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James Bay Lithium Mine Project — Participant Funding Available

August 17, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous Peoples in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed James Bay Lithium Mine Project. The project is located approximately 100 kilometres east of James […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201810 Views

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The governments of Canada and Quebec support the sustainable and ethical development of the North

Québec City, Quebec, August 17, 2018—The governments of Canada and Quebec understand that research and innovation are essential to enable organizations to be competitive and to promote economic prosperity in a manner respectful of the environment. Investing in research is necessary to build strong and sustainable communities. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 20188 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for new projects under the Environmental Damages Fund

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 13, 2018 – Québec, Quebec Following the “polluter pays” principle, the Environmental Damages Fund ensures polluters take responsibility for their actions. The Fund takes money received from fines and payments from environmental offences and uses it to support progressive environmental projects. Today, Environment and Climate Change Canada announced […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201815 Views

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Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory – $11 million for the restoration of abandoned mining sites

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 9, 2018 – The Québec government is announcing the signing of a four-party agreement with the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government, the Cree Nation Government and the Fonds Restor-Action Cri, aimed at restoring abandoned mining sites in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory. The partnership agreement for this project provides for $11 million from […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201811 Views

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Study in Northern Quebec to assess impact of climate change on Inuit’s food – RCI

A project aimed at examining the impacts of climate change on Inuit health embarked on its second leg this summer, as researchers visited three Nunavik communities. The Laval University-affiliated Project BriGHT (Bridging Global change, Inuit Health and the Transforming Arctic Ocean) is assessing how climate change is affecting nutrients in marine food, which Inuit eat. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201819 Views

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Greenpeace members arrested for climbing Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018  By Martin Leblanc THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Several Greenpeace members climbed the outside of the Olympic Stadium tower in Montreal on Thursday to protest the federal government’s decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline project. The five climbers, who were equipped with cables and harnesses, ascended partway up the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201816 Views

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Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay — Public Comments Invited

July 11, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located 45 kilometres from the city of Saguenay, Quebec. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 201822 Views

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North American Lithium Spodumene Mine Project — Environmental Assessment Decision

July 4, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Government of Canada is working to protect the environment for future generations while growing our economy. Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the proposed North American Lithium Spodumene Mine Project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. In reaching her decision, the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 5, 201823 Views

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Public Notice: Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont — Upcoming Release of the Comprehensive Study Report

July 3, 2018 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) will release the Comprehensive Study Report for the Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont, located in Quebec, no later than September 4, 2018. The Report will include the Agency’s conclusions and recommendations regarding the implementation of mitigation measures and whether the project is likely to cause significant […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 201845 Views

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Government of Canada is working to improve Canada’s law on pollution prevention and toxic chemicals, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada June 29, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec All Canadians deserve a healthy environment and safe communities. That’s why the Government of Canada is working to protect Canadians and their environment from pollution and harmful substances. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201822 Views

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