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2014-04-09 23:21:52

The Canadian Polar Commission today officially launched an iPhone application and mobile optimized website that delivers easy, one-stop access to a wide variety of information from across the spectrum of polar knowledge, from Canada and around the world. Purple Forge, a leader in providing mobile applications for associations and government-backed institutions, developed the application for the Canadian Polar Commission. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Canadian Polar Commission...

2008-09-05 12:00:29

WHITEHORSE, YUKON--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2008) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, today announced $1.4 million for new and ongoing geoscience projects in Yukon. "These projects are vital to our understanding of the petroleum and mineral potential in Yukon," said Minister Strahl. "This type of work stimulates investment in resource exploration, creates jobs and provides valuable...

2008-08-22 15:00:29

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2008) - Canada's Environment Minister John Baird, and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Acting President, James Eetoolook, today announced the establishment of three new National Wildlife Areas on and around Baffin Island, protecting local species and habitat including the bowhead whale. The Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement for National Wildlife Areas and Migratory Bird Sanctuaries in the Nunavut Settlement Area, was negotiated between the Government of...

2008-08-18 15:00:36

The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, today announced funding for a project that will improve business and employment opportunities for the Liard First Nation in Watson Lake, Yukon. "Our Government is taking real action to support initiatives like these that lead to concrete economic and social benefits for Aboriginal and Northern communities," said Minister Strahl. "This is one of the main...

2008-06-17 12:00:48

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, introduced amendments to the Indian Oil and Gas Act today in the House of Commons. The proposed amendments will modernize dated regulations, help to ensure environmental protection of First Nation lands, increase regulatory compliance, and facilitate the collection of royalties and other monetary...