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The Government of Canada invests in projects to tackle the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change across Canada

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada November 21, 2022 With the world coming to Montréal in less than three weeks for the preeminent global biodiversity and nature conference, the Government of Canada continues to invest in conserving and protecting nature. Nature-based solutions can achieve multiple benefits by preserving ecosystems, supporting nature recovery, and simultaneously storing […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 20227 Views

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World leaders must come out of their bubbles and hear other voices — especially Indigenous women — in climate-change debates – The Toronto Star

Nov. 21, 2022 Indigenous people have unique relationships with their environment. If they listened, leaders would hear us urging a just transition away from fossil fuels. World leaders making decisions around climate change must consider ideas originating beyond their own bubbles — especially those proffered by Indigenous people — if the problem is to be […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 20227 Views

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Anishinaabe COP27 delegate challenges non-Indigenous Canadians to ‘reset the table’ – Broadview Magazine

November 18, 2022 Clifford Mushquash says settler Canadians should learn from Indigenous approaches to the environment Clifford Mushquash is a delegate at COP27, the United Nations climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, which runs from Nov 6-18. He is Anishinaabe from Pawgwasheeng (Pays Plat First Nation), and a registered social worker studying for a masters […]

by pmnationtalk on November 18, 202299 Views

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Call for Nominations: Technical Advisory Committee on Science and Knowledge

November 17, 2022 — The deadline to apply for membership has been extended from November 15, 2022, to November 30, 2022. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is seeking applications from individuals interested in becoming members of its Technical Advisory Committee on Science and Knowledge (the Committee). This process is to identify candidates […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20226 Views

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Call for Nominations: Indigenous Advisory Committee

November 17, 2022 — The deadline to apply for membership has been extended from November 15, 2022, to November 30, 2022. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is seeking applications from individuals interested in becoming members of its Indigenous Advisory Committee (the Committee). This process is to identify candidates to replace existing members […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20228 Views

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Minister Qualtrough visits training centre developing Canada’s next generation of skilled workers

From: Employment and Social Development Canada November 17, 2022 The skilled trades are essential to Canada’s economy. Few industries are as essential to Canadians’ everyday lives. Smart investments are needed to support Canadians from all backgrounds in taking up apprenticeship training now, and to help kick-start lucrative careers in well-respected skilled trades. Today, the Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20228 Views

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WWF-Canada applauds Government of Canada decision to reject Baffinland mine expansion in Nunavut

November 16, 2022 WWF-Canada commends Hon. Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, and the Government of Canada for accepting the Nunavut Impact Review Board’s recommendation to not approve Baffinland’s proposed massive expansion of their Mary River iron mine on Baffin Island. As clearly documented by Pond Inlet residents during the environmental assessment agency’s extensive public hearings […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20226 Views

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Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak Attends COP27 in Egypt

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 16, 2022 – Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak / Women of the Métis Nation (LFMO) has been actively on the ground the past three weeks in Egypt as part of the Métis National Council’s first-ever delegation to attend COP (Conference of the Parties). Collaborating with Indigenous Peoples from across geopolitical boundaries, LFMO discussed […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2022130 Views

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Minister Guilbeault delivers Canada’s National Statement at COP27

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada Statement November 15, 2022 – Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt “Mr. President, Your Excellencies, and distinguished guests, I am happy to join you here in Sharm El-Sheikh. “This September, Atlantic Canada felt the wrath of Hurricane Fiona. Lives were lost, homes destroyed, and coastlines severely eroded. Canada’s experience is clearly not […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 202211 Views

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2022 Reports 5 to 8 of the Auditor General of Canada to the Parliament of Canada: Federal government has not addressed long-standing issues that affect its surveillance of Canada’s Arctic waters

Ottawa, 15 November 2022—A report from Auditor General Karen Hogan tabled today in the House of Commons found that the federal government has not addressed long‑standing issues affecting its surveillance of Canada’s Arctic waters. As a result, the federal organizations that are responsible for safety and security in the Arctic region do not have a full picture […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20229 Views

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