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Reports or briefing memos of a substantive nature (may also be a press release)

Arctic report: “Canada to take helm of Arctic Council as region heats up”

Thursday’s event, hosted by the Ottawa-based think-tank the Rideau Institute, will feature a keynote address from former Liberal foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy, a leading figure in the 1996 founding of the Arctic Council and now president of the University of Winnipeg.

Plans to re-open 2nd Quebec asbestos mine

While considerable attention has been paid to open the underground Jeffrey asbestos mine in the town of Asbestos, less attention has been paid to plans to re-open the mine operated by LAB Chrysotile at Thetford Mines.

Alternative Federal Budget 2012 calls for greater social program spending and reductions in defence spending

With the 2012 Federal Budget only two weeks away,  The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), in coordination with the Rideau Institute and more than 30 other Canadian civil society organizations,  has offered a different vision for Canada’s future. Titled A Budget for the Rest of Us, the 2012 Alternative Federal Budget provides a road …

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