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Former BCNWA President Francyne Joe Appointed New Interim President of NWAC

September 25, 2016 (Gatineau, QC) – It is a pleasure to announce that former President of the BC Native Women’s Association, Francyne Joe, was appointed the new President of the Native Women’s Association yesterday at NWAC’s 42nd Annual General Assembly in Gatineau, Quebec. Francyne Joe was appointed interim President of NWAC after the former President, […]

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Federal decision is at hand for proposed LNG plant in northern B.C. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 26, 2016  By Bruce Cheadle THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has a final environmental assessment of the Pacific NorthWest LNG project in hand, with the federal Liberal cabinet set to meet Tuesday in the national capital. A decision from the Liberal government on the proposed $36-billion project in […]

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Wally Schumann: Remarks from Gahcho Kué official opening

On behalf of Premier Bob Mcleod, and the Government and residents of the Northwest Territories, my congratulations today to DeBeers Canada, Mountain Province Diamonds and those of you who make up the great Gahcho Kué mine family. The official opening of this mine marks the latest chapter in our proud 25-year history with diamonds in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 20167 Views

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Dealing with demographics – Northern Ontario Business

September 26, 2016 Northwestern Ontario must work to attract new residents from other places if current economic levels are going to be maintained. That was the message at Common Voice Northwest’s conference on Sept. 23 in Thunder Bay, which drew people from across the region to the Victoria Inn to discuss the challenges posed by […]

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Time for the North to move to a knowledge-based economy, says UArctic president – CBC

Sep 26, 2016 UArctic held first congress in Russia, marking 15 years of collaboration in the circumpolar world The way research in the North is conducted has evolved significantly over the last few decades. “Arctic research is something with and for the people of the North, instead of something people do and later tell Northerners,” […]

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Tsawwassen Mills tackles major recruitment crunch – Business In Vancouver

Sept. 26, 2016 Mega-mall to operate employee shuttle while retailers pay wages higher than minimum wage Tsawwassen Mills management is taking extraordinary steps to attract workers in time for the 1.2-million-square-foot mall’s October 5 launch, but the mall’s tenants continue to find recruitment a challenge. The mall announced September 20 that it would operate a […]

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Alton gas protesters block AltaGas from work site near Stewiacke – CBC

Sep 26, 2016 Company stands by its science, says it remains open to dialogue with First Nations leaders About 20 protesters have blocked the road to the Alton Natural Gas Storage work site near Stewiacke, N.S., calling for better science and consultation. Cheryl Maloney, who has led the effort, resigned as a band councillor Monday […]

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Exclusive outlet stores come to new South Delta mall – Langley Advance

Sep 26, 2016 A number of retailers will open their first-ever outlet stores in B.C. next month, and they’ve chosen the new Tsawwassen Mills shopping centre as their premiere location. Lululemon Athletica, Michael Kors, Saks OFF 5th, Browns, Lucky Brand Jeans, and Harry Rosen will all offer their first outlets in the province at the […]

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Clock ticking down on final decision for $36B Pacific NorthWest LNG project – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2016 By Ian Bickis THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ Time is running out for the federal government to decide on whether to approve the Pacific NorthWest LNG project, which could open the way for one of the largest infrastructure investments in Canadian history. The legislated deadline for a decision on the […]

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Temporary grocery store to open today after Shamattawa fire, North West Company says – CBC

Sep 26, 2016 Chief grateful for support, but says First Nation needs more help after only grocery store destroyed The North West Company says it plans to have a temporary grocery store open to the people of Shamattawa Monday after the remote First Nation’s only grocery store burned down last week. “We want to ensure […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20167 Views

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New tourism strategy launching this fall for Campbell River

City Council has approved a new tourism strategy that includes a five-year marketing plan and a nine- member advisory committee. A call for tourism industry representatives to volunteer on the TAC (Tourism Advisory Committee) will be issued later this fall, and a request for proposals for professional tourism marketing services will be issued soon. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20165 Views

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Grant Sprague Appointed as a C.D. Howe Institute Senior Fellow

“Grant’s commitment to evidence-driven policy is inspiring,” commented Robson. September 26, 2016 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Grant Sprague, former Deputy Minister of Alberta Energy, as a Senior Fellow. “Grant’s commitment to evidence-driven policy is inspiring,” commented Robson. “He makes an excellent addition to the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 20168 Views

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Rockhaven Steps-Out and Drills 17.01 g/t gold over 4.32 m at Klaza Project, Yukon

September 26, 2016 – Rockhaven Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:RK) (“Rockhaven”) is pleased to announce additional results from the recently completed diamond drill program at its 100% owned Klaza gold-silver property, located in the Dawson Range Gold Belt of southern Yukon. The 2016 drill program focused on better defining and expanding near surface mineralization adjacent to open […]

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Goldstrike Trenches 154 Metres of 0.42 Grams Per Tonne Gold at Lucky Strike, Including 0.76 Grams Per Tonne Gold Over 78 Metres, Including 3 Grams Per Tonne Gold Over 8 Metres

September 26, 2016 – Goldstrike Resources Ltd. (GSR.V) is pleased to report that Phase 1 trenching of bedrock on its Lucky Strike property, located in the heart of Yukon’s White Gold District, has returned values of 0.42 grams per tonne gold over 154 metres, including 0.76 grams per tonne gold over 78 metres, including 3 […]

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Zenyatta Commences Two-Part Metallurgical Program at SGS Designed to Provide Data for the Albany Graphite Deposit Pre-Feasibility Study

26 September 2016 Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (“Zenyatta” or “Company”) (TSXV: ZEN) today announced it has commenced a two-part metallurgical program designed to provide data for the start of a pre-feasibility phase on its Albany graphite project located in northern Ontario, Canada.  The program will be carried out at SGS Canada Inc. (“SGS”) in Lakefield, Ontario […]

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Active Energy Group Plc (‘Active Energy’ or ‘the Group’) Interim Results

26 September 2016 Active Energy, the AIM quoted international timber processing, forestry management and renewable energy business, announces its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2016. HIGHLIGHTS Strong growth delivered across entire international timber processing, forestry management and renewable energy business Excellent progress in increasing revenue, volumes and gross profit at AEG […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20166 Views

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Golden Predator Common Stock to Begin Trading on OTCQX

Vancouver, BC, September 26, 2016: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V: GPY) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its common shares will be eligible for trading on OTCQX under the symbol “NTGSF”, effective with the open of business on Monday, September 26th, 2016. The Company’s common shares will continue to trade on the TSX Venture […]

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Vail Resorts and Whistler Blackcomb Strategic Combination Receives Competition Bureau Clearance

BROOMFIELD, Colo. and WHISTLER, British Columbia, Sept. 23, 2016—Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) (“Vail Resorts”) and Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc. (TSX: WB) (“Whistler Blackcomb”) today announced that the Canadian Competition Bureau has issued a no-action letter under the Competition Act (Canada) indicating that it does not intend to challenge the proposed strategic business combination joining […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20165 Views

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Fortis Inc. and GIC Acquisition of ITC Holdings Corp. Authorized by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

September 26, 2016 ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR and NOVI, MICHIGAN – Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or “the Corporation”) (TSX:FTS), ITC Holdings Corp. (“ITC”) (NYSE:ITC) and GIC Private Limited (“GIC”) today announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) has authorized the acquisition of ITC by Fortis and a subsidiary of GIC. “This ruling from FERC […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 20168 Views

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NWC to provide emergency relief in Shamattawa MB

Winnipeg, MB, September 23, 2016 – In the wake of the fire that destroyed the Northern store and the First Nation’s Office in Shamattawa, MB yesterday, The North West Company is donating an emergency supply of staple food products to support the needs of community members. The emergency supply will be flown into the community […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 20168 Views

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Eric Sprott Acquires 10% Interest in RNC Minerals

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2016  – RNC Minerals (“RNC”) (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated September 9, 2016, Eric Sprott beneficially now owns, through his holding company 2176423 Ontario Ltd., approximately 10% of the issued and outstanding shares of RNC on a non-diluted basis and approximately 13% on a […]

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Azimut and SOQUEM form a Strategic Alliance covering the James Bay–Eeyou Istchee region, Quebec

Longueuil, Quebec – Azimut Exploration Inc. (“Azimut” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AZM) is pleased to announce it has formed a Strategic Alliance with Société québécoise d’exploration minière (“SOQUEM”) covering the James Bay–Eeyou Istchee region in Quebec. The objective of this four-year Alliance, covering a 176,300-km2 surface area, is to identify, acquire and explore highly prospective […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 20167 Views

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Probe Metals Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Mattagami and Flying Post First Nations

Toronto, September 26, 2016 – Probe Metals Inc. (TSX-V: PRB) (“Probe” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Mattagami and Flying Post First Nations in relation to Probe’s West Porcupine Project near Foleyet, Ontario. The MOU establishes a commitment by Probe to develop a […]

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Williams, Williams Partners Complete Sale of Canadian Assets for $1.38 Billion CAD (~$1.06 Billion USD)

TULSA, Okla.–Williams (NYSE: WMB) and Williams Partners (NYSE: WPZ) announced today the completion of the sale of their Canadian businesses to Inter Pipeline Ltd. (“Inter Pipeline”) (TSX: IPL). The combined cash proceeds amounted to $1.38 billion CAD between the partnership and company. In connection with the sale, Williams agreed to waive $150 million USD of […]

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Pele Mountain Enters Into Funding Agreement

September 23, 2016 – Toronto – Pele Mountain Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: GEM) (OTCQX: GOLDF) (“Pele” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into a funding agreement (the “Agreement”) with an arm’s length lender (the “Lender”). The Agreement sets out the terms of a $100,000 loan (the “Loan”) from the Lender to Pele. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 20165 Views

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Skeena Completes Acquisition of Mount Rainey Silver

Vancouver, BC (September 23, 2016) Skeena Resources Limited (TSX.V: SKE) (“Skeena” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced acquisition of 100% of the outstanding common shares (“Mount Rainey Silver Shares”) of Mount Rainey Silver Inc. (“Mount Rainey Silver”) (see news release dated August 10, 2016) for consideration of 5.65 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20165 Views

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Centerra Gold 2016 Third Quarter Results Conference Call and Webcast

TORONTO, CANADA – September 23, 2016 – Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX: CG) will host a conference call and webcast of its 2016 third quarter financial and operating results at 11:00AM Eastern time on Monday November 7, 2016. The results are scheduled to be released before the market opens on Monday November 7, 2016. North American […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 20165 Views

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Diamcor Provides Update on Rough Diamond Tenders for Second Fiscal Quarter

3,626.19 carats sold for USD$537,619.55 in July tender 4,648.28 carats sold for USD$629,317.94 in September tender 8,274.47 carats in total sold for USD$1,166,937.49 in second fiscal quarter Kelowna, September 26, 2016 – Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI / OTCQX-DMIFF), (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of rough diamonds delivered, tendered, and sold in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20168 Views

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Short Column Test Results Confirm Heap Leaching Opportunities At both the Marathon and Leprechaun Deposits, Valentine Gold Camp

TORONTO, ON – September 26, 2016 – Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”) (TSX: MOZ) has completed the short column leaching test program to assess the heap leaching potential for both the Marathon and Leprechaun Deposits at the Valentine Gold Camp in central Newfoundland. The short column tests on samples crushed to minus half […]

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Statcan eyes digital register of population and end of the short form census – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2016 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The mandatory long-form census returned this year, a decade after it was last seen. If things go as planned, a decade from now the short-form census won’t be seen again. Statistics Canada is working on a plan for the 2026 census that […]

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UBCM Convention – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 26, 2016 VICTORIA – Municipal politicians from across British Columbia have gathered in Victoria this week for the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities convention. About 2,000 elected politicians and civic staff members are attending the conference, which continues until Friday. Discussions on the opening day of the convention feature […]

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BR Wood Buffalo Review – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 26, 2016 OTTAWA – British Columbia’s controversial Site C hydroelectric project is likely in for more scrutiny this week as a United Nations monitoring mission takes a look at a nearby world heritage site. A northern Alberta First Nation (Mikisew Cree First Nation) is asking for a review of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20166 Views

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First Mining Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

September 26, 2016 VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA – First Mining Finance Corp. (“First Mining” and the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Mr. Andrew (“Andy”) Marshall has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company. Mr. Marshall is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst with 13 years of public […]

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Kaizen and HPX complete conversion of outstanding loan into common shares of Kaizen

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Kaizen Discovery Inc. (TSXV: KZD) announced today that, further to its September 15, 2016 news release, Kaizen has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange and has converted the full amount of principal and interest owing on a loan facility provided to Kaizen by its majority shareholder, HPX TechCo Inc. (HPX), totaling […]

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BR StatCan Census – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 26, 2016 OTTAWA – The mandatory long-form census returned this year, a decade after it was last seen. And if things go as planned, a decade from now the short-form census won’t be seen again. Statistics Canada is working on a plan for the 2026 census that would eliminate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20167 Views

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GM workers accept tentative agreement – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2016 TORONTO _ Unionized workers at General Motors have accepted a new contract with the auto giant. Unifor, which represents the workers, says 64.7 per cent of the members who cast ballots voted in favour of the contract. The agreement hammered out last week includes a two per cent wage increase […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20165 Views

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BC Chamber applauds UBCM proposal to cooperate with Office of the Auditor General for Local Government

September 23, 2016 The BC Chamber of Commerce is encouraged that the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) has proposed a resolution to cooperate with the Office of the Auditor General for Local Government (AGLG) in the 2016 UBCM Resolutions released ahead of the annual UBCM conference. “It’s great to see the UBCM embrace the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 23, 201652 Views

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Restart of Brule Mine means up to 170 new jobs for region

September 23, 2016 Conuma Coal Resources Ltd., the new owners of the Brule coal mine in British Columbia’s Peace Region, are restarting the mine immediately, Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett announced today. “Having Brule Mine back in production will create approximately 170 good-paying jobs and generate significant economic benefits for nearby communities,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on September 23, 201651 Views

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What Would Brian Jean Do? – Alberta Oil

September 07, 2016 A former logger, Alberta’s official opposition leader, Brian Jean, likes to chop away at the NDP government’s energy policies and proposals with equal enthusiasm. Jean’s introduction to the free market came at an early age. At six years old, along with his sisters, he scooped up and bagged oil sands samples that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201622 Views

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OFL urges unions across Ontario to participate in the Anti-Racism Directorate public hearings across the province

The Ontario Government has launched public community meetings to hear from the public and organizations on addressing systemic racism and eliminating barriers for Indigenous and racialized communities. Michael Coteau, Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, will host nine public community meetings to hear from Ontarians about how to address systemic racism and implement meaningful change. The OFL […]

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Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard Resigns as President of NWAC

September 23, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – We regret to announce the resignation of Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard as President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC).   While Dawn was President of NWAC for only one year, her contribution to supporting Indigenous women across the country has been significant. Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard will remain on NWAC’s Board […]

by pmnationtalk on September 23, 201629 Views

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Shamattawa declares state of emergency after fire destroys only grocery store, band office – CBC

Chief hopes to set up a temporary food store Friday with help from North West Company Sep 22, 2016 A remote Manitoba First Nation has declared a state of emergency after a fire destroyed the community’s only grocery store along with its band office Thursday, said Shamattawa Chief Jeffrey Napaokesik. Napaokesik called it a “total […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201628 Views

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Revenue-sharing agreement for Lower Nicola Indian Band

Members of the Lower Nicola Indian Band will receive direct economic benefits from Teck’s Highland Valley Copper Operations thanks to two new agreements – one with the provincial government and one with the mining firm. Under a revenue-sharing agreement with the Province, the Lower Nicola Indian Band will receive a share of the mineral tax […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201633 Views

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Chamber Passes Ring of Fire Policy Resolution at CCC AGM 2016

September 22, 2016 A Win for the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce At the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s (CCC) Annual General Meeting and Convention, held Sept. 17 to 19 in Regina, the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce submitted a resolution, entitled “Make the Ring of Fire a Priority of National Significance.”  This resolution recommends that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201612 Views

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Ensuring the Viability of the Oil and Gas Sector a Priority for Canada’s Chambers of Commerce

Ottawa, Sept. 22, 2016—Chambers of commerce across Canada showed resounding support for the federal government to provide the equitable consultation and regulatory certainty needed to develop the critical trade infrastructure all Canadians will depend on to prosper and compete in the 21st Century. During the 2016 Canadian Chamber of Commerce annual general meeting held September […]

by pmnationtalk on September 23, 201613 Views

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Resolute to Acquire Tembec Sawmill in Senneterre (Quebec)

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 22, 2016 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire the assets of Tembec’s sawmill located in Senneterre, Quebec. By adding the operations of the Tembec sawmill to those of the company’s existing Senneterre sawmill, Resolute expects to improve the productivity of its facilities […]

by pmnationtalk on September 23, 201616 Views

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BR NEB Energy East – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 23, 2016  CALGARY – National Energy Board hearings into the Energy East Pipeline have cost nearly 700-thousand dollars so far. The hearings have been in limbo since members of the panel holding the hearings resigned over allegations of conflict of interest. Most of the federal regulator’s budget comes from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201617 Views

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Teck Media and Investor Audiocast Advisory – September 27, 2016

September 22, 2016 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) (“Teck”) Vice President Investor Relations and Strategic Analysis, Greg Waller will be speaking at the Deutsche Bank 24th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern/10:00 a.m. Pacific time. The discussion may include information on […]

by pmnationtalk on September 23, 201612 Views

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New Calgary ring road is officially named after local First Nation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 22, 2016 21:49 CALGARY _ The new southwest Calgary ring road has a name. Chief Roy Whitney of the Tsuut’ina First Nation says the stretch of road will be called Tsuut’ina Trail. The First Nation was instrumental in the road being built after reaching a deal with the province to transfer a necessary […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201618 Views

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Dominion Diamond Corporation Restarts Ekati Process Plant Ahead of Schedule and Announces Sale of an Exceptional Diamond

YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories — Sep. 22, 2016– Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the “Company” or “Dominion”) is pleased to announce the restart of the Ekati process plant and the sale of an exceptional diamond recovered at the Ekati Diamond mine earlier this year. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release […]

by pmnationtalk on September 23, 201617 Views

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