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Protecting Lands in our Communities – Ontario’s Upcoming Election is the Opportunity to Protect Nature Across the Province

TORONTO, May 11, 2022 – Over 110,000 acres of significant natural lands and sensitive wildlife habitat having been protected through the actions of Ontario’s land trusts. Ontario has a strong track record of protecting land that has critical biodiversity, natural heritage, and agricultural benefits. Over the last 50 years Ontario governments have played a vital […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20223 Views

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We’re not going away’: Grassy Narrows wants mercury cleanup from next Ontario government – Canada’s National Observer

May 10th 2022 Whichever party wins power at Queen’s Park in June, they’ll be hearing from Randy Fobister. “We’re not going away … we’re still going to be a thorn in their side,” says the chief of Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum-Anishinabek, also known as Grassy Narrows First Nation. The nation, about 80 kilometres northeast of Kenora, sits […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 20226 Views

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First Nations emergency professionals gather in Thunder Bay, Ont., ahead of wildfire season – CBC

May 09, 2022 Conference will share experiences from last year’s wildfire season, evacuations While much of northern Ontario is preoccupied with high water levels and flooding risks, First Nations emergency management professionals and organizations gathered in Thunder Bay, Ont., in preparation for the upcoming wildfire season. The inaugural “After Action Responders Forum,” hosted by the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 20229 Views

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Ontario First Nations residents evacuated due to expected spring flooding – Global News

May 9, 2022 The federal government says residents from two Indigenous communities in northern Ontario have been evacuated from their homes due to the threat of flooding. Indigenous Services Canada says it started evacuating those who wished to leave Kashechewan and Fort Albany First Nations on Thursday. It says evacuees are being hosted in Kapuskasing, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 202247 Views

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Mohawk Council of Akwesasne: Shoreline Erosion Project Beginning Spring 2022

The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences (River Institute), in partnership with the Great River Network, is pleased to announce a study beginning Spring 2022 to evaluate the ecological impact of waves and shoreline erosion on nearshore habitat in the St Lawrence River. This two-year project will provide new knowledge to understand the relationships […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202212 Views

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Climate change and Indigenous peoples’ health in Canada, a report – The Weather Network

Apr. 29, 2022 Everything from air quality, personal safety, livelihoods, mental well-being, and cultures and identity are at risk as the world warms. First Nations, Inuit, and Métis knowledge offers mitigation and adaptation strategies. For the first time, an Indigenous-focused chapter has been included in Canada’s national climate change and health assessment. Health of Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202220 Views

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Ontario’s top climate policies for the 2022 election

April 26, 2022 Pembina Institute recommends provincial policies that will prepare the province for the energy transition TORONTO — Ontario is heading into an election at a critical juncture for climate action. In advance of the writ drop, national charity the Pembina Institute offers a comprehensive set of policy options for the political parties to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2022155 Views

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Georgina Island Fixed Link Project — Participant Funding Available

April 27, 2022 — Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the impact assessment process for the proposed Georgina Island Fixed Link Project located in Ontario. Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to assist their participation during […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202222 Views

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Annual evacuation of northern Ontario First Nation underway with spring melt – CBC

Apr 27, 2022 Federal government has promised to move community of 2,000 to higher ground by 2029 The flood-prone James Bay community of Kashechewan is once again emptying out with the break-up of ice on the Albany River expected this week. Some 300 vulnerable people from the Cree First Nation in Ontario’s far north are being flown […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202213 Views

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The NWMO site selection process supported by almost three quarters of  residents in Grey-Bruce-Huron counties

According to a new survey, more Huron-Bruce-Grey residents are aware of and supportive of the NWMO and the process to select a single, preferred destination for a deep geological repository to host Canada’s used nuclear fuel over the long term. A community poll released last week by Ipsos for Bruce Power, shows six in ten […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202218 Views

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