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Cree Offshore Referendum Official Summary Report of Results

Officiated Results Summary by Lawrence Jimiken, Chief Referendum Officer

“Yes” Votes 8020 (95.1%)
“No” Votes 398 (4.72%)
Invalid Ballots 15 (0.18%)
Total Votes 8433 (100%)

by NationTalk on April 8, 2010481 Views

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Government of Canada invests in job training in Canada’s North: Canada’s Economic Action Plan supports northern prosperity and economic development

Inuvik, Northwest Territories, April 7, 2010 — The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health and Minister Responsible for the Territories, today announced that the northern construction industry will get a boost in skilled labour as a result of two new training and skills development projects. The Building Inuvialuit Potential Society and Cultural Achievement projects are based on agreements between the Government of Canada, the Government of the Northwest Territories, private sector partners and Aboriginal organizations. Today’s announcement includes a Government of Canada contribution of more than $9 million towards these projects.

by NationTalk on April 7, 2010871 Views

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TWCC cuts string to sever tie to government

April 4, 2010

My grin was so wide that people probably thought I had a coat hanger stuck in my mouth when I let the government know it could take its money and … well, you know.

I am referring to the letter I signed last month as chairman of Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation (TWCC). We had just placed 12th on the list of Manitoba’s fastest growing companies and decided we would get out of a federal government support program.

by NationTalk on April 7, 2010749 Views

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Diavik celebrates underground mine opening

Diavik Diamond Mines Inc (DDMI), operator of the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada’s remote Northwest Territories, is pleased to announce commencement of production from its new underground mine.

To commemorate this milestone, Diavik today hosted an underground mine opening ceremony at the site. The Diavik Diamond Mine, a joint venture between Rio Tinto (60%) and Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (40%) has been operating as an open pit mine since 2003. The transition to underground mining has always been part of its 16-22 year mine plan.

by NationTalk on April 7, 2010630 Views

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ROR Power Awarded Electricity Purchase Agreement for Mamquam Power Project

Vancouver, BC – April 1, 2010 – Run of River Power Inc. (TSX-V: ROR) (“ROR Power” or “the Company”) today announced it has been selected for an award of an Electricity Purchase Agreement (EPA) with BC Hydro for the Mamquam Power Project, located 70 kilometres northeast of Vancouver.

by NationTalk on April 7, 2010725 Views

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Fieldex acquires ownership of 100% of the Michikamats property, Labrador

Rouyn-Noranda, QC, April 6 – Fieldex Exploration Inc. (FLX: TSXV and F7E: Frankfurt) is very pleased to announce today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase a 100% interest in 635 mineral claims representing 15,550 hectares (155.5 sq.km), covering 100% of the Michikamats anomaly in Labrador. The Michikamats anomaly has many strong similarities to Quest Uranium’s Misery Lake project in Quebec (Hornbrook, E.H.W. and Friske, P.W.B. (1989) and Dumont, R; Fortin, R; Hefford, S; Dostaler, F: (2010)

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TELUS investing $650 million in British Columbia this year to expand advanced broadband services

Vancouver – April 6 – TELUS is investing $650 million in British Columbia in 2010 as it continues extending the reach and speed of its advanced wireline and wireless broadband services to more British Columbians.

“Since 2000, TELUS has invested more than $22 billion in technology and operations in British Columbia. This significant commitment is bringing the benefits of one of the world’s most advanced wireless networks, high speed internet and high definition TELUS TV to more people in our home province,” said Darren Entwistle, TELUS president and CEO.

by NationTalk on April 6, 2010760 Views

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NaiKun Wind Looks to Success Beyond Clean Power Call

Vancouver, British Columbia – March 31, 2010 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NKW) announced today that its offshore wind energy project is no longer under consideration in BC Hydro’s Clean Power Call procurement process.

NaiKun Wind submitted a proposal to BC Hydro in November 2008 for a 396MW offshore wind energy project to be built in the Haida Energy Field in Hecate Strait off British Columbia’s northwest coast.

by NationTalk on April 6, 2010647 Views

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Seabridge Gold Announces 2010 Program for Courageous Lake

Toronto, Canada – April 6, 2010 – Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX:SEA)(NYSE Amex:SA) announced today that it plans to spend approximately $15 million this year to advance its 100% owned Courageous Lake gold project towards a National Instrument 43-101 compliant Preliminary Feasibility Study. The main objective of the program is to conduct further diamond drilling designed to upgrade a substantial portion of the existing inferred resource at the project to the measured and indicated resource categories.

by NationTalk on April 6, 2010658 Views

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Imperial Reports 2009 Financial Results

Vancouver, British Columbia – March 31, 2010 – Imperial Metals Corporation (TSX:III) reports operating income of $24.8 million for its fiscal year ended 2009, close to the level achieved in 2008 ($25.4 million). Non cash losses on derivative instruments pushed overall results into negative territory with a net loss of $0.39 per share for 2009 compared to net income of $1.83 per share in 2008 when falling metal prices had the reverse effect on derivative instrument accounting. Adjusted net income, a better reflection of overall results, was $1.16 per share in 2009 compared to $1.71 in 2008.

by NationTalk on April 6, 2010558 Views

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Brett Receives TSX Approval of IBA and Updates Drilling Activities

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 1, 2010 – Brett Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BBR) is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing, documentation in connection with the Impact and Benefits Agreement in Principle between the Company and the Fort Frances Chiefs Secretariat (representing the following First Nations: Couchiching, Lac La Croix, Mitaanjigaming, Naicatchewenin, Nigigoonsiminikaaning, Rainy River and Seine River) and Lac des Mille Lacs (the “First Nations Parties”). The agreement, as further detailed in Brett’s News Release of March 9, 2010, provides for:

by NationTalk on April 6, 2010627 Views

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Star – Orion South Diamond Project information gathering agreements established with Sturgeon Lake First Nation and Metis Nation – Saskatchewan regions

Stock Symbol: SGF: TSX

Saskatoon, April 1 – Eric Cline, Vice President Corporate Affairs of Shore Gold Inc. (“Shore” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that the Company has reached agreements with Sturgeon Lake First Nation (“Sturgeon Lake”), Métis Nation – Saskatchewan Eastern Region II (“MNS Eastern Region II”) and Métis Nation – Saskatchewan Western Region II (“MNS Western Region II”) to gather information on aboriginal traditional land use and traditional knowledge in the Fort à la Corne (“FALC”) forest. This information is to be used in preparation of Shore’s Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) for the Star-Orion South Diamond Project, which is located in the FALC forest some 60 kilometres east of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

by NationTalk on April 1, 2010975 Views

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Potash One Hosts Two Open Houses in Support of the Legacy Potash Solution Mine

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 1, 2010 – Potash One Inc. (“Potash One” or the “Company”) (TSX:KCL) is pleased to announce that a key milestone was reached last week in relation to the development and licensing of its Legacy Potash Solution Mine (“Legacy” or the “Project”) in southern Saskatchewan. On March 24th and 25th, 2010, Potash One hosted two open houses in the communities of Bethune and Lumsden, Saskatchewan (the “Open Houses”). The Open Houses follow on the submission of the Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) to the Saskatchewan Ministry of the Environment (“MOE” or the “Ministry”) in late February 2010.

by NationTalk on April 1, 2010953 Views

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Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. reports year-end results for 2009

VANCOUVER, April 1 – Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (“YNG” or the “Company”) (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) announces its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. This information should be read in conjunction with the Company’s annual financial statements, notes to the financial statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis. All amounts in this news release are in US dollars, unless otherwise stated.

by NationTalk on April 1, 2010560 Views

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ROR Power Awarded Electricity Purchase Agreement for Mamquam Power Project

Vancouver, April 1, 2010 – Run of River Power Inc. (TSX-V: ROR) (“ROR Power” or “the Company”) today announced it has been selected for an award of an Electricity Purchase Agreement (EPA) with BC Hydro for the Mamquam Power Project, located 70 kilometres northeast of Vancouver.

by NationTalk on April 1, 2010797 Views

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Harry Winston Diamond Corporation Announces Fiscal 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

Toronto, March 31 – Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX:HW, NYSE:HWD) (the “Company”) today announced its fourth quarter and year-end results for the period ending January 31, 2010.

Fourth Quarter Highlights:

– Consolidated sales increased 13% to $133.7 million from $118.4
million in the comparable quarter of the prior year.

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Knob Hill Wind Farm – BC Hydro Offers 20-Year Electricity Purchase Agreement

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Vancouver, March 31 – Sea Breeze Power Corp. is pleased to announce that the offer of a 20 year “Electricity Purchase Agreement” (“EPA”) has been received from British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (“BC Hydro”) with regard to future renewable energy produced at Sea Breeze’s Knob Hill Wind Farm Project (Phase 1 for 99 MW).

by NationTalk on April 1, 2010819 Views

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NewNorth Projects Ltd. announces partnership with Deton’Cho Corporation

CALGARY, March 31 – NewNorth Projects Ltd. (NNP.TSXV) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Deton’Cho Corporation to create the DDC-NNP Limited Partnership. The Deton’Cho Corporation is the economic business arm of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. This Partnership has been formed with the intent to develop, own and operate commercial, revenue producing assets on approximately 4.6 acres of prime land located in the City of Yellowknife, NT.

by NationTalk on March 31, 2010794 Views

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“Aboriginal First” Procurement Policy

March 25th, 2010

Membertou, NS, A new “Aboriginal First” Procurement Policy has been introduced by the Unama’ki Economic Benefits Office, an economic development organization established by the five First Nation Communities in Cape Breton.

“Price, quality and service are still critical factors in determining who is awarded contract. The mandate of the Unama’ki Economic Benefits Office is to “Maximize Local Aboriginal Economic Benefits,” and this too is now a critical factor in determining who will win any contracts with our office,” said Dan Christmas, Chair of the Unama’ki Economic Benefits Steering Committee.

by NationTalk on March 31, 20101066 Views

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Meet the Miners celebrates industry contributions

Ontario Mining Association

The contributions of Ontario’s mining sector to society and the economy were celebrated yesterday at Queen’s Park by politicians of all stripes and industry officials at the Ontario Mining Association’s Meet the Miners event. The industry can’t take the legislature to the mines but it can take the mines to the legislature at least one day a year. Meet the Miners is an OMA initiative at Queen’s Park involving member companies and their employees, which helps shine the spotlight on the industry in government circles.

by NationTalk on March 31, 2010642 Views

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Partnerships strengthen Yukon’s presence at consumer shows

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March 26, 2010

WHITEHORSE – A joint partnership at upcoming consumer shows will help elevate Yukon’s profile to southern Canadians, building on the momentum generated during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

“The high level of interest generated by Yukon’s participation at the 2010 Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games demonstrates the strength of Yukon as a travel destination for those eager to learn more about Canada’s North,” Tourism and Culture Minister Elaine Taylor said. “Yukon’s attendance at these two important consumer shows will leverage further awareness of Yukon as a destination for Canadians looking for a unique vacation experience in key target markets focused in the gateway cities of Edmonton, Calgary and greater Vancouver.”

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RBC becomes first Canadian bank to offer indigenous languages telephone service

Toronto, March 30 – RBC today announced the introduction of Cree and Inuktitut, two of the most commonly-spoken indigenous languages in Canada, to its multi-language telephone banking service. RBC is the first Canadian financial institution to offer telephone services in these languages.

by NationTalk on March 30, 2010907 Views

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Sprott Resource Corp. Announces 2009 Year End Results and Filing of Annual Information Form

Toronto, March 29 – (TSX: SCP) – Sprott Resource Corp. (“SRC” or the “Company”) today announced its financial results for the year-ended December 31, 2009. SRC also announced that it has filed its annual information form (“AIF”) for the year-ended December 31, 2009 with Canadian securities regulatory authorities, which includes the disclosure and reports relating to reserves data and other oil and gas information required pursuant to National Instrument 51-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities. The consolidated financial statements, related management’s discussion and analysis and the AIF can be found on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).

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Canadian Zinc Reports Financial Results for Fiscal 2009

Update on Vatukoula Gold Mines Plc

Vancouver, British Columbia – March 29, 2010 – Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX:CZN)(OTCBB:CZICF) (the “Company” or “Canadian Zinc”) announces its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2009.

This press release should be read in conjunction with the audited financial statements and notes thereto for the year ended December 31, 2009, and management’s discussion & analysis (“MD&A”) for the year ended December 31, 2009 available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

by NationTalk on March 29, 2010583 Views

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Canadian Zinc Files Environmental Assessment Report for Prairie Creek Mine

Vancouver, British Columbia – March 26, 2010 – Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX:CZN)(OTCBB:CZICF) is pleased to announce that it has filed its Developers Assessment Report for the Environmental Assessment of the Prairie Creek Mine with the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board.

“The Developers Assessment Report concludes that potential impacts of the development and operation of the Prairie Creek Mine can be effectively managed and minimized by implementing mitigation programs during the course of mine operations, and will also result in minimal long term effects after mine closure”, said Alan Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Zinc Corporation.

by NationTalk on March 26, 2010793 Views

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Northwest Power Line Coalition Releases Online Video

Dease Lake, British Columbia – March 25, 2010 – The Northwest Power Line Coalition today released a short video online to help educate and inform British Columbians about the possibilities and benefits of the construction of a transmission line up Highway 37 in British Columbia’s northwest.

by NationTalk on March 26, 2010756 Views

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Matawa First Nations Introduces New Process for Industry at PDAC 2010

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Toronto, ON, March 9th, 2010- Matawa First Nations officially introduced a new process to the Mining and Mineral Industry at the 2010 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). This afternoon, Matawa representatives presented the Interim Mineral Measures Process (IMMP) to government officials, First Nation leadership, and industry representatives, during a special event in the Aboriginal Presentation Room. The process is the first of its kind, aimed to bring First Nations and mineral companies together on some common understandings.

by NationTalk on March 26, 2010852 Views

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Nanika Acquires Additional Ground at Stewart British Columbia

Vancouver, March 25 – Nanika Resources Inc. (TSX-V: NKA and FSE: C7X) today announces that it has acquired a 100% interest in 1,614 additional acres (654 hectares) comprised of four mineral tenures that are in the area of Nanika’s existing Indi and other Stewart, British Columbia area claims. The claims are known as Big Gold, Silver Bank, Silver Bank South, and a claim adjacent to Nanika’s Indi South claim that is as yet unnamed. Please see the Nanika website for a map of the claims at www.nanikaresources.com.

by NationTalk on March 26, 2010640 Views

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Work Continues to Build a Bright Future for 5 Wing Goose Bay

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Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
March 25, 2010

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador continues to enjoy an open, strong and positive working relationship with 5 Wing Goose Bay. The Honourable John Hickey, Minister of Labrador Affairs stated today his conviction that the future of the facility holds great promise.

by NationTalk on March 25, 2010753 Views

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First Nation Communities Join Forces to Form Ground Breaking Relationship

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Toronto, ON, March 9th, 2010- Due to unprecedented levels of mining activity in the Far North on lands associated with what is known as the Ring of Fire, four Far North First Nations have determined the need to form a collaborative relationship to ensure that future generations inherit a safe and healthy environment.

by NationTalk on March 25, 2010765 Views

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Lake Huron First Nations to Build New Transmission in Ontario

GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATION, ON, March 25 – At a meeting yesterday, the Lake Huron First Nations reaffirmed their support of the Lake Huron Anishinabek Transmission Company to develop new electrical transmission infrastructure in Ontario.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to say that the Lake Huron Anishinabek Transmission Company has made another significant step towards becoming a strong and capable transmitter of electricity in the province of Ontario,” said Lake Huron Regional Grand Chief Isadore Day.

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“Putting the Collective Spirit to work” – Aboriginal Cooperative Conference

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First Nations people from western Canada will learn more of the vast potential of a profitable cooperative model at the Aboriginal Cooperative Conference at the Kingsway Ramada Inn & Conference Center on March 25 and 26 at Edmonton.

This conference will present First Nation representatives with an opportunity to participate in the development of an exciting new initiative “Cree-operative Arts and Artists Co-op. This cross nation cooperative will support the development and marketing of First Nations art and artisan products. Membership in the cooperative is open to First Nations across Alberta and Canada.

by NationTalk on March 25, 2010789 Views

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Resource-sharing agreements between First Nations and mining companies key to moving forward in new spirit of cooperation

VANCOUVER, March 25 – There will be no lasting security for British Columbia’s mining industry without a fundamentally new approach to reaching agreements with First Nations that address both the impacts and benefits of individual mining projects, an organization working on aboriginal mining and energy issues said today.

by NationTalk on March 25, 2010887 Views

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Shore Gold Inc. announces year end results

SASKATOON, March 24 – Shore Gold Inc. (“Shore” or the “Company”) reports that the audited results of its operations for the year ended December 31, 2009 will be filed today and may be viewed at www.sedar.com once posted. A summary of key financial and operating results for the year are as follows:

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Plutonic Power Issues Progress Update, Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2009 Financial Results

VANCOUVER, March 24 – Plutonic Power Corporation (the “Company”) (PCC: TSX) announced today a progress update and its financial results in Canadian Dollars for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009.

OVERVIEW

2009 ended with excellent construction progress being achieved at the East Toba River and Montrose Creek (“Toba Montrose Project”) run of river hydroelectric project. Additionally, the Company strengthened its relationship with GE Energy Financial Services (“GE”) through their joint purchase of the 300 megawatt (“MW”) Dokie wind farm in northern British Columbia. Plutonic’s balance sheet was strengthened through a $70 million bought deal financing in the fall.

by NationTalk on March 25, 2010620 Views

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Treaty No. 3 First Nations & Canadian Arrow Mines Conclude Exploration Agreement

Onigaming, ON, March 24 – The Chiefs of six Grand Council Treaty No. 3 First Nations and R. Kim Tyler, President of Canadian Arrow Mines Limited (CRO: the “Company”) today signed an Exploration Agreement committing to an ongoing relationship between the First Nations and the Company with respect to Canadian Arrow’s exploration activities within the traditional territory of the First Nations.

by NationTalk on March 24, 2010859 Views

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New Brunswick not proceeding with energy agreement

March 24, 2010

FREDERICTON – The Government of New Brunswick will not proceed with an energy agreement with Hydro-Québec, Premier Shawn Graham announced today.

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“Over the past several weeks, as we worked to take the energy agreement and turn it into a full legal document, a number of issues emerged,” Graham said. “Hydro-Québec asked for changes to the agreement that would have unacceptably taken away some of the value and increased some of the risks for New Brunswickers.”

by NationTalk on March 24, 2010759 Views

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MacDonald Mines Signs Exploration Agreement With Webequie First Nation; Commences Drilling in Ring of Fire, James Bay Lowlands

Toronto, Ontario – March 24, 2010 – MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BMK) (“MacDonald Mines” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has completed the signing of an exploration agreement with the Webequie First Nation (“WFN”) and commenced its 2010 exploration program in the Ring of Fire, James Bay Lowlands.

by NationTalk on March 24, 2010911 Views

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Significant Gains in Workplace Inclusiveness: Winners of the “Canada’s Best Diversity Employers” Competition for 2010

Toronto, March 23 – Canadian employers are making significant progress in improving diversity, inclusiveness and accessibility in the workplace, not just in major centres but in communities large and small and across a much broader range of industries. The winners of the 2010 “Canada’s Best Diversity Employers” competition were announced today, chronicling a remarkable array of initiatives and best-practices designed to promote inclusiveness across a variety of employee groups.

by NationTalk on March 24, 2010706 Views

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The Canadian Construction Association is pleased to announce Mr. Wayne Morsky as 2010 Chair of the Board of Directors

Ottawa, Ontario – March 23, 2010 – The Canadian Construction Association would like to announce the election of Mr. Wayne Morsky as the 2010 Chair of the Board of Directors. Mr. Morsky was sworn in March 21st during the CCA’s Annual General Meeting, he takes over the position from Mr. Brad Greene.

Previously Mr. Morsky has served as the First and Second National Vice-Chair of the CCA, Honourary Secretary / Treasurer and is Past Chair of the CCA Environment Committee.

by NationTalk on March 23, 2010658 Views

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MTS Allstream Named One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Stock Symbol: MBT

Winnipeg/Toronto, March 23 – MTS Allstream Inc. (“MTS Allstream”) is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2010. This annual competition, announced today in the Globe & Mail and online at Eluta.ca, recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.

by NationTalk on March 23, 2010847 Views

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Shell celebrates 20 years and $15 million of funding the environment

Calgary, March 22 – Shell Canada is celebrating 20 years of environmental investment by awarding one-time major grants from the Shell Environmental Fund to four Canadian organizations.

“Since 1990, Shell has invested more than $15 million in 4,600 environmental projects across Canada through the Shell Environmental Fund,” said Lorraine Mitchelmore, President and Canada Country Chair, Shell Canada Limited. “We are proud to continue this 20-year tradition with this year’s recipients who are working with Shell to find innovative ways to better our environment.”

by NationTalk on March 23, 2010685 Views

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Pattern Energy Signs Power Purchase Agreement With Manitoba Hydro for 138 MW Wind Project Under Construction in Southern Manitoba

St. Joseph Windfarm to Be Manitoba’s Largest Wind Project

San Francisco, March 22 – Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) and Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board (Manitoba Hydro) today jointly announced that the two companies have entered into a 27-year power purchase agreement for the sale of energy produced by St. Joseph Windfarm Inc., a 138-megawatt (MW) wind project currently under construction and located in the southern Manitoba community of St. Joseph.

by NationTalk on March 23, 2010793 Views

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Construction to Begin Immediately on St. Joseph Wind Farm: Selinger

March 22, 2010

Electrical Output Expected to Serve 50,000 Homes

Construction of a 138-megawatt wind farm near St. Joseph will begin immediately, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. The construction is moving forward following the successful negotiation of a 27-year power purchase agreement between Manitoba Hydro and Pattern Energy, the premier said.

by NationTalk on March 22, 2010798 Views

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Aboriginal Printing Corporation owner wins Toronto Aboriginal Business Asssociation’s Businessman of the Year

Toronto, March 22 – Aboriginal Printing Corporation, Canada’s largest Aboriginal printer, announced today that company president Steven Bolduc was awarded Businessman of the Year from the Toronto Aboriginal Business Association and Miziwe Biik.

“We are incredibly proud to receive this award in recognition of our efforts of creating jobs, respecting the environment and contributing positively to our communities. I want Aboriginal Printing Corporation to reflect these values,” said company President Steven Bolduc. “We are so proud to be chosen for an award that stands for responsible and innovative aboriginal entrepreneurs.”

by NationTalk on March 22, 2010999 Views

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Baffinland President and CEO Steps Down

Toronto, Ontario – 03/18/10 – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (TSX: BIM) (“Baffinland” or the “Company”) announces that Gordon A. McCreary, President and Chief Executive Officer, has resigned as an executive of the Company effective immediately and will continue as a director of the Company.

Richard (Bo) McCloskey, the Chairman of the Company, stated: “On behalf of the board of directors of Baffinland, I would like to thank Gord for his tireless efforts and dedication to the Company and its Mary River Project. The Mary River Property hosts what we believe are the best undeveloped iron ore deposits in the world and Gord was instrumental in reactivating the project and demonstrating its true potential. In addition to a number of project development achievements over the past six years, Gord and his team raised the profile of Baffinland in the iron and steel business. We look forward to his continuing contributions as a director.”

by NationTalk on March 22, 2010950 Views

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HSABC endorses Coalition to Build a Better B.C.

Includes representation from the arts community, first nations, health care, community services, labour, post-secondary students, youth, environmental and faith groups.

Vancouver (18 March 2010) – The Health Sciences Association of British Columbia (HSABC/NUPGE) has joined the Coalition to Build a Better B.C., which includes more than 25 groups opposed to provincial government funding cuts and dedicated to working toward real solutions to build a better province.

by NationTalk on March 21, 2010959 Views

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Event Advisory – Employing Domestic and Foreign Workers

Successful Strategies for Workforce Planning in Saskatchewan

Toronto, March 18 – The Canadian Institute’s Legal and Human Resource Guide to Employing Domestic and Foreign Workers conference will inform delegates of Successful Strategies for Workforce Planning in Saskatchewan.

by NationTalk on March 20, 20101016 Views

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Premier signs Exploration Agreement with Long Lake No. 58 First Nation

Shares Issued: 92,527,679

Thunder Bay, ON, March 18 – PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed an Exploration Agreement (EA) with Long Lake No. 58 First Nation (LL58). This agreement establishes a commitment by both parties for a mutually beneficial, co-operative and productive working relationship with respect to exploration activities within LL58’s home lands and the potential development of the Hardrock Project.

by NationTalk on March 18, 2010951 Views

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OPG Calls for Supply of Wood-Based Biomass Fuel for Atikokan Coal-Fired Generating Station

Another milestone in OPG’s biomass program

Toronto, March 18 – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has issued a call to potential suppliers of wood-based biomass fuel for the Atikokan Generating Station. OPG will continue to use costs of fuels, required plant modifications and construction of fuel storage and handling facilities to develop the business case for safe and efficient commercial-scale biomass electricity generation.

by NationTalk on March 18, 2010725 Views

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