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KRG: Radio Announcement

The Kativik Environmental Advisory Committee (KEAC) in collaboration with the Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE) has scheduled a consultation on the status and management of final waste in Nunavik on June 9 and 10, 2021. “Final waste is that which is found at the very end of the cycle of sorting, recovery and reclamation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 20219 Views

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World Environment Day 2021: Statement from the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada June 5, 2021 – Gatineau, Quebec “Today is World Environment Day and this year’s theme of “Ecosystem Restoration” has a special resonance for Canadians. “Nature is a fundamental part of our national identity. Canadians understand the value of nature and wild spaces, and the essential role they play in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202114 Views

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Over 20% of the Eeyou Istchee James Bay area officially protected as part of the Grande Alliance – An important step toward increased protection of this territory

Québec — The Gouvernement du Québec and the Cree Nation Government wish to acknowledge the official designation of the 23 territorial reserves for protected area purposes (TRPAP), announced in December 2020, with their inclusion in the Québec Register of Protected Areas. This is an important milestone toward the legal protection of the Eeyou Istchee James […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202121 Views

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Nunavik landslide 2nd largest recorded in Quebec history – Nunatsiaq News

May 3, 2021 45 million cubic metres of debris dumped into the Great Whale River Last week’s major landslide in Nunavik has been confirmed as the second largest ever seen in Quebec, according to the Kativik Regional Government. The landslide happened on April 22 along the shores of the Great Whale River, roughly eight kilometres […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202129 Views

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Quebec’s second largest landslide near Whapmagoostui and Kuujjuaraapik remains under close observation

Experts have turned their attention to closely monitoring what has been recorded as the second largest landslide in Québec over the last 150 years. Kuujjuaq, Québec, April 29, 2021 The landslide that occurred on April 22, 2021 approximately 8 kilometres upstream from  the village of Kuujjuaraapik and Whapmagoostui spilled over 45 million cubic metres of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202137 Views

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Minister Wilkinson presents response to the 2020 Minister’s Round Table on Parks Canada

From: Parks Canada The Minister’s response will help to advance efforts to protect nature, strengthen Indigenous leadership in conservation, make protected places more inclusive and accessible, protect built heritage and tell Canada’s diverse stories. April 15, 2021                           Gatineau, Quebec          […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202133 Views

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MCK: KEPO Lake Sturgeon Study

(Kahnawake – 14, Onerahtókha/April 2021) The Kahnawà:ke Environment Protection Office (KEPO) would like to inform the community of the second phase of a Lake Sturgeon study taking place in the St. Lawrence River near the Mercier Bridge. As part of on-going discussions with the Quebec Transport Ministry, KEPO raised concerns about potential impacts of bridge […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202134 Views

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The Quebec government and the Algonquin chiefs agree in principle on interim measures

Québec City, April 2, 2021- Negotiations on moose hunting in the Réserve faunique La Vérendrye, aimed at ensuring social peace and the preservation of the resource, resulted today in an agreement in principle between the Government of Québec and the Algonquin community chiefs on interim measures to be implemented. This agreement, which provides a framework […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 202141 Views

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MCK: Icebreaker has transited the Seaway – Stay off the Ice

(Kahnawake – 22, Enniskó:wa/March 2021) The Public Safety Division (PSD) wishes to advise the community that the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker passed through the St. Lawrence Seaway on Friday, 19 Enniskó:wa/March, in preparation for the opening of the 2021 navigation season. The ice in the bay by Onake is melting and the water is moving […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202144 Views

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QC Government: The Current Status and Management of Final Waste – Launch of the Public Hearing on March 23

QUÉBEC CITY, March 17, 2021 – The commission of inquiry of the Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE), consisting of Mr. Joseph Zayed, chairman, Ms. Julie Forget and Mr. Pierre Renaud, commissioners, hereby announces the first part of the public hearing on The Current Status and Management of Final Waste. In view of the current […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202190 Views

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