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NL Government: Results of Public Consultations on Protected Areas Plan Released

May 6, 2021 On behalf of the Wilderness and Ecological Reserves Advisory Council (WERAC), the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, today released a ‘What We Heard’ document and synopsis following Phase I public consultations on a proposed Protected Areas Plan for the Island of Newfoundland. The What We Heard document and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 20215 Views

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Notice To All Nunatsiavut Beneficiaries

The Nunatsiavut Government is recommending that Beneficiaries in the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area refrain from harvesting migratory birds after May 30, 2021. Based on previous discussions with experienced hunters in our communities, the Nunatsiavut Government is recommending that the Spring Harvest be kept to a minimum. The NG recommends that hunters should exercise good conservation […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202114 Views

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NB And NS First Nations Continue Search For Missing Fisher – 91.9 The Bend

Apr 19, 2021 Members of the Elsipogtog First Nation are continuing their search for Captain Jonathan Craig Sock. He was onboard the FV Tyhawk fishing vessel when it went down on April 3rd off the Coast of Cape Breton. Two of the five crew members died. Elsipogtog Band member Ruth Levi says they are still […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202118 Views

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Here’s how Labrador Inuit are leading the way by adapting to the curveballs of climate change – CBC

Apr 15, 2021 Locally led solutions are a common element, including a shift to a green economy During Ron Webb’s lifetime, he’s felt the force of the shifting winds of change — literally. “The strength of it is unbelievable sometimes,” said Webb, who lives in Nain, the most northerly Inuit community on Labrador’s coast. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202122 Views

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As Labrador Inuit try to keep pace with climate change, adaptation takes a toll – CBC

Mar 31, 2021 Thin ice making activities like seal hunting more dangerous The stars were brighter when Johannes Lampe was young. “The weather has become so unpredictable, and [there’s] so much fog coming in,” said Lampe, the president of Nunatsiavut, the self-governing territory of Labrador’s Inuit. That fog obscures the starlight, and is just one […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202146 Views

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The sea ice in northern Labrador is thinning — fast. Here’s why the Inuit are worried – CBC

Mar 24, 2021 Ice that is normally 1-metre thick near Makkovik is only about 15 cm this year As raindrops pelted down the night of March 3, it felt a bit like fall in Barry Andersen’s home of Makkovik. “You wouldn’t know it [wasn’t] October with the rain storms we had on the go,” Andersen said. The unusual wet […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202132 Views

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NS Government: Boat Harbour Cleanup Update

Nova Scotia Lands Inc. will remove all sludge material from the Boat Harbour effluent treatment facility aeration stabilization basins. A single project plan to dredge and dispose of the sludge will ensure the job is completed in a timely way, and provide clarity and closure to Pictou Landing First Nation and residents of Pictou County. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202126 Views

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AB Government: Taking action on consumer waste supports jobs, economy

Alberta’s government is launching formal consultations to design a made-in-Alberta solution to plastic, packaging, and hazardous household waste. Alberta’s government is seeking ways to better manage this waste through a circular economy approach –an extended producer responsibility (EPR) program that will reduce volume in our landfills and diversify the economy. Under this approach, the cost […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202141 Views

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Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project – Public Comments Invited

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada March 16, 2021 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project, located approximately 95 kilometres northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The proposed Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 2021104 Views

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Public Advisory: Investigation into Potential Caribou Hunting South of Churchill Falls

The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture is investigating a possible illegal hunt of caribou south of Churchill Falls near the Labrador – Quebec border by a group of individuals from Quebec. This investigation is unrelated to the illegal caribou hunt, which occurred recently in Southern Labrador. The department’s Resource Enforcement Division is continuing to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 2021117 Views

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