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Integrating Ontario’s carbon pollution pricing system for large industrial emitters with the federal fuel charge

From: Department of Finance Canada Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada The Government of Canada is committed to strong and effective climate action, including our price on pollution. Canada’s price on pollution gives Canadian businesses certainty about the future carbon price, providing a clear incentive to invest in the clean innovations that position Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20214 Views

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Stop fighting First Nations children – CBA

Negotiation, not litigation, is the way towards reconciliation. Negotiation, not litigation, is the way towards reconciliation. This is the central message sent by the Aboriginal Law, Child and Youth Law and Constitutional and Human Rights Sections of the Canadian Bar Association in a letter to the Minister of Indigenous Services and the Minister of Justice, urging […]

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UTSC to open a new building for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous learners by 2022 – The Medium

December 6, 2021 Indigenous House will feature inclusive learning spaces that foster a safe and thriving academic environment while upholding Indigenous traditions and practices. The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) announced in 2020 that the campus will open a new building called the Indigenous House. This two-storey, 10,700 square foot building aims to unite Indigenous […]

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This federal minister says it’s time to give land back to Indigenous peoples. What could that look like? – Toronto Star

Dec. 5, 2021 OTTAWA—It was brisk and overcast on Parliament Hill this week when a small group from the distant First Nation of Attawapiskat presented a letter to two Liberal cabinet ministers charged with Indigenous affairs. Less than a decade ago, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence staged a hunger strike on an island in the Ottawa […]

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Statement from the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CCMOH): Update on the Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters and on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Risk of Myocarditis and Pericarditis

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Progress continues across Canada with COVID-19 vaccination campaigns now underway in all jurisdictions for children aged 5 to 11. We know that vaccination, in combination with other public health and individual measures, is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and its variants. However, the recent emergence of the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20212 Views

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Ontario Protecting the Great Lakes

Province investing more than $2.8 million to improve fish health and habitat and restore historically degraded areas TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing more than $2.8 million in 24 projects to protect the health of the Great Lakes as part of its commitment in the Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20212 Views

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How Indigenous entrepreneurs came together to discuss food sovereignty issues – The Varsity

Earlier this year, UTM’s entrepreneurship hub, ICUBE, partnered with Redbird Circle Inc. to launch the Indigenous Entrepreneurship Program — a 16-week initiative focused on eliminating barriers and facilitating mentorships for Indigenous entrepreneurs and leaders. The program, which ran from March through June 2021, gathered participants from across Canada to cooperatively find entrepreneurial solutions to promote […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20213 Views

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Why Indigenous voices are particularly important for Canada at UN climate change negotiations – The Hill Times

December 6, 2021 Many Indigenous communities felt angry and excluded by the inclusion of more fossil-fuel industry lobbyists than Indigenous participants at COP26, including by Canada. Indigenous voices at COP26 feared ‘carbon colonialism’, and argued that net zero will lead to decreasing Indigenous land tenure, says Matthias Fritsch. Photograph courtesy of Pexels Now that COP26 […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the 100th anniversary of the election of the first woman Member of Parliament

December 6, 2021 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the election of the first woman Member of Parliament: “One hundred years ago today, in the first federal election in which some women had the right to vote and run as candidates, Agnes Macphail became the first […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20213 Views

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Algonquins of Ontario honour AECL and CNL with name for new site entrance building at Chalk River Campus

Chalk River, ON – December 3, 2021 – Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) are pleased to announce that the Algonquins of Ontario (AOO) have honoured the organizations by bestowing a name upon their new site entrance building at the Chalk River Laboratories. Now known as the Minwamon Building, which […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20214 Views

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