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BC Government: Province boosts support for emergency preparedness, wildfire risk reduction

May 24, 2019 KELOWNA – To support community resiliency in the face of wildfires, floods and other emergencies, the Province is giving a $31 million boost to the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) for local governments and First Nations. This brings the total program funding to $69.5 million. “In the wake of consecutive record-breaking wildfire […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201919 Views

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Canada helps protect Surrey from disastrous impacts of flooding

From: Infrastructure Canada Surrey, British Columbia, May 24, 2019—Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters such as flooding is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting a strong economy and the middle class. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201919 Views

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Knowledge Synthesis Grants

Informing Best Practices in Environmental and Impact Assessments July 2019 Competition Overview Value $30,000 Duration One year Application deadline July 10, 2019 (8 p.m. eastern) Results announced September 2019 Apply See details below Context Description Themes Value and duration Eligibility Application process Evaluation and adjudication Regulations, policies and related information Contact information Read more: Knowledge Synthesis […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201920 Views

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B.C. Appeal Court ruling: Premier Kenney

May 24, 2019 Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the B.C. Court of Appeal ruling on shipments of heavy oil through British Columbia: “British Columbia’s highest court has spoken, unanimously, and the time for obstruction of the TMX pipeline is now over. I look forward to working with B.C. and the federal government […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201920 Views

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Statement: Attorney General’s statement on decision from B.C. Court of Appeal

May 24, 2019 VICTORIA – David Eby, Attorney General, has issued the following statement in response to the judgment by the British Columbia Court of Appeal on B.C.’s reference case: “We thank the B.C. Court of Appeal for considering this reference. Our government said from the outset that we would stand up for British Columbia’s […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201924 Views

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Nunavut Parks Program Public Consultations

May 24, 2019 Department of Environment Nunavut Parks and Special Places Division will be hosting a public consultation meeting in Arviat to present the Draft Nunavut Parks Program. The Program will ensure our natural and cultural heritage is protected, enjoyed and appreciated. Anyone who would like to learn about the draft program and provide input […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201914 Views

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NT Government: Joint Release – Announcement on Bill 38: Protected Areas Act and Bill 44: Forest Act

May 23, 2019 Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, the Honourable Robert C. McLeod and Chair of the Standing Committee on Economic Development and the Environment, Mr. Cory Vanthuyne, are announcing today, that in the spirit of consensus government, an agreement has been reached to provide for the expedited review of Bill 38: Protected Areas […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201913 Views

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Ecology Action Centre applauds Ottawa’s $100 million commitment for Boat Harbour cleanup – HalifaxToday.ca

Nancy Anningson of the Ecology Action Centre says it’s time Nova Scotia gets serious about being green History must not repeat itself. That’s the message from Nancy Anningson of the Ecology Action Centre who was reacting to news that the Trudeau Government is committing $100 million to clean up Boat Harbour. Since 1967, the pulp […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201923 Views

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Operation NANOOK-TATIGIIT provides opportunity to practice emergency response

May 23, 2019 From May 27 to June 7, the Government of Yukon, the City of Whitehorse as well as other organizations and agencies will participate in Operation NANOOK-TATIGIIT 2019 with the Canadian Armed Forces. Operation NANOOK is an annual event that rotates between Canada’s three territories. This important event will provide Yukon with the […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201914 Views

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Government of Canada invests $4.2 million in Gros Morne National Park

May 24, 2019               Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador          Parks Canada Gros Morne’s towering cliffs, dramatic fjord valleys, glacial lakes, coastal bogs, dunes, and highland plateaus rank among the most spectacular and diverse landscapes in Canada. This special place has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201914 Views

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Science Matters: True leaders work for us, not the fossil fuel industry – The Coast Halifax

A just transition is possible, necessary and best-case scenario. Some politicians believe protecting a sunset industry’s interests is more important than looking out for the citizens who elected them. In Australia, the coal industry holds sway over government policy. In Canada, bitumen and fracked gas rule. In the US, it’s all of the above. Fortunately, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201913 Views

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Setting a new course for Indigenous and Government of Canada collaboration through the co-development, co-design, and co-delivery of fisheries programs

May 24, 2019 Ottawa, ON — The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. As part of this commitment, we are working to modernize federal government structures to enable Indigenous peoples to build capacity and support their vision of self-determination. Today, the […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201930 Views

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MMF Recognized by Government of Canada for its Community-based Monitoring of the Lake Winnipeg Basin

May 23, 2019 Today, the Government of Canada formally acknowledged the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and its volunteers for their continued work monitoring the quality of Lake Winnipeg. “We are very excited to play an integral role in watershed monitoring for the Lake Winnipeg Basin,” said John Parenteau, MMF Minister Responsible for Fisheries. “Protecting our […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201935 Views

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Nunavut Parks Program Public Consultations

Department of Environment Nunavut Parks and Special Places Division will be hosting a public consultation meeting in Baker Lake to present the Draft Nunavut Parks Program. The Program ensures our natural and cultural heritage is protected, enjoyed and appreciated. Anyone who would like to learn about the draft program and provide input and guidance is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201942 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Northern Climate Action

The Climate Change Preparedness in the North (CCPN) Program and the Climate Change Health Adaptation Program (CCHAP) are pleased to present the second edition of the Northern Climate Action newsletter! This newsletter updates you on climate change adaptation efforts in Yukon, the Northwest Territories (NWT), Nunavut, Nunavik, and Nunatsiavut, made through federal program funds from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201920 Views

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Pictou and Pictou Landing First Nation to benefit from cleaner environment and restoration of tidal inlet

From: Infrastructure Canada News release Pictou Landing, Nova Scotia, May 23, 2019—The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia recognize that strategic investments in green infrastructure play a key role in supporting dynamic, healthy communities while creating good jobs that help grow the middle class. Today, Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201929 Views

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Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project — Participant Funding Allocated

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency May 23, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $281,873.35 in federal funds to four recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project, located approximately 95 kilometres northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The funding was made […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201922 Views

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Government of Canada Invests in Salmon Conservation in Kouchibouguac National Park

From: Parks Canada May 23, 2019 Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick Parks Canada Nature is our most precious resource yet it is increasingly under threat from climate change, human activity, and habitat loss. Since 1970, the world has lost approximately 60 percent of the populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. We know we […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201917 Views

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Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador – Participant Funding Allocated

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency May 21, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $216,232.57 in federal funds to 21 recipients to assist their participation in the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201927 Views

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Forest fire update – Kenora Daily Miner and News

May 23, 2019 The forest fire risk is low in the southern portions of Northwestern Ontario, in the Kenora and Fort Frances districts, but it’s moderate and high in other areas farther north. Three new forest fires started May 21: Red Lake Fire Number Four in Pikangikum First Nation was declared out after burning 0.2 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201922 Views

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Prime Minister announces renewal of Canadian Coast Guard fleet

The Canadian Coast Guard saves lives, protects the environment, and helps our economy grow, while keeping our waters safe, secure, and open. But the Coast Guard fleet is aging, with most ships beyond their normal life expectancy. There is an urgent need to renew the fleet to ensure the Coast Guard can continue its essential […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201937 Views

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Ch’ihilii Chìk Habitat Protection Area established

The Government of Yukon, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Government and North Yukon Renewable Resources Council approved the Ch’ihilii Chìk Habitat Protection Area Management Plan at a signing ceremony on May 17 in Old Crow. The Ch’ihilii Chìk Habitat Protection Area is located about 120 kilometres southeast of Old Crow. It is well known for abundant […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201926 Views

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Wildfire forces evacuation of northern Alberta First Nation – APTN News

May 21, 2019 An out-of-control wildfire burning in northern Alberta forced 4,000 to flee their homes in High Level, and another 700 from Bushe River First Nation. No injuries were reported as people were sent to nearly a dozen locations, including an evacuation centre in Slave Lake. Alberta Premier Jason Kenny said the fire is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201925 Views

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Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

May 21, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project, located east of St.John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and its […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201922 Views

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Update 1: Northwest Alberta wildfire (May 21 at 4:50 p.m.)

Wildfire efforts continue near High Level in Mackenzie County. States of local emergency remain in effect, with residents under a mandatory evacuation order. Current situation The Chuckegg Creek Wildfire is burning approximately five kilometres south of the Town of High Level within Mackenzie County. This out-of-control wildfire is almost 80,000 hectares. Alberta Wildfire, Alberta Emergency […]

by pnationtalk on May 22, 201921 Views

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May 21/19 – Wildfire Update Northwest District Report #6 – NetNewsLedger

May 22, 2019 There were two new forest fires confirmed by the afternoon of May 21. Red Lake Fire Number 4 has been declared out at 0.2 hectares and was located in Pikangikum First Nation. Red Lake Fire Number 5 is not under control at 0.1 hectares and is located in Pikangikum First Nation. Fire […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201921 Views

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We know what it was like’: Slave Lake residents offer help, open homes to people fleeing wildfire – CBC

May 21, 2019 Business and residents offering evacuees places to stay The evacuation order for the town of High Level, the surrounding Mackenzie County and the nearby Bushe River Reserve of the Dene Tha’ First Nation has forced more than 4,000 people to flee their homes. More than 650 people have registered at an emergency […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201939 Views

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Town of High Level: Update as of May 21, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

May 21, 2019 There is no immediate threat to the Town of High Level from the wildfire burning to the southwest of town. The Town of High Level was successfully evacuated as of 10:00 p.m. May 20, 2019. We would like to thank all the communities that have reached out and have welcomed our residents […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201923 Views

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High Level wildfire evacuees arrive in NWT’s South Slave – Cabin Radio

May 21, 2019 – Families seeking refuge from a wildfire threatening the northern Alberta town of High Level have begun arriving in Hay River and nearby NWT communities. An evacuation order was issued at 4pm on Monday as a growing wildfire came within a few kilometres of High Level, which has 3,000 residents. By Tuesday […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201925 Views

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Northern Alberta wildfire ranked at highest danger level; conditions expected to worsen – CBC

Town of High Level, Alta., has been successfully evacuated, Alberta premier says May 21, 2019 An out-of-control wildfire burning near a town in northwestern Alberta is rated at the highest possible danger level and the dry, windy weather means the danger is expected to increase this week, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Tuesday. “The fire […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201921 Views

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Funding for crab fishery projects to help protect North Atlantic right whale

May 21, 2019 SHIPPAGAN (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are together investing more than $2 million over three years to implement projects designed to mitigate risks to the North Atlantic right whale from entanglements in snow crab fishing gear. L’Association des crabiers acadiens Inc. will use the funding to research, test and carry […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201932 Views

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Growing wildfire prompts evacuation of High Level, Alta. – Red Deer Advocate

May. 21, 2019 HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — A northern Alberta town and a nearby First Nation are being evacuated due to the threat of an encroaching wildfire. Thousands of people are being told to leave High Level, as well as the Bushe River Reserve, via Highway 58 east of the communities since highways south and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201921 Views

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Notice of application – Enhanced Bitumen Recovery Technology Pilot Project

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1921176 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 003-00336673 from Imperial Oil Resources Limited (Imperial) for approval of the Enhanced Bitumen Recovery Technology (EBRT) Pilot Project: Experimental Scheme. This notice sets out the deadline for filing a statement of concern under […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201919 Views

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Two new forest fires being battled in Ontario’s Northwest – Tbnewswatch.com

Half-hectare blazes break out near Mishkeegogamang First Nation and northeast of Atikkan THUNDER BAY — Two new forest fires were confirmed in Ontario’s Northwest Region on Sunday. The half-hectare Sioux Lookout No. 5 is listed as not under control near Doghole Lake in Mishkeegogamang First Nation. For Frances No. 3 is also not under control […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201923 Views

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Six out-of-control wildfires burn in Alberta; High Level residents told to remain vigilant, Marlboro residents able to go home – Calgary Herald

About 4,000 people were told to leave their homes in the Town of High Level late Monday afternoon as a wildfire moves closer to the community. May 20, 2019 4:50 p.m. Town of High Level told to evacuate About 4,000 people were told to leave their homes in the Town of High Level late Monday […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201951 Views

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Ontario Invests $850,000 in Invasive Species Centre

Funding to support management and advance scientific research in the fight against invasive species May 17, 2019 The Ontario government is protecting what matters most by investing $850,000 in the Invasive Species Centre to support ongoing research and management of invasive species across the province. The Invasive Species Centre, based out of Sault Ste. Marie, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201953 Views

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Énergie Saguenay Project — Public Comments Invited

May 17, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Énergie Saguenay Project, located in the District of La Baie, Saguenay City, Quebec. Public Comment Period The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the potential environmental effects of the project and the proposed […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201926 Views

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Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation for the Mining Sector

May 17, 2019                   Ottawa, Ontario                                 Natural Resources Canada A changing climate is the single greatest global challenge of our time. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in climate adaptation and resilience, while supplying the minerals and metals needed for clean technologies throughout the world. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201939 Views

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Agencies keep high flood risk warnings for Sudbury, northeast – The Sudbury Star

May 17, 2019 Highway 535 between St. Charles and Noelville is closed due to flooding as agencies warned Thursday of increased flooding risk in the Sudbury area. The OPP said in a release that signs are in place at Highway 17 in Hagar, Highway 69 in French River and Highway 64 at Noelville to advise […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201922 Views

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Canadian Premium Sand Inc. Receives Environmental Approval

CALGARY, Alberta, May 17, 2019 — Canadian Premium Sand Inc. (TSXV:CPS) (“CPS” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce today that the government of Manitoba has approved the environmental licence necessary for the development of the Company’s Wanipigow Silica Sand Extraction Project (the “Wanipigow Sand Project”) near Seymourville, Manitoba and adjacent to Hollow Water First Nation reserve […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201933 Views

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Call for volunteers reissued as Jocko Point flooding again – My West Nipissing Now

May. 17th, 2019 Despite some early optimism, Jocko Point is flooding again. Thursday night’s strong wind resulted in high waves breaching the sandbag walls. The volunteer fire department at Nipissing First Nation began sandbagging efforts again Thursday night. NFN has again called for civilian volunteers who will be needed throughout the weekend and maybe into […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201924 Views

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B.C. celebrates Wild Salmon Day by supporting conservation

May 16, 2019 VICTORIA – As part of government’s work to protect salmon habitat and restore wild fish stocks in B.C., the Province is investing $5 million in the Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) to continue its wild salmon conservation work. “In B.C., wild salmon are part who we are. Coastal communities, First Nations, ecosystems and local […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201941 Views

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BHP Canada Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

May 16, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed BHP Canada Exploration Drilling Project, located 325 kilometres northeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201934 Views

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Flood risk assessment, mitigation funds help B.C. communities

May 16, 2019 VICTORIA – Twenty-two local and regional governments have been approved to receive their share of more than $3 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to support flood risk assessment, mapping and mitigation planning. Since the September 2017 Budget update, communities and governments throughout B.C. have received more than $20 million through the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201936 Views

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With Bill C-69, a weak environmental assessment system is about to get worse – rabble.ca

May 16, 2019 The Trudeau government has released its discussion paper on the much-anticipated “project list” regulations for Bill C-69, the controversial Impact Assessment Act, which will replace the current environmental assessment law. The project list identifies the types of projects that would have to undergo a federal environmental impact assessment. This is the key […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201934 Views

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Dams and river level management questioned as provincial task force examines flooding – OttawaMatters.com

Some residents along the river are angered by photos, circulating on social media, showing water levels in some spots on the Ottawa River that are low enough to expose riverbed, while communities downstream are flooded out. As the Ottawa River slowly recedes, the province will look at what can be done to reduce flooding in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201985 Views

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BC Government: Funding will enhance flood preparation

May 14, 2019 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is providing $750,000 to the Fraser Basin Council to support and explore flood management strategies. “The work to be undertaken by the Fraser Basin Council will keep British Columbians safe and help people throughout the province be more prepared and responsive to floods,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201934 Views

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Media Advisory – May 15 – Time to Clean Up Mining in B.C. (news conference, group photos)

VICTORIA, May 14,  2019  – As the demand for minerals mined in B.C. continues to rise, a new network of mining-affected communities, experts, and organizations from across the province join in Victoria on May 15 to launch a roadmap to help fix key mining problems in B.C. in relation to water pollution, polluter-pays principle, and respect […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201945 Views

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Selkirk College : Conference Opens Up Dialogue on Future of the Columbia River

May 13 2019 The legacy of the Columbia River Treaty has been defining element of the Selkirk College region for more than 50 years. In late-May the One River: Ethics Matter Conference will explore the impacts of the treaty and what can be done to ensure the environment is at the forefront of all future […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201925 Views

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Letter: New provincial bill threatens survival of some species in Ontario – BarrieToday.com

‘My Ontario does not include having to travel to other provinces and countries to see species that should be indigenous to our region,’ say Ontario Nature directors Globally, the survival of species is under threat at a degree unprecedented since the dawn of humankind. The recently released comprehensive report by the United Nations supported Intergovernmental […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201924 Views

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