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First Nations and natural resources: A different picture – Montreal Economic Institute

Montreal, February 12, 2020 – Protests are taking place across the country as certain members of First Nations express their opposition to the Coastal GasLink energy project in British Columbia. Yet according to Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, we must keep in mind that the democratically elected band councils of the communities […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202031 Views

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Canada Promotes Indigenous Participation in Quebec’s Energy Sector

From: Natural Resources Canada August 30, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Natural Resources Canada The best solutions for combating climate change in rural and remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. This is why the Government of Canada is working with Indigenous peoples to ensure that they participate in and benefit from natural resource […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2019107 Views

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Canada Helps Reduce Diesel Reliance in Indigenous Communities in Northern Quebec

From: Natural Resources Canada August 15, 2019 Montreal, Quebec Natural Resources Canada To combat climate change, Canada needs new and innovative approaches to electricity distribution. That is why the Government of Canada is funding a clean power infrastructure project in Northern Quebec that will help lower carbon pollution in off-grid communities reliant on diesel fuel. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201948 Views

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Media advisory: Canada Promotes Indigenous Participation in Forest Sector

From: Natural Resources Canada OTTAWA — The Minister of National Revenue, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, will make an announcement at Oujé-Bougoumou Cree Nation for a sustainable forestry project that will create jobs, boost the local economy and help conserve Canadian forests. A media […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2019110 Views

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Canada Invests in Forest Innovation to Grow the Economy and Create Good Jobs

From: Natural Resources Canada April 3, 2019                                        Quebec City, Quebec                           Natural Resources Canada Investing in research and development (R&D) creates tremendous opportunities for the forest sector and will result in new technologies and good jobs for our communities. That is why Budget 2019 proposes up to $91.8 million over three years, starting in 2020-21, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2019102 Views

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Woodland caribou, Indigenous dialogue to be highlights of FSC Canada’s new standards – Canadian Biomass

March 4, 2019 – A new standard for sustainable forestry in Canada is almost ready to come into effect, says the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) Canadian chapter. The Policy and Standards Committee of FSC International has conditionally approved the national Forests Management Standard put forth by FSC Canada in September 2018. Among the chief highlights of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2019110 Views

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Government of Canada Promotes Renewable Energy Innovation in Mining

January 28, 2019                  Vancouver, British Columbia                    Natural Resources Canada The Government of Canada continues to make significant investments toward reducing reliance on diesel in Canada’s rural and remote communities and remote industrial sites. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a combined $4.2-million investment for two TUGLIQ […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201983 Views

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Canada Invests in Indigenous Participation in the Forest Sector in Williams Lake

From: Natural Resources Canada November 27, 2018 – Williams Lake, British Columbia – Natural Resources Canada Canada’s forest sector continues to be an important generator of jobs in communities across the country, including rural, remote and Indigenous communities. This is why our government is working with Indigenous peoples to ensure that they participate in — […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201891 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Diversification and Jobs in Quebec’s Forest Industry

November 13, 2018         Chapais, Quebec        Natural Resources Canada Wood innovation has the power to advance the development of Canada’s renewable resource economy and create good jobs while combating climate change. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $15-million investment to help Granule 777 Inc. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 2018109 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Lefebvre to Announce Funding for Forestry Project in Northern Quebec

From: Natural Resources Canada CHAPAIS — Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will visit Northern Quebec on November 12–13, 2018, to meet with forestry industry stakeholders and Indigenous leaders. During his visit, Parliamentary Secretary Lefebvre will make a forestry-related announcement in Chapais. A media availability will follow each event. Date and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201895 Views

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