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Fort William First Nation Structural Fire – NetNewsLedger

March 22, 2019 FORT WILLIAM FN – At around midnight on March 22nd, 2019, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue got the call of a structural fire on the 100 block of Back Street on Fort William First Nation. The first arriving unit encountered heavy flames and smoke coming from the back of the building, a second […]

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Budget 2019-2020 – Press release no. 6 of 6 – Under Construction: Numerous Projects Quebecers Have Been Waiting for Finally Get Off the Ground

QUÉBEC, March 21, 2019  – Québec’s economic growth hinges on the growth of all of its regions, especially by banking on their diversity and resources and the vitality of their communities. However, the concerns of the people living in the various regions have not been sufficiently heard in recent years. The new Québec government intends […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201916 Views

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It’s about bridging gaps’: First Nations seek solutions for Indigenous housing crisis – CBC

National conference focused on housing, community development and finding answers Mar 22, 2019 First Nations advocates and housing industry leaders from across Canada gathered for the inaugural Restoring Our Sacred Space conference this week on the Tsuut’ina Reserve, just west of Calgary. A set of panelists discussed issues surrounding the First Nations housing crisis, basic […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201914 Views

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Premier of the Northwest Territories Reacts to the 2019-20 Federal Budget

March 21, 2019 Premier Bob McLeod issued the following statement today about the 2019-20 federal budget that was released this week: “My reaction to the federal budget released yesterday is one of optimism. As Premier of the Northwest Territories, I am pleased to see the Government of Canada invest in the middle class, but also […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201912 Views

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Realizing the duty to acknowledge – Queen’s Journal

A brief history of recognizing land at Queen’s Queen’s was established 58 years after the British Crown acquired present-day Kingston. But that happened centuries after it was first inhabited. Early Europeans began to arrive in Kingston in the early 1600s. At the time, the land was occupied by several unique Indigenous groups—including the Huron-Wendat peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201911 Views

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Ice Wireless launches 3G service in first Nunavik community – Nunatsiaq News

March 22, 2019 “We think it will be worth the wait” Nunavik’s long-awaited cellular service has finally arrived, at least in one community. Ice Wireless launched its new 3G LTE mobile service on March 19 in Quaqtaq. It’s the first of Nunavik’s 14 communities to get on the new network. Ice Wireless, which already operates […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201916 Views

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Teck Media and Investor Webcast Advisory

March 21, 2019 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) President and Chief Executive Officer, Don Lindsay and members of Teck’s senior management team will be presenting in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Teck’s Investor and Analyst Day from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern/10:00 a.m. to […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201918 Views

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Trudeau visits Thunder Bay today, and Fort William First Nation chief hoping for a chat – Sudbury.com

Peter Collins is looking for clarification of federal spending commitments FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON — The chief of the Fort William First Nation says the new federal budget contains some positive signs for his community and for reconciliation with Canada, but much more remains to be done, especially for younger adults and children. Peter […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201919 Views

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Newly formed Leaders’ Debates Commission moves forward with mandate

OTTAWA, March 22, 2019 – Debates Commissioner David L. Johnston announces today the members of the Advisory Board for the Leaders’ Debates Commission, an important step forward for the new entity. The seven members, along with Commissioner Johnston and Executive Director Michel Cormier, will meet for the first time on Monday, March 25, 2019 to discuss plans for the 2019 […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201916 Views

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Families minister grilled over placement of baby who died in foster care – CBC

Stefanson answers questions about B & L Agency, which had been under provincial review Mar 20, 2019 As Manitoba’s minister of families was questioned in the legislature Wednesday about the death of a baby in foster care, the four-month-old’s grieving parents were still waiting to see their child, two days after her death. The Assembly […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201915 Views

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Rally drawing attention to lack of safe drinking water in First Nations communities on World Water Day – Globalnews.ca

March 22, 2019 A rally in London’s Victoria Park will mark World Water Day by raising awareness about the lack of unsafe drinking water in First Nation communities. The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) is organizing the event, and says anyone is welcome to participate in their stand against water commercialization. The rally […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201918 Views

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Western Has Filed its Form 40-F

VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) has filed its Annual Report on Form 40-F for the year ended December 31, 2018 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The Company filed Form 40-F for the year ended December 31, 2018 with the SEC […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 20198 Views

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North American Palladium Announces Live Webcast of Investor Day Presentation

TORONTO, March 22, 2019 — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or the “Company”) (TSX:PDL) (OTC PINK:PALDF)  will host an Investor Day in Toronto on Tuesday March 26, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Company executive and management will present a business overview, operational details, growth strategies and exploration updates. In addition, Nikos Kavalis, founding partner of […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201911 Views

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Independent Counsel Concludes Pretivm-Initiated Investigation

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 21, 2019 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX/NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) reports that independent legal counsel and a consultant retained to investigate recent trading in its shares have reached two clear, main conclusions. First, the investigation found no evidence of an information leak by the Company. Second, there is evidence of […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201911 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 22, 2019

Consumer Price Index, February 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.5% on a year-over-year basis in February, up from a 1.4% increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI increased 0.3% in February. Continue reading  Retail trade, January 2019 Retail sales decreased for the third consecutive month, declining 0.3% to $50.1 […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201916 Views

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Iskwew Air makes history – Skies Magazine

March 22, 2019 As a small plane carried Teara Fraser over the Okavango Delta, a vast, meandering wetland in the Kalahari Desert in northern Botswana, she felt her heart come to life in a way it never had before. It was the early 2000s and Fraser was 30 years old, a single mom with two […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201914 Views

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Stop killing pipelines and prosperity, say Indigenous leaders – APTN News

March 21, 2019 Indigenous leaders who represent more than 130 communities involved in the oil and gas sector were on Parliament Hill Thursday to speak out about two proposed bills they say will leave their “communities in poverty.” Members of Aboriginal Equity Partners and the Indian Resource Council were in Ottawa to express their dissatisfaction […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201918 Views

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Online Certificate in Public Administration and Governance – You Create the Next Chapter

Credits:McGill School of Continuing Studies Published on Mar 19, 2019 The public institutions, policies and values of Canada’s First Nations have helped shape this nation. But the next chapter has yet to be written, and the greatest achievements of Indigenous youth and adults in Canada still lie ahead. You create the next chapter. The Online […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201940 Views

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TRU: Conference shines spotlight on equity, inclusion and reconciliation

March 20, 2019 Microaggressions in the classroom, indigenization and internationalization in Canadian higher education, and South Asian students’ experiences with Canadian health care were just a few of the discussion topics at the biennial Learning at Intercultural Intersections Conference (LII). Students, scholars, researchers and attendees from across the globe embraced this special opportunity to share […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201919 Views

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Importance of Celebrating Anishnaabemowin Focal Point of New Book and Film Launched at Trent University

March 21, 2019 Elder Shirley Williams and Sacha Trudeau’s latest projects emphasize importance of protecting Indigenous language Indigenous languages in Canada have been under threat for a long time. Elder Dr. Shirley Williams and Alexandre (Sacha) Trudeau are working to encourage Anishnaabemowin use, through their latest projects, both being launched at Trent University on Friday, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201925 Views

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Elections Alberta: Writs Issued for the 30th Provincial General Election

March 19, 2019 EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, confirms that Writs were issued today to administer elections across Alberta. “I am pleased to implement new legislation for the general election that will provide electors with new and improved voting opportunities, such as an additional day of advance poll voting and the ability […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201913 Views

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Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure and Desjardins acquire Canadian hydroelectric assets

TORONTO, MARCH 21, 2019 Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L Infrastructure) and Régime de Rentes du Mouvement Desjardins, Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company, and Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company (together, Desjardins) are pleased to announce the acquisition of Regional Power Inc. (Regional Power) from The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. Regional Power’s assets include […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201923 Views

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Environmental assessment filed for proposed Tilbury Pacific LNG marine jetty

Mar 21, 2019 VANCOUVER, March 21, 2019 – WesPac Midstream-Vancouver’s proposal to build the Tilbury Pacific LNG marine jetty on the Fraser River in Delta, B.C. reached a new milestone today with the filing of an application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate with the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office and the start of a new public […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201927 Views

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Celebrating The Real You: 2019 Scholarships, Bursaries And Awards Evening – Sault College

(Sault Ste. Marie, ON March 20, 2019) For the second time this month, Sault College staff,  community members, students and supporters joined together to celebrate the outstanding academic accomplishments of our students at the 46th annual Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards (SBA) night. In addition to highlighting the amazing support of our donors, the evening saw more […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201921 Views

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Cumberland College : Pop Up Art Show

March 20, 2019 You are invited to attend a Pop Up Art Show featuring works by Cumberland College University of Regina Bachelor of Education students. The exhibition will showcase artwork completed in the Indian Art 220 course. Pop Up Art Show Kerry Vickar Centre, Melfort Monday, March 25 (evening) – Wednesday, March 27 (afternoon) Reception:  […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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Ford Government Taking Bold Action to Fix Hydro Mess

March 21, 2019 TORONTO – Ontario’s Government for the People is reforming the electricity system to reduce costs, drive efficiencies and lower electricity rates for medium and large employers. “Our government is building an electricity system that works for the people, and that starts by cleaning up the mess we inherited,” said Rickford. “We are […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201924 Views

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Alberta Métis Applaud Federal Budget for the Métis Nation

Edmonton, AB. (March 20, 2019) On behalf of the Métis Nation within Alberta, MNA President Audrey Poitras applauds Federal Budget 2019, which includes significant Métis Nation specific investments in the areas of health, education, and economic development, as well as important commitments to Métis self-government, land claims, truth and reconciliation, preservation of the Michif language, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201919 Views

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USask creating pathways to help Indigenous students enter engineering and succeed

Mar 18, 2019 “We want Indigenous young people to know that engineering is a great career option for them,” said Suzanne Kresta, dean of USask’s College of Engineering. “The IPIC Engineering Access Program is part of our commitment to support Indigenous students during every part of their journey toward completing their engineering degrees.” The program […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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Lakehead University formally adopts the Okanagan Charter

March 20, 2019 – Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ont. Lakehead University is placing the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff at the forefront with the formal adoption of the Okanagan Charter: An International Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges. The Charter was signed on Wednesday by Dr. Moira McPherson, Lakehead’s President and Vice-Chancellor, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201922 Views

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SFU welcomes Budget 2019’s investments in skills, talent and western economic development

March 20, 2019 Contact: Kristin Linklater, Executive Director, SFU Communications & Marketing, 604-761-6367, kristin_linklater@sfu.ca Simon Fraser University welcomes the federal government’s Budget 2019 investments in skills and talent development through programs that support work integrated learning, international study, student scholarships and Indigenous education. SFU is also pleased to see significant new resources being provided to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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Getting past the politics of the SNC-Lavalin case: New MLI Commentary

OTTAWA, ON (March 21, 2019): News watchers in Canada have had front row seats to the so-called “LavScam,” along with all the political games that accompany such a scandal. Putting aside optics and politics though, what does the SNC-Lavalin case actually mean? And what changes should the government implement to prevent similar scandals from erupting? A […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201919 Views

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Bowdoin College: Stitches in Time

March 20, 2019 Bowdoin College has perhaps the largest collection of Inuit embroideries from Labrador, Canada—more than ninety of them reside in the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, courtesy of explorer and researcher Donald MacMillan (Bowdoin class of 1898) and his wife Miriam, who purchased them or received them as gifts. In early April, a selection of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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Fleming College: Ecosystem Management Technology program proudly presents 11th annual EcoHealth Conference

Lindsay ON – (March 20, 2019) – Organized by students in the Ecosystem Management Technology program, the 11th annual EcoHealth Conference will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Fleming College’s Frost Campus in Lindsay, Ont. This year’s conference, Redefining Sustainability from the Group Up, will explore how the health of ecosystems is inextricably […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201921 Views

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Federal government doubles assistance for fund that supports municipal infrastructure priorities

March 21, 2019                        Victoria, British Columbia                        Employment and Social Development Canada Investing in infrastructure creates good, well-paying middle-class jobs and sets the stage for long-term economic growth that benefits everyone. But there is more to infrastructure investments than jobs and growth. They make our communities better places to live and provide us with the roads, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201920 Views

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Media Advisory: Carleton to Host Annual Community Connections Networking Event

March 20, 2019 Carleton University will host the fifth annual Carleton U Community Connections – an event that promotes community-campus engagement in teaching and research. It will provide campus and community participants with opportunities to engage on a variety of project themes through workshops, discussions and networking. When: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201927 Views

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College of the North Atlantic: Cultivating culinary connoisseurs

March 20, 2019 STEPHENVILLE, NL – If you’re interested in awakening your taste buds, while at the same time, turning your culinary business idea into a start-up, then College of the North Atlantic’s (CNA) Bay St. George campus is the place to be March 26-28. Over the course of three days in Stephenville, there will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201923 Views

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Budget 2019 doubles support for municipal infrastructure priorities this year

March 21, 2019 In communities like Mississauga, people depend on every order of government to work together to deliver the infrastructure projects they need – from expanding highways, to improving public transit, to building new recreational centres. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today visited Mississauga, Ontario, to highlight the Municipal Infrastructure Top-Up announced in Budget […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201928 Views

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Columbia Basin Trust: Discuss the Future of the Columbia River

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 Today we remember our responsibility to stand up against racism and other forms of discrimination as we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Canada’s diversity is our collective strength. Recent events in Canada and abroad have shown that no community is immune to the effects of hateful rhetoric. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201917 Views

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Statement by Minister Rodriguez on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 Today we remember our responsibility to stand up against racism and other forms of discrimination as we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Canada’s diversity is our collective strength. Recent events in Canada and abroad have shown that no community is immune to the effects of hateful rhetoric. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201921 Views

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Okanagan College celebrates a decade of recognizing Aboriginal students’ achievements

March 21, 2019 Saturday, March 9 marked the 10th Annual Aboriginal Student Recognition Ceremony at Okanagan College and students, educators and community members came together to celebrate students’ accomplishments and acknowledge those who inspired and supported them along the way. “The ceremony is to recognize that these students are getting an education while still holding onto […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201922 Views

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New program to help 100,000 Canadian families buy their first home

March 20, 2019 Many young Canadians dream of owning their first home. With rising house prices, and not enough homes to meet demand, it is getting harder and harder to make that dream a reality. That is why the Government of Canada is taking important steps to make housing more accessible and affordable in Canada, […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201922 Views

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SaskTel Indigenous youth awards to take place May 24 – MBC Network Radio Online

Mar 21, 2019 Nominations are now open for the SaskTel Indigenous Youth Awards of Excellence. The awards recognize the accomplishments of students of First Nations, Metis, or Inuit descent between the ages of 14-18. There are 10 award categories which include leadership, education, culture, and community service. The awards ceremony takes place May 24 at […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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After 25 Years AltaGas Founder and Chairman Steps Down from Chairman Role

CALGARY, March 21, 2019  – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX:ALA) announced today that after careful consideration, David Cornhill, Founder of AltaGas and Chairman, has elected to step down on April 1, 2019 from the Chairman position. The new Chair, Pentti Karkkainen has been appointed by the Board of Directors, effective April 2. Mr. Cornhill will remain on the Board, ensuring an orderly transition and continuity. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201917 Views

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Canada says B.C. trying to impede Trans Mountain with pipeline legislation – CanadianManufacturing.com

The province argues it’s not attempting to block Trans Mountain, but aims to protect against ecological harm VANCOUVER – The Canadian government says British Columbia is trying to obstruct the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with “Trojan Horse” legislation that the province is passing off as a benign environmental measure. Lawyer Jan Brongers asked the B.C. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201948 Views

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EY Canada: Size of Canadian divestments much higher than global, US average

Nearly half of Canadian companies look to divest in the next 12 months 46% of recent divestments exceeded $250m compared to 20% globally 26% say the need to fund new technology investments was their top reason to divest 49% of Canadian companies plan to divest in the next 12 months (Toronto, 21 March) Forty-six percent […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201914 Views

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Record Turnout at 13th Annual Diversity Thunder Bay Breakfast – Net Newsledger

March 21, 2019 THUNDER BAY – Diversity Thunder Bay’s 13th annual Diversity Celebration Breakfast was held this morning at the Victoria Inn. The breakfast was a sold-out event, with more than 530 people in attendance. They turned out in record numbers to hear keynote presenter, Tanya Talaga and to see work for diversity recognized through the presentation […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201917 Views

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Western Forest Products Publishes Sustainability Report

March 20, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) announced today that it has published its first sustainability report, highlighting the Company’s governance, environmental and social practices and performance during 2018. The report is available on the Company’s website at www.westernforest.com/responsibility. “Sustainable practices have always defined […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201914 Views

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Feds can’t solve Indigenous issues on its own says Clint Davis – APTN News

March 21, 2019 The chair of the Labrador Capital Strategy Trust (LCST) says the issues facing Indigenous communities run so deep Ottawa alone will not be able to solve them. Clint Davis leads the LCST, an organization that works to build economic and socioeconomic strategies to benefit the Nunatsiavut says private investment will be needed […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201915 Views

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Arianne Phosphate Reports Financial Results for Q4 and Ye 2018

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (March 20, 2019) – 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, reported its financial results for both the three and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2019. All amounts are in Canadian […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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Nunatsiaq News nominated for 15 QCNAs – Nunatsiaq News

March 21, 2019 Finalist categories include investigative journalism, feature writing and editorials By Nunatsiaq News Nunatsiaq News has been nominated for 15 awards from the Quebec Community Newspaper Association this year. Beth Brown, who recently left the newspaper to join Up Here magazine as an associate editor, is up for five nominations. Read More: https://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/nunatsiaq-news-nominated-for-15-qcnas/

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201915 Views

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