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President calls on Premier to direct Nalcor to suspend flooding of Muskrat Falls reservoir

July 22, 2019 The Nunatsiavut Government is calling on Premier Dwight Ball to immediately direct Nalcor Energy to suspend plans to flood the Muskrat Falls reservoir until mitigation measures are taken to reduce the potential impacts of methylmercury on the Lake Melville ecosystem. “Our concerns over methylmercury contamination are real and must be addressed before […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 20195 Views

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Fisheries and Oceans Minister Celebrates new Fisheries Act Measures for Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet

July 22, 2019 –  Pointe-Sapin, New Brunswick The fishing industry is integral to the economic and social fabric of hundreds of coastal communities in Atlantic Canada, generating over $2.3 billion a year for the Canadian economy. For generations, many Atlantic Canadians have depended on fishing as a livelihood – it is woven into the hearts […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 20193 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Bennett to participate in the Assembly of First Nations’ 40th Annual General Assembly

Fredericton, New Brunswick – Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will deliver remarks at the Assembly of First Nations’ Annual General Assembly. Date: July 23, 2019 Time: 1 p.m. (ADT) Where: Fredericton Convention Centre 670 Queen Street Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1C2 Contacts For more information: Matthew Dillon-Leitch Director of Communications Office […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 20193 Views

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Minister Coady Highlights Provincial Interests at Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference

July 18, 2019 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, was joined by federal, provincial and territorial colleagues earlier this week for the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Cranbrook, British Columbia. Minister Coady participated in a number of discussions of importance to Newfoundland and Labrador including: Improving Canada’s global competitiveness and regulatory framework; […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 201911 Views

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NS Government: Profits from Gaming Distributed Across the Province

Profits from the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation, which are used to help fund public services, like health care, education sport and culture, increased this year. In 2018-19, the payment to the province was $145.2 million, an increase of 2.2 per cent from $142.1 million in 2017-18. “The proceeds from gaming are used to pay for […]

by pnationtalk on July 19, 201911 Views

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RCMP to lead search for victims of plane crash in remote area of Labrador

July 17, 2019 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador RCMP Newfoundland and Labrador is leading the operation in relation to a plane crash that occurred on Monday, July 15, in a remote area of Labrador, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Nain. The initial response was led by the Maritime Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC), whose role […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201916 Views

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“That’s a place for me” : Confederation Centre raises the Mi’kmaq Nation Flag

Confederation Centre of the Arts proudly displays the provincial and territorial flags on the corner of Queen and Grafton Street as the “Centre for All Canadians”. For National Indigenous Peoples Day a new, permanent flag was added during a public ceremony: the Mi’kmaq Nations Flag. “It is a physical way of acknowledging the land on […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201914 Views

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Missing 15-year-old boy located

July 17, 2019 Campbellton, New Brunswick A 15-year-old boy from Montreal who was reported missing on July 16, 2019, has been located safe and sound. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance. –30– Contact information Cst. Elsa Bujold or Cst. Michael Turcotte-Chabot Campbellton Detachment Northeast District RCMP 506-789-6000 NT5

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201919 Views

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Mi’kmaw lawyer who could be Nova Scotia’s first Indigenous MP focused on uniting Cape Bretoners, reducing poverty and climate change – Toronto Star

July 16, 2019 HALIFAX—Jaime Battiste could make history this fall as Nova Scotia’s first-ever Indigenous member of Parliament. It would be an important milestone, but the federal Liberal candidate for Sydney-Victoria is more interested in bringing together Cape Bretoners of all backgrounds. “We spend far too much time looking at what divides us instead of looking at […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201914 Views

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Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project — Participant Funding Available

July 16, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 375 kilometres offshore east of St. John’s, Newfoundland […]

by pnationtalk on July 16, 201918 Views

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