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The Mineral Industry in Uncertain Times

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa.. November 18, 2008. Over 40 of Canada’s senior mining industry executives will be in Ottawa today to participate in the Mining Association of Canada’s annual Mining Day on the Hill. This year, mining industry representatives will be meeting with senior federal officials to discuss how recent worldwide economic events have begun to impact the sector.

by NationTalk on November 18, 2008838 Views

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Mining Association of Canada appoints Julie Gelfand as Vice President, Sustainable Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, November 18, 2008. The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that Julie Gelfand has been appointed Vice President, Sustainable Development, effective immediately.

by NationTalk on November 18, 2008901 Views

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Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited

Half Year Financial Results reported

Schefferville Iron Ore Project Advances Toward Production

Strong Cash Position $43.5 Million

Toronto, Canada, November 17, 2008 – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited(TSX: LIR) announces that it has filed its unaudited Interim Consolidated Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the half-year ended September 30, 2008, which may be inspected under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com or on the Company’s website at www.labradorironmines.ca

by NationTalk on November 18, 2008876 Views

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ATCO Midstream Purchases Assets in Northwest Territories

Purchase includes natural gas reserves and pipeline

Calgary, Alberta –(Nov. 17, 2008) – ATCO Midstream announced today the purchase of IPL Holdings Inc. (IPLH), a wholly owned subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. IPLH holds a one-third interest in the Ikhil Joint Venture and one-third of the shares of Inuvik Gas Ltd.

by NationTalk on November 17, 2008975 Views

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The envision Group Awarded $2.3 Million project

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Nov. 14, 2008) – The envision Group today announced that it’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Western Construction and Combustion Services Inc. has been awarded a $2.3 Million contract with the University of Calgary. This new contract is in addition to our current standing offer agreements and multi-year contracts.

by NationTalk on November 17, 20081079 Views

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Tyhee Reports Additional Gold Values from Goodwin Lake, NWT, Canada

November 17, 2008
For immediate release

Release: Series 9 Release 15
TSX Venture: TDC

VANCOUVER, BC (November 17, 2008) – Tyhee Development Corp. (TSX-V: TDC) today announced the results of gold assays from the second phase of diamond drilling at Goodwin Lake, Yellowknife Gold Belt, NWT, Canada.

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Southern Pacific Completes Engineering Study and Commences Formal Consultation for Its First SAGD Project

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Nov. 17, 2008) – Southern Pacific Resource Corp. (TSX VENTURE:STP) is pleased to announce that it has completed an engineering Design Basis Memorandum (DBM) and cost estimate for its first in-situ steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) project. The DBM defines the important project design conditions, production forecasts, facility specifications and process flow. Also included within the DBM is a project execution plan including contracting strategy, schedule and cost estimates. Completion of the DBM keeps Southern Pacific on track to apply for its SAGD project by April 30, 2009. The application will allow the Corporation to have its contingent resources reclassified as Probable Reserves.

by NationTalk on November 17, 2008818 Views

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Athabasca Potash Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN–(November 14, 2008)

Athabasca Potash Inc. (“Athabasca” or the “Company”) announces that it has filed the unaudited results of Athabasca’s operations for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 and may be viewed at www.sedar.com.

A summary of key financial and operating results for the quarter are as follows:

by NationTalk on November 17, 20081189 Views

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Plutonic Power Issues Progress Update and Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

Vancouver, BC – November 14, 2008 – Plutonic Power’s 196 megawatt, $660 million East Toba River-Montrose Creek run-of-river hydroelectric project, being built through a partnership with GE Energy Financial Services, is fully financed, on-budget and on-schedule to reach commercial operation by mid-2010. The electricity generated from this project is contracted to BC Hydro under a 35 year sales contract. Noted milestones during the third quarter include:

by NationTalk on November 17, 2008837 Views

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Synex International Inc. update on Kyuquot Utility

TSE : SXI

VANCOUVER, Nov. 14 – Synex International Inc. announced on November 10, 2007 that two of its wholly owned subsidiaries, Synex Energy Resources Ltd. and Kyuquot Power Ltd. had entered a Term Sheet with the Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k:tles7et’h’ First Nation (“KCFN”) under which the subsidiaries are to receive a combined amount of $1,000,000 in each of the next three years. Kyuquot Power Ltd. (“KPL”) will continue to operate as the electrical utility but with a significantly lower investment. The Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k:tles7et’h’ First Nation will purchase electricity from KPL at a reduced cost to reflect their contribution towards the capital cost of the powerline.

by NationTalk on November 16, 20081227 Views

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Buffalo Resources 2009 Capital Program and Operations Update

Calgary, Alberta –(Nov. 13, 2008) – Buffalo Resources Corp. (“Buffalo”)(TSX VENTURE:BFR) is pleased to update its operational activities and to provide guidance for 2008 and 2009.

2009 Capital Program:

The Board of Directors of Buffalo has approved a 2009 capital program of $32 million. Included in the capital spending will be the drilling of 80 (32 net) wells: 62 at Frog Lake, five in the Peace River Arch, nine in west central Alberta, two in southern Alberta and two in southeast Saskatchewan. The program will be funded from cash flow from operations, estimated based upon average commodity prices of $65 US per barrel for West Texas Intermediate crude oil, with an exchange rate of $1 Cdn to $0.80 US, and $7.50 per MMbtu for natural gas.

by NationTalk on November 13, 2008769 Views

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Ur-Energy to Discuss Q3 Activities-Webcast Tomorrow

Denver, Colorado –(Nov. 12, 2008) – Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE) (NYSE ALTERNEXT US:URG) (“Ur-Energy” or the “Company”) will have a webcast tomorrow, November 13, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the following activities that have taken place during the third quarter 2008 and to date, as well as future objectives. A Q&A session will follow management’s presentation.

by NationTalk on November 13, 2008936 Views

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Azimut and NWT Uranium further extend the closing date of the Termination Agreement on the North Rae

November 7 2008 – Azimut Exploration Inc. (“Azimut”) and NWT Uranium Corp. (“NWT”) announce that they have mutually agreed to further extend to December 31, 2008 the closing date for completing the transaction contemplated in the Termination Agreement in respect of the North Rae and Daniel Lake properties located in Nunavik, Quebec. The termination of these two option agreements, previously granted by Azimut to NWT, was originally announced by a press release on July 7, 2008.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

by NationTalk on November 12, 2008751 Views

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Lions Gate Metals Quarterly Letter From the President

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA –(Nov. 12, 2008) – Lions Gate Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LGM) (“LGM” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update from President Mark Hewett.

Shareholders,

As part of our business strategy at Lions Gate Metals we committed to shareholders to provide ongoing communication in the form of a regular update. This update is being written from Beijing and will provide some highlights on the investment atmosphere here and our goals while on this side of the Pacific.

by NationTalk on November 12, 2008874 Views

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Kivalliq Appoints Jeff Ward as V.P. Exploration and Garth Kirkham to the Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA –(Nov. 12, 2008) – Kivalliq Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:KIV) today announced the appointments of Jeff Ward, BSc, P.Geo as Vice President, Exploration and Garth Kirkham, BSc, P.Geo, P.Geoph to the Board of Directors of Kivalliq, effective immediately.

“As 25 year veterans of the exploration and mining industry, mssrs Ward and Kirkham bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our growing team,” stated John Robins, President & CEO of Kivalliq.

by NationTalk on November 12, 2008919 Views

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Manufacturing Insights Session to be Held in Labrador City

Innovation, Trade and Rural Development
Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs

November 12, 2008

Manufacturers wishing to learn how to become more competitive will benefit from a free seminar in Labrador City on Wednesday, November 19.

“The manufacturing sector represents a key component of the province’s growing economy,” said the Honourable Shawn Skinner, Minister of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development. “To help the sector’s continued growth the Provincial Government has introduced a series of programs such as Manufacturers Insights. I strongly encourage local businesses to participate in this session as it highlights available resources for the establishment and expansion of businesses.”

by NationTalk on November 12, 2008880 Views

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Metis Nation – Saskatchewan Repudiates Access Energy Agreement

PRESS STATEMENT
RELEASE DATE: October 20, 2008

The Métis Nation –Saskatchewan (MNS) position on this is agreement between Access Energy and La Loche Clearwater Development Authority Inc (LLCDA) has no legal standing. Further, LLCDA has no authority or jurisdiction to negotiate an agreement on behalf of the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan. An announcement on October 15th, 2008, by Access Energy is proposing to enter into an agreement with a private northern based company for a joint venture and impact benefits. Access Energy, whose parent corporation is Toronto based Blacksands Petroleum Inc., was refused oil exploration permits by the Saskatchewan Government last summer.

by NationTalk on November 11, 20081434 Views

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Canadian Zinc Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results-Strong Cash Position of $24.2 Million-Permit Applications Start Environmental Assessment

MOUs SIGNED WITH LIIDLII KUE FIRST NATION AND NAHANNI BUTTE DENE BAND

Vancouver, British Columbia –(Nov. 10, 2008) – Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX:CZN)(OTCBB:CZICF) (the “Company” or “Canadian Zinc”) announces its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008.

by NationTalk on November 11, 2008974 Views

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Raven Biofuels Signs MOU With Kamloops Indian Band for Feedstock and Biorefinery Development

Paramus, NJ –(November 7, 2008) – Raven Biofuels International Corporation (OTCBB: RVBF) (“Raven” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the Kamloops Indian Band (“KIB”) located in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, the purpose of which is to further the development and construction of a proposed ethanol biorefinery and cogeneration power plant in conjunction with KIB.

by NationTalk on November 9, 20081138 Views

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Baffinland Details Arrival of Trial Cargos in Europe

NEWS RELEASE TSX SYMBOL: BIM

November 6, 2008 – TORONTO, ONTARIO – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (TSX: BIM) (“Baffinland” or the “Company”) today announced details relating the arrival of its three shipments of iron ore (“trial cargos”) in Europe.

Baffinland’s Mary River Project is focussed on the European market for the sales of its lump and fine iron ore. The Company shipped two trial cargos of lump iron ore and one cargo of fine iron ore to two steel companies, ThyssenKrupp Steel and ArcelorMittal.

by NationTalk on November 9, 2008796 Views

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Mining Leads the Way in First Nation Development Partnerships

Ontario Mining Association
11.07.2008

The mining industry in Ontario is leading the way with innovative ideas and agreements which promote sustainable development in Aboriginal communities. A document produced by Natural Resources Canada titled “Agreements Between Mining Companies and Aboriginal Communities or Governments” shows that 105 agreements have been signed between mining enterprises and Aboriginals. The document shows that 29 of those agreements are in this province. Ontario Mining Association member companies have a strong track record for building bridges and working in collaborative partnerships with Aboriginal communities.

by NationTalk on November 9, 20081161 Views

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Avalon Takes Action on Corporate Social Responsibility

Toronto, Ontario –(Nov. 6, 2008) – A correction from source is issued with respect to the release that was disseminated today at 11:45 ET. There is an incorrect hyperlink in the second paragraph for the detailed Guidelines on the PDAC website. The corrected release follows:

by NationTalk on November 6, 20081043 Views

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Stornoway Increases Previously Announced Private Placement

TSX: SWY
SWY 08-22
November 5, 2008

Not for distribution to United States newswire services or for
dissemination in the United States.

November 5, 2008 Vancouver, British Columbia – Stornoway Diamond Corp. (TSX:SWY) (“Stornoway” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has increased the size of the private placement it announced on November 4th from $3,000,000 to up to $5,000,000. The private placement will now have a brokered and a non-brokered component.

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Stornoway Announces Flow-Through Financing

TSX: SWY
SWY 08-21
November 4, 2008

Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of up to 20,000,000 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.15 per flow through share for gross proceeds of up to $3,000,000. The flow-through common shares will have a four-month hold period.

by NationTalk on November 6, 2008862 Views

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Marathon Project Receives Support from Pic River First Nation

TORONTO, Nov. 6 – Marathon PGM Corporation (“MPGM” or “the Company”, MAR-TSX) together with Pic River First Nation (“PRFN”) are pleased to announce the signing of mutual letters of support and a Consultation Protocol for the proposed Marathon platinum group metals and copper project.

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Strateco Resources Inc.: Licence Application for Underground Exploration Program at the Matoush Uranium Property

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Nov. 5, 2008) – Strateco Resources Inc. (“Strateco”)(TSX:RSC)(FRANKFURT:RF9)(OTCBB:SRSIF) is pleased to announce that the Licence Application for the Underground Exploration Program of the Matoush Uranium property was filed today to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). The document, describing the Underground Exploration Program, is available on Strateco’s website (www.stratecoinc.com) and will be available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) sometime today.

by NationTalk on November 5, 2008672 Views

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Comments on the Draft Scope of NIRB’s Review of Uravan’s Proposed Garry Lake Uranium Exploration Project

29 October 2008

Leslie Payette
Manager Environmental Administration
Nunavut Impact Review Board
P.O.Box 1360
Cambridge Bay NU X0B 0C0

Dear Ms. Payette:

RE: Scope of NIRB’s Part 5 Review of Uravan Minerals Inc.’s Garry Lake Project Proposal

On behalf of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board (BQCMB), I am submitting comments on the Draft Scope of the NIRB’s review of the Uravan Garry Lake project proposal, in response to NIRB’s request of 8 October 2008. These comments are provided in accordance with the mandate of the BQCMB, which is to advise governments and caribou range communities on ways to protect the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq caribou herds and their ranges.

by NationTalk on November 4, 2008890 Views

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Memorandum of Understanding Signed With Nahanni Butte Dene Band, Nahanni Butte NT

Vancouver, British Columbia –(Nov. 4, 2008) – Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX:CZN)(OTCBB:CZICF) (the “Company” or “CZN”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the Nahanni Butte Dene Band (“NBDB”), of Nahanni Butte, Northwest Territories, to establish a mutually beneficial, co-operative and productive relationship with regard to the exploration and development of the Prairie Creek Mine. Furthermore NBDB and CZN intend to work together, as responsible corporate citizens of the region, in a spirit of co-operation for mutual benefit as well as social, ecological, cultural and economic well-being.

by NationTalk on November 4, 20081025 Views

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Nomination someone for The Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

Aboriginal Woman Entrepreneur Award of Distinction Aboriginal Relations – Best Practice Award of Distinction Eagle Feather Business Award of Distinction, etc. Nomination Deadline: November 26, 2008

by NationTalk on November 4, 2008752 Views

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Star-Orion South Diamond Project proposal submitted to Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

SASKATOON, Nov. 3 – George H. Read, P. Geo., Senior Vice President Exploration and Development, is pleased to announce that a project proposal for a joint Star-Orion South Diamond Project has been submitted to the Environmental Assessment Branch of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment, in addition to the following Federal agencies: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Health Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and Transport Canada. The project proposal is the first step in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and initiates discussion about the implications of the project with regulators and the public. The Star-Orion South Diamond Project Proposal includes the 100 percent Shore owned Star Diamond Project together with the Orion South Kimberlite, which is part of the Fort a la Corne Joint Venture (FALC-JV: 60 percent Shore and 40 percent Newmont). The project proposal contains a detailed project description of the Star-Orion South Diamond Project, which includes an open pit on the Star Kimberlite (based on the NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate – SGF News Release June 9, 2008), a potential second pit at Orion South (dependent on the results of underground bulk sampling and large diameter drilling currently underway), a common processing plant and associated infrastructure. The project footprint is estimated to be between 3,000 and 4,000 hectares (or 2.3 to 3.0% of the Fort a la Corne Provincial Forest), depending on the inclusion of Orion South. The project proposal document includes considerable detail under the principal headings of: Potential Development Description; Description of the Environment; Potential Environmental Impacts and Mitigative Measures; Monitoring; Decommissioning, Reclamation and Closure; Stakeholder Engagement and Employment and Procurement, in addition to a series of maps which show the conceptual project layout and extent of the proposed mine infrastructure. The document is available on the Shore website: www.shoregold.com.

by NationTalk on November 4, 2008952 Views

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Aecon Awarded Mine Contract

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Timmins, Ontario – November 3, 2008: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX:ARE) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Leo Alarie and Sons Construction Ltd. has formed a joint venture with the Wahgoshig First Nation. The Joint Venture is carrying on business under the operating name of “Wahgoshig Alarie Construction” (WAC). WAC has been awarded a project by Apollo Gold Corporation, to assist in the opening of the Black Fox mine near Matheson, Ontario.

by NationTalk on November 4, 2008965 Views

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Toba Montrose Run-of-River Project Update

Fri Oct 31, 2008

Plutonic Power and GE Energy Financial Services’ Toba Montrose Run-of-River hydroelectric project is on budget and on schedule heading into the winter season in the Toba Valley. The $660 million project is one –third complete, with all of the major civil road and bridge access finalized, a focus on key groundwork preparation for the powerhouse, penstocks and intake structures is the next phase of the project. Toba Montrose is on target for operation to begin mid-2010, creating enough energy for 75,000 homes.

by NationTalk on November 3, 20081569 Views

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Empire Industries Ltd. and Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Acquire Lemax Machine & Welding

Fort McMurray, Alberta, November 3, 2008 – Empire Industries Ltd. (TSX-V: EIL) (“Empire”), a provider of steel fabrication and installation services and specialized engineered products and the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Holding Corporation (“ACFN”) announced that, through their joint ownership of Sorge’s Welding Ltd., they have acquired Lemax Machine and Welding (“Lemax”) based in Fort McMurray, Alberta, for $1.2 million plus working capital. The acquisition, which closed on November 1, 2008, further expands Empire’s and ACFN’s innovative Aboriginal partnership formed in August of this year, whereby Sorge’s Welding is 49% owned by Empire and 51% by ACFN.

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Kivalliq Completes 2008 Field Program

Vancouver, British Columbia –(Nov. 3, 2008) – Kivalliq Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:KIV) today announced the successful completion of the 2008 field program on the company’s Angilak Project located in Nunavut, Canada. The main objective of this year’s program was to reconstruct a drill plan for the historic, high-grade Lac Cinquante Uranium Deposit which remains untested at depth and along strike and is reported to contain 11.6 million pounds of uranium oxide (non compliant with National Instrument 43-101)(i) with grades averaging 1.03% U3O8.

by NationTalk on November 3, 2008786 Views

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Avanti Mining Receives Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment on the Kitsault Molybdenum Property, British Columbia, Canada

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November 3, 2008 CNQ:AVT – Vancouver, British Columbia: Avanti Mining Inc. (CNQ:AVT) (“Avanti”) is pleased to release the results of the Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) by SRK Consulting (US) Inc. on its recently purchased, 100% owned Kitsault Molybdenum property in British Columbia, Canada. The complete report will be filed on SEDAR and Avanti’s web site, www.avantimining.com, within 45 days of the issue of this press release.

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Hydro One named as one of the ten most diverse companies in Canada by Corporate Knights Magazine

TORONTO, Oct. 31 – Hydro One announced today it has been named one of the top ten Canadian companies in Corporate Knights Magazine’s annual Leadership Diversity Index. This year, Hydro One tied for sixth place, out of 150 major companies analyzed for the index. This is the second year the Company was named to the top ten list.

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Breakwater Resources Ltd.’s 2008 Third Quarter Financial and Operating Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO — 10/30/08 — Breakwater Resources Ltd. (TSX: BWR) reports the financial and operating results for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2008. The reporting currency is Canadian dollars (“C$” or “$”) and all amounts disclosed are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated.

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Southwestern Region Casino Site Report Released: Chomiak, Evans

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October 31, 2008

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Committee Recommends Site North of Brandon As Best to Maximize Economic Benefits

The committee established to identify the best location for a new casino in southwest Manitoba has recommended a site just north of Brandon, Attorney General Dave Chomiak, minister responsible for the Gaming Control Act, and Grand Chief Ron Evans of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), announced today.

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Fortis Earns $49 Million in the Third Quarter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
St. John’s, NL (October 31, 2008):

Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS) recorded third quarter net earnings applicable to common shares of $49 million, or $0.31 per common share, compared to earnings of $31 million, or $0.20 per common share, for the third quarter of 2007. Third quarter 2008 results included a tax reduction of approximately $7.5 million ($5.5 million at the Terasen Gas companies and $2 million at Terasen Inc.) associated with the settlement of historical corporate tax matters at Terasen. Excluding the tax reduction at Terasen, earnings for the third quarter were $41.5 million, or $0.26 per common share. Year-to-date earnings were $169 million, or $1.08 per common share, compared to earnings of $114 million, or $0.86 per common share, for the same period last year. Year-to-date 2007 financial results only reflected 4½ months of earnings at Terasen, which was acquired on May 17, 2007.

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Province Tenders First Phase of 2009 Contruction Season worth $168.6 Million

News Release – October 30, 2008

Preparations are underway for the 2009 highway construction season with the province issuing $168.6 million in tenders today. This is the first phase of work to take place leading up to the 2009 season.

“This first phase of construction tenders provides for $168.6 million in improvements and upgrades to 484 km of provincial highways,” Highways and Infrastructure Minister Wayne Elhard said. “These investments will advance our long term transportation strategy that focuses on supporting economic growth, enhancing traffic safety and developing partnerships with local governments and industry.”

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Tyhee Reports 25% Increase in Gold Resource

October 28, 2008 For immediate release
Release: Series 9 Release 14
TSX Venture: TDC

VANCOUVER, BC (October 28, 2008) — Tyhee Development Corp. (TSX-V: TDC) (the “Company”) today announced a revision to the Yellowknife Gold Project NI 43-101 resource estimate for the Ormsby and Bruce Lake zones that was previously announced on April 3, 2008. The new resource incorporates approximately 25,000 m of new drilling. The Measured and Indicated gold resource has increased by 25% to 1,593,000 ounces of gold, a net increase of 324,000 ounces of gold that includes the upgrading of 196,000 ounces of inferred gold from the April 3, 2008 resource, and an increase of 128,000 ounces of gold from the new drilling.

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Grand Council of the Crees – Appointment of Mr. Clarence Snowboy

Posted: 2008-10-28

I am pleased to inform you that Mr. Clarence Snowboy will assume the role as Liaison Officer for the Secretariat replacing Ms. Carmella Cote.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ms. Carmela Cote for her tireless contribution over the last six years with us and we wish her the best in her future endeavors.

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Peregrine Discovers Diamonds In Two More Kimberlites At Chidliak, Baffin Island

Oct 28, 2008

New Results from CH-1 Kimberlite Supports Coarse Diamond Size Distribution

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine” or “the Company”) is pleased to report the discovery of diamonds in the CH-2 and CH-3 kimberlites, and a new diamond result from the CH-1 kimberlite that exhibits a coarse diamond size distribution. The CH-1, CH-2 and CH-3 kimberlites are located on the 9,800 square kilometre Chidliak property (“Chidliak”), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, 150 kilometres northeast of Iqaluit, capital of Nunavut.

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Suncor Energy releases Third Quarter Results

Calgary, Alberta (October 29, 2008) – Suncor Energy Inc. today announced third quarter 2008 net earnings of $815 million ($0.87 per common share), compared to $627 million ($0.68 per common share) for the third quarter of 2007. Excluding unrealized foreign exchange impacts on the company’s U.S. dollar denominated long-term debt, and project start-up costs, earnings for the third quarter of 2008 were $971 million ($1.04 per common share), compared to $538 million ($0.58 per common share) in the third quarter of 2007.

by NationTalk on October 29, 20081183 Views

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Request for Proposal (RFP) Chief Electoral Officer

INTRODUCTION

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national representative organization of First Nations people in Canada. The AFN represents and advocates First Nations interests for more than 600 First Nation communities from across the country.

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Pele Mountain Provides Eco Ridge Mine Project Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO –(Oct. 28, 2008) – Pele Mountain Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GEM) (“Pele” or the “Company”) today provided an update on its Eco Ridge Mine uranium project, recapping its progress and announcing measures in response to difficult market conditions.

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Canadian Utilities Reports Third Quarter Earnings

CANADIAN UTILITIES LIMITED
OCT 28, 2008 – 08:31 ET

CALGARY, ALBERTA– (Oct. 28, 2008) – Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX:CU)(TSX:CU.X) –

Earnings of $66.7 million ($0.53 per share) for the three months ended September 30, 2008, compared to earnings of $72.2 million ($0.58 per share) for the same three months in 2007, were reported today by Canadian Utilities. Canadian Utilities reported an increase in “adjusted earnings” (1) for the third quarter, which excludes certain items not in the normal course of business or a result of day-to-day operations. Adjusted earnings for the three months ended September 30, 2008, were $71.3 million ($0.57 per share) compared to adjusted earnings of $70.6 million ($0.56 per share) for the same three months in 2007.

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ATCO Reports Third Quarter Earnings

ATCO LTD.
OCT 28, 2008 – 08:31 ET

CALGARY, ALBERTA– (Oct. 28, 2008) – ATCO Ltd. (TSX:ACO.X)(TSX:ACO.Y) –

Earnings of $52.3 million ($0.91 per share) for the three months ended September 30, 2008, compared to earnings of $50.1 million ($0.86 per share) for the same three months in 2007, were reported today by ATCO Ltd. ATCO also reported an increase in “adjusted earnings” (1) for the third quarter, which excludes certain items not in the normal course of business or a result of day-to-day operations. Adjusted earnings for the three months ended September 30, 2008, were $54.7 million ($0.95 per share) compared to adjusted earnings of $49.2 million ($0.84 per share) for the same three months in 2007.

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TransCanada Announces Third Quarter Net Income of $390 Million Comparable Earnings Per Share Increase 11 Percent

CALGARY, Alberta – October 28, 2008 – (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP)

Third Quarter Highlights
(All financial figures are unaudited and in Canadian dollars unless noted otherwise)

– Net income for third quarter 2008 of $390 million ($0.67 per share) compared to $324 million ($0.60 per share) for the same period in 2007, an increase of approximately 12 per cent on a per share basis

by NationTalk on October 28, 2008846 Views

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Natural Resource Group, LLC Announces Opening of New Office in Calgary

10/27/08

Philippe Reicher Named Vice President of Canadian Operations

Natural Resource Group, LLC (NRG) has opened its first Canadian office in Calgary, Alberta, to assist clients developing and operating energy infrastructure facilities in western Canada. Managing the office is Philippe Reicher, who was previously the Director of External Relations at a local midstream energy company. Reicher began his career more than 20 years ago, building public affairs expertise throughout the Canadian energy industry. From the NRG Calgary office, he will pursue public affairs opportunities that leverage his extensive knowledge and background in Canadian public consultation.

by NationTalk on October 27, 20081081 Views

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