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Inuk actor Natar Ungalaaq has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for the film Iqaluit – CBC

‘It started off with the director who really believed I could play that role,’ he says Jan 19, 2018 An Inuk actor got a nod from the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television this year with a Canadian Screen Awards nomination in the category of best performance by an actor in a supporting role for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20187 Views

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N.W.T. needs to step up its climate change strategy, says auditor general – CBC

October audit made 8 recommendations for Infrastructure and Environment and Natural Resources Jan 18, 2018 Canada’s auditor general was in Yellowknife on Wednesday to talk with territorial legislators about the N.W.T.’s climate change strategy. In a report released in October, federal Auditor General Michael Ferguson found that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20188 Views

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Hearing: Opening Statement to the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Standing Committee on Government Operations

Climate Change in the Northwest Territories (2017 October Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly) 17 January 2018 Michael Ferguson, Chartered Professional AccountantCPA, Chartered AccountantCA Fellow Chartered Professional AccountantFCPA, Fellow Chartered AccountantFCA (New Brunswick) Auditor General of Canada Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Mr. Chair, for this opportunity to discuss our report on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201810 Views

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Government of Canada releases further details on federal carbon-pollution pricing system

January 15, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians know that pollution isn’t free. They see the costs in droughts, floods, extreme weather events, and the impacts to their health. A price on carbon pollution is one of the most efficient tools we have to fight climate change and drive clean innovation. That’s why the federal government is […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201810 Views

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Canada updates Arctic shipping rules, but still allows cheap and dirty fuel – Nunatsiaq Online

January 15, 2018 Heavy fuel oil use not included in new regulations You won’t find any mention of heavy fuel oil, or HFO, pollutants in the new Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act regulations that came into effect this past week. Instead Transport Canada, in a backgrounder to the new regulations, makes a point of telling […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201812 Views

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Wolf Technical Feasibility Assessment Document – Tlicho Government

January 10, 2018 Wolf Technical Feasibility Assessment: Options for Managing Wolves on the Range of the Bathurst Barren-ground Caribou Herd Why was the feasibility assessment done? The assessment was done to fulfill commitments made by Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) to conduct a collaborative feasibility assessment of dı̀ga (wolf) management options for the range of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201815 Views

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Nunavut says number of polar bears in the region going up – and so are the hunting quotas – APTN News

January 9, 2018 A major polar bear region says it is looking to increase the polar bear hunting quota for 2018. This despite a video that was released in December showing a starving polar bear that garnered international attention as the animal struggled to find food at an old campsite. It was held up as […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201814 Views

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3 community projects get off the ground in Nunavut with new climate change adaptation funding – CBC

Winter tourism planning, permafrost tracking and youth advisory council going ahead with $1.7M Jan 09, 2018 As part of the federal government’s 2017 budget, starting this year Nunavut will get more money to prepare for climate change. The money is part of Canada’s Climate Change Preparedness in the North program, which is managed by the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201816 Views

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QIA seeks community input on Tallurutiup Imanga IIBA

Iqaluit, Nunavut – January 4, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is conducting engagement with five Qikiqtani communities on the Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA) that will lead to the creation of the Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Protected Area. From January 9 to January 18, Sandra Inutiq, QIA’s Chief Negotiator on the Tallurutiup Imanga Inuit […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201814 Views

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Ottawa doles out money to help tackle climate change across the North – Nunatsiaq Online

Nunavut will get $1.7 million over four years January 08, 2018 Nunavut will get $1.7 million from the federal government over the next four years to help its communities better adapt to climate change. The money flows from Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s Climate Change Preparedness in the North program, first announced in the 2016 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201814 Views

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