yukon, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) and the Yukon First Nations Culture & Tourism Association (YFNCT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference today in Carcross. The MOU sets the foundation for a collaborative partnership between the organizations as they work towards the shared goal […]

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Announces New Cannabis Retail Store in Thompson, Manitoba in Partnership with the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation

NAC now has opened 6 cannabis retail locations in Manitoba. Four of the six stores are in partnership with First Nations, including a new location in Thompson, Manitoba in partnership with the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. NAC is looking to open to open at least 14 recreational cannabis stores in Manitoba with four stores in partnership […]

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Ian Scott to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts

From: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Ottawa, Ontario December 12, 2018 Ian Scott, Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Check against delivery Mr. Chairman, My name is Ian Scott and I am the Chairperson of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). With me today is Chris Seidl, Executive Director of […]

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Xeni Gwet’in First Nation and conservation officers collaborate on enforcement

Dec. 12, 2018 WILLIAMS LAKE – The Xeni Gwet’in First Nation and B.C. Conservation Officer Service (COS) took part in an official signing ceremony to promote the sustainability of wildlife through a memorandum of understanding (MOU). The MOU aims to foster an understanding of Xeni Gwet’in First Nation’s customs, traditions, cultural and spiritual practices, as […]

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Canada’s National Statement at COP24: Speech by Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada December 12, 2018 – Katowice, Poland Check against delivery. This speech has been translated in accordance with the Government of Canada’s official languages policy and edited for posting and distribution in accordance with its communications policy. President, Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I’m delighted to be here at […]

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NS Government: More Projects to Help Reduce Poverty

December 12, 2018 Communities across Nova Scotia are working with government to tackle complex poverty-related issues. Through the Poverty Reduction Government Innovation program, government departments can partner with community organizations and others to develop programs and test innovative ideas that address poverty-related challenges. “Poverty affects lives, hurts communities and prevents the growth of healthy economies,” […]

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The Daily Thursday, December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018 Canada’s international investment position, third quarter 2018 Canada’s net foreign asset position increased by $116.1 billion to $647.9 billion in the third quarter. Continue reading New Housing Price Index, October 2018 New housing prices were unchanged on a national basis for a third month in a row. Continue reading Employer pension plans […]

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Growing the Indigenous Economy | Cannabis and the Workplace

Credits: wpgchamber The legalization of cannabis opened doors to significant economic opportunity for our Indigenous communities – just one step in our journey to reconciliation. Learn more about how First Nations communities will play a large role in the Canadian cannabis industry.

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Statement from the Thunder Bay Police Service

December 12, 2018 Following the release of the Office of the Independent Police Review Director’s (OIPRD) systemic review, the Thunder Bay Police Service is formally acknowledging that it must address the systemic racism, barriers and biases that exist within its service. This acknowledgement is an important step, as highlighted by the OIPRD report, in the […]

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: Submissions to National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

On December 11, 2018, the oral submission from Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, AnânauKatiget Tumingit Regional Inuit Women’s Association, Saturviit Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavik, Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre, and Manitoba Inuit Association was made to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Please click on the links below to read or watch […]

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Bob McLeod: NWT Indigenous Leaders Economic Forum

December 12, 2018 It is good to be with you here today, and I want to thank Darrell Beaulieu for inviting me to join you at this NWT Indigenous Leaders Economic Forum. The state of the NWT economy and what the future looks like for our people and businesses has been a top priority of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 2018284 Views

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Canada and the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Sign Political Accord

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada December 12, 2018 — Ottawa, Ontario — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada On December 5, 2018, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, and National Chief Robert Bertrand and National Vice-Chief Kim Beaudin of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples signed the Canada-Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Political Accord. As […]

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Thunder Bay Police Service UPDATE: Sudden Death Investigation

Incident Date: Monday, December 10, 2018 – 15:45 Incident Number:  P18075118 Location: Thunder bay Date Published: 2018-12-10 The Thunder Bay Police Service continues to investigate a sudden death that occurred over the weekend in Chapples Park. Officers were dispatched to the southern portion of the park just after 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9 after […]

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Province Announces New Rural Family Medicine Residency Program to be Based in Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority

December 12, 2018 New Program to Support Physician Training In Rural Manitoba and Physician Recruitment Efforts: Friesen A new family medicine residency program in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA) will enable medical residents to learn more about rural medicine and encourage physician recruitment, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Other […]

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Confederation College: The Centre for Policy and Research in Indigenous Learning Celebrates Five Years of Collaboration and Leading-Edge Work

THUNDER BAY, ON, December 12, 2018 – To celebrate its fifth anniversary, the Centre for Policy and Research in Indigenous Learning (CPRIL) hosted an Open House Wednesday. The event honoured those who have contributed to CPRIL’s success and highlighted the Centre’s accomplishments with the Confederation College and broader community. It also gave the community an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 2018172 Views

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