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Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Provides up to $40 Million Guarantee to Support Eight Indigenous Communities in Financing of Northern Courier Pipeline System

September 16, 2021 CALGARY- Alberta – Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) is proud to announce that it has provided up to a $40 Million loan guarantee to support eight Indigenous Communities in the Wood Buffalo Region, to finance a 14.25 per cent ownership interest in the Northern Courier Pipeline System (NCP System) including the Pipeline […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202121 Views

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Building economic momentum: ATB Financial releases first-quarter results

19 August 2021 Edmonton—ATB Financial’s solid first-quarter results demonstrate how Alberta’s financial institution is delivering value to the province while helping to reshape the post-pandemic economy. As the economy reopens and government support programs wind down, ATB Financial continues to help build economic momentum—providing capital and expert advice to Albertans and their businesses. ATB Financial […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 202153 Views

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Alberta’s Bearspaw First Nation fighting federal government for right to manage own savings – CBC

Jul 27, 2021 About $50M in resource wealth held by Ottawa, but First Nation wants full control A southern Alberta First Nation is battling the federal government for the right to control its own oil and gas royalties. The Bearspaw First Nation is demanding that Ottawa no longer collect any money on its behalf and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202143 Views

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MNBC Cabinet Approves Wave 4 COVID Funding

Métis Nation British Columbia’s (MNBC) Cabinet has approved $2,500,000 in COVID Wave 4 funding to continue supporting Chartered Communities and Métis Citizens through COVID recovery. This fourth wave of funding is part of the latest contribution the Government of Canada has made to the Indigenous Community Support Fund as part of its ongoing public health response to COVID-19 in Indigenous communities. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202142 Views

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AB Government: Setting students up for financial success

Jul 14, 2021 More students in grades 7-12 will have the knowledge and skills they need to better understand saving, budgeting, spending and investing. Alberta Education is enhancing student financial literacy through partnerships with Enriched Academy and the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education. Both organizations have successful track records of delivering high-quality and engaging financial […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202147 Views

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Council approves $13.1 million for Métis Cultural Centre, federal grant for homelessness programs – Fort Mcmurray Today

Jul 13, 2021 Council unanimously approved spending $13.1 million from the municipality’s 2021 Operating Budget surplus on the Métis Cultural Centre currently being built at MacDonald Island Park. Council will also send letters to the federal and provincial governments supporting grant applications for the cultural centre. Councillors Bruce Inglis and Keith McGrath were absent from […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202146 Views

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Funding to find unmarked Indigenous graves: Minister Wilson

Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on support for survivors and loved ones of the Indian residential school system: “Residential schools operated between 1893 and 1996 across Canada. Of the 134 schools, at least 25 operated in Alberta. For generations, Indigenous parents had their children taken from them to attend schools […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202162 Views

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AB Government: Financial deposits for reclamation work under review

Alberta’s government is reviewing the Mine Financial Security Program to ensure appropriate funds are being collected to cover reclamation liabilities and ensure continuous program improvement. The Mine Financial Security Program (MFSP) is one of many liability management programs that ensure Alberta’s energy resources are developed responsibly. The program helps manage coal and oilsands liabilities by collecting […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202161 Views

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Federal Budget 2021: New funding can’t come soon enough to address First Nations opioid and methamphetamine crisis.

Federal Budget 2021: New funding can’t come soon enough to address First Nations opioid and methamphetamine crisis. Chatham-Kent, ON (April 26, 2021) Thunderbird Partnership Foundation says details from last week’s 2021 federal budget can’t come soon enough for First Nations communities and treatment centres to address substance use, addictions and mental health issues compounded by […]

by alnationtalk on April 26, 2021152 Views

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CWB reports first quarter 2021 financial and strategic performance

February 26, 2021 CWB Financial Group (TSX: CWB) (CWB) today announced financial performance for the three months ended January 31, 2021, with first quarter net income available to common shareholders of $79 million and adjusted earnings per common share of $0.93, up 25% and 24%, respectively, from the previous quarter. Pre-tax, pre-provision income was up […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202194 Views

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