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Government of Canada supports Inuit led stewardship efforts in Taloyoak, Nunavut

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release August 12, 2022 Iqaluit, Nunavut – Oceans are vital to the livelihoods of communities across Canada.  The Government of Canada has made tremendous strides in protecting our oceans by working in collaboration with Indigenous partners, provinces, territories, industry and other marine stakeholders. Since 2015, Canada has progressed from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 20226 Views

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New adaptation project helping Gjoa Haven prepare for risks posed by climate change

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 10, 2022 The Hamlet of Gjoa Haven is taking steps to address and adapt to the effects of climate change thanks to a community-led project that will conduct geotechnical investigations and drainage planning in the existing townsite as well as areas that have been identified for potential […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 20228 Views

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QIA’s Nauttiqsuqtiit Major Patrol 2022

Iqaluit, Nunavut – August 9, 2022 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce that a fundamental commitment made through the Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area (TI NMCA) Inuit Impact Benefit Agreement in sharing Inuit knowledge of the marine environment will be fulfilled this summer. Four boats departed from Arctic Bay and Pond […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 20229 Views

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Minister Vandal announces funding in support of climate change adaptation project in Cambridge Bay

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 9, 2022 — Cambridge Bay, Nunavut — Crown–Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada A community-led project in the hamlet of Cambridge Bay is taking steps to adapt to climate change by assessing impacts on the Northstar residential and commercial development areas and planning for a changing environment. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 20229 Views

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Why the Nuluujaat Land Guardians’ counterclaim against Baffinland is unique in Canada – CBC

‘It’s very hard, traditionally, to get standing to bring environmental law disputes before the courts’ Aug 05, 2022 A recent legal move by the Nuluujaat Land Guardians, a group of Inuit protesters, to sue Baffinland Iron Mines is unusual in Canada, says one lawyer watching from afar. And it’s made possible thanks to environmental legislation […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202216 Views

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City of Iqaluit: Waterways Cleanup Event

August 3, 2022 The Annual Waterways Cleanup Event will be taking place on Friday, August 26, 2022 from 9am to 4pm. Iqaluit’s waterways, creeks, rivers, ocean, and beachfront areas are important to the overall health, safety, and well-being of our community. Residents wishing to take part in the cleanup can pick up gloves, garbage bags […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202215 Views

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NT Government: August 10 is the deadline to register for Disaster Assistance for the 2022 flood season

July 28, 2022 The deadline to register for Disaster Assistance, for those affected by the 2022 flood in Hay River, is August 10, 2022. It is critical that those who intend to apply for Disaster Assistance be registered by the deadline so that their disaster assistance claim can be processed once their repairs have been […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202214 Views

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Nuluujaat Land Guardians countersue Baffinland, claim environmental damages – CBC

Jul 28, 2022 Lawsuit seeks an injunction to stop Baffinland’s sound contamination, dust pollution The Inuit protesters who formed a temporary blockade at Baffinland Iron Mine’s Mary River mine last year, have filed a statement of defence in a lawsuit launched against them by the company. And, they’ve also launched a counterclaim of their own, alleging […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202214 Views

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Diesel spill at Northwest Territories diamond mine results in $350,000 fine

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada July 25, 2022 The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians and our environment. The Government enforces laws that protect Canada’s air, water, and natural environment and we take this responsibility very seriously. On July 25, 2022, De Beers Canada, Inc. was sentenced […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202216 Views

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Effective Immediately: Increase to Baffin Island Caribou harvest

22 July 2022 Public Service Announcement Effective Immediately: Increase to Baffin Island Caribou harvest The Minister of Environment has accepted a decision recommended by the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board (NWMB) to increase the Total Allowable Harvest (TAH) of Baffin Island Caribou effective immediately for 2022-2023 harvest season. For the harvest period of July 1, 2022, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202236 Views

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