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Legislation advancing responsible co-management of natural resources in North receives Royal Assent

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Bill C-88 cancels merger of land and water boards in the Northwest Territories, moves towards responsible co-management of Arctic offshore oil and gas resources and certainty for industry. June 22, 2019 — Ottawa, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is taking action […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20194 Views

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YT Government: Have your say on proposed forest resources management plan

A new forest resources management plan is being proposed for the Whitehorse and Southern Lakes area. The plan was developed through a joint planning committee that included representatives from the Government of Yukon, Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, as well as local Renewable Resources Councils. The recommended plan incorporates […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201910 Views

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Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’; Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’ – Lab Manager Magazine

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history—and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely, warns a landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), the summary of which was approved at the 7th session of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201928 Views

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Major resource development boost for Northwest Territories Federal government investment supports resource development projects in the Slave Geological Province

Resource development remains the principal driver of the Northwest Territories economy. This is why the Government of Canada is investing $5.1M in two projects that will support resource development in the Slave Geological Province (SGP). Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 201942 Views

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Woodland caribou, Indigenous dialogue to be highlights of FSC Canada’s new standards – Canadian Biomass

March 4, 2019 – A new standard for sustainable forestry in Canada is almost ready to come into effect, says the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) Canadian chapter. The Policy and Standards Committee of FSC International has conditionally approved the national Forests Management Standard put forth by FSC Canada in September 2018. Among the chief highlights of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 201933 Views

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Canada Launches Off-Diesel Initiative for Remote Indigenous Communities

February 13, 2019                          Whitehorse, YT                      Natural Resources Canada Canada is home to hundreds of rural and remote Indigenous communities. As we build a cleaner energy future, we are helping communities across Canada reduce their reliance on diesel and move toward renewable sources of energy. By working together, we can cut pollution, clean our air and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201958 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Sohi to Announce a New Initiative to Generate New Opportunities for Remote Indigenous Communities

February 12, 2019 OTTAWA — Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, will attend the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference and announce a new initiative to generate new opportunities for remote Indigenous communities through innovative clean energy projects to reduce reliance on diesel fuel. A media availability will follow. Date:                Wednesday, February 13, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201935 Views

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Government of Canada Promotes Renewable Energy Innovation in Mining

January 28, 2019                  Vancouver, British Columbia                    Natural Resources Canada The Government of Canada continues to make significant investments toward reducing reliance on diesel in Canada’s rural and remote communities and remote industrial sites. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a combined $4.2-million investment for two TUGLIQ […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201950 Views

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Northwest Territories Releases First Update on Joint Water Management Efforts with B.C.

YELLOWKNIFE (December 7, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories is reporting on work completed under the bilateral water management agreement signed with British Columbia. The British Columbia-Northwest Territories Bilateral Water Management Agreement, which focuses on the Liard and Petitot watersheds, lays the foundation for long-term cooperative management to maintain the ecological integrity of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201996 Views

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Government invests $645K in two Indigenous forestry projects in Yukon – Canadian Forest Industries

Jan. 2, 2019 – The federal government is investing $645,000 in two Indigenous forestry projects in Yukon. The Teslin Tlingit Council received $595,000 to purchase biomass wood chip boilers, as part of a larger project that aims to reduce reliance on non-renewable heating fuels and help create jobs by installing direct heating systems. “The Teslin […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 201951 Views

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