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Restoration of historic Haida pole sets new path of respect and reconciliation

In a ceremony emphasizing co-operation and reconciliation, a replica of a Haida totem pole has been raised on Semiahmoo First Nation traditional territory, at Peace Arch Provincial Park. Participating in the ceremony were Semiahmoo Chief Harley Chappell, Kwakwaka’wakw Hereditary Chiefs Bill Cranmer and David Mungo Knox, Council of the Haida Nation President Peter Lantin and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

September 21, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Graham Flack, currently Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, becomes Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, effective October 9, 2018. Philip Jennings, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, becomes Deputy Secretary […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201810 Views

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia sign agreement to improve health-care services

Canada’s universal, publicly funded health system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to strengthen health care and adapt the system to the changing needs of Canadians. The governments of Canada and British Columbia have signed a bilateral agreement outlining how the Province plans to invest […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201810 Views

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Royal Saskatchewan Museum Commemorates Orange Shirt Day

September 21, 2018 The Royal Saskatchewan Museum is hosting several events to recognize national Orange Shirt Day, which commemorates the experiences of residential school victims and honours the survivors and their families. “Our province is committed to achieving reconciliation, and Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity to reflect on the past and ensure these stories […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20188 Views

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Minister Bennett and MMF President Chartrand to make reconciliation announcement at the Manitoba Metis Federation’s 2018 Annual General Assembly

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Metis Federation, will be making an important announcement in relation to progress made under the MMF-Canada Framework Agreement on Advancing Reconciliation during the opening ceremonies of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20188 Views

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Métis Nation BC Annual General Meeting 2018 “A Great Time to be Métis”

MNBC is extremely proud of the success it has achieved this past year, including a number of milestones and historic signings for the Nation. Nearly 300 Métis delegates, guests, dignitaries and friends of the Nation attended over the weekend to celebrate at the Annual General Meeting with those whose contributions made it all possible. Among […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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MMF Welcomes Early Learning and Child Care Framework

Winnipeg, MB – On Monday, September 17, Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President and Métis National Council Vice-President and Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand, joined the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and other leaders, to announce the co-developed Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care (IELCC) Framework. This investment will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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Qilaut contest submission date extended

21 September 2018  Are you an aspiring songwriter? Do you want your song to be part of Nunavut’s legacy? Well, the Qilaut contest is for you! Submit an original song in Inuktut to celebrate Nunavutaaqsimaliqtilluta- the 20th anniversary of Nunavut . The contest is open to all Nunavummiut, and the deadline has been extended […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Bennett to make an announcement on advancements in reconciliation and renewed relationships with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Manitoba – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will visit Sioux Valley Dakota Nation to highlight the signing of a Reconciliation Framework Agreement along with Chief Vincent Tacan and the Honourable Eileen Clarke, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Relations. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Creating Indigenous community on campus – Ryerson U

September 18, 2018 Like most research, it began with a question. “Can you show me what language looks like?” Dr. Joanne DiNova asked her fellow Indigenous colleague Dr. Lila Pine, both based in the Faculty of Communication & Design (FCAD). Thus began their research on language visualization using CymaScopes, scientific instruments that produce images based […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201810 Views

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Manitoulin High brawl: OPP explains why only M’Chigeeng residents have been charged so far – Sudbury.com

‘They are from the First Nation which doesn’t necessarily mean that they are First Nations’ The Manitoulin-Espanola OPP continues to investigate a brawl that broke out on Friday, Sept. 14 at Manitoulin Secondary School. As of Sept. 20, six people have been charged — one adult and five youths — all of whom are from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Indigenous Research Showcase Week brings the TRC Calls to Action to life – URegina

September 21, 2018 The University of Regina’s annual Indigenous Research Showcase Week is a celebration of diversity, innovation, and connections to community. The week-long event is also another way in which the University is acting on the Calls to Action laid out in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Final Report¾helping to make concrete changes […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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CESO 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available

CESO 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available Together We Thrive Dear Friends and Partners, Last year marked CESO’s 50th anniversary – a time of celebration and reflection. Looking back, we see that our raison d’etre remains as relevant as the day the organization was founded. More than ever, we need to strengthen economies to create the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Trans-Mountain – Audio Clip NAT057 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Sep 21, 2018  057 – (Trans-Mountain) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/09/21/cp201809210070-1.mp3 HALIFAX. x–20s. The Trudeau government is moving to get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion process back on track. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi (soh-HEE’) says cabinet made an order earlier this week telling the National Energy Board it has 22 weeks to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201813 Views

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Inspiring curiosity in youth: StFX science and math outreach programs receive nearly $200,000 in PromoScience funding

Sep. 20, 2018 Two StFX-based outreach programs that inspire curiosity in youth and an interest in science and math have received very good news. X-Chem Outreach and Connecting Math to Our Lives and Communities—two separate programs, each facilitated by StFX faculty—have received a total of nearly $200,000 in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Recruiting Officers learn about the Métis – MNO

Canadian Forces Recruiting Officers from across Canada learned about Métis culture and traditions during a presentation by the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO). The information was presented on June 18 by MNO Veterans’ Council Secretary/Treasurer Greg Garratt and MNO Education Officer Michael Smith. The goal was to provide knowledge about Indigenous culture so Recruiting Officers […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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Trans-Mountain – Audio Clip NAT068 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Sep 21, 2018  068 – (Trans-Mountain) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/09/21/cp201809210083-1.mp3 HALIFAX. x–20s. The Tories aren’t impressed with the Trudeau government’s plans to get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project back on track. Natural Resources Critic Shannon Stubbs says there’s still no date to get shovels in the ground. (“..would be built.”) (SOURCE:The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20188 Views

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Trent U – Building Community: Durham GTA Staff Participate in Habitat for Humanity Indigenous Build

Sep. 21, 2018 ”We are honoured to be part of such an important day,” said Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, director of the First Peoples House of Learning at Trent, speaking of Trent’s involvement in Habitat for Humanity Durham’s recent Indigenous build. “This is about more than just having a roof over your head. This day was […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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BC Government: Province supports innovative community literacy programs

Sep. 21, 2018 VICTORIA – British Columbians of all ages will be able to improve their reading, writing and communications skills, thanks to a provincial investment of $500,000 in the Vancouver Sun’s annual Raise-a-Reader campaign. “Raise-a-Reader plays an important role in supporting literacy by raising funds for innovative community programs throughout B.C.,” said Rob Fleming, Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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Canada and Métis National Council Jointly Release Métis Nation Early Learning and Child Care Framework with $450 million investment over next 10 Years

September 17 (Ottawa, ON) – Métis National Council (MNC) Vice-President and Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand, joined the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and leaders from the Assembly of First Nations and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami in the release of a co-developed Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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Meet Indigenous authors and poets at Toronto’s 2018 Word on the Street – CBC

Sep 21, 2018 Indigenous Voices stage will host readings and Indigenous language classes A designated stage for Indigenous voices will host a full day of programming at Canada’s largest free outdoor book and magazine festival in Toronto on Sunday. Toronto’s Word on the Street Festival will host 10 Indigenous authors among 200 other writers from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20185 Views

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MNBC and Interior Health Authority commitment to the betterment of health services for Métis

Sep. 19, 2018 Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) Ministry of Health is pleased to announce the historical signing of our second concurrent letter of Understanding with the Interior Health Authority (IHA) today. Signing from IHA was, IHA’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and Provincial Patient Safety and Quality officer of the BC Patient and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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Anishnawbek Grand Chief critical of Rainbow Board in wake of brawl – My Espanola Now

September 21, 2018 Anishnawbek Grand Chief Glen Hare sees a recent brawl at Manitoulin Secondary School as a sign of problems within the Rainbow District School Board. Hare attended a rally in M’Chigeeng First Nation Thursday morning to talk to people about improving racial relations at the school. He says the communities have to come […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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Trans-Mountain – Audio Clip NAT065 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Sep 21, 2018  065 – (Trans-Mountain) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/09/21/cp201809210079-1.mp3 HALIFAX. x–20s. The Trudeau government is moving to get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion process back on track. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi (soh-HEE’) says cabinet made an order earlier this week telling the National Energy Board it has 22 weeks to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Conversations That Matter: Can First Nations save Canada’s resource industries? – The Province

Joe Dion, CEO of the Frog Lake First Nation Energy Resource Corp., is touting a plan to end the resource development logjam in Canada. The Kinder Morgan pipeline, like 263 court decisions before it, went in favour of the First Nations that opposed the project. One court decision after another is shaping the way Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Community Consultations – Whitecourt Sept. 27, 2018

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Your voice is important to the development of training programs for Métis in the Central region. Participate in our in-person workshop. Thursday, September 27 5:00 – 7:00 pm Holiday Inn Express 4721 49 Street, Whitecourt Stew and bannock will be served. This workshop is open to all Métis in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20188 Views

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Ontario students to walk out of class to protest sex ed curriculum changes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 TORONTO _ Students at more than a hundred schools across Ontario have pledged to walk out of class this afternoon to protest changes to the province’s curriculum. Indygo Arscott, 16, who is two-spirit and uses gender-neutral pronouns, is an organizer of the province-wide walkout called “We the students do not […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21, 2018

Today is World Alzheimer’s Day, an annual event where people around the world come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, affects more than 400,000 Canadians aged 65 and older, two-thirds of whom are women. With Canada’s population living longer than ever before, this number is […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20184 Views

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Akwesasne Mohawk council puts settlement of 130-year-old land grievance to a vote – CBC

Canada has offered $240M to settle Dundee Township land claim Sep 20, 2018 The Kanien’kehá:ka community of Akwesasne will decide whether or not to accept a $240 million settlement offer from Canada by a referendum, with voting beginning next month. The vote was recently announced by the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) to settle a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20185 Views

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Report on Indigenous justice released as part of 10th B.C. Justice Summit

Sep. 20, 2018 VANCOUVER – In order to identify and accelerate real, transformative changes to the ways that Indigenous peoples interact with British Columbia’s justice system, the 10th B.C. Justice Summit was held in early June 2018. Government has posted the summit report, detailing the discussions between leaders of B.C.’s justice and public-safety sector and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Archer Library Pilots Personal Librarian Project – URegina

September 19, 2018 The Dr. John Archer Library at the University’s main campus is piloting a project to connect with first year students who have self-identified as Indigenous. “This pilot is trying to address what’s known as library anxiety,” says Brad Doerksen, Student Success Librarian. “Many students are not familiar with the library and all […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation President welcomes Quillasinga delegation from Colombia

Sep. 18, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand is pleased to join University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Annette Trimbee in welcoming a unique cultural exchange with a delegation from the Quillasinga tribe of Colombia. This cultural exchange aims to support international Indigenous partnerships through cultural sharing and learning. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201811 Views

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Robinson Huron Treaty Gathering. ‘Renewing our Relations’ – SaultOnline.com

September 20, 2018 (Shawanaga First Nation): ‘Renewing our Relations’ is this year’s theme for the annual Robinson Huron Treaty gathering. The gathering is being held close to the southern border of the Robinson Huron Treaty territory in Shawanaga First Nation from September 21 – 23rd, 2018. It’s being hosted by Shawanaga and Wasauksing First Nations. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Northern College Alumni Nominated for Premier’s Awards

September 20, 2018 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce its nominees for the 2018 Ontario Colleges Premier’s Awards. The annual event honours important social and economic contributions that college graduates make to Ontario and throughout the world. The awards were launched in 1992 and are administered by Colleges Ontario to recognize graduates excelling […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201810 Views

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Sask. Polytech Indigenous relay goes ahead in Prince Albert despite rain – MBC Network Radio Online

Sep 20, 2018 Ninety participants from the Prince Albert Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus took part in the Indigenous relay challenge Thursday despite the rain. The relay consists of nine legs and is part of Indigenous Students Welcome Week and the fall equinox celebration.“It’s a historical and traditional race to bring students together,” Indigenous student advisor and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201810 Views

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Investing in the future of Kananaskis Country

Sep. 20, 2018 Redevelopment within Kananaskis Country’s Bow Valley Provincial Park will be a major benefit to river users, supporting world-class water-based recreation. As Alberta celebrates the 40th anniversary of the creation of Kananaskis Country, the Government of Alberta is making a $5.2-million investment in the Lower Kananaskis River-Barrier Lake area to enhance recreation, conservation and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20186 Views

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Bearskin Lake Suicide Reaches Queen’s Park – 89.5 The Lake FM

September 21, 2018 The suicide of a 13 year old girl on the Bearskin Lake First Nation is touching the hearts of MPP’s at Queen’s Park. Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa asked for a moment of silence in the memory of the young girl. That was after he asked the premier what he was doing to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201810 Views

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Minister’s statement on campers at Goldstream Provincial Park

Sep. 20, 2018 VICTORIA – Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, has released the following statement in response to the homeless campers at Goldstream Provincial Park: “A number of campers from a former tent city in the District of Saanich arrived at Goldstream Provincial Park on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Following concerns expressed […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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First Nations groups not swayed by potential appointment of Supreme Court judge – Thestar.com

Sept. 20, 2018 CALGARY—The possibility of a former Supreme Court judge overseeing a renewed round of consultations for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion doesn’t appear to have renewed confidence in the process from Indigenous groups. According to The Canadian Press, the federal government may appoint a former senior judge, possibly a retired Supreme Court justice, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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Library mural inspires Laurier panel discussion on reconciliation through the arts

Sep. 19, 2018 Brantford – Can public art be a catalyst for healing and community discourse in the selfie generation? How does public art stimulate the process of reconciliation? How do we translate symbols and ideology across cultures? These questions and more will be explored when Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts hosts a panel presentation and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Avino Announces Pricing of US$4 Million Underwitten Public Offering

Sep 21, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM:TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of an aggregate of 6,239,867 common shares of the Company, together with warrants to purchase up to 6,239,867 common shares of the Company, at a public offering price of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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Harte Gold Receives Permits for Commercial Production, Provides Operational Readiness Update

Toronto – September 20, 2018 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) is pleased to announce it has received all necessary operating permits from the Government of Ontario to start commercial production at the Sugar Zone Mine. Harte Gold is now fully permitted to mine, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201811 Views

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Ontario high school students plan walkout over curriculum – CTV News

September 21, 2018 Students across Ontario are being urged to walk out of school Friday in protest of changes to sex education and indigenous curriculum. The effort is being called the March for Our Education. Students, teachers and staff at more than 100 Ontario high schools – projected to number about 40,000 – are expected […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201810 Views

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Durango Completes Geophysics Survey at Windfall Lake, QC

Vancouver, BC /  September 21, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) reports that further to the news of September 12, 2018, Durango’s geophysics team has completed an induced polarization (“IP”) survey on its North and East claim blocks at Windfall Lake. The 10km resistivity survey was completed on three grids on a dipole-dipole […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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Proposed Goldboro LNG plant could be in jeopardy over Mi’kmaq consultations – CBC

Sipekne’katik First Nation says it was not consulted as required under federal law Sep 21, 2018 A proposed liquefied natural gas plant in Guysborough County, N.S., has hit a snag and may be in jeopardy. Earlier this year, Pieridae Energy Ltd. said it was nearly ready to make a final investment decision on the multibillion-dollar […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20188 Views

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Inflation eases to 2.8% as gas price growth slows; core numbers creeps up – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The country’s annual inflation rate eased to 2.8 per cent in August as still-rising gasoline prices advanced at a more-moderate pace, Statistics Canada said Friday. The agency’s latest number came in just below the previous month’s three per cent reading, which had […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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Agnico Eagle Provides Notice of Release of Third Quarter 2018 Results, Conference Call and Webcast

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018  – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM) (TSX: AEM) (“Agnico Eagle” or the “Company”) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2018 results on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, after normal trading hours. Third Quarter 2018 Results Conference Call and Webcast Agnico Eagle’s senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20188 Views

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Green Party leadership hopefuls in Alberta grapple with thorny issue of oilsands – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018  By Rob Drinkwater THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Kermit the Frog sang “It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green,” and candidates running to be leader of the Green Party of Alberta might relate. At a time when the province’s oil industry still struggles to recover from a slump and many blame environmentalists […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201812 Views

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Avino Announces Proposed Public Offering

Sep 20, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM:TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) today announced that it has commenced a public offering of common shares and warrants to purchase common shares. H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering. The Company intends to use the net proceeds […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20188 Views

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Feds to comb social media for Canadians’ pot related attitudes, behaviour – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government is looking to scour social-media platforms to find out what Canadians really think about pot as the country enters its new era of legalized weed. With only a few weeks to go before the end of recreational marijuana prohibition, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201812 Views

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