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We have a biodiversity crisis’: feds announce $175 million for new conservation projects – The Narwhal

Twenty-seven initiatives to create new Indigenous protected and conserved areas are among the projects set to receive unprecedented federal funds as Canada strives to meet 2020 biodiversity targets Aug 19, 2019 Indigenous-led initiatives in Clayoquot Sound and the Sacred Headwaters region are among 68 conservation projects across Canada to receive $175 million in new federal […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20194 Views

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Canada’s $175 million investment in nature kicks off conservation projects in every province and territory

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada Parks Canada also releases progress update on 75 commitments to prioritize ecological integrity and improve commemoration of historical places. August 19, 2019 – Victoria, British Columbia Canadians cherish nature and depend on it for clean air and water, vibrant communities, and solutions to climate change. Home to the longest […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20194 Views

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Canada supports climate-related jobs and training for students

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 19, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time, and youth are among those leading the charge toward a cleaner future. Increasing education, awareness and action on climate change by supporting the work of independent organizations will advance Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20197 Views

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Canada invests $4.3 million in local conservation projects to protect species at risk

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 19, 2019 – Victoria, British Columbia Nature is one of Canada’s most precious resources, and we all have a vital role to play in protecting the natural landscapes and wildlife we cherish. As we work together to double the amount of land and oceans protected across Canada by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20195 Views

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B.C. judge rules multimillion-dollar Inside Passage fuel spill fine should go to Heiltsuk Nation – TheChronicleHerald.ca

A B.C. judge has ruled that close to $3 million in fines imposed on the operator of a tug that hit a reef and sank in the Inside Passage in 2016 be handed to the Heiltsuk Nation. In a reasons for judgment released last week by provincial court judge Brent Hoy, he said the combined […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20197 Views

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Nearly 1,500 salmon being taken by helicopter past Fraser River landslide daily: DFO – Globalnews.ca

August 17, 2019 Helicopters are carrying nearly 1,500 salmon daily past the landslide that came down nearly two months ago in a remote section of the Fraser River, federal and provincial authorities say. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and the B.C. government said in their latest update Saturday that the daily haul has […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20195 Views

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Government of Canada announces new investments in wildfire protection for First Nations communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 14, 2019 — Prince George, Lheidli T’enneh Traditional Territory, British Columbia — Indigenous Services Canada Supporting First Nations communities in emergency situations is a key priority for the Government of Canada. We know that climate change is making natural disasters more severe, more frequent, more damaging and more expensive, and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 20197 Views

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UBCIC: Opposition to Imperial Metals’ Proposed Mining Permit near Manning Provincial Park Grows

BC Businesses and conservation and recreation organizations join international coalition of 140 opponents to proposed mining in Skagit Headwaters VANCOUVER, B.C. – Today, an international coalition of 140 conservation recreation and wildlife groups as well as local elected officials, businesses and Tribes and First Nations continues to grow to a proposed mining permit in the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20197 Views

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Open Letter: Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO) Policy Not to Test for the Piscine Orthorevirus (PRV) Before Transferring Atlantic Salmon to the Open-Net Fish Farms (the PRV Policy)

August 12, 2019 Dear Minister Wilkinson: The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) writes in support of the ‘Namgis First Nation’s position that the DFO should prohibit introductions of Atlantic salmon infected with PRV into open-net fish farms. The scientific evidence continues to show that PRV was likely introduced to British Columbia (BC) from Europe […]

by pnationtalk on August 12, 201915 Views

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Oil Tanker Ban: A Step Toward Sustainable Coastal Economies

August 9, 2019 – CFN After decades of fighting to protect our waters from oil tankers, CFN-GBI Nations and other coastal communities celebrated the passing of Bill C-48 in June. The Oil Tanker Moratorium Act prohibits oil tankers carrying more than 12,500 metric tons of crude or persistent oil along BC’s North Coast. It replaces […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201914 Views

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