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Minister Schumann Congratulates Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce Award Recipients

YELLOWKNIFE (October 25, 2017) – Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Wally Schumann issued the following statement in recognition of Yellowknife’s award-winning small businesses: “Congratulations to all of the recipients of the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce Business Awards on October 20, 2017.  I would like to recognize the dedicated work of the Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2017112 Views

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Ursula Johnson wins 2017 Sobey Art Award

October 25, 2017 37-year-old, Halifax-based artist awarded Canada’s most prestigious contemporary art prize worth $50,000, sealing her position as one of the country’s most exciting young artists. The jury for the 2017 Sobey Art Award announced Ursula Johnson as the winner of Canada’s $50,000 prestigious contemporary art prize. She is the fourteenth Canadian artist under 40 to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2017143 Views

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Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan Delivers Fairness, Affordability and Choice

October 26, 2017 Province Continues to Focus on Reducing Costs and Maintaining Reliability Today, Ontario released the 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) that focuses on energy affordability, innovation and customer choice. As of July 1, 2017, Ontario’s Fair Hydro Plan reduced electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for residential consumers and as many as half […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2017178 Views

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North Arrow Updates Saskatchewan and NWT Diamond Projects

October 26, 2017 North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to report completion of geophysical surveys at its Loki and LDG Joint Venture Diamond Projects located in the Northwest Territories, and a till sampling program at its Pikoo Diamond Project, Saskatchewan. Highlights of these programs include: At Loki, North Arrow completed a 302 line km […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2017138 Views

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Call for proposals: funding available to manage urban deer

October 25, 2017 The B.C. government is providing up to $100,000 to local governments and First Nations communities to help fund urban deer management projects under the 2017-18 Provincial Urban Deer Cost-share Program. Communities and First Nations involved in urban deer activities or research into population control methods are invited to submit a funding application […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2017127 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 26, 2017

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, August 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $975 in August, up 0.9% from the previous month. Compared with August 2016, earnings increased 1.7%. Continue reading  From arrest to conviction: Court outcomes of police-reported sexual assaults in Canada, 2009 to 2014 In Canada, sexual assault is one of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201791 Views

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Nunatukavut Marine Conservation/Protected Areas Meetings

October 25, 2017 In 2016, the Government of Canada announced a plan to increase the amount of protected marine and coastal areas to 5% by 2017 and to 10% by 2020. NCC staff are hosting a series of meetings to provide information on this federal plan and to engage NunatuKavut members on the protection of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017203 Views

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GNT: Liard River Ferry Notice

Fort Simpson (October 25, 2017 ) – The Department of Infrastructure (INF) advises that, due to low water levels, the Liard River ferry could close in 78 hours or sooner.  INF will continue to monitor water levels on a daily basis and will advise drivers should conditions change. The public is encouraged to visit the INF website or Twitter, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017179 Views

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Ambitious Legislative Agenda Outlined in Premier Wall’s Last Throne Speech

October 25, 2017 The new session of the Legislature opened today with the government outlining a busy legislative agenda in the Throne Speech. “Saskatchewan has enjoyed a decade of growth and our government is working to ensure our province keeps growing stronger,” Premier Brad Wall said.  “Today’s Throne Speech outlines our plan to strengthen our […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017133 Views

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Yellowknife to host International Kimberlite Conference

YELLOWKNIFE (October 25, 2017) – The 12th International Kimberlite Conference (IKC) is coming to Yellowknife. The prestigious and high profile international geological conference, which brings together academic and industry leaders, will be hosted in Yellowknife in 2021. The Government of the Northwest Territories, the City of Yellowknife and Northwest Territories Tourism collaborated to develop a […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017140 Views

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Province Responds to Auditor General’s Report on Managing Climate Change

October 25, 2017 Report Indicates Inaction, Under Reporting and Insignificant Progress on Emissions Reductions by Previous Government: Squires Earlier today, the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) released its report on the provincial government’s lack of action and poor management of climate change under the previous administration, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires said today, adding […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017110 Views

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Minister Morneau Highlights Support for Families and Plan for Middle Class Progress

October 25, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada When you have an economy that works for the middle class and those working hard to join it, you have a country that works for everyone. The investments the Government has made in Canadians and their families, in our communities and in our economy […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017118 Views

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OAGMB: Better management of climate change initiatives needed

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Auditor General Norm Ricard today released his report Managing Climate Change. The audit examined whether the Department of Sustainable Development (the Department) was adequately leading the province’s response to climate change. This is a follow up to the Auditor General’s 2010 report on managing climate change. “Our audit found that there continue […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017183 Views

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Ontario Boosting Opportunities for Children and Youth to Stay Active and Engaged

October 25, 2017 After School Program Providing Fun and Safe Activities Across the Province Ontario is providing opportunities for 21,000 children and youth to participate in sport, recreation and active living programs after school to help build self-esteem, promote success in school and boost wellbeing.Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport and Arthur Potts, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017174 Views

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Building named for activist Muriel Stanley Venne

October 25, 2017 In a historic first, a provincial government building has been named for an Indigenous woman – longtime Alberta human rights advocate Muriel Stanley Venne. The government is pleased to announce the designation of the Edmonton facility, at 12360 142 Street, as the Muriel Stanley Venne Provincial Centre during Women’s History Month. The […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017170 Views

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Teaching Indigenous history, cultures in schools

October 24, 2017 Alberta Education is providing teachers with lesson plans to help bring First Nations, Métis and Inuit history and contributions to life in classrooms across the province. All students will learn about the history and legacy of residential schools and the history of First Nations, Métis and Inuit in Canada as part of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017144 Views

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Media Advisory: The Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia alongside the three Southern Communities of the Syilx/Okanagan Nation to make announcement on protecting lands in the South Okanagan

October 25, 2017   Osoyoos, British Columbia    Parks Canada The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, the Honourable George Heyman, British Columbia’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Chief Clarence Louie, representing the three Southern Communities of the Syilx/Okanagan Nation, will be in Osoyoos, British Columbia, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017188 Views

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imagineNATIVE Award Winners

October 25, 2017 The 18th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Announces Air Canada Audience Choice Award Winner Zoe Hopkins for Kayak To Klemtu Presenting Sponsor: Bell Media imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is delighted to announce The Air Canada Audience Choice Award, with a $1,000 cash prize presented by Air Canada, has […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017154 Views

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Male Inmate Escapes Custody while on Escort from Saskatoon Correctional Centre

October 24, 2017 At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Frederick Frank FRENCHMAN (DOB: July 20, 1993) escaped custody while on escort from the Saskatoon Correctional Centre.  FRENCHMAN escaped from a funeral at the Little Red River Reserve. FRENCHMAN’s description is as follows: Height: 5’11” = 180cm Weight: 163 lbs = 75kg Eye […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017148 Views

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Lakehead Orillia unveils tipi on campus

A powerful symbol is now visible on the Lakehead University Orillia campus.  The new tipi, raised by the University last week, serves as a sign that Lakehead is committed to ensuring it is a safe gathering space for Indigenous learners. “Raising a tipi on campus is a culturally significant moment for Lakehead Orillia,” said Dr. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017148 Views

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Opening of the Second Session of the Twenty-Eighth Legislature

October 24, 2017 The public is invited to an outdoor ceremony on October 25 when Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will formally open the Second Session of the Twenty-Eighth Legislature with the Speech from the Throne at the Saskatchewan Legislature. “The traditions surrounding the opening of our Legislative Assembly go back to the foundation of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017164 Views

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City of Toronto holding annual career information event at Toronto Reference Library tomorrow

October 25, 2017 The City of Toronto and the Toronto Public Library are hosting the sixth annual Career Information Event at the Toronto Reference Library tomorrow (October 26) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is part of Workforce Development Month. Representatives from about 35 City divisions will be on hand to share information […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017166 Views

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Quebecois NGOs and Citizen’s Groups Mark the (hashtag)DivestTheGlobe International Day of Action

Octobre 23, 2017 (MONTRÉAL) — Today, the Indigenous organisation ‘Mazaska Talks’* invited First Nations communities and their allies around the world to join a series of mass global actions from October 23rd to 25th to warn banks and financial institutions that continuing to fund climate disaster and the abuse of Indigenous Peoples will result in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017143 Views

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What’s On at Trent University

Upcoming events include Fall Open House and the Stairs Lecture in Chemistry Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University this month: […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017145 Views

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BCAAFC: Press Release – Societies Act

October 24, 2017 The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres is pleased to announce that the transition of the BCAAFC under the Societies Act is complete, including filing the new BCAAFC replacement Bylaws approved at the September 22, 2017, Annual General Meeting. The Transition Board is now in effect and includes: Annette Morgan, President Victor […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017192 Views

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

Available as: PDF The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. Inflation has picked up in recent months, as anticipated in the Bank’s July Monetary Policy Report (MPR), reflecting stronger economic activity and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017108 Views

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IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC – Expert Review of the First Order Draft and start of the Third Lead Author Meeting

MALMӦ, Oct 23 – Nearly 500 experts from around the world took part in the recent review of the First Order Draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C (SR15). At a meeting in Malmö, Sweden, this week, the authors will work on addressing nearly 13,000 comments from […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017197 Views

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Government of Canada Strengthens Canada Child Benefit

October 25, 2017       Toronto, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada When you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone. The investments the Government has made in people, in our communities and in our economy are working. Canada has the fastest growing economy in the G7—and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017160 Views

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Edmonton’s new City Council officially sworn in

October 24, 2017 Edmonton’s 13 members of City Council were officially sworn in an historic and memorable ceremony at City Hall. “I issue this challenge to my colleagues on City Council: let’s put family-friendliness at the centre of our ambition and let’s build a city that matches our ambition,” said Mayor Don Iveson. “Let’s uplift […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017148 Views

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The Downie Wenjack Fund: Let’s Do Something

The Downie Wenjack Fund would like to thank everyone who joined us last night for the premiere of the Secret Path in Concert on CBC, and everyone who has continued to share their memories of Gord throughout the weekend. If you missed the broadcast. We have been especially moved by those from coast to coast to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017106 Views

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U of S Alumni Association honouring award recipients

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association invites members of the media to attend the Alumni Achievement Awards reception and presentations: Oct 24, 2017 Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 Reception: 5:30 pm Awards presentation: 6 pm Marquis Hall, 97 Campus Drive University of Saskatchewan The 2017 recipients are: Dr. Gregg Adams (DMV’82) presented for his […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017156 Views

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Iqaluit flu vaccine clinic dates

October 24, 2017 Starting on October 24, people can get their flu vaccine at Iqaluit Public Health, every Monday to Friday from 8:30 to11:30 a.m., and from 1 to 5 p.m. Iqaluit Public Health will also hold evening clinics from Tuesday, October 24 to Thursday, October 26, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Weekend clinics are […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017162 Views

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Release of “Cannabis Legalization in the Northwest Territories – What We Heard Report”

Yellowknife (October 24, 2017) – Louis Sebert, Minister for the Department of Justice with the Government of the Northwest Territories would like to announce that the Cannabis Legalization in the Northwest Territories What We Heard Report has been tabled in the Legislative Assembly and is now available to the public. Last spring, the Government of Canada introduced the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017122 Views

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Yukon fossils shed new light on scimitar cat history

October 24, 2017 Genetic evidence from Yukon fossils has helped uncover more about the history of scimitar cats over the last 50,000 years. Using radiocarbon dating and DNA samples from fossil bones, researchers are shedding new light on the evolution and range of these ancient predators. The data also raises new questions about when and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017154 Views

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AER: Notice of Application 1900216

Notice of Application CCA Application No. 1900216 EPEA Application No. 008-00047679 Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC Tent Mountain Mine The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received an integrated application consisting of Coal Conservation Act (CCA) application 1900216 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 008-00047679. This notice sets out the deadline for filing statements of concern under the section “How […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017146 Views

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Birth of a Family screening – University of Saskatchewan

October 25, 2017 A documentary by Tasha Hubbard and Betty Ann Adam, presented by the Aboriginal Students’ Centre Please join the University of Saskatchewan’s Aboriginal Students’ Centre for a special free screening of Birth of a Family. Reception with Dr. Tasha Hubbard and Betty Ann Adam at 6 pm in the Gordon Oakes Red Bear […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017206 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Government: Gahcho Kue Site Visit

October 24, 2017 De Beers has provided an opportunity for Tłı̨chǫ Government members to view operations first-hand at the Gahcho Kue mine site.  A group of Elders, adults and youth from the Tłı̨chǫ Region attended along with staff from the Department of Culture and Lands Protection.  This site visit is part of the annual cycle […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017211 Views

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Fleming College honours alumni excellence with Premier’s Award nominations

Peterborough, ON (October 20, 2017) – Fleming College is pleased to announce its six alumni nominees for the Colleges Ontario Premier’s Awards. The awards recognize outstanding Ontario college graduates in business, community health services, creative arts and design, health sciences, recent graduates and technology. Fleming College’s 2017 Premier’s Awards nominees are: Business — Duane Parnham (Mineral Engineering Technology […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017161 Views

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Beaver Lake Cree Nation goes solar

October 24, 2017 Alberta has partnered with Beaver Lake Cree Nation to install solar panel systems on three buildings to help lower utility bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Solar Program, solar panels will be installed on the Nation’s Busy Beaver Community Store, Wah-Pow Treatment Centre and health centre. The […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017239 Views

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Gowest Gold: Bradshaw Gold Deposit Development Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Oct. 25, 2017) – Gowest Gold Ltd. (“Gowest” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:GWA) is pleased to provide a further update on its progress on the Company’s Advanced Exploration – Bulk Sample program at its wholly-owned Bradshaw Gold Deposit (“Bradshaw.”) Gowest also announces today that it intends to conduct a private placement of flow-through shares and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017111 Views

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Labour Market Ministers take action to help Canadians succeed in a changing economy

Regina, Saskatchewan, October 24, 2017 – Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers met in Regina today to continue work on a wide range of priorities concerning Canada’s labour market including: investing in jobs and skills training, improving labour market information, and facilitating the mobility of certified workers in Canada. The Forum of Labour Market Ministers (FLMM) meeting […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017117 Views

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Alexco to Release Third Quarter 2017 Results on November 2, 2017

October 25, 2017 ‑ Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE‑AMERICAN: AXU, TSX: AXR)today advises that it will release its third quarter 2017 financial results after close of market trading on Thursday, November 2, 2017 followed by an audio webcast conference call to review those results at 12:00 p.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. Pacific) on Friday, November 3, 2017. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017178 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada Corp. Announces Closing Of Bought Deal Financing For Aggregate Gross Proceeds Of $15,015,000

TORONTO, ONTARIO – October 25, 2017 – Further to its press releases dated October 5, 2017, Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (CSE: FLT) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce today that it has closed its previously announced bought-deal prospectus offering (the “Offering”) underwritten by GMP Securities L.P. (the “Underwriter”), pursuant to which the Company issued an aggregate […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017127 Views

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Kivalliq Identifies New Gold in Till Corridor and Confirms Gold Zones on Baffin Island, Nunavut

October 25, 2017 VANCOUVER, BC – Kivalliq Energy Corporation (TSX-V: KIV) (“Kivalliq”) today announced results from  the 2017 summer exploration program at Kivalliq’s 100% owned, Baffin Gold Property in Nunavut Territory, Canada. The Baffin Gold Property is one of the largest undeveloped greenstone-iron formation gold belts in Nunavut, totalling 408,981.6 ha and covering 160 km […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017130 Views

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Osisko Intersects 39.4 g/t Au Over 2.4 Metres At Windfall

(Toronto, October 25, 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 combines definition, expansion and exploration drilling in and around the main Windfall gold […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017106 Views

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Golden Predator Drilling Confirms Continuity at 3 Aces Project

Vancouver, BC, October 25th, 2017: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V: GPY; OTCQX: NTGSF) (the “Company” or “Golden Predator”) is pleased to report results for 20 reverse circulation drill holes at the 3 Aces Project in southeast Yukon. Drill results have confirmed a doubling of the strike length of the Ace of Hearts vein with 600 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017182 Views

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Stornoway Announces Third Quarter Release Date

October 24, 2017 Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) expects to release its Third Quarter 2017 results after market close on November 2, 2017 and will host a conference call for analysts and investors on November 3, 2017 at 11:00am EST. This call may be accessed by calling 1-844-215-3287 toll free in North America, or 1-209-905-5939 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017129 Views

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Rogue Announces Non-Brokered Private Placements of Flow Through Shares and Units

TORONTO, ON. – Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS) (“Rogue” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to issue and sell 1,818,182 flow-through common shares (“FT Shares”) of the Company to one or more disclosed principals at a price of $0.22 per FT Share for aggregate gross proceeds of $400,000 (the “FT […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017137 Views

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Black Diamond Group Announces Commercial Launch of LodgeLink(TM), an Online Marketplace for Remote Workforce Accommodation

CALGARY, AB–(October 24, 2017) – Black Diamond Group (“Black Diamond” or the “Company”) (TSX: BDI) today announced the commercial launch of LodgeLink™, an online accommodation marketplace for remote workforce lodging. Similar to online hotel booking marketplaces, LodgeLink aggregates available remote accommodations rooms in a transparent online directory and allows customers to easily find the closest […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017207 Views

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Gunpowder Capital Corp. Acquires Patriot Property Services Debt

Toronto, Ontario, October 24th, 2017 – Gunpowder Capital Corp., (CSE: GPC), (CSE: GPC.PR.A), (OTCQB: GNPWF), (Frankfurt: YS6N), (“Gunpowder” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it has agreed to purchase a secured note backed by the securities of Patriot Property Services, Inc. Gunpowder previously assisted a new management team with the acquisition of Patriot and funded […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017177 Views

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