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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. […]

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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 […]

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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, 201993 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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Mason Graphite Commissions Its Pilot Plant for Li-Ion Batteries

MONTREAL, May 21, 2019 — Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or “the Company”) (TSX.V: LLG; OTCQX: MGPHF) is pleased to announce the commissioning of its Li-ion battery materials pilot plant and provides an update with respect to recent activities of its Value-Added Products (“VAP”). In parallel with the Lac Guéret Project, Mason Graphite continues to advance its […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019156 Views

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Pretivm Files Technical Report on the Brucejack Mine

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 17, 2019 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX/NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) announces that, further to its news release dated April 4, 2019, announcing an updated Mineral Reserve and Mineral Resource and Life of Mine Plan for the Brucejack Mine which highlight the continued robust economics of the low-cost, long-life operation, the […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019135 Views

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Sphinx: Corporate Update

Montréal, May 17, 2019 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) announces that a total of 175,000 stock options (the “Options”) have been granted to Lawrence Cannon who was appointed a Director of the Corporation effective May 14, 2019. These Options have been granted in accordance with Sphinx’s stock option plan and have […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019126 Views

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Funding for crab fishery projects to help protect North Atlantic right whale

May 21, 2019 SHIPPAGAN (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are together investing more than $2 million over three years to implement projects designed to mitigate risks to the North Atlantic right whale from entanglements in snow crab fishing gear. L’Association des crabiers acadiens Inc. will use the funding to research, test and carry […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019107 Views

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CMAJ: Food insecurity in Nunavut following the introduction of Nutrition North Canada

Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain, Tracey Galloway and Valerie Tarasuk CMAJ May 21, 2019 191 (20) E552-E558; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.181617 Abstract BACKGROUND: Household food insecurity, a measure of income-related problems of food access, is a pressing public health problem in Canada’s North, especially in Nunavut. We aimed to assess the impact of Nutrition North Canada, a food retail […]

by aanationtalk on May 21, 2019156 Views

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Eskasoni First Nation creates opportunity with new facility

New seafood storage system enables Indigenous community to hire more residents, build on existing fishery operations May 21, 2019 – Sydney, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Indigenous business growth is a key component that will help strengthen Canada’s development, promote progressive and prosperous relationships, and create a higher standard of living for all Canadians. […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019190 Views

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ATAC Resources Ltd. to Begin Phase One Exploration at the Rau Project, Yukon

May 21, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) (“ATAC”) is pleased to announce that Phase One of the 2019 exploration program will begin on June 1st. The program will focus on the 660-km2 Rau Project, located at the western end of its Rackla Gold Property. This year’s program will follow-up on high-grade gold, […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019117 Views

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Constantine Finalizes Lease Agreement on Johnson Tract Property, Alaska and Provides Details for Spinout of Gold Assets into HighGold Mining

May 21, 2019 Vancouver, BC – Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:CEM, OTCQX:CNSNF) (“Constantine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the following: Lease Agreement Finalized on Johnson Tract Property Pursuant to the previously announced Letter Agreement with Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (“CIRI”, an Alaska Native Corporation), a formal Lease Agreement has been finalized for the […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019115 Views

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Nunavut residents to benefit from improved green energy and wastewater infrastructure

Iqaluit, Nunavut, May 21, 2019—Investing in local green infrastructure projects that support energy security and wastewater management helps grow the economy and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and the Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier of Nunavut, announced funding […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019190 Views

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12 Alberta students recognized with Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal educational paths were awarded today at the Alberta School Boards Association’s second annual award ceremony May 11, 2019, Edmonton, AB — Hosted by the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA), presented […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019112 Views

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In lead up to Women Deliver 2019, Government of Canada announces innovative cross-sector partnerships to advance gender equality

May 21, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Advancing gender equality and investing in women is essential to growing the middle class, strengthening the economy, and building a healthier, more secure future in Canada and around the world. As Canada prepares to host the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, the world’s […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019130 Views

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MJardin Provides Update on Its Retail Partnership With Peguis

TORONTO and DENVER, May 21, 2019 — MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or “the Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), a leader in premium cannabis production, congratulates its cannabis retail partner Peguis First Nation on their significant investment and historical milestone in Selkirk, Manitoba. Peguis First Nation recently announced the completion of a deal with the City […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 2019142 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Investment in building construction, March 2019 Total investment in building construction decreased 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion. Continue reading  Milled wheat and wheat flour produced, Canada and United States, 2017 and 2018 Canadian millers milled 3 190 189 tonnes of wheat in 2018, up 3.7% from 2017, while total flour produced grew to 2 […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201993 Views

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CFN-GBI urge Senate to reject Transport Committee recommendation and pass Bill C-48

(Vancouver, BC) May 17, 2019 – The recommendation from the Senate’s Transport Committee to reject Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is highly disappointing but not entirely surprising. “The Committee was under intense pressure from the oil industry lobby and individual business interests to reject Bill C-48,” says Marilyn Slett, President of the Coastal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019139 Views

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MUN – New insights: Emerging scholars awarded $430,000 for leading-edge humanities and social sciences research

May 17th, 2019 Three early-career researchers are receiving significant financial support from the federal government to advance their diverse studies. Memorial is welcoming two new Banting Post-doctoral Fellowshiprecipients and a new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient for a total investment of $430,000. All three are based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Banting […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019158 Views

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Residents of Old Crow to benefit from new community centre

From: Infrastructure Canada Old Crow, Yukon, May 19, 2019— Investing in social infrastructure where Yukoners can come together, share ideas and access vital resources helps build dynamic and inclusive communities where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. Today, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019113 Views

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MMF: Reckless Behavior of Province Threatens Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP)

May 17, 2019 WINNIPEG, MB – “The decision of the federal government to push back the deadline for approval of MMTP is a necessary step in ensuring the Duty to Consult and accommodate is respected”, says President David Chartrand of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF). “It is unfortunate that Premier Pallister has chosen to ignore […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019161 Views

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Cape Dorset mobile tuberculosis screening clinic completed

Iqaluit, Nunavut (May 17, 2019) – The Department of Health today announced the successful completion of the territory’s third community-wide tuberculosis (TB) mobile screening clinic in Cape Dorset. “The clinic in Cape Dorset is part of our government’s ongoing efforts to increase community awareness about TB, its prevention and to increase diagnosis and treatment of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201994 Views

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NL Government: Official Results of the 2019 Provincial General Election

May 19, 2019 The Official Addition of the Votes took place in 37 district Returning Offices today (Sunday, May 19). The districts of Cartwright – L’Anse au Clair, Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune, and Torngat Mountains were unable to conduct their Official Additions due to weather conditions impeding the collection of required election materials […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019151 Views

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Campus Alberta Central opens new Ponoka Learning Centre

The public is invited to the grand opening of the new Ponoka Civic Building on Friday, May 24. The event will begin with a formal grand opening ceremony at 2:30 p.m. followed by a free community BBQ, facility tours and information displays. The Ponoka Civic Building is home to the new Ponoka Jubilee Library which […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201996 Views

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Canada Eliminates Countermeasures as the United States Lifts Tariffs on Canadian Steel and Aluminum

May 20, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada When the United States imposed unjustified tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, the Government of Canada stood up for our country’s steel and aluminum workers, industries, and communities – imposing reciprocal, dollar-for-dollar countermeasures against imports of steel, aluminum, and other products from the U.S., […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201985 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Five exceptional community leaders to receive honorary degrees

05/17/19 Five stellar citizens whose stewardship in improving access to math, Indigenous language, history, and environmental education has had profound influence in Manitoba and beyond, will be recognized at The University of Winnipeg’s Spring 2019 Convocation ceremonies. Environmental steward and elder, Dave Courchene; Indigenous historian and elder, Ruth Christie; mathematician and educator John Mighton; and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019187 Views

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DLSPH Students Among Recipients of the 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

May 17/2019 Nine DLSPH students from public health and health systems research received Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellows this year. “Our strong showing is a testament to the rigour and strength of our academic program,” says Dean Adalsteinn (Steini) Brown, “On behalf of our community, I congratulate our award recipients and wish […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019118 Views

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Notice of application – Enhanced Bitumen Recovery Technology Pilot Project

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1921176 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 003-00336673 from Imperial Oil Resources Limited (Imperial) for approval of the Enhanced Bitumen Recovery Technology (EBRT) Pilot Project: Experimental Scheme. This notice sets out the deadline for filing a statement of concern under […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019134 Views

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Brock endorses new equity, diversity and inclusion charter

Brock University has reaffirmed its commitment to foster a culture of inclusivity, accessibility, reconciliation and decolonization through its endorsement of a new nationwide charter. The Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada pilot program and charter was announced last week by Federal Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan. Inspired by the United Kingdom’s Athena SWAN […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019106 Views

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MUN – Curating a community: Labrador Research Forum underscores importance of collaboration, accountability and sharing knowledge

May 15th, 2019 A historic book launch, critical conversations led by Indigenous leaders and youth, research that meets local interests, needs and priorities and a keynote talk by renowned Unangax scholar Dr. Eve Tuck are among the key highlights of this year’s Labrador Research Forum. More than 120 researchers, community leaders, government representatives and students […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019144 Views

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Loyalist College to offer CPA’S Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance and AFOA Canada’s Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager Designation

Belleville, Ontario, May 15, 2019 – Loyalist College has received accreditation from Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA) under the CPA National Accreditation Standards to deliver the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) program and applied courses. Effective Fall 2019, Loyalist Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma students had the opportunity to develop additional […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019123 Views

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Human rights museum to recognize treatment of Indigenous Peoples as a genocide

Credits: CBC News The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg now deems the treatment of Indigenous Peoples in Canada a genocide, a change in position following criticism. Previously, the museum had said Indigenous Peoples faced cultural genocide. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.5141078 For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2019491 Views

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Government of Yukon encourages participation in national physical activity challenge

The Government of Yukon and the Recreation and Parks Association of the Yukon are encouraging all Yukoners to participate in ParticipACTION’s inaugural Community Better Challenge. This national event is designed to get Canadians moving and will take place across the country from May 31 to June 16, 2019. The Community Better Challenge works by having […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019219 Views

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Ontario Invests $850,000 in Invasive Species Centre

Funding to support management and advance scientific research in the fight against invasive species May 17, 2019 The Ontario government is protecting what matters most by investing $850,000 in the Invasive Species Centre to support ongoing research and management of invasive species across the province. The Invasive Species Centre, based out of Sault Ste. Marie, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019231 Views

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BC Government: More students supported by SOGI-inclusive education

May 17, 2019 VANCOUVER – All 60 B.C. school districts and several independent schools have joined the B.C. SOGI Educator Network to further help educators make schools safe and inclusive for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities (SOGI). Education and community partners gathered at Jim Deva Plaza in Vancouver’s West End for the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019168 Views

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PPSC Deskbook updated with Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations

Ottawa – May 17, 2019 – The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) announced changes today to the “Decision to Prosecute” chapter of the PPSC Deskbook in response to recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The PPSC Deskbook sets standards of conduct for federal prosecutors to ensure the objectivity, fairness, transparency, and consistency of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019229 Views

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City unveils new logo, branding strategy – SooToday.com

‘By being bold and confident in how we tell our story, we will inspire others in the community to do the same’ – Tom Vair Sault Ste. Marie City Council will be asked Tuesday to approve this new municipal icon and logo. Developed with help from consultants as part of a $100,000 identity, branding and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019231 Views

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Énergie Saguenay Project — Public Comments Invited

May 17, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Énergie Saguenay Project, located in the District of La Baie, Saguenay City, Quebec. Public Comment Period The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the potential environmental effects of the project and the proposed […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019133 Views

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ON Government: Forty-Seven New Correctional Officers Graduate

New Frontline Workers will Help Keep Correctional Facilities Safe May 17, 2019 HAMILTON – Ontario is making the province’s adult correctional system safer by hiring 47 new correctional officer graduates. Graduates have successfully completed the Correctional Officer Training and Assessment (COTA) program – a comprehensive eight-week program that includes mental health training, Indigenous cultural training, inmate management […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019153 Views

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Mistawasis: 1st in Saskatchewan to receive Financial Management System Certification!

May 17, 2019 For Immediate Release Mistawasis: 1st in Saskatchewan to receive Financial Management System Certification! Prince Albert, SK – Mistawasis Nêhiyawak First Nation has become the 1st in Saskatchewan to receive a Financial Management System (FMS) Certificate through the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB). Located about 85 kilometers west of Prince Albert, and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 2019464 Views

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Media Advisory – Iqaluit, Nunavut

Iqaluit, Nunavut, May 17, 2019 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and the Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier of Nunavut. Date:               Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Time:              9:00 a.m. EDT Location:       Iqaluit Power Plant, 499A Saputi Road Iqaluit, Nunavut […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 2019170 Views

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Grade 10 student, Bhavya Mohan, takes home top honours at Canada-Wide Science Fair with new treatment strategy to combat cancerous cells naturally

FREDERICTON, May 17, 2019 – The jury is out. The judgment is rendered. Canada’s most inspiring and ingenious science project in 2019 belongs to Bhavya Mohan, a 16-year-old, grade 10 student from Ottawa. Bhavya received the news that he had earned the Best Fair Project award at Canada-Wide Science Fair 2019 on May 16th at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Mohan’s project entitled “Taking ABiTE […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 2019151 Views

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RMWB Council announces co-chairs for the 2022 Wood Buffalo Arctic Winter Games

(Fort McMurray, AB – May 14, 2019) The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Council is pleased to announce the appointment of former RMWB Mayor Melissa Blake and Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, CEO, The Bouchier Group as co-chairs of the Host Society for the 2022 Wood Buffalo Arctic Winter Games. “Council is very pleased that Ms. Blake […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 2019153 Views

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Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation for the Mining Sector

May 17, 2019                   Ottawa, Ontario                                 Natural Resources Canada A changing climate is the single greatest global challenge of our time. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in climate adaptation and resilience, while supplying the minerals and metals needed for clean technologies throughout the world. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 2019151 Views

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Western Copper and Gold Closes Oversubscribed Private Placement

VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) is pleased to report that it has completed the brokered private placement offering previously announced on April 29, 2019 (the “Offering”) of flow-through common shares (the “FT Shares”). PI Financial Corp. (the “Agent”) acted as sole lead agent in […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201994 Views

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Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation hosts the Qikiqtaaluk Socio-Economic Monitoring Committee (QSEMC) at Mary River

MARY RIVER, NUNAVUT– May 16, 2019Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland) and the Qikiqtaaluk Socio-Economic Monitoring Committee (QSEMC) successfully concluded a site visit on May 14, 2019 at the Mary River Mine on Northern Baffin Island. Socio-Economic Monitoring Committees were established in Nunavut to engage communities and other stakeholders in monitoring efforts related to major development […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 2019158 Views

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