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The culture, passion and how for social innovation

For more than 10 years the interest in social innovation - as aspiration, as ambition and as a discipline has been rising steadily all over the world, with Canada and Australia two of the most active countries. Australia and Canada share much in common. We

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-culture-passion-and-how-for-social-innovation-tickets-27356217182

Advancing Innovation, Science & Technology Across North America

The North American Leaders’ Summit will take place in Ottawa on June 29, 2016 with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama and Enrique Peña Nieto. This offers a good opportunity for experts in Innovation from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to ha

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/advancing-innovation-science-technology-across-north-america-tickets-26084801343

The E-Cigarette Ban: A Win for Liars and Big Tobacco

This article is part of the Green Watch series. Summary: Bureaucrats and politicians often cite “science” as justification for their efforts to exercise control over Americans’ lives. It’s a fake, politicized “science,” of course. When science suggests tha

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https://capitalresearch.org/2016/09/the-e-cigarette-ban-a-win-for-liars-and-big-tobacco/

Marijuana can be sold at Uruguay pharmacies, but few want to

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Rossana Rilla could sell marijuana under Uruguay's pioneering law that lets pharmacies distribute pot. But she says there is no way she will. In her 28 years as a pharmacist, she has been beaten, dragged across the floor and thre

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/605778b7807f40968580e69ccacb3c63/marijuana-can-be-sold-uruguay-pharmacies-few-want

Study: No scientific basis for laws on marijuana and driving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states that allow marijuana use legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a study by the nation's largest automobile club that calls for scrapping those laws. The study com

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http://bigstory.ap.org/article/27594d0c278840708e7e3212c1a07c66/study-no-scientific-basis-laws-marijuana-and-driving

Federal government planned 'strong' PR campaign to promote oil industry

OTTAWA — Days before announcing Canada would withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, the federal government drafted plans for a “strong and coordinated” public relations campaign and major regulatory reforms to promote oil and pipeline industry

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http://o.canada.com/news/federal-government-planned-strong-pr-campaign-to-promote-oil-industry

Meet The Children Who Rely On Marijuana To Survive

Since he was just a few months old, 10-year-old Zaki Jackson has suffered from a rare form of epilepsy that, at its worst, causes him to have thousands o...

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/31/cannabis-for-children_n_4697135.html

Canada's Innovation Challenge: Keeping The Billion Dollar Club At Home - Michael Geist

From the moment the Liberal government took office last fall, it left no doubt that innovation was going to be a top priority. Gone was Industry Canada, replaced by the Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, with Navdeep Bains, a close

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http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2016/03/canadas-innovation-challenge-keeping-the-billion-dollar-club-at-home/

Medical Marijuana and Parkinson's Part 3 of 3

See the effects of cannabis first hand, unedited, on Parkinson's tremor dyskinesia, and voice. This clip is from the feature documentary "Ride with Larry" and shows retired police captain Larry trying medical marijuana for the first time. The full film is

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNT8Zo_sfwo

Introduction to Social Innovation Labs

Are you curious to learn about how Social Innovation Labs can be used to solve complex societal challenges? Are you working on a complex challenge where running a lab may make sense? This introductory webinar is an opportunity to learn about the social inn

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-social-innovation-labs-tickets-25839178679

Why an Australian Study Could Provide Canada with an Innovation Roadmap - Michael Geist

From the moment that the Liberal government renamed Industry Canada as Innovation, Science, and Economic Development it sent a clear signal that innovation is a top policy priority. Indeed, in recent months Minister Navdeep Bains has repeatedly called for

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2016/06/why-an-australian-study-could-provide-canada-with-an-innovation-roadmap/

Fraud victim has 'brutal' 3-year battle with Walmart and Equifax over damaged credit

When thieves applied for a Walmart MasterCard under Olga Milman's name and racked up $1,500 in charges, police determined it was a clear case of fraud, yet the victim had to fight for three years to get Walmart and Equifax to correct her damaged credit rec

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/credit-report-error-fraud-walmart-equifax-transunion-1.3864593

Refugees in Canada: How They Arrive and How They Thrive

Join us for the first Migration and Policy Coalition (MAPC) Academic Conference. We're bring together lead practitioners, academics, journalists and NGOs to reflect on important topics regarding refugee issues and highlight efforts within Canada aimed at s

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/refugees-in-canada-how-they-arrive-and-how-they-thrive-tickets-23020847976

Texas House Panel Approves Full Legalization of Marijuana In ‘Unprecedented’ Move

The proposal would make Texas the fifth state in the United States to fully legalize recreational marijuana use. In a surprising, and "unprecedented" bipartisan move, the proposal was approved in a House panel vote. Even more surprising to many was the fac

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http://countercurrentnews.com/2015/05/texas-house-panel-approves-full-legalization-in-unprecedented-move/

Companies Come Out to Endorse CAODC’s "Oil Respect" Campaign - EnergyNow | Online News & Media for the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 31, 2016 This week dozens of companies have been endorsing the Oil Respect (www.oilrespect.ca) campaign launched by the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors on February 17, 2016. Many companies have been promoti

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http://energynow.ca/companies-come-endorse-caodcs-oil-respect-campaign/

Medical Marijuana Use Up When Veterans Have Access: Report

"If a veteran tells another veteran about something that is working for disability, you can be guaranteed that they will tell a hundred other vets.'

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http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/09/05/medical-marijuana-veterans-canada_n_11868554.html

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

What Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)? The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive, multinational trade agreement that threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws across the globe and rewrite international rules o

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https://www.eff.org/issues/tpp

4,000 illegal marijuana plants seized from Health Canada licensed grow-op in Ontario

Police in the Niagara Region say Health Canada medical marijuana licences are being used to hide illegal grow-ops, after 18 people were arrested and more than 4,000 plants seized in three raids.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/2985082/4000-illegal-marijuana-plants-seized-from-health-canada-licensed-grow-op-in-ontario/

Where to Buy Marijuana

Where can you buy marijuana or weed in Colorado? Find marijuana retail stores in Colorado. A list of cities and counties allowing weed sales in marijuana retail stores. Learn more about where to buy Colorado marijuana

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https://www.coloradopotguide.com/where-to-buy-marijuana/

Limbic Rage Syndrome

Limbic Rage Syndrome   This article is about Episodic Dyscontrol Syndrome, or Limbic Rage.  It is a seizure-like disorder in the limbic system of the brain that causes unpredictable and often unprovoked rages.  It is...

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http://medicalmarijuana.com/medical-marijuana-treatments/Limbic-Rage-Syndrome

Quel avenir pour le pétrole bitumineux dans le contexte planétaire?

Quel avenir pour le pétrole bitumineux dans le contexte économique et environnemental planétaire? (english below) Cette table ronde est organisée par la Fondation David Suzuki et le Centre pour l'innovation dans la gouvernance internationale (CIGI) avec la

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/billets-quel-avenir-pour-le-petrole-bitumineux-dans-le-contexte-planetaire-25390389338

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