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Canada’s Bold Policies and Support for Innovation Can Underpin a Successful Energy Transition Says New IEA Policy Review

From: Natural Resources Canada To meet its ambitious climate targets, Canada needs to leverage its clean electricity to undertake steep emissions reductions in the transport, industry and oil and gas sectors January 13, 2022 Canada has embarked on an ambitious transformation of its energy system, and clear policy signals will be important to expand energy […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202216 Views

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Canada faces important choices to confront mounting disaster risks in a changing climate: New report

January 13, 2022 – Ottawa, ON As the human and economic costs of climate disasters continue to mount, Canada faces a choice. It can continue to respond to disasters as they unfold — with the attendant economic, social, and health harms — or it can proactively prepare for them, mitigating the worst of the damages […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202215 Views

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Canada Supports Indigenous Advisory Council for SMR Action Plan

From: Natural Resources Canada December 15, 2021                               Ottawa, Ontario                             Natural Resources Canada The climate crisis poses enormous threats to long-term sustainability, global security and economic well-being around the globe. Canada must rapidly reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change in way that works for communities across the country, including Indigenous communities. That […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202116 Views

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Videoconference of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM)

Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial forest ministers held discussions at their annual meeting on November 30, 2021 to address ongoing challenges and opportunities for Canada’s forest sector. The meeting was hosted by Ralph Eichler, Minister of Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, current Chair of Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM). Ministers acknowledge the serious impacts […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202118 Views

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Indigenous Leadership Initiative & Royal Canadian Geographical Society Forge Innovative Partnership to Produce Series about Indigenous Guardians

Ottawa – November 16, 2021: The Indigenous Leadership Initiative (ILI) and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) have formed a ground-breaking partnership to produce a documentary series about Indigenous Guardians caring for lands and waters across the country. This collaboration grows out of shared values and concerns. In the age of climate change and loss […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202125 Views

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PLT Canada’s Green Mentor Program matches over 100 people in Canada’s forest and conservation sector

On Oct. 13, 2021, PLT Canada launched the October 2021 National Cohort of their Green Mentor Program. The six-month mentorship program supports 51 mentor-mentee pairs, and includes mentors from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) network and mentees interested in breaking into the forest and conservation sector. At the kickoff webinar, a past green mentee, Kianna […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 202119 Views

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Ontario Collaborating with Far North First Nations to Promote Economic Growth and Job Creation

Proposed amendments to the Far North Act will improve competitiveness in natural resource sector and maintain cultural and environmental protections November 09, 2021 TORONTO – The Ontario government is proposing to refocus the Far North Act and its regulations for Far North economic development and joint planning with Indigenous partners. The revised Act will focus […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 202119 Views

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Ontario Strengthens Forest Sector in Parry Sound Region

November 05, 2021 Province supports market analysis on underused wood PARRY SOUND – The Ontario government is providing $18,671 to help Westwind Forest Stewardship Inc. conduct a market analysis on an underused wood supply in the French-Severn Forest. The investment will support the forest industry and drive economic growth and job creation in the Parry […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202125 Views

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BC First Nations Forestry Council Statement on Proposed Old Growth Deferrals

Maps prepared by the Technical Advisory Panel identify old growth deferral areas throughout the province will impact all BC First Nations, not just some. First Nations have been given thirty days to review and respond to the proposed old growth deferrals within their territories. Nations are being brought into this process after-the-fact, and now the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 202116 Views

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Minister Wilkinson to Deliver Formal Remarks and Hold a Media Call-Back at COP26

OTTAWA — The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will deliver formal remarks during COP26 from November 3 to 6 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. A media call-back with Canadian media is scheduled on November 5. Speaking Itinerary: November 3, 2021: Press Conference on the Climate Finance Delivery Plan – 9:00 a.m. ‎(UTC) Mission Innovation/Breakthrough […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2021128 Views

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