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Rainy River Project: Environmental Assessment Decision

January 12, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, announced today that the proposed Rainy River Project, located in the Township of Chapple, Ontario, is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. The Minister has identified in her environmental assessment decision statement the conditions that the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015308 Views

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ECO to release 2014 Energy Conservation Progress Report

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release his 2014 Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 at 10:00 am. Topics covered in this year’s Report include Review of Policy Developments 2013-2014 and updates on government target achievements. The conference will be held at the Queen’s Park Media Studio and will also be available […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 2015377 Views

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New Asian Carp Canada Website Makes a Splash

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – The Invasive Species Centre has partnered with Fisheries and Oceans Canada to launch a comprehensive Canadian website on Asian carps. Asian Carp Canada (www.asiancarp.ca) will provide information on all aspects of Asian carps, including the most recent prevention, warning, response and research efforts to address the overall ecological and socio-economic […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 2015309 Views

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Harper Government Launches Call for Proposals to Help Conserve Canada’s National Historic Sites

January 6, 2015 Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced the next call for proposals for Parks Canada’s National Historic Sites Cost-Sharing Program. The Program conserves Canada’s built heritage by helping to ensure Canada’s historic sites can be enjoyed by future generations. Since 2009, the program […]

by pmnationtalk on January 6, 2015273 Views

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KSM (Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell) Project – Environmental Assessment Decision and Project Recommendation\

December 19, 2014 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, announced today that the proposed KSM (Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell) Project, (the Project) located in British Columbia, is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2015357 Views

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Robb Trend Coal Mine Expansion Project – Federal Funding Allocated to Assist Public Participation in the Environmental Assessment

December 22, 2014 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is announcing today the allocation of $627,436 to 11 applicants to support their participation in the environmental assessment by a review panel of the proposed Robb Trend Coal Mine Expansion project in Alberta. Details of Allocation Applicant Allocation Foothills Ojibway […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2015319 Views

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Climate change, aboriginal treaty rights and urban sprawl are predicted to be the top Canadian environmental news stories in 2015

Dec 19, 2104 Environmental Defence releases its predictions of the top 10 environmental issues for next year Toronto, ON – As 2014 comes to a close, Environmental Defence, a national environmental charity, has released its predictions of the top 10 environmental news stories for 2015. Climate tops the list as citizens across Canada continue to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014305 Views

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Harper Government and Royal Ontario Museum Formalize Partnership to Bring the Story of the Franklin Expedition to Canadians

December 18, 2014 Toronto, Ontario Office of the Minister of the Environment, Parks Canada The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, along with Ms. Janet Carding, Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Director and CEO, today announced a partnering arrangement to create the Franklin Outreach Project. This innovative project aims […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014264 Views

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Chevron’s announcement to halt Arctic plans proves riskiness of offshore drilling

18 December 2014 (Toronto) – Regarding Chevron’s announcement to put its Arctic oil drilling plans on hold indefinitely, Greenpeace Canada Arctic Campaigner Farrah Khan released the following statement “Chevron’s decision to indefinitely halt its Arctic oil drilling plans is further proof that technical challenges of drilling in icy waters, where a spill is all but […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014340 Views

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Canada’s governments lagging on caribou conservation: CPAWS’ Annual Review

Dec 16 2014 Ottawa – In its second annual review of governments’ efforts to conserve Canada’s boreal caribou, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) finds that threats from industrial development to this species have continued to increase while conservation and restoration efforts have shown little progress across the country. CPAWS’ findings are reinforced by […]

by pmnationtalk on December 16, 2014372 Views

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