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Minister McKenna launches the Great Canadian Video Contest for World Environment Day

Two lucky winners will travel to Ottawa for World Environment Day April 22, 2017 – Gatineau, Quebec – Environment and Climate Change Canada Canada is excited and honoured to host World Environment Day, on June 5, 2017. This year’s theme is “connecting people to nature.” The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, invites Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 20176 Views

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Ancient methane ‘burp’ points to climate change 110 million years ago – CBC

Frozen methane hydrates suddenly thawed 110 million years ago during a warming phase Apr 24, 2017 New research suggests a large amount of methane was released in the Arctic Ocean during a period of warming 110 million years ago and the methane “burp” points to the possibility of a similar release in today’s warming conditions. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 20174 Views

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup challenges Canadians to set a new record for Canada’s 150th birthday

ACROSS CANADA, April 21, 2017 – Canada is turning 150 this year and to celebrate the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is challenging Canadians to mark Canada’s big birthday by cleaning their shorelines in record-breaking numbers. With Earth Day tomorrow, registration for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is now open and is easier than ever, with […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 201715 Views

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Call for nominations: Community Joint Planning and Management Committee for the Katannilik Territorial Park

April 20, 2017 The Government of Nunavut (GN) and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) are now accepting nominations for six appointments (two from Iqaluit and four from Kimmirut) to the Community Joint Planning and Management Committee (CJPMC) for the Katannilik Territorial Park. The CJPMC provides advice and recommendations to the GN on the planning, establishment, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201711 Views

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KI: Information Sessions – Meadowbank Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement

INFORMATION SESSIONS As per schedule B, 5.2 of the Meadowbank Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA), Agnico Eagle invites all businesses interested in pre-qualifying for the awarding of contracts for the Meadowbank Project to an information session in your community to explain the pre-qualification process. If you have already pre-qualified under the Meliadine IIBA, you […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201711 Views

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The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Whitehorse, Yukon, April 23-28, 2017

OTTAWA, April 19, 2017 / – The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of Canadian species that have been identified as potentially being at risk, as they are mandated to do under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA). The next meeting will […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20177 Views

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True north, carbon-free? What the Arctic tells us about climate change – University of Calgary

The effects of climate change can be seen clearly in the Canadian Arctic. UCalgary researchers look at what they tell us about the impact of carbon emissions worldwide. As climate change melts the polar ice cap, the Arctic becomes more accessible, causing increased marine traffic and greater industrial development. University of Calgary researchers are investigating […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201710 Views

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How extending personhood to Canada’s rivers could help reconciliation – CBA National Magazine

April 18, 2017 In March, governments in India and New Zealand independently extended personhood rights to rivers, making them the first jurisdictions in the world to do so. Is it possible that Canada could follow suit? Likely not in the foreseeable future. Not that it’s impossible. The Canada Business Corporations Act grants corporations the rights […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20177 Views

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Cleanup complete after fuel trucks crash on remote stretch of Dempster Highway – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 13, 2017  WHITEHORSE _ Traffic on a remote section of the Dempster Highway in Northwest Territories is moving again after a crash between two loaded fuel trucks. Northwest Territories Infrastructure Department spokesman Merle Carpenter says one driver was injured in the collision on Tuesday night, and a cause is under investigation. He […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 201715 Views

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EMAB launches new website

On March 31, 2017  Environmental Monitoring Advisory Board (EMAB) launched its new website! EMAB staff and Board members look forward to the opportunity to use it as a platform to better connect with Parties to the EA and their communities. EMAB’s website also holds the online Public Registry where we upload Diavik’s environmental monitoring reports, technical […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201715 Views

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