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MacDonald Mines Exploration Exhibiting at PDAC 2018

Toronto, Ontario – February 20, 2018 -MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V: BMK) (“MacDonald Mines”, the “Company”, or “BMK”) will be exhibiting at the upcoming 2018 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) International Conference. Members of MacDonald’s management team would like to invite current shareholders, potential investors, analysts, brokers and interested parties to visit booth […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018194 Views

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North American Energy Partners INC. Announces Results For The Fourth Quarter Ended December 31, 2017

EDMONTON, Alberta, Feb. 13, 2018 — North American Energy Partners Inc. (“NAEP” or “the Company”) (TSX:NOA) (NYSE:NOA) today announced results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. Martin Ferron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company stated, “Although the weather could have been kinder to us, we were pleased to achieve a strong […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018257 Views

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New Arctic Surf Clam license to benefit First Nations in Atlantic Canada and Quebec

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada Ottawa, Ontario – Enhancing access to fisheries provides an opportunity to create social and economic benefits for coastal and Indigenous communities, and further promote economic prosperity for middle class Atlantic Canadians. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that a new license […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018322 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 Retail trade, December 2017 Following three consecutive monthly increases, retail sales decreased 0.8% in December to $49.6 billion. Despite this decline, retail sales were up 1.5% in the fourth quarter and up 6.7% for the year. Continue reading Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, fourth quarter 2017 Canadian corporations earned $98.6 billion in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018343 Views

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World’s first Indigenous law degree to be offered at UVic

February 21, 2018 A new law program at the University of Victoria is the world’s first to combine the intensive study of both  Indigenous and non-Indigenous law, enabling people to work fluently across the two realms. Students will graduate with two professional degrees, one in Canadian Common Law (Juris Doctor or ‘JD’) and one in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018427 Views

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MMF: Metis Student Wins Prestigious Award

February 18, 2018 Metis Student Wins Prestigious Award Teulon, MB – Samantha Morin, a Citizen of the Metis Nation, has won the prestigious Loran Award. Morin is the only Manitoban and the only Metis Citizen to win the Award, which is valued at $100,000 over four years. “I’m overwhelmed and very excited,” said Morin. “Initially […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018477 Views

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MNBC: Upcoming Early Learning and Child Care Sessions

February 19th, 2018 Métis Nation British Columbia Early Learning and Child Care Community Engagement If you have a child between the ages of 0 to 8 years and believe that their early years need to reflect Métis culture, history and language then we need your support! Consulting with Métis children and families and gathering information […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018329 Views

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NCC: Aboriginal scholarship from Bird Heavy Civil

Bird Heavy Civil Ltd. just released information about their Aboriginal Scholarship, which is a program designed to assist and support Indigenous people of Canada with their career development and growth as they attend post secondary education. Scholarship applications will be accepted from students who are currently enrolled in a full-time post-secondary institution or students in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018395 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Structural Assessment – Stakeholder Survey

February 21, 2018 Rupertsland Institute has commissioned a study to examine the alignment of RLI’s organizational structure with its mandate, mission and vision. The first phase of the review requires extensive data collection and consultations with RLI’s key stakeholders including members of the Métis community. You are part of this consultation and your valuable opinion […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018266 Views

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From opportunities to outcomes: Budget 2018 must empower municipalities to deliver for Canadians – FCM

Budget 2018 can empower municipalities to deliver quality-of-life gains nationwide- by taking steps to ensure that historic opportunities from the last two budgets generate real outcomes on the ground. That is the message from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today as it releases its budget recommendations: From Opportunities to Outcomes. By working with municipalities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018246 Views

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Ontario Health Atlas illustrates growing socioeconomic inequity, resulting in unequal gains and losses in health over last 20 years

Ontario has made major progress towards reducing deaths due to circulatory, cancer and respiratory diseases, and more Ontarians are surviving into old age, but the gains experienced differ substantially across regions, according to public health policy researchers at the University of Toronto. Ontarians in health regions that include the greater Toronto and Hamilton areas are […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018220 Views

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Media Advisory – AER to hold technical briefing on updated water use report

Calgary, Alberta (February 21, 2018)…Members of the media are invited to attend a technical briefing to learn about the Alberta Energy Regulator’s updated Alberta Energy Industry Water Use Report, showing company-specific data for Alberta’s mineable and in situ oil sands. Representatives from the AER will be available for comment. Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 Time: […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018349 Views

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Sheridan’s Creative Campus Series Welcomes Roberta Jamieson

February 20, 2018 On Thursday, February 15th, Sheridan welcomed Indigenous leader, advocate, Officer of the Order of Canada and former Ombudswoman of Ontario, Roberta Jamieson, to its Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga. Jamieson was the featured speaker in Sheridan’s ongoing Creative Campus Series, which is sponsored by TD Bank. Jamieson’s address focused on the challenges […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018236 Views

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MNBC: Join Waceya Metis Society for some cultural fun and activities

February 20th, 2018 Waceya Métis Society invites you to join them for a traditional Métis Kitchen Party on Feb 25th in Aldergrove from 10am- 2pm and for a day of snowshoeing and sharing of Métis cultural traditions at Cypress Mountain from 11am – 4pm.  Admission is FREE. Event is FREE for all ages for all […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018511 Views

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Akasaba West Copper-Gold Mine Project – Public Comments Invited

From Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency February 21, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Akasaba West Copper-Gold Mine Project, located approximately 15 kilometres east of Val-d’Or, Quebec. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018297 Views

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Apply Now for Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Mentorship Program

Are you an Indigenous woman who is making a difference in your community? Grow your network. Enhance your skills. Apply now for the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership mentorship program. Program is open to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit women leaders in Canada. Scholarships are available.

by CoadyInstitute on February 21, 2018375 Views

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MNA 90th Annual General Assembly

February 21st, 2018 Notice to MNA Citizens The Métis Nation of Alberta 90th Annual General Assembly will take place August 10th – 12th at Bold Centre – 98702 91 Avenue, Lac La Biche, AB. For more information, please contact Ron Harrison at rharrison@metis.org or Marilyn Lizee at mlizee@metis.org or call (780) 455 2200. Click here to […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018364 Views

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Algoma U Hosts 13th Annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – February 21, 2018): The Anishinaabe Initiatives department of Algoma University and the Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association (SASA) welcome everyone to come and indulge in Indigenous culture and customs at the 13th Annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow: Celebrating Life Long Learning at the George Leach Centre (GLC) on Saturday, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018263 Views

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Saturviit Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavik

Saturviit Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavik is looking for artists of Nunavik Beneficiaries to submit artwork for our Booklet on Justice that will be printed this March and distributed across Nunavik communities. The artwork will be displayed on the cover page and used to complement the contents of the booklet. What we are looking for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018254 Views

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MNO holds annual meeting with Premier Wynne

On February 5, 2018 at Queen’s Park in Toronto, a Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) delegation led by MNO President Margaret Froh and including MNO Chair France Picotte, MNO Chief Operating Officer Joanne Meyer and MNO Chief Strategy Officer Jennifer St. Germain met with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Minister David […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018286 Views

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MFNERC Next Education Directors’ Meeting

Mark your calendars for the next Education Directors’ meeting taking place in Winnipeg. In partnership with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, we will host the next ED meeting on March 5-6, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport. You can find the travel/registration form below. Please fill it out and fax back to Christa […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018207 Views

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Moving forward on Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan – OEB

Our Implementation Plan describes the work the OEB will undertake in support of the goals and objectives described in Ontario’s 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP). The focus of our work will continue to be on outcomes that deliver value for Ontario’s energy consumers. February 21, 2018 Many of the initiatives described in our Implementation Plan […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018287 Views

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Confidence in the justice system: Visible minorities have less faith in courts than other Canadians – Angus Reid

February 20, 2018 – As a Saskatchewan jury’s not-guilty verdict in the trial of a white farmer accused of killing a young Indigenous man on his property prompts nationwide conversations about race and the Canadian justice system, a new public opinion poll from the Angus Reid Institute finds visible minorities considerably less likely than other […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018271 Views

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QNW reacts to the announcement of Prime Minister Trudeau

Kahnawake, February 15th 2018 – Québec Native Women wishes to react to the announcement made by Prime Minister Trudeau regarding the creation of a framework for recognition and implementation of Indigenous rights. The creation of this new framework is directed towards a national mobilization, which includes several major elements: pan-Canadian consultations regarding the recognition and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018202 Views

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IDays offers a taste of diversity – TRU

If variety is the spice of life, TRU’s campus is flavourful, indeed. The university celebrates its cultural diversity campuswide during IDays, March 5 to 9. And continuing with that spicy metaphor, this year’s theme is Food for Thought, Food for Life, Food for Fun. The week’s lineup of activities and events spans the globe, from […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018345 Views

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Minister Joly invites organizations to apply for funding to address gender-based violence

From Status of Women Canada Targeted funding opportunities are available through a “call for concepts” until March 1 for projects that support survivors of gender-based violence and their families. February 21, 2018 – Montréal, Québec – Status of Women Canada Events such as The Globe and Mail’s “Unfounded” series, the #MeToo movement, and the Women’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018286 Views

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Actua releases first of-its-kind Canadian survey on kids attitudes about coding

February 21, 2018, Ottawa, Ontario – Today, Actua released the results of a first-of-its-kind survey, which assessed the confidence and attitudes of Canadian kids and parents toward coding, and jobs of the future. The results revealed a largely enthusiastic cohort of students and parents, but also a persistent gender gap, a socio-economic divide, and a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018251 Views

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Minister Parsons Announces Justice Summit to be Held on West Coast

February 21, 2018 Today, the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, announced that a West Coast Justice Summit will be held on March 16 in Corner Brook. Similar to the previous summits held in St. John’s and Happy Valley-Goose Bay, the purpose of this event is to bring together […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018293 Views

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MMF: Province’s Cannabis Announcement Forgets the Metis Nation

Winnipeg, MB – Today the Province of Manitoba announced its conditional acceptance of proposals to operate retail cannabis locations. Once again Manitoba has forgotten the Metis Nation and refers only to non-Indigenous and Indigenous communities on-reserve retail opportunities. “Sadly we are not surprised by this announcement,” said Jack Park, MMF Minister responsible for Energy and […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018213 Views

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Amiskwaciy History Series: Healing the harms of Indian Residential Schools

February 21, 2018 Join Harold Robinson as he presents “They welcomed them with blankets, tea and tears: Healing the harms of Indian Residential Schools.” The session is part of the Amiskwaciy History Series. Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Eastglen High School Theatre, 11430 – 68 Street Cost: Free Understanding […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018415 Views

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MNA Beginner Cree Classes

February 21st, 2018 As part of the Cultural Enrichment Program, the MNA is offering introductory Cree lessons in Region 1. Join us for lessons on speaking, reading, and writing Cree over 18 weeks. Classes will be held at the Region 1 Office in Lac La Biche. Details Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – Tuesday, June 26, […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018258 Views

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Government of Yukon funds Gladue pilot project

The Government of Yukon is funding a $530,000 three-year pilot project to develop a Gladue Report Writing program for Indigenous offenders. The pilot project will provide training to Yukon-based writers to produce high-quality, standardized Gladue reports and cover the costs of report writing. It will be led by a committee of representatives from Yukon First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018287 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation and RCMP Renew Commitment to Support Policing Priorities for Manitoba’s Metis Nation

Winnipeg, MB – Today the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to renew the Metis Community Initiatives Coordinator position and support policing priorities for Manitoba’s Metis Nation through March 31. 2022. The MOU outlines 10 priorities for the Metis Community Initiatives Coordinator position including service […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018267 Views

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MNC: Trudeau government to recognize Indigenous rights as basis for all government relations with Indigenous Peoples

In an address to the House of Commons on February 14, 2018, Prime Minister Trudeau announced an engagement process with First Nations, Inuit and the Métis Nation to formalize the recognition and implementation of Indigenous rights through new legislation and policies. The Prime Minister’s speech outlined the following legislative and policy elements of a new […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018170 Views

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The First Peoples Child & Family Review Vol 12, No 2 (2018)

Indigenous Children, Youth and Families in the Next 150 Years Special Issue By Children And Youth DOWNLOAD THIS PDF FILE The First Peoples Child & Family Review is published twice yearly by the First Nations Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCS). Articles herein are the responsibility of and copyrighted to the authors. The views expressed herein do […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018410 Views

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QNW: March 27, 2018 – First Nations Forum on Sexual Assault

Lately, more and more Indigenous people have spoken up to denounce the violence that they face. The First Nations Forum on Sexual Assault, organized by Québec Native Women in partnership with the FNQLHSSC, is an opportunity to meet, exchange and reflect collectively on solutions to put an end to the problem of sexual assault within […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018338 Views

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Largest study of its kind finds alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementia

TORONTO, February 20, 2018 – Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. This according to a nationwide observational study, published in The Lancet Public Health journal, of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France. This study looked specifically at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2018338 Views

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GNWT Programs and Services for Persons with Disabilities Inventory

YELLOWKNIFE (February 20, 2018) — The Government of the Northwest Territories has released the Inventory of Programs and Services for Persons with Disabilities. The inventory provides a list of programs and services available for persons with disabilities and their caregivers delivered by GNWT Departments, agencies, and partners. The inventory is a resource intended help persons with […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018330 Views

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The Taxpayers’ Ombudsman releases her Office’s newest systemic examination report on her Office’s 10th anniversary

February 21, 2018 — Ottawa, Ontario — Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsman The Office of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsman (OTO) is proud to release its 11th systemic examination report as it enters its 11th year. The report, entitled Benefits Unsheltered, examines systemic service issues related to the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) communication and outreach efforts to shelters regarding […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018272 Views

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Provincial Government Announces Minimum Wage Increase and Outlines New Model to Calculate Minimum Wage – Government of NL

February 20, 2018 The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced an increase to the minimum wage of 15 cents bringing the rate to $11.15 effective April 1, 2018. The minimum overtime rate will increase to $16.73, 1.5 times the minimum wage rate. The increase, and future increases to take […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018190 Views

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OHRC welcomes proposed Correctional Services Transformation Act

February 20, 2018 The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) supports the proposed Correctional Services Transformation Act (CSTA), introduced on February 20, 2018, as an important step towards meeting Ontario’s ambitious commitments in relation to correctional reform. The OHRC welcomes the proposed changes and new directions set out in the CSTA, including commitments to: Protect the human rights of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018230 Views

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GNWT Releases NWT Disability Strategic Framework

YELLOWKNIFE (February 20, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) released today the NWT Disability Strategic Framework: 2017 to 2027. This framework outlines a ten-year shared direction and commitment by the GNWT, its disability partners and stakeholders towards advancing equity, accessibility, inclusion, and participation by persons with disabilities in all aspects of economic and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018274 Views

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Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. Announces IP60 Results and Operational Update

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN – February 21, 2018 – Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: SMI) (FSE: SMK) is pleased to provide an update on the two initial Viking horizontal wells drilled in December 2017. Additionally, the Company is pleased to provide an update on its drill program and land acquisition in the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018191 Views

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BGM intersects 23.86 g/t Au over 6.65 meters at Shaft Zone

12.16 G/T AU OVER 13.30 METER INTERSECTED AT DEPTH TORONTO, ON – February 21st, 2018 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (the “Company” or “Barkerville”) is pleased to announce additional drilling results from the 2017 Phase II Island Mountain exploration and infill drilling program at the Company’s flagship Cariboo Gold Project.  The Company is currently exploring and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018206 Views

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Affinor Growers Signs License Agreement for Marijuana and Food Production for the Caribbean

Vancouver (Canada), February 21, 2018 – Affinor Growers Ltd. (“Affinor Growers”) (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) is pleased to announce it has signed an exclusive license agreement with Vertical Designs Aruba Inc. (“VDA”) to produce marijuana and food using the Affinor Growers patented rotating vertical towers. In return for granting the license, Affinor Growers will receive 10% ownership […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018299 Views

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Gunpowder Capital Corp., Continues to Expand its Real Estate Base in London Ontario

Toronto, Ontario, February 21st, 2018 – Gunpowder Capital Corp., (CSE: GPC), (CSE: GPC.PR.A), (OTCQB: GNPWF), (Frankfurt: YS6N), (“Gunpowder” or the “Corporation”) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary GP Realty Inc., has acquired two additional fully tenanted properties in London, Ontario. Both properties are 6-plex multi-family buildings. Total purchase price of the properties was One […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018235 Views

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Avino Announces an Updated Mineral Resource Estimate at the Avino Property

February 21, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American, GV6: FSE, “Avino” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the completion of an updated mineral resource estimate for the Company’s Avino Property located near Durango in west-central Mexico (the “Property”). The updated estimate encompasses the Property’s San Gonzalo Mine, the Avino Mine […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018241 Views

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Sentgraf Enterprises Ltd. Reports a Change in Percentage of Ownership of ATCO Ltd. Class II Voting Shares

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 20, 2018 — Sentgraf Enterprises Ltd. (“Sentgraf”) advises today that the percentage of outstanding Class II Voting Shares of ATCO Ltd. held by Sentgraf Enterprises Ltd. has increased by 2.00% since May 16, 2014, to 85.92%.  The percentage increase was caused by third parties converting Class II Voting Shares of ATCO Ltd. into Class […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018241 Views

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New Gold Announces 2017 Financial Results with 11% Increase in Cash Flow Per Share

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2018 – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE American:NGD) today announces its 2017 fourth quarter and full-year financial results and updates its year-end reserve and resource estimates. The Company previously announced its preliminary 2017 operational results and 2018 guidance on January 16, 2018. As the Company expects the sale of Peak […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018203 Views

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Teck Media and Investor Webcast Advisory

Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Ron Millos will be presenting at the BMO Capital Markets 27th Annual Global Metals & Mining Conference on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern/11:00 a.m. Pacific time. The investor presentation will include information […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2018203 Views

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