Government Commitments: Environment

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August 21, 2023

New evacuee accommodation provides safety net for Tŝilhqot’in and other First Nations

NationTalk: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation has opened a group lodging centre to protect its community members, as well as Indigenous Peoples across the province, in the event of an evacuation due to wildfires. The Tŝilhqot’in Nation has worked collaboratively with the Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness (EMCR) on the temporary group lodging accommodation centre,...

August 17, 2023

Ontario Launches New Program to Protect Caribou

Program to fund habitat protection and research projects supporting caribou conservation Environment, Conservation and Parks  Table of Contents NationTalk: TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing up to $20 million in a new Caribou Conservation Stewardship Program to support projects that maintain and recover caribou populations in the province. The funding will be available to...

June 23, 2023

Ottawa, Yellowknives Dene sign procurement framework agreement for Giant Mine cleanup

Deal includes tougher penalties for companies that fail to meet Indigenous hiring commitments CBC News: The federal government and Yellowknives Dene First Nation have signed a procurement framework agreement for the cleanup of Giant Mine, one of Canada’s most contaminated sites. Ottawa says the agreement confirms its commitment to increase procurement opportunities for Indigenous people...

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