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The erosion of Ontario’s Endangered Species Act threatens iconic Algonquin wolf – CanadianManufacturing.com

August 10, 2020 Harming dogs is a criminal act in Ontario, but shooting wolves is a sport. And while animal welfare legislation was recently strengthened, protection for Algonquin wolves could soon be set back if the government invokes changes made last year to the Endangered Species Act. When Ontario shut down in March, resources rightly […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202017 Views

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The Government of Canada announces funding for local projects to protect Great Lakes

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada Two local Thunder Bay community groups to receive $175,000 to improve water quality in Lake Superior August 7, 2020 – Gatineau, Quebec The Government of Canada’s top priorities are the health and safety of all Canadians throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of our efforts to ensure good health and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 202018 Views

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Mining: Noront Exploration and Eagle’s Nest Permitting Update – Net Newsledger

August 6, 2020 THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront”) (TSX Venture: NOT) is reopening Esker Site and mobilizing its team to resume exploration activities in the Ring of Fire. “We are initiating a late summer field program that will require 12-15 people during which we’ll employ soil sampling to explore for gold and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 20208 Views

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DND Extends Pumped Storage Commenting Period to September 30 – The Meaford Independent

06 August 2020 The Department of National Defence has extended the public commenting period for the proposed hydroelectric pumped storage facility on the Meaford Tank Range to September 30. “Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the Department of National Defence is extending its public engagement period on TC Energy’s proposed hydroelectric project at the 4th […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 20202 Views

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Attawapiskat Calls on Ontario to Engage in Meaningful Consultation with COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020 – Net Newsledger

July 31, 2020 ATTAWAPISKAT, ON – On July 8, 2020, the Ford government in Ontario introduced Bill 197 — the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020, and a mere 13 days later the Bill became law. This omnibus bill amends many statutes, foremost among them the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA). The changes put Ontario’s fragile environment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 20206 Views

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Ontario must act to prevent hidden deforestation, environmental group says – CBC

Wildlands League catalogues hundreds of barren land sites left behind by forest industry Jul 30, 2020 Thousands of hectares of boreal forest in northwestern Ontario have been laid to waste by the forest industry but remains unaccounted for under Ontario’s forest management and climate change plans, according to a new report from the Wildlands League. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202013 Views

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Attawapiskat First Nation Denounces Ford’s Undemocratic Environmental Risk: Statement on Bill 197 Changes to the Environmental Assessment Act

ATTAWAPISKAT, ON, July 30, 2020 – On July 8, 2020, the Ford government in Ontario introduced Bill 197 — the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020, and a mere 13 days later the Bill became law. This omnibus bill amends many statutes, foremost among them the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA). The changes put Ontario’s fragile environment, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202011 Views

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Minister Garneau launches a new call for proposals for abandoned boats projects through Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan

From: Transport Canada July 28, 2020      Ottawa      Transport Canada Abandoned or wrecked vessels pose an environmental, social and economic hazard in communities across Canada. They can pollute the marine environment, harm local businesses such as tourism and fisheries, damage infrastructure, interfere with navigation, and pose safety risks to Canadians.That is why the Government of Canada, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202013 Views

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Statement on passage of Bill 197 and changes to the Environmental Assessment Act

July 24, 2020 Fort Albany First Nation is deeply troubled at the rapid and potentially illegal passage of Bill 197 (COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2019) by the Government of Ontario on the evening of July 21, in the face of significant outcry and opposition. This omnibus bill was introduced on July 8 and included changes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 202049 Views

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Indigenous people more often face arrest, violence when protecting land say researchers – APTN News

Jul 22, 2020 After analysing thousands of environmental stand-offs around the world, a group of international researchers report that Indigenous people are more often threatened with arrest, violence, and in some cases death, than others. In a first of its kind study published in Global Environmental Change, researchers from all over the world looked at […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20208 Views

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