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Changes to three CMF program deadlines

Northern Incentive, Anglophone Minority Incentive and Corus-CMF “Page to Pitch” Program Toronto, April 21, 2017 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has modified deadlines for two of its programs to reflect feedback from producers who regularly benefit from these programs. Specifically, deadlines to apply for production funding through the CMF Northern Incentive and the Anglophone […]

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Northern/NorthMart customers reduce plastic bag use through Greener Tomorrow porgram

An estimated 2.9 million plastic shopping bags eliminated from community landfills in 2016 Winnipeg MB, April 21, 2017– Northern/NorthMart stores throughout northern Canada will recognize customers’ contributions and celebrate a Greener Tomorrow with special Earth Day presentations commencing April 22, 2017. Now in its sixth year, Northern/NorthMart’s Greener Tomorrow program, aimed at reducing plastic bag […]

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Top court won’t weigh in on case about bidding for federal contracts – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 21, 2017  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ A company that argued the fairness and integrity of Canada’s public-procurement process is being compromised has lost its bid to make its case to the country’s top court. In a decision this week, the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear an […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2017113 Views

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OLG Makes Fourth-Quarter Payments to Gaming Site Host Communities

April 21, 2017 SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) today issued fourth-quarter (January to March, 2017) non-tax gaming revenue payments totalling $23,338,464 to 24 communities which currently host OLG facilities. To date, host communities have received more than $1.33 billion in non-tax gaming revenue. “Revenue from OLG gaming sites […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201774 Views

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Summit Air Opens Calgary Base and Adds AVRO RJ-100 Aircraft

April 20, 2017 Summit Air announced today that it will be opening an operating base at the Calgary International Airport (YYC) to support its growing footprint in Western Canada.  Summit Air provides fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) crew movement solutions to a number of mining clients in Canada’s north, using its fleet of Alberta-based jet and turboprop […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201771 Views

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Spring 2017 Goozih Dust’lus Print Edition – CSFS

April 19, 2017 The spring 2017 print edition of the CSFS Goozih Dust’lus is here! Check it out and download here to read about Burns Lake Bridging program, Roots of Empathy, addictions recovery camp dates and more! or scroll to the bottom of this page in the “Related Documents” section. The quarterly newsletter will be […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 201751 Views

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Indigenous communities in New Brunswick to benefit from increased snow crab – APTN

April 20, 2017 Mi’kmaq and Maliseet communities in New Brunswick are hoping a bump in their snow crab quotas will help pay for programs that are underfunded by the federal government. The department of Fisheries and Oceans announced April 12 it is using a surplus of crab stocks to ensure Indigenous communities receive an increase […]

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Production at Syncrude’s Mildred Lake oil sands to fully resume in June – Mining.com

Suncor Energy (TSX, NYSE:SU), Canada’s largest oil and gas company, expects its Syncrude Mildred Lake oil sands upgrader to return to full operation by the end of June, as a result of an explosion and fire that shut down the operation last month. In an update about the issue, the Calgary-based firm — the majority […]

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NB Power exploring potential for second hydro station at Grand Falls

April 21, 2017 GRAND FALLS (GNB) – NB Power has begun environmental and geotechnical studies and site testing to explore the potential for generating more clean energy with a new 100-megawatt generating station in Grand Falls beside the existing station. “We are pleased that NB Power is exploring all potential clean energy options,” said Premier […]

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Advisory – CN to plant tree at special Canada 150th celebration, Regina event kickoff for plantings across Canada

CN Chair Robert Pace, CEO Luc Jobin to join Mayor Fougere REGINA, April 20, 2017– CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) board chair Robert Pace and president and chief executive officer Luc Jobin will be joined Sunday evening by Regina Mayor Michael Fougere and other local officials to plant a commemorative tree and unveil a commemorative plaque […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201751 Views

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OPSEU lobbies Queen’s Park to make June 21 statutory holiday

The Indigenous Circle collected over 1,000 signatures during the 2017 OPSEU Convention and they continue to collect petitions that are being introduced at Queen’s Park. Toronto (19 April 2017 — Members of the Indigenous Circle of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) is hosting a legislative breakfast and lobby day at Queen’s Park on May 9. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201758 Views

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Electricity prices dropping for households and small businesses effective May 1

April 20, 2017 Every six months, the OEB estimates how much it will cost to supply electricity to residential and small business customers on the Regulated Price Plan (RPP), and sets prices to recover these costs over time. Starting in May 2017, the total bill for a typical residential customer who uses 750 kWh per […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201752 Views

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QIA: Conclusion of QIA/Baffinland arbitration hearings

DATE OF EVENT: April 18 to 20, 2017 LOCATION: Vancouver, B.C Iqaluit, Nunavut – April 20, 2017 – Arbitration hearings between the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation concluded today in Vancouver, B.C. At issue before the Arbitration Panel was the proper interpretation of the September 6, 2013 Inuit Impact and Benefit […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201749 Views

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Legacy Bowes Group: 2017 Demystifying Indigenous Business Conference

May 24-25, 2017 RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba Last year, we launched a one-of-a-kind conference focusing on bridging the gap between mainstream and Indigenous business. Now, we are returning for another successful event. You can look forward to a lineup of panels, keynotes, luncheons and networking opportunities with business and community professionals who are interested […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201750 Views

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Suncor Energy to release first quarter 2017 financial results and hold Annual General Meeting of shareholders

CALGARY, ALBERTA–( April 20, 2017) – Suncor will release its first quarter financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 before 8:00 p.m. MT (10:00 p.m. ET). A webcast to review the first quarter will be held at 7:30 a.m. MT (9:30 a.m. ET) on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Representing management will be Steve Williams, president […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201750 Views

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Treasury Metals Announces Offering To Raise Up To $8 Million

TORONTO, April 20, 2017 – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML “Treasury Metals” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has filed and received a receipt for a preliminary short form prospectus (the “Preliminary Prospectus”) in connection with a proposed offering of units (the “Units”) to raise up to $8.06 million (the “Offering”). The […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201746 Views

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Serengeti Files NI-43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment Technical Report for Kwanika

Vancouver, B.C., April 20, 2017: Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V; 34S: FSE)  announces that it has filed on SEDAR an independent NI-43-101 Technical Report, Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) for its 95% owned Kwanika copper-gold project located in the Quesnel Trough of North-Central British Columbia, Canada. The results of the PEA demonstrate the potential technical and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201746 Views

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Savanna to Release Q1 2017 Results on May 12, 2017

Savanna Energy Services Corp. (“Savanna” or the “Company”) intends to release its First Quarter 2017 results after markets close on Friday, May 12, 2017. The results will be available on the Company’s web site after the dissemination has taken place over the news wire service. Savanna is a leading contract drilling and oilfield services company […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201744 Views

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Gas station coming to Mystery Lake Hotel property but casino plans have been shelved – Thompson Citizen

April 21, 2017 Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) chief and council were at the Mystery Lake Hotel in Thompson April 12 discussing future development plans for the property, which finally received urban reserve status last summer, 14 years after NCN bought the hotel. The first addition planned for the property is a gas station and convenience […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201747 Views

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SNC-Lavalin to acquire WS Atkins to greatly expand our global consulting, design and project management capabilities

April 20, 2017 NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Creates a $12.1 billion global professional services and project management company with 53,000 employees Significantly improves SNC-Lavalin’s overall margins, and further balances the business portfolio Enhances SNC-Lavalin’s global position and addressable market in infrastructure, rail & transit, and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 2017107 Views

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Indigenous food scene taking hold in Toronto – Thestar.com

Two new indigenous restaurants set to open this spring offering gamey elk and Three Sisters soup April 19, 2017 You won’t find beef, pork or chicken on the menu at chef Joseph Shawana’s upcoming Davisville area restaurant. Instead, dishes at Ku-kum will feature elk — a delicate, lean meat with a slight gamy taste — […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201745 Views

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The Natural Step: Oil and gas executives working with cleantech and renewable energy entrepreneurs, environmentalists and other unlikely allies

Innovating Alberta’s Energy Future Showcase explores ways Alberta will lead the transition to a low carbon future April 21, 2017 A diverse group of innovators and influencers will take the stage April 19 to share their ideas and work to help shape Alberta’s energy future. Presenters will include oil and gas executives working on innovations […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201752 Views

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NMAF announces the nominees for the 40th anniversary National Magazine Awards

TORONTO, April 20, 2017 – The NMAF is excited to announce the nominees for the 40th anniversary National Magazine Awards, including five finalists for the prestigious Magazine of the Year Award. “We’re thrilled to announce the nominees for the 40th anniversary National Magazine Awards,” said Nino Di Cara, NMAF President. “More than 200 Canadian creators—writers, […]

by aanationtalk on April 20, 201761 Views

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Wasaya Welcomes World’s first Dash 8-100 Package Freighter to its fleet

THUNDER BAY, ON, April 20, 2017 – Today, Wasaya announced an exciting addition to their fleet, the World’s first Dash 8-100 Package Freighter (PF). The Dash 8-100PF is a converted passenger to freighter aircraft. The conversion has been accomplished by Voyageur Aviation Corp. of North Bay, Ontario. Voyageur designed the Dash 8-100PF to offer an […]

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New Leadership to Focus on Reliable System Operations in an Evolving Energy Sector and the Renewal of the Electricity Market

President and CEO, new Board Members appointed to the IESO TORONTO, April 20, 2017  – The Board of Directors of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has appointed Peter Gregg as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, Tim O’Neill, Chair of the IESO Board, announced today. Gregg joined Ontario’s electricity sector in 2004. Most recently […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201764 Views

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CRTC strengthens its commitment to net neutrality, consumer choice and free exchange of ideas by citizens

April 20, 2017 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today strengthened its commitment to net neutrality by declaring that Internet service providers should treat data traffic equally to foster consumer choice, innovation and the free exchange of ideas. As such, the CRTC today is publishing a […]

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Durango Receives First Option Payment for Trove Property

Vancouver, BC / April 20, 2017 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO, OTC: ATOXF, FSE:86A1), (“Durango”) is pleased to announce that it has received the first option payment in relation to the option agreement (the “Agreement”) with BonTerra Resources Inc. (“BonTerra”) as announced on March 30, 2016 in relation to Durango’s Trove Property located in the […]

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Qalipu to Host Indigenous Tourism Forum

April 18, 2017 In 2016, the Qalipu First Nation developed a comprehensive Tourism Strategy together with a Five Year Implementation Plan. This Tourism Strategy, branded as Experience Qalipu, aligns its objectives with the economic evolution of Qalipu First Nation. It is designed to contribute in a coordinated and synergistic way to on-going community capacity building, […]

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Alberta oilsands producers bet on a local advantage as foreign companies flee – Calgary Herald

April 20, 2017 Now that multinational energy producers have sold their stakes in Alberta’s oilsands, local companies are hatching plans to make some real changes. Cenovus Energy Inc. and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. are betting they can exploit new technologies and their deeper understanding of Canadian-specific issues, such as environmental rules and relations with native […]

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Yellow Quill expands urban reserve, waits on office building – StarPhoenix

April 20, 2017 Nearly five years ago, the Yellow Quill First Nation announced plans to build a five-storey office tower to replace a parking lot on a prime downtown Saskatoon location. The project at the northeast corner of Fourth Avenue and 20th Street remains alive, but will require an anchor tenant to move forward, according […]

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FNTC 2017 Annual Laws Bulletin

April 20, 2017 The Annual Laws Bulletin is issued by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) to assist First Nations and their tax administrators in the development and submission of annual laws made under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA). In 2017, there are changes to the Standards for First Nation Expenditure Laws. The FNTC […]

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IRC: Inuvialuit Consolidated Reports From 2012-2016 Are Available Online

April 19, 2017 Consolidated Reports from the Inuvialuit Final Agreement Implementation Coordinating Committee (IFA ICC) are now available to be viewed online. These reports are available in two separate documents. One covers the period from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013 and the other covers the 2013-2014 to 2015-2016 fiscal years. View the April 1, […]

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Nunavut board vetoes Agnico Eagle’s pitch to test hovercrafts on the tundra – CBC

Agnico Eagle had proposed to use 2 hovercrafts at its mine sites northwest of Baker Lake Apr 20, 2017 The Nunavut Impact Review Board recommended that Agnico Eagle’s plans to pilot hovercrafts at its mine sites be “modified or abandoned” in a decision published April 18. The gold mining company applied to run a year-long […]

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Vision Quest Announces Honourary Chair – Sheila North Wilson

April 17, 2017 Each year, Vision Quest chooses distinguished members of the Aboriginal business community to be recognized as Honourary Chair, and we’re pleased to announce that Sheila North Wilson will be our Honourary Chair for 2017. Sheila North Wilson – MKO Grand Chief Sheila North Wilson is a member of Bunibonibee Cree Nation and […]

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Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada Initiative (AACI) Project Funding

The Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada Initiative (AACI) Project Funding is available to facilitate wide communications to First Nations, Aboriginal groups and organizations about the funds that are available during the 2017-2018 to support eligible activities that contribute to the development of Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada. It is imperative that Aboriginal communities and entrepreneurs and potential […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201753 Views

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SKTC: Member Statement mentions Potash Corp & STC partnership in Legislative Assembly

Potash Corp’s commitment to Aboriginal Youth and dedication to entrepreneurs nationwide and its partnership with STC was highlighted at the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan First Session , Twenty Eighth Legislature. NT5

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Change Makers: An interview with the Executive Directors of the Saskatchewan First Nation Economic Development Network and Saskatchewan Economic Development Association

This year, for the first time ever, the Saskatchewan Economic Development Association (SEDA) and the Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network (SFNEDN) partnered to have an Economic Development Week proclaimed by the Government of Saskatchewan. It will take place May 8-13, 2017.  We sat down with Verona Thibault, the Executive Director of SEDA, and Shaun […]

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Québec Aboriginal Tourism: Federal Government Recognizes 25 Years of Work

April 19, 2017 Laveau is the first Aboriginal person to be appointed to this Canadian Crown corporation Huron-Wendat territory (Wendake, QC), April 19, 2017 – Following a transparent, merit-based process, Dave Laveau became the first Aboriginal person to be appointed to Destination Canada’s Board of Directors. The honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the […]

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2017 National Tribal Energy Summit: Register Today!

Register Today! The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in coordination with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) will host the 2017 National Tribal Energy Summit: Tribal Energy Sovereignty – Strengthening Strategic Partnerships, May 2-3, at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C. The Summit will bring tribal leaders together with senior administration officials and federal agencies, […]

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NAEBD: Seeking applications for Chair and Board member positions

April 19, 2017 The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country for Chair and Board member positions with the National Aboriginal Economic Development Board (NAEDB): Comprised of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis business and community leaders from across Canada, the Board helps governments to respond to […]

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INAC What’s New – April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 – 2017-2018 Corporate Risk Profile NT4

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APC Atlantic Caucus Briefing Bulletin

Apr 19, 2017 On Tuesday April 11, 2017, APC Co-Chairs and the Executive Director met in Ottawa with members of the Atlantic Regional Liberal Caucus on APC’s key priorities. Members of Parliament from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador were all present, and most importantly, all indicated a desire to work closely with […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201759 Views

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TransCanada to Hold Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Issue First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on May 5

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(April 20, 2017) – News Release – TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 10 a.m. (MDT) / 12 p.m. (EDT) in Calgary, Alberta at the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park (COP). A live webcast of the Annual Meeting will […]

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Auryn Resources commences spring mobilization at the Committee Bay Gold Project and provides Arctic exploration update

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 20th, 2017 – Auryn Resources Inc. (TSX: AUG, OTCQX: GGTCF “Auryn” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has initiated its spring mobilization at the Committee Bay gold project (“Committee Bay”) located in Nunavut, Canada. The large-scale mobilization currently underway is transporting fuel and supplies to the region for […]

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Red Pine Exploration Initiates Geophysical Survey to Define the Structural Controls at its Wawa Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario – April 20, 2017 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or “the Company”) announces that it has contracted EMpulse Geophysics Ltd. (“EMpulse”) to conduct a geophysical survey at its Wawa Gold Project. EMpulse will map the shallow poorly-conducting gold-bearing shear-zones of the Surluga Deposit as well as the deep conductive/structural […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201742 Views

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Goldcorp Commences Supported Take-Over Bid for Exeter

VANCOUVER, April 20, 2017  – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp”) and Exeter Resource Corporation (“Exeter”) (TSX: XRC, NYSE-MKT: XRA, Frankfurt: EXB) today announce that further to its press release of March 28, 2017, Goldcorp has formally commenced an offer supported by the board of directors of Exeter (the “Offer”) to acquire all of the issued […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201739 Views

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Suncor Energy provides update on Syncrude return to service plan

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(April 19, 2017) – Suncor today provided an update on the Syncrude Mildred Lake Oil Sands facility following the March 14 incident. Syncrude has developed a detailed repair schedule and return to service plan that includes the completion of a planned turnaround which Syncrude advanced in order to minimize the impact of the outage. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201745 Views

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Resolute to Host Management Call to Discuss First Quarter Results

MONTRÉAL, April 19, 2017  – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) expects to announce its first quarter financial results on May 4, 2017, at 7:30 a.m. (ET), and to hold a conference call to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at (877) 223-4471 at […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201743 Views

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The Holmes Group Announces Partnership with Horizon North Logistics Inc.

The Mike Holmes Group is pleased to announce that Horizon North Logistics Inc. (“Horizon North”), through its residential, modular home brand of Karoleena, is now an official Holmes Approved Homes builder. Emphasizing quality and efficiency, Holmes Approved Homes builders build to Mike Holmes’ standards which incorporate industry-leading products to help protect the home and homeowner. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201751 Views

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First NewsWatch – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 20, 2017  (Ontario-Opioid-Deaths) Researchers in Ontario say more than two people die each day of opioid overdoses in the province. A report published today by the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network says the province’s rate of opioid-related deaths has almost quadrupled over the last 25 years — from 144 […]

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