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NWT Fur Surges at Season’s Largest Auction

YELLOWKNIFE (April 3, 2017) — This year’s biggest fur auction yielded strong results for Northwest Territories trappers as they will receive their largest payout in two years. The annual Saga, American Legend and Fur Harvesters fur auction in Helsinki, Finland drew nearly half-a-million in sales for NWT wild furs sold under the Government of the […]

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Encanto Potash congratulates Muskowekwan Chief and Councillors on successful 2017 election results

VANCOUVER, April 3, 2017 /- Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EPO) is pleased to offer its congratulations to Chief Reginald Bellerose and all returning and new Council members on their election as Chief and Council of the Muskowekwan First Nation. This is the seventh consecutive term for Chief Bellerose and he received overwhelming […]

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Province Launches Northern Economic Summits, Engages Northern Communities in Shared Pursuit of Economic Growth

April 3, 2017 Partnerships Key to Long-term Success in Manitoba’s North: Cullen OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION—Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen was here today to launch a series of Northern Economic Summits, the next step in the Manitoba government’s Look North Strategy for long-term and sustainable economic development in the province’s north. “These summits are […]

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Ontario Announces Results of First Cap and Trade Program Auction

Proceeds Will Be Invested to Help Households and Businesses Fight Climate Change April 3, 2017 3:00 P.M. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Today, Ontario announced the results of the province’s auction of greenhouse gas emissions allowances, held March 22, 2017. A total of 25,296,367 current (2017) allowances were sold at a settlement price […]

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Agreement solidifies relationship with McLeod Lake

April 3, 2017 MCLEOD LAKE – British Columbia and the McLeod Lake Indian Band today celebrated an agreement to strengthen their government-to-government relationship while supporting economic development opportunities. The government-to-government agreement creates a consultation process between the band and the Province for natural-resource development and wildlife management, and supports the social and economic well-being of the […]

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Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation (SSN) Building Allies Across B.C. and Canada To Oppose KGHM’s Ajax Mine in Kamloops

KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA–( April 1, 2017) – Today, over 30 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of members across British Columbia and Canada announced their support to the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation’s (SSN) decision to withhold its free, prior and informed consent to the development of the lands and resources at Pípsell (Jacko Lake and area) […]

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Northern economic summits being held this week – Thompson Citizen

April 3, 2017 The Look North task force launched its first of three economic summits in Northern Manitoba April 3 in The Pas, with the second one in Thompson running April 4-5 and the final one in Churchill April 5-6. “These summits are a unique opportunity to build meaningful partnerships that are necessary to capture […]

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NCAIED: SkillSmart Announces Partnership with The Pierite Group; New, Unique Workforce Solutions Coming to Indian Country

April 03, 2017 SkillSmart, a for-purpose technology company with a skills-matching platform, announced a partnership at the National Reservation Economic Summit with The Pierite Group, a strategic economic development tribal advisor, to deliver workforce solutions to Indian Country with the overall goal of overcoming significant barriers to meaningful employment. The native employment rate is nearly 14% […]

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BluMetric Announces the Appointment of New Directors

Ottawa – March 30, 2017 – BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX.V: BLM), an Ottawa-based cleantech company, announces the election of its board of directors at its fiscal 2016 annual and special meeting of shareholders. The following six individuals were elected to BluMetric’s Board:  Ronald Donaldson, Hubert Fleming, Vijay Jog, Jane Pagel, Geoff Simonett, and Roger Woeller.  […]

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Government of Canada supports bus purchase for Teslin Tlingit Council

March 31, 2017 Rural and northern communities have unique infrastructure needs. Remote locations, coupled with challenges in accessing quality digital connectivity and sources of energy and supplies, mean targeted investments are required to build strong communities. Member of Parliament for Yukon Larry Bagnell on behalf of the federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi, […]

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Cutting Red Tape in the Mining Sector

March 31, 2017 Ministry of Economic Development and Growth The Ontario government is seeking input from businesses, Indigenous communities and the public to help identify and improve regulations that are unclear, redundant or unnecessarily costly for the mining sector. Feedback can be provided online by visiting Ontario.ca/RedTapeChallenge, a crowd-sourced platform that gives businesses and other interested […]

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Pengrowth Reduces Indebtedness by CDN $530 Million Following Prepayment of US $300 Million of Notes and Redemption of Convertible Debentures

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(April 3, 2017) – Pengrowth Energy Corporation (TSX:PGF)(NYSE:PGH) is pleased to announce that it has reduced its indebtedness by Cdn $530 million or 31 percent from December 31, 2016 through the previously announced debt reduction initiatives. The Company has successfully prepaid US $300 million of the US $400 million 6.35% senior notes due July […]

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Six stories in the news today, April 3 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017 4:59 Six stories in the news for Monday, April 3 ___ VOTERS IN FIVE RIDINGS VOTE IN BYELECTIONS Five seats in the House of Commons are up for grabs in five byelections today. Two of the seats are in Alberta, two are in Ontario and the fifth is in Montreal. The […]

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Capstone Infrastructure Corporation Announces Management and Director Changes

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(April 3, 2017) – Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (“Capstone”) (TSX:CSE.PR.A) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Kennedy to the position of Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2017. Mr. Kennedy has been with Capstone since its inception in 2011, most recently as Vice President, […]

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North Arrow Updates Loki & LDG Diamond Projects, NWT

North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to provide an update on its Loki and LDG Diamond Projects located in the Lac de Gras region of the Northwest Territories. North Arrow’s 100% owned, 8,058 ha Loki Project is located south of Lac de Gras to the southwest of the Diavik and Ekati diamond mines.  The […]

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AltaGas Ltd. Announces Simplified Sale Program

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(April 3, 2017) – AltaGas Ltd. (“AltaGas”) (TSX:ALA) announced today it is initiating a simplified sale program for eligible holders of common shares of AltaGas. The program benefits shareholders who hold 99 or fewer shares (an “odd lot holding”), and want to sell their shares without paying brokerage commissions. Additionally, it provides a participant, […]

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Arianne Phosphate Announces MOU Agreement with SNC-Lavalin And Cegertec To Act as Project Management Consultants

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (April 3, 2017) – Arianne Phosphate (the “Company” or “Arianne”) (TSX VENTURE: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FRANKFURT: JE9N), a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, is pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) agreement with a joint venture between SNC-Lavalin (“SNC”) […]

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Pretium Resources Inc.: Brucejack Transmission Line Energized

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(March 31, 2017) – Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG)(NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company) is pleased to report that the Brucejack Mine transmission line is now energized and dry commissioning is underway. Wet commissioning remains on schedule to begin in early April with the first ore expected to be introduced to the mill in mid-April. […]

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Muskowekwan Resources Ltd. Finalizes Negotiations and Executes Mineral Lease with the Federal Government

March 31, 2017 Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EPO) announces that project partner, the Muskowekwan First Nation, has successfully secured the terms for and has executed the first ever mineral lease issued through Indian Mining Regulations enabling construction of a solution potash mine on First Nation land. Muskowekwan Resources will be the […]

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Dominion Diamond Files Updated Technical Report for the Diavik Diamond Mine

March 31,2017 YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 31, 2017– Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the “Company” or “Dominion”) today filed an updated technical report under National Instrument 43-101 for the Diavik Diamond Mine (“Diavik mine”) with an effective date of January 31, 2017. The report, entitled “Diavik Diamond Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada, NI 43-101 […]

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Circumpolar Inuit org to set up international business council – NunatsiaqOnline

“As the Arctic transforms, so the Arctic will transform the world” April 03, 2017 Following an economic summit meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, the Inuit Circumpolar Council has agreed to set up a task force that will lead to the creation of a new body that they want to call the International Inuit Business Council. “With […]

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Explor Closes A First Tranche Of A Maximum Of $1 Million Private Placement In Flow-Through Shares

Rouyn-Noranda, Canada, March 31, 2017 – Explor Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EXS, OTCQB: EXSFF, FSE & BE: E1H1) (“Explor” or the “Corporation”) announces the closing of a first tranche of a non-brokered private placement of a maximum of 11,764,705 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.085 each, for total gross proceeds of up to CDN […]

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Harte Gold Announces Year End December 31, 2016 Results

Toronto – March 31, 2017 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) Harte Gold is pleased to announce its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016. The 2016 Audited Financial Statements, Management’s Discussion and Analysis and the Company’s Annual Information Form are available at www.sedar.com and […]

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Imperial Reports 2016 Financial Results

Vancouver | March 31, 2017 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. Revenues increased to $428.2 million in 2016 compared to $128.7 million in 2015, an increase of $299.5 million or 232.7%. Revenue from the Red Chris mine in 2016 was $295.3 million compared […]

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OLG Issues RFP for Central Gaming Bundle

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has issued Request for Proposal (RFP) documents to pre-qualified proponents selected to bid on the Central Gaming Bundle. The RFP for the Central Gaming Bundle will enable OLG to select one service provider to run day-to-day gaming operations at OLG Slots at Georgian Downs and […]

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Circumpolar Inuit org to set up international business council – NunatsiaqOnline

April 03, 2017 “As the Arctic transforms, so the Arctic will transform the world” Following an economic summit meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, the Inuit Circumpolar Council has agreed to set up a task force that will lead to the creation of a new body that they want to call the International Inuit Business Council. “With […]

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Abacus Provides Notice of Special General Meeting

Vancouver, BC — March 31, 2017. Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (“Abacus” or the “Company”) (TSXV:AME) is providing notice to holders of its common shares (“Shareholders”) that a Special General Meeting of Shareholders will be held at Room 2801, 2800 Park Place, 666 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 commencing at […]

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Labour Market Outlook 2017 to 2021 for Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry

March 30, 2017 2017 to be a pivotal year as Canada’s oil and gas industry strives for recovery and growth. CALGARY – 2017 is expected to be a pivotal year for Canada’s oil and gas industry, setting the stage for industry activity and job recovery over the next five years, according to the Labour Market […]

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CNSC completes all actions of the 2016 audit report on nuclear power plant site inspections

March 31, 2017 – Ottawa, ON The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has completed its corrective action plan to respond to the auditor’s five recommendations in the Fall 2016 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development on the inspection of nuclear power plants. The recommendations focused on improving the documentation of the […]

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Nordsee One Offshore Wind Project Achieves First Power

TORONTO, ON–(March 31, 2017) – Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) (TSX: NPI) (TSX: NPI.PR.A) (TSX: NPI.PR.B) (TSX: NPI.PR.C) (TSX: NPI.DB.B) (TSX: NPI.DB.C) confirmed that the first wind turbine installed on the 332 MW offshore wind farm has successfully started to generate power and is feeding green electricity into the grid. Installation of the project’s 54 turbines […]

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Strikepoint Gold 2017 Update: Exploration Targets Finalized for Recently Acquired Yukon Properties

March 31, 2017, Vancouver, BC –Strikepoint Gold Inc. (TSX.V:SKP) (“Strikepoint” or the Company) is pleased to announce exploration targeting for the recently acquired Yukon Portfolio. This package was acquired from IDM Mining (TSX.V:IDM) through: a Letter of Intent on December 21st, 2016; signed into Definitive Agreement on January 19th, 2017; and Completed Purchase Agreement on […]

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KWG Announces Closing of Previously Announced Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(March 31, 2017) – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE:KWG)(FRANKFURT:KW6) (“KWG” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce closing today of its previously announced private placement (the “Private Placement“) of units (each, a “Unit“) at a price of $0.021 per Unit (see the Company’s news release dated March 3, 2017). The Company issued a total of […]

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Oceanic Announces Receipt Of Power China EPC Proposal And Provides Corporate Update

Montreal, QC – Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. (“Oceanic”, or the “Company”) is pleased to announce receipt of an Engineering Procurement and Construction proposal “EPC Proposal” originating from Power Construction Corporation of China’s subsidiary company Power China Huadong Engineering Company. (“Power China”). Preparation of the EPC Proposal has been supported by SNC-Lavalin Inc. Su Qian, Business […]

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FMCC/FNI researcher presents at First Nations Information Governance Centre conference

March 31, 2017 The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) held a conference from March 28-30 called “First Nations Data Governance: Tools for Empowerment”.  FMCC coordinator and University of Alberta researcher Rob McMahon travelled to Gatineau, QC to give two presentations at the event. The conference showcased the work of a range of participants, from First Nations […]

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 2, 2017 TORONTO _ Five things to watch this week in Canadian business: Positive economics: The week will kick off Monday with the release of the Bank of Canada’s business outlook survey, and it wraps up Friday with the job figures for March. Economists will be looking to see if the recent […]

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Winners announced in $5M nonprofit challenge from Google Canada

TORONTO, March 30, 2017 – The winners of the $5M Google.org Impact Challenge were revealed today. The Impact Challenge asked Canadian nonprofits to share their best ideas for how to use technology to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems. More than 900 nonprofits applied, and today the winners were announced following a live competition. Five […]

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Yukon MLA asks Ottawa to press U.S. to live up to Alaska Highway funding deal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 1, 2017  HAINES JUNCTION, Yukon _ A Yukon member of the legislature wants the federal government to press the United States to live up to a decades-old agreement to help pay for repairs to the Alaska Highway. “I’m just hoping this becomes a priority,” Wade Istchenko, who represents the constituency of Haines […]

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IDM Mining Announces Key Milestone Reached in the Environmental Assessment of the Red Mountain Underground Gold Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(March 31, 2017) – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:IDM) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Environmental Assessment Office (“EAO”), with the support of provincial, federal, Aboriginal, and regional authorities, have approved and finalized the Application Information Requirements (AIR) for the proposed Red Mountain Underground Gold Project (the “Red Mountain […]

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BR NB Marijuana – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 2, 2017 FREDERICTON – Marijuana was once a taboo topic in New Brunswick _ and even a career-killing scandal for one premier _ but now the provincial government is looking to a burgeoning marijuana industry as a form of green gold. Kent Hovey-Smith, a spokesman for Tidal Health Solutions […]

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Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association (ANFCA) appoints new Executive Director

Edmonton, Alberta,The Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association’s (ANFCA) Executive Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Mason as the organization’s new Executive Director. Joanne held this role previously and we look forward to working closely with her and our member Friendship Centres for the betterment of urban Indigenous communities. Joanne is a seasoned […]

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Call for Presenters for Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference now open

CERIC invites individuals or organizations with an interest in presenting at the Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference to submit a brief outline for consideration using the Proposal Form and encourages them to inform colleagues or students of this opportunity. The bilingual conference takes place January 22-24, 2018 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa and is […]

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Call for Papers: Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development – Cando & JAED

Published jointly by the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando) and Captus Press, the Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development (JAED) is a peer-reviewed journal for practitioners and scholars working and researching in areas relevant to Aboriginal economic development. Published yearly, the Journal is a unique resource for anyone interested in Aboriginal community […]

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Nunavut regulators set dates for repeat review of Back River gold mine – NunatsiaqOnline

March 31, 2017 Hearing will take place in Cambridge Bay May 31 to June 3 The Nunavut Impact Review Board, federal and territorial agencies and Inuit organizations, along with Métis and Dene groups from the Northwest Territories will return to Cambridge Bay in late May for the regulator’s second public hearing on Sabina Gold and […]

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Education, diversity welcomed by industry in budget – Daily Commercial News

Mar 31, 2017 During his 2017 federal budget speech, Finance Minister Bill Morneau alluded to the fact Canadian families are worried about the future, worried what opportunities lie ahead for their children and what the workforce will look like. For Paul de Jong, president of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada, the federal government aims […]

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Book Sale Huge Success & Buy Tickets for April 6 Fundraiser

March 30, 2017 Book Sale Huge Success The recent CAPT book sale was a huge success. It brought in $2,860–$2,306 in book sales and $555 in sales of CAPT calendars and Painted Land DVDs!!  This is more than double the amount made at last year’s sale. The success is due to hard working volunteers led […]

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Gensource Provides Corporate Update

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – March 31, 2017 – Gensource Potash Corporation (the ‘Company” or “Gensource”) (TSX.V: GSP) is pleased to provide its shareholders an update on key corporate activities. The ongoing Vanguard One Project Feasibility Study (“Study”) is over 75% complete and remains on track to be finished in Q2 2017. The Study is with respect […]

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Rival group eyes railway, port – MyInforms.Com

A long-rumoured rival group of northern Manitoba communities keen to take a run at acquiring the Hudson Bay Railway and Port of Churchill from Omnitrax Canada has finally made its presence known publicly. Unlike the “consortium” that Omnitrax is currently talking to, this new group, called One North, appears to have broad representation from both […]

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NWMO Releases Five-Year Strategic Plan

The NWMO has released its annual strategic plan Implementing Adaptive Phased Management 2017 to 2021. The document outlines key milestones for the next five-year planning period. The strategic plan is a “living” document that is regularly assessed, strengthened and redirected to reflect new information, direction and guidance from communities, advances in science and technology, insight […]

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NWMO Releases Triennial Report for 2014 to 2016

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has submitted Progress Through Collaboration – Triennial Report 2014 to 2016 to the Honourable James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada. The report outlines progress in implementing Adaptive Phased Management (APM), Canada’s plan for the long-term management of used nuclear fuel. We made the report public at the […]

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Tripartite Framework Agreement to provide sustainable future for Kashechewan First Nation

March 31, 2017 Kashechewan, ON Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to working with First Nation partners to promote healthy and prosperous First Nation communities. Today, the governments of Canada and Ontario, the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), and the Kashechewan First Nation announced the signing of a Framework […]

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