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Seminole casinos getting rid of plastic straws

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.- The Seminole Tribe of Florida plans to eliminate plastic straws at its six casinos in the state. Seminole Gaming announced in a news release this week that its casinos, which include Hard Rock locations in Tampa and Hollywood, would shift to earth-friendly drinking straws by next month. They’re ...

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AFN intervenes in B.C. Trans Mountain Pipeline case

Assembly of First Nations Intervening in B.C. Government Legal Reference Case on Trans Mountain Pipeline to Ensure Protection for First Nations Rights (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has been granted intervenor status in the B.C. government’s reference case at the B.C. Court of Appeal regarding the ...

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Quebec Innu nation lifts barricade after reaching agreement with Tata Steel

MONTREAL -The chief of an Innu nation in northern Quebec says his members have lifted a four-day blockade after reaching a deal with Tata Steel Minerals Canada. Chief Tshani Ambroise of the Innu nation of Matimekush-Lac John said today the mining company has agreed to his community’s demands regarding the ...

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Cancellation of Kanata: the AFNQL Calls for a Constructive Reflection

WENDAKE, QC, July 27, 2018  – According to the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), the cancellation of Kanata must be an opportunity for a profound reflection on the survival and diffusion of First Nation cultures and languages. Ghislain Picard, Chief of the AFNQL, first wishes to recall that the nations ...

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Trans Mountain pipeline work to resume in August: Kinder Morgan Canada boss 

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON-The head of Kinder Morgan Canada says work is to resume next month to prepare a route for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Ian Anderson says the company will secure, survey and prepare the right-of-way in coming months, and First Nations will monitor the work to look ...

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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:   Toronto Stock Exchange (16,393.95, down 61.78 points)   Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 13 cents, or 1.90 per cent, to $6.98 on 37.6 million shares.   Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Miner. Up 33 cents, or ...

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FireKeepers casino plans to expand with 2nd hotel tower

BATTLE CREEK, Mich.- FireKeepers Casino Hotel in southern Michigan plans to expand its hotel by building a second tower. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi announced Monday that an aim is to attract more people from across the Midwest to the casino and hotel near Battle Creek. They also ...

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Americans say Canadians delaying damning report on B.C. toxins in transboundary river 

By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS United States officials are accusing their Canadian counterparts of sitting on damning new data about toxic chemicals from southern British Columbia coal mines in water shared by both countries. In a letter to the U.S. State Department, Americans on the International Joint Commission say ...

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