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Members of Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement return home to what’s left of their homes – APTN News

June 24, 2019 Ronnie Cardinal stares down at the rubble of where his home once stood. He lived off the land surrounding the home that housed himself, his wife and their four children. “Everything is gone. All of our hunting territories burned. All of our trapping territories are gone. It’s going to be a struggle […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 20191 Views

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Journey Energy Inc. charged for June 2017 pipeline releases

Calgary, Alberta (Jun 20, 2019)… The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has laid charges against Journey Energy Inc. (Journey) for two pipeline releases that happened in June 2017. The five charges under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and Pipeline Act come after Journey reported that nine cubic metres of emulsion (a mixture of crude oil […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20195 Views

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Government, Metis Settlements plan for recovery

The meeting clarified the Government of Alberta’s re-entry support for evacuated residents of the northern Alberta Metis settlement, which began on Thursday, June 20. “Our thoughts are with the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement residents as they return home. It is not just the loss of home and buildings that is devastating, but the loss of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20198 Views

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More than 700 wildlfire evacuees in Alberta can soon return to Metis community – Lethbridge Herald

June 19, 2019. HIGH LEVEL, Alta. – More than 700 people forced from a remote community in northern Alberta by wildfires will soon be allowed to go home. Officials say evacuees from the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement can safely return starting on Thursday. Many of these people have been away since May 26 and 14 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201916 Views

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It destroyed our culture’: Paddle Prairie prepares to pick up the pieces as residents return home – Calgary Herald

June 20, 2019 Paddle Prairie — A miniature foosball table sits where a porch once stood at the front of a property near the northern border of the fire-ravaged Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement. In the same lot an ATV and a family vehicle stand untouched near an unidentifiable car and destroyed off-road vehicle. Wilma Cardinal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201912 Views

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Thousands homeless from wildfires; High Level still on alert – 660News

Jun 19, 2019 HIGH LEVEL – More than 9,000 people have been forced from their homes due to out of control wildfires in northern Alberta. The swelling numbers follow mandatory evacuation orders for communities including the Beaver First Nation, Dene Tha’ First Nation, parts of Mackenzie County and the Peerless Trout First Nation. People in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201912 Views

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New evacuation orders issued as ‘aggressive’ northern Alberta wildfires grow – CBC

‘These are the driest conditions this area has seen in more than 40 years’ Jun 18, 2019 Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as gusting winds stoke wildfires burning across northern Alberta. A swath of new evacuation orders were issued Monday, with residents across northern Alberta being told to gas up […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201914 Views

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Province to discuss submissions to regulators for Springbank Reservoir project – CTV News

June 14, 2019 The Alberta government is set to discuss its information submission to both provincial and federal regulators in charge of approving the Springbank Reservoir project. Provincial Transportation Minister Ric McIver will hold a press conference outlining those details at 1:00 p.m. Friday. The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the Alberta Environment and Parks/Natural […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201919 Views

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AER: Application 1211884 Notice of Application – North East Region

Notice of Application Applications 1211884, 1921506, 1921507, 1921363, and 1921365 Imperial Oil Resources Limited North East Region Note: This notice of application replaces those notices that had been automatically generated for them on the Public Notice of Application page on our website www.aer.ca in order to group and present them together. As a result, the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201916 Views

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Update 19: Northwest Alberta wildfires (June 12 at 5 p.m.)

*Next Update will be released on Friday, June 14 unless the situation changes To date, more than 9,800 evacuees from the following communities have been approved to return home: High Level Mackenzie County Dene Tha’ First Nation County of Northern Lights, south of Twin Lakes Campground including Notikewin Marten Beach (MD of Lesser Slave Lake) […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201920 Views

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