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    Friday August 26, 2016

    The Current Electoral reform: Moving beyond first-past-the-post voting system

    Electoral reform was a key promise of the Trudeau Liberals as they swept to power last fall. The deadline to introduce new legislation is December 1st. Today, The Current explores what might replace the first-past-the-post system.

    Posted: Aug 26, 2016 8:49 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 26, 2016 11:37 AM ET
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    Wednesday August 24, 2016

    The Current Site C Dam project betrays Trudeau's commitment to First Nations, say critics

    Despite a promise to forge a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Trudeau government is facing tough criticism for supporting the Site C dam β€” a project opposed by many First Nation leaders, Amnesty International and the Royal Society of Canada.

    Posted: Aug 24, 2016 8:46 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 24, 2016 2:17 PM ET
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    Wednesday August 24, 2016

    ENCORE: Love your mom, and other lessons we can learn from sperm whales

    In an unprecedented study, Canadian marine biologist Shane Gero has been decoding a group of sperm whale families for more than a decade. Find out what sperm whales are talking about and what Gero has learned about their society.

    Posted: Aug 24, 2016 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 24, 2016 2:49 PM ET
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