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Ontario Supporting Aquaculture Industry in Manitoulin

Province Netting New Local Jobs May 15, 2019 Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Ontario’s government is working for the people by investing in Manitoulin’s local aquaculture industry, creating four full-time jobs. “We’re helping local businesses create good jobs and do work that supports Manitoulin’s growing aquaculture industry,” said Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, […]

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KidsRights Index 2019: economic growth doesn’t lead to improved children’s rights

Amsterdam, May 14th – There is still a significant gap between international children’s rights and the daily reality of children around the world. Even in developed countries the priority for children’s rights is inadequate. This is demonstrated by the KidsRights Index 2019 published today by the international children’s rights organization KidsRights and the Erasmus University […]

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NU Government: Call for Proposals – Parenting and Childrearing community funding initiatives

May 14, 2019 The Department of Family Services is accepting proposals for projects in 2019-2020 that support community based parenting and childrearing workshops and aim to rebuild and strengthen Inuit traditional childrearing teachings and practices. Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations can apply for funding for projects that: revitalize the wisdom and practices of Inunnguiniq; […]

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MNA: 91st Annual General Assembly

May 14th, 2019 The 91st Annual General Assembly will be held in St. Paul, Alberta, from August 17 to 18, 2019. Click here to read the Notice of Meeting and click herefor the Notice of Resolutions. Special or Extraordinary Resolutions must be received at the MNA Head Office no later than 4:30 pm on July 5, 2019. NT5

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GNWT is Committed to Renewing Land Use Planning in the NWT

May 14, 2019 As part of the NWT Land Use Planning Forum,  the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) released Finding Common Ground – a renewed commitment to regional land use planning in the Northwest Territories, earlier today. “Finding Common Ground” sets out how the GNWT and its Indigenous government and federal government partners will work […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh announces the start of the 2019 Grand Council #3 Spring Assembly

May 14, 2019 Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 announced today the start of the National Spring Assembly of the Grand Council Treaty #3 Chiefs. The three-day assembly titled ‘Pimiinitizowan’ will bring together 28 First Nations Chiefs, leaders, Elders, youth and citizens to Couchiching First Nation, the host of […]

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Anniversary of Slave Lake wildfire: Premier Kenney

May 14, 2019 Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Slave Lake wildfire: “Eight years ago, Albertans were horrified by the wildfire that tore through the Town of Slave Lake, May 14-16. It was the first time wildfire had threatened a major urban centre in our province. “All 7,000 residents […]

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Government of Canada partners with Métis Nation to launch new skills and employment training program

Distinctions-based program empowers Indigenous people to improve skills and find jobs May 15, 2019   Winnipeg, Manitoba     Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada and Métis Nation have taken significant action to ensure Métis people have greater opportunities for employment and can achieve lifelong prosperity for themselves, their families and their communities. Working […]

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City of Fredericton: Winners announced in Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge

TUE, MAY 14, 2019 The City of Fredericton and St. Mary’s First Nation are proud to have been shortlisted among 200 Canadian municipalities in Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge, competing for one of two $10-million prizes. Winners were announced today in Ottawa at the Smart Cities Challenge Finalist Showcase. Although Fredericton and St. Mary’s First Nation’s proposal […]

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Sphinx appoints the Honourable Lawrence Cannon to its Board of Directors

Montréal, May 15, 2019 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) is pleased to announce that the Honourable Lawrence Cannon has been appointed to the Corporation’s Board of Directors as an independent director. Mr. Cannon was born in Québec and has a long history of public service at the municipal, provincial and […]

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Kwanika Copper Corp and Serengeti Announce Initial Metallurgical Test Results from Kwanika Project

Vancouver, B.C., May 15, 2019, Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) announces the results of the first of a number of metallurgical tests being conducted on  samples from the Kwanika Project which  is controlled by Kwanika Copper Corporation (“KCC”), a private company jointly owned by Serengeti Resources Inc. (65%) and Posco International Corporation (35%). This test […]

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H2O Innovation’s 2019 Third Quarter Results – Shows Adjusted EBITDA at 6.8% of revenues and Net Earnings

Key highlights Sustained revenue growth of $5.6 M, or 21.1% over the same period of the previous fiscal year, reaching $32.3 M for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019; Recurring revenues from Aftermarket, Specialty Products and Operation & Maintenance (“O&M”), represented 81.9% of total revenues for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019; Selling, […]

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Honey Badger Drilling Confirms the Extension of the Beaver Vein

Toronto, Ontario – May 15, 2019 – Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: TUF) (“Honey Badger” or the “Company”) announces that the down-dip extension of the Beaver Vein, host of historic silver mineralization  at the Beaver Mine, was intersected in the three holes completed as part of its 2,000-metre drilling program on the Thunder Bay Silver-Cobalt Project, located west […]

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Resolute Completes Five-Year Extension of ABL Credit Facility

MONTRÉAL, May 14, 2019  – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced a 5-year extension of its senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility (“ABL credit facility”) with an aggregate lender commitment of up to $500 million at any time outstanding, subject to borrowing base availability based on specified advance rates, eligibility criteria and customary reserves. “This […]

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Northern Sea Wolf enters Service on Central Coast Route

May 14, 2019 VICTORIA – BC Ferries confirmed today the Northern Sea Wolf begins service on the Central Coast route on May 18 after successfully completing its sea trials and dock fits during April and May. The seasonal direct service between Port Hardy and Bella Coola starts on June 3. The Northern Sea Wolf provides […]

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Acquisition of a Land of 73 Hectares: Mason Graphite Officially Becomes a Corporate Citizen of the City of Baie-Comeau

BAIE-COMEAU, Quebec, May 14, 2019  — On the occasion of Mason Graphite’s luncheon conference in Baie-Comeau, the Mayor of Baie-Comeau, Yves Montigny, and Benoît Gascon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mason Graphite, announced the acquisition of a 73-hectare site, at an approximate cost of $ 663,000, by the company in Jean-Noël-Tessier Park. “Mason Graphite […]

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Sphinx closes $191,750 private placement financing

Montréal, May 14 2019 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) announces that it has closed a non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) for aggregate gross proceeds of $191,750. The Private Placement was comprised of: 1,430,000 units of the Corporation at a price of $0.05 per unit. Each unit consists of one […]

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Imperial Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Vancouver | May 14, 2019 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports financial results for the three ended March 31, 2019, as summarized in this release and discussed in detail in the Management’s Discussion & Analysis. The Company’s financial results are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards. The reporting currency of the […]

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The Government of Canada Announces Winners of the Smart Cities Challenge

Ottawa, Ontario, May 14, 2019 – By driving innovation in communities across the country, the Government of Canada is empowering communities to address the most pressing needs of their residents through data and connected technology. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and his Parliamentary Secretary Marco Mendicino, announced the four winners […]

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Athabasca Minerals Inc. Announces Q1 2019 Financial Results

May 14, 2019 EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“AMI” or the “Corporation”) (TSX Venture: ABM) announces its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. The Corporation’s financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis (“MD&A”) for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Athabasca Minerals Inc. website […]

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Health Reports: Does geography matter in mortality? An analysis of potentially avoidable mortality by remoteness index in Canada

May 15, 2019 Canadians who live in remote areas are more likely than those in easily accessible areas to die prematurely of preventable and treatable causes. This is one of the findings of a new study released today in the publication Health Reports. Avoidable mortality rates, which have been used as an indicator in health policy, […]

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The Daily Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Consumer Price Index, April 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.0% on a year-over-year basis in April, following a 1.9% increase in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.3% in April. Continue reading  Study: Earnings of immigrants and children of immigrants in official language minority populations In Canada, the vitality […]

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Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program – Dean’s story

Credits: Employment and Social Development Canada Dean received the training he was looking for and now has his own business. Discover his story! Where somebody maybe started out kind of in the dumps or they’re not doing great, we help them get the training, we got them employed. Now we’re taking it to the next […]

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Indigenous STEAM Camp receives NSERC funding

Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre’s Indigenous STEAM Camp received a boost from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in the form of $75,000 in funding over three years. The camp, which is designed for students from Grades 1 – 3 and 4 – 6, gives children the opportunity to participate in activities that […]

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Coady, Latin American organization partnering for women’s leadership course

May 14, 2019 Coady International Institute and Fundación Educacion Popular en Salud (EPES) to offer regional Women’s Leadership course in Chile Women leaders from Central and South America have a new opportunity to build their leadership skills and learn to better position themselves and their organizations for creating social change. Coady International Institute is collaborating […]

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PCMNO Youth Representative Mitch Case gives presentation to UN Forum

Mitch Case has been a strong representative for Ontario’s Métis youth for the past eight years, serving as Youth Representative on the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario. Mitch was recently invited by Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett to participate in the 2019 United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New […]

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Bowdoin: Parts of Campus Bring a Light to Wabanaki History

Maine’s Wabanaki tribes and allies are shifting the way people in Maine, including at Bowdoin, are engaging with the state’s colonial history and the injustices inflicted on the indigenous population. Several recent iniatives at Bowdoin have encouraged students to pursue a deeper understanding of the impact of colonial history on Native Americans, and to learn […]

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$1.25M awarded to innovative USask early career researchers

SASKATOON – Five University of Saskatchewan (USask) early career researchers have each been awarded $250,000 over two years by the New Frontiers in Research Fund, a new federal fund designed to promote exploratory research that crosses disciplinary boundaries and enables researchers to take risks and be innovative. “The scope and creativity of these research projects […]

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Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

From: Parks Canada May 14, 2019                            Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario                     Parks Canada Agency National historic sites reflect the rich and varied heritage of our nation, and the Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that all these sites are protected for generations to come. The […]

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UCN Releases New Strategic Plan

In recognition of the importance of University College of the North (UCN) in supporting social and economic development in northern Manitoba, and as part of celebrating the 15th anniversary of UCN’s establishment as a university college, UCN’s Governing Council has released a new Strategic Plan that helps to ensure that UCN plays a leading role […]

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Ontario Invests In Hats For Hides Program

Making it easier for hunters to be responsible stewards May 14, 2019 The Ontario Government is working for the people by making it easier for hunters to be responsible stewards of our natural resources. Today John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, along with Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London, announced that the province is […]

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Breakfast Club of Canada salutes Pembina’s $5 million investment to support breakfast programs across the country

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2019 – Breakfast Club of Canada is thrilled to announce Pembina Pipeline Corporation’s latest contribution to give all kids an equal chance of success. Pembina has committed $5 million to the Club over the next five years to expand their Fuel 4 Thought signature program, originally launched in 2016. This investment is […]

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Province Partnering with Peguis First Nation to Create New Economic Opportunities

May 14, 2019 PEGUIS FIRST NATION—The Manitoba government is working in partnership with Peguis First Nation on two initiatives to advance reconciliation and self-determination, and create new economic opportunities in the community, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today. “Our government is committed to advancing reconciliation with First Nations communities and we fully support Peguis First […]

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BC Government: Funding will enhance flood preparation

May 14, 2019 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is providing $750,000 to the Fraser Basin Council to support and explore flood management strategies. “The work to be undertaken by the Fraser Basin Council will keep British Columbians safe and help people throughout the province be more prepared and responsive to floods,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister […]

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The New Rideau Canal Promenade Unveiled Along the Rideau Canal Pathway

From: Canadian Heritage OTTAWA – May 14, 2019 One of the most important historical developments in Ottawa was the creation of the Rideau Canal, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament (Ottawa Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of […]

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Dr. Cindy Blackstock to be recognized with honorary degree for work addressing issues facing Indigenous children

The University of Lethbridge is pleased to recognize the work of Dr. Cindy Blackstock, a professor of social work at McGill University, by presenting her with an honorary degree at the University’s 2019 Spring Convocation ceremonies. Blackstock has spent her career speaking out against the systemic inequalities of services provided to First Nations children, youth […]

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Media Advisory – May 15 – Time to Clean Up Mining in B.C. (news conference, group photos)

VICTORIA, May 14,  2019  – As the demand for minerals mined in B.C. continues to rise, a new network of mining-affected communities, experts, and organizations from across the province join in Victoria on May 15 to launch a roadmap to help fix key mining problems in B.C. in relation to water pollution, polluter-pays principle, and respect […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada and Métis Nation make joint announcement on new partnership to benefit Métis people across Canada

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, together with David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Metis Federation, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada and the Métis Nation are working together to create employment opportunities for Métis people across Canada. A photo […]

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2019: A year of commemoration, celebration and appreciation

OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 – Today marks the official day that the NPO Grand Canadian Events, in collaboration with Canadian Heritage, launches the activities surrounding the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada with the project STANDING BY OUR COLOURS / AFFICHONS NOS COULEURS. “The Government of Canada is pleased to support […]

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Task Force on Improved Connectivity in the Arctic (TFICA) Report: Improving Connectivity in the Arctic

May 14, 2019 The final report of Task Force on Improved Connectivity in the Arctic (TFICA) was officially approved at the Rovaniemi Ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council on May 7, 2019. At the Arctic Council 2017 Ministerial meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, the Ministers established the Task Force on Improved Connectivity in the Arctic (Task […]

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Carleton University Early Career Researchers Recognized by New Frontiers in Research Fund

Three Carleton University early career researchers received support today from the federal government’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) to pursue multidisciplinary projects in the diverse fields of language and computer programming, telling stories about endangered species, and energy-efficient buildings. Each project is receiving up to $250,000 over the next two years from the new […]

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Selkirk College : Conference Opens Up Dialogue on Future of the Columbia River

May 13 2019 The legacy of the Columbia River Treaty has been defining element of the Selkirk College region for more than 50 years. In late-May the One River: Ethics Matter Conference will explore the impacts of the treaty and what can be done to ensure the environment is at the forefront of all future […]

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DOC announces free membership for Indigenous Filmmakers

Toronto, Ontario, May 13th, 2019 – In alignment with the values and mission of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) is proud to announce that we will be offering free membership to any and all Canadian Indigenous individuals – valid until Dec 31st, 2020. This offer will […]

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Frozen Justice videos explore Canadian crime film research

The University of Winnipeg is proud to announce the launch of a new video series looking at how crime is depicted in Canadian films. The celebration begins at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in the University of Winnipeg Faculty Club. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Frozen Justice: Canadian […]

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OHRC: Harmful impact of Indigenous-themed sports logos in city facilities

May 13, 2019 Dear Mayor, We are writing to urge all municipalities in Ontario to engage Indigenous communities about the use of Indigenous-themed logos and team names in their sports arenas. The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) recently intervened in an Application before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) which alleged that the use […]

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Learning network with focus on Indigenous education receives 2019 Cmolik Prize

An initiative that is improving quality and equity in education in B.C. and has an emphasis on Indigenous learning is being recognized with Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Education 2019 Cmolik Prize. The $100,000 Cmolik Prize for the Enhancement of Public Education in B.C. is being awarded to Debbie Leighton-Stephens, Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser, […]

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Government of Canada Supporting Healthy Living for Girls in Ontario and Quebec

Project will support more than 12,000 teen girls in being more active, eating healthy food, and improving their mental well-being May 14, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Public Health Agency of Canada Canada continues to face a growing burden of chronic disease, with unhealthy lifestyles playing a key role in increasing Canadians’ risk of developing […]

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Clearwater Reports Record First Quarter 2019 Results

Tue, 14 May 2019 HALIFAX, May 14, 2019  – (TSX: CLR): First quarter sales and adjusted EBITDA1 were $120.1 million and $20.0 million respectively versus $120.1 million and $19.1 million respectively in the prior year. Adjusted EBITDA grew 4.8% versus the prior year resulting in record Q1 adjusted EBITDA. Cash from operations and free cash flow were $12.3 million and $4.6 million respectively versus $14.8 million and $9.6 millionin the prior year. […]

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Headway in Mason Graphite’s Lac Guéret Project

MONTREAL, May 14, 2019  — Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or “the Company”) (TSX.V: LLG; OTCQX: MGPHF) provides an update on recent activities related to the Lac Guéret graphite mine and concentrator project (the “Project”). Significant progress has also been made on value-added products development and a dedicated press release will soon follow on this topic. Financing […]

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Brixton Metals Targets Copper Porphyry at its Thorn Project

May 14, 2019 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (OTCQB: BBBXF) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce its 2019 exploration plans at its wholly owned Thorn project, which will focus on two large scale copper porphyry targets on the property. Phase 1 Highlights Planned phase one drilling of a 1,000 metre hole at […]

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