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Tahltan Nation evicts Doubleview Gold from territory over refusal to respect Indigenous law 

By Matt Simmons Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Tahltan Central Government is evicting Doubleview Gold Corp. from its  territory after the mineral exploration company refused to respect  Tahltan laws and policies. Last week, the government issued the company a notice of opposition and said it will do whatever is necessary to ...

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Trump Casino Miami? Florida gambling bill raises possibility, but Seminoles and Walt Disney may fight it

 By Terry Spencer, Bernard Condon And Brendan Farrington THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -Donald Trump’s struggling Doral golf club near Miami could be thrown a lifeline if a Florida bill being hammered out behind closed doors allows more gambling in the state and the property is allowed to operate a ...

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Ottawa funds development of First Nations owned B.C. geothermal project

 By Bob Weber  Canadian Press FORT NELSON, B.C. -Ottawa has committed more than $40 million to fund the development of geothermal power from a diminishing natural gas field in northern British Columbia. “It will serve as a model for other geothermal facilities across the country, particularly in the North and ...

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First Nations say Alberta review of coal project inadequate, seek federal involvement 

By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON-Two of southern Alberta’s largest First Nations have asked the federal government to step into an environmental review of a coal mine proposed for the Rocky Mountains. In a letter to federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, the Siksika and Kainai say the review planned ...

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Consultations with First Nations lacking on mines proposed in northwestern Ontario 

15 mines could go into development in next decade By Sam Laskaris  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Jason Rasevych is encouraged by some news announced this past week in the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) Mining Readiness Strategy. The report says a total of 15 mines could go into development ...

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Head of new Indigenous committee aims for systemic change at Canada Energy Regulator 

VANCOUVER-The leader of a new Indigenous Advisory Committee at the Canada Energy Regulator says he wants to fix the system of natural resource development in the country that has previously treated First Nations, Inuit and Metis people as an “afterthought.” Tribal Chief Tyrone McNeil, a Sto:lo member in British Columbia’s ...

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