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The Daily Monday, November 20, 2017

Activities of Canadian majority-owned affiliates abroad, 2015 Total employment of Canadian majority-owned foreign affiliates rose by 3.7% in 2015 to 1.31 million on the strength of non-US employment. Continue reading  Activities of foreign majority-owned affiliates in Canada, 2015 Foreign majority-owned affiliates operating in Canada saw a reduction in many of their key economic and financial […]

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Missing Person – Keyaira Littlechild – Bull, 15 Years

WETASKIWIN & MASKWACIS — The Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment is asking for the local public’s assistance in locating missing 15 year old Keyaira Eve Littlechild-Bull out of the Wetaskiwin & Maskwacis, Alberta areas. Keyaira was last seen on November 4, 2017 in Wetaskiwin. It is believed that she may be in Maskwacis. She was last seen wearing […]

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CBU Congratulates Chief Terry Paul on Being Named to the Order of Canada

Today, Cape Breton University is congratulating Chief Terry Paul of Membertou on being named to the Order of Canada. A great friend, mentor and leader, Chief Terry has provided guidance to CBU as a member of the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board and is a strong proponent for the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal […]

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Indigenous Artists of Red TeePee Creations make one-of-a-kind works for NBCC Gala

November 16, 2017 FREDERICTON – Gertrude Nicholas and Marlene Ward, owners of Red TeePee creations, started crafting dream catchers when they were in university. Every Saturday morning they would set up an outdoor stall at the Fredericton farmers market and sell their dream catchers. This budding business helped them cover the cost of their education. […]

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Minister Joly Announces New Appointments to the National Arts Centre Board of Trustees

New members will support the work of the National Arts Centre Corporation in building excellence in the performing arts GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 16, 2017  – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced one appointment and two reappointments of part-time members to the Board of Trustees of the National Arts Centre Corporation. The appointees have backgrounds […]

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Hosts Pre-Budget Consultation Roundtable in Iqaluit

Canadians Invited to Offer Their Ideas on How to Grow and Strengthen the Middle Class November 17, 2017 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Department of Finance Canada When you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone. The investments the Government of Canada has made in people, […]

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Research project to highlight Kainai women’s activism and build historical literacy – University of Lethbridge

November 15, 2017 In line with the recommendations that flowed from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2015), a research project led by Dr. Carol Williams, a professor in Women and Gender Studies and History at the University of Lethbridge, will assemble diverse historical and contemporary accounts about Kainai women’s community reform work from 1968 to […]

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NIC Presents Birth of a Family

November 17, 2017 Documentary of four siblings reunited after being separated by Canada’s infamous Sixties Scoop Join NIC’s Global Learning Initiative Thursday, November 23 for a screening of the National Film Board documentary, Birth of a Family followed by a short discussion with local elders. The National Film Board (NFB) documentary follows the story of four siblings reuniting after being removed from their young Dene mother’s care […]

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GNB: Media Advisory – Infrastructure project

News Conference : Tobique First Nation : 20 November 2017, 11:00 AM EDITOR’S NOTE: A news conference will be held to mark the opening of the new Tobique Generating Station fish passage at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, at the Tobique Fisheries Building, 13046 Rte. 105, Tobique First Nation. NB Power president and CEO […]

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CAJ: New award for Indigenous journalists

OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2017  – The Canadian Association of Journalists and JHR are pleased to announce a new journalism award: the JHR / CAJ Emerging Indigenous Journalist Award. This new award will join the 14 other categories within the annual CAJ Awards program starting this year. Entries for the 2017 program will open in December, with an […]

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(SK) Advocate for Children and Youth Celebrates National Child Day

November 17, 2017 SASKATOON – As we mark National Child Day on Monday November 20th, Corey O’Soup, the Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, along with, the Canadian Council for Child and Youth Advocates are encouraging federal, provincial and municipal governments, and all Canadians, to remember and adhere to the fundamental rights of children and […]

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Media Advisory – Release of 2017 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2017  – Campaign 2000 will release its annual national Report Card on Child and Family Poverty on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at a Joint Media Conference in Ottawa. Date & Time: Tuesday, November 21, 10:00 to 10:30 am Location: The Charles Lynch Press Conference Room, Room 130-S, Parliament Hill, Ottawa Interview Opportunity: English and French spokespeople […]

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Grande semaine des tout-petits – Let’s give Québec’s little ones the big place that they deserve

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 16, 2017  – Across Québec, nearly 550 000 toddlers are busy taking their first steps and speaking their first words. We all want them to grow up into well-rounded and engaged citizens. The Grande semaine des tout-petits (GSTP, or Early Childhood Week), scheduled to take place from November 19 to 25, will give 20 partners and […]

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Future looks bright for youth who attended RCMP Engagement Week

November 15, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Last week, 32 high school students from across Canada spent a week at Depot, the RCMP Training Academy in Regina. They experienced cadet training first-hand as part of the Force’s second annual National Youth Engagement Week. The students were immersed in the life of a cadet, eating and sleeping on site, trying […]

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Advancing medical research and spurring innovation in Northern Ontario

Federal, provincial and municipal governments invest $563,424 to help accelerate health and medical research, and encourage product development in the region November 17, 2017 – Sudbury, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Northern Ontario researchers, entrepreneurs and healthcare professionals will benefit from increased secure access to health and scientific information, […]

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Manitoba News Release: Manitoba Recognizes Contributions of Police Officers with Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards

November 17, 2017 The Manitoba government is recognizing 16 police officers for outstanding contributions to their communities and police services through the Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “It is truly an honour to recognize these officers and their dedication to public safety in the communities where they live and […]

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Indigenous Entrepreneurship and First Nations Economic Development Opportunities Receive Support

From Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency November 17, 2017 – Fredericton, NB – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) provides a variety of programs and services focused on supporting Indigenous entrepreneurship, community economic development, workforce development, and partnerships with the public and private sector. Thanks to investments of more than $2.2 million […]

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Speech from Minister Jean-Yves Duclos at the 10th Social Finance Forum held at Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District

Toronto, Ontario November 10, 2017 Check against delivery. Good morning, everyone. First of all, I would like to acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Métis and Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation people. Thank you to the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing for inviting me here today. And thank […]

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Major new federal funding and summit to tackle gun violence and gang activity

From Public Safety Canada November 17, 2017 Surrey, British Columbia Public Safety Canada Communities across Canada are experiencing the devastating effects of gun violence and gang ‎activity. Gun and gang violence is a complex issue that requires strong collaboration between all levels of government, law enforcement and communities. As part of its commitment to make […]

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GoldON Completes Fieldwork at Slate Falls Gold-Silver Project and Updates Geological Model

At least six regional scale structures have been identified in the current interpretation; three are associated with historical high-grade gold VICTORIA, BC, November 16, 2017 – GoldON Resources Ltd. (“GoldON” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: GLD) is pleased to announce it has completed fieldwork based on the conclusions and recommendations from the recent compilation of all historical exploration data […]

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Manitoba Infrastructure to Review its Service Delivery Model

November 17, 2017 Consultations to help shape department’s role relating to policy and projects Manitoba Infrastructure will soon launch a comprehensive review of its service delivery model, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Manitoba has to stop following change and start leading it,” said Schuler, who spoke this morning at an event hosted by the […]

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Copper Fox Announces Update on Carmax Share Consolidation

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 17, 2017 — Copper Fox Metals Inc. (“Copper Fox” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:CUU) (OTC-Pink:CPFXF) is pleased to announce that on November 14, 2017 shareholders of Carmax Mining Corp. (“Carmax”) (TSX-V:CXM) passed (90.78% voted for the Consolidation) a special resolution to consolidate its issued share capital on a 2:1 basis with one (1) […]

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Alterra Power Announces Receipt of Interim Court Order, Special Meeting of Shareholders and Mailing of Information Circular

VANCOUVER, Nov. 16, 2017 – Alterra Power Corp. (“Alterra”) announces that it has been granted an interim order from the British Columbia Supreme Court authorizing (a) the holding of a special meeting of Alterra shareholders to consider the proposed plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) whereby Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (“Innergex”) will acquire all of the […]

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Osisko Caribou Extension Increases To 1.2 Kilometres At Windfall

Wolf Zone Extended 200 Metres to NE High-Grade Infill and Expansion Intercepts Continue (Toronto, November 16, 2017)  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 Urban Township, Abitibi, Québec.  The 800,000 metre drill program […]

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Alamos Gold’s Acquisition of Richmont Mines Receives Overwhelming Shareholder Approval

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Nov. 16, 2017) – Alamos Gold Inc. (“Alamos”) (TSX:AGI)(NYSE:AGI) and Richmont Mines Inc. (“Richmont”) (TSX:RIC)(NYSE:RIC) are pleased to announce that shareholders of both companies have overwhelmingly voted in favour of the plan of arrangement (the “Transaction”) at their respective special meetings of shareholders held earlier today. The Transaction, whereby Alamos will acquire all of the issued and outstanding […]

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Williams Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

November 16, 2017 TULSA, Okla.-Williams’ (NYSE: WMB) board of directors has approved a regular dividend of $0.30 per share, or $1.20 annualized, on the company’s common stock, payable on Dec. 26, 2017, to holders of record at the close of business on Dec. 8, 2017. The fourth-quarter 2017 dividend is unchanged from the third quarter. […]

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Honey Badger Announces Completion of Shares for Debt Transaction

Toronto, Ontario – November 16, 2017 – Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: TUF) (“Honey Badger” or the “Company”) announces the completion of the shares-for-debt settlement transaction previously announced in the November 2, 2017 News Release by issuing 2,934,421 common shares of the Company to certain subscribers of its flow-through shares at a deemed price of $0.05625 per share. […]

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Teck Announces Dividend and Share Buyback

November 16, 2017 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the distribution of cash to shareholders through a supplemental dividend of $0.40 per share and a share repurchase mandate equivalent to an additional $0.40 per share, in addition to its annual […]

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Granada Announces Loan

November 15, 2017 Granada Gold Mine (TSX.V: GGM) (“Granada”) announces that it has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange for a private placement of convertible secured notes to two parties for aggregate gross proceeds to Granada of $250,000. The notes will have a term of three years and bear interest at an annual […]

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TransCanada responds to oil leak in Amherst, South Dakota

AMHERST, SOUTH DAKOTA–(Nov. 16, 2017) – News Release – TransCanada (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) crews safely shut down its Keystone pipeline at approximately 6 a.m. CST (5 a.m. MST) after a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system resulting from an oil leak that is under investigation. The estimated volume of the leak is approximately 5,000 […]

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U of Calgary: ii’ taa’ poh’ to’ p begins a journey of transformation and renewal

November 17, 2017 The University of Calgary unveiled its Indigenous Strategy, ii’ taa’ poh’ to’ p, to the campus and broader community on Nov. 16. The strategy is the result of nearly two years of community dialogue and campus engagement, and involved the work of a number of people from the university, Indigenous communities and community […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Flies in Canadian Northern Communities Of Moose Factory and Moosonee, Ontario

Toronto, Ontario—November 16, 2017 Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce it was granted permission from Transport Canada to test its drone delivery technology in the northern regions of Canada. DDC tested its drone delivery platform in the Moose Factory and Moosonee communities where it completed a series of successful […]

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Minister Monsef concludes successful first G7 Ministerial Meeting on Gender Equality

November 17, 2017 – Taormina, Italy – Status of Women Canada The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality and making it a reality both at home and around the world. Over the past two days, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, met with other G7 Heads of Delegations during […]

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U of G Social Sciences, Humanities Research Gets $3.4 Million in Federal Support

November 16, 2017 The University of Guelph has received more than $3.4 million from the federal government for social sciences and humanities research ranging from global LGBT and women’s reproductive rights, to rural communities, to market effects of carbon emissions, to Indigenous sovereignty and civil society. The announcement was made Wednesday in Montreal by Kirsty […]

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UArctic: Call for Program Content: Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018

November 16, 2017 The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council, is seeking individuals and organizations to provide abstracts, organize sessions and submit posters that will encourage a dialogue on Arctic biodiversity at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018. Deadline: March 30, 2018. CAFF in partnership with the Ministry […]

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Government of Canada to improve local maritime situational awareness and reduce marine traffic congestion through the Oceans Protection Plan

November 16, 2017         West Vancouver, BC Canada has the world’s longest coastline, and our water is one of our most important resources. Canadians across the country rely on marine transportation to go about their everyday life or to deliver products to market in a safe and responsible way. As we mark the one-year anniversary of […]

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President Russell receives Labradorian of Distinction Award!

November 16, 2017 A huge congratulations to President Russell on being presented with a Labradorian of Distinction Award during a ceremony hosted by Labrador MP Yvonne Jones in Port Hope Simpson on November 15. He is among 150 deserving Labradorians (past and present) who were honoured across Labrador this week for their contributions to the […]

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23rd Annual Elders Gathering – Algoma U

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – November 16, 2017): Anishinaabe Initiatives, Algoma University and Mamawweswen the North Shore Tribal Council are pleased to present the 23rd Annual Elders and Youth Gathering, occurring from Friday November 17th – Saturday, November 18th. Since 1995, the University has been welcoming Elders to campus to share their knowledge and wisdom […]

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Canada and Métis Nation of Alberta advance reconciliation with signing of Framework Agreement

November 16, 2017 – Edmonton, Alberta – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada and the Métis Nation of Alberta are committed to working together to advance reconciliation and renew their nation-to-nation, government-to-government relationship. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and Audrey Poitras, President of the Métis Nation […]

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B.C. honours police officers for bravery and commitment to keeping communities safe

November 16, 2017 VICTORIA – Police officers selflessly put their lives on the line each and every day to ensure British Columbians are safe. That’s why 121 deserving women and men of law enforcement were recognized for their bravery and dedication at this evening’s 37th annual Police Honours Night at Government House. Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon and […]

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Carleton University Researchers Awarded Nearly $8.5 Million for Innovative SSHRC Projects

November 16, 2017 Carleton University researchers have been awarded nearly $8.5 million in grants for their research projects through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) touching on a wide range of subjects, from Comic-con and Indigenous cybercartography to modern treaty implementation. Carleton’s largest grant of $2.5 million was awarded to the project Modern treaty […]

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Fox in Baker Lake tests positive for rabies

November 16, 2017 The Department of Health is advising Baker Lake residents that a fox that was recently caught in the community has tested positive for rabies. Dogs and foxes can transmit rabies to people. Treatment must start quickly. If you have been bitten or scratched, or had any contact with a fox, please go […]

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COSEWIC call for bids for status reports or designatable unit report: Fall 2017

Experts are needed to write a Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) status report or a COSEWIC designatable unit report. November 16 to December 20, 2017 (until 3 pm Eastern time). Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Wildlife species for which a COSEWIC status report is needed Part 3: Wildlife species for […]

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BCUC: Information Release – Additional information sought by Provincial Government in the Inquiry Respecting Site C

November 16, 2017 Vancouver – The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) received the attached joint letter from the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and Ministry of Finance yesterday seeking additional information in the BCUC’s Inquiry respecting Site C. The joint letter states that the ministries are supporting the government decision process surrounding the […]

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Ontario Taking Action to Get College Students Back to Class

Legislation would require colleges to resume operations November 16, 2017 8:15 P.M. Ministry of Labour The Ontario government will be introducing legislation that would end the college labour dispute and return Ontario college students to the classroom. The legislation would require Ontario’s 24 colleges to resume operations, ensuring students are able to complete their academic […]

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Southeast Collegiate celebrates construction of new state-of-the-art educational institute

November 16, 2017 –  Winnipeg, MB – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring First Nation students have quality learning environments that celebrate Indigenous culture and promote academic achievement. Today, Terry Duguid, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, […]

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Trans Mountain Expansion detailed route hearings announced for interior B.C.

November 16, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) announced today that detailed route hearings for Segments 3 & 4 of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project are expected to begin in February, 2018. Hearings will take place in Valemount and Clearwater, B.C. Previously, the NEB announced detailed route hearings for Segments 1 & […]

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Scholarship program to honour influential quartet, support educational opportunities for Blackfoot students – University of Lethbridge

In honour of National Philanthropy Day on Wednesday, Nov. 15, those of us at the U of L’s UNews website wanted to highlight some stories from our archives. Each day this week, we’ll republish a story that demonstrates the many ways the campus community benefits from philanthropy. Our second story describes the efforts of the […]

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Highland Valley Copper supports creation of Centre for Ecosystem Reclamation – TRU

November 16, 2017 Highland Valley Copper (HVC) has pledged $200,000 in cash and $150,000 in-kind support over five years for the establishment of a Natural Sciences and Engineering Council (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair at TRU. The creation of an Industrial Research Chair position supports the development of industry-based solutions to environmental challenges. Highland Valley Copper’s financial contribution is eligible […]

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Minister Joly Announces $1.16 Million in Funding for Anti-Discrimination and Inter-Cultural Understanding Projects

EDMONTON – November 16, 2017 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Minister responsible for Multiculturalism, today announced that the Department of Canadian Heritage will provide total funding of more than $1.16 million for four Edmonton-area projects. The projects are receiving funding through Inter-Action, the Government of Canada’s multiculturalism grants and contributions program. […]

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