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Extension of deadline to comment on CNSC discussion paper DIS-17-01, Framework for Recovery in the Event of a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

October 13, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission View DIS-17-01 [HTML] [PDF] The CNSC is asking the public, Indigenous peoples and stakeholders to provide feedback on discussion paper DIS-17-01, Framework for Recovery in the Event of a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency, and is extending the deadline until January 27, 2018. DIS-17-01 seeks feedback on a […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 20178 Views

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Opinion: Social movements played a huge part in derailing Energy East – CBC

Yes, the cancellation was a business decision. But thousands of activists were instrumental in its delay Oct 12, 2017 In the wake of TransCanada’s announcement that it will no longer be pursuing Energy East, a familiar chorus of politicians have emerged to blame various actors for the pipeline’s demise. Conservative MPs and premiers pointed to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 20179 Views

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U of S Canada 150 Book Series: Residential Schools and Rehabilitation: Canada Confronts Its History – USask

University of Saskatchewan professor emeritus of history Jim Miller is discussing his latest book; “Residential Schools and Reconciliation: Canada Confronts Its History”. This event takes place Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan from 4:30-6:00 pm. Read More: https://words.usask.ca/iportal/2017/10/09/u-of-s-canada-150-book-series-residential-schools-and-rehabilitation-canada-confronts-its-history/

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201710 Views

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2017 Fall Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to the Parliament of Canada

Ottawa, 3 October 2017—In her reports tabled today in Parliament, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Julie Gelfand, presents the results of four audits completed since last spring, along with her Commissioner’s Perspective and the annual report on environmental petitions. The first two reports, which focused on climate change, found that the government’s efforts to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 201715 Views

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Declaring a water crisis over isn’t the end of the ordeal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 26, 2017 This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Authors: Steven Liss, Vice-President Research & Innovation; professor of chemistry and biology, Faculty of Science, Ryerson University; Anna Majury, Clinical […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 20179 Views

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Adapting to Climate Change – Lexpert

Mining companies are starting to learn that climate change will undermine their own operations. Many are working now to save themselves from enormous future costs. COMPANIES WORLDWIDE ARE HAVING to change the way they do business in order to mitigate the effects of climate change on their operations. The mining industry in this country is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 201714 Views

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Evacuees start heading home to Pelican Narrows in northern Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 14, 2017 SASKATOON _ Residents of Pelican Narrows in northern Saskatchewan have begun returning to their homes after being forced out of the community by wildfires at the end of August. Buses loaded up residents at the Travelodge hotel and Henk Ruys Soccer Centre in Saskatoon on Thursday morning to start the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 201721 Views

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Healthy evacuees can return to home on Saskatchewan First Nation; smoke remains – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 13, 2017 PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ A Saskatchewan First Nation lifted an evacuation order Wednesday, allowing some people to return to their homes that had been threatened by forest fires. Chief Peter Beatty of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation rescinded the order for the Pelican Narrows community after consultations with the Saskatchewan […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201720 Views

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Investing in the Growth and Renewal of Wanuskewin Heritage Park

SASKATOON, September 13, 2017 Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced funding of $2,525,415 for the renewal of Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatoon. Mr. Casey made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. This funding, provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 201722 Views

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Northern Saskatchewan city feeling the strain from wildfire evacuees – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 16:08 PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ The northern Saskatchewan city of Prince Albert is feeling the strain of putting up wildfire evacuees. Officials say about 2,800 people have fled forest fires and more than two-thirds of them are staying in Prince Albert, while just over 800 are in Saskatoon. Deanna Valentine, provincial co-ordinator […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 201723 Views

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