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Government of Canada enhances maritime search and rescue capacity on the northeast coast of Newfoundland and Labrador

From: Canadian Coast Guard September 11, 2020 – Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador The Canadian Coast Guard plays an essential role in ensuring the safety of mariners and protection of Canada’s marine environment. Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working to improve marine safety and protect Canada’s waters and coasts today and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202024 Views

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Government of Canada invests $1.76 million in restoration at PEI National Park and Green Gables Heritage Place following post-tropical storm Dorian

From: Parks Canada Federal investment will rehabilitate trails, roadways and Cavendish Campground. September 9, 2020        Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island         Parks Canada Agency The COVID-19 pandemic reminded Canadians of the importance of connecting with nature. Parks Canada places offer Canadians opportunities to connect with their natural and cultural heritage, from coast to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202029 Views

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Eastern Kings Wind Farm receives provincial approval subject to conditions

Minister of Environment, Water and Climate Change Natalie Jameson approved the Prince Edward Island Energy Corporation’s Eastern Kings Wind Farm project under the Environmental Protection Act, subject to 17 conditions that include ongoing monitoring of the impact to the environment. “This decision balances the needs of people, communities, wellness and the environment. It allows this […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202026 Views

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Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador – Participant Funding Available

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada August 27, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Government of Canada is proceeding with the development and implementation of a follow-up program for the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, which will track and report on the progress of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202052 Views

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Sipekne’katik First Nation calls for immediate stop to Windsor Causeway project pending review – Globalnews.ca

August 11, 2020 There’s growing opposition to a construction project that is underway to widen the Windsor causeway as part of the twinning of Highway 101 between Three Mile Plains and Falmouth. Opponents say the construction is harming the fish population in the Avon River and disrupting their migration towards the Bay of Fundy. Now, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020101 Views

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Bay du Nord Development Project – Public Comments Invited

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada July 30, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Bay du Nord Development Project, located approximately 450 kilometres offshore, east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Agency invites the public […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202099 Views

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Provincial Government Provides Update on Progress of Recommendations from the Muskrat Falls Inquiry

July 29, 2020 Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, provided an update on the progress of recommendations from the Commission of Inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project. The final report was released to the public on March 10, 2020. Government thanks Justice […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2020103 Views

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NS Government: Applications Open for New Climate Change Projects

July 21, 2020 The province continues to find new ways to remain a climate-change leader and further advance the green economy. Communities, local governments, businesses, First Nations and non-profits can now apply for funding for their green infrastructure projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia will invest in projects for public […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202046 Views

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Sharing Our Knowledge: Mentor Dedicated to Advancing Indigenous Education

Jul 14, 2020 One of the key components of Coady Institute’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership (IWCL) program is connecting program participants with the guidance and support of experienced Indigenous women mentors. Gaya’do:węhs Lu Ann Hill-MacDonald is a Mohawk woman of the Bear Clan from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Ontario, Canada. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202047 Views

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UNESCO Bestows Prestigious ‘Global Geopark’ Status on Two Outstanding Sites in the Atlantic Provinces

Ottawa, ONT. (July 10, 2020) – The Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canadian Geoparks Network are pleased to announce that the Cliffs of Fundy, in Nova Scotia, and Discovery, in Newfoundland and Labrador, have been designated UNESCO Global Geoparks. Geoparks are sites recognized by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202057 Views

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