Tag: First Nations

Stantec selected to design biomass cogeneration facility for First Nation in...

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Stantec, a global leader in sustainable design and engineering, has been selected by the Onimiskiw Opitciwan Limited Partnership to design the future biomass cogeneration...

Ulkatcho First Nation in B.C. to house largest off-grid solar project...

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A new solar energy project will provide the Ulkatcho First Nation in British Columbia with clean energy after a combined investment of $15,841,000 from...

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories authorized to construct new disposal facility

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The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has authorized amendments for the nuclear research and test establishment operating licence held by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)...

Three new projects will help restore fish habitats in B.C.

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British Columbia's First Nations and Campbell River community will benefit from three new projects that will help rebuild habitats, strengthen local wild Pacific salmon...

What a Hot Mess: When record-setting wildfires burn out, the cleanup...

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By Saul Chernos When flames from this year’s record-breaking forest fire season drew perilously close to the outer reaches of Yellowknife, municipal officials knew they...

Yukon tables EPR amendments to Environment Act

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Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is an environmental and economic policy approach to waste management. It means that the producers of products and packaging must...

Indigenous Guardians initiatives now implemented in more than a quarter of...

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The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has recently invested more than $12.8 million from the Indigenous Guardians fund to support 90 Indigenous-led conservation...

Feds invest in First Nations microgrid project in Alberta

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The Canadian government is investing more than $175 million in 12 clean energy projects across Alberta, including a microgrid that aims to provide reliable...

Indigenous perspectives on climate resilience through self-determination

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The Canadian Climate Institute, the country's leading climate research and policy organization, and The Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, Canada’s first indigenous-directed environmental non-profit...

Largest coastal cleanup in B.C. receives additional support

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The British Columbia government is helping protect and restore B.C.’s marine environment with a further investment in the Clean Coast, Clean Waters Initiative Fund....