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Opinion: Two for one: Justice and profit – Financial Post

With successive governments having dragged their feet for decades on investment in First Nations communities, it may be time for Canada’s private sector to seize the initiative Jan 22, 2021 A new year can inspire us to adopt fresh perspectives. With successive governments having dragged their feet for decades on investment in First Nations communities, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202112 Views

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Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is achieved, continues quantitative easing

The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent, with the Bank Rate at ½ percent and the deposit rate at ¼ percent. The Bank is maintaining its extraordinary forward guidance, reinforced and supplemented by its quantitative easing (QE) program, which continues at its […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202116 Views

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Bridging Finance Inc.: Results from the Special Meeting of Unitholders

Bridging Finance Inc. (the “Manager’) is pleased to confirm that on December 18, 2020 and December 21, 2020, at a special meeting of unitholders, unitholders of the Bridging Income Fund LP, Bridging Income RSP Fund, Bridging Mid-Market Debt Fund LP, Bridging Mid-Market Debt RSP Fund and Bridging Indigenous Impact Fund voted overwhelmingly in favour of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202120 Views

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Canada Infrastructure Bank Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Oneida Energy Storage

January 12, 2021 TORONTO – The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and Oneida Energy Storage LP announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Oneida Energy Storage project in Ontario. Oneida Energy Storage LP is a joint venture between NRStor Incorporated and Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation. The MOU […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202172 Views

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Four Indigenous finalists among nominees for new $5 bill – CTV News

TORONTO — As the government of Canada is expected to announce the new subject of the $5 bank note in the coming days, relatives of the finalists reflect on the roles their ancestors played in shaping the nation. Francis Pegahmagabow, one of Canada’s most highly decorated Indigenous soldiers, known for his expert marksman skills during […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202121 Views

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Dale Swampy: UNDRIP will slow, not hasten Indigenous development – Financial Post

We need our leaders and politicians to work on removing barriers to Indigenous economic development, not adding to them Late last year, the federal government introduced legislation — Bill C-15 — to ensure that the laws of Canada are consistent with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). While the affirmation of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 202136 Views

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UBCM: Funding & resources update

Each month we provide an update on UBCM funding programs and information on other programs, events, and resources that may be of interest to local governments and First Nations. Local Government Program Services Applications are currently being accepted for the following funding programs. A complete and chronological listing (by intake deadline) of currently offered Local […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 202130 Views

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Cascade Power Project wins Canadian Power Deal of the Year award

TORONTO, January 6, 2021 – The Cascade Power Project, which OPTrust played a leading role in developing and financing, has won Project Finance International’s Canadian Power Deal of the Year award for 2020. The $1.5-billion Cascade Power Project is a 900-megawatt combined-cycle natural gas-fired power generation facility under construction near Edson, Alberta that will play […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202142 Views

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MNBC: B.C.’s economic Recovery Benefit applications now open

Applications are now open for the B.C. Recovery Benefit program, which will see the majority of British Columbians and Métis citizens receive a one-time support payment. The Recovery Benefit is aimed at helping all British Columbians at the end of a very difficult year. It is tax-free and could be delivered as early as the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202059 Views

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Federal government announces major transfer amounts for 2021-22

From: Department of Finance Canada December 17, 2020 – Ottawa, Canada – Department of Finance Canada Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has worked with all orders of government to protect Canadians’ health and safety and support workers and businesses. By working collaboratively, we are ensuring our economy is ready for a rapid, robust and resilient […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202077 Views

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