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Canada Takes Proactive Approach to Potential Spring Flooding in Ontario

Investment of $1.4 Million in Emergency Preparedness and Training for Ontario First Nation Communities April 15, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced that Canada has invested $1.4 million to make First Nation communities in Ontario safer and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 2015372 Views

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Cap and Trade System to Limit Greenhouse Gas Pollution in Ontario

April 13, 2015 Provincial System will Reward Innovative Companies and Create More Opportunities for Investment in Ontario To fight climate change — one of the greatest challenges mankind has faced — Ontario is putting a limit on the main sources of greenhouse gas pollution through a cap and trade system to protect the air we […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2015369 Views

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Energy East pipeline: Maude Barlow raises alarm in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

April 7, 2015 Ottawa – Beginning April 11 in Winnipeg, speakers will visit Manitoban and Saskatchewan communities along TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline path to hear local concerns. They will explain why Energy East is all risk and little reward for the two provinces. The controversial export project would see an up to 40-year-old natural gas […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015452 Views

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Akasaba West Copper-Gold Mine Project: Federal Funding Available

January 30, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making available funding to support participation of the public and Aboriginal groups in the federal environmental assessment of the Akasaba West Copper-Gold Mine Project, located near Val-d’Or, Quebec. As part of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015668 Views

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Tio Mine Expansion Project: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

January 30, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $89,348 to four applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Tio Mine Expansion Project, located near Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec. Details of Allocation Applicant Allocation Conseil régional de l’environnement de […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015590 Views

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Eagle’s Nest Project – Federal Funding Allocated to Support Aboriginal Participation in Environmental Assessment

January 22, 2015  — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated a total of $28,200 to Eabametoong First Nation to support its participation in consultation activities related to the environmental assessment of the proposed Eagle’s Nest Project, located in Ontario. This funding was made available to Aboriginal groups through the Participant Funding Program administered by the Agency, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015525 Views

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Project 4 – All-Season Road Connecting Berens River to Poplar River First Nation: Public Comments Invited and Federal Funding Available

January 22, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency As part of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) put in place to support the government’s Responsible Resource Development Initiative, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) commenced a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Project 4 — All-Season Road […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015505 Views

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Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Environmental Protection

Ontario Celebrates Local Environmental Innovation January 20, 2015 Nine groups across Ontario have demonstrated their strong commitment to environmental excellence by using innovative approaches and new technologies to protect the Great Lakes and the environment. The recipients of the 2013 Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence collaborated with schools, industry leaders and volunteers to restore wildlife habitat, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 2015509 Views

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Conservation First Needs More Work

Toronto, 13 Jan. 2015 – Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says he’s adopting a wait-and-see attitude towards the government’s Conservation First philosophy. In releasing his 2014 Energy Conservation Progress Report “Planning to Conserve”, Gord Miller praised the shift to considering cost-effective conservation before building new generation or transmission facilities. “Conservation has long been undervalued, and last year […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015539 Views

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Rainy River Project: Environmental Assessment Decision

January 12, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, announced today that the proposed Rainy River Project, located in the Township of Chapple, Ontario, is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. The Minister has identified in her environmental assessment decision statement the conditions that the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015528 Views

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