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White Nationalism Needs Canadians To Think We're Over Racism

White nationalism is on the rise across North America — and Canada is no exception. Recently in Charlottesville, Va., hundreds of white men and women took to the streets, claiming to protest the removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee, a general from the Confederate army, a slaveholder and a racist icon. Calling their march “Unite the Right,” they ...

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Rebel Media Has Lost 300 Advertisers In Past 3 Months: Group

Hundreds of businesses advertising on Canada’s notorious Rebel Media website have pulled their ads within the past three months, according to an online campaign targeting ultra-right-wing websites. The campaign, Sleeping Giants, told HuffPost Canada by Twitter that some 300 businesses have responded to public pressure to remove ads from the website that many argue incites hatred. <!– entry_par… HuffPost Canada ...

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How To Encourage Girls To Get Interested In STEM

Last week, tech star than Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, told teen girls that tech needs them. “I want you to know that there’s a place for you in this industry, there’s a place for you at Google,” Pichai said on stage at the Technovation Challenge World Pitch Summit award ceremony. “Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.” But recent events ...

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Paris Hilton Apologizes For Comments Defending Donald Trump

Paris Hilton is backtracking after defending President Donald Trump.  Last November, two days after Trump was elected, Marie Claire’s Irin Carmon headed to Mexico to interview Hilton for a wide-ranging piece about her career, her sex tape and… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Military-Grade Training Taught Me More Than How To Survive

This World Humanitarian Day, as the threats to aid workers increase, their protection has not, which is why more and more humanitarians require military-grade survival training to do their job. We were driving down a bumpy road after having just delivered food commodities at a refugee camp. My colleague and I barely had a moment to find our bearings before ...

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Andrew Scheer Says He Won’t Do Interviews With The Rebel Until It Changes Direction

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is distancing himself from The Rebel, announcing he will no longer do interviews with the controversial right-wing website until it changes its editorial direction. But the Tory leader has stopped short of explicitly denouncing The Rebel, which is under heightened scrutiny in light of the protests in Charlottesville, Va.</… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts ...

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Bell Canada's ‘Alt-TV’ Doesn’t Sit Well After Charlottesville Violence

Bell Media is standing by a decision to name its new mobile TV service “Alt TV,” despite criticism from some on social media that the name evokes the “alt-right” white nationalist movement. Bell Media announced the launch of Alt TV in May. For $ 14.95 a month, subscrib… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT ...

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Anti-NAFTA Protests Hit Mexico As Government Fights To Keep Trade Deal

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – While Mexican government negotiators fought tooth and nail to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, thousands of Mexican farmers and workers took to the streets on Wednesday demanding the deal be scrapped. Carrying banners that read “No to the FTA,” and decorated with images of the distinctive hairstyles of U.S. President ...

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'March On Google' Cancelled Over Alleged Threats From 'Terrorist Groups'

PITTSBURGH — Protests planned at Google offices around the country over the firing of an employee who questioned company diversity efforts have been postponed. A statement Wednesday on the “March on Google” website said Saturday’s protests were being cancelled because of threats from what it called “alt left terrorist groups.” The planned events in Pittsburgh and eight other locations were ...

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