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Statement from Premier Silver on the passing of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Doris McLean

January 25, 2018 Premier Sandy Silver released the following statement today: “It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Carcross/Tagish First Nation Elder Doris McLean. On behalf of my colleagues and the Government of Yukon, I extend my deepest condolences to her family, friends and community. She leaves behind an extraordinary and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2018622 Views

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The Government of Canada wants to hear from Canadians, on the Ottawa River watershed

From Environment and Climate Change Canada January 25, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec Canada is committed to safeguarding our country’s freshwater resources for generations to come. Environment and Climate Change Canada has begun a study on the Ottawa River watershed, and it is engaging Canadians on this initiative. The study is in response to Motion M-104—from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2018553 Views

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Congress of Aboriginal Peoples’ growing impatient with continued exclusionary process adopted by Federal Government’s exclusion of off-reserve Indigenous Peoples

January 25, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) and its constituency are growing increasingly impatient with the Federal Government’s repeated exclusion of the voices of off-reserve Indigenous People from Federal-Provincial-Territorial meetings that are detrimental to their welfare and rights. CAP has been intentionally excluded from the 2018 Emergency Meeting on Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2018507 Views

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Lieutenant-Governor Requests Nominations for the Lieutenant Governor’s Make a Difference Community Awards

January 24, 2018 Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon is requesting nominations for the Lieutenant Governor’s Make a Difference Community Awards, which are presented annually to six deserving individuals from across the province.  The awards will be presented at the 35th Annual Volunteer Awards banquet on April 19 at the Victoria Inn and Conference Centre in Winnipeg. The awards […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2018671 Views

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Environmental experts lay out expectations for federal environmental assessment bill – Ecojustice

January 25, 2018 Commitment to sustainability, public participation and reconciliation essential in next-generation assessment law OTTAWA – A coalition of experts from Canadian environmental groups and academic institutions is calling for stronger safeguards and fairer processes for reviewing proposals in the federal government’s new assessment law. A bill to replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2018552 Views

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The Big Heist: Ottawa Hands Offshore Regulation to Oil Industry

January 24, 2018 K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX)  —  An alliance of twenty Atlantic Canadian and Quebec environmental, Indigenous, and fishery organizations gathered today to express alarm that offshore petroleum boards would be given more power over oceans off Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and in the Gulf of St. Lawrence under the Liberal government’s plan to modify […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2018566 Views

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ECO – Have your say: comment on the recovery strategy for the Algonquin wolf

The Algonquin wolf, also known as the eastern wolf, is an iconic Ontario species and an ecologically important predator. Algonquin wolves have a direct influence on their prey, including beaver, deer and moose. Their presence in the ecosystem also has many indirect effects on plants, animals and ecological processes. This wolf used to be found […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2018550 Views

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StFX program pairing international and domestic students and the local community receives community health funding

January 24, 2018 A new StFX initiative that helps build friendships between international and domestic students and the local community has received funding from the Antigonish Town and County Community Health Board, in connection with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Here, members of StFX’s Global Connections Buddy Program are seen enjoying an evening of curling. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2018600 Views

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Looking for an Expert on Drinking Water in First Nations Communities? U of G Is the Place

January 25, 2018 Drinking water quality in First Nations communities has come under the media spotlight. The federal government’s promise to get rid of all drinking water advisories in First Nations communities by March 2021 became a bigger task this week as the number of water systems with long-term drinking water advisories increased. As part […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2018524 Views

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Call for National Risk Assessment Working Group Participants – FSC Canada

Thursday, 25 January 2018 The National Risk Assessment (NRA) seeks to determine the risk designation for all 5 controlled wood categories, following the framework established by FSC International. The National Risk Assessment for Canada, once approved, will replace Company Risk Assessments currently used by FSC Certificate Holders sourcing non-certified material originating in Canadian forests. Since […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2018638 Views

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