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Media Advisory/Interview Opportunities: Environmental Defence spokespeople available for interviews about the Climate Summit of the Americas, Sunday’s March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate and Monday’s Ontario Climate Change Lab

Toronto, ON — Environmental Defence spokespeople are available for comment on the Climate Summit of the Americas, as well as Sunday’s March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, and Monday’s Ontario Climate Change Lab. On Sunday July 5th, environmental organizations including Environmental Defence will march alongside labour unions, business leaders, First Nations, anti-poverty and faith […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2015672 Views

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Celebrities to join thousands of Canadians from 100+ groups at March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate

July 2, 2015 Jane Fonda, Joel Plaskett, David Suzuki among celebrities to march with thousands on July 5, on eve of the Pan American Climate and Economic Summits Toronto — At 1:00pm on Sunday, July 5 in front of the Ontario Legislature in Queens Park a broad coalition of more than 100 groups, representing hundreds […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2015387 Views

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Media Advisory – Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release report on Ontario’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

WHEN: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: Room 148, Queen’s Park Media Studio, Legislative Building, Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario will release the annual review of the government’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions for 2015: Feeling the Heat. The conference will also be broadcast live online at http://www.eco.on.ca/ […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2015372 Views

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New Photos Reveal Extensive Damage Done by Ring of Fire Mining Exploration

Group says photos call into question view that exploration is benign June 29, 2015 TORONTO- Based on new photographic evidence of the damaging effect of mining exploration activities within the Ring of Fire even before any mines have been developed, CPAWS Wildlands League is calling for environmental rules to curb the Wild West mentality for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015586 Views

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New Photos Reveal Extensive Damage Done by Ring of Fire Mining Exploration

Group says photos call into question view that exploration is benign June 29, 2015 TORONTO- Based on new photographic evidence of the damaging effect of mining exploration activities within the Ring of Fire even before any mines have been developed, CPAWS Wildlands League is calling for environmental rules to curb the Wild West mentality for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015326 Views

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Public Notice – Proposed Regulations Making the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board a Responsible Authority under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012

Members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed regulations that would make the Canada–Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (the Nova Scotia Board) a responsible authority under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012). Making the Nova Scotia Board the responsible authority for the projects it regulates is consistent with the objectives […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015300 Views

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Council of Canadians stands with Shoal Lake 40 for Freedom Road

June 26, 2015 OTTAWA – On June 25, Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources, stated his refusal to commit to the construction of Freedom Road, an access road necessary for the survival and sustainability of the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation community that straddles the Manitoba and Ontario borders. Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015436 Views

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B.C. Mining Code Review Welcome, But Needs Broad Scope

June 26, 2015 (Ottawa) MiningWatch Canada welcomes the B.C. government’s Wednesday announcement that it will review the provincial mining code, but warns that the review needs to be broad enough to address the full range of necessary changes in mining policies and regulations. “The Province is taking positive steps to beef up regulatory and administrative monitoring […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2015408 Views

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B.C. & Alaska Indigenous Leaders Attending Seabridge Gold Shareholder Meeting To Protest Risky Mine Plan

Canadian & Alaskan representatives calling for International Joint Commission review of what would be North America’s largest open pit mine. Toronto, June 24 – British Columbia and Alaska Indigenous leaders today are calling upon Seabridge Gold’s leadership and investors to prevent more disasters like Mount Polley. Seabridge Gold (TSX:SEA)(NYSE:SA) is a junior mining company proposing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2015352 Views

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High-Arctic National Park Created on Bathurst Island

Legislation to create Qausuittuq National Park receives Royal Assent June 24, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Parks Canada The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced the establishment of Qausuittuq National Park – formally enshrining the northern part of Bathurst Island under the Canada National Parks Act […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2015334 Views

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