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       Pipeline development has become a contentious issue in Canada.  Pipeline enthusiasts point to the role of fossil fuels in the Canadian economy as justification for the expense and risk involved in construction and operation.  On the other hand, environmental activists are adamant that further fossil fuels exploration and pipeline development is detrimental to the environment and negates Canada’s climate change mitigation commitments.  People belonging to the First Nations of Canada are particularly concerned about pipelines because land development and environmental degradation threa

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                        In my summary i am going to be talking about a few articles dealing with special education. The more  that I see and read on this issue, I realize how much improvement needs to be made. There are so many issues with the current system. For instance some reports i read talk about the racism when dealing with students and whose receiving special education services. In some cases

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Nuclear power has both a positive and negative view around the world.  The benefit of nuclear power is that it emits fewer greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming and climate change.  The negative aspect of nuclear power was evident from the event Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.  The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster showed us that there is a lack of control over the risks.  Some of the risks of nuclear power is that is produces many health risks and harmful effects to the environment.

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Article Title: Wind, solar energy real options for Canada's remote Arctic communities Shifting away from dependence on non-renewable energy sources (i.e. diesel) to renewable sources (i.e. solar and wind) is not only better for the environment but also for Arctic community pocket books. Communities living in Canada’s Arctic have the greatest involvement in regards to this matter. Energy companies and government are also involved.

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               The article I chose focuses on a hotly debated issue in many parts of Canada, namely natural resource extraction and the impact on Aboriginal land rights. More specifically, this article chronicled the Waswanipi Cree’s fight to protect one of Québec’s last remaining untouched boreal forests, the Broadback Valley Forest, from forestry. The Waswanipi Cree’s territory is located 730 kilometres north of Montreal, and has already felt a heavy presence from the forestry industry, with 90% of their territory already logged or fragmented.

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