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VIU English Professor Explores Inter-cultural Dialogue with Play Collaboration

August 3, 2018 – 3:00pm Dr. Nelson Gray and renowned Métis playwright Marie Clements tackle one storyline from two different perspectives How we perceive the world through our cultural beliefs can vary so much that if two people are asked to recount the same event, the result can be two radically different stories. That is […]

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Federal government invests to grow the economy of Sioux Lookout

(SIOUX LOOKOUT) August 2, 2018 – The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora riding), joined by David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced an investment of $229,600 to grow the economy of Sioux Lookout. “Thanks to FedNor funding, people and businesses in the Sioux Lookout region will benefit […]

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Mi’kmaq Grand Council flag permanently installed at Saint Mary’s

A sign of acknowledgement and acceptance The Mi’kmaq Grand Council flag now has a permanent home on the Saint Mary’s campus, along side the Canadian and provincial flags that fly in front of the McNally Building. The flag-raising followed a special meeting between members of the Sɨkɨpne’katik (Shubenacadie) District Grand Council, Saint Mary’s senior executive […]

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CASA Establishes Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee to Make Sure All Student Voices Are Represented

OTTAWA, August 3, 2018 – Last week, at the Canadian Alliance of Student Association’s (CASA) second conference of the year, the organization’s student leaders chose to establish an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. The first of its kind, this student-led committee will work to ensure that CASA takes an intersectional approach to understanding student issues […]

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AB Government: Heritage Park reno to highlight resource history

August 06, 2018 The Alberta government is investing in new and refurbished exhibits at Calgary’s Heritage Park which will tell the story of our natural resources history. The province is providing $1.5 million to support the park’s Natural Resources Project that will see the construction of a new interpretive centre and the restoration and reconstruction […]

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NIC launches Aboriginal College Pathway in Port Alberni

Aboriginal students will have a new supportive start to their education this fall, thanks to an NIC pilot project that prepares students for post-secondary success. The Aboriginal College Pathway combines skills development, upgrading and Nuu-chah-nulth language courses with individualized support to help students transition to college and be successful in university transfer and career programs. […]

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Communities across Canada receive support for infrastructure planning, green innovation, and climate change resiliency initiatives

Ottawa, August 7, 2018 —Investing in innovative municipal infrastructure projects contributes to a clean growth economy and strengthens the middle class by ensuring communities are healthy and sustainable places to live. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Vicki-May Hamm, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced over $12.1 million in […]

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Lucky dogs in Ebb and Flow get their own houses; Assiniboine Carpentry students support brainchild of Brandon real estate agent

Tonight, in Ebb and Flow First Nation, 15 dogs will rest their heads in their own doghouses, custom-built by 30 Carpentry & Woodworking students at Assiniboine Community College. In summer, a doghouse provides shade. Come winter, these doghouses will provide insulated warmth to help protect dogs from the wind and cold. Building houses for dogs […]

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Government of Yukon seeks feedback on proposed lobbyist registry

August 06, 2018 The Government of Yukon is seeking public input on the development of new lobbying legislation that would establish a mandatory, publicly-accessible lobbyist registry. The proposed legislation would make registration mandatory for lobbyists, allowing Yukoners to know who is communicating with elected officials and public servants, and on what topics. Yukoners are invited […]

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Student in race for president of national Inuit organization

Royal Roads student Peter Williamson is in a three-way race vying for the presidency of Inuit Tapiriit Kantatami (ITK), the national Inuit organization that works with the four Inuit regions to present unified priorities in Ottawa. With a strong background in policy, research and advocacy for the rights of Inuit in Canada, the Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial […]

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Encanto Potash and Muskowekwan First Nation Engage Golder for Environmental Studies

August 07, 2018 Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EPO) and the Muskowekwan First Nation are very pleased to announce that they have engaged Golder Associates Ltd. (“Golder”), a consulting, design and construction services company, as a vital part of the next step in developing a significant potash mine in Saskatchewan. As part […]

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Rogue Announces Initial Resource Estimate Snow White Project’s Main Zone

August 07, 2018 Plan identifies Indicated Resource of 486,000 t grading 97.05% SiO2 Inferred Mineral Resource estimated at 271,000t grading 94.34% SiO2 A Corporate Update conference call will be held with investors on Wednesday, August 8th at 12:00 pm EST, reviewing Snow White Resource Estimate and progress made in 2018 TORONTO, ON – Rogue Resources […]

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Osisko Deep Drilling Gold Discovery at Windfall

650 Metres Down Plunge From Triple 8 Discovery Hole 22.4 g/t Au Over 3.4 Metres (Toronto, August 7, 2018)  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide new results from the ongoing deep-hole exploration program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Urban Township, Eeyou […]

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Date Change: Taseko Second Quarter 2018 Results and Conference Call

August 7, 2018, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE American: TGB) (the “Company”) will now release its second quarter 2018 financial results after market close on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, originally scheduled for Wednesday. The telephone conference call and live webcast, originally scheduled for Thursday, will now be on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Announces Pilot Project to Improve Bloodborne Testing

Toronto, ON, August 7, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC’ (TSX.V:FLT | OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that it will be conducting a pilot project with the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) National Microbiology Laboratory, to determine the feasibility of a drone delivery solution to improve access to blood-borne infection testing in remote, isolated communities. Using […]

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Brixton Metals Consolidates the Atlin Gold Camp and Completes Initial Exploration

August 7, 2018 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a series of separate asset purchase and sale agreements to acquire a 100 percent interest in 29,608 hectares of mineral rights in the Atlin Gold Camp of British Columbia (the “Atlin Properties”) and related […]

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Tervita Corporation Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2018 Results for Tervita and Newalta and Conference Call Details

CALGARY, ALBERTA (August 3, 2018) – Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”, the “Company”) (TSX: TEV)announced today that it expects to release the results for Tervita and Newalta Corporation (“Newalta”) (TSX: NAL until cease of trading on July 23, 2018) on a standalone basis, for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018 after market close on Thursday, […]

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Provincial Inquiry public hearings resume in Val-d’Or in August

VAL-D’OR, QC, Aug. 6, 2018 – After a short summer recess, the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress will hold two new weeks of hearings starting August 13, at the Conservatory of music and drama of Val-d’Or. Calendar of hearings Week 27, Conservatory of music and […]

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Ministers Philpott and Champagne announce the Indigenous Homes Innovation Challenge, launching in fall 2018

August 7, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is making major investments in housing in Indigenous communities to reduce overcrowding, improve building quality, and address housing shortages. At the same time, it is looking for ways to accelerate change by providing opportunities to test new ideas, build partnerships, expand […]

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The Daily Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Farm product prices, June 2018 Prices received by farmers in June for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, potatoes, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs and dairy products are now available at the provincial level. Continue reading  ndustrial chemicals and synthetic resins, 2017 Anhydrous ammonia (100%) production totalled 4.5 million metric tonnes in 2017, down 10.2% from 2016. Continue […]

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TIFF unveils Canadian lineup for 2018

Credits: CBC News The Toronto International Film Festival announces 20 Canadian features, including 3 films featuring Indigenous talent. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4769660 For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2018515 Views

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Heritage Day: Statement from Premier Notley

Aug 06, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on Heritage Day weekend: “Albertans love Heritage Day. Since 1974, we have celebrated our many diverse and vibrant cultures on the first Monday of August and throughout the holiday weekend. “It’s a chance to explore the sights and sounds, not to mention tasty dishes, of […]

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B.C.’s highest honour recognizes 14 outstanding citizens

Aug. 4, 2018 VICTORIA – Fourteen exceptional civic leaders will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition. “I am so pleased to share congratulations with the inspiring individuals joining the Order of British Columbia this year,” announced Lt. Gov. Janet Austin, chancellor of the order. “These exceptional recipients are […]

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OTC-SK – Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants […]

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WCEL: Innovative Indigenous environmental law project seeking new partners

July 30, 2018 RELAW project works with Indigenous nations to revitalize Indigenous environmental laws VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – West Coast Environmental Law is pleased to accept Expressions of Interest from Indigenous nations and individuals for the 2018-2019 cohort of the RELAW (Revitalizing Indigenous Law for Land, Air and Water) project. The RELAW project […]

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ITK Salary Disclosure

As a registered charity, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami discloses on an annual basis the salary ranges for the 10 highest paid individuals within the organization. This information is available on the Canada Revenue Agency website. Our audited financial statements for the past 10 years are available at www.itk.ca In the interest in transparency and accountability to […]

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FNHMA Call for Nominations- Board of Directors

FNHMA Call for Nominations- Board of Directors The First Nations Health Managers Association is issuing a call for nominations for the Board of Directors. The deadline for nominations is 5pm ET Tuesday, September 7th, 2018. Voting members (Certified and Candidate Members) in good standing with the First Nations Health Managers Association are invited to nominate […]

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Interfor Reports Q2’18 Results

Vancouver, B.C. August 2, 2018 Record EBITDA(1) of $124 million on Sales of $620 million Operating Cash Flow(1) of $1.76 per share 49% Annualized Return on Invested Capital US$240 million of New Strategic Capital Projects in the South INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) recorded net earnings in Q2’18 of $63.8 million, or […]

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Bid Process Open for 2019 Ontario Indigenous Summer Games Host Community

Bid Process Open for 2019 Ontario Indigenous Summer Games Host Community Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario seeks partner after successful 2017 NAIG / MIG 2018 Mississauga, ON-August 3, 2018 – Following the successful hosting of the Masters Indigenous Games 2018 and the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games, the Aboriginal Sport and Wellness […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 2018778 Views

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Signing of Strengthened Agreement with Native Counselling Services of Alberta

From: Correctional Service Canada August 3, 2018 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada The Government of Canada is committed to the care, custody and reintegration of Indigenous men and women offenders. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) and Native Counselling […]

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New homes proposed for people in need in Chilliwack

Aug. 3, 2018 CHILLIWACK – More people experiencing homelessness in Chilliwack will have the chance for stable housing through another proposed modular housing partnership between the Government of British Columbia and the city. Funded under the Building BC: Rapid Response to Homelessness program, 46 homes with supports and services are proposed on the 45000 block […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to support apprentices in Nova Scotia

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville–Preston–Chezzetcook, will visit and tour the Carpenter Millwright College where he will witness first hand how the Government of Canada helps apprentices gain the skills and training they need to succeed. This visit is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, […]

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NIC launches Nuu-chah-nulth language courses

Aug 1, 2018 NIC will offer two new tuition-free Nuu-chah-nulth language courses at its Port Alberni campus this year. The introductory courses are tuition-free, with the first course starting this September. Nuu-chah-nulth 096 (NCN-096) focuses on developing listening techniques and learning words, phrases and greetings to communicate in the home, the classroom and with elders. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2018201 Views

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Board of Governors Announce Kathleen Lynch as Incoming President of Confederation College

August 2, 2018 August 2, 2018, THUNDER BAY, ON – On behalf of the Confederation College Board of Governors, Chairperson George Patterson announced to employees today that Kathleen Lynch is the successful candidate who will be serving as incoming President of Confederation College. Lynch will succeed outgoing President Jim Madder, assuming official duties on September […]

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B.C. on path to reconciliation with Southern Dakelh Nation Alliance

Aug. 3, 2018 WILLIAMS LAKE – British Columbia and the Southern Dakelh Nation Alliance have signed a government-to-government agreement that establishes a new relationship based on respect and recognition of rights. The Foundation Framework Agreement, or Hubulhsooninats’Uhoot’alh –  Dakelh for “together we will fix it” –  lays out a foundation for building comprehensive reconciliation and […]

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Second Session of the Sixty-Third General Assembly to Open Sept. 6

August 3, 2018 The second session of the 63rd general assembly will open at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, with the lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia reading the speech from the throne. The first session will be prorogued at 11 a.m. It is necessary to prorogue the existing session to open a new session of […]

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Science Week Introduces Indigenous Youth to Careers in Natural Resources

THUNDER BAY, ON, August 1, 2018 – Forty-five Indigenous youth from 25 communities are in Thunder Bay this week learning about geo-caching, cartography, sustainable energy, entrepreneurship and more as part of Science Week for the the First Nation Natural Resource Youth Employment Program (FNNRYEP) and the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP). The youth and their counsellors […]

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OC graduate trains to support Indigenous community

August 01, 2018 Early on, Alice George knew she had a passion for helping others. Working as a cashier for the Nk’Mip Gas and Convenience Store in Oliver, George met people who needed more assistance than she could offer during her interactions at her workplace. “I had an interest in helping others,” says George, “I […]

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Statement from the Treaty Commissioner of Saskatchewan

Freedom of expression is a right, but sometimes people use that to spread messages of hate. The internet has given voices of hatred greater reach, facilitating the dissemination of racism, discrimination and the incitement and promotion of violence. The words we write have an impact on others. In Saskatchewan, the Treaty relationship is suffering and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2018241 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power L.P.: Amended Phase 1 EA and Errata

August 2, 2018 Wataynikaneyap Power L.P. (Wataynikaneyap) is a licenced transmission company owned by 22 First Nation communities and Fortis Inc., with the objective of connecting remote First Nation communities currently serviced by diesel generation in Northwest Ontario. This initiative has been identified as a priority by the Government of Ontario, and Wataynikaneyap has been selected as the […]

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Taseko to Release Second Quarter 2018 Results

August 3, 2018, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE American: TGB) (the “Company”) will release its second quarter 2018 financial results after market close on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. The Company will host a telephone conference call and live webcast on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. […]

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J.D. Irving, Limited: Study Examines Interest in Marine Careers Among New Brunswick Youth

August 3, 2018 A study released recently highlights the need to increase awareness among New Brunswick youth about career opportunities in the oceans industry, including shipbuilding, boatbuilding, aquaculture, tidal energy, and ocean technologies. Building on their previous Student Intentions and Perceptions Study conducted in Nova Scotia, researchers for the Marine People Partnership at the Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise […]

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Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. Commences Horizontal Completions Program

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN – August 2, 2018 – Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: SMI) (FSE: SMK) is pleased to announce that it has commenced completions operations on the previously announced (see news release dated July 16, 2018) Viking and Success horizontal drill program. Saturn has begun completions on the five well […]

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TimberWest: Summer students dive into Forest Management

Aug 2, 2018 Vancouver, BC – TimberWest is once again a classroom to a group of excited summer students, eager to further their knowledge of the forest industry. A select group of students are receiving a hands-on experience in silviculture, forest engineering, and forest biology while assisting the company’s operations in Nanaimo and Campbell River […]

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Financial and Operational Improvements Continue at North American Palladium in the Second Quarter of 2018

TORONTO, Aug. 02, 2018 — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or the “Company”) (TSX:PDL)(OTC PINK:PALDF) today announced its second quarter 2018 financial and operational results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. Q2 2018 Results Summary Adjusted EBITDA1 for the second quarter of 2018 was $37.2 million compared to $20.5 million for the […]

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Sts’ailes First Nation VOTES YES! Now the 81st Operational Signatory under the Framework Agreement.

On July 25th, 2018 Sts’ailes First Nation became the 81st community to historically regain lands governance over their reserve lands and resources.  In an impressive show of community support, members of Sts’ailes passed their land code with a 94% approval.  Sts’ailes First Nation is an independent band located in the upper Fraser Valley region of […]

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Rockhaven Files NI 43-101 Technical Report for its Klaza Project, Yukon

August 2, 2018 – Rockhaven Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:RK) (“Rockhaven”) is pleased to announce the completion and filing of a National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report titled “Technical Report Describing Updated Diamond Drilling, Metallurgical Testing and Mineral Resources on the Klaza Property, Yukon, Canada” (the “Klaza Report”). The Klaza Report has been filed on SEDAR and can […]

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Family Fun Day to be Hosted at Skmaqn—Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site in Honour of National Acadian Feast Day

From: Parks Canada Parks Canada celebrates families and Acadian culture on Sunday, August 12 August 3, 2018           Skmaqn—Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site           Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is celebrating families and Acadian culture at Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site on Sunday, August 12, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This Family Fun Day event […]

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Imperial Reports Mount Polley Unionized Employees Accept New Collective Agreement

Vancouver | August 2, 2018 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports that unionized employees at the Mount Polley mine have voted 79% to accept a new three year contract with an effective date of January 1, 2018. Employees are currently being recalled to work to reestablish normal operations. The collective agreement with USW […]

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Pengrowth Reports Second Quarter Results With 16% Increase in Average Daily Production and 40% Increase in Adjusted Funds Flow Since Q1 2018

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 03, 2018 — Pengrowth Energy Corporation (“Pengrowth”) (TSX:PGF, OTCQX:PGHEF), today reported its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. Unless otherwise indicated, financial figures are expressed in Canadian Dollars. “We continue to execute on the multi-year development plan we launched on June 26th of this year. The eight […]

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