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SK Government: Government Introduces New Fisheries Act

November 6, 2019 Environment Minister Dustin Duncan introduced legislation today that will improve the province’s ability to respond to threats posed by prohibited and aquatic invasive species, and provide additional protection for aquatic species at risk. The Fisheries Act (Saskatchewan), 2019, modernizes the language and clarifies the current intent of the Act.  The new Act […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201912 Views

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Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019  – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The FNFNES presents, for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201914 Views

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Saskatoon’s Indigenous engagement conference announces 2019 speaker lineup

The Wîcihitowin Indigenous Engagement Conference is pleased to announce the following key note speakers at this year’s conference: The Honourable Dr. Lillian Dyck, award-winning physician Dr. Alika Lafontaine, Season 7 Amazing Race Winners Dr. James Makokis and Anthony Johnson, University of Alberta Associate Professor Dr. Sean Lessard and University of Winnipeg Assistant Professor Dr. Marc […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201928 Views

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Carry the Kettle man selected for Water Leadership Award – CBC

Deon Hassler, Indigenous veteran, former water operator, named 2019 winner of Water Leadership Award Sep 12, 2019 A First Nations veteran and former water operator from Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation is being recognized for his work in ensuring the community has access to clean and reliable drinking water. Deon Hassler shared his knowledge and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201931 Views

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Former water operator from Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation receives the 2019 National First Nations Water Leadership Award

From: Indigenous Services Canada September 10, 2019 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada First Nations people and organizations are leading efforts to ensure their communities enjoy the same access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water that everyone in Canada deserves. Today, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan recognized the work done […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201934 Views

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CNSC renews Orano Canada Inc.’s Cluff Lake Project Uranium Mine Licence

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission July 25, 2019 – Ottawa Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced its decision to renew the Uranium Mine Licence issued to Orano Canada Inc. (Orano) for its Cluff Lake Project, located in northwestern Saskatchewan. The licence allows Orano to decommission the Cluff Lake Project site, possess, manage and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201985 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nation receives money to help bison from Prince Albert National Park – Preeceville Progress

July 18, 2019 MISTAWASIS FIRST NATION, Sask. — A First Nation in Saskatchewan will receive federal funding to help conserve a dwindling population of free roaming plains bison from Prince Albert National Park. Officials with Environment and Climate Change Canada say the Mistawasis Nehiyawak Guardians Program is one of 22 First Nations-led projects to receive […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201961 Views

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Premiers Committed to Action on Climate Change, Disaster Mitigation

SASKATOON, SK, July 11, 2019 – Climate change is a global threat, with immediate and long-lasting, tangible impacts on the natural environment, public health and safety, as well as on infrastructure and the economy. Premiers reiterated the importance and urgency of timely action and their commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to move towards achieving […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201978 Views

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Funding to Support Indigenous Participation in the new Impact Assessment System

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency July 10, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through a new Indigenous Capacity Support Program to Indigenous peoples, communities and organizations to help develop skills to better participate in the new impact assessment process. Improvements proposed in the new impact assessment system for Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201982 Views

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New Wastewater Treatment Facility To Protect Environment And Meet Growing Community Needs

June 27, 2019 Investing in local wastewater systems is crucial to ensuring Canadians and their families have access to modern reliable services that meet their needs, protecting provincial waterways, and preserving local ecosystems. Today, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Ric McIver, Alberta Minister of Transportation, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lloydminster Colleen […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201991 Views

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