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Bay du Nord Development Project – Public Comments Invited

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada July 30, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Bay du Nord Development Project, located approximately 450 kilometres offshore, east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Agency invites the public […]

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Provincial Government Provides Update on Progress of Recommendations from the Muskrat Falls Inquiry

July 29, 2020 Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, provided an update on the progress of recommendations from the Commission of Inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project. The final report was released to the public on March 10, 2020. Government thanks Justice […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202021 Views

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NS Government: Applications Open for New Climate Change Projects

July 21, 2020 The province continues to find new ways to remain a climate-change leader and further advance the green economy. Communities, local governments, businesses, First Nations and non-profits can now apply for funding for their green infrastructure projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia will invest in projects for public […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202016 Views

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Sharing Our Knowledge: Mentor Dedicated to Advancing Indigenous Education

Jul 14, 2020 One of the key components of Coady Institute’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership (IWCL) program is connecting program participants with the guidance and support of experienced Indigenous women mentors. Gaya’do:węhs Lu Ann Hill-MacDonald is a Mohawk woman of the Bear Clan from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Ontario, Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202027 Views

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UNESCO Bestows Prestigious ‘Global Geopark’ Status on Two Outstanding Sites in the Atlantic Provinces

Ottawa, ONT. (July 10, 2020) – The Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canadian Geoparks Network are pleased to announce that the Cliffs of Fundy, in Nova Scotia, and Discovery, in Newfoundland and Labrador, have been designated UNESCO Global Geoparks. Geoparks are sites recognized by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202028 Views

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Valentine Gold Project – Participant Funding Available

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada June 22, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous peoples in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Valentine Gold Project, located at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202068 Views

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SMU: Inspiring new film spotlights sustainable communities solving environmental problems

A new documentary – to be released June 5, World Environment Day – focuses on the power of communities to find sustainable solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges.  The film, Sustainable Futures – Communities in Action, highlights how local communities have dealt with challenges they face with the environment, the climate, and how to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 202076 Views

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The Government of Canada announces new regulatory measure to improve review process for exploratory drilling projects in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador offshore

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that projects are assessed in a manner that maintains high standards of environmental protection. The Government is also committed to ensuring that such processes are efficient and enable good projects to proceed. The Government of Canada recognizes the value of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202089 Views

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Northern Pulp Ministerial Order Posted

May 14, 2020 Environment Minister Gordon Wilson issued a ministerial order to Northern Pulp today, May 14, that governs how the company will manage its site during its shutdown. The order includes terms and conditions to ensure the environment is protected. It is available at https://novascotia.ca/nse/issues/northern-pulp.asp -30- Media Contact: Rachel Boomer Cell: 902-478-9865 Email: Rachel.Boomer@novascotia.ca […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2020174 Views

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NS Government: Funding Supports Environmental Clean Up at Mill Site

May 12, 2020 Now that the Northern Pulp mill has stopped discharging wastewater into Boat Harbour, Nova Scotians expect the remainder of the shutdown of the mill site to be completed in a way that is safe and protects the environment. Government owns the pipe that runs from the mill to Boat Harbour and is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 2020136 Views

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