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Government of Canada and Kasabonika Lake First Nation Celebrate the Awarding of the Contract and Start of Construction for a New Wastewater Lagoon

May 19, 2015 – Kasabonika Lake First Nation, ON – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, on behalf of Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today celebrated with Kasabonika Lake First Nation the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 2015374 Views

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Government of Canada and Kasabonika Lake First Nation Celebrate the Awarding of the Contract and Start of Construction for a New Wastewater Lagoon

May 19, 2015 – Kasabonika Lake First Nation, ON – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, on behalf of Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today celebrated with Kasabonika Lake First Nation the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 2015523 Views

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Ontario First Province in Canada to Set 2030 Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Target

New Target Builds Momentum Toward a Low-Carbon Economy May 14, 2015 As part of its action against climate change, Ontario has become the first province in Canada to set a mid-term greenhouse gas pollution reduction target for 2030. Ontario already has a goal to reduce greenhouse gas pollution by 15 per cent below 1990 levels […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2015413 Views

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Ontario Continues Investing in Species at Risk Stewardship Program

Province Helping to Promote Conservation Efforts May 13, 2015 Ontario is working with community members and organizations to protect our province’s most vulnerable species by continuing to invest in the Species at Risk Stewardship Program. Through the Program, $5 million is being invested this year in support of 100 innovative projects to promote conservation, stewardship […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2015379 Views

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Groups Ask National Energy Board to Close Energy East Pipeline File, Stop Reviewing New Energy East Information From TransCanada

May 13, 2015, Toronto – More than sixty groups across Canada are asking the National Energy Board (NEB) to close TransCanada’s Energy East application and keep it closed until the broken federal regulatory process is fixed. Groups, including environmental, civic, arts, justice and peace organizations, sent their request in a letter to NEB chair Peter […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2015363 Views

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Brucejack Gold Mine Project: Public Comments Invited

May 12, 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 Brucejack Gold Mine Project, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2015426 Views

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Time to Renew Ontario’s Mineral Development Strategy – For Real This Time

May 11, 2015 (Ottawa) Ontario’s Mineral Development Strategy is nearly 10 years old and needs to be renewed. MiningWatch Canada releases today its key concerns and recommendations regarding the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines’ Proposed Framework released in March 2015. “The current Proposed Framework is too narrow in scope and fails to address the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2015440 Views

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Whabouchi Mining Project: Public Comments Invited

May 6, 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 Whabouchi Mining Project, located […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 2015452 Views

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Joint Review Panel Submits Environmental Assessment Report for the Deep Geologic Repository Project

OTTAWA, May 6, 2015 – The Joint Review Panel for the proposed Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste (DGR) today submitted its Environmental Assessment Report to the federal Minister of the Environment according to its mandated timelines and Terms of Reference. The report includes the conclusions, rationale and recommendations of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 2015508 Views

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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, 2015441 Views

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