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Pikangikum evacuees in Regina start returning to northern Ont., but full plan not yet decided – CBC

Each charter flight has a capacity of about 35 people Jul 17, 2019 Dozens of wildfire evacuees from the Pikangikum First Nation returned to northern Ontario on Tuesday and dozens more could follow, the Saskatchewan government announced on Wednesday. Two flights out of Regina on Tuesday returned 41 evacuees to Ontario and another three or […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 20195 Views

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Fund launched to support Pikangikum fire evacuees in Thunder Bay – Tbnewswatch.com

‘Citizens are concerned and looking to support,’ says Thunder Bay Community Foundation. THUNDER BAY — A fundraising drive is underway to help support the nearly 1,000 people who have travelled to Thunder Bay from Pikangikum First Nation because of a nearby forest fire. The Thunder Bay Community Foundation is starting the Thunder Bay Good Neighbour […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 20197 Views

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Bending Lake Iron Project – Public Comments Invited

July 15, 2019 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Bending Lake Iron Project, located southwest of Ignace, Ontario. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and its potential effects on the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 20199 Views

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Evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation paused as forest fire gets smaller – Globalnews.ca

July 14, 2019 PIKANGIKUM, Ont. – Officials say evacuations have been put on hold in Pikangikum First Nation as the forest fire near the northern Ontario community has reduced in size. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says that as of Sunday, the fire burning near Pikangikum was about 447 square kilometres. Jonathan Scott […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 20198 Views

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Government of Canada to Help Schools, Hospitals and Businesses Fight Climate Change

July 12, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Climate change is a real threat to Canadians’ quality of life and to our growing economy. We need to take serious action to protect our communities, our economy, and our planet in a way that’s affordable for people. To help fight climate change and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201911 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald responds to the Northern Ontario Fire Crisis and Calls on all levels of Government for Assistance

(Toronto, July 11, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is responding to the second evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation in just over a month. Community members of Pikangikum First Nation are being evacuated due to an ongoing and out of control fire crisis that is quickly spreading over Northern Ontario and impacting neighbouring communities. Pikangikum […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201914 Views

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City to Host Forest Fire Evacuees from Pikangikum First Nation

July 10, 2019 The City of Thunder Bay is preparing to receive approximately hundreds more people beyond expressed capacity from Pikangikum First Nation after an evacuation order was called for the community due to the threat of a nearby 404-square kilometre forest fire. The City publicly communicated its capacity last week at 400 evacuees, but […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201912 Views

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Funding to Support Indigenous Participation in the new Impact Assessment System

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency July 10, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through a new Indigenous Capacity Support Program to Indigenous peoples, communities and organizations to help develop skills to better participate in the new impact assessment process. Improvements proposed in the new impact assessment system for Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201914 Views

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Mississauga Moving Forward on Massive Waterfront Redevelopment Project – insauga.com

July 9, 2019 Although the City of Mississauga is often referred to as a suburb (and still boasts a ton of distinctly suburban subdivisions), it’s growing quite rapidly and moving forward on a number of ambitious place-making projects. One such placemaking project is Inspiration Port Credit, a plan that includes the grand-scale revitalization of Mississauga’s […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 20196 Views

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Holding Back the River – Toronto Star

July 8, 2019 It used to be, before the time of barometers and weather instruments, the Cree of James Bay could tell the coming weather by the night stars and moon. Now, the stars tell a different story than they did in the past. The Elders see stark changes written in the sky. The winters […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201914 Views

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