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The International Joint Commission and Garden River First Nation meet for important discussions on water protection in Ketegaunseebee

July 11, 2024 The International Joint Commission (IJC) met with Garden River First Nation (GRFN) at the Garden River Community Centre on July 9, 2024. The engagement served to establish a relationship and enhance communication about water issues of mutual concern. The IJC was established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 to help the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 20249 Views

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Update 7: Alberta wildfire information update: (July 11, 2 p.m.)

Jul 11, 2024 Alberta Emergency Alerts As of July 11, at 1 p.m., there is one Alberta Emergency Alert in effect: An evacuation order remains in place for Little Red River Cree Nation – Garden River. Currently, there is no immediate threat of the wildfire reaching the community. Little Red River Cree Nation has also […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202422 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources John Streicker providing update on Victoria Gold Corporation’s Eagle Gold Mine

July 11 2024 Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources John Streicker has issued the following statement: “The heap leach failure at Victoria Gold Corporation’s Eagle Gold mine has the potential for significant environmental impacts, and Yukoners across the territory are justly concerned about what this means to the land, water, animals, economy and the way […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202414 Views

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Boreal Conservation in Alberta Moves Forward Through Relationships and Reconciliation

SWAN RIVER, AB, July 11, 2024– Swan River First Nation (SRFN) and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) are pleased to announce the signing of a Relationship and Collaboration Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at advancing boreal forest conservation initiatives within Treaty 8 Territory. This MOU represents a significant step towards fostering a mutually respectful and collaborative partnership […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202426 Views

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Environment Ministers Discuss Priorities for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience and Explore Carbon Management

July 11, 2024 Federal, provincial, and territorial environment ministers discussed climate change adaptation and resilience, and carbon management at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) held yesterday. “Newfoundland and Labrador was pleased to host the 2024 meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment and discuss […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202439 Views

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Northern Ontario town votes to become a willing host for a nuclear waste repository – Montreal Gazette

Jul 11, 2024 Town council in Ignace, between Thunder Bay and Kenora, voted in favour of it at a special meeting earlier this week IGNACE, ONTARIO — A northwestern Ontario town has formally decided it is willing to become the site of a deep geological repository for Canada’s nuclear waste. The process for the $26-billion […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202437 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Band: Open Fire Prohibitions – Northwest Fire Centre

Lax Kw’alaams Lands and Emergency Services are updating residents and members that part of the Northwest Fire Centre is currently under a category 2 & 3 open fire prohibition – including a portion of Lax Kw’alaams’ traditional territory. A province wide campfire prohibition will also begin this Friday July 12 at noon. The current prohibited […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202422 Views

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Update 6: Alberta wildfire information update: (July 10, 3:30 p.m.)

Jul 10, 2024 As of July 10, at 1 p.m. there is one Alberta Emergency Alert in effect: An evacuation order is in place for Little Red River Cree Nation – Garden River. Currently, the community is not in immediate danger; however, Highway 58 access remains a concern, resulting in the evacuation order. Residents of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202444 Views

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Fight continues against secret hearings in challenge to CSIS spying on environmental groups

July 10, 2024 Ottawa, ON (unceded Anishinabe Algonquin Territory) – The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has appealed a recent Federal Court decision related to our 10-year fight for government accountability and transparency following our complaint against the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) for secretly and illegally spying on Indigenous land defenders and environmental […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202432 Views

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Stronger processes required to proactively protect Alberta’s surface water

July 10, 2024 EDMONTON, AB — A new report released today by Alberta’s Auditor General found that the government lacks effective processes to manage surface water allocation and use, and public reporting on surface water and the outcomes of surface water management is lacking. “Water plays a key role in Alberta’s economy, supporting major sectors […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202424 Views

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