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Coverage of elections since January 5, 2022.

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Tracking Climate Action Under the Biden Administration: Where Has Progress Been Made?

"...Congress enacted the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (or Bipartisan Infrastructure Law), which includes important provisions to enhance the electricity grid, build electric vehicle charging infrastructure, support electric school buses, and develop carbon dioxide capture and sequestration technology. More than $500 billion dollars’ worth of clean energy tax credits, electric vehicle rebates and other climate-smart investment are pending in the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), which cleared the House in November but remains stalled in the Senate..."

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Old Growth Logging Protests Halt Traffic in Nanaimo

"...“The Provincial Government has to say, ‘we are putting a moratorium on old-growth logging until we can figure out a solution to this problem and try and re-grow some of these forests’ – which are incredible carbon sinks and biodiversity reservoirs and there’s just not enough of them left. ”..."

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Prince Rupert Mayor not seeking re-election in 2022

"...Mayor Lee Brain has announced on Jan. 10, his intention not to seek the city leaders’ chair for a third term in the upcoming autumn municipal elections..."

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Mali's junta deplores new sanctions imposed by regional bloc

"...Mali's ruling junta on Monday condemned the new economic sanctions imposed by West African regional leaders after the coup leader announced a plan to delay new elections by four years..."

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Anti-Military Violence Erupts In Sudan Following Resignation Of Civilian Leader

"...A source from Aljazeera, reporting from the ground, stated that “as long as the military is still in power…that’s not what the revolutionaries want. They want a civilian transitional government, they want democracy, they want elections. ” Hamdok’s removal, according to Sudanese lawyer Ahmed el-Gaili, “removes the last fig leaf that was covering this regime and what remains is a full-fledged military dictatorship..."

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Conservatives ready to turn the page on a tough 2021

"...Last year was hard for many Canadians, and that includes the Conservative party who not only lost the election, but also had to work with the federal government on navigating another harsh year of the COVID-19 pandemic..."

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A messy roommate, a coffee complaint and more: Here are the top 10 nuisance 911 calls made in B.C.

"...Last year had many legitimate emergencies in British Columbia as the province dealt with record heat and cold, mass flooding and a particularly bad wildfire season, in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic..."

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Public vs. private? East vs. west?

"...This was the matchup that the late former mayor Rob Ford set up when he and Toronto council contracted out all curbside garbage, recycling and green bin food waste collection west of Yonge Street, and left the east end of the city to Toronto’s unionized garbage collectors..."

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B.B.C. Journalist Designated

"...After Russian authorities placed him under “unprecedented surveillance,” a reputable investigative journalist for the B. B. C..."

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Trudeau, Horgan discuss Omicron response, B.C. flooding rebuilding efforts

"...Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier John Horgan speak to the media during a press conference in Victoria, B. C. , on Friday, November 26, 2021..."

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Do Americans trust their elections?

"...See our research on: Climate Change | Social Media | COVID-19..."

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Sole proprietors overlooked in COVID-19 financial, Surrey business owners say

"...Due to a lack of international and domestic travel, the demand for pet sitting services has dramatically decreased since the beginning of COVID-19, she said. When the federal government warned against international travel in early 2020, Schumacher immediately lost $12,000 in bookings..."

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Jobs in elections

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

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Operations Worker I (Waterworks Operations) - City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

"...Waterworks Operations are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking individuals to provide labour assistance including operating a variety of small equipment / trucks and related construction duties, as well as emergency work, while following operational and safety procedures..."

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Administrative Assistant III (Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability) - City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

"...These duties include: maintaining executive calendars; scheduling internal and external meetings including recruitment interviews and selection meetings, and other meetings on behalf of the Deputy Directors; co-ordinating travel and training arrangements for Deputy Directors and approvals for PDS Senior Management; ensuring that matters requiring immediate action are brought to the attention of the Deputy Directors; preparing and/or locating background information on issues and sensitive topics; drafting, editing and formatting various sensitive and confidential documents..."

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Waterworks Technician - North Salt Spring (Salt Spring Island, BC)

"...Located in the beautiful Southern Gulf Islands, Salt Spring Island is a vibrant, active rural community and a great place to live..."

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Instructional Designer

"...Alberta, Government of (Edmonton AB): Elections Alberta is seeking an Instructional Designer to support the Operations branch..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention elections.

Democracy and the Climate Crisis

Duration: 29:10

"...The election of government by the public is the practice of democracy, and the basis of Canada’s system of government..."

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Victoria's Great Divide and What it Means for the Coming Election

Duration: 47:54

"...The results from the city's 2022 budget priorities survey show a vast divide between Victoria's young and old, and renters and homeowners..."

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The Agronomists, Ep 50: Mike Cowbrough and Tammy Jones on shifting weed spectrums

Duration: 1:00:24

"...Every selection tool shifts the weed spectrum, and that includes farmer-controlled decisions, such as tillage, crop rotation, and seeding rate..."

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RealAg Politics, Ep 4: Persistence, policy, and uncomfortable coffee shop talk

Duration: 46:09

"...With the latest federal election behind us, it’s time to dig in to the task at hand: lobbying this new government..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about elections.

Electric Cars 'Cleaner'; Recyclable Blades & Russian Buses

"...'Almost Breaking News' is BACK! This month our roving 'Roberter' looks at electric buses in Russia, shocking news that electric cars are cleaner, a PV factory running on clean energy and the rise of driverless cars in the UK..."

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To see Germany’s future, look at its cars | The Economist

"...As the election approaches, Germany's carmakers will face the same challenges as its new leaders: a need to innovate, tackle climate change and reassess its trade relationship with China..."

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Why Climate Change Keeps Failing at the Ballot Box

"...And the greenhouse gases those fuels cause are a big reason that the planet is on course to exceed the 2 degrees of global warming scientists say would mean permanent, dangerous climate change..."

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Environmental innovation in Canada's natural gas and oil industry

"...This 2021 federal election, learn more at www. voteenergy. ca..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about elections relevant to the latest news.

Pre-platted Communities: A Southwest Florida Example

"...Rapid growth and development of this low-lying peninsula has put a large segment of the population at risk of flooding during intense thunderstorms and hurricanes..."

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Selection of Fruits and Vegetables with Public Health Viewpoint: Discussion

"...Consequently, oxidation during food processing may be a problem, especially when speaking of high-energy foods derived from cereals, with notable amounts of oxidation-sensible lipids and protein chains..."

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Pythagorean fuzzy entropy measure-based complex proportional assessment technique for solving multi-criteria healthcare waste t

"...The assessment of each alternative should be done based on public health, psychological, economic, environmental, technological, and operational aspect..."

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Uncertainty and sensitivity analyses of operational errors in air handling units and unexpected user behavior for energy effici

"...Resource scarcity and anthropogenic climate change require the reduction of performance gaps in existing buildings..."

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Climate-Smart Silviculture in Mountain Regions

"...The crucial task of management is to adapt forests to environmental uncertainties using various strategies that should be undertaken to enhance forest resistance and resilience, as well as to maintain forest biodiversity and provision of ecosystem services at requested levels..."

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Numerical Investigation of Soil?Structure Interaction Behaviour of Landslide Prevention Piles

"...Landslides as a natural erosional process modify the existing topography and landscape and also cause immense damages to manmade structures, road profiles, destruction to the natural ecosystem causing loss of life..."

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Multi-Period Deterministic Model of Sustainable Integrated of Hybrid First and Second Generation Bioethanol Supply Chains for S

"...Bioethanol production from renewable biomass has experienced increased interest in order to reduce Bulgarian dependence on imported oil and reduce carbon emissions..."

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How to save a landrace from extinction: the example of a winter squash landrace (Cucurbita maxima Duchesne) in Northern Italy (

"...The present work shows the results of a seven-year project aimed at rescuing the winter squash (Cucurbita maxima Duchesne) landrace ?Berrettina di Lungavilla?, which is grown in the Po flood plain (Northern Italy)..."

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Cows as Bioreactors for the Production of Nutritionally and Biomedically Significant Proteins

"...Dairy and beef cattle make a vital contribution to global nutrition, and since their domestication, they have been continuously exposed to natural and artificial selection to improve production characteristics..."

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Reuse-focused selection of appropriate technologies for municipal wastewater treatment: a multi-criteria approach

"...Wastewater treatment technologies (WWTTs) are employed across the world, and the selection is mainly based on ?past experiences? aimed at ?pollution prevention? in the receiving water bodies..."

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Two Views of Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

"...Modern evolutionary studies encompass the genetic architecture of adaptation, molecular evolution, and the different forces that contribute to evolution of species, such as sexual selection, genetic drift, and biogeography..."

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Fuzzy routing for in-network aggregation in wireless sensor networks

"...Data aggregation is an inherent energy conservation paradigm in resource constrained wireless sensor networks (WSNs) to maximize the network lifetime..."

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