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Royal Roads University and City of Langford formalize partnership to explore opportunities

January 23, 2018 Royal Roads University and the City of Langford have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities that promote economic prosperity, sustainability and growth through education that address the needs of a growing West Shore. City of Langford Mayor Stew Young says the memorandum of understanding is a critical step to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018104 Views

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NunatuKavut remains committed to the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table

JANUARY 24, 2018 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today reaffirmed its commitment to the conservation and preservation of the George River Caribou Herd (GRCH) through continued collaboration with all Indigenous peoples in the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table (UPCART). Southern Inuit have always had a fundamentally important relationship […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018206 Views

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Press Release: KRG contribution of $ 1 million for the new Isuarsivik Centre

Kuujjuaq, Québec, January 23, 2018 ─ Further to the substantial progress made by the Isuarsivik Treatment Centre planning for the construction and operation of a new regional recovery centre, and in related talks with the federal and provincial governments, the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is announcing a $1-million contribution towards infrastructure costs. The KRG will provide […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018132 Views

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RCMP – NB searching for woman wanted on warrant

January 24, 2018 Tobique First Nation, New Brunswick The West District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a woman wanted on a warrant. On December 19, 2017, 32-year-old Randi Marie Saulis of Tobique First Nation failed to attend a court appearance and a warrant for her arrest was issued. Police have been following up on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018133 Views

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Charlie Watt Sr. Elected Makivik President – Returns to the Organization he Founded 40 Years Ago

Tuesday-January 23, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, QC – Following the executive election held on Thursday January 18, 2018 Makivik is pleased to announce the return of Charlie Watt Sr. as President. Charlie Watt was the founding president of the Northern Quebec Inuit Association (NQIA) – the organization that negotiated the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018134 Views

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Orefinders Joins IAMGOLD & Young Mining Professionals to Establish the YMP Scholarship Fund for Canadian Mining Students

Toronto, Ontario – January 24, 2018 – Orefinders Resources Inc. (“Orefinders” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: ORX) is proud to announce that it has joined Young Mining Professionals (“YMP”) and IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD”) to establish the YMP Scholarship Fund. The YMP Scholarship Fund has been created to attract young Canadians to the mining industry by supporting their […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018143 Views

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JDI: Become a Tree Planter This Summer!

January 23, 2018 We are looking for our 2018 New Brunswick tree planting crews to help us reach our goal of planting 17 million trees this year! This year we will also make history, planting our 1 billionth tree since 1957. J.D. Irving, Limited’s (JDI) Woodlands team is currently seeking tree planters for the 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018210 Views

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Statement from Provincial and Territorial Ministers on Improving Outcomes for Indigenous Children, Youth and Families – Government of ON

January 24, 2018 6:00 A.M. Ministry of Children and Youth Services In advance of the upcoming meeting with Jane Philpott, federal Minister of Indigenous Services, on January 25-26, 2018, Provincial and Territorial Ministers with responsibility for child and family services convened to discuss emerging opportunities. The Ministers reaffirmed their commitment to addressing the overrepresentation of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018130 Views

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Mineral Resources Act What We Heard Document Released – Government of NT

YELLOWKNIFE (January 23, 2018) — The Government of the Northwest Territories has released its What We Heard report on public engagements that will inform the development of a new NWT Mineral Resources Act (MRA). The GNWT’s public engagement on the MRA encompassed seven well-attended community visits across the NWT and submissions collected from an interactive engagement […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018123 Views

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RCMP – NB asking for public’s help to locate man wanted on warrant

January 23, 2018 Tobique First Nation, New Brunswick The West District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted on a warrant. On October 17, 2017, 27-year-old Gitjepson Martin of Tobique First Nation failed to attend a court appearance and a warrant for his arrest was issued. Police have been following up on investigational […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018109 Views

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IAMGOLD Joins Young Mining Professionals & Orefinders Resources Inc. to Establish YMP Scholarship Fund in Exploration and Mining

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2018  – IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD” or the “Company”) is proud to announce that it has joined Young Mining Professionals (“YMP”) and Orefinders Resources Inc. to establish the YMP Scholarship Fund (the “Fund”) in exploration and mining. The YMP Scholarship Fund has been created to attract young Canadians to the exploration and mining industry by supporting their academic studies in earth […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018154 Views

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A little fun goes a long way’ say winners of this year’s ‘Saskatchewan’s Top Employers’ competition

REGINA, Jan. 24, 2018 – Your grade-school teacher may have warned that ‘All work and no play make Jack a dull boy’ – but it might be a surprise to learn that the same maxim applies equally to employers.  That’s the message from this year’s Saskatchewan’s Top Employers, announced today by the organizers of the Canada’s Top Employers project at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018170 Views

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Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Arif Virani to visit Whitehorse

WHITEHORSE – Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Multiculturalism), will participate in an engagement session on Indigenous languages, as well as in meetings with members of the arts, culture and ethno-cultural communities on Wednesday. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. The details are as follows: Event […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018127 Views

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Government of Canada announces support to help reduce HIV in British Columbia

January 23, 2018 Vancouver, BC Public Health Agency of Canada HIV/AIDS remains a persistent health issue in Canada and around the world. In Canada, an estimated 65,000 people are living with HIV and AIDS, and there are approximately 2,500 new HIV infections every year. Canada has made great progress in addressing HIV/AIDS in the last […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018128 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Study: The effect of labour demand on regional demographics, 2001 to 2015 A new Statistics Canada study shows that, in the medium term, the primary working-age population of economic regions in Canada—that is, the population of individuals aged 15 to 64—adjusts significantly to economic shocks through labour mobility. Continue reading  Oilseed crushing statistics, December 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018152 Views

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Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project – Public Comments Invited

From Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency January 23, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project, located in the Interlake region of Manitoba. To help inform this decision, the Agency […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 2018178 Views

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New Geoscience BC data to spark mineral exploration investment in northern BC

Vancouver, BC – January 23, 2018 Geoscience BC revealed new project data at the AME Roundup conference today that will spark investment in mineral exploration and guide land planning in northern BC. The Search Phase III project data highlights where mineral deposits may be with more accuracy than ever before. This will help the exploration […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018220 Views

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New Controlled Crosswalk Opens in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE (January 23, 2018) – The Department of Infrastructure is pleased to announce the opening of a new controlled crosswalk at the intersection of the Chateau Nova Hotel and Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife. This crosswalk – in addition to recently installed lighting and pedestrian pathway – greatly improves visibility and safety for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018321 Views

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Canadian patients to benefit from major investment in genomics and precision health research – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Minister Wilson-Raybould highlights $75.9 million for genomics research in British Columbia, bringing new hope for Canadians living with cancer, cystic fibrosis, childhood asthma and other diseases. VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2018  – health promises to transform the way Canadians receive medical care. In the near future, doctors may be able to precisely diagnose symptoms based on a patient’s unique genetic […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018160 Views

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First Air announces proposal for growth to Canada’s Arctic

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2018 – In partnership with The Ottawa Airport Authority and Aeroterm, First Air submitted two separate applications to the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF). This Government of Canada program was announced mid-2017 to provide funding for infrastructure projects that help support the flow of goods and passengers throughout the transportation system by reducing bottlenecks and addressing […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018154 Views

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Reminder: Water advisory for Sanikiluaq

January 23, 2018 The Department of Health reminds residents of Sanikiluaq that water for consumption must come from the reverse osmosis units that have been installed in each household. It is essential to use water from the reverse osmosis units for the following uses: drinking preparing infant formulas preparing juices and ice cubes washing fruits […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018171 Views

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PBO and Finance Canada Long-term Projection Comparison

January 23, 2018 Get the report PBO and Finance Canada Long-term Projection Comparison.pdf Summary This report provides a comparison of long-term economic and fiscal projections prepared by Finance Canada and PBO in 2017. PBO’s projection of real GDP growth is slightly lower than Finance Canada over 2017-2022 and 2023-2035. Over the period 2036-2055, the difference […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018140 Views

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Minister LeBlanc announces new protections for whales

New management measures in place for 2018 season Moncton, New Brunswick – Canadians care deeply about our oceans and the marine mammals that they’re home to. For endangered North Atlantic Right Whales, time is of the essence to find solutions that will help ensure the survival of the species. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018147 Views

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Canadian patients to benefit from major investment in genomics and precision health research

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Toronto, ON Government of Canada and partners invest $255 million in genomics research bringing new hope for Canadians living with cancer, cystic fibrosis, juvenile arthritis, childhood asthma and other diseases. Precision health promises to transform the way Canadians receive medical care. In the near future, doctors may be able to precisely […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018165 Views

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RCMP Update – Judith Robinson safely located

January 23, 2018 Thompson, Manitoba On January 9, 2018, at 4:05 pm, the Thompson RCMP received a report of a missing teen from the community. Judith Robinson, 15-years of age, was last seen on January 6 in Winnipeg and was scheduled to return home to Thompson by bus on January 9, but did not return. Robinson is described as Indigenous, 5’4″, 122 pounds, brown eyes and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018162 Views

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Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Canada make steps towards Reconciliation

The Government of Canada and the Whitecap Dakota First Nation took another step towards Reconciliation today, with the signing of the historic Framework Agreement for a Whitecap Dakota Treaty. “Today’s Framework Agreement commits us to collaborate on the next step: a Canada-Whitecap Dakota Treaty that fully reconciles our relationship with the Crown and Government through […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018144 Views

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Outcomes of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada’s Annual General Meeting

JANUARY 22, 2018 OTTAWA – Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada’s Board of Directors and delegates concluded the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, January 20th. The AGM was attended by Pauktuutit’s Board of Directors, delegates, special guests and members of the public. Agenda items included special appearances from the Honourable Minister Carolyn Bennett and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018136 Views

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Release of report on Name-Blind Recruitment Pilot Project in the federal public service

January 23, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec – Public Service Commission of Canada Today, the President of the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC), Patrick Borbey, released the findings of the Name-Blind Recruitment Pilot Project. The results indicate that removing identifying candidate information from job applications had no effect on the screening decisions of managers with […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018163 Views

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MNBC: Ta Saantii Health & Culture Days Survey

January 22nd, 2018 BC Healthy Living Alliance Funding was secured for several Métis Chartered Communities across the Province to host a total of 18 Métis “Health & Culture” Days, between January and August 2018. These community-designed “Health & Culture” Days will provide an opportunity for Métis community members to get active while reconnecting with Métis culture, […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 2018238 Views

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Department of Indigenous Services Canada provides update on commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

Government adding close to 250 drinking water systems to clean drinking water commitment; 91 long-term advisories to be lifted by March 2021 January, 23, 2018     Ottawa, ON        Department of Indigenous Services Canada Everyone in Canada deserves access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Our Government is steadfast in our commitment and we […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018260 Views

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OAHS Awarded Indigenous Business of the Year

The Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Achievement Awards were held Saturday night in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario near Whitefish Island. The gala evening event started with an opening address from Acting President Don Mitchell whose remarks had a significant Indigenous focus, which continued throughout the evening. He acknowledged the traditional territory of the Ojibwe people […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018176 Views

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Government of Canada makes progress on support for Indigenous Communities

January 23, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Department of Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples; one that is based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. As part of the Prime Minister’s announcement in August 2017, the department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC) was created as […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018251 Views

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MFNERC: Next Education Directors’ Meeting

Mark your calendars for the next Education Directors’ meeting taking place in Winnipeg. In partnership with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, we will host the next ED meeting on February 5-6, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport. You can find the travel/registration form below. Please fill it out and fax back to Christa […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018444 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Toronto

January 23, 2018                   Toronto, Ontario            Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced funding that will help young Canadians develop their skills and get hands-on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018210 Views

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VIU Writers Tackle Assimilation, Cultural Collaborations and Acceptance in Spring Colloquium Series

January 22, 2018 – 3:45pm Free public lecture series hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities starts Friday, January 26 From overwriting the Bard, to Seamus Heaney’s contributions to the world, to a unique playwriting collaboration, community members will get to look at the world from several different writers’ perspectives during The Arts and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018130 Views

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Actua Receives $10 Million in Government of Canada CanCode Program Funding

Ottawa, January 22, 2018/ ​Today the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development announced that Actua will receive $10 million in funding from the Government of Canada’s new CanCode program. “Coding is the next big job. Industries ranging from automotive and agri-food to the life sciences and clean technology need coders, given […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018214 Views

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Investing in the Arts in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE, January 22, 2018 Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament (Northwest Territories), announced total funding of $727,000 to the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC), Folk on the Rocks (FOTR) and the Association franco-culturelle de Yellowknife (ACFY). Mr. McLeod made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and was […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018145 Views

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2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships – Call for Bids

The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) established the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) in 2002 to serve as the premiere competition for young Aboriginal hockey players in Canada. It provides a forum for elite Bantam/Midget aged Aboriginal male and female youth and attracts participation from First Nations, Inuit and Metis across thirteen provinces and territories. This […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018164 Views

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Farnworth statement on tsunami warning downgrade – Government of BC

January 23, 2018 VICTORIA – Statement from Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth: “A tsunami warning on the Coast of B.C. has now been cancelled. “Overnight, several communities along the coast activated their emergency plans and evacuated those at risk. “Emergency Management BC activated the Provincial Emergency Co-ordination Centre, and five provincial regional operations centers. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018150 Views

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Warrants issued for second-degree murder – Calgary Police

Calgary, AB, 22 January 2018 The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has issued warrants for second-degree murder in the death of Darby Chase SHADE. Christian WHITEBEAR, 25, and Matthew CRANE-WATCHMAKER, 19, were previously sought as persons of interest in the homicide that occurred in the community of Rosscarrock, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Warrants have now been […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018132 Views

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Government of Canada accepting project proposals to support Canadians with disabilities

January 23, 2018         Gatineau, Quebec         Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, today announced that the Government of Canada is now accepting project proposals from organizations interested in receiving funding through the Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities. People with disabilities have much to offer employers, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018227 Views

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CCPA: Dramatic change to regional-based forestry needed to best serve British Columbians and forest-dependent communities, says new report

January 22, 2018 VANCOUVER—BC must dramatically change how forestry is managed and governed if it hopes to reverse today’s troubling trends, says Bob Williams, who served as the province’s forest minister in the early 1970s, in a new report for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Williams says it is essential to shift decision-making away […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018218 Views

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Brucejack Mine Production Update; 2018 Guidance

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 23, 2018 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG) (NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an operations update for fourth quarter 2017 and the first six months of ramp-up at the high-grade gold Brucejack Mine, and provide guidance for the first six months of 2018 as the ramp-up continues at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018138 Views

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Osisko Intersects 415 g/t Au Over 5.9 Metres At Lynx

High-Grade Core Developing at Lynx 4 (Toronto, January 23, 2018)  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Urban Township, Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Québec. The 800,000 metre drill program combines […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018119 Views

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Granada Announces Private Placement

January 22, 2018 Granada Gold Mine Inc. (TSX.V: GGM) (“Granada Gold” or the “Company”) announces a non‐brokered private placement offering of up to 4,000,000 units (“Units”) at a price of $0.25 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $1,000,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company and one share purchase […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018130 Views

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AKITA Announces Permian Basin Expansion

CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2018  – AKITA Drilling Ltd. (“AKITA” or the “Company”) announces its expansion into the Permian Basin. The Company is pleased to announce that AKITA Drilling Inc., AKITA’s wholly-owned USA subsidiary, has contracted Rig 90, an ultra-high spec deep capacity rig, with a major USA operator that has a significant presence in the Permian Basin. Rig 90 was […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018131 Views

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FPInnovations and Resolute Announce Investment in Pilot Project in Ontario to Produce Bio-Chemicals Derived from Wood

Thunder Bay, Ontario – January 22, 2018 – FPInnovations and Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced a significant investment in the implementation of a TMP-Bio pilot project in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The pilot project will focus on developing new ways to efficiently produce and commercialize innovative bio-chemicals derived from wood, contributing to the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018121 Views

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Golden Predator Mining Corp. Announces Proposed Overnight Marketed Financing

January 22, 2018 Toronto, Ontario – Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSXV:GPY) (“Golden Predator Mining Corp.” or the “Company”) has today entered into an agreement with Clarus Securities Inc. (the “Underwriter”) pursuant to which the Company has launched a proposed overnight marketed offering (the “Offering”) of units (“Flow-Through Share Units”). Each Flow-Through Share Unit consists of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018142 Views

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Call for proposals – Grants and Contributions – Government of NU

January 22, 2018 The Department of Community and Government Services – Sport and Recreation Division is currently accepting proposals that support the planning and delivery of sport, physical activity and recreation initiatives. Eligible applicants include Nunavut municipalities and non-profit organizations in good standing with legal registries. For more information on how to access the Grants […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018141 Views

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Rubicon Minerals Provides Details on its 2018 Exploration Program at the Phoenix Gold Project

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2018 – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) provides details on its 2018 Exploration Program at the Phoenix Gold Project (the “Project”). 2018 Exploration Program Following a successful 2017 Exploration Program consisting of 28,500 metres (“m”) of oriented drilling and 10,000 m of historical core relogging, the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 2018110 Views

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