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Parks Canada Submits Plan To Save Wood Buffalo National Park’s Heritage Status – The Star

Jan. 8, 2021 (ANNews) – Wood Buffalo National Park is at risk of losing its UNESCO Heritage Status. The 44,000-square-kilometre park is Canada’s largest national park and home to one of the largest free-roaming wood bison herds in the world. It also includes the last remaining nesting ground of the endangered whooping crane and contains […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 202121 Views

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Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project — Public Comments Invited and Virtual Information Sessions

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada January 4, 2021 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project, located approximately 15 kilometres west of Calgary, Alberta. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 2021101 Views

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Ottawa announces nearly $60M to protect Wood Buffalo National Park – CTV News

FORT MCMURRAY, ALTA. — Parks Canada has announced $59.9 million over the next three years to fund Wood Buffalo National Park conservation efforts. In a Monday press release, Parks Canada said the funding will go towards “strengthening park management in collaboration with Indigenous partners,” as well as researching, monitoring and managing of the Peace-Athabasca Delta […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202041 Views

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Government of Canada supports continued delivery of Action Plan to ensure the ongoing protection of Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site

December 21, 2020,Ottawa, Ontario,Parks Canada Agency To date, 20 of the most cherished heritage sites in Canada have met the requirements to be inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List and represent some of humanity’s most outstanding achievements and nature’s most inspiring creations. The Government of Canada recognizes the Outstanding Universal Value of UNESCO World Heritage […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202089 Views

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Increase to price on carbon pollution key to climate success

Pembina Institute reacts to new federal climate plan OTTAWA — Isabelle Turcotte, federal policy director at the Pembina Institute, and Linda Coady, executive director of the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s new climate plan: “Announced on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement, Canada’s new […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202030 Views

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Value Chain Solutions – Heartland Complex Expansion Project – Participant Funding Available

November 27, 2020 — Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the potential federal impact assessment for the proposed Value Chain Solutions – Heartland Complex Expansion Project, located near Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202036 Views

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AB Government: Seeking input on outdoor recreation and trails

Albertans are invited to share ideas about outdoor recreation and trails in the province. Input will help shape future policy and legislation for Crown land, including parks and public lands that support recreation for generations to come. The engagement includes an online public survey, targeted discussions with key stakeholders and consultation with Indigenous Peoples. “Alberta’s […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202039 Views

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UN report calls Alberta oil industry impact on Indigenous community ‘disturbing’ while ignoring its benefits – The Post Millennial

The oil industry has helped Indigenous-owned companies secure more than $5 billion worth of contracts from oil sands companies in the Wood Buffalo Region. November 13, 2020 The United Nations Human Rights Council called the Alberta “tar sands” mining “disturbing,” “alarming,” and “troubling” in their latest report, and questioned whether or not the companies were […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 202036 Views

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Caribou conservation deal between Alberta, federal government not enough First Nations say – APTN News

Several First Nations and environmental groups are calling on the Alberta and federal governments to do more when it comes to protecting caribou in the province. In late October, after pressure to protect the declining herds, both the Alberta and federal governments signed an agreement to help the caribou, which these groups do not believe […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202042 Views

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Parks Canada to create expert panel to advise on a long-term framework for how visitors will get around the Bow Valley and experience Banff National Park in the future

From: Parks Canada November 3, 2020                       Banff, Alberta                            Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is committed to maintaining ecological integrity and to providing Canadians with opportunities to discover and enjoy national parks. Today, Parks Canada announced that it will create an expert panel to advise the Agency on the development of a long-term framework for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202046 Views

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