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One of oldest coal companies in US files for bankruptcy 

By Matt Volz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HELENA, Mont.- One of the oldest coal companies in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday to deal with more than $1.4 billion in debt amid declining demand for the fuel. Englewood, Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal Co. filed for voluntary Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy ...

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AFN NAFTA: Respecting First Nations rights helps achieve economic stability,investment certainty

(Ottawa, ON) – On the announcement of a tentative trade agreement now named the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the general exception clause for Indigenous Peoples Rights will help ensure the protection of inherent, Aboriginal and Treaty rights and bring greater economic ...

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The winners and losers in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The Canadian Press  Monday, October 1, 2018 OTTAWA — After 14 months of hand-wringing, there’s a new North American trade pact. Here’s an early look at some of the winners and losers in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement: Winners Automakers: A side letter published along with the main text of the ...

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Washington man gets prison for overharvesting sea cucumbers

SEATTLE- The owner of a Washington seafood company has been sentenced to prison for overharvesting sea cucumbers. Federal prosecutors said Friday that 62-year-old Hoon Namkoong was sentenced to three years in prison and must pay $1.5 million in restitution. He pleaded guilty earlier this year to underreporting the number of ...

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