The North American Indigenous Games Edition

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Posted on July 21, 2017

Navireads is a weekly digest of some of the best stories we found on the web. Here’s what we were reading the week of July 21, 2017.

Playing In North American Indigenous Games Fulfils Grandparents’ Dream ~ Logan Syrette was encouraged to try out by his grandfather and cheered on by his grandmother | Toronto Star

Team 88 Became The Rallying Cry Of The North American Indigenous Games ~ 13,000 Team 88 flags waved Sunday as athletes entered opening ceremony | CBC

Paddling Competition At Indigenous Games Is ‘Tradition Through Sport’ ~ Canoe/kayak races kicked off on Tuesday at the North American Indigenous Games | CBC

Connecting Indigenous Games Through Canoe Heritage ~ Maawandoon Jiimaan brings unique mission to Ontario-based collective | CBC

Will Bill Morneau’s Crackdown On Tax Avoidance Work? ~ The measures will likely make it harder for high-earning Canadians to avoid the taxman, but the government could have gone further | Macleans

Canada’s Inflation Rate Slowest Since 2015, Below Bank Of Canada Forecast ~ Canada’s inflation slowed to a 20-month low of 1%, well below the Bank of Canada’s 2% target, although core measures showed signs of strength | Financial Post

It’s Official: Toronto And Ottawa Are Now The Most Expensive Cities For Electricity ~ According to data from Statistics Canada, Ontario’s electricity price increases from 2008 to 2016 were more than double the national average | Financial Post

The Myth Of Drug Expiration Dates ~ Hospitals and pharmacies are required to toss expired drugs, no matter how expensive or vital. Meanwhile the FDA has long known that many remain safe and potent for years longer | ProPublica

The Real Costs Of Cheap Surveillance ~ U.S. firms have both the incentive and the opportunity to use information about us in undesirable ways | Scientific American

Chester Bennington And The Cathartic Anger Of Linkin Park | The New Yorker

Canadian Mena Massoud Cast As ‘Aladdin’ | CTV News

Regal Rules: The Dos And Don’ts For Meeting The Queen ~ Canada’s Governor General has been forced to defend his actions after a “slippy” carpet led to a breach of royal etiquette with the Queen. But how do you avoid a protocol slip-up?| BBC

If Amazon Wants to Reinvent Messaging, Here’s Its Biggest Challenge | TIME

Why You Need Emoji ~ Emojis are the body language of the digital age | Nautilus

US Government Shuts Down Alphabay, Taking Down Huge Parts Of The Dark Web | The Independent

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