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Statement: Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results delivers report

Following the release of the report Measuring Progress on Adaptation and Climate Resilience: Recommendations to the Government of Canada, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, issued the following statement: “Taking action to help Canadians adapt to climate change is a priority for the Government of Canada. The ability to adapt, prepare, and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 20187 Views

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Timiskaming Dam-Bridge of Quebec Replacement Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency June 20, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Timiskaming Dam-Bridge of Quebec Replacement Project, located on the Ottawa River, at the border between the provinces of Quebec and Ontario. The Agency invites the public […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20189 Views

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From the Ashes: Reimagining Fire Safety and Emergency Management in Indigenous Communities – The House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Presents its 15th Report

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Presents its 15th Report Ottawa, June 19, 2018 – Last year, wildfires forced the evacuation of 12,800 individuals from First Nation communities across the country. Compared to non-Indigenous communities, First Nation communities are disproportionally affected by these emergency events for a number of reasons, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201814 Views

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Public Notice: Milton Logistics Hub Project – Review Panel Invites Comments on Information Request Responses

June 15, 2018 – The Review Panel established for the joint process for the review of the proposed Milton Logistics Hub Project is notifying participants that the comments on the responses prepared by the proponent, the Canadian National Railway Company (CN), to Information Request packages 1 to 5 are due on July 16, 2018. Information Request packages […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201816 Views

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Federal report calls for reforms, new funding in nature protection – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 15, 2018  OTTAWA _ A new federal report calls for big changes in how natural areas are protected. The national advisory panel on how Canada should meet its 2020 conservation goals says the current approach is failing. The panel’s report says a new agency should be formed to co-ordinate provincial and federal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201814 Views

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Government of Canada supports Ontario innovators through Build in Canada Innovation Program

Driving Canadian innovations from the lab to the marketplace June 15, 2018 – Sudbury, Ontario – Public Services and Procurement Canada Through the Build in Canada Innovation Program, the Government of Canada is connecting Canadian innovators with their vital first customer and helping generate sustainable economic growth in communities across the country. Today, Paul Lefebvre, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201812 Views

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OFNTSC: Water Symposium Presentations now available!

Presentations from our 2018 First Nations Water Symposium are now avialable for download. We would like to thank all of our delegates for participating in the Symposium. The Symposium couldn’t have taken place without you. Please note that this is not all of the presentations given at the Symposium.  Looking for a presentation that’s not […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201811 Views

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BC Parks student rangers spring into action – BC Government

June 14, 2018 CULTUS LAKE – With rakes, saws, loppers, shovels and a heavy Pulaski axe in hand, six student rangers head out onto a trail at Cultus Lake, ready to take on whatever lies ahead. They are being led by seasoned BC Parks ranger Dylan Eyers, who works as a section head for the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20187 Views

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Parks Canada’s conservation and restoration projects protect nature and biodiversity

Report highlights Parks Canada’s efforts to maintain and restore ecological integrity June 8, 2018               Gatineau, Quebec           Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s Conservation and Restoration (CoRe) program plays an important role in supporting healthy ecosystems, protecting wildlife, and tackling climate change, and contributing to the recovery of species at risk. Science and Indigenous knowledge are the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 8, 20188 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on World Oceans Day

June 5, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Environment Day: “Today, on World Environment Day, we join the international community to celebrate the natural world around us and reflect on our shared responsibility to safeguard the environment for generations to come. “The theme for this year’s World Environment Day […]

by pmnationtalk on June 8, 201812 Views

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