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Baffinland sponsoring, exhibiting, and presenting at Nunavut Mining Symposium

Baffinland Iron Mines will be a silver sponsor, and will be presenting and exhibiting at the 2017 Nunavut Mining Symposium. The symposium, April 3-6, 2017 in Iqaluit at the Frobisher Inn, will be the 20th year of the event. The theme for this year’s symposium is Reflecting on the Past/Looking to the Future, and will […]

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Teck’s Q1 2017 Financial Results and Investors’ Conference Call April 25, 2017

March 28, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) will release its first quarter 2017 earnings results on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 before market open. The company will hold an investor conference call to discuss the first quarter 2017 earnings results at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time / 8:00 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201757 Views

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Department of Transportation Expanding Online Services

YELLOWKNIFE (March 28, 2017) – The Department of Transportation (DOT) is pleased to announce the expansion of online services offered to Northwest Territories (NWT) residents, by adding driver’s licences and NWT identification card renewal services. The new services will result in less time spent by residents at Driver and Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices across the […]

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Supporting Lower Mainland First Nations entrepreneurs

March 29, 2017 VANCOUVER – A key to business success is ensuring budding entrepreneurs have the right skills for the job. The provincial government has been helping four First Nations in the Lower Mainland gain core-business skills to create jobs and generate prosperity for their communities. More than 200 aspiring and current entrepreneurs from the […]

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3D Kimberlite Mineral Chemistry Data from Slave Geological Province to be Released

YELLOWKNIFE (March 28, 2017) – A study will be released this week that reports new Kimberlite Indicator Mineral (KIM) Chemistry in the Central Slave Geological Province that has potential to benefit future exploration in the region to find the next diamond deposits. This study is planned for release by the Northwest Territories Geological Survey (NTGS) […]

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Strikepoint Completes Purchase of Yukon Portfolio from IDM Mining

March 28, 2017, Vancouver, BC – StrikePoint Gold (TSX.V:SKP) (“StrikePoint” or the Company) is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of an extensive portfolio of properties located in the Yukon from IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (“IDM”). Terms of the Transaction: StrikePoint has issued 10.5 million common shares and paid $150,000 in cash […]

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BR Senate Beyak – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 29, 2017 OTTAWA – Indigenous leaders in Manitoba and northern Ontario are unanimous in calling for Senator Lynn Beyak (BAY’-ak) to quit a committee dealing with First Nations treaty issues. Sheila North Wilson, a grand chief of an organization representing First Nations in northern Manitoba, says Beyak’s comments about […]

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Osisko Intersects 71.4 g/t Au Over 5.4 Metres At Windfall

New High Grade Intercepts in Lynx Zone Discovery (Montréal, March 28, 2017).  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in Urban Township, Québec.  The current 400,000 metre drill program combines definition drilling above the […]

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BR MMIW Inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 29, 2017 OTTAWA – The national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls will hold its first hearing with families in May. The meeting on the 29th will be in Whitehorse. Over the next two months, commissioners will hold a series of regional advisory meetings across the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201794 Views

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Dany St-Pierre, Administrator on the Board of Boralex, ranks among the most influential women in the wind energy sector

Montréal, March 28, 2017 – Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) is proud to announce that Dany St-Pierre, who has been on the Board of Boralex since 2016, ranks 66th among the Top 100 most influential women in the wind energy sector, published by the British magazine A Word About Wind, in honour […]

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Goldcorp to acquire Exeter Resource Corporation

VANCOUVER, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (the “Company”) and Exeter Resource Corporation (“Exeter”) (TSX: XRC, NYSE-MKT: XRA, Frankfurt: EXB) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement (the “Agreement”) pursuant to which Goldcorp has agreed to acquire, by way of a plan of arrangement (the […]

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BGM Intersects 24.70 G/T Au Over 6.60 Metres At Depth On Island Mountain

New Veining Corridors Intersected at Depth in Shaft Zone TORONTO, ON – March 28th, 2017 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (the “Company” or “Barkerville”) is pleased to announce additional results from the ongoing 130,000 metre Phase II Island Mountain exploration drilling program at the Company’s flagship Cariboo Gold Project. The Company is currently […]

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IDM Mining Completes the Sale of Its Yukon Portfolio to Strikepoint Gold

March 28, 2017, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of its Yukon portfolio of properties, as previously announced, with StrikePoint Gold Inc. (“Strikepoint”) (TSX.V: SKP). As consideration, the Company received $150,000 in cash and 10.5 million common shares of StrikePoint. […]

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BR Liberals Pot – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 29, 2017  OTTAWA – The federal government’s plan to make Canada the first G-7 country to legalize marijuana nationwide is creating political friction domestically. A number of provinces are expressing concern in the wake of signals that a federal bill to legalize pot will be introduced the week of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201767 Views

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Harte Gold Announces Significant Corporate Developments

March 28, 2017 HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) Harte Gold is pleased to announce a number of significant corporate developments that will be instrumental in moving the Company forward as the next high grade gold producer in Ontario. Highlights: Harte Gold has staked an additional 32,592 Hectares […]

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Dozens protest the closure of provincial bus service in Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 28, 2017  By CJME THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ Dozens of people have staged a rally at the Saskatchewan Transportation Company bus depot in Regina to protest the provincial government’s plan to eliminate the service. Vehicles drove by and honked in support as people stood on the corner of Saskatchewan Drive and […]

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Capstone Infrastructure Corporation and shishalh Nation Sign Facility Agreement

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(March 27, 2017) – Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX:CSE.PR.A) and the shíshálh Nation are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement for the Sechelt Creek Hydro Project, located in British Columbia. This agreement recognizes and gives effect to shíshálh’s indigenous rights and title in view of the facility’s ongoing operation in their territory, enshrines […]

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Osisko Obtains Transfer Of Windfall Certificate Of Authorization

(Montréal, March 27, 2017) – Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce it has received confirmation from the Québec Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (“MDDELCC”) of the transfer of the existing certificate of authorization (CA) from a previous operator to Osisko […]

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SNC-Lavalin subsidiary reaches five-year collective agreements with union

SNC-Lavalin subsidiary reaches five-year collective agreements with union March 28, 2017 SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce its wholly-owned subsidiary Candu Energy Inc., has recently reached five-year collective agreements with the Society of Professional Engineers & Associates (SPEA). SPEA’s two bargaining units represent engineers, scientists, technicians and technologists. These agreements, ratified by SPEA members […]

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Affinor Growers Signs an ‘On-Farm Test Agreement’ with California Berry Company

Vancouver (Canada), March 28, 2017 – Affinor Growers Inc. (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) (“Affinor” or the “Corporation), is pleased to announce the signing of a research and development Test Agreement with a large strawberry production company headquartered in California, USA. The Test Agreement is a collaboration of Affinor’s vertical farming tower technology, proprietary strawberry seedlings from […]

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Barkerville Agrees to Sell 0.75% NSR Royalty on its Cariboo Gold Project for $12,500,000

TORONTO, ON – March 27, 2017 –Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (“Barkerville” or the “Company”) announces that it has entered into letter agreement (“Agreement”) with Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. (“Osisko”) whereby Osisko has agreed to purchase an additional 0.75% net smelter return (“NSR”) royalty on the Cariboo Gold Project for a cash consideration of […]

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on U.S. Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on U.S. Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement in response to the announcement by United States President Donald Trump that his administration has approved the Keystone XL pipeline: “This is an important moment to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2017120 Views

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Goldcorp and Barrick to consolidate Cerro Casale and Caspiche gold projects in a 50/50 joint venture

VANCOUVER, March 28, 2017 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (the “Company” or “Goldcorp”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Barrick Gold Corporation (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) (“Barrick”) to leverage potential synergies within the Maricunga Gold Belt, located in the Atacama Region in northern Chile, through a 50/50 joint venture (the […]

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2016 First Nations Energy Forum is a Sold-Out Success!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 On November 16, 2016, FNPA proudly presented and hosted its 2nd annual First Nations Renewable Energy Forum.  Building on the success of the previous year’s Forum, FNPA planned for nearly triple the attendance of the previous year for this year’s Forum.  Even with this increased capacity, the event was again sold-out; […]

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Save The Date: NOVAGOLD 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Conference Call and Webcast

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (TSX:NG) (NYSE MKT:NG) will hold the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 5th at 1:00 pm PT (4:00 pm ET) at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver in the Grouse Room (655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia). NOVAGOLD cordially invites its shareholders […]

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Huu-ay-aht makes history with approval of Sarita LNG project

VANCOUVER, BC (March 26, 2017) – Huu-ay-aht First Nations citizens made history, becoming the first British Columbia Nation to approve a co-management development arrangement for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility. On March 25, Huu-ay-aht citizens voted 70 per cent in support for the proposed Sarita LNG Project with Steelhead LNG. The proposed LNG […]

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Get the world’s dirtiest shipping fuel out of the Arctic – NunatsiaqOnline

March 28, 2017 “It’s time the rules for shipping reflect the risks it poses to Inuit livelihoods and hunting.” For hundreds of years, national and international policies have shaped the Arctic from whaling to the fur trade, from territorial laws to statehood. Now, with land claim and benefit agreements in place in Nunavut, policy not […]

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Mackenzie Valley Fibre Line Construction Completed

YELLOWKNIFE (March 28, 2017) – The Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (MVFL) achieved a major milestone on March 16, 2017 as the last two splice locations were installed, officially completing the construction of the 1,154 km fibre line between Inuvik and High Level, Alberta. With this, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is one step […]

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Agnico Eagle Announces US$220 Million Sale of Common Shares to One Institutional Investor

(All amounts expressed in United States dollars unless otherwise noted) TORONTO, March 27, 2017 – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM, TSX: AEM) (“Agnico Eagle”) announced today that it has agreed to issue and sell 5,003,412 common shares of Agnico Eagle (the “Common Shares”) directly to an institutional investor in the United States at a […]

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Savanna Energy Services Corp.: Impact Of Total Offer

CALGARY, March 27, 2017 – Savanna Energy Services Corp. (“Savanna”) (TSX–SVY) today acknowledges Total Energy Services Inc.’s (“Total”) announcement that it has satisfied its minimum tender condition of 50.1% pursuant to its unsolicited offer to purchase all of the common shares of Savanna (the “Savanna Shares”) on the basis of 0.13 common shares of Total […]

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Red River College named Canada’s Best Diversity Employer for 2017

Red River College has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the third year in a row. This prestigious recognition – awarded today to 65 organizations across the country – highlights employers that stand out through their efforts to create diverse, inclusive workplaces. “At Red River College we strive to ensure equity and […]

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Mine monitoring in Nunavut under the microscope next month – NunatsiaqOnline

March 28, 2017 Impact review board to host a session with stakeholders at mining symposium A lot of people with money and power or a desire for those will descend on Iqaluit from April 3 to April 6 for the annual Nunavut Mining Symposium and among all the many sessions planned this year is a […]

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Tribes’ battle over Dakota Access pipeline not over – CP

Source: The Associated Press Mar 28, 2017  By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. _ American Indian tribes fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline said Tuesday that the pumping of oil into the pipe under their water source is a blow, but it doesn’t end their legal battle. Industry groups say the imminent flow of […]

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City of Toronto one of Canada’s best diversity employers

March 28, 2017 The City of Toronto has been named one of Canada’s best diversity employers for the second consecutive year for its exceptional workplace diversity and inclusion programs. “As a leading organization that offers many diverse programs and initiatives, the City of Toronto is very deserving of this award,” said Mayor John Tory. “Diversity […]

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The Latest: Industry groups eager for Dakota Access oil flow – CP

Source: The Associated Press Mar 28, 2017  BISMARCK, N.D. _ The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Industry groups say the imminent flow of oil through the Dakota Access pipeline is good news for energy and infrastructure. Texas-based developer Energy Transfer Partners said Monday that it’s placed oil in the pipe […]

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MNBC: Governing Our Métis Nation – MNGA

Surrey, BC [March 28, 2017] – On Friday March 24th Métis Nation British Columbia Leadership from across the province gathered for the 2017 Métis Nation Governing Assembly (MNGA) in Richmond, BC. The Legislative members in attendance consisted of thirty-two Chartered Community leaders and eleven members of the MNBC Board of Directors with nearly 60 people […]

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Squamish Nation Annual General Assembly

SQUAMISH NATION ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY Saturday, April 22, 2017 11 am – 5 pm Chief Joe Mathias Centre 100 Capilano Road. See full Notice with Transportation Schedule Here NT5

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MLSE Foundation Awards $50,000 Toronto Raptors Community Action Grant Presented by Just Energy Foundation to Northern Nishnawbe Education Council

March 28, 2017 On Monday evening, MLSE Foundation announced Northern Nishnawbe Education Council as this year’s recipient of the Toronto Raptors Community Action Grant presented by the Just Energy Foundation at Air Canada Centre. MLSE Foundation representatives were joined by Just Energy’s Vice President of Consumer Sales, Richard Teixeira and Vice President of Treasury, Kate […]

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Makivik Corporation Launches Naming Contest for its New Business Development Corporation

Tasiujaq, Quebec (March 24, 2017) – Makivik Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of a naming contest for its new Business Development Corporation currently known as “DEVCO”. DEVCO will become the business development arm of Makivik. Devco’s objectives are to manage and oversee Makivik’s interests in existing and future subsidiaries partnerships and joint ventures as […]

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Statement: Vote, new arrangement show more support for LNG

March 27, 2017 VICTORIA – Deputy Premier and Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman has issued the following statement about the Huu-ay-aht First Nations vote supporting Sarita LNG: “The Province of British Columbia welcomes today’s news that the Huu-ay-aht First Nations have approved the first co-management development arrangement for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) […]

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Three US Senators Introduce Measure to Create Jobs by Fostering Entrepreneurship in Indian Country

March 17, 2017 WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and former committee chairs Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)introduced the Native American Business Incubators Program Act, legislation to help launch small businesses and encourage job creation in Indian Country. Their bill, S. 607, […]

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BR Hydro One Polling – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 28, 2017  TORONTO – Government-commissioned polling shows that more than a year before Ontario’s Liberal government announced in 2015 that it would partially privatize Hydro One, there was strong opposition to the idea. Pollara conducted research at the government’s behest in January and February of 2014, asking people their […]

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Domtar Tax Settlement – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 27, 2017  PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – City council in Prince Albert, Sask., has authorized a $5.1 settlement with Domtar in a tax dispute over the valuation of a pulp mill Domtar purchased from Weyerhaeuser in 2006. Domtar had argued the assessment of its property was too high for 2009 […]

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BR Mba CFS Funding – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 28, 2017 2:30 WINNIPEG – Canada’s indigenous affairs minister says Manitoba child welfare should move away from rewarding the apprehension of children to focus more on keeping families together. Carolyn Bennett was in Winnipeg yesterday to announce the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs will be given 550-thousand dollars to consult with […]

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Think tank urges Liberals to sell money making assets to private sector – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 28, 2017  OTTAWA _ A new report is urging the Trudeau Liberals to make their new, experimental infrastructure bank a centre for helping cities and provinces sell off existing assets, rather than just helping to build new infrastructure. The C.D. Howe Institute says the Liberals, along with provinces, territories and cities, could […]

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NationTalk Welcomes National Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) to its Partner Program

NationTalk Welcomes National Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) to its Partner Program Toronto, ON, March 28th, 2017 – NationTalk is pleased to announce that NACCA has joined its NationTalk Partner Program. As a partner, NACCA will now have unparalleled access to First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities, public, private organizations and Industry stakeholders daily through NationTalk’s […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201789 Views

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Economic development meetings – Kivalliq

27 March 2017  Public Service Announcement Economic development meetings – Kivalliq Start Date: March 27, 2017 End Date: April 11, 2017 Nunavut 60 sec Kivalliq residents – tell us what type of economic development you want in your community. Let us know what development opportunities may be possible and what kind of investments you […]

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Mba Peguis New Chief – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 27, 2017  BLOODVEIN, Man. – A man who wants to turn a former Winnipeg military base into a large indigenous business development has been elected chief of what is considered Manitoba’s largest First Nation. Glenn Hudson defeated incumbent Cindy Spence in last Friday’s election to become head of the […]

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Indigenous chefs aim to raise awareness of their traditional foods – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 27, 2017 11:18 By Lois Abraham THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Canadian cuisine might include a mix of culinary traditions, but the food of one of the country’s founding groups is largely missing. An emerging group of indigenous chefs and restaurateurs is hoping to change that. Rich Francis, chef-owner of Seventh Fire Hospitality […]

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Four charities crowned Fast Pitch champs, share in grants worth $20,000 – The Winnipeg Foundation

March 24, 2017 For Immediate Release: After 10 weeks of preparation and practice, four local charities have been crowned Fast Pitch champions. Grand Prize ($10,000 grant): Sunshine House People’s Choice ($5,000 grant): CanU Canada Coaches’ Choice ($2,500 grant): Project Neecheewam Presenters’ Choice ($2,500 grant): SSCOPE (Self-Starting Creative Opportunities for People in Employment) Fast Pitch is […]

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