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From casinos to cannabis: how a tiny First Nation forged a big business empire – CBC

Madawaska Maliseet First Nation is one to watch July 16, 2018 It’s a blistering July afternoon at the Edmundston Truck Stop. The air vibrates with the low rumbling of a dozen idling 18-wheelers burning fuel. For Chief Patricia Bernard of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, that’s the sound of money. The big rigs have 600-plus litre […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 20181 Views

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Emera Appoints Two New Board Directors

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—- Jackie Sheppard, Chair of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) today announced the appointments of James (Jim) Bertram and Jochen Tilk to Emera’s Board of Directors. The appointments are effective July 10th, 2018. Mr. Bertram is currently Chair of the Board, and is the former President and Chief Executive Officer, of Keyera Corporation based […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201810 Views

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First Mile: Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018

July 12, 2018 Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 Website Launched – Click here to visit website A virtual media and information literate city celebrating Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 It is finally here. The first Media and Information Literate (MIL) City celebrates Global MIL Week. Imagine your city not only transmitting information […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201810 Views

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Key steps to getting out of credit card debt as the cost of borrowing rises – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 12, 2018  By Ian Bickis THE CANADIAN PRESS The Bank of Canada’s latest rate increase has raised the cost of borrowing as well as the importance of paying off debts. Credit cards often carry interest rates in the double digits, some of the most crippling in the debt world, so anyone carrying […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 20188 Views

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First Nation buys old Whycocomagh arena to expand fish farm – CBC

We’koqma’q purchases arena in Inverness County tax sale to store equipment used in nearby rainbow trout farm Jul 12, 2018 Nova Scotia’s We’koqma’q First Nation has bought the old Whycocomagh arena to expand the band’s fish farm. We’koqma’q got $1 million last month from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and is putting in $750,000 of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201811 Views

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Indigenous students’ Pathways to Shipbuilding journey complete with employment

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, July 11, 2018 — Twelve students in the Pathways to Shipbuilding for Indigenous Students program graduated with their Diploma in Metal Fabrication on Friday, July 6, at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and were immediately offered full-time employment with Halifax Shipyard, Canada’s National Shipbuilder. On Monday, July 9, six of the graduates […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201816 Views

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Emera Teleconference on August 10 to Discuss Q2 Results

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia– Today Emera (TSX: EMA) announced that its Q2 2018 earnings will be released on Thursday, August 9, 2018, after market close. The Company will be hosting a teleconference and webcast at 10:00 a.m. Atlantic time on Friday, August 10, 2018 (9:00 a.m. Toronto/Montreal/New York; 8:00 a.m. Winnipeg; 7:00 a.m. Calgary; 6:00 a.m. Vancouver) […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 20189 Views

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Atlantic Towing Crews Embark on Arctic Supply Run

July 9, 2018 SAINT JOHN, NB – – Atlantic Towing Limited has deployed two tugboats, the Atlantic Elm and Atlantic Beech, to Baker Lake, Nunavut. These vessels, and their crews, will assist in a northern supply mission headed by Quebec-based maritime transport firm, Groupe Desgagnés. The tugsdeparted Saint John NB on June 25th, and are currently sailing north through Hudson […]

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 201812 Views

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Emera Incorporated Announces Conversion Privilege of Cumulative Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series C

July 06, 2018 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia–Emera Incorporated (“Emera” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMA) announced today that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem all or any part of the currently outstanding Cumulative Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series C of the Company (the “Series C Shares”) on August 15, 2018. There are […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201820 Views

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Emera Approves Quarterly Dividends

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia– On July 6, 2018 the Board of Directors of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA, EMA.PR.A, EMA.PR.B, EMA.PR.C, EMA.PR.E, EMA.PR.F and EMA.PR.H) approved a quarterly dividend of $0.565 per common share payable on and after August 15, 2018 to common shareholders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2018; a quarterly […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 201816 Views

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