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Gord Downie’s ‘Secret Path’ explores Canada’s dark history with First Nations Arts & Entertainment,News

By: Hunter Crowther Months after an emotional farewell cross-country tour as the frontman of The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie is exploring Canada’s troubled history with First Nations in his latest solo album. Secret Path, Downie’s fifth solo album that’s released Oct. 18, tells the story of Chanie Wenjack, a 12-year-old First Nations boy who died in 1966

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Jays face off against Cleveland again after court rejects legal challenge News,Sports

By: Lindsay Wadden and Katherine Aylesworth Going into Tuesday’s do-or-die game, there is no resolution for fans unhappy with the Cleveland Indians team name and logo. The game starts at 4:08 p.m. in Toronto’s Rogers Centre. The Toronto Blue Jays are down three games in the American League Championship Series. Cleveland is just one win away from sweeping the

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Ottawa roundtable discusses murdered, missing Aboriginal women News,Politics

Rinelle Harper (L) and Perry Bellegarde (R)

Several Aboriginal leaders and provincial premiers met at a roundtable discussion in Ottawa on Friday to discuss the ongoing issue, supported by a presentation to the government by victims’ families.

Humber News Express, Nov. 29 News,Politics

[youtube id=”1KEPjsdwIK8″ width=”620″ height=”360″] Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada plans to hire private investigators to find alleged residential school abusers. Randall Hopley, a convicted child abductor, might be labelled a high risk to reoffend. A plea has been entered in a Vancouver courtroom in the “Surrey Six trial”. Ukraine has halted negotiations for a

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Joseph Boyden receives honorary degree from Humber Arts & Entertainment,News

by Kateryna Barnes Celebrated Canadian author Joseph Boyden was presented with an honorary degree from Humber College at Fall Convocation. “To be honoured in such a way is tremendous,” Boyden told Humber News. “To be given an honorary degree means that the institution that is honouring you thinks you are worthy of speaking for them,

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