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Government of Canada supports sustainable waste management systems for the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq

July 15, 2021 — Millbrook First Nation, Traditional and unceded Mi’kmaq territory — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada continues to invest in sustainable waste management systems through modern infrastructure, operations, training and partnerships. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced $1.1 million in support of the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq’s […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202175 Views

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Provincial and Federal Governments Invest in Waste Management Project on the Burin Peninsula

July 8, 2021 Today, the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced over $87,000 in joint federal-provincial funding for the Burin Peninsula Regional Service Board’s Dewatering System Project. This residential and industrial wastewater project will reduce energy used to process and divert organic waste. The funding ($72,000 federal and $15,000 provincial) is […]

by pmnationtalk on July 8, 202188 Views

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Indigenous Land Back movement charts better way forward – The Coast Halifax

The Indigenous “Land Back” movement isn’t new, but it’s gaining increasing public attention and support. In this time of facing uncomfortable truths about past and ongoing harms inflicted on Indigenous Peoples and others, it’s important to understand the history of colonial oppression, and the roots and goals of Land Back and what it means. he […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202125 Views

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Minister Davis Recognizes Recipients of Annual Water Operator Awards

June 10, 2021 The following statement was read today by the Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Environment and Climate Change: Mr. Speaker, I take this opportunity today to announce the 2021 recipients of the Water Operator of the Year Awards which recognize the outstanding dedication of community drinking water system operators. This year’s recipient of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202132 Views

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Help shape the future of a new national park reserve in Prince Edward Island

From: Parks Canada The Governments of Canada and PEI, and the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils announce launch of public engagement phase for the creation of a national park reserve in the Pituamkek (Hog Island Sandhills) area of PEI. June 4, 2021                              […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202133 Views

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Qalipu FN: World Oceans Day 2021

May 25, 2021 World Oceans Day (WOD) 2021 is on Tuesday, June 8th! A virtual fun-filled experience will be held for Newfoundland and Labrador (link below) during the weekend of June 5th leading up to the 8th by the WOD Committee NL. Qalipu First Nation in collaboration with Department of Fisheries Oceans (DFO) and partners […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2021158 Views

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It keeps me up at night’: Inuit leader Natan Obed presses for climate change action – CBC

Federal funding needs to step up, and speed up, to meet challenges, says Inuit Tapiirit Kanatami president May 25, 2021 The middle of June was still ice fishing season when Natan Obed was a kid growing up in Nain. Now in his 40s, Obed said fishing now is just a five-minute walk down to the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202140 Views

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Labrador seal hunt largely sidelined as sea ice hits 50-year low – CBC

May 12, 2021 Hunters worry about fate of seal pups as ice thins beneath them Mina Campbell of North West River has been hunting seals each spring for 40 years, one of many who take to Labrador’s ice by late April in an activity rooted in Indigenous culture for centuries. But Campbell hasn’t made it out once […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202138 Views

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BC Parks licence plate sales help protect, preserve nature

May 7, 2021 VICTORIA – British Columbians are contributing more than ever to the protection and preservation of unique species, sensitive ecosystems, Indigenous culture and the rich history found in provincial parks. Through partnerships with community groups and First Nations, more than 275 projects related to conservation, community engagement and education, and Indigenous relations have […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202145 Views

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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, 202144 Views

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