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Northland Power Income Fund Announces Further Amendments to NPI Merger and Support of Major Unitholders

Additional Development Risk Transferred to Sellers 35.4% of the Purchase Consideration is Now Contingent

Toronto, Ontario (July 10, 2009) – Northland Power Income Fund (the “Fund”) (TSX:NPI.UN) today announced further amendments (the “Amendments”) to the original terms of its proposed merger with Northland Power Inc. (“NPI”) announced on April 23, 2009.

by NationTalk on July 13, 2009493 Views

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CCL No Longer Funding Knowledge Centres

On April 6, 2009, as one of several restructuring measures, CCL announced that it would no longer be funding its five knowledge centres as of July 6, 2009.

by NationTalk on July 13, 2009542 Views

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Canadian Television Fund Launches Industry Consultation Process

July 10, 2009 (Toronto) – The Canadian Television Fund (CTF) today announced details regarding the industry consultation process it will undertake to engage stakeholders in the creation of the new Canada Media Fund (CMF) program. The formal consultation process will focus, in the first year, on key policy issues that will inform the policies and programs of the newly mandated funding agency. It will include a written submission component and Focus Groups.

by NationTalk on July 12, 2009674 Views

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Business Case for the Long-Term Sustainability of Friendship Centres

Developed by the National Association of Friendship Centres and the Department of Canadian Heritage

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The federal government has invested in Friendship Centres for more than 40 years. The long-term sustainability of Friendship Centres requires enhancements to the funding levels that were established, and remain unchanged, over a decade ago.Aboriginal people represent the fastest growing population in Canada. Of that population, the number of urban Aboriginal people is the fastest growing – more than 70% of Aboriginal people do not live on reserves. In order to protect the federal government’s investment, and to ensure the long-term sustainability of Friendship Centres, these funding levels need to be examined in the context of today’s pressing realities.

by NationTalk on July 10, 2009765 Views

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MNO President Gary Lipinski Speaks Up!

July 10, 2009) – Recently, MNO President Gary Lipinski sat down with Nation Talk host Nick Ashawasega for an interview and discussion about the Métis in Ontario and in Canada. One area of discussion centred on a description and explanation of the self-government system in place for the Métis nation and its people. President Lipinski also provided insight into how cases like Powley the Métis people of Canada further establish and assert their rights and traditions as one of three distinct Aboriginal peoples of Canada.

by NationTalk on July 10, 2009592 Views

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Forestry Tenures E-Posting Leads to Easy Access

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2009FOR0020-000086
July 9, 2009

Ministry of Forests and Range

KAMLOOPS – New woodlot licences and other forestry opportunities in the Southern Interior Forest Region are now posted on-line, ensuring immediate and equal access to all bidders, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today.

by NationTalk on July 10, 2009750 Views

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Media Advisory – Media Invited to an Important Infrastructure Announcement

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, July 9, 2009 – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Regional Minister for the North, Minister of Health for Canada, and the Member of Parliament for Nunavut, along with the Honourable Robert C. McLeod, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs for the Northwest Territories, and His Worship Gordon Van Tighem, Mayor of the City of Yellowknife, invite members of the media to an important infrastructure announcement.

by NationTalk on July 9, 2009616 Views

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Tsay Keh Dene vote yes to Williston settlement agreement

Press Release
July 2, 2009

VICTORIA – Tsay Keh Dene First Nation in northern B.C. has voted yes to a final agreement with the Province and BC Hydro over the development of the Williston Reservoir and W.A.C. Bennett Dam, Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister George Abbott announced today.

by NationTalk on July 9, 2009824 Views

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Three more Northern Communities to begin Receiving Natural Gas This Year

Media Release
For Immediate Release
June 30, 2009

SaskEnergy continues to make substantial progress extending natural gas service to Highway #2 communities north of Waskesieu. New natural gas customers were connected in Weyakwin and Ramsey Bay last fall, the first communities to be served under SaskEnergy’s northern pipeline project. The Town of Air Ronge, portions of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and some businesses in La Ronge will begin receiving gas service this fall, allowing customers to make equipment conversions in time for the winter heating season.

by NationTalk on July 9, 2009455 Views

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Six GNWT Employees selected to Sit on the Aboriginal Employees’ Advisory Committee

YELLOWKNIFE (July 7) – Six Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) employees from across the NWT have been selected to sit for two-year terms as members of the Aboriginal Employees Advisory Committee (AEAC). The AEAC is headed by co-chairs Tom R. Williams and Gary Bohnet. Mr. Williams is the Associate Deputy Minister of the Department of Human Resources and Mr. Bohnet is the Deputy Minister for the Department of Environment & Natural Resources. The overall mandate of the AEAC is to increase the number of indigenous Aboriginal employees hired and retained by the GNWT.

by NationTalk on July 8, 2009790 Views

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Recent Study proves Apprenticeship Training Works for Employers!

IT PAYS TO HIRE AN APPRENTICE:
Calculating the Return on Training Investment for Skilled Trades Employers in Canada
A Study of 16 Trades

Phase II
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
June 2009

Introduction

What are the benefits of apprenticeship training for an employer? Can a financial return be calculated? Does the investment support an employer’s bottom line? These are the main research questions that prompted the Canadian Apprenticeship Form-Forum canadien sur l’apprentissage (CAF-FCA) to complete this study. To answer these questions CAF-FCA asked almost 1,000 employers in 16 different trades in a variety of sectors to fill in a survey on the costs and benefits of apprenticeship training. The results show that there is a positive return for those employers that invest in apprenticeship training.

by NationTalk on July 8, 2009550 Views

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Pacific Iron Ore Corporation Announces the Completion of the Technical Report on Separation Property

Calgary, Alberta (July 7, 2009) – Pacific Iron Ore Corporation (TSX VENTURE:POC) announces that it has received and filed a Technical Report dated June 29, 2009 on its Separation Property located in Ontario. The Technical Report was prepared in contemplation of the requirements of National Instrument 43-101, by independent geologists Mr. J. Gary Clark P.Geo and Mr. Desmond Cullen, P.Geo. This document is now available on SEDAR. The objective of completing this property evaluation was to assist Pacific Iron Ore Corporation in vending or optioning this property to a company interested in the lithium and rare metal potential as outlined in the work of Messer’s Clark and Cullen.

by NationTalk on July 8, 2009749 Views

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Northern Superior Resources Inc. Explores for Source of Gold Grain-In-Till Dispersal Trains, Thorne Lake Property, Northwestern Ontario

Sudbury, Ontario (July 8, 2009) – Northern Superior Resources Inc. (“Northern Superior” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:SUP) is pleased to announce that exploration has commenced to define the source of the gold grain-in-till dispersal trains on its Thorne Lake gold property.

by NationTalk on July 8, 2009460 Views

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Terrane Metals Provides Corporate Update

Vancouver, British Columbia (July 8, 2009) – Robert Pease, President and CEO of Terrane Metals Corp. (“Terrane” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TRX), is pleased to provide an update on the activities of the Company. In December 2008, the Company announced a Modified Project Execution Plan (the “Modified Plan”) for its 100%-owned Mt. Milligan Project (the “Project”). Key objectives on the Modified Plan are to reduce Project implementation risk, minimize on-going and near-term capital expenditures and to better position the Project for a timely construction start-up. The Modified Plan is proceeding on budget and on schedule (see Terrane Press Release Dec 8, 2008, for more details).

by NationTalk on July 8, 2009631 Views

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Calgary Chamber of Commerce 2009 AFN Keynote Luncheon Series

The Calgary Chamber of Commerce and its standing, member-based Aboriginal Opportunities Committee is pleased to partner with the Treaty 7 First Nations to host the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 2009 Annual General Assembly from July 20 – 22, 2009.

by NationTalk on July 8, 20091490 Views

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Diamonds discovered in two core holes on Dumont’s Attawapiskat Property, near Victor diamond mine, Ontario

DUMONT NICKEL INC. (DNI : TSX-Ven, DG7 : Frankfurt)

TORONTO, July 7 – With reference to press release of July 6, 2009, by Metalex Ventures Ltd. (MTX:TSX-Ven), and related release of even date by Arctic Star Diamond Corp. (ADD:TSX-Ven), Dumont Nickel Inc. (DNI:TSX-Ven, DG7:FSE) is pleased to announce the discovery of diamonds by Metalex in core samples from two drill holes on Dumont’s Attawapiskat Property, located approximately seven kilometres south of the Victor diamond mine, Attawapiskat region, Ontario.

by NationTalk on July 7, 2009670 Views

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Xstrata Nickel’s Raglan Mine Welcomes the Quebec Government’s Mineral Strategy

ROUYN-NORANDA, QUEBEC (July 7, 2009) – Xstrata Nickel’s Raglan Mine welcomes the initiative taken by the Minister for Natural Resources and Wildlife, Serge Simard, in unveiling Quebec’s first mineral strategy last week.

by NationTalk on July 7, 2009866 Views

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Canada-Nunavut Partnership to Create Jobs, Stimulate Regional Economy

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Iqaluit, Nunavut, July 7, 2009 – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada’s Minister of Health, and the Honourable Eva Aariak, Premier of Nunavut, today announced that communities in Nunavut will benefit from more than $7.2 million in joint government investments for two key infrastructure projects through the new federal Infrastructure Stimulus Fund.

by NationTalk on July 7, 2009622 Views

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Six GNWT Employees selected to Sit on the Aboriginal Employees’ Advisory Committee

News Release

YELLOWKNIFE (July 7) – Six Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) employees from across the NWT have been selected to sit for two-year terms as members of the Aboriginal Employees Advisory Committee (AEAC). The AEAC is headed by co-chairs Tom R. Williams and Gary Bohnet. Mr. Williams is the Associate Deputy Minister of the Department of Human Resources and Mr. Bohnet is the Deputy Minister for the Department of Environment & Natural Resources. The overall mandate of the AEAC is to increase the number of indigenous Aboriginal employees hired and retained by the GNWT.

by NationTalk on July 7, 2009863 Views

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Avalon Announces Final Assays from Winter Program and Start of Summer Drilling Program on the Lake Zone REE Deposit, Thor Lake, NWT

Toronto, Ontario (July 6, 2009) – Avalon Rare Metals Inc. (TSX:AVL) (“Avalon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce final assay results from the 2009 winter drilling program on the Lake Zone Rare Earth Elements (“REE”) deposit, Thor Lake, NWT, located 100 km southeast of Yellowknife. These results confirm some exceptional grades and thicknesses in the southern part of the deposit within the high-grade sub-zone called the Basal Zone. An updated resource estimate incorporating all the latest results is in preparation and drilling has now resumed at the site. This program will complete the required definition drilling in the southern part of the Lake Zone deposit to upgrade more of the resource to the Indicated level of confidence as required for the pre-feasibility study.

by NationTalk on July 6, 2009662 Views

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2009 Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Annual General Meeting Held in Nain, Nunatsiavut

The newly minted Government of Nunatsiavut played host to the 2009 ITK Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Nain. The meeting was held in the former Labrador Inuit Association board room. ITK held an AGM there in 2005.

by NationTalk on July 6, 2009797 Views

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Lions Gate Metals Appoints New CEO

Vancouver, British Columbia (July 3, 2009) – Lions Gate Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LGM) (“LGM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Damien Reynolds will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer and has been re-elected as a Director of the Company at the Annual General Meeting held on June 30, 2009. Mr. Reynolds is a 20-year veteran in the junior resources sector.

by NationTalk on July 6, 2009684 Views

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Diamonds discovered in two drill holes near Victor Diamond Mine, Ontario

KELOWNA, BC, July 6 – Metalex Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: MTX) (“Metalex”) is pleased to report diamondiferous kimberlite intersections from two drill holes on the Metalex – Arctic Star Diamond Corp (TSXV : ADD) – Big Red Diamond Corp (TSXV : DIA) joint venture on claims optioned from Dumont Nickel Inc. (TSXV : DNI). The claims are located 7 kilometers south of the Victor Diamond Mine.

by NationTalk on July 6, 2009526 Views

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Noront Resources Provides Exploration Update

Toronto, Ontario, June 29, 2009. Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture: NOT) is pleased to provide the following exploration update of the company’s activities:

• At Eagle One, hole NOT-09-049, drilled subvertically below known mineralization, intersected two zones of disseminated, semi-massive and massive sulphides, one from 269.54 metres to 510.69 metres and the other from 749.7 metres to 945.67 metres; more than tripling the known down dip extent of the mineralization to greater than 900 metres;

by NationTalk on July 3, 2009589 Views

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North American Tungsten Announces Cantung Mine To Be Placed On Care And Maintenance

June 29, 2009

North American Tungsten Corporation Ltd. (the “Company”) announces that it will temporarily suspend production at its CanTung tungsten mine in the Northwest Territories, effective October 15, 2009 due to increased product inventory and declining tungsten prices. The mine will be placed on a care and maintenance program that will enable a timely and cost effective return to production when market conditions improve.

by NationTalk on July 3, 2009662 Views

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Avalon contracts Scott Wilson RPA Associates for Lake Zone REE deposit Pre-feasibility Study

June 29, 2009

TORONTO — Avalon Rare Metals Inc. (TSX:AVL) (“Avalon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has contracted Scott Wilson Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. (Scott Wilson RPA”) as the lead consulting company to prepare the Pre-feasibility Study (“PFS”) on the Lake Zone REE deposit at Thor Lake NWT. Work on the PFS is to commence immediately and is planned for completion in early 2010.

by NationTalk on July 3, 2009883 Views

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First Nations Market Housing Fund Annual Report 2008 — Laying the Foundation & 2009 – 2013 Business Plan

Message from the Chairperson of the Trustees:

I am pleased to present the Fund’s first Annual Report. The accomplishments described in the report reflect the work of many people. One of the pioneers who contributed significantly to the implementation of the Fund, Robert Restoule, passed away suddenly on April 23rd, 2009. We are grateful for his commitment to the Fund’s success.

Annual Report 2008 — Laying the Foundation

by NationTalk on July 3, 2009472 Views

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Matachewan First Nation Signs Impact and Benefits Agreement with Northgate Minerals Corporation

VANCOUVER, July 2 – Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX: NGX, NYSE Amex: NXG) and the Matachewan First Nation are pleased to announce that the parties have signed an Impact and Benefits Agreement (“IBA”) for the Young-Davidson project located in Matachewan, Ontario. The IBA establishes a framework for the permitting and development of a mine on the Young-Davidson property and sets out a variety of co-operative initiatives between the Matachewan First Nation and Northgate relating to employment, training and other business opportunities in connection with the project. The IBA follows on the Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed in March 2008.

by NationTalk on July 3, 2009784 Views

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Government of Canada Strengthens Aboriginal Business in B.C.

June 30, 2009
Vancouver, British Columbia

Aboriginal communities across British Columbia will benefit from federal government funding for joint ventures and business partnerships aimed at strengthening economic opportunities for Aboriginal businesses.

by NationTalk on July 2, 2009628 Views

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Yes Vote Rights Historic Wrong for First Nation

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2009ARR0002-000070
July 1, 2009

Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation
BC Hydro
Tsay Keh Dene First Nation

VICTORIA – Tsay Keh Dene First Nation in northern B.C. has voted yes to a final agreement with the Province and BC Hydro over the development of the Williston Reservoir and W.A.C. Bennett Dam, Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister George Abbott announced today.

by NationTalk on July 2, 2009656 Views

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Canadian Apprenticeship Forum Call for Presentations

Call for Presentations

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum – Forum canadien sur l’apprentissage (CAF-FCA) presents its conference:

“Apprenticeship – The Framework for Canada’s Renewable Resource”

The essence of the chosen Theme is to highlight that apprenticeship training provides for a sustainable training strategy so that Canada remains competitive and prosperous. Apprenticeship training ensures that Canada’s resource of people, continue to be viewed as one of its most valuable renewable resources as long as there is a sustainable training strategy in place – apprenticeship training.

by NationTalk on July 2, 2009541 Views

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Sego Resources Inc. – Third and Final Closing – Short Form Offering of Units

TSX-V: SGZ

VANCOUVER, June 30 – Sego Resources Inc. (“Sego” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the third tranche of the Offering described in the news release dated April 3, 2009. The Company has issued 2,220,000 Units at a price of $0.07 per Unit for gross proceeds of $155,400.00. Each unit (a “Unit”) consists of one common share and one share transferable purchase warrant (a “Warrant”) which will entitle the holder to purchase an additional common share at a price of $0.10 per share for a period of five years.

by NationTalk on July 2, 2009490 Views

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Carmen R. Loberg appointed to Board of Directors of the Churchill Corporation

For Immediate Release
July 1, 2009

TSX: CUQ

Edmonton, Canada – The Churchill Corporation (the “Corporation” or “Churchill”) announced that its Board of Directors today appointed Mr. Carmen R. Loberg as a new director. Mr. Loberg will become the ninth member of Churchill’s Board of Directors and was appointed for a term expiring at the next annual meeting of stockholders to be held in May 2010.

by NationTalk on July 2, 2009581 Views

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Conference Announcement: 17th Inuit Studies Conference, October 2010

The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) will play host to the 17th Inuit Studies Conference, during the last week of October 2010 (dates to be confirmed). The event will be held at the First Peoples Pavilion on the UQAT Val-d’Or campus in Quebec, Canada.

by NationTalk on June 30, 2009707 Views

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Search for a new executive director for the National Native Addications Partnership Foundation

Sharon Clarke, Executive Director for NNAPF since its creation on 2000, is leaving the organisation on June 30, 2009. The Foundation is launching a search for a new Director to occupy this position.

by NationTalk on June 30, 2009503 Views

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Canadian Royalties: Taking Action to Acquire 100% of the Expo-Ungava Property

Montreal, Quebec (June 30, 2009) – Canadian Royalties Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX:CZZ) announces that it has begun to take the steps necessary to acquire a 100% interest in the Expo-Ungava Property, given that Ungava Minerals Exploration Inc. (subsidiary of Nearctic Nickel Mines Ltd.) (“Ungava Minerals”) has failed to bring its joint venture account into good standing.

by NationTalk on June 30, 20091051 Views

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New results confirm kimberlites on Dumont’s Attawapiskat Property, near Victor Diamond Mine, Ontario

DUMONT NICKEL INC. (DNI : TSX-Ven, DG7 : Frankfurt)

TORONTO, June 30 – With reference to press release of June 22, 2009, by Metalex Ventures Ltd. (MTX:TSX-Ven), and related release of even date by Arctic Star Diamond Corp. (ADD: TSX-Ven), Dumont Nickel Inc. (DNI:TSX-Ven, DG7:FSE) is pleased to announce that, based on new analytical results obtained by Metalex from recent work completed by it on prior drill core from claims situated approximately seven kilometres south of the Victor diamond mine, Attawapiskat region, Ontario, Metalex has concluded that eight of the nine drill holes tested intersected “the margins or upper levels of buried kimberlite intrusive complexes”. Metalex further concluded that the new results “indicate that a new group of previously unconfirmed kimberlites have been discovered in the area”.

by NationTalk on June 30, 2009486 Views

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Victoria Gold Corp. Fast-Tracks Eagle Gold Project, Yukon

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Victoria Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:VIT) (“Victoria” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the commissioning of a Pre-feasibility Study and a comprehensive Project Proposal that satisfies the requirements of the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act, and all associated permits necessary for the development of the Eagle Gold Project.

by NationTalk on June 29, 2009685 Views

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GE and Plutonic Power Granted Extension on Due-Diligence Period for Dokie Wind Project Acquisition

Vancouver, British Columbia (June 29, 2009) – GE Energy Financial Services and Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX:PCC) have been granted a 14-day extension to July 20 of the due-diligence period in the partners’ review of the purchase of the 300-megawatt Earthfirst Dokie Ridge Wind Project, located 1,100 kilometers northeast of Vancouver, near Chetwynd. The previous 45-day period for due-diligence would have ended on July 6. Provided that certain conditions are satisfied or waived by July 20, GE Energy Financial Services and Plutonic plan to complete the acquisition of the Dokie assets within a further 45-day period. Satisfaction or waiver of conditions to closing include but are not limited to consent of First Nations and other material stakeholders, assignments of material permits and contracts and receipt of regulatory approvals.

by NationTalk on June 29, 2009629 Views

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Minister Strahl Unveils Federal Framework for Aboriginal Economic Development

Vancouver, British Columbia (June 29, 2009) – The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, today announced the new Federal Framework for Aboriginal Economic Development. This announcement includes a $200-million investment over four years to implement the Framework.

by NationTalk on June 29, 2009909 Views

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Federal Apprenticeship Completion Grant Now Available for Eligible Applicants

Guelph, Ontario (June 29, 2009) – The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today announced that eligible apprentices may apply for the Apprenticeship Completion Grant starting July 2, 2009.

by NationTalk on June 29, 2009587 Views

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Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. Provides Interim Williston Basin Operations Update

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Initial Production Data Provided on Next Two Middle Bakken Producers; Wells IP at 1,856 BOE/d and 811 BOE/d on 24-hour Production Tests

DENVER, June 24 — Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG) (AMEX: KOG), an oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and Montana and in the Green River Basin of southwest Wyoming and Colorado, today provided an interim update on its Williston Basin drilling and completion activities.

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CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. – Summer Exploration to Commence at Poplar Uranium Project

Vancouver, Canada, June 25th, 2009 – CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V — CVV) (“CanAlaska” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has executed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with East Resources, Inc. (“ERI”) to commence exploration of the Company’s Poplar uranium project (“Project”), located in the Province of Saskatchewan on the northern rim of Canada’s Athabasca Basin. In December, 2008, ERI had executed a similar agreement with the Company to undertake uranium exploration at the Company’s NE Wollaston project in the Province of Manitoba. However, due to continual delays encountered since the Fall of 2007 with the award of exploration permits by the Government of Manitoba arising from prolonged consultations with native communities, both CanAlaska and ERI have opted to initiate their cooperation by first conducting uranium exploration in Saskatchewan.

by NationTalk on June 29, 2009527 Views

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Crosshair Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (June 26, 2009) – Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (“Crosshair”) (TSX:CXX)(NYSE Amex:CXZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Joseph Miller, CMA, to the Board of Directors of Crosshair, effective immediately. Mr. Miller received his CMA designation in 1992 and is a member of the Certified Management Accountants of British Columbia. He received his diploma in Business Administration from Mount Royal College in 1989.

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Governments Move Forward On Mayo B Project

FOR RELEASE #09-154
June 26, 2009

WHITEHORSE – The Government of Yukon Premier Dennis Fentie and the First Nation of Nacho N’yak Dun Chief Simon Mervyn Sr. are pleased to announce today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Mayo B project.

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Experts share Strategies for Aboriginal Economic Development

News Release
June 26, 2009

Gathering for Success symposium attracts international speakers

Edmonton… More than 550 delegates from Alberta, across Canada and around the world are meeting in Banff next week to share their insights and successful strategies for Aboriginal economic development.

by NationTalk on June 27, 2009865 Views

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Covanta Energy Releases Economic Study of Proposed Gold River Energy-From-Waste Facility

Proposed Facility Would Generate More Than $500 Million in Economic Activity

Vancouver, British Columbia (June 26, 2009) – Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE:CVA), a world leader in the development and operation of Energy-from-Waste and other renewable energy projects, and Green Island Energy today announced the results of an economic impact study which shows 350 construction jobs and 575 indirect jobs would be created by building and operating a proposed Energy-from-Waste facility in Gold River, British Columbia.

by NationTalk on June 26, 20091091 Views

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Imperial Oil outlines Citizenship Progress and Commitments

Review Imperial’s environmental performance and other important results in 2008 Corporate Citizenship Report

In 2008, Imperial:

– Cut total greenhouse gas emissions by four per cent
– Invested $105 million in Aboriginal businesses through procurement contracts
– Improved employee safety performance by 17 per cent
– Contributed $12.1 million to more than 600 community initiatives across Canada

by NationTalk on June 26, 2009889 Views

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Akwesasne teachers ratify first tentative agreement with Mohawk Council

AKWESASNE, QC, June 24 – Teachers in Akwesasne represented by PSAC ratified a first tentative agreement with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne on Wednesday June 24, 2009. The agreement will expire August 31, 2011. It provides Akwesasne teachers with improvements to workplace rights, working conditions, and salaries, including:

by NationTalk on June 26, 2009740 Views

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Annual CEMA Awards to be presented June 26, 2009

TORONTO, June 24 – The 31st annual Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) Awards will be presented Friday, June 26 in Toronto.

Winners range from Stephen Hui for an article in Georgia straight on the plight of the In-Shuck-chs on a reserve near Vancouver to a searching documentary by Lalita Krishna on a Toronto photographer’s work with at-risk youth of the Peruvian rain forest.

by NationTalk on June 26, 20092214 Views

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