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Arctic Council meeting focuses on biodiversity in the Arctic

November 02, 2018 At the meeting just concluded in Rovaniemi, Finland, the Arctic Council focused its discussions on Arctic biodiversity and received updates from all the Council’s subsidiary bodies on their ongoing work. Friday, 02 Nov 2018 Rovaniemi, Finland Representatives of the eight Arctic States and six indigenous Permanent Participant organizations, as well as the Arctic Council’s six  Working […]

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Canada Strengthens Support for Contaminants Research and Monitoring in the North

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada News release November 1, 2018 — Ottawa, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Northerners, scientists and other governments in better understanding contaminant levels in traditionally harvested foods. More research means that individuals and communities can make informed decisions […]

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Remote Arctic wildlife area benefits from U.S foundation funding pledge – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 31, 2018 A northern national wildlife area is benefiting from a billion-dollar pledge from an American charitable organization. The Wyss Foundation, a private conservation group, says it will spend C$750,000 over the next three years to help fund an Indigenous guardians program for Edehzhie in the Northwest Territories. The money is intended […]

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Inuit continue call for cleaner shipping fuel despite higher cost – Nunatsiaq News

October 31, 2018 “Don’t save money using dirty oil” Nunavut consumers will pay more if resupply vessels switch from heavy fuel oil to cleaner alternatives, sealift companies serving the territory’s communities have warned. That cost has now been spelled out in a recent report by a think tank in the Netherlands, CE Delft, which looked […]

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City of Iqaluit: Public Consultation on New Landfill and Waste Management Facility

NOVEMBER 2, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – The City will be holding a public consultation on the new Solid Waste Management Plan, to provide more detailed information as well as hear comments and questions from residents regarding this project. What: Public Consultation on new Solid Waste Management Plan Where: Qajuqturvik Food Centre Location: Building 655, Mattaaq Crescent Date: November 15, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201817 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Government approves Environmental Assessment Report

October 30, 2018 The Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road has passed an important milestone with approval of the report of Environmental Assessment by the Tłı̨chǫ Government Behchokǫ̀, NT (October 30, 2018) – Last week, the Tłı̨chǫ Government approved the Report of Environmental Assessment for the Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road, as did the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT). The […]

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Arctic science meeting ends with reaffirmed support for Indigenous participation – Nunatsiaq News

October 30, 2018 “A matter of good governance and genuine partnership” Inuit want Arctic scientists to treat them as partners and to respect their human rights. That’s the message the Inuit Circumpolar Council delivered to the Arctic Science Ministerial last week in Berlin. The meeting—hosted by the European Commission, Finland and Germany—brought together 24 governments, […]

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Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, speaks with Sandy Silver, Premier of Yukon

October 29, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, met with the Premier of Yukon, Sandy Silver, in Ottawa. The two discussed the important partnership between the governments of Canada and Yukon in fighting climate change and protecting the environment. They acknowledged that northerners are on the front […]

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Canada will work with other nations to protect the vulnerable Arctic

Arctic science and Indigenous knowledge key to making the Arctic more resilient October 26, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario The Arctic is the fastest warming place on Earth. Indigenous knowledge combined with Arctic research is essential to helping the government better understand how to protect northern regions against the impacts of climate change. This was the topic […]

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Minister of Infrastructure welcomes decision for Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road environmental assessment

October 26, 2018 The Minister of Infrastructure, Wally Schumann announced today that the Government of the Northwest Territories welcomes the decision by the Responsible Ministers to adopt the recommendations of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Review Board on the environmental assessment of the Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road (TASR), including measures modified by the Tłı̨chǫ Government and responsible […]

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