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Fuel spill at Arviat Air Terminal Building

May 16, 2024 The Government of Nunavut (GN) is advising Arviat residents that there has been a fuel spill at the Arviat Air Terminal Building. The airport is open, and all airport services are available. Calm Air is temporarily using their cargo facility to operate their flights. The GN is investigating the cause of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 20244 Views

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Media Advisory: 2024 NWT wildfires press conference

May 14, 2024 Media is invited to receive an update on the 2024 wildfire situation in the Northwest Territories and the ongoing response to the wildfires. DATE: May 14, 2024 TIME: 1:30 p.m. MST LOCATION: Virtual (Microsoft Teams) Please RSVP by 12 p.m. MST for a link to the press conference. To RSVP, please contact: Cabinet […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202411 Views

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Regional Fire Restrictions Implemented in South Slave Region on all Public and Private Lands Effective Immediately

Regional fire restrictions are being implemented prohibiting any open flames and other activities effective immediately. These restrictions are effective through May 17 and may be extended if necessary. They apply to following communities and land between them not under federal jurisdiction: South Slave: Fort Providence Kakisa Fort Smith Hay River K’átł’odeeche First Nation Salt River […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202412 Views

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Regional Fire Restrictions Implemented in Dehcho Regions on all Public and Private Lands Effective Immediately

Regional fire restrictions are being implemented prohibiting any open flames and other activities effective immediately. These restrictions are effective through May 24 and may be extended if necessary. They apply to following communities and land between them not under federal jurisdiction: Dehcho: Nahanni Butte Fort Liard Fort Simpson Jean Marie River Wrigley Sambaa K’e Maps […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202413 Views

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The May 1 snow survey shows snowpack ranges from well below average to record setting in Old Crow

May 10, 2024 The Government of Yukon Water Resources Branch has released the May 1 Yukon Snow Survey Bulletin and Water Supply Forecast. This is an important survey for Yukoners as it helps forecast water levels and flow conditions across the territory. Using these findings, the Government of Yukon and its partners can better prepare […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202412 Views

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Have your say on socio-economic mitigation strategies for the Mackenzie Valley Highway Project

May 9, 2024 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is seeking input from residents on proposed socio-economic mitigation strategies for the Mackenzie Valley Highway Project. A public meeting will be held in Tulita to provide an update on the project and discuss the socio-economic mitigation measures proposed for the project. This meeting will also […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202411 Views

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Feds must better manage contaminated sites in North: report – Nunatsiaq News

May 2, 2024 Auditor general says 322 active sites in region have not been remediated A new report from Canada’s auditor general says the federal government is not effectively managing contaminated sites in the North. The report, provided to Parliament in April, says that as of October 2023, there were 4,503 active sites across Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202414 Views

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Minister Guilbeault concludes G7 Ministers’ Meeting with strong outcomes on clean energy, clean air, and a nature‑positive future

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada May 1, 2024 The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, represented Canada at this year’s Group of Seven (G7) Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment, which took place in Turin, Italy, from April 28 to 30. Working closely with G7 partners to advance key climate, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202415 Views

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The Yukon Conservation Officer Services Branch celebrates its 75th anniversary

Today marks a significant milestone as the Yukon Conservation Officer Services Branch proudly celebrates 75 years of dedicated service in promoting public safety and the protection of wildlife. The Government of Yukon is proud to join in the celebration of this important branch that provides key conservation efforts for Yukoners. Established in 1949 as the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202417 Views

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NWT wildlife management authorities identify actions to support northern mountain caribou

YELLOWKNIFE (April 29, 2024) – The Conference of Management Authorities, established under the Species at Risk (NWT) Act to manage and recover species at risk in the Northwest Territories (NWT), has reached agreement on the implementation of the Management Plan for Northern Mountain Caribou in the Northwest Territories. Northern mountain caribou are listed as a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202416 Views

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