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GNU: Community Cleanups 2022

02 June 2022 Public Service Announcement Community Cleanups 2022 It’s time for this year’s community cleanups! In the spirit of Avatittinnik Kamatsiarniq (Environmental Stewardship), the Government of Nunavut (GN) is encouraging all Nunavummiut to help clean up their communities this summer. Please contact your hamlet office for information about local cleanup events. Participants can enter […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202233 Views

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Edéhzhíe Dehcho Protected Area becomes a National Wildlife Area with support of $10 million fund

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada News release June 1, 2022 To mark the beginning of National Indigenous History Month, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, minister of Environment and Climate Change, today announced that the Government of Canada has designated Edéhzhíe as a National Wildlife Area, in addition to its status as a Dehcho Protected Area. Edéhzhíe […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202229 Views

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Cleaning up along the Hay River, N.W.T. after floodwaters recede – APTN news

May 30, 2022 Residents hope more flood planning done in the future. Jamie Mcpherson knew time was of the essence to remove the water-sodden insulation from the underbelly of his home before mold set in. Over the last week, he pulled 12 to 14-hour days and dealt with the destruction from unprecedented ice jams and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202237 Views

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Inuvialuit Statement on Climate Change

May 30th, 2022 “Inuvialuit of all ages and from all walks of life share a deep connection to the land and waters within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR)” – Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith. Climate change presents a sustained threat to the relationship Inuvialuit have with the environment. Inuvialuit beneficiaries, including community leadership and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202232 Views

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NWT Flood Response Update: May 30, 2022, 17:00pm

Unprecedented flooding is currently affecting thousands of residents in the Northwest Territories. Current status Actions today Donations, helping out, and helpful local links More information Current status Water levels and flow https://www.enr.gov.nt.ca/en/newsroom/nwt-water-monitoring-bulletin-may-30-2022 The Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation emergency has transitioned from response to recovery. Communities are the lead on response and recovery activities […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202231 Views

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Shane Thompson: Climate Change

May 27, 2022 Mr. Speaker, our environment is changing rapidly. Average temperatures in the territory are rising up to four times faster than the rest of the world. Coastal erosion is already affecting communities, and melting permafrost is impacting infrastructure. We know that ice-free summers in the Arctic will become a reality in the future, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202231 Views

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Yukon University and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations working together to assess impacts of climate change on Traditional Territory

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 26, 2022 Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) and researchers at Yukon University are working in collaboration to address the effects of climate change thanks to a multi-year research project that will assess the vulnerability of the CAFN Traditional Territory to climate change and permafrost thaw. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202234 Views

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NWT Flood Response Update: May 24, 2022, 17:00pm

Unprecedented flooding is currently affecting thousands of residents in the Northwest Territories. Current status Actions today Donations, helping out, and helpful local links More information Current status Water levels and flow https://www.enr.gov.nt.ca/en/newsroom/nwt-water-monitoring-bulletin-may-24-2022 The Hay River and K’atl’odeeche First Nation emergency has transitioned from response to recovery. Communities are the lead on response and recovery activities and are […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202237 Views

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Call for nominations: Nunavut Joint Planning and Management Committee for Territorial Parks

Public Service Announcement Call for nominations: Nunavut Joint Planning and Management Committee for Territorial Parks The Department of Environment is currently accepting nominations for the Nunavut Joint Planning and Management Committee (NJPMC). The NJPMC is responsible for providing advice on the planning, establishment, operation, and management of territorial parks throughout Nunavut. Individuals who have knowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202288 Views

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Community cleanup date set for Iqaluit – Nunatsiaq News

May 19, 2022 City asks organizations to give employees a half day off work so they can pitch in for the community effort It’s time for a spring cleaning of Iqaluit. The annual community cleanup — where residents, visitors and businesspeople hit the streets to help beautify the community — is set for June 10, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202232 Views

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