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Ontario rips up Ring of Fire deal with First Nations to pursue bilateral talks 

By Shawn Jeffords THE CANADIAN PRESS Ontario is ripping up an agreement with First Nations on building road access to the Ring of Fire region in favour of pursuing individual deals with the nine communities, saying the move will speed up development of the mining project. Greg Rickford, the minister ...

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Ponca Tribe of Nebraska win another legal battle over casino 

By Margery A. Beck THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OMAHA, Neb.-The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has scored another legal win in its fight to keep its casino in western Iowa open. U.S. District Judge Stephanie Rose on Monday rejected motions in a lawsuit by the states of Iowa and Nebraska and the ...

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MGM sues over federal approval of tribal casino deal 

By Pat Eaton-Robb THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HARTFORD, Conn.- MGM Resorts filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the federal approval of a deal that would allow Connecticut’s two Indian tribes to open a third casino in the state. The lawsuit, filed in Washington D.C., seeks to overturn the Department of the Interior’s ...

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SNC Lavalin posts $2.1 billion loss as assets revalued, cuts dividend by 80% 

MONTREAL- SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. delivered more harsh news for shareholders Thursday, cutting its quarterly dividend for shareholders by 80 per cent as the troubled engineering giant grapples with a $2.12-billion net loss in its second quarter. The dividend drop to two cents per share from 10 cents per share came ...

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