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Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day ceremony commemorates relationship between Edmonton and First Nations – Global News

Chiefs and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson recognized a renewed relationship with a flag-raising and reception at city hall Friday morning as part of Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day. The Recognition Day was established in 2013 by the City of Edmonton to recognize the signing of Treaty No. 6 between the Plains, Wood Cree, Nakota, Saulteaux, […]

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NAFTA’s environmental arm demands Canada explain oilsands tailings leaks – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 18, 2017  OTTAWA _ The environmental arm of NAFTA is demanding Canada explain what it is doing to stop oilsands tailings ponds from leaking into Alberta waterways. The request comes in a decision by the Commission for Environmental Co-operation, which oversees the environmental pact Canada, the United States and Mexico signed as […]

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AP sources: Strategist Steve Bannon leaving White House – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 18, 2017  By Jonathan Lemire And Jill Colvin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. That’s according to two people familiar with the decision who demanded anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations. Bannon was a key adviser to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201726 Views

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Shrouded corpse art shocks Calgarians about MMIW: But that was the point – APTN

August 16, 2017 A Blackfoot artist in Alberta doesn’t believe the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) is on the radar in Calgary. So he created a shock art piece and displayed it in the middle of downtown to raise awareness. The art piece was of a shrouded corpse on a blanket that […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201725 Views

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Anishinaabe student from Ottawa arrested at blockade of oil exploration site – CBC

Freddy Stoneypoint, 29, charged with mischief, theft, break and enter; bail decision expected Friday Aug 18, 2017 An Indigenous man from Ottawa arrested by police at the blockade of an oil exploration site in Quebec is today expected to find out if he’ll be released on bail or not. Freddy Stoneypoint, an Anishinaabe 29-year-old Carleton […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201751 Views

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Katzie aim to restore safety on reserve – BCLocalNews.com

Aug 18, 2017 Emily-Ann Chick didn’t think much about it a few weeks ago when she posted a comment about her little sister being scared by a woman walking around on the Katzie Reserve without any clothes. Chick relayed her frustrations on social media, which resulted in Katzie First Nation chief Susan Miller calling an […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201742 Views

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Is racism different in Canada? – Macleans.ca

Opinion: Canadians have a tendency not to be less racist than Americans, but less loud about it, says Melissa J. Gismondi In the aftermath of Charlottesville, it’s worth asking: Are Canadians really less racist than Americans? A recent issue of Rolling Stone magazine — with a photo of a smiling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201739 Views

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YESAB recommends Kluane wind project approval, despite concerns – CBC

White River First Nation concerned about 50-metre turbines in ‘crucial bird migration corridor` Aug 18, 2017 The Yukon Socio-Economic Assessment Board is recommending a wind-turbine project proposed near Kluane Lake be approved, despite some “significant” concerns about killing birds. YESAB took 71 days to review the Kluane N’Tsi (wind) Energy Project and recommend approval with […]

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Social Services looking to merge three offices – SooToday.com

A committee is assessing feasibility of consolidating offices at 390 Bay, 180 Brock and 540 Albert East into one location District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board is considering options to amalgamate its three offices at 390 Bay Street, 180 Brock Street and 540 Albert Street East into a single location. “We’re looking […]

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Indigenous language teachers advising government on coming language law – StarPhoenix

When Rose Pacquette was growing up in Fond du Lac, she learned how to live from her mother and father, who spoke to her in their Dene language. The words conveyed a world view that stressed the value that each person’s unique strengths brought to the community, the shared responsibility to raise children correctly and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201755 Views

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Understanding motivation key to resolving legal disputes: Rosenbaum – Advocate Daily

As a teenager, Toronto labour and employment lawyer Stefan Rosenbaum’s part-time job as a grocery store cashier in Winnipeg gave him an early taste of workplace issues that now inform his main practice area. “At a really young age, I realized the benefits a union — and an understanding of your rights as an employee […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201730 Views

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United Way of Northern B.C. awards grants for crisis hotlines – Quesnel Cariboo Observer

United Way of Northern B.C. awards $18,000 and a $7,500 grant to the Crisis Prevention, Intervention and Information Centre of Northern B.C. for two of its programs. Aug 18th, 2017 United Way of Northern B.C. (UWNBC) is pleased to announce that it has awarded a $18,000 and a $7,500 grant to the Crisis Prevention, Intervention […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201729 Views

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On Campus: Loyalist programs remain available – Belleville Intelligencer

August 18, 2017 BELLEVILLE – Pursue your interests and jump-start your career at Loyalist College this September. The college is still accepting applications for many of the 65 full-time, in-class programs and 1,000 part-time and distance Continuing Education opportunities available through monthly and semester starts. In-class programs are designed to prepare students for the workforce […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201757 Views

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Nunavut power workers get plugged in to new wage-benefit deal – NunatsiaqOnline

August 18, 2017 Unionized QEC employees vote yes to four-year contract A majority of about 140 unionized workers at the Qulliq Energy Corp. have voted yes to a new four-year wage-benefit deal with their employer that expires Dec. 31, 2020, the Nunavut Employees Union announced Aug. 17. Unlike the last round of collective agreement talks […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201738 Views

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Northern mayors win skirmish in Species at Risk battle – Northern Ontario Business

Forestry communities continue to push for government consultation Northern mayors are pleased with the Ontario government’s promise to delay posting a Species at Risk guide on the province’s Environmental Registry website. An Aug. 16 release by the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) announced that Natural Resources and Forestry Ministry Kathryn McGarry’s promised at the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201732 Views

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Arson suspected in Natuashish band council office fire – CBC

Fire was extinguished by a passerby, preventing major damage Aug 18, 2017 A Friday morning fire at the Mushuau Innu First Nation band council office in Natuashish, Labrador appears to be a case of arson, police say. RCMP say the fire was likely intentionally set around 7:30 a.m. An individual in the area put out […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201726 Views

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Justice officials testing waters for sentencing reform promised by Liberals – Blue Line

August 18, 2017 OTTAWA — The Justice Department wants to know what Canadians think of changing some of the former Conservative government’s controversial tough-on-crime sentencing legacy — including mandatory minimum penalties — before the Liberals bring in their promised reforms. An online survey asks respondents to judge several scenarios involving mitigating circumstances surrounding a crime, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201728 Views

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Victoria Gold to mark start of mine construction with ceremony today – CBC

Company president says the scale of the open pit will dwarf any other mine in Yukon’s history Aug 18, 2017 Victoria Gold Corp. officially breaks ground Friday at the site of its Eagle Gold mine north of Mayo, Yukon. Company president John McConnell said construction has already begun, but the company thought a ceremony with […]

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Ontario Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 18, 2017 (Inmate-Death) Police in London, Ontario have not yet released a possible cause of death of an inmate who died at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre. Police say the man died yesterday morning but are not releasing his name or saying why he was in custody. It’s the second […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201764 Views

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MLA Report-Aug. 18, 2017 – Thompson Citizen

August 18, 2017 Our provincial government is carefully taking steps toward healing our health-care system in Manitoba by implementing a first phase of improvements and investments in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA). These changes will bring better patient care and a system that is integrated and sustainable. The improvements we are making are based […]

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Atlantic Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 18, 2017 (NS-Pre- Primary) Questions are being raised about Nova Scotia’s promised expansion of pre-primary classes, just weeks ahead of its launch. Hundreds of families have registered for the classes, but there are still no firm numbers of trained staff available. The pre-primary program is set to be introduced […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201744 Views

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Indigenous history and climate change explored in Stratford’s ‘The Breathing Hole’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 17, 2017 By Lauren La Rose THE CANADIAN PRESS STRATFORD, Ont. _ Reneltta Arluk wanted to acknowledge the origins of the story told in her Statford Festival production “The Breathing Hole,” so the director took the project to the North. Consultations and workshops were held with Qaggiavuut, a Nunavut-based performing arts society, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201752 Views

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Organizers set dates for annual Gathering of Nations powwow – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 18, 2017 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ Organizers of one of North America’s most prominent American Indian powwows say they’re already gearing up for next year’s event. They are kicking off their promotional campaign for the 2018 Gathering of Nations on Friday with the release of the event’s official poster. The 35th annual event […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201747 Views

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Alberta UCP says other caucus members made expense claim errors, cash paid back – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 17, 2017  By John Cotter THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ The United Conservative Party says a review of expenses claimed by its caucus members found errors that add up to $557.30. UCP interim leader Nathan Cooper said the money has been returned to the Alberta legislature and he is taking steps to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201791 Views

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NewsAlert: Canada on list of countries with citizens killed or injured in Barcelona – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 18, 2017 OTTAWA _ Spanish authorities say Canada is among the countries with citizens killed or injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona. Local officials say on Twitter that the dead and injured from the attacks come from 34 countries. Global Affairs says Canadians have been affected by the attacks, but did […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201774 Views

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Pikangikum First Nation to be connected to Ontario power grid by next fall – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 17, 2017  By Brennan Doherty THE CANADIAN PRESS The federal government announced up to $60 million in funding Thursday to connect a remote northwestern Ontario First Nation to the province’s power grid. Pikangikum First Nation, a community near the Ontario-Manitoba border, currently relies on diesel generators for electricity. The reserve of some […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201791 Views

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Manitoba premier shuffles cabinet: Indigenous Affairs now stand alone department – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 17, 2017 WINNIPEG _ Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister made a minor cabinet shuffle Thursday in which Indigenous and Northern Relations became a stand-alone department. The change added one minister but the shuffle still left women heading departments in the minority. Indigenous Relations was previously lumped in with Municipal Affairs. Gimli MLA Jeff […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201778 Views

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Insults and put downs: Outburst prone former St. John’s mayor wants job back – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 17, 2017 By Sue Bailey THE CANADIAN PRESS ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Former St. John’s mayor Andy Wells says he’s milder now than that time he called his archrival “a stupid old woman.” Former deputy mayor Shannie Duff also once accused him of saying he couldn’t wait to “piss” on her grave […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201747 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada clarifies when regulatory bodies may be relied on to fulfill the Crown’s duty to consult Aboriginal peoples – Dentons.com

August 15, 2017 As the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) explained in Haida1 and Carrier Sekani2, it is open to legislatures to empower regulatory bodies to play a role in fulfilling the Crown’s duty to consult Aboriginal peoples. Carrier Sekani further clarified that, whether the Crown may rely, in whole or in part, on a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017117 Views

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1 dead, 4 injured in Manitoba crash police say was caused by drunk driving – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 17, 2017  ELPHINSTONE, Man. _ One woman has been killed and four others injured in a crash in southern Manitoba that police allege was caused by drunk driving. Two cars crashed on Wednesday afternoon on Highway 45 about five kilometres east of Elphinstone. Police say a car going south on Road 122 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201767 Views

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Dental therapist molested kids in at least two Nunavut communities, lawyer alleges – NunatsiaqOnline

The late Daniel Nahogaloak worked in Igloolik, Taloyoak, Cambridge Bay August 17, 2017 A dental therapist who died in 2016 may have sexually abused young children in several Nunavut communities in the 1980s, leaving his victims so traumatized that afterwards they were too terrified to seek dental care, alleges Alan Regel, an Edmonton-based lawyer and […]

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Jumpstart in skilled trades – Northern Ontario Business

Ground breaks on $2M Anishinabek skills training centre Students on Manitoulin Island and along Lake Huron’s North Shore looking to learn a skilled trade will be able to kickstart their studies right at home, starting next fall, at the Anishinabek Skills, Innovation and Research Centre. When complete, the $2-million, 9,000-square-foot facility will offer students introductory […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017167 Views

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Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal in Manitoba residential school case – Advocate Daily

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear an appeal in a case about whether a Manitoba institution should be considered a residential school. Two lower courts said the institution in Teulon does not qualify under the terms of what’s known as the Indian residential schools settlement, meaning its students are not entitled […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017111 Views

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Camp aims to recruit Indigenous youth to jobs in health care – CBC

It’s the second time the week-long session was offered Aug 17, 2017 Indigenous youth from all over the province are in Corner Brook to learn about careers in the medical field and how to get the education they need to work in those jobs. Program director Dr. Carolyn Sturge Sparkes said the week-long Healers of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017101 Views

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Pikangikum First Nation to be connected to Ontario power grid by next fall – The Chronicle Herald

August 17, 2017 THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The federal government has announced funding to connect the Pikangikum First Nation in northwestern Ontario to the province’s power grid. The remote community near the Ontario-Manitoba border currently relies on diesel generators for electricity. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, says the government will spend up […]

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Thunder Bay wants water safety help from province after 7 youth found dead – Sudbury.com

Issue raised by delegation from Northern Ontario city at Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference THUNDER BAY – City leadership is calling on the province to help improve safety around Thunder Bay waterways where seven Indigenous youth have been found dead in the past 17 years. Implementing safety initiatives around city waterways was one of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017125 Views

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Anonymous donor helps Iqaluit elders fly to Kuujjuaraapik – NunatsiaqOnline

Iqaluit seniors almost missed out on annual eastern Arctic elders event August 17, 2017 Thanks to a donation from an anonymous benefactor and last-minute funding from the Government of Nunavut, some Iqaluit elders will get to attend a get-together in Kuujjuaraapik Aug. 20 to Aug. 26. At a meeting of Iqaluit City Council’s recreation committee […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017121 Views

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Betty Ann Adam: It’s too late for Wall to apologize to Sixties Scoop survivors – StarPhoenix

It’s too late for a meaningful Sixties Scoop apology from Premier Brad Wall. He’ll be in office for a few more months, but that isn’t time enough to stop or undo the harm his own policies have inflicted on Indigenous people who still suffer the effects of that culturally genocidal practice. What is the value […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201799 Views

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Ojibwe First Nation artist Alja discusses his new track & what it feels like to be “Outnumbered” – HipHopcanada.com

North Bay, ON – Earlier this summer Ojibwe First Nation artist Alja released a brand new nine-track mixtape entitled C.H.I.E.F, which features Alja’s latest single “Outnumbered”. “Outnumbered” was written after a particularly tough period of time where Alja was looking for work. And people on his reservation were looking for work. But for some reason, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017162 Views

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Protest fears keep Labrador Affairs office closed for 2 months – CBC

Workers at the Happy Valley-Goose Bay office have been moved to other buildings Aug 17, 2017 More than a month after Muskrat Falls protesters ended their blockade of the Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs building in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, CBC has learned staff have still not returned to their offices. A few protest signs remain taped […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017110 Views

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Rare audio of indigenous languages saved by invention 100 years later – Video – The Loop

Optical scan technology is helping researchers at the University of California (UC), Berkeley, preserve audio of 78 indigenous California languages, most of which were recorded more than a century ago. The recordings are on approximately 2,700 wax… Read More: http://video.theloop.ca/entertainment/celebrity/watch/rare-audio-of-indigenous-languages-saved-by-invention-100-years-later/5543743077001#.WZW7g-mQzIV

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017107 Views

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Jobs, supply chain, growth: Why autos are such an important part of NAFTA – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 17, 2017 By Mary Gazze THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The future of more than a million direct and spinoff jobs related to the auto industry are a critical part of what’s at stake at the NAFTA renegotiation table in Washington after the U.S. chief negotiator targeted the sector on the first […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2017100 Views

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Ottawa inks largest education self government agreement with Ont. First Nations – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 16, 2017 OTTAWA _ The federal government says it has reached a self-governance agreement with 23 Ontario First Nations, the largest such deal of its kind in Canada. The agreement with Anishinabek Nation First Nations, the culmination of more than 20 years of negotiations, grants communities greater control over education on reserve […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2017255 Views

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What comes next for Clyde River after Supreme Court victory? – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 16, 2017  By Tad Lemieux, PhD researcher in sovereignty and rhetoric, Carleton University THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Tad Lemieux, PhD researcher in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2017197 Views

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Air Inuit pilot featured on new postage stamp – NunatsiaqOnline

“We would like more people to know about this remarkable young woman” August 16, 2017 One of Air Inuit’s best-known pilots is set to get even more air miles now that her smiling face will grace a new postage stamp. Melissa Haney, who made Captain on the Dash 8 at the Nunavik-owned airline last year, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201789 Views

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Forest fire smoke leads to evacuation – BCLocalNews.com

Aug 15, 2017 Smoke from an increasing number of forest fires in northwestern Ontario has prompted the evacuation of a First Nation in the region, officials said Tuesday. Deb MacLean, a fire information officer with the province’s forest fire fighting centre in Dryden, Ont., said there have been a rapidly rising number of fires in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201778 Views

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Beaudry-Mellor may not be able to address Sask. Party government’s image problem – Regina Leader-Post

August 16, 2017 In some ways, the Saskatchewan Party couldn’t find a better first entry into its leadership race than Regina MLA Tina Beaudry-Mellor. Were it not enough that she is an urban woman, devoted mom and a university-level political science instructor, she’s also the government’s social services minister capable of taking the edge off […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2017151 Views

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Pam Frampton: Muskrat Falls was always a done deal, and a bad one – The Telegram

Five years ago, with the Muskrat Falls project barrelling towards sanction, the government was having a hard time staying on point in defending it. At the time, in November 2012, I wrote: “One week the project was all about clean energy, the next it was job creation, then it was all about being an affordable […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201755 Views

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 16, 2017 (Sask-NDP-Leadership) A Regina M-L-A says he’s all in for a second run at the provincial N-D-P leadership. Trent Wotherspoon says he’s ready to lead the fight for the people and the province. First elected in 2007, Wotherspoon ran for the party leaderhip in 2013 but lost to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201748 Views

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Taseko Mines halts exploration work at New Prosperity – Times Colonist

August 16, 2017 Taseko Mines has suspended plans for exploration work around its proposed New Prosperity copper-gold mine in the Cariboo Chilcotin in the face of legal disputes, a company official said. The company took the step as the federal government, which has twice rejected the $1.3-billion mine proposal, filed an application in B.C. Supreme […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201769 Views

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