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Provincial Government Distribution of Essential Mail Continues Due to 72-hour Strike Notice Being Issued – MB Gov’t

The Manitoba government has been advised the Canadian Union of Postal Workers issued a 72-hour notice of strike action that would take effect at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 29.  No information about the type of strike activities planned is available at this time. The province will hold all non-essential mail until the situation is […]

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Social Services Cheques Available for Pickup August 30 and 31 – SK Gov’t.

August 26, 2016 Due to the possibility of a Canadian Union of Postal Workers strike, we have made arrangements to ensure there is no payment disruption to our Social Services clients.  Clients and their trustees will be able to visit temporary distribution centres to pick up payments on Tuesday, August 30, and Wednesday, August 31, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201621 Views

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Urban Partnerships Program Call for Proposal Results

August 25, 2016 For projects supported by the 2016-17 Urban Partnerships Program funding allocation; projects occurring between August 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017 Edmonton, Alberta, August 25, 2016– The Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association (ANFCA) has announced the results of the Call for Proposals for the 2016-17 Urban Partnerships Program, established under the Urban […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201619 Views

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Labour minister appoints mediator as Canada Post warns of huge pension problem – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 26, 2016  WINNIPEG _ Two indigenous men from a northern Manitoba First Nation are expected to talk publicly today about DNA evidence they say shows they were switched at birth. It’s the second such alleged mix-up at the same federally run hospital during the mid-1970s. Leon Swanson was born in January 1975 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201618 Views

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Gull Bay members discuss settlement offer from government – Tbnewswatch.com

THUNDER BAY — Members of the Gull Bay First Nation gathered Wednesday evening to discuss the recent $8 million settlement offer from the federal government. The band membership meeting was held at the Valhalla Inn, and saw a strong turnout. The community on Lake Nipigon has been offered an $8.2 million settlement relating to a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201616 Views

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Register now for PSAC’s National Equity Conferences

August 25, 2016 We want to remind PSAC members to register for our National Equity Conferences that will take place in Toronto on March 2017. The conferences offer delegates the opportunity to participate in one or more of the five equity conferences. In addition, space exists to explore common human rights issues and areas of intersectionality. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 20169 Views

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Canada Post segment records $1 million profit before tax in second quarter

August 26, 2016 OTTAWA – Benefitting from savings from its business transformation efforts in the previous year, and on the strength of its Parcels line of business, the Canada Post segment recorded a small profit before tax of $1 million in the second quarter. This essentially break-even result compares to a loss before tax of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201611 Views

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Sask. Indigenous fashion designer to debut on New York runway – CBC

Aug 25, 2016 Becki Bitternose is bringing fashion from the George Gordon First Nation to the Big Apple An Indigenous fashion designer from the George Gordon First Nation in Saskatchewan is getting ready to display her designs in the Big Apple. Becki Bitternose is preparing for New York’s Couture Fashion Week taking place at the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201612 Views

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Delegation promotes province’s energy and mining sectors

August 26, 2016 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick’s energy and mining sectors were promoted at a national conference in Winnipeg by a delegation from the Department of Energy and Resource Development. “Our province is uniquely positioned to take advantage of our geographic location, world-class transportation infrastructure and robust regulatory framework,” said Energy and Resource Development […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201616 Views

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Manitoba First Nations group wants to buy Tolko paper mill in The Pas – Global News

August 26, 2016 WINNIPEG – A group that represents 30 northern Manitoba First Nations wants to talk with the province about buying a mill that is closing in December. Tolko Industries says its mill near The Pas will close on Dec. 2, putting 332 employees out of work. Sheila North Wilson, grand chief of Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201612 Views

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Roundtable promotes access to skilled labour for seafood/agrifoods producers

August 25, 2016 Seafood producers met with the provincial and federal governments today to discuss skilled-labour and human-resource planning, as part of a series of roundtables held earlier this year with sectors highlighted in the BC Jobs Plan. The roundtables, co-hosted with industry associations and employers, aim to stimulate discussion and create awareness about how sectors […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201611 Views

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U.S. judge orders Teck Resources to pay aboriginal group $8.25-million – Canada Standard

Aug. 25, 2016 Vancouver-based Teck Resources Ltd. says it is “reviewing the implications” after a U.S. judge ruled it must pay an aboriginal group $8.25-million (U.S.) in costs. Members of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation – which is comprised of 12 indigenous groups and located across the border in Washington State – brought […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201613 Views

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The Canadian Union of Postal Workers files 72-hour notices to strike

August 25, 2016 OTTAWA – The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has provided Canada Post with 72-hour strike notices. The union will be in a legal position to commence strike action on August 28, 2016. Also today, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, MaryAnn Mihychuk, announced she will appoint a special mediator […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201618 Views

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Casino poses health risk to community – Delta Optimist

August 26, 2016 There is no simple way to balance the economic benefits of casinos with the risk to the health of individuals and wellbeing of a community. That’s the warning from Fraser Health’s top medical officials as Delta waits for word from the B. C. Lottery Corporation on a gaming facility. In a recent […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201613 Views

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Police labour talks hit major snag – The Chronicle Journal

August 26, 2016 Efforts by the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada representing its officers to reach a contract settlement have failed, raising the possibility of a strike or lockout next month. The union said Thursday that both negotiating teams met a day earlier with a conciliator to attempt to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201611 Views

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Traditional values inform entrepreneurship in developing countries – StarPhoenix

August 26, 2016 Many employees of Nanette Tutua’s organic gardening company, used clothing store and timber company in the Solomon Islands are “wounded” women — widowed, divorced, or single mothers struggling to get by on their own. She also hires men to select and cut trees in the wild and get them to the city. […]

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Vote affirms LNG importance to First Nations

August 25 , 2016 The Province would like to thank members of the Lax Kw’alaams Band for voting in favour of continuing to pursue liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in their traditional territory. Through a community poll, 65.5% of 812 members of the Lax Kw’alaams Band expressed support for their council to continue discussions with […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201615 Views

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Another WestJet Leader Joins Wasaya

THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 26, 2016  – Wasaya is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Tinevez as Vice-President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer.   Tinevez, a seasoned aviation leader, who, while previously at WestJet, was a key player in developing and implementing a world-class guest experience philosophy over 15 years. He joined WestJet shortly after […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 20166 Views

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Arianne Phosphate Reports Corporate and Financial Results for Second Quarter 2016

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (August 25, 2016) – Arianne Phosphate (the “Company” or “Arianne”) (TSX VENTURE: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FRANKFURT: JE9N), a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, reported its financial results for the three- and six-month periods ended June 30, 2016.  All amounts are in Canadian dollars […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 20168 Views

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WHAT READERS THINK Aug. 26: Taking racism seriously. Plus other letters to the editor – The Globe and Mail

August 26, 2016 Re Saskatchewan Not Taking Racism Seriously Enough, Chief Says (Aug. 25): I was disappointed in a Saskatchewan historic highway marker on the trip home from British Columbia this summer. The marker informed me that the buffalo “disappeared” from the area of the historic “Ranch 76.” There was no mention on this marker […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201622 Views

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Eureka Announces Option Earn-In with Canarc on the FG Property and Private Placement

Vancouver, British Columbia, August 25, 2016 – Eureka Resources Inc. (“Eureka” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EUK) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option agreement dated August 24, 2016 (the “Agreement”) with Canarc Resource Corp. (“Canarc”) which provides Canarc the ability to earn up to a 75% interest in the Company’s FG […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 20167 Views

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Reach gets boost from FortisBC – Delta Optimist

August 26, 2016 Delta Chamber of Commerce After 5 Business Socials are informal networking opportunities for local businesses and organizations. This month’s event, hosted by the Beach Grove Golf Club, gave members the opportunity to witness Fortis BC’s commitment to the wellbeing of communities first hand. Fortis BC presented local non-profit Reach Child and Youth […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 201611 Views

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HNZ Group Announces Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid

MONTREAL, August 25, 2016 – HNZ Group Inc. (TSX: HNZ) (the “Corporation”), an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) has accepted the Corporation’s notice of intention to make a normal course issuer bid (the “Notice”) to purchase outstanding common shares and variable voting […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 20165 Views

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IDM Mining Retains O&M Partners, LLC And Investor Relations Consultant

August 25, 2016 Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Deputy GrandTHUNDERChiefBAY,JasonON:Smallboy have criticized the short notice of the temporary closure of federally-operated nursing stations and an alternative plan for the delivery of health care services that has caused chaos for two remote First Nations. “It is unacceptable that two of our remote […]

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CUPW issues strike notice after it says Canada Post refused to extend talks – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 26, 2016 By Terry Pedwell THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk said Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers will begin working with a special mediator Friday morning in the face of a union threat of job action. “In an attempt to push the two parties, help […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201619 Views

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KWG Tables Study of East-West Road to Ring of Fire Networking Eabametoong, Neskantaga, Webequie and Marten Falls With Nibinamik, Kingfisher, and Wunnumin Lake Connections Also Feasible

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Aug. 26, 2016) – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE:KWG)(FRANKFURT:KW6) (“KWG”) has posted on its website an all-weather road study that was previously prepared for it by Green Forest Management Inc. The report estimated that an all-weather gravel road starting in the west at the Northern Ontario Resource Trail Road northeast of Pickle Lake, projecting eastward […]

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BR NS Tidal Power – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 26, 2016 HALIFAX – A group representing 175 Nova Scotia fishermen were in court in a bid to stop a plan to test giant electric turbines in the Bay of Fundy. The Bay of Fundy Inshore Fishermen’s Association says the Cape Sharp Tidal project is based on “junk science” […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201612 Views

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BR Liberals Caucus – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 26, 2016 SAGUENAY, Que. – The governing Liberals wrap up a caucus retreat today in Quebec’s Saguenay Region today. Prime Minister Trudeau told his M-P’s yesterday to avoid resting on their laurels and focus on helping the middle class and those who trying to join it. Trudeau also talked […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201612 Views

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Williams Agrees to Purchase 6.975 Million Common Units from Williams Partners in Private Placement

August 26, 2016 TULSA, Okla. –The Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) (“Williams”) and Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) announced today that Williams has agreed to purchase in a private placement from Williams Partners approximately 6.975 million common units representing limited partner interests in Williams Partners, for a total purchase price of approximately $250 million. This […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 20166 Views

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BR NS Forest Clear Cutting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 26, 2016 HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s natural resources minister is defending his department’s move away from a promised reduction in clear cutting in forests by 50 per cent. Lloyd Hines says a lot has changed since the target was included in a management study five years ago by a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201612 Views

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Indigeneers’ marry engineering, environmentalism – Starphoenix

August 25, 2016 Tasked with writing a report to justify the economic case for burning the gas byproduct from oil wells instead of capturing it and building infrastructure to get it to market, “indigeneer” Deanna Burgart went a step further and showed the company how it could save even more money by using the gas to generate energy to power […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201623 Views

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Canada must look to global markets for oil, natural gas – CAPP

August 25, 2016 Canada’s energy ministers wrapped up their meeting Tuesday in Winnipeg and agreed public trust is essential for a future that develops natural resources, creates jobs and transitions to a low-carbon economy. As they move forward, they should have one question: how will Canadian technology and innovation deliver a clean energy future that […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201621 Views

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Mining CEO says resource sharing key to developing indigenous economy – CBC

Darrell Beaulieu is a featured speaker at the World Indigenous Business Forum Aug 25, 2016 The head of a mining exploration company in the North West Territories believes that resource sharing is the key to a thriving indigenous economy in Canada. Darrell Beaulieu is the president and CEO of Denendeh Investments. He is also a […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201621 Views

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Osisko Discovers Significant New Mineralization At Windfall

11.8 g/t Au over 6.7 Metres in New Zone Parallel to Upper Deposit (Montréal, August 25, 2016).  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in the Urban Township, Québec. The current 100,000 metre drill […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201613 Views

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Media Advisory: Metis Nation of Ontario Citizens to Gather at the Annual General Assembly in North Bay This Weekend

NORTH BAY, ON–(August 25, 2016) – From August 27-29, 2016, over 400 Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) leaders, citizens and supporters from across Ontario will participate in the 23rd MNO Annual General Assembly (AGA) being held at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre in North Bay. Highlights of the weekend will include: Canoes arriving […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201626 Views

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Have your say on the future of Winnipeg’s taxi industry – CBC

Public can fill out Manitoba Taxicab Board online survey until Oct. 2 Aug 25, 2016 What do you think of taxi services in Winnipeg? Manitoba’s Taxicab Board wants to know, and it has set up an online survey you can fill out with suggestions for the industry. The provincial government board is seeking public input […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201617 Views

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Statement by the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

Last night I proposed to Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers that I appoint a special mediator to assist them in their negotiations. I will do so expeditiously. I expect both parties to work with this special mediator to come to a resolution and avoid a work stoppage. I continue to closely […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201619 Views

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BluMetric Makes Strategic Board Appointment

Ottawa –  24 August, 2016 – BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX-V: BLM) is pleased to welcome Mr. Matt Heffernan, proven business leader and growth-oriented executive, to its Board of Directors. Currently president and CEO of Zedi Inc., a Calgary-based production operations management company, Mr. Heffernan has been able to increase sales more than 500 percent over […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201611 Views

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Alix Acquires Cross Lake Lithium Property, Manitoba

August 25th, 2016, Vancouver, BC, Canada – ALIX RESOURCES CORP. (“Alix” or the “Company”) (AIX-TSX:V) (37N–FRANKFURT) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 100% interest in the Cross Lake Lithium property (“Cross Lake Property”) located about 528 km north of Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Cross Lake Property comprises one Mineral Exploration Licence (MEL 1050A) encompassing […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 20169 Views

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Stoney Nakoda chief lit up the world with smiles – Cochrane Eagle

Aug 25, 2016 His Stoney Nakoda name means “Meet the Light.” The longtime chief of the Bearspaw First Nation at Morley radiated that light through his infectious smile that beckoned all he met to rise above bitterness and hatred and build a new world founded on forgiveness and reconciliation. William “Bill” McLean passed away Aug. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201622 Views

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World Indigenous Business Forum Heads Into Final Stretch – SaskatoonHomepage.ca

The World Indigenous Business Forum is well underway in Saskatoon, as Indigenous businesses learn from each other and work towards economic growth. Saskatchewan’s Director of Metis and First Nations Economic Development Peter Gosselin told delegates yesterday (Wed) that we often focus on the big deal, like a joint venture, which is critical, but there should […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201615 Views

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Kwantlen First Nation big on business – Langley Advance

Aug 25, 2016 This year’s dismal salmon returns in the Fraser River are a stark example of why a community can no longer rely on one industry. That’s not always easy, particulary for First Nations whose lives are still impacted by the Indian Act, federal legislation that governs everything from health and education to property […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201613 Views

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Aboriginal Business Matchfest coming to the Sault – Sault Star

August 25, 2016 A technology-facilitated trade show will be hosted in Sault Ste. Marie in November. The second-annual Aboriginal Business Matcheast (ABM) aims at connecting Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal decision makers during face-to-face business meeting ventures. The event is co-hosted between the Garden River and Mississauga First Nations and the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201614 Views

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Ernst & Young: US$200B in global wealth management revenue at stake as client expectations shift

(Toronto, 25 August 2016) Globally, up to US$200B in revenue may be at stake, as 40% of all clients surveyed are open to switching wealth managers under the right circumstances, according to EY’s 2016 global wealth management report, The experience factor: the new growth engine in wealth management. Firms that fail to make strategic investments […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 20167 Views

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Bold Ventures Provides Lac Surprise Update

Toronto, Ontario, August 25, 2016 – Bold Ventures Inc. (TSX.V:BOL)(“Bold”) and Northern Superior Resources Inc. (TSX.V:SUP)(“Northern Superior”) are pleased to announce that Bold has met the second year optional commitment of spending $500,000 on exploration at the Lac Surprise Property and has made the second year payment of 100,000 shares in satisfaction of the second […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 20167 Views

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Serengeti Announces Completion of Drilling Program at Kwanika and Initiation of Resource Update

Vancouver, B.C., August 25, 2016: Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR:TSX-V) reports that the summer drilling program at its Kwanika copper-gold resource-stage project located in Quesnel Trough of British Columbia, has recently been completed. In addition, an independent resource estimate update study is underway which will focus on the higher grade copper-gold domain of the Central Zone […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 20166 Views

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BR Liberal Expenses – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 25, 2016 OTTAWA – The political pressure is mounting on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to outline specific measures to control spending among his cabinet ministers. The push comes after Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson said she would examine Health Minister Jane Philpott’s use of a high-end car service owned by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201612 Views

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Marathon Reports High Metallurgical Recoveries of Up to 98.1% for the Marathon Deposit

TORONTO, ON – August 25, 2016 – Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”) (TSX: MOZ) today announced very positive results from its 2016 metallurgical test program, which yielded high gold recoveries from the Marathon Deposit, Valentine Gold Camp using a combination of conventional gold preconcentration and leaching technologies. The costs of this program are […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201610 Views

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City of Calgary apologizes for WCB data breach of 3,700 employees; says no malice – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 24, 2016 CALGARY _ The City of Calgary has wrapped up its investigation into a privacy breach in June involving more than 3,700 employees. It involved Workers’ Compensation Board claim reports from 2012 to 2016. The information included claim numbers and names, but not birth dates, banking information, addresses, health numbers or […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 201613 Views

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TD Bank Group Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results

This quarterly earnings news release should be read in conjunction with the Bank’s unaudited Third Quarter 2016 Report to Shareholders for the three and nine months ended July 31, 2016, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), which is available on our website at […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 20168 Views

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