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Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2018 — The amount of untreated grey water dumped in Canadian Arctic waters is projected to double by 2035 if left unregulated, this new report commissioned by World Wildlife Fund Canada shows. As climate change makes the frozen region more accessible, grey water from vessels’ galleys, showers and laundry is being released in increasing amounts […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201819 Views

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New Climate Action Fund open for applications

August 15, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians are working together to ensure that our children and grandchildren will have cleaner air, a healthier environment, and a stronger economy. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the President and CEO of Ingenium, Christina Tessier, were at the Canadian Heritage Plaza Bridge to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 201817 Views

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Grassy Still Seeking Answers On Mercury Clean Up – 89.5 The Lake FM

August 15, 2018 The NDP MPP for the Kiiwetinoong Riding is seeking more information about remediation work that’s supposed to be carried out on the English-Wabigoon River system. Sol Mamakwa says he was told last week Ministry officials were meeting to discuss the issue, but local residents are still in the dark. “Chief Rudy Turtle […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201817 Views

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Media advisory: Minister McKenna will launch the Climate Change Fund to help increase action and awareness on climate change

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada Ottawa, Ontario – August 14, 2018 – Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will launch the Climate Action Fund—an initiative that will support clean-growth projects driven by youth, Indigenous Peoples, not-for-profit organizations, and small and medium-sized businesses in communities across Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201821 Views

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Century Gold Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency August 13, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Century Gold Project, located in Timmins, Ontario. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201824 Views

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One trillion litres of sewage leaked into lakes and rivers over last five years – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 13, 2018 By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Last Wednesday, a team of people from the Lake Ontario Waterkeeper environmental group descended on the Toronto harbourfront looking for any signs the previous night’s massive, flash-flood rainfall had caused the city’s ancient combined sewer system to overflow into the lake. They […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201820 Views

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Saugeen Pow Wow This Weekend – 98 the Beach

August 10, 2018 The 47th annual Saugeen First Nation Pow Wow takes place this weekend. The Saugeen First Nation has a competition Pow Wow annually on the second weekend of August showcasing Native Dance, Handicraft, and Contemporary Native music. Dancers and singers compete for money. The Pow Wow grounds are located at the James Mason […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201819 Views

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Parry Sound 33 Forest Fire Now Being Held

August 9, 2018  Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry After three weeks of battling it from the air and ground, firefighters have succeeded in containing Parry Sound 33, the largest forest fire in central Ontario, to its current size for the past few days, and have upgraded its status. The status of the fire, which […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201814 Views

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As ‘God’s country’ burns in northern B.C., the Tahltan people pull together – CBC

Help arrives from Yukon and across First Nation’s territory as two massive wildfires appear set to merge Aug 08, 2018 When wildfire smoke began rolling into Dease Lake, B.C., and breathing became more difficult, Dawn Loverin packed up her grandchildren and her mother and drove them north to Whitehorse. She returned home to a scary […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20188 Views

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CNSC renews Ontario Power Generation’s Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission News release Following a two-part public hearing held on April 4, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario and from June 25 to 29, 2018 in Pickering, Ontario, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) today announced its decision to renew Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 20188 Views

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