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Glass Lewis Recommends Removal of Detour Gold Chairman and Other Core Long-Term Directors; Shareholders Urged to Vote Now for Real Change Using the GOLD Proxy

A number of large shareholders have already voted for wholesale change and value creation Paulson warns Detour Gold Board of Directors that any attempt to further delay the Special Meeting of Shareholders or circumvent shareholder democracy will be opposed and that Directors may be held personally accountable Shareholders urged to vote now using only the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201838 Views

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Wahupta Ventures Inc. Grows International Hemp Footprint

VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2018  – Wahupta Ventures Inc. today announced that it has entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement with Enigma Enterprises Inc. Wahupta has committed to an investment amount of $2,000,000 to be paid over a six month period in exchange for a 10% ownership in Enigma Enterprises Inc which owns Colombian subsidiary Milagro Pharmaceuticals […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201836 Views

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Azimut and SOQUEM obtain New Results from the Munischiwan Property (Au, Ag, Cu), James Bay region, Quebec

Longueuil, Quebec – Azimut Exploration Inc. (“Azimut” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AZM) is pleased to report additional prospecting results from the Munischiwan Property, which is jointly owned with SOQUEM Inc. (“SOQUEM”) under a Strategic Alliance covering the James Bay region of Quebec (see Figure 1). Best results include 100.5 g/t Au, 151.0 g/t Ag and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201834 Views

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 ¾ per cent

December 5, 2018 The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 ¾ per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 ½ per cent. The global economic expansion is moderating largely as expected, but signs are emerging that trade conflicts are weighing more heavily […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201830 Views

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The Maple Leaf Centre For Action on Food Security announces four new funding partners and implements national awareness campaign

LifeCycles, The SEED, FortWhyte Farms and Eat West Coast advance food security in their communities MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 4, 2018 – The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security (“the Centre”) today announced investments in four innovative new projects that advance food security in their communities. These include LifeCycles in Victoria, British Columbia; The SEED in Guelph, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201839 Views

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Official International Reserves – December 5, 2018

The Department of Finance Canada announced today that Canada’s official international reserves decreased by an amount equivalent to US$80 million during November to US$82,008 million. This was driven by more liabilities maturing than new ones being issued as part of reserves management operations (-US$311 million),1 which were partially offset by net investment gains (US$231 million).2 Details on […]

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Service providers combine forces to help mid-island Indigenous residents – Nanaimo News NOW

December 4, 2018 NANAIMO — A new agreement between Indigenous service providers in the Nanaimo area is breaking down artificial divides and making sure no families are left behind. Tillicum Lelum, who run 75 programs for Indigenous families and youth, and Kw’umut Lelum, who work with housing providers and social services for families from nine […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201821 Views

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Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $188,330 to 112 Food Banks Across Canada

TORONTO – The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is contributing $188,330 to 112 food banks and community food centres across Canada. “The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is our union’s tool to combat poverty at the global level, but also within our own communities. This is why we are very proud to contribute to food banks and community food […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201843 Views

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Bold Ventures Expands Targets At The Stover Gold Project

Bold Ventures Expands Targets At The Stover Gold Project Toronto, Ontario, December 4, 2018 – Bold Ventures Inc. (BOL:TSX.V) (“Bold” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide the following update to our Stover Gold Project located approximately 75 km northeast of Wawa, Ontario. The Stover Property lies along a 20-km segment of what is known […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201831 Views

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Bank of Canada Announces Deputy Governor Appointment

December 4, 2018 The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada today announced the appointment of Paul Beaudry as Deputy Governor, effective February 18, 2019. Mr. Beaudry’s appointment, which is the result of an open search process, fills the vacancy created by the departure of Sylvain Leduc in July 2018. As Deputy Governor, Mr. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201842 Views

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Koksilah River Bridge seismic upgrade project update

Beginning on the evening of Dec. 3, 2018, drivers are advised that the Koksilah River Bridge seismic upgrade project is entering its third and final phase of construction. During this phase, the southbound left turn from Highway 1 onto Cowichan Bay Road will remain closed. In addition, the right turn from Cowichan Bay Road heading […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201830 Views

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Denise Williams – Business in Vancouver

December 4, 2018 It was a desire to teach English as a second language that pushed Denise Williams to leave Vancouver Island and move to the Lower Mainland 17 years ago. But a bus ride in downtown Vancouver to hand out resumés to English-as-a-second-language schools shortly after the move sent her career path on a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201835 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Labour market outcomes for college and university graduates, class of 2010 to 2014 Even with the same university degree or college diploma, female graduates earn, on average, less than their male counterparts two years after graduation. Results from a new study, based on administrative data, are focused for the first time on the annual employment […]

by pmnationtalk on December 4, 201880 Views

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Do BC First Nations really have the power of veto? – The Globe and Mail

Tom Flanagan is a professor emeritus of political science at the University of Calgary and a senior fellow of the Fraser Institute. The British Columbia Legislative Assembly recently gave first reading to Bill 51, the NDP government’s new Environmental Assessment Act. It does not recognize the veto over resource development that many First Nations have […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201837 Views

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Call us aunties, says Ottawa-based collective of Indigenous doulas – CBC

Aunties on the Road travels to Indigenous youth to provide reproductive and sexual health counselling Dec 02, 2018 Since Chrystal Desilets started calling herself a doula, she’s spent more time explaining what a doula is than anything else. That’s why she and others at Aunties on the Road, an Ottawa-based collective of Indigenous full-spectrum doulas, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201829 Views

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Construction begins on earthfill dam at Site C – Alaska Highway News

November 30, 2018 The earthfill dam at Site C is starting to take shape on the Peace River, BC Hydro says. Construction on the dam began on the north bank of the Peace River in October, ahead of its scheduled start in 2019, and is expected to carry on through to 2023. BC Hydro tweeted […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201837 Views

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Lake Louise Ski Area fined for unlawful destruction of whitebark pine, a species at risk

From: Parks Canada News release November 30, 2018 Lake Louise, Alberta Parks Canada Agency On November 30, 2018, the Lake Louise Ski Area was fined $2.1 million for violations under the Species at Risk Act and the Canada National Parks Act. In 2014, Parks Canada Park Wardens conducted an investigation at the Lake Louise Ski […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201840 Views

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The Government of Canada congratulates Acadia First Nation on Winner’s World Gas Bar Expansion

From: Indigenous Services Canada November 30, 2018 — Acadia First Nation, Mi’kmaq Territory, Nova Scotia —Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the economic growth of First Nations communities through investments that create jobs and promote prosperity. Today, Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, joined Chief Deborah Robinson and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201827 Views

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Prime Minister concludes productive G20 Leaders’ Summit

December 1, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and welcomed the outcomes outlined in the G20 Leaders Declaration. The Summit was a key opportunity for countries to come together to strengthen the middle class and invest in economic growth that benefits everyone. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201828 Views

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The Daily Monday, December 3, 2018

December 3, 2018 On the Shoulders of Giants: The History of Statistics Canada, 1970 to 2008 It’s the story of a statistical agency, and also the story of a nation. The latest installment in the life story of Statistics Canada, On the Shoulders of Giants: The History of Statistics Canada, 1970 to 2008, is now […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201835 Views

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Inuktuuriaqarniq Namminiqaqtinut Program

30 November 2018  The Department of Culture and Heritage is committed to helping businesses understand and meet their language obligations. 85% of Nunavut’s population is Inuit and using Inuktut in daily operations, shows dedication to customers and contributes to the long term promotion of Inuktut language and culture. Through Inuktuuriaqarniq Namminiqaqtinut (Private Sector Inuktut […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201895 Views

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VIA Rail reports pax growth for 11th consecutive quarter

Montréal, November 30, 2018 – Today, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) published its results for the third quarter of 2018 and reported another successful quarter. Ridership increased by 6.2%, while passenger revenues increased by 5.1% compared to the same quarter in 2017. Ridership and revenues in the Québec City-Windsor corridor grew by 8.3% and 11.0% respectively. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 201830 Views

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First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario

First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2018  – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather December 4-6, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2018144 Views

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Access to tidewater focus of fiscal update

As Alberta’s deficit continues to drop, new economic headwinds pose a potential challenge for the province’s recovering economy if left unchecked. Compared to last year, 42,000 new jobs were created in the province. Average weekly earnings remain strong and manufacturing sales are up 8.5 per cent. The deficit has dropped by $1.3 billion since Budget […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201845 Views

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​7 facts about Canada’s Indigenous communities and oil and gas – JWN

Nov. 30, 2018 Responsible resource development supports the growth of Canada’s Indigenous communities and is part of the broader reconciliation process, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) said in a new report this week. Governments should take action by recognizing the advantages that oil and gas development provides in support of Indigenous self-determination and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201856 Views

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Squamish Nation Council approves Agreements for Woodfibre LNG Project

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 North Vancouver, BC, Canada –  On November 23, 2018, Squamish Nation Council announced that it had voted and approved three agreements regarding the Woodfibre LNG Project. The three agreements are with Woodfibre LNG Limited, FortisBC, and the Province of British Columbia. These agreements mean Squamish Nation has given approval for the Woodfibre […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 201840 Views

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Statistics Canada says pace of Canadian economic growth slowed in third quarter – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 30, 2018 By Craig Wong THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The pace of economic growth in Canada slowed in the third quarter as business investment spending moved lower and the growth in household spending slowed, Statistics Canada said Friday. The Canadian economy grew at an annualized pace of 2.0 per cent in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201836 Views

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Canada’s oil and natural gas industry and Indigenous peoples work toward shared prosperity: CAPP Report

NOVEMBER 28, 2018 – CALGARY, ALBERTA Canada’s oil and natural gas industry has an important opportunity to enhance its relationship with Indigenous peoples by working to support the broader reconciliation process and Indigenous self-determination, according to Toward a Shared Future: Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and the Oil and Natural Gas Industry, the latest in a series […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 201847 Views

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Nova Scotia’s environment minister says she won’t run in next election – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018 HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia’s environment minister says she won’t be running in the next provincial election, expected sometime in 2021. Margaret Miller told reporters Thursday following a cabinet meeting that she will serve out her current term before leaving politics. Miller, who is 64, says the decision is mostly age-related. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201836 Views

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TD, CIBC see profit bump helped by U.S. operation but analyst reaction mixed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018  By Armina Ligaya THE CANADIAN PRESS Toronto-Dominion Bank and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce each got a quarterly profit boost from their U.S. footholds, but the latter lender’s shares slipped after its latest earnings fell shy of analyst estimates for the first time in four years. TD Bank Group […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201834 Views

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Media advisory: Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, will congratulate Acadia First Nation on the expansion of their Gas Bar

From: Indigenous Services Canada Nova Scotia, Acadia First Nation – Please be advised that MP Colin Fraser will join Chief Deborah Robinson of Acadia First Nation to celebrate the completion of their Winner’s World gas bar expansion. He will participate in the event on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date: […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201847 Views

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Fishing boat beacons would lower risks of Canada’s deadliest job: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018  By Aly Thomson THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ A Senate committee is recommending mandatory use of radio beacons on fishing vessels in an effort to curb fatalities in Canada’s deadliest sector. A report released Thursday from the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans said equipping fishing vessels with emergency position-indicating […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201832 Views

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Kinder Morgan Canada Limited: Shareholders Vote to Approve Reduction in Stated Capital and Share Consolidation

CALGARY, Nov. 29, 2018 – Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (TSX: KML) announced that KML shareholders at a special meeting in Calgary, Alberta, today voted to approve two special resolutions. The first was a reduction of the stated capital account of the restricted voting shares by an aggregate amount equal to $1.45 billion. The second resolution […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201836 Views

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Government of Canada takes additional steps to support recovery of the Southern Resident Killer Whales in the Salish Sea

From: Transport Canada November 29, 2018 Vancouver Canada has the longest coastline in the world, serving as home to rich biodiversity and precious ecosystems. The Government of Canada is building on its historic Oceans Protection Plan, and taking immediate action to preserve and restore marine ecosystems to help endangered whale populations recover. In June 2018, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201856 Views

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She launched an Indigenous fashion week in Toronto and catapulted creative colleagues into the spotlight – The Star

Sage Paul’s fashion extravaganza gave Indigenous designers a platform to showcase their work and spawned a network of like-minded creatives who have become each other’s biggest supporters. She is one of 12 Canadians the Star is profiling who are making our lives better. Nov. 29, 2018 For years, the idea of an Indigenous fashion week […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201850 Views

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AFN National Chief Supports First Nations Seeking Immediate Action and Impact Study of Pulp Mill Effluent Dumped into the Northumberland Strait

AFN National Chief Supports First Nations Seeking Immediate Action and Impact Study of Pulp Mill Effluent Dumped into the Northumberland Strait November 29, 2018 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde expressed concern and support for the Pictou Landing First Nation and other First Nations who are apprehensive of a plan […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2018175 Views

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B.C. government, First Nations will share gaming revenue, co-develop legislation to implement UN declaration

Nov. 29, 2018 COAST SALISH TERRITORIES/VANCOUVER – B.C. First Nations will share in provincial gaming revenue to support self-government, strong, healthy communities, and services that make life better for families. This funding will be a central piece of Budget 2019 to support reconciliation. The BC Assembly of First Nations, First Nations Summit and Union of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201870 Views

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Virtual reality could “revolutionize” interest in skilled trades – Northern Ontario Business

Indigenous consulting firm unveils technology to deliver interactive work experiences A northwestern Ontario recruiting firm is entering the virtual reality realm to help steer more Indigenous people into the industrial workforce. “We’re taking the old-school workplace tours and bringing it to the individual,” said Paul Giles, co-owner of Origin Recruitment, a Fort William First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201829 Views

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces 2019 Guidance and Provides Year-End Update on the Company

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2018 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) is pleased to provide guidance for fiscal year 2019 for the Gahcho Kué Mine as well as an update on company’s performance in 2018.  All amounts expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Highlights 2019: (all figures quoted […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 201828 Views

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IG Wealth Management launches IG Empower Your Tomorrow community platform to build Canadians’ financial confidence

New IG Financial Confidence Index finds nearly half of Canadians admit they feel anxious when thinking about their finances WINNIPEG, November 28, 2018 – Building on a 92-year history of helping clients plan for their financial future, IG Wealth Management (formerly Investors Group) is furthering its commitment of improving Canadians’ financial futures with the launch of a new […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 201832 Views

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Rubicon Minerals Announces Positive Bulk Sample Reconciliation Results, Validating the 2018 Mineral Resource Estimate

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2018  – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) announces positive reconciliation results from its bulk sample program compared to the current block model estimates of the planned stope designs (“2018 Mineral Resource Block Model”) at the Phoenix Gold Project (the “Project”). Rubicon believes the results validate the 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 201834 Views

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Azimut Exploration Inc.: Strong potential of the Pikwa gold-polymetallic property highlighted by regional geochemical footprint

November 27, 2018 Longueuil, Quebec – Azimut Exploration Inc. (“Azimut” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AZM) is pleased to report on the strong potential of its gold-polymetallic Pikwa Property adjacent to the Mythril Property where Midland Exploration Inc. (TSXV: MD) has discovered a significant mineralized zone. The major target zone on the Pikwa Property is characterized […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 201831 Views

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Greyhound Routes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 28, 2018  VICTORIA – The B.C. government is looking for operators to take over eight bus routes that remain without service since Greyhound pulled out of the province on Oct. 31. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is taking expressions of interests in the routes until Jan. 15. The […]

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Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds, Notley says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 28, 2018 By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her province is buying enough new rail cars to ship another 120,000 barrels of oil a day, without the federal government’s help. The premier was in Ottawa Wednesday to deliver a speech steps from Parliament. She said […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201845 Views

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Province seeks to fill remaining gaps left by Greyhound

Nov. 28, 2018 VICTORIA – The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is requesting expressions of interest (RFEI) from interested parties to provide intercity bus transportation for eight route segments in B.C. that remain unfilled, following Greyhound’s withdrawal of service from British Columbia on Oct. 31, 2018. The purpose of the RFEI is to gauge interest […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201838 Views

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Announces Repayment of Opaskwayak Loan

The Company remains well positioned for the opening of up to 200 cannabis retail stores over the next 18 months OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2018 – National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC” or the “Company”) (TSXV: META) today announced that following the successful closing of its brokered private placement offering of special warrants of NAC for gross […]

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Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds, Notley says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 28, 2018 By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her province is buying enough new rail cars to ship another 120,000 barrels of oil a day, without the federal government’s help. The premier was in Ottawa Wednesday to deliver a speech steps from Parliament. She said […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201838 Views

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AltaGas Ltd. Provides Notice of Series E Preferred Shares Conversion Right

CALGARY, Nov. 28, 2018 – AltaGas Ltd. (“AltaGas”) (TSX: ALA) announced today that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem any or all of its currently outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Five-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series E (the “Series E Shares”) (TSX: ALA.PR.E) on December 31, 2018 (the “Conversion Date”). As a result, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201855 Views

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Dawn Madahbee Leach named one of Canada’s most powerful women – Manitoulin Expositor

November 28, 2018 TORONTO—Dawn Madahbee Leach of Aundeck Omni Kaning, general manager at Waubetek Business Development Corporation, was recently named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN). Ms. Madahbee Leach was listed as a CIBC Trailblazer and Trendsetter, an award to recognize women who are first in their […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201863 Views

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Timberwest and Indspire announce new post-secondary Indigenous Forestry Education award

Nov 28, 2018 Five-year awards program available to post-secondary forestry students in trades as well as academic studies Nanaimo: TimberWest is pleased to announce a $50,000 post-secondary scholarship program for Indigenous students enrolled in forest management studies. TimberWest provided $25,000 through the Indspire Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards program for a five-year period […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201883 Views

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