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Saskatchewan MP pushes to make National Indigenous Peoples Day statutory holiday

A Saskatchewan MP isn’t giving up in her bid to make National Indigenous Peoples Day a statutory holiday.

A private member’s bill introduced by NDP MP Georgina Jolibois was stuck at second reading when the House of Commons rose Wednesday for the summer break. 120 more words

Canada

Rosie Duffield MP

REBEL WOMEN
I recently had the honor of meeting and photographing Rosie Duffield,
who was elected as Member of Parliament for Canterbury in June 2017;
winning the 'unwinnable' seat that had been both Conservative and male,
since the constituency had formed in 1918, one hundred years ago! 66 more words
Portrait

Alexander Wilkie: Scotland's first Labour MP

Alexander Wilkie was born in 1850 in Leven in Fife, Scotland, where he became an apprentice to a firm of shipbuilders in Alloa. Although he spent his formative years and early adulthood in Scotland, it was on Tyneside, while living in Heaton, that he was to make his name, after he became the first General Secretary of the… 978 more words

Research

Brief Profile: Bogolo Kenewendo

By Jereaghogho Efeturi Ukusare

Bogolo Joy Kenewendo was born 31 years ago and is from Motopi village in the Boteti area of Botswana. She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Botswana and an MSc in International Economics from the University of Sussex (UK) with a Chevening scholarship she earned for herself. 217 more words

Politics

Sunanda Pushkar demise: Special assigned court to hear the case today

The Delhi Police has looked for that Tharoor be summoned as a denounced, guaranteeing there was adequate proof against him

An exceptional court, assigned to attempt officials with respect to Sunanda Pushkar passing case, will on Monday consider Delhi Police’s charge sheet against Congress MP and Pushkar’s better half Shashi Tharoor. 164 more words

Current Affair

Sunanda Pushkar death: Special designated court to hear the case today

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A special court, designated to try lawmakers in regard to Sunanda Pushkar death case, will on Monday consider Delhi Police’s charge sheet against Congress MP and Pushkar’s husband Shashi Tharoor. 161 more words

News

Maritime Murals

Kelly from Maritime Mac did an article on Sussex, New Brunswick. Turns out it’s the Mural Capital of Atlantic Canada. It’s so great that she discovered these largely historical murals. …

Source: Maritime Murals

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