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Bridging the gap between First Nations and their members

OneFeather founder hopes to give First Nation and their Members the power of more efficient and effective governance through electronic voting.

Lawrence Lewis is changing election and voting practices for First Nations in Canada.

Lewis is the founder of OneFeather, a technology company that delivers leading technologies for First Nations elections & referendums, and member engagement delivered through a Member Registrar focussed digital platform built specifically for the unique needs of First Nations in Canada. Continue reading Bridging the gap between First Nations and their members

Power To The People: Community Solar Power

As renewable energy costs continue falling, the rise of people owning their power is growing.

Whether its developing nations are tacking a more sustainable path to meet their needs, or homeowners looking to diversify their energy use, we see a substantial shift towards solar power as a real important option.

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This Month in Canadian History

A look at 10 historical events that took place during the month of April 

 April 23, 1851

Canada’s first official postage stamp, the three-penny beaver, is issued.

 April 2, 1871 

The first census of the Dominion of Canada lists the population as 3,689,257. Continue reading This Month in Canadian History

Camp Hughes: Manitoba’s forgotten military base

One of the last trench systems of World War 1 lies mostly untouched, but for the work of time that has made the trenches that zig zag across the ground into little more than ruts in some places.

Gone are the sandbags, the guns and the men who once called this place home for extended periods of time.

This place is in Manitoba, not far from Highway 1. Continue reading Camp Hughes: Manitoba’s forgotten military base

Cimetrix helping Manitoba build its 3D capacity

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Owner, James Janeteas, speaks with a University of Waterloo student in the campus’ 3D print studio.

Canada’s largest provider of 3D technology is a company called Cimetrix. Based in Oshawa, Cimetrix has spent the past 12 years introducing the practical and rational aspects of 3D printing technology to Canadian industry and academia. To date, about 30 per cent of their machines have been placed in academic institutions, and of that number, about 65 per cent are in high schools.

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