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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, 2018164 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 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018152 Views

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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, 2018207 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 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018144 Views

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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. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018132 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018123 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018152 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018129 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018150 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018195 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018155 Views

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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, 2018124 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, 2018179 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018180 Views

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The Government of Canada supporting Métis Nation Consultations on Child Welfare Reform

From: Indigenous Services Canada March 27, 2018 Winnipeg, MANITOBA Indigenous Services Canada The over-representation of Indigenous children and youth in child welfare systems has reached crisis proportions and is causing significant harmful and enduring impacts on Indigenous children, families, communities, and nations. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced $ 1 million […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2018155 Views

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Reconciliation in your Community | Carolyn Roberts | TEDxLangleyED

Credits: TEDx Talks What did you learn as a child within the Canadian School system about Indigenous people and Indigenous education? What is it that we are talking about when we talk about Reconciliation with the First Nations People in Canada? Now is the time to start to learn and be curious about what you […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2018344 Views

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Métis Nation Congratulates Minister Philpott on Child and Family talks

WINNIPEG, March 27, 2018 – Leaders of the Métis Nation congratulated the Government of Canada on its announcement today to commence direct dialogue with the MNC Governing Members on the over-representation of Métis children and youth in the child welfare systems in Ontario and the four western provinces. “The Métis Nation is heartened by the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2018199 Views

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Media Release: The changing face of the Canadian family

Canadian families are becoming more diverse and they’re pretty stable units overall, as shown in the sixth and latest edition of Close Relations. WireService.ca Media Release (03/27/2018) Lethbridge, AB – Authored by Dr. Susan McDaniel, a University of Lethbridge sociology professor and director of the Prentice Institute, along with Dr. Lorne Tepperman from the University […]

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Announcement of the Industrial Research Chair NSERC-UQAT on northern biodiversity in a mining context

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, March 27, 2018  – The official announcement of the NSERC-UQAT Industrial Research on northern biodiversity in a mining context will take place today at the Rouyn-Noranda campus of the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT). With a budget of nearly 2 million dollars over five years generated by support from the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018192 Views

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NTI Regrets the Passing of Louie Kamookak of Gjoa Haven

March 27, 2018 Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Vice President, James Eetoolook, deeply regrets the passing of Louie Kamookak of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut. “Louie was a well-loved and deeply respected hunter and historian with a life-long commitment to promoting and preserving Inuit culture and history.  Louie enlightened others by revealing, from an Inuit perspective, the history […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018170 Views

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Statement By Grand Chief Dr. Abel Bosum To The Standing Senate Committee On Aboriginal Peoples On Bill C-70, Cree Nation Of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act

March 27, 2018 Read the full Statement By Grand Chief Dr. Abel Bosum To The Standing Senate Committee On Aboriginal Peoples On Bill C-70, Cree Nation Of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act “This year marks the 350th anniversary of the arrival of Europeans in Eeyou Istchee. But, by the time they arrived, we had already […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018174 Views

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YT Government: Next phase of LGBTQ2S+ non-discrimination work to begin this spring

March 26, 2018 The Government of Yukon is taking steps to design a public engagement on LGBTQ2S+ inclusion to ensure that government practices are meeting the needs and priorities of LGBTQ2S+ Yukoners. This preliminary work will include working with stakeholder organizations to design a confidential public engagement process where LGBTQ2S+ Yukoners will feel safe to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018139 Views

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Government of Canada Announces 12 New National Historic Designations

From Parks Canada March 27, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Parks Canada Agency Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced the designation of 12 new nationally significant persons, places and events that helped define Canada’s history. These new designations reflect the rich and varied history of our […]

by aanationtalk on March 27, 2018172 Views

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Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa about new CIHR’s Institute name and funding for Indigenous health research

Hello, Boozhoo, I am delighted to inform you that CIHR is changing the name of the CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health to the CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health. This change is effective as of now. Since the creation of the CIHR’s 13 Institutes in 2000, the discourse has evolved on appropriate and respectful terminology when referring to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018299 Views

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Media Advisory: Awards in Visual and Media Arts

March 27, 2018 Presentation of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts OTTAWA— Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada,  will present the 2018 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 6 p.m. The Governor General’s Awards […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018148 Views

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Engaging youth to capture indigenous history focus of lecture at the University of New Brunswick

March 27, 2018 FREDERICTON — For Maine ethnohistorian Micah Pawling, there is an urgency to record today’s indigenous history. He’s working with the Passamaquoddy in a project that will involve them in recording their own cultural history by capturing knowledge from their elders. “Our project is about empowering people to engage in, and to actually […]

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Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development releases Collaborative Climate Change Report

Ottawa, 27 March 2018—Today, acting on behalf of auditors general of most provinces and the Auditor General of Canada, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Julie Gelfand provided the House of Commons with a report titled “Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada: A Collaborative Report from Auditors General”. The report provides an overview of […]

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BU students recognized for commitment to leadership, reconciliation

March 26, 2018 Brandon University (BU) has honoured 25 students for their commitment to leadership. Their efforts were recognized at a celebration dinner on Wednesday that capped the 2017–18 Student Leader Certificate Program. The students attended a series of eight free workshops throughout the academic year, each on a different topic related to leadership. “It’s […]

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Queen’s U: Media Advisory – Criminal law scholars analyze Stanley trial in expert panel

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 KINGSTON – Queen’s Law faculty have organized a panel discussion that will critically examine the trial and acquittal of Gerald Stanley in the killing of Colten Boushie, as well as the Crown’s decision not to appeal the case. The panel discussion is will reflect on the implications of the case for […]

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OAG-MB: Federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development releases report from Canada’s auditors general on climate change action

March 27, 2018 OTTAWA/WINNIPEG – Today, acting on behalf of auditors general of most provinces and the Auditor General of Canada, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Julie Gelfand provided the House of Commons with a report titled Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada: A Collaborative Report from Auditors General. The report provides an […]

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TerraX Announces C$3.0 Million Financing

Vancouver, BC (March 26, 2018) TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: TXR; Frankfurt: TX0; OTC Pink: TRXXF) (“TerraX” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an agreement with PI Financial Corp. (the “Underwriter”) pursuant to which the Underwriter will purchase, on a bought deal basis, 3,750,000 units of the Company (“Units”) […]

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to sign Memorandum of Understanding on Health with Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO)

From Indigenous Services Canada Winnipeg – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakana Inc. (MKO) will participate in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to support health care transformation for MKO communities. A brief media availability will take place following the announcement. Date: Wednesday, March […]

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283 athletes set to compete for Canada at 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games!

Team Targets Over 100 Medals On Way To Top 3 Finish GOLD COAST, Australia, March 27, 2018 – Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) is proud to announce the 283 athletes who will be representing Team Canada at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. The team, comprised of 52% women and 48% men, will participate […]

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Ministry of Highways Diversity Initiative – GDI

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by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018176 Views

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The City Releases a Statement Regarding the James Street Bridge – City of Thunder Bay

March 27, 2018 – The City of Thunder Bay commends Fort William First Nation’s efforts in conferring with Canadian National Railway Company, and examining ways in which the James Street Bridge could be repaired and reopened to vehicular traffic once again. In recent days, FWFN advised the City that it gave CN Railway a concept for […]

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TRU: Indigenous mentoring through Ch’nook Scholars program

March 26, 2018 Alongside their usual workload this year, five Indigenous TRU School of Business and Economics (SoBE) students have been participating in an extracurricular program that is fostering the development of leadership skills. Through the Ch’nook Scholars Program—an initiative that supports Indigenous business students throughout BC—SoBE students Christen Pretty, Dustin Petroff, Keante Joe, Kristen Johnny and Rochelle […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018131 Views

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The Ryerson Image Centre kicks off the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, April 27, 7:00-11:00 p.m.

TORONTO, March 27, 2018 – The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) will kick off the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival with the official launch party, open to the public, on April 27, 2018, 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. In addition to acting as a host institution for the Festival, the RIC is proud to present the Scotiabank Photography […]

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MMF Sends 100 Youth to Tim Horton Camp Whiteshell

March 26, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Today, 100 Metis Youth are on their way to camp thanks to the Manitoba Metis Federation, in partnership with the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation. “It’s a great feeling to know that these Youth get to experience something special that they otherwise wouldn’t,” said David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba […]

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ON Government: More Child Care, More Choice

Providing Free Preschool Child Care for Children Aged 2.5 to Kindergarten March 27, 2018 9:35 A.M. Office of the Premier Today Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that full-day licensed child care will become free for preschool children from the age of two-and-a-half until they are eligible to start kindergarten, beginning in 2020. Free preschool child care […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018174 Views

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MMIWG: National Inquiry to close registration for Part 1 of the Truth Gathering Process on April 20, 2018

March 26, 2018 Vancouver BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls today announced that registration for family members and survivors wishing to share their truths with the National Inquiry’s Truth Gathering Process-Community Hearings and Statement Gathering-will close on April 20, 2018. Commissioners encourage all family members and survivors who wish […]

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Media Advisory – Important Canada-Nunavut Infrastructure Announcement

Ottawa, Ontario, March 27, 2018 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Lorne Kusugak, Minister of Community and Government Services, Government of Nunavut. Date:         Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Time:         1:15 p.m. EDT Location:  National Press Theatre 150 Wellington Street Ottawa, […]

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Constantine and Carlin Option Three Yukon Properties to Fireweed Zinc

Vancouver, BC – Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (TSX Venture – CEM) (“Constantine”) and Carlin Gold Corporation (TSX Venture – CGD) (“Carlin”) are pleased to announce signing of a Letter Agreement (“Agreement”) granting Fireweed Zinc Ltd. (“Fireweed”) the Option to Purchase a 100% interest in three properties (namely MC, MP and Jerry) totaling 624 claims in […]

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Unifor looks to Ontario budget to address challenges

Monday, March 26, 2018 TORONTO- The Ontario Liberals’ last budget before the June 2018 provincial election must address inequality and the crisis in care, says Unifor. “Workers are looking for a provincial budget that builds off the advances that we have won in recent years and refuses to shy away from universal public programs that […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201888 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. Files Final Base Shelf Prospectus

March 26, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB.T), (“Sabina” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has filed a final base shelf prospectus (the “Shelf Prospectus”) with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada other than Quebec. The Shelf Prospectus will enable Sabina […]

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MMF: Pallister Using the Metis as a Political Tool

March 27, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Yesterday, Premier Pallister circulated emails across the Province, using an open attack on the Metis for political gain. The email mirrored his opinion editorial, which was featured in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 24, and included a number of fallacies and outright lies. He simultaneously claims to advocate for […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018144 Views

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Save The Date: NOVAGOLD 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Conference Call and Webcast

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 26, 2018 — NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (TSX:NG) (NYSE American:NG) will hold the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 4th at 1:00 pm PT (4:00 pm ET) at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver in the Grouse Room (655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia). NOVAGOLD cordially invites its shareholders to attend the Annual Meeting. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018109 Views

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