Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Tag: First Nations

Canada’s Nature Advisory Committee members revealed

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To kick off Canadian Environment Week, Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced the newly formed...

Powering Sustainable Partnerships: Energy efficiency for and by First Nations

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By Zack Metcalfe Retooling old buildings for energy efficiency might not generate the same excitement as solar arrays, wind farms, or electric vehicles. But the...

B.C. government introduces resource stewardship ministry

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The British Columbia government announced the creation of a new ministry that will focus on reconciliation with Indigenous people, economic growth and environmental sustainability. B.C....

Newmont relinquishes environmentally sensitive area in Yukon

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Newmont Corporation, a leading global mining firm, has come to an agreement with the Yukon Department of Energy, Mines and Resources (EMR) to relinquish...

Making Meaningful Progress: Indigenous inclusivity in the Canadian environment sector

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Canada’s environmental sector is forecast to see 173,000 net environmental job openings by 2025 — but effectively filling these roles may be a challenge. Creating a...

First Nations and Feds Reach $8B Settlement on Drinking Water

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The Tataskweyak Cree Nation, Curve Lake First Nation, and Neskantaga First Nation, together with Marc Miller, federal Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, have reached...

Update on Clean Drinking Water in First Nations Communities

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Indigenous Services Canada has provided an update on progress toward clean drinking water in all First Nations communities. As of July 6, 2021, 32...

Yukon and B.C. First Nations Initiatives Tackle Climate Change

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The Government of Canada continues to support progress on three unique, Indigenous-led projects that are helping communities in Yukon and northern British Columbia adapt...

Indigenous Guardians First Nations Project Stewardship Initiatives Underway

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The Indigenous Guardians Pilot recognizes the many lessons that can be learned from Indigenous partners across the country and relies on Indigenous experience and...

Historic Partnership for Indigenous Environmental Stewardship in B.C.

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A historic agreement is bringing new funding to the Kwikwasut'inuxw Haxwa'mis First Nation (KHFN) to support environmental stewardship. The Hith’alis Agreement, a partnership between the...
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