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Durango Exhibits at the MoneyShow Orlando

Vancouver, BC / February 8, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTC Grey-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that Company representatives will be attending and exhibiting at The MoneyShow taking place at the Omni Orlando Resort ChampionsGate on February 9-11, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. The MoneyShow is a first-class investment conference which offers endless networking opportunities. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018152 Views

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Saturn Oil + Gas Inc. Provides Operational Update to Winter Drill Program

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN – February 9, 2018 – Saturn Oil + Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: SMI) (FSE: SMK) would like to provide an update on the Company’s recent land acquisition and Q1/2018 drill program. Saturn has closed its land acquisition with Whitecap Resources Inc. The Company has acquired one section of land with […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018114 Views

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Interfor Reports Q4’17 Results

February 08, 2018 Record Quarterly Sales of $533 million and EBITDA 1 of $90 million Record Annual Sales of $2 billion and EBITDA 1 of $288 million Quarterly Free Cash Flow from Operatio ns of $83 Million (or $1.19 per Share) Net Debt to Invested Capital Ratio of 12% INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) […]

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Rubicon Minerals Announces C$10.0 Million Bought Deal Flow-Through Financing

TORONTO, Ontario, February 8, 2018 – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets under which the underwriters have agreed to buy, on a bought deal basis by way of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018130 Views

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Cameco’s Board Appoints New Chair

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, February 8, 2018 Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) today announced the appointment of Ian Bruce as chair of Cameco’s board of directors effective immediately following the company’s annual general meeting on May 16, 2018. Bruce will succeed Neil McMillan, who is retiring from the board after five years as chair, and 16 years […]

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Western Copper and Gold Completes Private Placement

February 08, 2018 VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) announces that it has completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”). Under the Private Placement, the Company has issued 2,905,066 units (the “Units”) at a price of $1.15 per Unit for aggregate gross […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018146 Views

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The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, announces a new federal energy regulator as part of the Government of Canada’s new Environmental Assessments and Regulatory Review

Good morning, everyone. I want to acknowledge that we are meeting on the traditional territory of the Blackfoot and the people of the Treaty 7 region in southern Alberta. As an Indigenous proverb said, “We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” That perspective has inspired and informed our government’s vision […]

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Project creates opportunities while preserving area history – Government of BC

February 08, 2018 PORT EDWARD – Twenty-three people have gained valuable skills and contributed to their community by working on a project that brings the past to the present. In restoring the North Pacific Cannery Site, the team members have earned apprenticeship hours in carpentry and construction craft work, to be better positioned in the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018178 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 9, 2018

Labour Force Survey, January 2018 Following two months of increases, employment fell by 88,000 in January. Part-time employment declined (-137,000), while full-time employment was up (+49,000). At the same time, the unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage points to 5.9%. Continue reading  Traveller Accommodation Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2017 The Traveller Accommodation Services Price […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018178 Views

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APTN National News February 2, 2018 – Advancing Treaty Rights, 60s Scoop Survivors Raise Their Voice

Credits: APTN News In this episode of APTN National News: Nishnawbe Aski Nation Chiefs strategize on how to best advance treaty rights. 60s scoop survivors raise their voice on those left out of a proposed settlement. Coastal First Nations are unsure new transport restrictions on bitumen in BC will do the job.

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Artist Rande Cook to speak at NIC

February 8, 2018 Feb. 22 event launches campaign to support future Artist Talk Series Join accomplished northwest coast artist Rande Cook for an inspiring evening as part of NIC’s ongoing 2018 Artist Talk Series. The free public event, hosted by NIC’s School of Fine Arts and Design, runs Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Stan Hagen […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018202 Views

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GNWT Finalizes Regulations for the New Mental Health Act

YELLOWKNIFE (February 8, 2018) – Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced that the government has finalized the regulations under the new Mental Health Act. The regulations will guide health professionals’ delivery of short term care and treatment to individuals with chronic and acute mental health disorders in situations where there is an […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018179 Views

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Invitation: Significant funding announcement to help First Nations communities tackle the overdose crisis and save lives

The Honourable Judy Darcy Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Invites you to attend a significant funding announcement to help First Nations communities tackle the overdose crisis and save lives PLEASE NOTE UPDATED TIME: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018 The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Chairman Room (North Tower) 1601 Bayshore Dr. Vancouver Take the elevator […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018306 Views

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Government of Yukon officials and Yukon First Nations return from Ottawa

February 8, 2018 Days from the 45th anniversary of the presentation of Together Today for our Children Tomorrow by a group of Yukon Chiefs to Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau in Ottawa, a group of Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations delegates have wrapped up their Yukon Days meetings. Premier Sandy Silver, Government of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018190 Views

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Indigenous Poverty Reduction Consultations – BCAAFC

Friendship Centres across BC are hosting Indigenous poverty reduction consultations to inform the development of a BC Poverty Reduction Strategy, as committed to by the BC Government. These consultations are taking place over the course of February and March 2018 with a summary report being provided to the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018243 Views

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Behchoko Child & Family & Family Services (BCFS)

Read the current news from Behchokǫ̀  Child & Family Sercices (BCFS). The Foster Family Coalition of the NWT is looking for one more board member for the Tłı̨chǫ region. Members will be offered training in March and must commit to one conference call a month, be a model of fostering in the community and region, assist […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018176 Views

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Media Advisory: Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries to Speak at Combined Councils of Labrador AGM

February 8, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, Graham Letto, Parliamentary Secretary for Natural Resources, and Randy Edmunds, Parliamentary Secretary for Indigenous Affairs will participate in the 46th Annual General Meeting of the Combined Councils of Labrador on February […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018170 Views

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Media Advisory – Hearing on the Report of the Auditor General of Canada on Climate Change in Yukon

Ottawa, 8 February 2018—The Office of the Auditor General of Canada has been called to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts of the Yukon for a hearing on its report on Wednesday, 14 February 2018. The Auditor General of Canada, Michael Ferguson, will be appearing as a witness before the committee. Schedule Hearing 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (pacific […]

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Experience all aspects of Lethbridge College at the Winter Open House

Feb. 8, 2018 Whether you’re a high school student just beginning to explore post-secondary options, a graduate ready to launch into a new career or someone interested in taking a few classes to supplement your skills – Lethbridge College’s Winter Open House has something for everyone. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018185 Views

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Media Advisory: Operation NUNALIVUT 2018 Media Visit

From National Defence Feb 8, 2018 – Yellowknife, NWT – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Media are invited to participate in the Operation NUNALIVUT 2018 Media Visit Program which will be conducted in Resolute Bay and then Cambridge Bay, Nunavut from 11 to 13 March, 2018. About 350 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018205 Views

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York U expert can discuss feds’ changes to environmental assessments

TORONTO, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 – The federal government has proposed changes to how it will do environmental assessments in the future through the creation of a single agency responsible for reviewing major energy projects, including pipelines. Currently, three agencies do environmental assessments, but under the new legislation, those agencies would regulate projects over the […]

by aanationtalk on February 8, 2018166 Views

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UNB opens safe space for LGBTQIA2S+ students, faculty and staff

The 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity opens today at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus. Run by an advisory board comprised of UNB students, faculty and staff, it provides LGBTQIA2S+ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgendered, queer, intersex, asexual, two-spirit) students, faculty and staff with a welcoming, safe, and comfortable place to gather and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018260 Views

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BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee Welcomes Amendments To The Fisheries Act

(Coast Salish Territory, BC – February 7, 2018) – BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee supports amendments to the Fisheries Act introduced in the House of Commons yesterday that will effectively reverse the damaging amendments made under the former Harper government in 2012. While those amendments created uncertainty for protection and lower environmental standards, the amendments […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018252 Views

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Shore Gold Inc. Announces Name Change to Star Diamond Corporation and New Trading Symbol

Kenneth E. MacNeill, President and CEO of Shore Gold Inc. (“Shore” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that Shore has changed its name to Star Diamond Corporation. Effective at the start of trading on February 12, 2018, Star Diamond Corporation will also commence trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under this new name and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018188 Views

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The North West Company: Cost-U-Less Kauai Closure

Winnipeg, Canada, February 8, 2018 – It is with regret that The North West Company announced today the closure of its Cost-U-Less Store in Kauai, Hawaii effective March 31, 2018. “This store was no longer sustainable as a result of ongoing financial losses, which resulted in the difficult decision to close the store. We appreciate […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018339 Views

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Speech of Minister Carolyn Bennett to the Northern Lights Conference

From Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Shaw Centre Ottawa, Ontario January 31, 2018 AS DELIVERED Greetings – Bonjour, Ullukkut. Kwey. This is a huge honour and very exciting to be with all of the leadership in this room. Premier Quassa, congratulations again. This is very exciting in terms of us getting to work together with […]

by aanationtalk on February 8, 2018182 Views

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MNA Region 3 Annual General Meeting

February 7th, 2018 Join the MNA Region 3 community as they gather for their Annual General Meeting. Saturday, February 17th 2018 Albert Park Community Hall: 1310 – 28 Street SE, Calgary Agenda for the day will include talks on: Region 3 report Financial report Rupertsland Institute Apeetogosan Youth Housing Seniors Click here for full agenda NT5

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College of Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies earmarks new scholarship money – U of Saskatchewan

SASKATOON – The College of Graduate and Post-doctoral Studies (CGPS) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has announced two new scholarships aimed at supporting top graduate and post-doctoral researchers. Feb 8, 2018 The Indigenous Graduate Leadership Award is geared towards Indigenous students who have taken on an active role of leadership in their […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018192 Views

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Government of Canada takes steps to ensure a clean environment and strong economy

February 8, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Government of Canada A clean environment and a strong economy go hand in hand – that’s why the Government of Canada is bringing forward better rules for the review of major projects. Better rules will protect our environment, fish and waterways, rebuild public trust, and create new jobs […]

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Inuit Youth to Participate in Nunavut-Based Health Careers Camp – NOSM

The week of February 12-16, 2018, 20 Inuit students from six communities across Nunavut will participate in a Health Careers Camp. The camp’s home base will be at Nunavut Arctic College(NAC) in Iqaluit, with camp activities taking place at Qikiqtani General Hospital and in NAC’s simulation lab and classrooms. Students from Arviat, Naujaat, Taloyoak, Clyde River, Pond Inlet, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018259 Views

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AUMA: More details released on upcoming caribou range planning sessions

February 7, 2018 Dates, times, and locations have been established for stakeholder engagement sessions as part of Alberta’s Action on Caribou: Caribou Range Planning. Sessions will be happening in the following communities: Whitecourt: February 20, 2018 Edmonton: February 22, 2018 Cold Lake: February 27, 2018 Fort McMurray: March 1, 2018 High Level: March 6, 2018 Grande Prairie: March 08, […]

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New project to shed light on health inequity in B.C. Indigenous communities – SFU

February 06, 2018 A new study lead by SFU psychology professor Grace Iarocci, Autism and Aboriginal families: Bridging the cultural gap through collective dialogue, aims at beginning a dialogue with Aboriginal communities about their experiences with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Co-led with Romona Baxter of the Nzen’man’ Child and Family Development Centre in Merritt, BC, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018158 Views

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Minimum wage to increase on April 1 – GNB

February 08, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The minimum wage in New Brunswick will increase to $11.25 per hour on April 1. “The goals behind New Brunswick’s multi-year economic growth plan are to grow the economy, create jobs and put more money in the pockets of New Brunswickers,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “We have raised the […]

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City of Calgary and Tsuut’ina Nation sign agreement for 9-1-1 services

The City of Calgary and the Tsuut’ina Nation held a signing ceremony to mark the agreement for Calgary 9-1-1 to deliver services to Nation residents. The agreement includes evaluating calls for the appropriate service response, transferring calls for police or ambulance to the appropriate agency and providing dispatch services to the Tsuut’ina Nation Fire Department. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018148 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada Supporting Economic Development Opportunities in First Nations Communities

Ottawa – Please be advised that Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, will make an announcement regarding information technology modernization in Batchewana First Nation, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  Friday, February 9, 2018 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EST) Where: Batchewana First Nation Band Office Conference […]

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YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards – 2018 Call for Applications

The YVR ART FOUNDATION is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for the Aspiring Artist Awards of $500 each. Up to ten Aspiring Artist Awards will be offered in 2018 to BC and Yukon First Nations youth (age 13-19) who wish to develop their artistic potential. This award […]

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2018 East Coast Music Awards Nominees Announced!

Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant, KINLEY, Ria Mae, and Joel Plaskett lead 2018 East Coast Music Award nominations …performers announced for 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference As they prepare to celebrate their milestone 30th anniversary, the East Coast Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2018 East Coast Music Award nominees. Rose Cousins leads the pack with eight nominations, […]

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Tour based on Indigenous teachings among special February offers – CMHR

Winnipeg – A guided experience based on the seven sacred teachings of the Anishinaabe, Cree and Dakota peoples is one of three tours being offered at no extra charge to visitors during the month of February at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). The Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour encourages participants to live in accordance with […]

by aanationtalk on February 8, 2018135 Views

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News from the University of Sudbury’s Board of Regents – University of Sudbury

The University of Sudbury is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley Duquette-Lafortune to its Board of Regents. Ms Duquette-Lafortune is a former student of the Laurentian Federation, having completed an Honours BA with majors in History and English, a Bachelor of Education, and in 2006 a BA with concentration in Native Studies, the University […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018168 Views

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Romanow to speak at Indigenous student achievement ceremony – University of Saskatchewan

Members of the media are invited to the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) Indigenous student achievement awards ceremony. These prestigious awards will be presented to 44 students from 12 colleges and three student groups. Feb 7, 2018 Thursday, Feb. 8, 2:30 – 4 pm Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre 5 Campus Drive University […]

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Osisko Mining Provides Quebec Exploration Update

(Toronto, February 8, 2018)  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX) (“Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide an update on the progress of exploration at its 100% owned Windfall Lake, Urban Barry and Quévillon gold projects located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Québec. Osisko has been conducting new exploration and definition drilling at […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018141 Views

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Affinor Growers appoints new CEO

Vancouver (Canada), February 7, 2018 – Affinor Growers Ltd.’s (“Affinor Growers”) (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Nicholas Brusatore, one of the original founders of the Company, as President and CEO. Mr. Brusatore is a known design expert in the commercial production of plants using vertical growing technology to automate and accommodate low […]

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Stornoway Announces Renard Mine Completion Certification

LONGUEUIL, Québec, Feb. 07, 2018 — Stornoway Diamond Corporation(TSX:SWY) (the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to announce the attainment of full Completion Certification (“Completion”) at the Renard Mine. Under the terms of Stornoway’s July 2014 material project finance agreements, including the senior secured loan agreement with Diaquem Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ressources Québec) and the Renard streaming agreement, Completion entails the delivery of […]

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Suncor Energy declares increased dividend

All financial figures are in Canadian dollars CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 07, 2018  — Suncor Energy’s Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share on its common shares, payable March 26, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 5, 2018. This dividend represents a 12.5% increase over […]

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Strikepoint Gold Inc. Announces Appointment Of Susan Neale To The Board Of Directors

StrikePoint Gold Inc. (SKP:TSX.V)(STKXF:OTCQB) has appointed Susan Neale to the company’s board of directors. Susan Neale is a chartered accountant with over 20 years of experience in corporate transactions, public markets and in-depth accounting and auditing, working with mineral exploration, development and operating companies with projects in North America, South America, Africa and Australia. Ms. […]

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Joint Statement on Deaths of Fort Albany Members following Altercations with Police

February 07, 2018 TIMMINS, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon, and Fort Albany First Nation Chief Andrew Solomon have issued the following statement regarding two Fort Albany members who have died following altercations with Timmins Police Service over the past few days: “We are shocked that […]

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Government of Canada announces next step in the protection of Canada’s treasured artifacts

New purpose-built Parks Canada facility will ensure the preservation and security of artifact collection February 7, 2018                          Ottawa, Ontario                       Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is responsible for protecting Canada’s natural and cultural heritage and showcasing significant examples of our heritage nationally. Today, the Government of Canada announced that a joint-architectural venture between Moriyama […]

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Bob McLeod: Sessional Statement – February 2018

February 7, 2018 Mr. Speaker, I’d like to welcome Members back to the Legislative Assembly as we continue our work to create a better future for the people of the Northwest Territories. Time is passing quickly, Mr. Speaker, and we are past the half-way point in the mandate of the 18th Legislative Assembly. There are just […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018123 Views

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CNSC renews Ontario Power Generation’s Pickering Waste Management Facility operating licence

February 7, 2018 – Ottawa Following a public hearing held on April 13, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced today its decision to renew Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Waste Facility Operating Licence for the Pickering Waste Management Facility (PWMF). The licence will be valid from April 1, 2018 until […]

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The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Keynote Address to the 3rd Annual BIOFOR International Conference – Paperweek 2018

I would like to acknowledge that we are meeting on the traditional lands of the Mohawk Nation. Such recognition is an important reminder that the relationship we have with the land, air and water is sacred.  It’s sacred not least because we have inherited it from the generations that came before us.  Our responsibility is […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018193 Views

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