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EGFN will have a 12 Hour Shutdown of the Water System starting at 8:00pm on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

April 21, 2016 TO ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS RE: Community Water Supply Dear Residents, Please be advised that due to the upgrade of the Water Treatment System there will be a 12 hour shutdown of the water system on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 8pm until 8 am on Thursday, April 28th, 2016. We apologize for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2016139 Views

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Province Supports Hatchery in Scotchfort

April 21, 2016 The Government of Prince Edward Island has approved a $45,000 investment in the Abegweit First Nation Biodiversity Enhancement Hatchery, said Minister of Communities, Land and Environment Robert Mitchell.“The Department of Communities, Land and Environment is a proud supporter of the work being done at the fish hatchery in Scotchfort. Reproduction work carried […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 2016133 Views

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New Scientific Report Finds Muskrats Falls Project an Environmental Disaster in the Making; Will Significantly and Adversely Harm Human Health and Well-Being

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW SCIENTIFIC REPORT FINDS MUSKRATS FALLS PROJECT AN ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER IN THE MAKING; WILL SIGNIFICANTLY AND ADVERSELY HARM HUMAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, April 20, 2016 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “Upon review of the Lake Melville: Avativut, Kanuittailinnivut Scientific Report […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2016230 Views

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Statement: New Scientific Report Finds Muskrat Falls Project an Environmental Disaster in the Making; Will Significantly and Adversely Harm Human Health and Well-Being

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, April 20, 2016 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “Upon review of the Lake Melville: Avativut, Kanuittailinnivut Scientific Report released by Nunatsiavut Government on April 18, we support the findings on the serious impacts to Lake Melville and the significant exposure to methyl mercury […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 2016116 Views

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Minister Dismisses Alton Appeals

April 18, 2016 Environment Minister Margaret Miller has dismissed four of six appeals on the industrial approval provided to Alton Natural Gas Storage LP for the proposed brine storage pond in Colchester County. The arguments put forward in the appeals were primarily focused on two principal issues – the science used to inform the department’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2016170 Views

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Flooding of Muskrat Falls Reservoir Must Not Be Allowed Until Full Clearing Is Carried Out

April 18, 2016 Hundreds of Labrador Inuit will be pushed above regulatory guidelines for exposure to methylmercury if the Muskrat Falls reservoir is not fully cleared of all wood, brush, vegetation and topsoil, according to a Harvard University report released today. The Lake Melville Scientific Report is the result of four years of a multi-pronged […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016149 Views

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Sisson Project (Tungsten and Molybdenum Mine): Public Comments Invited

April 15, 2016 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a comprehensive study type environmental assessment of the proposed Sisson Project, located in New Brunswick. The Agency invites the public to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report for the project. The Comprehensive Study Report includes the Agency’s conclusions […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016108 Views

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Catch and release remains in effect for Atlantic salmon recreational fishing in the Gulf Region in 2016

April 13, 2016 – Moncton, New Brunswick Based on scientific monitoring, indicators and advice and following extensive consultations with stakeholders and the public, Fisheries and Oceans Canada today announced that the current catch and release management measures for the recreational fishery in the Gulf Region will be extended for another year. The decision is based […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2016143 Views

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Council of Canadians to rally against the TPP in Charlottetown

March 31, 2016 WHAT: The Council of Canadians Charlottetown chapter will be rallying against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) this afternoon. The Council will be available for comment on the controversial corporate rights pact. WHEN / WHERE: 1:30 pm ADT, Thursday, March 31, outside the Delta Hotel in Charlottetown, PEI. WHY: The chapter will be protesting […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2016172 Views

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Spring Bird/Egg Harvesting Seasonal Guidelines for 2016 just released!

March 24, 2016 NCC has released its spring bird/egg harvest and conservation guidelines, which are developed based on NunatuKavut’s combined knowledge of the land and wildlife. They are designed to encourage a traditional lifestyle in a sustainable and responsible manner. A copy of the guidelines can be found by clicking on the “Spring Bird/Egg Harvesting Seasonal […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2016186 Views

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