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Inuit Communities Receive $32.6 Million in Profit-Sharing From Xstrata Nickel’s Raglan Mine

QUAQTAQ, NUNAVIK, QUEBEC–(April 3, 2008) – Xstrata Nickel is pleased to announce that it has presented a cheque in the amount of Cdn$32.6 million to the Makivik Corporation, representing the local Inuit communities’ share of the profits generated in 2007 by the Raglan nickel mine operation, located in the Nunavik Territory of Northern Quebec.

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EDC Named One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

(OTTAWA) – April 3, 2008 – Export Development Canada (EDC) was today named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Maclean’s Magazine. EDC is the only Crown Corporation to have won the award.

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AFOA of BC – Spring Newsletter

First Nations Financial Reporter

Spring 2008

Contains three Economic Development articles, including best practices, welcome Margaret, Facebook tips, Spring Conference registration, Board member profile: Laurie Mercer

In March 2008, the BC Assembly of First Nations (BC AFN) hosted an Economic Development Forum, in which they presented a draft Economic Development Action Plan to First Nations leaders and people from the Economic Development community. The BC AFN plans to use the input gained from the conference to create a more comprehensive and over-arching action plan.

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KPMG Named One of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

TORONTO, April 3 – KPMG in Canada (“KPMG”) has been recognized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. as among the best employers to promote diversity in the workplace. KPMG shares this honour with 25 other employers across Canada, and is proud to be a leader among their peers in creating a workplace that welcomes and celebrates diversity in its various forms.

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New National Award Recognizes “Canada’s Best Diversity Employers”

More companies need to follow these leaders’ examples if Canada is to meet its competitive and labour market challenges

TORONTO, April 3 – Twenty five of Canada’s most widely recognized and successful companies are on an inaugural list of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, an award that was launched today by Mediacorp Canada Inc., BMO Financial Group and TWI Inc. to recognize companies and organizations that lead the nation in creating diverse and inclusive workplaces and to encourage other companies across Canada to adopt similar best practices. The 2008 list of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers singles out 25 employers across Canada for exemplary initiatives among a range of diversity groups.

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Diadem Commences Ground Magnetic Survey on Franklin Diamond Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(April 2, 2008) – Diadem Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:DRL) today issued an updated progress report for the Franklin Diamond Project. The Project is located on the Parry Peninsula in the Canadian Arctic, approximately 30 km northwest of Paulatuk in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories. The location of the Project, and the Company’s claims, are shown on previously published maps which may be viewed, with additional geological information, on the Diadem website at www.diademresources.com.

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$100,000 Builds First Nations Mining Relationships

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2008EMPR0023-000454
April 1, 2008

Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

KAMLOOPS – The Province of British Columbia provided $100,000 to the Association for Mineral Exploration in British Columbia (AME BC) to support First Nations’ participation in mining and to build stronger relationships in the mining industry, announced Minister of State for Mining Kevin Krueger.

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Selwyn Resources Announces $1,500,000 Non-Brokered Flow-Through Financing

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(April 1, 2008) –

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Selwyn Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SWN) (“Selwyn”) has reached an agreement to issue 8,333,333 Flow-Through common shares (“the Offering”) at $0.18 per share in a non-brokered private placement. The Offering is scheduled to close on or before April 17, 2008. The Flow-Through common shares sold will be subject to a four months plus one day hold period from the date of closing.

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BDC kicks off 2008 Young Entrepreneur Awards – Young Canadian Entrepreneurs Looking for Nationwide Exposure and Recognition Can Now Enter the Competition

MONTREAL, April 1 – The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is looking for top business entrepreneurs aged 19 to 35 from across Canada for the 2008 Young Entrepreneur Awards (YEA), which will be presented on October 21st at a ceremony in Vancouver, British Columbia, during Small Business Week(R). Thirteen award winners, one from each province and territory, will be recognized for their business and leadership accomplishments.

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Victory Nickel Announces 2007 Financial Results, Provides Update of Activities

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(March 31, 2008) – Victory Nickel Inc. (“Victory Nickel” or the “Company”)(TSX:NI) (www.victorynickel.ca) today announced financial results for the fiscal period from inception, February 1, 2007, to December 31, 2007. During the period, the Company achieved the following:

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Savanna Served with Legal Claim

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CALGARY, March 31 – Savanna Energy Services Corp. (“Savanna”) announced today that it and its Board of Directors have been served with court documents filed on behalf of a shareholder effectively seeking a declaration of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta that there are sufficient grounds to require Savanna to pursue an action against current and former directors of Savanna for damages relating to allegedly back-dated options. The action seeks specified damages of approximately $2.8 million, unspecified punitive damages and related remedies.

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“Networking Luncheon” with President of the Manitoba Métis Federation, David Chartrand

The ACC invites you to a “Networking Luncheon”

Guest Speaker
President of the Manitoba Métis Federation, David Chartrand

Thursday, April 17, 2008
Where: Marlborough Hotel
331 Smith Street
Registration: 11:30 am
Lunch: 12:00 pm
Guest Speaker: 12:30 pm
Q & A /Networking 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

>DOWNLOAD poster and registration.

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Hard Creek Nickel Corporation: Northwest Power Line Study to Dease Lake Announced

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(March 31, 2008) – Mark Jarvis, President of Hard Creek Nickel Corporation (TSX VENTURE:HNC), announced today that the Company is part of a consortium that has commissioned a study looking into the economic viability of the Northwest Power Line along Highway 37 to Dease Lake in north western British Columbia. Dease Lake is 70 km west of Hard Creek’s Turnagain Nickel deposit.

by NationTalk on March 31, 20081073 Views

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Marathon signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Pic Mobert First Nation

TORONTO, March 31 – Marathon PGM Corporation (MAR:TSX, “Marathon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with the Pic Mobert First Nation (“PMFN”), that sets out the way both parties will cooperate in the development phase of Marathon’s copper and pgm mine north of the Town of Marathon, Ontario.

by NationTalk on March 31, 20081422 Views

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New Gold Inc. 2007 Financial Results, Project Cost Update and Project Update

Mon Mar 31, 2008

March 31, 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia — New Gold Inc. (the “Company” or “New Gold”) (NGD: TSX/AMEX) is pleased to provide 2007 financial year end results and an update on its New Afton Copper Gold Project situated 10 kilometres west of Kamloops, British Columbia.

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Retransmission: Crowflight Granted License to Commence Production at Bucko Lake Nickel Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(March 31, 2008) – CROWFLIGHT MINERALS INC. (Crowflight, the Company)(TSX VENTURE:CML) is pleased to announce that it has received its Environment Act License from the province of Manitoba. This permit will allow Crowflight to commence production at the Bucko Lake Nickel Project, located near Wabowden, Manitoba.

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Plutonic Power Announces the Addition of Eleven New Run-Of-River Sites to the Green Power Corridor Portfolio

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(March 31, 2008) – Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX:PCC) is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed Stages 1 and 2 towards securing a Water License from the Water Stewardship Division (Ministry of the Environment) and Crown Land rights from the Integrated Land Management Bureau (Ministry of Agriculture and Lands) for the development of eleven run-of-river non-storage hydroelectric power projects strategically located within the boundaries of Plutonic Power’s “Green Power Corridor”.

by NationTalk on March 31, 2008816 Views

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Terrane Announces Results of Feasibility Study on Mt. Milligan Copper-Gold Project

March 31, 2008

Vancouver, British Columbia: Robert Pease, President and CEO of Terrane Metals Corp. (“Terrane” or the “Company”) (TRX: TSX-V) is pleased to announce results of a Feasibility Study Report (“Report”) on its 100%-owned Mt. Milligan Copper-Gold Project (“Project”) in British Columbia, Canada.

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Crowflight Granted License to Commence Production at Bucko Lake Nickel Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(March 28, 2008) – CROWFLIGHT MINERALS INC. (Crowflight, the Company) (TSX VENTURE:CML) is pleased to announce that it has received its Environment Act License from the province of Manitoba. This permit will allow Crowflight to commence production at the Bucko Lake Nickel Project, located near Wabowden, Manitoba.

by NationTalk on March 29, 20081088 Views

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Crowflight Granted License to Commence Production at Bucko Lake Nickel Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(March 28, 2008) – CROWFLIGHT MINERALS INC. (Crowflight, the Company) (TSX VENTURE:CML) is pleased to announce that it has received its Environment Act License from the province of Manitoba. This permit will allow Crowflight to commence production at the Bucko Lake Nickel Project, located near Wabowden, Manitoba.

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Silver Spruce Resources Inc.: Drilling Begins on Mount Benedict Property, East End of Labrador’s CMB

BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA–(March 27, 2008) – Silver Spruce Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SSE)(FRANKFURT:S6Q) –

Highlights

– Diamond drilling starts on Mount Benedict Property – T-649 and Super 7 showings

Silver Spruce Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that diamond drilling has begun on the, T-649 and Super 7 showings on the Mount Benedict Property, located in the eastern part of the Central Mineral Belt (CMB) of Labrador.

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SLAM Exploration Ltd.: Drilling Underway at Ontario Gold Project

MIRAMICHI, NEW BRUNSWICK–(March 27, 2008) – SLAM Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SXL) (“SLAM”) announces drilling has commenced on the Miminiska-Keezhik Gold Project. Approximately 5 holes are designed to target the Keezhik porphyry zone where SLAM made 2 new gold discoveries through drilling in 2004. The initial hole will step out 50m from discovery hole S0408 which returned 13.71 g/t (0.40 oz/t) gold over 0.5m. The zone is open eastward and westward and is associated with a 500m long humus anomaly.

by NationTalk on March 27, 20081042 Views

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Ojibway Power and Energy Group Partnership with Gemini Power Corp.

Press Release – March 10, 2008

On November 8, 2007 the final agreements were executed with Gemini Power Corp. to establish Gemini Power Corp. as an equity partner on the Namakan River Hydro Development Project. A ceremony was conducted on November 11th in the Lac La Croix Community roundhouse to bring life to the agreements.

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Sabina Silver Commences Permitting Process on Its Substantial 100%-Owned Hackett River Silver-Zinc Project, Nunavut

THUNDER BAY, ON–(March 26, 2008) – Sabina Silver Corporation (TSX-V: SBB) (PINKSHEETS: SBBFF), announced today that it has filed a Type A water license application with the Nunavut Water Board (“NWB”) for the Hackett River silver-zinc project in Nunavut, Canada. The application and its accompanying Preliminary Project Proposal (“PP”) is the first formal step in the permitting process for Hackett River.

by NationTalk on March 26, 20081405 Views

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Patrician Diamonds Inc./Land Use Permit Issued for Proposed Diamond Drilling: Doctor Lake (Sahtu) Project

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(March 26, 2008) – Patrician Diamonds Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PXC)(“Patrician”) is pleased to announce that the Sahtu Land and Water Board has issued a land use permit for the Company’s proposed drill program near Doctor Lake in the Sahtu District of the Northwest Territories. The Permit covers a program of core drilling that will further evaluate the Hillside Kimberlite and will test other large magnetic anomalies in the vicinity of Hillside. With all the regulatory requirements now completed, preparations are underway for field work to commence. Construction of a campsite is in progress and discussions are ongoing with drill contractors. It is anticipated that drilling will be carried out during the spring season.

by NationTalk on March 26, 2008793 Views

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Hackett River 2007 Final Drilling Results: New High-Grade Jo Zone and 78.45M of Massive Sulphides at 600M Depth at Boot Lake

THUNDER BAY, ON–(March 26, 2008) – Sabina Silver Corporation (TSX-V: SBB) (PINKSHEETS: SBBFF) is pleased to announce the final drill results from the 2007 drill program at its Hackett River project located in Nunavut. This announcement reports on the final completion of 17,106 meters of drilling completed in 65 drill holes during the 2007 program, and supplements the release of preliminary results issued on 4 September 2007.

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Sabina Hires Hoeller as Director of Investor Relations

THUNDER BAY, ON–(March 26, 2008) – Sabina Silver Corporation (TSX-V: SBB) (PINKSHEETS: SBBFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Hoeller to the position of Director of Investor Relations for the Company, effective January 15, 2008. Ms. Hoeller’s responsibilities will encompass marketing to institutional and retail investors, brand imaging of the company, corporate development as it relates to communications as well as community relations. Ms. Hoeller will be based in Vancouver.

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Matachewan First Nation signs Memorandum of Understanding with Northgate Minerals Corporation

TSX: NGX
AMEX: NXG

MATACHEWAN, ON, March 26 – Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX: NGX, AMEX: NXG) and the Matachewan First Nation are pleased to announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”), establishing a commitment by both parties to the development of Northgate’s Young-Davidson project in Matachewan, Ontario. The MOU also provides the foundation for a cooperative and mutually beneficial relationship between the Matachewan First Nation and Northgate and outlines the basic framework for the negotiation of a long-term Impact and Benefit Agreement. The agreement will provide terms on employment, training, business opportunities and other benefits for the Matachewan First Nation.

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Fortune Minerals Purchases Additional Hemlo Assets

Issued Capital: 50,100,107
March 25, 2008
NEWS RELEASE

Tenders Proposal for Salvage, Dismantling & Demolition of Golden Giant Mine Facilities

Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX-FT) is pleased to announce that it has purchased additional assets at the Golden Giant Mine at Hemlo, Ontario from Newmont Canada Ltd. (Newmont). This includes the Golden Giant headframe, administration and link buildings with associated equipment, the Cedar Creek pump station, and approximately 15 km of water and tailings pipelines and related equipment. None of these assets were part of Fortune’s earlier purchase from Mindecom Industrial Constructors Limited and Newmont of buildings, equipment and spare parts inventory that were purchased in 2006 for $3.3 million (see News Release, dated August 31, 2006). Some of the acquired buildings and all major equipment will be dismantled, refurbished and relocated to Fortune’s NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth project in the Northwest Territories. This equipment will have a very material impact on reducing capital costs for developing the NICO project.

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Stetson Obtains Joint Venture in SE Saskatchewan

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(March 25, 2008) – STETSON OIL & GAS LTD. (TSX VENTURE:SSN) (“Stetson”) today announced that it has agreed to assume the interest of Vast Exploration Inc. (“Vast”) in a joint venture arrangement with Samson Oil and Gas Inc. (“SOGI”) in SE Saskatchewan (the “SamVast JV”). Stetson will be the operator of the joint venture and will have a 50% working interest. As consideration for the assumption of the Vast interest in the JV, Stetson will reimburse Vast for $137,500 of costs incurred to date on the JV and will reserve a 5.0% non-convertible gross overriding royalty.

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Vast Exploration Provides Update

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(March 25, 2008) – Vast Exploration Inc. (“Vast” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:VST) is pleased to announce that it has successfully divested its working interest in a joint venture agreement with Samson Oil and Gas Inc. (“SOGI”) in SE Saskatchewan (the “SamVast JV”) to Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd. (“Stetson”).

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Redcorp Financial and Operating Highlights for the 4th Quarter & Year Ending Dec. 31, 2007

REDCORP VENTURES LTD. (RDV-TSX) and its wholly-owned consolidated subsidiaries, Redfern Resources Ltd. and Redcorp Empreendimentos Mineiros Unipossoal Lda. (collectively, “Redcorp”) will, on or before March 31, 2007, file on www.sedar.com and mail to shareholders its annual report for the year ending December 31, 2007. In this release, we provide a comparative summary of the year’s operational and financial highlights. Readers are advised that due to the summary nature of this release, the highlights should be read in conjunction with our year end MD&A and audited consolidated financial statements contained in our annual report, once available.

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CanAlaska appoints past Dene Chief Victor Fern to Board

VANCOUVER, March 25 – CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (CVV – TSX.V) is pleased to report the appointment of Victor Fern to the Board of Directors of the company, following the resignation of Mr. Colin Bird, P. Eng.

Mr. Victor Fern is the immediate past Chief of the Fond Du Lac Denesuline First Nation and lives in Fond Du Lac, Saskatchewan. Mr Fern has lived in Fond Du Lac, Saskatchewan all his life, he is a traditional land user and still hunts and fish for food in the area. He is active in community development, and works on local committees. Mr. Fern, since 1984, has gained extensive experience at Uranium mining operations in Northern Saskatchewan. He is currently involved at the mill operations at a nearby mine. He has also been involved in numerous boards and committees related to mining at the mine site. Mr Fern has been involved in environmental monitoring in the Northern Athabasca area, and is involved with various private business interests in the Fond Du Lac-Black Lake area.

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Canadian Arrow Begins Consultations with Treaty No. 3 First Nations for Kenbridge Nickel Project

SUDBURY, ON, March 25 – Canadian Arrow Mines, Ltd. (CRO: TSX-V) (the “Company), is pleased to report that it has commenced formal consultations with the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty No. 3 regarding the company’s Kenbridge Nickel Project in Northwestern Ontario. Kenbridge is a nickel-copper deposit located within Treaty No. 3 traditional territory, a distance of approximately 60 km southeast from the city of Kenora.

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The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, Canada Business Prince Edward Island and PEI Business Development Inc., Recently Sponsored a Business Skills Workshop in Charlottetown

Mar 19, 2008

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Running a business is never an easy task. There are a number of pitfalls to avoid. Having the right tools to navigate through those obstacles is imperative for long-term success. Recently these issues and many more were addressed to employers and employees from the Aboriginal community during the Business Skills Workshop – ‘Developing Tomorrow’s Workforce Today.’

by NationTalk on March 25, 20081029 Views

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MNA Special Meeting March 29, 2008 at Ramada Inn

Metis Nation of Alberta Special Meeting scheduled for March 29, 2008 – 9:00 am start. Please see the following documents for more information or call the head office toll free 1-800-252-7553.

>Notice to Members
>Resolution 1
>Resolution 2
>Bylaws

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New Gold Inc. and Kamloops Division Sign Participation Agreement With Respect to New Afton Project

KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(March 24, 2008) – New Gold Inc. (TSX:NGD)(AMEX:NGD) and the Kamloops Division of the Secwepemc Nation, comprising the Kamloops Indian Band and the Skeetchestn Indian Band, jointly announce that they have signed a Participation Agreement relating to New Gold’s New Afton Project. The purpose of the Participation Agreement is to establish a co-operative and mutually beneficial relationship between the First Nations and the Company with respect to the Project and provide a long-term framework for communication, collaboration and cooperation. The Agreement will provide the Kamloops Division with economic opportunities and social and financial benefits, including employment, education, training and business opportunities. The Agreement secures the consent of the Kamloops Division to the Project and its support through all project phases.

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Pacific Rodera Energy announces sale of Trutch assets and Northwest Territories update

CALGARY, March 20 – Pacific Rodera Energy Inc. (TSX Venture: PRD), (“Pacific Rodera” or the “Company”) announced today that it has agreed to sell its 8% working interest in its Trutch property for $2.2 million dollars payable in cash subject to customary price adjustments. The production attributed to Pacific Rodera’s working interest in these properties represents approximately 45 boes of production per day. The sale of such a low working interest is consistent with Pacific Rodera’s objective of only being involved in high working interest, operated properties. Completion of the sale is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and consent of the purchaser’s lenders which is expected to be received.

by NationTalk on March 22, 20081459 Views

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Copper Fox announces Schaft Creek Progress

March 19, 2008

Calgary, Alberta – March 19, 2008 – Copper Fox Metals Inc. (“Copper Fox”) (TSX-Venture-CUU) announced today continued progress in the development of its Schaft Creek gold and copper project in northwest BC. “We are gaining ground on the critical areas necessary to bring about the development of this deposit”, said Guillermo Salazar S, President of Copper Fox. “We are on or ahead of schedule in all areas of the company’s project development plan”, said Salazar.

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22nd Annual Northern Ontario Business Awards Gala – Call for Nominations

Welcoming Reception:
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
North Bay Golf and Country Club

Awards Gala:
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Best Western, North Bay

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Nominate an entrepreneur or business in the North that deserves to be recognized and applauded as a leader in our region. Self-nominations are encouraged.

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CIBC Marks 15th Year as Lead Corporate Sponsor of the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards

TORONTO, March 18 – CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) is pleased to sponsor the 15th annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards. Each year, the awards recognize outstanding career achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, in diverse occupations, including one award given to a lifetime achievement recipient and one for an outstanding youth achiever. In addition to recognizing some of the Aboriginal community’s brightest talents, the awards aim to build self esteem and pride and provide valuable role models for Aboriginal youth.

by NationTalk on March 19, 20081027 Views

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Lac La Croix First Nation Partnership with Gemini Corp

Press Release – March 10, 2008

Lac La Croix First Nation partnership with Gemini Power Corp. On November 8, 2007 the final agreements were executed with Gemini Power Corp. to establish Gemini Power Corp. as an equity partner on the Namakan River Hydro Development Project. A ceremony was conducted on November 11th in the Lac La Croix Community roundhouse to bring life to the agreements.

Cultural Advisor and Elder, Kalvin Ottertail conducted the spiritual ceremony on behalf of the Council and Chief Leon Jourdain, that formally established the High Falls Development Partnership.

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Diamonds North Recovers Very High Diamond Counts

Vancouver

Diamonds North Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:DDN) announces a total of 607 diamonds recovered from a 107 kilograms sample of the Tuktu-2 kimberlite and 219 diamonds recovered from a 37.85 kilogram sample of the Tuktu-3 kimberlite. A pink diamond from Tuktu-3 represents the first coloured diamond from the property. The Tuktu-2 and 3 kimberlites are located immediately adjacent to the Tuktu-1 kimberlite on the 100% owned Amaruk property, Pelly Bay Diamond District, Nunavut. Samples were collected using a reverse circulation/percussion drill.

by NationTalk on March 17, 20081044 Views

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Sego Resources Inc. – 2008 Exploration Underway

TSX-V: SGZ

VANCOUVER, March 14 – Sego Resources reports that the 2008 Exploration Program is now underway. The company has now started a 3200 metre excavator trenching program on its Miner Mountain Project. The trenching and reclamation is being managed by the Upper Similkameen Indian Band and its highly qualified personnel. Mapping and sampling is being conducted by Sean Daly, P.Geo. and Curt Kauss and consulting is being provided by Vic Preto, Ph.D., P.Eng. The program involves the deepening of numerous old bulldozer trenches, mapping and sampling. The trenching to date, currently in what has been known as the Granby Zone, has reached mineralized bedrock not reached by the past trenching in two of three trenches. The first trench did not reach bedrock. The trenches will be reclaimed as they are completed.

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Canada Supports Business Investment in the Northwest Territories

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Yellowknife, NWT (March 15, 2008) – The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians, announced today an investment in the Métis-Dene Development Fund (MDDF) that will allow the MDDF to expand its small and medium-sized business lending services throughout the NWT.

“Through the Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development (SINED) initiative, the Government of Canada is proud to invest in organizations supporting small and medium-sized businesses,” said Minister Strahl. “This investment of $1.6 million will enable the NWT Métis-Dene Development Fund to expand business development lending to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal businesses throughout the NWT, which will strengthen and diversify regional economies.”

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Bruce Power Alberta Completes Purchase of Energy Alberta Corp.

New site license application filed with Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

PEACE RIVER, ALBERTA–(March 13, 2008) – Bruce Power Alberta is pleased to announce it has completed its deal to buy the assets of Energy Alberta Corporation relating to nuclear power plant development.

Earlier today, Bruce Power Alberta also filed an application with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to prepare a site for the potential construction of western Canada’s first nuclear power plant. The application draws on Bruce Power’s experience as Canada’s only private nuclear generator with a strong safety and performance record.

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Buffalo Resources Announces Drilling Joint Venture and Private Placement

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(March 13, 2008) –

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Buffalo Resources Corp. (“Buffalo” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:BFR) is pleased to announce that it has executed a non-binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with Ionic Capital Corp. (“Ionic”) of Vancouver, British Columbia in connection with a proposed Canadian drilling joint venture (“Joint Venture”) between Buffalo and certain investment vehicles (“Participants”) to be formed for the purposes of participating in the Joint Venture.

by NationTalk on March 13, 20081036 Views

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Chrysler LLC Increases Purchases From Minority Suppliers in 2007

– $4.8 billion spent with minority suppliers in 2007 representing 15.5 percent of total purchases
– Minority spending increased 81 percent, or $900 million from the previous year
– Since 1983, Chrysler LLC has sourced more than $38 billion to minority-owned companies

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 11 — Chrysler LLC announced today that it spent $4.8 billion with minority suppliers in 2007, representing 15.5 percent of its total purchasing and an increase of $900 million from the previous year. In the last nine years, the company has increased the amount spent with minority suppliers by 182 percent, from $1.7 billion in 1998 to $4.8 billion in 2007. This significant increase reinforces Chrysler’s long- term commitment to the economic development and growth of its minority suppliers.

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Fronteer Development Group Inc.: Nunatsiavut Government Considers Proposed Changes to Uranium Mining on Labrador Inuit Lands

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(March 11, 2008) – Fronteer Development Group Inc. (“Fronteer”) (TSX:FRG)(AMEX:FRG) reports that Aurora Energy Resources Inc. (“Aurora”) (TSX:AXU), in which Fronteer holds a 42.3% interest, has announced that the Nunatsiavut Government is considering a proposed three-year moratorium on uranium mining and milling on Labrador Inuit Lands in coastal Labrador.

The Motion, which passed First Reading, is being brought to community members for review and discussion. The Motion must pass a majority General Assembly vote, following Second Reading, before it can be passed into law.

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United Finalizes Joint Venture with Lil’wat Nation

EDMONTON, March 11 – S. Jorstad, Chairman, President and CEO of United Protection Security Group Inc. (UPSG or the Company), a Canadian based company, trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V: UZZ) is pleased to announce pursuant to a previous press release dated December 24, 2007, the Company has now signed a three year formal joint venture agreement with the Lil’wat Nation and T’musta7 Aboriginal Consulting Services, its lead negotiator.

by NationTalk on March 11, 20081030 Views

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