Friday, December 4, 2020

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Government Funding Helping to Preserve Seal River Watershed

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Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the Government of Canada has invested $3.2 million in the Seal River Watershed Indigenous...

Canada Supports 28 Conservation Projects Under Indigenous Guardians Pilot Program

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The federal government has announced 28 Indigenous projects have been selected for early funding totalling just under $5.7 million as part of the Indigenous...

Top 5 Indigenous, Inuit, and Métis Water Stories 2017

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Photo credit: Joe Bryksa, Winnipeg Free Press. 1. National knowledge gaps on water and health In February, Water Canada reported on new research from the School...

Collaborative Consent for Watershed Co-Governance

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On September 21st, the POLIS Water Sustainability Project at the University of Victoria and the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources released Collaborative Consent and...

Nunatsiavut: Muskrat Falls Failing to Curb Methylmercury Accumulation

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Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe has released a statement declaring that he’s disappointed that a key commitment to help mitigate downstream methylmercury impacts from the...

Premiers Tackle Climate Change & Infrastructure in Canada’s North

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The premiers of Canada’s three northern territories met in Yellowknife last week to discuss sustainable development in Canada’s north, including the balance of environmental...

Alberta 2017 Budget Includes $100M for Water on Reserves

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The Alberta Government has released its Budget 2017, which includes $100 million in new funding to support access to water systems throughout the province,...

Canadian Arctic Scientist Awarded Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in...

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Canadian Arctic scientist, Dr. John England, joins prestigious ranks, today accepting the Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research. England is a well-known...

Canadian Water Network Invests in Research to Integrate Traditional and Western...

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The Canadian Water Network (CWN) is investing nearly $200,000 in a research project aimed at addressing the disproportionate burden First Nations communities in Canada...

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