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Mining company ordered to pay $30,000 for offences under the Fisheries Act

June 17, 2015 – Wabush, Newfoundland and Labrador – Environment Canada The Iron Ore Company of Canada was ordered to pay $30,000 on June 15, 2015, in Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Court after pleading guilty to offences under the Fisheries Act related to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER). In October 2012, the company failed […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2015170 Views

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Shelburne Basin Venture Exploration Drilling Project: Environmental Assessment Decision

June 15, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, announced today that the proposed Shelburne Basin Venture Exploration Drilling Project (the Project), located approximately 250 kilometres off the coast of Nova Scotia, is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. In her environmental assessment decision statement, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 2015160 Views

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Minister Issues Decision on Two Appeals, Extends Deadline on Another

June 8, 2015 The Minister of Environment has completed a review of two of three appeals for the industrial approval issued March 9 to Northern Pulp. “I appreciate that there has been a lot of public interest in this approval as demonstrated by the level of engagement in the appeal process,” said Environment Minister Randy […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2015190 Views

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Canada Reaffirms Commitment to Conserve and Protect Wild Atlantic Salmon At NASCO

Canada and other NASCO members develop a new regulatory measure for greenland’s atlantic salmon fishery at North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization’s annual meeting, but more work is needed June 6, 2015 Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador — The thirty-second annual meeting of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) wrapped up June 5 in Happy […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2015173 Views

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Public meetings scheduled for Upper Lake Melville to discuss spring migratory bird harvest

02 Jun 2015 The Nunatsiavut Government will hold public meetings in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and North West River next week to listen to concerns over the expiration of a nine-year provision that allowed Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement to participate in a spring migratory bird harvest in areas outside of the Labrador […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2015276 Views

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Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia Steward Management over Salmon Fishery

June 03, 2015 Since 2012, the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) and Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office (KMKNO) have been developing a Mi’kmaq Salmon Management Plan, balancing the Mi’kmaq Right to harvest salmon, with the need for conservation.   The Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia have a Right for harvesting salmon under the Food, Social […]

by pmnationtalk on June 3, 2015164 Views

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Public Advisory: Labrador North Coast Ferry Service to Begin June 15

June 1, 2015 The Provincial Government advises that passenger and freight service delivered by Nunatsiavut Marine Inc. on the MV Northern Ranger, is scheduled to begin from Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Monday, June 15. Freight service from Lewisporte to ports on the north coast of Labrador up to Nain is scheduled to begin from Lewisporte […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2015184 Views

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Wi’kupaltimk Wjit Plamu unveiled in Margaree

May 29, 2015 Wi’kupaltimk Wjit Plamu is a new exhibit that showcases the celebration of Plamu (Salmon) and its relationship with the Mi’kmaq people. On Friday, June 5 at 11:00 am, UINR (Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources,) MELC (Mi’kmaq Environmental Learning Centre,) and Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture’s Margaree Fish Hatchery unveil a new […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 2015179 Views

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Government Seeks Feedback on Monetary Penalties to Enforce Environment Act

May 26, 2015 Government is seeking feedback from Nova Scotians on proposed changes to the Environment Act that would allow new monetary penalties for companies that do not comply with environmental approvals. The penalties would apply to people and companies with approvals for programs with industrial activities, asbestos, dangerous goods, municipal sewage, water treatment, solid […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 2015189 Views

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UINR is Making Tracks

Jan 22, 2015 Please join us at 6 pm for dessert and discussion to share UINR’s vision and your ideas for a sustainable environment in Unama’ki. ESKASONI Tuesday January 27 Crane Cove Boardroom POTLOTEK Thursday January 29 Community Hall WAGMATCOOK Tuesday February 3 Wagmatcook Centre MEMBERTOU Thursdayt February 5 Heritage Park WE’KOQMA’Q Tuesday February 10 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201513661 Views

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