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Persons Day honours women’s successes – Government of AB

October 18, 2017 Stephanie McLean, Minister of Status of Women, issued the following statement on the 88th anniversary of the Persons Case decision: “On this day in 1929, five strong Alberta women won their petition to the British Privy Council to consider women as “persons” under the law. They dared to see women as equal, and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201774 Views

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Economic recovery, jobs focus of cabinet changes – Government of AB

October 17, 2017 Today, Premier Notley appointed Calgary-North West MLA Sandra Jansen to cabinet as the new Minister of Infrastructure. “Alberta’s economy is looking up, but there is more work to do – especially in Calgary, where too many skilled people are still looking for work. That’s why I’m appointing Sandra Jansen, an experienced and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201745 Views

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Hearing: Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs – First Nations Specific Claims-Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada; Implementing the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement

First Nations Specific Claims—Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (Report 6—2016 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada) Implementing the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement (Report 3—2015 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada) 17 October 2017 Michael Ferguson, Chartered Professional AccountantCPA, Chartered AccountantCA Fellow Chartered Professional AccountantFCPA, Fellow Chartered AccountantFCA (New Brunswick) Auditor General of Canada Madam […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201776 Views

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Update 1: Southern Alberta wildfire situation

October 17, 2017 High winds have caused serious wildfire conditions in southern Alberta. This situation update is current as of 10 p.m. Visit Alberta Emergency Alerts for updates. Current situation Crowsnest Pass: An out of control wildfire is burning near Coleman. One section of Coleman has been evacuated; the remainder of the town is on standby to evacuate. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201752 Views

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Tervita Corporation Acquires Columbia Recycle (1996) Ltd.

CALGARY, ALBERTA (October 17, 2017) – Tervita Corporation (“Tervita” or the “Company”), a leading environmental solutions provider, announced today the recent close of its acquisition of Columbia Recycle (1996) Ltd. (Columbia Recycle), a full-service scrap yard located in Trail, British Columbia. “This acquisition is a great complement to our other lines of business and its strategic […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201757 Views

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2016 Census of Population advisory: Aboriginal peoples, Immigration and ethnocultural diversity, and Housing

October 18, 2017 Next week, Statistics Canada will turn the spotlight on the next set of topics of interest to Canadians. Statistics Canada continues to share its year-long story of our country and its people, based on the results of the 2016 Census of Population. The Aboriginal peoples release will examine the growth and diversity of the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2017103 Views

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Petro-Canada and RBC team up on innovative loyalty benefits and savings

This fall, two of Canada’s iconic brands work together to reinvent how Canadians save on fuel and participate in the Petro-Points and RBC Rewards programs CALGARY, ALBERTA–( – Oct. 17, 2017) – In another Canadian first, Petro-Canada, a Suncor Energy business and Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”), have announced an innovative new program that allows […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 201770 Views

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Media Release: Treaty Seven Designated First Nation Authorities Media Invitation

The Treaty Seven Designated First Nation Authorities (DFNA) extends a media invitation to attend the press conference on the Western Canada First Nations Conference on Jordan’s Principle. Media Release (10/16/2017) ALBERTA – The Treaty No.7 First Nations includes, the Blackfoot Nations (Piikani, Kainai, Siksika) and Tsuut’ina and Stoney Nakoda Nations. WHAT: Treaty 7 First […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201767 Views

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MNA: Family and Community Gather to Honour Children of Red Deer Industrial School

On Wednesday September 29th, Indigenous leaders and community members gathered in Red Deer for the unveiling of a memorial stone acknowledging the previously unmarked graves of four Aboriginal students who died at the Red Deer Industrial School. The names of the children buried at the Red Deer Cemetery are: David Lightning, Georgina House, Sarah Soosay, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201749 Views

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Pengrowth Announces Significant Debt Repayment and Finalization of Agreements With Bank Syndicate and Noteholders to Amend Financial Covenants

CALGARY, ALBERTA–( Oct. 12, 2017) – Pengrowth Energy Corporation (TSX:PGF) (NYSE:PGH) is pleased to announce that it has prepaid all of its outstanding term notes due in 2018 and has finalized the terms of amending agreements with its lenders under its syndicated bank facility and the holders of its remaining term notes. These agreements amend […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201761 Views

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