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Atlantic City’s Hard Rock casino sets June 28 opening date 

By Wayne Parry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK -Hard Rock will open its Atlantic City casino resort on June 28. Jim Allen, the global entertainment and hospitality company’s CEO, made the announcement Wednesday at Hard Rock’s Times Square restaurant. The former Trump Taj Mahal casino is being rebranded as a ...

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Ottawa, First Nations agree to work jointly on former army base land in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG- The federal government and Treaty 1 First Nations have agreed to work together on a deal over a southwest Winnipeg military base that has been idle for 14 years. A news release says the agreement in principle on the Kapyong Barracks will help develop a final settlement, which is ...

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Indigenous Roots Corp. Announces Board and Management Changes

Kelowna, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – April 5, 2018) – Indigenous Roots Corp. (OTC Pink: IRCC) (the “Company”) is pleased to announced the appointments of Mr. Robert Louie, Mr. Ronald Cannon, Mr. Donald Schultz and Mr. Darryl Deadmarsh to the Board of Directors of the Company. In addition, Michael Matvieshen, Chief ...

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Gull Bay First Nation to power by solar in OPG deal

THUNDER BAY, ONT. — Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has announced it is co-ordinating a project with the Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (KZA)/Gull Bay First Nation in northwestern Ontario to introduce a microgrid system using solar power, battery storage and grid technology to help reduce diesel use at KZA. The project will ...

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Indigenous Policing Services: an essential service and not a program

WENDAKE, QC, March 26, 2018 – The Assembly of first Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the third call for action issued on March 23rd by Commissioner Viens in the context of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec (Viens Commission). This call for ...

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Supreme Court rules former Stephen Harper aide guilty of influence peddling

OTTAWA-The Supreme Court of Canada says a one-time senior aide to former prime minister Stephen Harper is guilty of influence peddling. Bruce Carson’s case will now be sent back to the trial judge for sentencing after the court rejected his interpretation of the influence-peddling law in an 8-1 decision. He ...

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Senate marijuana bill passes vote 44-29

6:40 P.M. March 22, 2018 BREAKING NEWS- OTTAWA – Senators have voted to pass the Liberal government’s marijuana legalization legislation, Bill C-45, at second reading. The bill will now advance to the committee study stage in the Senate. There had been concern the bill would not pass. A number of ...

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Agreement reached to connect 16 northern Ontario First Nations to power grid

TORONTO- A new agreement between Ontario First Nations, the federal government and the province will see 16 northern communities connected to the power grid in a $1.6-billion project that will end their dependence on diesel fuel for power. The work, to be done in phases, is expected to completed by ...

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