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BCAFN Celebrates World Water Day With The Tsilhqot’in Nation

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – Mar. 22, 2019) – The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is celebrating World Water Day with the Tŝilhqot’in and other First Nations in Vancouver today. Chiefs and supporters are holding ceremonies and rallies in events during the day as they stand to protect this life sustaining resource. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201955 Views

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Environmental assessment filed for proposed Tilbury Pacific LNG marine jetty

Mar 21, 2019 VANCOUVER, March 21, 2019 – WesPac Midstream-Vancouver’s proposal to build the Tilbury Pacific LNG marine jetty on the Fraser River in Delta, B.C. reached a new milestone today with the filing of an application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate with the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office and the start of a new public […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201953 Views

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Columbia Basin Trust: Discuss the Future of the Columbia River

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 Today we remember our responsibility to stand up against racism and other forms of discrimination as we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Canada’s diversity is our collective strength. Recent events in Canada and abroad have shown that no community is immune to the effects of hateful rhetoric. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201953 Views

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BC preps for 2019 wildfire season – Canadian Forest Industries

March 21, 2019 As the 2019 wildfire season approaches, British Columbia’s government is preparing with more fire prevention strategies, programs and funding. “We’ve taken a hard look at additional steps we can take to not only prevent wildfires, but also enhance our response on the ground during wildfire season,” said B.C. Minister of Forests Doug […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201950 Views

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BC Government: Hydraulic fracturing scientific review report released

March 19, 2019 VICTORIA – An independent scientific review of hydraulic fracturing in British Columbia has found the regulatory framework to be robust, while also identifying areas for improvement. The three-member independent scientific panel submitted its final report, Scientific Review of Hydraulic Fracturing, to Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, on Feb. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201919 Views

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‘Alarming’ Report Shows $1.9 Trillion in New Fossil Investment Since Paris Accord – The Energy Mix

FULL STORY: RAINFOREST ACTION NETWORK @RAN March 20, 2019 Leading global banks have invested nearly US$2 trillion in fossil projects since the Paris Agreement was signed, according to an annual report card released today by the Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Sierra Club, Oil Change International, the Indigenous Environmental Network, and Honor the Earth. “Alarmingly, these findings […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201916 Views

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Delta Grinding Facility Project — Public Comments Invited

March 18, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Delta Grinding Facility Project, located on Tilbury Island, in British Columbia. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201923 Views

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Open Letter: UBCIC Urges BC to Address the Risks Orphan Gas and Oil Wells Pose to the Environment and Welfare of Citizens and First Nations

March 18, 2019 The Honorable George Heyman Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy PO Box 9047, Station Prov Gov Victoria, BC V8W 9E2 Via Email: ENV.Minister@gov.bc.ca The Honorable Michelle Mungall Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources PO Box 9060, Station Prov Gov Victoria, BC, V8W 9E2 Via Email: EMPR.Minister@gov.bc.ca Open Letter: UBCIC Urges BC […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201923 Views

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Public consultations on proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen concluded

“What We Heard” report to be made public in coming months March 15, 2019            Syilx Nation, British Columbia         Parks Canada Agency Canada’s national parks and national park reserves are some of the most beautiful places on earth. Not only do our parks draw visitors from around the world, they help protect Canada’s distinct and diverse […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201920 Views

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Students worldwide skip class to demand action on climate – CTV News

March 15, 2019 BERLIN — From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media skipped class Friday to protest what they believe are their governments’ failure to take tough action against global warming. The co-ordinated ‘school strikes,’ were inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201932 Views

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