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Missing Persons Week Declared in Saskatchewan

April 30, 2018 The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed the week of April 29 to May 5 as Missing Persons Week.  This year’s theme is “We All Have a Role.” “These seven days are an opportunity to raise awareness and focus on what needs to be done to help prevent people from going missing,” Justice […]

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TRU: Aboriginal youth camp receives $10K from Telus

April 27, 2018 This July, TRU’s Aboriginal Youth Summer Camp in Science and Health Science celebrates its 10th birthday and in advance of that, this week received something of an early gift in the form of $10,000 from the Telus Community Foundation. Among the fund’s criteria: projects addressing youth, the environment, technology and education. To […]

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Deh Cho Bridge Tolls to be Increased

YELLOWKNIFE (April 30, 2018) – The Department of Infrastructure advises that on May 1, 2018 the Deh Cho Bridge toll rates will be increased in accordance with the NWT Consumer Price Index. Toll rates will be increasing by 1.2 per cent. A copy of the amended rates can be found attached to this email. Tolls […]

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Ontario signs bilateral agreement under the National Housing Strategy

TORONTO, ON, April 30, 2018 — A new milestone under the National Housing Strategy (NHS) has been reached. Families and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in Ontario. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible […]

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Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency News release April 30, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project, located 15 kilometres west of Calgary, Alberta. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on […]

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Government Funds 60 New Paramedic Positions in Rural Manitoba

April 30, 2018 Additional Staff will Reduce Health-care System’s Reliance on On-call Staff: Goertzen BRANDON—The Manitoba government is moving forward with plans to enhance the province’s emergency medical services (EMS) system by providing funding for 60 new, full-time paramedic positions, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “The investment in 60 new […]

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Prime Minister welcomes the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report on the Public Service of Canada

Earlier this week, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, welcomed the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report to the Prime Minister on the Public Service of Canada from Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council and Head of the Public Service. The report highlights exciting work taking place across the federal government, in all regions of the country, and […]

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UBCIC: Pipeline opponents demand all-party investigation after whistleblowers reveal rigged approval

April 26, 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories/ Vancouver BC. — Indigenous leaders, conservation organizations, and community groups are calling for an all-party investigation into the federal approval for Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker expansion project after revelations this week that insiders rigged the federal approval process. Whistleblowers in the federal government revealed that […]

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Notice of public meeting and participant funding offerings for the review of two regulatory oversight reports

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist Indigenous peoples, members of the public and stakeholders to participate in the review of two regulatory oversight reports at a public meeting on October 3–4, 2018. The two reports are: Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear […]

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Homelessness Survey in Gjoa Haven

The Department of Family Services, in partnership with the Nunavut Housing Corporation, is conducting a survey in Gjoa Haven from May 7-18 to better understand homelessness in the community. A research team just completed similar survey work in Pond Inlet, Clyde River and Arviat. Staff from the Department of Family Services Poverty Reduction division will […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201884 Views

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Ontario Investing in Indigenous Youth and Communities

Province Helping Address Urgent Needs in First Nations Communities April 30, 2018 Ontario is helping address urgent, unmet needs in First Nations communities across Ontario by investing in Indigenous youth and community-led solutions. Nearly a year after it’s creation, Ontario’s first-ever Indigenous Youth and Community Wellness Secretariat is working closely with Indigenous partners to address […]

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AJAs Announces 2017 Finalists

HALIFAX, April 28, 2018 – A celebration of excellence in Atlantic Canadian journalism was held tonight during the 37th Atlantic Journalism Awards, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. The gold and silver awards were as follows: Best Page Presentation: Newspaper The gold winner was: Victoria Bond – Telegraph-Journal – Saint John, NB – The nature of […]

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TransCanada Releases 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

CALGARY, Alberta, April 30, 2018 — TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) has released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report, providing a comprehensive update on our performance on environmental, social and governance topics that matter most to the stakeholders, Indigenous groups, landowners and communities involved with or affected by our business across North America. The annual Corporate […]

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Media Statement – On the Proclamation of the New CYFSA (Ontario)

(April 30, 2018) – Today, the new Child, Youth and Family Services Act (CYFSA), comes into effect. It replaces the Child and Family Services Act as the governing legislation for many provincial programs and services for children and youth. As this new piece of legislation begins impacting young people’s lives on the ground, the Ontario Child Advocate will continue […]

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Media Advisory – Chez Doris – From a $ 10,000 proposal to a major donation that will propel the organization

MONTREAL, April 29, 2018  – On Sunday, May 6, 2018, Chez Doris will announce all the details of a major donation received from a generous Montrealer.  After having almost closed its doors in 2014, this exceptional and unexpected gift, made possible thanks to the advice and guidance of an accountant, will allow Chez Doris to realize its mission on a larger scale. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201883 Views

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New Mines to Breathe New Life Into Nunavut and Yukon Economies – The Conference Board of Canada

Economic prospects less positive for the Northwest Territories Ottawa, April 30, 2018—Strong economic growth is expected in Nunavut and Yukon this year, while the economic outlook for the Northwest Territories is more muted. Growth is expected to average 1.9 per cent in the three territories in 2018 and 3.1 per cent in 2019, according to […]

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NU Government: The Youth Ambassador Program is recruiting

April 27, 2018 Are you interested in being a Youth Ambassador or a Team Leader? The Government of Nunavut Community and Government Services Department, Sports and Recreation division, is currently recruiting Youth Ambassadors and Team Leaders. Selection is based on involvement in community, school, sport, recreation and commitment to a healthy, active lifestyle. The Youth […]

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PE Government: Lieutenant Governor presents Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

April 27, 2018 On behalf of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, Her Honour the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, will present the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, to a number of residents of Prince Edward Island. The ceremony will take place at Government House, Charlottetown, on […]

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Update on GNWT Funding Applications Under the National Trade Corridor Fund

YELLOWKNIFE (April 27, 2018) – Minister Wally Schumann issued the following statement on potential funding opportunities under the National Trade Corridor Fund (NTCF): “The Government of the Northwest Territories is committed to securing meaningful investment in transportation infrastructure that will provide our residents the opportunity to contribute in greater capacity to the Canadian economy, and […]

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AKITA Drilling Ltd. Announces Year-to-Date Earnings and Cash Flow

CALGARY, April 27, 2018  – AKITA Drilling Ltd.’s net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2018 was $1,912,000 (net loss of $0.11per share basic and diluted) on revenue of $27,089,000, compared to a net loss of $4,975,000 (net loss of $0.28 per share basic and diluted) on revenue of $19,193,000  for the corresponding period in 2017.  Funds flow from operations for the quarter ended March 31, […]

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BC Government: Public consultation begins on new species at risk legislation

April 29, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has begun a three-stage approach to gathering feedback that will inform policy development for new species at risk legislation. Currently, the Province has 231 species listed under the federal Species at Risk Act. While there are protection measures for some species under the current provincial […]

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NL Government: Province Releases International Competitiveness Review of Oil and Gas Industry

April  30, 2018 Today, the Provincial Government released Newfoundland and Labrador Competitiveness in Oil & Gas Investment – a jurisdictional review by Wood Mackenzie to assess the international competitiveness of the province’s offshore oil and gas industry. Wood Mackenzie identified several areas where Newfoundland and Labrador is attractive from an investor perspective, including: Recent discoveries […]

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Ian Scott at the public hearing on broadcasting licence renewal for services with mandatory distribution on basic service in accordance with section 9(1)(h) of the Broadcasting Act

Gatineau, Quebec April 30, 2018 Ian Scott, Chairman Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Check against delivery Good morning and welcome to this public hearing. Before I begin, I would like to acknowledge that we are gathered on the traditional territory of Indigenous peoples. I want to thank the Algonquin people and pay respect to their […]

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AB Government – Update 2: Spring Flooding (April 27, 2:30 p.m.)

April 27, 2018 While Alberta’s spring overland flooding situation has stabilized in southern Alberta, it remains dynamic in central and northern regions of the province. The Government of Alberta continues monitoring the situation, providing river forecasts, emergency alerts and expert advice, and coordinating onsite support to affected municipalities and First Nations communities that request assistance. […]

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BC Government: Recipients of building excellence grants announced

April 28, 2018 VICTORIA – Nine organizations will receive grants of up to $40,000 from the Government of British Columbia’s Building Excellence Research and Education Grants program. The program is distributing more than $331,950 in funding through BC Housing, following a review of submissions for 2018. Launched in January 2015, this program has provided 51 […]

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Community celebrates opening of Merchants Corner on Selkirk Avenue

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, April 28, 2018 — The government of Canada and Manitoba along with Elders Stan McKay and Ann Callahan celebrated the opening of Merchants Corner, an innovative education, community and housing hub in Winnipeg’s North End. The 100 year-old Merchants Hotel, along with six adjoining city lots, now hosts The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Urban […]

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Funding for community complex in Dieppe

April  28, 2018 DIEPPE (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $16.8 million in construction of a new intergenerational community complex in Dieppe. “Your government’s multi-year economic growth plan has investments in infrastructure as a key component for creating jobs and stimulating the economy,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “This investment will […]

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Twenty-Nine BC Community Achievers Honoured with Awards

April 27, 2018 VICTORIA – Twenty-nine British Columbians were honoured today at the fifteenth annual British Columbia Community Achievement Awards’ presentation ceremony held at Government House in Victoria. The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia along with BC Achievement Foundation Board members, Robert Louie, OC and Christopher Gaze, OBC presented each recipient […]

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Rubicon Minerals Reports a Material Increase in Mineral Resources, including a 113% Growth in Measured and Indicated Resources, at the Phoenix Gold Project

TORONTO, April 30, 2018 – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) is pleased to report an updated Mineral Resource Estimate (“2018 Mineral Resource Estimate”) for the Phoenix Gold Project (the “Project”). The Company plans to file an updated NI 43-101 Technical Report for the Project within 45 days. Table 1: 2018 Mineral Resource Estimate […]

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Teck Media and Investor Webcast Advisory

April 27, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) President and Chief Executive Officer, Don Lindsay will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining and Steel conference on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:45 a.m. Eastern/8:45 a.m. Pacific time. The investor presentation will include […]

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Granada Reports AGM Results

April 27, 2018 – Granada Gold Mine (TSX.V: GGM) (“Granada Gold” or the “Company”) announces the results of the 2018 Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on Friday April 27, 2018. The following individuals were elected directors of the Company:  Frank J. Basa, Jacques F. Monette, Dianne Tookenay and Robert Setter.  […]

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Avino Announces Closing of $6 Million Flow-Through Share Offering

April 27, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American, GV6: FSE, “Avino” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced private placement (the “Offering”) of flow-through common shares (the “FT Shares”).  A total of 3,000,000 FT Shares, which included the full exercise of the agent’s option […]

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The Government of Canada Announces Funding to Support Indigenous Languages in Southern Alberta

GATINEAU, April 27, 2018 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today that the Government of Canada has provided approximately $1,001,500 in funding to organizations in Southern Alberta via the Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI). This includes almost $200,000 for the Tsuut’ina Nation’s Tsuut’ina Gunaha School Language Incorporation Strategy, approximately $141,000 for Opokaa’sin Early Intervention […]

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Better water and wastewater treatment for Thunder Bay residents

Twelve new projects approved in 11 communities across Ontario Thunder Bay, Ontario, April 27, 2018— The governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services that meet their needs. These investments will result in cleaner and safer water […]

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The Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework Talk

To the British Columbia Business Council Vancouver, British Columbia April 13, 2018 Check against delivery Gilakas’la. Thank you for that very kind introduction. I would like to acknowledge that we are on the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. I want to thank the BC Business Council for hosting and organizing this event, […]

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The Daily Monday, April 30, 2018

Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, March 2018 The Industrial Product Price Index increased 0.8% in March, mainly due to higher prices for energy and petroleum products and pulp and paper products. The Raw Materials Price Index rose 2.1%, primarily due to higher prices for crude energy products. Continue reading  Couriers and Messengers Services […]

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Chief Glenn Hudson – Peguis First Nation, Manitoba

NationTalk Scene speaks with Chief Glenn Hudson who discusses treaty land entitlements agreements, process and upcoming new projects that are repatriating Pequis lands.

by pmnationtalk on April 29, 2018458 Views

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White Canada

Credits: TillyWillyGumps Humanities 9 (1-1/2-3) Aboriginal Topics Project – Topic: ‘Life on the Reserve’ Specifically centred towards: The community+group of Attawapiskat – A project presented by: Irene Lee, Julia Nam, and Selina Tran

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Manitoba Honours Nine Outstanding Educators with Excellence Awards

April 27, 2018 The Manitoba government is honouring nine outstanding educators through the annual Excellence in Education Awards, presented by Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart today at the Legislative Building. “These awards recognize a select few of Manitoba’s gifted educators who are preparing the next generation for bright and successful futures,” said Wishart.  “These […]

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FNEC Inter-school Games 2018

Welcome to the FNEC Inter-school Games The FNEC is pleased to announce that the 11th edition of the Inter-school Games will be held for the 5th consecutive year at Laval University’s Pavillon de l’Éducation Physique et des Sports (PEPS) in Quebec from May 9 to 13, 2018. Participant’s Handbook This document contains what you need […]

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AB Government: Historic agreement protects Indigenous trapping

The Alberta Treaty 8 Trappers Association will manage Indigenous traplines under a significant new agreement with the Government of Alberta. The province has signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing the Alberta Treaty 8 Trappers Association as the authority for administering, managing and preserving traplines within the traditional territory of Treaty 8. The Alberta government is […]

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Proponent First Nations and the FNTC work to create a First Nation Cannabis Tax and Regulation option

The FNTC has been working with proponent First Nations to advance a First Nation cannabis tax option since March 2017. The FNTC made proposals about this option in April 2017 to the Minister of Justice and in August 2017 to the Department of Finance. First Nations have been seeking greater support for this option over […]

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AB Government: Modernized school for Wabasca students

Apr 27, 2018 As part of Budget 2018, the government is funding a modernization of Mistassiniy School in Wabasca to ensure students have a safe and modern learning space. The modernization will provide the school with a new gymnasium, career and technology studies spaces, including a foods classroom, better natural lighting and a prominent cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2018140 Views

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Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates Gather for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation, May 1 & 2 in Gatineau, Quebec

Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates Gather for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation, May 1 & 2 in Gatineau, Quebec OTTAWA, April 27, 2018  – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather May 1 & 2, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) […]

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Pauktuutit’s Response to UN Special Rapporteur’s Preliminary Findings on Violence Against Women in Canada

OTTAWA – Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada and President Rebecca Kudloo welcomes the preliminary conclusions by Dubravka Simonovic, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women in Canada and supports the call for implementation strategies. Kudloo is grateful to have met with Dubravka Simonovic in Iqaluit, Nunavut on April 14, 2018 to showcase our vibrant communities […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2018134 Views

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QNW launches its “My Indigenous Culture” campaign

Kahnawake, April 25th 2018 – On Wednesday April 25th, Québec Native Women launched its “My Indigenous Culture” campaign, as part of its work on bullying prevention. The “My Indigenous Culture” campaign aims to tackle the issue of bullying through the promotion of Indigenous culture, and the pride youth can experience with regards to their culture. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 201892 Views

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NWAC Respects Families’ Right to have a Voice at MMIWG Inquiry

April 26, 2018 OTTAWA, ON – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) continues to support the right for families to be heard at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Our hope is that the announcement of a new Executive Director at the National Inquiry will allow for positive outcomes. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 201899 Views

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Calgary Benefits from Significant Investments in Cultural Infrastructure

From: Canadian Heritage April 27, 2018 Today, Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament (Edmonton Centre), announced significant investments in cultural infrastructure for Calgary’s arts and culture sector under the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund. Mr. Boissonnault made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Government of Canada has provided $2.38 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 201888 Views

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American Gaming Association (AGA) and the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) take the Stage at Indian Gaming 2018

Las Vegas, NV – April 25, 2018 – National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr., and Geoff Freeman, President & CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA) came together Thursday, April 19 to discuss the future of gaming at Indian Gaming 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chris Stearns, Commissioner of the Washington Gambling Commission, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 201875 Views

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Media Advisory – City of Toronto to kick off Youth Week

City of Toronto Media Relations has issued the following: The City of Toronto, in partnership with R.I.S.E., The Remix Project, Urban Arts and the Toronto Youth Cabinet, will kick off Youth Week celebrations with a special live performance. Councillor Neethan Shan (Ward 42 Scarborough-Rouge River) and City representatives will attend the event to celebrate Toronto […]

by aanationtalk on April 27, 2018123 Views

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