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CN issues Delivering Responsibly sustainability report

Montreal, April 25, 2011 — CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE:CNI) announced today it has issued its third sustainability report, Delivering Responsibly. This report highlights CN’s strategy, programs and achievements in the areas of governance practices, safety initiatives, human resources management, community involvement and environmental sustainability.

by NationTalk on April 26, 2011724 Views

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Startec Begins Underground Freezing of Giant Mine Chamber

Calgary-based Engineering Firm Implements First-of-Kind Solution to Contain Arsenic

Calgary, Alberta – April 26, 2011 – Startec, a Calgary-based engineering firm specializing in refrigeration, compression and processing solutions, began the underground freezing of the first chamber at the former Giant Mine in Yellowknife, N.W.T., implementing a new application in ground freezing that aims to prevent the leaching of arsenic, a byproduct of gold production.

by NationTalk on April 26, 2011918 Views

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Discovery Air Inc. (TSX: DA.A) Announces Improved Results for Its Year Ended January 31, 2011

Financial Highlights

Revenues were $152.4 million for the year ended January 31, 2011 (“Fiscal 2011”) compared to $123.2 million last year. Revenues for the quarter ended January 31, 2011 (“Q4/11”) were $23.7 million compared to $17.7 million for the same period last year.

EBITDA for Fiscal 2011 was $37.6 million compared to $28.8 million last year. EBITDA loss was $2.1 million for Q4/11 compared to an EBITDA loss of $2.3 million for the same period last year.

by NationTalk on April 26, 2011606 Views

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Harte Announces Significant Depth Extension of Sugar Zone Deposit and More High Grade Drill Results

Toronto – April 21, 2011 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte”) (TSX-V: HRT / Frankfurt (FSE: H4O) is pleased to announce results from the second batch of drill holes assayed as part of its 10,000 metre 2011 drill program.

Highlights

• Visible Gold (“VG”) encountered in 5 of the 8 drill holes reported
• 5.26 meters grading 17.6 g/t including 1.75 metres grading 52.84 g/t and 0.40 metres grading 204 g/t in SZ-11-15
• High grade intercept at depth indicates significant extension of Sugar Zone Deposit

by NationTalk on April 25, 2011580 Views

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Uranium North Acquires Data to Rapidly Advance the Nowyak Gold/Silver Project

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 21, 2011 – Uranium North Resource Corp. (TSX VENTURE:UNR) announces that it has signed an agreement with North Arrow Minerals Inc. to acquire exploration data for the Nowyak gold/silver property in Nunavut. The data includes geophysical, geological and sample assay data for the property. The purchase price for the data is $15,000 cash and 75,000 common shares.

by NationTalk on April 25, 2011530 Views

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Saturn Minerals Acquires 49,727 Hectares Of Oil & Gas Rights in Saskatchewan

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 21, 2011 -Saturn Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SMI) (“Saturn” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Saturn has submitted a successful bid for Petroleum & Natural Gas Exploration Permit 3092, located near the town of Porcupine Plains, Saskatchewan, during the Lands Sale held by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy & Resources on April 11th, 2011. Exploration Permit 3092 (the “Bannock Creek Project”) grants its owner an exclusive right to explore for petroleum and natural gas within permit boundaries. Saturn owns 100% of the Bannock Creek Project.

by NationTalk on April 25, 2011603 Views

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Tagish Lake Gold Property Update

Vancouver, British Columbia (April 20, 2011) – New Pacific Metals Corp. (TSXV: “NUX”) (“New Pacific” or the “Company”) is pleased to report its progress for the Tagish Lake Gold Property on permitting, and planned 2011 exploration and drill program.

Permitting

For its Tagish Lake Gold Property, the Company is currently operating under a Class III permit, which expires on October 11, 2011. The current Class III permit allows the Company to complete surface drilling on the property and underground drilling at the Skukum Creek deposit. The Company has completed a renewal application for a Class III permit, and completed the documents related to the environmental assessment for the renewal, and is in the process of submitting these documents to the Yukon government for approval.

by NationTalk on April 25, 2011647 Views

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Peregrine Discovers CH-51 Kimberlite at Chidliak

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Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine” or “the Company”) (TSX:PGD) is pleased to report the discovery of the CH-51 kimberlite by core drilling on the Chidliak project (“Chidliak”) on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. CH-51 is the first target drilled in 2011 and the fifty-first kimberlite discovered at Chidliak since 2008.

by NationTalk on April 25, 2011559 Views

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Sundance Energy Corporation (Formerly Sentinel Rock Oil Inc.) Completes Business Combination and Initiates Trading

Calgary, Alberta – April 20, 2011 –

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Sundance Energy Corporation (formerly Sentinel Rock Oil Inc.) (the “Corporation”) (TSX VENTURE:SNT) (to be trading as (TSX VENTURE:SNY) on or about April 25, 2011) is pleased to announce that it has completed and received final approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) for the previously announced acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding securities of Sundance Energy Corporation (“SEC”), a private Alberta oil and gas exploration and production company. The acquisition of SEC (the “Transaction”) constitutes the “Reverse Take Over” of the Corporation, pursuant to the policies of the Exchange.

by NationTalk on April 25, 2011783 Views

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Nemaska Continues to Report High-Grade Intersections from Whabouchi Project

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25.5 m at 2.28% Li2O, 23.0 m at 1.92% Li2O and 11.9 m at 2.36% Li2O

Quebec, April 20, 2011. Nemaska Exploration Inc. («Nemaska» or the «Corporation») (TSX-V:NMX) (OTC:NMKEF) (FRANKFURT:NOT) is pleased to continue reporting the results from 5 additional holes of its drill program recently completed on its 100% owned Whabouchi project. In total 8,909 metres have been drilled in 43 holes. The results continue to illustrate the high-grade of the main mineralized zone and confirm the presence of smaller dykes to the South of the Main zone. Highlights include: 25.5 m at 2.28% Li2O, 23.0 m at 1.92% Li2O and 11.9 m at 2.36% Li2O. The results of the initial 17 holes have been released on March 24 and April 11, 2011.

by NationTalk on April 25, 2011609 Views

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Star – Orion South Diamond Project Information Gathering Agreement reached with Muskoday First Nation

Stock Symbol: SGF: TSX

Saskatoon, April 21 – Eric Cline, Vice President Corporate Affairs of Shore Gold Inc. (“Shore” or the “company”), is pleased to announce that an Information Gathering Agreement has been signed by the company and Muskoday First Nation (“Muskoday”), to gather information on Aboriginal traditional land use and traditional knowledge in the Fort à la Corne (“FALC”) forest, which includes the proposed site of the Star-Orion South Diamond Project, located some 60 kilometres east of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

by NationTalk on April 21, 2011627 Views

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Discovery Air announces $30 million public offering of convertible debentures and early redemption of existing convertible debentures

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Yellowknife, April 21 – Discovery Air Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with GMP Securities L.P. (the “Underwriter”) pursuant to which the Underwriter has agreed to purchase $30 million principal amount of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (“Convertible Debentures”) at a price of $1,000 per debenture. Discovery Air has also granted the Underwriter an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional $4.5 million aggregate principal amount of Convertible Debentures for a period of 30 days following closing to cover over-allotments and for market stabilization purposes.

by NationTalk on April 21, 2011712 Views

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Indicator Minerals Commences Drilling at the Mohave Copper Project

Vancouver, B.C., April 19, 2011 – Indicator Minerals Inc. (IME: TSX-V) today announced that it has commenced a 5,000m core drilling program on its 100% owned Mohave Copper Project located in north-western Arizona.

“Drilling has started and we are eager to evaluate the economic potential of Mohave,” says Bruce Counts, President and CEO of Indicator Minerals Inc. “This is the first modern, comprehensive drilling program on the property and it offers us the opportunity to test the extent of the copper, molybdenum and silver mineralization on the project.”

by NationTalk on April 20, 2011531 Views

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Scalar Decisions and Turtlehawk Solutions Announce Partnership to Provide IT Products and Services to the Canadian Federal Government

Ottawa, April 20 – Scalar Decisions and Turtlehawk Solutions today announced their partnership that will offer a full suite of solutions to the Canadian Federal Government and First Nations Corporations.

With ever-increasing demand for IT products and services in Canada, Turtlehawk will compete in a growing market that requires scale, experience, service quality and innovation. Turtlehawk is an Aboriginal-owned IT firm headed by renowned Canadian, Duke Redbird. Duke infuses and operates Turtlehawk’s business with a keen awareness of First Nation values and the unique approach needed to work with aboriginal communities across Canada. Duke Redbird is a member of the Saugeen First Nation Territory, and an author of poetry published in numerous anthologies, including textbooks in both Canada and the United States. Duke also worked as an Arts and Entertainment reporter for CityTV.

by NationTalk on April 20, 2011866 Views

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Siskinds LLP announces Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation Class Action

London, ON, April 20 – The law firm of Siskinds LLP today announced the commencement of a class proceeding in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on behalf of persons who tendered securities of Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (“BIM”) to the takeover bids made by ArcelorMittal S.A. and Nunavut Iron Ore Acquisition Inc. and their affiliated entities. In February of 2011, ArcelorMittal and Nunavut completed a joint takeover bid for the securities of BIM.

by NationTalk on April 20, 2011732 Views

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Kivalliq Commences Phase 1 of 35,000 Metre Drill Program at Angilak Property

April 20, 2011

Vancouver, B.C. – Kivalliq Energy Corporation (KIV: TSX-V) (the “Company” or “Kivalliq”) today announced commencement of Phase 1 of the 2011 exploration program at Kivalliq’s 225,000 acre Angilak Property in Nunavut Territory, Canada. The program consists of a 20,000 metre diamond drill program on the high-grade Lac Cinquante Uranium Deposit and Blaze zone, plus 15,000 metres of reverse circulation (RC) drilling on exploration targets property-wide. The Company has also initiated a ground geophysical surveying program in order to generate and delineate additional drill targets.

by NationTalk on April 20, 2011750 Views

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Starfield Resources Announces $3,000,000 Private Placement Offering

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Toronto, April 20, 2011 – Starfield Resources Inc. (TSX: SRU) (OTCBB: SRFDF) (“Starfield”, “the Company”) is pleased to announce it has engaged M Partners Inc. as lead agent in connection with an offering (the “Offering”) of up to $3,000,000.

by NationTalk on April 20, 2011904 Views

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Goldbrook Files Petition in the Supreme Court of British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 19, 2011 –

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Goldbrook Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GBK) (“Goldbrook”) announces that on April 18, 2011 it filed a petition in the Supreme Court of British Columbia against Jien Canada Mining Ltd. (“JCML”), Jilin Jien Nickel Industry Co., Ltd. (“JJNI”), Jilin International Investment Ltd. (“JIIL”) and Canadian Royalties Inc. (“CRI”) seeking a declaration that the affairs of JCML have been and are being conducted in a manner that is oppressive or unfairly prejudicial to Goldbrook or which unfairly disregards the interests of Goldbrook.

by NationTalk on April 20, 2011659 Views

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North Country Gold Corp Commences $25 Million Drilling Program at Three Bluffs Gold Project

Edmonton, Alberta – April 19, 2011 – North Country Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NCG) (NCG or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling with two drill rigs at its 100% owned Three Bluffs gold project in the Committee Bay Greenstone Belt located northeast of Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada. This program will be the most aggressive drilling campaign to date on the project, this year NCG expects to more than double the existing historic drill meterage.

by NationTalk on April 20, 2011689 Views

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Sexqeltkemc of the Secwepemc Nation to benefit from Mica Expansion Project facilities

April 18, 2011

Project part of BC Hydro’s regeneration program; will generate clean power for 80,000 additional B.C. homes

Revelstoke – As part of the regeneration program to meet British Columbia’s growing need for electricity, BC Hydro announced Monday that Sexqeltkemc of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation will develop a temporary “home away from home” for approximately 250 contractor employees as a result of the Mica Units 5 & 6 Construction Camp contract being awarded to Horizon North Camps and Catering Partnership.

by NationTalk on April 19, 20111069 Views

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St’át’imc vote yes to historic St’át’imc Hydro agreement

April 12, 2011

Lillooet, B.C. – The St’át’imc have voted yes to a Settlement Agreement with the Province of British Columbia and BC Hydro that provides mitigation, compensation and an ongoing long term relationship to address their grievances related to the construction and operation of existing BC Hydro facilities.

by NationTalk on April 19, 2011552 Views

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Tahltan Nation Approves of Northwest Transmission Line Agreements in Historic Vote

Dease Lake, BC, April 18 – Members of the Tahltan Nation voted 82 percent in favour of the Northwest Transmission Line agreements the Nation reached with BC Hydro and the BC Government in a historic decision that will shape the future of the Nation and its people. More than 1,700 Tahltans registered to vote and more than 770 of eligible voters of Tahltan ancestry 18 years of age and older turned out to vote, achieving a 45 percent participation rate.

by NationTalk on April 19, 2011648 Views

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ATIG Approved as Associate Member of the National Indian Gaming Association

Selects Blue Stone Strategy Group as Tribal Consultant

Las Vegas, NV – April 19, 2011 – Atlantis Internet Group, Corp. (PINKSHEETS: ATIG) has announced its approval as an Associate Member of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA). The company plans to launch its Tribal Gaming Network (a private gaming network offering Class III, Class II and Online games on Indian Lands nationwide) in the summer of 2011. A version of the network was approved for use in Indian Casinos by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC). The network was designed to create new jobs and economic stimulus to Tribes by linking Indian Casinos nationwide offering Wide Area Progressive Games, Poker and a legal form of Intranet Gaming by using the UIGEA exemption for Tribes.

by NationTalk on April 19, 2011687 Views

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Quadra FNX Announces a Resource for the Victoria Project 3.4 BN lbs* of Contained Cu Equivalent

Toronto, Canada — April 19, 2011- Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. (“Quadra FNX” or the “Company”) (TSX — QUX) is pleased to announce an NI 43-101 compliant inferred resource totaling 12.5 million tonnes grading 2.3% Cu, 2.2% Ni, and 8.5 g/t total precious metals (TPMs) for its Victoria Project in Sudbury, Ontario.

by NationTalk on April 19, 2011621 Views

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CUPE BC Convention sets course for 2011-2012

O’Neill, Hancock and GVPs re-elected by acclamation

VANCOUVER—CUPE BC’s 48th annual convention drew to a close today, with more than 500 delegates re-electing President Barry O’Neill for a seventh term and Secretary-Treasurer Mark Hancock for a fourth term. In addition, delegates re-elected General Vice-Presidents Debbie Taylor, Paul Faoro, Cindy McQueen and Trevor Davies. Delegates also elected six Regional Vice-Presidents and alternates, two Diversity Vice-Presidents and alternates, and two Trustees.

by NationTalk on April 18, 2011729 Views

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Discovery Air Announces Debt Repayment and Debt–for- Equity Conversion with Related Parties

Yellowknife, NT, April 18, 2011 – Discovery Air Inc. (“Discovery Air” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement (the “Agreement”) to repay approximately $13.5 million in aggregate debt owed by the Corporation to a senior officer of Discovery Air and a senior officer of Great Slave Helicopters Ltd. (“Great Slave”, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Corporation) (the “Related Parties”).

by NationTalk on April 18, 2011576 Views

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Metalex Recovers Additional Large Diamonds from U2

Kelowna, Canada – 14th April 2011 – Metalex Ventures Ltd. (TSXV : MTX) (“Metalex”, the “Company”) is pleased to report preliminary macro diamond results from the fourth of 11 holes from the 9.3 hectare U2 kimberlite pipe on the Metalex – Arctic Star Diamond Corp. (TSXV : ADD) joint venture in the James Bay lowlands, Ontario.

by NationTalk on April 15, 2011612 Views

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Stillwater Canada, Inc. Announces Voluntary Agreement to Harmonize Environmental Assessment Process

Thunder Bay, ON – April 15, 2011 – Stillwater Canada, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stillwater Mining Company (“Stillwater”) (NYSE: SWC), announced today that it has entered into a voluntary agreement (the “Voluntary Agreement”) with the Ontario Ministry of Environment to have the Marathon PGM-Copper Project be subject to the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act (EAA).

by NationTalk on April 15, 2011622 Views

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Industry’s oil sands dialogues report released

“Through this exchange of views it was our intent to advance possible solutions to improve the performance of companies working in the oil sands and to assist in clarifying the role of oil sands in Canada’s energy future.”

Calgary, Alberta (April 14, 2011) – The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) today released its Report of the Dialogues on the Oil Sands: Engaging Canadians and Americans. The report is the result of CAPP’s oil sands dialogues outreach program that took oil sands CEOs and the association to eight cities in Canada and the United States for discussions with more than 160 key stakeholders.

by NationTalk on April 15, 2011966 Views

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Adriana Announces Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment on Lac Otelnuk Iron Ore Project (Revised)

Toronto, Ontario – April 14, 2011 – Adriana Resources Inc. (“Adriana” or the “Company”) – (TSX VENTURE:ADI) is pleased to announce that it has received positive results from a Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”), for a 50 million tonne per annum operation on the Lac Otelnuk Iron Ore Project located in Nunavik, Quebec. The PEA was completed by Met-Chem Canada Inc. (“Met-Chem”) using Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited’s (“WGM”) Mineral Resource estimate, previously released in a Technical Report dated May 7, 2009. The National Instrument (“NI”) 43-101 Technical Report on the Preliminary Economic Assessment will be available under the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com and has an effective date of April 8, 2011.

by NationTalk on April 15, 2011732 Views

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Canadian North and Calm Air Expand Partnership

Thursday, April 14th, 2011
Yellowknife

Now offering through-fares with better connections

Canadian North Airlines and Calm Air are now offering codeshare services, providing customers more choice when flying in the North.

Passengers can now book Calm Air flights on key Canadian North routes and Canadian North customers can now confirm a Canadian North ticket on Calm Air flights in the Kivalliq region and to select destinations in Manitoba, for travel commencing April 18, 2011.

by NationTalk on April 15, 20111439 Views

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Discovery Air Inc. announces launch of new subsidiary Discovery Air Innovations Inc.

Yellowknife, NT, April 13, 2011 – Discovery Air Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of a new wholly-owned subsidiary, Discovery Air Innovations Incorporated (DAI).

Consistent with Discovery Air’s strategic plan to create significant, long term shareholder value, DAI’s mandate will be to identify and capture large, new market opportunities on behalf of Discovery Air. In particular, DAI will focus on obtaining select government and commercial customers for the delivery of profitable specialty aviation services. While DAI will support Discovery Air’s continued growth in Canada, a primary focus will be to pursue international opportunities that demand high quality, experienced aviation service providers like Discovery Air. DAI will also invest significant resources in bringing to market new and disruptive aviation products and technologies to further strengthen Discovery Air’s business model.

by NationTalk on April 14, 2011659 Views

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Canadian Orebodies Inc Obtains Approval of Disinterested Shareholders

Toronto, Ontario – April 13, 2011 – Canadian Orebodies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CO) (“Orebodies”) is pleased to announce that the shareholders of Orebodies have approved the entering into a non-arm’s length Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) to acquire up to a 100% legal and beneficial interest (subject to a 3% GOR retained by the Vendors, of which 1/3rd can be purchased by Orebodies for a maximum of $3,000,000) in the Inuit Owned Lands Mineral Exploration Agreement (the “NTI Agreement”) with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (“NTI”) which covers the Haig Inlet Iron Ore Project, located on the Belcher Islands, Nunavut, Canada (the “Property”), originally announced on February 14, 2011.

by NationTalk on April 14, 2011600 Views

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ROR Power Writes Down Investment in Biomass Projects

Vancouver, April 13, 2011 – On January 26, 2011, Run of River Power Inc. (TSXV: ROR) (“ROR Power” or “the Company”) announced that its Suskwa and Tsilhqot’in projects were no longer under consideration in BC Hydro’s Bioenergy Phase 2 Call.

Due to the considerable uncertainty of a future Bioenergy Call and award of an Energy Purchase Agreement by BC Hydro, the Company has decided to write down the carrying value of its investment in its biomass projects of approximately $5.0 million to a nominal value.

by NationTalk on April 14, 2011605 Views

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Adriana Announces Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment on Lac Otelnuk Iron Ore Project

Toronto, Ontario – April 13, 2011 – Adriana Resources Inc. (“Adriana” or the “Company”) – (TSX VENTURE:ADI) is pleased to announce that it has received positive results from a Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”), for a 50 million tonne per annum operation on the Lac Otelnuk Iron Ore Project located in Nunavik, Quebec. The PEA was completed by Met-Chem Canada Inc. (“Met-Chem”) using Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited’s (“WGM”) Mineral Resource estimate, previously released in a Technical Report dated May 7, 2009. The National Instrument (“NI”) 43-101 Technical Report on the Preliminary Economic Assessment will be available under the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com and has an effective date of April 8, 2011.

by NationTalk on April 14, 2011767 Views

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Harry Winston Diamond Corporation reports Diavik Diamond Mine Update

Toronto, April 13, 2011 — Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX:HW) (NYSE:HWD) (the “Company”) reports that in the first calendar quarter of 2011, Diavik produced 1.35 million carats from 0.5 million tonnes of ore processed. Ore processed and diamonds recovered in the 2011 first quarter were lower than the calendar fourth quarter 2010 due to maintenance at the processing plant and a shift in ore mix from the higher grade A-154 South underground to the lower grade A-154 North underground and A-418 open pit.

by NationTalk on April 14, 2011654 Views

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Canadian Franchise Association Announces Winners of the 2011 CFA Recognition Awards

Toronto, Ontario – April 13, 2011 – The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) announced the winners of the 2011 CFA Recognition Awards on April 4, 2011. The awards were presented during a gala awards presentation dinner at the 20th annual CFA National Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario, which had record-breaking attendance of representatives from the franchise community in Canada.

by NationTalk on April 13, 2011702 Views

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Rainy River and Northern Superior Announce Initial Assays and the Completion of Winter Diamond Drilling at the Ti-Pa-Haa-Kaa-Ning (“TPK”) Project

Toronto, Ontario — 04/13/11 — Rainy River Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: RR) (“Rainy River”) and Northern Superior Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SUP) (“Northern Superior”) (together, the “Companies”) announce initial assay results from the 2011 winter diamond drill program. In total, 2,900 metres of diamond drilling was completed on Target 3. The TPK Joint Venture project is located 190 km northeast of Pickle Lake in Northern Ontario. The diamond drilling is being conducted with the cooperation of Neskantaga First Nation (“Neskantaga”).

by NationTalk on April 13, 2011581 Views

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Northgate Minerals Provides Update on Construction and Exploration Activities at Young-Davidson

Project Remains On Schedule and On Budget

Vancouver, April 13 – (All figures in US dollars except where noted) Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX: NGX, NYSE-Amex: NXG) is pleased to provide an update on construction activities for its 100% owned Young-Davidson project located beside the town of Matachewan, Ontario, 60 kilometres (“km”) west of Kirkland Lake. Northgate is also pleased to report that follow-up drilling on the YD West zone continues to return positive results.

by NationTalk on April 13, 2011666 Views

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Encanto Potash Corp. Updates Muskowekwan Project

Vancouver, April 12 – Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto” or the “Company”) is pleased to congratulate Chief Reginald Bellerose on his recent re-election as Chief of the Muskowekwan First Nation and to congratulate incumbent and new Council members. As previously reported in the Company’s news release of March 18th, 2011, the top agenda item for the Company and its joint venture partners post election is to expeditiously conclude the designation process on the project’s TLE Reserve Land’s mineral rights.

by NationTalk on April 12, 2011973 Views

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Exploration Underway at Radius’ Sixty Mile Project, Yukon Territory

Vancouver, April 12 – Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to announce that the 2011 exploration program has commenced at the Company’s 100% owned Sixty Mile Project located North of Dawson City, Yukon Territory near the Yukon/Alaska border.

In 2010 Radius made two bedrock gold discoveries while drill testing various geological targets searching for the source of the extensive placer gold that has been produced from the stream and river beds of the Sixty Mile Gold District. These discoveries have been named “The Graben Fault Zone” and the “Thrust Fault Zone” (see detailed descriptions below). Both target areas have the size potential to host very significant gold deposits, and it is the aim of this year’s exploration program to confirm the economic potential of these gold discoveries.

by NationTalk on April 12, 2011662 Views

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SaskPower Delivers Financial Performance while Investing in Energy Infrastructure

News Release – April 11, 2011

SaskPower today tabled its 2010 Annual Report in the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly, reporting an operating income of $179 million.

Despite the corporation’s solid financial showing, SaskPower continues to be challenged by the need for ongoing capital investments – an estimated $1 billion in 2011 – to meet the growing demand for electricity, renew aging infrastructure and invest in environmentally sustainable technologies.

by NationTalk on April 12, 2011899 Views

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Discovery Air Inc. to host fiscal 2011 fourth quarter and full year results conference call on Tuesday April 26, 2011

Yellowknife, NT, April 11, 2011 – Discovery Air Inc. (TSX: DA.A, DA.DB) announced today that it will host an analyst call on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 4:00 pm EDT to discuss its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter and full year results. Dave Jennings, President and CEO, and Andy Min, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call. The Company is expected to report its financial results before markets open on Tuesday, April 26.

by NationTalk on April 11, 2011638 Views

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ROR Power Submits Development Plan for Skookum Power Project

Vancouver, April 11, 2011 – Run of River Power Inc. (TSXV: ROR) (“ROR Power” or “the Company”) today announced it has submitted a development plan for its 25 MW Skookum Power Project to the Ministry of Natural Resource Operations.

“The submission of our development plan is a significant milestone for the Company,” says ROR Power President and CEO Rick Hopp. “A tremendous amount of work goes into preparation of the plan and the fact that we’ve submitted it moves us one step closer to bringing this project to fruition.”

by NationTalk on April 11, 2011745 Views

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TVI Begins Exploratory Drilling on Its Tamarok Copper-Gold Porphyry Prospect

Calgary, Alberta – April 11, 2011 – TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) (“TVI” or “the Company”), through its Philippine operating affiliate TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. (“TVIRD”), is pleased to announce drilling is underway at its Tamarok copper-gold porphyry prospect.

– The initial drill program consists of 6 to 12 holes, up to 4,000 metres (13,100 feet) total depth, depending on accessibility and initial results.

by NationTalk on April 11, 2011707 Views

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Pacific Iron Ore Corporation Announces Engagement of Financial Advisor

Calgary, Alberta – April 11, 2011 – Pacific Iron Ore Corporation (TSX VENTURE:POC) (“POC” or the “Company”) announces that it has engaged AltaCorp Capital Inc. to provide financial advisory services, including assistance in identifying and evaluating strategic alternatives aimed at enhancing shareholder value.

After a thorough review of the Company’s land holdings and proximity to infrastructure, mineral deposits, updated technical reports, and operations, the Board has concluded that Pacific Iron Ore trades at a substantial discount to the value of its underlying assets. In 2010, the global mining sector witnessed a significant number of merger and acquisition transactions. Moving into 2011, global demand continues to drive iron ore, copper, gold, rare earth and other metal prices to record levels. Accordingly, the Board has decided to initiate a process to identify, examine and consider a range of strategic alternatives available to the Company with a view to enhancing shareholder value. Such strategic alternatives may include, among other alternatives:

by NationTalk on April 11, 2011674 Views

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Commander Announces Private Placement Financing

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 11, 2011 –

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Commander Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CMD) announces it intends to raise approximately $2,040,000 to finance exploration on the Company’s projects in Canada. The financing will consist of a non-brokered private placement of 8,500,000 units (the “Units”) priced at $0.24 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one flow-through common share and one-half non flow-through share purchase warrant. Each whole non flow-through share purchase warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share at a price of $0.30 for one year following the closing.

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Guyana Precious Metals Inc. Announces the Appointment of the Hon. Doug Lewis to the Board of Directors

Toronto, April 11 – Guyana Precious Metals Inc. (TSX-V: GPM) (“Guyana”) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon. Doug Lewis to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Lewis is a former Minister of Justice/Attorney General of Canada, Transport Minister, and Solicitor General. He presently serves as a director of the State Bank of India (Canada) and is a member of the Audit Committee. In the fall of 2008 Mr. Lewis was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee of the Ministry of the Attorney General of Canada.

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Nemaska continues to Report Wide High-grade Intersections from Whabouchi Lithium Project

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– 45.9 m at 2.13% Li2O ,85.0 m at 1.69% Li2O and 63.8 m at 1.44% Li2O-

Quebec, April 11, 2011. Nemaska Exploration Inc. (“Nemaska’’ or the “Corporation’’) (TSX- V:NMX) (OTC:NMKEF) (FRANKFURT:NOT) is pleased to announce further results from 5 additional holes of its drill program recently completed on its 100% owned Whabouchi project. In total 8,633 metres have been drilled in 41 holes. The results continue to illustrate the width and high-grade of the main mineralized zone. Highlights include: 45.9 m at 2.13% Li2O, 85.0 m at 1.69% Li2O and 63.8 m at 1.44% Li2O.

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Mega Provides Update on Canadian Exploration

– Commences Drilling at Mustang Lake, Labrador and Greenwich, Ontario

– Discovery of REE Mineralization at Byron Bay, Labrador

– Enters Into New Agreement in Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan

Toronto, Ontario – March 8, 2011 – Mega Uranium Ltd. (TSX:MGA) (“Mega”) is pleased to provide an update on its Canadian exploration. These activities represent a reinvigoration of its exploration work through drilling on two properties, acquiring an interest in a uranium property and planning further drilling on uranium properties in 2011.

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