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Canadian Forest Ministers Conference Concludes

Sep 07, 2018 Forest ministers from across the country concluded discussions and renewed their vision for Canada’s forests at their annual meeting today, Sept. 7, in Halifax. This year’s Canadian Council of Forest Ministers conference focused on increasing diversity in the forest sector, supporting Indigenous partnerships, and enhancing competitiveness and innovation in Canada’s forest economy […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2018327 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Participate in Canadian Council of Forest Ministers Meeting

September 04, 2018 The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will attend the meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) starting tomorrow (Wednesday, September 5) at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The council’s annual meeting provides a venue for federal, provincial and territorial forest ministers to discuss […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 2018279 Views

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NS Government: Independent Review of Forest Practices Released

August 21, 2018 An independent review of the province’s forest practices is recommending fundamental changes to the way forestry is conducted in Nova Scotia. University of King’s College president Bill Lahey submitted his report today, Aug. 21, to the Minister of Lands and Forestry, Iain Rankin, after a year-long review. The report suggests the province […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 2018324 Views

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NB Government: Review calls for an increased conservation area and more transparency and accountability of Crown forest management

14 August 2018 SAINT JOHN (GNB) – A review into the province’s forest management strategy calls for an increase of 150,000 hectares to Crown land conservation areas over five years. This action is one of several items included in the Department of Energy and Resource Development’s review of the previous forest management strategy. “We have […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2018328 Views

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The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, delivers Keynote Speech to the Canadian Bar Association’s Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Summit.

June 1, 2018 Thank you and good afternoon, everyone. I was struck by the theme you have chosen for this Summit: The Intersection of Energy and the Environment, because it speaks directly to the challenges — and opportunities — before us, as Canadians, as citizens of the world. We are in the midst of something that has […]

by pmnationtalk on June 4, 2018256 Views

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Restorative justice agreement signed between Fisheries and Oceans, Public Prosecution Service and Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I.

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – The Government of Canada is committed to working with the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island (MCPEI) to support Restorative Justice efforts. Today, the MCPEI, the Lennox Island First Nation, the Abegweit First Nation, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), and the Public Prosecution […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2018440 Views

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NCC: Agenda for Resource Stewardship Workshop released!

06 February 2018 The agenda for NCC’s Resource Stewardship Workshop, which is taking place in Port Hope Simpson on February 14 & 15, has just been released. It includes some great presentations and discussion on the responsible planning and management of resources in NunatuKavut. The agenda can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2018386 Views

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Energy Efficiency Comes to the Indigenous Community of Jean Marie River

February 3, 2018           Hay River, NWT         Natural Resources Canada Energy efficiency is hard to see, but we feel the benefits in our homes, neighbourhoods, environment, economy and wallets. A clean energy future includes federal investments in innovation to drive economic growth, reduce environmental impacts and create new, clean technology jobs for Canadians. Member of Parliament […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2018364 Views

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Atlantic Fisheries Fund provides $2.4 million to Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association

Contribution will help improve the sustainability of the fish and seafood sector Pooles Corner, Prince Edward Island – The Government of Canada and the Province of Prince Edward Island announced today $2.4 million through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF) to the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA) to improve the effectiveness, quality and sustainability of the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2018526 Views

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NCC: Mark your calendars for our upcoming Resource Stewardship Workshop!

All are invited to NunatuKavut Community Council’s first ever “Resource Stewardship” workshop being held at the Alexis Hotel in Port Hope Simpson on February 14 & 15, 2018. Workshop discussions will focus on the responsible planning and management of resources in NunatuKavut Lunch will be provided. Space may be limited so please be sure to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018340 Views

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