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Indigenous women urge Hamilton council to apologize to the water after Chedoke spill – CBC

At least 3 councillors say they’re willing to participate in a quiet waterfront ceremony Dec 11, 2019 A group of Indigenous women will hold a quiet ceremony this month for Hamilton city councillors to apologize directly to the water for the Chedoke Creek spill. Nibi Awan Bimaadiziwin, which describes itself as “two spirit, Indigenous women […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20198 Views

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Canadian Rangers Assist in North Spirit Lake FN and Bearskin Lake FN Crisis Situations – Net Newsledger

December 10, 2019 Canadian Rangers have helped evacuate a remote First Nation in Northern Ontario and delivered an emergency program for at-risk youth in a second isolated community facing a drug addiction crisis. North Spirit Lake First Nation, a small Oji-Cree community 520 kilometers north of Thunder Bay, declared an emergency and asked for federal […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20197 Views

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Activist Thunberg turns spotlight on Indigenous struggle at climate summit – Net Newsledger

December 10, 2019 Indigenous activists argue that their communities contribute almost none of the fossil fuels emissions driving climate change, but bear the brunt of its effects MADRID (Reuters) – Teen activist Greta Thunberg turned a spotlight on the struggles of the world’s indigenous peoples against climate change on Monday, appearing at a U.N. summit […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20195 Views

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NWAC Travels to COP25, 25th UN Climate Change Conference

(Ottawa, ON): The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) will have a strong presence at COP25, the 25th UN Climate Change Conference, which is designed to take the next steps in the climate change process, in advance of full operationalization of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2020. Among the focus areas up for discussion […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20198 Views

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Amnesty International to intervene in historic Supreme Court carbon pricing challenge

December 09, 2019 Amnesty International will appear as an intervening party before the Supreme Court of Canada in Saskatchewan and Ontario’s historic legal challenges of the federal carbon pricing plan. The two cases will be heard jointly on March 24-25, 2020. The human rights organization was granted leave to intervene on December 4. This case […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20196 Views

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Pembina Institute: Report documents political will on key climate actions

Pembina Institute highlights potential for collaboration in Winning on Climate: Action plan for a decarbonized Canadian economy Dec. 5, 2019 OTTAWA — Key actions to successfully decarbonize Canada’s economy, and the political will across all parties on each, are documented in the Pembina Institute’s newest report, Winning on Climate: Action plan for a decarbonized Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 20198 Views

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Mississauga Tackles Climate Change with City’s First Comprehensive Climate Change Action Plan

The City of Mississauga is ready to fight climate change with the City’s first comprehensive Climate Change Action Plan which focuses on mitigation and adaptation actions. December 4, 2019 Today, General Committee welcomed the City’s first comprehensive Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP). The plan focuses on both mitigation and adaptation and sets out actions for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 20199 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 partners with Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong Launch Youth Strategy

December 4, 2019 Kenora, ON — Grand Council Treaty #3 and its Territorial Planning Unit in partnership with Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong launched the Climate Adaptation Youth Strategy Development Project this week which will give youth an opportunity to discover how their climate is changing in their territory. This project will involve 36 Youth, Coordinators, Elders, and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 20196 Views

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NUPGE: Fighting for environmental justice

The struggle to achieve environmental sustainability must be inextricably linked to efforts to oppose inequality in all its forms. Ottawa (4 Dec. 2019) — Environmental and climate change disproportionately affect poor and marginalized communities. As we release the next two backgrounders in our series, We Must Act for an Environmentally Sustainable Future, we reflect on the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201911 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde and Ontario Regional Chief Archibald Support Immediate Action on a Mercury Care Home for Grassy Narrows First Nation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde and Ontario Regional Chief Archibald Support Immediate Action on a Mercury Care Home for Grassy Narrows First Nation OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald stood today with Grassy Narrows First Nation Chief Rudy Turtle, representatives from the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20199 Views

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