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Conserving Wetlands to Help Fight Climate Change

Protecting Diverse Habitats Across Ontario July 20, 2017 2:06 P.M. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Ontario is strengthening the protection and increasing the rate of wetland recovery across the province. Wetlands are an essential component of Ontario’s biodiversity and are vital in mitigating the impacts of climate change by lowering the risk of flooding […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 20175 Views

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Members of the Ad Hoc Cabinet Committee on Federal Recovery Efforts for 2017 BC Wildfires met today to discuss additional measures to support those affected by British Columbia wildfires

July 20, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Government of Canada The Government of Canada recognizes the hardship Canadians have encountered due to the recent wildfires in British Columbia (BC) and is committed to supporting them through these difficult times. To help the many affected communities, the Ad Hoc Cabinet Committee on Federal Recovery Efforts for 2017 BC […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 20175 Views

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MNO Representative added to Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority – MNO

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority is adding an Indigenous voice to its Community Liaison Advisory Committee. On May 17, 2017, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Niagara Region Métis Council (NRMC) had a member appointed to the Community Liaison Advisory Committee (CLAC) alongside two members from the public at large. The change comes as part […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 20172 Views

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NWAC Encourages Indigenous Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction as BC Wildfires Continue

July 19, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is mindful of the great risk to the safety of Indigenous women, girls, transgender, and Two-Spirit people as wildfires continue to encroach on populated areas of British Columbia.  In addition to great concern for the safety of communities at risk of fire and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201711 Views

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Northwestern Ontario’s biggest forest fire still burns – Sudbury.com

THUNDER BAY — The largest forest fire of the year in the Northwest continues to burn in a remote area about 300 kilometres north of Thunder Bay. Dubbed Nipigon 09 by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the fire has burned across an area of more than 10,000 hectares since it was sparked by […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 20179 Views

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Allenford Could Get Natural Gas Pipeline – Blackburn News

July 19, 2017 South Bruce Peninsula council is taking a step towards bringing natural gas to the community of Allenford. Council voted 3-1 to endorse an application by Union Gas to run a pipeline to the small community located on Highway 21 between Owen Sound and Saugeen First Nation. The move follows a failed attempt […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 201713 Views

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Media Advisory – Science Minister Duncan to meet with climate change researchers in the High Arctic

Ottawa, July 14, 2017—The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will be the first Minister of Science to meet with scientists who are actively monitoring the impacts of climate change in Canada’s most northern regions such as Resolute, Nunavut.  During her trip, which takes place from July 17 to 21, the Minister will also tour […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 201711 Views

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Protectors of the Land video series – MLI

We hear a lot about environmental assessment for major natural resource projects. But what should environmental assessment look like? What does the future hold for EA in Canada? And what do we even mean by environmental assessment? In July 2017 MLI released a series of videos with Bram Noble, a thought leader on how to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 201711 Views

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Minister Garneau announces extension of the St. Lawrence Seaway agreement

July 14, 2017       Ottawa, Ontario       Transport Canada The Government of Canada recognizes that the St. Lawrence Seaway is an important, competitive and sustainable transportation corridor that provides economic opportunities for Canada’s middle class. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced a five-year extension to the Government of Canada’s agreement with the St. Lawrence […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 20178 Views

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Prime Minister announces action on British Columbia wildfires

Providence, Rhode Island July 14, 2017 The Government of Canada will do its utmost to help the people of British Columbia facing the immediate and long-term impacts of destructive wildfires. That is why the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the creation of a new ad hoc Cabinet committee to coordinate federal efforts to help […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 20178 Views

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