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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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Curve Lake First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Celebrate Maawandoonan – Coming Together in Partnership

  CURVE LAKE, ON, July 31, 2017- A crowd of more than 180 attendees came together at the Curve Lake Community Centre to learn about details of a new partnership that will bring affordable homeownership to Curve Lake First Nation. Attendees included the Honourable Maryam Monsef (Minister of Status of Women ...

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Bold Ventures and Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Form Strategic Alliance

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 1, 2017) – Bold Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BOL) (the “Company” or “Bold”) and Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation (“LDMLFN”) are pleased to announce the signing of a Strategic Alliance Agreement that launches the effort to identify business driven, resource related opportunities that are available to First ...

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Wataynikaneyap Power to launch $2 million First Nations Training Program

SIOUX LOOKOUT, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 26, 2017) – Wataynikaneyap Power is pleased to announce a major federal investment from the office of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in the amount of over $2 million in support of the Wataynikaneyap Power’s First Nations training program. Today’s announcement now brings the total ...

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Pembina & Veresen Announce Veresen Shareholder Approval of Business Combination

July 11, 20171:10 PM PR Newswire   CALGARY, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Pembina Pipeline Corporation (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) (“Pembina”) and Veresen Inc. (TSX: VSN) (“Veresen”) are pleased to announce that Veresen shareholders, at Special Meetings of Veresen’s common and preferred shareholders held today, voted to approve the previously announced plan of arrangement ...

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Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Partner with OPSEU

 Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation  Chie R. Stacey Laforme has signed an agreement with the President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) to partner to “ensure justice for First Nations.” “This partnership recognizes the sovereignty and Treaty rights of all First Nations communities,” says Mississaugas of ...

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