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CCAB names hall of fame winners

TORONTO – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) has announced the winners of its 2018 Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame awards. The presentations will be made on Jan. 31, 2018. The Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Harry Flaherty, of the Qikiqtaaluk Region Nunavut, for his dedication to business and community excellence. ...

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Inuvik Tuktovaktuk Highway links Canada sea to sea

 Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway making history! On November 15, 2017, the Government of Canada was proud to announce the official opening the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway. The Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway, spanning 137 kilometres, opened today. The new highway links the Beaufort Sea and the Arctic region to the rest of the country ...

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Butterball adds Turkey Text-Line just in time for Thanksgiving

Easy Fresh menu also introduced by Canada’s favourite turkey brand TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 — Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line experts have been helping consumers prepare and serve tender, juicy turkeys for the last 35 years. This most helpful resource has taken their help to the next level and they are now ...

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Hereditary Chiefs’ Council of Lax Kw’alaams call for Trudeau government to consult

The Hereditary Chiefs’ Council of Lax Kw’alaams Issues Statement on Lack of Government Consultation for Use of Traditional Lands LAX KW’ALAAMS, BC, – The Hereditary Chiefs’ Council of Lax Kw’alaams (http://www.laxchiefs.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Lax-Kwalaams-Hereditary-Chiefs-Council-1289649001133054/) represents the Nine Tribe of Lax Kw’alaams whose traditional territories extend along the coastline from the Alaskan border to ...

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$1.5 million in federal funding helps build six-unit housing project

Government of Canada supports six-unit housing project at Iskatewizaagegan No. 39 Independent First Nation OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2017- All Canadians should have access to a safe and healthy home. The Government of Canada is making historic investments toward improving the condition of housing in First Nation communities, reducing overcrowding and ...

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Mattagami First Nation Sues CN Railway For Train Derailment and Oil Spill Damages

PRESS RELEASE: Mattagami: Mattagami First Nation has launched a court case against Canadian National Railway (CN Railway) for the damage caused by two separate train derailments near Gogoma, Ontario in February and March 2015. The two derailments spilled millions of litres of crude oil into nearby lands and the local ...

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Alaska tribes seek talks with Canada about mining projects

JUNEAU, Alaska-A group of 16 southeast Alaska tribes have banned together in an attempt to secure a stronger voice in inter-governmental talks about a series of large Canadian mining projects. The Juneau Empire reported http://bit.ly/2vKWEcy ) Monday that the tribes are eyeing a seat at the table with Canada, having ...

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Assembly of First Nations Chief to participate in NAFTA negotiations

August 2, 2017 Ottawa, ON – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde  is part of a 13 member NAFTA Council that will help the Canadian government navigate renegotiation of NAFTA. Bellegarde will join  business and industry leaders including;    Sophie Brochu, president and CEO of Quebec energy firm ...

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