Government Commitments: Environment

Exploring Theme: "International Environmental Issues"

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July 11, 2024

Agreement-in-principle reached to modernize Columbia River Treaty

River generates almost half of B.C.’s total hydroelectric power and over 40% of that in the U.S. CBC Indigenous: An agreement-in-principle to modernize the Columbia River Treaty is being heralded as a major milestone following years of negotiations between Canada and the U.S. “After 60 years, the treaty needs updating to reflect our changing climate and the...

July 9, 2024

Polar Knowledge Canada Board of Directors and United States Arctic Research Commission Meeting of the Boards at the Canadian High Arctic Research Station

NationTalk: Polar Knowledge Canada – Cambridge Bay, Nunavut – The Members of the Board of Directors of Polar Knowledge Canada and the Commissioners of the US Arctic Research Commission met at the Canadian High Arctic Research Station in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, on June 4 and 5, 2024. Both organizations have mandates from their respective national...

April 5, 2024

U.S., Canada put 7 year ban on all forms of salmon fishing in Yukon, Alaska

New bilateral agreement will place moratorium on chinook fishing for seven years. APTN News: A First Nation in Yukon is celebrating a new chinook salmon management agreement between Canada and the U.S. On Apr. 1, the Alaska Fish and Game and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) signed an agreement to rebuild chinook salmon stocks. The agreement places...

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