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Niagara College: Canada’s Labour Minister announces funding to support Indigenous youth

A group of students from Niagara College’s Journey to Success Healthcare program were centre stage at a funding announcement by the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour on October 25, aimed at helping to level the playing field for Indigenous youth. View the Oct. 25 news release here: Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018236 Views

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MNBC: Louis Riel Day 2018

October 23rd, 2018 “Louis Riel Day” is the most significant day in our history as Métis people. This day is a day of celebration of who we are as a unique people, our unique culture and traditions independent of other Aboriginal peoples. Louis David Riel, a transformative figure of Canadian history, born in St. Boniface […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018279 Views

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Lennox Island and Government of Canada announce expansion and upgrades to John J. Sark Memorial School

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release October 26, 2018 — Lennox Island, Mi’kmaq Territory, PEI — Indigenous Services Canada An essential component of a student’s education is having a safe and healthy place in which to learn. The Government of Canada is supporting First Nations students and their families through investing in new and upgraded […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018220 Views

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Province Makes New Board Appointments to Health Organizations

October 26, 2018 The province has made appointments to the boards of five regional health authorities, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “The health system relies on boards to guide the safety and quality of care that is available in communities across the province,” said Friesen. “I want to thank outgoing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018180 Views

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Rita Joe ferry joins Halifax Transit fleet

October 26, 2018 Halifax Transit has officially welcomed the Rita Joe as the newest vessel in its fleet of Halifax Harbour ferries. The multi-year ferry replacement program brings continued reliability and increased efficiency to Halifax Transit’s harbour ferry service and provides an enhanced experience to both residents and visitors. The Rita Joe is the second […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018259 Views

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Call for applications: Dog Mushing – Arctic Winter Games

The Department of Community and Government Services, Sport and Recreation Division is accepting applications for Team Nunavut in the sport of Dog Mushing at the 2020 Arctic Winter Games. Dog mushers for the 2020 Arctic Winter Games must be born between April 1, 2000 and March 31, 2009. For more information on participation requirements and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018210 Views

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U of S and James Smith Cree Nation explore joint research and health care initiatives

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) College of Medicine, James Smith Cree Nation (JSCN), and JSCN Medical Clinic LP have signed an MOU to collaborate on initiatives that could include a joint radiology research chair, medical imaging services and research, and educational development opportunities for Indigenous youth. Oct 25, 2018 “We acknowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018209 Views

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Chignecto Isthmus Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

From: Parks Canada Parks Canada announces plan to connect Canadians to heritage in the Chignecto area October 26, 2018                      Moncton, New Brunswick              Parks Canada Agency National historic sites reflect the rich and varied heritage of our nation, and their protection is important for Canadians across the country, and for the Government of Canada. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018305 Views

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UNBC Recognized for Gains in Research Funding

October 25, 2018 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia has been recognized for making significant gains in research funding in a national ranking of Canadian universities. UNBC’s research funding for Fiscal 2017 increased by 29.8%, from $7.6 million to $9.9 million, the second-largest growth in research income for a primarily undergraduate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018204 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Congratulates Bobby Cameron on Re-Election as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and Saskatchewan Regional Chief for the AFN

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Congratulates Bobby Cameron on Re-Election as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and Saskatchewan Regional Chief for the AFN (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Bobby Cameron on his re-election yesterday as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018667 Views

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MRU prof assisting UN with fight against human trafficking

Prosecution numbers still “abysmally low” Helping provide a sound, academic foundation for policy combatting human trafficking was the mission this month for John Winterdyk, PhD, as he spoke to the United Nations in Vienna. Every two to three years, the UN has an international meeting to look at conventions and protocols. This was the ninth […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018189 Views

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Helping innovators and job creators embrace new technologies and compete globally

From: FedNor FedNor invests to help Northern Ontario businesses and start-ups innovate, grow and create middle-class jobs October 26, 2018 – North Bay, Ontario – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Northern Ontario businesses and entrepreneurs will be well positioned to innovate, commercialize new products, grow their operations and capitalize on emerging […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018223 Views

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Honouring of one of our former colleagues and Mi’kmaw Elder, Murdena Marshall

Cape Breton University is remembering and honouring of one of our former colleagues and Mi’kmaw Elder, Murdena Marshall. Murdena began her career at Cape Breton University in 1989 as the first full-time faculty member of the Mi’kmaq College Institute (now Unama’ki College). During her time with us she saw Indigenous student enrolment grow from just […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018196 Views

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Confederation College and Resolute Expand Partnership to Create Meaningful Opportunities for Students

THUNDER BAY, ON, October 25, 2018 – Confederation College and Resolute Forest Products today announced the renewal and expansion of their longstanding partnership, building on an existing Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2016. Resolute has also committed to contributing $150,000 to the College’s Technology, Education and Collaboration (TEC) Campaign. The growing partnership and contribution will […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018155 Views

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ATCO Reports Higher Third Quarter 2018 Earnings

CALGARY, Alberta – ATCO Ltd. (TSX: ACO.X, ACO.Y) ATCO today announced third quarter 2018 adjusted earnings of $87 million, or $0.76 per share, compared to $54 million, or $0.47 per share, in the third quarter of 2017. Higher earnings were recorded in all investments. Structures & Logistics recorded $2 million in higher earnings in the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018228 Views

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Fort À La Corne Kimberlites Brownfields Exploration Program Underway

Toronto – October 24, 2018 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) Harte Gold Corp. was joined today by Ontario Premier Doug Ford, as well as the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, Greg Rickford to celebrate the Grand Opening and ribbon cutting of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018232 Views

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Indigenous Tourism BC Shares Record-breaking Tourism Statistics

Coast Salish Territory, (October 25, 2018): Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) has released a three-year Tourism Performance Audit Report that reveals record-breaking growth of the province’s Indigenous tourism industry. Compiled by O’Neil Marketing & Consulting, the report offers insights into the performance of Indigenous tourism in BC between 2013 and 2017. Specifically, the document shares actions […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018252 Views

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Athabasca Minerals Update on Closure of Susan Lake Public Gravel Pit

October 25, 2018 EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture: ABM) (“Athabasca” or the “Corporation”) announces an update on the closure of the Susan Lake Public Pit. The Corporation has completed successive revisions to the Susan Lake Closure Plan over the past year and continues to await final approval from Alberta Environment & Parks (“AEP”). Closure […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018310 Views

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Innord Signs LOI for Magnet Waste with US Based Magnet Manufacturer, Outlines Commercial Production Plans and Names In-House CFO

Toronto – October 24, 2018 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) Harte Gold Corp. was joined today by Ontario Premier Doug Ford, as well as the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, Greg Rickford to celebrate the Grand Opening and ribbon cutting of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018189 Views

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Aecon reports third quarter 2018 results including strong revenue and profit growth, as well as record backlog of $7.0 billion

Toronto, Ontario – October 25, 2018: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) today reported strong results for the third quarter of 2018, with significant growth in revenue and profitability demonstrating ongoing ramp up and execution on a record level of backlog. “Aecon’s third quarter results highlight the advantage of Aecon’s diverse capabilities paired with a robust […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018202 Views

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Yamana Gold Announces Solid Quarter From Cerro Moro & Overall Portfolio, Increases Guidance for Gold and Copper Production While Lowering Guidance for Operating Costs

TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2018 — YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI; NYSE:AUY) (“Yamana” or “the Company”) is herein reporting its financial and operational results for the third quarter 2018. Adjusted Earnings(1) excluding certain items (see below), was $23.6 million or $0.02 per share. Net loss from operations attributable to Yamana equityholders for the three months ended September […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018165 Views

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Western Copper and Gold: WRN – Upcoming Fall Events

Fall continues to be a busy season for the WRN team, as we make stops in China, San Francisco, Eastern Canada and the United States in early November, followed by London, Frankfurt and Munich later in the month. CANADA MINING INVESTMENT FORUMS IN BEIJING & SHANGHAI October 22-26, 2018 Chief Financial Officer Julien François is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018152 Views

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Civeo Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call

HOUSTON, Oct. 25, 2018 — Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) announced today that it has scheduled its third quarter 2018 earnings conference call for Wednesday, October 31, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time). During the call, Civeo will discuss financial and operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, which will be released before the market opens on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. By […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018167 Views

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Granada Clarification And Retraction Of Technical Disclosure

October 24, 2018 – Granada Gold Mine Inc. (TSXV: GGM) (the “Company” or “Granada”) announces that, as a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission (“BCSC”) of the Company’s Technical Report on its Granada Property filed on July 4, 2017 (the “Report”), it is issuing a news release to clarify and retract its […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018185 Views

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NU Government: Justice Committee seeking members in four communities

October 26, 2018 Do you have knowledge and experience with restorative justice, social issues and Inuit societal values? Interested in helping victims and offenders? The Justice Committees in Arviat, Cambridge Bay, Gjoa Haven and Coral Harbour are currently recruiting members. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based approach to assist victims of crime and work […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018233 Views

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The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa appoints new Executive Director

OTTAWA, Oct. 26, 2018  – Ms. Kelly Raymond, who is currently a Service Director for The Children’s Aid Society ofOttawa (CASO), will assume the position of Executive Director. She succeeds Barbara MacKinnon, who has been with the agency for 15 years. Born in Montréal and fluently bilingual, Ms. Raymond has more than 26 years of experience in the field of child […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018250 Views

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Manitoba Labour Market Outlook Projects Consistent Job Growth

October 26, 2018 The Manitoba Labour Market Outlook Report for 2018–2024predicts consistent job growth in the province, Growth, Enterprise and Minister Trade Blaine Pedersen announced today. “This report shows Manitoba’s labour market is balanced, with the overall labour supply approximately equal to labour market demand,” said Pedersen.  “A total of 168,700 job openings are expected […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018234 Views

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IRC Supports Canada’s Creation of a New Arctic Region

October 25, 2018 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is in support of the Federal Government providing resources to the creation of a new Arctic Region inclusive of the four regions of Inuit Nunangat.  The announcement was made recently by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami in Iqaluit and Inuvik. Based […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018202 Views

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BC Government: New homes on the way for women and children fleeing violence

October 25, 2018 VICTORIA – The British Columbia government is building 280 new homes to provide safe places to stay for women and children fleeing violence, the first major investment in transition housing in more than two decades. These homes will be delivered in 12 projects around the province. They are the first step in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018246 Views

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YT Government: Seeking input for climate change, energy and green economy strategy

October 25, 2018 The Government of Yukon, Yukon First Nations, transboundary Indigenous groups and local municipalities are collaborating to engage the public on the development of a new approach to climate change, energy and green economy. The groups want to find out what is important to Yukoners when it comes to meeting energy needs and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018210 Views

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NU Government: Aviation scholarship 2018 recipients

October 25, 2018 The Department of Economic Development and Transportation has awarded a $7,500 aviation scholarship to: Joseph Akulujuk; Hilary Angidlik; Jamila Gordon; Christopher Harding; and Doris Ipeelee. The aviation scholarship program provides up to six scholarships for residents of Nunavut who want to pursue aviation-related training. The department congratulates the recipients and looks forward […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018175 Views

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NT Government: Cannabis Update

October 25, 2018 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is providing an update on the distribution and sales of legalized cannabis in the Northwest Territories. On October 17, 2018, when cannabis was legalized across the country, the GNWT began sales through existing liquor store vendors and via on-line. In the first four days of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018196 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Sohi to Visit Northern Ontario

OTTAWA — The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will visit northern Ontario on October 29–30, 2018, to meet with mining industry stakeholders and Indigenous leaders. On October 29, Minister Sohi will make a forestry announcement in Chapleau and a Clean Growth Program announcement, followed by a tour of Goldcorp’s Borden Gold Mine. A […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018157 Views

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Delta 9 Update on Expansion Plans

WINNIPEG, Oct. 26, 2018  – DELTA 9 CANNABIS INC. (TSXV: NINE) (OTC: VRNDF) (“Delta 9” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its production and extraction plans for 2019 as well as a status update regarding its current operational expansion. Specifically, Delta 9 wishes to announce: (i) that the Phase 1 development of Delta 9’s grow […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018239 Views

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Civic Strike Leaders From Colombia to Visit Canada

October 25, 2018 OTTAWA – A high-level delegation of three Colombian social leaders will be in Canada from Oct. 25 to Nov. 9, 2018. These leaders represent the Buenaventura Civic Strike Committee in Colombia’s principal Pacific port city. In 2017, social organizations launched a remarkable three-week civic strike that forced the Colombian government to negotiate […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018129 Views

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Wind Energy Industry Honours Award Winners at Largest Annual Gathering of Industry Leaders

Calgary, Alberta, October 25, 2018 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Deutsche Messe today wrapped up the 34thAnnual CanWEA Conference and Exhibition by honouring a slate of exemplary renewable-energy leaders, innovators, pioneers, and projects. This year’s iteration attracted 1,348 registrants and 135 exhibitors, covering over 21,160 square feet of exhibition space at Calgary’s BMO […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018160 Views

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The Daily Friday, October 26, 2018

Consulting Services Price Index, second quarter 2018 The Consulting Services Price Index fell 1.1% in the second quarter, following a 0.3% decrease in the first quarter. The decline in the second quarter was attributable to lower average hourly billing rates for management consulting services. Continue reading  Dairy statistics, August 2018 The total amount of milk […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 2018166 Views

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uManitoba’s Dr. Annette Schultz Talks First Nations’ Heart Health at CCC 2018

Credits: University of Ottawa Heart Institute On Day Two of the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, Dr. Annette Shultz of the University of Manitoba stopped to discuss findings of a population-based retrospective study, titled Differences in Five Year Outcomes and Follow-up Care Post Index Coronary Angiography Among First Nation People and All Other Manitobans. Dr. Shultz’ primary […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018582 Views

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OAG-MB: Auditor General releases report on eChart

Oct. 25, 2018 WINNIPEG – Auditor General Norm Ricard today released his report, eChart Manitoba, which includes 15 recommendations. In Manitoba, personal health information is stored on a number of electronic systems, each with its own clinical objective. Launched in 2010 by eHealth Manitoba, eChart pulls information from many of these systems, giving authorized health […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018434 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore Attending Federal- Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Innovation and Economic Development

October 25, 2018 The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, is attending a meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for innovation and economic development this week. The meeting takes place in Vancouver, British Columbia, October 25-26. During the meetings, ministers will discuss long-term economic growth, innovation and competitiveness, and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018244 Views

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YT Government: Rent supplement program funding increased

Yukon Housing Corporation’s rent supplement program is being increased by $200,000, with $100,000 dedicated to rent subsidies for Yukoners experiencing homelessness. The $1.4 million rent supplement program currently helps over 100 Yukon families to pay rent by providing a rent subsidy to individuals and families eligible for social housing who live in private market rental […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018295 Views

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Law Society’s governing body approves 2019 budget

October 25, 2018 TORONTO, ON — The Law Society’s governing body today approved modest increases to the annual fees that lawyers and paralegals will pay to the Law Society in 2019. Lawyers will pay an additional of $18, resulting in an overall, annual fee of $2,201, while paralegals will pay an additional $15, for a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018241 Views

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NEB Correspondence during Canada Post Calgary Walk Out

October 25, 2018 Due to the Canada Post Calgary employee walk out on October 25, the NEB encourages all external parties to avoid missing deadline(s) by e-filing or sending their correspondence by fax to 403-292-5503, and to NOT send any correspondence through the mail. Thank you for your cooperation. Secretary of the Board NT4

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018230 Views

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Nipissing U: Lecture on First Nation empowerment and self-determination next week

The Department of Social Welfare and Social Development along with the Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) invite to you attend an upcoming lecture titled “Rebuilding the spirit within: Raising the spirit of our children and families – First Nation empowerment and self-determination.” The lecture will take place on October 31 from 3:30 to 6:15 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018256 Views

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Outstanding BC First Nations artists honoured with awards

October 25, 2018 VANCOUVER – The BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF) has announced the six recipients of the Fulmer Awards in BC First Nations Art. The recipients will be celebrated for their artistic excellence in traditional, contemporary or media art at the 12th annual Awards in First Nations Art celebration next month. “These awards honour the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018331 Views

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Book Launch for In Those Days: Tales of Arctic Whaling

Join author Kenn Harper at Octopus Books on Thursday, November 15th at 7pm for the launch of his newest book In Those Days: Tales of Arctic Whaling. For more information about the event click here. Octopus Books is located at 116 Third Avenue, Ottawa ON, K1S 2K1 NT4

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018154 Views

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Outdoor industry marketing paints false picture of participation, retailer’s research reveals

MEC challenges myths around outdoor recreation as part of push for greater diversity and inclusion VANCOUVER, Oct. 23, 2018  – A recent national survey1 commissioned by MEC – Canada’s go-to place for outdoor gear and know-how – shows that people of colour (POC) spend more time and participate in a wider range of outdoor activities […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018176 Views

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Star – Orion South Diamond Project Approved by Provincial Minister of Environment

October 25, 2018 Star Diamond Corporation (“Star Diamond” or the “Corporation”), is pleased to announce that the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment (“Ministry”) has approved the Corporation’s Star – Orion South Diamond Project (“the Project”), located in the Fort à la Corne diamond district of central Saskatchewan, Canada, on mineral dispositions held 100 percent by Star […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018218 Views

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The Netherlands endorses Canada-led Ocean Plastics Charter

October 25, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed the Netherlands’ endorsement of the Canada-led Ocean Plastics Charter. The endorsement – another example of the leadership shown by both countries in the fight against ocean pollution – was announced during a visit by the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, to Ottawa. Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018171 Views

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Whistler Film Festival Names Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship Finalists and Faculty

The 18th annual Whistler Film Festival (WFF) is pleased to announce the seven finalists and faculty confirmed for the Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship, a four-day creative and business immersion program focused on strengthening and advancing scripted projects. The program will take place in conjunction with the Whistler Film Festival + Content Summit from November 28 to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 2018231 Views

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