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Supreme Court rebukes energy regulator for Clyde River consultation

But finds NEB did properly consult the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation on Enbridge pipeline OTTAWA-The country’s highest court has ruled that the federal government can rely on the National Energy Board to fulfil its duty to consult Indigenous communities about development projects in their traditional territories,  but only ...

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First Nations say they can build more projects with changes to federal funding

By Jennifer Graham THE CANADIAN PRESS Updated Wed July 26 2017 REGINA- First Nations leaders say they’ll be able to do more projects and build more homes because of changes that give them more control over financial resources. The federal government announced Tuesday that First Nations will now be able ...

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B.C. wildfires prompt Taseko to idle Gibraltar copper mine operations 

VANCOUVER -Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) says it has idled its Gibraltar copper operation in British Columbia’s Cariboo region due to the ongoing wildfires. While there are no fires threatening the mine, the company says evacuation orders for nearby communities have made it difficult for employees to travel to the site. ...

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NewsAlert: Dominion Diamond gets friendly takeover offer worth US$1.2 billion

TORONTO -Dominion Diamond Corp. says it’s accepting a US$1.2-billion friendly cash takeover offer from The Washington Companies. The privately held Montana-based company is offering US$14.25 per share for all shares of Dominion Diamond (TSX:DDC), which is one of the world’s largest diamond producers.

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‘The tide begins to turn,’ as central bank hikes rate for first time in 7 years

By Craig Wong THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA-The Bank of Canada has hiked its benchmark interest rate to 0.75 per cent from 0.5 per cent, its first increase in nearly seven years, amid expectations of stronger economic growth this year. Such a move is bound to increase the costs of mortgages, ...

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Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General being considered

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:00 AM OTTAWA- In the spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples  The Hill Times Marco Vigliotti is reporting today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being urged by  Indigenous Liberal MPs to appoint an indigenous person as Canada’s first governor general, the Hill Times reported ...

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Pembina & Veresen Announce Veresen Shareholder Approval of Business Combination

July 11, 20171:10 PM PR Newswire   CALGARY, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Pembina Pipeline Corporation (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) (“Pembina”) and Veresen Inc. (TSX: VSN) (“Veresen”) are pleased to announce that Veresen shareholders, at Special Meetings of Veresen’s common and preferred shareholders held today, voted to approve the previously announced plan of arrangement ...

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Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Partner with OPSEU

 Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation  Chie R. Stacey Laforme has signed an agreement with the President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) to partner to “ensure justice for First Nations.” “This partnership recognizes the sovereignty and Treaty rights of all First Nations communities,” says Mississaugas of ...

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