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MNA: Registry Sessions

Become a citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta and get access to cultural enrichment programs, scholarships and skills training, housing, and more. Bring your completed citizen application form to our upcoming event or get assistance filling out the form from our Registry team. Details Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Time: 10 am – 6 […]

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Relieved by Successful Injunction Prohibiting Taseko Drilling Program

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is relieved by the BC Court of Appeal’s decision to grant an interlocutory injunction against a drilling permit within the sacred sites of Te2tan Biny (Fish Lake) and surrounding areas. On August 23, 2018, the B.C. Supreme Court upheld a permit authorizing Taseko Mines Limited (TML) to undertake an […]

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Confederation College: Have Questions About Your Future College Education?

THUNDER BAY, ON, September 19, 2018 – The annual College Information Program (CIP) Tour will be visiting eight communities in northwestern Ontario from September 24 to 27, giving students the opportunity to explore 16 Ontario colleges – all in one place. The tour includes booths and displays featuring representatives from colleges from across Ontario, including Confederation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201856 Views

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U of Lethbridge: University proudly raises Blackfoot Confederacy Flag

Sep 20, 2018 The University of Lethbridge is honoured by its relationship with the local Blackfoot community and proud to be located on traditional Blackfoot territory. Today, the University is excited to celebrate this intrinsic bond by permanently raising and flying the Blackfoot Confederacy Flag. For more than 50 years, Indigenous culture has been woven […]

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Okanagan College to host 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow

Sep 20, 2018 Okanagan College will host its 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow on Thursday, Sept. 20, once again bringing hundreds of dancers to the Kelowna campus for a celebration of Indigenous culture. To mark the ten-year milestone, this year’s event will also feature a special ceremony honouring two Indigenous community members who have played […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201886 Views

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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief disturbed by violent incident in Manitoulin Island

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (September 20, 2018)— Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is deeply disturbed after learning of the violent incident that occurred at a Manitoulin Secondary School that stemmed from racism. “I am in disbelief that our First Nation students are still the target for racism and violence while attending school in this […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 2018146 Views

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IDM Mining’s Red Mountain Gold Project Enters Final Stage of Federal Environmental Assessment Process

September 20th, 2018, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) announces that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (“CEA Agency”) has initiated the final stage of the Red Mountain Gold Project (“Red Mountain” or the “Project”) environmental assessment process.  Specifically, the CEA Agency has invited the public, Nisga’a Nation and interested stakeholders […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Announces Pilot Project in Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario

Toronto, ON, September 20, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that the Company has successfully assembled its team and infrastructure in the communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario to commence its Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Pilot Project ‘BVLOS Pilot Project’. “We intend to deploy our technology to support […]

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Serengeti Acquires NSR Royalties on Thor Marmot and Deer Lake Copper-Gold Properties in British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C., September 20, 2018, Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Net Smelter Return (“NSR”) royalties of 0.75 % on each of the Thor Marmot and Deer Lake Properties located in the Kemess District and Kamloops Mining districts, respectively  of British Columbia from Electrum […]

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Announces Execution of Cannabis Retail Organization Agreement with the Province of Manitoba

Pursuant to the Cannabis Retail Organization Agreement NAC continues to develop 10 recreational cannabis stores in Manitoba with an additional 5 stores in partnership with Manitoban First Nations, all under the META™ brand. The Company expects to open 8 locations in Manitoba by the end of the year, with plans to open the remaining corporate and First Nations locations […]

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Tamarack Announces Operational Update, Production Guidance Increase and Inclusion in TSX Composite Index

Calgary, Alberta – September 20, 2018 – Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. (“Tamarack” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, due to exceptional 2018 drilling results, current production is ahead of forecast. As a result, the Company is pleased to provide its second guidance increase for 2018 annual and exit production and preliminary 2019 annual […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201859 Views

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Romios Begins Follow-up Work On Epithermal and Skarn Cu-Au-Ag-Co Prospects At Its Newmont Lake Project and Stakes Additional Claims in the Golden Triangle Area, BC

TORONTO, ONTARIO, September 20, 2018, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) today announced that geologists are on the company’s Newmont Lake property for a program of detailed mapping and sampling on several new target types identified during the July 2018 exploration program. That work led to the recognition of elevated cobalt […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201894 Views

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Alexco Updates Bermingham Mineral Resource

September 20, 2018 ‑ Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX:AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) today reports an updated and expanded mineral resource estimate for the Bermingham deposit, located within the Keno Hill Silver District (“KHSD”) in Canada’s Yukon Territory. Summary As a result of exploration work conducted in 2017 and 2018, the Bermingham indicated mineral resources […]

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New Gold Announces Sale of Mesquite Mine

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE American:NGD) today announces that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement (the “Agreement”) with Equinox Gold Corp. (“Equinox”) to sell its Mesquite Mine located in California. Under the terms of the Agreement, New Gold will receive $158 million […]

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Imperial Reports Drilling Intersects 21.7 metres grading 16.99% zinc and 3.44% lead and 2.41g/t silver at Ruddock Creek

Imperial Reports Drilling Intersects 21.7 metres grading 16.99% zinc and 3.44% lead and 2.41g/t silver at Ruddock Creek Vancouver | September 19, 2018 | Imperial Metals Corporation (“Imperial” or the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports results from RD-18-V41, the first surface diamond drill hole of a planned three hole program targeting the deep extension of the V-Zone at the Ruddock […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201891 Views

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QIA expands Qikiqtani Truth Commission website

Iqaluit, Nunavut – September 19, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce the improved Qikiqtani Truth Commission (QTC) website www.qtcommission.ca. Throughout the past year QIA’s staff have been working on improving and expanding the QTC website to ensure that the public online resources are more user friendly and accessible. The new website features […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201896 Views

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Tlowitsis Nation Establishes Nenagwas, a New Community Near Campbell River – Coast Funds

September 19, 2018 The Tlowitsis Nation traditionally travelled and lived throughout their territories, which span the coastal area of Northern Vancouver Island, Johnstone Strait and adjacent mainland inlets. In the late 1960s, the Tlowitsis were displaced from Kalagwees, their primary winter residence on Turnour Island, leading the Nation to be culturally and physically separated from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 2018102 Views

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ITAC To Attend IFTM Top Resa in Paris, France September 25-28, 2018

September 19, 2018, Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is joining Destination Canada and exhibiting at the most significant trade show for the French language market, IFTM Top Resawhich is celebrating its 40th anniversary and covers all areas of travel: leisure, business, MICE and groups. This year, IFTM Top Resa is expecting 32,480 professionals, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201897 Views

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Dalhousie U: Research tracks Indigenous health trends and determinants

Sep 20, 2018 The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal. “Socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous peoples living […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 2018108 Views

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Canadian First Nations launch a nation-to-nation online gaming and entertainment network

Canada’s only First Nation-owned online gaming network platform has just launched its first of several white label brands, VictoryGamez.com. OHSWEKEN, ON, Sept. 20 2018 – Victory Gamez, Hello Bingo! and MonkeyDog Bingo are part of the Nation 2 Nation Network (N2N), a new online entertainment platform licenced by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission with servers located within the Mohawk Territory […]

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Draft Yukon Tourism Development Strategy released

Sep 19, 2018 The Government of Yukon, in collaboration with the Yukon Tourism Development Strategy Steering Committee, released the draft strategy for public comment today. Yukoners are asked to share their thoughts on the draft by October 3, 2018. Sustainable Tourism. Our Path. Our Future. lays out a vision for tourism to be a vibrant, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201896 Views

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New facility equips NVIT students for innovative careers

Sep 19, 2018 MERRITT – Students at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) now have improved access to hands-on career training in areas like culinary arts and environmental resource technology at an innovative building that has officially opened its doors. “NVIT plays an important role by providing an education grounded in Indigenous culture, tradition and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201885 Views

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G7 environment meetings in Halifax focus on climate action, and the $26 trillion opportunity of clean growth and tackling air pollution

September 19, 2018 – Halifax, Nova Scotia Countries around the world are seeing the costs of climate change first hand – from dangerous wildfires and invasive species to extreme weather events like flooding, droughts and record-breaking heat waves. The increasing toll of climate change at home and around the world, and the need for ambitious […]

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The Daily Thursday, September 20, 2018

Employment Insurance, July 2018 In July, 475,700 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, an increase of 11,000 or 2.4% from June. Continue reading  Investment in new housing construction, July 2018 Investment in new housing construction increased 1.7% year over year to $5.0 billion in July. The growth was driven solely by investment in apartment building […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201873 Views

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Wayne Flamand – Independent Director & Treasurer – National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)

NationTalk Scene speaks with Wayne Flamand at the recent 39th Assembly of First Nations Annual Assembly. Wayne discusses the need to build NACCA’s Indigenous growth fund for the AFI networks across Canada which will give the Indigenous economy significant opportunities. For more information visit www.nacca.ca

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The Jay Switzer Memorial Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Filmmakers

Credits: firstweekendclub Paul Bronfman tells us about the new Comweb/William F. White Int’l and The Canadian Film Centre announce $100,000 Jay Switzer Memorial Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Filmmakers First Weekend Club Supporting great Canadian Film since 2003.

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$1.13 Million Gift from Jalynn H. Bennett Foundation Challenges Trent University to “Be Bold”

September 18, 2018 Legacy gift to enrich student life, academic excellence, environmental stewardship, engagement with local & Indigenous communities When former Board of Governors chair, the late Jalynn Bennett, remembered Trent University with a gift of $1.13 million from the Jalynn H. Bennett Foundation, she encouraged Trent to do something “bold, audacious and effective.” The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201892 Views

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Kingston RCMP arrest Drug Traffickers supplying prescription opiates to northern communities

Between September 17th and 18th, 2018 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s (RCMP) Serious and Organized Crime (SOC) team arrested three drug traffickers who had been supplying prescription opiates to northern Ontario communities. In October 2017, the Mushkegowuk Tribal Council which consists of First Nations in James Bay Region of northern Ontario declared a state of emergency as a result of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2018130 Views

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IISD: Damage and Costs Caused by Flooding in Manitoba Could Be Reduced by Investing in Natural Infrastructure

WINNIPEG, September 19, 2018—The damage caused by the frequent flooding that Manitoba endures annually could be significantly mitigated if more were invested to maintain its natural infrastructure, such as wetlands and riverbeds. This is according to a new report from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation and the Winnipeg-based International […]

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Sobey Art Award launches major international residencies program, expanding its annual support for Canadian contemporary artists

Three inaugural residencies announced First winners named OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2018  – The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada are delighted to announce the launch of the Sobey Art Award Residencies Program (SAARP), eligible to artists longlisted for the Sobey Art Award. Working with established international artists’ residencies, this annual program will help […]

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Horse Lake First Nation Celebrates Grand Opening of a New Water Treatment System

From: Indigenous Services Canada September 19, 2018 — Horse Lake First Nation, Treaty 8 Territory, AB — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nation communities to build water and wastewater facilities that will ensure improved and reliable access to clean water. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201878 Views

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Canada’s Kwispaa LNG and Hyundai Heavy Industries close deal for Front-End Engineering and Design of At-Shore LNG™ hulls for the Kwispaa LNG Project

BARCELONA, SPAIN – The Kwispaa LNG Project achieved another significant milestone in its development this week as Kwispaa LNG signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) of two At-Shore LNG™ hulls. This follows the recent Invitation to Tender to shortlisted EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contractors for the […]

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Media Advisory – Royal Canadian Mint to unveil silver coin celebrating Pow Wow tradition of the Fancy Dance

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2018  – The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a colourful silver collector coin showcasing the Fancy Dance, a dazzling spectacle of Indigenous pow wows. This coin will be revealed during McGill University’s First Peoples’ House annual Pow Wow on September 21, 2018. Where: McGill University Downtown campus (Lower West Field) 845 Sherbrooke […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2018203 Views

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Call for Foster Parents in Iqaluit

Would you like to make a difference in the life of a child or youth? The Department of Family Services is looking for foster parents in Iqaluit! Reasons why should you foster? To make a difference in the life of a child; To help children and families in your community when they need your help […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2018118 Views

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imagineNATIVE Announces 2018 Festival Program!

including works by Zacharias Kunuk, Marjorie Beaucage and Darlene Naponse Presenting Sponsor: Bell Media imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival today announced the full programming for the Festival, running October 17-21, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. imagineNATIVE will present 153 individual media artworks, including 10 dramatic feature length films – the most in imagineNATIVE history. This […]

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Tree Canada to host recognition event for residents who received 2018 community grants

(Fort McMurray, AB – September 17, 2018) – On Saturday, September 22, 2018, Tree Canada and CN will host a recognition event for residents of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo who received community grants through the #OperationReLeaf – Fort McMurray program this summer. The #OperationReLeaf – Fort McMurray program is a multi-year effort to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2018109 Views

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City announces 2018 Ottawa Book Awards and Prix du livre d’Ottawa finalists

September 17, 2018 – From intense drama and captivating short stories, to riveting history and elegant poetry, this year’s finalists for the 2018 Ottawa Book Awards and Prix du livre d’Ottawa have something for everyone. The awards recognize the top English and French books published in the past year by local authors. Finalists include 15 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2018116 Views

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A showcase of NorQuest ingenuity and innovation

September 18, 2018 A NorQuest research team has taken one of the college’s most ambitious studies to a global audience, setting a possible precedent on how the world views social capital as a means to building a better life for marginalized people. Principal Investigator Marlene Mulder, former NorQuest Social Work Instructor Robert Marvin (retired), and […]

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IRC: Applications For Merging Arts And Crafts With Technology And Manufacturing Program Due September 20

September 18, 2018 Are you an existing, or aspiring, artisan with an interest in exploring new technologies and mediums in which to express your work? The Merging Arts and Crafts with Technology and Manufacturing program at Aurora College might be for you! Download Course Poster The combination of artistic and creative ability, with access to design and manufacturing equipment, allows participants […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 2018118 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: Mayor Responds to FWFN’s Call for CN to Reopen Their Bridge

Sept. 18, 2018 – The City fully understands Fort William First Nation’s (FWFN) frustration and thus their continued efforts to have CN reopen the James Street Bridge.  Over the past four years the City has sought to have CN Railway honour its commitments under the 1906 agreement to repair and reopen their bridge.  CN Railway […]

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Child Welfare Legislative Review Committee Submits Report to Government

September 18, 2018 Recommendations Focus on Empowering Families and Communities Through Dramatic Shift in the Child Welfare System: Stefanson The provincially appointed legislative review committee on child welfare submitted its final report and recommendations to government, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “This is the first critical review in 15 years and we commend the […]

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Elections Canada launches new civic education resources

GATINEAU, September 19, 2018 – On the occasion of Canada’s Democracy Week, Elections Canada has launched a new website and suite of educational resources for secondary classes. Developed with teachers and tested in classrooms across Canada, the resources help teachers deliver diverse and interactive civic education activities connected to history, citizenship, geography, math, and social studies. Quote “A […]

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10 years of Nunavut education and language rights

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 18, 2018) – Today marks the tenth anniversary of the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act. For the last decade, much has happened to increase the use of Inuktut in our schools, at work and in the services provided to the public. “There is nothing more important than the protection […]

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NT Government: Tourism Business Mentorship Agreement Renewed

YELLOWKNIFE (September 18, 2018) – The GNWT’s Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) has renewed its successful partnership with the Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO). The agreement supports ITI’s work to build a sustainable, professional, skilled and trained tourism workforce by supporting mentorship opportunities for tourism operators and employees under the Department’s Tourism Business Mentorship […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 201889 Views

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Trevali Secures New US$275 Million Revolving Credit Facility

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 19, 2018 — Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX: TV, BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF, Frankfurt: 4TI)announces that it has entered into an amended and restated credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders for a US$275 million revolving credit facility (the “New Facility”). The New Facility replaces the US$160 million […]

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Zenyatta Adds Quantum Dots to its Product Development Pipeline

Thunder Bay, ON September 19, 2018 Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (TSXV:  ZEN, “Zenyatta” or the “Company”) today announced that it has added Graphene Quantum Dots (GQDs) and Carbon Quantum Dots (CQDs) to its product development pipeline, working with its research partners Prof. Eugenia Kumacheva from the University of Toronto and Prof. Aicheng Chen from the University of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 201867 Views

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Golden Predator Intercepts 8.5 meters of 5 g/t Gold at Brewery Creek Project; Drilling Extends Known Gold Mineralization over 200 m

Vancouver, BC, September 19, 2018: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V:GPY, OTCQX:NTGSF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the successful completion of a 22 hole exploration and metallurgical drilling program at its 100% owned Brewery Creek Project in Canada’s Yukon, and reports today on the results of the exploration drill program designed to expand the current […]

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Wataynikaneyap Power LP Announces Pre-Qualified Proponents to receive Engineering, Procurement, Construction Request for Proposal packages (EPC RFP) for Phase 1 & 2 of the Project

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (September 18, 2018) – Wataynikaneyap Power LP (“Wataynikaneyap Power”) announced that it has selected the following pre-qualified proponents to receive EPC RFP packages for Phase 1 and 2 of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. Forbes Bros. Ltd. (PenneCon); Power North Contractors JV ( PowerTel, Kiewit and SNC-L); Valard Construction LP; and Voltage Power […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Reports Additional Kimberlite Identified in Gahcho Kué Exploration Program

Toronto and New York, September 17, 2018 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today provides an update on the exploration program currently under way in the immediate vicinity of the Gahcho Kué mine. The most recent drilling has now identified additional kimberlite in the corridor between 5034 and […]

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Hatch and Red Leaf form strategic technical alliance

September 18, 2018 Toronto, Canada—Hatch and Red Leaf have announced the formation of a strategic technical alliance. Under this alliance, Hatch will be the exclusive provider of certain engineering services for oil shale projects using Red Leaf’s proprietary EcoShale® oil shale technology. Hatch will provide engineering for all process design packages, technical services and support […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 201874 Views

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