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Manitoba First Nation Consortium partner to buy Hudson Bay Railway and Churchill Port

Manitoba First Nations Consortium in Partnership with iChurchill Inc. Enters into Agreement to Acquire Hudson Bay Railway and Port of Churchill from U.S.-Based Owner WINNIPEG, May 3, 2018 – A consortium of Manitoba First Nations, led by Chief Glenn Hudson, and in partnership with iChurchill Inc., a private Canadian company, ...

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Minnesota county officials worry about pipeline protest cost

 Enbridge’s preferred route would cross environmentally sensitive areas in the Mississippi River headwaters region where American Indians harvest wild rice and hold treaty rights (RICHARD TSONG-TAATARII, STAR TRIBUNE PHOTO By Steve Karnowski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS- County officials in northern Minnesota are worried about large-scale protests if Enbridge Energy gets ...

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Ontario govt signs deals to share forestry, mining revenues with First Nations 

TORONTO- The Ontario government says it has signed agreements to share the revenue from mining and forestry projects with First Nations, saying the deals are the first of their kind in the province. Under the agreements, the province will share 45 per cent of its revenue from forestry stumpage, 40 ...

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Suncor CEO says he’s ‘encouraged’ new pipelines will be built after PM’s visit

By Dan Healing THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY- The CEO of oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc. says he’s confident new oil pipelines will be built after hosting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at its newly opened Fort Hills oilsands mine in early April. The message he left with Trudeau was that pipeline ...

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Federal government takes control of abandoned zinc mine in Yukon 

WHITEHORSE -The Federal government has taken control of cleaning up a lead and zinc mine in Yukon, 20 years after the former operators declared bankruptcy and abandoned the site. Yukon’s abandoned mines director, Stephen Mead, says Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada officially took the Faro Mine over Tuesday. He says ...

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Cree want governments to pay court costs up front to move along lawsuit 

Alberta and Federal government forcing band to seek donations to pay  treaty rights lawsuit By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON- An Alberta First Nation that’s suing the province and federal government is asking a court to force them to pay all trial expenses up front to try to stop ...

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Enbridge shares fall after Minnesota judge issues Line 3 recommendation

CALGARY- Shares in Enbridge Inc. closed down more than five per cent on Tuesday, the day after a judge in Minnesota recommended that its Line 3 pipeline replacement project follow the existing route across the state rather than the company’s preferred route. Enbridge traded as low as $37.53 before ending ...

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 Cowichan Tribes award-winning project  returns salmon to creek in British Columbia

COWICHAN, BC, April 18, 2018 – The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nations to improve community infrastructure and support initiatives that benefit the environment and quality of life in First Nation communities. The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, offers her congratulations to Cowichan ...

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