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More Woes for Nunavut Credit Agency -Globe and Mail

More woes for Nunavut credit agency

SARA MINOGUE
From Thursday’s Globe and Mail
December 13, 2007 at 5:09 AM EST

IQALUIT — Fallout from the worst financial screw-up in Nunavut’s history is affecting business people, bureaucrats and politicians as more details emerge from the near collapse at Nunavut Business Credit Corp., a lending agency of last resort for Nunavut businesses.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20071213.wnunavut13/BNStory/National/?page=rss&id=RTGAM.20071213.wnunavut13

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TransCanada ups Mackenzie role -Globe and Mail

OIL AND GAS: NORTHERN PIPELINE
TransCanada ups Mackenzie role

SHAWN MCCARTHY
GLOBAL ENERGY REPORTER
December 13, 2007

TransCanada Corp. is asserting a new leadership role in the long-stalled, $16-billion Mackenzie Valley Pipeline project, arguing the federal government needs to support the “nation-building” Arctic energy development.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071213.RMACKENZIE13/TPStory/Business

by NationTalk on December 13, 20071256 Views

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FNUC Cuts Costs to Deal with Shortfall -StarPhoenix

FNUC cuts costs to deal with shortfall

Saskatchewan News Network
Published: Thursday, December 13, 2007

REGINA (SNN) — In the absence of top-up funding from the federal government, the First Nations University of Canada (FNUC) has been forced to implement cost-cutting measures aimed at reducing its projected operating deficit.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=babe5366-c8f4-4d3d-854c-5e17ad94e3ec

by NationTalk on December 13, 20071681 Views

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Grad Rates Still Low For Native Students -Port Alberni News

Published Date: 2007/12/13

By Wameesh G. Hamilton

Aboriginal students in School District 70 graduate at half the rate non-aboriginal students over a six-year period.

http://www.westcoaster.ca/modules/AMS/article.php?storyid=3231

by NationTalk on December 13, 20071270 Views

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B.C., Haida Reach Deal on Queen Charlotte Islands -The Globe and Mail

B.C., Haida reach deal on Queen Charlotte Islands

ELIANNA LEV
The Canadian Press
December 13, 2007

VANCOUVER — The B.C. government has reached a land-use deal with the Haida Nation that increases protected areas to cover about half the Queen Charlotte Islands, an area that’s been compared with the Galapagos Islands for its environmental significance.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071213.BCHAIDA13/TPStory/National

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Search for Manitoulin man continues – Sudbury Star

Search for Manitoulin man continues

Posted By Carol Mulligan

The family of Jason Maurice has posted a $5,000 reward for anyone who finds the missing Manitoulin Island man or provides information leading directly to his discovery.

http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=815843&auth=Carol+Mulligan

by NationTalk on December 13, 20071053 Views

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Dead horses to stay in Fishing Lake – StarPhoenix

Dead horses to stay in Fishing Lake

The StarPhoenix
Published: Thursday, December 13, 2007

Residents of the Fishing Lake First Nation are concerned about water quality after 11 horses fell through the ice on Fishing Lake recently.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=118796ac-9d74-4a7e-a190-d3c3fb1e892c

by NationTalk on December 13, 2007856 Views

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Nunavut credit corp.’s acting CEO faces fraud charges -CBC

Nunavut credit corp.’s acting CEO faces fraud charges

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2007 | 9:17 AM CT
CBC News

The acting chief executive of the Nunavut Business Credit Corp. is facing four charges of fraud, CBC News has learned.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/12/nbcc-charges.html

by NationTalk on December 13, 2007885 Views

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Tofino, Tla-o-qui-aht Ink Historic Deal – Westcoaster

Tofino, Tla-o-qui-aht Ink Historic Deal

By Keven Drews

The District of Tofino and the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation recognized each other’s legitimacy and agreed to work towards joint economic, social and physical sustainability in an historic protocol signed Wednesday night.

http://www.westcoaster.ca/modules/AMS/article.php?storyid=3230

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Ontario to hand out money for transportation, job retraining (CBC)

Ontario to hand out money for transportation, job retraining

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2007 | 8:43 AM ET
CBC News

The Ontario government is expected to announce more money for public transit in the GTA and will also provide help for the province’s struggling manufacturers.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/toronto/story/2007/12/13/economic-statement.html?ref=rss

by NationTalk on December 13, 2007928 Views

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