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University of Calgary welcomes federal government’s investment in research and students

Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced $1.33 billion in funding to the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for enhancing university research and student experience as part of Budget 2015 tabled Tuesday in Ottawa. This was welcome news to the University of Calgary as it strives towards its Eyes High goal of becoming a top-five research […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015192 Views

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Applications 1806873, etc. Notice of Hearing – Fox Creek to Namao Pipeline Expansion Project

Notice of Hearing Applications No. 1806873, etc. Pembina Pipeline Corporation Fox Creek to Namao Pipeline Expansion Project Public Lands Act Applications No. PLA141460, PLA141465, PLA141468, PLA141469, PLA141470, PLA141471, PLA141472, PLA141473, PLA141475, PLA141476, PLA141477, PLA141478, PLA141479, PLA141480, PLA141487 Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Application No. 001-00356633 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold a public hearing […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 2015285 Views

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Public Notice – Pierre River Mine Project – Environmental Assessment Terminated

OTTAWA, April 14, 2015 – The Minister of the Environment, Leona Aglukkaq, has terminated the environmental assessment of the proposed Pierre River Mine project north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The Minister terminated the environmental assessment and disbanded the Joint Review Panel thereby releasing the Panel members from their obligations under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 2015199 Views

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Energy East pipeline poses climate challenge for premiers

New report shows how success of multi-province energy strategy depends on addressing oilsands expansion plans, including west-to-east pipeline Published April 14, 2015. Version française disponible ici QUEBEC CITY — As Canada’s premiers meet in Quebec City to discuss climate change, a new report from the Pembina Institute outlines key considerations and challenges for provincial discussions […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2015246 Views

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National Energy Board Launches Online Pipeline Incident Map

April 13, 2015 CALGARY, AB. – The National Energy Board (NEB) has launched an online interactive Pipeline Incident Map that offers Canadians the opportunity to view all pipeline incidents in Canada since 2008. In launching the map, NEB Chair Peter Watson said, “This new and interactive tool offers Canadians the ability to learn more about pipeline incidents and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2015248 Views

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Q2 Report: 2014/15 Fort McMurray Community Odour Monitoring Project

January 26, 2015 Please click to view the second quarterly report for the 2014/15 Fort McMurray Community Odour Monitoring Project: 2014/15 Fort McMurray Community Odour Monitoring Project – Q2 Report NT4

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 2015224 Views

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Alberta government to resolve 2013 DRP flood applications by summer

Jan 24, 2015 The Alberta government is aiming to close out all remaining 2013 Disaster Recovery Program files by increasing the number of caseworkers assisting flood victims and providing nearly $20 million in immediate funding to assist with repairs. In an effort to close out remaining 2013 DRP cases by summer of 2015, government will […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015263 Views

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Update – WBEA’s Proposed Southern Monitoring Plan

January 21, 2015 Developments in the southern portion of the WBEA air shed (south of Fort McMurray and north of Lac La Biche), are expected to continue to increase over the next several decades. Find out how WBEA plans to monitor this important area of our Municipality: Southern Monitoring Plan (published in Winter 2014 Community Report) NT4

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2015230 Views

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Harper Government invests in weather infrastructure to improve forecasts, warnings

Canadians to benefit from more accurate and timely weather forecasts January 15, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta – Environment Canada The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, announced today a major investment to improve the quality of weather forecasts and weather […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2015212 Views

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Saskatchewan and Alberta Renew Agreement to Combat Mountain Pine Beetle

January 15, 2015 The Government of Saskatchewan will work to keep the province’s northern pine forests free of mountain pine beetle through a recently renewed agreement with Alberta. The Saskatchewan and Alberta governments have reaffirmed their long-standing co-operation on forest insects and disease, signing a three year agreement to work together on mountain pine beetle […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2015227 Views

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