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There's No Point To Carbon Pricing If It Doesn't Make Renewable Energy Cheaper

Pricing carbon is about much more than getting people to drive less. It is also about generating the money we need to accelerate the process of getting our economy off fossil fuels and onto renewables. If a nationwide price on carbon is going to be successful, getting this part right is crucial. Our whole economic system creates dependence on fossil ...

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Traces Of Deadly Fentanyl Found In Marijuana, Heroin In London, Ont.

Traces of the deadly opioid fentanyl have been discovered in marijuana and other drugs in London, Ont. Urine tests from people who said they only used heroin or pot came back positive for the opioid, according to the London Free Press. City officials quickly issued a warning to remind users that illicit street drugs can be cut with fentanyl, which ...

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Your Children Have Stolen Months Of Sleep From Your Life

You know those days when a friend asks if you’d like to go for dinner at 8 p.m. and you think to yourself, “Who the hell eats dinner at 8? I’m literally brushing my teeth for bed then”? Once upon a time, that wasn’t your first thought. Instead, you’d be picking out an outfit, checking for reservations and generally getting ...

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Sorry, Kids. Your Summer Entertainment Isn't My Responsibility

When the first week summer was upon us, it was a whirlwind of activity and excitement. The second week was full of chilling out and relaxing. It was the third week when we began to catch a whiff of “I’m booooooored. What can I do?” And by the fourth week, the honeymoon was most definitely over.

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Ten Events In Canada That Are Worth Checking Out Before Summer Ends

We’re a bit less than a month out from Labour Day, which means the end of summer is coming up quickly. via GIPHY On top of classic summer activities like camping, swimming, beach laying, and road tripping, there are plenty of special events and festivals that are still coming up during August and September. Some of these great events are ...

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Canada's Nurses Have Apologized To Indigenous Groups. Will You?

In the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and incredible awareness-raising by individuals like the Wenjack family and Gord Downie, Canadians are publicly confronting the tragic history of residential schools. Other injustices are still in need of public support. In the 1970s, hundreds of Indigenous women were forcibly sterilized i… HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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Canadian Innovations That Could Revolutionize The Way We Live

Most people are aware of famous Canadian inventions like the telephone, the lightbulb and the game of basketball, but Canadian innovation is perhaps as strong today as it has ever been. Entrepreneurs, start-ups, and disruptors are constantly challenging the commonplace — working to break and remake the mold when it comes to mobile apps and IoT tech design. Let’s take ...

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Google Fires Engineer Who Wrote Anti-Diversity Screed

NEW YORK — A memo written by a male engineer at Google about gender differences sparked a quick rebuttal from Google after it circulated widely online. Google CEO Sundar Pichai denounced the memo in an email on Monday for “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” and said he was cutting short a vacation to hold a town hall with staff on Thursday. ...

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Man Apologizes For Kissing Radio-Canada Reporter Valerie-Micaela Bain During Broadcast

MONTREAL — An unidentified man who kissed a Radio-Canada reporter on the cheek without her consent during a live broadcast last Friday has apologized for his actions. Journalist Valerie-Micaela Bain also said late Monday that she wouldn’t file a criminal complaint after she received the unwanted embrace from a concert-goer as she went live from Montreal’s Osheaga music festival last ...

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