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Is COVID-19 Force Majeure? And really, does it matter? – iPolitics

Apr 3, 2020 “If an employer loses their place of business and therefore their employees are out of work, how long before the economy can function? Essentially, does inaction when it comes to commercial real estate pose a threat to the economy for the foreseeable future?” Most will agree the Canada-wide response to the COVID-19 […]

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FNHA: When staying home is not safe…

Apr 02, 2020 A message from Drs. Unjali Malhotra and Nel Wieman, FNHA Office of the Chief Medical Officer Violence, domestic and sexual violence (also known as assault, abuse, and exploitation) can worsen during a disaster. This current pandemic is no exception. Remember, there is never any reason or excuse for abuse. Domestic violence, which […]

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Ontario Reducing Risk of Fire in the Province

Supporting emergency responders by restricting all outdoor fires in Ontario’s fire region during COVID-19 outbreak April 2, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking action to protect people and communities from the risk of preventable human-caused fires and to ensure that the province’s emergency response system remains strong during the COVID-19 outbreak. Starting April […]

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NWHU says two more COVID-19 cases have cropped up in the region – Tbnewswatch.com

Positive cases in Dryden and Sioux Lookout bring the NWHU’s total to four. DRYDEN – Two new positive cases of COVID-19 have occurred in Northwestern Ontario. The Northwestern Health Unit reports new cases of the coronavirus in Dryden and Sioux Lookout. To date four positive cases have been found by the NWHU, with 182 tests […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 202021 Views

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Huge impact on northern Sask. as COVID-19 shuts uranium mine – National Observer

April 2nd 2020 The economic cost of COVID-19 is hitting northern Saskatchewan — causing closures and lost jobs. Cameco’s shutdown of the Cigar Lake mine, combined with that of partner company Orano Canada’s McClean Lake mill, are now taking place. Real and far-reaching impacts of these closures have started to hit home. Cameco corporation announced […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 202027 Views

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Nighthawk Completes Purchase of Royalties Pertaining to Certain Regional Assets Within its Indin Lake Gold Property

TORONTO, April 3, 2020 – Nighthawk Gold Corp. (“Nighthawk” or the “Company”) (TSX: NHK; OTCQX: MIMZD) is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of certain net smelter return (“NSR”), and net profit interest (“NPI”), royalties (collectively referred to as the “Royalties”), from two parties. The Royalties relate to certain claims within the […]

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Cryopeak LNG Solutions Breaks Ground On New LNG Production Facility In Fort Nelson, BC

Richmond, BC: Cryopeak LNG Solutions Corporation (“Cryopeak”), based in Richmond BC, has begun construction of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facility located in Fort Nelson, BC, capable of producing up to 90,000 gallons of LNG per day. Cryopeak’s new LNG facility is the first fully funded and permitted LNG production facility in the […]

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

An update is being issued for the news release, Resolute to Hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 12, 2020, issued on February 25, 2020, over PR Newswire. The format for Resolute’s annual meeting of stockholders has been changed from an in-person to a virtual meeting due to the public health impact of the […]

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NaiKun Wind Provides Additional Details Regarding the Sale of NaiKun Offshore Wind Project

Vancouver, B.C. – March 31, 2020 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-V: NKW) (the “Company” or “NaiKun”) wishes to provide additional details regarding the proposed sale of the NaiKun Offshore Wind Farm (the “Project”) located in the Hecate Strait off the coast of British Columbia, Canada to Northland Power Inc. (TSX: NPI) (“Northland”) (the […]

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The Government of Canada and Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) sign a framework agreement to build a mercury care home

From: Indigenous Services Canada April 3, 2020 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Yesterday, in the spirit of collaboration, trust and mutual respect, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and Chief Rudy Turtle of the Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) signed a framework agreement to provide federal […]

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Health Services update

The Public Health Emergency has been extended until April 16, 2020. Only emergency dental services will be provided in all Nunavut communities until further notice. If you live in Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, or Cambridge Bay and are experiencing a severe dental pain or infection, you can contact the dental clinics listed below to report your […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 202028 Views

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Mnaasged Child and Family Services continues to support communities during COVID-19 pandemic – Anishinabek News

April 3, 2020 AAMJIWNAANG FIRST NATION— Members of First Nations across southwestern Ontario are hoping to get more access to services and goods for children thanks to new training on how to access Jordan’s Principle. The training workshop, run by Stephanie Stone of Mnaasged Child and Family Services, brought workers in social services, education, and […]

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NT Government: Public Health Emergency Renewed by Minister Thom

Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency on April 1, which was first declared 14 days prior under the Northwest Territories Public Health Act. This extension is due to the continued need for response to the COVID-19 global pandemic to protect public health in the Northwest Territories. The […]

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MFNPS Encourages Safety and Limited Travel – PortageOnline.com

03 April 2020 Manitoba First Nations Police wants to help spread the word for everyone to be safe during the pandemic measures that have been taken in the Portage area. “I know that Chief and Council has a strong concern with COVID-19 that’s currently going on,” says Insp. Dave Scott. “They’re wishing for people not […]

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Grassy Narrows signs agreement for new mercury treatment facility – APTN News

April 2, 2020 The community of Grassy Narrows has inked an agreement for a mercury treatment centre to help community members dealing with mercury poisoning. “Today I signed the agreement for our Mercury Treatment Home. A 24 bed care facility for the people of Grassy Narrows who are suffering from Mercury poisoning. It is worth […]

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Members named for committee tasked with helping local businesses after COVID-19 pandemic – Fort McMurray Today

April 2, 2020 The Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation has officially announced the members of its Post-Emergency Business Recovery Task Force. The task force, which was created by council on March 24, will propose supports and programs to help local businesses once the COVID-19 pandemic ends. The task force’s main committee is made up of […]

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First Nations must be fully involved if Quebec is going to flatten the curve with the help of the entire population

Wendake, April 2, 2020 – In a time when Quebec government authorities are mobilized to face a major crisis, it is our duty to remind that the life and health of First Nations populations in Quebec are as important as that of all other citizens. “The facts reported by Radio-Canada concerning the actions taken by […]

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with premiers on continued efforts to address the impacts of COVID-19

April 2, 2020 Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke with premiers to discuss the evolving COVID-19 situation. The leaders discussed preparations and actions undertaken by the federal government and provincial and territorial partners to protect the health and safety of all Canadians and to support workers and businesses. First […]

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The Daily Friday, April 3, 2020

Poultry and egg statistics, March 2020 Data on stocks of frozen eggs and poultry meats, as well as edible dried egg products, are available for March. Data on the placements of hatchery chicks and turkey poults are available for February. Data on egg production are available for January. Continue reading Canadian Economic News, March 2020 […]

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Indigenous American Ancestry May Be Associated With HER2-positive Breast Cancer – Technology Networks

Apr 03, 2020 An increased proportion of Indigenous American (IA) ancestry was associated with a greater incidence of HER2-positive breast cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. “The risk of breast cancer-related mortality varies between different populations, with Latina women having a greater risk […]

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Dave Obee: A match made for our times – Times Colonist

April 3, 2020 As I write this, we’re about $600,000 shy of our next million, our fourth million, in this amazing drive to provide help through the Rapid Relief Fund. And I have a new match challenge to report — this time, it’s a $200,000 commitment from the Kirzinger family. These matches are simple, really; […]

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Fifteen cases of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities to date, Canadian minister reports – Global News

April 2, 2020 To date, there have been a total of 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities, according to Marc Miller. The federal minister of Indigenous services spoke at a press conference on Thursday. He did not specify where in Canada the communities are located. “Communities are taking exceptional measures to prevent the […]

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Federal ministers and health officials provide COVID-19 update – March 31, 2020

Credit: cpac In Ottawa, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, and Dr. Howard Njoo, deputy chief public health officer, join federal ministers to provide an update on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

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Second Edition of COVID-19 Bulletin for First Nations and Indigenous Peoples

First Nations and Indigenous Communities From:                  Isadore Day, CEO – Bimaadzwin Inc Date:                    Thursday, April 2, 2020 Re:                         COVID19 Weekly Publication – Issue #002 Welcome to the second edition of our weekly COVID-19 Bulletin for First Nations and Indigenous peoples.  Every week, Bimaadzwin will post information that contains basic information, the latest news, and what […]

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BC Government: New emergency supports for province’s most vulnerable

April 2, 2020 VANCOUVER – To ensure B.C.’s most vulnerable – including people on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors – do not encounter additional barriers during the COVID-19 crisis, the Province is implementing a series of temporary supports and supplements. “We are putting in place measures that complement the federal crisis measures to […]

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Aboriginal Legal Services – COVID-19 Pandemic – Criminal Case Adjournment Dates – Out-of-Custody Accused

NOTE:  These dates are subject to change further due to the COVID-19 pandemic .  Please check back on this website before your next court date, in case that date changes. If your matter is not a criminal matter, your adjournment dates will be different. Adjournment dates in regular criminal case management courts Unless your appearance […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 202038 Views

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Response to Confirmed Case of Covid-19 in Inuvik

Grand Chief Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan April 1, 2020 I want to provide a brief update regarding the recent announcement that there is now one confirmed case of Covid-19 in Inuvik. This was to be expected. Although we all hoped it would not surface, we knew that it was just a matter of time before it […]

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AIAI: COVID-19 Info Update – Health Sector

Ontario is prioritizing testing for the following groups and individuals: • Frontline health worker • Symptomatic peoples from isolated, rural, remote and Indigenous communities • Hospitalized patients with respiratory issues • Travelers returning to Canada with symptoms • Long-term care facility clients Due to global increase in demand for testing supplies, different methods of securing […]

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NS Government: Request to Extend State of Emergency

April 2, 2020 Cabinet met today, April 2, by teleconference and agreed to ask the lieutenant governor to extend the state of emergency for another two weeks. The order would take effect at noon Sunday, April 5 and extend to noon, April 19. Media Contact: Kristina Shannon 902-221-3719 Email: Kristina.Shannon@novascotia.ca NT4

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Media advisory: Technical Briefing on COVID-19 in Indigenous Communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for Indigenous Services Canada, and Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, will lead a Technical Briefing on prevention and preparedness for COVID-19 in Indigenous communities. Date:  April 2, 2020 Time: 3:00 PM (EST) Where: Teleconference […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 202043 Views

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GNWT: Income Assistance and Seniors Benefits Changes

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT)recently made the announcement on the second wave of financial relief measures being put in place in response to COVID-19. If you or a loved one has been affected by employment changes or need extra help during this rapidly changing time; the department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) […]

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OHRC issues policy on government’s human rights obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 2, 2020 TORONTO – Today the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released a policy statement to guide all levels of government to adopt a human rights-based approach to managing policy, legal, regulatory, public health and emergency-related responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ontario’s and Canada’s COVID-19 responses have already included social policies aimed at keeping […]

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McGill University receives Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) Award

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health has awarded a CAD$3.5 million operating grant to Dr. Treena Wasontí:io Delormier of McGill University’s School of Human Nutrition. The grant will help to establish a Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) over the next five years in the province of Quebec […]

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Nunavut needs more help from Ottawa to prepare for COVID-19, says Hickes – Nunatsiaq News

2 April 2020 “I would hate to see 50 years from now that the federal government would have to make an apology for abandoning us now” Nunavut Health Minister George Hickes says the federal government needs to provide more help to the territory during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I would hate to see 50 years from […]

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Helping Canada’s Indigenous peoples during COVID-19: Ken Coates in the Toronto Sun – MLI

Indigenous peoples will be hit disproportionately by the health, economic and social consequences of COVID-19. Overcrowding and poor health-care systems leave many vulnerable to the disease itself. Job losses and project delays are adding to the economic crisis. Complications in government policy-making and program delivery will have a detrimental impact as well. Serious disruption has […]

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Northern airlines trim passenger service to the basics – Nunatsiaq News

2 April 2020 Only bottled water is now available on Canadian North, Calm Air, Air Inuit If you’re travelling in Nunavut and Nunavik, be ready to eat before you board or bring along a snack of your own. As of this week, northern airlines are only handing out bottled water to passengers. Hot meals, alcoholic […]

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Ontario Strengthening Victim Services in Response to COVID-19

Attorney General announces $4 million to support victims and protect front-line justice staff April 2, 2020 TORONTO – Attorney General Doug Downey today announced emergency action to support victims of crime and protect front-line staff who continue to uphold the administration of justice in response to COVID-19. The government of Ontario is providing an emergency […]

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Premier’s task force to support B.C. economy during, after COVID-19

April 2, 2020 VICTORIA – A new Economic Recovery Task Force will bring together leaders from business, labour, First Nations and not-for-profits to help ensure the Province’s economic response to COVID-19 is effective and responsive to the needs of British Columbians. “COVID-19 is not only a public-health challenge, but also an economic one. People and businesses […]

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Launches Enhanced New Website

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Launches Enhanced New Website Ontario – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) announced today the launch of its newly updated and improved website. Visitors are invited to explore the new website designed to offer a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality. Created with the user experience in mind, the […]

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CAP: Indigenous Youth Leaving Foster Care Left Homeless During COVID-19

April 1, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Despite provincial ministers’ claims, youth aging out of the foster care system continue to be thrown out on the street, even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) National Vice-Chief, Kim Beaudin. “The Canadian government implemented Bill C-92 to hand over […]

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USask awarded $5 million to lead new CIHR Indigenous health research networks to address health disparities

SASKATOON—University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) as part of a major new national initiative that aims to create a network of Indigenous research centres driven by and grounded in Indigenous communities. Apr 1, 2020 The new $100.8-million, 16-year national program—Network Environments for Indigenous […]

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Pan American Silver Provides Operations Update in Response to COVID-19

VANCOUVER, April 1, 2020 – Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) (TSX: PAAS) (“Pan American”) announced today that Mexico’s Ministry of Health has issued an Executive Order for the immediate suspension of non-essential activities until April 30, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following an initiative of reducing the number of people on site […]

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Red Pine Intersects 5.7 g/t Gold over 0.6 Metres and 5.2 g/t over 0.9 Metres, 100 Metres below the Current Surluga Resource

Toronto, Ontario – April 2, 2020 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces new drilling results from its Winter 2020 exploration program at its Wawa Gold Project, located 2 kilometres southeast of Wawa, Ontario. Hole SD-20-285A and SD-20-286 were testing the deeper extension of the Jubilee Shear Zone, beyond […]

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Walpole Island, Kettle and Stony Point restrict visitor access – Sarnia Observer

Only visitors seeking essential services are being permitted access to Walpole Island, after a 24-hour checkpoint went up Wednesday evening. April 2, 2020 Only visitors seeking essential services are being permitted access to Walpole Island after a 24-hour checkpoint went up Wednesday evening. The restriction, similar to those enacted by other First Nations, is to […]

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Cenovus Energy provides corporate update

Calgary, Alberta (April 2, 2020) – Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) is implementing additional measures to enhance its financial resilience in response to the low global oil price environment that is expected to continue for an unknown period. The company’s financial framework and flexible business plan provide it with multiple options to prudently […]

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Goliath Drilling Continues To Intersect High Grade Gold Across Main Zone, including 6.3 g/t Au over 19.5 m, and Reports Phase 2 Soil Gas Hydrocarbon Program Completed Along Strike

TORONTO, April 2, 2020 – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (“Treasury” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce technical program updates at the Goliath Gold Project in northwestern Ontario, including additional Main Zone drilling results. Highlights include: Figure 1: 3D view of the SGH Pathfinder Class map to predict the presence of gold mineralization (CNW Group/Treasury Metals Inc.) Figure 2: […]

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‘I don’t see why anything should be secret’: First Nation rejected $28 million in Site C dam deal, court docs reveal – The Narwhal

Documents disclosed in a treaty infringement case offer a rare glimpse into the payments BC Hydro offered to First Nations as it sought support for the dam, the most expensive public megaproject in B.C.’s history BC Hydro offered West Moberly First Nations $28 million in lump-sum payments and annual payments to address the impacts of […]

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Closing Thunder Bay to First Nation Evacuees “Unthinkable” – Net Newsledger

April 2, 2020 THUNDER BAY – Community Submission – The recent announcement that Thunder Bay is closed to potential First Nations evacuees is unbelievable, unconscionable, and inhuman. “This is not who we are as a City,” said CUSP member Courtney Strutt. “As a regional hub for health care and supply distribution, we have the capacity […]

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Seabridge Gold Secures $14.1 Million Private Placement

Not for dissemination in the United States. Failure to comply with this restriction may constitute a violation of United States securities laws. Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX:SEA)(NYSE:SA) (the “Company” or “Seabridge”) announced today that it has secured a non-brokered private placement from an existing shareholder for 1.2 million common shares of the Company at a price […]

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NOVAGOLD Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results:

Safety First: NOVAGOLD Implements Strong COVID-19 Precautionary Measures at Both its Offices and with Barrick Gold at Donlin Gold  Initiates Project Optimization Drill Program, Receives Multiple State Permits and Authorizations, and Maintains Strong Financial Position In order to minimize the risk posed by COVID-19, NOVAGOLD implemented a wide-ranging set of policies at its offices in […]

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