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Low metals prices force Canadian First Nickel to halt mine Ontario mine – Mining.com

June 8, 2015 Canadian miner First Nickel (TSX:FNI) announced Monday it is idling its Lockerby nickel and copper mine near Sudbury, Ont., after current supplies of ore are used up,…

Nunavut experienced 191 hazardous spills in 2014 – Nunatsiaq News

June 08, 2015 From sewage to heating fuel, annual spill number is about average There were 191 recorded hazardous spills in Nunavut last year — liquids such as diesel, sewage,…

Site C decision date up in the air – BiV

June 5, 2015 A decision regarding the Site C dam could come as early as July, but it may take… A decision regarding the Site C dam could come as…

G7 agrees to phase out fossil fuels by end of the century – Mining.com

June 8, 2015 The seven industrial nations that form the so-called G7 agreed Monday to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the end of the century, in an…

First Nation Heiltsuk calls for extension of herring fishery closure – Vancouver Sun

June 7, 2015 The Heiltsuk First Nation is calling for a coast-wide closure of the 2016 herring fishery, after it successfully shut down the 2015 fishery on the central coast…

Perry Bellegarde, national chief, calls on government to meet obligations to First Nations – CBC

‘We still have boil-water advisories, we still have huge housing needs,’ says Assembly of First Nations head Jun 06, 2015 The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says…

Stephen Maher: Harper has become positively sphinxlike staying silent on Truth and Reconciliation – National Post

Stephen Maher: Harper has become positively sphinxlike staying silent on Truth and Reconciliation June 5, 2015 The leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, always a disciplined communicator, is becoming…

Aboriginal Affairs spending shortfall ‘unforgivable,’ say Stó:lō, Gitsegukla First Nations – CBC

Jun 05, 2015 ‘I’m lost for words,’ says Gitsegukla First Nation Councilor Willie Blackwater Local First Nations leaders are appalled by the news that the federal Department of Aboriginal Affairs…

If parties want to get elected, ‘you better care about our issues’ says AFN chief – CBC

June 06, 2015 “Where’s our ‘yes’ from this Conservative government for First Nations people?” That’s the question National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations is asking as…

Teams to inspect abandoned Nunavut diamond mine this week – Nunatsiaq News

June 08, 2015 AANDC and NIRB staff head to Jericho to take stock of tailings and tank farms The mothballed Jericho diamond mine is still under “care and maintenance” from…

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