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Zenyatta’s Board of Directors Provides a Strategic Business Plan that Includes Organizational Change

March 27, 2018 Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (“Zenyatta” or “Company”) (TSXV: ZEN) is pleased to provide a summary strategic business plan and organizational change as a result of a Board review under the guidance of Zenyatta’s Chairman, Keith Morrison.  The plan also incorporated feedback from numerous shareholders to our Chairman in the last few weeks. Zenyatta […]

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Newalta and Tervita File Joint Circular Seeking Shareholder Approval of Business Combination

CALGARY, March 28, 2018  – Newalta Corporation (“Newalta”) (TSX: NAL) and Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”) are pleased to announce that they have filed a joint information circular and proxy statement (the “Circular”) with respect to the previously announced business combination of Newalta and Tervita which will be effected by way of a Plan of Arrangement (the […]

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The Daily Thursday, March 29, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, January 2018 Real gross domestic product edged down 0.1% in January, offsetting part of the 0.2% growth in December. The decline was mainly the result of lower output of non-conventional oil extraction and decreased activity in real estate. Continue reading Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, February 2018 The […]

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Call for entries: Canada Pavilion at the 2018 International Animation Film Market (MIFA)

France, June 12 to 15, 2018 CALL FOR ENTRIES Under the umbrella of the Canada Pavilion Telefilm Canada, the Canada Media Fund, the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC), the Talent Fund, Manitoba Film and Music, OnScreen Manitoba, Creative BC and the CMPA B.C. Branch are joining forces to promote the Canadian animation industry […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018155 Views

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Tuberculosis still a problem in Canada

Credits:The National Tuberculosis is still a major problem in Canada, particularly in northern Indigenous communities. Inuit peoples in dozens of communities across the Arctic are getting tuberculosis at rates 300 times higher than non-Indigenous people born here. Following the death of a teenager who likely died due to tuberculosis in Labrador, the federal government has […]

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Itinerary for Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 28, 2018 Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Thursday, March 29, 2018: Ottawa, Ontario 8:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will participate in the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee Leaders Meeting. Room 2005, 2nd Floor James Michael Flaherty Building 90 Elgin Street Notes to media: Photo opportunity only Media are asked to arrive no later […]

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Delivering a Plan for Care and Opportunity – Ontario Continuing to Invest in Health Care, Child Care and Mental Health

Ontario Continuing to Invest in Health Care, Child Care and Mental Health March 28, 2018 Today the government released the 2018 Budget, which includes significant new investments in health care, child care, home care and mental health, and new measures to create more job opportunities for people across the province. The Budget also focuses on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018153 Views

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Songhees Nation students prepping for culinary arts program

Twenty-four Indigenous learners from the Songhees Nation will get the education and skills they need to thrive and succeed with the launch of the new culinary arts, hospitality and tourism management program. “The partnership between Songhees Nation and Camosun College breaks down barriers to education for many learners by actually delivering skills training in the […]

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OHRC: Timmins must come to grips with Indigenous relations

TIMMINS — In February, Joey Knapaysweet, 21, and Angnes Sutherland, 62, both from Fort Albany First Nation, died in separate incidents involving the Timmins Police Service. Both incidents are being examined by the Special Investigations Unit. The deaths galvanized a community where Mayor Steve Black said a police gun had not been fired in the […]

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Media Advisory – Press conference – Results of the First Nations Forum on Sexual Assault

QUÉBEC, March 28, 2018 – The President of Québec Native Women (QNW), Viviane Michel, and the Executive Director of the First Nations of Québec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC), Marjolaine Siouï, are inviting the media for a press conference to present the results of the discussions from the First Nations Forum on Sexual Assault, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018153 Views

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Winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts featured in new exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada

March 28, 2018 This is the 17th exhibition of the winners’ works organized by the National Gallery A selection of monumental and iconic works of art produced by the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts (GGARTS) is showcased in a special exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada […]

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BC Rural Dividend provides $1.76 million for projects in the Northwest and Nechako

Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $1.76 million for 11 projects in northern B.C., Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, announced today. The projects include Aboriginal entrepreneurial development in the far north, tourism marketing in the Kitimat-Stikine and Bulkley-Nechako regional districts, a feasibility […]

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AER: Bashaw Oil Corp sour well applications denied

Calgary, Alberta (Mar 28, 2018)… Bashaw Oil Corp. (Bashaw) will not be allowed to drill three critical sour oil wells two kilometres east of Rocky Rapids after the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) denied the company’s applications due to public safety concerns. In December, the AER held a hearing in Drayton Valley to hear Bashaw and […]

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Canada and Nunavut make significant investments that will improve the lives of Northern Canadians

From: Infrastructure Canada $566 million available for projects that build prosperous communities and transition to a clean growth economy Ottawa, Ontario, March 28, 2018—The governments of Canada and Nunavut are working together to make long-term infrastructure investments to create economic growth, build inclusive communities and support a low carbon, green economy–leading to a higher quality […]

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BC Gov News – Minister presses federal government for solution to northern B.C. rail car shortage

Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralston is urging Canada’s transport minister to ensure a reliable supply of rail cars in northern B.C., where the economy is suffering due to a chronic shortage of freight cars. “The impact of unreliable, and inadequate, rail service extends far beyond grain producers in northern B.C.,” Ralston stated […]

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Scotiabank Showcases Progress on CSR Strategy: Better Future, Better Off

TORONTO, March 28, 2018 – Scotiabank today released its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, “Building the Economy of Everyone”, which details the progress made over the past 12 months on the Bank’s CSR strategy: Better Future, Better Off. “Our report highlights the role that Scotiabank continues to play in supporting strong communities, a healthy environment […]

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Manitoba Metis Federation Announces Legal Proceedings Against Pallister Government

March 28, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Today, in a sign of unity and resolve, Manitoba Metis Federation (“MMF”) President David Chartrand, supported by the entire MMF Caucus, announced the MMF’s decision to authorize legal proceedings against the Pallister government for its breach of the honour of the Crown and the Kwaysh-kin-na-mihk la paazh Agreement (“Turning the […]

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Nunatsiavut Government: President encouraging women to run in Nain and Postville elections for Ordinary Members

March 27, 2018 Nominations for candidates for the May 1 general election for Ordinary Members to the Nunatsiavut Assembly closed at 2 p.m. today. Elections will be held in all Constituencies, except for Makkovik where incumbent Kate Mitchell has been acclaimed. As per Section 33 (1) of the Nunatsiavut Elections Act: If, at the close […]

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A First Nation-led transformation will mean better health care services in the north

Treaty One Territory, March 28, 2018 – On March 28th, the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) and Indigenous Services Canada Minister Jane Philpott signed a memorandum of understanding that would see the parties work together in a First Nation led transformation of health care in the Keewatinowi territory. The agreement comes after more than 30 years of resolutions by the Chiefs-in-Assembly […]

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Indigenous Bar Association Congratulates Two New Indigenous Judge Appointments in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) celebrates two outstanding female Métis lawyers who were appointed as judges in the Province of Saskatchewan on March 23rd. Mary McAuley to the Provincial Court in La Ronge and Natasha Crooks to the Provincial Court in Saskatoon. Judge McAuley is Métis from Cumberland House in Northern Saskatchewan […]

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NCC: Infrastructure announcement in Mary’s Harbour on March 29.

March 28, 2018 NCC is hosting an event to announce projects funded under the Investing in NunatuKavut Communities Infrastructure Program on Thursday, March 29 in Mary’s Harbour. ALL ARE WELCOME! It starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Rec Centre. Lunch will be served. NT5

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TNDC Joins BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association

Vancouver, B.C./March 27, 2018: The Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC), the business arm of the Tahltan Nation in northwest British Columbia, is pleased to announce its membership with the BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association. TNDC’s membership will support the growth and expansion of its heavy construction, mining and earthmoving divisions. “TNDC’s membership with the BC Road […]

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Nunatsiavut Government: Candidates for Election for Ordinary Members

March 27, 2018 Nominations closed today at 2 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time for candidates seeking election as Ordinary Members to the Nunatsiavut Assembly. Elections will be held May 1, 2018 in the Constituencies of Nain, Hopedale, Postville, Rigolet, Upper Lake Melville and Canada. Two seats are available in Nain, Upper Lake Melville and Canada, while […]

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SOCAN Foundation launches TD Indigenous Songwriter Award

March 28, 2018 The SOCAN Foundation, part of the SOCAN Group of organizations, today announced the launch of the Indigenous Songwriter Award, in partnership with TD Bank Group. The TD Indigenous Songwriter Award will recognize the musical talent and creativity of the best music created, in any genre, by songwriters and composers of Indigenous descent. […]

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University of Regina: Public policy school appoints new director of Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre

March 28, 2018 After more than a decade of working with Indigenous groups in defining healthy communities, Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose has assumed leadership of the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) as the new director, under the guidance of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS). After more than a decade of working […]

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Government of Canada unveils its plan for protecting North Atlantic right whales in 2018

Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is concerned about the deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales. That is why we are implementing measures to help protect North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Last year, an unprecedented number of right whales died in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. To protect these […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018157 Views

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North Arrow Reports Additional Diamond Results From Q1-4 Kimberlite, Naujaat Diamond Project, Nunavut

March 28, 2018 North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to report final diamond recoveries from composite mini-bulk samples of four units within the Q1-4 kimberlite at the Naujaat Diamond Project, Nunavut. Final diamond recoveries are summarized in the table below. Number of Diamonds per Sieve Size (mm Square Mesh Sieve) Q1-4 kimberlite Unit Sample 0.300 […]

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BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee provides Commendation for the Exoneration of Tsilhqot’in War Chiefs

March 27, 2018 (Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George – March 26th, 2018) – Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a statement in the House of Commons and apologized for the unjust execution of six Tsilhqot’in chiefs that were wrongfully hanged in 1864.  The chiefs were hung following a confrontation with settler road builders who had entered […]

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University of Winnipeg: Special Convocation honours Indigenous knowledge champion

March 28, 2018 WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) is an internationally accomplished scholar and researcher who has worked in and influenced the field of Māori education and health for many years. Her groundbreaking book Decolonising Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples (1998) remains an international best seller. With her colleague and husband, Professor Graham […]

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NWAC visits Brazil for “Voice of Indigenous Women” International Exchange

March 27, 2018 OTTAWA – ON – The Native Women’s Association of Canada arrived in Campo Grande, Brazil, South America accepting an invitation to exchange experiences and provide leadership with Indigenous women from the region at the “Voice of Indigenous Women” event. NWAC Executive Director Lynne Groulx and Director of Youth Advocacy and Development, Carrington […]

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Child Intervention Panel – Ministerial panel explored ways to improve Alberta’s child intervention system.

An all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was appointed to recommend ways to improve Alberta’s child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. More than 10,000 children and youth currently receive child intervention services across Alberta. What the panel did Over twelve months, the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention engaged in an unprecedented, open […]

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Okanagan College: Budget provides growth in programs, services for College

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s $112-million operating budget for 2018-19 will help provide new programs, new student support, and help address pressures that have come with recent years’ growth. The budget, passed Tuesday by the College’s Board of Governors, will add 13 new instructional positions in a variety of programs, including arts, science, technology, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018114 Views

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AJAs announces 2017 finalists

HALIFAX, March 28, 2018 – The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2017 competition. The finalists’ names are listed in alphabetical order by first name. The gold and silver awards will be presented at a gala reception and awards show on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Halifax Harbourfront Marriott Hotel. More information […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018148 Views

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MHCC congratulates Pan-Canadian Health Organizations external reviewers on completion of their report

March 27, 2018 From Mental Health Commission of Canada On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), I would like to congratulate Drs. Danielle Martin and Pierre-Gerlier Forest for their thoughtful and forward-looking external review of the Pan-Canadian Health Organizations (PCHOs). In the coming days and weeks, we anticipate devoting the time and attention […]

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Pacific Topaz Resources Ltd. signs definitive Amalgamation Agreement with Western Atlas Resources

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2018 – Pacific Topaz Resources Ltd. (“Pacific” or the “Company”) (TSXV: PPZ.H) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive amalgamation agreement dated as of March 23, 2018 (the “Amalgamation Agreement”) with Western Atlas Resources Inc. (“Western Atlas” or WA”) pursuant to which WA will amalgamate with Pacific’s wholly owned subsidiary 1157818 B.C. Ltd., which will […]

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AB Government: Public input wanted on Livingstone-Porcupine Hills

March 27, 2018 Albertans are invited to provide their feedback on the draft Livingstone-Porcupine Hills Land Footprint and Recreation Management plans. “The Livingstone-Porcupine Hills area is a tremendous public resource, and engaging Albertans in the planning process is essential to getting the best plans possible. We need plans that protect the region’s headwaters, biodiversity, esthetic […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018194 Views

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Media Advisory: Unifor to comment on Ontario budget

March 28, 2018 TORONTO- Unifor representatives will be available to comment following the release of the 2018 Ontario provincial budget. “The Liberals’ announcement of free public childcare for preschool children shows the pressure that workers are putting on this government is being felt,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. “This is the Liberals’ last budget […]

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Baffinland Iron Mines is pleased to announce the winners of the Baffinland and QIA 2017 scholarships

March 27, 2018 Baffinland supports the pursuit of post-secondary education and is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Baffinland and Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) scholarships.We were encouraged by the strong interest in the scholarship program and the strength of the applicants. We thank all those who took time to apply for the program. […]

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Ontario commitment to child care transformation will be a historic game-changer for families

TORONTO, March 27, 2018 – Today’s announcement on child care by the Ontario government is transformational for the impact it will have on families, for its substantial financial commitment and for the broad scope of its policy changes. It puts Ontario squarely on the path to a system of universally accessible, high quality child care by addressing the linked issues of […]

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Affinor Growers Signs Exclusive License Agreement for Caribbean To Manufacture All Patented Growing Equipment

Vancouver (Canada), March 27, 2018 – Affinor Growers Ltd. (“Affinor Growers”) (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive manufacturing license with Cobotix Manufacturing Inc. (“Cobotix”) on March 26, 2018. Cobotix plans to incorporate in Aruba to build a state of the art manufacturing plant by the beginning of August 2018 […]

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The People of ATCO Pledge $3.4 Million for Charity

CALGARY, Alberta, March 27, 2018 — ATCO and its people have pledged more than $3.4 million for hundreds of community charities through the annual ATCO EPIC (Employees Participating in Communities) campaign, taking the program’s cumulative fundraising total to more than $38 million since its inception in 2006. “Every year, our people show tremendous energy, commitment […]

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Kivalliq Receives CDN$600,000 Royalty Payment from Sandstorm and Exercises Option to Earn 100% Project Interest in Baffin Gold Property

March 27, 2018 Vancouver, British Columbia – Kivalliq Energy Corporation (TSX-V:KIV) (“Kivalliq”) today announced, pursuant to an agreement signed on March 27, 2018, receipt of a CDN$600,000 payment from Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (“Sandstorm”) in return for Kivalliq granting to Sandstorm up to a 1.75% net smelter returns (“NSR”) royalty payable on all future mineral production […]

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The Canadian Commission for UNESCO reveals the first inscriptions to the Canada Memory of the World Register

OTTAWA, March 27, 2018– The Canadian Commission for UNESCO announced today at a press conference held at the Royal BC Museum six new inscriptions to the Canada Memory of the World Register. The event, intended for media and partners of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Royal BC Museum, featured a presentation from collections holders such as the Royal BC […]

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AB Government: Louis Bull Tribe goes green

March 27, 2018 The Government of Alberta has partnered with Louis Bull Tribe to install solar panel systems on two community buildings. The project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make energy bills more affordable and create local jobs. With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Solar Program, Louis Bull Tribe has installed solar panels on their administrative […]

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The Québec Inquiry Commission to resume hearings in Val-d’Or

VAL-D’OR, QC, March 28, 2018 – The Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress will be back in Val-d’Or to hold three weeks of hearings at the Conservatory of Music and Drama, commencing on April 3. Calendar of hearings Week 18 Tuesday, April 3: 9:00 Lisa Gagné, Opening prayer 9:00 Request […]

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MMF to Unveil Legal Team and Next Steps to Deal with Premier Pallister’s Misrepresentations and Deflections

March 27, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Tomorrow, David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and members of the MMF Cabinet from across the province, will introduce the MMF’s legal team and discuss next steps in response to Premier Pallister’s misinformation surrounding the agreement between MMF and Manitoba Hydro. When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 […]

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Budget 2018-2019 – Press release no. 5 of 6 – The Québec Economic Plan – March 2018 – Increasing Everyone’s Standard of Living Through a Strong, Sustainable Economy in All Regions

QUÉBEC, March 27, 2018  – Maintaining a strong economy is the cornerstone for improving Quebecers’ quality of life. The Québec Economic Plan enables the government to continue its efforts to create a business environment conducive to innovation and business growth in all sectors of activity and in all regions. In the coming years, the increase in Quebecers’ […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018116 Views

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Health Canada releases report from external review of pan-Canadian health organizations

March 27, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Health Canada The Government of Canada is committed to working with provinces and territories, Indigenous peoples and other stakeholders to strengthen the health care system to make it more responsive to the changing needs of Canadians. Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, released the report Fit […]

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Budget 2018-2019 – Press release no. 3 of 6 – The Québec Economic Plan – March 2018 – Quality Time for Our Families

QUÉBEC, March 27, 2018  – Quebecers want more quality time with their families and the Québec Economic Plan addresses that concern. Québec’s sound economic and fiscal situation enables the government to implements a number of concrete measures to improve the quality of life of all citizens thanks to better access to services and better support. Improving young […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018167 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018 Payroll employment, earnings and hours, January 2018 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $996 in January, little changed from the previous month. Earnings were up 3.2% compared with January 2017, largely the result of gains in the second half of 2017. Continue reading National tourism indicators, fourth quarter 2017 Tourism […]

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