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BR NS Forest Clear Cutting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 26, 2016 HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s natural resources minister is defending his department’s move away from a promised reduction in clear cutting in forests by 50 per cent. Lloyd Hines says a lot has changed since the target was included in a management study five years ago by a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2016451 Views

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Five Years of Progress: An Update on the Path We Share

August 16, 2016 Atlantic Canada’s first community forest and a new Mineral Resources Act are just two of the achievements outlined in a progress report on the province’s 10-year natural resources strategy. The progress report, released today, Aug. 16, on the fifth anniversary of the Path We Share, A Natural Resources Strategy for Nova Scotia, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2016411 Views

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Minister Jim Carr Completes First Trip to Atlantic Canada as Minister of Natural Resources

January 20, 2016 The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, met with key leaders in the energy, mining and forest sectors, and Indigenous and environmental groups, while in Atlantic Canada. This visit supports the Government of Canada’s priority of strengthening relationships to increase opportunities for Canada’s natural resource sectors. While in Saint John, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 2016436 Views

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UINR: #Tiam Facts from the Mi’kmaw point of view

Dec 4, 2015 We’ve put together  some facts about the Mi’kmaw harvest in Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a partnership with Parks Canada to remove a small number of moose from a small area of the Park in an effort to restore the boreal forest. From the Mi’kmaw point of view, it’s an issue of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 4, 2015519 Views

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NCC Natural Resources Meeting Notice: Upper Lake Melville

November 2, 2015 Natural Resources staff will host a meeting in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on November 4, 2015 to give an update on the harvest registry, forestry initiatives and the Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. November 4, 2015 Nunacor Building Komatik Conference Room 169 Hamilton River Road Happy Valley-Goose Bay Refreshments will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 2015520 Views

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Natural Resources Meeting Notice – Labrador West

October 30 2015 Natural Resources staff will be in Labrador West on November 2, 2015 to give an update on the harvest registry, forestry initiatives and the Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. November 2, 2015 Aboriginal Service Centre Office 1082, Colby Building 121 Matthew Avenue Labrador City Refreshments will be served! NT5

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2015533 Views

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UINR’s New Research Assistant

Say hello to Emma Garden, UINR’s latest addition to our research team. Emma holds a Masters degree in Water Resources Engineering from the University of Guelph, and a BSc in Environmental Studies from Saint Mary’s University. She has an advanced understanding of watersheds and their ecosystems, and has worked at the Community-Based Environmental Monitoring Network […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2015457 Views

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Nunatukavut Announces Signing of a Shared Understanding Agreement with Parks Canada on Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUNATUKAVUT ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF A SHARED UNDERSTANDING AGREEMENT WITH PARKS CANADA ON MEALY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK RESERVE (Labrador, September 22, 2015) – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is today celebrating the signing of an exciting Shared Understanding Agreement with Parks Canada. The agreement provides a framework for consultation, cooperative management and planning […]

by pmnationtalk on September 22, 2015637 Views

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Wabush 3 Open Pit Mine Receives Green Light for Development

September 11, 2015 Supporting the Mineral Industry The development of the Iron Ore of Canada’s (IOC) proposed Wabush 3 Open Pit Mine Project in Labrador can now move ahead with today’s announcement that it has been released from the Provincial Government’s environmental assessment process. “We look forward to the development of the proposed Wabush 3 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015596 Views

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First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities

Save the Date National Chief Perry Bellegarde announces the: First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities The First Nations role in Canada’s energy future February 10-11, 2016 Vancouver, BC Fairmont Hotel Vancouver A critical event to help shape a smarter and more responsive economy! Energy options: Renewable and non-renewable Establishing policy clarity on development and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2015672 Views

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