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BC Government: Skills training supports communities to stamp out wildfire impacts

May 22, 2019 CAMPBELL RIVER – Twelve people in Campbell River are getting training as wildland firefighters to help protect B.C.’s communities and natural resources, and gain skills that could be foundations for rewarding careers. Claire Trevena, MLA for North Island, visited participants on behalf of Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201978 Views

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GNWT Announces 2019 Anti-Poverty Fund Recipients

Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, is announcing the government will invest $1 million this year to support local organizations in their efforts to reduce poverty. Funding for forty seven proposals is being awarded to community and Indigenous organizations through the 2019/20 Anti-Poverty Fund. The fund was created to support initiatives in the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201988 Views

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AB Government: Speech from the Throne: May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 The first session of the 30th legislature opened with a speech from the throne delivered by Her Honour, Lois Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. I speak to you as the Province of Alberta’s vice-regal representative of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada. This province honours its enduring ties […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 2019149 Views

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Probe Metals Intersects 3.4 g/t Au Over 17.8 metres in infill drilling at Val-d’Or East Project, Quebec

Highlights: Drilling results at New Beliveau continue to confirm bulk tonnage potential with intercepts grading up to 3.4 g/t Au over 17.8 metres, including 12.2 g/t Au over 3.3 metres and 2.2 g/t Au over 25.2 metres, including 4.7 g/t Au over 7.0 metres; Resource expansion drilling east of North Zone continued to intersect mineralization […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 201993 Views

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AgraFlora Organics Appoints Cannabis Wheaton Co-Founder Brandon Boddy as Chairman and CEO

Vancouver, British Columbia / May 21st, 2019 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF) is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Mr. Brandon Boddy has been appointed Chairman and CEO of AgraFlora. Mr. Boddy has been mandated with accelerating the Company’s licensed domestic cannabis production activities, as […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 201971 Views

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Baffinland and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association to hold Annual Project Review Forum on May 29 and 30 in Clyde River

May 21, 2019 Baffinland and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) are holding the Annual Project Review Forum for the Mary River Mine on May 29 and 30 in Clyde River. The forum provides an opportunity for representatives from Baffinland, QIA, and the five North Baffin communities to come together to discuss Project related issues.During the […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 2019110 Views

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NOVAGOLD Announces Election of Directors and Voting Results from 2019 Annual Shareholder Meeting

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 21, 2019 — NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (TSX, NYSE American: NG) (“NOVAGOLD” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the detailed voting results on the items of business considered at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on May 16, 2019 (the “Meeting”). All proposals were approved and all nine director nominees were elected. […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 201970 Views

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Stornoway Announces a Change to Its Board of Directors

LONGUEUIL, Québec, May 21, 2019  — Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) announces the resignation of Mr. John Hadjigeorgiou as a director of the Corporation effective as of today. It is with regret that Mr. Hadjigeorgiou concluded that professional commitments prior to his appointment to the Board of Directors of the Corporation would not allow […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 2019117 Views

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AgraFlora Organics Announces Option Grants

Vancouver, British Columbia / May 21, 2019 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, announces that it has granted incentive stock options to purchase a total of 6,000,000 common shares at an exercise price of $0.46 per share for […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 201965 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 23, 2019

Wholesale trade, March 2019 Wholesale sales rose for the fourth consecutive month, up 1.4% to $64.1 billion in March. Higher sales were recorded in six subsectors, accounting for 82% of total wholesale sales. The motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector was the lone subsector to decline. Continue reading  Employment Insurance, March 2019 […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 201991 Views

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Athabasca Minerals Inc. Corporate Update

May 22, 2019 EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“AMI” or the “Corporation”) (TSX Venture: ABM) announces that its Board of Directors (“Board”) have passed a resolution adopting a restricted share unit (“RSU”) plan and a deferred share unit (“DSU”) plan. The implementation of the RSU and DSU plans have been adopted to provide a vehicle […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 2019108 Views

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Itinerary for Thursday, May 23, 2019

Ottawa, Ontario – May 22, 2019 Poundmaker Cree Nation, Saskatchewan 11:45 a.m. The Prime Minister will deliver a statement of exoneration for Chief Poundmaker at a community ceremony. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale and Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett will be in attendance. Chief Poundmaker Historical Centre Map coordinates (52.8391270, -108.9623890) Notes […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 201987 Views

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Tervita Corporation Announces Automatic Share Purchase Plan

CALGARY, ALBERTA (May 21, 2019) – Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”, the “Company”) (TSX: TEV) announced today that, in connection with its normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”), which was previously announced on May 2, 2019, the Company has entered into an automatic share purchase plan (“ASPP”) with a broker to facilitate repurchases of common shares at times when […]

by pnationtalk on May 23, 201996 Views

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RCMP video should shock Canadians: Sinclair

Credits:  The Canadian Press Former Truth and Reconciliation commissioner Murray Sinclair says a video of a Mountie interrogating a young Indigenous woman disclosing sexual abuse in B.C. foster care brings home in a “visceral way” a reality that Canadians should be shocked by and one that they need to see. The 2012 video was released publicly […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019303 Views

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Indigenous community innovation bringing clean-energy to Saskatchewan

From: Infrastructure Canada Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, May 22, 2019—Investing in infrastructure that promotes clean energy solutions is key to creating a strong low-carbon economy and sustainable future for Canadians. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the Honourable Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Jeremy Harrison, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019178 Views

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First Nations asset management infrastructure planning receives second year of investment from the Government of Canada

From: Indigenous Services Canada Call for 2019–2020 Asset Management Program funding applications starts today May 22, 2019 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Canada is making historic investments in First Nations infrastructure and is working together with First Nations toward building nation-to-nation relationships based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019176 Views

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More than 20,000 new homes underway for people throughout B.C.

Partnerships with organizations like the Union Gospel Mission, which is breaking ground on new housing for women and children, are behind the success of the more than 20,000 new homes complete or underway in nearly 80 communities throughout the province. “Our government has acted quickly to address the urgent need for housing that people can […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019143 Views

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Indigenous post-secondary students: apply for one of three $2K APTN scholarships

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is accepting applications for their student scholarship program. Three scholarships valued at $2,000 each will be awarded to one First Nations student, one Inuit student and one Métis student. APTN’s scholarship program is intended to provide support to First Nation, Inuit and Métis students in a course of studies […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019199 Views

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Reconcile Resource Management by Reflecting Indigenous Rights in Fisheries and Oceans Programs, Practises and Policies

Membertou, Nova Scotia, May 22, 2019 – The second and final report on the review of Indigenous programs at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) calls on the Department to reconcile the management of fish, habitat and other aquatic resources with Indigenous communities to achieve the intent of programs put in place almost three decades ago. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019114 Views

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LAURION and Metals House Inc. Form Strategic Alliance

TORONTO, ONTARIO – (May 22, 2018) – LAURION Mineral Exploration Inc. (TSX.V: LME and OTCPINK: LMEFF) (“Laurion” or the “Corporation”), is very pleased to announce that LAURION and Metals House Inc. (“Metals House”) has signed a Doré Sourcing Agreement which includes LAURION and LAURION’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Ahsineeg Inc. (“Ahsineeg”), and Ahsineeg’s private investment group. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019101 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Seamus O’Regan to provide remarks at Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Gathering in Saskatchewan

From: Indigenous Services Canada Flying Dust First Nation, Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan – Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will attend the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Gathering where he will deliver remarks. Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019 Time: 10 am (CT) Where: Flying Dust Hockey Arena Flying Dust Reserve […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019140 Views

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OHRC and OFIFC reaffirm joint commitment to reconciliation

TORONTO – In April, 2019, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) and the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) renewed an agreement, originally signed in April 2017, to work together with the ultimate goal of ending discrimination against Indigenous peoples in Ontario. The renewed agreement reinforces our ongoing collaboration with urban Indigenous communities based […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019137 Views

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Ch’ihilii Chìk Habitat Protection Area established

The Government of Yukon, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Government and North Yukon Renewable Resources Council approved the Ch’ihilii Chìk Habitat Protection Area Management Plan at a signing ceremony on May 17 in Old Crow. The Ch’ihilii Chìk Habitat Protection Area is located about 120 kilometres southeast of Old Crow. It is well known for abundant […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019139 Views

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Ontario Supporting Freshwater Research and Education

Province Investing in Northern Ontario’s Experimental Lakes Area May 21, 2019 Ontario’s government is working for the people by investing in a unique, world-renowned northern research facility to help protect the province’s freshwater ecosystems. Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, was in Kenora to announce Ontario is providing more than $2 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019100 Views

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$1.75 million to connect the Eleonore mine to the fibre optic network

QUEBEC, May 22, 2019 – The Government of Québec, through the Société du Plan Nord, will invest $1.75 million to connect Newmont Goldcorp’s Eleonore mine facilities to the existing regional fibre optic network. This project will enable one of Quebec’s most innovative mining companies to continue advancing its vision to create mine 4.0, an interconnected […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019152 Views

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OHRC: Letter to Solicitor General Jones – Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre

Hon. Sylvia Jones Ministry of the Solicitor General 18th Floor, George Drew Building 25 Grosvenor Street Toronto, Ontario M7A 1Y6 Dear Solicitor General Jones: Thank you for providing the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) with the opportunity to tour Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) in London, Ontario on March 21, 2019. I am writing today […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019135 Views

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Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

May 21, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project, located east of St.John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and its […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201993 Views

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Island Lake RCMP investigate drowning of a 4-year-old boy

May 21, 2019 St. Theresa Point , Manitoba On May 20th, 2019 at approximately 12:30 am, Island Lake RCMP received a call from St. Theresa Point First Nation Safety Officers (FNSO), advising of an unresponsive four-year-old male in the community. The initial investigation has determined that the child was last seen in the early evening of May 19, 2019. A ground search […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 2019144 Views

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Update 1: Northwest Alberta wildfire (May 21 at 4:50 p.m.)

Wildfire efforts continue near High Level in Mackenzie County. States of local emergency remain in effect, with residents under a mandatory evacuation order. Current situation The Chuckegg Creek Wildfire is burning approximately five kilometres south of the Town of High Level within Mackenzie County. This out-of-control wildfire is almost 80,000 hectares. Alberta Wildfire, Alberta Emergency […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201996 Views

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Return to traditional diets, health conference hears – Burns Lake District News

May. 22, 2019 Unhealthy lifestyles among First Nations people are causing many of the health problems in Indigenous communities in Canada, as the Honourable Steven Point told the audience at the Lake Babine Health Forum on May 7. Steven, the former Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia spoke along with his wife Dr. Gwen Point at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2019115 Views

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Successful Student Work Placement Program increases on-the-job paid work experience for post-secondary students

84,000 work placements will be created by 2023–024 May 22, 2019              Montréal, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada When post-secondary students get the chance to learn on-the-job, they build career skills, their resumes and connections that help them get good jobs when they graduate. Work-integrated learning through the Student Work Placement Program is how the […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 2019104 Views

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NDP: Indigenous communities shut out from providing meaningful input into new curriculum

May 21, 2019 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit studies courses made elective SIOUX LOOKOUT — Sol Mamakwa, Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, said it’s shameful for the Ford Conservatives to rewrite the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit studies curriculum without adequately consulting Indigenous communities; and wrong for Doug Ford to make Indigenous […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201965 Views

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Government of Canada funding community-led services to support at-risk individuals in Vancouver

May 21, 2019 Vancouver, British Columbia Public Safety Canada The Government of Canada is supporting at-risk individuals and ensuring those in vulnerable situations have access to the help they need to lead safe and healthy lives. Today, the Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, the Honourable Bill Blair, announced that over $2 million […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201970 Views

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NAN Responds to Provincial Education Curriculum Launch

THUNDER BAY, ON (May 21, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies curriculum launch in Thunder Bay today: “We are disappointed that the province has walked back its commitment to the curriculum by offering it as […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 2019196 Views

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Minister Tassi visits communities in New Brunswick, highlights Government of Canada’s support for seniors

May 21, 2019                Moncton, New Brunswick        Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, wrapped […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201982 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2018 Self-reported sexualized and discriminatory behaviours in the Canadian Armed Forces declined significantly from 2016 to 2018, while the prevalence of self-reported sexual assault and certain inappropriate behaviours did not change. However, increased awareness and positive perceptions of responses to sexual misconduct suggest that members have a better […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 2019213 Views

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Indigenous Youth Under Colonization: Canada and Palestine

Credits: Justice for Palestinians Calgary A forum for Indigenous youth in Canada and Palestine hosted by Justice for Palestinians Calgary and our Indigenous friends. This brought together youth and leaders from both communities and the public to talk about the impact of colonization on the lives of youth in areas of health, education, justice, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019312 Views

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Major improvements to Highway 69 in Northern Ontario to support safer and more efficient travels

From: Infrastructure Canada Sudbury, Ontario, May 21, 2019—Investing in transportation infrastructure is critical to connecting communities, helping our businesses compete, and creating a strong economy and middle class. Today, Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan; and Paul Lefebvre, Member […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019102 Views

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Film and arts industry to play starring role in Nunavut economic development

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Investments with Qaggiavuut’s Qaggiq School of Performing Arts and the Nunavut Film Development Corporation will help territory’s economic growth May 21, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) The arts industry, including film, television, digital media and theatre, offers tremendous opportunities for economic development and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019195 Views

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Ontario Launches First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies Curriculum

Curriculum Will Support Better Learning in Grades 9 – 12 May 21, 2019 Thunder Bay, Ontario — Ontario’s Government for the people is supporting Indigenous students and Indigenous education by releasing the new First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies, Grades 9 – 12, curriculum on the Ministry of Education website for school boards, educators, parents, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019286 Views

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Town of High Level: Update as of May 21, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

May 21, 2019 There is no immediate threat to the Town of High Level from the wildfire burning to the southwest of town. The Town of High Level was successfully evacuated as of 10:00 p.m. May 20, 2019. We would like to thank all the communities that have reached out and have welcomed our residents […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019133 Views

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Government of Canada announces investment in women’s organizations on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands

From: Status of Women Canada May 21, 2019 – Victoria, British Columbia – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019160 Views

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Skills Ontario Competition medalists move on to national level

Over 2,400 students competed in nearly 70 skilled trade and tech contests and challenges TORONTO, ON (May 17, 2019) – More than 65 students from across Ontario will move forward to the upcoming Skills Canada National Competition at the end of May after earning gold medals earlier this month at the 30th Skills Ontario Competition. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019117 Views

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Government of Canada invests over half a billion dollars to support thousands of students and researchers across the country

Funding includes support for science and engineering researchers starting their careers May 21, 2019 – Hamilton, Ontario – Fresh ideas have the power to change the way we view the world and can lead to discoveries that will help solve some of our biggest challenges. When we invest in the innovative and creative work being […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019133 Views

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Canada Invests in Indigenous Participation in the Forest Sector

From: Natural Resources Canada May 21, 2019—Edmonton, Alberta—Natural Resources Canada Indigenous communities have the innovation and drive to unlock new jobs in the forestry sector while protecting the environment. That is why Canada is investing in projects to equip Indigenous communities with the tools to build businesses while helping to tackle climate change and mitigate […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019153 Views

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Saskatchewan

From: Department of Justice Canada May 21, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process introduced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019302 Views

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TRU celebrates five outstanding leaders with honorary degrees

MAY 17, 2019 KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University is pleased to announce this year’s honorary doctorate recipients, each of whom will receive their degrees during convocation ceremonies occurring June 5–7. The honorary degree is the highest form of recognition offered by TRU and awarded for demonstrated excellence in the fields of public affairs, the sciences, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201998 Views

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Successful Student Work Placement Program increases access to on-the-job paid work experience for post-secondary students

From: Employment and Social Development Canada 84,000 work placements will be created by 2023–24 May 21, 2019 Calgary, Alberta Employment and Social Development Canada When post-secondary students get the chance to learn on-the-job, they build career skills, their resumes and connections that help them get great jobs when they graduate. Work-integrated learning through the Student […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201992 Views

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Detour Gold Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 – Detour Gold Corporation (TSX: DGC) (“Detour Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jaco Crouse to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective June 24, 2019. Mr. Crouse is a seasoned financial professional with over 16 years of experience in financial management and reporting, mine financial planning, business […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019102 Views

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Serengeti Closes Flow Through Share Private Placement

Vancouver, B.C., May 21, 2019.  Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V; 34S:  FSE) announces it that it has now closed its non-brokered private placement financing originally announced April 24, 2019. The financing was the subject of a charity flow through structure. Investors subscribed for a total of 4,850,000 Flow Through Common Shares (“FT Shares”) at a […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201999 Views

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