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Province, Mi’kmaq to Share Governance of Kluskap Wilderness Area

January 25, 2023 The Province and Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia are taking the first step toward shared governance of Kluskap Wilderness Area, which includes the sacred Mi’kmaw site Kluskap’s Cave. Wagmatcook First Nation Chief Norman Bernard, Governance Co-Lead for the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs, and Environment and Climate Change Minister Timothy Halman made […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202316 Views

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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

From: Parks Canada January 12, 2023 Plan contributes to protecting the environment and connecting Canadians to nature in Atlantic Canada National parks are gateways to discovering, learning about, and connecting with nature. Parks Canada is a recognized leader in conservation and takes actions to protect national parks and national marine conservation areas and contribute to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202319 Views

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Notice to Beneficiaries – 2023 Polar Bear licence applications

January 9, 2023 Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement are advised that the 2023 Polar Bear licences for the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area will be issued under a draw system. Beneficiaries who are interested to have their name entered into the draw must present at the Nunatsiavut Government office in their respective community […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202317 Views

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Additional information sessions on the Provincial Disaster Financial Assistance Program

Jan 4, 2023 Island property owners and tenants, not-for-profit organizations, and small businesses impacted by Hurricane Fiona are invited to attend information sessions on the Provincial Disaster Financial Assistance Program (PDFAP). Anyone who would like to learn more about the PDFAP or who is unsure if they may qualify for this program is encouraged to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202318 Views

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Province Announces New Protected Areas, Funding to Protect More Land

December 12, 2022 The Province is investing an additional $20 million to help protect more of Nova Scotia’s land and water and designating another 9,300 hectares of Crown land for the benefit of Nova Scotians and the environment. Environment and Climate Change Minister Timothy Halman made the announcements today, December 12, in Middle Sackville near […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 202228 Views

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Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia — Participant Funding Available

December 5, 2022 — Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the Regional Assessment of Offshore Wind Development in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia. The goal of the regional assessment is to help inform future project-specific impact assessments and decisions […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202236 Views

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Province Releases Climate Risk Assessment

December 5, 2022 Nova Scotia’s latest climate change projections and risk assessment present a clear picture of the current impact of climate change and what Nova Scotians can expect over the next 80 years if further action is not taken. The report, released today, December 5, shows that Nova Scotia is getting warmer, precipitation patterns […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202227 Views

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Mi’kmaq First Nation, environmental group work on creating zero-emission lobster boat – CTV News

Dec. 2, 2022 An environmental charity and Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia are partnering to develop the first generation of electric lobster boats on the East Coast. Oceans North announced Thursday it is working on the project with the Mi’kmaq community’s fisheries and boat-building corporations. Hubert Nicholas, the director of fisheries at Membertou, said […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202224 Views

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Government of Canada supports communities protecting species at risk and their habitats in New Brunswick and across Canada

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada November 28, 2022 Canada is taking action to help recover species at risk by supporting habitat protection, restoration and conservation, and improvement projects to support biodiversity. Today, Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced more […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 202235 Views

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Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy will protect communities and build a strong economy

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada November 24, 2022 As Canadians feel the impacts of climate change—from extreme heat and wildfires to floods and storms—this is the moment to build resilient communities for a strong economy. Today marks another important step forward to equip Canadians to face the mounting impacts of a changing climate. With […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202239 Views

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