Canadian government under fire for granting coal mining permits

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Canadian government under fire for granting coal mining permits

Once heavily forested, the lands of Grassy Narrows Cree Nation have long been home to the Central Mushkegowuk and Anishinaabe peoples. Having been nomadic, the Anishinaabe have always lived on the land. For years,…

Icahn's 'secretive' tax-deductible donations

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Icahn’s ‘secretive’ tax-deductible donations

When billionaire Carl Icahn revealed his new charitable organization on 1 January, he made a splash. But his move also drew a backlash from another U.S. billionaire, Warren Buffett, who asked Icahn to publicly…

A new trash truck is costing taxpayers money

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A new trash truck is costing taxpayers money

The Canadian city of Toronto had been paying the $100 million in annual disposal costs to private trash hauling companies since 2008, when it phased out garbage pickup by city employees. But Toronto taxpayers…