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What the Record Shows: Wetʼsuwetʼen, Coastal GasLink and the BC EAO – BOE Report

February 25, 2020 As we’re forced further into our ideological identities, as either ‘for’ or ‘against’ the Coastal GasLink Project, I think it’s important we take a look back at the regulatory record to see how we may have gotten to where we are; to see what has been submitted by Office of the Hereditary […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202027 Views

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Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests spread across country, despite Monday’s arrests – CBC

Protesters shut down Hamilton, Niagara GO trains Tuesday morning Feb 25, 2020 Transportation disruptions are spreading across the country this morning, as demonstrators continue to protest in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs who oppose a pipeline in northern British Columbia and the federal government’s handling of the file. On Monday, Ontario Provincial Police descended on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202020 Views

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Ontario Improving Moose Management Approach

Changes will improve sustainability and fairness February 25, 2020 Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, announced Ontario is taking action to improve the system for moose harvest management and ensure a sustainable moose population. “We’re taking a smarter approach to moose harvest management to deliver on our commitment to make moose hunting […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202026 Views

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Media Advisory – Canada Energy Regulator to hear second round of Oral Indigenous Knowledge on NGTL application to build Edson Mainline Expansion Project

February 25, 2020, Calgary, AB, Canada Energy Regulator The Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (Commission, CER) will hear oral Indigenous knowledge on an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) to build and operate approximately 85 kilometres of natural gas pipeline in central Alberta. The CER recognizes that Indigenous peoples have an oral tradition for sharing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202034 Views

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MNO Election 2020: Nominations Forms

Made available below or by email from the Chief Electoral Officer: Candidate Affirmation Form Nomination Form PCMNO Councillors Nomination Form PCMNO Executive Nomination Form PCMNO Postsecondary Representative Nomination Form PCMNO Youth Representative Nomination Form MNO Veterans Council Nomination Form MNO Youth Council Contact: For further information or for a copy of the MNO Electoral Code […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202026 Views

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The climate risk calculus of Teck’s cancellation of Frontier – Alaska Highway News

February 25, 2020 Teck Resources stock fell 5% Monday morning, following Sunday night’s announcement that the Vancouver-headquartered mining company was pulling the plug on its $20 billion Frontier oil sands project. By the end of the day, the Vancouver company’s stock had recovered somewhat. But Canada’s stock as a place to invest in fossil fuel […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202024 Views

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Erin O’Toole: This is how I would make this country work – National Post

February 25, 2020 An O’Toole government would pass a Freedom of Movement Act that would make it a criminal offence to block a railway, airport, port or major road We are at a critical moment in our country’s history. For nearly three weeks, blockades have crippled our transportation infrastructure. Thousands of Canadians are out of […]

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Nunavik’s regional government gets behind artists’ grant – Nunatsiaq News

25 February 2020 Kativik Regional Government partners with Avataq as Quebec government steps away KUUJJUUAQ—The Kativik Regional Government has stepped up with $82,000 to fully support a funding program through Avataq Cultural Institute for Nunavik artists. Previously supported by the province of Quebec’s arts program, it is now 100 per cent funded by the regional […]

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Winnipeg U: Pathways to Graduate Studies

The Pathway to Graduate Studies (P2GS) program is returning in 2020 to offer research opportunities for Indigenous students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) at UWinnipeg. The intent of this program is to support Indigenous students in natural science and engineering fields, introduce students to research opportunities, and encourage students to continue with their undergraduate […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202022 Views

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UArctic Congress Youth Panel

What would you do if you were in charge? The Arctic Youth Network has partnered with the UArctic Congress 2020 to bring together a panel to participate in a plenary session on youth: how youth see the future of the Arctic, what they think should be done, and how they would do it were they […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202015 Views

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A black eye for Canada’: Local First Nation, Métis leaders react to Teck withdrawal – Fort McMurray Today

February 24, 2020 The First Nation and Métis leaders of communities within the Wood Buffalo region say they are disappointed Teck has withdrawn its application for the Frontier oilsands project, after all 14 Indigenous communities impacted by the project had reached agreements with the Vancouver-based company. On Sunday evening, Teck CEO Don Lindsay said in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202039 Views

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

February 24, 2020 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202031 Views

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March Pop Up Contest – Listuguj Mi’gmaq Community Plan

February 25, 2020 It’s just about that time again! I’m getting ready to host my March Pop Up Contest (which will be on Monday March 9th). If you didn’t see me last month, I will be targeting different areas in the community this time around. The pop up contest is to help educate community members […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202025 Views

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Laurier celebrates Indigenous contributions to education during ninth annual Indigenous Education Week

Feb. 24, 2020 Waterloo – Wilfrid Laurier University will host its ninth annual Indigenous Education Week, a series of public events that highlight the contributions of Indigenous knowledge to education. Events will take place from March 2 to 6 on Laurier’s Waterloo and Brantford campuses. “Indigenous Education Week is an ideal opportunity to expand perspectives […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202028 Views

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Robert Jago on First Nations Resistance and Where It Leads – TheTyee.ca

The Indigenous writer on ‘alarmist’ coverage of today’s protests, and Canada’s past blockades to preserve colonialism. Here we go again. In the latest collision between First Nations rights and government/industry agendas, both politicians and the mainstream media are creating contempt for the Indigenous community. Wittingly or unwittingly, they have managed to turn the resistance of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202022 Views

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Nunavut MLAs concerned about territory’s high birth rate, taboo around accessing reproductive health services – Nunatsiaq News

“If we are not preparing, we are going to be hit like a tsunami” 25 February 2020 Two Nunavut MLAs recently voiced their concerns about Nunavut’s growing population and the reasons behind it. Nunavut has the highest birth rate in Canada. At 22.6 per cent live births per 1,000 people in 2018, Nunavut’s birth rate […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202047 Views

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Council approves use of territorial land acknowledgements – OrilliaMatters.Com

This is ‘something that lets people know that yeah we live on treaty land and build that awareness so that people can get that understanding’ The Town of Midland recognizes that it is located on land which is the traditional and Treaty territory of the Anishinabek people, now known as the Chippewa Tri-Council comprised of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202032 Views

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PSA: Call for Applications; The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is inviting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP)

February 25, 2020 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association is inviting proposals for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP) in all Qikiqtani communities. Individual Inuit and community groups from all Qikiqtani communities are invited to submit proposals for projects that will run during the 2020-21 fiscal year. There is approximately $45,000 available to each of the thirteen […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202035 Views

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IRC’s Education & Training Department Community Visits

Sandra Elanik, Inuvialuit Education Foundation  Manager, will assist residents to complete  college/university applications, SFA funding applications  and IEF funding applications. Fred Kuptana, Career Development Officer, will assist in writing resumes, cover letters, career planning and Indigenous Skills Employment and Training Program (ISETP) applications. Fred will also do mock interviews. Contact Fred at 867-777-7095 for more […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202036 Views

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The story behind the longest First Nation name in the country and its fight for land – APTN News

February 24, 2020 The Mosquito Grizzly Bear Head Lean Man First Nation has the longest First Nation name in Canada. How that name came about has a longer history with many twists and claims that continue to this day. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/02/24/the-story-behind-the-longest-first-nation-name-in-the-country-and-its-fight-for-land/

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202026 Views

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Officers cleared in fatal shooting of indigenous man with ties to Waterloo Region – CTV News

February 24, 2020 KITCHENER — The province’s police watchdog has cleared two officers in a fatal shooting that killed in Indigenous man with ties to Waterloo Region. Greg Ritchie was shot dead by police in Ottawa’s Elmvale Plaza January 31 of last year. He was a member of the Saugeen First Nation who came to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202021 Views

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First Nations Student Association marks Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Week at SFU – The Peak

The First Nations Student Association (FNSA) hosted the third annual Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Awareness (MMIW) week from February 10 to 13. The event included a vigil display in the Saywell atrium throughout the whole week with photos in remembrance of Indigenous persons who were lost, as well as poetry, flowers and a sign […]

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FNHA: Four years in, opioid crisis continues to take too many lives

Coast Salish Territory – First Nations people continue to face a bigger impact from the opioid crisis than the rest of the population of British Columbia, although preliminary data from 2019 shows this gap is beginning to narrow. The BC Coroners Service reported there were 981 suspected illicit drug toxicity deaths in BC in 2019. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202021 Views

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The Community Living Pilot Project for Indigenous Students to Be Built on the Cégep de Sept-Îles Campus

Sept-Îles, February 19, 2020 – The Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec (RCAAQ) and the Cégep de Sept-Îles are pleased to announce that a community living pilot project for Indigenous students will be built on the Cégep de Sept-Îles campus. After several months of discussion, the Cégep de Sept-Îles, the Regroupement des centres d’amitié […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202029 Views

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One in four small businesses has been negatively affected by the rail blockades, another half expect to feel impacts soon

Toronto, February 25, 2020–Nearly a quarter of businesses say they have already been negatively affected by the ongoing rail blockades, while another 48 per cent expect they will feel the impacts soon, according to preliminary data from a new survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Affected businesses report they have lost an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202023 Views

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ATAC Options East Goldfield Property, Nevada

February 25, 2020 – Vancouver, BC – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) (“ATAC”) is pleased to announce that it has optioned the ~600 hectare East Goldfield Property (the “Property”) from Silver Range Resources Ltd. (“Silver Range”). The Property is located in the Goldfield Mining District (historic production of 4.2 million ounces at 18.55 g/t gold), ~8 […]

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SECURE Energy announces 2019 fourth quarter and year end results

CALGARY, Feb. 24, 2020 – Secure Energy Services Inc. (“SECURE” or the “Corporation”) (TSX – SES) announced today its operational and financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2019, highlighted by 2019 Adjusted EBITDAi of $180.2 million, or $1.13 per basic share. The following press release should be read in conjunction with […]

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Geomega and Jobmaster Magnet Canada Inc. Enter into an Agreement for Rare Earth Magnet Recycling

Geomega will be in Toronto from March 1 to 4 for PDAC at booth #2642. Come visit us and learn more about the ISR technology and our plans for the future. Various samples of permanent magnet waste streams and finished products will be on display at the booth. On Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at 3:15 […]

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Jonathan Kay: Canada’s cultural elites have seen the enemy — and it is Canadians – National Post

The idea that Indigenous political agitation would lead to Canada’s break-up is not new. The shocking thing now is that the main threat doesn’t actually come from Indigenous peoples If you’re interested in history, there’s no better podcast than Mike Duncan’s “Revolutions,” which takes listeners through detailed accounts of the great historical upheavals of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202027 Views

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Illicit drug deaths still a major concern for health officials – Delta-Optimist

February 24, 2020 As B.C. approaches the four-year anniversary of the public health emergency related to illicit drug overdoses, the BC Coroners Service and partners are renewing calls for improved access to a regulated, safer drug supply in the province. The BC Coroners Service reports there were 981 suspected illicit drug toxicity deaths in 2019. […]

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Dance performance ‘The Mush Hole’ based on Canada’s oldest residential school – APTN News

February 24, 2020 A dance performance called The Mush Hole that explores the lives and spirits forced to attend Canada’s oldest residential school is in Winnipeg. The Mush Hole is set at Ontario’s Mohawk Institute. Mush was what residential school students called the food they were fed each day. Six Nations artist Santee Smith is […]

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Meta Growth Secures Cannabis Retail Operator Licence to Expand Ontario Network of Retail Stores

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2020  – Meta Growth Corp. (TSXV: META) (“Meta Growth”, “META” or the “Company”), Canada’s largest publicly traded recreational cannabis retailer by revenue1, is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (“AGCO”) for a Cannabis Retail Operator Licence in the province of Ontario. The licence provides […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202026 Views

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Northland Power Expands Offshore Wind Pipeline in Asia With Acquisition of Development Company in South Korea

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2020 — Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) (TSX: NPI) announces the signing of an agreement to acquire Dado Ocean Wind Farm Co., Ltd. (“Dado Ocean”), a development company with multiple early stage offshore wind development sites near Chodo Island, off the south coast of South Korea. Dado Ocean is currently owned by Mr. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202026 Views

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Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. Fourth Quarter and Year End Results to be Released on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

February 24, 2020 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) plans to announce its Fourth Quarter and Year End 2019 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. In addition, the Company will be holding a conference call and webcast on Thursday, February 27, 2020 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202031 Views

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Indigenous rights, pipeline protesters block main access to Port of Vancouver – CityNews Vancouver

Feb 25, 2020 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – They cleared the way on Monday meaning West Coast Express service would resume the next morning, but Indigenous rights and pipeline protesters have set up a blockade at the main entrance to the Port of Vancouver. Dozens of people packed the intersection of Hastings Street and Clark Drive […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202029 Views

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Underground gas pipeline: Quebec’s Indigenous communities have yet to say ‘yes’ – CTV News

February 25, 2020 WEMOTACI — The Atikamekw Council of Wemotaci, in Quebec’s Mauricie region, says it has yet to approve a proposed natural underground gas pipeline construction project. They affirm no agreement has been reached with the company, GNL Québec. The underground pipeline of 750 km would allow the transportation of natural gas from western […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202028 Views

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Government of Canada proposes changes to medical assistance in dying legislation

From: Department of Justice Canada February 24, 2020 – Ottawa – Department of Justice Canada Medical assistance in dying (MAID) is a complex and deeply personal issue. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202022 Views

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Island Lake RCMP respond to fatal house fire

February 24, 2020 At 5:00 am, on February 21, 2020, Island Lake RCMP responded to a report of a house fire in Garden Hill First Nation. Upon arrival, the home had already been destroyed by the fire. The initial investigation has determined that an adult resident saw flames at approximately 3:00 am and attempted to evacuate everyone within the home. Three […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202020 Views

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Indigenous MPPs refuse to sing God Save the Queen in legislature – Tbnewswatch.com

Recent rule changes include singing the royal anthem once a month. QUEEN’S PARK — Kiiwetinoong NDP MPP Sol Mamakwa and two other Indigenous members of the legislature are protesting against the singing of God Save the Queen in the Ontario legislature. Calling it a celebration of the province’s colonial past, the three New Democrats waited […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202033 Views

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Calgary students submit designs for new Indigenous $5 bill – Globalnews.ca

February 24, 2020 The Bank of Canada is currently accepting nominations for who should be the face of the new $5 bill, and a group of Calgary students says it’s time for an Indigenous person to bear the honour. Grade 7 students at the Calgary Academy have been researching Indigenous figures in Canadian history for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202023 Views

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Government of Canada will defend federal climate action in the Supreme Court

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada February 24, 2020 – Edmonton, Alberta Today, on the day the Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled on the constitutionality of Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson issued the following statement: “The Government looks forward to the Supreme […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202022 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, fourth quarter 2019 Canadian corporate operating profits grew $3.9 billion (+3.6%) to $112.3 billion in the fourth quarter, marking the third consecutive quarterly increase in operating profit. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2018, operating profit increased 4.8%. Continue reading A socioeconomic portrait of Canada’s Black population Today, Statistics Canada […]

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Historian says Canada uses police force to ‘protect the economy’ instead of dealing with Indigenous concerns – CTV News

February 24, 2020 TORONTO — In the wake of Ontario Provincial Police moving in to arrest Mohawk protesters at a railway near Belleville, Ont., Monday morning, a historian who studies colonial violence says that this latest use of police force is a sign that Canada, despite its goals of reconciliation, looks like it is repeating […]

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Hereditary chiefs, protesters arrested at rail blockade in northern B.C., say witnesses – CBC

Members of the Gitxsan Nation set up fresh blockade north of Smithers, B.C., Monday Feb 24, 2020 Several people, including at least two hereditary chiefs, were arrested at a railway blockade in northern B.C. Monday evening, according to witnesses. Members of the Gitxsan Nation set up the blockade near New Hazelton, north of Smithers, B.C., […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202030 Views

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iPolitics AM: Alberta appeals court puts federal carbon tax back on House agenda – iPolitics

Feb 25, 2020 ALSO TODAY: Farmers, agri-food industry highlight ‘devastating impact’ of blockades — China ambassador appears at Pearson Centre event With no immediate — or, for that matter, “peaceful” — end in sight to the rolling rail blockades in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en chiefs battling the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline and a sudden uptick […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202027 Views

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The IBA Calls On Canada To Assist With The Protection Of Indigenous Laws And To Secure Space For The Development And Practice Of Such Laws

THE IBA CALLS ON CANADA TO ASSIST WITH THE PROTECTION OF INDIGENOUS LAWS AND TO SECURE SPACE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PRACTICE OF SUCH LAWS OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) calls upon the federal and provincial Crown to work in partnership with Indigenous Peoples to undertake the challenging task […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 202076 Views

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Schulich Medicine & Dentistry – Indigenous Leader in Residence

Credit: Western University The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University has appointed an Indigenous Leader in Residence with the aim of fostering an environment that is inclusive and culturally safe for all individuals, and to specifically address the health of Indigenous people and communities. In this newly designed role, Danielle Alcock, PhD, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 24, 202036 Views

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MNO Mobile Registry

MNO Registry staff are coming to a community near you! Beginning in 2020 Registry staff will on site in communities across Ontario to assist with citizenship and harvesting applications and file and address updates! Registry staff are available for walk ins and by appointment. To book an appointment please email info@mnoregistry.ca or call 1-855-798-1006. Throughout 2020 the MNO Mobile […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202029 Views

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B.C. communities benefit from flood mitigation investments

Feb. 24, 2020 VICTORIA – Local and regional governments in 18 communities have been approved to receive their share of more than $12 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to support structural flood mitigation projects. The intent is to support eligible applicants to prevent, eliminate or reduce hazards through structural flood mitigation projects. Since the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202031 Views

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Teck Frontier cancellation: Uncertainty is costing Canadians

Montreal, February 24, 2020 – The decision by Teck Resources to abandon its Frontier oilsands mine project in northern Alberta shows once again that Canada’s regulatory, legal, and political environment entails unreasonable delays and uncertainty that chases investors away. “In Canada, getting an energy infrastructure project approved and implemented is a real challenge, even when […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202029 Views

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