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Baffinland submits Final Environmental Impact Statement Addendum for Phase 2

OAKVILLE, ON, August 16, 2018 – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland) announced today that it has submitted the Environmental Impact Statement for its Mary River Project Phase 2 to the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB). Baffinland is seeking a coordinated review process whereby the informational requirements for the NIRB environmental assessment review process and the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20184 Views

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Race against time: Engineers use Apex River to refill Iqaluit’s water supply before freeze up – CBC

If all goes to plan, the city will have moved 400 million litres of water before winter sets in Aug 16, 2018 Iqaluit’s public water supply will start getting a refill in the next few days as the city begins to pump water from the Apex River into the Lake Geraldine reservoir. There is construction […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20182 Views

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YT Government: Reception centre for BC fire evacuees moving to new location

August 14, 2018 The Whitehorse reception centre for people displaced by wildfires in northern BC is being moved from its current location at Vanier Secondary School to a new location at 9010 Quartz Road. Its hours of operation are also being amended. Reception and emergency social services support will be provided at the new location […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 20184 Views

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Communiqué: Energy and Mines Ministers Agree that Improving Competitiveness and Environmental Sustainability are Key to Future Development of Natural Resources

Marking the conclusion of the annual three-day Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference (EMMC), hosted by Nunavut, Canada’s energy and mines ministers agreed today to act to increase the country’s competitiveness in these respective sectors by eliminating barriers to investment, promoting market diversification, and improving the efficiency and timeliness of regulatory processes. To that end, the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20186 Views

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Government of Yukon to make donation to support residents affected by wildfires in Telegraph Creek

August 10, 2018 The Government of Yukon is making a $25,000 donation to support BC residents affected by wildfires in the Telegraph Creek area. The fires have forced residents of Telegraph Creek to evacuate their homes, and many structures have been destroyed. Yukoners can make donations directly to the Tahltan Central Government, which has requested […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201810 Views

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Yukon to assist B.C. fire evacuees

The Government of Yukon received a formal request today from the Province of British Columbia to provide emergency social services support to B.C. residents who have been impacted by wildfires in the Telegraph Creek area. The Yukon government is establishing a reception centre in Whitehorse to provide this support to those who need it. Reception […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201812 Views

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All hands on deck at Nunavut’s first inshore rescue station – Nunatsiaq News

August 02, 2018 “We’re still establishing up to where we can respond for help” The Coast Guard’s new rescue station in Rankin Inlet is up and running. And if you need to call for help, or drop by to say hi, you can do it in Inuktitut. This inshore boat rescue station—one of 26 across […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 201816 Views

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New Construction Manager Announced for Faro Mine Remediation Project

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 31, 2018 – Ross River, YT – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is moving forward on the remediation of contaminated sites in the North to protect the health and safety of Indigenous people and Northerners while safeguarding the environment. Today, the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201818 Views

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2018–19 hunting season in Ross River area

The Government of Yukon wants to ensure hunters are safe, respectful and clear about their legal obligations while hunting in the Ross River area this season. The Department of Environment and Minister Pauline Frost are working closely with the Ross River Dena Council and Chief Jack Caesar to ensure a collaborative approach and understanding of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201814 Views

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Large Marine Ecosystems of the Arctic: New fact sheets

July 31, 2018 A new series of fact sheets on the Large Marine Ecosystems of the Arctic provides a new lens through which to see the Arctic’s natural boundaries. Arctic Council Working Group PAME (Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment) has recently released a collection of maps and factsheets describing the 18 Large Marine Ecosystems […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201811 Views

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