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Diverse membership of Premier’s Technology Council drives talent and innovation

December 02, 2016 VICTORIA – Nine new members have been appointed to the Premier’s Technology Council (PTC), joining six reappointed members with a strong and revitalized mandate to help drive the adoption and growth of technology in B.C. “B.C.’s technology sector is recognized globally for its talent, innovation and potential for growth,” said Premier Christy […]

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Unifor to hold Ontario Regional Council

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2016 – More than 900 Unifor members, representing Locals from across Ontario, will participate in Unifor’s Ontario Regional Council, December 2-4, 2016, at the Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen St W, Toronto. Delegates will discuss, debate and vote on priorities to chart political action and social justice campaigns for the next year. Conference […]

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Cantex Continues Successful Drilling of Massive Sulphide Zone on North Rackla Claims, Yukon

Kelowna, Canada – December 2, 2016 – Cantex Mine Development Corp. (CD: TSXV) (the “Company”) is pleased to report all eight core holes drilled to date have intersected the oxidized massive sulphide zone that has been traced for at least 1,900 metres with surface sampling. A summary of the first seven holes all drilled from […]

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Government of Nunavut Employees are Once Again Allowed to Bank Their Overtime

Thursday, December 1, 2016 The Arbitrator ruled in favour of the Union and you can read the full decision here: Banking of Overtime NT4

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Kinder Morgan president Ian Anderson to pipeline critics: keep protest peaceful – BiV

Pipeline boss said he’s aware protesters aim to halt $6.8 billion project at all costs Ian Anderson, president of Kinder Morgan Canada, issued a plea November 30 to critics of the company’s Edmonton-to-Burnaby pipeline project to protest in a peaceful and lawful manner that will not bring harm to his employees. Anderson said in a […]

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Mining companies want more Aboriginal goods and services, says report – Northern Ontario Business

The study was joint effort between Engineers Without Borders Canada and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. A new study shows Canadian mining companies are making efforts to purchase more goods and services from Aboriginal companies. The report, Partnerships in Procurement, is a joint initiative of Engineers Without Borders Canada: Mining Shared Value and the […]

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MNO representatives take part in the Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association conference – MNO

December 01, 2016 On November 7, 2016, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Margaret Froh was among MNO representatives who attended the 24th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association (CAMA) conference in Ottawa. Also in attendance was Theresa Stenlund, PCMNO Region 1 Councilor; Ernie Gatien, PCMNO Region 4 Councilor; Joanne Meyer, MNO Director of Intergovernmental Relations; […]

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Mary River: Phase II Project Change Update – QIA

Thursday, December 1, 2016 (December 1, 2016, Iqaluit, NU) – Yesterday the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) received additional information on Baffinland Iron Mine Corporation’s (BIMC) Phase II Project Proposal. This information was requested by the Nunavut Impact Review Board. QIA recognizes that what the company has currently provided is a summary document and we anticipate […]

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Trans Mountain expansion: The First Nations factor – BiV

Warnings of larger protests and further court action Dec. 1, 2016 There are 133 First Nations living along or near the Trans Mountain pipeline corridor in Alberta and B.C., 40 of which have granted their support for the project and signed benefits agreements. “We have the vast majority of the right-of-way communities impacted by this […]

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Pic River bridge could open soon – The Chronicle Journal

December 2, 2016 A new Pic River bridge just east of Marathon could be open later this month following final inspections on its construction, says the Ministry of Transportation. A regional MTO spokeswoman said Wednesday that inspections on the Highway 17 bridge are to be carried out “in a week or two.” Motorists using a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20169 Views

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FSIN and The Conference Board of Canada Work on Historic Study

(Saskatoon, SK, Treaty 6 Territory) – The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and Saskatchewan Institute of The Conference Board of Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to work together on the 20th anniversary edition of Saskatchewan and Aboriginal Peoples in the 21st Century: Social, Economic and Political Changes and Challenges. “The original report […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 201619 Views

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Canada Receives Best Country Award at International Mining Investment Forum

December 1, 2016    London, England    Natural Resources Canada Canada’s mineral industry is recognized globally for its innovation, environmental stewardship, Indigenous engagement and corporate social responsibility. Coupled with a stable and secure economy, this makes Canada one of the world’s top destinations for exploration and mining. Mining in Canada is an essential economic driver […]

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BR Pipeline Decision Carr – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Dec 2, 2016 EDMONTON – Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is assuring business leaders that workers at pipeline construction sites will be kept safe in the event of protests or civil disobedience. Carr was speaking at an Alberta Enterprise Group breakfast in Edmonton yesterday when he was asked about […]

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Tervita Corporation Announces Commencement of an Offering of Senior Secured Notes by Tervita Escrow Corporation

CALGARY, ALBERTA (December 2, 2016) – Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”) announced today that Tervita Escrow Corporation (the “Escrow Issuer”) has commenced an offering of US$ senior secured notes due 2021 (the “Notes”) in an aggregate principal amount to yield C$ 475 million. The Escrow Issuer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tervita.  Proceeds from the offering […]

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Yukon’s Minto Mine looks to bring back laid off workers – CBC

‘The bump in commodity prices certainly put us, you might say, over the hump,’ mine manager says Dec 02, 2016 A recent bump in the price of copper has Yukon’s only operating mine looking to bring back some laid-off workers. The Minto copper mine closed all of its open-pit mining operations on Oct. 1, meaning […]

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MTS raising awareness about Text with 911 service for Manitoba’s Deaf community

Winnipeg, MB, December 1, 2016 – (TSX:MBT) MTS, Manitoba’s leading full-service telecommunications provider, wants to remind the public about a vital messaging service that is available for the province’s deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and speech-impaired (DHHSI) community. As part of a national day of awareness, MTS is promoting its Text with 911 (T9-1-1) service, […]

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Emera Inc. Sells 12.9 Million Common Shares of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA–(Dec. 1, 2016) – Emera Inc. (“Emera”) (TSX:EMA) today announced that it has agreed to sell all of its approximately 12.9 million common shares (“Common Shares”) of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (“APUC”) (TSX:AQN), representing approximately 4.7% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of APUC, in a secondary sale on a “bought […]

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Baffinland abandons plans for 10-month shipping from Milne Inlet – CBC

Company cites community concerns for changing its stance Dec 02, 2016 Baffinland Iron Mines is abandoning its plans for 10-month shipping from its Milne Inlet port near Pond Inlet, Nunavut. In an update sent to the Nunavut Impact Review Board on Wednesday, the company said it was listening to community concerns and would remove its […]

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Canada’s stagnant, slipping national wealth overly reliant on oil and gas: study – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 1, 2016 By Bruce Cheadle THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A comprehensive measure of Canada’s national wealth shows it has been stagnant for decades and is too heavily dependent on housing and oil and gas, says a groundbreaking national report by the International Institute for Sustainable Development. This week’s federal government approval […]

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Capstone Mining to Attend Upcoming Investor Conference

December 01, 2016 Vancouver, British Columbia – Capstone Mining Corp. (“Capstone”) (TSX: CS) today announced that management will attend the following investor conference: Scotiabank Mining Conference in Toronto, Ontario. Darren Pylot, President and CEO will be speaking on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 11:10 a.m. ET. Capstone’s most recent corporate presentation is available at: http://capstonemining.com/investors/events-and-presentations/default.aspx. […]

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Cenovus to hold conference call and webcast on 2017 budget

Calgary, Alberta (December 1, 2016) – Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) will release its 2017 capital budget on Thursday, December 8, 2016. The news release will provide the company’s outlook and expectations for 2017. A conference call and webcast to discuss the budget will be held for the investment community at 9 a.m. […]

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Kirkland Lake Gold Announces Management Updates

December 01, 2016 (“Kirkland Lake Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:KLG), is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Yee as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (effective December 1, 2016). In addition, the Company announces that Mr. Perry Ing – CFO, Mr Keyvan Salehi – VP Corp Dev and Technical Services and Ms Suzette […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 201612 Views

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Bank of Canada announces details of forthcoming changes to its published foreign exchange rate data

December 1, 2016 The Bank of Canada today announced a final list of the 26 foreign currency exchange rates that it will continue to publish after 1 March 2017. The Bank also released the new calculation methodology that will be used for these rates. The 26 currencies to be published effective 1 March are: (in alphabetical […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 201618 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says First Nations Rights Must Be Respected by Federal Government in Pipeline Development

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says First Nations Rights Must Be Respected by Federal Government in Pipeline Development December 1, 2016 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today said First Nations governments and First Nations rights must be respected and upheld in any decisions and activities related to resource development, […]

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Telefilm Canada holds Annual Public Assembly in Vancouver under the theme Celebrating 50 years of talent

November 30, 2016 Telefilm highlights recently announced measures to achieve gender parity in production financing by 2020 Focus on emerging talent through the Talent Fund-supported Micro-Budget Production Program: 15 first projects funded in 2015-2016, and 55 funded since the Program’s launch Spotlight on Western Canadian talent: Suzanne Crocker (All the Time in the World), Ann […]

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Highlights of the November Executive Meeting – UBCM

Nov 30, 2016 UBCM Executive held their quarterly board meeting on November 17-18 2016. Seven committees met to confirm work plans; Executive members adopted their goals and priorities; an orientation session was held and a delegation was received from the Honourable Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community Sport and Cultural Development. Highlights of the November 18 […]

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Provincial Chamber Applauds Pipeline Approval

November 30, 2016 Provincial Chamber Applauds Pipeline Approval The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is pleased that the federal government approved the Trans Mountain and Line 3 pipelines, however the organization is disappointed with Ottawa’s decision to reject the Northern Gateway pipeline and maintain a tanker ban off B.C.’s North Coast. “As one of Canada’s landlocked provinces, […]

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Pipeline approvals highlight need for a complete pan-Canadian plan

Pembina Institute reacts to approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion and Enbridge Line 3 replacement projects Nov. 29, 2016 VANCOUVER / COAST SALISH TERRITORY — Ed Whittingham, Executive Director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval of two major fossil fuel infrastructure projects: “The […]

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions welcomes pipeline announcement

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2016 – Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) welcomes the announcement of approval of two major pipeline projects by the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau. Skilled trades people and Canada’s economy depend on major resource projects for sustained prosperity. This announcement means increased certainty for employment prospects for our members in the coming years […]

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Statement on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline approval

November 29 2016 We are disappointed by today’s decision by the Federal Government to approve Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline (TMP) expansion project which is a step back for our environment and economy. The decision to support the TMP application goes against mounting opposition from communities throughout BC, 17 First Nations, the Province of BC, and […]

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MAC supports government’s timely decisions on pipeline infrastructure

November 30, 2016 The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is expressing its support for the Government of Canada’s approval of new pipeline infrastructure to diversify markets for Canada’s oil sands industry. “As an association that represents several oil sands companies and that advocates for trade-enabling infrastructure, we are pleased to see the government making timely, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 201611 Views

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Scotiabank donates $75,000 to fund a support network at Bow Valley College’s Chiu School of Business

The Scotiabank Business Student Support Network enables learners to provide academic support to other learners December 1, 2016 CALGARY — Learners at Bow Valley College’s Chiu School of Business received some valuable support today, thanks to a donation of $75,000 from Scotiabank. The donation, which will be used to form the Scotiabank Business Student Support […]

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Probe Metals Acquires Strategic Property at Val-d’Or East Project and Announces Equity Investment in QMX Gold Corporation

Toronto, December 1st, 2016 – Probe Metals Inc. (TSX-V: PRB) (“Probe” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has executed definitive asset purchase agreements to acquire a 100% interest in the Bonnefond North property (“Bonnefond North”) from QMX Gold Corporation (“QMX”) and its joint venture partner in exchange for an aggregate cash payment […]

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Tahoe Resources Declares Twelfth Monthly Dividend For 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – December 1, 2016 – Tahoe Resources Inc. (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) is pleased to declare its twelfth dividend for 2016 of USD$0.02 per common share. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Thursday, December 15, 2016 will be entitled to receive payment of this dividend […]

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Chris Stewart Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Treasury Metals

Dec 01, 2016 TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016  – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (“Treasury” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that former Kirkland Lake Gold Executive Chris Stewart, P.Eng., has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stewart will join Treasury effective December 5th, 2016. Mr. Stewart, who is a senior executive with […]

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Nemaska Lithium Increases Mineral Resource at Whabouchi

QUEBEC, QUEBEC–(Dec. 1, 2016) – Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: NMX)(OTC:NMKEF)(FRANKFURT:NOT) is pleased to announce that, following the completion of the Summer 2016 definition diamond drilling campaign, (see press release of July 13, 2016), an updated Mineral Resource estimate has been completed by Jean-Philippe Paiement, P.Geo., M.Sc., of SGS Canada Inc. The […]

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Interfor Completes Sale of Tacoma Sawmill Property

November 30, 2016 INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced today that it has completed the final step in the monetization of its former sawmill in Tacoma, Washington, with the closing of the sale of the Tacoma sawmill property for gross proceeds of US$32.4 million. Net cash proceeds from the sale of the […]

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Saskatchewan wins at Canadian Tourism Awards – PAX News West

The province of Saskatchewan was beaming with pride last night (Nov. 30) when Canadian Tourism Awards were presented to Wanuskewin Heritage Park (Saskatoon) and to Dan Cardinal (Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel) at a gala celebration held in Gatineau, Quebec. Wanuskewin Heritage Park received the National Aboriginal (Indigenous) Cultural Tourism Award, sponsored by the Aboriginal Tourism […]

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H2O Innovation awarded $8 M of new contracts in North America

Quebec City, December 1st, 2016 – (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is proud to announce that it was awarded three (3) new contracts – two (2) wastewater projects using membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology and a drinking water project. These new contracts bring the Corporation’s project sales backlog to $55 […]

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Nemaska Lithium’s Deposit Extends Towards Durango’s NMX East Project

Vancouver, BC /  November 30, 2016 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that on November 28, 2016 its neighbor to the west, Nemaska Lithium Inc. (T-NMX) provided details on its newly discovered Doris zone on its Whabouchi lithium project. As stated in Nemaska Lithium’s news release dated November 28, “…the Doris […]

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Probe Metals Options the Cadillac Break East Property from Alexandria Minerals Corporation

Toronto, December 1st, 2016 – Probe Metals Inc. (TSX-V: PRB) (“Probe” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding option agreement with Alexandria Minerals Corporation (“Alexandria”), whereby Probe may earn up to a 70% interest in the Cadillac Break East Property (the “Property”), located 25 km east-southeast of Val-d’Or, […]

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Tervita’s Stakeholders Approve Recapitalization Transaction

CALGARY, ALBERTA (November 30, 2016) – Tervita Corporation and certain of its affiliates (“Tervita” or the “Company”) are pleased to announce that, at the previously announced: (i) meeting of holders of the 9.75% senior unsecured notes issued by Tervita due November 2019 and holders of the 10.875% senior unsecured notes issued by Tervita due February 2018 […]

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Geomega Resources Inc.: Annual Meeting Results and New Director Nomination for Innord

Montréal, November 30, 2016 – Geomega Resources Inc. (“GéoMégA” or the “Corporation”) (TSX.V: GMA) announces that shareholders have approved all resolutions put forth at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) held in Montreal, Quebec, on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Paul-Henri Couture, Gilles Gingras, Patrick Godin, Denis Hamel, Vicky Lavoie, Kiril Mugerman and Mario Spino […]

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Alterra Power Announces Favorable Arbitration Results for Icelandic Subsidiary

VANCOUVER, Dec. 1, 2016  – Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) is pleased to report that its 66%-owned subsidiary HS Orka hf (“HS Orka”) has received positive results from the arbitration concerning the validity of a power purchase agreement between HS Orka and Norðurál Helguvík ehf (“Norðurál”). The arbitration panel determined that the power purchase agreement […]

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2016 Canadian Tourism Award Winners

GATINEAU, QC November 30, 2016 – Fourteen organizations and individuals were honoured tonight by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) as recipients of the 2016 Canadian Tourism Awards, presented by The Toronto Star. The awards were presented earlier this evening in a ceremony at the Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec. “Tonight’s Canadian Tourism Awards […]

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Avalon Releases Annual Sustainability Report

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – November 30, 2016) – Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX: AVL) (OTCQX: AVLNF) (“Avalon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the release of its fifth comprehensive Sustainability Report entitled Minerals for Transitioning Economies (the “2016 Sustainability Report”) along with the release of its 2016 annual filings. The 2016 Sustainability Report is available […]

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Transition Metals and Nunavut Resources Acquire High-grade Gold Mineralization on Tidewater

Sudbury, November 30, 2016 – An amended Mineral Exploration Agreement (MEA) has been signed allowing Transition Metals and Nunavut Resources to explore the Inuit-owned Land (IOL) parcel CO-31  or the Arcadia Bay property. The acquired property hosts Archean lode-gold style mineralization with a historical resource of 572,067 tonnes grading 9.6 grams/tonne (g/t) Au(1). This historical […]

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Midland commences new drilling campaign on the Patris gold project

Montreal, December 1, 2016. Midland Exploration Inc. (“Midland”) (TSX-V: MD) is pleased to announce the start of a new drilling program on the Patris gold property, wholly owned by Midland and currently under option by Teck Resources Limited (“Teck”) (see press release dated September 17 2013 for agreement terms). This project comprises 260 claims covering […]

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Eastmain Resources Drilling at Clearwater Continues to Confirm and Extend Mineralization

Toronto, Ontario, December 1, 2016 – Eastmain Resources Inc. (“Eastmain” or the “Company”- TSX:ER) is pleased to announce additional assay results from its ongoing, 63,300 m drill program at the Clearwater Project, which includes the Eau Claire deposit, in James Bay, Quebec (see FIGURES 1-4). These results are from 23 holes (6,225 m) of drilling […]

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Titanium Issues Restricted Share Units And Deferred Share Units

Calgary, Alberta — November 30, 2016 — Titanium Corporation Inc. (“Titanium” or the “Company”) announced that it has issued restricted share units of the Company (“RSUs”) and deferred share units of the Company (“DSUs”) under each of the Company’s shareholder approved restricted share unit plan (the “RSU Plan”) and deferred share unit plan (the “DSU […]

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