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Fisheries Act Amendments Brought Into Force Despite Widespread Opposition

Former fisheries ministers, scientists and public concerned changes will hurt fish and local economies VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Nov. 25, 2013 – Today, after an almost 18 month delay, Canada…

Ontario – First Place in North America to End Coal-Fired Power

Together, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Al Gore Combat Climate Change November 21, 2013  Office of the Premier Ontario is one step closer to being the first place in North America…

Tlicho Investment Corporation Receives Certificate of Recognition (COR)

Third Consecutive Year of Distinction YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Nov. 20, 2013 – Jasper Lamouelle, President of Tlicho Investment Corporation and Group of Companies, is pleased to announce the successful…

Environmental protection order issued for Obed Mountain Mine release

Nov 19, 2013 An environmental protection order has been issued to Coal Valley Resources Inc. and Sherritt International Corporation for the release of mine wastewater into the environment. The order…

Global campaign Asks Canadians to Care about oil pipelines, tankers in the Great Bear

(VANCOUVER/TORONTO — November 19, 2013) Today, an international social media campaign to stop Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline project was launched by partners Coastal First Nations and WWF. As…

GNWT continues to track Obed Mountain Mine Spill

YELLOWKNIFE (November 19, 2013) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is continuing to the track the Obed Mountain Mine spill into the Athabasca River. “Currently, there is no cause…

Spilled Coal Slurry Not Inert But Laced with Arsenic, Toxic Metals, and Carcinogenic PAHs

November 15, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Data Shines Light on Efforts to Keep Public in the Dark and Downplay Impacts of Massive Spill (Ottawa) On October 31, an impoundment holding…

Pacific NorthWest LNG Project – Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment

OTTAWA, November 13, 2013 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated a total of $312,636 to 12 applicants to support their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the…

New WWF Work Maps Conflict Hot-spots Between Arctic Whales and Industry

(OTTAWA – November 7, 2013) A paper published today in the journal Marine Policy shows where oil and gas and shipping interests overlap important habitat for Arctic whales. The paper was…

Government must reject Taseko Mines proposal once and for all, says the Council of Canadians

Media Release November 4, 2013 VANCOUVER – Last week the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) released its findings in the review of Taseko Mines Ltd.’s proposed “New Prosperity Mine.” The…

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