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KRG: Third Edition of the Weekends in the Parks

Kuujjuaq, Québec, May 23, 2017 – Nunavik Parks and the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) are pleased to announce the Weekends in the Parks for the third consecutive year. This summer, Nunavik residents can choose between eleven discovery packages organized at Parc national des Pingualuit, Parc national Kuururjuaq and Parc national Tursujuq. Activities include hiking, canoeing […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 20174 Views

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Minister McKenna extends the video contest for World Environment Day

May 19, 2017 – Gatineau, Quebec – Environment and Climate Change Canada Canada is eager to welcome the world for World Environment Day on June 5, 2017. As part of the celebrations, the Great Canadian Video Contest is well under way. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, is extending the deadline for Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 201713 Views

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The Government of Canada makes $5.5 M in funding available for environmental projects across Canada

May 17, 2017 – Gatineau, Québec – Environment and Climate Change Canada Canadians value a safe and clean environment. Through the Environmental Damages Fund, the Government of Canada is investing in areas where environmental damage has occurred. The Government of Canada is making $5.5 million in funding available for environmental projects under the Environmental Damages […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 20177 Views

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Greenpeace launches worldwide campaign for free speech

Montreal, 16 May, 2017 — Greenpeace has launched a new worldwide campaign for free speech today to stand up to Canadian logging giant Resolute Forest Products’ massive legal attacks on its critics, which threaten the existence of this global environmental movement. These meritless lawsuits are just the tip of the iceberg and part of a […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201710 Views

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A look at the federal dollar figures behind natural disasters over the years – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 11, 2017  OTTAWA _ The federal government has been spending steadily more on natural disaster assistance since 1970, according to a recent review of payments under the Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements program. The numbers: $10 million: Average annual cost of Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements (DFAA) between 1970 and 1995. $110 million: Average […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 201721 Views

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QNW: Reforming the National Energy Board: What Role Will Indigenous Women Play?

Introduction This submission is presented by Quebec Native Women Inc. (QNW) to the National Energy Board Modernization Expert Panel. The Expert Panel has been tasked by the Minister of Natural Resources Canada to study the current structure, role and mandate of the National Energy Board (NEB) under the National Energy Board Act. Based on the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 201711 Views

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The AFNQL joins the consensus against radioactive waste transport and storage on first nations ancestral lands

WENDAKE, QC, May 2, 2017 – As per stated in its position on Energy, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) reconfirmed today its firm opposition to radioactive waste transport and storage on First Nations ancestral lands. Ratsénhaienhs Chief Clinton Phillips, from the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake, joined other First Nations leaders today, in Lac […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201727 Views

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Media Advisory: Joint Declaration on Radioactive Waste

Anishinabek Nation Grand Chief Patrick Madahbee, and Chief Clinton Phillips (on behalf of the Iroquois Caucus and Kahnawà:ke Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton) will speak to the joint declaration and the serious concerns on radioactive waste on Tuesday at the Chiefs of Ontario Special Chiefs Assembly. Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee and Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201722 Views

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Notice of public meeting and participant funding offering for the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2016

May 1, 2017 – Ottawa, ON The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Indigenous groups and other stakeholders in reviewing its Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2016 and in submitting comments to the Commission. The CNSC will hold a public […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 201722 Views

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Statement – Extreme measure to move caribou herd to the zoo shows scale of crisis in Quebec’s forests

Environmental groups respond to the Québec government’s decision to move the Val-d’Or caribou to the Saint-Félicien zoo 24 April 2017 (MONTRÉAL) — Greenpeace, l’Action boréale and the David Suzuki Foundation are dumbfounded by the Québec government’s decision to relocate the last few woodland caribou from Québec’s Val-d’Or region to a zoo 400 kilometres away. This […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 201718 Views

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