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Canada’s drug pricing conflict sparked by health minister letter, emails show – National

Internal emails from the agency tasked with regulating the price of patented drugs in Canada shows discord and division was sparked by a letter from the health minister, culminating in an indefinite pause on major drug-price reforms and several resignations. Emails released to the House of Commons committee on health …

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‘No law and order’: Calgary man who lived in Sudan worries for friends in Khartoum

Jose Tenga has worked in conflict zones in five African countries and now calls Calgary home, but still has friends in Sudan from when he lived in Khartoum. “It’s very distressing. These guys are worried about the way the fighting has spread throughout the city. You cannot say there is …

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Treasure, conflict, and survival in Canada’s peatlands

18:56 The power of peat: Canada’s secret weapon against climate change Hiking in the Hudson Bay Lowlands is like a game of hopscotch — in a swamp. A tapestry of colourful mosses indicates where it’s safe to step: the green and white spots are drier, while the rich red and …

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Conflict over new Indigenous lobster fishery continues to smoulder amid some progress

Federal conservation officers have seized more than 7,000 lobster traps in the two years since violence flared in Nova Scotia when a First Nation tried to assert a treaty right by fishing out of season. Earlier this month, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans confirmed it had confiscated almost 2,000 …

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Florida flies migrants to Martha’s Vineyard in latest North-South conflict on immigration

A group of immigrants landed on the wealthy Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday, part of a campaign by Republican governors to shift the immigration burden to Democratic areas. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took credit for the arrival of two planes of immigrants, one spokesperson told Fox News and …

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Complaint takes aim at Tory’s ties to Rogers, alleging conflict of interest during ActiveTO debate

A complaint filed with the Toronto’s integrity commissioner alleges Mayor John Tory had a conflict of interest when he voted to scale back the popular ActiveTO program. The complaint, first reported on by the Toronto Star, stems from Tory’s connections with Rogers Communications Inc., the telecommunications giant that also owns the …

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