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Details on where the provinces and territories stand on looming pot legalization - Cape Breton Post

September 8, 2017 - 17:43

Details on where the provinces and territories stand on looming pot legalization
Cape Breton Post
Nunavut completed initial stakeholder consultations through the summer of 2017 and is currently holding a public survey to help guide the development of policy and legislative options. — Quebec is currently holding public hearings into the ...

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Details on where the provinces and territories stand on looming pot legalization - TheChronicleHerald.ca

September 8, 2017 - 17:41

Details on where the provinces and territories stand on looming pot legalization
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The Department of Justice is taking the lead on the marijuana file and says the health of children and youth is the top priority and is looking at various distribution models and its taxation plans. — Nunavut completed initial stakeholder ...

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Northern Development Ministers Discuss the Importance of Collaboration in Northern Regions - Markets Insider

September 8, 2017 - 11:55

Northern Development Ministers Discuss the Importance of Collaboration in Northern Regions
Markets Insider
Ministers mandated senior officials to examine government service delivery in remote northern communities, to look at growing the digital economy in rural and remote northern communities, to look at business and community resumption in the context of ...

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Underground expansion could extend Ekati mine life by 7 years, says new report - CBC.ca

September 8, 2017 - 09:06

CBC.ca

Underground expansion could extend Ekati mine life by 7 years, says new report
CBC.ca
Further expansion of underground mining operations at the Ekati diamond mine could keep the mine in business until 2042, according to a preliminary economic assessment released by Dominion Diamond Corporation on Wednesday. Dominion operates the ...

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Iqaluit beer and wine store marks new era for Nunavut - Nunatsiaq News

September 7, 2017 - 09:15

Nunatsiaq News

Iqaluit beer and wine store marks new era for Nunavut
Nunatsiaq News
Nunavut Finance Minister Keith Peterson at the Sept. 6 opening of Iqaluit's new, highly restrictive, wine and beer store. “I believe prohibition has never worked anywhere. When people want alcohol, they're going to find it," Peterson said. (PHOTO BY ...

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Tensions arise over how to spend CRTC's $750-million broadband fund - Financial Post

September 6, 2017 - 18:01

Financial Post

Tensions arise over how to spend CRTC's $750-million broadband fund
Financial Post
One top concern is whether satellite-dependent communities such as Nunavut and northern Quebec should be allocated more than 10 per cent of the fund, as originally recommended by the CRTC. Rogers Communications Inc. suggested the CRTC steer ...

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Fish, fauna and farms: Montrealers propose food insecurity solution - National Observer

September 5, 2017 - 16:28

National Observer

Fish, fauna and farms: Montrealers propose food insecurity solution
National Observer
He invited Nollet, who worked in the office of sustainable development at Université de Montréal's business school, HEC Montréal, to discuss a business plan she'd created for an urban agriculture project. He was curious about the economic viability of ...

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Iqaluit beer-wine store to open Sept. 6 - Nunatsiaq News

September 5, 2017 - 08:03

Nunatsiaq News

Iqaluit beer-wine store to open Sept. 6
Nunatsiaq News
In a media release issued before the start of the Labour Day long weekend, Nunavut's finance department said Iqalungmiut will be able to go to the store and make purchases shortly after 12:30 p.m., Sept. 6, following a brief opening ceremony for local ...

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Mother's efforts to secure child on flights thwarted as Canada delays safer travel rules - CBC.ca

September 4, 2017 - 05:00

CBC.ca

Mother's efforts to secure child on flights thwarted as Canada delays safer travel rules
CBC.ca
Appaqaq was sitting on his mother's lap — the method advised by airlines — on a small charter flight from Winnipeg to Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, when the plane missed the runway and crashed. The baby was thrown from his mother's arms. Lucy Ann Appaqaq ...

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Oil-producing provinces see highest spike in insolvency, government stats say - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

September 3, 2017 - 18:20

Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Oil-producing provinces see highest spike in insolvency, government stats say
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Saskatchewan had the highest percentage increases in the number of consumers and businesses unable to pay their debts in the 12-month period ending June 30, 2017, compared to the previous year, according to ...

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Oil-producing provinces see highest spike in insolvency, government stats say - CBC.ca

September 3, 2017 - 05:59

CBC.ca

Oil-producing provinces see highest spike in insolvency, government stats say
CBC.ca
Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Saskatchewan had the highest percentage increases in the number of consumers and businesses unable to pay their debts in the 12-month period ending June 30, 2017, compared to the previous year, according to ...

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The Government of Canada Recognizes the National Historic Importance of the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror - Markets Insider

September 2, 2017 - 18:02

The Government of Canada Recognizes the National Historic Importance of the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror
Markets Insider
Today the two vessels – the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror – are being commemorated as national historic sites with a plaque unveiling ceremony held at the Umiyaqtutt Festival in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, by Parks Canada and members of the Franklin Interim ...

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Northern premiers present united front against Ottawa - Nunatsiaq News

September 1, 2017 - 11:33

Nunatsiaq News

Northern premiers present united front against Ottawa
Nunatsiaq News
Peter Taptuna of Nunavut, Bob McLeod of the Northwest Territories and Sandy Silver of Yukon sit around the table this week in Yellowknife for their annual Northern Premiers Forum. The next annual ... The premiers, aiming for “responsible, sustainable ...

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TMAC Resources chair to speak in Sudbury in November - Northern Ontario Business

August 30, 2017 - 12:34

Northern Ontario Business

TMAC Resources chair to speak in Sudbury in November
Northern Ontario Business
Terry MacGibbon, executive chairman of TMAC Resources, will be in Sudbury in November to speak about the process of startup through production of successful mining companies. TMAC is mining a high-grade gold deposit in Nunavut. (TMAC photo).

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Marijuana store creates chasm in Alaska tourist town - CBC.ca

August 30, 2017 - 10:27

CBC.ca

Marijuana store creates chasm in Alaska tourist town
CBC.ca
In Talkeetna, some shop owners — the ones who built a multi-million-dollar business from the steady stream of mountain climbers who use Talkeetna as a staging point for treks up Denali — say this one shop could ruin the tiny town's historic ...

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Should Inuit corporations be re-evaluated? - Nunatsiaq News

August 29, 2017 - 15:33

Should Inuit corporations be re-evaluated?
Nunatsiaq News
This is a large problem across all of the Inuit Orgs. Business needs to be brought to the Communities, mining royalties need to be spent on education, training, community infrastructure, not just on southern businesses, and meetings out of the North ...

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Resource-rich NWT begins rewriting its mining rules in an effort to attract investment - Financial Post

August 29, 2017 - 12:44

Financial Post

Resource-rich NWT begins rewriting its mining rules in an effort to attract investment
Financial Post
But existing projects are moving closer to the end of their lives and interest from exploration companies dropped, and then stagnated, years ago. Part of the reason is that mining laws and unsettled land claims have created uncertainty for investors ...

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Land ho! Nunavut teen sails across Atlantic Ocean in tall ship - Nunatsiaq News

August 29, 2017 - 11:34

Nunatsiaq News

Land ho! Nunavut teen sails across Atlantic Ocean in tall ship
Nunatsiaq News
The Msit No'kmaq program is a partnership between the Assembly of First Nations, the Ulnooweg business development service, the Gulden Leeuw ship, the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Society, Sail Training International and Three Things Consulting.

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Toromont beefing up with $1.02B purchase of Hewitt heavy equipment business - TheRecord.com

August 28, 2017 - 16:03

TheRecord.com

Toromont beefing up with $1.02B purchase of Hewitt heavy equipment business
TheRecord.com
That will bring Toromont's total number of Caterpillar dealerships to 120, located in Canada's eastern provinces and the northern territory of Nunavut. Hewitt is also the MaK dealer for Quebec, the Maritimes and the Eastern seaboard of the United ...
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Funding opportunity for the Northern Territories under the National Trade Corridor Fund - Markets Insider

August 28, 2017 - 15:48

Funding opportunity for the Northern Territories under the National Trade Corridor Fund
Markets Insider
I encourage Canadians who own businesses, organizations and communities located in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon to apply for funding under the National Trade Corridors Fund. New infrastructure projects support trade, economic growth, ...

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