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Media Advisory – Governor General to Invest 45 Recipients into the Order of Canada

May 8, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 3 Companions, 12 Officers and 30 Members into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. About the Order of Canada Created in 1967, the Order of Canada, one of […]

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4th Annual FHQ Arts & Culture Festival

Payepot School Hosts… 4th Annual FHQ Arts & Culture Festival with Special Guest Buffy St. Marie May 17th. 10am – 2pm Payepot School. Piapot First Nation REGISTRATION FORM PLEASE REGISTER BY MAY 11, 2018 For more info: Nicole Crowe nicolecrowe@live.ca  306 531-8972 Fax Number: 306 565-2530 NT5

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BC Treaty Commission congratulates parties on initialling Lheidli T’enneh Treaty

May 5, 2018 VANCOUVER – Today, the parties of the Lheidli T’enneh negotiations gathered in Prince George to initial the new treaty. The BC Treaty Commission congratulates the Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia, and Lheidli T’enneh First Nation (LTFN) for their continued commitment to reconciliation through treaty negotiations. A second ratification vote […]

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Catholic Education Week in Ontario Highlights Catholic Youth Day and Service

TORONTO – May 7, 2018 – This week students, parents, teachers, staff and communities across Ontario will be celebrating the significant contribution that Catholic education has made to life in this province. New this year will be the launch of Catholic Student Youth Day in Toronto on May 8th at St. Paul’s Basilica and the […]

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Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations meet for first Yukon Forum of the year

Yukon’s Premier, Cabinet members and First Nations Chiefs met today for the first Yukon Forum of 2018. At today’s meeting the leaders discussed important shared priorities including procurement, infrastructure funding, education and health and wellness. They also reviewed progress being made under the Joint Priority Action Plan, including the completion of an agreement that clarifies […]

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Media Advisory — Tabling of the 2018 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada — Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Ottawa, 7 May 2018—The 2018 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada, Michael Ferguson, will be tabled in the House of Commons on Tuesday, 29 May 2018. Media lock-up: Journalists accredited by the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery are invited to attend the Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s media lock-up to be held Tuesday, 29 May 2018, from 6 am […]

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Northern Students visit Regina and the Saskatchewan Legislative Building as Part of Mentorship Program

May 8, 2018 The Provincial Capital Commission is once again hosting 32 high school students from northern Saskatchewan for the annual Charles Knight Youth Mentorship Program. The students travel with their teachers and chaperones to the province’s capital city to learn more about Saskatchewan’s history, the province’s system of government, and the various post-secondary opportunities […]

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Canadian Youth Leading the Conversation During Mental Health Awareness Week

Jack.org delivering more than 65 Jack Talks at High Schools From BC to PEI to Nunavut Book your Free Jack Talk by May 31st at Jack.org TORONTO – Today, as we kick-off Mental Health Awareness Week in Canada, 40 youth from Jack.org, the only Canadian charity training and empowering a network of young leaders who are […]

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Nunatsiavut Government: Official election results released

Nunatsiavut Elections Officer Nannette Blake has released the official results of the May 1 election for Ordinary Members to the Nunatsiavut Assembly. While recounts will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively for Rigolet and Postville, the results are as follows: Constituency of Nain Candidate Mail-in Ballot Advance Poll Ordinary Poll Total Andersen, Tony * […]

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Lakehead University nursing student wins provincial award for program assisting new mothers

May 8, 2018 – Thunder Bay, ON Brianna Decontie spent from early January to mid February adapting a five-week mothers’ support group for Kitigan Zibi Health and Social Services in Maniwaki, QC. The program, offered to new mothers, focuses on oral health care and embraces Indigenous teachings such as the Medicine Wheel and Sacred Medicines. […]

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Full STEAM ahead at KPU Science Rendezvous and Langley Open House

Create glitter slime, inflate a real lung, taste a craft brew, or watch the chemistry magic show at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Science Rendezvous and Langley Open House Saturday, May 12. The largest public science festival in the Fraser Valley and KPU Langley’s largest event attracting over 2,000 visitors in 2017, Science Rendezvous offers free […]

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41st Parliament of Ontario Passed Landmark Legislation to Increase Care, Create Opportunity and Build Ontario Up

Premier Highlights Government Record as Parliament Dissolves After Passing 93 Bills May 8, 2018 Ontario has taken historic action to relieve the pressure on families, provide better care for children, students and seniors, and expand economic opportunity so more people can get ahead in this uncertain period of rapid economic change. Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne […]

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Manitoba to Fund Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinics

May 8, 2018 Government Commits $1.2 Million to Improve Access to Addictions Treatment: Goertzen The Manitoba government will establish five rapid-access, front-line clinics across the province to treat individuals seeking help for substance-related addictions, including patients struggling with opiate, methamphetamine and alcohol addiction, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “These clinics […]

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The Government of Canada and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society reach an important agreement on species at risk reporting

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada May 8, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Today, an important step was taken to protect species at risk in Canada. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society agreed that, moving forward, the Government of Canada will track and report unprotected critical […]

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CBU Call for Applications! Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network: The Kausattumi Grants Program

The Kausattumi Grants Program (Kausattumi is Inuttitut for ‘the dawn’) is an initiative of the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network that will provide financial support to Indigenous undergraduate & graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers who are undertaking or are interested in undertaking Indigenous community-based health and wellness research. The Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network is […]

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AB Government: Oil sands innovation cuts emissions, creates jobs

Alberta’s oil sands facilities are gearing up to launch innovative projects that will reduce emissions, create new jobs and enhance competitiveness. May 08, 2018 Nine Alberta oil sands technologies will receive more than $70 million through the Oil Sands Innovation Challenge to support economic growth in the oil sands sector. The funds are provided by […]

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CASA: Students Release Collaborative Report on Campus Sexual Violence

May 8, 2018 Toronto, Ontario – Student organizations across the country released a joint publication on campus sexual violence, titled Shared Perspectives: A Joint Publication on Campus Sexual Violence Prevention and Response. In the publication, students from Victoria to Charlottetown express the need to eradicate sexual violence on their campuses. It includes contributions from the […]

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U of Victoria: Students’ mini-satellite to help astronomers explore the origins of the universe

Students from the University of Victoria are designing a tiny satellite with big aspirations. When a robotic arm on the International Space Station tosses it into orbit in 2020, the satellite that’s no bigger than a two-litre carton of milk will become a vital tool to help astronomers and cosmologists better understand the origins and […]

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Dal set to support 2020 North American Indigenous Games in Halifax

May 4, 2018 On Thursday, K’jipuktuk — Halifax — was announced as the host city for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games. With more than 5,000 athletes expected taking part, it will be the largest multi-sporting event ever held in Nova Scotia. The winning bid from the Mi’kmaq Sport Council of Nova Scotia was supported […]

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KPU opens doors and opens minds for Indigenous youth

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) welcomed more than 60 Indigenous students to its Surrey campus to hear from inspirational speakers and learn about post-secondary study options. The Open Doors, Open Minds event on May 2 attracted students from 21 schools and education centres, primarily in Surrey, Delta and Langley. They heard speakers such as Shane Wally […]

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The 2018 Nutrien Indigenous Youth Harvard Scholarship Award

The 2018 Nutrien Indigenous Youth Harvard Scholarship Award Jodie Wells is a Mi’kmaq woman from the town of Hughes Brook, Newfoundland and is part of the Qalipu First Nation. Jodie grew up in a small area but has always had big dreams of business and entrepreneurship.  Jodie attended Grenfell Campus of Memorial University and received […]

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Ontario Election on June 7, 2018

May 8, 2018 Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne today announced that the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, has accepted the Premier’s advice to sign a Proclamation dissolving the 41st Parliament of the Province of Ontario, effective as of 2 p.m. today. Pursuant to the provisions of the Election Act, the Lieutenant Governor also called […]

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Province and Travel Manitoba Announce Seven New Star Attractions

May 8, 2018 The Manitoba government along with Travel Manitoba has designated seven new Star Attractions, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen, and Travel Manitoba president and CEO Colin Ferguson announced today. “Manitoba is home to many unique and vibrant tourism attractions in all regions of the province,” said Pedersen.  “They offer incredible experiences […]

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Creating Prosperity, Economic Growth and Jobs in the North

Investments Aimed at Supporting Northern Businesses and Communities May 8, 2018 Ontario is creating jobs and boosting economic growth and prosperity for Northerners through recent investments from the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC). In 2017-18, the province invested more than $188 million through the NOHFC into more than 950 projects in 145 communities […]

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GNWT recognizes the first global Open Government Week

YELLOWKNIFE (May 7, 2018) —This week, citizens and governments across Canada and around the world will come together to celebrate and promote the Open Government principles of transparency, accountability, and participation in government. Open Government Week is a global call to action to promote direct collaboration between citizens and governments. To mark the first ever […]

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ATAC and HAC Ask for Sector by Sector Air Transport Regulations

Ottawa, May 7, 2018. The Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) and the Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC) are asking Minister Garneau to review his proposed changes in Flight and Duty Time regulations to consider aviation sector differences. “We are inviting the Minister to pause and sit with industry before implementing changes that would have […]

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Mount Royal U: Liberal Education Conference looks for truth amidst the noise

As we are bombarded by more and more information, much of it just a click away on our phones, the credibility of that information seems less and less reliable. What is true? What is fake? While traditional media has been brought to its knees by the economic might of Facebook and Google, the Internet has […]

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Ontario Supporting Indigenous Students at Lakehead University

Province Investing in Innovative Learning Centre May 7, 2018 Ontario is supporting community building, economic growth and reconciliation in the north by investing in an Indigenous learning centre that will offer expanded access and supports for students. The Gichi Kendaasiwan Centre will provide Indigenous students with an environment that is focused on student and community […]

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in LaSalle-Émard-Verdun

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 8, 2018 Montreal, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. Today, David Lametti, Member of Parliament for LaSalle-Émard-Verdun, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development […]

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NWAC Releases Third Report Card on National Inquiry into MMIWG

May 7, 2018 Ottawa, ON – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has released our third Report Card on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. In December of 2015 the Government of Canada launched the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). As a non-partisan […]

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Nunavut celebrates National Nursing Week

07 May 2018  During National Nursing Week, May 7 to May 13 2018, the Government of Nunavut (GN) Department of Health wants to recognize the hardworking nurses in the territory. Yes This Is Nursing is this year’s National Nursing Week theme, outlining the changes and opportunities brought by the use and advancement of information […]

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Rubicon Minerals Announces Details of its 2018 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, May 8, 2018  – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) announces details of its upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:00 am (Toronto Time) at the 121 King Street West, Suite 1760, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 3T9 (the “Meeting”). The Company will […]

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AER Notice of Application – Vista Coal Mine

Notice of Application CCA Applications 1909172, 1909173, and 1909174 EPEA Application 004-00301345 WA Applications 004-00311965 and 003-00311969 Coalspur Mines (Operations) Ltd. Vista Coal Mine The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Coal Conservation Act (CCA) applications 1909172, 1909173, and 1909174; Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 004-00301345; and Water Act (WA)applications 004-00311965 and 003-00311969 […]

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Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: Infill Drilling Confirms High-grade Gold Mineralization

TORONTO, ON – May 8, 2018 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (the “Company” or “Barkerville”) is pleased to announce additional drilling results from the 50,000-meter 2018 Island Mountain exploration and delineation program at the Company’s flagship Cariboo Gold Project.  Detailed drilling results, a drill hole location plan map and vertical sections are presented […]

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TransAlta Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

May 8, 2018 First Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights Comparable EBITDA(1) was up $19 million, or 8%, to $259 million; Free cash flow(1) from ongoing operations increased 2% to $81 million; Total consolidated net debt was reduced by almost $300 million during the quarter; and Receipt of $157 million in early termination payments from the Balancing […]

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Vale’s Sudbury Operations Honoured with National Environmental Excellence Award

SUDBURY, ON, May 8, 2018 – Vale’s Sudbury Biodiversity Program received the national Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Environmental Excellence Award from the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) at an awards gala during the 2018 CIM Convention in Vancouver on May 7th. “We are proud to be acknowledged for Vale’s biodiversity program in Sudbury,” said Lisa […]

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PSA: QIA Board Meeting in Qikiqtarjuaq

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT DATE ISSUED: May 7, 2018 EVENT: QIA Board Meeting in Qikiqtarjuaq DATE, TIME AND LOCATION: May 8, to May 10, 2018, 9am, Community Hall, Qikiqtarjuaq The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is hosting its spring board meeting in Qikiqtarjuaq. Premier Paul Quassa and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Aluki Kotierk will be present at […]

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North American Palladium Reports Voting Results from the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, May 07, 2018 — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or the “Company”) (TSX:PDL) (OTC PINK:PALDF) released today the final voting results of its 2018 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”) held on May 7, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario. The following matters were voted on: 1. Election of Directors The following five nominees were appointed as Directors of […]

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Pieridae Energy announces term sheet for LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement with European Utility

CALGARY, ALBERTA — May 7th, 2018—Pieridae Energy Limited (PEA-TSXV) is pleased to announce it has entered into a term sheet to negotiate a binding liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (“SPA”) to supply Canadian-sourced liquefied natural gas to Europe from the Second Train of the Goldboro liquefaction facility in Nova Scotia. Under the […]

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New Gold announces results of vote for election of Board Of Directors

TORONTO, April 30, 2018 – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE American:NGD) today announces the voting results from the election of its Board of Directors at New Gold’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on April 25, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario. The director nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 16, […]

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Sabina Gold & Silver Announces Interim Financial Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2018

$86 million in cash and short-term investments, pre-development activities commenced VANCOUVER –Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (“Sabina”) or (the “Company”) (SBB – TSX) reports the interim financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. “The first quarter was a busy one for Sabina,” said Bruce McLeod, the Company’s President & CEO. “We welcomed a […]

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Minister McKenna affirms ecological integrity is the first priority in the management of Parks Canada

From: Parks Canada Minister publishes formal response to unprecedented input from Canadians on the future of Parks Canada May 7, 2018                                       Ottawa, ON                                 Parks Canada Agency Canada’s national parks and protected areas play a critical role in shaping our national identity, protecting wildlife and our natural heritage, fighting climate change, and supporting jobs and […]

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Tervita Corporation Announces Q1 2018 Financial Results Conference Call

CALGARY, ALBERTA (May 7, 2018) – Tervita Corporation announced today it will hold a conference call to discuss its Q1 2018 financial results. The call will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern). Details for the call can be found on the Intralinks website. Copies of the March 31, 2018 financial […]

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24/7 First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line now available online

From: Indigenous Services Canada Expansion of counseling services means 24/7 access by phone and online chat May 8 2018 Ottawa, ONTARIO Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada supports mental health wellbeing for First Nations and Inuit through dedicated resources, including culturally competent counselling services by the First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help […]

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Mental Health Week launched in North Battleford – Saskatchewan Union of Nurses

Representatives from the City of North Battleford joined the Battlefords Canadian Mental Health Association and other supporters to proclaim Mental Health Week at a ceremony outside City Hall Monday. The city raised the CMHA flag as a youth drumming group from Poundmaker First Nation performed to honour the occasion. Mayor Ryan Bater said it’s important […]

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AFOA Canada Continues To Create Pathways

AFOA CANADA CONTINUES TO CREATE PATHWAYS The 2018 Nutrien Indigenous Youth Harvard Scholarship Award Jodie Wells is the possible envy of Canada’s young Indigenous academic achievers. That’s because Wells, a member of the Qalipu First Nation in Newfoundland, was recently chosen as the recipient of a Harvard University Business School scholarship sponsored by Nutrien (www.nutrien.com), […]

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FCAC announces Indigenous Financial Literacy Working Group

May 8, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader Jane Rooney and the National Steering Committee for Financial Literacy today announced a new working group to assist in responding to the financial literacy needs of Indigenous Peoples, including First Nations, Inuit and the Métis Nation. The working group will be co-chaired by Jane Rooney and […]

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NL Government: Provincial Government Provides Update on Development of Adult Literacy Action Plan

May 07, 2018 The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced the conclusion of public consultations on the development of an Adult Literacy Action Plan. Five public consultation sessions were held throughout the province in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, and St. John’s. Discussions were also held with […]

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Government of Canada announces call for proposals for community-based projects supporting seniors

May 7, 2018          Gatineau, Quebec                                  Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and society. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to empowering all Canadians, including seniors, to contribute to and share in the prosperity of the country. In support of this commitment, the Honourable […]

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Kugaaruk Justice Committee seeking members

May 07, 2018 Do you have knowledge and experience in dealing with social issues, restorative justice and Inuit societal values? Interested in helping victims and offenders? The Kugaaruk Justice Committee is looking for members. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based justice approach to assist victims of crime and work with people who have caused […]

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