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Steelmegaphone #84

The usual suspects arrive to deliver some tidbits before Canadian music icon Stephen Fearing joins Troy in the Pink Room.

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Steelmegaphone #83

Alex, Troy and Cory ram through the pile to get to Member of Parliament Don Davies (44:57) discussing proposed changes to the federal voting age. Then General Secretary Sharan Burrow of the International Trade Union Confederation (104:46) calls from Brussels, Belgium to recap the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Chinese mine boss drowns himself after deadly collapse

The owner of a Chinese gypsum mine drowned Sunday after jumping into a well in an apparent suicide during rescue efforts for 17 workers still trapped two days after the mine collapsed and killed one person, state media said.

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Right the Wrong 2015: Ottawa

The All Access 9346 crew catches up with Robin and Koda for the completion of their walk across Canada in dedication of the missing and murdered aboriginal peoples of Canada.

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Indian miner to expand operations at Rio’s former Mozambique coal assets

“We hope that in five years, the infrastructure will also improve. That’s a big hope,” Jha toldReuters.


Robot kills autoworker at Volkswagen plant

A robot has killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen’s production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday.

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It’s official – second class citizenship goes into effect

Last Friday, part of Bill C-24 went into effect, officially creating a two-tier citizenship system.

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Tories Scramble After Joe Oliver’s Call For Looser Labour Laws At G7

Finance Minister Joe Oliver said Wednesday he believes relaxing labour laws to make it easier to lay off workers would help spur economic growth.

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Norway’s sovereign wealth fund should stop investing in coal, government says

Norway’s parliamentary parties have agreed that the country’s $900 billion sovereign wealth fund should stop investing in coal companies because of their impact on climate change.

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Conservative anti-terror bill passes final vote with Liberal support

The Conservative government’s anti-terrorism legislation has passed its final vote in the House of Commons, clearing the way for the bill to become law before Parliament rises for the summer.


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