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Innovation hub opens doors in Whitehorse – Federal government investment boosts innovation in the North

October 11, 2018 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in the North fosters economic diversification and growth. That is why the Government of Canada, through the Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development program (SINED), has invested over $900,000 in supporting the innovation ecosystem in Yukon. The announcement was made […]

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Wild Salmon Advisory Council report published in support of B.C.’s wild salmon

October 11, 2018 VICTORIA – The first step in the development of a renewed provincial approach to protecting and enhancing wild salmon, the Wild Salmon Advisory Council report, was made public to coincide with the start of the International Year of the Salmon. “Wild salmon are a vital part of the lives of thousands of […]

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Students and researchers at Acadia University to share in historic Budget 2018 funding for science

Canada’s research community to benefit from largest investment in discovery science in Canadian history October 11, 2018 – Wolfville, Nova Scotia Science is about discovery. When researchers are given the tools to push the boundaries of knowledge, great things happen. These discoveries lead to the innovations that will grow the economy and help ensure Canada has […]

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The Daily Friday, October 12, 2018

The underground economy in Canada, 2016 Underground economic activity in Canada totalled $51.6 billion in 2016, or 2.5% of gross domestic product. Continue reading  Data visualization: Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account, 2014 The Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account interactive visualization tool is now available. This interactive tool includes data on tourism’s economic contribution […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 2018178 Views

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Canadian First Nation former chief calls Supreme Court decision ‘a bunch of BS’

Credits: Global News Former Mikisew Cree First Nation chief Steve Courtoreille said Thursday that the Supreme Court of Canada decision that the government does not need to consult Indigenous groups when making laws “a bunch of BS” and that the justice system had failed First Nations once again. He said consultation with Indigenous groups is […]

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Reconciliation Through The Art of Cinema: Jesse Wente in Ottawa to launch a National Indigenous Cinema Screening Series

Reconciliation Through The Art of Cinema: Jesse Wente in Ottawa to launch a National Indigenous Cinema Screening Series On October 16th, the Ottawa Art Gallery will be hosting the Ottawa Launch of Indigenous 150+ a film and conversation series dedicated to putting Indigenous voices centre stage. The event, presented by NationTalk and Good Influence Films […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018403 Views

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Chiefs of Ontario Special Chiefs Assembly

Chiefs of Ontario Special Chiefs Assembly will take place on November 20-22, 2018 at the Delta Toronto Airport & Conference Centre (655 Dixon Rd.) Should you have any questions, please contact Lori Keeshig-Martin, Executive Assistant at Lori.Keeshig-Martin@coo.org or Dianne Simon at Dianne@coo.org. PH: 416-597-1266/ Toll-Free 1-877-517-6527 NT5

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FNTC: Changes to Section 83 Financial Administration By-law Approval

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) recently announced 10-year grant funding that would be made available to First Nations as early as April 1, 2019 if the First Nation provides a written request and meets eligibility requirements, which were co-developed with the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB). To be […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018287 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding to help Canadian communities explore and implement smart cities approaches

From: Infrastructure Canada Providing advisory and capacity-building services directly to communities Ottawa, Ontario, October 11, 2018 — Fostering a culture of change, continuous improvement and innovation in Canadian communities through the use of data and connected technology will create more livable, inclusive communities and opportunities to continue growing Canada’s middle class. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe […]

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Minister Wilkinson launches International Year of the Salmon with announcements to protect Pacific wild salmon

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Vancouver, British Columbia — Wild salmon are an iconic species that hold significant cultural value to Canadians. The International Year of the Salmon aims to raise awareness, and inspire action to protect salmon populations around the world. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018242 Views

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Thunder Bay Public Health Nurses Head to Mediation, Hoping to Reach a New Negotiated Contract, Avoid Being Forced to Strike

October 11, 2018 THUNDER BAY – Public Health Nurses working for Thunder Bay District Health Unit are heading into mediation talks on Monday, October 15, trying to avoid being locked out or being forced to strike. Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) President Vicki McKenna, RN, says that, “As nurses, we never want to be forced to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018169 Views

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Gitga’at First Nation completes new fire stations in Hartley Bay

From: Indigenous Services Canada October 11, 2018 — Hartley Bay, Gitga’at Territory, BC — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to improving fire prevention and protection services, which includes investing in reliable infrastructure that supports the safety and security of First Nations communities. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018252 Views

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Media Advisory – Photo and Interview Opportunity – Ribbon cutting on new solar installation at The Old Railroad Stop in Hiawatha First Nation community

HIAWATHA, ON, Oct. 11, 2018 – On Tuesday, October 16, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Hiawatha First Nation will be celebrating the completion of a new solar project. The 22 kilowatt (kW) array, which has been completed with support from Bullfrog Power and BASF, is now installed atop the Old Railroad Stop, the community’s flagship business […]

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Dehcho First Nations and Government of Canada announce first of new Indigenous protected areas in Canada: Edéhzhíe Protected Area

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada October 11, 2018 – Fort Providence, Northwest Territories The insights and contributions of Indigenous Peoples are essential to understanding and protecting our natural environment. The Government of Canada is working with Indigenous communities across Canada in the spirit of reconciliation to increase the amount of nature protected from coast […]

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CRD Board Approves Recommendations in the First Nations Task Force Final Report

Oct 10, 2018 Victoria, BC– The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board took an important step forward this week in reaffirming its commitment to building trust and greater collaboration with First Nations governments by approving a set of recommendations from the Final Report of the Special Task Force on First Nations Relations (Task Force). “The creation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018189 Views

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Boardmore Theatre Announces It’s 48th Season of Plays

Cape Breton University’s Boardmore Theatre is gearing up to begin its 48th season of plays. The season will kick off with a new James F.W. Thompson stage adaption of Night of the Living dead, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the classic horror movie in late October. James F.W Thompson, the play’s director, says that the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018167 Views

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Build Capacity within your organization (SWELL) Training – Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.

Training – Strengthening Wellness Education to Love Life (SWELL) program  SafeTALK – suicide alertness for everyone  (3 hours) – safeTALK helps participants become alert to suicide to be better prepared to connect persons with thoughts of suicide and provide life-affirming support. Mental Health First Aid – For First Nations (MHFA-FN) (3 days) – Mental Health First Aid for First […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018236 Views

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Provincial entrepreneurs to be awarded U of S honorary degrees

On Saturday, Oct. 27, accomplished Chief and entrepreneur Harry Cook, and expert innovator and entrepreneur, Brad Wildeman, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) during the Fall Convocation ceremonies. Honorary degrees are the highest honour the U of S can bestow and acknowledges the worthy and unique […]

by aanationtalk on October 11, 2018120 Views

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More than 600 temporary modular homes approved in Vancouver

October 9 2018 Fifty-two new temporary modular homes for people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver will be built at 898 Main Street In just one year, the City of Vancouver and BC Government have approved more than 600 new temporary modular homes for people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver. So far, 306 temporary modular homes have been […]

by aanationtalk on October 11, 2018194 Views

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Halifax Coaches needed- NAIG 2020

An open letter to all our coaches Dear Community Coaches, As an organization one of our promises to our athletes, coaches and chaperones from NAIG 2017 was to have more time together training, playing and getting to know each other. In order to do so we must select our coaches fairly far in advance. At […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018246 Views

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Investment strengthens British Columbia’s leadership in developing sustainable energy sources

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada News release University of British Columbia’s Clean Energy Research Centre receives funding to support cleaner fuel research. October 11, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada The University of British Columbia’s Clean Energy Research Centre has received an investment of $913,516 to explore new energy sources that […]

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Waubetek: Student Bursary 2019

Waubetek is committed to “Investing in the Aboriginal Business Spirit”.  In keeping with our vision, Waubetek presents educational bursaries of $500 each to applicants who fulfill the following required criteria. Must be a registered band member of one of the 27 partnering First Nation communities in the Waubetek service area (a copy of First Nation […]

by aanationtalk on October 11, 2018239 Views

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Algoma U Hosts Diversity & Equity Speaker Series

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – October 11, 2018): Algoma University will be hosting The Diversity & Equity Speaker Series, aimed at promoting a safe and inclusive campus and community environment. The series runs from the fall of 2018 and into the winter of 2019. The Diversity & Equity Speaker Series aims to provide a space […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018207 Views

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MMIWG: International Day of the Girl Child

October 11th is the International Day of the Girl Child, and the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls invites you to recognize the day and the girls in your community. In 2011, the United Nations passed a resolution aimed at recognizing the specific needs and gendered challenges that girls face globally. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018150 Views

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OHRC releases new policy guidance on human rights and cannabis

October 11, 2018 Toronto – Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released a new policy statement on cannabis and Ontario’s Human Rights Code. “The legalization of cannabis is a new reality in Ontario,” said OHRC Chief Commissioner Renu Mandhane. “But while cannabis laws are changing, this policy statement reminds us that human rights protections […]

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Fifth edition of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Vital Signs report released

Aging populations, economic uncertainty and an increasing shift from rural to urban – in the five years since the first provincial Vital Signs report many of the core issues facing the province have not changed. But how are we adapting, collaborating and innovating to find solutions? This is the focus of the 2018 edition of […]

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Prime Minister announces the appointment of two senators

October 11, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed the following independent senators to fill vacancies in the Senate: Josée Forest-Niesing (Ontario) Brian Francis (Prince Edward Island) Ms. Forest-Niesing is a proud Franco-Ontarian, dedicated lawyer, and devoted community member who, throughout her career, has passionately defended and promoted access […]

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Federal And Provincial Governments Support Saskatchewan Housing Initiatives

October 11, 2018 The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are working together to deliver more affordable housing solutions for households in greatest need across the province with a combined investment of nearly $2.39 million. This funding will help create 30 affordable housing units through six projects in five communities, including: $570,000 to Gabriel Housing Corporation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018229 Views

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AUMA: Apply today to host a blanket exercise on Indigenous history and culture

October 10, 2018 Many municipalities indicate they want to build relationships with Indigenous communities, but do not know where to start. In response, AUMA and the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) are pleased to launch a new initiative that will help inform municipal governments of the history and culture of Indigenous peoples as a foundation […]

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NCAIED: A Message from Our President – October 2018

Oct 10, 2018 We are preparing for our upcoming 10th Anniversary 40 under 40 celebration, which will take place in conjunction with our next Native Edge Institute at the River Spirit Resort Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma from October 29-30. Over two days, we will both honor past and current Native American 40 under 40 award […]

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Statement: Shoal Lake No. 40 celebrates major milestone as Freedom Road reaches the Trans-Canada Highway

From: Indigenous Services Canada Statement OTTAWA, ONTARIO (October 11, 2018) – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “Today, Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation is celebrating a significant milestone as the construction of Freedom Road has reached the Trans-Canada Highway. This long-awaited project to establish year-round unrestricted road access […]

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UNBC Places Second in Maclean’s Rankings

October 11, 2018 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia continues to be rated as a top University of its size in the nation. UNBC placed second of 19 universities in the Primarily Undergraduate category of Maclean’s Magazine’s annual ranking of Canadian Universities. This marks the fifth straight year UNBC has finished […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018141 Views

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Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra wraps up successful Indigenous trade mission to New Zealand

From: Global Affairs Canada October 11, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The government is determined to make sure the economic benefits of trade and investment are shared by all segments of society. When Indigenous peoples from all over the world are able to build their networks, the opportunities and job creation that […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018127 Views

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OTC: Winds of Change

A report card looking at Reconciliation in education systems in Canada says Saskatchewan is doing well. The KAIROS Winds of Change Education for Reconciliation Report Card 2018 was released, two years after their first one. In 2016 Saskatchewan was rated as Good in both public commitment and implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Call to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018164 Views

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U of Waterloo: Olympians and Paralympians headline human rights in sport conference

October 10, 2018 Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau, Bruce Kidd, Beckie Scott and Josh Vander Vies have all represented Canada at the world’s biggest sporting event: The Olympic and Paralympic Games. These four superstar athletes will share their valuable views and insight with fellow athletes, academic researchers and sports industry leaders on Thursday, October 11 when Western University’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018180 Views

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OCAD: Onsite up for Ontario Association of Art Galleries awards

October 10, 2018 OCAD University’s professional gallery, Onsite, has been shortlisted for three prestigious OAAG Awards. These are province-wide, juried art gallery awards of artistic merit and excellence in exhibitions, publications, programs, and community partnerships produced by Ontario’s art galleries. Exhibition of the Year Budget over $50,000 Short List: The Sunshine Eaters, Onsite Gallery Innovation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018162 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on the Mikisew Cree First Nation V. Canada Supreme Court Decision

STATEMENT FROM REGIONAL CHIEF MARLENE POITRAS ON THE MIKISEW CREE FIRST NATION V. CANADA SUPREME COURT DECISION The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on the application of the Duty to Consult doctrine and if it can be applied to the federal legislation-making process. The case originates from Mikisew Cree First Nation’s challenge of the 2012 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018392 Views

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Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

October 11, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project, located 350 kilometres east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the potential environmental […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018246 Views

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Canadore Hosting Applied Research and Entrepreneurship Forum

Oct 10, 2018 | Jessica Charette (NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Canadore College will be hosting its first applied research and entrepreneurship forum this Friday. The symposium is an opportunity for students, industry and agencies to learn about Canadore’s involvement in innovative experiential learning, research and entrepreneurial activities, all of which accelerate community growth and expansion. The event’s […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018176 Views

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National Energy Board issues Inspection Officer Order to Enbridge

October 10, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) has issued an Inspection Officer Order to Enbridge directing the company to reduce the operating pressure, on an interim basis, of its 30 inch Mainline natural gas pipeline which was shut down as a precautionary measure on October 9 when there was a natural […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018152 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 stands up for Indigenous youth in health curriculum litigation

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – Today Grand Council Treaty #3 instructed lawyers to file a motion with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) seeking intervenor status in the litigation concerning the Ontario government’s rollback of the province’s Health and Physical Education curriculum – more conventionally known as ‘sex-ed’. “Last week at our Fall Assembly, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018206 Views

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Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman recreated at UWinnipeg

October 10, 2018 The University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre is now home to the iconic re-creation of Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman. The large 32 by 25 ft mural, painted by artists Mike Valcourt and Peatr Thomas, is a collaborative project by UWinnipeg, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Wall-to-Wall Mural and Culture Festival. Created by Odjig in 1973 while living […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018147 Views

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B.C., Washington state recommit to strengthening regional partnership, building sustainable future

Oct. 10, 2018 VANCOUVER – B.C. Premier John Horgan and Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee met today for a bilateral meeting and signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to act jointly to grow the region’s innovation economy, protect the environment and combat climate change, promote trade and improve transportation connectivity. “Gov. Inslee and I are […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018140 Views

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Legislative Assembly of Nunavut: Invitation for Submissions – Independent Commission to Review Members’ Indemnities, Allowances, Expenses and Benefits

The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut has established an Independent Commission to Review Members’ Indemnities, Allowances, Expenses and Benefits. The Commission’s mandate is provided for in section 37 of the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act. One of the Commission’s mandates is to support a family-friendly institution by providing recommendations concerning practical and cost-effective ways to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018207 Views

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National Energy Board responds to Enbridge gas pipeline rupture

October 10, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) has deployed staff to the area of a sweet natural gas pipeline rupture on the Enbridge transmission pipeline near Prince George, B.C. Their role will be to oversee the company’s response and to work with other emergency response agencies on site. Enbridge […]

by aanationtalk on October 11, 2018200 Views

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Pancon Partners with Flying Post First Nation on Montcalm, Gambler and Nova Projects

Toronto, Ontario–(October 11, 2018) – Pancontinental Resources Corporation (TSXV: PUC) (“Pancon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), effective October 1, 2018, with the Flying Post First Nation (FPFN) in northern Ontario. The FPFN-Pancon MOU provides a mutually beneficial framework for cooperation on the Company’s three battery […]

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GTEC Holdings Announces Initial Retail Cannabis Stores Scheduled to Be Operational in 2018

Kelowna, BC – October 11, 2018 – GTEC Holdings Ltd. (TSXV: GTEC; OTCPK: GGTTF) (“GTEC” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide the following updates on its retail operations. Alberta – Cannabis Cowboy 25 Locations at Full Deployment Cannabis Cowboy has currently received 10 development permits from their respective municipalities in Alberta, which include locations in Calgary, Red […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018158 Views

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Stornoway Reports Third Quarter 2018 Production and Sales Results

LONGUEUIL, Quebec, Oct. 11, 2018 — Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to provide production and sales results at the Renard Diamond Mine for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. Highlights are as follows: 184,620 carats sold in two tender sales for gross proceeds1 of $24.7 million2 at an average price […]

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Dolly Varden Intercepts 9.2 metres Grading 566 g/t Silver in the Moose-Lamb Zone

October 11, 2018 – Vancouver, BC: Dolly Varden Silver Corporation (TSXV: DV – OTCBB: DOLLF) (the “Company”, or “Dolly Varden”) is pleased to announce the results of the third batch of 10 drill holes from the 2018 diamond drilling program. The Dolly Varden Silver Property is in “The Golden Triangle” of northwestern British Columbia, Canada. In […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018158 Views

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AltaGas Ltd. to Issue Third Quarter 2018 Results

CALGARY, Oct. 11, 2018  – AltaGas Ltd. (“AltaGas”) (TSX: ALA) will release its 2018 third quarter financial results on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 before market open. A conference call and webcast will be held the same day to discuss the financial results, progress on construction projects and other corporate developments. Time:                9:00 a.m. MT (11:00 a.m. ET) on […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018261 Views

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