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New $206 million Climate Action and Awareness Fund to support youth, scientists, and researchers across Canada

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada September 17, 2020 – Vancouver, British Columbia Canadians from coast to coast to coast are taking action in their communities to fight climate change. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting community-based projects that reduce emissions, create good, green jobs, and make life more affordable for Canadians. Today, […]

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NWMB Regular Meeting 003-2020 Highlights

Regular Meeting (RM 003-2020) On September 2, 2020, the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB or Board) held its Regular Meeting ( RM 003-2020) online using the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The Board received submissions from the Government of Nunavut, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and Environment and Climate Change Canada. The complete set of the RM003-2020 submissions […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202099 Views

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Youth Climate Strikers Are Trying To Take Back O’Toole’s ‘Take Back Canada’ – HuffPost Canada

They say Indigenous “Land Back” movements used the phrase long before O’Toole or the Tories. A group of youth climate activists are challenging Conservative Party of Canada leader Erin O’Toole’s “Take Back Canada” slogan, saying they actually used it first. Members of Climate Strike Canada have filed an application to trademark the phrase, arguing its […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202064 Views

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Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Expansion Project – Participant Funding Available

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada September 16, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous peoples in the federal impact assessment for the proposed Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Expansion Project, located on Tilbury Island, in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2020107 Views

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“Now is the time to plan a clean and resilient recovery”, says Task Force in final report

Ottawa, ON – The Task Force for a Resilient Recovery shares its final report, recommending CAD 55.4 billion in green recovery investments to support long-term jobs and economic growth. September 16, 2020 Investments in a post-COVID-19 economic recovery will either kick-start jobs and growth for a cleaner, more resilient economy or lock Canada into a high-pollution future. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202084 Views

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Twenty Years of Progress: 2019 CFN-GBI Annual Report

September 15, 2020 Since Coastal First Nations came together two decades ago, we have experienced many successes in protecting our environment and building a sustainable coastal economy. As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to test our resilience and resolve, this is certainly not the way we had expected to celebrate our 20th anniversary. But our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2020104 Views

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What the Arctic’s transition to a ‘new climate’ looks like – RCI

September 16, 2020 Lawrence Ruben has lived in the Arctic all his life, and is still learning about the changing region. In the 1970s, there was one guarantee when he would head out on the land — the conditions would be predictable and relatively the same as the previous year. Elders and knowledge holders would […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202052 Views

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Concerns about nuclear waste near Ignace, Ont., prompts one woman to hit the pavement – CBC

Darlene Necan says not enough Indigenous people raising their concerns over nuclear repository Sep 16, 2020 One woman’s concern over a proposed nuclear waste repository near Ignace, Ont., means she will walk hundreds of kilometres to raise awareness about the project. For the past decade, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has engaged the Township […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202074 Views

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Statement: UN Biodiversity Report Calls for Greater Role for Indigenous Peoples

Ottawa: Tues. September 15, 2020: The United Nations Global Biodiversity Outlook reports that the international community has failed to meet 2020 commitments to reverse dangerous declines in animal and plant species. It calls for scaling up solutions, including expanding protected areas and strengthening the role of Indigenous Peoples in biodiversity strategies. Frank Brown, senior leader […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202087 Views

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Creating jobs and improving Alberta’s parks

Alberta taxpayers are spending $43 million to enhance, repair and protect Alberta’s provincial parks while creating more than 290 jobs when they are needed most. Alberta’s parks are a key part of our economy, supporting opportunities and jobs in tourism, hospitality and services, making them an important part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan. Tax dollars will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202082 Views

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