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West Coast Environmental Law urges legal protection for Great Bear Sea at IMCC4

July 29, 2016 St. John’s, NL– A new initiative by West Coast Environmental Law proposes strong new laws for ocean protection to permanently safeguard one of Canada’s ocean wonders – the Great Bear Sea. At the 2016 International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC4) in St. John’s this week, WCEL Staff Counsel Linda Nowlan will present how […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2016140 Views

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Public Notice: Beaver Dam Mine Project – Additional Federal Funding Allocated to Support Indigenous Participation in the Environmental Assessment

July 28, 2016 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $50,500 to Millbrook First Nation to assist its participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Beaver Dam Mine Project, located in Marinette, Nova Scotia. Details of Funding Allocation Recipients Additional Funding Allocation Previous Funding Allocation Total Funding Allocation Eastern Shore Forest Watch Association […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2016147 Views

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Air quality alert due to Sanikiluaq fire

July 27, 2016 Public Health Advisory Air quality alert due to Sanikiluaq fire The Department of Health is warning residents of Sanikiluaq against exposure to smoke, following a fire in the wood disposal section of the dump. The fire has been extinguished but continues to produce smoke. People with heart or lung disease, asthma, the […]

by pnationtalk on July 28, 2016175 Views

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NCC: Get your salmon tags!

June 24, 2016 NCC’s Communal Fisheries Licenses for southern Labrador will be distributed in NunatuKavut communities starting on June 28. Please see the poster below for the schedule. Tags are issued on a first-come first-serve basis so early pick-up is encouraged. Members are required to have their valid membership card on hand. The salmon season […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 2016140 Views

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Trimper misleading the public in methylmercury debate, says Shiwak

June 23, 2016 Lands and Natural Resources Minister Darryl Shiwak says he’s at a loss in understanding why Environment and Conservation Minister Perry Trimper is distorting the facts as to why Nunatsiavut Government officials did not attend a March 22 workshop to discuss Nalcor’s Human Health Risk Assessment Plan in relation to the downstream impacts […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2016211 Views

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First marine-based wild salmon conservation farm designated in New Brunswick

21 June 2016 SAINT ANDREWS (GNB) – New Brunswick’s first designated wild salmon conservation marine site was announced today in Saint Andrews, where provincial, territorial and federal fisheries and aquaculture ministers are meeting. This is part of a collaborative research project involving the Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, federal partners, First Nations, industry and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2016127 Views

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Fishing Group Denounces Nova Scotia Government Decision to Green Light Installation of Tidal Turbines in the Bay of Fundy

CORNWALLIS PARK, NS, June 21, 2016  – A group calling for a halt to the installation of tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy pending further environmental assessments denounced a decision yesterday by the Nova Scotia government to allow the turbine installation to proceed. Colin Sproul, a fifth-generation lobster fisherman and spokesperson for the Bay […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2016162 Views

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Public Advisory: Labrador North Coast Ferry Service to Begin June 20

June 1, 2016 Passenger and freight service delivered by Nunatsiavut Marine and Labrador Marine Inc. will begin on Monday, June 20 with the MV Northern Ranger departing Happy Valley-Goose Bay and the MV Astron departing Lewisporte. Freight will be accepted at the Lewisporte and Happy Valley-Goose Bay terminals beginning Friday, June 10. All other ports […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2016148 Views

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Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel releases final report

May 31, 2016 For immediate release Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel releases final report St. John’s, NL – The Newfoundland and Labrador Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel has issued its Final Report in reference to hydraulic fracturing in Western Newfoundland. The independent panel was appointed by the Minister of Natural Resources, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2016154 Views

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Eel Ground FN – Memo Re: New well Site and Loss of Pressure to Water Supply on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

May 20, 2016 Memo to Community Members of Eel Ground First Nation: RE: Work at the New Well Site Please be advised that on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 there will be further work performed at the new well site. There may be a loss of water pressure and some discoloration of the water as a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2016140 Views

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