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New Interchange Opens in Paqtnkek

January 15, 2019 A new interchange on Highway 104 will provide safe access and create economic opportunities for the Paqtnkek First Nation, Antigonish Co. Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Lloyd Hines and Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the federal minister of Infrastructure and Communities François-Philippe Champagne, on behalf of the minister, officially opened the Highway […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 20197 Views

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NL Government: New Projects through Workforce Innovation Centre to Support Rural Residents, Women, Newcomers

January 11, 2019 The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced more than $2.27 million in funding for the Second Call for Proposals (2018) approved through the Newfoundland and Labrador Workforce Innovation Centre. The funding, being provided as part of the Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201915 Views

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20th Annual Atlantic Policy Congress Fisheries Conference and 8th Awards Banquet

January 29, 2019 6:00pm to January 31, 2019 4:30pm Details Registration for the 20th Annual Atlantic Policy Congress Fisheries Conference and 8th Awards Banquet is now open! Each year we bring the most influential First Nations commercial fisheries managers and leaders together to share experiences and strategize for the future. The event, taking place in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201916 Views

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Emera Approves Quarterly Dividends

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia- On January 4, 2019, the Board of Directors of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) approved quarterly dividends on its common shares and First Preferred Shares, each of which is payable on and after February 15, 2019, to the applicable shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2019, as follows: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 201914 Views

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No easy solution’ to Northern Pulp situation: NS premier – Pulp & Paper Canada

January 2, 2019 – Northern Pulp’s potential closure would have an impact on Nova Scotia’s economy, acknowledges the province’s premier, but he says there is “no easy solution” to the mill’s ongoing controversy surrounding its effluent drainage plant. The Canadian Press reports that Stephen McNeil’s government is preparing for every scenario, including if Northern Pulp’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201919 Views

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Register Online now for The 2nd Annual AFN National Water Sympoium and Tradeshow

REGISTER ONLINE NOW FOR THE  2ND ANNUAL AFN NATIONAL WATER SYMPOSIUM AND TRADESHOW Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting 2nd Annual AFN National Water Symposium and Tradeshow on February 26-28, 2019, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Online registration is now available! Also, on the updated Symposium webpage at […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201831 Views

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Statement: Nunatukavut says Province of NL’s Lack of Response to the Independent Expert Advisory Committee Recommendations on Muskrat Falls Outrageous

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, December 17, 2018 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “NCC is extremely disappointed in the lack of action from the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the final and second set of recommendations submitted by the Independent Expert Advisory Committee (IEAC) on the monitoring, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201840 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Membertou First Nation on the completion of their harbour infrastructure project

From: Indigenous Services Canada December 17, 2018 — Membertou First Nation, Mi’kmaq Territory, Nova Scotia — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is proud to support economic development opportunities and growth in Indigenous communities. Today, Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, joined […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201848 Views

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The 25 stories of 2018 – The Coast Halifax

Glitter Beans, smoking bans and unkillable agaves: The year in review. On the bright side of another crappy year, the local patriarchy had a bad time. Powerful men who abused that power were called to account, and from the margins came heroes. The Coast’s editorial team has come together for our Year in Review to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201819 Views

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Fast-expanding seafood giant joins Irvings, McCains as N.B. business royalty – BNNBloomberg.ca

FREDERICTON — For the Irvings, it was Bouctouche. For the McCains, Florenceville. Now, in tiny Black’s Harbour, in between an Irving gas bar and the local Freshmart, is a small, two-storey brick building that is head office for New Brunswick’s newest family-owned multinational. Cooke Aquaculture Inc. is the world’s largest independent seafood company, with billions […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201819 Views

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