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Government of Canada invests in 10 First Nations Guardians initiatives

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada June 3, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario Indigenous peoples have been stewards of our natural environment since time immemorial. The Indigenous Guardians Pilot recognizes the many lessons that can be learned from Indigenous partners across the country and relies on Indigenous experience and Traditional Knowledge to ensure lands and waters […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202112 Views

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Canada and Ontario Mark 50th Anniversary of Great Lakes Agreement by Signing Ninth Agreement

May 27, 2021 TORONTO — The Great Lakes are a treasured resource that are integral to the health and well-being of millions of Canadians. Canada and Ontario are committed to strong, ongoing collaboration with their partners to protect and restore the Great Lakes. Today, the Governments of Canada and Ontario announced that they have signed […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202117 Views

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Federal minister rules no further assessment required for Erin wastewater plant – Guelph Today

The minister said potential adverse effects would be limited through project design and standard mitigation measures The Minister of Environment and Climate Change has ruled the Town of Erin’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) will not undergo further review on their end. Jonathan Wilkinson, federal environment minister, released a decision on Wednesday stating Erin’s WWTP does […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202114 Views

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View Point: Dam It All ! – SaultOnline.com

May 25, 2021 Water levels in the Great Lakes have always been highly variable. It is 1925, and, finally, we have some solutions to fix “for all time” the problem of variable Great Lakes water levels. The answer lies just beyond the Great Divide, north of Lake Superior and north of its great feeder, Lake […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202114 Views

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Indigenous Knowledge Policy Framework

The Government of Canada is seeking feedback from Indigenous peoples on the draft Indigenous Knowledge Policy Framework. A letter was sent to Indigenous leadership on May 20, 2021 inviting comments from Indigenous communities until September 15, 2021. The Government of Canada aims to edit the Framework based on comments received, prepare a What We Heard […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202192 Views

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The Week This Friday Vol. 49 – Alternatives Journal

What’s’ Mine is Not Yours The effects of climate change are beginning to emerge through constant changing temperatures, water supply fluctuations, and increased average global temperatures. It can be felt all around the world in little ways. In Toretsk, Ukraine, a local coal mine supplying 67 000 workers is on the road to catastrophe. Not […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202117 Views

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New equipment for Canadian Coast Guard will help clean up oil spills in icy waters

From: Canadian Coast Guard May 14, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Coast Guard plays a vital role in protecting our oceans from coast to coast to coast. Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is investing in the Coast Guard to ensure it has modern equipment needed to respond to environmental spills […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202114 Views

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Ontario First Nations court challenge against Ford Government’s gutting of Environmental Assessment Laws begins – Anishinabek News

May 13, 2021 TORONTO– An historic court hearing challenging the Ford Government’s gutting of Ontario environmental assessment laws, begins Monday, May 17 and lasts at least until Thursday, May 20. Several Ontario First Nations are challenging Ontario’s new EAA adopted through Bill 197, an omnibus bill entitled “Covid 19 Economic Recovery Act”. The public and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202120 Views

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Environment Quarterly Newsletter – Apr/May/June 2021 – COO

May 12th, 2021 Welcome to the second edition of the Environment Quarterly Newsletter! Sheko:lih and welcome to the second edition of the Chiefs of Ontario Environment Newsletter. Spring is finally here, the buds are on the trees, and the wild leeks and fiddleheads are poking through the ground.  With springtime comes new growth and beginnings […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 2021115 Views

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Anishinabek Nation leadership supports shut down of Line 5 pipeline

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (May 6, 2021) – Anishinabek Nation leadership is disappointed with the federal government’s opposition to the closure of Line 5 in Michigan noting that this ignores the long-standing cross-border commitment to protect the Great Lakes via the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. “It is upsetting to see that the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202126 Views

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