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Climate change panel ready to hear from Albertans

Aug 14, 2015 Albertans are invited to go online or attend public sessions to share their ideas on how the province can do its part to address the global issue of climate change. “Climate change is a threat we all face, affecting everything from our health, food production, and fresh water, to biodiversity and our […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2015432 Views

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Mi’kmaq Chiefs Concerned with Shell’s Plans for Shelburne Basin Project

The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs have grave concerns with the Shell Canada’s plan for dealing with a potential deep-well blowout on the Shelburne Basin Venture Exploration Drilling Project. Recently, Environment Canada signed off on the plan which allows Shell to have 12 to 21 days after a blowout to see that a primary […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015275 Views

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Province Announces Water Protection Projects Receive Increased Support

August 13, 2015 Increasing Investment in Conservation Districts: Minister Nevakshonoff The Manitoba government is increasing funding to local watershed-based organizations to strengthen surface water management and help restore the health of Lake Winnipeg, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff announced today. Conservation districts will see more than $5 million in provincial support this year […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015240 Views

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AER issues Environmental Protection Order to Syncrude

Calgary, Alberta (Aug 11, 2015)… The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has issued an environmental protection order to Syncrude Canada Ltd. in response to approximately 30 blue heron fatalities at the Mildred Lake oil sands mine site north of Fort McMurray. The order directs the company to collect water and soil samples from the site for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015240 Views

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AER responding to waterfowl deaths at a Syncrude site in the Fort McMurray area

Calgary, Alberta (Aug 08, 2015)… The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is responding to reports of approximately 30 blue heron fatalities on the Syncrude Canada Mildred Lake oil sands mine site north of Fort McMurray. The AER has sent investigators to the site and is assessing the situation. The cause of death of the birds is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2015395 Views

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NWT Parks celebrate fishing industry and official opening of new campground loop

YELLOWKNIFE (August 4, 2015) – The Fred Henne and Prelude Lake Territorial Parks were buzzing with activity over the August long weekend with events highlighting the GNWT’s commitment to a flourishing tourism industry. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and prayer blessing by the Yellowknives Dene Drummers celebrated the official opening of a new campground loop at Fred […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015305 Views

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Energy Minister statement on Nexen pipeline spill

Jul 24, 2015 Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd provided the following statement to the news media after visiting the Nexen spill site: “I would like to thank the Fort McMurray First Nation for the invitation extended to me and my colleague, Minister of Environment and Parks. “Our government came together today with the Fort McMurray First […]

by pmnationtalk on July 27, 2015223 Views

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Partners in Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Ontario to Find Opportunities to Support Remote Communities

July 21, 2015 The governments of Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Ontario are establishing a Pan-Canadian Task Force to reduce the use of diesel fuel to generate electricity in remote communities. Manitoba Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell, Quebec Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Pierre Arcand, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2015453 Views

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Statement – National Energy Strategy should invest in renewables, not new pipelines

17 July 2015 – Edmonton – In response to today’s announcement by provincial premiers of a National Energy Strategy, Mike Hudema of Greenpeace Canada’s Climate and Energy team said: “It’s absurd that while Alberta is dealing with one of the largest spills in Canadian history that Canada’s premiers would ty to help pave the way […]

by mmnationtalk on July 21, 2015191 Views

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Funding available to participate in the NEB’s hearing process for the NGTL Towerbirch Expansion Project

July 20, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) is making available a total of $150,000 under its Participant Funding Program to assist eligible individuals and groups intervening in the hearing process for the proposed Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) Towerbirch Expansion Project. Funding is being made available to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2015431 Views

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