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NunatuKavut Continues Fight On Methylmercury Mitigation

NUNATUKAVUT CONTINUES FIGHT ON METHYLMERCURY MITIGATION HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, June 19, 2017 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “Nalcor issued a public statement on June 12, stating that it would be releasing water from the Muskrat Falls reservoir in mid-July in order to install a safety boom […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201714 Views

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Lac Windfall Mine Project – Public Comments Invited

June 16, 2017 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Lac Windfall Mine Project, located on the Eeyou Istchee-James Bay Territory, 75 km southeast of the Cree village of Waswanipi and 115 km east of Lebel-sur-Quévillon, Quebec. To help inform […]

by pmnationtalk on June 16, 201715 Views

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Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Mayors Mobilize over Great Lakes Restoration and Climate Change

MONTREAL, June 15, 2017  – Member mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative met at their annual meeting and conference, hosted by outgoing Chair, Mayor Denis Coderre, in Montreal. “This has been a very busy year. The Trump administration, for the remainder of 2017, backed out of its intention to cut funding […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201715 Views

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The Government of Canada announces Low Carbon Economy Fund

The Low Carbon Economy Fund will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create jobs, and generate clean growth. June 15, 2017 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Environment and Climate Change Canada Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, today echoed the announcement from the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201713 Views

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Strategic plan 2021: For a more innovative, cleaner and inclusive Quebec economy – The Dobson Chronicles

June 15, 2017 Canada is the fastest developing nation in the G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States) both in terms of population and economy, so you’re probably wondering: “How will this affect startups?” Well, the CED (Canadian Economic Development) has a plan prepared on how the country will […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201710 Views

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Government of Canada takes steps to speed up ocean protection

Ottawa, Ontario – Canada is committed to protecting its marine and coastal areas that are ecologically diverse and economically significant to Canadians. It is Canada’s responsibility to steward its resources with care, protecting the lifecycle of marine life and the Canadian middle class that depend on their own hard work and on the health of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201710 Views

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90 organizations urge logging giant Resolute to drop lawsuits against Greenpeace & Stand.earth

Montreal, 12 June 2017 — Organizations across Canada and the U.S., including the David Suzuki Foundation, the Broadbent Institute and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, are calling on Resolute Forest Products to drop its multi-million dollar lawsuits aimed at silencing Greenpeace and Stand.earth in a newspaper ad appearing in Le Devoir and The Ottawa Citizen. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 20179 Views

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Minister of Environment and Climate Change continues Canada’s global climate change leadership at G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting

June 12, 2017 – Gatineau, Quebec – Environment and Climate Change Canada Today, Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna, wrapped up the two-day G7 Environment Ministers’ meeting in Bologna, Italy. Minister McKenna led a Canadian delegation including representatives from academia and the private sector, and showcased Canada’s climate plan, which brings together provinces, territories, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 201711 Views

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Val-d’Or Woodland Caribou: Another Example of the Failure to Consult First Nations

WENDAKE, QC, June 9, 2017 – The Conseil de la nation Anishinabe du Lac Simon, the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council (AANTC) and the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) denounce the negligence, amateurism and lack of respect from the Government Couillard in handling the case of the Val-d’Or woodland caribou. “Minister Blanchette wanted to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 12, 201716 Views

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Canada’s ocean protection ripple could become a wave – Healthy Oceans

June 8, 2017 Twenty-five years after Canada proposed the idea of World Oceans Day to the United Nations, people around the world are still celebrating on June 8. It’s also a time to reflect. This week, a Canadian delegation is joining world leaders  in New York to support the United Nations’ goal to conserve and sustainably use the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201710 Views

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