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Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission invites participation in Pickering licence renewal hearing

Funding available for Indigenous, public, and stakeholder participation November 20, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is requesting authorization to continue operations until December 2024.  The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) offers funding to assist Indigenous groups, members of the public, and other stakeholders in participating in the licence application review and Commission […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 20174 Views

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New $155-Million Clean Growth Program Launched to Address Climate Change

November 20, 2017—Ottawa—Natural Resources Canada Building a clean-growth economy starts with sustainable and globally-competitive natural resource sectors that create good, middle-class jobs and prosperity for Canadians. Smart investments in clean technology can build on this Canadian advantage, ensure we meet our climate change commitments and create new opportunities and markets for our ingenuity and know-how. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 20174 Views

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COSEWIC call for bids for status reports or designatable unit report: Fall 2017

Experts are needed to write a Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) status report or a COSEWIC designatable unit report. November 16 to December 20, 2017 (until 3 pm Eastern time). Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Wildlife species for which a COSEWIC status report is needed Part 3: Wildlife species for […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 20177 Views

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Twin Flames bring their warmth to Canadian Folk Music Awards – Ottawa Citizen

November 16, 2017 There’s nothing like a deadline to light Twin Flames’ creative fire. Last spring, the Ottawa-based duo was still on a roll from winning a 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award as the year’s best aboriginal songwriters, and singer-songwriters Chelsey June and Jaaji decided they didn’t want to miss out on another shot at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 20174 Views

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Canada calls for a global alliance to phase out coal electricity

November 16, 2017 – Bonn, Germany Canada continues to play a leadership role at the United Nations Climate Change Conference by launching a global alliance to phase out coal electricity in partnership with the UK. Phasing out coal is one of many climate actions that will transition Canada to a clean growth economy. The Powering […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 20173 Views

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Deputy Minister Acknowledges the NWMO’s Innovative Approach

Canada’s Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, Philip Jennings, recently attended an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) conference, where his comments acknowledged the ongoing work of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO). At the IAEA’s International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Mr. Jennings – Canada’s Head […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201710 Views

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Ontario knew about mercury contamination near Grassy Narrows in 1990: report – CBC

Grassy Narrows chief says community exploring all options ahead of meeting with province, Ottawa Nov 12, 2017 A new report shows the Ontario government knew nearly 30 years ago that a mill site upstream from Grassy Narrows First Nation was contaminated with mercury. “There’s a continued liability on the province,” Grassy Narrows chief Simon Fobister […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20179 Views

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McKenna uses Twitter to troll coal from Bonn during U.S. event promoting it – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 14, 2017  By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A U.S. effort to stoke the fires of coal-powered electricity didn’t escape the attention of Canada’s environment minister Monday as Catherine McKenna used her Twitter account to troll the carbon-based fuel just as American officials were extolling its virtues. McKenna is in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20174 Views

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Canada’s push to eliminate coal power takes on U.S. clean coal in Bonn – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 12, 2017  By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Climate change talks in Germany are headed for a collision course on coal this week _ and Canada is right in the middle of it. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is arriving today in Bonn, Germany, to attend the second week of COP23, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 20174 Views

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Response to submission filed with Commission for Environmental Cooperation

November 10, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario Today, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, issued the following statement: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I am pleased to present our response to a submission filed with the Commission for Environmental Cooperation regarding the enforcement of the Fisheries Act in Alberta’s oil sands region. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 20176 Views

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