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Jessica Matten | Talking Tribal, APTN’s new Indigenous crime drama – The GATE

Tribal is APTN’s fiery new crime drama, and it’s one of the most interesting shows on TV this season. Created by Ron E. Scott (Blackstone), Tribal stars Jessica Matten as Interim Chief Sam Woodburn, and features an almost completely Indigenous cast. Matten is fierce and completely down-to-Earth as Sam, a tribal police officer forced to […]

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Iconic Indigenous musician and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie to receive 10th Annual Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award – Anishinabek News

TORONTO–Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce Buffy Sainte-Marie as the 2020 recipient of the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award. Buffy will be honoured for her work over the last 60 years as a trailblazing musician, activist and educator at the annual Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala at Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202024 Views

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Kahnawake says it doesn’t recognize injunction issued against Mohawk land defenders – APTN News

February 25, 2020 The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke says it doesn’t recognize a Quebec court issued injunction against land defenders blocking Canadian Pacific (CP) owned railways that pass through its territory. “It is truly unfortunate that CP is taking this rash course of action, which will only add to the problems at hand,” said Grand […]

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Resolute to Hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 12, 2020

MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2020 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) will hold its annual meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern), at the Delta Hotels Saguenay Conference Centre, located at 2675 Royaume Boulevard, Saguenay, Quebec. Owners of Resolute common stock at the close of business on March […]

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Northland Power Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Results

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2020 – Northland Power Inc. (“Northland” or the “Company”) (TSX: NPI) today reported financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2019. “Our fourth quarter and full year 2019 results reflect another strong year for Northland, highlighted by expansion into Latin America through our first solar power project in […]

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First Nation’s high bid claims bankrupt Sechelt development – Business in Vancouver

February 26, 2020 The Shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation has outbid other suitors by approximately $400,000 to buy the 396.9-acre site of a failed mixed-use waterfront development on the Sunshine Coast north of Vancouver. The development had fallen into foreclosure in 2018 when the owner, SSC Properties Ltd., failed to get to public hearing at Sechelt council […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202020 Views

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Chris Selley: There isn’t any reason to declare reconciliation dead. Maybe the opposite – National Post

It’s a gong show out there, but the majority of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians are united in pursuing a more prosperous future for everyone February 26, 2020 To see all the placards and bedsheets across the country proclaiming “reconciliation is dead,” you might never suspect how explicitly the Truth and Reconciliation Report contemplated resource development […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202024 Views

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Government of AB: Ensuring fairness with environmental appeals

Three new members and two reappointed members will use their expertise and knowledge to ensure continued impartiality and fairness when it comes to decisions under the Environmental Appeals Board. This separate and independent board provides Albertans, conservation groups and industry the opportunity to appeal certain decisions made by Environment and Parks under the Environmental Protection […]

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NorZinc Announces Private Placement

February 25, 2020 ─ Vancouver, British Columbia ─ NorZinc Ltd. (TSX: NZC; OTCQB: NORZF) (the “Company” or “NorZinc”) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of 7,846,153 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.065 per share, for gross proceeds of $510,000. In addition, Resources Capital Fund VI L.P. (“RCF”) has the […]

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Rogue Resources Inc. – Update Call Scheduled for Thursday February 27, 2020 at 12:00pm EST

February 27, 2020 TORONTO, ON – Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS) (“Rogue” or the “Company”) invites investors to join management on an Update Call this Thursday at noon Toronto-time. The financing plan for the Orillia Acquisition, including the New Debt Facility (announced earlier today) will be discussed in detail on a conference call with management […]

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Caroline Wawzonek: Budget Address 2020-2021

Mr. Speaker, the Northwest Territories is a land of opportunity. We have a vast geography, a wealth of resources and a population strengthened by incredible diversity. The 19th Legislative Assembly wants to see the Northwest Territories make the best possible use of all of our opportunities and resources, including the strength of our people, to […]

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Feb. 26: ‘I would like to see Alberta become an independent nation – The Globe and Mail

Letters to the Editor should be exclusive to The Globe and Mail. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. Try to keep letters to fewer than 150 words. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. To submit a letter by e-mail, click here: letters@globeandmail.com Re Who Killed The Frontier Oil Sands Mine? (Editorial, […]

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PM’s Office fails to value First Nation Relationship & Reconciliation Opportunity through Bear Train – Wawa-news.com

When Chief Jason Gauthier of Missanabie Cree First Nation read the Prime Minister’s refusal to his request for a meeting, these were his reactions: our First Nation relationship with him is not important enough for him to meet us he is shutting his door on an amazing opportunity for reconciliation he shows no respect for […]

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Agriculture gets caught in the crossfire again… is it time to use the big gun to get feds attention – Brooks Bulletin

February 26, 2020 At time of writing blockades by a small group of dissident First Nation factions has stopped grain shipments to the Prince Rupert grain terminal. It’s just a matter of time before shipments are blocked at Vancouver north shore harbour terminals which sit close to the land of one of the most anti-development […]

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Public Safety Canada Quarterly Financial Report For the quarter ended December 31, 2019

1.0 Introduction 1.1 Basis of Presentation 2.0 Highlights of Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year-to-Date (YTD) Results 2.1 Significant Changes to Authorities 2.2 Significant Variances from Previous Year Expenditures 3.0 Risks and Uncertainty 4.0 Significant Changes in Relation to Operations, Programs and Personnel 5.0 Approval by Senior Officials 6.0 Statement of Authorities (unaudited) 7.0 Departmental budgetary […]

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National summit of education leaders meeting in Whitehorse

Education leaders from across Canada are in Whitehorse for the C21 Canadians for 21st Century Learning & Innovation CEO Academy Winter Summit. This is the first time this summit has taken place in Yukon. This summit’s theme of Cultural Responsiveness, Relationships and Common Messages provided an opportunity for education leaders to learn about Yukon’s approach […]

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Canada hit by new rail, road barricades following arrests of indigenous protesters – TheChronicleHerald.ca

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) – Protesters in Canada blocked train lines, Vancouver’s port entrance and at least one highway on Tuesday in response to the arrest of 10 indigenous activists when police dismantled a rail barricade in southern Ontario a day earlier. On Monday, police arrested some of the Tyendinaga Mohawk campaigners who had shut down the […]

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John DeMont: Whale sanctuary news music to Port Hilford’s ears – Cape Breton Post

For such a joyful occasion, there was some woeful talk Tuesday at Halifax’s Museum of the Atlantic, some imparted information that made at least one person in the room feel bad for being a member of the human race. It was about the lives of the 3,000-or-so whales, dolphins and porpoises being held in captivity […]

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Ascot Announces Closing of C$10.3 Million Private Placement

Vancouver, B.C. February 25, 2020 — Ascot Resources Ltd (TSX: AOT; OTCQX: AOTVF) (“Ascot” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that further to its press release of February 5 2020, it has closed the non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”) of 5,126,250 flow-through shares (the “Flow-Through Shares”) at a price of C$0.98 per Flow-Through Share, […]

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NWT and Nunavut leaders collaborate on barren-ground caribou management

25 February 2020 The Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) for the Northwest Territories, Shane Thompson, together with Nunavut’s Minister of Environment and Premier Joe Savikataaq, hosted a meeting on barren-ground caribou management over the weekend. This meeting was a continuation of discussions held in April 2019 in Kugluktuk, Nunavut. Also attending from the […]

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Divisive and unacceptable’: Sen. Lynn Beyak apologizes for racist Indigenous letters – Globalnews.ca

February 25, 2020 Sen. Lynn Beyak sought to stave off suspension from the upper chamber Tuesday, pledging to do more to make amends for the harm she caused by posting offensive letters online. “I would like to unreservedly apologize for my actions,” she told the Senate. “After deep and careful reflection, I have come to […]

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Northern Elite football camp inspires Indigenous youth – Fort McMurray Today

February 25, 2020 There was plenty of passing, throwing, running and catching at Northern Elite’s free Indigenous youth football camp this past weekend. But most importantly, it was an opportunity to build confidence in more than 50 young athletes attending the two-day camp at Shell Place. “Football is just the avenue… but this is about […]

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Reluctant’ activist and trans poet to participate in three-generation Indigenous panel – The Kingston Whig-Standard

In one of the final poems of Gwen Benaway’s fourth collection, day/break, she writes: “I have no monument big enough to hold my dead. Every day, a new name blossoms. This one shot outside a bar. This one strangled in her bed. This one stabbed 40 times by her lover. This one beaten by a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202024 Views

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Government of AB: Speech from the throne: February 25, 2020

The second session of the 30th legislature opened with a Speech from the Throne delivered by Her Honour, Lois Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. Mr. Speaker, honourable members of the Legislative Assembly, fellow Albertans; I speak to you as Alberta’s vice-regal representative of Our Sovereign Lady, Queen Elizabeth II. It is my […]

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NorZinc Announces Intention to Terminate SEC Reporting Obligations

February 25, 2020 ─ Vancouver, British Columbia ─ NorZinc Ltd. (TSX: NZC; OTCQB: NORZF) (the “Company” or “NorZinc”) announces it will voluntarily file a Form 15F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to terminate the registration of its common shares under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as […]

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Family of First Nations man killed at hydro site sues construction companies, Manitoba Hydro – APTN News

February 25, 2020 The mother of Todd Maytwayashing , a First Nations man who died while working at a northern Manitoba hydro construction site has filed a civil suit against two Alberta-based companies and a Manitoba Crown corporation. Mary Maytwayashing filed a statement of claim on Jan. 15 seeking $200,000 for compensation, complete investigation reports […]

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The Daily Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Police-reported hate crime, 2018 In 2018, there were 1,798 police-reported hate crimes in Canada, down 13% from the record-high of 2,073 incidents reported in 2017. Continue reading Reasons for not voting in the federal election, October 21, 2019 Just over three-quarters (77%) of Canadians reported voting in the 2019 federal election, unchanged from the 2015 […]

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‘A foot on both sides of the line’: Q&A with Indigenous MLA Adam Olsen on Wet’suwet’en conflict – The Narwhal

Passing through a solidarity blockade to enter the B.C. legislature was ‘devastating’ for Olsen who says even now he refuses to give up on the power of reconciliation Feb. 11 was the hardest day yet as MLA for interim B.C. Green Party leader Adam Olsen, or SȾHENEP. In a solidarity action to support the hereditary […]

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iPolitics AM: Trudeau to face Liberal MPs after rail blockades spread to Toronto commuter lines – iPolitics

Feb 26, 2020 ALSO TODAY: Bains unveils new federal cash for ‘open and accessible science’ — Joly tours site of new French-language university in Toronto With the rolling blockades and solidarity protests against the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline now targeting commuter rail traffic in the Greater Toronto Area — where, as the Star reports, supporters […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202023 Views

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Know History Honoured with International Award for Indigenous Video Project

Know History Honoured with International Award for Indigenous Video Project Film series showcases unique, vibrant history and culture of Ontario Métis OTTAWA, ON – February 25, 2020 – Canadian historical services firm Know History Inc. has been named the recipient of the U.S.-based National Council on Public History’s 2020 Excellence in Consulting Award for the […]

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How the rail blockades are hurting Canada’s economy

Credit: Global News CN Rail and Via Rail are suspending services across Canada, following days of rail blockades over the Coastal GasLink pipeline slated to run through northern B.C. As Abigail Bimman reports, the feds are willing to sit down with Indigenous leaders, but there’s a catch. Nationwide rail blockades are hurting Canada’s economy, as […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 202035 Views

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Lakehead University Orillia celebrates ‘Our Creative Mind’ during Research & Innovation Week 2020

February 25, 2020 – Orillia, Ont. Lakehead University will showcase the best of student and faculty research during Research & Innovation Week 2020, March 9 to 11 at its Orillia campus. The goal of Research & Innovation Week is to celebrate and raise awareness of the university’s world-class research expertise, and encourage collaboration among the […]

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Bonterra Provides Corporate update

Val-d’Or, QC – November 5, 2019: Bonterra Resources Inc. (TSX-V: BTR, OTCQX: BONXF, FSE: 9BR2) Bonterra Resources (the “Company” or “Bonterra”) is pleased to provide this much anticipated update on its recently completed activities and on its exploration plans moving into the winter season. Bonterra has been active on several fronts during the past four […]

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Rogue Stone Update: On Track to Acquire Orillia in March, New Debt Financing Arranged, Private Placement Announced

The Orillia Quarry has been in continuous operation for more than 25 years. Licensed to produce 20,000 tonnes per year. Over the last 5 years the Orillia Quarry has averaged $131/tonne in Revenue and $68/tonne operating expense on 2,722 tonnes of production per year. $1.8M of new Debt Financing arranged with a leading Canadian, non-bank […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202032 Views

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Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated announces date of 2019 Fourth Quarter and 2019 Results Investor Relations and Media calls

HALIFAX, Feb. 25, 2020 – Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated (“Clearwater” or the “Company”) (TSX: CLR) invites investors, financial analysts and other financial institutions to participate in a live conference call on March 3rd, 2020 at 2:00PM AST (1:00PM EST) with senior management to review the Company’s 2019 fourth quarter and annual financial results. If you cannot […]

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Funds approved for Indigenous heritage training in Burnaby – Burnaby Now

February 25, 2020 The City of Burnaby is looking to be a better steward of Indigenous heritage. The community heritage commission requested $1,500 in funding from council to hire a consultant to provide members of the commission with training on “best practices for local governments on recognizing and providing stewardship for Indigenous heritage resources.” The […]

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Mason Graphite Announces Board and Management Changes

February 25, 2020 Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or the “Corporation”) (TSX.V: LLG; OTCQX: MGPHF) announces today that Mr. Benoit Gascon. President, Chief Executive Officer and Director will retire, effective March 31, 2020. Mr. Paul R. Carmel, Chairman of the Board of Mason Graphite, commented: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202024 Views

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Nunavut Leadership Forum to Select New Speaker

IQALUIT, Nunavut (February 25, 2020) – The Nunavut Leadership Forum will convene at 09:00am (EST) on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, to select a new Speaker of the Legislative Assembly. The Nunavut Leadership Forum consists of all Members of the Legislative Assembly. A formal motion to appoint the Speaker will be made at the beginning of […]

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Importance of Cooperation with Indigenous Leaders for Flood Outlet Channel Project – PortageOnline.com

25 February 2020 On Monday of this week, Agassiz MLA and Minister of Indigenous and Northern Relations Eileen Clarke spoke with MLA and Minister of Infrastructure Ron Schuler to announce one of the province’s top priorities, the construction of the flood outlet channels for Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin. Clarke says the province declared […]

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Upcoming talk reflects on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – Brock News

The Centre for Canadian Studies is hosting a talk on colonial history and the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls on Thursday, Feb. 27. Robyn Bourgeois, Assistant Professor with the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, will be speaking on Indigenous women’s political anti-violence leadership in Canada since the 1980s. Bourgeois, […]

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Deer Horn Launches Permitting Phase for Bulk Sample

Vancouver, BC, Canada, February 25, 2020 – Following recent financings, Deer Horn Capital Inc. (CSE: DHC) (the “Company” or “Deer Horn”), announces it is finalizing contract arrangements with a BC-based, international engineering firm to manage permitting for a 10,000-tonne bulk sample at the 51.3-square-kilometer Deer Horn gold-silver-tellurium property in west-central British Columbia. The bulk sample, […]

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Nova Scotia Tables Fifth Consecutive Balanced Budget

February 25, 2020 Improving the lives of Nova Scotians, building on economic success, modernizing much-needed infrastructure and fostering confidence in a brighter future are the focus of government’s fifth consecutive balanced budget. Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey tabled Budget 2020-21: Better Together today, Feb. 25. “As a new decade begins, I am hopeful […]

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In It Together 2020: Foundations for promoting mental wellness in campus communities

February 25, 2020 The College Student Alliance and the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance — in collaboration with Colleges Ontario and the Council of Ontario Universities — has released a report, “In It Together 2020,” on mental health challenges facing today’s post-secondary students. This updated version of a report first released in 2017 continues to call […]

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Nunavut celebrates Year of the Nurse and Midwife

25 February 2020 This year, the Government of Nunavut (GN) is joining the World Health Organization in highlighting the contributions of those who serve to improve our health during the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. “Nurses and midwives are instrumental in shaping the care Nunavummiut receive. From front-line and emergency care, to public health […]

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NS Government: Better Support for Those Who Use Legal Aid

February 25, 2020 Changes introduced to the Legal Aid Act today, Feb. 25, will support thousands of Nova Scotians who need help with legal matters and rely on the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission. Attorney General and Minister of Justice Mark Furey introduced amendments which will give the commission more flexibility to better meet the […]

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Indigenous youth and allies re-occupy B.C. Legislature steps overnight in spite of injunction – The Martlet

Group plans to stay until Premier John Horgan meets with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs The B.C. Legislative building was awash with red on the evening of Feb. 24 as about 400 Indigenous youth and allies returned to the steps of the B.C. Legislature, in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposed to the Coastal GasLink pipeline. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202040 Views

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Absurdity ad infinitum: Status and the Indian Act – Anishinabek News

In 1985, the Conservative government officially ended enfranchisement with Bill C-31 and restored Indian Status to thousands of people albeit with some serious asterisks. Some of those asterisks were removed in 2011, 2016, and 2019. Yet, more remain encoded within section 6 of the current Indian Act. Last month, I was in court arguing against […]

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Thompson to Host New Family Medicine Training Program in Northern Manitoba

February 25, 2020 Program Will Aid Physician Recruitment Efforts in the North: Friesen A new family medicine residency program in Thompson will allow medical residents to experience northern and remote health-care service delivery and encourage physician recruitment and retention to underserved areas across the large and diverse region, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron […]

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Request for Proposals for and AFOA Canada Tax Filing & Benefits Training

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR AND AFOA CANADA TAX FILING & BENEFITS TRAINING AFOA Canada is offering tax clinics to Indigenous communities and organizations across Canada. These tax clinics train individuals to be able to complete both simple tax returns through various means and help people navigate the benefits and credits they are able to receive […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 202048 Views

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Pattern Energy Files Investor Presentation

February 24, 2020 Board Urges Stockholders to Vote “FOR” the Transaction with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today filed an investor presentation highlighting that the Company’s pending transaction with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP Investments”) […]

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