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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: Long Term Care News

Through the voices of our people within the Robinson Superior Treaty area and guidance from our Elder’s Advisory Committee, Dilico embarked on developing an Indigenous Long Term Care facility. For over five years, Dilico has worked to keep this project moving and complete necessary planning and preparation required. We are happy to share that we […]

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World Cancer Day: Celebration of cross-Canada support for modernized cancer strategy

TORONTO, ON (February 4, 2019) –The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) is joining with organizations across the world to mark World Cancer Day 2019 and thanking Canadians for their recent input to modernize the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control (the Strategy). This year’s World Cancer Day, an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) marks […]

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Condolences to the Goodacre Family from the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre

On behalf of the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre’s Board of Directors and staff, we wish to extend our most heartfelt condolences to the Goodacre family for their loss. The Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre strives to be a welcoming place for all people, and Bill Goodacre embodied this message in the way he lived […]

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McMaster U: Ten Social Sciences researchers awarded SSHRC funding

February 01, 2019 Ten researchers from McMaster’s Faculty of Social Sciences have been awarded a total of $478,661 in funding through the federal government’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s Insight Development Grants. The federal government is investing $141 million to support nearly 3,000 of Canada’s most talented scholars, including early-career researchers, Science and Sport Minister Kirsty Duncan announced. “Social sciences […]

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RBC: Edmonton ranked top city for youth to work: First-ever YouthfulCities Urban Work Index

TORONTO, February 4, 2019 – Today, YouthfulCities launches its inaugural Urban Work Index, the first of its kind to look specifically at urban work in Canada. The Index, which was funded by RBC Future Launch, ranks 21 Canadian cities based on 48 urban work indicators, and found Edmonton to be the top-ranked city in the country. Edmonton scored […]

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McGill researchers to receive over $10 M for thirty projects and SSHRC doctoral, master and postdoc awards

February 01, 2019 Social sciences and humanities research plays an important role in building a healthier, stronger and more prosperous Canada. To create a thriving economy powered by homegrown discoveries and innovations, and for Canada to be world-renowned as a research leader, we need to continue to invest in talented graduate students, scholars and researchers. […]

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RNAO: A road map to make Ontario health care more effective and efficient

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2019 – Canada’s and Ontario’s universal, publicly funded health system is the envy for many in the world. Yet, we can and must do better. Indeed, every day in Ontario, patients suffer because our health-care system is slow and unco-ordinated. Many of these problems are highlighted in Hallway Health Care: A System Under […]

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Coady International Institute – Apply Now: Indigenous Women in Community Leadership

February 01, 2019 The Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program is now accepting applications for 2019. Learn more or apply now After attending a three-week intensive education program at Coady International Institute, located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), you will have the opportunity to lead a development project […]

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Indigenous languages art installation unveiled at U of T’s Faculty of Law

February 01, 2019 Five long, horizontal wood plaques with crisp black lettering are now displayed one above the other on a  wall in the Jackman Law Building at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law. They are part of a language art project produced by U of T’s Indigenous Law Students’ Association, together with alumna Amanda […]

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MB Government: Province to Purchase New Ambulances, Improving Safety and Comfort for Patients, Paramedics

February 4, 2019 Significant Investment Will Ensure Paramedics Have Right Equipment to Support Care for Manitobans: Friesen The Manitoba government will purchase 65 replacement ambulances as part of efforts to modernize its fleet while supporting paramedics in responding rapidly and effectively to medical emergencies across the province, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen […]

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Provinces funds free activities in celebration of B.C. families

February 01, 2019 VICTORIA – Recreation facilities, art galleries, museums and Indigenous organizations are hosting free events this Family Day long weekend, including ice skating, swimming and other activities, thanks to support from the Province. “B.C. Family Day is a chance to take a break and spend time making memories with your family,” said Lisa […]

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Metis Nation: Indigenous Languages bill to be introduced this week

February 1, 2019 Liberals table a notice to introduce the long-anticipated legislation, titled An Act Respecting Indigenous Languages. Canada’s Indigenous Languages legislation moved one step closer In Ottawa as Metis Nation President Chartier and other National Indigenous leaders joined Canada’s Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez in New York to mark the United Nations General Assembly launch […]

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IRC: Message from the Chair

February 01, 2019 Message from the Chair Aarigaa! Thank you to the 42 Directors for your contribution, guidance, insight and vision throughout the week. Your input will guide us as an organization for the next three years. At times, we may have our minor differences and issues on certain matters. But once we leave the […]

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MNO Applauds Ontario Designation of Nextbridge as the Licensed Transmitter for East-West Tie

Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario (“MNO”) applauded the Government of Ontario’s directive to designate NextBridge Infrastructure (“NextBridge”) with an exclusive right to proceed with the construction of the East-West Tie Transmission Line Project (the “EWT Project”) along the north shore of Lake Superior. This decision resolves whether Hydro One’s eleventh-hour attempt to secure designation […]

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Province partners with East Kootenay area bands to improve housing

February 01, 2019 CRANBROOK – Shuswap Indian Band, Tobacco Plains Indian Band and ʔaq̓am Community are working with BC Housing on a new project to improve the quality of on-reserve homes in the East Kootenay area. Under the three-year agreement, BC Housing commits to help the three bands maintain housing that meets or exceeds industry […]

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Sphinx and SOQUEM extend to 3,500 metres their drilling campaign on the Calumet-Sud zinc project

Montréal, February 4, 2019 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) and its partner SOQUEM announce that they increased the 2,400 meters drilling campaign initially planned to more than 3,500 m as zinc mineralization was intersected in all drill holes. This drilling campaign began on January 4, 2019 and ended on January […]

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AltaGas Ltd. to Issue Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results

CALGARY, Feb. 4, 2019  – AltaGas Ltd. (“AltaGas”) (TSX: ALA) will release its 2018 fourth quarter and year-end financial results on Thursday, February 28, 2019 before market open. A conference call and webcast will be held the same day to discuss the financial results, update on the balanced funding plan, progress on construction projects and other corporate developments. Time: […]

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Capstone Infrastructure Corporation Announces the Acquisition of a 10 MW Wind Facility in Ontario

TORONTO, Feb. 04, 2019 — Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX: CSE.PR.A) (the “Corporation” or “Capstone”) is pleased to announce its acquisition of the assets of the Watford Wind Facility (“Watford”) from Zephyr Farms Limited. The 10 MW facility is located near the municipality of Brooke-Alvinston in Ontario and operates under a power purchase agreement that expires […]

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NorZinc Grants Stock Options and Share Units

February 1, 2019 ─ Vancouver, British Columbia ─ NorZinc Ltd. (TSX: NZC; OTCQB: NORZF) (“NorZinc” or “the Company”) announces that following completion of its annual year-end review, the Company has granted share-based incentive compensation to certain directors, officers and employees of the Company. Pursuant to the Company’s stock option plan, the deferred share unit (“DSU”) […]

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Pieridae Negotiates a Benefits Agreement With the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia

CALGARY, ALBERTA — February 4, 2019 — Pieridae Energy Limited (Pieridae) (TSXV: PEA) is pleased to announce that the Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Benefits Agreement which it negotiated with the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (the Assembly) has now been ratified. “We are looking forward to collaborating with the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia, and their leadership, […]

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Response to McGill’s “Next Steps Regarding the ‘R-e-d-m-e-n’ [Men’s Varsity Teams’] Name”

February 01, 2019 The next step is to change the name. The first step should have been to change the name. The only step with regards to this decision is to change the name, and it is a step should have been taken years ago. The University’s decision to continue to delay and postpone this […]

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Government of Canada Launches Commemoration Fund for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

New Commemoration Fund to support Indigenous families and communities to honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and LGBTQ2S individuals. February 2, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Department for Women and Gender Equality No relationship is more important to Canada than the relationship with Indigenous peoples. We cannot […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of Michael Ferguson

February 2, 2019 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Michael Ferguson: “Is it with great sadness that I learned of the death of Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada. “Mr. Ferguson devoted his life to public service, both in his home province of New Brunswick and across […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 201960 Views

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University of Lethbridge introduces Charles Weaselhead as 14th chancellor and first of Indigenous descent

February 01, 2019 The University of Lethbridge Senate has elected Charles Weaselhead as the University’s 14th chancellor – the first time in the institution’s 52-year history that the chancellor position will be held by an Indigenous person. Situated in the heart of traditional Blackfoot Territory, the U of L has a shared history with the […]

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The Daily Monday, February 4, 2019

Passenger Air Services Price Index, 2017 The Passenger Air Services Price Index rose 0.5% in 2017 compared with 2016. This was the first increase since 2013, when the index grew 1.1%. Both domestic (+0.4%) and international (+0.5%) fares increased. Continue reading  NT4

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Indigenous Reconciliation Group Welcomes Lisa Zimmerman

Indigenous Reconciliation Group Welcomes Lisa Zimmerman As more and more Canadians choose to engage in conversations about reconciliation and advocate for Indigenous inclusion, the demand for our services continues to grow. As such, the Indigenous Reconciliation Group (IRG) is pleased to welcome Lisa Zimmerman to the company as the Manager, Equity Programs. Lisa brings over […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 2019238 Views

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Hanes Canada Employees Volunteering to Help Homeless People at Toronto’s Scott Mission

Credits: Invisible People Published on Jan 10, 2019 Just before Christmas, I had the honor of volunteering with Hanes Canada employees at the Scott Mission in Toronto, Canada. Disclosure: Hanes helps Invisible People with socks, and I sometimes work for Hanes as a consultant, but neither myself or Invisible People was compensated for this video. I […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 2019383 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Addresses UN General Assembly at Launch Event for the International Year of Indigenous Languages and Calls for Support for Upcoming Indigenous Languages Legislation in Canada

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Addresses UN General Assembly at Launch Event for the International Year of Indigenous Languages and Calls for Support for Upcoming Indigenous Languages Legislation in Canada February 1, 2019 (National Chief’s remarks) (New York City, NY) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today addressed the United Nations […]

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Inuit Leaders push for strong measures that support the revitalization, maintenance and protection of Inuktut as part of the International Year of Indigenous Languages launched at the United Nations General Assembly

Press Release February 1, 2019, Ottawa, ON and New York, NY– Inuit leadership from the four Inuit regions in Canada: Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated President, Aluki Kotierk of Nunavut, Makivik Corporation President Charlie Watt of Nunavik, Nunatsiavut Government President Johannes Lampe of Nunatsiavut, and Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Chair and CEO, Duane Smith of theInuvialuit Settlement Region, […]

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Public Advisory: Polar Bear Warning Issued for Makkovik Area

February 1, 2019 Public Advisory: Polar Bear Warning Issued for Makkovik Area Residents are cautioned about two polar bears reported in Makkovik in the vicinity of the town dump. Conservation Officers are currently working to control the situation. Residents who live in areas where polar bears have been known to frequent are encouraged to take […]

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Canada and the Native Women’s Association of Canada Sign Accord

February 1, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Francyne Joe, President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), and the Provincial and Territorial Member Associations of NWAC signed the Canada-Native Women’s Association of Canada Accord. The signing of the Accord […]

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YT Government: New senior-level Department of Education position focuses on First Nations initiatives

February 1, 2019 The Government of Yukon and the Council of Yukon First Nations’ Chiefs’ Committee on Education are working together to establish a new assistant deputy minister (ADM) of First Nations Initiatives position within the Department of Education. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action #62 calls on governments to establish […]

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2018-in-review: wind energy is the lowest-cost source of new electricity in Canada and is on track to add approximately 1,000 MW of new capacity in 2019

January 31, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario, January 31, 2019 – Canada’s wind energy industry further expanded its installed capacity in 2018, while solidifying its status as the lowest-cost source of new electricity generation. Newly commissioned projects brought total national wind energy capacity to close to 13,000 megawatts (MW). Meanwhile, competitive auction results in Saskatchewan and Alberta […]

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NU Government: Let’s Be Aware launches online education module

01 February 2019  Public Service Announcement Let’s Be Aware launches online education module Do you want to learn more about Canada’s Low Risk Drinking Guidelines? Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta is launching an online education module covering the guidelines and other important information about the responsible use of alcohol. The session takes about 20 […]

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The Government of Canada announces a call for concepts for Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy

February 1, 2019                        Gatineau, Quebec                        Employment and Social Development Canada Homelessness has an economic and social impact on every community in Canada. The Government of Canada is committed to helping those who are in need and believes that one homeless Canadian is one too many. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and […]

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Native Women’s Association of Canada Signs Accord

With the common goals of establishing a renewed Nation-to-Nation relationship between Indigenous Nations and Canada, the Government of Canada and the Native Women’s Association signed an Accord on February 1, 2019. The Accord will recognize as a full participant in decision-making processes at the national and international levels. This Accord means Canada will work with […]

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BC Government: Better supports for First Nations Elders and seniors with age-friendly grants

Feb 1, 2019 VICTORIA – First Nations communities are receiving age-friendly grants to support Elders and seniors so they can live active, socially engaged and independent lives. “For the first time ever, age-friendly grants are being provided to First Nations communities to support their efforts in creating healthy, responsive communities for Elders,” said Adrian Dix, […]

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Carleton Professors Receive SSHRC Support for a Broad Range of Research Impacting Canadians

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has awarded funding to 12 Carleton University researchers in the amount of $593,000 through its Insight Development Grant (IDG) program, including research areas such as northern energy infrastructure, labour mobility and floodwater planning in Indigenous communities. In addition, SSHRC awarded 64 scholarships to Carleton graduate students at […]

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Minister Rodriguez and Canadian Indigenous Leaders Take Part in the Launch of the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages

GATINEAU, February 1, 2019 The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, today took part in the United Nations General Assembly launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages in New York. He was joined by Indigenous leaders including National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Assembly of First Nations; President Clément Chartier, Métis National Council; President […]

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AFN National Chief Attending United Nations General Assembly Launch Event of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

January 31, 2019 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will attend the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Launch Event of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages at the UN New York Headquarters on February 1, 2019. National Chief Bellegarde will deliver a strong statement on the need for action […]

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Thompson Rivers U: Training the next generation of First Nations language teachers

January 31, 2019 Language not only helps us communicate and connect with one another, it is also a lifeline to our past, present and future. It is a link to our ways of being, our beliefs, customs, norms and so much more. June Kelly, the co-ordinator of TRU’s First Nations language program, recently stopped by […]

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Northern College & Algoma University Expand Partnership

January 31, 2019 New “Diploma to Degree” Pathways, Online Offerings, & Joint Admission Options Announced (Timmins, ON January 31, 2019) – Today, representatives from Northern College and Algoma University joined together to sign new “2+1” and “2+2” Academic Pathway and updated Joint Admission agreements to support enhanced student mobility between the College and the University. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201956 Views

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Western Announces Director Resignation

Feb 01, 2019 VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) announces the resignation of David Williams from the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Williams joined the Company’s Board of Directors in May 2006 when Western was formed as part of the Western Silver Corp. […]

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Boralex to Release 2018 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results on March 1

Montreal, February 1, 2019 – Boralex Inc. (” Boralex ” or the ” Corporation “) announces that the release of the 2018 fourth quarter and fiscal year results will take place on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11 a.m. Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results […]

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Premier Announces Closing of Credit Facility and Financing Package

THUNDER BAY, February 1, 2019 – Premier Gold Mines Limited (PG: TSX) (“Premier” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced US$50 million secured revolving term credit facility with Investec Bank plc (“Investec”), as administrative agent for the lenders thereunder (the “Investec Credit Facility”) and the previously announced financing arrangements […]

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Western Forest Products Inc.: Acquisition of Columbia Vista Complete

February 1, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) announced today the completion of its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Columbia Vista Corporation and related entities (collectively “Columbia Vista”) located in Vancouver, Washington. “This acquisition is consistent with our strategy of pursuing margin-focused business […]

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Canada Lands Company: Request for proposals for the revitilization of the sector Pointe-du-Moulin and Silo 5 on the way to becoming an emblematic project for Montréal

Feb 01, 2019 Montréal, February 1, 2019 – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and la Francophonie, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, and Minister responsible for Canada Lands Company and the Old Port of Montréal Corporation, today announced the launch of a […]

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Trevali Announces 2018 Annual Financial Results Reporting Date

January 31, 2019 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX: TV, BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF, Frankfurt: 4TI) announces it will release its 2018 audited annual financial results following the Toronto Stock Exchange market close on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The Company will host a conference […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Inclusion of 60 Carat Fancy Vivid Yellow Rough Diamond in its February Sale

TORONTO and NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2019 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces that it will include in it its upcoming, February rough diamond sale, an exceptional quality, 60.59-carat, fancy vivid yellow rough diamond. The diamond was recovered at the Company’s Gahcho Kué Mine in October 2018. […]

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Black Diamond Group Limited Announces Notice to Proceed on Coastal GasLink Project and Announces Additional Contract Award

January 28 2019 CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Black Diamond Group Limited (TSX: BDI) (“Black Diamond Group” or the “Company”), a leading provider of modular space solutions and workforce accommodations, is pleased to announce the Company’s Workforce Solutions business unit has received a notice to proceed on a previously announced 908-bed turnkey camp […]

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