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Status of Women Canada pushes for procurement to support female entrepreneurs

The Liberal government is thinking about using its massive purchasing power to support women in business.

“Inclusive federal procurement is a potential avenue through which the Government of Canada can demonstrate leadership and support for women’s entrepreneurship,” said a November 2016 memo prepared for Patty Hajdu, who was then minister for the status of women. 657 more words

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Meadow Lake MLA Jeremy Harrison enters race to succeed Premier Brad Wall

Meadow Lake MLA Jeremy Harrison announced Saturday he is joining the race to be Saskatchewan’s next premier.

Prior to announcing his Saskatchewan Party leadership bid, Harrison served as Economy Minister. 394 more words

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Pride Week offers seven days of parties, music, reflection

The Capital Pride Festival kicks off Monday with seven days of activities that will be capped off on Aug. 27 with the annual Pride parade. … 647 more words

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Sask Party to select their next leader on Jan. 27

The Saskatchewan Party will vote for a new leader, who will also be the province’s next premier, on Jan. 27 in Saskatoon, the party said in a news release. 163 more words

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'I'm leaving the White House and going to war': Bannon heads back to Breitbart

WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who went from Donald Trump’s victorious campaign to a top White House post, has been pushed out by the president, capping a turbulent seven months that witnessed the departure of much of Trump’s original senior staff. 1,030 more words

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Your letters for Saturday, Aug. 19

Even an alien attack can’t save us from ourselves

Observing the intensifying religious and racial unrest around the world, I’m convinced that humankind is overdue for an Independence Day-type alien invasion in which we will be forced to unite, attack and defeat the creepy invaders. 487 more words

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Mayor and Indigenous leaders raise Treaty 6 flag at city hall

Mayor Don Iveson emphasized that reconciliation is a work in progress at a Friday ceremony to commemorate the historic signing of Treaty 6.

“The treaty to me is not just a legal agreement … but it’s also a commitment to shared prosperity and we still have a long way to go to deliver (that) for all of the people who share this land,” Iveson said outside city hall. 268 more words

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