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Media Advisory – John Aldag Member of Parliament on behalf of The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, will announce upcoming changes to Employment Insurance Program’s caregiving, maternity and parental benefits

John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale–Langley City, on behalf of The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will announce upcoming changes to Employment Insurance Program’s caregiving, maternity and parental benefits. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. […]

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Speech – Caroline J. Simard to the annual conference of the Ontario Association of Broadcasters

Toronto, Ontario November 9, 2017 Dr. Caroline J. Simard, Vice-Chairperson, Broadcasting Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Check against delivery Thank you for that kind introduction. I’d like to acknowledge that we are meeting on the traditional territory of Indigenous peoples. I thank them and pay respect to their Elders. It’s a pleasure for me to […]

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointment to the Federal Court

November 9, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists […]

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The Daily Friday, November 10, 2017

Biannual Survey of Suppliers of Business Financing, first half 2017 Overall credit conditions remained essentially unchanged during the first half of 2017. The Bank of Canada maintained its policy interest rate at 0.50% along with the prime rate, unchanged at 2.70%. Corporations in Canada recorded a third consecutive lower debt-to-equity ratio, which fell from 0.948 […]

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Lakehead University’s Report to the Community celebrates important people, achievements

November 7, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON The theme of Lakehead University’s 2016/2017 Report to the Community was Partnerships and Pathways. The CBC’s Lisa Laco hosted the annual luncheon at the Italian Cultural Centre on November 7, which featured interviews with some of the exceptional people who helped make the last year a special one. […]

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Grant submissions invited to help make communities safer – Government of BC

Nov. 9, 2017 VANCOUVER – Those working to stop violence against women, helping Indigenous people heal from trauma, steering youth away from gang involvement, and doing other projects that benefit people and communities are invited to apply for civil forfeiture grants this fall. Details of the grant submission process – which is open from Nov. […]

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Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway to open early November 15 for Tuktoyaktuk residents

TUKTOYAKTUK (November 9, 2017) – The Department of Infrastructure is pleased to announce that the official opening ceremonies of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway will take place in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk on Wednesday, November 15. To allow residents of Tuktoyaktuk the opportunity to take part in the Inuvik ceremonies, the highway will open to southbound traffic […]

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Carleton University Welcomes First Recipient of the Arctic Fishery Alliance Scholarship

Carleton University has accepted the first recipient of the new Arctic Fishery Alliance Scholarship. Adamie Olaf Killiktee Christensen began working toward a BA in the Aboriginal Enriched Support Program (AESP) in September. Christensen previously attended Nunavut Sivuniksavut, a unique program for Inuit youth affiliated with Algonquin College. He is interested in Inuit culture, business and […]

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BC Rural Dividend program announces fourth intake

Nov. 9, 2017 VICTORIA – Applications for funding in the fourth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program will be accepted Nov. 15 to Dec. 15, 2017, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Doug Donaldson announced today. “I encourage local governments, not-for-profit organizations and First Nations to get their applications submitted,” […]

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CBU: Art and Science Fusion a Natural Fit at Cape Breton University

November 08, 2017 From November 16 – 18, educators, academics, students, organizations and community members interested in the creative economy will come together at Cape Breton University to collaborate and celebrate ArtSci STEAM. While STEM is science, technology, engineering and mathematics; art is rapidly being incorporated into educational science practices as a way of creative […]

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Ontario Promoting Reading and Literacy Amongst First Nations Children

‘Imagination Library’ Literacy Program Provides Free Books Every Month November 9, 2017 1:00 P.M. Ministry of Education Ontario has partnered with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to provide First Nations children living on-reserve with free books to foster a love of reading and help them reach their full potential. The Imagination Library is a monthly book service that […]

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Wapikoni Mobile becomes official UNESCO partner

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 9, 2017  – The Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) and Wapikoni Mobile are proud to announce the forming of an official partnership between Wapikoni and the Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Wapikoni will provide consultative services to UNESCO with a view to providing a platform for Indigenous youth to express themselves on the […]

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Government of Alberta appoints three to Lethbridge College Board of Governors

Nov. 9, 2017 The Government of Alberta has appointed three members to Lethbridge College’s Board of Governors. Tracy Zappone returns for a second term on the board, and will be joined by first-time members Kristine Cassie and Travis Plaited Hair. “We couldn’t be more delighted with the new appointments,” says Kristin Ailsby, Lethbridge College Board […]

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Two UWinnipeg campus projects highlighted at City Access awards

November 11, 2017 Leatherdale Hall and Downtown Commons noted for accessibility features The University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC) has developed two building projects which today are receiving City of Winnipeg Access awards. Leatherdale Hall and Downtown Commons are both included in the “Circle of Merit” category which singles out projects that incorporate accessibility and universal […]

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GNT: Ferry Crossings Closed for the Season

YELLOWKNIFE (November 8, 2017) – The Department of Infrastructure (INF) advises that the Mackenzie River ferry crossing, the Liard River ferry crossing and the N’Dulee River ferry crossing are now closed for the season. The Peel River ferry crossing will close on Thursday, Nov. 9, or earlier depending on river conditions. The public is encouraged to […]

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U Vic: Four notable British Columbians to receive honorary doctorates

November 08, 2017 Two Indigenous men renowned for their activism and courage are among four noted Canadians who will receive honorary doctor of laws degrees from the University of Victoria during fall convocation Nov. 14-15. Honorary degrees will be awarded to Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation member Barney Williams Jr. and former Gitxsan-Wet’suwet’en Tribal Council president Neil Sterritt. BC’s first […]

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Exhibition of Native American Art opens at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

On November 9, 2017, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art unveils Art from the Northern Plains. Celebrating the Museum’s recent acquisition of a major late nineteenth-century Lakota painting depicting a Sun Dance ceremony, this special exhibition features works by historic and contemporary Lakota, Kiowa, and Southern Cheyenne artists, including T.C. Cannon, Francis Yellow, and Dwayne Wilcox, […]

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More choice and flexibility for families and caregivers, starting December 3, 2017

November 9, 2017  Ottawa, Ontario        Employment and Social Development Canada Important changes announced in Budget 2017 will soon come into effect as part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to support parents and family caregivers with Employment Insurance benefits that are more flexible, inclusive and easier to access. Beginning December 3, the following improvements will […]

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NorQuest study weighs importance of social capital

November 08, 2017 Concentrating on how a lack of social capital affects loneliness, NorQuest College researchers publically released data on Year 2 of the Building a Better Life/Social Capital Study today. Social capital refers to the bridging and bonding relationships that people use to function in society, thus enabling that society to function effectively. The […]

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Family Information Liaison Unit Now Operational – Government of SK

November 9, 2017 The province’s new Family Information Liaison Unit (FILU) is now open and providing services to families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Funded through Justice Canada, FILU is a dedicated unit within the Ministry of Justice designed to connect families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls with those […]

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Makivik announces A New Minor Hockey Structure and Approach in Nunavik

Kuujjuaq, Québec, November 8, 2017 – Makivik is pleased to announce another important step towards the development of a new approach and structure for the development of minor hockey in Nunavik. The new orientation, developed with the support of a special committee will allow for increased participation rates from young players, greater community involvement, and more […]

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IRC Christmas Card Art Contest: And The Winner Is…

November 08, 2017 It’s now official! After a full day of voting, the three winners of the 2017 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Christmas Card Art Contest have been selected. This contest was open to all students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 living in Canada. Artwork had to be hand drawn and colourful. All participants were asked to submit […]

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Office of the Auditor General of Canada 2016-17 Departmental Results Report

Message from the Auditor General of Canada I am pleased to report on our results for the 2016–17 fiscal year. Our work and decisions are driven by our mission to contribute to a well-managed and accountable government for Canadians. Our mission reminds us, when we do our audits, to think about the effects that government […]

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GNT: Premier Issues GDP and Land Statistics

YELLOWKNIFE (November 8, 2017) – Premier Bob McLeod issued the following statement today to clarify numbers provided in recent interviews on the future of the Northwest Territories: Last week I issued a public red alert calling for a national debate about the future of the Northwest Territories. This call was based on continuing questions the […]

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Funding supports vulnerable women in Downtown Eastside – Government of BC

November 08, 2017 VANCOUVER – Vulnerable women living on the street in the Downtown Eastside will continue to receive year-round support from the WISH Drop-In Centre Society thanks to an increase in operating funding from the B.C. government. This boost in operating funding will allow the organization to continue to offer services that include health, […]

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Canadians demanding even more data, higher speeds in 2016 – CRTC

CRTC releases Communications Monitoring Report data on Canadians’ wireless and Internet usage November 9, 2017 – Ottawa – Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Canadians’ data usage on their wireless devices and over their home Internet connections continues to climb, according to the CRTC’s 2017 Communications Monitoring Report. Canadians are adopting mobile broadband service […]

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Government of the Northwest Territories Releases the 2016-2017 Public Accounts

YELLOWKNIFE (November 8, 2017)– Today, Robert C. McLeod, Minister for the Department of Finance with the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) released the GNWT Public Account information for 2016-17. In an effort to meet the GNWT’s commitment to improve openness and transparency, the Public Accounts are being released to the public prior to being […]

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Québec Native Women reacts to the interim report of the NIMMIWG

Kahnawake, November 8th 2017 – Québec Native Women wishes to react to the publication of the interim report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (NIMMIWG). Firstly, QNW appreciates the acknowledgement of the numerous challenges and obstacles faced by the team of the inquiry since the beginning of the process. The […]

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Media Advisory: MP Bob Nault to participate in Housing Complex Grand Opening in Lac Seul First Nation

Ottawa – On behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for Kenora, will participate in an event to applaud the grand opening of new Tri-plex Housing complex in Lac Seul First Nation. Date:  November 10, 2017 Time: 10:00 a.m. (CST) Where:    Frenchman’s Head Lac Seul First Nation Lac […]

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The Government of Canada commemorates the Second Battle of Ypres, the first major engagement for Canadians during the First World War

November 9, 2017           Saint-Julien, Langemark, Belgium             Parks Canada Agency Canada’s national parks, national historic sites, and marine conservation areas allow Canadians to discover their rich and diverse history in a very special way. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017, the Government of Canada is […]

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Indigenous artist-in-residence display on now at City Hall

November 8, 2017 A collection of artwork from the City of Edmonton’s first Indigenous Artist-in-Residence was officially unveiled at City Hall today. Dawn Marie Marchand, a Cree and Métis visual artist from Cold Lake First Nations, was named Edmonton’s Indigenous Artist-in-Residence in July 2016. “Having an Indigenous Artist-in-Residence for the city is an excellent way […]

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Regional Chief Terry Teegee Honours Indigenous Veterans on National Aboriginal Veterans Day

(Secwepemc Territory/Kamloops, BC) – November 8, 2017 The BC Assembly of First Nations acknowledges the Indigenous veterans who fought, and who continue to serve for Canada abroad as we observe National Aboriginal Veterans Day. National Aboriginal Veterans Day was first observed in 1994, and has continued to mark the service of Indigenous peoples to Canada, and […]

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Media Advisory: Media registration for NAFTA renegotiations: Round five in Mexico

November 9, 2017 – The fifth round of NAFTA renegotiations will be held in Mexico City, Mexico, from November 17 to 21, 2017. The Mexican government has invited media to register, as per the information provided below. Members of the media must register before 8:00 p.m. (Mexico City time) on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at TLCAN/NAFTA(available in […]

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TMAC Resources Completes Previously Announced Public Equity Offering and Concurrent Private Placement with Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

TORONTO- TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX:TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced offering (the “Public Offering”) of common shares (“Common Shares”) with a syndicate of underwriters (the “Underwriters”) led by BMO Capital Markets. An aggregate of 3,081,802 Common Shares were issued by the Company at a price of C$7.00 per Common […]

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Mining-Sector Client Increases Scope of BluMetric’s Activities by an Additional $2 Million

Ottawa – 09 November, 2017 – BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX-V: BLM) is pleased to announce that an Ontario mining client has issued change orders to two of BluMetric’s existing contracts for a combined increase of more than $2 million. The first change order, extending work that was previously announced (press release dated September 28, 2016) includes […]

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TransCanada Reports Solid Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results; Diversified, Low-Risk Business Strategy Continues to Drive Performance

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Nov. 9, 2017) – TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada or the Company) today announced net income attributable to common shares for third quarter 2017 of $612 million or $0.70 per share compared to a net loss of $135 million or $0.17 per share for the same period in 2016. Comparable earnings for third quarter 2017 […]

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Pattern Energy Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

– Increases dividend to $0.422 per Class A common share for Q4 2017 – SAN FRANCISCO, California, November 9, 2017 – Pattern Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Pattern Energy”) (NASDAQ & TSX: PEGI) today announced its financial results for the 2017 third quarter. Highlights (Figures reported below are for the third quarter of fiscal 2017, unless […]

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MacDonald Mines Completes Trenching and Drilling Program of the Oxide Sands, Wawa-Holdsworth Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario –November 9, 2017 – MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V: BMK) (“MacDonald Mines”, the “Company”, or “BMK”) announces that it has completed its Trenching and Sonic Drilling Programs that were designed to assess the extend of the Oxide Sands trend at its Holdsworth Gold Project. Quentin Yarie, President and Chief Executive Officer of MacDonald Mines […]

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TransCanada Declares Quarterly Dividends

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Nov. 9, 2017) – News Release – TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada or the Company) today announced that the Board of Directors (Board) of TransCanada declared a quarterly dividend of $0.625 per common share for the quarter ending December 31, 2017, on the Company’s outstanding common shares. The common share dividend is payable on January […]

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Zenyatta Ventures and Western University Initiate a Project to Develop Graphene Enhanced Plastic for the Aerospace and Automotive Sectors

Thunder Bay, ON 9 November 2017 Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (“Zenyatta” or “Company”) (TSXV: ZEN) is pleased to announce the commencement of a collaborative research project with Dr. Takashi Kuboki at Western University (‘Western’) to develop an advanced plastic (polymer composite) using Zenyatta graphene (or graphene-oxide) derived from Albany high-purity graphite deposit.  An enhanced polymer composite […]

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Gensource Welcomes Calvin Redlick as Independent Director – Providing Strength in Global Marketing and International Financial Expertise

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – November 8, 2017 – Gensource Potash Corporation (“Gensource” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: GSP) is very pleased to announce that Mr. Cavin Redlick, B.A. LLB, joined the board of directors of the Company effective today – November 8, 2017. Mr. Redlick joins Gensource bringing over 30 years of experience as a global investment […]

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Signature Commissions Airborne Survey of Its Lingman Lake Property

November 08, 2017 Toronto, Ontario, November 8, 2017 – Signature Resources Ltd. (TSXV: SGU, OTCQB: SGGTF) (“Signature” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has commissioned Teraquest Ltd. to undertake an airborne survey of its Lingman lake property. The survey which will cover the majority of Signature’s 9,896.8 hectare property will comprise of […]

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Avino Reports Q3 2017 Financial Results

November 08, 2017 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX-V, ASM: NYSE American, GV6: FSE, “Avino” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the consolidated financial results for the Company’s third quarter ended September 30, 2017. The financial statements and the management discussion and analysis can be viewed on the Company’s web site at www.avino.com, on […]

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AuRico Metals Reports 2017 Third Quarter Results

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2017 – AuRico Metals Inc. (TSX: AMI), (“AuRico” or the “Company”) today reported its financial results for the third quarter. For complete details of the Financial Statements and associated Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the quarter ended September 30, 2017, please see the Company’s filings on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or the Company’s website (www.auricometals.ca). All amounts are in […]

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K2 Stakes Additional Claims at the Wels Project

Vancouver, B.C. – November 8, 2017 – K2 Gold Corporation (“K2” or the “Company”) (KTO: TSX-V) is pleased to announce that it has completed staking of an additional 26 claims at the Wels Gold Property (“Wels” or “the Property”) located in west-central Yukon Territory in the Traditional Territory of White River First Nation (“WFRN”). Increases […]

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Capstone Infrastructure Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results

TORONTO, Nov. 08, 2017 — Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX:CSE.PR.A) (the “Corporation”) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. The Corporation’s 2017 Management’s Discussion and Analysis and unaudited interim consolidated financial statements are available at www.capstoneinfrastructure.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. All amounts are in Canadian dollars. Financial Review In millions of Canadian […]

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Orbit Garant Drilling Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Financial Results

November 08, 2017 -Strong customer demand, scaled-up operations and higher drill utilization rates drive 39.2% yearover-year growth in revenue and enhanced profitability – Val-d’Or, Quebec, November 8, 2017 – Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) (“Orbit Garant” or the “Company”) today announced its financial results for the three-month period ended September 30, 2017 (“Q1 FY2018”). All dollar […]

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Update – Northland Power Reports 23% Higher Third Quarter Gross Profit and 13% Higher Adjusted EBITDA

TORONTO, ON–(November 08, 2017) – Northland Power Inc. (“Northland” or the “Company”) (TSX: NPI) (TSX: NPI.PR.A) (TSX: NPI.PR.B) (TSX: NPI.PR.C) (TSX: NPI.DB.B) (TSX: NPI.DB.C) today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017. “The third quarter represented another period of great progress across the business,” commented John Brace, Northland’s Chief Executive Officer. “Deutsche Bucht, 100% owned […]

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Suncor Energy announces pricing of US$750 million notes offering

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Nov. 8, 2017) – Suncor announced today that it has priced an offering of US$750 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due on November 15, 2047 (the “2047 Notes”). The 2047 Notes will have a coupon of 4.000%. The offering is expected to close on November 15, 2017, subject to customary closing […]

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BGM intersects 29.26 g/t Au over 4.45 metres at Shaft Zone

TORONTO, ON – November 8, 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 and delineating the Valley and Shaft Zones with […]

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