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N.S. government must clean up Harrietsfield contamination

Mar 22, 2017 HALIFAX — Residents of Harrietsfield, N.S. are asking Environment Minister Margaret Miller to enforce a clean-up order for a defunct construction and demolition recycling facility that has contaminated their drinking water for more than a decade. Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity, has launched an e-mail campaign in support of the residents, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20172 Views

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Minister’s message for Canada Water Week

20 March 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following message was issued today by Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle: During this third week of March, Canada Water Week, which coincides with World Water Day on March 22, we must remember just how important it is to protect our water and to ensure that water […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201710 Views

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Public Advisory: Polar Bear Warning Issued for the Coast of Labrador

March 15, 2017 Residents of coastal Labrador are being cautioned about polar bears in and around several communities. Polar bears have been reported near: Black Tickle Mary’s Harbour Red Bay Conservation officers are monitoring the movement of the animals. Residents who live in coastal areas where polar bears have been known to frequent are encouraged […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 20178 Views

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Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project – Federal Funding Allocated

March 14, 2017 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $29,547 in federal funds to two recipients to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the proposed Husky Energy Exploration Drilling Project, located in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 350 kilometres east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 20178 Views

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Qalipu First Nation Would Like to Announce the Availability of Two Communal Commercial Fishing Licenses

March 13, 2017 Qalipu First Nation would like to announce the availability of two Communal Commercial Fishing Licenses. Details are as follows: Area 13A – St. George’s Bay – Two Licenses Available Licence #1:  Groundfish except Lumpfish, Herring Fixed Gear, Mackerel Fixed Gear, Eel, Lobster, Snow Crab (Queen), and Bait. Licence #2:  Herring Fixed Gear, Lobster, and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201710 Views

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Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission invites comments on draft REGDOC-2.13.1, Safeguards and Nuclear Material Accountancy

March 9, 2017, – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public to provide comments on draft REGDOC-2.13.1, Safeguards and Nuclear Material Accountancy. A request for information (RFI) document, which outlines the regulatory objectives and approach, is also included. The public is asked to provide clear […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201721 Views

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Polar Bear Safety Courses in NunatuKavut!

It’s polar bear season in NunatuKavut. NCC’s Natural Resources staff will be holding four polar bear safety courses in conjunction with Derrick Pottle, BearSafe Planning. Derrick is from Rigolet, Nunatsiavut and has conducted this training across Canada. Topics in the full day course will include bear biology and distribution, preventing encounters, bear behaviour, detection and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201717 Views

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Cape Ray Gold Project – Public Comments Invited

March 6, 2017 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Cape Ray Gold Project, located near Channel-Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Agency invites the public to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 201713 Views

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Government of Canada supports project to improve dry-cleaning chemical handling

Seneca College receives $131,519 from federal Environmental Damages Fund February 28, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Environment and Climate Change Canada Canadians place a high value on the environment and on healthy communities. That is why our government works with community groups, academia, industry, provinces, territories, municipalities, and Indigenous Peoples on initiatives that safeguard the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201721 Views

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Vital Indigenous voices missing in debate over Canada’s grasslands, says Cree hunter – CBC

Monday February 27, 2017 ​Indigenous people want their voices heard in the debate over the protection of Canada’s prairie grassland. Canada’s ecologically rich grasslands stretch across southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, but a lack of federal protection has some worried the delicate ecosystem is in danger of eroding. Philip Brass shares these concerns and worries that […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 201719 Views

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