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Hardrock Gold Mine Project — Public Comments Invited

What is happening? November 24, 2020 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is holding a public comment period as part of the post-decision phase for the Hardrock Gold Mine Project, an open-pit gold mine and on-site metal mill located approximately five kilometres south of Geraldton, Ontario. Why is the Agency holding a public comment […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20202 Views

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Government of Canada Creates Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation

From: Public Safety Canada Ottawa, Ontario The cost of climate change is undeniable. Flooding continues to be the most frequent and costly natural disaster in Canada. Water damage goes beyond the destruction of property; it also places an emotional toll on individuals as their homes are destroyed and families are displaced. Each year, too many […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20203 Views

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Canada and Ontario invest in green infrastructure to support Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

From: Infrastructure Canada Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario, November 20, 2020—The safety and well-being of Canadians are top priorities for the governments of Canada and Ontario. That’s why the governments of Canada and Ontario are taking decisive action to help families, businesses and communities as they adapt to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and support […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20208 Views

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Indigenous communities bracing for climate change with help from Laurentian – SooToday

$840K used to hire environmental specialists who will connect traditional Indigenous knowledge and Western science Laurentian University will use an $840,000 investment to build climate change adaptation capacity among Northern Indigenous communities. Indigenous communities, particularly in the North, are having to adapt to unprecedented environmental changes that are increasing in speed and severity, said a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20203 Views

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Quebec initiates first round of negotiations with Algonquin Nation over moose hunting – APTN News

Hunting season may be over but negotiating for the future of moose hunting in Quebec’s La Verendrye Wildlife Reserve is only beginning. Earlier this week, the Chiefs of the Algonquin Nation sat down with provincial Ministers, again repeating their demand for a five-year hunting moratorium. Ian Lafreniere, Quebec’s recently-appointed minister of Indigenous affairs, says he’s […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 20203 Views

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The Royal Canadian Geographical Society announces its 2020 award recipients

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 18, 2020  – In its 91st year, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is recognizing fifteen individuals for their outstanding achievements in geography, education, exploration and the environment. The honours are being bestowed this year at The Fellows Show, a virtual geography celebration on Wed., Nov. 18, 2020. Because of the COVID19 pandemic, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 20206 Views

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The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Needs to Lead by Example When It Comes to Protecting Ontario’s Environment: Auditor General

(TORONTO) The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks needs to do more in leading by example on the environmental front by supporting, promoting and administering the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR Act) in a more fulsome manner, concluded Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk in her 2020 Annual Report of Environmental Value-for-Money Audits and the Operation […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 20207 Views

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Evacuated amid COVID-19, Canadian First Nation waits for clean water – National Post

Nov 18, 2020 TORONTO, Nov 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When an oily sheen was discovered on the surface of the local water reservoir in October, Canada’s Neskantaga First Nation was forced to close off the pipes and move. Isolated in remote northern Ontario, accessible only by plane or on winter roads, nearly all 300 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 20208 Views

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Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire Area — Upcoming Engagement Activities and Participant Funding Available

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada November 12, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has determined that a regional assessment will be conducted in an area centred on the Ring of Fire mineral deposits in northern Ontario, approximately 540 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay and 1,000 kilometres north of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 202011 Views

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The Government of Canada invests in Arctic sealift and re-supply operations and marks the fourth anniversary of the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Transport Canada Thursday November 12, 2020                     Ottawa Communities in Canada’s Arctic rely on marine sealift and re-supply services for food and important goods. Shipping in the Arctic can be challenging, given Northern communities are remote and the sealift and re-supply season is short. That is why the Government of Canada, through the Oceans Protection […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 20208 Views

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