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Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project: Public Comments Invited and Federal Funding Available

September 16, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 230 to 370 kilometres off the southeast coast of Nova Scotia. The Agency invites the public to comment on which aspects of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2015190 Views

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Actions for Arctic Biodiversity

15 September 2015 Arctic Council Working Groups ACAP, AMAP, CAFF and PAME are all meeting this week in Tromsø, Norway. To mark the occasion, we’re highlighting a series of projects from their portfolios. —– Actions for Biodiversity 2013-2021: implementing the recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA), is the implementation plan for the Arctic Biodiversity […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 2015206 Views

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Statement from The President on William’s Harbour relocation and Aboriginal Rights

11 September 2015 NCC President today released a statement expressing his concerns around the William’s Harbour relocation and its connection to Aboriginal rights. See below for full statement. Statement from NCC President NT5

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2015155 Views

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Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA)

14 September 2015 Arctic Council Working Groups ACAP, AMAP, CAFF and PAME are all meeting this week in Tromsø, Norway. To mark the occasion, we’re highlighting a series of projects from their portfolios. —– “Climate, environmental, and socio-economic drivers will interact and amplify the complexity of decision-making in an unpredictable and rapidly changing Arctic. Cumulative […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2015165 Views

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Notice 2015-16 Moose Licences

The Nunatsiavut Government has 23 moose licences available to be drawn and harvested by Nunatsiavut Beneficiaries. The 2015-2016 licences will be drawn as follows: Nain                                        4 licences Hopedale                 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2015173 Views

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Statement – Former Shell employee’s inclusion in regulatory decision on whether to allow Shell 21 days to cap an oil spill undermines credibility: Greenpeace

27 August 2015 (Toronto) – Following news that the agency tasked with approving or denying Shell’s controversial deep-water drilling project off Canada’s east coast includes a Tory-appointed official who worked for Shell for decades, Greenpeace Canada Arctic Campaigner Alex Speers-Roesch said: “This is a shocking example of how the oil industry has captured Canada’s regulatory […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015448 Views

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Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project: Public Comments Invited

August 19, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is seeking public comments on a project description for the proposed Scotian Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 230 to 370 kilometres off the southeast coast of Nova Scotia. As the first step in the process, this comment […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2015211 Views

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Minister Announces Next Steps in Addressing Oil Seepage at Shoal Point

August 18, 2015 Taking Environmental Responsibility The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation, today released Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure’s (Amec’s) preliminary findings regarding the assessment of the oil seepage at Shoal Point on the Port au Point peninsula and announced the Provincial Government’s next steps. “I have always been quite clear […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 2015208 Views

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AFNCNB Submission To the Sisson EIA Panel

August 11, 2015 As part of the EIA process related to Sisson Brook Mine the Assembly has prepared and submitted its review of the proposed mine. The full submission and all appendicies are listed below. To read them simply click on the link. The main points are these: A. The Sisson Mine process represents a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015281 Views

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Jack Woodward: Protection of “Hunting Grounds” is the Foundation of Canadian Aboriginal & Envir. Law

Credits: Jack Woodward Published on Aug 7, 2015 Part 1: Jack Woodward in Nova Scotia speaking at the Canadian Bar Association Aboriginal Law conference. Part 2: Jack Woodward: How NDP Stood Up For Aboriginal People & Created Section 35 of the Constitution Act Part 3: Jack Woodward: Ecological Content, Aboriginal & Treaty Rights Under Section 35 Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2015592 Views

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