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Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. Continues to Grow Land Position in Flaxcombe Area

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN – April 24th, 2018 – Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: SMI) (FSE: SMK) is pleased to announce that the Company has successfully acquired two additional sections of land in the Flaxcombe area. This brings the Company’s total land holdings to 17.0 gross sections (12.5 net) of land in west-central […]

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Pengrowth Announces Release Date for Its 2018 First Quarter Results and Conference Call/Webcast Details

CALGARY, Alberta, April 23, 2018  — Pengrowth Energy Corporation (TSX:PGF) (NYSE:PGH) announces that it intends to release its first quarter results for the period ending March 31, 2018 on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 following the close of equity markets. A conference call and listen only audio webcast will be held, beginning at 7:00 A.M. Mountain […]

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Hatch wins provincial award for project protecting Kashechewan First Nation from life-threatening floods

April 23, 2018 Toronto, Canada—Hatch has received an Award of Merit from the Consulting Engineers of Ontario for work done to protect the remote Kashechewan First Nation community from flood risks that pose a significant threat to human life and community infrastructure. Hatch is proud to share the award with FHR Inc., an Indigenous-owned engineering […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201815 Views

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Williams Partners Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution

April 23, 2018 TULSA, Okla.—Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) today announced a regular quarterly cash distribution of $0.614 per unit for its common unitholders. The new amount is a 2.33 percent increase from the partnership’s previous quarterly distribution of $0.60 per unit paid in February 2018. The board of directors of the partnership’s general partner […]

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Ontario Expanding Broadband in Rural and Northern Communities

Investments in Cellular and Satellite Technologies Will Improve Connectivity April 23, 2018 4:10 P.M. Ministry of Infrastructure Ontario is helping to ensure people in rural and northern communities have access to reliable and affordable high-speed broadband internet. As announced in the 2018 Ontario Budget, the government is investing $500 million over three years to expand broadband […]

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Government Introduces Bill to Safeguard Saskatchewan’s Energy Interests

April 23, 2018 Today, Energy and Resources Minister Bronwyn Eyre introduced Bill 126, The Energy Export Act, for first reading in the Saskatchewan Legislature. The bill responds to the inaction by the federal government to assert its jurisdictional authority to ensure the Trans Mountain Expansion Project proceeds.  The bill will create the legislative framework necessary to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201815 Views

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CNSC response to a Pontiac Journal article on radiation limits

I am writing to correct misinformation in an op-ed that appeared in your April 11 edition titled “NSDF: threat to drinking water on national television”. I want to assure your readers that as Canada’s independent nuclear regulator, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) sets radiation limits to protect human health. The CNSC imposes limits – […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 20189 Views

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MMIWG: National Inquiry to move forward with Parts II and III of Truth Gathering Process

Vancouver, British Columbia – The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will hold two Institutional Hearings (part II) and two Expert Panel Hearings (part III) in May and June 2018. The subjects the Chief Commissioner and Commissioners will focus on will include human rights, government services, racism, and policing. The multi-day […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201814 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 24, 2018

April 24, 2018 Annual review of the labour market, 2017 The article “Annual review of the labour market, 2017,” released today in the Labour Statistics: Research Papers series, analyses the Canadian labour market in 2017 using a combination of major indicators from the Labour Force Survey; the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours; the Job […]

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Multiple events mark Lethbridge College’s Convocation Week

Apr. 23, 2018 Lethbridge College celebrates the end of another successful academic year at its Convocation ceremony on Friday. The 61st Convocation in Lethbridge College history begins at 1 p.m. at the Enmax Centre. More than 1,520 convocates will receive degrees, diplomas or certificates from Lethbridge College this year, with more than 660 of them […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201816 Views

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U of G Announces Inaugural Arrell Global Food Innovation Award Winners

A founding organization of the fair trade label, and an expert on climate change and nutrition, will receive the inaugural Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards at the University of Guelph. Solidaridad, based in the Netherlands, and Harvard University professor Samuel Myers will each receive $100,000 at the inaugural Arrell Food Summit hosted by U of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201823 Views

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NU Government: Travel safely on the land!

Travel safely on the land! Are you planning to travel on the land? The Government of Nunavut reminds Nunavummiut to take the following safety precautions: Always travel with an emergency communications device and a GPS that is in working order. Sign out a free SPOT device at your hamlet office, wildlife office or hunter’s and […]

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Carleton University Art Gallery Announces the Stonecroft Symposium: In Dialogue

Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG) announces the launch of the Stonecroft Symposium series. This free annual programming, held over the next five years, is made possible with a generous gift from the Stonecroft Foundation for the Arts. When: Saturday, 12 May 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Carleton University Art Gallery and St. […]

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Big River First Nation fined for violation of federal environmental legislation

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada April 23, 2018 – Big River, Saskatchewan Canadians value a clean and safe environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada’s enforcement officers work hard to enforce the laws that protect Canada’s wildlife, air, water, and natural environment. On April 5, 2018, the Big River First Nation was sentenced $100,000 in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201817 Views

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Dhillon School of Business Scholarship Dinner brings in $50,000 for students

The Dhillon School of Business celebrated its annual Scholarship Dinner on April 13, 2018. This year’s event brought together 450 guests to honour Navjeet (Bob) Dhillon and raised $50,000 for student scholarships. The event was supported by Avail CPA as the premier event sponsor. The evening included a video debut featuring Dhillon, president and CEO […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201815 Views

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U Ottawa Media Advisory: Public Confidence in Energy Decision-Making: How is Canada Doing?

April 20, 2018 Organized by Positive Energy (Institute for Science, Society and Policy) at the University of Ottawa this cutting-edge two day discussion will feature political, corporate, NGO, Indigenous and public sector leaders as keynote speakers and panelists. An analysis of the potential for new federal energy policy and regulatory measures to address public confidence […]

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Manitoba Government to Review The Municipal Act to Strengthen Protections for Municipal Officials

April 23, 2018 The Manitoba government will be reviewing The Municipal Act to identify opportunities to strengthen protections for municipal officials, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today at the Manitoba Municipal Administrators Association Conference and Annual General Meeting. “All elected officials are expected to govern in the best interests of their communities and our […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201814 Views

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Dalhousie U: Innovators, Philanthropists, Leaders, Educators and Activists â Dalhousie University bestows honorary degrees to eight extraordinary individuals

(HALIFAX, N.S.) – Each spring Dalhousie University celebrates the accomplishments of its students during its convocation ceremonies. From May 28 – June 2, at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at Dalhousie University in Halifax, the university will also present honorary degrees to eight extraordinary individuals who have demonstrated service to their community and made significant progress […]

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WWF-Canada: Prairie wetlands, wild rivers and salmon streams to benefit from 2018 Loblaw Water Fund

TORONTO, April 20, 2018 — By sinking old Christmas trees to improve habitat in Ontario, restoring passages for endangered Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon and working with farmers to reclaim agricultural wetlands in Saskatchewan, water-conservation groups across the country are improving Canada’s freshwater future with support from the Loblaw Water Fund. The 2018 Loblaw Water […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201813 Views

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Escape from Buffalo Sage Wellness House

From: Correctional Service Canada April 23, 2018 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada On April 22, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m. staff members at the Buffalo Sage Wellness House, a facility managed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), observed Tara Hobson and Stacy Jack leaving the property. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201817 Views

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BC Government: Premier announces awards for excellence in education

April 23, 2018 VICTORIA – Nominations open today for the new Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, an opportunity to recognize the enormous contributions of education professionals who go above and beyond to make life better for students in British Columbia. “B.C.’s talented teachers, administrators and support workers deserve to be honoured and celebrated for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201815 Views

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Algoma U: Fourth Annual Science Festival Set to Begin in Sault Ste. Marie

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON: April 20, 2018): The Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival – the only festival of its kind in the area – kicks off Monday April 23rd and will continue through to Saturday, April 28th, 2018. The Sault Ste. Marie Science Festival shines the spotlight on science among children, teens and adults by […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201813 Views

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Indigenous healer shot to death, Canadian killed in Peru

Credits: CBC News Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death on Thursday and a Canadian citizen was killed apparently in reprisal, according to local media reports. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4630476 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201829 Views

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Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction Holds Annual Meeting in Rankin Inlet

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut (April 20, 2018) – Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) and the Government of Nunavut (GN) chaired the annual meeting of the Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction (NRPR) in Rankin Inlet this week. Over 40 participants came together to discuss the ongoing implementation of Makimaniq 2: A Shared Approach to Poverty Reduction. Discussions included […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201827 Views

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Mount Royal U: An urban choice, but rural need

Clinical placements put distance and culture into perspective for MRU midwife Luisa Franco had never before truly appreciated the concept of distance, nor had she ever felt the isolation that came with living in remote rural Alberta. Having spent her youth in Bogota, Colombia ― a city with double the population of the province of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201816 Views

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Acadia increases tuition by six per cent: increases support for students

Tuition fees for students attending Acadia University will increase by six per cent beginning September 2018. The tuition fee increase was included in Acadia’s 2018-19 balanced budget that was approved by the University’s Board of Governors on April 20, 2018. The tuition increase includes a one-time market adjustment of three percent, which is permitted under […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201823 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Members of Film and Video Production Tax Credit Working Group

April 23, 2018 Committee Held First Meeting April 18 The Manitoba government is following through on its Budget 2018 commitment to establish a working group to evaluate the Manitoba Film and Video Production Tax Credit, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen and Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today. “We’re always looking for ways to […]

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Sabina & Kitikmeot Inuit Association Finalize Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement and Long Term Land Tenure Agreements for Back River Project

April 23, 2018 Vancouver, BC and Cambridge Bay, NU – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (SBB-T) (“Sabina”) and the Kitikmeot Inuit Association (“KIA”) announced today that they have finalized agreements relating to the Binding Term sheet announced on October 18, 2017.The parties have entered into 20 year benefit and land tenure agreements under a Framework […]

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Trent U: Honorary Degrees to be Bestowed Upon Four Remarkable Canadians at 2018 Convocation Ceremonies

Head of Bell Let’s Talk, Holocaust educator and survivor, supporter of urban Indigenous communities, and eminent architect to be recognized with Trent’s highest honour Monday, April 23, 2018 Trent University will honour four distinguished Canadians, including a corporate mental health advocate; an orator, author and first-hand witness to the Holocaust; the executive director of the […]

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Bill 99: First Nations Are Sovereign and Will Protect the Integrity of Their Unceded Territories

WENDAKE, QC, April 20, 2018  – In response to the decision of the Quebec Superior Court to uphold the Act respecting the exercise of the fundamental rights and prerogatives of the Québec people and the Québec State (Bill 99), the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) totally rejects the very foundations of the Quebec provincial government’s […]

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TransAlta Corporation Announces Results of the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Election of all Directors

CALGARY, Alberta (April 20, 2018) – TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) held its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on April 20, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta.  A total of 144,822,873 common shares, representing 50.30% of the shares outstanding were represented in person and by proxy at the meeting. The following […]

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Prime Minister concludes successful trip to London

April 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his visit to London, United Kingdom (UK), where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), and promoted progressive trade that creates economic growth for all, addressed climate change and ocean protection, and emphasized the importance of values like gender equality, inclusion, and respect […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201812 Views

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CESO National Volunteer Week

CESO National Volunteer Week As part of Canada’s National Volunteer Week, we celebrate our CESO Volunteer Advisors who bring to life the values of volunteering. Your work with our clients translates into sustainable results that positively impact the lives of our clients, their families and the broader communities. Over the years, you have had tremendous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201815 Views

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Canadian farmland values continued steady climb in 2017, FCC report says

Canadian farmland values continued steady climb in 2017, FCC report says The average value of farmland across Canada continued its steady climb in 2017, a sign of a strong and stable agriculture economy, according to J.P. Gervais, chief agricultural economist for Farm Credit Canada (FCC). The average value of Canadian farmland increased 8.4 per cent […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201821 Views

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Mount Royal U: Provost announces new Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Jennifer Pettit

Following a national search, it is with immense pleasure Dr. Lesley Brown, Provost and Vice-president Academic at Mount Royal University announces that Dr. Jennifer Pettit, upon the recommendation of an eight-member selection committee, has been chosen to serve as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts effective April 20, 2018. Pettit has demonstrated strong leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201816 Views

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TRU: Swapping gold pans for stethoscopes in historic Hazelton

April 20, 2018 How this remote gold rush gateway community is helping train the next generation of Canadian health-care professionals. Founded a year before Canada’s Confederation, the now-remote outpost of Hazelton is one of British Columbia’s oldest settlements and was once an important site for its access to the Omineca region’s goldfields and proximity to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201819 Views

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TSB provides update on investigation into Fond-du-Lac accident, expands data collection on aircraft operations in remote areas

Winnipeg, Manitoba, 23 April 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released a factual update on its investigation (A17C0146) into the fatal aircraft accident that occurred in Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan, on 13 December 2017. The update provides additional information on the sequence of events that led to the accident, the progress of the […]

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TransMountain Part 2: Canadians weigh in on economic implications, protesters, and ‘social licence’ – Angus Reid

April 23, 2018 – Protests against Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain Pipeline have followed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for months, from Vancouver to Ottawa to London. Not London, Ontario. London, England. The protests from the United Kingdom’s branch of Greenpeace during Trudeau’s recent visit for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting serve as an indication of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201817 Views

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Bulletin 2018-08: Announcing New AER Website

Announcing New AER Website Apr 23, 2018 On May 7, 2018, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will launch a new website with updated layout, restructured content, and tabbed navigation, as well as an improved search function. To do this, extensive research, development, and testing were completed, including numerous interviews and focus groups. Based on this […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201813 Views

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First Nations Fisheries Council of BC Congratulates Five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations on Court Decision, Calls on Government to Implement Decision

The First Nations Fisheries Council of BC (FNFC) is today applauding the victory of five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations in the B.C. Supreme Court decision in the Ahousaht et al v. Canada case. The decision was released at noon today. The Judge today found that the Government of Canada was not justified in infringing on the Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201816 Views

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First meeting of multi-stakeholder Advisory Body on Responsible Business Conduct abroad

April 23, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario, Global Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to initiating a new era of cooperation between government, industry and civil society on responsible business conduct (RBC) abroad, and ensuring that Canadians can have confidence in our world-class companies and trust that international trade and investment is working for […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201825 Views

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Explor Increases East Bay Property

Rouyn-Noranda, Canada, April 20, 2018 – Explor Resources Inc. (“Explor” or “the Corporation”) (TSX-  V: EXS, OTCQB: EXSFF, FSE & BE: E1H1) is pleased to announce the acquisition of 4 mineral claims located in the Hébécourt Township, in the Lac Duparquet and Rapide-Danseur Municipalities, in the Rouyn-Noranda Mining Division, Province of Quebec for a total […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201820 Views

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Yang Ming & THE Alliance Introduce Weekly PS8 Prince Rupert Service

April 20, 2018 PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — The Port of Prince Rupert, DP World Prince Rupert and CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE:CNI) are pleased to announce a new weekly marine carrier service at the Fairview Container Terminal. Yang Ming and its partners in THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express, have added Prince Rupert as […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201819 Views

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Agnico Eagle Completes Sale of Common Shares of Belo Sun Mining Corp.

TORONTO , April 20, 2018 – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM, TSX: AEM) (“Agnico Eagle” or the “Company”) announced today that it has disposed of 44,551,000 common shares of Belo Sun Mining Corp. (“Belo Sun”) in a pre-arranged trade executed through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”). The sale price was C$0.335 per common share (the 30-day volume weighted average price of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201820 Views

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Northern & NorthMart to Celebrate Earth Day with Greener Tomorrow Grants

Winnipeg MB, April 20, 2018– Northern/NorthMart stores throughout northern Canada will celebrate a Greener Tomorrow with special Earth Day presentations commencing April 22, 2018. Now in its seventh year, Northern/NorthMart’s Greener Tomorrow program, aimed at reducing plastic bag use, has made a significant impact throughout the North. “Millions of plastic bags have been removed from […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201816 Views

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Nunavut Inuit President at The UN: Canada should Support Inuktut Majority in Nunavut

(April 20, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut)  In a historic first address to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues this week, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated’s president, Ms. Aluki Kotierk focused on the need to ensure equitable public services that other Canadian’s enjoy, for unilingual Inuktut speakers in Nunavut. With the creation of public government of Nunavut […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201829 Views

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Ontario Launches Provincial Standards for Race-Based Data Collection

April 23, 2018 Anti-Racism Directorate Ontario is leading by example with the launch of the Data Standards for the Identification and Monitoring of Systemic Racism – the first anti-racism data standards of its kind in Canada – for the purpose of targeting systemic racism and ensuring people in Ontario benefit equally from public policies, programs and services. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201839 Views

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First Nations Summit congratulates Nuu-chah-nulth Nations for BC Supreme Court Decision

April 20, 2018 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – First Nations Summit (FNS) leaders are applauding the efforts of five Nuu‐chah‐nulth Nations for their efforts that led to yesterday’s BC Supreme Court (BCSC) decision which confirms the Nuu‐chah‐nulth right to fish on a commercial basis and Canada’s infringement on these rights is not justified and must be […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201822 Views

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Call for applications: Team Nunavut 2019 Canada Winter Games Mission staff

April 20, 2018 Would you like to support Nunavut athletes at the largest youth sport event in Canada? Here’s your chance! The Sport and Recreation division of Community and Government Services department is accepting applications for mission staff to represent Team Nunavut at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta from February 15 […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201818 Views

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On Earth Day, Government of Canada targets plastic waste and marine litter, with launch of online consultation

April 22, 2018 – Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia Plastic waste and marine litter pose an increasingly serious threat to our oceans and marine life. Canada is committed to protecting our environment and preserving our waterways, so that all Canadians can continue to enjoy the beauty, health and economic benefits that our oceans, lakes and rivers […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201831 Views

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