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Hydro One stands with community organizations working overtime to respond to pressing local needs

Hydro One stands with community organizations working overtime to respond to pressing local needs TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2020   – Today, Hydro One launched a new fund to help communities respond to new and urgent challenges presented by COVID-19. Charitable organizations, municipalities and Indigenous communities can now apply for up to $25,000 towards pandemic response […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 20206 Views

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Membertou FN: Clearwater Seafoods Announcement

Letter to Community Media Release – CLR Acquisition Q&A NT4

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202017 Views

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“They’re on the right path,” says western First Nation chief about purchase of Clearwater by Mi’kmaq coalition – The Coast Halifax

What does Alberta’s oil sands industry have in common with the east coast lobster fishery? Besides employing lots of Nova Scotians, both involve First Nations-owned businesses in a major way. A pending deal means nobody will have more shellfish licenses in Canada than a group of Mi’kmaq First Nations. And Fort McKay First Nation calls […]

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Indigenous Services minister says he won’t tolerate workplace harassment – CBC

Managers are working with independent investigators to assess Atlantic health branch climate The minister of Indigenous Services says the department is taking seriously the allegations of a toxic climate, harassment and intimidation within the First Nations and Inuit health branch in the Atlantic region. “The department has a policy of zero tolerance if those allegations […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202013 Views

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Clearwater Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results

HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 17, 2020  – (TSX: CLR): Third quarter sales and adjusted EBITDA1 were $133.7 million and $30.9 million respectively, versus $175.2 million and $34.5 million in the prior year, due to the global impact of COVID-19. Year-to-date sales and adjusted EBITDA1 were $340.0 million and $62.9 million respectively versus $449.2 million and $84.8 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202022 Views

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Independent inshore lobster fishers fear the Clearwater purchase could decimate their livelihoods – Halifax Examiner

At a November 12 press conference, Sipekne’katik First Nation Chief Mike Sack announced that his Band was launching “hundreds” of lawsuits related to the way governments, some commercial fishers, and the RCMP reacted to its launch of its moderate livelihood fishery on September 17, the 21st anniversary of the landmark Marshall decision that affirmed Mi’kmaq […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202021 Views

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We won’: Indigenous group in Canada scoops up billion dollar seafood firm – The Guardian

Clearwater Seafoods deal gives Mi’kmaq control of lucrative ocean stretch, as tensions remain high over First Nation fishing rights For generations, Indigenous peoples in Canada have watched, often in frustration, as commercial industries profit from the land and waters their ancestors once harvested. This week, however, excitement replaced irritation as a group of First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 202013 Views

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Grand Bank mayor breathes sigh of relief after Clearwater sale to First Nations buyers – CBC

Company in good hands with First Nations coalition at helm, says Rex Matthews The largest employer in Grand Bank is changing hands in a billion-dollar deal announced this week, but the town’s mayor expects few, if any, shock waves for the Burin Peninsula fishing community. Clearwater Seafoods announced a sale Monday that will see B.C.-based Premium Brands […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202014 Views

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Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated announces date of 2020 Third Quarter Results Investor Relations and Media calls

HALIFAX, NS – Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated (“Clearwater” or the “Company”) (TSX: CLR) invites investors, financial analysts and other financial institutions to participate in a live conference call on November 17th, 2020 at 2:00PM AST (1:00PM EST) with senior management to review the Company’s 2020 third quarter financial results. If you cannot participate in the live […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 202027 Views

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Clearwater sold for $1 billion, Mi’kmaq First Nations to control half of company – Cape Breton Post

In a billion-dollar deal, Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated has been sold to a coalition of Mi’kmaq First Nations and Premium Brands Holdings Corporation of Richmond, B.C. The two entities will each own 50 per cent of the new company. Clearwater shareholders will be paid $8.25 in cash per common share. The transaction price represents a 15 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202015 Views

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