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Government of Canada Extends Funding to Increase Indigenous Participation in Oil and Gas Infrastructure Development

November 13, 2020                                           Ottawa, Ontario                         Natural Resources Canada The informed and meaningful participation of Indigenous peoples in oil and gas projects provides important economic opportunities for their communities. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, today announced up to $12 million in funding over two years for the Indigenous Natural […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202032 Views

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Canada’s Forest Sector Key to Canada’s Economic Recovery

November 3, 2020 Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources to speak with Members of Parliament about how government can work with forest sector workers and communities to advance economic recovery and help grow a lower carbon economy for tomorrow. FPAC’s remarks outlined […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202015 Views

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Energy and Mines Ministers Focus on Economic Recovery

From: Natural Resources Canada Canada’s energy and mines ministers concluded their annual conference with a shared vision to ensure the economic recovery attracts investment and supports the long-term competitiveness of the Canadian energy and mining sectors. Co-chaired by the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and the Honourable Ranj Pillai, Deputy Premier and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2020128 Views

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Anishinabek Nation leadership and youth honoured and recognized for contributions to Indigenous forestry – Anishinabek News

October 6, 2020 OTTAWA — Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief Edward Wawia and M’Chigeeng youth Hunter Corbiere were recently recognized with Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) 2020 Awards of Excellence. Wawia was one of four FPAC Forest Community Champion Award recipients and Corbiere was one of three FPAC Skills Award for Indigenous Youth recipients […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202020 Views

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Red Rock band’s Ed Wawia heralded as national forestry champion – Northern Ontario Business

Northwestern Ontario strongly represented at national forestry awards Anishinabek Nation Deputy Grand Council Chief Edward Wawia of the Northern Superior region was recognized as one of four national Forest Community Champions. He was one of three people from northwestern Ontario who received national recognition from the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) at its virtual annual […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202032 Views

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Indigenous company pitches province for forest management licence – Northern Ontario Business

Agoke Development Corp, Nakina Lumber expect fibre demand, job and training opportunities to grow A northwestern Ontario First Nation forest management company say it’s high time Queen’s Park delivered a long-term licence for the Ogoke Forest. “In order to unleash the full economic potential of our First Nation communities and businesses, we need a long-term […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202022 Views

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Deputy Grand Council Chief Ed Wawia Honoured by Canada’s Forest Products Sector

Earlier today, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) announced the recipients of its annual Awards of Excellence which includes Deputy Grand Council Chief Edward Wawia as a 2020 Forest Community Champion. FPAC presents its Awards of Excellence to recognize leadership in the sector and to honour the achievements of our workers and community partners. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202024 Views

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Date set for Judicial Review of Ontario government’s refusal to conduct an EA for Northern Ontario FMP’s – Wawa-news.com

This legal action is being advanced by three Ontario First Nations. It focuses on the refusal by the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks to order an Environmental Assessment (EA) or impose conditions on the Gordon Cosens Forest Management Plan (FMP). At issue is whether conditions for sustainability are met and consultation with First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202024 Views

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Canada’s Forestry Sector announces Awards of Excellence Recipients, Celebrating Its Best and Brightest

As the 100th anniversary of National Forest Week is celebrated across the country, Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is using the opportunity to announce the recipients of its annual Awards of Excellence program to recognize the women and men across the country who make special contributions to the sector and Canada’s forestry communities. Winners […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202031 Views

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Northern Ontario First Nation Communities Reduce Fossil Fuel Use Through Forestry

From: Natural Resources Canada September 21, 2020                                     Thunder Bay, Ontario                                     Natural Resources Canada Canada’s forest sector plays a central role in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202028 Views

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