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Daughters of the Vote face bullying, harassment

Six young women reached out to National Observer to share stories of bullying from the Daughters of the Vote event, which aims to empower young women and achieve equal representation in politics. They called from an Ottawa hotel room, where they spent much of four days hiding, crying, and trying to deal with what they describe as "a constant feeling of hostility."

How Alberta kept Fort McKay First Nation in the dark about a toxic cloud from the oilsands

The Fort McKay First Nation was initially kept in the dark about a toxic cloud from the oilsands that struck their community after companies restarted operations that had been temporarily disrupted by the Fort McMurray wildfires. Internal records show that the incident occurred after industry pressured the provincial regulator to rapidly restart their operations despite risks to public health.

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