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Call for nominations to the Nunavik Marine Region Impact Review Board

21 August 2018  The Government of Nunavut is looking for nominations to fill its seat on the Nunavik Marine Region Impact Review Board (NMRIRB). The NMRIRB has broad responsibilities for environmental management issues in the Nunavik Marine Region, including the ecosystemic and socio-economic impact assessments of project proposals. If you are familiar with offshore […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201820 Views

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Gold mine company operating in Nunavut fined $100,000 for Fisheries Act violation

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada News release August 21, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut Canadians value a safe and clean environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada’s enforcement officers work hard each day to enforce the laws that protect Canada’s wildlife, air, water, and natural environment. On August 20, 2018, Lupin Mines Incorporated was ordered in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201814 Views

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APECS World Summit 2018 – Summary Report

The 2018 APECS World Summit was held in Davos, Switzerland, from June 17-18, as part of POLAR2018. In total 41 representatives from 22 countries participated in the first day, with sessions dedicated to facilitating local and national networks of ECRs and how to better serve APECS members. The second day, 110 participants from 24 countries […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201820 Views

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GN partnership to deliver Spill Response training

17 August 2018  The Government of Nunavut Departments of Environment, Community and Government Services – Petroleum Products Division and Qulliq Energy Corporation are partnering to deliver a training course for spill response instructors in Iqaluit, August 20-25, 2018. The goal of the course is to build the existing capacity of trained personnel dealing with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201817 Views

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The Government of Canada announces completed remediation of Tundra Mine

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada News release August 17, 2018 – Yellowknife, NWT – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Canada is moving forward on the remediation of contaminated sites in the North to protect the health and safety of Indigenous people, Northerners, and the integrity of the environment. Today, the Honourable Dominic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201817 Views

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Yukon’s wildfire resources exported to British Columbia

August 16, 2018 On August 15, the Government of Yukon sent resources to British Columbia to assist with the province’s wildfire situation. This assistance was requested through the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre. The British Columbia government declared a province-wide state of emergency yesterday in response to the ongoing wildfire situation. Twenty-seven Wildland Fire Management […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201821 Views

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World Wildlife Fund raises alarm about harmful ‘grey water’ in Canada’s Arctic – CBC

New report says used water dumped by ships could double by 2035 Aug 17, 2018 World Wildlife Fund Canada fears a new report it commissioned suggests that untreated “grey water” dumped in Canadian Arctic waters could double by 2035 if left unregulated. Grey water is used water which can come from showers, laundry, dishwashers and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201817 Views

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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, 201822 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, 201814 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, 201813 Views

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