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NunatuKavut Community Council: 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop coming up February 5 & 6, 2019

NCC will be hosting a 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop at the Alexis Hotel in Port Hope Simpson on February 5 & 6, 2019, which will be a discussion on the self-management of our resources. This workshop is open to the public but space is limited. Please RSVP your attendance by January 23, 2019 to: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201996 Views

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Métis National Council launches Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal

Winnipeg, MB – This morning at the Manitoba Metis Federation Home Office in Winnipeg, Métis National Council Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand, launched the Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal. This new, online platform will support the information needs of the Métis Nation related to the Sixties Scoop. The Portal can be accessed at Sixties.Scoop.Metisportals.CA. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019134 Views

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Nanaimo byelection called

Jan. 2, 2019 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has called a byelection for the Nanaimo electoral district for Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. The seat became vacant when Leonard Krog resigned as MLA on Nov. 30, 2018. For information on voting and registering to vote, call Elections BC toll-free at 1 800 661-8683 or visit: www.elections.bc.ca Contact: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201980 Views

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Harris Institute Celebrates 30th

TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2019 – In 1989 Toronto’s Harris Institute introduced the first accelerated one-year diploma programs taught by award winning leaders. Its goal was to strengthen the Canadian music industry and prepare graduates for lifelong careers in music. At that time the music industry had begun a dramatic decline. Thirty years later, Harris Institute […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019102 Views

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Gabriel Dumont Institute: Security Officer Program a Resounding Success

Dumont Technical Institute was proud to offer the Security Officer Applied Certificate Program in Pinehouse Lake this past fall. Eleven students started the program in September and all eleven graduated. They included Ryan Marsh, Michael Natomagan, Robert Alcrow, Nigel Durocher, Thomas Boyd, Darryn Tinker, Jenny Lariviere, Cammy Smith, Ruby Natomagan, Faith Smith, and Kyle Natomagan. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019109 Views

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Canada concludes successful G7 Presidency

December 31, 2018 As the 2018 G7 President, Canada brought countries together to create good, middle class jobs, invest in economic growth that benefits everyone, advance gender equality and women’s empowerment, uphold peace and security, fight climate change, protect our oceans, and promote clean energy. Tomorrow, Canada will officially hand over the G7 Presidency to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201964 Views

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AgraFlora Organics and Cabbay Holdings Corp. Sign Supply Agreement For High-CBD Cannabis Plants in 2019

VANCOUVER, Jan. 2, 2019  – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (formerly PUF Ventures Inc.) (“AgraFlora Organics” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, is pleased to announce Propagation Services Canada has executed its first propagation supply agreement with Alta-Sun Samson Holdings Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabbay Holdings Corp. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019106 Views

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An investigation regarding Inuit youth hosted at the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal is launched

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 21, 2018  – Considering the nature of information brought to its attention, the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse has launched an investigation on its own initiative concerning youth protection services provided to Inuit youth housed by the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal. The Commission received information regarding notably the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201978 Views

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RBC Taylor Prize To Announce its 2019 Shortlist Wednesday January 9 at the Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto

TORONTO, Dec. 28, 2018  – The trustees of the Charles Taylor Foundation request the media to attend a conference to announce the finalists for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize. The 30-minute press conference will take place Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10 a.m. sharp in the Consort Bar (Main Level) of The Omni King Edward Hotel, 37 King Street East Toronto, ON M5C 1E9. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019113 Views

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B.C. Infrastructure Benefits board of directors confirmed

Jan. 2, 2019 VICTORIA – Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, has announced the board of directors of B.C. Infrastructure Benefits Inc. (BCIB), the Crown corporation responsible for executing the Province’s Community Benefit Agreement (CBA). Effective Jan. 30, 2019, the following chair and six members have been appointed to BCIB’s board of directors for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019132 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister to mark the New Year

December 31, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to mark the New Year: “Happy New Year, everyone! “Tonight, as we come together with family and friends, I want to thank you. Every success and milestone our country celebrates tonight, we’re able to celebrate because of you. “It’s your hard work, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201960 Views

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Gabriel Dumont Institute: Lisa Wilson Receives 2018 Saskatchewan Arts Award

Lisa Bird-Wilson, a Director at Gabriel Dumont Institute, has been named the 2018 RBC Emerging Artist Award recipient by the Saskatchewan Arts Board. The Saskatchewan Arts Board announced recipients of the 2018 Awards to recognize and celebrate the contributions of individuals and organizations in Saskatchewan at its 70th anniversary event in Regina on October 25, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201982 Views

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Nova Scotia Building Momentum

As 2018 draws to a close, it is a chance to reflect on how lucky we are to live in Nova Scotia. We enjoy our freedom, opportunity and strength of community. With these and our many other attributes, more young people, families and new Nova Scotians are seeing a life for themselves here. I’m very […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201994 Views

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Confederation College: College Access Program Opens the Door to Postsecondary Education

December 27, 2018, THUNDER BAY, ON – For some, the idea of going to college sounds scary. Not everyone knows what program to take. Many feel overwhelmed at the idea of going back after a long time away. The College Access program at Confederation College is designed to help students make a seamless entry in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201970 Views

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Memorial University of Newfoundland – Research in review 2018: Accomplishments and achievements round out another positive year

Dec 20th, 2018 From a big jump in research funding to a big role in a national marketing campaign, 2018 marked an incredible 12 months for scholarship, discoveries and innovation at Memorial. “When you reflect on the past year, it is inspiring to see how our teams of multidisciplinary researchers are helping address challenges facing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201979 Views

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Governor General of Canada’s New Year’s Message

December 28, 2018 OTTAWA— From our snow-covered national capital and the traditional territory of the Algonquin people, I salute you. In the Algonquin language: Nidanami kwak kakina anishnabek. The holiday season is a time to reconnect with others, to rejoice, to take a break. But it is also a season to reflect on the months […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201966 Views

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University of Lethbridge Best of the best: Our picks for the top stories of 2018

December 20, 2018 A lot goes on at the University of Lethbridge over the course of a year. From new knowledge out of our world-class researchers to student success stories, philanthropic ventures, community outreach initiatives and more, the U of L is a beacon of activity for southern Alberta and beyond. Of all the stories […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019175 Views

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Nine UFV students among winners of Irving K. Barber Foundation Indigenous student awards

A total of 470 Indigenous students in BC, including nine UFV students, have been awarded a total of $1.5 million from the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society to support their studies at post-secondary institutions. Undergraduates winners from UFV are Tammer Byrne, Kevin Tyson, and Jaylene Soegard of Abbotsford, Fergus Dalton and Jessica Janik […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201966 Views

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Sphinx completes the second tranche of a private placement totalling $135,980

Montréal, December 27, 2018 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX- V: SFX) announces it has completed the second tranche of a non-brokered private placement previously announced on December 11, 2018 (the “Private Placement”) for aggregate gross proceeds of $135,980 by issuing 2,092,000 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.065 per flow-through […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201970 Views

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Red Pine Exploration Files NI 43-101 Technical Report for its Minto Mine South Project

Toronto, Ontario – December 31, 2018 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (the “Company” or “Red Pine”) confirms that it has filed on SEDAR the National Instrument 43-101 (“NI 43-101”) technical report in support of the initial Mineral Resource Estimate for the Minto Mine South Project, announced on November 15, 2018. The independent technical […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201960 Views

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Baffinland Phase 2 Information Sessions

December 27th, 2018 Baffinland representatives will be in the North Baffin communities to host an open house, give a presentation, and answer questions about our exciting Phase 2 Project proposal. We will be discussing the design of the Project, environmental management, project benefits and the Nunavut Impact Review Board environmental assessment process. Doors will open […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201974 Views

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Romios Announces Final Closing Of Non-Brokered Offering

TORONTO, ONTARIO, December 31, 2018, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) is pleased to announce that it has closed the final tranche of a non-brokered flow-through share private placement (the “Offering”) with the sale of 1,150,000 flow-through shares (the “FT Shares”) at a price of $0.065 per FT […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201970 Views

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De Beers Canada Employees Give Back during the Holiday Season

De Beers Canada and our employees are showing care for the communities where we work this holiday season. The company provided more than $37,000 toward Christmas community events, hampers for families in need and other holiday programs in our First Nations partner communities in the NWT. In Northern Ontario, De Beers Canada purchased turkeys and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201977 Views

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Pattern Energy Announces Changes to Board of Directors with Appointments of Two New Independent Directors

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 31, 2018 — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today announced changes to its Board of Directors with the appointment of two new independent directors and the resignation of an existing member. Highlights Mona Sutphen has been appointed to the Pattern Energy Board of Directors, to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201983 Views

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Avino Announces US ATM Offering Of Up To US$8.0 Million

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American; GV6: FSE; “Avino” or the “Company”) announces that it has filed a new short form base shelf prospectus dated December 21, 2018 (the “Base Shelf Prospectus”) in Canada, pursuant to which Avino may distribute common shares (the “Offered Shares”) from time to time through Cantor Fitzgerald […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201970 Views

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Red Pine Exploration Closes Final Tranche of $3.5M Private Placement

Toronto, Ontario – December 28, 2018 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces that it has closed a third and last tranche of the previously announced non-brokered private placement financing of the Company (the “Offering”) for gross proceeds of $831,500. The combined proceeds from all tranches of the Offering […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201952 Views

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Makivik Corp.: Our Highlights from 2018

January 2019 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – As we enter a new year, Makivik President Charlie Watt commented, “On behalf of my fellow Makivik Executives, the Makivik Board of Directors, Nunavik Governors, and all our staff, we send you the best wishes for a Happy New Year. Thank you for your continued support last year as […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019135 Views

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Governor General Announces 103 New Appointments to the Order of Canada

December 27, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced 103 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 2 Companions (C.C.), 15 Officers (O.C.) and 86 Members (C.M.), including 2 Honorary Members. Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201976 Views

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Made-in-Alberta plan protects energy jobs

Dec 31, 2018 This year, the province fought to get top dollar for our energy resources by launching a made-in-Alberta strategy to build new pipelines and add value by upgrading more of our oil and gas here at home. Premier Rachel Notley and her government fought to protect workers and the Canadian economy by taking […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019126 Views

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Ontario Names Clifford Bull Special Advisor on Indigenous Affairs

December 28, 2018 Ontario’s Government for the People has appointed Clifford Bull to the newly created role of Special Advisor on Indigenous Affairs. Mr. Bull, the former Chief of Lac Seul First Nation, will advise Minister of Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford on economic and social and jurisdictional issues affecting Indigenous communities. He will also serve […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201963 Views

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Government of YT: 20 community projects receive over $700,000 in support from the Community Development Fund

The Government of Yukon’s Community Development Fund is supporting 20 community projects that bring economic, social and cultural benefits to Yukoners. In addition to employment opportunities, the projects support recreation, skill development, language revitalization, cultural and educational initiatives, and improvements to community infrastructure. Funding recipients include the Watson Lake Elders Society, BYTE Empowering Youth Society, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201991 Views

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The Government of Canada working with partners to protect critical habitat for boreal caribou

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada December 21, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario The boreal caribou is an iconic species found throughout Canada’s boreal forest and in nine of our provinces and territories. For many Indigenous peoples, the species also has deep social and cultural significance. The boreal caribou is listed as threatened under the Species […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019145 Views

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New NEB report gives insight into current Western Canadian oil supply and markets

December 27, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board Western Canada’s oil supply is 365,000 barrels above the amount of oil flowing daily in existing pipelines, according to a new report on Western Canadian Crude Oil Supply, Markets, and Pipeline Capacity released today by the National Energy Board (NEB). This report gives insight into the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201968 Views

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The Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

From: Parks Canada Parks Canada announces plan to connect Canadians to their heritage in the Châteauguay region December 21, 2018 Châteauguay, Quebec Parks Canada Agency The management plan for the Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site was tabled in Parliament recently. Reviewed every 10 years, management plans are a legislative requirement of the Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201959 Views

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Government Announces the 2019 Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Businesses

December 27, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada The Department of Finance Canada today announced the income tax deduction limits and expense benefit rates that will apply in 2019 when using an automobile for business purposes. Most of the limits and rates that applied in 2018 will continue to apply in 2019, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201969 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin December 2018

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin December 2018 SUMMARY: • The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) held its Special Chiefs Assembly from December 4 – 6, 2018, on unceded Algonquin territory in Ottawa, Ontario. Fifty-two resolutions were passed and will be posted on the AFN website very soon. • The AFN participated in the First Ministers […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019775 Views

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Investment supports Indigenous art and culture

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association receives funding to promote over 200 Indigenous artisans through entrepreneurial partnership December 21, 2018 – Kelowna, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Promoting authentic Indigenous art and culture contributes to the vitality of Indigenous communities and builds a more inclusive economy. As Indigenous tourism increases […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201980 Views

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MFNERC: First Nations Early Learning Conference

MFNERC’s Early Learning Facilitators will host our annual First Nations Early Learning Conference March 4&5, 2019. Theme: “Nurturing the Spirit of the Developing Child“ Call for workshops, deadline January 21, 2019 Call for Workshop Abstract – FIllable Form NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018336 Views

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Local communities give feedback on Columbia River Treaty

Dec. 21, 2018 VICTORIA – A new report captures the voices of local communities in the B.C. Columbia River Basin and summarizes what residents think should be addressed in a modernized Columbia River Treaty. In spring 2018, negotiators representing the governments of Canada (including British Columbia) and the United States began holding meetings to discuss […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018192 Views

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Newfoundland and Labrador’s Call for Action Reflected in Federal Caribou Report

December 21, 2018 The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s plan for the recovery and protection of boreal caribou critical habitat in Labrador is recognized in the “Progress Report on Steps Taken to Protect Critical Habitat for the Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), Boreal Population, in Canada” released by Environment and Climate Change Canada today. Previous […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018194 Views

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An investigation regarding Inuit youth hosted at the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal is launched

Montréal, December 21, 2018 — Considering the nature of information brought to its attention, the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse has launched an investigation on its own initiative concerning youth protection services provided to Inuit youth housed by the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal. The Commission received information regarding notably […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018150 Views

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Year in review: Canada’s climate plan delivering results

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada December 20, 2018 – Ottawa Climate change is real. People are living the costs of climate change first hand, from wildfires in the west to floods in the east, smoke that makes the air unsafe to breathe and heatwaves that endanger the young and the elderly. Last week, the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018190 Views

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Ontario Energy Board asks both Hydro One and NextBridge to return with a ‘Not-To-Exceed’ Price on Critical Northern Transmission Line

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2018 – The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) today announced a time extension to its decision regarding the Leave to Construct for the new Lake Superior Link/East-West Tie transmission line, to allow for an additional review process. Influenced by Hydro One’s submission to include a “not-to-exceed” price in its proposal, the OEB has […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018269 Views

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Minister Wilkinson meets with Cowichan Tribes to discuss habitat improvements

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Duncan, British Columbia — Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, met with Cowichan Tribes, the largest Indigenous group in British Columbia, to discuss restoration efforts in the Cowichan River. These efforts have resulted in an increase of Chinook salmon for the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018159 Views

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Government of Canada supporting Canadian ingenuity through the Low Carbon Economy Challenge

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada December 20, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians are full of good ideas—entrepreneurs and engineers across the country are brimming with ingenuity, ready to find solutions to our pressing challenges and bring them to market. Climate change is our biggest challenge and one of our biggest economic opportunities, which is […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018162 Views

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Sabina Completes $28.1 Million Financing; Supports Continued De-Risking Activities for Back River Gold Project

Vancouver, BC – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (SBB-T) (“Sabina” or the “Company”) announced today the closing of the previously announced bought deal financing (the “Offering”). The Offering was comprised of 18,340,000 common shares of the Company (the “Common Shares”) at $1.20 per share as well as an over-allotment for 2,751,000 Common Shares at $1.20 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018157 Views

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Romios Announces $540,000 First Closing Of Non-Brokered Offering

TORONTO, ONTARIO, December 21, 2018, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of a non-brokered flow-through share private placement (the “Offering”) with the sale of 8,307,692 flow-through shares (the “FT Shares”) at a price of $0.065 per FT […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018151 Views

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Teck Announces Investment in Sun Metals

Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) announced today that it has acquired 12,500,000 common shares of Sun Metals Corp. (TSX.V: SUNM) (“Sun Metals”), at a cost of $0.28 per common share for an aggregate purchase price of $3,500,000. The shares were acquired privately on December 20, 2018 pursuant […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018161 Views

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Star Diamond Corporation Announces Closing of Private Placement

Star Diamond Corporation (TSX:DIAM) (“the Corporation”) is pleased to announce the successful closing of a $1.25 million private placement of 4,808,153 Flow-Through Common Shares at a price of $0.26 per Flow-Through Common Share (the “Offering”). The proceeds from the sale of the Flow-Through Common Shares will be used by the Corporation to incur Canadian exploration […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2018152 Views

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Rubicon Minerals Announces Transfer of Loan Facility to Sprott

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2018  – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) announces that CPPIB Credit Investments Inc. (“CPPIB Credit”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, has agreed to transfer its C$12.0 million existing secured loan facility with Rubicon (“Loan Facility”) to Sprott Private Resource Lending […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 201889 Views

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