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Letter: Nalcor failing to consult with Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq – The Aurora

The Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq Band is an Indigenous group, with recognized and protected rights under section 35 of the Constitution Act, who collectively hold Aboriginal Title over Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula. Transmission lines that form part of the Muskrat Falls Project run through the Northern Peninsula. Without consultation with the Mekap’sk, Nalcor Energy recently decided to remove […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201816 Views

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Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project — Participant Funding Allocated

August 10, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $253,700 in federal funds to 15 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 350 kilometres east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador in the Atlantic Ocean. The funding […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 201814 Views

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Cape Breton University to host Indigenous education summit Thursday – Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — Cape Breton University is playing host to a former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Ovide Mercredi, who was the national voice of Canada’s Aboriginal population from 1991 to 1997, will speak at the Indigenous Education in Canada summit that is hosted by the university. Mercredi is expected to deliver […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201816 Views

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Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency July 17, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project, located 95 kilometres northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which aspects of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201821 Views

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Thirteen people homeless after fire on Elsipogtog First Nation – CTV

July 13, 2018 Thirteen people are homeless after an apartment building on New Brunswick’s Elsipogtog First Nation burned to the ground Thursday. The Canadian Red Cross says the fire was first reported on Main River Creek Road at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. The fire was extinguished, but it reignited around 3 a.m. Thursday. Thirteen people escaped […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201825 Views

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Connect with Nature with Parks Canada’s Learn-to Camp at Port au Choix National Historic Site and Gros Morne National Park

Canadians encouraged to register for Parks Canada’s popular Learn-to Camp program July 13, 2018                Rocky Harbour and Port au Choix, NL        Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s Learn-to Camp program is a chance for first-time campers to try out a camping experience by learning how to plan and enjoy safe and successful camping trips. Families learn […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201821 Views

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Government of Canada makes a significant coastal restoration fund Investment in South-West New Brunswick through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release Saint Andrews, New Brunswick – The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan for environmental protection and restoration. Canadians and future generations will benefit from healthier ecosystems that support marine wildlife, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201825 Views

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Fishing boats converge on Nova Scotia harbour as part of effluent pipe protest – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 6, 2018 By Michael MacDonald THE CANADIAN PRESS PICTOU, N.S. _ Dozens of fishing boats and hundreds of people converged on a small coastal town in northern Nova Scotia on Friday to protest a pulp mill’s plan to dump millions of litres of effluent daily into the Northumberland Strait. Carrying placards that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 201835 Views

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Public Advisory: Makkovik Residents Asked to Remain Vigilant After Polar Bear Removed from Town

July 06, 2018 Residents of Makkovik are cautioned about polar bears after one was recently removed from the area. Polar bears are moving back north at this time of the year and depending on ice conditions can come close to shore and be attracted to communities. Conservation Officers with the Forestry and Wildlife Division of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 201831 Views

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Fishing boats expected to converge on Nova Scotia harbour as part of protest – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 6, 2018 By Michael MacDonald THE CANADIAN PRESS PICTOU, N.S. _ Fishing boats from all three Maritime provinces were expected to converge off a small coastal town in northern Nova Scotia on Friday to protest a pulp mill’s plan to dump millions of litres of effluent daily into the Northumberland Strait. Though […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 201821 Views

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