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Upcoming conference in Windsor: Imagining a future Canada now

October 8, 2015 WINDSOR – Just a week after the most hotly contested federal election in Canadian history, the Council of Canadians will host ImagiNations: Reframing our Collective Future at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts in Windsor. “Canadians have been through the wringer these past few months,” says Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2015313 Views

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Ontario Strengthens Environmental Protections for the Great Lakes

New Legislation Passes to Keep the Great Lakes Clean, Swimmable and Fishable October 7, 2015 Today Ontario passed the Great Lakes Protection Act which will strengthen the province’s ability to keep the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River clean, as well as to protect and restore the waterways that flow into them. Passing the Act […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2015315 Views

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UFCW Canada activists support Waawaasegaming Water Walk

Lake Simcoe, Ont. – October 7, 2015 – Recently, UFCW Canada activists joined members from various First Nations in Ontario to participate in the 2015 Waawaasegaming Water Walk ceremony to raise awareness about the importance of clean water on our planet. Waawaasegaming is the original name of the body of water known as Lake Simcoe, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2015210 Views

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New report advances the discussion around hydraulic fracturing and water issues in Canada

October 6, 2015 October 6, Waterloo, ON – Central to the vast majority of conversations about hydraulic fracturing is the issue of water – its use, its management and protection, and its ecological, social and economic importance. There are many unknowns, but this is a fast-paced and important area in which decisions being made should hinge upon […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2015286 Views

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Fisheries Assessment Starting in Lake Nipissing

October 6, 2015 Ontario, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation and Dokis First Nation, will be conducting a fisheries assessment in Lake Nipissing once the water temperatures reach 15 degrees Celsius. This generally happens between late September and mid-October.This annual project, now in its 18th year, will collect important information that will help to manage […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2015203 Views

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Water report: Without regulations, Canada is a fish out of water

October 2, 2015 OTTAWA – Canada is a water-rich country, with plenty to spare and share. But lakes can be deceiving, says Maude Barlow in her report Blue Betrayal: The Harper government’s assault on Canada’s freshwater. In the absence of adequate legislative protection against climate change over the past three decades, “Canada has lost enough […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2015323 Views

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Public Notice: Goliath Gold Project – Additional Federal Funding Allocated to Support Aboriginal Participation

October 1, 2015 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $44,958.97 to the Grassy Narrows First Nation to assist its participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Goliath Gold Project, located 20 kilometres east of the city of Dryden, Ontario. This funding is made available through the Participant Funding Program administered […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2015177 Views

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Ontario Science Centre presents exclusive documentary previews of CBC-TV’s The Nature of Things to encourage dialogue about science

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2015 – It’s a perfect pairing! The Ontario Science Centre and CBC-TV’s long-running science series The Nature of Things have teamed up to offer four exclusive documentary previews to encourage public dialogue about science. Proceeds from the previews will help the Science Centre continue its community access programs to make science and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2015224 Views

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Comments to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy re: Bill 52 Protection of Public Participation Act, 2014

September 24, 2015 Delivered By Anna Baggio: Thank you for allowing me to appear before you today on this very important bill. My name is Anna Baggio and I am the Director of Conservation Planning for CPAWS Wildlands League. We are a not-for-profit charity that has been working in the public interest to protect public […]

by mmnationtalk on September 25, 2015638 Views

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Toronto’s tastiest musical parade crawls upstream this Sunday

TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 — Thousands of Torontonians are expected to join the David Suzuki Foundation’s third annual Homegrown Park Crawl on Sunday, September 27, 2015. The free event will feature a parade led by adventurous musical acts through parks and residential streets along the former Garrison Creek in the city’s downtown west end. At […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2015331 Views

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