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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A top British Columbia First Nations chief has rejected an invitation to a "reconciliation ceremony" with the U.K. royals during their visit to Canada, saying he would not participate in the "public charade" that whitewashes the government's policy failures on Indigenous issues. "Reconciliation has to be more than empty symbolic gestures," Grand...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Corporate giant Nestlé continued its privatization creep on Thursday as it won...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In a historic show of unity, more than 50 First Nations across North America on...

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With the world too much with us, we honor the winners of the 26th First Annual (yes) Ig Nobel Prizes, celebrating wild if minimally useful science research around the world. Winners include a brand analysis of rock personalities (Economics), a three-volume work on collecting flies (Literature), an effort to live as a badger (Biology), and, key in this election season, a philosophical study on bullshit (Peace Prize); the authors conclude, "Bullshit may be more pervasive than ever before.”