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Government of Yukon announces minimum wage review

February 27, 2018 Minister of Community Services John Streicker announced today that he will ask the Employment Standards Board to conduct a review of Yukon’s minimum wage. The review will follow recent increases and announced increases to the minimum wage in other Canadian jurisdictions that will see Yukon’s minimum wage drop to 7th place in […]

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Provincial Economic Growth Still Strong in the West – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, February 28, 2018—British Columbia and Alberta will still be performing well this year and will be joined by Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador for the strongest economic growth this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial Outlook: Winter 2018. “British Columbia’s economy still has a lot of momentum and will be […]

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New Cancer Glossary Aims to Help Improve Communication and Awareness about Cancer among Sahtu Residents

YELLOWKNIFE (February 27, 2018) — Residents in the Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories now have access to a glossary of cancer terms in various dialects of North Slavey to help them learn more about the disease and treatment options. Developed in partnership with the K’asho Got’ine Charter Community, the Tulita Dene Band, The Goba Group, […]

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Nature Conservancy of Canada applauds new conservation funds in Budget 2018, it’s time for nature!

February 27, 2018 Ottawa, ON The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) welcomes today’s announcement in Budget 2018 that significant new funds will be earmarked to protect Canada’s nature, parks, wild spaces and species at risk. The investment of $1.3 billion over five years affirms Canada’s commitment to protecting our lands and our waters and the variety of […]

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B.C. government increases protection for threatened species

February 27, 2018 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is protecting more wildlife habitat areas for the northern goshawk and marbled murrelet to help populations of these birds recover, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, announced today. “These unique species […]

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FCM statement on Federal Budget 2018

February 27, 2018 The Federation of Canadian Municipalities issued the following statement after federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled Budget 2018 in the House of Commons. Canada’s local and federal orders of government are working together to tackle pressing national challenges. Today’s federal budget strengthens that partnership by responding to municipalities’ calls to urgently fund […]

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NCC: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls coming up in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

February 27, 2018 As part of the Truth Gathering Process of the National Inquiry into MMIWG, there is a community hearing planned for Happy Valley-Goose Bay on March 7 and 8, 2018. All details are outlined in the poster below. Please note that a national, toll-free crisis call line is available to provide support for […]

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FNS: Comments by BC Liberal MLA Mike Morris show clear lack of understanding

February 27, 2018 Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit is astounded and disappointed by the clear lack of understanding shown by BC Liberal MLA Mike Morris following his suggestion in the BC legislature, that the Government of BC should not invest in Indigenous language preservation because, in his opinion, the […]

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Fuel Tax Rebate Program – Government of NU

February 27, 2018 The Department of Finance is accepting applications from harvesters, outfitters, tourism operators and quarriers for the Fuel Tax Rebate Program. You may be eligible for a rebate for gasoline or diesel used in vehicles engaged in off-road activities, including snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), motor boats, motorcycles and other licensed vehicles. To qualify […]

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IRC: Practical Nurse Diploma To Be Offered In Inuvik Beginning September 2018

February  26, 2018 In partnership with Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, a two-year Practical Nurse Diploma will be offered through Aurora College at the Aurora Campus in Inuvik beginning September 2018. Download Information Poster Applications are currently being accepted and seats are limited. If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit Aurora College’s website to learn how you can […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018189 Views

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Budget 2018 Makes Essential Investments in First Nations Children and Investments to Strengthen First Nations Governments

Budget 2018 Makes Essential Investments in First Nations Children and Investments to Strengthen First Nations Governments February 27, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s federal budget marks the third year of continued, sustained investment in First Nations. These investments provide greater safety and security for First […]

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Application 1907303 Notice of Application – Athabasca Oil Sands Area

Notice of Application Application No. 1907303 Suncor Energy Inc. Athabasca Oil Sands Area The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 1907303. This application has been submitted under the AER’s Integrated Decision Approach, which allows applicants to apply for multiple activities under a single application. Description of the Application Suncor Energy Inc. (Suncor) has applied […]

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NB Update: RCMP analysing of evidence as part of investigation into fatal hit and run

February 27, 2018 Saint-Charles, New Brunswick The Southeast District RCMP is conducting analysis on key evidence as part of its investigation into a fatal hit and run in Saint-Charles, N.B. On February 24, 2018, around 9:30 p.m., the Richibucto RCMP responded to a report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on St-Charles Sud Road. The victim, a 22-year-old man, […]

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Provincial Government Announces Moose and Caribou Quotas – Government of NL

February 27, 2018 The Provincial Government is implementing changes to the moose and caribou quotas and reinstating the Canid Collection Program for the 2018-19 big game season. The 2018-19 big game season will see: A reduction in the overall moose quota for resident hunters of 2,470 licences, no reduction for non-resident licences available to outfitters, […]

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Minister of Justice has agreed to an extension of Whitehorse Correctional Centre inspection

February 26, 2018 Minister of Justice Tracy-Anne McPhee has extended the period for David Loukidelis to conduct the independent inspection of the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC). Mr. Loukidelis now has until May 15 to provide his final inspection report along with any recommendations to the Government of Yukon. The scope of the inspection outlined in […]

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Most polar bears carry trichinella – Government of NU

February 27, 2018 The Department of Health is reminding Nunavummiut that many polar bears carry a tiny round worm called trichinella, which can make humans sick. Freezing or fermenting meat will not kill trichinella, it can only be killed by cooking. Polar bear meat is a nutritious food! Before eating polar bear, it should be […]

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Budget 2018: Minister Morneau Brings Plan for Equality and Growth to the National Capital Region

February 28, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Making sure every Canadian has a real and fair chance at success is not just the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do. Canada’s future prosperity depends on it. To face the challenges of today and tomorrow, the Government of […]

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Address by Minister Freeland to the High-level Segment of the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council

February 27, 2018 – Geneva, Switzerland 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. Few issues are as important as those that relate to human rights and freedoms. We make a point of […]

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The Daily Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, January 2018 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.3% in January, mainly due to higher prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index increased 3.3%, primarily as a result of higher prices for crude energy products. Continue reading  Non-residential capital and repair expenditures, 2016 (revised), […]

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Budget 2018: Equality and Growth for a Strong Middle Class

February 27, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Making sure every Canadian has a real and fair chance at success is not just the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do. Canada’s future prosperity depends on it. To face the challenges of today and tomorrow, the Government of […]

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MNBC: Rocky Mountain Métis Association Announce Opening of Community Office

February 27th, 2018 The Rocky Mountain Métis Association proudly announced today of the opening of their community office in Cranbrook, BC.  Located at the Ground Floor co-working space, at #100-131 7th Ave. South, this locatoin will be home to their Métis Community Navigator staff. “This is a wonderful location” proclaimed Marilynn Taylor, Region 4 Kootenay […]

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Manitoba News Release: Province Launches Online Survey as Part of Consultations on New Poverty Reduction Strategy

February 27, 2018 The Manitoba government has launched an online survey as part of ongoing consultations to support the development of a new poverty reduction strategy, Families Minister Scott Fielding and Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. “It is important to hear from people who have experienced poverty, service providers, experts, advocates and […]

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SKTC: Millwright Training

Program Overview Millwrights work in a large variety of industries, including mining, power generation and manufacturing.  The program introduces students to the basics of the trade. Upon completion, the students will have learned new skills, understand the work of the Millwright trade and be better prepared to join the skilled workforce. The course includes instruction […]

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Treatment of Indigenous peoples in the Canadian justice system: The AFNQL supports demands for a Royal Commission

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 27, 2018 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) stands in solidarity with First Nations on the movement demanding a reform of the Canadian justice system which treats Indigenous peoples in an unacceptable manner. “The recent decisions in the Boushie and Fontaine cases are extremely troubling, and we stand together with […]

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NWAC: Delayed Justice, a Bandage Solution and the Gaps in Bill S-3

The year is 1876. Queen Victoria is head of state; women can’t vote and the Indian Act – a unanimously paternalistic, racist and colonial piece of legislation – is created with the purpose of assimilating and eliminating “Indians”. O Canada. The year is now 2018. Our Prime Minister has declared himself a feminist; women are […]

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Ontario’s Regional Chief Day: Immediate Fiscal Efforts are Needed in the Federal Budget to Prevent Further Crises and Tragedies

(Toronto, February 26, 2018) “In recent days and weeks, we’ve heard how Canada’s justice system is failing First Nation peoples. Tomorrow, Canada has the opportunity to provide key investments in order to prevent those tragedies from happening to our children and youth. There are far too many First Nation families who should not be seeking […]

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Upcoming First Nations Energy Mining Council Regional Workshops For Environmental Assessment Revitalization

February 26, 2018 Dear Chiefs, Leadership and Technicians, On behalf of the BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council, please find the attached invitation letter and postcard to attend one of four regional workshops on the revitalization of the BC Environmental Assessment process.  The workshops will be all day, running from 8am – 4pm.  The […]

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Premier’s Statement on Changes to the Executive Council

February 26, 2018 Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today: “Today I accepted Minister Eric Hoskins’ resignation as Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, as well as MPP for St. Paul’s. I am so grateful for the work Eric has done to continue improving Ontario’s world-class health care system to better support patients […]

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De Beers Canada launches UN Women 2018 scholarships for STEM students

First four scholarships to be awarded at University of Waterloo CALGARY, Feb. 26, 2018  – De Beers Canada is pleased to announce that the first four scholarships in support of De Beers’ UN Women partnership commitment are now available to female students applying for first-year full-time studies in eligible Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) […]

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Northern Superiors Ti-pa-haa-kaa-ning (TPK) Gold- Silver- Copper Project: Heavy Lifting Done- Drill Ready Targets Now Prepared for Additional Discoveries

Sudbury, Ontario, February 27, 2018: Northern Superior Resources Inc. (“Northern Superior” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SUP) (OTCQB: NSUPF) has successfully completed a significant multi-disciplinary mineral exploration program on its 100% owned TPK property during the third quarter of 2017 (see Northern Superior Resources press releases: December 6, 2017; November 8, 2017; October 18, 2017; October […]

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Azimut and Partners Commence a 5,100-metre Drilling Program at Eleonore South, James Bay Region, Quebec

Longueuil, Quebec – Azimut Exploration Inc. (“Azimut” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AZM) is pleased to announce the start of the Phase 2 diamond drilling program on the Eleonore South Property (Azimut-Eastmain-Goldcorp JV). Phase 2 consists of 5,100 metres in 29 holes, representing a 40% increase from the initial plan of 3,600 metres. The results of […]

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Pieridae Engages Morgan Stanley and Société Générale as Financial Advisors to Goldboro LNG

CALGARY, ALBERTA — February 27, 2018—Pieridae Energy Limited (PEA-TSXV) announced today that it has engaged Morgan Stanley & Co, LLC (Morgan Stanley) and SG Americas Securities, LLC (Société Générale) to serve as financial advisors for Pieridae Energy’s Goldboro LNG project. Pieridae intends to raise up to the US $10 billion in equity and project financing […]

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Osisko Intersects 71.9 g/t Au Over 2.9 Metres At Lynx

(Toronto, February 27, 2018)  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Urban ownship, Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Québec. The 800,000 metre drill program combines definition, expansion and exploration drilling […]

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Constantine Initiates Barite Metallurgical Test Program At Palmer Project

February 27, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (TSX Venture – CEM) (“Constantine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the initiation of a metallurgical test program to determine if a marketable barite concentrate can be produced as a co-product from the Palmer copper-zinc-gold-silver Project in Southeast Alaska (“Palmer” or the “Project”). Garfield […]

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Chess Supersite Corporation Engages Gunpowder Capital Corp.

Toronto, Ontario, February 27th, 2018 – Gunpowder Capital Corp., (CSE: GPC), (CSE: GPC.PR.A), (OTCQB: GNPWF), (Frankfurt: YS6N), (“Gunpowder” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it has entered into various agreements with Chess Supersite Corporation (OTC Pink: CHZP), (“CSC”). Chess Supersite Corporation has retained GPC to act as a financial advisor to CSC, and to assist […]

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Gensource Announces Re-Filing of Its NI 43-101 Technical Report, Highlighting a Key Asset – Its Technical Team

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – February 26, 2018 – Gensource Potash Corporation (“Gensource” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: GSP). As a result of a review by staff of the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”), Gensource is issuing this news release regarding our disclosure on the Vanguard One Potash Project (“Vanguard” or the “Project”). On July 15, 2017, Gensource filed […]

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Suncor Energy closes purchase of additional interest in Syncrude

All financial figures are in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise noted CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 26, 2018 — Suncor today announced it has closed the transaction to purchase a 5% interest in Syncrude from Mocal Energy. The US$730 million, or approximately Cdn$925 million, purchase price is subject to closing adjustments and is based on an effective date […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Receives $7 Million from Warrant Acceleration

February 26, 2018 Toronto, ON, February 26, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to report the Company has received $7.0 Million from the exercise of warrants which the expiry was accelerated to February 23, 2018 as previously announced on January 24, 2018. “We are pleased to report essentially all […]

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Fortis Inc. Announces Executive Appointment

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR – Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS)(NYSE:FTS), announced the appointment of James R. Reid (Jim) as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Fortis. Jim was previously a partner with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Toronto where […]

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Williams Partners Announces Redemption of 4.875% Senior Notes due 2024

TULSA, Okla.—Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) and ACMP Finance Corp. (collectively, the “Issuers”) announced today that they have issued a notice of redemption (the “Notice of Redemption”) to holders of the Issuers’ 4.875% Senior Notes due 2024 (the “Notes”), stating that the Issuers will redeem all of the outstanding Notes for cash on March 28, […]

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The Business Case for Inclusion – OTC

The Office of the Treaty Commissioner’s Milton Tootoosis presented at the Lloyminster Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn event on Wednesday, Feb. 21. About 15 people, include Lloydminster mayor Gerald Albers, participated in the conversation “The Business Case for Inclusion.” Milton talked about: · The Spirit and Intent of Treaty – the promise of an […]

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The Indigenous Bar Association commends the University of Victoria on the Introduction of A new Joint Degree Program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders

OTTAWA, ON – The IBA enthusiastically applauds the University of Victoria’s development of a joint degree program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders. Students will graduate after four years with a Juris Doctor and a Juris Indigenarum Doctor (JID). News was released last week confirming funding in the provincial budget. This will be […]

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Province of Manitoba Absent from Metis Nation Health Forum

February 26, 2018 Ottawa, ON – Today representatives from across the country are gathering in Ottawa to participate in a Metis Nation Health Forum. The Manitoba Metis Federation is frustrated and disappointed by the lack of representation from the Province of Manitoba and the message that sends to the Metis Nation. “The health of our […]

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ITK President Natan Obed Expresses His Condolences To The Families Of Tina Fontaine And Colten Boushie

Ottawa, Ontario, February 23, 2018 — On behalf of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, president Natan Obed today expresses his condolences to the families of Tina Fontaine and Colten Boushie, and stands in solidarity with all Canadians calling for justice reforms and systemic changes to ensure Indigenous peoples rights are respected in Canada. “These cases are more […]

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BCAFN Supports Justice For Tina Fontaine: Justice System Reforms Needed

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC) – Yesterday a jury in Winnipeg found Raymond Cormier not guilty of second degree murder of Tina Fontaine, of the Sagkeeng First Nation. Tina was 15 years old when she was found dead in the Red River, wrapped in a duvet cover, weighed down with rocks, on August 17, […]

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Statements about discussions between the Village of Haines Junction and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

Minister of Community Services John Streicker, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) Dän nätthe äda Steve Smith and Haines Junction Mayor Michael Riseborough today released the following statements about discussions regarding possible changes to the municipal boundaries of Haines Junction: I am delighted that the Village of Haines Junction and the Champagne and Aishihik First […]

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News Release – Queen’s technology workshops for local youth awarded federal funding

February 26, 2018 KINGSTON – Local youth and schools will continue to benefit from technology workshops offered through Queen’s thanks to a recent federal government funding announcement. Actua, a Canadian charity focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among youth, was the organization that received the largest amount of funding under CanCode, an […]

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Homelessness survey in Pond Inlet

26 February 2018  The Department of Family Services’ Poverty Reduction division will conduct a door-to-door survey in Pond Inlet, from February 27 to March 9, 2018, to better understand homelessness in the community. A team will go to randomly selected houses and units to speak with people who permanently sleep in the dwelling, and […]

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Statement from the Minister of Children and Youth Services and the Attorney General on the Motherisk Commission Final Report – Government of ON

February 26, 2018 Today, Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services and Yasir Naqvi, Attorney General made the following statement on the release of the final report of the Motherisk Commission: “What happened to the children and families impacted by the flawed Motherisk hair testing was heartbreaking. In her report, the Commissioner, the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018208 Views

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Take the Challenge and Unlock the Potential of Food as Fuel: Nutrition Month 2018 – Government of NT

YELLOWKNIFE (February 26, 2018) – Across Canada, March is Nutrition Month, and this year, dietitians are helping Canadians realize the potential of food to improve health, fuel activities, and bring people together. Almost half of all Canadians say that eating a healthy, balanced diet is challenging because they are so busy. They often skip meals, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018209 Views

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