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Flooded Alberta First Nation working on making roads passable – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 18, 2018  SIKSIKA, Alta. _ A First Nation east of Calgary is working on making roads passable as many rural areas of southern Alberta contend with overland flooding. The Siksika Nation declared a week-long state of local emergency on Monday that could be extended if the flooding persists. It has said more […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 20189 Views

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300 km of road impacted by flooding on Siksika First Nation – 660News

Apr 17, 2018 Six months after dealing with a wildfire, the Siksika First Nation is combatting another sort of devastation. A local state of emergency is still in place due to overland flooding. Chief Joseph Weaselchild said the ground is still frozen, so all the water is staying on top. “And then with the snowfall […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 20188 Views

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Siksika Nation declares state of local emergency – Calgary Herald

April 16, 2018 Siksika Nation has declared a state of local emergency due to overland flooding. “Overland flooding is impacting our communities and roads in various locations throughout the reserve,” a news release from the First Nation stated Monday. “Siksika Nation is working to mitigate rising waters that are causing homes and public property to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 20188 Views

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Bear Witness Day – 10 May 2018

10 May 2018 Jordan’s Principle (www.jordansprinciple.ca) aims to make sure First Nations children can access all public services in a way that is reflective of their distinct cultural needs, takes full account of the historical disadvantage linked to colonization, and without experiencing any service denials, delays or disruptions related to their First Nations status. It […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201813 Views

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Participant Funding Allocated for the Review of Environmental Assessment Processes

Public Notice April 13, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated $5,802,253.34 to 174 Indigenous funding applicants and $13,065.94 to 25 other funding applicants to assist their participation in the federal review of environmental assessment processes. These funds were allocated from September 2016 to September 2017. This funding was made available through the Participant Funding […]

by pmnationtalk on April 16, 20189 Views

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Government of Canada establishes advisory panel on marine protected areas

Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is committed to keeping our oceans cleaner, safer and healthier, now and for future generations. To help strengthen protection measures in our oceans, we need to develop appropriate standards to determine how to best manage human activity within marine protected areas. Currently, the type of activities allowed or prohibited […]

by pmnationtalk on April 6, 201817 Views

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Weh-Sees Indohoun Special Zone – The MFFP confirms the abolition of the Weh-Sees Indohoun Special Zone

CHIBOUGAMAU, QC, March 29, 2018 – The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) is announcing the official abolition effective April 1, 2018 of the Weh-Sees Indohoun (WSI) special hunting and fishing zone. Established in 2003 to prevent the overexploitation of wildlife resources linked to the development of the Eastmain-1-A and Sarcelle major hydroelectric […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201828 Views

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AER: Bashaw Oil Corp sour well applications denied

Calgary, Alberta (Mar 28, 2018)… Bashaw Oil Corp. (Bashaw) will not be allowed to drill three critical sour oil wells two kilometres east of Rocky Rapids after the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) denied the company’s applications due to public safety concerns. In December, the AER held a hearing in Drayton Valley to hear Bashaw and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201823 Views

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AB Government: Public input wanted on Livingstone-Porcupine Hills

March 27, 2018 Albertans are invited to provide their feedback on the draft Livingstone-Porcupine Hills Land Footprint and Recreation Management plans. “The Livingstone-Porcupine Hills area is a tremendous public resource, and engaging Albertans in the planning process is essential to getting the best plans possible. We need plans that protect the region’s headwaters, biodiversity, esthetic […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 201829 Views

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Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development releases Collaborative Climate Change Report

Ottawa, 27 March 2018—Today, acting on behalf of auditors general of most provinces and the Auditor General of Canada, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Julie Gelfand provided the House of Commons with a report titled “Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada: A Collaborative Report from Auditors General”. The report provides an overview of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201827 Views

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