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Canadian Environment Week: Minister Nixon

Minister of Environment and Parks Jason Nixon issued the following statement to mark Canadian Environment Week and World Environment Day, on June 5: “Established in 1971, Canadian Environment Week celebrates national and provincial environmental accomplishments and serves as a reminder to all of us to conserve and protect nature. “Alberta has made considerable progress toward […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202122 Views

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The Fate of the Canadian Rockies May Rest on This Decision – The Tyee

Approving the Grassy Mountain Coal Project could enable industrializing Alberta’s sensitive and vital eastern slopes. Next month, a provincial-federal joint review panel on the massive Grassy Mountain Coal Project in the southern Canadian Rockies will table a decision that could determine the fate of Alberta’s famed eastern slopes. If the panel gives the contentious metallurgical […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202115 Views

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Help improve trails in Fish Creek Provincial Park

Alberta’s government is asking for public input to help finalize Fish Creek Provincial Park’s trails master plan. The trails plan will help improve the connectivity and safety of and accessibility to the single track granular and paved paths in Fish Creek while ensuring the protection of the park’s critical habitat and important cultural and historical […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202129 Views

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Phase I Vista Test Underground Mine and Vista Mine Phase II Expansion Projects Participant Funding Available

Participant Funding Available May 14, 2021 — Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the impact assessment process for the proposed Phase I Vista Test Underground Mine and Vista Mine Phase II Expansion Projects, located east of Hinton, Alberta. Funding is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2021176 Views

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Public Notice – Phase I Vista Test Underground Mine and Vista Mine Phase II Expansion Projects

Public Comments Invited on the Summary of the Initial Project Description What is happening? May 6, 2021 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) has accepted an initial project description for the proposed Phase I Vista Test Underground Mine and Vista Mine Phase II Expansion Projects, located east of Hinton, Alberta. The Agency invites the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202188 Views

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New public transit and active transportation infrastructure in Banff and Cold Lake, Alberta

From: Infrastructure Canada Banff, Alberta, May 4, 2021—The safety and well-being of Canadians are top priorities of the governments of Canada and Alberta. Supporting public transportation infrastructure during this extraordinary time will help create jobs, support local economies, and make our communities healthier, more inclusive and more resilient. Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202186 Views

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Value Chain Solutions – Heartland Complex Expansion Project — Comment Period on the Draft Tailored Impact Statement Guidelines and Draft Public Participation Plan

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada April 16, 2021 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting an impact assessment for the proposed Value Chain Solutions – Heartland Complex Expansion Project. The project would expand the approved Heartland Project, a bitumen upgrader and refinery, located in Alberta’s Industrial […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202189 Views

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How Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline is dividing Indigenous lands and people – The Narwhal

As the demand for jobs continues to grow and clash with traditional teachings, friends and families find themselves on opposing sides along the Line 3 pipeline route This story originally appeared in Indian Country Today and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202130 Views

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Minister Wilkinson invites Canadians to help shape the future of mountain national parks

From: Parks Canada Parks Canada launches Indigenous and public engagement on draft management plans April 14, 2021                                    Calgary, Alberta                  Parks Canada Agency National parks are gateways to nature, adventure, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202136 Views

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Council discussing downtown revitalization grants, Moccasin Flats memorial and flood preparedness – Fort Mcmurray Today

Apr 12, 2021 Council is discussing the second phase of downtown’s revitalization grant program, a Moccasin Flats memorial and preparations for the upcoming flood season. The municipality is spending $10 million on flood preparedness this year. This includes temporary clay berms, triple dams and portable retaining walls, and a sandbag program. Crews are closing three […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 202131 Views

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