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Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 23, 2017 By Frank Jordans THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut _ From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren _ a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer. Yet beneath the forbidding […]

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 23, 2017  (Mba-Apartment-Fire) Two women are in hospital after an apartment block fire in Winnipeg. The blaze broke out last evening in a west-end neighbourhood. One of the women is in unstable condition suffering from smoke inhalation and burns, while the second person is also being treated for smoke […]

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Dominion Diamond Mails Management Information Circular for Special Meeting of Shareholders

CALGARY, Alberta–Aug. 23, 2017– Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the “Company” or “Dominion”) today announced that it has mailed the management information circular (the “Circular”) and related materials for the special meeting (the “Meeting”) of the shareholders of the Company to approve the plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) pursuant to which Northwest Acquisitions ULC, an […]

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Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 23, 2017 By Frank Jordans THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut _ From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren _ a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer. Yet beneath the forbidding […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201752 Views

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Treasury Metals Commences Trading on the OTCQX Market in the United States

TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2017  – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (OTCQX: TSRMF) (“Treasury” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company’s common shares commenced trading today on the OTCQX® Best Market under the symbol “TSRMF”. Treasury will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “TML”. Chris Stewart, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “With […]

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Stornoway Announces Management Appointment

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Orin Baranowsky to the role of Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Baranowsky joined Stornoway in June 2013, and served most recently as VP Investor Relations and Corporate Development. He was appointed interim CFO in April 2017. Matt Manson, President […]

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Affinor Growers provides update on cannabis and strawberry development

Vancouver (Canada), August 21 2017 – Affinor Growers (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) (“Affinor” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide our shareholders with an update on the strawberry and cannabis product development. Affinor and Cannabis Production Affinor plans to continue the cannabis trials in September 2017, as the license holder’s personal use cannabis medical license from Health […]

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B C Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 23, 2017  (BC-Wildfires) Lightning and gusty winds are expected across parts of the central Interior today as a wave of unsettled weather hits the province, raising concern about an increase in wildfire activity. One hundred-and-34 blazes are burning around B-C and wildfire service spokesman Kevin Skrepnek says 10-thousand,200-square kilometres […]

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Osisko Intersects 1.12 g/t Au Over 59.3 Metres At Garrison

(Toronto, Aug 22, 2017).  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Garrison gold project located in Garrison Township, Ontario.  Over 60,000 metres of new drilling have been conducted by Osisko on the Garrison Project to date.  A total of twelve […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201716 Views

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Arianne Closes $2,306 Million Financing

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (August 22, 2017) – 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 announced today that it has closed on a $2,306,000 financing. Under the terms of the financing, Arianne has issued 2,882,500 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201714 Views

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Cameco Releases Update to Sustainable Development Report

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, August 21, 2017 Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) released an update today to its Sustainable Development Report, providing 2016 data for all 32 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicators and two indicators unique to the corporation. The update shows how Cameco performed against key indicators that measure social, environmental and economic impacts. The […]

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StrikePoint Gold Inc. Announces 48.4 Grams Per Tonne Gold in Surface Samples from Pluto Property

StrikePoint Gold Inc. (SKP:TSX.V)(STKXF:OTCQB) is pleased to report encouraging initial assays from grab samples collected from across the Pluto Property in the Kluane Region of the Yukon Territory. A total of 68 surface sample assays have been completed to date by ALS Laboratories and results reflect the polymetallic nature of the Pluto property. Gold assays ranged […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201718 Views

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Bold Ventures Inc.: Ontario Ring of Fire Access News Extolled

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2017 – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE:KWG) (CSE:KWG.A) (FRANKFURT:KW6) (“KWG”) and its partners Bold Ventures Inc. (TSXV:BOL) and Fancamp Exploration Ltd. (TSXV:FNC) congratulate Premier Kathleen Wynne and Chiefs Bruce Achneepineskum and Cornelius Wabasse for the announcement yesterday of their agreements respecting access to Marten Falls and Webequie to facilitate development of the Ring of Fire. Fancamp CEO Peter H. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201717 Views

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Explor Grants Stock Options

Rouyn-Noranda, Canada, August 21, 2017 – Explor Resources Inc. (“Explor” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: EXS, OTCQB: EXSFF, FSE: E1H1) announces today that it has granted an aggregate of 4,900,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers and consultants of the Corporation pursuant to its stock option plan. These stock options will allow to acquire shares of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201719 Views

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IDM Mining Closes First Tranche of $6 Million Flow-Through Private Placement

August 21st, 2017, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX-V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of the previously announced flow-through private placement. The first tranche of the offering was comprised of 35,482,176 flow-through common shares of the Company at $0.155 per share, for gross […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201723 Views

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BR NS Civil Servants Contract – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 23, 2017  HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia government’s move to effectively impose a wage package on the province’s 75-thousand public sector employees is drawing a defiant response from the union representing the majority of the workers. N-S-G-E-U president Jason MacLean says proclaiming Bill 148 amounts to arrogance on the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201741 Views

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Canadian Orebodies Intersects 18.7 Metres of 2.6g/t Au, Including 0.5 Metres of 57.1g/t Au at Wire Lake

TORONTO, August 21, 2017 – Canadian Orebodies Inc. (the “Company”) (TSXV:CORE) is pleased to announce the recent completion of its initial drill program and first drill assays from its Wire Lake Project. The program consisted of twenty-two holes being drilled (WL-2017-001 to 009, 009a, and 010 to 21) totalling 3,069 metres. Complete assay results have been […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201720 Views

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Brixton Metals Samples 16% Cobalt and 182,065 g/t Silver at Langis and Provides An Update On Its Projects

August 17, 2017 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce project updates for its projects located in both Ontario and British Columbia, Canada. 2017 Thorn Gold-Silver Project, British Columbia Brixton completed ten NQ-sized core drill holes for a total of 2,455 metres at the Chivas Zone. Drilling at […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201716 Views

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Gowest Gold Advances Bradshaw Close to First Ore Zone

TORONTO, ONTARIO–( Aug. 21, 2017) – Gowest Gold Ltd. (“Gowest” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:GWA) is pleased to provide an update on its progress on the Company’s Advanced Exploration – Bulk Sample program at its wholly-owned Bradshaw Gold Deposit (“Bradshaw.”) Highlights Ramp development exceeds 350 meters; closing in on first ore zone Operating two shifts at […]

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Athabasca Minerals Inc. Second Quarter Financial Results

August 18, 2017 – EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“Athabasca” or the “Corporation”) (TSX Venture: ABM) is pleased to report its unaudited financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017. The Corporation’s unaudited financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis (“MD&A”) for the period ended June 30, 2017 are available on […]

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Shaunessy Investment Counsel brings premium, multi-asset, global offering to Wealthsimple for Advisors

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2017  – Shaunessy Investment Counsel Inc., a boutique investment management firm experienced at protecting and growing wealth and invested assets over the long-term, is making its premium, multi-asset global portfolio accessible to the public for the first time. Until now, SIC’s portfolio was only available to a select clientele – four First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017186 Views

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Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario Announce Identification of Six Additional Historic Métis Communities

Working Together to Advance Reconciliation August 22, 2017 12:00 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) are pleased to announce that collaborative work has resulted in the identification of historic Métis communities located throughout Ontario. In the spirit of reconciliation, the province and the MNO have been […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017204 Views

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Supporting Economic Development of Indigenous Communities – VIA Rail Partners with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Montréal, August 22, 2017 – VIA Rail Canada announced today that it has entered into a partnership with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), as part of its commitment to Indigenous communities. Through this partnership, VIA Rail intends to forge closer ties with members of Canada’s Indigenous communitiesand their businesses. The company is also beginning […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017136 Views

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Close to $280,000 given back to communities across the country through Lowe’s Canada Heroes 2017 fundraising campaign

Boucherville, QC – August 21, 2017 – Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement company operating more than 600 stores in Canada under different banners, is proud to announce that its Lowe’s Heroes program raised a total of $279,917. This past April and May, customers in all Lowe’s stores in Canada were invited to donate $2.00 or […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201780 Views

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Small businesses getting crucial support they need during wildfire season

August 22, 2017 VICTORIA – Hundreds of small businesses, First Nations and non-profit organizations are applying for the Canadian Red Cross small business emergency financial grant that was announced by the Province. The British Columbia government is providing these $1,500 grants to help businesses resume operations during a difficult wildfire season. A total of 600 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017110 Views

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Building an army of problem solvers – TVO.org

Aug 22, 2017 A social enterprise program provides training and job opportunities for people with barriers to employment Over the course of the past year I had run across the terms “social entrepreneur” and “social enterprise,” both touted as innovations within the so-called solutions economy. But I still wondered what it all meant. The answer […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 201761 Views

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Bold Ventures Applauds Government Announcement of Ring of Fire Access Roads

Toronto, Ontario, August 22, 2017 – Bold Ventures Inc. (BOL:TSX.V) (“Bold” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that the Ontario Government has announced its support for the planning and construction of an all-season road accessing First Nation communities and the Ring of Fire development area. Bold Ventures has a number of projects in and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201776 Views

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June showing positive trend for B.C.’s tourism sector

August 21, 2017 VICTORIA – International visitor arrival numbers show positive signs of growth in June for the tourism sector in British Columbia. The latest numbers from Statistics Canada from June 2017, indicate a 5.3% increase over the same month in 2016, resulting in 35,000 more visitors arriving in B.C. The total year-to-date international overnight […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201740 Views

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Province of Ontario to Fund Ring of Fire Road Proposals Led by Marten Falls, Webequie and Nibiminik First Nations

TORONTO, ON–(August 21, 2017) – Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront”) (TSX VENTURE: NOT) participated in a joint announcement today by Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Chiefs of Marten Falls, Webequie and Nibiminik First Nations, which formally committed provincial funding to two First Nations road proposals that will provide community and industrial access to the Ring of Fire Mining […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201787 Views

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WABDC Seeks Inuvialuit Board Of Director

AUGUST 21, 2017 The Western Arctic Business Development Corporation (WABDC) is seeking applications from Inuvialuit beneficiaries residing in the western Arctic region for a Board of Directors position. Download Recruitment Posting If you have previous experience working in business, accounting or finance, and are interested in helping existing and aspiring business owners, then you should […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201778 Views

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Yedlin: A new chapter in consultations with Indigenous communities – Calgary Herald

August 22, 2017 There were two important decisions handed down by the Supreme Court of Canada last month, each dealing with issues of consultation with Indigenous Peoples in the context of projects where the National Energy Board is the sole arbiter. According to experts participating in a panel discussion hosted by the University of Calgary’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 201751 Views

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CEA statement in support of federal government funding announcement for Wataynikaneyap Power

Ottawa, August 17, 2017 – The Honourable Sergio Marchi, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA), issued the following statement regarding the federal government’s funding announcement on Wataynikaneyap Power’s project to connect Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario’s power grid: “CEA welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada […]

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FCC contributes $1.5 million to 78 community projects across Canada

Regina, Saskatchewan – Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1.5 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 78 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects. In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the fund was increased from $1 million. “The FCC AgriSpirit Fund is an investment in rural Canada,” said Sophie Perreault, FCC executive […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201799 Views

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NunatuKavut Launches Its First Community Infrastructure Program

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, August 21, 2017 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is proud to announce the launch of a $1.5 million program that will provide a vital investment in infrastructure projects in communities in NunatuKavut. This is the first major infrastructure program developed by NCC that is fully funded from its own source […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201773 Views

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Métis culture, growth and progress on self-government celebrated at MNO Annual General Assembly

August 21, 2017 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Annual General Assembly concluded in Kenora on August 21 with a strong sense of progress on Métis rights and self-government as well as a growing pride in the renewal of Métis culture and heritage. During the annual State of the Nation address, MNO Acting President France […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017101 Views

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BCAAFC AGM and Board of Directors Meeting update

The BCAAFC AGM will be held in Vernon, BC, September 22-23, 2017. The BCAAFC Board of Directors Meeting is set for scheduled for Friday, September 22, 2017 at 9:00am to 12:00pm. Please click here for the online registration process and neccessary supporting documentation. NT4

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BCAFN Summer 2017 Newsletter – BCAFN

We endeavour to provide our membership with an update of active and ongoing areas of BC Assembly of First Nation’s (BCAFN) work and a summary of upcoming meetings/events. Read More: http://bcafn.ca/bcafn-summer-2017-newsletter/

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 201738 Views

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Durango Dewatering at Dianna Lake, SK

Vancouver, BC / August 22, 2017 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTC-ATOXF), (the Company or Durango) announces that it has begun dewatering pit No. 1 at its wholly owned Dianna Lake silver project in northern Saskatchewan. Durango’s crew is undergoing the follow-up program as previously announced on August 8, 2017 including sampling the historical pit No. 1 which […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201728 Views

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NCAIED Board of Directors Membership Openings

August 22, 2017 In a continuing effort to strengthen our organization, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is seeking to fill 4 vacancies on our board of directors, bringing the total number to 18. Our Mission Develop and expand an American Indian private sector which employs Indian labor, increases the number of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201768 Views

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Irving Shipbuilding Community Update July 2017

August 18, 2017 The National Shipbuilding Strategy is revitalizing Canada’s shipbuilding and marine industry, creating sustainable jobs, generating economic impact across the country, and ensuring Canada’s Navy will be prepared to serve and protect our interests both at home and abroad. Read the latest stories on shipbuilding progress, people, and Canada-wide investments in Irving Shipbuilding’s […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201736 Views

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Garibaldi Applies “Full Force” At Nickel Mountain

August 18, 2017 Vancouver, British Columbia, August 18, 2017 – Garibaldi Resources (TSX.V: GGI) (the “Company” or “Garibaldi”) is pleased to provide an exploration and corporate update pertaining to the Company’s 63 sq. km and 100%-owned E&L Project at Nickel Mountain in the heart of northwest British Columbia’s prolific Eskay Camp. Highlights: Crews, including Full […]

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The Daily Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Retail trade, June 2017 Retail sales rose for the fourth consecutive month in June, edging up 0.1% to $49.0 billion. Sales were up in 6 of 11 subsectors, representing 38% of total retail trade. Continue reading  Investment in new housing construction, June 2017 Investment in new housing construction rose 7.2% from June 2016 to $4.7 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201722 Views

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Rising old age security spending dampened by CPP increases: Report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 22, 2017  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A mandatory review of the country’s largest seniors benefit program is predicting all-time highs in spending over the coming years with waves of baby boomer retirements _ spending levels that could have been even higher if not for changes to the public […]

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The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business announces new partnership with VIA Rail

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business announces new partnership with VIA Rail National Rail Company commits to building bridges with Indigenous Communities TORONTO — August 22, 2017 — The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is announcing a new partnership with national rail company, VIA Rail. This partnership comes in conjunction with VIA Rail’s commitment […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201769 Views

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Analysis: Amid Trans Mountain uncertainty, pro-pipeline Indigenous peoples make a pitch for development – CBC

It’s a ‘myth’ that First Nation interests are always aligned with environmentalists, First Nations leader says August 21, 2017 Some Indigenous leaders in B.C. scored a major victory recently after they successfully lobbied Premier John Horgan to join a legal fight to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The $7.4 billion project, which got the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 2017173 Views

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Ontario and First Nations Moving Ahead With Road to Ring of Fire

August 21, 2017 Province Supporting First Nations Proposal to Build All-Season Access Road Ontario is taking an important next step toward developing the Ring of Fire, working with Webequie, Marten Falls and Nibinamik First Nations to plan and construct a year-round access road into the proposed mining development site being pursued by Noront Resources Ltd. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 2017213 Views

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New SFI Board Members Come Together To Enhance Community, Brand Owner And Youth Engagement

August 21, 2017 OTTAWA, ON and WASHINGTON, DC — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) welcomed two new officers and one new member to its Board of Directors: Mark Rodgers as Board Chair, Guy Gleysteen as Vice Chair, and Laura Downey as a new member in the social chamber. These new members will play a […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 201762 Views

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Sacked principal’s lawsuit a lesson for HR – Hrmonline

August 21, 2017 You may recall a recent article by Angela Wiggins regarding the remedy of reinstatement for federal employees under the unjust dismissal provision of the Canada Labour Code. You may also recall that the decision in question there was considered an extension of the Supreme Court of Canada’s reasoning in Wilson v. Atomic Energy, originally discussed here. We can now […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 201770 Views

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Oil Sands Trade Show returns to Fort McMurray for 2017 – BOE

August 21, 2017 Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference (OSTS) is returning to Fort McMurray and will offer attendees expertise and insights from all aspects of the oil sands industry in one setting. This premier oil sands event takes place Tuesday, September 12 to Wednesday, September 13 at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre in Fort McMurray. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 201754 Views

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BCAAFC AGM Registration

The BCAAFC AGM in will be in Vernon, BC, from September 22-23, 2017.  Each Member Friendship Centre is entitled to register one (1) Member Representative, who must be at least 18 years of age. Please click the title of this article to submit the following online form to register your Member Representative. Please provide the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 2017376 Views

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