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Algonquin community calls for moose hunting moratorium in Quebec wildlife reserve – CBC

Algonquins of Barriere Lake say the moose population in the La Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve is in decline Sep 12, 2019 Concerned about the decline in moose throughout their traditional territory, members of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake have taken the issue into their own hands. Since the start of moose hunting season in the La […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201915 Views

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Quebec Cree community bans plastic bags, Styrofoam – CBC

Chisasibi residents taking the ban in stride: official Sep 04, 2019 The James Bay Cree community of Chisasibi has become the first in Eeyou Istchee to ban plastic shopping bags and Styrofoam containers. Since Aug. 19, local food sellers and stores have not been allowed to use or sell Styrofoam products or distribute plastic bags. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201934 Views

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Canadian Coast Guard 2019 Arctic Operations Nearing Mid-Season

From: Canadian Coast Guard Montreal, Quebec Canadian Coast Guard Canadians across the country rely on the critical services of the Canadian Coast Guard to protect mariners and the marine environment, and to ensure the safe and efficient movement of ships that are key to our vibrant economy. With continued growth in commercial shipping and with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 201937 Views

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Algonquin Nation declares state of emergency due to over-hunting in Quebec wildlife reserve – APTN News

August 22, 2019 An elder once told Barrier Lake Chief Casey Ratt that, years ago, the area around their community once had a flourishing moose population – as many as 30 could be spotted during a 45 minute lakeside commute to a neighboring community. Today, Ratt says you’re lucky to even see one. “I haven’t […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201945 Views

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Fort Chambly National Historic Site celebrates Saint-Louis Day and welcomes the Artistes sur le champ Symposium

From: Parks Canada A popular annual event for history buffs and art lovers August 12, 2019                            Chambly, Quebec                            Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada and the City of Chambly invite you to the Fort Chambly National Historic Site to celebrate Saint-Louis Day and the Artistes sur le champ Symposium, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 17–18. Join […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 201916 Views

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Funding to Support Indigenous Participation in the new Impact Assessment System

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency July 10, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through a new Indigenous Capacity Support Program to Indigenous peoples, communities and organizations to help develop skills to better participate in the new impact assessment process. Improvements proposed in the new impact assessment system for Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201976 Views

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Quebec Cree, federal gov’t consider marine conservation area in James Bay – CBC

It’s part of the federal government’s commitment to protect marine habitat from coast to coast Jul 04, 2019 Officials with the federal and Quebec Cree Nation governments will examine the feasibility of creating a national marine conservation area off the coast of James Bay — an area that includes more than a thousand small islands […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201991 Views

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Government of Canada and Cree Nation Government working collaboratively to protect Eastern James Bay

From: Parks Canada June 27, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec Parks Canada Agency Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and Dr. Abel Bosum, Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees and Chairman of the Cree Nation Government, today announced a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a feasibility […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201990 Views

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Woodland and Mountain Caribou Strategy – Minister Pierre Dufour met Concerned Communities From the Cree Nation

Québec City, June 25, 2019 – The Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region and the Nord-du-Québec Region, Pierre Dufour, met last week in Mistissini with representatives and members from concerned Cree communities to discuss the various issues to be considered in developing the Woodland and Mountain Caribou Strategy. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2019105 Views

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Trame verte et bleue du Grand Montréal – Inauguration of Verdun’s Urban Beach

MONTRÉAL, June 20, 2019  – Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montréal and Chair of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM); Chantal Rouleau, Minister for Transport and Minister Responsible for the Metropolis and the Montréal Region; Jean-François Parenteau, Mayor of the Borough of Verdun and a member of Ville de Montréal’s Executive Committee; and Joseph Tokwiro Norton, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 2019119 Views

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