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Ottawa hands N.L. $5.2 billion for troubled Muskrat Falls hydro project 

By Sarah Smellie THE CANADIAN PRESS JOHN’S, N.L.-Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday a $5.2-billion deal to help Newfoundland and Labrador cover the costs of its troubled Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project. Trudeau’s visit to St. John’s, N.L., comes amid growing speculation that a federal election is on the horizon, and ...

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First Nations company is cleaning up with new products on shelves in Saskatchewan 

The Indigenous-made Nikihk soap and cleaning products are now on sale at around 1,500 Sobeys locations. By Sam Laskaris  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Officials with the Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs (BATC) came up with a distinctive idea in their quest to combat what was a national shortage of sanitizing solutions ...

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Six Nations woman named to Royal Bank of Canada board

TORONTO- Royal Bank of Canada has named Indigenous leader Roberta Jamieson to its board of directors, effective Aug. 1. Jamieson served as elected chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory from 2001 until 2004 and is a former Ontario ombudsman and former commissioner of the Indian Commission of ...

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