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Welcome to the National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton chapter

Supporting all blacks in the Edmonton community, NBCC is the proud organizer of the annual Black History Month celebrations

Thank you for participating in BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2017 events!

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Argentina Canada
Canada's hectic international trade agenda is about to get even busier, as it takes new steps toward formal free trade negotiations with Mercosur, the trading bloc that includes the key South American markets of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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Fyre Festival tweet
The inaugural Fyre Festival, promoted by celebrities including supermodels Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski, was postponed Friday after attendees reported dilapidated accommodations, and top-billed performers pulled out of the Bahamas event. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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Question Period 20170406
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has expressed regret for taking credit for leading a major land battle to root out the Taliban in Afghanistan more than a decade ago. In a recent speech in New Delhi, Sajjan spoke about his role in the pivotal 2006 Operation Medusa. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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North Korea Kim Jong-un
The U.S. calls for new sanctions on North Korea and threatens to punish international companies doing banned business with the pariah nation's nuclear and missile programs. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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Canadian military
The number sexual assault cases deemed unfounded by military police has declined dramatically, according to a new report by Department of National Defence. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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The post Time To Pay Up: UWI Could Be in Trouble if Governments Don’t Pay Their Dues appeared first on Caribbean360. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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The post Climate Impact on Caribbean Coral Reefs Could Be Mitigated appeared first on Caribbean360. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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The post Criminals in Jamaica Making and Selling Potentially Deadly Fake Rum appeared first on Caribbean360. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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The post Globalization Has Disadvantaged Small States | Sir Ronald Sanders appeared first on Caribbean360. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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The post Venezuela Begins Process of Pulling out of OAS appeared first on Caribbean360. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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[Al Jazeera] An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of Hissene Habre, former Chad president, on war crimes charges. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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[East African] Burundi's main opposition leader and Deputy Speaker of Parliament Agathon Rwasa has claimed his life is in danger following attacks of several of his supporters by unknown people. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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[This Day] The Ghana Ministry of Aviation has received proposals from 10 foreign and local investors to operate in the country's domestic airline industry. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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[Deutsche Welle] Media watchdogs are voicing concern about curbs on press freedom. DW looks at the media in Africa where restrictions range from subtle forms of censorship to imprisonment for journalists just doing their jobs. [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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[AfricaPlus] Richard Joseph -On March 6-8, 2017, a Forum Series on Democracy and Insecurity in Africa took place in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois. The featured speakers were Professor Wale Adebanwi, Ambassador John Campbell, and Professor Attahiru Jega. [1] At the time of these forums, uncertainty was growing in Nigeria. President [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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