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Rio Tinto releases fourth quarter production results

Jan 16, 2018 Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said “The business performed well in the fourth quarter, and we finished the year in line with guidance across all major products. We shipped 90 million tonnes of iron ore from our world-class Pilbara assets, a record quarter which demonstrates the system’s growing flexibility. In 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 20188 Views

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We Matter and Facebook host first national #HopeForum

Indigenous youth from across the country gather for forum on healing and life promotion OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2018 – On January 21 and 22, Indigenous youth representing every province and territory will attend the first ever #HopeForum to address the suicide crisis impacting their communities. The two-day forum, hosted and facilitated by We Matter and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201810 Views

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Government of Canada partners with Iqaluit and Quilliq Energy Corporation to support heating project for Iqaluit Aquatic Centre

From Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada January 15, 2018 IQALUIT/NUNAVUT Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting and partnering with northern communities as they take action on climate change. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs committed to supporting the Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 20189 Views

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Government of Canada releases further details on federal carbon-pollution pricing system

January 15, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians know that pollution isn’t free. They see the costs in droughts, floods, extreme weather events, and the impacts to their health. A price on carbon pollution is one of the most efficient tools we have to fight climate change and drive clean innovation. That’s why the federal government is […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201810 Views

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NTI Announces 2017 Photo of the Year Contest Winners

(January 12, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Aluki Kotierk today congratulated the 2017 Photo of the Year Contest winners. Pudloo Pitsiulak of Kimmirut was awarded $1,000 in prize money for his photograph called Calming Morning. Pistiulak also received an enlarged copy of his photograph, and the honour of having his photograph appear […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201811 Views

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Government of Yukon and Teslin Tlingit Council sign intergovernmental agreement to work together on shared priorities

January 12, 2018 Today, Premier Sandy Silver and Teslin Tlingit Council Naa Sháade Háni Richard Sidney met in Teslin to sign an intergovernmental agreement. The agreement will help the governments successfully facilitate economic, social, cultural and development initiatives. It will also enhance government-to-government collaboration and reconciliation by outlining shared priorities and creating a plan to address these […]

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Premier McLeod on the Induction of Bob Gannicott into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

YELLOWKNIFE (January 12, 2018) — The following statement is from Premier Bob McLeod on the induction of Arctic mineral exploration pioneer Bob Gannicott into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame this past week: “The late Bob Gannicott’s induction into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame is indicative of the life-long commitment to the North that he […]

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Master carver tackles a new medium in exhibit opening at the Hilltop Bistro

January 11, 2018 WHITEHORSE—Kaska artist Dennis Shorty is sharing his family stories through a new display opening this month in the Hilltop Bistro at Yukon College. Shorty is known for his antler and wood carving, but this show will feature his most recent works in watercolour and ink. “I wanted to try something new and […]

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Government of Canada Announces New National Historic Designations

Parks Canada January 12, 2018                     Ottawa, Ontario                                Parks Canada Agency Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced the designation of 17 new national significant persons, places and events that helped define Canada’s history. National historic sites represent thousands of years of human history. They […]

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WPC Resources Signs ULU Property Option Agreement

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 11, 2018 – WPC Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “WPC”) is pleased to report it has entered into an option agreement (“Ulu Option Agreement”) with Mandalay Resources Corporation (“Mandalay”) under which the Company may acquire a 100% interest in the Ulu Gold Property (“Ulu”) located in Nunavut Territory, Canada. The Ulu […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201813 Views

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