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NEU: Call for Nominations for Regional Executive Vice-President and Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President PSAC North Region

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 This is the official call for nominations for the position of Regional Executive Vice-President and Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President for the North Region.  Elections for these positions will be held at the North Regional Triennial Convention in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, June 17-18. 2017. Nominations Form, including additional information is available by […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201716 Views

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Are You Canada’s Next Future Energy Leader? Apply Today!

21 March 2017 Ottawa, ON The Public Policy Forum and Action Canada are jointly launching a national policy engagement and leadership development program focussing on energy in all forms. The program, called Your Energy Future, will provide 15 to 20 emerging leaders with further leadership skills, experience conducting public consultations and policy research, and opportunities […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20178 Views

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2017 High Ground: Leadership in Transitioning Times

What: 2017 High Ground: Leadership in Transitioning Times (#HighGround2017) When: March 31 to April 1, 2017 Where: Coast Plaza Hotel, 1763 Comox Street, Vancouver, BC Register: Click here to register and to book your accommodations Program at a glance: Click here Pre-conference workshops: Click here Speaker spotlight: Click here Session spotlight: Click here *** IMPORTANT INFORMATION *** If […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 20175 Views

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Osisko Intersects 15.6 g/t Au Over 5.8 Metres At Windfall

New Mineralized Zone Discovered in Main Caribou Corridor and Caribou Corridor Extension Confirmed on 500 Metre Step Out Line (Montréal, March 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 Windfall Lake gold project located in Urban Township, Québec.  […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20173 Views

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Dominion Diamond Corporation Provides Update

March 22,2017 Comments on Recent Developments and Statements in Media Remarks on Consistent Efforts to Engage with Washington Corporations and Fact that No Formal Offer Has Been Made YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 22, 2017– Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the “Company” or “Dominion”) today re-confirmed that while its Board of Directors remains confident in the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20174 Views

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Integra Gold Announces Updated Triangle Deposit Resource Estimate: Indicated Resources Increase 100% from 737,590 to 1,473,530 gold ounces

March 22, 2017 Press Release Highlights: Triangle Deposit at 3.0 g/t gold (“Au”) cut-off: indicated resources increased 100% from 737,590 Au ounces to 1,473,530 Au ounces grading 7.32 g/t Au and inferred resources decreased 1% from 1,004,170 Au ounces to 991,800 Au ounces at an average grade of 5.67 g/t Au. Triangle Deposit at 5.0 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201711 Views

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FMC Corporation Makes a US$10M Payment Per Lithium Carbonate Supply Agreement

QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC–(March 22, 2017) – Nemaska Lithium Inc. (TSX:NMX)(OTCQX:NMKEF), via its wholly owned subsidiary Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation Inc. (collectively “Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”), announces that FMC Corporation (“FMC”) will pay a lump sum of US$10,000,000 to Nemaska Lithium (the Payment) by April 7, 2017, in accordance with the Supply Agreement announced on […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20177 Views

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CFIB available to comment on federal budget

Toronto, March 21, 2017 – Senior representatives of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will be available for comment immediately following the release of the federal budget tomorrow. CFIB president Dan Kelly and senior vice-president Martine Hébert will both be available in Ottawa to discuss the impact of the budget on small business. On […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20178 Views

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Agnico Eagle Provides Notice of Release of First Quarter 2017 Results, Conference Call and Annual Meeting

TORONTO, March 21, 2017 – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM) (TSX: AEM) (“Agnico Eagle” or the “Company”) today announced that it will release its first quarter 2017 results on Thursday, April 27, 2017, after normal trading hours.  Additionally, the Company will host its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “AGM”) the following day, Friday, April […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201711 Views

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Flags of of the Métis Nation and Treaty 6 to fly outside Edmonton City Hall – Edmonton Sun

March 21, 2017 Edmonton will add two new flags to the cast of three outside City Hall this spring — flags of the Métis Nation and Treaty 6. The flags will recognize the particular legal relationship that exists with indigenous peoples because of the history and treaties signed in this part of Canada. “Treaty 6, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 20178 Views

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Teck Media and Investor Webcast Advisory – March 30, 2017

March 21, 2017 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) President and Chief Executive Officer, Don Lindsay and members of Teck’s senior management team will be presenting at Teck’s Investor and Analyst Day on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern/10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20175 Views

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North West congratulates Maggie MacDonnell – recipient of the 2017 Global Teacher Prize

Winnipeg, MB, March 21, 2017 – The North West Company and the Healthy Horizons Foundation are pleased to extend congratulations to Maggie MacDonnell for winning the prestigious 2017 Global Teacher Prize. The Global Teacher Prize is presented annually to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. The winner is selected […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201717 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Announces Financial Results For The Year Ended 2016

VANCOUVER –Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (“Sabina”) or (the “Company”) (SBB – TSX) reports the financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2016. “Much was accomplished in 2016,” said Bruce McLeod, the Company’s President& CEO. “Although we received a set-back from the Nunavut Impact Review Board (“NIRB”), we understand and support the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201714 Views

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Saturn Oil + Gas Inc. Announces Viking Acquisition and Appointment of New Members to the Board of Directors

SASKATOON, March 21st, 2017 – Saturn Oil + Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: SMI) (FSE: SMK) is pleased to announce that it has closed a transaction within the Viking fairway near Kindersley, Saskatchewan. Under the terms of the transaction, Saturn purchased 640 acres of Viking oil land in the greater Kindersley area from […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201719 Views

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Canada looking carefully at facts behind electronics on board aircraft: Garneau – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 21, 2017  OTTAWA _ Canada’s transport minister says the federal government is taking a close look at the circumstances behind efforts in the United States and the U.K. to ban certain electronic devices from carry-on baggage. But Marc Garneau is stopping short of saying whether Canada will follow the lead of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201716 Views

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British Columbia Mineral and Coal Exploration Survey

Executive Summary We are pleased to present the findings of our 2016 British Columbia Mineral and Coal Exploration Survey. Data and analysis presented in the survey is based on information collected from 30 prospectors and 177 mineral and coal exploration companies operating in British Columbia (BC) Collectively, these companies represent 259 exploration projects across the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 20178 Views

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Inuvialuit Regional Corp.: Enrolment Packages Due March 31

March 20, 2017 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation would like to remind everyone that enrolment packages must be received by March 31, 2017. Enrolment is the process to be recognized as a beneficiary of the Inuvialuit Trust established under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (IFA). For that to happen, you need to complete an Application Package for Enrolment. Download an Application […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201717 Views

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Province accepting applications to Rural Dividend Fund April 3-May 31

March 21, 2017 VICTORIA – Applications for funding under the recently extended BC Rural Dividend will be accepted April 3 – May 31, 2017. Funding is available in four categories: Community capacity building Workforce development Community and economic development and Business sector development. The Rural Dividend was established in April 2016, with input from the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201710 Views

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First Nation plunges into mine training – Northern Ontario Business

Wahgoshig, Primero Mining finds common ground in hard rock mining A Northern College mining training program is providing a path to employment for a northeastern Ontario First Nation community. A Feb. 24 ceremony held at the college’s Timmins campus for five Wahgoshig First Nation residents who graduated from the underground hard rock miner common core […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201719 Views

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PSAC statement on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21

March 21 is designated by the United Nations to mark the importance of ending racial discrimination around the world. Racism in Canada In the past few years, anti-immigrant and anti-refugee sentiments have given rise to violence and hatred. Recent political rhetoric from right-wing politicians and media have given license to racists and white supremacist groups […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201713 Views

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What you read on Nunatsiaqonline.ca from March 12 to March 19- Nunatsiaqonline.ca

Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson set to stay on March 21, 2017 Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson said he won’t resign his seat this fall, news that become the most-read story of the week on Nunatsiaq Online. Patterson’s March 14 comments to Nunatsiaq News came despite a promise he made in 2009 to quit the Senate after […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201710 Views

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TVO documentary on migrant workers wins 2017 Canadian Hillman Prize

TORONTO, March 21, 2017 – The Sidney Hillman Foundation announced today it has awarded the 7th annual Canadian Hillman Prize to TVO for the groundbreaking documentary “Migrant Dreams.” Min Sook Lee, the director, writer, and co-producer uses this film to explore the lives of migrant agricultural workers in Canada, bringing national attention and urgency to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201719 Views

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Pipeline investment will stimulate jobs, economic growth

March 20, 2017 VICTORIA – The Province welcomes today’s news that TransCanada Corporation (TransCanada) has filed a variance application with the National Energy Board to proceed with the construction of the North Montney Mainline (NMML) project. If the application is approved, TransCanada will be able to move forward with the construction of the pipeline – […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 20176 Views

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GNWT Releases Request for Qualifications for the Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road

YELLOWKNIFE (March 20, 2017) – Minister of Finance, Robert C. McLeod announced today that the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has begun the formal procurement process for the Tłı̨chǫ All Season Road (TASR) by releasing the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain an all-season road to Whatì. The RFQ […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201729 Views

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BC Safety Authority Announces Changes to Board of Directors

New Westminster, BC, March 20, 2017 — BC Safety Authority (BCSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair and a new Member to join BCSA’s Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2017. “The diversity of expertise among BCSA’s Board members is vital to overseeing delivery of the organization’s 10-Year Strategy,” said Richard […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 20179 Views

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Mining Association of BC Welcomes First Substituted Environmental Assessment Decision

March 20, 2017 The Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) welcomes the first completed mining environmental assessment decision under Substitution, AuRico Metals’ Kemess Underground Project. On March 15th, the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) issued an Environmental Assessment Certificate and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) issued a positive Decision Statement. Many proposed projects […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201711 Views

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Red Pine Stakes Additional Claims at its Wawa Gold Project, Completes 6,000m Drill Program and Begins 10,000m Exploration Program

Toronto, Ontario – March 21, 2017 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or “the Company”) announces that it has staked an additional 137 hectares within the boundary of its Wawa Gold Project, bringing its total land package to 5,510 hectares (Figure 1). The Company has also completed the previously announced 6,000m drill […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 20178 Views

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Alexco to Release Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Results on March 28, 2017

March 20, 2017 – Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE‑MKT:AXU, TSX:AXR) today advises that it will release its fourth quarter and year end 2016 financial results after close of market trading on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 followed by an audio webcast conference call to review those results at 11:00 a.m. Eastern (8:00 p.m. Pacific) on Thursday, March […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 20174 Views

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Ontario to push for Canadian exemption to New York state Buy American policy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 21, 2017  By Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Two Ontario cabinet ministers are heading to New York state to urge legislators to exempt Canada from a Buy American policy it plans to introduce, warning that it could lead to trouble on both sides of the border. Economic Development Minister Brad […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201719 Views

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BR Alta PC Leadership – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 21, 2017 EDMONTON – The leaders of Alberta’s two main conservative parties have gotten together to discuss what steps they should take toward a potential merger. Newly elected Progressive Conservative Leader Jason Kenney says a team of Wildrose and P-C party members will try to come up with a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201712 Views

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Teck Announces Subscription to Erdene Placement

March 20, 2017 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) announced today that it has subscribed for and acquired an additional 543,478 common shares of Erdene Resource Development Corp. (TSX: ERD) (“Erdene”), at a cost of $0.92 per common share, in a private placement conducted by Erdene. Following the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 20175 Views

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Save The Date: NOVAGOLD First Quarter 2017 Results Release, Conference Call and Webcast

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 20, 2017 — NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (TSX:NG) (NYSE MKT:NG) will release its first quarter financial results after market close April 3, 2017. The conference call and webcast, to discuss these results, will take place April 4, 2017 at 8:00 am PT (11:00 am ET). The webcast and conference call-in details are […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 20174 Views

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Company: Dakota Access pipeline on track, despite “threats” – CP

Source: The Associated Press Mar 20, 2017  BISMARCK, N.D. _ The company building the Dakota Access pipeline said Monday that the project remains on track to start moving oil this week despite recent “co-ordinated physical attacks” along the line. The brief court filing late Monday from Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners didn’t detail the attacks, but said they […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201712 Views

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Nominations for the 68th National Newspaper Awards

TORONTO, March 20, 2017 – Toronto’s Globe and Mail leads all entrants in the 68th National Newspaper Awards competition with 19 nominations. Montreal’s La Presse has nine finalists, the Toronto Star eight, the Canadian Press five, and the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Winnipeg Free Press each have three nominations in the competition, which is open to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201714 Views

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The Canadian Press News Look Ahead List from March 26 April 1 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 20, 2017 EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Sunday, March 26 to Saturday, April 1; x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local unless otherwise noted. Queries about these events and stories in The Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201721 Views

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BC Ferry Commission: Quarterly Reports for Period ended 31 December 2016

March 20, 2017 Average Fare Index Summary Report – Quarter Ended December 31, 2016 (page1, page2) Operations Summary Report – Quarter Ended December 31, 2016 Complaints Resolutions Report – Quarter Ended December 31, 2016 Records of Compliance Meetings – Quarterly Record – September 8, 2016 NT3

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 20176 Views

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Aura Silver Announces April 2017 Drill Program On Its’ Greyhound Project, Nu

March 20, 2017 Aura Silver Resources Inc. (TSX-V: AUU) (“Aura Silver” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that drilling will resume on our Greyhound property located in Nunavut Canada. In April, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (“Agnico Eagle”) will begin a program to follow up on 2015 results where mineralization of 6.41 g/t gold (check […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 20179 Views

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TransCanada Seeks Approval to Proceed with North Montney Mainline Project

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(March 20, 2017) – News Release – TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced today that it has filed a variance application with the National Energy Board to proceed with construction of the North Montney Mainline (NMML) Project in northeast British Columbia (B.C.). TransCanada has previously been granted the required primary federal and provincial approvals […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201711 Views

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MNO Council holds a quilt fundraiser – MNO

On February 14, 2016, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council (HSSMC) completed the wolf quilt, which they had started on January 6, 2015. Betty Sims, wife and mother of a local Métis family, volunteered her time to purchase and sew the quilt together. MNO HSSMC Women’s Representative Shirley Loubert […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201714 Views

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Silver Range Stakes Two Large, High Grade Gold Targets in Nunavut

March 20, 2017 – Silver Range Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:SNG) (“Silver Range”) announces that it has staked two highly prospective gold targets – Yandle and Noomut – located in the emerging Ennadai-Rankin Greenstone Belt, host to Agnico Eagle’s Meliadine Deposit. The Yandle property covers two NUMIN showings (Yandle and Aruat) which were explored by Comaplex Resources […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 20179 Views

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2017 Arctic Energy Summit – Updates

March 20, 2017 The 4th biennial 2017 Arctic Energy Summit will be held in Helsinki, Finland, on September 18-20, 2017. Hosted by Institute of the North and Finland Ministry of Economy and Employment. The 2017 Arctic Energy Summit has some exciting updates The Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) has endorsed the Summit as […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201711 Views

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Site C reaches employment milestone surpassing 2,000 workers

FORT ST. JOHN – There are now more than 2,000 workers on the Site C Clean Energy Project, according to BC Hydro’s latest employment statistics. “I’m pleased to see that the construction of Site C is continuing to create good jobs for British Columbians,” said Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines. “There are now […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201711 Views

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NEU Head Office in Iqaluit Temporarily Relocated

March 19, 2017 On February 27th the NEU Head Office suffered a major flood. We have now relocated to a temporary location in building 1501 on Federal Road in Iqaluit. We are not up to full service yet, so we suggest you give us a call at 867.979.4209 before you drop in. Check either the NEU Facebook […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201711 Views

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OPSEU welcomes the 2017-19 Executive Board and committee reps

Publication Date Saturday, March 18, 2017 – 7:45pm Elections for OPSEU’s 21 Executive Board Members were held across the province on Saturday, March 18. Their terms are for two years. Thirteen Executive Board Members were re-elected to their positions, including President Warren (Smokey) Thomas in Region 4 and First Vice-President/Treasurer Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida in Region […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201723 Views

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Inuvialuit Regional Corp.: Upcoming Self-Government Information Sessions

March 17, 2017 The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation’s Self-Government team will be making stops in Inuvik and Aklavik over the next couple of weeks to provide beneficiaries with the opportunity to learn more about the final Inuvialuit Self-Government Agreement. These information sessions will provide you with the opportunity to ask questions directly to the Inuvialuit negotiating […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201717 Views

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Great Canadian Debates, Confederation Series highlight Vol. VIII, No. 3 – MLI newsletter

Catch up on everything MLI with our latest newsletter. In Vol. VIII, No. 3 of the MLI newsletter we look at: The next Great Canadian Debate on March 28; The latest entry in the Confederation Series; A book tour for MLI Munk Senior Fellow Benjamin Perrin. To read the full newsletter, click here. To sign […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201711 Views

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Canada’s Natural Gas Extraction Industry Facing Declining Market Share – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, March 20, 2017—Prospects for Canada’s natural gas producers continue to deteriorate as continued strength in U.S. production results in weaker demand for Canadian gas and low prices, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s latest Canadian Industrial Outlook: Gas Extraction. “North America’s regional natural gas market has changed greatly over the last decade. Rising […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201716 Views

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Victoria Foundation: New Food Rescue Distribution Centre Opens

MARCH 16, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C.  – A group of like-minded organizations today announced the opening of a new facility that promises to dramatically increase both the quantity – and the quality – of food available to the estimated 50,000 food-insecure people in our region, diverting up to 2,000 kilograms of food per day from landfill. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201710 Views

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CCPA: Private financing of infrastructure bank could double the cost of infrastructure projects

March 20, 2017 OTTAWA—Private financing of the proposed Canada Infrastructure Bank could double the cost of infrastructure projects, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The Trudeau government promised to establish a federal infrastructure bank to provide low-cost financing to municipalities, but the Fall Economic Statement proposed that it […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 20178 Views

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NFU finds SARM resolution deeply concerning, will not solve rural problems

(Cochin, SK, March 17 2017) – The National Farmers Union (NFU) is deeply concerned by the news that 93% of Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) annual convention delegates voted in favour of a resolution calling on the federal government to “expand the rights and justification for an individual to defend or protect himself, herself, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201718 Views

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