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Is a forest a sacred grove or merely lumber and pulp? Are rivers the veins of the land or sources of power and irrigation? Is soil a community of organisms or simply dirt? Is another species our biological relative or a resource? Is our house a home or just real estate? Is this how we treat our source of survival? Until all of society understands this and then acts on that understanding, we will not be able to act fully to protect a future for ourselves.
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Stephen Harper's reign ended this week as PM Justin Trudeau took his oath. As Trudeau 2.0 picked the persons who will join him at the head table of political power, many in the media trumpet the "most diverse parliament ever."
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Whatever I do and wherever I go, I will benefit from the collective wisdom, experience, enthusiasm and vibrancy of Ottawa Centre. There is so much more to do. But if the last nine years have taught me anything, it is that Jack was right. If we are loving, hopeful and optimistic, we can and will change the world.
There is a definite nostalgia for the way Canada used to be. Canadians accept Trudeau's desire to recast Canada as a global peacekeeper, and to live up to our reputation as a caring and compassionate society. Over the past decade under the Harper government, they felt that was slipping away.
Calgary strategic voting group 1VoteMatters identified leading progressive candidates across Canada in advance of the Oct. 19 federal election.
All eyes are on Canada's prime minister-designate.
Justin Trudeau's Liberals also managed to establish a tiny — but historic — beachhead at the base of the Conservative fortress.
"The rest of the province is going to feel unrepresented in a Trudeau government."
1. Honed the use of political advertising
The New Democrats managed to win three Saskatchewan seats Monday night.
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Justin Trudeau's Liberals took the lead in previously Conservative strongholds that include Whitby, Burlington and Markham.
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Liberals have taken previous NDP and Conservative strongholds across the city.
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Stephen Harper's team once again won all but a handful of seats in the province.
The federal Liberal brand was rehabilitated Monday as the party picked up its highest number of seats in the province since the 1980s.
"Trudeau, Trudeau, Trudeau," echoed through the ballroom of the Montreal hotel, where supporters watched the results roll in across big-screen TVs.
"I have no idea why people voted the way they did," said Jim Carr, who took Winnipeg South Centre.
This blood definitely did not get off on the second floor.
From an orange crush to a red tide.
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"We put everything on the line. We gave everything we have to give and we have no regrets whatsoever,'' said Harper.
Voters at the Siksika First Nation polling station reported long waits or even being turned away.
Popular Tory Gail Shea increasingly battled the anti-Harper sentiment that ran strong across the Island.
The battle for Cumberland–Colchester is over.
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Among the Conservative MPs to lose were Keith Ashfield, who was seeking a third term in the bellwether riding of Fredericton.
A former CTV host is among the new MPs in Eastern Canada.
Just call it Fortress Newfoundland.
Eleven weeks later, here we are.
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She almost left the ID in her car.
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