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Baffinland Appoints New CFO

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Dec. 24, 2008) – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (“Baffinland” or the “Company”) (TSX:BIM) announced today that, effective December 31, 2008, it has appointed Ms. Gwen Gareau to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

Ms. Gareau will assume the role from Mr. Robert Chausse who has been the Chief Financial Officer of Baffinland since March 2006. Mr. Chausse has accepted a senior financial position with another company but will continue to act in an advisory role, providing consulting services to Baffinland, as necessary, over a transition period.

by NationTalk on January 5, 2009825 Views

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Premier Launches Major 2009 Exploration Plans

PREMIER GOLD MINES LTD PG 1/5/2009
THUNDER BAY, ON, Jan. 5, 2009 —
Shares Issued: 77,565,179

PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to provide an update of its 2009 exploration plans for its Northwestern Ontario projects. Major drill programs are planned for the Hardrock, Rahill-Bonanza, and PQ-North Properties. Key highlights include:

by NationTalk on January 5, 2009608 Views

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CCEDNet Membership Committee: Call for New Members

January 2, 2009

The Canadian CED Network Membership Committee is looking for new members. Currently, there are several positions open.

The Membership Committee is one of the Canadian CED Network’s four standing committees. The purpose of the committee is to guide the Network regarding member retention and recruitment and provide advice to the Board of Directors on member benefi ts and services to support the members’ capacity to advance CED across Canada. The Membership Committee has identifi ed three areas of focus: a more inclusive and comprehensive committee; a pan-Canadian membership survey; and a member retention and recruitment strategy.

by NationTalk on January 5, 2009597 Views

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Living Sky Casino Opens to Public December 29

NEWS RELEASE
December 18, 2008
2008-01
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) and its business partner the File Hills Qu’ Appelle Tribal Council are pleased to announce the opening of the Living Sky Casino in Swift Current. The casino opens its doors to the public December 29, 2008 at 9 am.

by NationTalk on December 24, 20083215 Views

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2008 Mid-year Socio-Economic Monitoring Report

22 December 2008

Yellowknife, NT – Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. (DDMI), operator of the Diavik Diamond Mine, is pleased to release its 2008 mid-year socio-economic monitoring report, which provides a summary of initiatives in training, employment, and business from for the first six months of 2008.

by NationTalk on December 23, 2008706 Views

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OPG and Lac Seul First Nation Form Historic Energy Partnership

Equity share in generating station a first for Ontario

TORONTO, Dec. 19 – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and the Lac Seul First Nation today formed a historic partnership that will see the First Nation own 25 per cent of the Lac Seul Generating Station, located near Ear Falls, Ontario.

by NationTalk on December 21, 2008652 Views

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Stornoway Provides Corporate Update

TSX: SWY
SWY 08-27
December 17, 2008

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY) wishes to provide an update on management and board appointments that will come into effect January 1, 2009.

Catherine McLeod-Seltzer, who currently serves as the Board’s Chairman, will move into the role of Lead Director for the Company. At the same time, Eira Thomas, presently serving as Stornoway’s Chief Executive Officer, will assume a new role as Executive Chairman. Matt Manson, who presently serves as President, will assume an expanded role as President and Chief Executive Officer. Coincident with these changes, Ms. Thomas will be taking a four-month maternity leave.

by NationTalk on December 19, 2008746 Views

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Terasen announces Appointment to Boards of Directors

December 18, 2008

Vancouver, B.C. – Terasen Inc. today announced the appointment of Brenda Eaton to both the Terasen Inc. and Terasen Gas Inc. Boards of Directors.

“We are pleased to welcome Brenda Eaton to the Terasen Boards,” said Stan Marshall, Chairman, Terasen Inc. Board of Directors. “Her diverse background and experience will provide an excellent complement to the talents of our existing board members which oversee Terasen in its role as an energy solutions provider for British Columbians, supporting the province’s economic, energy and environmental goals into 2009 and beyond.”

by NationTalk on December 19, 2008874 Views

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Terasen Gas and First Nations Sign Landmark Equity Agreements

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SURREY, BC, Dec. 17 – Terasen Gas (Vancouver Island) Inc. today announced that it has entered into landmark investment agreements that will provide two B.C. First Nations with the opportunity, through a limited partnership, to invest equity in and receive revenue from a regulated utility project. Pending approvals, including that of the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC), the Chemainus First Nation and Cowichan Tribes will have the option to share a 15 per cent equity interest in the Mt. Hayes Natural Gas Storage Facility, located on Vancouver Island.

by NationTalk on December 17, 20081328 Views

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Media Advisory – Ontario Power Generation/Lac Seul First Nation Sign Historic Energy Partnership

Witnesses to include Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, OPG Chairman

TORONTO, Dec. 17 – Leaders from Ontario Power Generation and Lac Seul First Nation will sign a historic partnership agreement Friday, December 19, 2008.

by NationTalk on December 17, 2008633 Views

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Stornoway Reports Filing of NI 43-101 Technical Report for Renard Preliminary Assessment

TSX: SWY
SWY 08-26
December 15th, 2008

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY) is pleased to announce the filing on SEDAR on December 12, 2008 of a National Instrument (“NI”) 43-101 technical report on the Renard Project located at the Foxtrot Property in North Central Québec. The Foxtrot Property is a 50:50 joint venture with SOQUEM INC. (“SOQUEM”). The independent technical report has been prepared by Scott Wilson Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. (Scott Wilson RPA) and is the qualifying report relating to the Renard Preliminary Assessment. AMEC Americas Limited (AMEC) and SENES Consultants Limited (SENES) have prepared or contributed to sections of this technical report. The technical report includes improved estimates of project economics resulting from certain conceptual mine plan efficiencies identified since the initial results of the preliminary assessment were disclosed by Stornoway on October 28th, 2008. The improved economics are highlighted as follows:

by NationTalk on December 17, 2008755 Views

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Alberta Star Development Corp. Provides Corporate Update

Vancouver, British Columbia –(Dec. 17, 2008) – Alberta Star Development Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:ASX)(OTCBB:ASXSF)(FRANKFURT:QLD) is pleased to provide the following update of its current plans for 2009 during the current global economic crisis that is expected to last for some time.

by NationTalk on December 17, 2008767 Views

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‘Tis the Season for Charitable Giving

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WINNIPEG, Dec. 16 – This holiday season, Canadians are stuffing their stockings with more than gifts and indulgences – they’re making a conscious effort to support charities that are important to them.

Scotiabank’s 2008 Holiday Poll reveals that 72% of Canadians are planning to make a personal donation to charity this holiday season. Despite uncertain economic times, this year’s result is consistent with last year’s finding of 73%.

by NationTalk on December 17, 2008743 Views

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Tahera announces Approval of the Court to Cease Operations at the Jericho Mine

TORONTO, Dec. 15 – Tahera Diamond Corporation (“Tahera” or the “Company”) (TSX: TAH) announces that received court approval on December 12, 2008 to cease operations at the Jericho Mine effective 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Saturday, December 13, 2008. At that same time, the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (“INAC”) will intervene at the Jericho Mine pursuant to section 89 of the Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act (the “Act”). Pursuant to the Act, INAC intends to retain former employees of Tahera to conduct the ongoing care and maintenance activities at the Jericho Mine site. This action was necessitated by the lack of funds currently available to the Company to continue the care and maintenance program and the Company’s inability to date to find a buyer for Tahera’s assets.

by NationTalk on December 16, 2008691 Views

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Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. Revises Plans for Shares of Golden Bear Environmental Technologies, Inc.

Newport Beach, CA –(December 15, 2008) – On December 8, 2008 Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: GBLE) announced that the registered shareholders of record as of December 31, 2008 would receive one share of Golden Bear Environmental Technologies, Inc. for every one share of Global 8. Upon further investigation into the mechanics and compliance issues for making such a dividend, Global 8 seeks to clarify the company’s options in this regard.

by NationTalk on December 15, 2008756 Views

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Two Native Community Development Financial Institutions Honored for Achievements in Helping Build Native Economies

Albuquerque, N.M. – December 12, 2008 – Two Native opportunity finance institutions were honored last evening for their commitment to community development and asset building in Native communities at the 2008 Native Awards Ceremony, part of the 5th Annual Native CDFI Convening hosted by Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and First Nations Oweesta Corporation (Oweesta).

by NationTalk on December 15, 2008725 Views

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North West Company Fund Announces Third Quarter Earnings and a Distribution

Winnipeg, Manitoba –(Dec. 12, 2008) – North West Company Fund (the “Fund”)(TSX:NWF.UN) today reported 2008 third quarter earnings of $22.1 million for the period ended October 31, 2008. The Fund also announces a quarterly distribution of $0.32 per unit to unitholders of record on December 31, 2008, distributable by January 15, 2009.

Report to Unitholders

The North West Company Fund reports third quarter earnings to October 31, 2008 of $22.1 million, an increase of 19.4% over last year’s third quarter earnings of $18.5 million. Diluted earnings per unit improved to $0.46 compared to $0.39 last year.

by NationTalk on December 14, 2008710 Views

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Important Invitation to all BC First Nations and Local Governments

To: Local Government Mayors, Chairs, and Administrators
BC First Nations Chiefs and Administrators

From: UBCM Executive and First Nations Summit

Date: December 9, 2008

RE: FUNDING NOW AVAILABLE FOR NEWLY ELECTED C2C PROGRAM

by NationTalk on December 14, 2008606 Views

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Starfield Resources Discovers Diamond At Ferguson Lake

Nearby Sample Found To Contain Diamond-Indicator Garnet Grains

Toronto, Ontario – December 10, 2008 – Starfield Resources Inc. (TSX: SRU / OTCBB: SRFDF) today announced the discovery of a diamond in a till sample taken from an area located near the center of the Company’s claim block in Nunavut, Canada.

by NationTalk on December 14, 2008679 Views

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Diavik Response to Market Conditions

News release
10 December 2008

Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. (DDMI) is taking a series of measures to help protect the business and its workers during the current global economic crisis. These actions will help to reduce and defer costs until such time as the global economic situation has stabilized and becomes more favourable.

by NationTalk on December 14, 2008640 Views

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Tyhee announces additional diamond drillhole results from Goodwin Lake and Clan Lake properties, Yellowknife Gold Belt, NWT, Canada

December 11, 2008
For immediate release
Release: Series 9
Release 16
TSX Venture: TDC

VANCOUVER, BC (December 11, 2008) – Tyhee Development Corp. (TSX-V: TDC) today announced the final results of gold assays from the second phase of diamond drilling at Goodwin Lake and Clan Lake, Yellowknife Gold Belt, NWT, Canada.

Highlighted intersections from the recent program:

Goodwin Lake:
• Drillhole GL022: 35.5 metres (m) of 1.83 grams per tonne (gpt) gold Including:
16.5m of 3.33 gpt gold; and
16.5 m of 1.40 gpt.
• Drillhole GL024 10.5 m of 8.38 gpt gold
• Drillhole GL028: 6.0 m of 2.04 gpt gold

by NationTalk on December 11, 2008542 Views

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Baffinland Provides Update on Mary River Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO –(Dec. 5, 2008) – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (“Baffinland” or the “Company”) (TSX:BIM) provides today a general update on the continuing advancement of its Mary River Project.

In January 2008, Baffinland retained CIBC World Markets Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. to act as the Company’s co-financial advisors to seek a strategic partner or partners, evaluate potential transactions, assist in the course of negotiations and render such other financial advisory and investment banking services as may from time-to-time be agreed upon by the financial advisors and the Company. Baffinland has long recognized the need for strategic partnering due to the scale of its Mary River Project, particularly with regard to the expected capital cost of the project.

by NationTalk on December 11, 2008902 Views

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Harry Winston Diamond Corporation Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results

TORONTO, Dec. 10 – Highlights (All figures are in United States dollars unless otherwise indicated)

The Company recorded consolidated net earnings of $71.9 million, or $1.17 per share, for the third quarter compared to a net loss of $7.4 million, or $0.13 per share, respectively, in the third quarter of the prior year. Consolidated net earnings for the third quarter included a $49.0 million net foreign exchange gain, or $0.80 per share, as a result of the weakening of the Canadian dollar relative to the US dollar, compared to a $40.6 million net foreign exchange loss, or $0.70 per share, in the comparable quarter of the prior year.

by NationTalk on December 11, 2008850 Views

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Press Release re: Delay in JRP Review

The NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines sympathizes with the people whose livelihoods are seriously affected by this delay, many of whom are suffering under difficult economic conditions. The Chamber sees this development as further evidence of the urgent need for government to urgently address the environmental and socio-economic assessment process in the north.

December 7, 2008
Yellowknife NT

Joint Review Panel Report Delay

Friday’s announcement by the Joint Review Panel that its report on the Mackenzie Valley Natural Gas Pipeline will be delayed by a further year is severely disappointing to the residents of the Mackenzie Valley.

by NationTalk on December 10, 2008628 Views

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Coastal First Nations Study Award Winning Hartley Bay Tourism Model

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor

VAancouver, BC, PRESS RELEASE –(Dec. 9, 2008) – Representatives of Coastal First Nations working together under the Turning Point Initiative are meeting with leaders from the Gitga’at Nation of Hartley Bay to review the model of their relationship with award winning tourism operator, King Pacific Lodge.

by NationTalk on December 9, 20081222 Views

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First Aboriginal Business Awards Recipents Announced

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2008OTP0285-001854
Dec. 9, 2008

Office of the Premier
Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation
British Columbia Achievement Foundation

VANCOUVER – The recipients of the inaugural British Columbia Aboriginal Business Awards were announced today by Premier Gordon Campbell and Keith Mitchell, chair of the BC Achievement Foundation. The recipients will be honoured at a gala celebration on Jan. 27, 2009 in Vancouver.

by NationTalk on December 9, 2008937 Views

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Linear Metals Reports 43-101 Mineral Resources at KM61 Project

Tuesday December 9, 2008

Highlights

· Indicated Resource of 66.6 million tonnes at 0.063% molybdenum equivalent
· Inferred Resource of 38.9 million tonnes at 0.065% molybdenum equivalent

December 9, 2008 – Toronto, Ontario – Linear Metals Corporation (TSX: LRM) is pleased to report an initial Mineral Resource estimate for the Main Zone at its KM61 Project located near Armstrong, Ontario. This resource consists of a single body of mineralization as detailed in the tables below. At a cut-off grade of 0.02% molybdenum, the 66.6 million tonne Indicated Resource includes in-situ metal quantities of 127.7 million pounds of copper, 78.2 million pounds of molybdenum, and 5.5 million ounces of silver. In addition, the 38.9 million tonne Inferred Resource includes in-situ metal quantities of 78.0 million pounds of copper, 46.5 million pounds of molybdenum, and 3.4 million ounces of silver.

by NationTalk on December 9, 2008694 Views

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Empire Industries Aboriginal Parnership appoints new Maintenance Manager

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Dec. 9 – Empire Industries Ltd. (TSX-V: EIL) (“Empire” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of specialized engineered products and provider of steel fabrication and installation services, today announced that its Aboriginal partnership in Fort McMurray has hired Vince Tidder as Projects and Maintenance Manager for Sorge’s Welding Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Lemax Machine & Welding Inc. Sorge’s Welding Ltd. is jointly owned by Empire and the ACFN Holding Corporation.

by NationTalk on December 9, 2008712 Views

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Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. Announces Record Date for Shareholders to Receive Shares of Golden Bear Environmental Technologies, Inc.

Newport Beach, CA –(December 8, 2008) – Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: GBLE), a leading provider of environmental technology solutions, today announced that the registered shareholders of record as of December 31, 2008 will receive one share of Golden Bear Environmental Technologies, Inc. for every one share of Global 8.

by NationTalk on December 8, 2008626 Views

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PhosCan Chemical Corp.: Martison Phosphate Project Development Update and Announcement of Special Meeting of Shareholders

Toronto, Ontario –(Dec. 8, 2008) – PhosCan Chemical Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FOS) announces an update on the development of the Company’s wholly-owned Martison Phosphate Project and a special meeting of PhosCan shareholders.

Martison Phosphate Project Update

by NationTalk on December 8, 20081018 Views

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OMA President Addresses North Bay CIM Members

Ontario Mining Association President Chris Hodgson encouraged members of the Canadian Institute of Mining´s Northern Gateway Branch in North Bay to help the public gain a broader appreciation of what mining does for society and the economy. In speaking to about 120 members of the CIM Branch at a luncheon meeting on December 3, he saluted many of the innovative communications initiatives carried out in North Bay including activities during the city´s Mining Week and reminded them of the many tools the OMA has developed to support these efforts.

by NationTalk on December 7, 2008790 Views

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First Nations Successful Partnership with Fish Farming Company

Campbell River, British Columbia –(Dec. 5, 2008) –

www.marineharvestcanada.com. Klemtu – A celebration was recently held in the small coastal village of Klemtu, British Columbia, to commemorate the ten years of salmon farming success between the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation and Marine Harvest Canada.

Twenty years ago the people of Klemtu turned to salmon aquaculture to try to replace the economic opportunity lost in the decline of the commercial salmon fishery. This pioneering salmon aquaculture business lasted for five years but eventually declining salmon prices and high operating costs combined to shut down the operations in 1993.

by NationTalk on December 7, 2008921 Views

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Leadership shown in Unconventional Gas Development

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2008EMPR0070-001843
Dec. 5, 2008

Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

VICTORIA – Shell Canada will take a break in exploration activity in the Klappan and have more discussions with First Nations and the community, Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Richard Neufeld announced today.

by NationTalk on December 7, 2008695 Views

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Canadian Arrow Mines receives road permit for Kenbridge Nickel Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 4, 2008

Sudbury, Ontario – December 4, 2008 – Canadian Arrow Mines, Ltd. (CRO: TSX-V) (the “Company”), reports that it has received a work permit from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources for the construction of an all-weather road into the Kenbridge Nickel Project site. The 10km construction will involve the widening and surfacing of an existing trail that provides seasonal access to the project site from the Maybrun road. A single, temporary bridge crossing is already in place over the Atikwa River.

by NationTalk on December 5, 2008892 Views

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AFOABC November 2008 Newletter

From the President’s Chair
by Brian Titus, Chief Financial Officer
Osoyoos Indian Band Development Corp.

I am very pleased to be the new president of AFOA. This job has been made much easier because of the years of hard work and service by former president Sue Wood of Skidegate. Sue took us to a new level and I will do my best to continue her sterling work.

by NationTalk on December 4, 2008702 Views

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2008 RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Award Finalists

Largest number of nominees in event history

TORONTO, Dec. 4 – RBC today announced the 11 finalists of the 2008 RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Awards (CWEA) program. Approximately 1,200 women entrepreneurs were nominated for this year’s award, the highest number since the program was created in 1992.

by NationTalk on December 4, 2008934 Views

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Marine Harvest and Kitasoo/Xai’xais mark Ten Years of Partnership at Klemtu

Dec 3, 2008
MHC Release
For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Ian Roberts: 250.850.3276 (7256)
Percy Starr: 250-839-1255

Klemtu –A celebration was recently held in the small coastal village of Klemtu, British Columbia, to commemorate the ten years of collaboration and business success between the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation and Marine Harvest Canada.

by NationTalk on December 3, 20081106 Views

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Northern Development Provides Measureable Economic Benefits to Every Community in Central and Northern Rural British Columbia

Dec 2, 2008

Prince George, BC – Northern Development Initiative Trust today announced an update on project investments in central and northern BC and has shared community and business feedback received on a number of successful rural and regional economic development initiatives the organization has directly supported.

by NationTalk on December 3, 2008691 Views

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Global 8 Environmental Technologies’ Shareholders to Receive Shares of Golden Bear Environmental Technologies, Inc.

NEWPORT BEACH, CA –(December 3, 2008) – Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: GBLE), a leading provider of environmental technology solutions, today announced that the registered shareholders will be receiving common shares of Golden Bear Environmental Technologies, Inc.

“The record date for the shares of Golden Bear Environmental Technologies, and the number of shares to be distributed, are in the process of being finalized by the Company and its advisors in order to maximize the value to our shareholders,” said Javan Khazali, Chief Executive Officer of Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc.

by NationTalk on December 3, 2008752 Views

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CanAlaska to Undertake Uranium Exploration with Chinese Mining Partner

Vancouver, Canada, December 2nd, 2008 – CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V — CVV) (“CanAlaska” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with East Nickel Mining Inc. (“ERI”) to undertake joint exploration for uranium on its 100%-owned North East Wollaston Project (the “Project”).

by NationTalk on December 2, 2008615 Views

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Run of River Power Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results

Friday, November 28, 2008

The information posted on this page was accurate at the time of posting, but may be superseded by subsequent disclosures.

TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: ROR

VANCOUVER, Nov. 28 – Run of River Power Inc. (“ROR Power” or “the Company”) (TSX-V: ROR) today announced financial and operating results for the three months ended September 30, 2008. The Management’s Discussion and Analysis, consolidated financial statements and accompanying notes will be available on SEDAR and on ROR’s website www.runofriverpower.com on November 28, 2008. All figures reported herein are Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated.

by NationTalk on December 2, 2008697 Views

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Forum Signs MOU With Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated for Exploration of Inuit Owned Land Nearby Areva’s Kiggavik Uranium Deposit, Nunavut

Vancouver, British Columbia –(Dec. 2, 2008) – Forum Uranium Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FDC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) to earn a 100% interest in all minerals on 27,344 hectares of the northern half of Inuit Owned Land (IOL) parcel BL-21, located 20 kilometres east of Areva’s 148 million pound Kiggavik uranium mine development project and 60 kilometres west of the Hamlet of Baker Lake, Nunavut (See: www.forumuranium.com/i/maps/North-Thelon-Project-Map2.jpg). Areva is currently conducting a feasibility study on the Kiggavik project.

by NationTalk on December 2, 2008763 Views

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Media Advisory: Fraser Institute Wraps Up Fall Cocktail Series With Discussion on Property Rights and Tax Regimes on Aboriginal Lands

Calgary, Alberta –(Dec. 2, 2008) – Join Dr. Tom Flanagan, senior fellow at the Fraser Institute, and C.T. (Manny) Jules, chief commissioner of the First Nations Tax Commission, for a discussion on property rights and tax regimes on aboriginal lands during the final evening of the Fraser Institute’s fall cocktail series, Behind the Spin: Fraser @ Centini, on Thursday, December 4.

by NationTalk on December 2, 2008651 Views

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NaiKun Moves to Tier 1 Listing on TSX Venture Exchange

Vancouver, British Columbia – November 28, 2008 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (“NaiKun”) is pleased to announce that it has been upgraded to a Tier 1 listing on the TSX Venture Exchange, effective November 28, 2008.

Tier 1 is the TSX Venture Exchange’s premier tier and is reserved for advanced companies with significant financial resources. Advantages of a Tier 1 listing include a more favourable regulatory environment and increased opportunity for participation by institutional investors.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008603 Views

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De Beers Canada signs on to the NWT Mining Workforce Initiative

Yellowknife, November 27, 2008 – De Beers Canada, in partnership with the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), and the two other diamond producers in the NWT have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together toward building a cooperative and focused plan, called the “NWT Mining Workforce Initiative”.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008592 Views

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Kodiak Energy, Inc Announces New Joint Venture Agreement with CREEnergy Oil and Gas Inc. and a Joint Press Conference

Calgary, Alberta –(Dec. 1, 2008) – Kodiak Energy, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:KDK)(OTCBB:KDKN) (“Kodiak” or the “Corporation) is pleased to announce a new joint venture agreement (the “Agreement”) between CREEnergy Oil and Gas Inc.(CREEnergy) and Kodiak Energy, Inc. CREEnergy is licensed by the Communities of Peerless/Trout Lake and Bison Lake First Nations.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008853 Views

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PharmEng Reports Reduced Cash Burn, Financing Update, Strategic Update, Board Member Additions, and Third Quarter Earnings for 2008

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Nov. 30, 2008) – PharmEng International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PII), a full-service consulting and contract manufacturing company, today reported its results for the period ended September 30, 2008. The Company also announced Board changes and provided an update on the strategic plan involving the integration of the newly commissioned Sydney facility. Readers are encouraged to review the Company’s complete Interim Consolidated Financial Statements and accompanying Management’s Discussion & Analysis which are available under the “investors” section of its website at www.pharmeng.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

by NationTalk on December 1, 2008743 Views

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New Certainty Given to Yukon’s Mineral Sector

FOR RELEASE #08-299
November 27, 2008

WHITEHORSE – New certainty has been given to Yukon’s mineral sector with the passing of amendments to the Quartz Mining Act and the Miners Lien Act. Following passage by the Yukon Legislative Assembly, the amendments were given assent from The Honourable Geraldine Van Bibber, Commissioner of Yukon, today.

by NationTalk on November 28, 2008617 Views

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Petrobank’s Whitesands Expansion Approval Advances

CALGARY, ALBERTA –(Nov. 27, 2008) – Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd. (“Petrobank” or the “Company”) (TSX:PBG) announces that it has today received copies of two letters (the “Correspondence”) from the Energy and Resources Conservation Board (“ERCB”) to objecting parties that indicate that the ERCB has decided that the three well expansion at Petrobank’s Whitesands site (the “Expansion”) has met all regulatory requirements and the ERCB will issue their approval document in due course (“Decision”).

by NationTalk on November 28, 2008688 Views

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MNBC 2009 Annual General Meeting Invitation to Tender

November 26th, 2008
Métis Chartered Communities
Métis Nation British Columbia

Re: 2009 Annual General Meeting Invitation to Tender

Please accept this Invitation to Tender to host the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) 2009 Annual General Meeting (AGM). MNBC will be accepting proposals from the Métis Chartered Communities for consideration in determining the location of the 2009 AGM. All tender submissions will be presented to the MNBC Métis Nation Governing Assembly (MNGA) for review.

by NationTalk on November 28, 2008909 Views

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