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NunatuKavut: Wondering about Canadian Cancer Society’s Air Daffodil program?

In partnership with Provincial Airlines – Innu Mikun Airlines, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) offers transportation support through the Air Daffodil Program. It is designed to help cancer patients who live in Labrador and must travel to Newfoundland for their cancer related appointments. In this program, CCS will provide two return flights and one return […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201717 Views

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Yellow Quill First Nation Round Dance

Saturday November 25, 2017, 6:00pm Nawigizigweyas Education Centre Everyone Welcome! Canteen on site. Event in conjunction with Family Violence Prevention Workshop Contact Mervin Young 306.322.2077 NT5

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201715 Views

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New $155-Million Clean Growth Program Launched to Address Climate Change

November 20, 2017—Ottawa—Natural Resources Canada Building a clean-growth economy starts with sustainable and globally-competitive natural resource sectors that create good, middle-class jobs and prosperity for Canadians. Smart investments in clean technology can build on this Canadian advantage, ensure we meet our climate change commitments and create new opportunities and markets for our ingenuity and know-how. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201716 Views

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Western celebrates Indigenous Awareness Week

NOVEMBER 20, 2017 Western University will celebrate local Indigenous culture and scholarship with the fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week from November 20-26. The week-long event, led by Western’s Indigenous Services, seeks to enhance relationships and promote the achievements of Indigenous students, faculty, staff, and alumni making vital contributions to campus and the London community. All […]

by aanationtalk on November 20, 201716 Views

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Grants for restorative justice programs available

The Government of Alberta is supporting programs that allow offenders to repair the harm they have caused to victims and communities. Organizations seeking to practise and promote restorative justice initiatives are invited to apply for an Alberta Community Restorative Justice (ACRJ) grant. A total of $252,000 in funding, with a maximum of $50,000 per initiative, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201712 Views

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Governor General’s History Awards

November 20, 2017 Governor General’s History Awards to be Presented at Rideau Hall OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present teachers and other outstanding Canadians with the 2017 Governor General’s History Awards for their efforts to further an interest in and understanding of Canadian history and heritage. The awards […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201713 Views

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Memorial University: Faculty of Medicine holds speakers series’ as part of anniversary celebrations

Nov. 20,2017 Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine is celebrating 50 years of transforming healthcare. As part of the celebrations, please join the faculty for a fireside chat with Chief Misel Joe, Miawpukek First Nation, and Catharyn Andersen, beneficiary of Nunatsiavut and special advisor to the president on Aboriginal affairs. They will discuss The Past, Present […]

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Tlicho Government : A New Dawn in Indigenous Economies – CANDO Conference

During the 24th Annual CANDO Conference in New Brunswick, Tłı̨chǫ Government sent 14 delegates during October 22-25, 2017. The Senior Community Director and the four Community Directors plus five Community Services staff including the three Economic Development Officers attended the CANDO Conference along with four Tłı̨chǫ craftspersons and artists; Lucy Ann (Takazo) Arrowmaker (Gameti), Evelyn […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201713 Views

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UArctic Congress 2018 website open

The new portal at congress.uarctic.org will be continuously updated with new information as we get closer to the second UArctic Congress, organized in Oulu and Helsinki, Finland on September 3-7, 2018. The session proposals for the Science Section are currently being evaluated. Session selections will be made by mid-December, and the call for abstracts opens […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201715 Views

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Cumberland College: The Passing of a Great Community Leader

November 17, 2017 It is with much sadness and a very heavy heart that I write today about the recent passing of Kevin Phillips, MLA for Melfort.  At 63, Kevin was still a young man.  As a long-term resident of Melfort, Kevin loved his community.  He also represented his community and region well at the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201712 Views

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Premier Ball Announces Muskrat Falls Public Inquiry

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador today announced that it will be proceeding with a public inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project. The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced the appointment of Justice Richard D. LeBlanc as the sole Commissioner of Inquiry, in accordance with Part I of the Public Inquiries Act, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201712 Views

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Election Results: Kativik School Board Commissioners

Kuujjuaq (November 15, 2017) – Kativik Ilisarniliriniq is glad to announce the results of the election for its new Council of Commissioners. Each Nunavik Community elected a representative on the Council of Commissioners. The elected Commissioners will serve a three-year term as members of Kativik Ilisarniliriniq’s Council of Commissioners. The newly elected Council of Commissioners […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201715 Views

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OCYA report: Children’s Services minister responds

Children’s Services Minister Danielle Larivee issued the following statement in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Special Report Speaking OUT, released today: “We thank the Advocate for taking the time to thoughtfully engage with vulnerable LGBTQ2S+ youth across the province, and for his valuable recommendations highlighting opportunities to strengthen the ways we support these […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201713 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Coady to Speak at 2017 Provincial Indigenous Women’s Conference

The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, will bring greetings at the 10th annual Provincial Indigenous Women’s Conference tomorrow (Tuesday, November 21). The event will take place at the Alt Hotel, 125 Water Street, St. John’s, at 9:30 a.m. – 30 – Media contact Chrysta Collins Natural Resources 709-729-5777, 690-4436 chrystacollins@gov.nl.ca […]

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Centre’s transformative work in Gustavson gets Goldcorp support

You don’t have to dig deep into the Gustavson School of Business’s commitment to sustainability and social responsibility before finding the transformative work of the Centre for Social and Sustainable Innovation (CSSI) at the University of Victoria’s internationally recognized business school. Established in 2010, one of the centre’s priorities is to increase and strengthen sustainability […]

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GNT: Congratulations to the Inaugural Mining and Exploration Awards Winners

YELLOWKNIFE (NOVEMBER 20, 2017) — Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Wally Schumann is congratulating last week’s Mining and Exploration (MAX) Awards winners. “As a government, it is important to recognize achievements of mining and exploration professionals who shaped our mining heritage, and today’s leaders who continue to drive our future. The MAX awards — […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201714 Views

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Province Strengthens Focus on Family Violence Prevention – Government of MB

November 20, 2017 The Manitoba government is strengthening its fight against family violence, Families Minister Scott Fielding and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. The ministers advised the Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) will transition to the Status of Women Secretariat from the Department of Families and […]

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PSC Issues Order in the OP-0003 Keystone XL Pipeline Application

LINCOLN, NOVEMBER 20, 2017- The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) has issued an Order on the OP-0003 Keystone XL Pipeline Application. By a vote of three-to-two, Commissioners approved an Order giving TransCanada the go ahead to build the Keystone XL Pipeline utilizing the proposed Mainline Alternative Route. The Mainline Alternative Route was one of three […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201713 Views

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OCYA-AB: Advocate releases Special Report on LGBTQ2S+ youth in the child welfare and justice systems

November 20, 2017 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has completed a Special Report on the experiences of LGBTQ2S+ youth in the child welfare and youth justice systems and is publicly releasing the results and recommendations as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. “LGBTQ2S+ youth still experience higher levels of […]

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RCYBC: Representative’s statement on National Child Day

Today, as we mark National Child Day and the beginning of Child Rights Education Week (Nov. 20-26), we encourage federal, provincial and municipal governments, and all Canadians, to remember the fundamental rights of children and youth. To recognize this important day at our Office, I am stepping aside from my job and letting youth leader […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201714 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates Urges Increased Awareness of UNCRC

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2017 – Today, as we mark National Child Day, the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) is encouraging federal, provincial and municipal governments, and all Canadians, to remember the fundamental rights of children and youth. The CCCYA is an association of children’s advocates, ombudsman and representatives from across Canada whose mandates include advancing the […]

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SKTC: Family Violence Prevention Workshop

Saturday, November 25, 2017 Community event! Keynote Speaker: J.R. LaRose Children’s Activities Door Prize Draws Round Dance The Yellow Quill Justice Program is hosting a one day workshop on the topic of Family Violence Prevention.  This is a free event open to all community members. Presentations will include:  Victim Services, Elder’s teachings, RCMP presentation, motivational […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201713 Views

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GNB: Fish passage now open at Tobique Generating Station

November 20, 2017 TOBIQUE FIRST NATION (GNB) – Improved survival rates of wild Atlantic salmon and other fish species on the St. John River watershed is the goal of a downstream fish passage at the Tobique Generating Station. The passageway, which was unveiled today, was constructed by NB Power at a cost of $9 million. […]

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care Wants to Make over 700 Children’s Wishes Come True

Organization launches 9th annual Christmas Wish Campaign Thunder Bay, ON, November 15th, 2017- Today, Dilico Anishinabek Family Care announced details of its 2017 Christmas Wish Campaign. Joined by the Grade 12 drama students from St.Patrick High School, the organization asked the community to volunteer to fill 750 Christmas wish bags this holiday season. This marks […]

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Bob Bearpark Foundation Scholarships

The Bob Bearpark Foundation approved four scholarships to support two participants to attend the 2018 Sport for Life Canadian Summit in the amount of $225 per person, and two others to attend the Sport for Life Society Leader’s School in the amount of $425 per person. The Sport for Life Leaders School is a Sport […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201713 Views

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City, STC to Partner on the Development of New Hydropower Station

The City of Saskatoon and Saskatoon Tribal Council have signed an official Memorandum of Understanding regarding the development of a new hydropower generation station at the location of the Saskatoon Weir. City Mayor Charlie Clark and STC Tribal Chief Mark Arcand signed the agreement at TCU Place this morning during the First Nations Power Authority […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201711 Views

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First Month in Office a Busy and Productive Time for BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee

(Secwepemc Territory/Kamloops, BC) – November 16, 2017 In his first 30 days in office as BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee has hit the ground running, immediately engaging with First Nations and a wide variety of provincial and national leaders on his platform and vision for the BCAFN and for BC First Nations. Regional Chief Terry Teegee […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201710 Views

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BGM Intersects 46.50 g/t Au Over 6.00 Metres at Shaft Zone

BARKERVILLE ENTERS INTO AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE MINERAL TENURES TORONTO, ON – November 20th, 2017 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (the “Company” or “Barkerville”) is pleased to announce additional drilling results from the ongoing 160,000 metre Phase II Island Mountain exploration and infill drilling program at the Company’s flagship Cariboo Gold Project.  The Company is currently exploring […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 20177 Views

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Dunnedin Appoints Tornquist as President, Adds to Operations Team in Advance of Drilling

November 20, 2017 – Vancouver, BC, Canada. – Dunnedin Ventures Inc. (the “Company” or “Dunnedin”) (TSX-V: DVI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Claudia Tornquist, M.Eng, MBA as the company’s new President.  Ms. Tornquist, a senior-level executive, initially joined Dunnedin as an advisor in 2015 and was appointed to the board of directors in 2016.  […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 20177 Views

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TransCanada Evaluating Nebraska PSC Decision On Keystone XL

OMAHA, NEBRASKA–(Nov. 20, 2017) – TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) confirmed today that the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved an alternative route for the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline project through the state. TransCanada is evaluating the PSC’s decision. “As a result of today’s decision, we will conduct a careful review of the Public Service […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201713 Views

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Statement from Debbie Reid, Executive Director – Commission of Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Girls

Press Release OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2017  – The National Inquiry is fully immersed in the Truth Gathering Process and as a team we continue to work towards the completion of our mandate. The administration of the National Inquiry, including performance management, is a responsibility that I take very seriously. Each team member is integral to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201729 Views

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Investing in Arts and Culture in North Vancouver

From Canadian Heritage VANCOUVER, November 17, 2017 The Government of Canada supports Canada’s creative industries by providing funding to creators and cultural entrepreneurs throughout the country. Canada’s arts and culture sector is a $54.6-billion industry. It provides jobs for more than 630,000 people, supports middle-class families and builds strong communities. Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament […]

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Statement by the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development on National Child Day

From Employment and Social Development Canada November 20, 2017                Gatineau, Quebec                Employment and Social Development Canada Today marks National Child Day, a time to recognize the importance of children and to celebrate their accomplishments. We believe that every child in Canada deserves to live with dignity and respect and have an opportunity to reach […]

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Vancouver Park Board hires first reconciliation planner

November 16 2017 “We are thrilled to formalize the work begun in the early days of this Park Board’s tenure at a historic meeting with Coast Salish First Nations,” said Park Board Chair Michael Wiebe. The Vancouver Park Board has approved a new position in its 2018 budget to support an ambitious reconciliation agenda. The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201714 Views

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The Consul General of the United States in Quebec City visited Kuujjuaq

The Consul General of the United States in Quebec City, Mrs. Allison Areias-Vogel, visited Kuujjuaq and met various representatives from the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and other organizations on November 15 to 17, 2017. On her arrival on November 15, she was welcomed by the Mayor of Kuujjuaq and Member of the Executive Committee of […]

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Métis agency receives full control over child welfare

November 18, 2017 KAMLOOPS – The B.C. government is taking another step towards reconciliation as the Ministry of Children and Family Development delegates child-protection authority for Métis families in the Kamloops area to Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services. “We are committed to keeping children out of government care and returning them to their […]

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Media Advisory: Media Accreditation and Scheduling of Community Hearings in Saskatoon, SK

November 17, 2017 Vancouver, BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls will hold Community Hearings at the Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel in Saskatoon, SK from November 21-23, 2017. Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Commissioners Michèle Audette and Brian Eyolfson will hear from approximately 40 witnesses through public and private hearings, sharing […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201712 Views

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2017 Creative Nova Scotia Awards Winners Named – Government of NS

November 20, 2017 Acclaimed visual artist and curator Susan Gibson Garvey accepted the Portia White Prize and Acadian singer and songwriter Ronald Bourgeois accepted the Prix Grand Pré at the 2017 Creative Nova Scotia Awards gala today, Nov. 18. Ninety-five thousand dollars in awards were presented at the annual celebration in Halifax including two new […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201710 Views

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People with severe addiction and mental illness to get help at new centre on Riverview lands

November 17, 2017 COQUITLAM – People struggling with complex and severe mental illness and addiction will receive the care they need in a state-of-the-art mental health and addictions centre on the Riverview lands, Premier John Horgan announced today. “People afflicted by mental illness and addiction need better support and care. We’re getting to work to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201714 Views

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The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Celebrates National Child Day – Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

November 20, 2017 Today the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate marks the UN International Day of the Child which is celebrated in Canada on November 20. Every child and youth in Canada has fundamental rights which are identified in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Canadian government, with support […]

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IRC: Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway Officially Open To Traffic

NOVEMBER 17, 2017 Celebrations were held in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk on November 15 to celebrate the official opening of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada; the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs; the […]

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Saint Paul U: Call for Papers – What IFF (Intersectional Feminist Futures)?

The Feminist and Gender Studies Student Association at the University of Ottawa presents the first annual Graduate Student Symposium entitled “What IFF (Intersectional Feminist Futures)?” in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on MARCH 10, 2018 In Living a Feminist Life, Sara Ahmed says, “to become a feminist is to stay a student” (11). As graduate students interested in […]

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KRG Sustainable Employment Department Celebrated 25th Anniversary with Mapping the Way Symposium

Kuujjuaq, November 17, 2017 –The Sustainable Employment Department of the Kativik Regional Department (KRG) held the Mapping the Way Symposium in Kuujjuaq to celebrate its 25th anniversary, from November 15th to 17th. For the occasion, over 100 participants from the KRG, various organizations of the region, as well as both federal and provincial governments attended […]

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University of Sudbury celebrates graduating students in Moose Factory

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, community members, representatives, friends and family gathered at the EPR Center in Moose Factory to celebrate the students who most recently obtained their university degree. The students recognized were: Allison Nakogee, who completed her studies in Fall 2016 and received her degree with Cum Laude honours; Melanie Wesley who completed […]

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New Highway 16 inter-community transit service launching for Terrace to the Hazeltons

November 17, 2017 TERRACE – People living in northern B.C., from the Hazeltons to Terrace, will soon have inter-community transit services, which will connect those who live and work throughout these communities. These new transit services will launch on the morning of Monday, Nov. 20. This will be the fourth inter-community route as part of […]

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Nunavut Leadership Forum elects Speaker, Premier and Cabinet Ministers

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 17, 2017) – Nunavut’s Speaker, Premier and Members of the Executive Council were chosen today by the Nunavut Leadership Forum. The Forum consists of all MLAs. Joe Enook, MLA for Tununiq, was acclaimed as Speaker. Paul Quassa, MLA for Aggu, was elected as Premier. A total of thirteen Members accepted nominations to […]

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Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Make Significant Announcement Regarding Muskrat Falls Project

November 20, 2017 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will make a significant announcement today, regarding the Muskrat Fall Project. The news conference will take place at 12:00 p.m. in the Media Centre, Ground Floor, East Block, Confederation Building. Members of the media will be provided with a technical briefing at 11:30 […]

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Seabridge Drilling Confirms Promising Gold Target at Iskut Project

November 20, 2017 Toronto, Canada… Seabridge Gold (TSX:SEA) (NYSE:SA) announced today that its first exploration program on the Quartz Rise target at its 100%-owned Iskut Project in northwestern British Columbia has been completed and all assay results are in hand. Ten core holes were completed this year totaling 4,459 meters. This year’s drilling found evidence […]

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Goldstrike Drills 5.36 grams per tonne gold over 22 m at Lucky Strike, Whitegold District – Yukon

Nov 20, 2017 – Goldstrike Resources Ltd. (GSR.V) is pleased to report that a discovery drill hole (DDLS-17-9) has intersected a broad zone of near surface gold mineralization at the Monte Carlo zone on the Lucky Strike property grading 5.36 grams per tonne gold over 22 metres, including 18.79 grams per tonne gold over 5.72 […]

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Kennady Files NI 43-101 Faraday Resource Report on SEDAR

Inferred Mineral Resource of 5.02 Million Carats 3.27 million tonnes at 1.54 carats per tonne and US$98 per carat Toronto, Ontario: November 20, 2017 – Kennady Diamonds Inc. (“Kennady”, the “Company”) (TSX-V: KDI) is pleased to announce the filing on Sedar of a National Instrument (“NI”) 43-101 technical report titled “Project Exploration Update and Faraday […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201714 Views

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