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A feast of culture: First Nations cuisine on the rise – StarPhoenix

Rich Francis uses food to tell stories. “Food is one of those things that we can evoke memory in and emotion in,” the Saskatoon-based chef says. Since competing on the Food Network’s Top Chef Canada, Francis has become one of the most high-profile names in Canada’s burgeoning First Nations food scene. While he didn’t win […]

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Jazz Aviation LP named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for a sixth consecutive year

HALIFAX, March 28, 2017 – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) is proud to announce it has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2017 – the sixth consecutive year Jazz has earned the distinction. “Diversity has long been a priority at Jazz. We are committed to providing our employees with a work environment that is […]

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Nalcor Energy Releases Business and Financial Report for 2016

March 30, 2017, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy released its annual Business and Financial Report today, including Annual Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2016. Nalcor recorded revenues of $824.1 million in 2016, an increase of approximately $13.6 million over the previous year. Operating profit for 2016 was $136.3 million, […]

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Ontario warns New York consequences of Buy American would harm state businesses – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 31, 2017  By Jessica Smith Cross THE CANADIAN PRESS WINDSOR, Ont. _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says she hopes New York State legislators will vote against Buy American provisions in their budget, and warns that if they don’t, she’ll consider “all options” in response. One such option would see the provincial government […]

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Encanto Potash Activates Potash Trading Company in Anticipation of Exports to India

March 30, 2017 Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EPO) is pleased to confirm the incorporation of the Encanto Potash Trading Company (the “Trading Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Encanto Potash. The Trading Company will have the designated use for the trading of potash sourced from producing properties that are currently under […]

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Sask Utilities Compensation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 31, 2017  REGINA – The mayors of three Saskatchewan cities say a meeting with provincial ministers over changes implemented in the provincial budget was positive. The budget ended $36 million in grants-in-lieu from SaskPower and SaskEnergy _ compensation provided by the utilities, which don’t pay taxes on municipal land. […]

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Alamos Gold Provides Notice of First Quarter 2017 Results and Conference Call, Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Completion of Annual Filings

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(March 30, 2017) – All amounts are in United States dollars, unless otherwise stated. Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI) (NYSE:AGI) (“Alamos” or the “Company”) plans to release its first quarter 2017 financial results before the start of trading on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Senior management will host a conference call at 11:00 am ET on […]

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Tahoe Resources Announces Filing Of Annual Report On Form 40-F

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – March 30, 2017 – Tahoe Resources Inc. (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) today announced that the Company has filed its 2016 Annual Report on Form 40-F with the United States Securities Exchange Commission on EDGAR at www.sec.gov/edgar. Copies of the Company’s financial statements are available through the Company’s […]

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BGM Corporate Update

TORONTO, ON – March 30, 2017. Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (“BGM”, or the “Company”) announces that Mr. Greg Gibson has tendered his resignation today as a Director and Co-Chairman of the Company. Mr. Sean Roosen will continue as sole Chairman of the Company. Mr. Gibson, along with the backing of Sprott Mining led […]

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Sunshine list released today; OPG says CEO’s new salary will be up to $1.9M – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 31, 2017  By Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Ontario Power Generation says its CEO will be paid a maximum of $1.9 million, but the Crown corporation is not changing the proposed $3.8-million compensation cap the premier had asked to be revised. In a letter to the government, OPG says its […]

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Seabridge Gold Announces $14.3 Million Bought Deal Offering of Common Shares and a Concurrent $20.0 Million Bought Deal Offering of Flow-Through Shares

Toronto (Canada) — Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX:SEA)(NYSE:SA) (the “Company” or “Seabridge”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation (the “Underwriters”) whereby the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal basis, one million common shares of the […]

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Alamos Gold Declares Semi-Annual Dividend

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(March 30, 2017) – All amounts are in United States dollars, unless otherwise stated. Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI) (NYSE:AGI) (“Alamos” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a semi-annual dividend of US$0.01 per common share. This represents the Company’s 15th consecutive semi-annual dividend and once again demonstrates its […]

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First Nations Across North America Ask TD Bank to Step Away from Financing of Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Grand Chief Simon Appeals to Investors, Shareholders at TD Annual General Meeting TORONTO, March 30, 2017 – Grand Chief Serge Simon of the Mohawk Council of Kanesatake, a Mohawk community on the outskirts of Montreal, today delivered a message at TD Bank’s annual general meeting to warn shareholders, management and the board that TD is turning […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201772 Views

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Drone Territory takes flight in Campbell River

KLAHOOSE FIRST NATION, BC, March 28, 2017  – Drone Territory, a drone park franchise, will be launching April 1, 2017, with a kickoff event in Campbell River. Drone Territory not only meets the demand for safe spaces to fly drones but creates employment opportunities for First Nations. The launch event will introduce the drone park […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201756 Views

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Ice Wireless eliminates roaming charges, offers special unlimited data plan for $89 per month

Innovative carrier is first in Canada to remove roaming charges across the United States and Mexico with no extra charges WHITEHORSE, YELLOWKNIFE and IQALUIT, March 29, 2017 – Ice Wireless, a mobile network operator committed to communities in Canada’s North, is pleased to announce a series of innovative and affordable plans for Smartphones and other […]

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Minister of Finance of Québec – A Solid Economy and Concrete Measures to Improve the Quality of Life for All Quebecers; An Unprecedented Plan with $3.4 Billion for Educational Success and Measures to Satisfy Labour Market Needs…

2017-03-28 Press release No. 1 – Québec Economic Plan – March 2016 – A Solid Economy and Concrete Measures to Improve the Quality of Life for All Quebecers | PDF version | Version HTML | 2017-03-28 Press release No. 2 – Québec Economic Plan – March 2016 – An Unprecedented Plan with $3.4 Billion for Educational Success and […]

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B.C., Kitselas First Nation strengthen LNG partnership

March 30, 2017 VANCOUVER – The British Columbia government and the Kitselas First Nation have reached new agreements to ensure the nation receives direct benefits from the construction and operation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities on B.C.’s north coast. The agreements provide benefits to the Kitselas First Nation based on specific steps in […]

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First Nations in Quebec Stand in the Way of the Energy East Pipeline

WENDAKE, QC, March 29, 2017 – On the occasion of the visit to Montreal (Mohawk Territory) of the Expert Panel mandated to modernize the National Energy Board (NEB), the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) wishes to reiterate that First Nations in Quebec firmly opposed TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline by way of resolution in June 2016. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201782 Views

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Defence Spending – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 30, 2017 OTTAWA – The country’s top soldier says the military is not hurting for money and is instead taking a closer look to make sure the billions of dollars it currently gets from the government is being well spent. Gen. Jonathan Vance says there are some areas where […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201764 Views

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Prime Minister of Canada announces support to Ford of Canada to create and maintain almost 800 jobs for Canadian workers

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Ginette Petitpas Taylor will participate in roundtables with stakeholders from the housing and education sectors to discuss Budget 2017 investments during a visit to Whitehorse, on Friday, March 31, 2017. A media availability will follow. Friday, March 31, 2017 Media Availability 10:00 a.m. (local time) Location Kwanlin Dün […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201729 Views

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FNIGC announces change in executive leadership

Gail Mc Donald, FNIGC’s long-serving Executive Director, to retire March 31, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) — After nearly seven years in key leadership roles at the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), Gail Mc Donald will be retiring as Executive Director of the organization effective today. FNIGC’s Senior Managers Addie Pryce and Jerry Lanouette will share […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201776 Views

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Sodexo named Top Diversity Employer Four Years in a Row

BURLINGTON, ON, March 29, 2017  – For the fourth consecutive year, Sodexo Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp. The company’s commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace is a critical part of its business strategy and translates into stronger business performance and improved employee engagement. Sodexo […]

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Everyday Inclusion: Winners of ‘Canada’s Best Diversity Employers’ are announced for 2017

TORONTO, March 28, 2017 – Encouraging workplace diversity isn’t so much a radical idea as it is an everyday reality for Canadian employers seeking to recruit and retain the best talent. That’s the key lesson from the winners of this year’s Canada’s Best Diversity Employers competition, announced this morning by Mediacorp Canada Inc. “Employers that […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201750 Views

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Oilsands showdown coming over tailings cleanup: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 30, 2017 13:46 EDMONTON _ Alberta’s oilsands could be heading for a showdown over toxic tailings ponds following an independent assessment that found cleanup plans of six major producers don’t meet new rules. The province’s energy regulator recently rejected Suncor’s plans, saying they relied on unproven technology and didn’t provide enough certainty on […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201773 Views

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First Nations Commercial and Industrial Development Act Finalized by Order in Council to Allow for Future on Reserve Potash Mine Development

VANCOUVER, March 29, 2017  – Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EPO) announces that an Order in Council P.C. 2017-258 was issued on March 24, 2017 by the Governor in Council, ending a multi-year process that has culminated in the successful conclusion of the First Nations Commercial and Industrial Development Act (“FNCIDA”) process […]

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Recognizing and working with First Nations voices – Strathmore Standard

March 29, 2017 A new agreement between the Government of Alberta and the Blackfoot Confederacy paves a new line of collaboration between the two groups. Premier Rachel Notley met with indigenous leaders on Friday March 24 to sign the Alberta-Blackfoot Confederacy Protocol Agreement. The agreement sets out the process for the two groups to work […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201761 Views

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Going for bold: Destination Think to launch revamped Campbell River tourism strategy – City of Campbell River

New tourism management is set to launch innovative, leading edge digital marketing and in-person service for Campbell River visitors. Destination Think, an industry leader in destination marketing based out of Vancouver, will launch the new tourism strategy and marketing plan and manage visitor services on behalf of the City of Campbell River and in association […]

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NCAIED: “Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities” Report Released

“Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities” Report Released New report focuses on changes over the last 15 years and opportunities moving forward May 23, 2016 Click Here To View Article on CDFIfund.gov A new independent report on access to capital and credit in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities (Native Communities) was […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201752 Views

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Huu-ay-aht Citizens Approve Sarita LNG project

ANACLA, BC, March 27, 2017  – Huu-ay-aht First Nations citizens made history on Saturday when they became the first British Columbia Nation to approve the co-management development of a liquefied natural gas facility. With 70 per cent support in a referendum on Saturday, March 25, citizens show their resounding faith in Huu-ay-aht Ḥaw̓iiḥ (Hereditary Chiefs) and […]

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Residential Construction Activity to Cool Off This Year, While Non-Residential Construction Rebounds – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, March 30, 2017—Following a relatively weak 2016, residential construction activity in Canada is poised to see a modest decrease in 2017 as the number of housing starts is expected to decline to this year, according to The Conference of Canada’s latest outlook for the industry. On the other hand, non-residential construction is expected to return […]

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Business Barometer(R): Confidence remains steady

Toronto, March 30, 2017 – Canada’s small business optimism remained steady in March, holding on to the gains it had posted a month earlier, according to Business BarometerÒ, a monthly index put out by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The index remains at 62.9 points—the same as in February and 2.7 points above […]

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More Subdued Growth on Tap for Canada’s Banks – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, March 29, 2017—GDP growth in Canada’s banking industry will be limited to 2.4 per cent this year amid a slowdown in consumer and business credit growth, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s first outlook for the Canadian banking services industry. Still, the industry is expected to perform better than the overall Canadian economy and profit […]

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TimberWest pledges $100,000 to the new North Island Hospitals

Mar 29, 2017 CAMPBELL RIVER / COMOX VALLEY – TimberWest is announcing a $100,000 contribution towards the new North Island Hospital to add cultural elements to support the joint effort that is underway by Island Health, First Nations Health Authority, and the Aboriginal communities of the North Island in creating a healthcare setting that is […]

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North Arrow To Sell Contwoyto Project, Nunavut

March 30, 2017 North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to announce it has entered a purchase and sale agreement with Crystal Exploration Inc. (TSXV-CEI) under which Crystal will acquire North Arrow’s 100% interest in the Contwoyto Project, Nunavut, including the Butterfly gold prospect. Under the terms of the purchase and sale agreement, Crystal will […]

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Seabridge Gold Files 2016 Year End Audited Financial Statements and MD&A

March 29, 2017 Toronto, Canada…Seabridge Gold announced today that it has filed its Audited Consolidated Financial Statements and its Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2016 on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). To review these documents on the Company website, please see http://www.seabridgegold.net/sharefinrep.php The Company’s principal assets are the 100% owned KSM property located […]

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Alexco Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Results

March 29, 2017 ‑ Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE‑MKT:AXU, TSX:AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Corporation”) today reports financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016.  All figures are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated.  For the fourth quarter of 2016 Alexco recorded a net loss of $1.8 million (“M”) or $0.02 per […]

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Savanna Announces Termination Of Arrangement Agreement With Western Energy Services Corp.

CALGARY, March 29, 2017 – Savanna Energy Services Corp. (“Savanna”) (TSX–SVY) announces it has terminated the arrangement agreement with Western Energy Services Corp. (“Western”), pursuant to which Western had agreed to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Savanna on the basis of 0.85 of a common share of Western and $0.21 in cash […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces FY 2016 results

Toronto and New York, March 29, 2017 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX: MPVD, NASDAQ: MPVD) announced today the results for the year ended December 31, 2016. Highlights for 2016 and to date (All quoted figures in CAD$) Physical construction of the Gahcho Kué Diamond Mine (“GK Mine”) was substantially completed […]

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AuRico Metals Provides Update on Royalties Fosterville (2% NSR Royalty) Reserves Increase by 66%

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 – AuRico Metals Inc. (TSX: AMI),(“AuRico” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on its royalty portfolio, highlighting significant increases in mineral reserves and resources at Fosterville, Hemlo, and Eagle River, and further developments relating to the Company’s royalty pipeline. “We’re very happy to see that ongoing exploration efforts at […]

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Durango To Issue Shares to Agoracom

Vancouver, BC March 29, 2017 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces pursuant to the terms of an agreement announced on September 15, 2015, with Agora Internet Relations Corp., Durango will issue 100,961 common shares at an average deemed price of $0.13 per share Agora for services rendered in the amount of […]

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Alexco and Silver Wheaton Amend Silver Purchase Agreement and Alexco Announces Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment for Expanded Silver Production at Keno Hill

March 29, 2017 — Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE‑MKT:AXU, TSX:AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the amendment of the silver purchase agreement (the “Amended SPA”) with Silver Wheaton Corp. (“Silver Wheaton”). In addition, Alexco announces the release of an independent technical report dated March 29, 2017 with an effective date of January 3, […]

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BR Parks Climate Change – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 30, 2017  EDMONTON – Government research suggests the environments of parks and protected areas across North America are being shifted hundreds of kilometres away through climate change. The published research from Natural Resources Canada finds the ecosystems of nearly 80 per cent of those areas in Canada, the United […]

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Trudeau government, Ontario to invest $200M into Ford’s Canadian operations – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 30, 2017 WINDSOR, Ont. _ The federal and Ontario governments are each investing more than $100 million to support a $1-billion partnership with Ford Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne are announcing the conditional grants of up to $102.4 million each at a Ford engine plant in Windsor, […]

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Premier Brad Wall invites Calgary energy companies to relocate to Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 By Dan Healing THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is taking a turf war with Alberta to its economic heart, inviting energy companies based in Calgary to move their headquarters to his province. In a letter to Whitecap Resources (TSX:WCP) dated Monday, Wall offers to subsidize relocation […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201766 Views

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Osisko Corporate Update

(Montréal, March 28, 2017). Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) announces today that Ned Goodman has decided to resign from board of directors of the Corporation. The Board, recognizing Mr. Goodman’s leadership in the Canadian mining industry and his position as a founding Chairman of the Corporation, has asked Mr. Goodman to remain […]

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Resolute Announces Start-up of New Tissue Machine at Calhoun

MONTRÉAL, March 29, 2017 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) is pleased to announce the successful start-up of its new tissue machine in Calhoun (Tennessee). The first tissue parent roll was produced on February 28, 2017. The machine will continue its scheduled ramp-up through 2017 and is expected to be producing at […]

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Granada Gold Moves Quickly on Turnkey Solution to Boost Potential Gold Production at Granada Mine

March 28, 2017 – Granada Gold Mine Inc. (TSX‐V: GGM) (OTC: GBBFF) (Frankfurt: B6D) (the “Company” or “Granada”) is pleased to report that Company management and geological consultants met last week at the Granada Property and two other proposed mill processing sites in nearby northern Ontario with officials from DRA Americas Inc., a subsidiary of […]

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Osisko Appoints Amy Satov To Board Of Directors

(Montréal, March 28, 2017). Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Amy Satov to the board of directors of the Corporation. Ms. Satov, B.A., LL.B., M.B.A. is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Litron Distributors Ltd., a national lighting distributor.  Founded in Montreal, Litron expanded […]

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Teck Updates Steelmaking Coal Guidance

Vancouver, BC – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today provided preliminary guidance for second quarter steelmaking coal volumes and costs, and an update to its guidance for the first quarter of 2017. Steelmaking coal sales volumes for the second quarter of 2017 are expected to be at least 6.8 million […]

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Drone Delivery Canada Granted Additional Test Flight Certificate from Transport Canada – Commercial Drone Delivery Testing Expands in Southern Ontario, Canada

March 29, 2017 Highlights: DDC obtains additional test flight certificate from Transport Canada to expand its testing program within Canadian skies DDC has received three test flight licenses from Transport Canada to date DDC intends to launch its platform in Canada’s northern communities to start Toronto, ON, March 29, 2017, Drone Delivery Canada (DDC or […]

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