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Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Improved Forest Management Project Launched

SASKATOON, SK, May 28, 2024 – Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation (PBCN) of Saskatchewan is excited to announce the execution of a series of land-use carbon projects launching in 2024 named sakahk papakititamo (Forest Breathes). Located in the River Delta region of Central and Northern Saskatchewan, these carbon projects include Improved Forest Management (IFM) techniques that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202423 Views

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Saskatchewan invests $400,000 in Indigenous participation in natural resources sector – Construct Connect

May 2, 2024 REGINA – The Government of Saskatchewan is putting $400,000 towards increasing Indigenous participation in the natural resource sector through a new partnership with the Saskatchewan First Nations Natural Resource Centre of Excellence. Through the funding the centre will conduct a needs assessment to identify barriers faced by Indigenous people when trying to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202433 Views

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Saskatchewan Celebrates National Forest Week with a Focus on Growth and Employment

September 18, 2023 The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed September 17 to 23 as National Forest Week, with the theme, Canada’s Forests: Supporting Biological Diversity. The week will highlight the important role Saskatchewan’s forestry sector plays in the provincial economy and environment. “Since the Government of Saskatchewan launched its Growth Plan four years ago, the province’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 202353 Views

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Government of Canada Announces Federal Support for Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Development in Saskatchewan

From: Natural Resources Canada To cement Canada’s competitive advantage in the global shift to a net-zero emissions economy and to meet our climate goals, we need to significantly increase the amount of non-emitting energy that we use to power our homes, businesses and industries. New, non-emitting electricity infrastructure projects, including projects powered by next-generation nuclear […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202385 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Clean, Renewable Energy With $50-Million Investment for Indigenous-Led Wind Power in Saskatchewan

From: Natural Resources Canada June 29, 2023 Canada is advancing toward a prosperous low-carbon future, and Indigenous communities are at the forefront of seizing clean economic opportunities in every part of the country. The federal government is partnering with Indigenous communities, supporting self-determination and climate action to enable a clean, affordable and reliable grid. This […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2023135 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Clean Energy Projects in Saskatchewan With Over $7-Million Investment

From: Natural Resources Canada June 28, 2023 The Government of Canada is supporting Indigenous communities and businesses in Saskatchewan to carry out projects that deliver clean and affordable energy. These projects are critical to building long-term prosperity, energy security and affordability, while advancing Canada’s ambitious climate goals. Today, when speaking at the Saskatchewan Chamber of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2023104 Views

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Federal Investment to Support Clean Energy Planning with QUEST Canada, Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation and Frog Lake First Nation

From: Natural Resources Canada June 2, 2023 The Government of Canada is committed to working in collaboration with Indigenous partners, the energy and electricity sectors, and renewable energy leaders across Canada to tackle climate change, accelerate the transition to clean energy and create impactful and local economic opportunities. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2023121 Views

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A better path forward’: What’s next for First Nations as the debate on the NRTA continues – northeastNOW

Apr 16, 2023 The debates over the Natural Resources Transfer Agreements (NRTA) won’t go away anytime soon, according to a First Nations lawyer. Last week saw the federal and provincial governments battle over comments made by the Federal Justice Minister over the NRTA. David Lametti was asked by First Nations leaders whether he can rescind […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202379 Views

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Onion Lake First Nation suing province over Sask. First Act, natural resource rights – Global News

April 14, 2023 Onion Lake Cree Nation has filed a lawsuit against the Saskatchewan government, claiming Bill 88, the Saskatchewan First Act infringes on inherent treaty rights. The Saskatchewan government said the bill, which was passed in March, is intended to reassert the province’s control over its natural resources. The nation is arguing it was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2023168 Views

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FSIN calls on the Prime Minister to support comments made by Justice Minister Lametti to Rescind the 1930’s Natural Resource Transfer Agreement

Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon SK – The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is issuing this response to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable David Lametti’s statement made last week to First Nations. The FSIN directed Lametti to dissolve the Natural Resources Transfer Agreement created in the 1930s that gives […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 202381 Views

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