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Denis McCready appointed Executive Producer of the NFB’s Canadian Francophonie Studio.

From: National Film Board August 30, 2018 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada Michèle Bélanger, Executive Director of the National Film Board of Canada’s French Program, today announced the appointment of Denis McCready as Executive Producer of the Canadian Francophonie Studio. He has been serving as Acting Producer at the Studio’s Toronto centre […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018183 Views

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Inaugural Canadian SDG Business Forum will be hosted in Toronto

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2018  – The Canadian SDG Business Forum 2018, taking place on September 7th in Toronto, will bring together senior leadership from the private sector, government, and civil society to advance the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a more sustainable Canadian private sector. “Since the inception of the SDGs, the Global […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018242 Views

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Bell completes acquisition of Axia NetMedia, assumes all operations of Alberta’s SuperNet broadband network

CALGARY, Sept. 4, 2018 – BCE Inc. (Bell) (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Axia NetMedia Corporation, the Calgary-based operator of SuperNet, the Alberta broadband network connecting thousands of provincial and municipal offices, Indigenous communities, schools, libraries, healthcare institutions, businesses and Internet service providers throughout the province. “Bell welcomes […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018157 Views

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Increased revenues and ridership for VIA Rail in second quarter 2018

MONTREAL, August 31, 2018 – For the second quarter of 2018, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is reporting a ridership increase of 10.0%, while its revenues improved by 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. In the Québec City – Windsor corridor, ridership and revenues increased by 11.5% and 13.6% respectively compared to 2017. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018146 Views

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Media Advisory – Arctic Gateway Group LP Acquires Strategic Rail Link and Arctic Port at Churchill

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2018 – The Arctic Gateway Group LP, consisting of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”), AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. (“AGT”), and Missinippi Rail Limited Partnership, a consortium of First Nations and communities (“MRLP”; together with AGT and Fairfax, the “Buying Group”), are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018220 Views

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Stornoway Achieves Full Underground Mine Design Capacity

Provides Update on Balance Sheet and Financing Activities LONGUEUIL, Québec, Sept. 04, 2018 — Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to report that it has achieved sustained underground mine production at the Renard Diamond Mine at or above the mine’s design capacity. This marks the completion of the production ramp-up of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018172 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Reports Marine Laydown Area (MLA) Earthworks Completed In Line with 2015 Feasibility Costs and Ahead of Schedule and First Sealift at Back River Received

September 04, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB.T), (“Sabina” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that pre-development civil works at the Back River Marine Laydown Area (“MLA”) have been completed and the first sealift supply was successfully received at the 100%-owned Back River Gold Project (“Back River” or the “Project”) […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018144 Views

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Sphinx announces results of its Annual General Meeting, grants stock options

September 04, 2018 Montréal, September 4, 2018 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) is pleased to announce that at its Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held on August 30, 2018 on Grand Calumet Island, in the Pontiac MRC Region of Quebec, all the items were approved as follows: Election of François Biron, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018115 Views

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Serengeti Announces Results of its Annual General Meeting

September 04, 2018 Vancouver, B.C., September 4, 2018. Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) is pleased to report that at the Annual General Meeting of its shareholders held August 30, 2018 (the “AGM”), the Company experienced a very strong turnout of votes.  A total of 52 votes were received in person and by […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018126 Views

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GéoMégA Subsidiary Innord Completes its First Scale Up Unit and Acquires Feed Material for Large Volume Testing

Montreal, September 4, 2018 – Geomega Resources Inc. (“GéoMégA” or the “Corporation”) (TSX.V: GMA) is pleased to announce that Innord Inc. (“Innord”), a private subsidiary controlled by GéoMégA, has completed the assembly of its first scale up unit for processing magnetic residues containing rare earth elements (“REE”) Neodymium (Nd) and Dysprosium (Dy). The unit has […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018105 Views

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Zenyatta Reports on Graphene Research Progress

Thunder Bay, ON September 4, 2018 Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (“Zenyatta” or the “Company”) (TSXV:  ZEN) is pleased to report on progress in the 81 research partnerships that it has entered into since 2013 that are creating increasing demand for Albany Graphite as a source material for graphene and graphene oxide as well as high-purity graphite […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018120 Views

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Baffinland Acknowledges the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s Reconsideration Report and Recommendations on Baffinland’s Production Increase Proposal

September 3, 2018 – Baffinland welcomes the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s (NIRB) favourable recommendations for the construction of a 15 million litre fuel tank and a 380-person camp and associated infrastructure developments at Milne Inlet. The increased fuel on site and added accommodations at Milne Inlet will allow Baffinland to advance significant improvements at the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018131 Views

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Should there be a mandatory Indigenous-focused high school course? B.C. educators say yes – CBC

Sep 04, 2018 Beyond Beads and Bannock is a week-long series on CBC radio, TV and web that takes an in-depth look at Indigenous curricula in B.C. schools. This series examines the push to include Indigenous culture and perspectives in the new curriculum that was introduced in the 2015-16 school year for K-9 and that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018127 Views

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Rockhaven Resources Ltd. Closes Private Placement

August 31, 2018 – Rockhaven Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: RK) (“Rockhaven”) announces that it has closed its $600,000 private placement with Strategic Metals Ltd. (“Strategic Metals”), its largest shareholder, as originally announced on August 28, 2018.The private placement consisted of the sale of 4,000,000 units at a price of $0.15 per unit, each unit consisting of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 201893 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada Highlights Joint Ownership of Franklin Artifacts in Nunavut

August 31, 2018    Cambridge Bay and Gjoa Haven, Nunavut        Parks Canada The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, will be in Nunavut to underline the joint ownership of Franklin Expedition artifacts with the Inuit Heritage Trust as well as thank Her Majesty’s Government of the United Kingdom of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018157 Views

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RavenQuest Signs Services Contract With Alexander First Nation

August 31, 2018 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 15, 2018 — RavenQuest BioMed Inc. (the “Company” or “RavenQuest”) – (CSE: RQB, OTCQB: RVVQF, Frankfurt: 1IT) is pleased to announce it has entered into a services agreement with Alexander First Nation to develop a Health Canada cannabis license application. Alexander First Nation is located adjacent to the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018145 Views

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Repairs to Begin Immediately on Northern Manitoba Rail

August 31, 2018 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada The Government of Canada is fully committed to the restoration of the Hudson Bay Rail Line, a critical piece of transportation infrastructure for nearly 30,000 people from First Nations as well as other communities in northern Manitoba and the Kivalliq region of Nunavut. The rail line brings […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018131 Views

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On Labour Day, two Quebec parties promise $15 minimum wage if elected – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 3, 2018 By Morgan Lowrie THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Quebec’s campaigning politicians appealed to workers on Labour Day Monday, with two parties promising to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. On Day 12 of the provincial election campaign, Parti Quebecois Leader Jean-Francois Lisee said the starting wage would be […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018107 Views

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Kinder Morgan Canada Limited – Trans Mountain Pipeline and Expansion Project Transaction Closes

Board Determination on Use of Proceeds Expected September 4, 2018 CALGARY, Aug. 31, 2018  – Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (TSX: KML) today announced that the Trans Mountain Pipeline system and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) have been indirectly acquired by the Government of Canada, through Trans Mountain Corporation (a subsidiary of the Canada Development Investment Corporation) for […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018177 Views

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Indigenous knowledge, research are key to protecting the Arctic

Minister Duncan, Governor General wrap up a successful visit to Canada’s North August 31, 2018 – Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut Bridging the gap between Indigenous knowledge and Arctic research will help the government better understand the unique challenges faced by the people who live in the Canadian Arctic. Climate change is one of many such challenges. Combining research […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018178 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Residential construction investment, second quarter 2018 Investment in residential construction in Canada increased 7.8% year over year to $36.0 billion in the second quarter. Continue reading  Investment in non-residential building construction (revised data), second quarter 2018 Following the release of gross domestic product by income and expenditure for the second quarter, revised data on investment […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2018149 Views

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Community projects receive more than $748,000 from the Community Development Fund

Organizations from across Yukon are receiving $748,332 in funding for community projects through the Community Development Fund (CDF). A total of 21 projects are receiving Tier I and II CDF funding to improve community infrastructure, increase food security, and enhance recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities in Yukon communities. Funding recipients include the White River First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2018160 Views

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NEB update to Federal Court decision

August 31, 2018 The Federal Court of Appeal decision of August 30th 2018 has quashed the Order in Council approving the Trans Mountain Expansion project, and nullified the Certificate issued by the NEB for the Project. In the absence of a Certificate, the NEB expects that Trans Mountain will safely cease all construction activity in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2018159 Views

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Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on an Agreement Being Reached for Churchill Rail Line

August 31, 2018 First and foremost, the conclusion of this transaction is extremely positive for all Manitobans and in particular for the people of Churchill and northern Manitoba.  They have endured challenging circumstances for a very long time and we have stood with them. We have consistently advocated that the federal government has a jurisdictional […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2018151 Views

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Celebrating the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada in Toronto

Credits: Canadian Geographic On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Canadian Geographic and Kids Can Press celebrated the launch of the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada and its giant floor map program. To learn more about this outstanding educational resource — and order the four-volume atlas set — please visit www.indigenouspeoplesatlasofcanada.ca The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2018418 Views

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BC Government: Partnership and collaboration with First Nations communities

Aug. 31, 2018 SMITHERS – The BC Wildfire Service and its ministry partners are working to improve their collaboration and partnerships with First Nations governments related to wildfire response and recovery efforts. Working with First Nations peoples as true partners at all levels of planning, decision-making and implementation is important to the BC Wildfire Service, especially […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2018265 Views

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KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples Event: The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse presents the “Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space

Québec, August 31st, 2018 — As part of the event KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples, the Interim President of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse has opened the “Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space today in the presence of its partners. “The Commission is a long-time ally of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2018225 Views

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YT Government: Nomination Period Extended for Dawson Regional Land Use Planning Commission

Joint news release with Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in The Government of Yukon and the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in have agreed to extended the period for accepting nominations to the Dawson Regional Land Use Planning Commission to September 14. Yukoners interested in serving a three-year term on the Commission as a Yukon government nominee may submit their applications to the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2018202 Views

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Humber by Canoe – Your Chance to Paddle into History

TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2018  – Picture this…The paddle splashes as the canoe glides gently across the surface of the water. A Blue Heron soars overhead. Suddenly, it feels as though you’ve escaped the city and found your way to a northern Ontario river. This is no imaginary scene. It’s an example of what’s possible during Humber […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2018170 Views

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Sylvain Lussier of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt appointed to Superior Court of Québec

Aug 31, 2018 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is pleased to congratulate our partner Sylvain Lussier, an exceptional litigator and colleague, on his appointment to the Superior Court of Québec. Sylvain Lussier is widely recognized as one of the most accomplished commercial and civil litigators in Québec. He represented clients before various administrative tribunals, the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2018183 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation announces Peaceful Gathering at Teẑtan Biny and Yanah Biny; Seeks Injunction against Taseko Drilling Program

Williams Lake, BC: The Tgilhqot’in community of Xeni Gwet’in is assembling for a peaceful gathering and harvesting camp at Te2tan Biny (Fish Lake) and Yanah Biny (Little Fish Lake), a place of profound cultural and spiritual significance for the Tgilhqot’in people. This peaceful gathering and camp has the full support of the Tgilhqot’in Nation. On […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2018346 Views

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Government of Canada takes important step towards a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy to address Canada’s most persistent social issues

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 31, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting innovative solutions that find new ways to help communities tackle their most complex and persistent social issues. By breaking down the barriers that prevent Canada’s most vulnerable populations from finding employment […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2018152 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada Recognizes the National Historic Significance of Nlaka’pamux Basket-Making

From: Parks Canada August 31, 2018                         Lytton, British Columbia                           Parks Canada Representatives from Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada will take part in a plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate Nlaka’pamux Basket-making. Basket-making is central to Nlaka’pamux cultural identity, signifying the role of women as culture bearers. Their […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2018162 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Premier’s lack of action on Muskrat Falls commitments a step back for reconciliation, says President Lampe

August 31, 2018 Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe is questioning why the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador continues to ignore the recommendations of the Independent Expert Advisory Committee (IEAC) on ways to mitigate human health concerns related to methylmercury throughout the Muskrat Falls reservoir as well as in the Lake Melville ecosystem. “The Premier and the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018229 Views

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Prime Minister announces changes to parliamentary secretaries

August 31, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced changes to the parliamentary secretaries. The parliamentary secretaries included in today’s announcement are either newly appointed, taking on new responsibilities, or staying in their current portfolio. The appointments are effective on August 31. Together, the new team brings a wealth of experience and range of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018174 Views

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City of Vancouver: Temporary modular housing approved for 5077 and 5095 Heather Street site

August 30 2018 Development Permit approved for two buildings containing 98 new homes for Vancouver’s most vulnerable residents Today, the Director of Planning for the City of Vancouver announced the approval of a development permit to build 98 new temporary modular homes at 5077 and 5095 Heather Street. For the two new buildings on this site, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018207 Views

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MP Don Rusnak Stepping Down from Parliamentary Secretary Position

August 31, 2018 Thunder Bay, Ontario Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay – Rainy River, announced today that he is stepping down from his role as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services. He cited the intense travel schedule and his time away from his young family and riding as the reasons […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018159 Views

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Federal Court of Appeal decision a clear victory for all Indigenous communities in BC

August 30, 2018 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — The First Nations Summit is applauding today’s Federal Court of Appeal court unanimous decision which quashed the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain expansion project. The court indicated in its ruling that the federal government failed to adequately consult First Nations whose rights are impacted by […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018202 Views

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Trans Mountain Pipeline: Premier Notley

August 30, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley delivered the following remarks today in a live address about the Federal Court of Appeal’s ruling on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project: “My fellow Albertans, we face a serious situation. I’m here before you to tell you how we are defending you, your resources, your jobs and the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018132 Views

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Non-profit computer recycling gives Canadian registered Charities a boost by providing them with technology in Vancouver

ERA donates throughout the community of Vancouver to Organizations in need VANCOUVER, Aug. 31, 2018  – The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) announces that they will be donating up to 20 devices to Organizations in Vancouver. Wings of Courage, Vancouver Native Health Society and the YMCA of Great Vancouver are all recipients of this donation. Over the last 14 years, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018167 Views

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Quebec

August 31, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018353 Views

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Woodfibre LNG Project — Additional Participant Funding Allocated

August 30, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) allocated an additional $45,000 in federal funds in February 2017 to ten Indigenous groups to assist their participation in reviewing and providing comments on proposed changes to the Woodfibre LNG Project, located in British Columbia. Details of Funding Allocation for the Project Recipients Additional Funding Allocation Previous Funding Allocation Total Funding […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018166 Views

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Federal Court of Appeal issues Trans Mountain Expansion project decision

August 30, 2018 Today’s decision by the Federal Court of Appeal has quashed the Governor in Council (GiC or Federal Government) Order in Council for the Trans Mountain Expansion project, and found the resultant NEB certificate has been nullified. The NEB appreciates having the Court’s direction and will take the time required to fully read and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018119 Views

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Goldcorp Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.02 Per Share

VANCOUVER, Aug. 31, 2018  – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors declared a third quarterly dividend for 2018 of $0.02 per share.  Shareholders of record as of the close of business on Thursday, September 13, 2018 will be entitled to receive payment on Friday, September 21, 2018. Dividend […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018110 Views

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Conquest provides Second Quarter update report

August 30, 2018 Encouraging exploration programs on Golden Rose property Potential for additional gold mineralisation at Golden Rose Mine site Eight high priority exploration targets identified Conquest Resources Limited (TSX-V: “CQR”) reports continued progress with exploration programs at its Golden Rose Gold Mine property, at Emerald Lake in Afton Township in northern Ontario, and notes ongoing exploration […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 201898 Views

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Hatch sponsors first all-women mine rescue team

August 30, 2018 Toronto, Canada—Hatch is proud to announce that it is now a sponsor of Diamonds in the Rough, the first all-women mine rescue team competing in the International Mines Rescue Competition in Ekaterinburg, Russia, September 22-29, 2018. The competition requires teams to compete in the areas of mine rescue simulation, firefighting, first aid […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018180 Views

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Suncor Energy to present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference 2018

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 30, 2018– Steve Williams, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:05 a.m. MT (11:05 a.m. ET). The webcast link will be available on Suncor’s website at suncor.com/webcasts, or at the following URL for 180 days: https://event.webcasts.com/viewer/event.jsp?ei=1208789&tp_key=62a9ef8411. Suncor Energy is Canada’s leading […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018187 Views

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BluMetric Announces Profitable Q3 FY2018

Ottawa – 29 August 2018 – BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX.V: BLM) is pleased to announce revenue of $8.4 million and net income of $65,000 for the third quarter of fiscal 2018, ended June 30, 2018. Financial Highlights Revenue for the quarter is $8.4 million, an increase of 13% compared to $7.4 million for the quarter ended June […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018136 Views

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Five Country Ministerial Meeting and Quintet of Attorneys General Concludes

August 30, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada works in close collaboration with international partners to strengthen our national security and safeguard Canadians’ rights and freedoms. From August 28 to 30, Canada participated in meetings with its allies Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018157 Views

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Trans Mountain: another decision that will scare off investors

Montreal, August 30, 2018 – The decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to block the project to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline under the pretext that Ottawa has not consulted the indigenous population adequately shows yet again that the project approval process in Canada is not working and is sending investments fleeing to our competitors. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2018156 Views

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