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Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project and Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project – Public Comments Invited

February 14, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting federal environmental assessments for the proposed Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project and the proposed Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 460 kilometres and 265 kilometres, respectively, east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The projects are undergoing separate coordinated […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201911 Views

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Millbrook chief wants Indigenous monitors to be able to shut down Alton gas project – CBC

‘To be able to walk into that building, shut it off so that way it does not cause any more detrimental harm’ Feb 14, 2019 A Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw chief wants more Indigenous oversight of the proposed Alton natural gas storage project near Stewiacke, N.S. — including the power to shut down operations. Millbrook Chief Bob Gloade made the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201911 Views

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Government of Canada unveils its 2019 plan for protecting North Atlantic right whales

February 7, 2019 Shippagan, New Brunswick Government of Canada Over the past two years, the Government of Canada has put in place measures to protect North Atlantic right whales. We continue our commitment toward protecting our endangered whales, and strengthening the economy. Today the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201932 Views

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Province responds to Friends of Northumberland Strait call for data on 2018 effluent leak at Northern Pulp – The News

PICTOU, N.S. — The Nova Scotia Department of Environment says it is still investigating the Oct. 21 effluent leak from the Northern Pulp pipeline. “We won’t be able to provide information today on the size of the leak or what happened in this incident,” said provincial spokesperson Rachel Boomer. Boomer’s comments have been made in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201920 Views

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After 50 years, Pictou Landing First Nation is getting its harbour back – APTN News

February 4, 2019 Pictou Landing First Nation is counting down the days until Northern Pulp Mill can no longer dump toxins into Boat Harbour. That’s when the harbour will be re-named its original name – A’se’k – which means ‘the other room’,” said Chief Andrea Paul. The toxins released in the water by the Northern […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 201920 Views

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Public Advisory: Polar Bear Warning Issued for Makkovik Area

February 1, 2019 Public Advisory: Polar Bear Warning Issued for Makkovik Area Residents are cautioned about two polar bears reported in Makkovik in the vicinity of the town dump. Conservation Officers are currently working to control the situation. Residents who live in areas where polar bears have been known to frequent are encouraged to take […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201936 Views

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Contentious salmon stocking plan can’t happen without First Nations support: scientist – CBC

Jan 31, 2019 ‘It is integral that First Nations agree,’ says UNB scientist A University of New Brunswick scientist working on a contentious Miramichi salmon stocking program admits it cannot proceed without backing of First Nations groups. And there appears little likelihood of that happening, with Eel Ground Chief George Ginnish calling it a “non-starter.” CAST, which […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201913 Views

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Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project — Participant Funding Available

January 28, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project, located northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 201920 Views

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Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Announce Investments to Support Climate Change Initiatives

January 24, 2019 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will announce programs and funding to increase energy efficiency and promote a low carbon economy tomorrow (Friday, January 25). Premier Ball will be joined by the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, Government of Canada; the Honourable Graham Letto, Minister of Municipal […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201921 Views

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Group led by Irving, Cooke not giving up on Miramichi salmon stocking program – CBC

CAST proposal stalled in 2017, 2018 amid DFO concerns Jan 24, 2019 Proponents of a plan to stock adult salmon in the Miramichi River will make another attempt this year to win approval for the project from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. CAST, which stands for Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow, is a New […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201919 Views

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