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Three First Nations have filed for legal action against Ontario over boreal forests – Toronto Star

Oct. 4, 2022 A spokesperson for the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney general told the Star that the provincial government would not comment on the claim. Three Ontario First Nations have filed for legal action against the provincial government for its management of the province’s boreal forests. The chiefs of the Missanabie Cree First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 20222 Views

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Federal organizations fail to link planned actions and to provide clear reporting under target for species at risk

Ottawa, 4 October 2022—Today, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Jerry V. DeMarco released an audit of selected government organizations’ reporting on their actions to implement sustainable development strategies. This year, the Commissioner audited how 3 organizations contributed to meeting the species at risk target under the Healthy Wildlife Populations goal in the 2019–2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 20223 Views

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Delays, knowledge gaps, and a bureaucratic approach undermine the government’s ability to protect aquatic species at risk

Ottawa, 4 October 2022—A report tabled today in the House of Commons from Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Jerry V. DeMarco found that Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s approach to protecting aquatic species assessed as being at risk under the Species at Risk Act contributed to significant listing delays and decisions not to list species with commercial […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 20221 Views

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The Government of Canada invests in partnership with Indigenous Peoples in the next phase of the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Transport Canada September 29, 2022         Ottawa, Ontario         Transport Canada Indigenous Peoples and coastal communities have had traditional and cultural ties with Canada’s oceans and waterways for generations. The next phase of Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan will continue to build on opportunities for Indigenous Peoples and coastal communities to collaboratively protect, preserve, and restore our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 20228 Views

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New Framework to Guide Inclusion of Indigenous Knowledge in Impact Assessments

September 26, 2022 Indigenous Peoples have a deep connection with the land and resources. When we consistently incorporate their unique knowledge about those lands and resources in the impact assessment process, we can better understand and address potential impacts of projects. Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, announced the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 20227 Views

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Canadian Red Cross launches appeal for Hurricane Fiona

September 24, 2022 Hurricane Fiona causes catastrophic damage across five Canadian provinces The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Hurricane Fiona in Canada Appeal to support people across eastern Canada who have been impacted by this devastating hurricane. Money raised will enable the Red Cross to carry out relief, recovery, resiliency and risk reduction activities […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202212 Views

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau convenes the second Incident Response Group meeting to discuss Hurricane Fiona

September 25, 2022 Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was joined by ministers and senior officials for a second meeting of the Incident Response Group to discuss the impacts of Hurricane Fiona, which is affecting hundreds of thousands of people across Atlantic Canada and Eastern Quebec. During the meeting, the group expressed concern over the devastating […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202211 Views

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Canada invests over $3.9 million to support the Great Lakes

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada September 23, 2022 – Hamilton, Ontario Protecting fresh water is critically important to Canada’s environmental, social, and economic well-being. One of the largest surface freshwater systems in the world, the Great Lakes help drive the local economy and provide drinking water for millions of Canadians. Today, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202215 Views

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Public Notice: Marathon Palladium Project – Public Comments Invited on Potential Conditions

What is happening? September 22, 2022 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is holding a public comment period as part of the environmental assessment for the Marathon Palladium Project, a proposed open-pit palladium mine about 10 kilometres from Marathon, Ontario. The Agency is now inviting the public and Indigenous groups to comment […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202211 Views

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Harvest Ontario Walk on October 1st to stop the 413

BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 21, 2022– On Saturday, October 1st, concerned citizens, groups and elected officials from the Greater Toronto Area will come together to walk and bike along the proposed route of Highway 413 to voice their concerns regarding the impact the project will have on Ontario’s Greenbelt and farmlands. Following the walk / bike, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20229 Views

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