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VIU’s National Indigenous Speaker Shares Reflections on Youth and Reconciliation

Gabrielle Scrimshaw will deliver keynote address during the University’s third annual Indigenous Speakers Series on November 20 Indigenous entrepreneur, activist, speaker, writer and academic Gabrielle Scrimshaw was separated from her mother at a young age. Scrimshaw, a member of the Hatchet Lake First Nation, was only two weeks old when her father took full custody […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 2017127 Views

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Pretivm Reports Third Quarter Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Nov. 10, 2017) – Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG)(NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) is pleased to report financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. In the news release all quoted figures are in USD$ unless otherwise noted. The Company uses the following non-IFRS measures: total cash costs, all-in sustaining costs (“AISC”), average realized […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201760 Views

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Pretivm Appoints Vice President, Operations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Nov. 10, 2017) – Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG)(NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Prins as Vice President, Operations. Previous to this appointment Mr. Prins was serving as the Project Director for Pretivm’s Brucejack Mine. Mr. Prins has extensive experience in mining. Prior to joining Pretivm as Project Director, Mr. Prins worked […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201750 Views

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One week left to help shape the (hashtag)BCHumanRights commission

November 10, 2017 VANCOUVER – The Province’s public engagement to shape British Columbia’s new human rights commission ends in one week. British Columbians are encouraged to add their voice into how the new commission should be structured and operate to best serve the people of B.C. Premier John Horgan announced that British Columbia would re-establish […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201790 Views

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UVic to host 2018 national reconciliation forum

November 10, 2017 Universities Canada, the national organization for Canadian universities, today announced that the University of Victoria has been selected to host the 2018 National Building Reconciliation Forum, with a focus on Indigenous language revitalization and economic growth of Indigenous communities. The announcement was made at this morning’s closing ceremony at the 2017 forum in Winnipeg. “Hosting the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 2017118 Views

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TRU: Williams Lake elder being honoured for passing on vast knowledge

A Shuswap elder who works at TRU’s Williams Lake campus and has championed her native language is among 13 Indigenous Canadians receiving Indspire awards this year. Cecilia DeRose is being recognized for her expertise in teaching the Secwepemcstin language, as well as her handiwork with hides and beads, and her knowledge of traditional/medicinal plants. She […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201751 Views

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More choice and flexibility for families and caregivers

Changes to Employment Insurance special benefits November 10, 2017      Surrey, British Columbia     Employment and Social Development Canada John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale—Langley City, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, today highlighted important changes to the Employment Insurance program, coming into effect on December 3, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 201769 Views

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UVic: Indigenous rights missing from marine protected areas

November 09, 2017 Declining marine resources are a global concern and in response, many countries are establishing Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) to protect biodiversity. However, Indigenous rights and governance are being overlooked, says a University of Victoria researcher. In a paper, “Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Marine Protected Areas,” published this week in the journal Marine Policy, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 201766 Views

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Rogue Closes First Tranche and Expands Financing

November 09, 2017 VANCOUVER, B.C. – Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS) (“Rogue” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce closing (the “Closing”) of the first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”). At Closing the Company received aggregate gross proceeds of $465,393.36 from the Offering, comprised of $363,453.42 from the issuance and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 201753 Views

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Alterra Power Announces Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2017

VANCOUVER, Nov. 9, 2017  – Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) (“Alterra” or the “Company”) is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017. For further information on these results please see Alterra’s Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”). At September 30, 2017, Alterra […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201761 Views

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