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The Government of Canada invests in Arctic sealift and re-supply operations and marks the fourth anniversary of the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Transport Canada Thursday November 12, 2020                     Ottawa Communities in Canada’s Arctic rely on marine sealift and re-supply services for food and important goods. Shipping in the Arctic can be challenging, given Northern communities are remote and the sealift and re-supply season is short. That is why the Government of Canada, through the Oceans Protection […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 202026 Views

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Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation for Northern Ontario Indigenous Communities

From: Natural Resources Canada November 12, 2020                                      Sudbury, Ontario                         Natural Resources Canada Canada is investing in adaptation to climate change, to ensure that families and communities are able to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 202037 Views

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Eabametoong Chief concerned about hydrocarbon spill after vehicle capsizes in lake near the First Nation – CBC

Nov 11, 2020 After an amphibious vehicle capsized on a lake just upstream from Eabametoong First Nation last week, the community’s chief is raising alarm about the possibility of a hydrocarbon spill and about the way the incident is being handled. Eabametoong Chief Harvey Yesno called the response to the incident “gross negligence” and “environmental […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 202025 Views

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Canada invests $5.1 million in Great Lakes protection

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada November 10, 2020 – Burlington, Ontario The Great Lakes are essential to the health and well-being of millions of Canadians. The Government of Canada is delivering on our longstanding commitment to safeguard this important freshwater resource for Canadians by investing in local initiatives that drive innovation and create jobs. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 202020 Views

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First Nations Face Higher Levels of Food Insecurity As Canada’s North Warms – The Organization for World Peace

First Nations in Canada face greater food insecurity as climate change threatens traditional food systems in our northern regions, a new report by Human Rights Watch shows. First Nations communities in Canada’s north have a rich history of hunting and living off the land as their diets would depend on seasonal availability. Way more than […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 202025 Views

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Haudenosaunee deer harvest begins next week – The Bay Observer

The (HWHA) and Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) have agreed to deer harvesting quota and schedule for the 2020 season. The agreement is based on the existing Protocol to address the Treaty Rights of the Haudenosaunee on HCA owned lands. Deer harvesting for the 2020 season will be conducted in two areas of the Dundas Valley […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 202032 Views

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Government of Canada working with provinces to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas operations

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada November 5, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada is committed to tackling climate change by working with the provinces, territories, Indigenous Peoples, and stakeholders across the country. Together, we are reducing greenhouse gas emissions while creating jobs and driving innovation. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202038 Views

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Northern College Partners to Take Action on Porcupine Lake

TIMMINS ON: Northern College and the City of Timmins have met to create a new partnership with a dynamic community group, The Friends of the Porcupine River Watershed, to improve conditions in and around Porcupine Lake. On October 22, 2020, the three partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move the partnership forward. “Northern College […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 202023 Views

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The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development releases Fall Reports

Ottawa, 27 October 2020—In his Fall reports tabled today in Parliament, Interim Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Andrew Hayes, presents the results of a follow up audit on the transportation of dangerous goods; assesses whether 12 federal departments and agencies contributed to the goal of safe and healthy communities set out in the government’s 2016–2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202027 Views

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Canada to prioritize nature and double protection of land and ocean by 2025

CPAWS applauds federal government’s commitment to nature conservation as part of Canada’s recovery. WireService.ca Media Release (09/23/2020) OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) welcomes the federal government’s commitment in today’s Speech from the Throne to protect nature as part of Canada’s recovery from COVID-19. Protecting and restoring nature includes working towards the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202038 Views

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