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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, 202077 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, 202048 Views

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Public Advisory: Provincial Government Reinstates Northern Harvest Sea Farms Aquaculture Licences

May 6, 2020 The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources has reinstated 10 aquaculture licences to Northern Harvest Sea Farms (MOWI Canada East) in the Fortune Bay region on the south coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. The October 11, 2019 suspension was due to the company’s failure to disclose to the department […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202054 Views

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Salmon groups push ahead with fish kill in face of COVID-19 emergency – CBC

May 01, 2020 Plan would see fish poisoned in a section of Miramichi River and nearby lake to kill invasive smallmouth bass New Brunswick salmon groups and First Nations are keeping an anxious eye on the calendar as COVID–19 threatens the arrival of a key U.S. expert invited here to help eradicate invasive smallmouth bass. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 202021 Views

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A message from the Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers

A message from the Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers Mother Earth is speaking to us in ways foretold in our prophecies. Time constantly evolves. These changes bring with it new challenges and unknown threats. There will be a time for renewal, a time we can understand unknown threats such as COVID-19. This new threat […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202026 Views

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NS supreme court says environment minister “committed palpable and overriding error” around Alton Gas – The Coast Halifax

Project now requires 120 more days of consultation with Sipekne’katik First Nation Apr 7, 2020 Two weeks ago, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia overturned the environment minister’s approval of the Alton Gas project, citing inadequate consultation with Sipekne’katik First Nation. Alton Gas must now resume consultations for 120 days, or until both parties are […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202050 Views

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Marine Institute Completes and Releases Report on South Coast Salmon Mortality Event

March 19, 2020 The Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland has completed and released its report on the 2019 salmon mortality event at Northern Harvest Sea Farm’s aquaculture sites on the south coast. The Marine Institute facilitated ‘A Review of the 2019 Newfoundland and Labrador South Coast Cultured Atlantic Salmon Mortality Event’ at the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202046 Views

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Inquiry finds environment of ‘mistrust’ after lack of Indigenous consultations for Muskrat Falls project – APTN News

March 13, 2020 A thousand-page report into the financial and operational issues facing the multi-billion dollar Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project says the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as its Crown corporation Nalcor, “created an environment of mistrust” by failing to allow concerned Indigenous peoples and other citizens to “engage in a meaningful and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 202048 Views

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Climate change is here – Gazette

The World Health Organization, the United Nations and the scientific community overwhelmingly agree that climate change is real. And it is happening right now. The impacts are wide-ranging, global in scope and unprecedented in scale. Throughout the last decade Memorial researchers have been deeply engaged in understanding the impact of climate change. Memorial’s Research Strategy […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202048 Views

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Provincial Government Releases Report on the Muskrat Falls Inquiry

March 10, 2020 Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, released the report on the Muskrat Falls Inquiry from the Honourable Justice Richard D. LeBlanc, Commissioner. The report’s six volumes are available at www.gov.nl.ca/nr/muskrat-falls-a-misguided-project/. The Muskrat Falls project has had a profound impact on ratepayers and the financial situation in Newfoundland and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202045 Views

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