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Nalcor to give update on Muskrat Falls after pledging to lower water levels – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 23, 2017  ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Nalcor Energy is slated to give an update today on the $11.7-billion Muskrat Falls hydro development in Labrador. CEO Stan Marshall is expected to provide information this morning on the project, which is two years behind schedule and about $4 billion over budget. It comes after […]

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Western Copper and Gold Announces AGM Results

June 20, 2017 VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE MKT: WRN) is pleased to announce the voting results from the Company’s Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 20, 2017. Shareholders voted in favour of setting the number of directors at five (5) […]

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Sisson Mine represents jobs and opportunities for New Brunswick

June 23, 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government welcomed the news today that the Sisson Mine received the federal government’s environmental assessment approval. This step, along with the provincial environmental impact assessment approval and the accommodation agreement with First Nations, has allowed the project to reach significant milestones. It can now proceed with taking […]

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BluEarth Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

A Celebration of Culture and History BluEarth extends our best wishes to Aboriginal communities across Canada in recognition of National Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2017. BluEarth has great respect for the traditions, knowledge and involvement of Indigenous Peoples and our aim is to build trust with honesty and through transparent communications. In Ontario, we partnered with […]

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BR Churchill No Rail – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 23, 2017 WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government says it is considering bringing in extra propane storage units and converting some homes to electricity to help people in isolated Churchill get through next winter. Churchill lost its only land link to the outside world last month when rail service was […]

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Petroleum Data Donation Encourages Economic Opportunities in the Sahtu Region

YELLOWKNIFE (June 15, 2017) – A donation of petroleum geophysical data to the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) valued at $10 million may encourage exploration and investment in the Northwest Territories’ Sahtu Region. The donation comes from Mr. Alain Rostoker, former President of High Level Energy Co. Ltd. of Calgary. The information includes seismic […]

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Happy National Aboriginal Day – WIL

National Aboriginal Day in Canada is June 21 st!! In cooperation with Aboriginal organizations, the Canadian Government chose June 21 for National Aboriginal Day because it was on or near the June solstice. Many of Canada's Aboriginal peoples celebrated their culture and heritage on or near this day for many generations. The history of Aboriginal peoples in Canada is rich and diverse. This history stretches long into the […]

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Heritage Minister asked to repeal CRTC 2017-198, respect Chiefs of Ontario, and award Ontario FM licences to Wawatay

OTTAWA, June 21, 2017  – Pierre Nantel, NDP MP (Longueuil – Saint Hubert), Critic for Culture and Heritage, received the media on National Aboriginal Day (June 21), with Wawatay Communications Society’s Mike Metatawabin, President, and John Gagnon, CEO, in the press conference room in the House of Commons. Wawatay announced cross-party support from several MPs […]

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Province Announces New Appointments to the Travel Manitoba Board

June 21, 2017 The Manitoba government has appointed a new chair, vice-chair and new directors to Travel Manitoba’s board of directors, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Travel Manitoba plays an integral role in promoting our province as a world class destination,” said Cullen.  “I’m pleased to announce the appointment of these […]

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Questions and Answers regarding Air Borealis – Nunatsiavut Group of Companies

The Nunatsiavut Group of Companies has joined a partnership with Innu Development Partnership Limited and PAL Airlines to provide air service in northern Labrador. We know that many of you have questions. We hope this list of Frequency Asked Questions will address some of your concerns. Will fares increase? No, there are no fare increases […]

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B.C. First Nation, airport sign long term benefits agreement – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 21, 2017 RICHMOND, B.C. – A First Nation in British Columbia has signed a long-term benefits agreement with the Vancouver International Airport. The Musqueam Indian Band and airport officials say in a release that the 30-year deal is based on “friendship and respect” and is meant to be mutually […]

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International Trade Minister announces $3.3 million for 34 industry associations to promote trade

June 22, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Industry associations play a key role in fostering international business development. They represent countless small and medium-sized enterprises that are the backbone of our economy and the engine for new job creation. Their activities also promote best practices among their members that benefit the entire […]

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Aboriginal Success Stories Highlight Impact of Youth on Community and Businesses in RBC’s A Chosen Journey Report

TORONTO, June 21, 2017 – Across the country, young Indigenous leaders are making a positive impact in their communities and businesses, as shown by the success stories featured in the latest edition of A Chosen Journey: RBC Aboriginal Partnership Report. First published by RBC in 2008, A Chosen Journey has been issued annually to highlight the many […]

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RAIC: Architects call for Indigenous design for new centre

OTTAWA, June 20, 2017 – The former United States embassy building in Ottawa is not a culturally appropriate space for an Indigenous Centre, says the Indigenous Task Force of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), on the eve of National Aboriginal Day. “Indigenous people always get the hand-me-downs, the buildings, and land that settlers […]

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Corporate Knights seeks nominations for its third annual Top 30 under 30 Sustainability Leaders list

TORONTO, June 20, 2017  – Millennials now encompass the largest voting bloc in Canada, as well as the largest generation in the workforce. Both they and Generation Z (those under 18) will be the most diverse cohorts in Canadian history. This group is more focused on environmental awareness and has a greater acceptance of LGBTQ communities and racialized […]

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With a heavy heart,’ Nunavik Creations closes its doors after 15 years – CBC

‘It’s with a heavy heart that we have to make this difficult decision,’ says Makivik vice president Jun 20, 2017 Celebrated Nunavik clothing and design company Nunavik Creations Inc. is closing down its operations. Makivik Corporation, which owns the Inuit-run company, says that despite efforts to market and publicize the clothing, Nunavik Creations has been […]

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MNO office officially opens in Haileybury – MNO

Submitted by: MNO Temiskaming Métis Council Office Manager Liz Morland The new Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) office in Haileybury was officially opened on March 25, 2017. The office will serve as the headquarters of the MNO Temiskaming Métis Council (TMC) and the new MNO Métis Family Wellbeing program. The MNO Timiskaming Métis Council (TMC) […]

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Ontario Reducing Electricity Costs for Businesses in the North

Province Enhancing Rate Stability, Supporting Jobs and Growth June 20, 2017 Ontario is reducing electricity costs by up to 25 per cent for some of the biggest job creators in Northern Ontario, including mining and forestry companies, to boost their competitiveness and help them continue to grow. The province is providing support for large and […]

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National Center, NACA Join Forces to Request Increase in Funding for the Indian Incentive Program

June 19, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – Chris James, President and CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, and Michael Anderson, Executive Director of the Native American Contractors Association, sent a joint letter to Senate Defense Appropriators requesting an increase in funding for the Indian Incentive Program (IIP). They requested $18 million for […]

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BCAAFC: Extraordinary General Meeting of the Membership

Notice of an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Membership on June 23-24, 2017 at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society in Vancouver, BC at 9 am – 5pm. NT5

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Two New Native Friendship Centres Join the RCAAQ

Wendake, – The 38th Annual General Meeting of the Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec (RCAAQ) was held in Val-d’Or on June 10 and provided an opportunity for the Maniwaki and Lac-Saint-Jean Native Friendship Centres to exercise their membership rights for the very first time. Having officially joined the provincial association, both Centres play […]

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Port authority confirms commitment to working with port communities through AIVP – Worldwide Network of Port Cities Missions Charter

Vancouver, B.C.: Today, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority signed the AIVP – Worldwide Network of Port Cities Missions Charter of a Port Centre. The charter aims to strengthen port connections to the community and raise awareness of the socio-economic importance of port activity. “As part of our vision to be the world’s most sustainable port, […]

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NxGold Achieves Important Permitting Milestone for Summer 2017 Exploration at Kuulu

Vancouver, B.C. June 19, 2017 – NXGOLD LTD. (“NxGold” or the “Company”), (NXN:TSXV) is pleased to announce that it has received a positive screening decision from the Nunavut Impact Review Board (“NIRB”) for its maiden exploration program at the Kuulu Gold Project, Nunavut. The decision by the NIRB, which follows a comprehensive review, means that […]

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Former Haisla chief captured NDP stronghold for BC Liberals in 2017 – Business In Vancouver

Ellis Ross one of three First Nations elected to B.C. legislature A funny thing happened on May 9, when the folks in the Skeena riding went to the polls. Ellis Ross, former chief of the Haisla Nation, won the riding for the BC Liberal Party, but didn’t win the First Nations vote. Even in Ross’ […]

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Sioux Lookout positioned to prosper from Ring of Fire development – Sioux Bulletin

Partners in a proposed trans-load facility in Sioux Lookout gathered in the community earlier this month, to tour the proposed site for the facility east of town. Discussions on designing an Integrated Transportation System (ITS) from Pickle Lake, to Sioux Lookout, to Sault Ste. Marie, also took place. The proposed site, a piece of crown […]

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Bold Ventures and Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Stake Claims and Form Joint Venture at the Traxxin Extension Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario, June 20, 2017- Bold Ventures Inc. (TSX.V:BOL)(“Bold”) and Lac des Mille Lac First Nation (“LDMLFN) or (“the partners”) are pleased to announce the staking of 7 claims totaling 100 units comprising 1600 hectares or 3953 acres in the Bedivere Lake area of Northwestern Ontario. The property is located approximately 55 km northeast of […]

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Anglo American rough diamond sales value for De Beers’ fifth sales cycle of 2017

June 20, 2017 Anglo American plc announces the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for De Beers’ fifth sales cycle of 2017, amounting to $530 million. Bruce Cleaver, CEO of De Beers, said: “Following positive feedback from the Las Vegas trade show, and in line with recent trends, we saw […]

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NRStor welcomes Kim Warren to its Board of Directors

June 20, 2017 NRStor is excited to announce Kim Warren as the newest addition to our Board of Directors. Mr. Warren was previously Chief Operating Officer at the Ontario Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and brings nearly 40 years of electricity market experience to NRStor’s Board. “The insights and experience Kim Warren brings to our […]

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Dunnedin Ventures To Raise $4 Million Through Private Placement

June 20, 2017 – Vancouver, BC, Canada. – Dunnedin Ventures Inc. (the “Company“) (TSX-V: DVI) announces that it will conduct a non-brokered private placement of flow-through (each, a “FT Unit“) and non-flow through (each, a “NFT Unit“) units for gross proceeds of up to $4,000,000. In order to accommodate the private placement, the date of […]

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BC Ferries’ Salish Eagle Officially Begins Service on June 21

VICTORIA – The second of BC Ferries’ three new vessels, Salish Eagle, will officially commence service on Wednesday, June 21, at 9:10 a.m. on the Tsawwassen – Southern Gulf Islands route. Salish Eagle is the second of three new Salish Class vessels that are dual-fuel and capable of operating on either natural gas or ultra-low […]

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Rio Tinto board changes

June 20, 2017 Rio Tinto senior independent director John Varley has resigned as a non-executive director and will step down from the board with immediate effect. Mr Varley joined the Rio Tinto board in September 2011 and was also the chair of the Remuneration Committee. Rio Tinto chairman Jan du Plessis said “I am very […]

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Durango Reviews Rare Earth Potential

Vancouver, BC  June 20, 2017 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTC-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that it has been offered to purchase certain prospective rare earth projects consisting of cerium, hafnium, lanthanum, scandium, yttrium and zirconium. On June 17th, 2017, Fox News published an article titled “Trump Energy Dept. Seeks to Mine Elements […]

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Senate defeats motion to separate infrastructure bank from budget bill – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2017 OTTAWA _ The Senate won’t be splitting the Trudeau government’s budget bill to hive off the portion dealing with creation of a new infrastructure bank. Senators have rejected by the narrowest of margins a motion to split the bill, defeating it on a tie vote of 38-38 late Monday. The […]

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For the record, June 20, 2017 – Business In Vancouver

Email your For the Record information to: fortherecord@biv.com. Please include a high-resolution, colour headshot where possible. Ron McIntyre, a Vancouver-based health care architect, has joined Dialog as a principal. McIntyre’s role is to accelerate the firm’s global health-care practice with expertise in non-traditional, non-institutional processes such as complex-care facility planning and evidence-based design. McIntyre previously […]

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Barkerville Announces Results of Annual & Special Meeting

TORONTO, ON – June 19, 2017 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (the “Company” or “Barkerville”) is pleased to announce that shareholders voted in favour of all resolutions presented in its management information circular at the annual and special meeting held on June 9, 2017, which included: the election of the Board of Directors; […]

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Azimut announces 2,500 metres of Diamond Drilling on the Opinaca B Gold Property, Eleonore Mining Camp, James Bay Region, Quebec

June 19, 2017 Longueuil, Quebec – Azimut Exploration Inc (“Azimut” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AZM) is pleased to announce that Hecla Mining Company ( “Hecla”) (NYSE-HL) has commenced a 2,500-metre diamond drilling program on the Opinaca B Gold Property held by Azimut and its partner Everton Resources Inc. (TSXV: EVR). The aim of the 7-hole […]

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SIGA reports $253.7 million in revenue for 2016-2017

June 16, 2017 Saskatoon, SK – The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) announced today revenues of ­­­­­­­­­­­$253.7 million with net earnings of $81.1 million for the 2016–2017 fiscal year. As a non-profit corporation, 100 percent of SIGA’s profits are distributed to our beneficiaries in Saskatchewan. SIGA is owned by Saskatchewan’s 74 First Nations and fully […]

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“Nuvviti Development Corporation” Makivik’s New Company Named!

Wednesday – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, QC – Makivik Corporation has named its new business development corporation following the holding of a naming competition among Beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA). “Nuvviti Development Corporation” was selected by the Makivik Board of Directors out of a list of eight finalists as the winning name. […]

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Harte Gold Corp.: Middle Zone Widens At Depth With Assay of 8.03 g/t Over 7.56 Meters, High Grade Sugar Zone Drill Results Include 115.49 g/t Over 2.05 Meters, Four New Zones Discovered

Toronto – June 15, 2017 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) Harte Gold is pleased to announce continued positive drilling and exploration developments at the Company’s 100% owned Sugar Zone Property, White River Ontario. The $15 million exploration program currently underway includes a comprehensive 75,000 meter drill […]

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Hicks on Biz: Funding aboriginal business

June 16, 2017   It’s all about money. It always is. An entrepreneur full of dreams wants to create a better mousetrap that’ll take the world by storm and make him or her a gazillionaire. But they can’t find the money — the thousands, the hundreds of thousands of dollars — it takes to get […]

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World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends for Women

New ILO report shows closing the gender gaps by 25 per cent by 2025 could add US$ 5.8 trillion to the global economy and boost tax revenue. GENEVA (ILO News) – Gender gaps remain one of the most pressing challenges facing the world of work. Women are substantially less likely than men to participate in […]

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AFN Specific Claims Dialogue Session

AFN Expert Panel Report Minister Bennett’s 2016 report to parliament on the Five Year Review of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act 2016 Office of the Auditor General’s Report on Specific Claims Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6 Vancouver Island Room LIVE WEBCAST AGENDA If you are unable to attend the […]

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Fort William First Nation in talks for new bridge over Kam River, says chief – CBC

Peter Collins says discussions started before Wednesday’s court decision was announced Jun 19, 2017 The chief of Fort William First Nation says it will likely be years before a new bridge is built over the Kaministiquia River, between Thunder Bay and the neighbouring First Nation. Peter Collins said he’s been in talks with all levels […]

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Mason Graphite and the Pessamit Innu Council sign the Mushalakan Impact Benefit Agreement

PESSAMIT, QUEBEC–(June 16, 2017) – Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:LLG)(OTCQX:MGPHF) and the Innu Council of Pessamit today signed the Mushalakan Agreement, an Impact Benefit Agreement (“IBA”) resulting from the 2014 Cooperation Agreement between the Parties. The Mushalakan Agreement, negotiated directly between the Pessamit Council and the executives of Mason Graphite, […]

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FP/wire say Kinder pipeline strongly backed by lenders – Stockwatch

The Financial Post reports in its Saturday, June 17, edition that Kinder Morgan Canada has raised $5.5-billion for its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and was strongly backed by lenders, the company said on Friday, even as banks face pressure to back away from the project. A Reuters dispatch to the Post reports that Kinder Morgan […]

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Pattern Energy Announces Key Strategic Initiatives for Major Expansion of Growth and Capital Opportunities with Pattern Development, Riverstone and PSP Investments

Up to $1 billion in new capital commitments for Pattern Development 2.0, including a $60 million minority investment by Pattern Energy (with a right but not an obligation to fund an additional $240 million) and more than $700 million primarily from institutional investors through a Riverstone managed entity Strategic co-investment relationship with PSP Investments, who […]

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Canadian Orebodies Commences Field Season at Wire Lake in Preparation for Drilling in July

TORONTO, June 19, 2017 – Canadian Orebodies Inc. (the “Company”) (TSXV:CORE) is pleased to announce the completion of the first phase of drilling at the North Limb property, and that field work at the Wire Lake Project has commenced. At the North Limb Property, the Company drilled 7 broadly spaced holes totaling 1,423 metres on […]

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Kennady Diamonds Announces Positive Faraday Kimberlite Diamond Recovery Results

Up to $1 billion in new capital commitments for Pattern Development 2.0, including a $60 million minority investment by Pattern Energy (with a right but not an obligation to fund an additional $240 million) and more than $700 million primarily from institutional investors through a Riverstone managed entity Strategic co-investment relationship with PSP Investments, who […]

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Tahoe Provides Escobal Update

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – June 19, 2017 – Tahoe Resources Inc. (TSX: THO, NYSE: TAHO) (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) reported today that a group of protestors near the town of Casillas in Guatemala has been blocking the primary road that connects Guatemala City to the Escobal Mine near Minera San Rafael. Protests appear to relate […]

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KIA and Agnico Eagle Sign IIBA for the Whale Tail Gold Project

Baker Lake, NU; June 15, 2017: The Kivalliq Inuit Association (KIA) and Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (Agnico Eagle) announce the formal signing of an Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA) for the Whale Tail Project located approximately 50 km northwest of the Meadowbank mine. An official signing ceremony was held today in Baker Lake with […]

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