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Rouge National Urban Park, nearly 95% complete, becomes North America’s largest urban park

From: Parks Canada June 15, 2019 Greater Toronto Area Parks Canada Agency Nature is central to our identity as Canadians. Even when we live in big cities, we love to escape to forests, rivers, lakes, and wilderness. For millions of Canadians living in the Greater Toronto Area, Rouge National Urban Park puts nature in easy […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20195 Views

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Opinions wanted on Goliath Gold project – Dryden Now

14 June 2019 The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is seeking the public’s opinions on the proposed $130 million Goliath Gold project, set to be located just east of Dryden and north of Wabigoon. The company is hoping to start production next year. The agency is inviting residents and Indigenous organizations to comment on the draft […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20192 Views

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Public Notice – Schedule Now Available – Public Hearing for the Proposed Milton Logistics Hub Project

OTTAWA, June 13, 2019 –The updated schedule of presentations for the Public Hearing for the proposed Milton Logistics Hub Project (the Project) is now available. The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Milton, Ontario. The schedule is posted to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry at: http://ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/evaluations/document/129973?culture=en-CA. The hearing will […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 20195 Views

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Considerable’ study this summer to determine if mercury leaching upstream from Grassy Narrows, Ontario says – CBC

New studies underway since 2016 to determine if toxic chemical still entering the water Jun 13, 2019 Officials with Ontario’s environment ministry say field studies are continuing along the English-Wabigoon river system and at the pulp mill in Dryden to determine if the industrial property is an ongoing source of mercury leaching into the water […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 20193 Views

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Evacuees start to return home – Dryden Now

13 June 2019 The first wave of evacuees from Pikangikum First Nation are starting to make their way home. Evacuated community members who were sent to Winnipeg were flown home yesterday afternoon. There is currently no timetable for community members who were evacuated to other northern Ontario communities to return home. However, residents who were […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 20192 Views

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Anishinabek Chiefs-in-Assembly unanimously oppose small modular reactors on Anishinabek territory

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (June 12, 2019)—The Anishinabek Nation Chiefs-in-Assembly sent a strong message to the nuclear industry and the governments of Canada and Ontario on June 6 at the Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Assembly in Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation. The Chiefs unanimously endorsed a Grand Council Resolution stating their clear opposition to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 20197 Views

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Video: Our on-the-ground look at the Gogama forest fire – Sudbury.com

Heavy smoke led to road closures and the partial evacuation of a nearby First Nation On Saturday, June 8, the Hamlet of Gogama was issued a notice of voluntary evacuation in response to Timmins 2, a forest fire burning four kilometres west of the northern town. Two of our reporters headed out to Gogama on […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 20197 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Fully Supports the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council Demand for Consultations for the Outlet Channel Project in Manitoba

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Fully Supports the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council Demand for Consultations for the Outlet Channel Project in Manitoba June 12, 2019 (Ottawa, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde fully supports Interlake Reserves Tribal Council (IRTC) in its demand that the Government of Manitoba halt all work […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201910 Views

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Some already back in Pikangikum First Nation – The Chronicle Journal

About 375 Pikangikum First Nation forest-fire evacuees who have spent the better part of two weeks waiting it out in Thunder Bay hotels may be able to return home early next week, city officials said Tuesday. Since the Thunder Bay group was considered the most vulnerable — including young children, the elderly and those with […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 20195 Views

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Government of Canada supports Indigenous communities tracking the effects of climate change

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada June 10, 2019 – Ottawa (Ont.) – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The impacts of climate change are being felt across Canada, with significant implications for the lands and territories of Indigenous (Inuit, Métis and First Nation) communities. To help inform community-based solutions to the risks posed […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 20199 Views

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