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Human rights museum to recognize treatment of Indigenous Peoples as a genocide

Credits: CBC News The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg now deems the treatment of Indigenous Peoples in Canada a genocide, a change in position following criticism. Previously, the museum had said Indigenous Peoples faced cultural genocide. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.5141078 For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201974 Views

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Government of Yukon encourages participation in national physical activity challenge

The Government of Yukon and the Recreation and Parks Association of the Yukon are encouraging all Yukoners to participate in ParticipACTION’s inaugural Community Better Challenge. This national event is designed to get Canadians moving and will take place across the country from May 31 to June 16, 2019. The Community Better Challenge works by having […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201951 Views

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Ontario Invests $850,000 in Invasive Species Centre

Funding to support management and advance scientific research in the fight against invasive species May 17, 2019 The Ontario government is protecting what matters most by investing $850,000 in the Invasive Species Centre to support ongoing research and management of invasive species across the province. The Invasive Species Centre, based out of Sault Ste. Marie, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201947 Views

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It will take ‘rewiring all of us’ to change myths about sexual assault victims: reporter – CBC

Robyn Doolittle weighs in on video of police asking teen if she was ‘turned on’ by alleged sexual assault May 17, 2019 A video of an RCMP officer interrogating an Indigenous teen about an alleged sexual assault demonstrates that he doesn’t understand the laws around consent, says an investigative reporter who has covered the topic […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201969 Views

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BC Government: More students supported by SOGI-inclusive education

May 17, 2019 VANCOUVER – All 60 B.C. school districts and several independent schools have joined the B.C. SOGI Educator Network to further help educators make schools safe and inclusive for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities (SOGI). Education and community partners gathered at Jim Deva Plaza in Vancouver’s West End for the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201945 Views

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PPSC Deskbook updated with Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations

Ottawa – May 17, 2019 – The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) announced changes today to the “Decision to Prosecute” chapter of the PPSC Deskbook in response to recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The PPSC Deskbook sets standards of conduct for federal prosecutors to ensure the objectivity, fairness, transparency, and consistency of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201964 Views

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A different way: Midwifery guides renewal of traditional birth practices – The Star Phoenix

May 17, 2019 Eileen Thomas — a grandmother of 24 and great-grandmother of 19 — is sometimes accused of talking too much. It’s hard to imagine that many years ago, when the Salteaux woman was just starting her family, there were times she felt too nervous to speak up. Thomas recalls one of those instances. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201929 Views

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City unveils new logo, branding strategy – SooToday.com

‘By being bold and confident in how we tell our story, we will inspire others in the community to do the same’ – Tom Vair Sault Ste. Marie City Council will be asked Tuesday to approve this new municipal icon and logo. Developed with help from consultants as part of a $100,000 identity, branding and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201931 Views

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Énergie Saguenay Project — Public Comments Invited

May 17, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Énergie Saguenay Project, located in the District of La Baie, Saguenay City, Quebec. Public Comment Period The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the potential environmental effects of the project and the proposed […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201922 Views

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ON Government: Forty-Seven New Correctional Officers Graduate

New Frontline Workers will Help Keep Correctional Facilities Safe May 17, 2019 HAMILTON – Ontario is making the province’s adult correctional system safer by hiring 47 new correctional officer graduates. Graduates have successfully completed the Correctional Officer Training and Assessment (COTA) program – a comprehensive eight-week program that includes mental health training, Indigenous cultural training, inmate management […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201934 Views

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Opinion: Adding clarity to national coverage of caribou recovery – kamloopsmatters

As a former resident and mayor of Chetwynd, and someone who has worked with West Moberly First Nation on developing community-to-community agreements, obtaining a joint community forest tenure, and one who has sat across the table in consultations for both the forestry and energy industry for more than 20 years, I would like to add […]

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Youth recognized at 2019 Northwestern Ontario Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards – Wawatay News Online

A group of Lac La Croix youth were presented with one of three Group Achievement awards at the 15th annual Northwestern Ontario Aboriginal Youth Achievement and Recognition Awards, held May 1 at the Italian Cultural Centre in Thunder Bay. Photo by Rick Garrick A group of Lac La Croix youth were recognized for their N’we […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201976 Views

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Mistawasis: 1st in Saskatchewan to receive Financial Management System Certification!

May 17, 2019 For Immediate Release Mistawasis: 1st in Saskatchewan to receive Financial Management System Certification! Prince Albert, SK – Mistawasis Nêhiyawak First Nation has become the 1st in Saskatchewan to receive a Financial Management System (FMS) Certificate through the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB). Located about 85 kilometers west of Prince Albert, and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 2019120 Views

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Media Advisory – Iqaluit, Nunavut

Iqaluit, Nunavut, May 17, 2019 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and the Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier of Nunavut. Date:               Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Time:              9:00 a.m. EDT Location:       Iqaluit Power Plant, 499A Saputi Road Iqaluit, Nunavut […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201941 Views

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Grade 10 student, Bhavya Mohan, takes home top honours at Canada-Wide Science Fair with new treatment strategy to combat cancerous cells naturally

FREDERICTON, May 17, 2019 – The jury is out. The judgment is rendered. Canada’s most inspiring and ingenious science project in 2019 belongs to Bhavya Mohan, a 16-year-old, grade 10 student from Ottawa. Bhavya received the news that he had earned the Best Fair Project award at Canada-Wide Science Fair 2019 on May 16th at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Mohan’s project entitled “Taking ABiTE […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201960 Views

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RMWB Council announces co-chairs for the 2022 Wood Buffalo Arctic Winter Games

(Fort McMurray, AB – May 14, 2019) The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Council is pleased to announce the appointment of former RMWB Mayor Melissa Blake and Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, CEO, The Bouchier Group as co-chairs of the Host Society for the 2022 Wood Buffalo Arctic Winter Games. “Council is very pleased that Ms. Blake […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201926 Views

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Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation for the Mining Sector

May 17, 2019                   Ottawa, Ontario                                 Natural Resources Canada A changing climate is the single greatest global challenge of our time. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in climate adaptation and resilience, while supplying the minerals and metals needed for clean technologies throughout the world. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201934 Views

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Western Copper and Gold Closes Oversubscribed Private Placement

VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) is pleased to report that it has completed the brokered private placement offering previously announced on April 29, 2019 (the “Offering”) of flow-through common shares (the “FT Shares”). PI Financial Corp. (the “Agent”) acted as sole lead agent in […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201924 Views

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Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation hosts the Qikiqtaaluk Socio-Economic Monitoring Committee (QSEMC) at Mary River

MARY RIVER, NUNAVUT– May 16, 2019Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland) and the Qikiqtaaluk Socio-Economic Monitoring Committee (QSEMC) successfully concluded a site visit on May 14, 2019 at the Mary River Mine on Northern Baffin Island. Socio-Economic Monitoring Committees were established in Nunavut to engage communities and other stakeholders in monitoring efforts related to major development […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201960 Views

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Abacus Increases Financing to $175,000

Vancouver, BC – May 17, 2019.  Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (“Abacus” or the “Company” (TSXV:AME) is pleased to announce that in response to investors’ requests, it has increased its non-brokered private placement financing to $175,000 from the initially targeted $150,000 as set out in the Company’s news release dated May 1, 2019. The amended […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201923 Views

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Mushuau Innu First Nation welcomes new safety officers

Eight community members graduate from community safety training course May 17, 2019 — Slemon Park, Traditional Mi’kmaq Territory, Prince Edward Island — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the health and safety of First Nation communities. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, joins Chief John Nui of […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201935 Views

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Manitoba Welcomes Investment in Silica Sand Extraction Project

May 17, 2019 Development to Bring Jobs, Economic Benefits to Communities: Pedersen The Manitoba government is welcoming a significant investment from Canadian Premium Sand Inc. (CPS) to establish a silica sand operation near Seymourville and Hollow Water First Nation, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “We welcome Canadian Premium Sand and its […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201938 Views

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Statement: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia – May 17, 2019

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and two-spirit (LGBTQ2) people in Canada, and all over the world, continue to experience bullying, discrimination, stigma and violence to the detriment of their health and wellness. On May 17, we mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and unite in our collective efforts to promote a safe, […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201930 Views

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New installations by three Indigenous artists at The Forks

Thursday, May 16, 2019. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Three new installations by Indigenous artists at The Forks will recognize the integral role truth and reconciliation plays in our nation’s collective journey forward, while paying homage to the exchanges of compassion upon which Manitoba was founded. The designs by artists KC Adams, Jaimie Isaac and Val Vint, and curated […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201924 Views

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Bob McLeod: Presentation to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs – Bill C-88, An Act to amend the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act and to make consequential amendments to other acts

May 16, 2019 Good afternoon, Thank you for your invitation to appear before the Standing Committee today as you review Bill C-88 – An Act to amend the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act. As you review this bill, I would like to share with you some of the Northwest […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201957 Views

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USask scholars win prestigious national awards

Three outstanding University of Saskatchewan (Usask) researchers have been awarded Vanier and Banting scholarships and fellowships totaling $430,000 for research that will advance regenerative medicine and improve water quality and mental health. May 16, 2019 “These stellar scholars will contribute to cutting-edge research that will help improve our health and environment and position them as […]

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NStQ skills co-ordinator selected for Jane Goodall Institute Uganda internship – The Williams Lake Tribune

May. 17, 2019 Angie Hare, 24, was one of eight people chosen in Canada for the International Aboriginal Youth Internship It’s a long way from Williams Lake to Uganda — 13,592 kilometres in fact. And for Angie Hare, a skills co-ordinator with the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ), it will be the farthest she’s ever […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201953 Views

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Physician honoured for Indigenous health-care advocacy – Daily Herald Tribune

May 16, 2019 A Grande Prairie anesthesiologist has been recognized for helping create spaces where positive change can occur for Indigenous health care. The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) awarded Dr. Alika Lafontaine with its 2019 Sir Charles Tupper Award for Political Action for demonstrating leadership and dedication in advancing CMA goals and policies through his […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201924 Views

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The Ogemawahj Tribal Council enhance cultural resources for six First Nations – Anishinabeknews.ca

May 16, 2019 CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA FIRST NATION—The Ogemawahj Tribal Council recently updated a series of books featuring governance, language, culture, community activities, history and the land in each of the member First Nations. “We’ve been doing some work with our communities and our school boards updating a curriculum resource that was created in 2002,” […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201925 Views

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Government Approves Urgent Care Centre for Concordia Hospital, Implementing Other Recommendations Made in Peachey Review

May 16, 2019 Quality Assurance Assessment Finds Clinical Consolidation Blueprint is Correct, But Stabilization and Strengthening of System Needed: Friesen The Manitoba government will implement recommendations made in a quality assurance assessment of planned changes within the Winnipeg health region, including the transition of emergency departments to urgent care centres at Concordia and Seven Oaks […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201952 Views

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Students to get a chance to help set educational policy – paNOW

May 16, 2019 A group of teenagers in the province is going to get a chance to help influence the future of education in Saskatchewan. The provincial government announced Thursday that it will soon be seeking applications for the first youth council on education. Its first meeting is planned for the fall. “We want to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201921 Views

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FNTI: Roots Calling Documentary Now Available!

May 16, 2019 Roots Calling, a documentary directed by Joel George of Prime Focus Productions is a documentary about identity and belonging. The film documents the life story of Eddie Gough after being ‘scooped’ as a baby and raised in a Caucasian world. We follow him as he embarks on his pivotal first visit to his home […]

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Man sentenced to 13 years in jail for killing Jeanenne Fontaine – Global News

May 17, 2019 A man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for his role in the death of an Indigenous woman who was killed during a botched robbery. Jeanenne Fontaine, who was 29, was shot and her Winnipeg home set on fire in 2017 when three men came to her house to collect […]

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Brock prof awarded new federal funding for Indigenous research – Brock News

May 15, 2019 Rocks, trees, grasses, streams and animals are only a small sample of natural elements that speak to us in so many different ways — if we listen. Indigenous nations have long translated this language of the land into music and stories passed down through the generations, forming the very bedrock of identity, […]

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NL Government: Preliminary Results of the 2019 Provincial General Election

May 17, 2019 The following are the preliminary results of the May 16, 2019 provincial General Election. The Official Addition of the Votes will take place in all 40 district Returning Offices on Sunday, May 19, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. in most of Labrador). ELECTORAL DISTRICT NAME: OFFICIAL CANDIDATES: POLITICAL AFFILIATION: (if any) RESULTS: […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201927 Views

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Next phase of Massey crossing project to focus on options

May 16, 2019 VANCOUVER – Work to develop options for a long-term solution for the George Massey Crossing is underway and a request for proposals will be posted on BC Bid in the coming days to identify a technical team to support this phase. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will work closely with the newly-formed […]

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U of Ottawa: Yellowknife Health Effects Monitoring Program Completes Baseline Study

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Dr. Laurie Chan and his team from the University of Ottawa are pleased to announce that the first phase of the Yellowknife Health Effects Monitoring Program (YKHEMP) is complete, giving residents of Dettah, Ndilo and Yellowknife a comprehensive baseline picture of the level of arsenic exposure and other metals for the first time. […]

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Tomson Highway project, Songs in the Key of Cree, visits Brandon

May 16, 2019 BRANDON – Acclaimed Cree playwright Tomson Highway’s latest project will come to Brandon University’s (BU’s) Evans Theatre on Tuesday, June 11 as part of a Manitoba tour. Songs in the Key of Cree, written and composed by Highway, is a new country and western musical theatre project being developed by the Manitoba-born […]

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Government of Canada approves new treatment options for opioid use disorder and supports research, treatment and harm reduction projects in Ontario

May 15, 2019               Toronto, Ontario         Government of Canada The opioid crisis continues to be one of the most serious public health issues in Canada’s recent history. Tragically, between January 2016 and September 2018, 10,337 Canadians lost their lives to an opioid-related overdose. Increasing access to treatment […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201954 Views

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Nemaska Lithium Provides Project Update

• Construction pace is adapted to ensure optimal use of current resources • 55% of detailed engineering completed in Shawinigan as of April 30, 2019 • Quality hydroxide products steadily produced out of the Phase 1 plant QUÉBEC CITY, May 16, 2019 — Nemaska Lithium Inc. (the “Corporation”) (TSX: NMX) (OTCQX: NMKEF) (Frankfurt: N0T) today provides an update […]

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Red Pine Receives Results of Gravity Survey and Identifies Jubilee Stock Extension

Toronto, Ontario – May 16, 2019 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces that a ground gravity survey, completed in March 2019, has confirmed the extension of the Jubilee Stock to the SW, where historic mapping previously defined its boundaries.  The Jubilee Stock is host to the Surluga Deposit1, one […]

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MJardin Group to Issue First Quarter 2019 Financial Results May 30, 2019

TORONTO, Canada and DENVER, Colorado, May 16, 2019 — MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or “the Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), is pleased to announce that it will report its first quarter 2019 financial results for the period ended March 31, 2019, before market open on May 30, 2019. The Company will host a conference call […]

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Augmented reality app reveals meaning behind Indigenous bear sculpture – Folio

Digital technology and traditional Cree teachings come together in virtual tour of artwork at U of A downtown campus. A new University of Alberta digital project is bringing Indigenous knowledge to campus and letting people connect on the spot with its teachings. Using augmented reality, users can access videotaped pop-up stories by hovering their electronic […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201929 Views

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Manitoulin-Espanola DSB part of ambulance services funding freeze – Manitoulin Expositor

May 17, 2019 ESPANOLA – The Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) has been given the news by the province that funding for ambulance services across the province will be frozen again this year. “Basically, the province has announced that funding is being frozen by the province at 2018 funding levels. The problem is that this […]

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Vancouver Park Board puts moratorium on hosting new commercial events – Vancouver Courier

Commissioner worries pause will take longer than the expected 12 to 15 months May 16, 2019 It will likely be a few years before Vancouver could see any new large-scale events coming to one of the city’s parks. Vancouver Park Board this week voted to put a moratorium on introducing any new commercial initiatives until […]

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Harte Gold Hits High Grade South of Sugar Zone

May 15, 2019 Toronto, ON: HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) is pleased to provide the following exploration update: Highlights: Recent drilling returned high grade intercepts on-strike to the south of the Sugar Zone Deposit, which could add significant new gold mineralization Drilling results were returned from […]

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Selkirk, Peguis deal two centuries in the making – Winnipeg Free Press

City, First Nation teaming up to build $5-million strip mall in bustling community SELKIRK — Selkirk and Peguis have struck a major new deal — only two centuries after the last one, the 1817 Selkirk Treaty. Peguis First Nation revealed Thursday it is building a $5 million strip mall in the City of Selkirk — […]

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Commerce Resources Corp. Announces Inuit Corporations Sign Letter of Intent for the Ashram REE Deposit, Quebec

May 15, 2019 Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the “Company” or “Commerce”) is pleased to announce that the Nayumivik Landholding Corporation of Kuujjuaq and the Makivik Corporation have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Commerce Resources Corp. for the ongoing development of the Ashram Rare Earth Elements Deposit in Nunavik, Northern Quebec. Sammy […]

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Senators adopt 187 amendments to C-69, setting up another fight over controversial legislation – TheChronicleHerald.ca

OTTAWA — Senators have adopted 187 amendments to the Liberal government’s environmental assessment legislation, setting the stage for another political fight and potentially forcing the House of Commons to consider a substantially altered version of the controversial Bill C-69. The senate energy committee that studied C-69 voted Thursday to include a mixed bag of proposed […]

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Yukon incarceration rate drops 30% – CBC

Average custody rates and number of admissions lowest in 5 years May 17, 2019 Yukon’s adult incarceration rate, and its number of admissions, dropped more than any other province or territory between 2016 and 2018. According to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada, Yukon’s adult incarceration rate, which counts the average number of inmates in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201918 Views

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