Trudeau’s Youth Council Divided Over Trans Mountain Pipeline Purchase

Trudeau’s Youth Council Divided Over Trans Mountain Pipeline Purchase

By Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press

Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday, July 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

OTTAWA – Fissures have appeared inside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s youth council after a group of current and former members publicly urged the Liberal government to reverse its decision to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline.

The request was made in a letter to the prime minister signed by 16 past and present members of the council and released to the public on Monday, in which signatories expressed “our immense disappointment” with the planned $4.5-billion pipeline purchase.

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Voters in Former Premier’s Constituency Going to Polls Manitoba Byelection

Voters in Former Premier’s Constituency Going to Polls Manitoba Byelection

By The Canadian Press

Greg Selinger
Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger poses for a portrait in Winnipeg, Monday, April 18, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Voters in the St. Boniface area of Winnipeg go to the polls today in a provincial byelection.

The seat has been vacant since March, when former NDP premier Greg Selinger resigned.

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‘City of Icebergs:’ Study Says 100s of Arctic Glaciers Shrinking, Disappearing

‘City of Icebergs:’ Study Says 100s of Arctic Glaciers Shrinking, Disappearing

By Bob Weber, The Canadian Press

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Ice floats in Slidre Fjord outside the Eureka Weather Station on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Monday, July 24, 2006. New research finds that hundreds of glaciers in Canada’s High Arctic are shrinking and that many are likely fated to disappear. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

The statistics in her recently published paper say it all: hundreds of glaciers in Canada’s High Arctic are shrinking and many are likely to disappear completely.

But for Adrienne White, seven field seasons along the northern reaches of Ellesmere Island give the numbers real-world immediacy.

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Indian Village at Calgary Stampede Will Change Name to Elbow River Camp

Indian Village at Calgary Stampede Will Change Name to Elbow River Camp

By The Canadian Press

Calgary Stampede
A visitor slides down a zip line during the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Sunday, July 8, 2018. The Calgary Stampede says its annual display of Indigenous culture that goes back over 100 years will no longer be called Indian Village. On Sunday, the final day of the 2018 Calgary Stampede, officials announced the village of more than two dozen teepees will be called Elbow River Camp. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY – The Calgary Stampede says its annual display of Indigenous culture that goes back more than 100 years will no longer be called “Indian Village.”

On Sunday, the final day of this year’s Stampede, officials announced the village of more than two dozen teepees will be renamed Elbow River Camp.

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