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Jazz and Wasaya Airways sign pilot pathway agreement

HALIFAX, Nov. 21, 2016 – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent with Thunder Bay, Ontario-based Wasaya Airways LP (“Wasaya”) for the carrier to become the ninth partner in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (“Jazz APP”). “This is an exciting development for our Jazz APP program,” […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 2016306 Views

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Fortis Inc. Sells 4.7 Million Trust Units of Slate Office REIT

November 17, 2016 ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR – Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS)(NYSE:FTS) announced that it has agreed to sell 4,729,729 trust units of Slate Office REIT (“Slate Office”) (TSX:SOT.UN), representing approximately 10.3% of the issued and outstanding trust units of Slate Office on a fully diluted basis, in a secondary sale […]

by pmnationtalk on November 18, 2016330 Views

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Gas retailers object to provincial tax deals with First Nations – CBC

Nov 15, 2016 First Nations collect gas, cigarette, sales taxes at reserve operations but keep most of the money Gas station owners in the province are demanding the province end what they say is an unfair tax deal with the 15 First Nations in New Brunswick. They say letting the bands keep 95 per cent […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2016328 Views

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Qalipu FN: Expression of Interest – Consulting and Contracting Services

November 15, 2016 Qalipu First Nation (QFN) is currently updating their database of Consulting and Contracting Services.  The Band is currently involved in post-secondary education, labour market data collection, management properties, commercial fisheries, organizational development, community economic development and cultural enhancement. QFN anticipates the need for consultants with experience in industry analysis, feasibility studies, aquatic […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 2016341 Views

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Mi’kmaq waterfront development step closer to reality – CBC

Bylaw amendments needed for development passed 1st and 2nd reading Nov 15, 2016 The Charlottetown waterfront development proposal from the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. is one step closer to happening after Monday’s meeting of city council. This is the second time the three-storey building has been before council. It failed to pass in August. But […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 2016316 Views

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Nalcor reports financial results for third quarter

November 14, 2016, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy released its financial results update for the third quarter (ended September 30, 2016). “Nalcor’s financial position to the end of the third quarter 2016 is very sound. Construction of the Muskrat Falls Project did suffer a major disruption in October due to protests. We are focused […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 2016366 Views

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Aboriginal leaders meeting to talk business – CBC

First business mixer set for next Wednesday in Charlottetown November 9, 2016 Indigenous leaders on P.E.I. are hoping is to establish a new business network on the Island. Mi’kmaq Confederacy, along with Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations, are planning their first aboriginal business mixer next Wednesday. “We have developed a survey for the first […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 2016419 Views

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More money needed for reserve school says Lennox Island Chief – CBC

Chief Matilda Ramjattan says her school gets 40% less funding than provincial schools Nov 09, 2016 The Chief of the Lennox Island First Nation, Matilda Ramjattan is hoping the federal government will give more money to the reserve’s elementary school. Ramjattan said the school gets $6,000 per student from Ottawa. By contrast, P.E.I.’s Department of Education […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 2016388 Views

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Hydroelectric dams spike methylmercury risk for indigenous people: Harvard study – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 9, 2016 By Sue Bailey THE CANADIAN PRESS ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ The Muskrat Falls project will cause a spike in toxic methylmercury in wild food sources that are crucial to Labrador communities, says a new Harvard University study of hydro dam effects on indigenous people. “Methylmercury concentrations in locally caught fish, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2016434 Views

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Emera Reports Q3 2016 Earnings

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Emera (TSX: EMA) today reported results for the third quarter of 2016. 3Q 2016 Highlights: Reported Net Income: Reported a Q3 2016 loss of $(95) million, compared with net income of $35 million in Q3 2015. Reported net income included a $109 million after-tax mark-to-market adjustment primarily at Emera Energy. Reported […]

by pmnationtalk on November 8, 2016301 Views

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