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B.C. feared money-laundering crackdown would hurt provincial revenue, Cullen Commission hears

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Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C.

Commissioner Austin Cullen presides over opening statements at the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia on Feb. 24. Hearings will resume today after being suspended for the provincial election. (Ben Nelms/CBC) Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C. … Continue reading

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Ontario court strikes down move by Ford government to cancel massive wind farm project – The Globe and Mail

A wind turbine, part of the EDP Renewable’s Nation Rise Wind Farm, is seen in the Municipality of North Stormont, on Jan. 30, 2020. JEFF GRAYQUEEN’S PARK REPORTER PUBLISHED MAY 14, 2020 JUSTIN TANG/THE GLOBE AND MAIL The decision also … Continue reading

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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alta., September 17, 2014. Todd Korol/Reuters Carol Scott The Canadian Press Published May 14, 2020 The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of … Continue reading

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Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Alberta’s toxic tailings ponds have become an emblem of what critics view as the energy industry’s disregard for the environment. © … Continue reading

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Manitoba students last in Canada in science and math, second last in reading | CBC News

Results show Manitoba doing worse in all three categories than in previous years Kristin Annable · CBC News · Posted: Dec 03, 2019 The PISA 2018 assessment tests the capabilities of 15-year-olds in reading, math and science literacy through a … Continue reading

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NATO Auditor found dead and family initally suspicious but later accept it was suicide

The Nato flag | Georges Gobet/AFP via Getty Images Here is more info about this death plus a related post on social media / misleadia with conspiracy theory, some commentary about what is feeding these and similar conspiracy theories and … Continue reading

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Have the Canadian Federal emmissions reduction plans started working?

Oct 8 2019 – Concerned Citizen Social misleadia post or rant? “Canada had a 0.6% rate of reduction in emissions per year under the Liberals the UN has reported well under the 3.5% promised. The US delivered 1.5% reduction while … Continue reading

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Climate change science goes back decades ⁠— and so does rapid climate change skepticism, says historian

International director of the Norwegian Polar Institute Kim Holmen relaxes with a cup of tea as he travels past the Wahlenberg Glacier in Oscar II land at Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2019. The northernmost town on the … Continue reading

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Wynne aides received enhanced severance packages days after Liberals lost election – The Globe and Mail

Former premier Kathleen Wynne and her former chief of staff Andrew Bevan in 2016. LAURA STONE QUEEN’S PARK REPORTER INCLUDES CLARIFICATION PUBLISHED AUGUST 28, 2019 FRED LUM/THE GLOBE AND MAIL Mr. Bevan made $313,922 in 2017 and earned $552,667 in … Continue reading

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