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Agnico Eagle Provides Notice of Release of First Quarter 2018 Results, Conference Call and Annual Meeting

TORONTO, March 23, 2018  – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM, TSX: AEM) (“Agnico Eagle” or the “Company”) today announced that it will release its first quarter 2018 results on Thursday, April 26, 2018, after normal trading hours.  Additionally, the Company will host its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the “AGM”) the following day, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Toronto. […]

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Wataynikaneyap Power Project Funding Announced – Fortis Updates Five-Year Capital Investment Plan

March 22, 2018 ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR – Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS)(NYSE:FTS) today announced the Wataynikaneyap Power project has reached a major milestone with the announcement of a funding framework among Wataynikaneyap Power, the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. The project will connect 17 remote First Nations communities in […]

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Regional Chief Isadore Day Statement: Congratulations to Wataynikaneyap Power

(Toronto, ON, March 22, 2018) “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, and the 133 First Nations that make up our Assembly, I want to acknowledge the leadership and dedication of the Watay Power Executive, led by board chair Frank McKay and CEO Margaret Kenequanash Today’s announcement of $1.6 billion in funding to complete the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2018343 Views

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NAN Applauds Landmark Infrastructure Funding Announcement

THUNDER BAY, ON (March 22, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, applauds the landmark funding announced today for a major First Nation led infrastructure project, as Wataynikaneyap Power was awarded $1.6 billion to connect remote First Nation communities to the provincial power grid. “This is a major […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2018291 Views

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Opening Statement to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts – Oral Health Programs for First Nations and Inuit—Health Canada

22 March 2018 Michael Ferguson, Chartered Professional AccountantCPA, Chartered AccountantCA Fellow Chartered Professional AccountantFCPA, Fellow Chartered AccountantFCA (New Brunswick) Auditor General of Canada Mr. Chair, thank you for this opportunity to present the results of our audit on oral health programs for First Nations and Inuit. Joining me at the table is Jo Ann Schwartz, the auditor […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2018192 Views

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The Government of Canada and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami commit to eliminating tuberculosis across Inuit Nunangat by 2030

Active TB cases to be reduced by at least 50% by 2025 March 23, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada In 2016, the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) among Inuit in Inuit Nunangat was more than 300 times higher than in the Canadian-born, non-Indigenous population. This staggering and unacceptable reality has been trending upward […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2018191 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 23, 2018

Consumer Price Index, February 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.2% on a year-over-year basis in February, following a 1.7% increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.2% in February after increasing 0.5% in January. Continue reading  Retail trade, January 2018 Retail sales increased 0.3% in January […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2018241 Views

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Premier’s Statement on the Wataynikaneyap Power Announcement

March 22, 2018 Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today: “Today, I was in Thunder Bay to mark a historic step on our path to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. The federal and Ontario governments are partnering with 22 First Nations to provide funding for Wataynikaneyap Power to connect 16 remote First Nations communities […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018313 Views

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Historic Indigenous-led transmission project to connect 16 remote First Nations communities to provincial power grid

From Indigenous Services Canada March 22, 2018 – Thunder Bay, ON – Department of Indigenous Services Canada Access to electricity is key to improved quality of life for Northern Ontario’s remote communities. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, and the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018396 Views

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PBO: Update on Costs of Incarceration

Get the report Update on Costs of Incarceration.pdf Summary In 2016-17, an average of 14,310 offenders were in federal custody. The average institution-specific expenditure associated with each inmate were $114,587 /year or $314/day per offender and 96% of those cost are attributable to custody. The cost of incarceration varies substantially depending on the type of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018288 Views

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