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Ottawa unveils road-mapping process for exploring small modular reactors - Electrical Business

February 23, 2018 - 12:16

Electrical Business

Ottawa unveils road-mapping process for exploring small modular reactors
Electrical Business
“Qulliq Energy Corp. is pleased to participate in a Canadian effort to establish a roadmap for small modular reactors,” said Bruno Pereira, president of Nunavut's only generator and distributor of electricity. “Establishing a pathway for the ...

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February 22, 2018 - 13:49
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Liberals to outline long-term Indigenous housing plan in budget, sources say - Times Colonist

February 22, 2018 - 13:18

Liberals to outline long-term Indigenous housing plan in budget, sources say
Times Colonist
A polar bear hide hangs drying outside of a house in the town of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut on Saturday September 2, 2017. The federal government will make a long-term funding commitment to Indigenous housing in next week's budget worth hundreds of millions ...

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Some Castlegar business owners have concerns about minimum wage increase - Castlegar News

February 22, 2018 - 10:44

Some Castlegar business owners have concerns about minimum wage increase
Castlegar News
Castlegar business owners generally support the increases to the general minimum wage, but also have questions and concerns, according to the Chamber of Commerce. Tammy Verigin-Burk, executive director of the Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce ...

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RBRO Solutions to provide iManage consulting services to Government of Nunavut, Department of Justice - Benzinga

February 21, 2018 - 22:11

RBRO Solutions to provide iManage consulting services to Government of Nunavut, Department of Justice
Benzinga
RBRO Solutions Inc., a leading global business solutions provider, announced today that it is pleased to welcome the Government of Nunavut, Department of Justice as a new client. RBRO will be providing consulting services to assist in the ...

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Sask. and Alta. tied for highest provincial percentage of long-term jobs unfilled in 2016, Stats Can says - CBC.ca

February 21, 2018 - 15:27

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Sask. and Alta. tied for highest provincial percentage of long-term jobs unfilled in 2016, Stats Can says
CBC.ca
Another oil-producing province, Newfoundland and Labrador, was third highest. At last count in 2016, 986 of 9,300 job vacancies in Saskatchewan were long-term, meaning they went unfilled for 90 days or more, adding up to 10.6 per cent of all vacant ...

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Restaurant closures in Iqaluit tea up new café for success - CBC.ca

February 21, 2018 - 06:01

CBC.ca

Restaurant closures in Iqaluit tea up new café for success
CBC.ca
He thought about opening a restaurant or a ramen bar, but Joseph Szakacs settled on starting a café after taking careful stock of Iqaluit's food scene. Szakacs won't be buying a deep fryer, but an espresso machine. The Black Heart Café will open in ...

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Trudeau should look north to ease BC energy disputes - The Globe and Mail

February 20, 2018 - 16:28

Trudeau should look north to ease BC energy disputes
The Globe and Mail
This raw protectionism will be rightly resisted by Canada, other provinces and vulnerable businesses. The timing is highly unfortunate given the turbulence and disinvestment burden Canada is already bearing because of uncertainty over the North ...

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Manitoba movers - Winnipeg Free Press

February 20, 2018 - 04:13

Manitoba movers
Winnipeg Free Press
welcomes five new members to its board of directors: Jamie Brown, Alyson Kennedy, Grant Koropatnick, Doug Pollard and Kelvin Smith. All funds raised and donated to the foundation remain in Manitoba, supporting an internationally recognized team of ...

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Canadian North looks to the future with Fetchable - Nunavut News (blog)

February 18, 2018 - 22:01

Nunavut News (blog)

Canadian North looks to the future with Fetchable
Nunavut News (blog)
Pope says his company believes Amazon is working with Canada Post, and Canadian North sees itself as a legitimate rival. “Quite frankly, we don't think people in the North who are using Amazon are getting the best delivery service possible with Canada ...

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Nunavut lagging behind in ramp-up to marijuana legislation - CTV News

February 18, 2018 - 10:23

CTV News

Nunavut lagging behind in ramp-up to marijuana legislation
CTV News
IQALUIT, Nunavut -- With marijuana legalization only months away, members of Nunavut's new government are finally discussing how the territory will handle the change. "We do feel behind in our preparation," said Dan Carlson, Nunavut's deputy minister ...

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Feds to help Churchill residents pay high cost of gas - Winnipeg Free Press

February 17, 2018 - 04:05

Winnipeg Free Press

Feds to help Churchill residents pay high cost of gas
Winnipeg Free Press
The fund has been used to subsidize businesses paying the high cost of shipping materials by plane and boat. But it's also helped carve out new economic opportunities, such as a hydroponic vegetable-growing lab, and the ice trail between Churchill and ...

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Gold miner makes gains in Kivalliq - Nunavut News (blog)

February 17, 2018 - 02:10

Nunavut News (blog)

Gold miner makes gains in Kivalliq
Nunavut News (blog)
14 when the mining company released its 2017 production results, financials and updated forecast for its operations. Meliadine, located 25 km north of Rankin Inlet, is now on pace to produce gold in the second quarter of 2019 instead of the third ...

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Kitikmeot Trade Show sets record for number of exhibitor booths - Nunavut News (blog)

February 17, 2018 - 02:10

Nunavut News (blog)

Kitikmeot Trade Show sets record for number of exhibitor booths
Nunavut News (blog)
Kitikmeot Chamber of Commerce president Wilf Wilcox said the three-day trade show serves a pivotal purpose. “It pulls everybody together that's doing business in the region. It gives them a chance to talk, compare notes and make alliances and make ...

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New Stewiacke CAO leaves job - TheChronicleHerald.ca

February 16, 2018 - 18:52

New Stewiacke CAO leaves job
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Dorey resigned in September to accept a similar role in Baker Lake, Nunavut. Robinson said the town will reopen a process to replace MacDonnell but it is not in a rush to do so. Grant Cook, who had been working with the town as an advisory committee ...

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Rankin Rock takes Arctic Atoms crown - Nunavut News (blog)

February 16, 2018 - 16:33

Nunavut News (blog)

Rankin Rock takes Arctic Atoms crown
Nunavut News (blog)
Clark said the numerous tournaments held in Rankin during a two-month period this time of year are a lifeline for the business community. He said he would love to see the actual numbers of the economic boost given to the community. “Our business owners ...

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Terence Corcoran: Can the CRTC resist the Trudeau government's 'free the internet' activism? - Financial Post

February 16, 2018 - 09:29

Terence Corcoran: Can the CRTC resist the Trudeau government's 'free the internet' activism?
Financial Post
The wireless company in the case is Sugar Mobile, a subsidiary of Ice Wireless, which is in turn associated with Iristel, a voice-over-internet protocol operator. The main Sugar and Ice player appears to be Toronto entrepreneur Samer Bishay. Although ...

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Agnico Eagle CEO bullish on Canada as rivals falter overseas - Financial Post

February 15, 2018 - 16:03

Financial Post

Agnico Eagle CEO bullish on Canada as rivals falter overseas
Financial Post
With gold prices hitting US$1,300 per ounce, and Boyd predicting a surge above US$1,500, the company believes the Canadian Arctic provides the best exploration opportunities because it is politically stable and rich in minerals. “The biggest single ...

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Agnico Eagle CEO bullish on Canada as rivals falter overseas - Financial Post

February 15, 2018 - 16:03

Financial Post

Agnico Eagle CEO bullish on Canada as rivals falter overseas
Financial Post
With gold prices hitting US$1,300 per ounce, and Boyd predicting a surge above US$1,500, the company believes the Canadian Arctic provides the best exploration opportunities because it is politically stable and rich in minerals. “The biggest single ...

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Showing leadership on the future of the North - Yukon News

February 15, 2018 - 15:04

Yukon News

Showing leadership on the future of the North
Yukon News
Among other things, he has criticized the federal government for putting a moratorium on oil and gas development off the coasts of the three territories without consulting the three territorial governments or their peoples. The CIGI event in Ottawa ...

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