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Policy change affects immigration numbers

Policy change affects immigration numbers | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
In recent years, Canada's immigration system has undergone radical change. Have these changes result... - The View from the West - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Unit 2 - Cultural Diversity

Exploring the reasons behind the decrease in immigration to Manitoba.

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Fair Trade Addresses Key Challenges in Cocoa | Refresh

Fair Trade Addresses Key Challenges in Cocoa | Refresh | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
Supermarket News your source for Supermarket news, top lists and retailer info (Fair Trade Addresses Key Challenges in Cocoa via @SN_news http://t.co/vLqkV2ZqBd #gpbc #bcpoli)...
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Fair trade and chocolate. This doesn't address the children who are trafficked and forced to work on the cocoa farms. Buying only fair trade chocolate is one big way you can make a difference!

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Oilsands Dependence Could Hurt Canada's Economy: Report

Oilsands Dependence Could Hurt Canada's Economy: Report | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - A new report warns of the perils to the Canadian economy of relying too much on the oilsands.The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study says Canada is heading towards a "staples trap," whereby the more quickly bitumen is exported,...
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Reaction or rebuttal to the previous article on oil.

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Gays, blacks nixed as images on Canada's new plastic bank notes: report

Gays, blacks nixed as images on Canada's new plastic bank notes: report | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada considered celebrating gay marriages, black hockey players, and turban-w... - Business - Winnipeg Free Press.
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This article connects to our ongoing exploration of Canadian Identity, as well as diversity.

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Stephen Harper says economic warning from green watchdog is “useful” advice

Stephen Harper says economic warning from green watchdog is “useful” advice | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper says a report from his government’s environment watchdog warning that poor environmental protection threatens the Canadian economy is a “useful piece of advice” that will guide future decisions.
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Government, resources, and environmental protection.

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Town Becomes One Of First To Ban Plastic Water Bottles

Town Becomes One Of First To Ban Plastic Water Bottles | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
Concord, Massachusetts has become one of the first communities in the U.S. to ban the sale of single-serving plastic water bottles.
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Related to Unit 5 - Canada in the Global Context.

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Six views on Manitoba's anti-bullying bill

Six views on Manitoba's anti-bullying bill | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
Manitoba’s proposed anti-bullying law, Bill 18, has sparked an outpouring of commentary from F... - The View from the West - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Unit 3 - Justice and Law

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Government killing online surveillance bill - Politics - CBC News

Government killing online surveillance bill - Politics - CBC News | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says the controversial Bill C-30, known as the online surveillance or warrantless wiretapping bill, won't go ahead due to opposition from the public.
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Democracy in action. The public and media have the right to question and criticize the government. In this case, the government made some changes and proposed a new bill. Also relates to how a bill becomes a law and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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Oil and gas vitality is key to Canada’s economic success

Oil and gas vitality is key to Canada’s economic success | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
The degree to which natural resources underpin Canada’s economic prosperity is illustrated by balance of trade data showing an $84-billion net balance resource trade surplus (Critical issue for every Canadian to grasp "@globebusiness: Oil and gas ...
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Unit 1 - natural resources and regional disparity.

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Report says pipeline squeeze could be 'devastating' to Canadian economy – Journal of Commerce

Report says pipeline squeeze could be 'devastating' to Canadian economy – Journal of Commerce | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
The inability to get western Canadian crude to the right markets is costing the country's economy dearly, according to a new report paid for by the Saskatchewan government.
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Resources, economy, government, and international relations.

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Harper's efforts to engage Chinese Canadian community in Vancouver met with appreciation and confusion

Harper's efforts to engage Chinese Canadian community in Vancouver met with appreciation and confusion | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
Jenny Uechi Photo of Stephen Harper and Jason Kenney at Chinese New Year dinner in Burnaby. Photo by Jenny Uechi. (P
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Connections to Cultural Diversity, Government, and Global Context units.

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Idle No More: Native-Led Protest Movement Takes On Canadian Government | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Idle No More: Native-Led Protest Movement Takes On Canadian Government | Politics News | Rolling Stone | Social Studies 10F | Scoop.it
First Nations groups organize to oppose controversial tar sands pipelines (RT @Custombead: Rolling Stone Magazine: Idle No More: Native-Led Protest Movement Takes On Canadian Government http://t.co/E5bNGFpD...
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