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Government of Canada releases Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change in Canada: an update on the National Adaptation Strategy

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 11, 2021 – Ottawa (Ontario) Canadians are already witnessing and experiencing the devastating impacts of climate change. Canada’s climate is warming two times faster than the global average, and three times faster in the North. Across the country, climate change is affecting our communities, economy and environment, and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202124 Views

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Meet the people who are fighting climate change in Windsor-Essex – CBC

Aug 11, 2021 From the skies to the lakes, locals are working hard to improve the environment Floods from big storms, wildfires in Northern Ontario, intense heat waves — a lot of what we’ve been seeing is predicted to only get worse. But some Windsor-Essex residents are working hard to change that. A recent report […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202115 Views

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Pikangikum fire evacuees going back home – Timmins News

Chief Dean Owen says the forest fire threat has diminished. PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION — After being away for up to a month, residents of Pikangikum who sought refuge in other Northern Ontario communities from forest fires are returning to their homes this week. Pikangikum Chief Dean Owen made the announcement Tuesday. Starting July 12, more […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202124 Views

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Wildfire evacuee reception team delivered ‘1,000 per cent,’ says choked-up Provenzano – Soo Today

Federal and provincial agencies are planning to apply best practices from Sault Ste. Marie to future emergency evacuations In an emotional address at the start of Monday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Christian Provenzano described a moving tribute received from a North Spirit Lake First Nation elder forced to evacuate his home by northwestern Ontario wildfires […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202122 Views

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Book review: Indigenous Filmmakers and Actors: A First Nations Book for Young Readers – Anishinabek News

August 10, 2021 Indigenous Filmmakers and Actors: A First Nations Book for Young Readers by Gary Robinson is an uplifting and motivational non-fiction book that outlines the careers of various Indigenous individuals in the entertainment industry. It is part of The First Nations Series for Young Readers geared towards youth aged 8-13. This book gives […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 202116 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada and Mushkegowuk Council to make an important announcement on Western James Bay

From: Parks Canada August 6, 2021                       Moose Factory, Ontario                          Parks Canada The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon, the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202125 Views

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Michipicoten First Nation considering legal action against Domtar for alleged contamination near Chapleau – CBC

Aug 06, 2021 Community says substances from company’s wood waste site are leaching into soil, water An Indigenous community in northern Ontario says it’s preparing legal action against pulp and paper producer Domtar, claiming the company isn’t cleaning up contamination. Michipicoten First Nation says substances from Domtar’s wood waste site near Chapleau have leached into […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202141 Views

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Michipicoten First Nation Demands Accountability for Decades of Chemical Contamination

First Nation considers legal action against Domtar and Ontario after decades of unresolved environmental pollution. MICHIPICOTEN FIRST NATION, ON, July 29, 2021  – Michipicoten First Nation (MFN) is calling for immediate action by pulp and paper giant, Domtar and the Government of Ontario to resolve the continued chemical contamination of the First Nation’s traditional lands. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202126 Views

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Statement on Agreement in Principle paving the way for an Impact Assessment of TC Energy proposed pumped-storage project

From: National Defence July 28, 2021 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Department of National Defence has signed an Agreement in Principle with TC Energy that will see the company advance to an Impact Assessment for a proposed hydroelectric pumped-storage facility at 4th Canadian Division Training Centre Meaford (4 CDTC). This […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202124 Views

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Haze around Sudbury area expected to persist – Toronto Star

July 28, 2021 The air quality in Sudbury and surrounding districts is expected to fluctuate over the next few days due to active forest fires in northwestern Ontario and eastern Manitoba. Environment Canada issued a special air quality statement on Sunday for Greater Sudbury and vicinity, including Manitoulin Island, West Nipissing, French River, Espanola and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202120 Views

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