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Statement from Coastal GasLink President David Pfeiffer

“Today, Coastal GasLink is reiterating our request to meet and engage with Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs. Our first priority is to find a peaceful resolution to the issues at hand and to avoid enforcement of the injunction granted by the courts. Coastal GasLink is under construction today across Northern British Columbia with over 1,000 people at […]

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First Nations Climate Initiative Invites B.C. First Nations Input on Using Liquified Natural Gas to Address Global Climate Change and Alleviate Poverty

NORTHWEST COAST, BC, Jan. 27, 2020 – Today, the First Nations Climate Initiative (FNCI) extended an invitation to all First Nations to meet with them on January 29, 2020 in Prince George to share their vision for a world where global warming is limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius, where Indigenous communities prosper and British Columbia […]

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Indigenous entrepreneur’s work wear line comes with a social message – Northern Ontario Business

Warrior Work Wear aims to inspire Indigenous people to get engaged in the workforce Jason Thompson is tired of the stigma that surrounds the Indigenous worker. The owner of Superior Strategies and Aanigitoon Development Services, and co-owner of Superior Supply and Services in Thunder Bay is on a mission to change the conversation. A proud […]

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Indigenous community wants answers after Sarnia Friendship Centre closes doors – CBC

Clients say people are suffering after ‘much-needed’ services cancelled Jan 27, 2020 More than four months since the Sarnia-Lambton Native Friendship Centre’s doors were shut under unexplained circumstances, Nathalie Landry continues to open her heart — and her own door — to struggling members of Sarnia’s urban Indigenous community. Landry has invited clients and their […]

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Teck Media and Investor Audiocast Advisory

Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) President and Chief Executive Officer, Don Lindsay will be presenting at the CIBC Western Institutional Investor conference on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 1:10 p.m. Eastern/10:10 a.m. Pacific time. The investor presentation will include information on company strategy, financial performance, and outlook […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 20206 Views

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Government of Canada invests in tracing the steel supply chain

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release $300,000 to help Peer Ledger and Mavennet develop innovative solutions to a government challenge January 24, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada is committed to improving the traceability of steel in the Canadian supply chain to increase firm efficiency, ensure responsible sourcing of materials, […]

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Increasing Demand for Critical Minerals Positions Canada’s Mining Industry for Success

January 24, 2020 VANCOUVER – Today, Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), in his annual address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, spoke of the state of Canada’s mining industry and how recent commitments to mining, particularly the new Canada-US Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration and […]

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Mineral Exploration Closes the Market at Roundup 2020

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2020 – Kendra Johnston, President & CEO, Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia, joined Chris Birkett, Director, Toronto Stock Exchange, to close the market from the exhibitor floor of Mineral Exploration Roundup 2020. Roundup is a premier technical mineral exploration conference that brings together geoscientists, prospectors, investors, suppliers and First Nation partners […]

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Band opens new cannabis shops – Oliver Chronicle

January 24, 2020 It’s the Osoyoos Indian Band’s turn to jump into the cannabis dispensary business. The band recently opened Indigenous Bloom in Senkulmen Business Park (next to Tim Hortons), and soon plans to open another shop in Osoyoos. Chief Clarence Louie said they have partnered with Indigenous Bloom to sell medicinal and recreational cannabis […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202034 Views

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Award winners represent the best in Indigenous business – Northern Ontario Business

PEP Conference celebrated recipients on Jan. 21 Before partnering up with Jacob & Samuel (J&S) Drilling, Atikameksheng Anishnawbek had very little knowledge of the diamond drilling business, according to Brendan Huston, the First Nation’s CEO. The community, a Huron-Robinson Treaty signatory located about 19 kilometres west of Sudbury, had had some exposure to the mining […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202027 Views

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Premier Reports 2019 Production Results

Thunder Bay, January 23, 2020 – PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (“Premier”, “the Company”) (TSX:PG) (OTCPK: PIRGF) is pleased to announce its fourth quarter and full year production results for 2019. Production Highlights: Total Q4 gold production of 16,880 ounces Total 2019 gold production of 67,427 ounces Total Q4 silver production of 45,500 ounces Total 2019 silver […]

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BluMetric Announces Financial Results for FY2019

Ottawa – 23 January 2020 – BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX.V: BLM), a full-service environmental consulting and engineering cleantech firm, today announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2019, recording revenue of $28.3 million and net earnings of $351,000. “Although BluMetric experienced a decrease in revenue, the Company is excited with the achievement […]

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Reconciliation Regina hosts Truth and Reconciliation Economic Conference

January 23, 2020 Working alongside the City of Regina, File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council (FHQTC), Cowessess First Nation and the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce, Reconciliation Regina Inc. will host a conference in March that will seek to connect the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action to economic development. TRC Call to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202034 Views

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Production and Sale Results and Provides Q4 Conference Call Details

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2020  – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces production and sales results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2019 (“the Quarter” or “Q4 2019”) from the Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine (“GK Mine”). The Company also releases the details for its […]

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AgraFlora Organics Receives Controlled Drug License in UK

Vancouver British Columbia / January 23rd 2020 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: AGFAF) a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company is pleased to announce that Farmako GmbH (“Farmako”) through its wholly owned subsidiary Farmako Limited has received its Home Office Controlled Drug License (the “License”). […]

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A London program that turns Indigenous women into warriors needs a financial lifeline – CBC

Positive Voice helps Indigenous women turn their lives around and live their dreams Jan 24, 2020 A game-changing program for Indigenous women is in jeopardy thanks to cash crunch. Staff at Positive Voice program are looking for a new financial lifeline to continue their work turning peoples’ lives around. The program at London’s Nokee Kwe […]

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Who speaks for the Wet’suwet’en people? Making sense of the Coastal GasLink conflict – The Globe and Mail

January 24, 2020 Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., is the independent member of Parliament for the British Columbia riding of Vancouver Granville. “Our people are in a profound period of transition and of nation building or rebuilding.” I said these words when I was regional chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations some […]

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Saskatchewan Modernizes Pipeline Regulations

January 23, 2020 Province Introduces The First Electronic Pipeline Registry In Canada The Government of Saskatchewan is modernizing and strengthening its regulatory oversight of oil and gas pipeline infrastructure in the province, with the proclamation of the Pipelines Amendment Act, 2019 (the Act). “This is the culmination of several years work and delivers on our […]

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Western Nunavut gold producer TMAC may put itself up for sale – Nunatsiaq News

23 January 2020 Firm needs new investment to finance expansion TMAC Resources Inc., which controls the big Hope Bay goldfield in western Nunavut, has launched a process that could see the company put itself up for sale, TMAC said in a news release issued on Jan. 20. Through what it calls a “strategic review process,” […]

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Nadleh Whut’en First Nation Celebrates Opening of Little Rock Lake Lodge

Nadleh Whut’en First Nation has marked an important milestone with the celebratory opening of Little Rock Lake Lodge, a workforce accommodation site to house the women and men working on the Coastal GasLink Project that will bring economic benefit to the local community. Located in Nadleh Whut’en territory, the lodge was established through a partnership […]

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Det’on Cho signs agreement to run operations at N.W.T. rare earths mine – CBC

Det’on Cho Nahanni Construction Corp. signs agreement with Cheetah at Vancouver mining conference Jan 24, 2020 In what could be a Canadian first, an N.W.T. first nation has signed an agreement to run mining operations on a project in their own traditional territory. Det’on Cho Nahanni Construction Corporation, owned by the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, […]

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The Daily Friday, January 24, 2020

January 24, 2020 Retail trade, November 2019 In November, retail sales rose 0.9% to $51.5 billion, largely offsetting the 1.1% decline in October. The increase was primarily attributable to higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and food and beverage stores, both of which were down in October. Continue reading International Day of Education […]

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Indigenous participation in renewables and the four directions of sustainability – Corporate Knights

As more renewable projects move ahead, there are four key aspects to meaningful Indigenous participation to keep in mind This past summer, the Tahltan Nation made one of the largest clean-energy investments by a First Nation in Canadian history by purchasing 5% of three Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric Facilities. This is just one of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202028 Views

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First Nations voices in support of Coastal GasLink project silenced by fear, says LNG Canada official – CBC

Haisla leader says she has been called a ‘colonizer’ for supporting natural gas project Jan 23, 2020 A senior corporate official with the joint venture behind an LNG terminal project that would eventually ship natural gas from the Coastal GasLink pipeline says First Nations people who support the project are being silenced by “bullying and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202052 Views

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Indigenous business honoured at PEP awards gala – CTV

January 22, 2020 SUDBURY — Sudbury’s Procurement, Employment and Partnerships Conference awards gala was held Monday night honouring several Indigenous businesses. The conference is put on by the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. CTV’s Marina Moore was on hand to present the award for Indigenous Enterprise of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202027 Views

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The National Center Announces Three New Board Members

January 23, 2020 MESA, AZ — Today, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center), announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors: William D. Lowe, Lynn Dee Rapp, and Jana Turvey. These impressive Indian Country leaders will join an already robust and active Board that is charged […]

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Seabridge Gold Completes 2019 Snowstorm Drill Campaign

Toronto, Canada… Seabridge Gold’s (TSX: SEA, NYSE:SA) first drill program at its 100%-owned Snowstorm Project in Northern Nevada has confirmed the presence of structures and stratigraphy similar to Turquoise Ridge and Twin Creeks, two successful gold mines located just a few kilometers southwest of Snowstorm on the Getchell Trend. The wealth of geochemical, geophysical and […]

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RNC Minerals Provides 2020 Production, Cost Guidance and Strong Operational Update

Consolidated 2020 Guidance: Production of 90,000-95,000 oz; note that production guidance does not include contributions from coarse gold occurrences at Beta Hunt. Based on management’s current interpretation of the Beta Hunt shear zone / Lunnon Sediment intersection horizons, coarse gold is expected to be produced during 2020. All-in-sustaining-cost (AISC)1 of US$1,050–$1,200 per oz. 2020 Exploration: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202029 Views

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Newmont Recognized for Strong Environmental, Social and Governance Performance

DENVER— Newmont Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont or the Company) was recognized this week by a trio of independent organizations for strong management performance and social responsibility, coordinated action on climate related issues and advancing women in the workplace. “Continuing to thrive in our next 100 years will require strong and transparent corporate governance, […]

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DeBeers: Production report for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Rough diamond production decreased by 15 per cent to 7.8 million carats, driven by lower production levels in South Africa and Botswana. While trading conditions have improved since Q3 2019, production was reduced in response to softer rough diamond demand conditions experienced in the year. Botswana production decreased by seven per cent to 5.9 million […]

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The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal currently has a posting for a Tribunal Member position.

January 22, 2020 The Human Rights Tribunal currently has a posting for a Tribunal Member position. The Tribunal is committed to increasing the number of Indigenous Peoples at all levels of the organization, as called for in the report of Ardith Walkem QC, Expanding Our Vision: Cultural Equality & Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights. In making a recommendation […]

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UBCM: Province Accepting Micromobility Project Proposals

Jan. 22, 2020 Communities interested in being on the front lines of testing new and emerging transportation micromobility technologies (such as e-scooters) are invited to submit proposals for pilot projects to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure by March 6, 2020. Recently the Ministry released its Motor Vehicle Act Pilot Project Proposal Package for communities […]

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NOVAGOLD Reports 2019 Financial Results: Maintains Strong Financial Position While Continuing to Advance Donlin Gold Up the Value Chain Through the Receipt of Multiple State Permits and Authorizations

Significant permitting progress made with Donlin Gold LLC (“Donlin Gold”) receiving final easements for the access road and fiber optic cable, as well as land leases, land use permits, and material site authorizations for proposed transportation facilities on State lands Plans in place for 2020 to carry out a 22,000-meter, 80-hole drill program to test the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202034 Views

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Reconciliation through food – Northern Ontario Business

Chef Rich Francis seeks a return to traditional Indigenous cooking Sit down for a meal at Chef Rich Francis’ table and there is no frybread to be found. “I will never teach my cooks how to make bannock,” said Francis, a Six Nations of the Grand River chef whose aim is to see traditional food […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202030 Views

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Northland Announces Dates for Its Fourth Quarter and Year End December 31, 2019 Financial Results Release and Details of Investor Call

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2020 – Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) (TSX: NPI) announces it will release its 2019 fourth quarter financial results after market close on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Northland’s management will hold an investor conference call and webcast at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, followed by a question and answer period. […]

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B.C. and Yukon partner on strategies to feed the North

Jan. 22, 2020 VICTORIA – Farmers, ranchers and food processors in Yukon and northern B.C. may soon have more local customers, as the two governments connect to build food security and increase the supply and production of local food in the North. “Working together is key to life in Canada’s north, and the partnership between […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202032 Views

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Local Chamber of Commerce signs on to Indigenous Engagement Charter – battlefordsNOW

Jan 23, 2020 The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce signed on to the Indigenous Engagement Charter in a special ceremony in Saskatoon Wednesday. The aim of the charter is to increase business relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Battlefords Chamber’s Chief Operating Officer Linda Machniak said chamber members were pleased to participate in the ceremony. When […]

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Research team injects Inuit views into Ottawa’s plan for safe Arctic shipping – Nunatsiaq News

22 January 2020 Feds believe low-impact shipping corridors could reduce risks posed by increased marine traffic Most Inuit and local informants agree that designated safe shipping corridors planned for Canadian Arctic waters should be set up to protect marine mammals by avoiding sensitive areas wherever possible, while reducing speed and engine noise, a report published […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202024 Views

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Brain trust’ to focus on Indigenous peoples’ housing, social needs – Mortgage Broker News

The federal government has announced the launch of a pioneering think-tank aimed at formulating effective, long-ranging solutions that can best respond to Canada’s Indigenous social and housing needs. Earlier this week, Minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller hailed 24 Indigenous innovators as the latest additions to the “Accelerator” period of Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative, which […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202029 Views

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Garibaldi Expands Lower Discovery Massive Sulphide Zone North

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 22, 2020 – Garibaldi Resources (TSXV: GGI) (the “Company” or “Garibaldi”) is pleased to announce wide near-surface intervals of nickel-copper-rich mineralization from nine more drill holes at Nickel Mountain in the heart of the Eskay Camp, in addition to important new intersections of massive sulphide that continue to build out this […]

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Emera Teleconference on February 18 to Discuss Q4 2019 Results

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia– Today Emera (TSX: EMA) announced that it will release its Q4 2019 results on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 before markets open. The Company will host a teleconference and webcast the same day at 9:30 a.m. Atlantic (8:30 a.m. Eastern) to discuss the results. Analysts and other interested parties in North America are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202022 Views

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Nemaska Lithium Announces Changes to Board of Directors

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 20, 2020 — Nemaska ​​Lithium (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) announces that its Board of Directors appointed Mr. Jacques Mallette as Chairman of the Board, effective January 19, 2020. Mr. Mallette has acted in capacity of Director of the Corporation since March 8, 2019. Mr. Mallette, who has more than 35 years […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202021 Views

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Indigenous-led projects seek housing solutions – Northern Ontario Business

Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative includes projects from Northern Ontario A new initiative is helping to further Indigenous-led ideas to address Indigenous social and housing needs. Under the Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative, 24 proponents have been selected (from 342 submissions) to participate in an Accelerator period, which will provide innovators with mentoring support from Indigenous architects […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202022 Views

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Teck Named to 2020 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List

Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) has been recognized as one of the 2020 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights. Teck was the top-ranked company in the Metal Ore Mining category and the only mining company included on the list. “At Teck, being socially and environmentally […]

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Sudbury conference and trade show bridges gap with Indigenous economies – CTV News

January 21, 2020 SUDBURY — Business leaders from across northern Ontario have gathered in Sudbury for an important session of networking and dialogue as part of the 3rd annual Procurement, Employment and Partnerships Conference and Tradeshow. Organizers this year have put together a variety of panel discussions that they hope will spark partnerships between Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202020 Views

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Sask. Chamber of Commerce launches new charter to enhance Indigenous engagement – Globalnews.ca

January 21, 2020 A new initiative from the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) aims to bring Indigenous people in the province to the same economic level as the broader population. The SCC launched its Indigenous Engagement Charter at the First Nations University in Regina Tuesday. “We are the youngest, fastest-growing population in Canada, and in […]

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Lhoosk’uz Dené, Ulkatcho Nations sign agreement with Province to share benefits

Jan. 21, 2020 PRINCE GEORGE – Two Indigenous communities in central B.C. have signed an agreement with the Province in support of the recently approved Blackwater Gold Mine within their shared territories. The agreement supports the development of the proposed gold mine, located in the heart of the Cariboo, and commits to sharing the future mineral […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202038 Views

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NWT Regional Mineral Development Strategies Released at AME Roundup

Investors at the AME Roundup and beyond will have a better understanding of the opportunities, investment climate and path to working with two Indigenous Governments thanks to new mineral development strategies released by the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) and the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC). The release of the strategies was welcomed this morning at the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202043 Views

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Provincial Chamber Launches Indigenous Engagement Charter

On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC) launched its Indigenous Engagement Charter at the First Nations University in Regina, with an additional launch event in Saskatoon on January 22nd at the World Trade Centre at Prairieland Park. The Indigenous Engagement Charter has been developed with expertise and cultural sensitivity and aims […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202054 Views

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Giant Mine’s remediation team still has a to-do list – CBC

Cleanup team is presenting its remediation plan to Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board this week Jan 21, 2020 The Giant Mine remediation team opened public hearings in Yellowknife on Monday with some big promises. “The project will provide value to residents, and return a site that is greatly improved,” said project director Chris MacInnis. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202026 Views

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