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State Of Emergency Declared On Whitedog Due to Smoke From Forest Fire – 89.5 The Lake FM

July 20, 2018 A State of Emergency has been declared on the Wabaseemoong First Nation. It’s because of smoke from a forest fire burning about 20 kilometers northwest of the community. Kenora Fire #71 has been growing steadily since the weekend and is low listed at over 68 hundred hectares in size. Right now, vulnerable […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 20184 Views

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The Government of Canada invests in Great Lakes protection and restoration

July 19, 2018 – Port Colborne, Ontario The Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canada’s natural legacy and freshwater resources. Part of this commitment is protecting and restoring the water quality and ecosystem health of the Great Lakes, a vitally important environmental, economic, and cultural resource for millions within its basin and beyond. Today, the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 20185 Views

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Wabaseemoong Declares State Of Emergency – 931 The Border

July 20, 2018 A northwestern Ontario First Nation has declared a state of emergency because of smoke from a nearby forest fire. Wabaseemoong Independent Nation is evacuating seniors, children and those with respiratory problems to nearby First Nation communities in the Kenora area. They are being told to prepare to be away from their homes […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 20184 Views

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Renewable energy remains a minor source of energy: Philip Cross in the Hill Times – MLI

July 18, 2018 Abundant energy is the beating heart of our economy and society, driving the ongoing search for new energy sources. At one time, nuclear energy and then briefly fusion promised unlimited power at little economic or environmental cost. Since the 1970s, renewables from wind and solar power have held out the tantalizing prospect […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20184 Views

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The NWMO issues Reconciliation Statement collaboratively with Indigenous Elders and youth

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is taking a significant step towards reconciliation by acknowledging historical wrongs in Canada’s past and the need to create a better future by addressing the challenges of today. This acknowledgment forms part of the NWMO’s Reconciliation Statement, which was finalized through an Indigenous ceremony. Members of the Council of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 20185 Views

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Government of Canada connects over 3,700 students to green jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Students to gain meaningful work experience in parks and other natural settings across Canada July 18, 2018     Thunder Bay, Ontario            Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs, including in the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 20183 Views

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CPAWS: Annual Parks Report outlines action plan for meeting Canada’s land and freshwater protection targets

July 17, 2018 OTTAWA – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) released its annual Parks Report today, What’s Next: Parks and Protected Areas to 2020 and Beyond, which recommends how governments in Canada – federal, provincial, territorial and Indigenous – can work together to achieve Canada’s international commitment to protect at least 17% of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 20185 Views

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Wabaseemoong Resident Raises Concern Over Forest Fire – 89.5 The Lake FM

July 17, 2018 Some residents on the Wabaseemoong First Nation say they are concerned with the proximity of a large wild fire burning near their community. Kenora Fire #71 has grown to more than two thousand hectares in size and is located about 33 kilometers northwest of White Dog. Kerry Carpenter says it’s unclear if […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 20184 Views

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Trudeau Youth Council – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 16, 2018 11:54 OTTAWA – Members of Justin Trudeau’s youth council are urging the prime minister to withdraw his decision to buy Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline. Sixteen past and present members of the youth council are releasing a letter to Trudeau expressing their “disappointment” in the Liberal government’s move to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 20188 Views

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Public comments invited on new regulatory document on recovery from a nuclear emergency

July 16, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public to review REGDOC-2.10.1, Emergency Management and Fire Protection, Volume II: Framework for Recovery in the Event of a Nuclear Emergency, and to provide their comments on the document. This regulatory document outlines guidance that decision makers may need to consider prior to, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 20188 Views

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