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Provincial Government Announces New Appointment to the Muskrat Falls Oversight Committee

November 29, 2019 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the appointment of David Billard, P.Eng., PMP, to the Muskrat Falls Project Oversight Committee. This committee is mandated to provide independent and transparent oversight on cost and schedule performance of the project. The Muskrat Falls Oversight Committee, established in 2014, comprises senior officials […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201915 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Moose Licences available for Beneficiaries

The Nunatsiavut Government has 29 moose licences available to be drawn and harvested by Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement for the 2019-2020 hunting season. The 2019-2020 Beneficiary moose licences will be distributed as follows: Nain Hopedale Postville Makkovik Rigolet Upper Lake Melville 6 licences 6 licences 3 licences 5 licences 5 licences […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 201951 Views

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NS Government: Bridging the Divide in Forestry, Op-ed

July 3, 2019 NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin. Forestry has been part of the foundation of our economy for many decades and has experienced significant changes over time. It is time for this industry to change once again. A cultural shift is underway that will transform how […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2019111 Views

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Canada Invests in Indigenous Communities’ Clean Energy Capacity in Newfoundland and Labrador

From: Natural Resources Canada News release June 24, 2019 Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador Natural Resources Canada The best ideas for clean energy in remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. Canada is proud to help bring these ideas forward and create long-term clean energy sustainability. Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019102 Views

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First Nations logger says conservation officers are eliminating his market instead of laying charges – CBC

Firewood wholesaler says New Brunswick investigation violates his treaty rights May 24, 2019 A Wolastoqew (Maliseet) logger who’s harvesting lumber from Crown land outside of provincial regulations says an investigation by conservation officers is violating his treaty right to earn a moderate livelihood. Patrick Paul, 30, from St. Mary’s First Nation near Fredericton, N.B., has […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019103 Views

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Uncertainty over Northern Pulp’s future hurting forestry industry – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Above a Crossroads, Cumberland Co., garage where two mechanics worked on a big diesel machine Friday, Dwayne MacGillivary sat at a worn desk pondering what to say to his operators. He’s been getting the same question from the men who run the two bunchers, three processors, two forwarders and six tractor-trailers for LG MacGillivary & […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201960 Views

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Woodland caribou, Indigenous dialogue to be highlights of FSC Canada’s new standards – Canadian Biomass

March 4, 2019 – A new standard for sustainable forestry in Canada is almost ready to come into effect, says the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) Canadian chapter. The Policy and Standards Committee of FSC International has conditionally approved the national Forests Management Standard put forth by FSC Canada in September 2018. Among the chief highlights of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 201992 Views

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UINR: Annual Salmon Assessments

Annual Salmon Assessments February 19, 2019 Read: Annual Salmon Assessments NT5

by aanationtalk on February 20, 2019109 Views

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Minister Coady Releases Interim Report on Muskrat Falls from Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities

February 19, 2019 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, today released the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) interim report, which outlines options to prevent the significant cost of the Muskrat Falls project from impacting Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. The interim report will inform the Provincial Government’s overall plan to protect the rate […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 2019107 Views

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Draft agenda for NCC’s 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop released

January 30,  2019 NCC is hosting a 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop in Port Hope Simpson on February 5 and 6, 2019. It will be an important discussion on the self-management of our resources. Click on the link below to download a PDF of the two-day draft agenda. Agenda – 2nd Annual Resource Stewardship Workshop […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2019125 Views

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