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Tlicho, federal, N.W.T. gov’ts agree to conditions for all-season road to Whati – CBC

Recommendations from environmental assessment were adopted with modifications to provisions about caribou Nov 01, 2018 An all-season road to the fly-in community of Whati, N.W.T. is one step closer to getting built. The Tlicho, federal and territorial governments announced last week that they agree to nearly two dozen measures to reduce negative effects the proposed […]

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The Daily Thursday, November 1, 2018

Canada’s Core Public Infrastructure Survey: Potable water and stormwater assets, 2016 Canadian governments owned over 2,150 water treatment facilities, almost 6,800 water reservoirs, storage tanks and water pump stations, and about 185,000 kilometres of water pipes in 2016. Continue reading  Chat session: Statistics Canada is using new data sources to give Canadians sound measures of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 201832 Views

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Enbridge says repairs done on ruptured gas pipeline near Prince George, B.C. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 31, 2018  PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. _ Enbridge Inc. says it has successfully completed repairs on the section of a natural gas pipeline that ruptured and burned near Prince George, B.C., three weeks ago. The company says following a comprehensive integrity assessment, it expects to begin safely returning the repaired segment to service […]

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The Daily Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, August 2018 Real gross domestic product rose for a seventh consecutive month, edging up 0.1% in August. Growth was concentrated in oil and gas extraction and finance and insurance, which more than offset declines in 12 of 20 industrial sectors. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, September […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201838 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy, 2015 to 2017 The percentage of innovative enterprises increased 12.5 percentage points to 79.3% in 2015-2017, up from 66.8% in 2007-2009 and 63.5% in 2010-2012. Continue reading  Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2017 In 2017, similar proportions of Canadians aged 15 and older reported currently smoking cigarettes (15%) […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201833 Views

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The Daily Monday, October 29, 2018

Railway carloadings, August 2018 The volume of rail freight carried in Canada totalled 33.1 million tonnes in August, up 7.7% from the same month a year earlier. Continue reading  Study: Accounting for Slower Productivity Growth in the Canadian Business Sector After 2000: Do Measurement Issues Matter? Labour productivity growth and multifactor productivity (MFP) growth have […]

by pmnationtalk on October 29, 201835 Views

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Elder known for advocacy for residential school survivors, now becomes author | APTN News

Credits: APTN News An elder from Peguis First Nation is known around the community for his advocacy for residential school survivors. He’s one of the first Indigenous people to campaign for compensation for former residential school students. Now – you can add author to the list.

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2018305 Views

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The Daily Friday, October 26, 2018

Consulting Services Price Index, second quarter 2018 The Consulting Services Price Index fell 1.1% in the second quarter, following a 0.3% decrease in the first quarter. The decline in the second quarter was attributable to lower average hourly billing rates for management consulting services. Continue reading  Dairy statistics, August 2018 The total amount of milk […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201843 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 25, 2018

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, August 2018 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $1,006 in August, up 0.6% from July. Compared with August 2017, earnings rose 2.9%. Continue reading  Effective tax rates and high income Canadians, 2016 Effective tax rates (ETRs) provide a measure of the size of various government tax programs relative […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201851 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018 Canadian Health Measures Survey: Household and physical measures data, 2016 and 2017 Sleep duration and sleep quality are both important factors for the overall health of a person. Sleep apnea is a condition that can affect both sleep duration and sleep quality. It is characterized by periods of breathing interruptions during sleep, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 201832 Views

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Online election snafu raises questions; some Ontario towns still voting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 23, 2018  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ An Ontario municipal candidate forced by major online voting problems to wait another day to find out whether he will be mayor called the process disconcerting on Tuesday and questioned the wisdom of having no paper-ballot backup. In addition, Chris Peabody called […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201828 Views

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Osisko Intersects 1026 g/t Au Over 2.7 Metres at Lynx

Windfall Infill Drilling Continues to Confirm High-Grade (Toronto, October 23, 2018)  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide new infill drilling results from the ongoing drill definition and expansion program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Urban Township, Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Québec. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201834 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Travel between Canada and other countries, August 2018 Travel by US residents to Canada rose 1.2% in August to 2.0 million trips, as both trips by car and by plane increased compared with July. Continue reading  Refined petroleum products, September 2018 Data on the production, inventories and domestic sales of refined petroleum products for Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201832 Views

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Conservatives say Energy East would prevent dependence on Saudi oil – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 22, 2018  By Melanie Marquis THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal Conservatives are invoking the risk of dependence on oil from countries like Saudi Arabia as an argument to revive the Energy East pipeline, even though the pipeline was intended to carry oil almost entirely for export. Pierre Paul-Hus, a Quebec […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 201829 Views

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First Nations Health Council Chair Report – Fall 2018

October 19th, 2018 Since June 2010, it has been my honour to serve as Chair of the First Nations Health Council (FNHC). I am pleased to announce I was just re-elected for another term. BC Chiefs challenged the FNHC to negotiate a tripartite agreement that resulted in improved services, secured long-term funding, and improved health […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201851 Views

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The Daily Monday, October 22, 2018

Wholesale trade, August 2018 Wholesale sales edged down 0.1% to $63.6 billion in August. Sales were down in four of seven subsectors, representing 65% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading  Investment in non-residential building construction, third quarter 2018 Investment in non-residential building construction rose 0.9% from the second quarter to $14.4 billion in the third […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 201844 Views

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The Daily Friday, October 19, 2018

Consumer Price Index, September 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.2% year over year in September, following a 2.8% increase in August. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was down 0.1% in September, after rising 0.1% in August. Continue reading  Retail trade, August 2018 Retail sales declined 0.1% to $50.8 billion in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201826 Views

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The changing nature of Canada’s Indigenous community

Credits: MunicipalWorld Gabrielle Scrimshaw, Indigenous entrepreneur, activist, and speaker, chats with Municipal World CEO Susan Gardner about the shifting demographics of Canada’s Indigenous community. With 50 percent of Indigenous people in Canada living in cities, and 400,000 Indigenous youth about to enter the workforce, we need to have important conversations – about Aboriginal history, reaching […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2018303 Views

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OTF: Supporting Youth and Families Across Ontario

Today, the Youth Opportunities Fund announced the deadlines for three grant streams that aim to support projects improving the wellbeing of children, youth, and families facing systemic barriers. The Youth Innovations Stream invests in the work of grassroots groups that are youth-led or youth-adult partnerships by funding projects that test an idea or grow a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201861 Views

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IRC – Get Out On The Land: Apply Now For NWT On The Land Collaborative Funding

October 17, 2018 Applications are now being accepted by the NWT On The Land Collaborative for funding and other resources to help your community or organization get out on the land!​ Learn More About The NWT On The land Collaborative The Collaborative supports projects that: Get people out on the land Connect community members to their […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201864 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018 Employment Insurance, August 2018 In August, 464,700 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, down 7,400 (-1.6%) from the previous month. Continue reading Violent victimization of Canadians with mental health-related disabilities, 2014 People with mental health-related disabilities experience more repeat violence, more violence at the hands of someone they know, and live with […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201852 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, August 2018 Manufacturing sales fell 0.4% to $58.6 billion in August, following three consecutive monthly increases. The decline was mainly due to lower motor vehicle sales. Continue reading  Health Reports: Social and economic characteristics of those experiencing hospitalizations due to opioid poisonings A new study released today in Health Reports uses […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 201836 Views

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B.C. finance minister says speculation tax brings balance to housing crisis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 16, 2018 By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA _ British Columbia’s proposed speculation and vacancy tax is aimed at cooling an overheated real estate market and convincing owners of vacant homes in some urban areas to either sell or rent their properties, says Finance Minister Carole James. The legislation introduced Tuesday […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201828 Views

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Robin Haliuk – Program Supervisor, Talk4Healing

NationTalk speaks with Robin Haliuk, Talk4Healing Program Supervisor and a proud Métis woman from Thunder Bay. Robin shares insight into Talk4Healing 24 hour helpline for Indigenous women. Beendigen and the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) are partnering to announce the expansion of the Talk4Healing services. The Talk4Healing services will now cover the entire province of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2018624 Views

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Ørsted and Naikun not to proceed with JDA

October 15, 2018 Vancouver. B.C. – Ørsted and Naikun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) (“NaiKun”) have decided not to pursue further a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and to end partnership discussions. Michael O’Connor, CEO of NaiKun, “We would like to thank Ørsted for assisting us […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201853 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, August 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities slowed to $2.8 billion in August, down from $15.3 billion in July. At the same time, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $194 million as they acquired bonds but sold equities. Continue reading  Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, second quarter 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201833 Views

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The Daily Monday, October 15, 2018

Impact of cybercrime on Canadian businesses, 2017 Canadian businesses reported spending $14 billion to prevent, detect and recover from cyber security incidents in 2017. Just over one-fifth (21%) of Canadian businesses reported that they were impacted by a cyber security incident that affected their operations. Continue reading  Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, July […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 201843 Views

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Emerging Indigenous filmmakers feature Indigenous cowboys of B.C. ‘In the Valley of Wild Horses’ [Video] – National Observer

Indigenous directors Asia Youngman and Trevor Mack spent eight days traveling with the Xeni Gwet’in during their annual youth wagon ride through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in British Columbia filming a short documentary ‘In the Valley of Wild Horses.’ The documentary, supported by the TELUS STORYHIVE initiative, follows members of the Tsilhqot’in community […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201843 Views

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The Daily Friday, October 12, 2018

The underground economy in Canada, 2016 Underground economic activity in Canada totalled $51.6 billion in 2016, or 2.5% of gross domestic product. Continue reading  Data visualization: Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account, 2014 The Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account interactive visualization tool is now available. This interactive tool includes data on tourism’s economic contribution […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201847 Views

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Gitga’at First Nation completes new fire stations in Hartley Bay

From: Indigenous Services Canada October 11, 2018 — Hartley Bay, Gitga’at Territory, BC — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to improving fire prevention and protection services, which includes investing in reliable infrastructure that supports the safety and security of First Nations communities. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201895 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 11, 2018

Job vacancies, second quarter 2018 There were 547,300 job vacancies in Canada in the second quarter, up 87,100 (+18.9%) from the second quarter of 2017. Most of the increase was for full-time job vacancies (+74,800 or +23.2%). At the same time, the job vacancy rate rose 0.5 percentage points to 3.4%, the highest national job […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201852 Views

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Looking at ‘structures of indifference’ that continue to devalue Indigenous lives | APTN F2F

Credits: APTN News Ten years after the death of Brian Sinclair, Canada’s institutions continue to fail Indigenous people “by undermining and devaluing Indigenous life” argue co-authors of a new book. “Structures of Indifference: An Indigenous Life and Death in a Canadian City” is a book about the life and death of Brian Sinclair. Co-authors and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2018284 Views

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Domenic Natale – VP Indigenous Services at TD Wealth

NationTalk speaks with Domenic Natale, Vice President, Indigenous Services with TD Wealth, at the AFOA 19th National Conference in Ottawa. Domenic discusses the value, pride, and importance of TD’s sponsorship of the AFOA event, including the great participation of delegates, speakers, and presenters alike before covering the rewarding elements of partnership and financial literacy. Natale […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 2018476 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Building permits, August 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion worth of building permits in August, up 0.4% from July. Strength in the non-residential sector drove the increase, while the residential sector declined for the third consecutive month. Continue reading  Provincial and territorial tourism satellite account, 2014 Tourism activity varied noticeably across provinces and territories in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201858 Views

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A new relationship with Indigenous peoples

Credits: SenCanada What should a new relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples look like? Indigenous communities in the Western Arctic share their perspectives with the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples.

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2018264 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Canada’s Core Public Infrastructure Survey: Culture, recreation and sports facilities, and public social and affordable housing, 2016 Canada had 5,400 ice arenas, and over 4,700 pools and splash pads in 2016. There were also nearly 4,400 arts and culture facilities and about 30,000 other facilities, consisting of sports fields, community centres, tennis courts, skate parks, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 9, 201858 Views

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Liberals told to build new benefits for ill, unemployed workers, docs show – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 9, 2018  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Trudeau government has been given an ambitious plan for closing several gaps in the social-safety net for ill and unemployed Canadians that includes creating a new program to help those whose employment insurance or sickness benefits are about to run out. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201839 Views

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10 Best Places to Visit in Canada

Credits: Edge Insider Best Places to Visit in Canada, Places to Visit in Canada, Canada Best Places to Visit, Tourist attractions in Canada, Canada Travel Video 1. Vancouver Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. A popular filming location, it’s surrounded by mountains, and also […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2018252 Views

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The Daily Friday, October 5, 2018

Labour Force Survey, September 2018 Employment rose by 63,000 in September, driven by an increase in part-time employment. The unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 5.9%. Continue reading  Canadian international merchandise trade, August 2018 In August, Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world was in a surplus position for the first time since December […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 201862 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras Calling for Action and Recognizing the Sisters in Spirit Vigils this October 4th

Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras Calling for Action and Recognizing the Sisters in Spirit Vigils This October 4th October 4, 2018, amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton, AB) “Today, we remember and honour the lives of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and their families across Turtle Island. We take this day to annually host vigils […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 2018144 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 4, 2018

StatsCannabis data availability: Crowdsourced cannabis prices, third quarter 2018 For the first nine months of 2018, the average price of cannabis was $6.86 per gram based on the information submitted by Canadians to the StatsCannabis crowdsourcing application. Continue reading  Commercial Rents Services Price Index, second quarter 2018 The Commercial Rents Services Price Index rose 0.4% […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201845 Views

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Judge’s decision on Dakota Access study likely months away – CP

Source: The Associated Press Oct 3, 2018  By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. _ A federal judge’s decision on whether a year’s worth of additional study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline adequately addresses American Indian concerns appears weeks if not months away. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in late August completed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201827 Views

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Chief Glenn Nolan, Board Chair for CESO

Chief Glenn Nolan recently accepted a role as Board Chair for CESO. Glenn, who also sits on the Indigenous Services committee, I talks about the work that CESO Experts contribute to developing and building community capacity with our Indigenous communities across Canada. CESO also talks about the power of strong economies to create an avenue […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018355 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Canadian foreign post indexes, October 2018 Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now available for October. Continue reading  New products Canadian Foreign Post Indexes, October 2018 Catalogue number Catalogue number62-013-X, (HTML | PDF) NT4

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 201864 Views

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CAMSC Drives Momentum and Highlights Economic Leadership at 14th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala

CAMSC Drives Momentum and Highlights Economic Leadership at 14th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council Recognizes Partners and Sustains Greater Representation for Aboriginal and Diverse Communities Toronto, Ont. – September 27, 2018 – At its 14th annual Business Achievement Awards Gala this evening, the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 2018103 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Asphalt roofing, August 2018 Shipments of asphalt shingles totalled 3.5 million metric bundles in August, down 7.5% from the previous month. Compared with August 2017, shipments were 1.2% lower. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201855 Views

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Catching the Dream: Building Resilient Community in the North

Inuit Ilagiit Society is a small community organization focused on building a resilient and strong community by eliminating hunger and creating economic opportunities. However, as a small community organization, it has very little resources to train volunteers, look for funding and create processes to ensure sustainability. Over several years, CESO has worked with Inuit Ilagiit […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 2018207 Views

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The Daily Monday, October 1, 2018

Financial market statistics, August 2018 Data on financial markets for August are now available. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 201856 Views

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Correction head OK with transfer of Tori Stafford’s killer to healing lodge – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 27, 2018 By Teresa Wright THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The official charged with reviewing the controversial transfer of Tori Stafford’s killer from a medium security prison to an Indigenous healing lodge says she is comfortable with the decision to move Terri-Lynne McClintic. Anne Kelly, who was appointed commissioner of Correctional Service […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 201839 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 28, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, July 2018 Real gross domestic product grew 0.2% in July after essentially no change in June. This increase was concentrated as 12 of 20 sectors were up, led by growth in manufacturing, wholesale trade, utilities and transportation and warehousing. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, August 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201863 Views

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