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Thursday July 11st, 2019 morning edition

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It was set to help develop 41 green social housing programs, and 20 improvement or retrofit projects for social housing apartments.

Under this system, companies are able to purchase allowances to offset the pollution they expect to emit over a given period.

All the revenues generated through the sale of these allowances go directly into government coffers and are then dedicated to green energy projects.

According to the list obtained by National Observer, the 227 cancelled projects amounted to about $1.88 billion allocated to projects in municipalities.

A renewable thermal energy system at the Etobicoke Civic Centre (in Doug Ford's riding) to make it Toronto’s first net-zero community.

“It was costly, it was ineffective, it was killing jobs," Phillips, the now finance minister said of the program at the time.

British Columbia, California and several European nations who have carbon pricing programs have reduced their emissions while maintaining strong economies. »

An Oral History of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘Smells Like Nirvana’

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But, as legend has it, frontman Kurt Cobain didn’t actually realize he’d “made it” until Yankovic lovingly satirized their biggest hit.

“Weird Al” Yankovic: I had a really nice run through the ’80s and things kind of stopped for a while after [the 1989 Weird Al-starring film] UHF.

In fact, at one point I was sort of desperate and I thought, “Maybe I should do another Michael Jackson parody. »

Donald Trump earns place in history with how USA treats migrant kids

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Donald Trump earns place in history with how America treats migrant children.

The stench in standing-room-only conditions with temperatures in the 80s is a mix of unwashed bodies, untreated diarrhea and urine.

After a decade of not a single death, at least seven migrant children have died under federal care since December. »

energy terminated our contract with @HaasF1Team for poor performance. We aim to beat @redbullracing & being behind @WilliamsRacing in Austria is unacceptable. The politics and PC attitude in @F1 is al

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Nintendo Switch Lite is a smaller, cheaper Switch built exclusively for handheld play

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Today Nintendo revealed the Switch Lite, designed as a less expensive alternative to the original tablet / console hybrid.

The Switch Lite is designed explicitly as a handheld: you can’t connect it to your TV, and the Joy-Con controllers are built right in.

Update July 10th, 9:50AM ET: This article originally stated that you could not adjust the brightness on the Switch Lite. »