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Aviva invests over $1 million in WWF-Canada’s Nature and Climate Grant Program to fight biodiversity loss and climate change

Aviva survey found nearly nine in 10 Canadians (89%)1 believe protecting nature and biodiversity is important in solving the climate crisis June 18, 2021 (TORONTO, ON) – Canada is facing the dual crises of biodiversity loss and climate breakdown. According to WWF-Canada’s 2020 Living Planet Report Canada, monitored populations of species at risk have declined […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202132 Views

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Indigenous guardian manning remote B.C. territory receives leadership award – Welland Tribune

June 15, 2021 Jarett Quock was instrumental in designing the Tahltan First Nation’s very first environmental guardian program back in 2016. Recognizing his environmental stewardship, Quock was awarded the Outstanding Individual Leadership Award by the Indigenous Leadership Initiative, a national organization aimed at indigenous governance, on June 3. Quock accepted the award from his home […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202155 Views

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Composting project underway in Nipissing First Nation – BayToday.ca

The pilot project provides free compost bins to 40 residents Nipissing First Nation residents are keen to compost, as evidenced by the quick reaction to a new program implemented by council. The pilot project involves offering 40 backyard composters to interested residents. These bins were free and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. “Right off the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20219 Views

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Hydro One releases draft Environmental Study Report for the Chatham to Lakeshore Line

Hydro One releases draft Environmental Study Report for the Chatham to Lakeshore Line TORONTO– Today, Hydro One released its draft Environmental Study Report (ESR) for the Chatham to Lakeshore Line project, providing an opportunity for community review and comment on the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) process. The report will be available for a 60-day period, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202162 Views

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The NWMO reaffirms commitment to open discussions and to protecting people and the environment

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) reaffirms its commitment to open and transparent discussion following a community group’s delegation to the Council of the Municipal of South Bruce. On June 8, a delegation from Protect Our Waterways presented to Council and held a parade. “The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) encourages public discourse about the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 20218 Views

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The Government of Canada releases the 4th Oceans Protection Plan Report to Canadians, highlighting results achieved to protect our coasts

From: Transport Canada June 8, 2021                             Ottawa, ON                                           Transport Canada Whether in the Atlantic, Pacific, or Arctic oceans, the health and protection of our coastline—the longest in the world—is critical to our environment, our economy, and to all Canadians. Our coasts attract tourism, are home to important Canadian fisheries, support traditional and coastal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202167 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on World Oceans Day

June 8, 2021 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Oceans Day: “With the longest coastline in the world, Canada is blessed with an incredible diversity of marine ecosystems. From providing the oxygen we breathe to putting food on our tables to sustaining our economy, Canada’s Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 20219 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on World Environment Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Environment Day: “Today, on World Environment Day, we join the global community in celebrating nature and recommit ourselves to building a cleaner, more resilient world. “World Environment Day 2021 marks the launch of the United Nations’ Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. This international initiative […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202112 Views

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Resubmission of Final NSDF Environmental Impact Statement to CNSC

Since February 2021, CNL has been revising the Near Surface Disposal Facility (NSDF) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), as requested by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), to include more content in the NSDF EIS about the NSDF Project’s engagement with Indigenous communities and organizations. The revision of the EIS has been completed and was submitted […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 20219 Views

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Indigenous guardians vital to Canada’s conservation goals, environment minister says – Toronto Star

June 4, 2021 It’s abundantly clear Canada has much to learn from Indigenous Peoples when it comes to conservation and stewardship, said Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, hours after announcing $600,000 in funding Thursday morning for 10 new First Nations Guardians initiatives across the country. “I think this is particularly evident when we see the environmental […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 20219 Views

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