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Canada and Quebec to make significant investments that will improve the lives of Quebec residents

Supporting new projects that build prosperous communities and transition to a clean growth economy Québec City, Quebec, June 29, 2018—The Canadian and Quebec governments are working together to make long-term investments in infrastructure that will create jobs and economic growth, build inclusive communities and support a low-carbon, green economy—leading to a higher quality of life for […]

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Media Advisory – Ministers of Education in Vancouver July 5-6 for their 107th Meeting and to Attend a Major Pan‑Canadian Event on Indigenous Education

Toronto, June 28, 2018 — Provincial and territorial ministers of education will be in Vancouver July 5–6 for the 107th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) and to attend a major pan-Canadian event, the CMEC Symposium on Indigenizing Teacher Education. CMEC 107 will give ministers the opportunity to review progress on CMEC initiatives […]

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Provincial/Territorial Health Ministers Meeting Communique

June 28, 2018 (The Government of Saskatchewan is distributing this communique on behalf of the chair of the provincial/territorial health minister’s meeting.) WINNIPEG – Provincial and territorial health ministers held a successful meeting today in Winnipeg. The meeting included productive discussions on several key issues, including mental health and addictions, the federal legalization of cannabis, […]

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Government of Canada supports innovative practices in early learning and child care

June 28, 2018              Gatineau, Quebec             Employment and Social Development Canada Every child deserves to get the best start in life and a real and fair chance to succeed. The Government of Canada is making significant investments in early learning and child care so that each and every child can reach their full potential. Today, the […]

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Canadian Photography Institute announces 2018 research fellows

June 28, 2018 Hailing from Canada, Australia and the United States, the recipients will be awarded up to $10,000 CAD each to pursue projects that advance research on the history and criticism of photography A professor, photographer, art historian and four students have been named the recipients of the 2018 Research Fellowship Program of the Canadian Photography […]

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Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers meet to advance cooperation to protect nature

June 28, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Nature is at the heart of Canada’s national identity, from coast to coast to coast. Our rivers, mountains, lakes, and oceans—along with the wildlife that depends on them—are a natural legacy for all Canadians to discover, enjoy, and preserve. Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers responsible for parks, protected areas, […]

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Media advisory: Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site hosts a Canada Day Métis Friendship Celebration

June 28, 2018         St. Andrews, Manitoba           Parks Canada Dr. Doug Eyolfson, Member of Parliament for Charleswood – St. James – Assiniboia – Headingley will provide remarks at the opening ceremony for the Canada Day Métis Friendship Celebration at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site on behalf of the Government of Canada. This inaugural event, hosted by […]

by pmnationtalk on June 29, 2018138 Views

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USW: New Standard for Responsible Mining Released

Multi-sector effort to certify social and environmental performance at mine sites globally TORONTO, June 28 2018  – Today, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) released the Standard for Responsible Mining, a precedent-setting global certification program for industrial-scale mine sites. With growing awareness and demand for ecologically and socially-responsible products jewelers, electronics businesses, auto makers and others have sought assurances […]

by pmnationtalk on June 29, 201861 Views

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AB Government: Taking action to protect children and families

June 28, 2018 The Alberta government is strengthening kinship care assessments, providing funding for suicide prevention and proposing legislative changes to improve Alberta’s child intervention system. A Stronger, Safer Tomorrow highlights 39 actions – including 16 immediate steps before April 2019 – the Alberta government is taking to improve services, address funding on reserves and […]

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The Daily Friday, June 29, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, April 2018 Real gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in April as 12 of 20 industrial sectors increased. After a decline in January, gross domestic product has risen every month since the beginning of 2018. Continue reading  Principal field crop areas, June 2018 In 2018, farmers reported seeding less land […]

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Brandon U: Three winners in Rural by Design art contest

June 27, 2018 Brandon University’s Rural Development Institute (RDI) is pleased to announce the three winners of the Rural by Design Student Art Contest. The winners are Lindsay Michiels, a second-year student in Physical Education; Kira Toth, a second-year student in Psychiatric Nursing; and Liam Shamray, a first-year student in Business Administration. This was the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201889 Views

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Update on the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Statement Ottawa, Ontario, June 28, 2018—The Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel made the following statement: “On June 26 and 27 the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel held its first working session under the leadership of Chair Janet Yale in Ottawa. The Review Panel reaffirmed its core […]

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College of the North Atlantic: Government investments to benefit residents preparing for work in mining sector

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – The Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada, together with College of the North Atlantic, announced investments totalling more than $1.2 million towards a new, state-of-the-art mining training simulator, launched today at the college’s Happy Valley-Goose Bay campus. The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced $132,000 from […]

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The Indigenous Learning Centre (ILC) 2018 Professional Development Scholarship Program

The Indigenous Learning Centre (ILC) 2018 Professional Development Scholarship Program INTAKE #2 You don’t have to be an AFOA Canada member to apply or qualify for a Scholarship!  Apply Today! The Indigenous Learning Centre is pleased to open a second intake for the Professional Development Scholarships: CAPA In-Person Sessions Six (5) scholarships for those who […]

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Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada announces the six finalists for The Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award

Award winner and five finalists will direct $75,000 in grants to child- and youth-serving agencies TORONTO, June 28, 2018 – Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the six finalists for The Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award, which recognizes extraordinary Canadians or initiatives that have made an indelible mark on […]

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The Government of Canada approves the Akasaba West Copper-Gold Mine Project and takes steps to protect Val-d’Or caribou

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency June 27, 2018 — Ottawa — The Government of Canada is working to protect the environment and species at risk while supporting natural resource development that creates jobs and economic opportunities for the middle class. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, announced Cabinet’s decision […]

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Launch of Saskatoon Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

From: Correctional Service Canada News release June 28, 2018 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Correctional Service Canada Today, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), in collaboration with its partners, celebrated the launch of its vocational training and employment services centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This launch will enhance employment and employability interventions for Indigenous offenders to ensure […]

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Canadore College Graduates to be Honoured at Ceremony

Jun 27, 2018 (NORTH BAY, ONT.) — Canadore College is hosting its Convocation Ceremonies for the Schools Aviation Technology; and Trades and Technology on June 28. Guest speaker, Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) John Short, will be speaking to approximately 170 graduates. Born in North Bay, Ontario, Short joined the Canadian Armed Forces first as an […]

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SAWCC Calls on SK Government to Meet Indigenous Leaders Following Closure of Camp

SAWCC Calls On SK Government to Meet Indigenous Leaders Following Closure of Camp June 28, 2018 – (Saskatoon, SK) Saskatchewan Aboriginal Women’s Circle Corporation’s (SAWCC) is calling on the Saskatchewan Government to meet with Indigenous leaders following the closure of the Justice for our Stolen Children camp in Regina. On June 21, National Indigenous Peoples […]

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AB Government: Deficit down, jobs up in 2017

Jun 28, 2018 Alberta’s economy continued to grow over the last year as jobs returned to the province and government steadily brought down the deficit. Leading the country, the Alberta economy grew by 4.9 per cent in 2017-18 following one of the deepest and longest recessions to hit the province in a generation. At the […]

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ITAC Partners with Destination Canada Germany and Toronto Tourism to Highlight Indigenous Fashion Week

June 26, 2018 The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada is pleased to have partnered with the Destination Canada offices in Germany to secure a series of news features highlighting the first edition of Indigenous Fashion Week, hosted recently in Toronto at the Harbourfront Centre, May 31st to June 3rd. Together, ITAC and Destination Canada Germany […]

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NS Government: Bursary to Help Recruit Diverse Early Childhood Educators

June 28, 2018 Nova Scotians from Indigenous, African Nova Scotian, Acadian-Francophone and immigrant communities will now have access to a bursary if they are interested in becoming early childhood educators. The province announced the bursary for tuition, fees and course materials today, June 28, to support recruitment and more diversity in child care centres across […]

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AGO to debut new large scale works by Rebecca Belmore as part of major solo exhibition

Opening July 12 in Toronto, exhibition of photos, sculptures, and media installations is the largest survey of Belmore’s work and extends beyond the museum in downtown Toronto. TORONTO —For over 30 years, Rebecca Belmore has created artworks that respond to the pressing concerns of our time. Opening at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) with […]

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GNWT Announces new suite of Labour Market Programs for Individuals, Employers, Organizations and Communities

YELLOWKNIFE (June 28, 2018) –Following the renegotiation of new labour market agreements with the federal government, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment has revitalized its suite of labour market programs to make them more streamlined, accessible and client-focused. Labour market programs are now specifically tailored to provide services and supports to individuals, employers, organizations […]

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NIC remembers Dr. Lou Dryden

He passed away peacefully in Australia June 17, 2018. Dryden was NIC’s third president, serving the college for 12 years from 1997 to 2009. He made an enduring impression upon the Vancouver Island community. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of long-time friend and colleague Dr. Lou Dryden and express our sincere […]

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AB Government: First Indigenous-owned housing program

The Alberta government is launching the province’s first program to build affordable homes directly designed and owned by Indigenous governments and organizations. The $120-million Indigenous Housing Capital Program will increase the supply of affordable homes for Indigenous peoples across the province. The investment is aligned with the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the […]

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TAIBU CHC to celebrate its 10th Anniversary – Decade of Excellence on June 30th 2018

SCARBOROUGH, ON, June 27, 2018 – TAIBU Community Health Centre is excited to announce that it will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary – Decade of Excellence – at a Gala Dinner to be held on June 30th 2018 at the Brighton Convention Centre in Scarborough. Since its establishment, TAIBU CHC has been providing quality and […]

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U of Victoria: Trudeau fellow to help sex workers become social justice advocates

June 26, 2018 A nationally recognized scholar, UVic sociologist Cecilia Benoit has illuminated the need for equitable treatment of marginalized populations, especially women, for more than 25 years. To support this important work, the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation has awarded Benoit a $225,000 fellowship over the next three years. The foundation fellowship will fund Benoit’s […]

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Canada invests $27.5M in the future of Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site

June 28, 2018          Ottawa, Ontario         Parks Canada Agency The Government of Canada recognizes the Outstanding Universal Value of Canada’s 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Wood Buffalo National Park, and is committed to their ongoing protection. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced $27.5 million in funding […]

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Tech companies, B.C. government team up to create better services for people

June 27, 2018 VICTORIA – Five projects were posted to BC Bid today, as the Province launches the second year of the B.C. Startup in Residence (STIR) pilot program. The program brings the ideas and expertise of technology companies, together with the B.C. government, to help solve digital challenges in government and improve service delivery […]

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Helping Indigenous people in the Tłı̨chǫ region get vital job skills and work experience

June 28, 2018   Yellowknife, Northwest Territories    Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous people continue to be underrepresented in Canada’s workforce. That’s why today, Michael McLeod, Member […]

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Government of Yukon to reduce impacts of carbon pricing for aviation and placer mining

June 27, 2018 The Government of Yukon has negotiated a provision for all aviation fuel. Now all flights – whether within Yukon or between Yukon and other locations – will be exempt from the levy. Under the federal carbon pricing mechanism, the agriculture industry is also exempt from the levy. Additionally, the government has determined, […]

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Not giving up – Castanet.net

Jun 28, 2018 Jody Leon refuses to give up until all of the nagging questions are answered – and the missing women are found. Leon is president of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Drone Search Team and once again a group of volunteers will be heading out to look for four missing women in […]

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Minister Carr Launches Generation Energy Council Report

June 28, 2018 – Winnipeg – Natural Resources Canada A worldwide transformation to a low-carbon future is underway, and Canadians want to play an active role in creating it. They expect bold leadership and action from all facets of society in charting an affordable, reliable and inclusive course for Canada’s energy future. Canada’s Minister of […]

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QIA Accepting 2018-2019 Scholarship applications

June 27, 2018 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is now accepting applications for all our 2018-2019 post-secondary scholarships. This year we will have a unified easy to navigate online application form for all our scholarships. Last year, QIA launched $200,000 in new scholarships in addition to its existing $5,000/year John Amagoalik Scholarship. The 80 QIA […]

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CNSC invites the public to comment on new regulatory document on management systems

June 28, 2018 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is consulting the public, Indigenous peoples and stakeholders on draft regulatory document REGDOC-2.1.1, Management System, until August 31, 2018. This regulatory document contains supplemental information for meeting requirements set out in CSA N286-12, Management system requirements for nuclear facilities, and will also be used to provide more information on […]

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EMBC provides emergency and social services training for First Nations communities

June 27, 2018 This release and backgrounder was updated on June 27, 2018 VICTORIA – Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and the Justice Institute of British Columbia are working with First Nations communities to develop relevant and effective emergency management training, based on the unique needs of First Nations. This pilot project is one element of […]

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SNC-Lavalin completes the transfer of fifth Canadian asset into its Infrastructure investment vehicle

SNC-Lavalin completes the transfer of fifth Canadian asset into its Infrastructure investment vehicle June 28, 2018 SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announces today that it has finalized the transfer of its fifth asset, the McGill University Health Centre, Glen site, to the SNC-Lavalin Infrastructure Partners LP (the “Partnership”). This transaction completes the transfer of SNC-Lavalin’s interest in […]

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AFN National Chief: Justice Demands Action Now to Show First Nations Lives Matter

AFN National Chief: Justice Demands Action Now to Show First Nations Lives Matter June 27, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the below statement following the not-guilty verdict in the trial of Peter Khill, who was charged with the second-degree murder of John Styres from Oshweken, Ontario. […]

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NU Government: Cheque cashing fees

June 28, 2018 The Consumer Protection Regulations were amended to address cheque cashing fees that local retailers may charge consumers. The amendments came into force on April 1, 2018, and set limits on how much can be charged when cashing a cheque at your local stores. If you receive a cheque from either the Government […]

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H2O Innovation Secures Four New Industrial Projects Totalling $3.1 M

Quebec City, June 28, 2018 – (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is proud to announce it was awarded four (4) new industrial projects in North America. These new contracts, worth $3.1 M, will bring the Corporation’s project sales backlog to $55.1 M. The first project was awarded by a […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Results of Fifth Diamond Sale of 2018

Toronto and New York, June 28, 2018 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces the results of its recently completed fifth diamond tender sale of 2018. Total proceeds from the sale were US$30.3 million (CDN$40.0 million), setting another new high for Mountain Province’s tender results to date. […]

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Pieridae Announces the Results of its Annual and Special Shareholder Meeting

CALGARY, ALBERTA — June 28, 2018—Pieridae Energy Limited (PEA-TSXV) announces the reelection of Mr.Myron A. Tetreault, Mr. Alfred Sorensen, Mr. Charles Boulanger, Mr. Andrew Judson, Mr. Matthew Rees as its directors for the forthcoming year and the election of Mr. Kjell Pedersen as a new independent director. Kjell Pedersen A native of Norway, Mr. Pedersen has 40 years of experience in oil and gas exploration and production in Europe […]

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Superior Gold Inc. Announces Voting Results from Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, June 28, 2018 – Superior Gold Inc. (“Superior Gold” or the “Company”) (TSXV:SGI) announced today that all the resolutions proposed to shareholders were duly passed at the Company’s Annual General and Special Meeting (“the Meeting”) held on June 27, 2018, in Toronto. A total of 79,222,920 common shares were voted at the Meeting, representing 82.74% of the common shares outstanding. […]

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Kwanika Copper Corporation Mobilizes Drill Rigs to Kwanika Copper Gold Project, North-Central British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C., June 28, 2018. Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that Kwanika Copper Corporation, a private company jointly-owned by SERENGETI RESOURCES (65%) and POSCO DAEWOO Corporation (35%), has mobilized two diamond drills and technical crews to the Kwanika Copper Gold Project as part of the ongoing completion of […]

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Centerra Gold Completes Sale of Royalty Portfolio

TORONTO, CANADA – June 27, 2018 – Centerra Gold Inc. (“Centerra”) (TSX: CG) announced today the completion of the previously announced sale of the royalty portfolio of its wholly-owned subsidiary, AuRico Metals Inc. (“AMI”) and 100% of the shares of its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary AuRico Metals Australia Royalties Corporation (“AMARC”). The royalty portfolio and AMARC […]

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Baffinland: First quarter IIBA Report highlights

June 27, 2018 Each quarter, Baffinland develops an IIBA report. To see highlights of our Quarter 1 report, click here. NT4

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Detour Gold Provides Updated Life of Mine Plan and Reaffirms Commitment to Optimizing Detour Lake Operation

June 27, 2018 Detour Lake is a unique asset in a good jurisdiction with a long mine life and a large mineral reserve  LOM average annual gold production estimated at approximately 659,000 ounces  LOM pre-tax cash flows estimated at C$8.4 billion  After-tax NPV5% of C$3.45 billion which equates to approximately C$19.70 per share  A new COO, […]

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GéoMégA & Subsidiary Innord Obtain Grants for $288,000

Montreal, June 27, 2018 – Geomega Resources Inc. (“GéoMégA” or the “Corporation”) (TSX.V: GMA) is pleased to announce that GéoMégA and Innord Inc. (“Innord”), its private subsidiary, in collaboration with Centre d’études des proceeds chimiques du Québec (CÉPROCQ) obtained a total of $288,000 in grants from several Federal and Provincial government programs to conduct research […]

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Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: Infill Drilling Intersects 13.07 G/T AU Over 12.00 Meters on Island Mountain

BGM INFILL PROGRAM RELEASES ADDITIONAL HIGH-GRADE INTERCEPTS INCLUDING 392.0 G/T AU OVER 0.50 METER AND 172.0 G/T AU OVER 0.50 METER WITH VISIBLE GOLD TORONTO, ON – June 27, 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 […]

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