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Nibinamik First Nation-area fire doubles in size – Tbnewswatch.com

MNRF says community is not threatened DRYDEN, Ont. — The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry reports that two lightning-caused forest fires near the Nibinamik First Nation continue to expand. The community, however, is under no immediate threat. The larger of the fires burned 3,000 more hectares between Monday afternoon and Tuesday afternoon, reaching a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 20186 Views

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Statement: Celebrating World Oceans Day in the Arctic

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada OTTAWA – As Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, I’m thrilled to mark this year’s World Oceans Day in the Arctic, which is being celebrated in Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, a small Inuvialuit community located on the west coast of Victoria Island. Canada’s Arctic is vast and beautiful. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 20188 Views

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Ecofiscal Commission urges governments to make environmental disasters less likely by closing gaps in policy

Ottawa, July 11, 2018—Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission today released a new report, Responsible Risk: How putting a price on environmental risk makes disasters less likely. Environmental disasters — for example, train derailments, tailings pond failures, or oil spills — are infrequent, but also potentially costly. The economic activity that drives our prosperity comes with risk to the environment. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 20189 Views

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Grizzly Exports – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 9, 2018 By Laura Kane VANCOUVER – A new report commissioned by the David Suzuki Foundation says hunters from the European Union were granted export permits for grizzly bear trophies from British Columbia, even though the EU has banned the import of the items. The report’s author reviewed export […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201810 Views

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Government of Canada Invests in Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park

From: Parks Canada Investments aim to support conservation efforts and modernize infrastructures July 5, 2018 Tadoussac, Quebec Parks Canada Agency Canada is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking coastlines that include precious ecosystems and rich biodiversity. The Government of Canada, through the Oceans Protection Plan, is committed to protecting our national parks and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201812 Views

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Notice of public meeting and participant funding offerings for the review of two regulatory oversight reports

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission July 3, 2018 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist Indigenous peoples, members of the public and stakeholders to participate in the review of two regulatory oversight reports at a public meeting on December 12–13, 2018. The two reports are: The Regulatory Oversight Report on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201814 Views

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UNESCO declares Pimachiowin Aki Canada’s first “mixed” cultural and natural WHS

  UNESCO declares Pimachiowin Aki Canada’s first “mixed” cultural and natural WHS Unique First Nation/provincial government partnership wins new global status for “The Land That Gives Life” Manama, Bahrain: JULY 1, 2018:  The UNESCO World Heritage Committee today inscribed the Pimachiowin Aki boreal forest spanning the Manitoba–Ontario boundary as a World Heritage Site, recognizing the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 1, 201815 Views

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CNSC invites the public to comment on new regulatory document on management systems

June 28, 2018 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is consulting the public, Indigenous peoples and stakeholders on draft regulatory document REGDOC-2.1.1, Management System, until August 31, 2018. This regulatory document contains supplemental information for meeting requirements set out in CSA N286-12, Management system requirements for nuclear facilities, and will also be used to provide more information on […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 201813 Views

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Why global environmentalists are silent on Venezuela’s mining crisis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 26, 2018 By Isaac Nahon-Serfaty, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Isaac Nahon-Serfaty, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa Venezuela […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201811 Views

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It’s essential that Canadians act now’ on climate change: federal report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 26, 2018  By Michael Tutton THE CANADIAN PRESS Climate change is already having a big impact _ and Canadian governments urgently need to collect and publish data showing how safe their citizens are from floods, fires and other hazards, a federal advisory panel says. In a report Tuesday, the panel says basic […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201810 Views

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