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Students end hunger strike at McMaster University citing concerns over health – Hamilton

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A group of students on a hunger strike aimed at getting McMaster University to divest from fossil fuels is over after eight days. In a release on Tuesday morning, the group cited  “deteriorating effects on organs, muscle, cognitive abilities, and immune systems” …

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ABC defends axing Vancouver Renter Office, citing ‘duplication of service’ – BC

In a move condemned by Vancouver’s two Green councillors and single OneCity councillor, the reigning ABC party has voted to close down the city’s ‘Renter Office’ during a housing affordability crisis, citing concerns over its efficiency. While it had no physical presence, the Renter Office had worked to advise tenants …

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Petawawa fails to fly Pride flag again, citing what some call an ‘outdated’ policy

Members and allies of the LGBTQ community in Petawawa, Ont., are frustrated and seeking change after their mayor dismissed their request to fly the Pride flag at town hall, again, citing a town policy they believe is “outdated.” “We don’t have any Pride events in Petawawa. There’s nothing. Nothing at all. There’s no march, …

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Nunavut hunters urge Baffinland mine to stop icebreaking, citing narwhal decline

Nunavut hunters and environmental groups say shipping activity from Baffinland’s Mary River mine is having a real and potentially lasting effect on narwhal numbers in the area. They’re calling on the mining company to, again, alter its shipping plans this year as a precaution.    In a letter to Nunavut regulators last week, the Pond …

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