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CNSC public hearing on Gunnar Remediation Project phase 2 licence hold point and participant funding offering

May 5, 2015 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold a public hearing in October 2015 in Ottawa, ON, to consider an application from the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to release the hold point on the waste nuclear substance licence (WNSL) for phase 2 of the Gunnar Remediation Project. The project is located in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 2015430 Views

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Canada’s rich, but troubled biodiversity: COSEWIC assesses another round of species at risk

OTTAWA, May 4, 2015 – A central aspect of the work required to protect Canada’s diverse flora and fauna involves assessing the status of species at risk of extinction. The federal Species at Risk Act (SARA) mandates the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) with this task. This group of wildlife […]

by aanationtalk on May 5, 2015641 Views

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Project 4 – All-Season Road Connecting Berens River to Poplar River First Nation: Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

April 30, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $116,645 to two applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Project 4 — All-Season Road Connecting Berens River to Poplar River First Nation, located in Manitoba. Details of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2015405 Views

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Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project: Public Comment Period on Environmental Impact Statement

April 30, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency announces today that the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project is now available to the public. The EIS was prepared by the proponent, Port Metro Vancouver, and provides an analysis of the potential environmental […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2015453 Views

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Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project: Availability of Additional Participant Funding

April 27, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making additional funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Aboriginal groups in the subsequent phases of the environmental assessment of the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project in British […]

by NationTalk on April 28, 2015444 Views

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Goliath Gold Project: Public Comments Invited

April 24, 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) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Goliath Gold Project, located […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2015460 Views

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CWF Launches New Learning Adventures for Educators

April 23, 2015 – The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is offering several unique professional development experiences for educators this summer.  Anyone who works with youth is invited to apply and expand their horizons with one of these innovative programs combining academics and adventure. Magical Mountain Moments: The 2015 Summer Institute for educators will be offered […]

by NationTalk on April 24, 2015431 Views

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“A jewel in the crown of Canadian science” Report highlights accomplishments of CCGS Amundsen, Canada’s only research icebreaker

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — A new report provides evidence that the CCGS Amundsen, Canada’s only dedicated research icebreaker, reinforces the nation’s international reputation in Arctic science by supporting an “impressive” breadth of research. The Platform Outcome Measurement Study (POMS), an evaluation tool used by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) — one of the Amundsen’s early […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 2015401 Views

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Empowering the Cultures, Communities and Peoples of the Arctic

20 April 2015 During Canada’s Chairmanship, much of the Arctic Council’s work focused on initiatives that support the well-being and prosperity of Arctic residents… —– During Canada’s Chairmanship, much of the Arctic Council’s work focused on initiatives that support the well-being and prosperity of Arctic residents and promote sustainable circumpolar communities.   At the Iqaluit 2015 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 2015488 Views

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Civil society, Indigenous and Human Rights organizations deliver strong statement of solidarity with Clyde River

16 April 2015 (Toronto) – Forty-three organizations and individuals, including Idle No More, Naomi Klein, and “Xena the Warrior Princess” actor Lucy Lawless, have signed a solidarity statement supporting the Inuit of Clyde River in their attempt to stop offshore seismic surveys in the Baffin Bay area of Nunavut. A proposal to conduct offshore seismic […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 2015533 Views

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