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The Government of Yukon releases new quartz mining guide to help protect water in the Yukon

October 15, 2021 The Government of Yukon released guidelines to help the quartz mining industry address and reduce its impacts on water in the Yukon. The Yukon Guide for Developing Water Quality Objectives and Effluent Quality Standards provides quartz mining proponents with methods for determining water quality objectives and effluent quality standards for projects. Quartz […]

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Expert Q&A: Sea otters boost genetic diversity of eelgrass meadows

October 14, 2021 A unique interaction between sea otters and the flowing plant known as eelgrass has researchers looking closer at the co-evolution of the two species. In a paper published today in the journal Science, University of Victoria geography PhD graduate, Erin Foster, explains how the digging activities of sea otters disturbs eelgrass beds, […]

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Parks Canada’s new Coastie Initiative gets you in the picture with science

From: Parks Canada Citizen-centred research with the University of Windsor will help monitor coastal changes at five national parks October 15, 2021                           Gatineau, Québec                    Parks Canada Agency When you take a photo of yourself, […]

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Youth Panel on Climate Change presents recommendations to Government of Yukon to advance climate action

15/10/2021 Premier Sandy Silver, Minister John Streicker and Minister Nils Clarke met with the Youth Panel on Climate Change earlier today to receive their recommendations on climate action in the Yukon. Officials from Bringing Youth Towards Equality (BYTE), the Climate Change Secretariat and the Yukon First Nations Climate Fellows also attended the meeting. The Panel’s […]

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Why tensions are escalating on Wet’suwet’en territory over the Coastal GasLink pipeline – The Narwhal

Oct. 14, 2021 After TC Energy cleared an archaeological site, armed with permits issued by the province, Gidimt’en clan members and supporters set up a blockade to prevent the company from drilling under a river that’s part of an important salmon watershed Wet’suwet’en land defenders and supporters are occupying a Coastal GasLink pipeline worksite on […]

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TSB investigation of Lytton fire finds no evidence of railway operations’ involvement

Richmond, British Columbia, 14 October 2021 — Following the fire that destroyed the town of Lytton, BC on 30 June 2021, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) conducted significant investigative work to determine if there was a definitive connection between railway operations through Lytton, BC and the fire that destroyed the town. Please see the investigation page  for a full […]

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Canada has biodiversity targets. Now it needs accountability – The Narwhal

Oct. 14, 2021 As the UN Convention on Biological Diversity creates new targets, the federal government must take action or risk another dismal report card David Geselbracht’s writing can be found in The Globe and Mail, Maisonneuve, Canada’s National Observer, Grist and CBC.ca. He is completing a Juris Doctor degree at the University of Ottawa. […]

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Statement By Heiltsuk Nation on 5th Anniversary of Nathan E. Stewart Oil Spill

BELLA BELLA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – (Oct. 13, 2021) – Elected Chief Marilyn Slett of the Heiltsuk Nation issued the following statement on the 5th anniversary of the Nathan E. Stewart oil spill, which spilled 110,000 litres of diesel fuel, and other pollutants into Gale Pass, an important Heiltsuk food harvesting, village, and cultural site. The Nathan E. Stewart was […]

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Innu Nation repeatedly blindsided by Muskrat Falls announcements, letters show – CBC

Oct 14, 2021 Innu learned of major decisions at last minute — or through media Weeks before Ottawa and Newfoundland and Labrador unveiled their $5.2-billion agreement in principle on rate mitigation, the Innu Nation warned Liberal Premier Andrew Furey it would “not tolerate” a deal reached without its input. Letters obtained by CBC/Radio-Canada show the […]

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COO: Federal Environmental Funding for First Nations

This document only includes open programming and was last updated in September 2021. Please contact program leads directly for more information. Please note, the attached funding placemat provides an overview of current and open funding opportunities. This document is not intended to be comprehensive of all federal funding sources, and other federal funding opportunities not […]

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