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Stornoway and Shear Announce New Killiq Kimberlite at Churchill Diamond Project, Nunavut

September 15, 2008

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (SWY:TSX) has been informed by its joint venture partner, Shear Minerals Ltd. (SRM:TSXV)(“Shear”) of the discovery of the Killiq kimberlite at the Churchill Diamond Project, Nunavut.

by NationTalk on September 16, 2008762 Views

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Copper Fox Metals Announces Positive Results of Preliminary Feasibility Study on Schaft Creek Copper-Gold-Molybdenum-Silver Deposit

PRELIMINARY FEASIBILITY STUDY PROJECTS PRE-TAX 18.6% IRR, US$11.7 BILLION UNDISCOUNTED PRE-TAX CASH FLOW AND 4.7 YEAR PAYBACK.

(CALGARY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2008) Copper Fox Metals Inc. (CUU-TSX-V, CPFXF-S/P) announced today that the National Instrument 43-101 (“NI43-101”) compliant Preliminary Feasibility Study (“PFS”) on its 70% owned Schaft Creek deposit in northwestern British Columbia indicates the deposit can be developed economically as an open pit mine and recommends going to a full feasibility study.

by NationTalk on September 16, 2008739 Views

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CanAlaska Intersects Uranium Zone at Fond du Lac Project

Vancouver, Canada, Sept 15th, 2008 – CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (TSX.V — CVV) (“CanAlaska” or the “Company”) has received assay results for uranium-mineralized sections of three drill holes and cores from the Fond du Lac project located on the northern portion of the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan.

by NationTalk on September 16, 2008728 Views

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BMO Capital Markets Will Donate All Institutional Equity Trading Commissions Earned September 17th to Support Education

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Sept. 15 – BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX, NYSE: BMO), is proud to announce its fourth Equity Through Education charitable trading day.

by NationTalk on September 15, 2008949 Views

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Liberty Begins Pre-Production at the McWatters Nickel Mine

Edmonton, Alberta –(Sept. 15, 2008) – Liberty Mines Inc. (“Liberty or the Corporation”) (TSX:LBE) is pleased to announce that pre-production has commenced at the McWatters nickel mine from the 65m level. Development of the sills from the upper levels at 65m and 100m while the ramp is continued to the 130m level will provide 200-600 tonnes per day (“t/d”) of pre-production ore with an average of 400 t/d during the fourth quarter (“Q4”) of 2008. Production from the mine will increase up to 1400 t/d in Q1 2009. By early Q2 2009, production may be increased to 1600-1700 t/d as the ore body can be mined at a higher production rate using long hole stoping. Ore will be concentrated at Liberty’s Redstone nickel concentrator, located 9.5 km west at the Redstone Mine site.

by NationTalk on September 15, 2008919 Views

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Sabina Silver’s Reports Permitting Process for Hackett River Moves Forward

Minister Approves Part 5 Review of Hackett River Silver Zinc project in Nunavut

Vancouver, British Columbia –(Sept. 15, 2008) – Sabina Silver Corporation (TSX VENTURE:SBB) announced today that the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (“INAC”) has concurred with the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s (“NIRB”) screening decision dated April 3, 2008 suggesting that the Hackett River Project in Nunavut, Canada move forward to a public review.

by NationTalk on September 15, 2008821 Views

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Finalists Announced for 2008 Awards Show

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 – Ulnooweg is the proud host of the 4th Atlantic Aboriginal Entrepreneur Awards Show to be held in Charlottetown, PE on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008. In its 4th year, the Atlantic Aboriginal Entrepreneur Awards Show gives Aboriginal people in Atlantic Canada the opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the Aboriginal business sector successes in their region. Celebrating these accomplishments is an important part of the process of building stronger economies for future generations.

by NationTalk on September 12, 20081323 Views

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NaiKun Announces Community Open Houses

Vancouver, British Columbia – September 10, 2008 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (“NaiKun”) has announced plans for open houses in North Coast communities in early October.

Community feedback, together with results from extensive environmental studies, will be included in NaiKun’s application for an environmental assessment certificate (EAC), which will be submitted to the Environmental Assessment Office in early 2009. Further opportunities for community input will be provided in spring 2009 as part of the environmental assessment process.

by NationTalk on September 12, 2008747 Views

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Our Mineral Resource Endowment Benefits all Ontarians

Ontario Mining Association

Ontario´s fortuitous blessing of rich geology has provided this province with a mineral endowment that has supported human development for generations. Over the decades, there has been a steady evolution of the legislative framework that governs mineral development in the province. Currently, the Mining Act is going through another review and consultations on proposed changes in the legislation are taking place across the province.

by NationTalk on September 12, 2008886 Views

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CIBC Celebrates Employees’ Contributions in Advancing Diversity

TORONTO, Sep. 11, 2008 — Last night CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) announced its annual CIBC Diversity Award winners, recognizing employees’ contributions toward building a fair and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities and clients that CIBC serves. At the reception, Gerry McCaughey, CIBC’s President and CEO, and CIBC Diversity Champion and Senior Executive Vice-President, Richard Venn, were joined by Dr. Roberta Jamieson, President and CEO of the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation, in congratulating more than 60 employees on fostering diversity.

by NationTalk on September 11, 20081278 Views

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Peregrine Discovers Third Kimberlite At Chidliak, Baffin Island

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine” or “the Company”) (TSX:PGD) is pleased to announce a third kimberlite discovery on the Chidliak property (“Chidliak”), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. The kimberlite, designated CH-3, is represented by a collection of kimberlite cobbles and boulders discovered within the boundaries of a semi-circular geophysical anomaly.

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Baffinland Announces Delivery of First Bulk Sample Ore to Europe

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Sept. 11, 2008) – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (TSX:BIM) (“Baffinland” or the “Company”) announces the arrival in Europe of the first shipment of high grade lump iron ore from its Mary River project. The Federal Franklin departed Milne Inlet on the north coast of Baffin Island on August 31, 2008 with 54,000 tonnes of high grade lump ore destined to Europe. This initial trial cargo for ThyssenKrupp Steel is currently discharging at the port of Vlissingen (Flushing), Netherlands.

by NationTalk on September 11, 2008862 Views

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Goldbard Enters Agreement to Acquire MIE Metals Corp.

TORONTO, Sept. 10 – Goldbard Capital Corporation (“Goldbard” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:GDB.P) and Adriana Resources Inc. (“Adriana”) (TSX-V:ADI) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a letter of intent (the “Agreement”) dated September 9, 2008, pursuant to which Goldbard shall acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of MIE Metals Corp. (“MIE”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Adriana (the “Transaction”). Jennings Capital Inc. (the “Agent”) is acting as advisor and agent to Adriana with respect to the Transaction.

by NationTalk on September 11, 20081351 Views

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Finavera Renewables Provides Operational Update on British Columbia Wind Projects

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Sept. 10, 2008) – Finavera Renewables Inc. (‘Finavera Renewables’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX VENTURE:FVR) is pleased to provide an operational update on approximately 300 megawatts of projects it intends to submit into the upcoming BC Hydro Clean Power Call. The four projects are located in the Peace Region of northeast British Columbia and have several fundamental attributes that will contribute to their development into successful operating wind farms: high wind speeds resulting in high energy yields, close proximity to transmission lines, and ease of accessibility.

by NationTalk on September 10, 2008994 Views

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AbitibiBowater Announces Continued Progress Toward 100% Forest Certification Goal

ABH (NYSE, TSX)

Maniwaki, Quebec recommended for CSA forest certification

MONTREAL, Sept. 9 – AbitibiBowater announced today that its Maniwaki, Quebec woodland operations received a favorable recommendation toward CSA forest certification. This development marks continued progress towards the Company’s commitment of certifying 100% of its woodlands by the end of 2008.

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Harry Winston Diamond Corporation Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results

TORONTO, Sept. 9 – Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW; NYSE: HWD) today reported second quarter results for the period ending July 31, 2008. The Company recorded an increase in consolidated sales for the quarter of 7%, generating a 23% increase in gross margin and a 30% increase in consolidated earnings from operations compared to the results of the second quarter of the prior year. Consolidated quarterly sales totalled $186.1 million with earnings from operations of $73.4 million compared to $173.3 million and $56.2 million, respectively, for the comparable quarter of the prior year.

by NationTalk on September 10, 2008845 Views

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Bronco Provides Operations Update

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Sept. 10, 2008) – Bronco Energy Ltd. (TSX:BCF) (“Bronco” or the “Company”) has completed a recent technical review and analysis of its wells and facilities. Due to stronger than anticipated reservoir fluid inflow performance, Bronco has determined that it is necessary to install a Free Water Knock Out (“FWKO”) vessel for the purpose of adding increased fluid handling capacity at the inlet of its oil battery processing operations located 11-01-80-23W4M at Wabasca, Alberta.

by NationTalk on September 10, 2008945 Views

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Border Petroleum Inc. Announces Reactivation Transaction

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Sept. 9, 2008) – Border Petroleum Inc. (formerly, Moneta Resources Inc.) (“Border” or the “Corporation”) (NEX:BOP.H) today announced details concerning its proposed reactivation transaction involving the purchase of all of the issued and outstanding securities of Decker Petroleum Ltd. (“Decker”). Decker is a private company that was formed in June 2006 to participate in oil and gas development and exploration prospects.

by NationTalk on September 10, 20081845 Views

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Free Workshop on important changes to First Nations Financial Reporting requirements

Self-governing First Nations are typically directed by their self-government legislation to follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles or GAAP for governments as outlined in the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) Public Sector Accounting (PSA) Handbook. INAC’s current Year-End Reporting Handbook requires First Nations to follow the local government reporting model outlined in the PSA Handbook.

by NationTalk on September 10, 2008923 Views

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Silver Spruce Resources Inc.: Super 7 Drilling Discovers Uranium Mineralized Zones on Mount Benedict Property

BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA and VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Sept. 9, 2008) – Silver Spruce Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SSE)(FRANKFURT:S6Q) –

Highlights

– Uranium mineralization intersected in the T Super 7 area; values to 444 ppm U308 over 8 meters

– Three of seven shallow drill holes intersect uranium mineralization associated with structures and/or specialized granites

by NationTalk on September 9, 20081048 Views

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Baffinland Forms Exploration Joint Venture With Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Sept. 9, 2008) – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (“Baffinland” or the “Company”) (TSX:BIM) announced today that it has signed a joint venture agreement (the “JV Agreement”) with the Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (“NTI”) for the exploration and development of minerals within approximately 16,695 hectares of Inuit Owned Lands parcel PI-17 (the “Exploration Area”). The Exploration Area surrounds but excludes Baffinland’s existing Mining Leases, ML 2484 and 2485, which are wholly-owned by Baffinland.

by NationTalk on September 9, 2008799 Views

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Pele Mountain Initiates Permitting Process at Eco Ridge Mine

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Sept. 9, 2008) – Pele Mountain Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GEM) (“Pele” or the “Company”) announced today that the Company has submitted the Project Description for its Eco Ridge Mine to the federal government’s Major Projects Management Office and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). The submission of this document initiates the official permitting process for the Company’s planned uranium mine and processing facility near Elliot Lake in Northern Ontario.

by NationTalk on September 9, 2008724 Views

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Canadian Arrow Mines Receives Award from Treaty No. 3 First Nation

SUDBURY, ON, Sept. 9 – Canadian Arrow Mines Ltd. (CRO: TSX-V) (the “Company”), is pleased to announce it has received a prestigious award commemorating its business relationship with the Treaty No. 3 First Nation regarding the development of the Company’s Kenbridge nickel copper project located near Kenora, northwestern Ontario. The honour was bestowed this past spring by the past Grand Chief, (Ogichidaa) Arnold Gardner at the Treaty No. 3 Aboriginal Mining and Exploration Workshop held in Kenora, Ontario.

by NationTalk on September 9, 2008978 Views

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Stornoway Doubles Sive of Aviat’s Highly Diamondiferous AV267 Sheet

TSX: SWY
SWY 08-16
September 8, 2008

Conceptual Resource Study Underway

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY) and Hunter Exploration Group (Hunter) are pleased to provide the following update for the Aviat Project, host to a series of significantly diamondiferous kimberlite pipes and sheets (see map available at http://www.stornowaydiamonds.com/_resources/Kimberlite-Bodies.jpg). The 486,000 acre Aviat Project is located on the Melville Peninsula in eastern Nunavut, Canada, and is a joint venture between Stornoway (90%) and Hunter (10%), with Stornoway holding 100% of the diamond marketing rights.

by NationTalk on September 9, 2008686 Views

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Crosshair Announces Amendment to Plan of Arrangement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Sept. 8, 2008) – Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corp. (TSX:CXX)(AMEX:CXZ) (“Crosshair”) announces that it has amended the terms of its previously announced spin-out of its gold and volcanic-hosted massive sulphide (VHMS) projects in Newfoundland (the “Spin-out Properties”) by way of a plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”). Pursuant to the terms of the Arrangement, the Spin-out Properties will be transferred to Gemini Metals Corp. (“Gemini”) in exchange for shares of Gemini which will be distributed to shareholders of Crosshair. In its information circular dated July 31, 2008 and mailed to shareholders on August 19, 2008, Crosshair disclosed that holders of Crosshair shares (“Crosshair Shares”) on the close of business on the fourth business day prior to the effective date of the Arrangement (the “Effective Date”) would be entitled to receive share certificates representing shares in Gemini and would be entitled to new common shares of Crosshair (the “Crosshair New Shares”). No new share certificates were to be issued for the Crosshair New Shares and the share certificates representing Crosshair Shares were going to be deemed to be share certificates representing Crosshair New Shares. The procedure for the exchange of shares pursuant to the Arrangement has been amended as described below.

by NationTalk on September 9, 2008788 Views

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Mining Association of Canada Releases Facts & Figures 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, September 8, 2007. The Mining Association of Canada is pleased to release its annual Facts and Figures publication at the Mines Ministers Conference in Saskatoon. Facts & Figures 2008 provides details on the production, reserves, exploration, trade and investment, innovation, tax, and human resource aspects of the industry.

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Construction of Water Pipeline Project Launched

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September 05, 2008
La Ronge, Saskatchewan

A $4.22 million Government of Canada infrastructure investment will lay the groundwork for the construction of a regional water supply and distribution system that will benefit residents from the northern communities of La Ronge, Air Ronge and the Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB)156 and 156B.

by NationTalk on September 8, 2008991 Views

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Mt. Milligan Environmental Assessment Application Accepted For Government And Public Review

September 04, 2008

Vancouver, British Columbia: Robert Pease, President and CEO of Terrane Metals Corp. (“Terrane” or the “Company”) (TRX: TSX-V), is pleased to announce the Environmental Assessment Application (“Application”) for the commercial development of the Mt. Milligan Copper-Gold Project (“Project”) has been accepted for review by the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (“BC EAO”). The 9,000-page Application is based on two years of comprehensive environmental, engineering and socio-economic studies in consultation with First Nations, stakeholders, BC EAO, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and other government agencies. It is now being distributed for public review.

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Diavik Dialogue Volume 11 Issue 2

Welcome

We are already halfway through the year and enjoying the warm weather both at home and at work.

The warm weather has significantly improved operating conditions, so much so, that our production teams set a new record in May this year, processing over 260,000 tonnes of ore in one month and the underground crews achieved their best ever development meterage – most importantly they did it safely.

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Stornoway Discovers New Kimberlite at Qilalugaq

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September 4, 2008

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY) is pleased to announce the discovery of a new kimberlite body on the 1.04 million acre Qilalugaq Project, situated north of Repulse Bay in Nunavut. The property now hosts 18 kimberlites, including the 14 ha coalescing Q1-4 bodies, currently the largest known kimberlite in the eastern Arctic. Under the terms of an option agreement signed between BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc. (“BHP Billiton”) and Stornoway on July 10, 2006, and revised June 5, 2008, Stornoway can earn a 50% interest in the project from BHP Billiton by spending $9 million before December 31, 2012.

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Government of Canada, Government of Nunavut and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated Set Path for Nunavut Devolution

Ottawa, Ontario –(Sept. 5, 2008) – The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, the Honourable Paul Okalik, Premier of Nunavut, and Paul Kaludjak, President of Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, today signed a Protocol that moves Nunavut one step closer to assuming province-like resource management responsibilities.

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Media Advisory: Former Alberta Premier Ralph Klein First Speaker in Fraser Institute’s Fall Cocktail Series

Calgary, Alberta –(Sept. 5, 2008) – Former Alberta premier Ralph Klein kicks off the first event of the three-evening 2008 fall cocktail series, Behind the Spin: Fraser @ Centini on Tuesday, September 9. Klein will candidly discuss the economic and political issues shaping Alberta’s future.

by NationTalk on September 5, 2008702 Views

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AbitibiBowater Disappointed By End of Greenpeace Talks

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Commitment to Improving Sustainability Continues

MONTREAL, Sept. 4 – David J. Paterson, President and Chief Executive Officer, expressed his disappointment at today’s decision by Greenpeace Canada to pull out of formal discussions towards building a collaborative process with AbitibiBowater on forest management practices in the boreal.

by NationTalk on September 5, 2008957 Views

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Government of Canada Renews Support to Manitoba Aboriginal Entrepreneurs

Rod Bruinooge, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of Western Economic Diversification, today announced the renewal of federal funding of $168,300 to Community Futures Manitoba Inc. (CFM) aimed at strengthening the capacity of Aboriginal entrepreneurs and businesses to thrive.

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Terrane Metals Corp.: Mt. Milligan Environmental Assessment Application Accepted For Government and Public Review

Vancouver, British Columbia –(Sept. 4, 2008) – Robert Pease, President and CEO of Terrane Metals Corp. (“Terrane” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TRX), is pleased to announce the Environmental Assessment Application (“Application”) for the commercial development of the Mt. Milligan Copper-Gold Project (“Project”) has been accepted for review by the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (“BC EAO”). The 9,000-page Application is based on two years of comprehensive environmental, engineering and socio-economic studies in consultation with First Nations, stakeholders, BC EAO, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and other government agencies. It is now being distributed for public review.

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Finavera Renewables Re-Appoints Board of Directors at AGM and Provides Strategic Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Sept. 3, 2008) – Finavera Renewables Inc. (“Finavera Renewables” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:FVR) is pleased to announce the completion of its 2008 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”). Shareholders unanimously re-appointed Damien Reynolds (Chairman), Jason Bak (CEO), John Icke, David Lamont, and Hein Poulus to the Board of Directors. All of the proposed resolutions were passed at the AGM including the approval of the Company’s rolling stock option plan.

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Tyhee Receives Excellent Gold Values from Recent Drilling on Nicholas Lake and Clan Lake Properties

TSX Venture: TDC

VANCOUVER, Sept. 4 – Tyhee Development Corp. (TSX-V:TDC) today released results for drillholes that were recently completed on the Nicholas Lake and Clan Lake Zones Yellowknife area, Northwest Territories, Canada.

by NationTalk on September 4, 2008674 Views

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Sabina Silver announces Q2 Financial Results

September 3, 2008
SBB NR-08-13 SBB – TSX.V

VANCOUVER – Sabina Silver Corporation (the “Company”) (SBB – TSX.V) announced today the financial results for the period ended June 30, 2008. The Company ended the first half of 2008 with cash and security investment resources of $44,598,201.

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Peregrine Announces New Kimberlite Discovery at Nanuq North, Nunavut

Sep 03, 2008

Peregrine Increases Nanuq Land Position by 113,000 Hectares

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine” or “the Company”) (TSX:PGD) is pleased to announce the discovery of a new kimberlite, estimated at 4.5 hectares in size, on the 33,000 hectare Nanuq North property (“Nanuq North”) in Nunavut, Canada. Nanuq North is situated just north of Peregrine’s wholly-owned Nanuq property (“Nanuq”) where the company discovered three diamondiferous kimberlites in 2007. Peregrine has recently staked 114 new mineral claims at Nanuq increasing the size of the property from 201,000 to 314,000 hectares.

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Alberta Star Completes Drilling at the K4 Uranium Target on its Eldorado/Contact Lake Project, NT

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September 2, 2008
TSX-V Trading Symbol: ASX
OTC BB Trading Symbol: ASXSF
FRANKFURT Trading Symbol: QLD

TARGETS IDENTIFIED BY SCINTILLOMETER READINGS OF GREATER THAN 9,000 CPS
PORTABLE ANALYZER READINGS OF UP TO 23% URANIUM

Alberta Star Development Corp., (the “Company”) listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (ASX), on the OTCBB (ASXSF) and on the Frankfurt Exchange (QLD), is pleased to announce that an additional 6 drill holes have been completed at the K4 uranium target on its Eldorado/Contact Lake project, NT.

by NationTalk on September 4, 2008710 Views

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Canadian Organizations Recognized for Special Achievement in GIS at 28th Annual ERUC

September 03, 2008

Company: ESRI Canada
Industry: Geocoding, Geographic Data, Geospatial Technology, GIS Jobs / Career, GIS Software Products
Location: San Diego, California, United States of America

Two remarkable Canadian organizations were honoured with Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards at the 28th Annual ESRI International User Conference. Ecotrust Canada and the City of Surrey, British Columbia were both rewarded for demonstrating vision and leadership in GIS technology through the development of groundbreaking solutions.

by NationTalk on September 3, 20081051 Views

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NaiKun Releases Quarterly Financial Results, Announces Appointment of ENMAX Executive to Board

Vancouver, BC – August 29, 2008 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (”NaiKun”) has released its third quarter financial results, announced a key new appointment to its Board of Directors and confirmed planned changes at the executive level.

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Pacific Iron Corporation Announces Commencement of 2008 Exploration Program

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Sept. 3, 2008) – Pacific Iron Ore Corporation (TSX VENTURE:POC), announces the commencement of its 2008 exploration activities with respect to its Pearson Project located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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Lotta Coal Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors and Management

Montreal –(September 2, 2008) – Lotta Coal, Inc (PINKSHEETS: LCOL) today announced a change to its board of directors and management further to a vote by shareholders representing majority consent, whereby Ronald Evans, Allen Soltis and David Hayes have been removed from the board of directors and any and all offices held at the company as well as from any and all subsidiaries including but not limited to Peace West Energy Corp., and Lesser Slave Lake Exploration.

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SIGA Stakeholders Newsletter September 2008

President’s Message

Welcome to another edition of Tâpwêwin, which advocates speaking with precision and accuracy. Inside, you will find an update on our yearly financials, as well as articles intended to keep you informed about SIGA’s business activities.

Over the past 11 years, SIGA has demonstrated the ability to adapt to change, positioning itself as a leader in First Nation gaming in North America. We have become a symbol of business excellence in gaming and entertainment in the province of Saskatchewan.

by NationTalk on September 2, 2008772 Views

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Run of River Second Quarter 2008 Results

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Vancouver, BC (August 27, 2008) – Run of River Power Inc. (“ROR Power” or “the Corporation”) (TSX-V: ROR) today announced financial and operating results for the three months ended June 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 August 28, 2008. All figures reported herein are Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated.

by NationTalk on September 2, 2008703 Views

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Oil Sands Developers Group 2008 Survey and Forecast Results

August 2008

Aboriginal participation and opportunities in oil sands development are substantial

• Aboriginal Companies – value of contracts in 2007 ‐ $606 million
• Aboriginal Companies – value of contracts 1998 – 2007 ‐ $2.6 billion
• Aboriginal employees in permanent jobs in 2007 – 1,500+
• Contributions to Aboriginal communities in 2007 ‐ $3.6 million
• Athabasca Tribal Council APCA funding 2007 ‐ $1.6 million
• Industry Relations Corporations funding 2007 ‐ $8 million
• Negotiating Consultation & Regional Benefits Agreement

Download Oil Sands Developers Group 2008 Survey and Forecast Results.

by NationTalk on August 30, 2008745 Views

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NewNorth welcomes Mr. Fred Carmichael to its Board of Directors

CALGARY, Aug. 28 – NewNorth Projects Ltd. (NNP-TSXV) today announced the appointment of Mr. Fred Carmichael to the Board of Directors of NewNorth Projects Ltd.

Mr. Carmichael has recently retired from the Gwich’in Tribal Council where he served as President for the past eight years. Mr. Carmichael was also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Gwich’in Development Corporation.

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Roland to North America: Secure supplies of energy are in NWT

YELLOWKNIFE (August 11, 2008) – Premier Floyd K. Roland waded into the increasing public debate about North American energy supply today, issuing a pointed reminder that Northwest Territories (NWT) energy supplies can supply the needs of Canada and the United States for decades and should be developed.

Concerns have been raised recently about the need for secure supplies of oil and gas, particularly in the context of the American presidential election. Some have suggested that Canadians should help fund the construction of the Alaska gas pipeline to help bring American gas assets to the American market.

by NationTalk on August 28, 2008728 Views

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