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Inspired by the Oka Crisis, Tracey Deer hopes her new film Beans will change perspectives – CBC

Jul 27, 2021 Mohawk filmmaker discusses her coming-of-age story set during the 1990 standoff When Mohawk filmmaker Tracey Deer began working on her coming-of-age film Beans, she intended to show Canadian audiences what it was like to be an Indigenous child during the turbulent 78-day conflict known as the Oka Crisis. Deer was born in […]

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Well water fears fuel calls to halt proposed bottling plant near B.C. village – CBC

Jul 27, 2021 Application for a plant near Clinton, B.C., is meeting opposition from First Nations, environmentalists Angie Kane knows how important well water is when you live in the heart of dry, rural B.C. For 17 years, she lived on a ranch outside Clinton, a semi-desert village about 120 kilometres northwest of Kamloops. Many […]

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Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization Wildfire Bulletin

The province, with representatives from multiple departments and agencies, including the Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) and the Manitoba Wildfire Service as well other partners, are monitoring 23 new fires reported over weekend, with no communities at direct risk of fire. There are currently 128 active fires and 351 fires to date. Impacted hydro lines along […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20218 Views

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Parks Canada pulls back on Burleigh Falls dam replacement after Indigenous rallies – Peterborough Examiner

July 27, 2021 After weeks of rallies from area Indigenous groups earlier this year, Parks Canada has decided to hold off on the Burleigh Falls Dam replacement project while it seeks consultations with First Nation stakeholders. In January of this year, the dam site north of Peterborough was home to a demonstration looking to raise […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202113 Views

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Province not declaring state of emergency over forest fire situation in northwest – TBNewsWatch.com

As many as 3,000 individuals from First Nations communities have been evacuated so far due to the ongoing threat of forest fires and smoke THUNDER BAY – Despite calls from opposition members of provincial parliament and First Nation leaders, the provincial government will not be declaring a state of emergency over the wildfire situation in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202117 Views

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City of Iqaluit: Waterways cleanup event

July 26, 2021 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association and the City of Iqaluit are collaborating to inspire community members and businesses to keep our waterways clean. Iqaluit’s waterways, creeks, rivers, ocean, and beachfront areas are important to the overall health, safety and well-being of our community. The annual waterways cleanup event takes place this year on […]

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More air quality alerts issued as smoke, over 140 forest fires plague northwestern Ontario – CBC

Jul 26, 2021 Restricted fire zone remains in effect for parts of the region Air quality statements to more northwestern Ontario communities have been issued by Environment Canada as they deal with smoke and poor visibility due to over 140 forest fires burning Monday in the region as well as in Manitoba. The statements affect the […]

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Wildfire Update: Joint Statement from Ontario Ministers – NetNewsLedger

TORONTO – Wildfire Update – Our government, through Emergency Management Ontario and the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry, has committed significant resources to keep communities safe from wildfires across Ontario’s northwest and to support evacuations to host communities across the province. This includes the evacuation of over 3,000 people through the complete evacuations of Poplar […]

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UN again urges Canada to get on with saving Wood Buffalo park – Cabin Radio

The United Nations again told Canada to do more to save Wood Buffalo National Park as the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation released a report detailing how the park harmed its people. At an online meeting in China on Friday, Unesco – the UN body for education, science, and culture – approved a decision (see page […]

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Northwest Fire Region – July 25, 2021 – Wildfire Update – Netnewsledger

14 New Fires Reported Today Thunder Bay – Wildfire Update – At the time of this update there were 140 active fires in the northwest region. 48 fires were not under control, 7 fires were being held, 25 fires were under control and 60 fires were being monitored. 14 new fires were discovered in the northwest […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202117 Views

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