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StarPhoenix daily update for Aug. 23, 2017 – StarPhoenix

August 23, 2017 Stay up to date with the news and stories that matter in Saskatoon and beyond, delivered each morning Monday through Saturday. LOCAL Semi driver who killed three Carrot River teens says he was on ‘autopilot’ before fatal crash MELFORT — Crystal Gaja often finds herself standing at her window, waiting for her […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201735 Views

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Territory recognized – BCLocalNews.com

Aug 23, 2017 I would like to thank Jim Miles for his thought-provoking letter to the editor on Aug. 3 in which he praised Richard Rolke for his perspective on the Okanagan Indian Band’s unresolved indigenous land claim issue. I would also like to thank The Morning Star for its respectful and fair reporting on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201730 Views

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Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 23, 2017 By Frank Jordans THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut _ From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren _ a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer. Yet beneath the forbidding […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201763 Views

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Minister Haggie Welcomes the Release of a Common Statement of Principles with the Federal Government

August 22, 2017 The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is welcoming the release of a Common Statement of Principles on Shared Health Priorities between the federal, provincial (with the exception of Quebec, which has reached an alternate agreement) and territorial Ministers of Health. These priorities are consistent with actions being undertaken in Newfoundland and Labrador […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201756 Views

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Manitoba Launches Public Consultations on Watershed Planning Initiatives

August 22, 2017 The Manitoba government has launched public consultations on three new environmental initiatives, which will improve water management and modernize watershed planning, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today. “Our government believes there are tremendous ecological opportunities to improve the future of our province through effective watershed management […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201748 Views

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Northern First Nations Leadership clarify involvement in Infrastructure Development – Wawatay News

Leaders from Webequie and Nibinamik First Nations are clarifying their position for community members and neighbouring communities today following the recent announcement by the Province of Ontario with Premier Kathleen Wynn. The two participating First Nations have signed a Joint Community Access Infrastructure Planning Agreement to collaborate on a specific study that could potentially bring […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201728 Views

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 23, 2017  (Mba-Apartment-Fire) Two women are in hospital after an apartment block fire in Winnipeg. The blaze broke out last evening in a west-end neighbourhood. One of the women is in unstable condition suffering from smoke inhalation and burns, while the second person is also being treated for smoke […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201765 Views

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Even the dogs cried’: Casting a light on a dark chapter in Canada’s North – CTV

August 23, 2017 “That was a time when everyone cried. Even the dogs cried.” Allie Salluviniq spoke softly when we arrived on the shore in Resolute Bay, his words clear and measured. It was evident he wanted to share his story to keep the history alive. Shockingly, it’s a part of Canada’s dark past I’d […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201734 Views

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Indigenous Art Helps Enhance Hospital’s Welcoming Environment – TBRHSC

August 23, 2017 Art can serve many purposes. It’s been proven that artwork can be a pleasant distraction from the stress or discomfort that can often accompany a hospital stay. That’s why Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre has adorned the walls with unique and powerful Indigenous artwork. Not only do these particular pieces provide […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201730 Views

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Dominion Diamond Mails Management Information Circular for Special Meeting of Shareholders

CALGARY, Alberta–Aug. 23, 2017– Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the “Company” or “Dominion”) today announced that it has mailed the management information circular (the “Circular”) and related materials for the special meeting (the “Meeting”) of the shareholders of the Company to approve the plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) pursuant to which Northwest Acquisitions ULC, an […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201737 Views

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Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 23, 2017 By Frank Jordans THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut _ From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren _ a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer. Yet beneath the forbidding […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201775 Views

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Treasury Metals Commences Trading on the OTCQX Market in the United States

TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2017  – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (OTCQX: TSRMF) (“Treasury” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company’s common shares commenced trading today on the OTCQX® Best Market under the symbol “TSRMF”. Treasury will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “TML”. Chris Stewart, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “With […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201736 Views

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Stornoway Announces Management Appointment

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Orin Baranowsky to the role of Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Baranowsky joined Stornoway in June 2013, and served most recently as VP Investor Relations and Corporate Development. He was appointed interim CFO in April 2017. Matt Manson, President […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201734 Views

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Fire threat prompts evacuation of remote northern Manitoba community – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 23, 2017 POPLAR RIVER, Man. _ About 600 people have been ordered to leave a remote fly-in community in northern Manitoba because of a nearby forest fire. The Red Cross says band leaders decided Tuesday to proceed with a full evacuation of Poplar River First Nation, located east of Lake Winnipeg’s northern […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201770 Views

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Affinor Growers provides update on cannabis and strawberry development

Vancouver (Canada), August 21 2017 – Affinor Growers (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) (“Affinor” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide our shareholders with an update on the strawberry and cannabis product development. Affinor and Cannabis Production Affinor plans to continue the cannabis trials in September 2017, as the license holder’s personal use cannabis medical license from Health […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201727 Views

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B C Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 23, 2017  (BC-Wildfires) Lightning and gusty winds are expected across parts of the central Interior today as a wave of unsettled weather hits the province, raising concern about an increase in wildfire activity. One hundred-and-34 blazes are burning around B-C and wildfire service spokesman Kevin Skrepnek says 10-thousand,200-square kilometres […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201754 Views

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Osisko Intersects 1.12 g/t Au Over 59.3 Metres At Garrison

(Toronto, Aug 22, 2017).  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Garrison gold project located in Garrison Township, Ontario.  Over 60,000 metres of new drilling have been conducted by Osisko on the Garrison Project to date.  A total of twelve […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201722 Views

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MLA Doyle Piwniuk goes to camp – Frontier College

Last week, we welcomed Manitoba Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), Doyle Piwniuk to the Summer Literacy Camp at Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, along with community member Chief Vince Tacan. This was a great opportunity for Mr. Piwniuk to see the work we are doing in offering summer learning enrichment programs in Manitoba. The province […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201745 Views

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B.C. seeks intervener status in court cases against Trans Mountain pipeline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 22, 2017  VANCOUVER _ The British Columbia government has applied for intervener status in court challenges against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The NDP government announced earlier this month that it would be joining the legal fight against Ottawa’s approval of the $7.4-billion project and hired former judge Thomas Berger to provide […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201755 Views

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Arianne Closes $2,306 Million Financing

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (August 22, 2017) – Arianne Phosphate (the “Company” or “Arianne”) (TSX VENTURE: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FRANKFURT: JE9N), a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region announced today that it has closed on a $2,306,000 financing. Under the terms of the financing, Arianne has issued 2,882,500 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201725 Views

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Cameco Releases Update to Sustainable Development Report

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, August 21, 2017 Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) released an update today to its Sustainable Development Report, providing 2016 data for all 32 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicators and two indicators unique to the corporation. The update shows how Cameco performed against key indicators that measure social, environmental and economic impacts. The […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201727 Views

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StrikePoint Gold Inc. Announces 48.4 Grams Per Tonne Gold in Surface Samples from Pluto Property

StrikePoint Gold Inc. (SKP:TSX.V)(STKXF:OTCQB) is pleased to report encouraging initial assays from grab samples collected from across the Pluto Property in the Kluane Region of the Yukon Territory. A total of 68 surface sample assays have been completed to date by ALS Laboratories and results reflect the polymetallic nature of the Pluto property. Gold assays ranged […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201726 Views

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Bold Ventures Inc.: Ontario Ring of Fire Access News Extolled

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2017 – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE:KWG) (CSE:KWG.A) (FRANKFURT:KW6) (“KWG”) and its partners Bold Ventures Inc. (TSXV:BOL) and Fancamp Exploration Ltd. (TSXV:FNC) congratulate Premier Kathleen Wynne and Chiefs Bruce Achneepineskum and Cornelius Wabasse for the announcement yesterday of their agreements respecting access to Marten Falls and Webequie to facilitate development of the Ring of Fire. Fancamp CEO Peter H. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201728 Views

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Explor Grants Stock Options

Rouyn-Noranda, Canada, August 21, 2017 – Explor Resources Inc. (“Explor” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: EXS, OTCQB: EXSFF, FSE: E1H1) announces today that it has granted an aggregate of 4,900,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers and consultants of the Corporation pursuant to its stock option plan. These stock options will allow to acquire shares of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201727 Views

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It was Canada’s big prize: Is Chapter 19 still worth fighting for in new NAFTA? – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 23, 2017 By Alexander Panetta THE CANADIAN PRESS WASHINGTON _ It was Canada’s ultimate prize in the original free-trade deal with the U.S.: a third-party arbitration system to judge whether punitive duties were being applied unfairly. On the final night of negotiations, after a tense phone call involving Brian Mulroney, Canada got […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201774 Views

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CPP reform to help lift plan’s assets above $15 trillion by 2090: analysis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 23, 2017 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The upcoming enrichment of the Canada Pension Plan will help fuel a 48-fold boost to the public fund’s assets over the long haul _ to more than $15.8 trillion by 2090, according to federal calculations. In comparison, the public plan’s investment manager […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201757 Views

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IDM Mining Closes First Tranche of $6 Million Flow-Through Private Placement

August 21st, 2017, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX-V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of the previously announced flow-through private placement. The first tranche of the offering was comprised of 35,482,176 flow-through common shares of the Company at $0.155 per share, for gross […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201732 Views

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BR NS Civil Servants Contract – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 23, 2017  HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia government’s move to effectively impose a wage package on the province’s 75-thousand public sector employees is drawing a defiant response from the union representing the majority of the workers. N-S-G-E-U president Jason MacLean says proclaiming Bill 148 amounts to arrogance on the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201754 Views

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Canadian Orebodies Intersects 18.7 Metres of 2.6g/t Au, Including 0.5 Metres of 57.1g/t Au at Wire Lake

TORONTO, August 21, 2017 – Canadian Orebodies Inc. (the “Company”) (TSXV:CORE) is pleased to announce the recent completion of its initial drill program and first drill assays from its Wire Lake Project. The program consisted of twenty-two holes being drilled (WL-2017-001 to 009, 009a, and 010 to 21) totalling 3,069 metres. Complete assay results have been […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201733 Views

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One week into negotiations, Trump says he’ll ‘probably’ cancel NAFTA – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 23, 2017 By Alexander Panetta THE CANADIAN PRESS WASHINGTON _ Donald Trump has threatened to blow up NAFTA less than one week into the renegotiation of the trade agreement, providing an early indication that the upcoming talks might occur under a cloud of menace. The president’s threat itself is no surprise. A […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201750 Views

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Brixton Metals Samples 16% Cobalt and 182,065 g/t Silver at Langis and Provides An Update On Its Projects

August 17, 2017 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce project updates for its projects located in both Ontario and British Columbia, Canada. 2017 Thorn Gold-Silver Project, British Columbia Brixton completed ten NQ-sized core drill holes for a total of 2,455 metres at the Chivas Zone. Drilling at […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201730 Views

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Gowest Gold Advances Bradshaw Close to First Ore Zone

TORONTO, ONTARIO–( Aug. 21, 2017) – Gowest Gold Ltd. (“Gowest” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:GWA) is pleased to provide an update on its progress on the Company’s Advanced Exploration – Bulk Sample program at its wholly-owned Bradshaw Gold Deposit (“Bradshaw.”) Highlights Ramp development exceeds 350 meters; closing in on first ore zone Operating two shifts at […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201728 Views

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Camosun hosts international conference on Indigenous adult education

S’TEṈISTOLW̱ 2017 runs August 23–25 at Camosun’s Lansdowne campus and is billed as an international gathering for educators, scholars, and knowledge keepers working in Indigenous adult education. Over 350 participants from across Canada, the United States, and as far away as New Zealand will gather at Camosun College’s Lansdowne campus from August 23–25 to participate in the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201783 Views

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Athabasca Minerals Inc. Second Quarter Financial Results

August 18, 2017 – EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“Athabasca” or the “Corporation”) (TSX Venture: ABM) is pleased to report its unaudited financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017. The Corporation’s unaudited financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis (“MD&A”) for the period ended June 30, 2017 are available on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201739 Views

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Ashton Endorsement – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 22, 2017 OTTAWA – Federal NDP leadership contender Niki Ashton is rejecting an endorsement from a supporter who’s been accused of holding anti-Semitic views, including denying the atrocities of the Holocaust. Ashton says she “in no way” supports such views and does “not accept support from people who hold […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201759 Views

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Saskatchewan adds officers to try to tackle concern about growing crime – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 22, 2017  By Jennifer Graham THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ Saskatchewan is adding more police positions, giving other officers more power and will lobby for a crackdown on young offenders to try to tackle growing crime rates, especially in rural areas. Justice Minister Gord Wyant said Tuesday that the government will create […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201771 Views

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With free admission, visits to national parks and historic sites jump this year – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 22, 2017  By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government will consider what to do with admission fees for national parks beyond Canada’s 150th birthday after this year’s free parks program has proven to be exceptionally popular. After Ottawa decided to eliminate fees for national parks and historic sites […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201769 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Food services and drinking places, June 2017 Sales in the food services and drinking places subsector were up 1.1% to $5.7 billion in June. Continue reading  Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, June 2017 Natural gas transmission pipelines received 507.2 million gigajoules of natural gas from fields, gathering systems and plants in June. Continue reading  […]

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Highlights from Saskatchewan’s plan to deter rural crime – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 22, 2017  REGINA _ The Saskatchewan government released a caucus committee report into crime and its recommendations on Tuesday. The committee, appointed by Premier Brad Wall to look at crime across the province, found rural residents are defending themselves because they don’t feel police are responding quickly enough. Here are a few […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201763 Views

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Stratford Play Looks At 500 Years Of Indigenous History

Credits: The Canadian Press Published on Aug 18, 2017 Stratford production “The Breathing Hole” spans 500 years, starting from a polar bear’s birth in an Inuit community. Actor Miali Buscemi says she’s glad Indigenous characters are more frequently being portrayed by Indigenous people. (Aug. 17, 2017) The Canadian Press is Canada’s most trusted news leader […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017168 Views

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Indigenous Writing Illustration Contest by Second Story Press

Monday, August 21, 2017 Toronto, ON – Second Story Press has announced its second Indigenous Writing and Illustration Contest. After the success of its 2015 contest, the press is once again looking for contemporary writing for a young reader audience that reflects the modern experience of Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) people. New to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017195 Views

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OPG Recognizes Two Exceptional Indigenous Students

August 21, 2017 2017 John Wesley Beaver scholarship winners announced Toronto – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is proud to announce Bryer Twiss and Cameron Hartman as the 2017 recipients of the OPG John Wesley Beaver (JWB) Memorial Student Awards. The JWB Student Awards reflect OPG’s commitment to helping Indigenous youth in their field of post-secondary […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017175 Views

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Shaunessy Investment Counsel brings premium, multi-asset, global offering to Wealthsimple for Advisors

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2017  – Shaunessy Investment Counsel Inc., a boutique investment management firm experienced at protecting and growing wealth and invested assets over the long-term, is making its premium, multi-asset global portfolio accessible to the public for the first time. Until now, SIC’s portfolio was only available to a select clientele – four First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017192 Views

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CP Canada 150 train connects Canada, draws thousands to celebrate CP’s history and Canada’s sesquicentennial

August 21, 2017 Calgary, AB ​The CP Canada 150 train has completed its cross-country tour, connecting thousands of Canadians with the history of Canada and Canadian Pacific, while delivering an epic community block party at each of the 13 whistle stops. The August 20 show in Ottawa marked the final event of the train tour, a […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017136 Views

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Environment and Climate Change Canada’s meteorologists providing support to battle B.C.’s forest fires

August 21, 2017 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Environment and Climate Change Canada Since the wildfires in B.C. started earlier this summer, Environment and Climate Change Canada weather-service staff, like Senior Meteorologist Alyssa Charbonneau, have been providing 24/7 up-to-date weather information, local smoke-dispersion forecasts, and medium- and long-term weather forecasts to assist with the management […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017142 Views

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City Council Considers Letter of Intent with Matawa

August 22, 2017 – City Council will be considering authorizing a Letter of Intent with Matawa First Nations Management at Committee of the Whole on August 28. The report recommends that the City grant the former Grandview Lodge building and property to Matawa for the purpose of redeveloping it as a Student Education and Care Centre […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017127 Views

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Rankin Inlet Health Centre will experience reduced services on August 23, 2017

August 22, 2017 The Department of Health is advising residents of Rankin Inlet that the health centre will experience reduced services for part of the day on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The local health centre staff will be participating in emergency preparedness training as part of Operation NANOOK. The health centre will remain open for […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017111 Views

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Ontario Establishing Advisory Roundtable with Survivors of Human Trafficking

Members Will Provide Perspectives Based on their Lived Experience August 22, 2017 2:00 P.M. Ministry of Community and Social Services Ontario is creating a new Human Trafficking Lived Experience Roundtable that will bolster the province’s efforts to end human trafficking through direct engagement with, and input from, survivors of trafficking. The roundtable will be the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017123 Views

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NWT On The Land Collaborative Releases 2017 Annual Report

AUGUST 18, 2017 The NWT On The Land Collaborative’s 2017 annual report was recently released and it showcases some of the highlights from the past year, including new partners, the first annual learning trip, and the creation of a community of practice for land-based programs with a mental health focus. The collaborative is a collective […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201761 Views

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Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario Announce Identification of Six Additional Historic Métis Communities

Working Together to Advance Reconciliation August 22, 2017 12:00 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) are pleased to announce that collaborative work has resulted in the identification of historic Métis communities located throughout Ontario. In the spirit of reconciliation, the province and the MNO have been […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017253 Views

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