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This year’s Yukon River Chinook salmon run will likely be small, according to forecast – CBC

Apr 16, 2021 Officials on both sides of the border are concerned that the run will fail to meet conservation goals The 2021 Yukon River Chinook salmon run will likely be a small one, according to pre-season forecasts. Officials on both sides of the border are concerned that the run will once again fail to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 20217 Views

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Indigenous TikToker uses platform to call out mass contamination of Yellowknife’s toxic Giant Mine – CTV News

April 14, 2021 TORONTO — An Indigenous filmmaker is using TikTok to raise awareness about the toxic mess left behind at Giant Mine in Yellowknife, N.W.T., and the health risks it poses to the surrounding community. Morgan Tsetta, a Yellowknives Dene First Nation photographer and filmmaker working in Vancouver, has been posting videos about the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 20219 Views

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ENR Funding Opportunity – Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative

Do you have an idea for how to reduce, reuse and recycle waste in your community, but need some financial support? The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is accepting applications for the Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative. This program provides up to $50,000 in financial assistance to NWT municipalities, Indigenous governments and organizations, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202164 Views

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Fire suspends upper air monitoring program in Iqaluit – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 7, 2021 Weather prediction services are not impacted Environment and Climate Change Canada has suspended its upper air monitoring program in Iqaluit after a fire gutted the program’s operations building on Monday. Nobody was hurt, but the fire destroyed all equipment inside the building, including computers, weather balloons and antennas. This will not impact […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202112 Views

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Waste management in Inuit Nunangat needs big fix: Oceans North report – Nunatsiaq News

Inuit need more direct decision-making involvement in waste management, says ITK It’s time for higher levels of government to clean up an Arctic waste problem they helped create, says a report aimed at halving waste in the region by 2040. “For decades, colonial government policies have encouraged the growth of static, southern-style communities while failing […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 202112 Views

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Marking a year of progress in cleaning up Canada’s Northern contaminated sites

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada April 1, 2021 — Saint Boniface, Manitoba — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The health and safety of Canadians and the protection of our environment are priorities for the Government of Canada. Today, the Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, marked the one-year anniversary of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202124 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Government: Notice of Winter Storm/Winter Road Closure

March 31, 2021 The Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road Joint Venture is advising the public of a winter storm that will be affecting the northern section of the Winter Road. A weather front with heavy snowfall and very high winds will hit the Winter Road starting on Wednesday evening (March 31, 2021) through to Saturday […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202125 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Government: Notice of Public Hearing – Rayrock Remediation

Project: Rayrock Remediation Location: former Rayrock Mine, NT Purpose: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada – Contaminants and Remediation Division (CIRNAC-CARD) has submitted Type A Water Licence and Type A Land Use Permit Applications for the Rayrock Remediation Project (Miscellaneous – Remediation). File #: W2020L8-0003 and W2020X00 A public hearing will be held by the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202122 Views

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PSA: QIA seeks Community Representatives for NIRB Hearings

March 18, 2021 The Nunavut Impact Review Board has asked QIA to select community representatives to participate in the NIRB meetings that will take place April 12th to 21st in Iqaluit. QIA is being asked to select people who represent women, youth, and elders. The Hamlet and HTO in impacted communities will also select community […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202119 Views

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CYFN: Youth Climate Action Fellowship Initiates Programming for Newly-Appointed Youth Fellows

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon First Nations Climate Action Fellowship announced that programming is underway for 14 First Nations youth that were selected to participate in a 20-month fellowship. Building upon the Yukon First Nations Climate Change Emergency Declaration and the Youth Vision and Principles developed during the 2020 Yukon First Nations Climate Action Gathering, the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202119 Views

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